Mookie Betts homered three times, driving in 5 as the Red Sox topped Baltimore, 6-2.
DJ LeMahieu went 4 for 4 with a homer, helping the Rockies slug the Reds, 17-4.
Colby Lewis allowed 2 hits over 6 shutout innings to lead the Rangers past Cleveland, 7-3.
Jose Fernandez held the Pirates scoreless over 7 innings, allowing 3 hits and earned the 3-1 decision for Miami.
They all owned baseball on May 31, 2016.
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The Colorado Rockies brass were a busy bunch in the 2013 winter, heading into the 2014 year. They have picked up several solid players for the upcoming campaign.
I simply hate that this club plays in the NL West with the Dodgers and Giants.
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The Rockies have to play in the same Division as new payroll ‘powerhouse machine’ Los Angeles. It is hard to fathom that Colorado’s $88 MIL 2014 Payroll will trail the Dodgers payroll by almost $150 MIL.
If there were ever a case to cry out for the inequities in salaries, the 3 teams in the NL West of San Diego, Arizona and Colorado have a huge case.
It wasn’t always like this, only 2 years ago the Dodgers were hovering in the same financial stratosphere as the Rox.
New ownership and a huge TV deal has landed LA a windfall that they have reinvested in their on field talent over the last 18 months.
Colorado is one of the weirdest franchises because of their home ballpark. Read the rest of this entry