Corey Seager hit three home runs for the Los Angeles Dodgers on Tuesday night. Cody Bellinger hit another, because of course he did. If this were NBA Jam someone would be bellowing, “they’re on fire!” Because the Dodgers are hitting more runs lately than they ever have.
Dodgers OF Yasiel Puig hit a home run against the Mets during the fourth inning Wednesday, after which he stood at home plate admiring his work before taking 32 seconds to round the bases. As he rounded first base, Wilmer Flores told Puig to run, not jog, at which point Puig slowed up, looked back, and cursed at Flores creating a visual tension on field. "I think there's a way to enjoy a home run," Flores explained to reporters, when asked after the game about the altercation. Puig later admitted to jogging, but justified it by saying he he took offense to the Mets preferring to face him, and simply fastballs to him down the plate, as opposed to facing Joc Pederson, who hits before Puig and was intentionally walked.
With so many crazy NBA rumors swirling around this summer, it’s hard to know what to believe. But we do know we shouldn't believe anything coming from a verified J.R. Smith social media account. Unless, of course, it's telling us not to believe something coming from another one of his accounts. Then apparently it's OK. For the second time this month, the Cleveland Cavaliers guard is suggesting he’s been hacked. That should come as a relief to Cavs fans who saw a post from his Facebook account Wednesday that said, “Goood Bye CAVS!!” The post was quickly deleted, and Smith turned to another social media outlet to clear up the situation. “ Idk what's going on with social media but this is crazy.