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Elephant Rumblings: Yairo, Garneau, and the Shark

Plus more notes on Hurricane Harvey.

MLB: Oakland Athletics at Los Angeles Angels Jayne Kamin-Oncea-USA TODAY Sports

Prospect Watch:


Hurricane Harvey:

  • Good for Jim Crane...

Today in Baseball History:

  • 1967 - Kansas City Athletic Bert Campaneris hit three triples in a ten inning loss to the Indians.
  • 1977 - Lou Brock breaks Ty Cobb’s modern stolen bases record. Brock would hold the record for nearly fourteen years.

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