Year of the Hamster | South Side Sox: Yermín Mercedes appeared to have retired from professional baseball last night. Or at least that is what is seems based on this Instagram post. Mercedes, of course, took the baseball world by storm with an extremely hot start, but ultimately ended up coming down to Earth.
Ashley MacLennan | DRaysBay: On the podcast titled ‘The Chris Rose Rotation,’ Rays ace Tyler Glasnow (who is a cohost) interviews teammate and larger-than-life personality Brett Phillips. It’s a treat.
Wick Terrell | Red Reporter: The Cincinnati Reds, currently sitting in second place in the National League Central with a record of 49-47, just took a huge blow to their position player core as Nick Castellanos suffers a fractured wrist.
Vladimir Guerrero, Jr. hit a 430 foot home run TO THE OPPOSITE FIELD and things like this are the reason I will never understand how baseball works:
Vlad Guerrero Jr. has 11 HR 430+ ft in 2021.— MLB Stats (@MLBStats) July 22, 2021
That's the second most in @MLB (Ohtani, 12).
(MLBStats x @GoogleCloud) pic.twitter.com/UIbOXFt4ep
Akil Baddoo tailed off after a torrid start to the season, but he is still out here doing things:
Ask not what you can do for Baddoo.— Detroit Tigers (@tigers) July 22, 2021
But what Baddoo can do for you. pic.twitter.com/7zVRXKqYsC
Try not to flinch:
Straight into your living room. pic.twitter.com/Y1TREAXke3— MLB GIFS (@MLBGIFs) July 21, 2021
What is better than players having fun on the field?
yo, Yelich had Adames shook. pic.twitter.com/sDogwkwfGU— Cut4 (@Cut4) July 21, 2021
Finally, Team USA has quite a few ‘remember some guys.’
Team USA will have some familiar faces on the field in Tokyo. pic.twitter.com/9FJjLYcwCR— MLB (@MLB) July 21, 2021