The McCourts sold one of their many, many homes

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You know you’re in for some good McCourt extravagance porn when a sentence like “The smaller of the two homes — at 8,385 square feet -…” is involved.  That’s all followed by a ton of details about how the McCourts spend more money on housing and lawyers than your city spends on public schools in a year.

And a quick question: the article says that Jamie McCourt paid nearly$20K to convert a regular pool into a saltwater pool.  Can someone who is richer than me explain the appeal of a saltwater pool?  I love the ocean and stuff, but the saltwater, I find, to be a pain in the rear.  If all I want to do is swim — as opposed to walk into a wonderful crashing surf — why do I want a saltwater?

While we’re on the Dodgers, they may have had their most sparsely-attended game in the Los Angels portion of their history yesterday.

Zack Wheeler headed to IL due to shoulder fatigue

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Mets pitcher Zack Wheeler will be placed on the 10-day injured list due to fatigue in his right shoulder, Newsday’s Tim Healey reports. The roster move is retroactive to July 12. Steven Matz will open up a two-game series in Minnesota, starting in Wheeler’s place on Tuesday.

As Healey notes, the soonest Wheeler can return is July 23, which would give him at most two starts ahead of the July 31 trade deadline. Wheeler has frequently been brought up in trade conversations as he can become a free agent after the season and the 42-51 Mets have been freefalling.

Wheeler, 29, owns a 4.69 ERA with 130 strikeouts and 34 walks across 119 innings of work this season.