Happy Friday, everyone!
Danny Salazar still has not pitched at the major league level in 2018, and President Chris Antonetti says the focus right now is getting him healthy; figuring out his role will come once he’s back with them team.
The Indians are definitely under-performing right now, but thankfully they’re in the AL Central.
Around the league
- One ESPN writer believes that Mookie Betts is currently in the lead for the AL MVP award and that Corey Kluber is #5 in AL Cy Young voting.
- Another ESPN writer points out that Mike Trout may be on pace to have the best MLB season in history.
- Mark Teixeira isn’t surprised that Robinson Cano was busted for PEDs.
- Keynan Middleton will undergo Tommy John surgery.
- When Shohei Ohtani isn’t striking everyone out or hitting dingers, he’s challenging Albert Pujols to basketball shooting contests.
- Umpires are trying to hold Aaron Judge down, but he’s still hitting a lot.