Joc Pederson collected his first home run of July and 16th overall as the LA Dodgers (45-39) crushed the visiting Pittsburgh Pirates, 17-1. It was Pederson’s only hit in five at-bats an came to lead off the fourth inning. He also made this nice catch in the
Ryan Braun was 1-for-5 as the Milwaukee Brewers (49-35) beat the visiting Minnesota Twins, 6-5, in 10 innings.
Kevin Pillar was 0-for-4 as the Toronto Blue Jays (39-45) lost to the visiting Detroit Tigers, 3-2 in 10 innings. I missed one of the great plays in Pillar’s bag of trips on Sunday against the Tigers. Think that will help him win a Gold Glove at last?
Max Fried did not appear for the Atlanta Braves (49-34) in their 5-3 win over the host NY Yankees.
So with the lousy season the NY Mets are having, and considering he was selected for the AAA All-Star Game, how about Zach Borenstin already?