4:37 PM EDT, Fri July 01, 2016
Perez triples, has three hits as Cardinals draft picks make pro debuts

Perez triples, has three hits as Cardinals draft picks make pro debuts

As short-season clubs open play, a look at what the Cardinals have spent -- and how -- on their draft picks.
Twinkie Town Jun 22, 2016

Twins 14, Phillies 10: Minnesota wins batting practice.

Both teams hit the snot out of the ball(s) tonight, scoring a combined 24 runs on 28 hits. Both starters went a mere 3 innings with Tyler Duffey giving up 6 runs, while Aaron Nola one upped (one downed?) him by allowing 7. To Philadelphia's credit, they hit a lot of homers today. "Gorgeous" Peter Bourjos will be in all of our dreams tonight after hitting a majestic 2-run shot in the 2nd. The next inning Tommy Joseph and Cameron Rupp went back to back for a grand total of 3 runs. Later, all the way in the 8th, Maikel Franco would match that himself with a 3-run laserbeam homer. 8 runs of 4...
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Weak-hitting Bourjos strictly a bench player for Phillies

Last winter, the Phillies added one hitter on a major-league contract. The team did not have delusions about Peter Bourjos' offensive abilities, but he was expected to be an everyday player on his $2 million deal. He is regarded as an elite defender in the outfield, a quality that outweighed his hitting woes.

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