Tag: Home Run

Unaware They Aren’t Competing, Mets Trade for Marcus Stroman

by Alex Poletti

In a move that confused many in professional baseball, the New York Mets traded two minor league arms for Toronto Blue Jays starter Marcus Stroman, despite the fact that they sit in fourth place in their division and are in no position to compete. Majority owner Fred Wilpon explains to The Second String that the Mets know they aren’t in it this year, but they don’t want to break freshman GM Brodie Van Wagenen’s heart.

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No-Handed, No-Bat Home Run May Be Evidence MLB Using Juiced Balls

by Alex Poletti

Adding fire to the growing rumors that the official MLB baseballs have been altered to produce more offense, Indians shortstop Francisco Lindor hit an astonishing no-handed home run without a bat. Critics say this is irrefutable evidence that commissioner Rob Manfred is juicing balls.

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