On a night when Albert Pujols moved up the career home run ladder, rookie teammate David Fletcher grabbed onto the bottom rung.
Pujols hit two home runs to tie Ken Griffey Jr. for sixth place with 630, and Fletcher http://www.officialauthenticspackers.com/Vince-Biegel-Jersey.html connected for his first in the majors as the Los Angeles Angels romped to an 11-2 victory over the Seattle Mariners on Thursday.
Pujols rarely talks about personal achievements. But matching Griffey, a former Mariners star, had him feeling an extra sense of pride.
Griffey was everybody’s hero growing up and that’s how I look at it, Pujols said. I know I am a right-handed hitter, but everybody wanted to have that sweet swing. For me, I got a chance to become pretty good friends with him. … It’s just really special to tie a legend and against Vince Biegel Womens Jersey a team that he came up with in the big leagues.
The injury is not believed to be serious, but the Mariners could put Paxton on the disabled list to add a player to the roster for this weekend’s interleague series at Colorado.
Going out in the first inning, you can tell right from the get-go that he was not right, Seattle manager Scott Servais said. He wanted to give it a go and try to battle through it but you could see that it was not the typical James Paxton.
They kind of did a number on us, Indians manager Terry Francona said.
Combine the Yankees relievers’ version of http://www.officialcalgaryflames.com/Adidas-Troy-Brouwer-Jersey a half-game no-hitter with an offensive outburst, and the end result is the type of win through which a team can have a valuable lesson reinforced.
Even when its best starting pitcher gets shelled by a very good hitting team, the Yankees still have a roster that is complete enough to pull through with a victory.
Up and down the lineup we had contributions in big Authentic Troy Brouwer Jersey at-bats in big spots, Yankees manager Aaron Boone said. The night when Sevy didn’t have his best, the rest of the guys were able to come through in a very big way.
How rough was Severino’s night? He had his first one-strikeout game since September 2016, and he allowed multiple homers in a second consecutive game for the first time since May 2016.