Jose Bautista: Last year, only two MLB players hit more than 40 homers: Toronto’s Jose Bautista (54) and Albert Pujols (42). You’ve heard of Pujols. Bautista previously played for Baltimore, Tampa, Kansas City and Pittsburgh. Currently, your Major League leader in homers? Jose Bautsita (16). He’s also leading the AL in batting, slugging, on-base percentage, and OPS. Incredibly, Bautista now has 64 homers in the last 162 games – nobody else in baseball has more than 42 in that span, according to Aaron Gleeman. Bautista’s an absolute steal, says Fangraphs. I can’t wait to read the definitive Bautista profile. He’s the next in a long line of great players from Santo Domingo (Dominican Republic): Manny Ramirez, David Ortiz, Adrian Beltre, Sammy Sosa …
Not a red card.
Should not have been a yellow.
Ben Simmons’ cousin was struck and killed in a hit-and-run accident on Saturday morning.
Adam Silver and other NBA employees participated in Sunday’s New York City Gay Pride Parade.
Toby Alderweireld scored off a header in the 10th minute to give Belgium an early 1-0 lead on Hungary.
Done and dusted.
Heck of a strike.
Life appears to be better at the lake.
Allez les bleus