Year of the Hamster | South Side Sox: The White Sox have placed Nick Madrigal on the 60-day IL with a hamstring tear. Season-ending surgery is on the table. Brian Goodwin was recalled from Triple-A Charlotte to take his place on the roster.
Devan Fink | FanGraphs: By now, we have a pretty good idea of how much fastball spin helps a pitcher, but how much does it hurt a batter?
Ben Carsley | Baseball Prospectus $: The Boston Red Sox are exceeding expectations and Garrett Whitlock is a big reason why. Whitlock has been one of the best relievers in baseball after the Red Sox took him from the Yankees in the Rule 5 draft.
Mookie Betts started a double play with a pirouette in right field.
Oh my, @mookiebetts! pic.twitter.com/l4M0WMjz5u— MLB (@MLB) June 10, 2021
Down 5-3 in the ninth, the Twins got two 2-run homers from Josh Donaldson and Nelson Cruz to walk it off against the Yankees.
Josh Donaldson tied it. Nelson Cruz ended it.— MLB (@MLB) June 11, 2021
Zack Wheeler went eight scoreless innings while striking out 12. The Phillies eventually won in the 10th.
8 scoreless & 12 Ks from your NL strikeout leader, Zack Wheeler. pic.twitter.com/NcWiFy2SCg— MLB (@MLB) June 10, 2021