Cardinals second baseman Kolten Wong was named the National League Rookie of the Month for May and celebrated Tuesday with this grand slam off Royals starter James Shields …
That was the first major league home run for Wong and ended a 20-inning scoreless drought for St. Louis.
Wong has been in a groove offensively and defensively since being recalled from AAA Memphis on May 14.
The Mariners unveiled a statue of Hall of Fame outfielder Ken Griffey, Jr. earlier this year at Safeco Field, featuring the slugger in his famous follow-through seen after each of his 630 career home runs. Chris Daniels of KING 5 News in Seattle reported on Tuesday evening that someone had stolen the bat from the statue.
Thankfully, the Seattle Police Department announced that the bat has been recovered and a suspect has been arrested. They expect to provide more details later. Daniels reports the Mariners have confirmed the news.
My fellow Americans, our long national nightmare is over.