Photo by Andy Lyons/Getty Images A series win, with a chance for a sweep tomorrow. The Joe Nuxhall Memorial Honorary Star of the Game It’s not easy to just up and replace your Opening Day starter, one who finished with Cy Young Award votes last year and made an All Star team.
Photo by Tom Pennington/Getty Images It’ll be a mix of sites, but the postseason plan to dodge COVID-19 is in place. While I’m not sure the expanded playoff format MLB has adopted for this 2020 season is viable long-term, there’s one particular aspect of it that has me vexed.
Photo by Helen H. Richardson/MediaNews Group/The Denver Post via Getty Images A crucial sweep of the day’s doubleheader. The Joe Nuxhall Memorial Honorary Star of the Game Shogo Akiyama was on-base three more times, and that was awesome.
Photo by Joe Robbins/Getty Images Ty Steeeeeves! The Joe Nuxhall Memorial Honorary Star of the Game Tyle Stephenson might not have been called up to rescue the Cincinnati Reds season, but he might just try to do it anyway.
Pitching in the bottom of the fourth for the Cubs against the Reds, Adbert Alzolay threw a pitch up and in on Shogo Akiyama. Some from the Reds’ bench, including Joey Votto, began yelling out in protest of the pitch.