Daniel Palka’s 26 home runs have tied Ronald Acuña Jr. of the Atlanta Braves for the major league rookie lead.
That’s the good news! Now, to the game.
YoYo up top. I saw a stat tweeted out yesterday, I’m approximating the numbers, but Yoán Moncada has in the neighborhood of 75 third strikes looking this year, and the next closest guy is like Chris Davis, 42. Something like that. It was a big spread. Undoubtedly, Yoán has been hosed by the umps. But when we’re talking an inch or two outside the zone, which some of these “balls” are, brother’s going to have to get that bat off of his shoulder.
And on the Cleveland side: