Rumbunter Sunday Dump: Beltran, Bucs, Daly
Game recap including details on Jack Wilson being rolled over by Pudge Rodriguez. [Trib]
Bahahahahaha… [ NY Daily News Nats 7 Mets 1 LaRoche must be smiling ]
Nyjer Morgan is in a 10-for-55 slump during which he has a .182 average and a .262 OBP
Maybe we need to give up on McAwesomeER and let it be Andrew McCLUTCHen.
Matt Capps pounded the zone as he closed out the Bucs 6-4 win against the Astros. Capps recorded his 13th save on the season. He threw eleven pitches, only one was his slider. His fastball averaged 94.6 mph.
If you read only one article today. Read this about Ross Ohlendorf, great stuff. [Ross is Smart ESPN]
Pedro Alvarez hit the game winning home run for Lynchburg, his tenth of the year over the center field wall. He was 2-for-3 with his tenth double as well. His OPS is .805
The 36-18 Hillcats are pitching very well. They won the game 1-0 with Ronald Uviedo, Micahel Dubee (great pickup NH), and RJ Rodriguez shutting down Wilmington. The staff has a 3.80 ERA (Second of the eight teams in the Carolina League), 1.28 WHIP and 126 BB (leads the league), 354K (seventh). [Hillcats]
Baseball’s LeBron. WOW. He’s 16. And driven. [SI]
Long John Daly back in the USA. He will play in a US Open qualifier in Memphis on Monday. Check him out driving the RV to practice. All Sport Zero just signed him as their pitchman. [Twitter] [Golf]
Why Nats Park Sucks [deadspin]