Around MLB July 5, 2010

Posted on by Kerel Cooper

Top Stories:

  • Milestones: Congrats to Scott Rolen for hitting his 300 career home run and Jim Thome for moving into 10th place on the all time home run list.
  • Last week, Florida Marlins Manager, Edwin Rodriguez became the first MLB manager born in Puerto Rico. And of course his first win came against my Mets.
  • Yesterday MLB announced it’s 2010 All-Star selections. Check out the rosters here.
  • Biz of Baseball reports that the Yankees revenue has hit $600 million.
  • Streaks and Standings:

  • Wins: San Diego Padres have won 3 in a row and sit on top of the NL West.
  • Loss: Houston Astros have lost 3 in a row and are near the bottom of the NL Central.
  • Standings: For a complete listing of all the MLB standings go here.
  • Series of The Week:

    I’m looking forward to the Boston Redsox vs Tampa Bay Rays (July 5-7, 2010). These are two of the top teams in the AL East and in Baseball. It should be a fun series.

    Extra’s:

    Check out this great video from the NY Times displaying how Mariano Rivera Dominates Hitters.

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    3 Responses to Around MLB July 5, 2010

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    2. FormerDirtDart says:

      Florida Marlins Manager, Edwin Rodriguez, got his first min on his first day, against the Orioles on June 23rd.

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