Scott Merkin | MLB.com: Eloy Jiménez will begin a rehab assignment Friday. Jiménez suffered a ruptured pectoral in spring training and has missed the year so far. The original timeline stated that Jiménez would miss 5-6 months, so this is great news for the White Sox.
Alex Hall | Athletics Nation: The A’s, on the other hand, received terrible news. Trevor Rosenthal, who has been on the injured list all year after undergoing surgery for thoracic outlet syndrome, will miss the remainder of the season as he requires hip surgery.
Chris McShane | Amazin’ Avenue: Because the entire rotation can’t be built out of Jacob deGrom, the Mets need starting pitching. Who might they target at the trade deadline?
Daniel Camarena, a relief pitcher, picked up his first big league hit: a grand slam. And some of you want the universal designated hitter.
This isn't just a grand slam.— San Diego Padres (@Padres) July 9, 2021
And it isn't just a grand slam BY A PITCHER.
It's a grand slam, BY A PITCHER, FOR HIS FIRST CAREER HIT.#SlamDiego pic.twitter.com/goraKjGanH
Brad Miller cranked three dingers to help the Chicago Cubs begin another losing streak.
A 3-HR game.— MLB (@MLB) July 9, 2021
Have a day, Brad Miller. pic.twitter.com/BLkGamudWe
The MLBPA agreed to MLB’s seven-day extension of Trevor Bauer’s administrative leave.
With the agreement of the Players Association, MLB has extended Trevor Bauer's placement on Administrative Leave for an additional 7 days, effective tomorrow. MLB's investigation is ongoing.— MLB Communications (@MLB_PR) July 8, 2021