Tony Reagins was promoted. He is now Chief Baseball Development Officer for MLB.
The Angels lost badly to the Giants, and Max Stassi may have to go on the IL. They now have three games in Oakland.
It looks like Thom Brennaman will try to salvage his career by undergoing diversity, equity, and inclusion training. Meanwhile Chris Russo, of MLB Network, said of Fernando Tatis, Jr. “a sort of NBA guy playing baseball…ya know, young, enthusiastic” which is nonsensical at best but could be taken as coded racism. Here is a handy graphic of baseball’s unwritten rules while we are on the topic.
The Padres have hit grand slams in four straight games.
Injury News for the Western Group
The Pirates President, Travis Williams, tested positive for COVID-19. So now the Mets have COVID-19 cases and game postponements.
More “There’s something you don’t see every day, Chauncy.” Vlad Jr. hit the ball twice on one swing and got a single. This pitcher probably needed to go change his shorts.