After a tough loss where closer Alex Colome failed to hold a lead in the second inning of an outing, Kevin Cash talked about Colome, Alex Cobb, Danny Farquhar, and Tim Beckham and the performance of the rest of the team. Good little interview session.
I asked a lot of Alex. There’s no doubt about that. He’s thrown a lot for us. I knew I was stretching him. You want your best guy out there when the game’s on the line.
- Tim Beckham had a two-homer game. Bill Chastain talked about Beckham with StatCast.
- Jake Odorizzi is slated to start Monday.
- Merritt Rohlfing wrote a contemplative article about Albert Pujols’s decline and his place in our memories.
- Steven Souza appeared in an article about small sample size fun.
- Travis Sawchik wrote about Eric Thames, and specifically about what Thames and Cecil Fielder before him learned while playing abroad.
- First Major-Leaguer from Lithuania!