Plus: running lane rules explained, scary incident for Zombro, Ji-Man might be missing time, and All Star voting opens
- Yarbrough becomes the first Rays pitcher to throw a complete game since 2016!
— Tampa Bay Rays (@RaysBaseball) June 3, 2021
- Yarbrough fires CG as Rays pound Yanks – Adam Berry, MLB.com: Truly a heck of a performance from Yarby vs Cole on the road in New York.
- Yarbrough pulled a Glavine and pitched outside until he didn’t get the call:
- Interesting play came up in yesterday’s game, and I’ll let Tango try and describe what happened:
I’ll defer to @dougglanville for correct ruling.
As I best understand it, “running lane” is safe-harbor for batter. Doesn’t apply here for Kiermaier v DJ.
— Tangotiger (@tangotiger) June 3, 2021
- The news about MLB cracking down (10 game suspension for foreign substances like pine tar) comes out, and Gerritt Cole has his worst start of the season. These are just two separate facts and I surely do not know why I put them together in the same sentence.
- Rays may be without Ji-Man Choi for a while – Marc Topkin, Tampa Bay Times: It would be a massive loss if Ji-Man has to miss more time.
- Phase 1 of the All-Star ballot voting is out now! Vote Rays early, vote Rays often.
- Glasnow plays chess in New York City park – Matt Monagan, MLB.com
- Chaz Roe back on the mound spinning sliders:
— Durham Bulls (@DurhamBulls) June 3, 2021
- An extremely scary scene with Durham Bulls pitcher Tyler Zombro: