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Video: Go on a virtual bike ride with Joe Maddon


On Monday, the Angels published a video in which new manager Joe Maddon put on a GoPro and went for a 30-minute bike ride around his neighborhood in Arizona. Maddon discussed a wide range of topics, including what he was doing in 1979, baseball, and music. In a time in which we’re starved for baseball, this is compelling content.

Between this, players streaming video games on Twitch, and Mike Trout joining TikTok, at least we have tangentially-related baseball content in these uncertain times.

Max Scherzer (hamstring) leaves start vs. Mets after just 1 inning

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WASHINGTON — Three-time Cy Young Award winner Max Scherzer left his start for the Nationals against the New York Mets after just 27 pitches Wednesday night due to a hamstring injury.

He was replaced in the top of the second by Erick Fedde.

Scherzer was not as sharp as usual at the outset Wednesday, going 2-0 counts against each of New York’s initial two batters, walking one and giving up a single to the other.

The Mets eventually went ahead in the first on Dominic Smith‘s sacrifice fly.

Scherzer entered the game with an 0-1 record and 2.84 ERA this season.