clock menu more-arrow no yes

Filed under:

Elephant Rumblings: Injury Updates, Moneyball Goes To College, Nachos

New, 22 comments
MLB: Seattle Mariners at Oakland Athletics Lance Iversen-USA TODAY Sports

Injury Update:

  • Olson likely done for season. Manaea good to go. Cotton’s status more murky.

ICYMI:

Today in Baseball History:

  • 1908 - Ed Reulbach of the Chicago Cubs becomes the only pitcher to throw two shutouts in a doubleheader, beating the Brooklyn Superbas 5-0 and 3-0.
  • 1978 - New York District Court Judge Constance Baker Motley rules that women sportswriters cannot be banned from locker rooms in the state.
  • 1996 - Oakland catcher Terry Steinbach hits a 6th-inning home run in a 7-5 victory over Seattle, marking the Athletics’ 241st homerun of the season. The A’s become the second team this season to surpass the mark formerly held by the ‘61 Yankees.

Best of Twitter:

  • A few days shy of thirty years...
  • More from Bruce...
  • From Sunday, one of the most incredible defensive plays I’ve seen this year...
  • And finally, how can you not be romantic about baseball?