After splitting a four game series with the Red Sox, the Rays have a much needed day off. They will resume play on Tuesday against the Washington Nationals.
For that Tuesday game, John Curtiss will serve as an opener.
#Rays will use Curtiss as an opener Tuesday with Yarbrough handling the bulk of the innings vs. #Nationals— Marc Topkin (@TBTimes_Rays) September 13, 2020
Enrique Oliu, blind broadcaster for the Rays, on calling games with no fans.
Matt Chapman is out for the year.
The A's announce they’ve placed 3B Matt Chapman on the 10-day injured list. Chapman will undergo surgery on Monday. He’s out for the season.— Alex Coffey (@byalexcoffey) September 12, 2020
Oliver Drake throws a simulated game and is close to coming back.
Ji-Man Choi is going to miss some time due to his hamstring strain on Saturday.
Nate Lowe and Mike Brosseau will pick up most of the playing time at first in Choi’s absence.
Chicago Cubs Alec Mills spun a no hitter against the Brewers on Sunday.
Something else fun happened during the no hitter: Javy Báez scored from second on a sac fly in a really weird and fun way.
Albert Pujols hit the 660th homer, tying Willie Mays for fifth all time.
From the history books, this is the anniversary of the day Griffey Sr & Jr went back to back.