The 29-year-old righty dominated the Phillies in just his 20th career MLB start en route to his third win this season, pitching easily the best game of his young career in a 5-2 Reds' win (see game recap). It was understandably the best that Reds manager Bryan Price had seen from Adleman. "I wanted to stay in there pretty badly, but you understand the move," Adleman said.
CLEVELAND (AP) — The Cleveland Indians and Frank Robinson made history four decades ago. They celebrated again on Saturday. The Indians unveiled a statue of Robinson prior to their game against Kansas City. Robinson became the first African-American manager in the major leagues with the team. "It's such a great day here," he said in a speech during the ceremony. "I didn't think I would see this day. I never thought I would be here to see something like this." The Indians hired Robinson following the 1974 season and he made his debut on April 8, 1975. Still active as a player, he made the day even more memorable by hitting a home run in his first at-bat. The statue shows Robinson holding the lineup
The Toronto Blue Jays have been terrible so far this season. They have come up short a lot and have not reached their potential at all. Their supposed ace, Aaron Sanchez, has gone on the DL three times with the same injury, and the hitters have just not produced. Jose Bautista has been pretty good over the past two weeks or so, but other than that no one is getting on base or getting the big hit. They currently sit 7.5 games off of first place with a 23-27 record. They could easily catch up with a big winning streak and put themselves right back into the race, but as of right now, this just does not seem likely. Josh Donaldson and Troy Tulowitzki are back from injury now, but they combined for