Danny Farquhar returned to Chicago’s Guaranteed Rate Field on Friday night to make a much-anticipated mound appearance.The White Sox reliever threw out the first pitch before his team’s game against the Brewers, six weeks after he suffered a brain hemorrhage https://www.metsedge.com/new-york-mets/dwight-gooden-jersey in the Sox’s dugout during a game.MORE: White Sox LHP Carlos Rodon struck in head by liner Farquhar looked healthy as strode to the mound accompanied by his wife and children. With his fellow Keith Hernandez Jersey White Sox standing behind the mound, he threw a strike from the rubber to fellow pitcher Nate Jones (who recorded the final three outs of an 8-3 White Sox victory three hours later): “I prepared myself for today,” Farquhar told reporters, per MLB.com. “The thing that caught me off guard was the whole team coming out to the mound.”Farquhar told ABC’s “Good Morning America” that doctors have called him a “miracle” and told him he is “lucky to be as functional” as he isafter suffering the hemorrhage, which was caused by a ruptured aneurysm.Farquhar, 31, is working to resume his Darryl Strawberry Jersey career next year. He will mi s the remainder of the 2018 major league season.
Jose Bautista will get one more shot at the playoffs this season after all.The Mets sent the veteran outfielder to the Phillies in exchange for cash or a player to be named, the teams announced Tuesday. Philadelphia had claimed Bautista off waivers and had until early https://www.marlinsedge.com/miami-marlins/wei-yin-chen-jersey Tuesday afternoon to work out a deal.#Mets decided to move Bautista to the #Phillies in part because Bruce is back, Nimmo rejoining the team, so ABs were about to get tougher for Bautista Joel Sherman (@Joelsherman1) August 28, 2018With the move, Bautista will play for a third different NL East team this season. After failing to land a job last winter following his departure from Toronto, Bautista signed with the Braves in April but was released after hitting .143 in 12 games.He has been better since signing with the Mets in late May but nowhere near his previous form as a six-time All-Star. He has https://www.marlinsedge.com/miami-marlins/martin-prado-jersey a.157/.300/.277 slash line in August.Jose Bautista (Braves, Mets, Phillies) will become the third player to appear for three teams in a single division in the same season. The others:-Kelly Johnson, 2014 (Red Sox, Yankees, Orioles)-Bob Reynolds, 1975 (Tigers, Indians, Orioles) Anthony DiComo (@AnthonyDiComo) August 28, 2018Bautista provides Philadelphia with a veteran bat off the bench who is capable of playing the outfield, third base and first base not a bad option for Gabe Kapler’s still-young team, which lost Justin Bour to an oblique strain last week.The Phillies enter Tuesday 2 1/2 games backin both the NL East and the Wei-Yin Chen Jersey NL wild card race.
One of Indians shortstopFrancisco Lindor’s favorite players to watch growing up was already an All- https://www.marinersedges.com/seattle-mariners/ryon-healy-jersey Starbefore he was born in1993. But like most Puerto Ricans in the 1990s, all eyes were on future Hall of FamerRoberto Alomar.”I liked Robbie Alomar because he seemed like he was going to impact the game in different ways,” Lindor told reporters before Wednesday’s Game 2 of the World Series.MORE: Lindor on SN’s AL All-Star team”[Omar] Vizquel, [Derek] Jeter, Jimmy Rollins, [Barry] Larkin. My dad and my cousin and brother, they always told me try to get something from everyone. Don’t get stuck in one player. Just learn something from everyone. So that’s one of the reasons I’ve got multiple favorite players growing up.”That’s an impre sive group of infielders to grow up on, andit’s no wonderLindor is being compared to the very player’s he idolized.Lindor joined Jeter as the only 22-year-olds to homer in an ALCS, and in Game 2 Lindor had a Jeter-esquebackhand, leap and throw to robJose Bautista of a hit.MORE: Jean Segura Jersey P.R. pals Lindor, Baez remain closeLindor is batting .371/.389/.629 this postseason, displaying aconfidentsmile and swagger he might have picked up before his time.”I like the swag that Alomar had, and how calm and how he impacted the game,” Lindor said. “Vizquel, how he always seemed like he knew what was going to happen. Jeter, how he was focused and he was always helping teammates.SPECTOR: Home cooking has Indians pointed toward title”Larkin, how calm he was at the plate in big situations. Jimmy Rollins, little, but at the same time, he was a big guy on the field. So there were a lot of players I liked growing up.”An All-Star Hisashi Iwakuma Jersey himself in his first full season in MLB, Lindor is well on his way of joining the all-time greats.
