Handed an extra inning game that nobody wanted to win, Carlos Santana did this
This was made possible by a key play earlier by Roberto Perez that kept the game tied. Pérez was activated earlier in the day.
• Sandy Leon is tending to a family matter, so Beau Taylor will back up Roberto Pérez. Greg Allen takes Oscar Mercado’s spot.
• Sandy Alomar is back managing while Francona has a medical prodedure
• MLB has started planning a possible postseason bubble.
• The Washington Post takes a look at just how good Juan Soto is.
• Matt Harvey is about to become one of Tom Hamilton’s favorite pitchers.
• Kenta Maeda pitched 8 no-hit innings for the Twins. Not 9, though. The Twins ended up needing 12 innings to win.
• Chris Woodward and Ian Gibuat were suspended for #TatisGate.
• Manny Machado made this nice play.
• Boston’s pitching is historically bad.
• It’s Morosi Rumor Szn.