Looking to show off his acting chops in case he needs to call it quits in baseball a little early, Mets flamethrower Noah Syndergaard made a highlight reel. They feature his performance of lines from popular films such as Major League, Old School, Good Will Hunting, Tommy Boy, and The Big Lebowski.
My favorite: Quoting the “There’s no crying in baseball” scene from A League of Their Own, Syndergaard directs his commentary towards a picture of Wilmer Flores. Flores, you may recall, cried upon learning he was going to be traded for Carlos Gomez. That trade never happened.
CHICAGO — Chicago White Sox outfielder Eloy Jimenez has a sprained right foot, likely sidelining the slugger for a pivotal season-ending series against the crosstown Cubs.
The White Sox had dropped a season-high five in a row heading into the weekend set, falling out of first place in the AL Central. They are hoping to get back on track heading into their playoff appearance since 2008, but the health of Jimenez is a concern.
Jimenez, who is batting .296 with 14 homers and 41 RBIs, was injured sliding across home in the seventh inning of Chicago’s 5-4 loss at Cleveland on Thursday. Manager Rick Renteria said the 23-year-old left fielder will need “to be off his feet” for a few days.
“There’s inflammation in there and they want to calm it down” Renteria said. “We’ll know more in a few days.”
The White Sox trailed the first-place Twins by a game heading into the series with the Cubs. They are just one ahead of the third-place Indians. The AL postseason begins on Tuesday.