Jose Reyes told the NY Post's Ethan Sears that he is excited to see the Mets eventually promote top SS prospect Amed Rosario, despite them both playing the same position. "He's a good friend of mine," Reyes told Sears. "We speak on the phone almost every day, so I'd say we have a very good relationship." In 87 games with Las Vegas this season, Rosario is hitting .330 with seven home runs and 53 RBI. He had been batting .435 during his last 10 games, after which he's missed roughly a week due to a bruised hand and stomach illness. According to Reyes, he and Rosario talk more about life than baseball... Rosario is expected to be promoted to play shortstop after Mets GM Sandy Alderson likely trades
Cardinals ace Adam Wainwright went on the disabled list with back tightness, and St. Louis put outfielder Dexter Fowler on the DL because of a strained left wrist. Harrison Bader, the Cardinals third-round draft pick two years ago, was brought up from Triple-A and made his major league debut against Colorado on Tuesday night. With his mother and sister arriving during the game following a flight from New York to join his father in the stands, Bader doubled down the left-field line against lefty Jake McGee (0-1) leading off the ninth for his first hit.
Day in and day out during the summer we watch Cardinal baseball. We could not tell you exactly why we do this, what compels us to dedicate hours of our day to something that has no impact on our life. But we like it and we do it. Even when this is what we our subjected to: Probably because on the flip side, we sometimes get this: I'll tell you what - I love the heck outta both those teams. H/T to @SimulacruMusial for the links to these tweets! what else is going on in baseball... Dodgers beat Braves in 10 after losing Kershaw | MLB.com Adrian Beltre took a pitch in the dirt, then jumped to help pick it up | MLB.com Royals Get One of the Most Intriguing Players Available | FanGraphs Baseball Good