Finishing up on the Red Sox, in the “where are they now” department, former outfielder Darren Bragg is doing color commentary for the Little League World Series on ESPN.
Lost in the Tampa Bay Rays wash of a season, Evan Longoria could potentially have one of the best finishes of his 9-year career. Looking at power numbers alone, Longoria should finish with his highest single season home run total since 2013, with his 25 current home runs already passing 2014 & 15. Longoria’s current .279 average is also his highest since 2012.
If you haven’t seen the video of Yasiel Puig partying with his Pacific Coast League teammates, the outfielder may be having more in fun in the minor’s than any former all-star that I can recall.
On the other hand, seeing James Young, now in his 3rd NBA season, average just over 3 points per game is concerning to say to the least.
If you are looking to wager against the Warriors this upcoming season, the defending champion Cavaliers are +275 in Vegas.
With Cowboys running back Ezekiel Elliott primed for a breakout rookie season, rumor has it that veteran Darren McFadden could be put on the trading block. For the record, McFadden will only be 29 at the start of the season. Certain teams could benefit from an established back like McFadden to help carry the load while their QB is suspended for the first four games of the season.
If you are keeping track at home, we are just about 2 weeks away from College Football kickoff weekend and top 25 ranked Baylor still hasn’t found a permanent replacement for the disenfranchised Art Briles.