Quote of the Day

"Me and the young guys who are starting to become nationally known, we’re starting to show that the face of the game of baseball is 'fun.'"
-- Red Sox RF Mookie Betts, on young players taking over MLB. (BOSTON HERALD, 7/11)
Tuesday July 11, 2017 Vol. 23 — No. 214 Print This Issue

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  • Judge-ment Day

    Judge has gained his status in just his first full season with the Yankees

    Yankees RF Aaron Judge's winning performance last night at the T-Mobile Home Run Derby at Marlins Park will "live as one of the standout performances in the competition’s history," and he has now "secured his place as baseball's most popular and marketable player," according to Gabriel Baumgaertner of SI.com. Baseball pundits are "exhausted by discussion of the sport’s decline and its struggles to find a new marketable face in an era when the game is flush with spectacular young talent." Angels CF Mike Trout was supposed to be the face of the game, but his "bland demeanor and forgettable West Coast employer render his accomplishments (frustratingly) unknown to a large swath of the sports-consuming public." Nationals RF Br ...

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