Some other stuff has probably happened in the previous five days, but I wouldn't really know. And I'm okay with that. Meanwhile:
*Check out my Legit Buddy AstrosFansUK's new podcast, featuring Todd Kalas.
*McTaggart has his Top 5 Astros DHs. I guess we now live in a world where Carlos Pena's .674 OPS in 2013 doesn't exist...
*Chandler Rome: How MLB's spitting ban could affect the Astros.
*Ken Rosenthal: How Lebron James' media empire spurred Alex Bregman to leave his agent. It has to do with the upcoming documentary on the 2017 sign-stealing.
*Chris Sale: The 2017 Astros cheated, but it got blown out of proportion.
*Tim Kurkjian: Roger Clemens was a power-pitcher through and through.
*Lookit Anaheim social distancing in 1997! Well done!
*Minor-League Baseball is in crisis.The sweetest swing in MLB history 🤩#OTD 23 years ago, Ken Griffey Jr. went yard in Anaheim pic.twitter.com/SOvBAlNC64— Sports Illustrated (@SInow) May 20, 2020
*How an 8-year old inspired the Mets' coaching staff to train for a marathon.
*ESPN's Sam Miller: Hunches, home runs, and humiliations. Nine tales of unsung World Series heroes.
*FiveThirtyEight: Andruw Jones had a damn good glove.
*This is insane:
*A few towns in Michigan are screwed.
*The All-American Nightmares of Jordan Peele.