The hits keep coming for Papa John’s.
Via D. Orlando Ledbetter of the Atlanta Journal-Constitution, the Falcons have indefinitely suspended their relationship with Papa John’s in the aftermath of the report that founder John Schnatter made racially insensitive comments during a May conference call.
Bailey said some players on the Myrtle Beach roster have told Womens Alex Anzalone Jersey him they don’t care for the change because this ain’t baseball.” While he sees the benefits in the minors, he doubts MLB would ever consider adopting the rule.
Down here in the minor leagues, it’s more about development than winning or losing,” Bailey said. That’s one thing. In the big leagues, where it’s John Smoltz Jersey all about winning and moving on, that’s another thing. I just don’t see how it would work. I don’t think it’s going to happen.”
Anyway, the bullpen ERA is great. McHugh has been excellent, Chris Devenski (1.73) has been excellent, Rondon (1.62) has generally been excellent. Still, there are concerns here. The Astros entered the game 14th in the majors in bullpen Win Probability Added, so the glossy ERA and strikeout totals hide that the pen hasn’t been http://www.officialauthenticsaintshop.com/Nike-Alex-Anzalone-Jersey.html particularly clutch. As with Cleveland, the Astros will move a starter to the pen in October — Lance McCullers would be a nice weapon there — so maybe they just roll with what they have and fly by the seat of their pants like they did last October.
Strong debut for De Los Santos: In matchup of starters making their big league debuts, the Phillies’ Enyel De Los Santos http://www.officialbravestore.com/John_Smoltz_Jersey outpitched the Mets’ Drew Gagnon in a 7-3 victory. De Los Santos, acquired from the Padres in the offseason for Freddy Galvis, allowed one run over his first six innings before tiring in the seventh and giving up two more. Still, he showed why he had a sub-2.00 ERA in Triple-A, attacking hitters with a 92-95 mph sinking fastball and mixing in a curveball and changeup.
De Los Santos was optioned back to Triple-A after the game, but he did pitch the Phillies into sole possession of first place in the NL East, the latest they’ve been in first since the final day of the 2011 season.