Joey Votto’s heckler did not win the battle. An All-Star player the caliber of Joey Votto shouldn’t expect to be heckled at his home ballpark. All bets are off, however, when his Cincinnati Reds are playing the nearby Cleveland Indians and fans of the Tribe make the trip down for the game.
ESPN.com news services Cleveland Indians ace Corey Kluber will make a minor league rehab start Thursday and could return from the disabled list as early as next week. Kluber, who has been on the 10-day DL since May 3 because of a lower back strain, threw a bullpen session Monday in Cleveland and reported no issues. Indians pitching coach Mickey Callaway told reporters that the team wants Kluber to throw 70-75 pitches Thursday in his rehab start at Triple-A Columbus. At that point, the Indians will determine whether the All-Star right-hander will rejoin their rotation. "We'll evaluate him after that game," manager Terry Francona told reporters Monday, according to Cleveland.com. "We'll see what's
Adam Jones brought up a milestone but the Minnesota Twins crushed the Baltimore Orioles 14-7 in MLB. Baltimore veteran Jones gave the Orioles a 5-0 lead with his 125th career home run at Camden Yards on Monday to become the park's all-time homer leader