Pittsburgh Pirates third baseman Pedro Alvarez hit his National League-leading 33rd home run of the year last night. It required an obscene amount of running. Alvarez was able to circle the bases for a rare inside-the-park dinger after his shot to deep right-center bounded off the top of the wall and back toward the infield. His teammates Russell Martin and Garrett Jones then hit traditional over-the-fence home runs in succession to show Alvarez all the aerobic exercise was quite unnecessary.
The Cubs and Yankees are reportedly working on a deal for Aroldis Chapman.
Lamar Odom’s family tried to stage an intervention on Friday. It didn’t go well.
Shelby Miller is on the trade block less than eight months after he was acquired.
The Houston Astros have finally called up top prospect Alex Bregman.
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