For now, the Angels are back to winning. We took two out of three from the Boston Red Sox, which is pretty respectable.
Shohei Ohtani now holds the record for most home runs in a season by a Japanese born player in the Major Leagues. He passed Hideki Matsui on Wednesday. Matsui congratulated Shohei.
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Clayton Kershaw is now on the injured list with forearm inflammation. It just gets worse for the Dodgers who are without Trevor Bauer for “Who knows how long?” On that note, the Dodgers canceled Trevor Bauer bobblehead night and removed all his merchandise from their online store as well as MLBs online store.
The Athletics have their own problems. Trevor Rosenthal is having season ending hip surgery.
Hey! We missed out on Cam Bedrosian, who signed with the Phillies.
Here is the finalized field for the Home Run Derby.
Jacob deGrom opted out of the All Star Game. They think Zack Wheeler might start for the National League.
Five Tampa Bay Rays pitchers combined for a seven inning no-hitter. (But that’s not supposed to be a no-hitter, I heard.)
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