Braves' Harris II says Rookie of Year season was 'decent'
NORTH PORT, Fla. — (AP) — Bad news for the rest of the National League: The reigning Rookie of the Year doesn't sound all that satisfied with his debut season. "Kind of like to hold myself to a higher standard.”There's no telling how good the 21-year-old center fielder can become. Harris hit .297 with 19 home runs, 64 RBIs and 20 stolen bases after jumping from Double-A to the majors. Atlanta was below .500 when Harris made his debut May 28. Harris and Atlanta teammate Spencer Strider finished 1-2 in the Rookie of the Year vote.wftv.com
Cardinals win 17th straight, clinch 2nd NL wild card spot
Dylan Carlson, Nolan Arenado and Jose Rondon homered to back Adam Wainwright, and the St. Louis Cardinals extended their winning streak to 17 games and clinched an NL wild card berth with a 6-2 win over the Milwaukee Brewers on Tuesday night. St. Louis will play in the NL wild-card game on Oct. 6 at the Los Angeles Dodgers or San Francisco, whichever does not win the NL West. The postseason trip will be the third in a row for the Cardinals.news.yahoo.com
Phil Nevin back with Yanks after COVID-19, loss of 22 pounds
Forced from the New York Yankees third base coaching box by the coronavirus and infections, he also had to miss his son’s major league debut. '”Nevin, who also suffers from asthma, said he lost 22 pounds and was diagnosed with a bacterial infection in his kidneys and a staph infection. “He’s a guy that brings some fire and intensity,” Yankees right fielder Aaron Judge said. Phil Nevin had negotiated into his contracts with Yankees general manager Brian Cashman the right to be absent from the Yankees for his son’s big league debut. For now, Phil Nevin was excited to be back at Yankee Stadium.wftv.com