For the first time since the final days of the 2019 season, the Phillies have won a road series of three or more games.
The bullpen blowup Saturday comes on the heels of an extra-innings loss to the Pirates on Friday when Kevin Gausman pitched eight-plus innings only to see the bullpen cough up the lead in the ninth and lose the game in the 11th.
Vaughn hit his first big league blast in Wednesday's duel with the division-rival Minnesota Twins, a two-run dinger off JA Happ that traveled 436 feet into the seats at Guaranteed Rate Field.
Badoo had an explosive start, showcasing a penchant for heroics (remember, he wasn't a regular starter to start the season) while going 10-for-his-first 27 with 11 RBI. He looked like he was going to shatter all initial expectations and reveal himself as a fantasy diamond in the rough.
San Diego Padres
While not against Altuve on this particular pitch overlay, we’re going to have to cut the Astros some slack considering Ohtani is officially on one Tuesday night.
On Friday, Yankees manager Aaron Boone announced that Aaron Hicks has a torn tendon sheath in his left wrist. Boone said after the team's win on Saturday night that the outfielder is now heading to the IL.
The only numbers that won’t be issued to the players are 5, 22 and 25, representing the numbers that Hall of Famers Jackie Robinson, O’Neil and Paige wore while playing for the Monarchs. There will be a formal number retirement ceremony at a later date.
Tampa Bay Rays