Mike Piazza’s wife: Mike thinks Roger Clemens’ bat attack in the 2000 World Series was steroid-fueled

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Here’s a shorter version of the below video of Mike Piazza and his wife:

Rocco: Michael says if you can’t take care of this, I have to.

Fredo: I think you’d better.

I’m sure the conversation they had once they got home was lovely.

Yes, this is TMZ stuff. But it’s fun TMZ stuff.  And the lesson, as always: never valet park. It just leaves you sitting there like a yutz so the paparazzi can bother you.

Indians sign Melvin Upton Jr. to a minor league deal

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The Cleveland Indians have agreed to a minor league deal with outfielder Melvin Upton, Jr.

Upton, 33, battled a torn thumb ligament and a shoulder issue last season, limiting him to only 12 games with Triple-A Sacramento, the Giants’ affiliate. In those 12 games, he hit .244 with one double and one home run. Upton last played in the majors in 2016 with the Padres and Blue Jays with which he posted an aggregate .693 OPS.

Given the injuries suffered by Indians outfielders in the past couple of seasons it can’t hurt to have some options for organizational depth. If he has anything left in the tank, stash him on the bench or down in Columbus. If not, no harm done.