Sunday, November 25, 2018

Sunday Morning Hot Links

There's nothing. Literally nothing.

*SI's Jon Tayler says Yasmani Grandal makes sense for the Astros. I guess if they can't swing Realmuto this is in play.

*Rob Manfred/MLB donated $5000 to the campaign of the candidate running for Senate who joked that she'd go to a hanging. They've now asked that it be returned.

*From August 21-September 28, 2018 Houston went 28-9.

*J.D. Davis, Derek Fisher, and Kyle Tucker combined to go 40x246 (.163) in the Majors in 2018.

*J.D. Davis made one pitching appearance - on July 22, in a 14-5 loss to the Angels. He allowed a home run to Ian Kinsler, and then retired the next three batters, striking out Jose Briceno.

*Kyle Tucker struck out 13 times in 72 PAs for Houston in 2018. In his MLB debut he went 1x4 with a walk, RBI, and three strikeouts. He struck out just ten times in his next 67 PAs.

Tucker vs. RHP (57 PAs): .094/.158/.151
Tucker vs LHP (15 PAs): .364/.533/.455

Tucker vs. RHP, Majors (57 PAs): .094/.158/.151
Tucker vs. RHP, Minors (332 ABs): .337/.404/.590

*Ryan Pressly made 26 regular season appearances for the Astros. He allowed an earned run in two of them.

*Jack Mayfield is hitting .213/.271/.292 in 25 games in the Dominican Winter League.

*Want to buy a pub on a remote Scottish island? You'll have to make sure the current owner likes you.

*An Australian woman waited until she was at the altar to out her cheating fiance.