The Blue Jays haveacquired shortstop Aledmys Diaz from the Cardinals.We’ve acquired SS Aledmys Daz from the Cardinals in exchange for Minor League OF J.B. Woodman.An All https://www.brewersedges.com/milwaukee-brewers/glenn-robinson-jersey -Star in 2016, Diaz has hit .283 with 24 homers, 85 RBI, and a .799 OPS in two MLB seasons. pic.twitter.com/nbVu1IIaIF Toronto Blue Jays (@BlueJays) December 2, 2017St. Louis acquired outfield prospect J.B. Woodman in return.Diaz was an NL All-Star as a rookie in 2016, but thanks to poor performance throughout the season this year he was sent https://www.brewersedges.com/milwaukee-brewers/robin-yount-jersey down to the minors and Paul DeJong took the position and ran with it.Diaz has 24 home runs through two MLB seasons with a .283 average to boot. He batted .259 though in 2017.
Justin Verlander and the rest of https://www.bravesedges.com/atlanta-braves/julio-teheran-jersey the Astros have some major bling.The team received its 2017 World Series rings Tuesday, and they are ma sive. Need a comparison? Verlander’s wife, model Kate Upton, put the ring on her left hand.The comparison between the World Series ring and her wedding rings is ridiculous.The @Astros World Series ring is ma sive (via @KateUpton) pic.twitter.com/q29jQfM7TS Bleacher Report (@BleacherReport) April 4, 2018We know Verlander didn’t skimp on Upton’s engagement ring, but the World Series ring practically dwarfs her hand. https://www.bravesedges.com/atlanta-braves/danny-santana-jersey The top of the ring has 101 diamonds, representing the number of regular-season games won by the Astros in 2017. It also includesan “H” made up of 11 diamonds,one for each game the teamhad to win to claim the championship. Intotal, the ringholds 112 brilliant diamonds.The rings contain thewords https://www.bravesedges.com/atlanta-braves/brandon-mccarthy-jersey “Houston Strong” to honor those affected by Hurricane Harvey.
The Del Rio Cowboys’ sluggers were sluggish.The Cla s D club and their 14-46 record took an overnight bus trip to Vernon, Texas, for a road series scheduled to begin on June 20, 1948. Fans reading the next day’s Amarillo Globe-News must’ve thought they were dreaming.MORE: About that 209-10 win | When https://www.bluejaysedge.com/toronto-blue-jays/russell-martin-jersey an entire team was arrestedSunday’s ResultsLonghorn LeagueDel Rio at Vernon, ppd, travel fatigue, the sports section listed.A profe sional baseball game postponed because a team needed a nap?The Encyclopedia of Minor League Baseball confirmed the drowsy delay A new reason for postponing a game developed at Vernon, Texas, when the Del Rio-Vernon Longhorn League contest was called off because of travel Yangervis Solarte Jersey fatigue.MORE: Eight home runs in one game by the same playerThe Cowboys choosing bed over baseball was only part of their nightmarish 1948 season. The team had tired leadership, going through three managers. They felt sleepy in the standings, https://www.bluejaysedge.com/toronto-blue-jays/randal-grichuk-jersey finishing 43.5 games out of first place. They also bunked to the bottom of the league’s attendance totals, drawing only 13,000 fans for the whole year.The well-rested Cowboys did play Vernon the next day.Tim Hagerty is the broadcaster for the Triple-A El Paso Chihuahuas, and is on Twitter at @MinorsTeamNames. He is also the author of”Root for the Home Team: Minor League Baseball’s Most Off-the-Wall Team Names.”