Johnny Cueto signed a six-year $130 million deal with the Giants prior to the 2016 season. In his first season he went 18-5 with a 2.79 ERA and 198 strikeouts in 219.2 innings, helping lead the Giants to the playoffs. This season has been rocky for Cueto — he’s got a a 4.42 ERA in 15 starts and has battled blisters — but they’ve been far rockier for the Giants overall, as they sit in last place in the NL West and have the second worst record in baseball.
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.
The Braves come into Thursday riding high after an extra-innings walk-off win over the San Francisco Giants on Wednesday night. Jaime Garcia will be on the mound for Atlanta in the finale of the four-game set tonight. Here's the rest of the lineup: