Melvin, on whether Cotton remains in the rotation: “We’ll see where it goes. We obviously want to challenge him and see how he can do.”
— Joe Stiglich (@JoeStiglichNBCS) August 15, 2017
Today in Baseball History:
- 1955 – Pitcher Warren Spahn hits a homerun at Sportsman’s Park in St. Louis; he has now hit a homerun in every National League stadium…
- 1975 – Orioles manager Earl Weaver was ejected in both games of a doubleheader…
- 1990 – Mark McGwire hits a walk-off grand slam to down the Red Sox 6-2. He becomes the first player to record 30 homeruns in each of his first four seasons…
Best of Twitter:
Announced attendance is 9,848, and even that seems generous. Second time this season the A’s have drawn fewer than 10,000.
— Jane Lee (@JaneMLB) August 15, 2017
- The Cubbies tried a four-man outfield against Joey Votto…
- The same Britton that Matty-O took yard?