Wanna buy Barry Bonds’ house?

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Barry Bonds was sentenced to house arrest as a result of his obstruction of justice conviction. If he loses the appeal, he’s gonna have to find another house in which to serve:

Former Major League Baseball player Barry Bonds has put his home in Beverly Park—an exclusive gated enclave of Beverly Hills—on the market for $25 million.

The estate, according to a person familiar with the home, has seven bedrooms and 14 bathrooms. It also has a music room, theater, wine room, gym, spa and elevator, according to a recent advertisement. There’s also a guest house and a pool on the 1.85-acre property.

Why would history’s greatest monster need a guest house? I am led to believe he is evil incarnate. What sorts of dinner parties could he possibly throw?

The Angels to lower the right field wall

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The Los Angeles Angels announced today that they will lower the right field wall at Angel Stadium from 18 feet to eight feet.

The stated reason: to make room for a new out-of-town scoreboard and “philosophical changes.” Obviously, though, helping out lefty power hitters is on the agenda too. As it was, Angel Stadium was in the bottom ten of all parks in allowing homers for lefties.

One of their own lefties is Kole Calhoun, who is a pull hitter. Another one could be Shohei Ohtani, who is a lefty hitter. Although, as a righty pitcher, that could harm him against opposing lefty batters. I’m assuming, though, that the Angels ran a bunch of numbers to establish that this move helps them more than it hurts them, or else they wouldn’t be doing it.