2. Highlights from last night’s Home Run Derby
First, it was the swan song for an all-time great.
And in the final round, it was Juan Soto against Seattle’s young rookie star Julio Rodriguez — with the 23-year-old “veteran” taking the crown.
3. The multi-part Derek Jeter documentary premiered on ESPN last night
4. The fire show got a little too close to the players yesterday
5. The stat of the day: Julio Rodriguez
6. This is how you watch your teammate when you’re not at All-Star weekend
7. Ken Griffey Jr. made an appearance as a photographer
The Mariners finally have a star player again, and he wasn’t going to miss it.
8. MLB Network made a great edit of two classic baseball movies
9. Various news and bits from around the league
10. And lastly, Albert Pujols asks Shohei Ohtani’s interpreter a very important question
A few weeks ago, there was that brawl between the Angels and Mariners, Ohtani rushed in late with his interpreter right behind him (literally). And so, when Albert Pujols sees him:
“Ippei, what’s up buddy? Where were you — I saw you in that fight, where were you at?”
And the moment in question, in case you missed it: