Catch the second episode of Showtime’s “The Franchise” tonight, featuring one of HBT’s own

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In one of my six “Dispatches From Kansas City,” I described a scene in which Marlins outfielder Logan Morrison approached me during the All-Star media day in search of Royals legend George Brett.

I wasn’t much help and mostly just stood there stupefied, but my exchange with LoMo apparently made the cut for the second episode of Showtime’s “The Franchise,” which airs tonight at 10 p.m. ET.

So look for a befuddled dude carrying an NBC laptop bag. And catch all the other in-depth action. Here’s a preview of tonight’s show, courtesy of Showtime and MLB Productions:

Alex Bregman shaved his mustache off in the middle of Sunday’s game

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Astros third baseman Alex Bregman apparently wasn’t happy with his mustache on Sunday afternoon as he shaved it off in between innings during his team’s contest against the Royals. Bregman walked and later scored in the Astros’ eight-run second inning, but when he took his next plate appearance in the fourth inning, he was clean-shaven.

Sometimes you just need to switch things up. 🤷‍♂️🤷‍♀️

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Bregman made a throwing error in the seventh and finished 0-for-4 with the walk on the afternoon. The Astros won 11-3.

Bregman isn’t the only player to make headlines for his facial hair recently. Nationals outfielder Bryce Harper recently shaved his signature beard. The Yankees approve of what both players have done.