The Los Angeles Dodgers had quite the eventful day Monday. Then, they went to work, winning a four-and-a-half hour game over the Pittsburgh Pirates 6-5. As part of the post-game antics, outfielder Yasiel Puig decided to re-create the solar eclipse with third baseman Justin Turner.
Not a lot of phight left in these Phills, it would appear, as they dropped phive of their seven games last week out on the West Coast. Their phocus is obviously on securing the phirst pick in next year’s draft, a phellow they can build their phuture around. Whoever it is will provide a good phoundation along with Rhys Hoskins, the home-run machine who’s phlexing his power with phive homers in his phirst 11 big league games. Last week: 30
RH reliever Jacob Rhame, who the Mets received from the Dodgers in exchange for Curtis Granderson, is now the team's No. 23 ranked prospect, according to MLB.com. Rhame's ranking is the highest among all the prospects the Mets have received while trading Granderson, Lucas Duda, Addison Reed, Jay Bruce, and Neil Walker over the last few weeks. "Like a number of young players we got, he's a righthanded pitcher who throws hard," Mets GM Sandy Alderson said, according to Newsday. "He's close to major-league ready. Hopefully, we'll see him either in September or spring training. We're very happy we got him." Rhame was selected by the Dodgers out of Grayson Community College in the sixth round (184th