David Fletcher is now on the 15 day injured list because of his hip strain. As most of you probably know, Luis Rengifo is back up with the big club. Kenny Rosenberg was optioned to triple-A. Here is that razzle dazzle behind the back toss from Andrew Velasquez in case you missed it. The Angels are “on the cusp of greatness.” Fangraphs currently has their playoff odds at 70.4%. We’ve got two guys playing like Trout. Also, the Angels re-signed Juan Lagares on Sunday.
Gerardo Parra retired after 12 big league seasons. Luis Castillo is back from the injured list having just been activated by the Reds. Also returning from the injured list are Joe Kelly and Yoan Moncada of the White Sox.
Umpire Ron Kulpa got zapped in the face mask by a foul ball in Fenway Park. He had to leave the game and the Red Sox and White Sox finished out the game with only three umpires.
Chris Woodward apparently meant no disrespect when he called Yankee Stadium a “Little League ballpark.”
Fangraphs is seeking a Junior Front End Developer.
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