Womens Robert Golden Jersey Vin Scully retired after last season, which is sad. But his body of work is a gift that will keep on giving. You probably didn’t even know there was a recording of Scully calling Kirby Puckett’s famous walkoff homer in Game 6 of the 1991 World Series, did you? And Charlie Liebrandt has turned the lights out in the Metrodome again. Ouch, Vin.
Athlete skills exhibitions were a staple of sports TV in the ’80s. Ever wanted to see the Reds’ Gary Redus battle the Braves’ Dale Murphy in an obscure, NBC-sponsored home run derby narrated by Bob Costas in 1984? Here ya go!
Marlins stars Christian Yelich and Giancarlo Stanton both had monster games in a 10-5 loss to the Mariners. Yelich, who has been on fire this week, went 3 for 5 with a home run, two RBIs and two runs scored. Stanton went 3 for 3 with a solo home run and two walks.
Unfortunately for Miami fans, Mitch Haniger went 3 for 4 with three runs scored, four RBIs and a walk to help the Mariners win.
Womens Terrence Ross Jersey Cardinals outfielder Dexter Fowler broke out of his massive slump by collecting three hits with two solo home runs in a 2-1 win over the Pirates. Fowler is still hitting just .183 this season.