If there was any doubt about David Tepper’s bid to buy the Panthers, there shouldn’t have been.
Per a source with knowledge of the situation, the looming effort to approve Tepper as successor to team founder Jerry Richardson is expected to sail through when the owners meet tomorrow and Wednesday in Atlanta.
The Pirates intentionally walked Joey Votto to load the bases and bring up Gennett, who has grounded into six double plays, tied for the most on the team.
It definitely makes sense what they did, Gennett said. I think Joey’s the best hitter in baseball. I definitely didn’t take it personally, but I do like getting up there with the bases loaded.
Gennett also had an RBI double in the first inning and a sacrifice fly in the seventh for a season-high six RBI. His career Harrison Smith Womens Jersey high is 10 RBI during his four-homer game against St. Louis last June 6.
The last couple games I’ve not been performing the way I want, said Taylor, who has relinquished his leadoff spot to Max Muncy. It felt good to contribute and help the team win a game.
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The victory snapped the Dodgers’ five-game skid against Colorado at home, where they are just 9-14 overall.
We know we’re a good team, Taylor said. We’re going to turn things around eventually.
Matt Kemp continued his hot hitting, going 2 for 4 with a run scored. His RBI single with two outs in the first provided the Dodgers’ first run. He fouled a pitch off his left knee in the eighth before striking out for the second time.
Sean Doolittle Mens Jersey At 33, Kemp is in his second stint with the Dodgers and his .331 batting average leads the offense-starved defending NL champions.
Marlins: RHP Dan Straily (2-0, 3.60 ERA) shut out Atlanta for seven innings in his last start.
Mets: RHP Jacob deGrom (4-0, 1.75) goes for his 50th career win. He is 4-4 in 13 starts vs. Miami.