One of my favorite things about September baseball are the lineups in games after a team clinches the division. It’s especially good if the clinch happened late at night and the next game is a day game. That’s what happened with the Cubs last night, as they did not actually clinch until the Giants-Cardinals game had ended in San Francisco. They play the Brewers this afternoon. Which leads to this:
And here I thought Tommy La Stella didn’t want to play in any minor league games.
Andy Slater of Fox Sports 640 South Florida reports that Braves outfielder Marcell Ozuna recently suffered a facial injury after his wife allegedly hit him with a soap dish. The incident apparently happened a few weeks ago.
Slater says that Ozuna reported the incident to Miami police and that Ozuna’s wife, Genesis, was arrested and charged with domestic battery. She subsequently pleaded not guilty and was given a stay-away order. Presumably more legal proceedings are in the offing.
The injury itself doesn’t sound serious, but the matter certainly is.