Christian Yelich just keeps racking up the points as Patti’s Brewer’s boyfriend. Not one bit of this week’s discussion touches on his baseball prowess. There’s plenty of other characteristics on which to focus, many of which are on display in the ESPN Body Issue
. He also ups the humor game with his walk-up song salute
to a twitter critic, and we are here for it. We cross-train a little with the Body Issue, focusing on paralympic athlete Scout Bassett
, and why these photos of athlete’s bodies are more than just pretty to look at.
Not to get lost in the Yelich glow, boyfriend for life Anthony Rendon
makes history with Pottymouth’s National’s BFJuan Soto, hitting historic back to back homers. Jonathan Villar
continues to shine on an otherwise fading Orioles team.
The Pulaski Yankees, the only Yankees team Patti and the Pottymouth will ever love, are in the playoffs. We are happy to have been (a super tiny) part of their record-setting attendance
September call-ups are starting with the 40 man roster expansion
. Patti and the Pottymouth catch you up on what that means and why it happens, just in time for the rules to change for next year.
BF Ronald Guzmán
got the call-up and is back on the Rangers. Cookie Carrasco
returned to the Cleveland team after his diagnosis and treatment for leukemia, and Tampa Bay welcomed his relief debut with a standing ovation.
Continuing the momentous day for Major League pitchers, Astro Justin Verlander
threw his second no-no in the Blue Jays home park, and Patrick Corbin
rung up his 200th strikeout, making the Nationals the first team since the 1969 Astros to have three starters hit that mark in the same season (Strasburg and Scherzer complete the set).
We continue to prove we are terrible at playoff
and award predictions
, as we perform our final monthly check-in of the regular season.
The toxicology report is out on Tyler Skaggs
’ untimely death and it is ugly and deeply sad.
LG Electronics models how to sponsor an international women’s baseball tournament, playing host to the LG Cup in South Korea
. The US sent its “US Elite” team, comprised of players from all over the country, and finished second to Japan. The COPABE tournament, the World Cup qualifier held in Mexico last week, is still getting good coverage in the Latin American press. Here? Almost not at all, despite the gold medal.