In today’s links we see extensions aplenty being handed out to MLB Field managers.
Diamondbacks Manager Torey Lovullo got a contract extension through at least 2022.
Orioles Manager Brandon Hyde was retained through at least 2022 as well.
Reds Manager David Bell got extended clear through 2023.
Angels Related Links
Is Shohei Ohtani some kind of experiment sent to Earth to see if it would work?
Here is a positive thinking article about how the Angels (and several other underachieving teams) could become contenders in 2022.
Links From Around Baseball
Benches cleared between the White Sox and the Tigers. Jose Abreu had been hit by a pitch and then took out his frustration by sliding in hard to second on a later play.
The Padres appear to be eliminated from contention. Better luck next year.
Bradley Zimmer homered off of his brother Kyle to become the fourth person to homer off of his brother since 1900.
Photo credit: Rex Fregosi