Swept at home for the first time this season, the Minnesota Twins lost their division lead over the Kansas City Royals. Torii Hunter lost his cool, and even part of his outfit.
There wasn’t a positive drug test or smoking syringe implicating them. They weren’t dragged in front of committees on Capitol Hill to explain themselves, and their names haven’t been tarnished by clubhouse trainers.
MLB is not talking about expansion now, but it will happen. Don’t be surprised if the “official” discussion begins this offseason and is finalized within a year. In 2015 or ’16, there will be two more teams playing in the Major Leagues.
Remember when you thought Derek Jeter was finished? Now it’s looking like 4,000 hits is a realistic possibility.
Statements from Hall of Famers Wade Boggs, Paul Molitor, Robin Yount, Hal Steinbrenner and NYC Mayor Michael Bloomberg.