#189: Ohtani and Acuna Health Updates, Morales, Sale, Beltre, Bauer, and The Cotton Candy Hot Dog

Agenda summary: Shohei Ohtani and Ronald Acuna health updates. Kendry Morales hits HR against former team. Chris Sale and Trevor Bauer. The Rangers put Adrian Beltre up for trade. Card doctoring. The Cotton Candy Hot Dog. Recent birthdays.

Full Agenda:

Shohei Ohtani health status update:

  • Ohtani has been cleared to hit starting immediately.1)Angels clear Shohei Ohtani to resume hitting. www.espn.com
  • After full recovery, should Angels continue to encourage dual role?
  • Nearly zero hype surrounding The Superfractor

Ronald Acuna activated from the DL.2)Braves activate Ronald Acuña Jr. from DL. www.sportingnews.com

Kendrys Morales hits walk-off HR against the Anaheim Angels in the 10th inning to give the Blue Jays a 7-6 win over the Angels.3)Morales' pinch shot in 10th seals Jays' 4-HR win. www.mlb.com

Chris Sale dominates Mariners in 7 innings. He allowed just four hits and struck out 13 batters.4)Sale dazzles with 13-K gem as Sox blank M's. www.mlb.com

The Rangers make Adrian Beltre (39) available for trade. He can still hit and would be a great asset to any buyer. The Phillies are reportedly interested in Beltre.5)MLB trade deadline rumors: The Rangers have reportedly made Adrian Beltre and others available. www.cbssports.com

Trevor Bauer obliterates Tigers giving the Indians a 4-1 win. His record against the Tigers in 2018: 1.23 ERA, struck out 40 and walked just five.6)Tigers still can't solve Trevor Bauer, who strikes out 11 in Indians' win. www.mlive.com

For Sugar Rush Night, the Erie Seawolves (AA affiliate of the Detroit Tigers) release a unique treat for attending fans - a hot dog served in a Cotton Candy bun with Nerds sprinkled on top.7)The Erie SeaWolves released a new food creation: The cotton candy hot dog. www.mlb.com

Card Doctoring: How ethics are defined and challenged.

Birthdays:

  • 6/20 - Kendrys Morales (35)
  • 6/23 - Tim Anderson (25)
  • 6/26 - Derek Jeter (44)
  • 6/27 - Jim Edmonds (48)
  • 6/28 - Mark Grace (54)

References   [ + ]

1. Angels clear Shohei Ohtani to resume hitting. www.espn.com
2. Braves activate Ronald Acuña Jr. from DL. www.sportingnews.com
3. Morales' pinch shot in 10th seals Jays' 4-HR win. www.mlb.com
4. Sale dazzles with 13-K gem as Sox blank M's. www.mlb.com
5. MLB trade deadline rumors: The Rangers have reportedly made Adrian Beltre and others available. www.cbssports.com
6. Tigers still can't solve Trevor Bauer, who strikes out 11 in Indians' win. www.mlive.com
7. The Erie SeaWolves released a new food creation: The cotton candy hot dog. www.mlb.com

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