Yesterday I poked a little fun at the Marlins’ reported interest in “proven run-producer” Juan Uribe, so of course I have to post this from Clark Spencer of the Miami Herald:
The Marlins have inquired about free agent third baseman Yuniesky Betancourt … Betancourt can play every infield position but the Marlins are considering him –– and several others–primarily for third base. … Betancourt figures to be a less costly alternative to Juan Uribe, another free agent third baseman the Marlins are considering.
Poor man’s Juan Uribe is honestly a pretty apt description of Yuniesky Betancourt.
You don’t see this every day …
Twins second baseman Brian Dozier hit a blast to dead-center field in the first inning of Wednesday afternoon’s game against the Tigers and it neither cleared the fence, nor banged off the fence, nor dropped in front of it.
Instead, the ball found a comfortable home inside the wall …
This isn’t the first wall-sticker for Dozier. He put a ball in the bullpen fence in Washington during an exhibition game against the Nationals back in 2016.