True Blue LA’s Craig Minami provided full coverage of Sunday’s game, straight from Dodger Stadium. You can read the game recap here.
The comparison of Hyun-Jin Ryu to Greg Maddux hasn’t showed signs of slowing down. ESPN’s Alden Gonzalez talks more about this.
Corey Seager smashed a grand slam in the series finale to support Ryu’s brilliant outing.
Around the league...
Major League Baseball celebrated Mother’s Day by bringing out pink-themed equipment and gear.
The San Diego Padres changed their Twitter handle from @Padres to @Madres on Mother’s Day. It was claimed by a fan, but in the end, the Padres were able to revert back to their Twitter handle.
Reds outfielder Yasiel Puig hit a home run off of San Francisco Giants pitcher Madison Bumgarner. These two have some history with each other and there was some shade thrown after the game.
Batters in Triple-A have been happy to make the change to using major league regulated baseballs. Or, at least that’s what the numbers say.
“Through games Saturday, season-to-date home runs in Triple-A were up 65% over a comparable period in 2018 (1,359 homers vs. 825), according to figures MLB provided to The Associated Press.” _—Eric Olson, Boston.com
The daily dingers, per usual.