Mariners pitchers allowed 19 runs to the Tigers in a blowout loss, but Evan Marshall had the worst night of all. The Kansas State product allowed seven runs on seven hits in just two innings of work. Each Tigers starter recorded at least one hit and one run scored against the likes of Felix Hernandez, Chris Heston, Marshall, James Pazos and Evan Scribner.
Toronto’s Chris Coghlan was dead to rights at the hands of Cardinals catcher Yadier Molina. Then he went up, up and away to score an amazing acrobatic run in the Jays’ 6-5 win.
Jose Canseco is really juiced about the 2017 Baseball Hall of Fame class.
The former major leaguer and admitted steroid user took to Twitter on Wednesday to rip into the Baseball Writers’ Association of America for not electing more players suspected of steroid use, namely, Roger Clemens, Barry Bonds and former teammate and A’s “Bash Brother” Mark McGwire.
Canseco, in his infamous tell-all memoir “Juiced,” called out players he said used PEDs. His former Rangers teammate Ivan “Pudge” Rodriguez was one of those players. Rodriguez never tested positive, and he made it into the Hall of Fame on Wednesday in his first chance at induction.
Another of the 2017 inductees, Jeff Bagwell, was under suspicion for years even though he, too, never tested positive for PEDs.
Maybe Canseco has a point, but it’s fair to acknowledge that the BBWAA sometimes operates with a hive mind. With the vote percentages for Bonds and Clemens on the Cheap Jerseys Wholesale rise, maybe it’ll be sooner rather than later that we see more Steroid Era players get Hall of Fame love.