Tatis hits 50th career homer, Padres rout Mariners 16-1
Fernando Tatis Jr. became the fastest shortstop in history to hit 50 home runs, punctuating his three-run shot with a bat flip, and made another spectacular defensive play for the San Diego Padres, who routed the Seattle Mariners 16-1 for their seventh straight win.
VYPE 2021 Baseball Preview: Public School #1 Tomball
The Tomball Cougars won state eight years ago with timely hitting and a pair of under-recruited stars – Robert Dugger (Seattle Mariners) and Nick Banks (Washington Nats). Mason Marriott (Baylor) will play the role of Dugger, toeing the rubber, while Casen Neumann (Baylor) will be the big-stick like Banks. Hunter Collins (Hendrix College) will play the middle infield, while Peyton Fosher (Angelina College) will anchor the hot corner. The Cougars will be playoff-ready having battled Tomball Memorial, Klein Collins, Klein, and Oak throughout district play. AdCLICK HERE TO PURCHASE 2021 VYPE BASEBALL/SOFTBALL MAGAZINECLICK HERE TO PURCHASE 2021 VYPE BASEBALL/SOFTBALL PHOTOSCLICK HERE TO VIEW FULL DIGITAL MAGAZINE
MLB returns with thrills; red flags remain after 1st weekend
The 60-game sprint started with a bang thunder, actually, along with a torrential downpour in the rain-shortened opener between the Yankees and Nationals. Now is when people will finally listen, explained Stanton, a Black slugger with the New York Yankees who plans to kneel throughout the season. Made it interesting.Lastly, MLB unveiled another modification hours before first pitch, expanding the postseason from 10 teams to 16. The news Sunday of potential outbreaks with the Reds and Marlins was a reminder of how fragile the season could be. If 10 or 15 or 25 guys do it and the rest are messing around, it can mess everything up.