Baltimore Orioles second baseman Ramón Urías used the entire field during his plate appearances in Tuesday’s doubleheader against the Seattle Mariners. The Orioles and Mariners were postponed because of rain on Wednesday, the teams’ second rainout in three days. On Tuesday, Urías smashed a two-run homer to right-center in the first game of a twinbill forced by Monday’s rainout and laced a game-ending single up the middle in the nightcap.
Here’s Yusei Kikuchi, at the zenith of his leg lift, every year of his Mariners career. A few things stand out to the pitcher in me. The hands, the leg lift, and for good measure the back leg (aka the plant leg or drive leg).
The Twins held a meeting to remind players and staff to heed virus protocols, even though a majority of them have gotten vaccinated. The full immunization period isn't in effect yet. We’re not out of the woods by any means on that front,” Falvey said, adding: “Now is the time to be as vigilant as possible.