[Meisel] Leonys Martin has been battling a life-threatening bacterial infection that attacked his internal organs. He is currently in stable condition, and is improving. Chris Antonetti addressed the Indians about the situation this afternoon.
[DiComo] Jacob deGrom swears he doesn't keep tabs on the Cy Young race. Instead of tuning in to watch Max Scherzer on Sunday Night Baseball, he was playing with his son Jaxon. "I normally am watching 'Blaze [and the Monster Machines]' or 'Paw Patrol,'" deGrom said.
[Spaeder] Matt Carpenter is batting .340/.452/.864 with 16 home runs and 27 RBI over his last 27 games played. That is good for a 1.316 OPS. Barry Bonds had a 1.316 OPS from 2000 to 2004.
[Braves] Touki Toussaint became the third Braves starter to win his MLB debut this season, joining Mike Soroka and Kolby Allard. The Braves are one of seven teams over the last 110 seasons to have at least three starters win their major league debut.
[Michael Wilbon]: "Nice job by SportsCenter; my dear producers put Cubs walk off Grand Slam at No. 9 of Top Ten plays. If same ending had involved Yanks or Sawx Bristol would have commissioned a 30-for-30 on it in time for Get Up..."
[Jazayerli] David Bote just hit the Golden Homer: a walk-off grand slam, down three, and with his team down to his last strike. For all the years we have pitch data, there are just two other Golden Homers: Chris Hoiles on 5/17/1996 and Alan Trammell on 6/21/1988.