You’d think touching all four bases in the correct order is the easy part of a home run. Ke’Bryan Hayes missed first base and had his homer taken away from him. Bobby Witt Jr. also supposedly missed home plate in his home run trot. This one is not so clear cut.
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Now Ian Kennedy is on the injured list with a mild hamstring strain.
Our old buddy Joe Smith is on the injured list with right elbow soreness.
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Albert Pujols ranks pretty high on the list of outs above average (for the defense while he is batting). Shocking, I know.
The old “take your base on a strikeout” trick. It might have worked if the umpire was Doug Eddings.
I think the first round goes to the helmet. Watch those other guys very carefully not laughing.
Uh oh! Another formerly injured pitcher showcase is in the works. This time it’s Brad Peacock.
As might be expected, MLB and the MLBPA consider the lawsuit about the All-Star Game being moved to be frivolous.
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