Happy Monday, sports fans! Another crazy week in baseball action showed us a no-hitter that was one pitch away from being a perfect game, plus the most recent member of the 3,000-hit club. That’s right folks, hate him or strongly dislike him, Alex Rodriguez homered for his 3,000th career hit. A-Rod was only the third player in MLB history to hit a home run for their 3,000th hit, after fellow former New York Yankees Wade Boggs and Derek Jeter.
The most recent story in “The Year of the First Years” is the Cubbies’ continued embarrassment of riches in terms of young talent. Kyle Schwarber was the most recent call of for Joe Maddon‘s ball club, and he did not disappoint. Schwarber was told he would be called up for six games and sent back down, and he certainly made the most of each of those games. The Cubs catching prospect finished the week with a homer, six RBIs, and a .364 BA. Not too schwabby if you ask me.
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