Morning news and notes for Friday, Aug. 5, 2022
Guardians 0, Astros 6
The Guardians mustered just three hits while the Astros wore down Zach Plesac early.
Cleveland Guardians news
Guardians to promote Hunter Gaddis; right-hander will start Friday’s game vs. Houston | Cleveland
Following the loss, Terry Francona announced that Hunter Gaddis will be promoted and make his debut Friday night. He will be the 13th Guardians rookie to make his debut this season.
Steven Kwan, Cleveland’s Mr. Contact, Talks Hitting | FanGraphs
A very interesting conversation between Steven Kwan and David Laurila of FanGraphs that provides some insight into how the Guardians value hitters in their development.
Around the league
- The Angels homered seven times … and lost.
- Joey Gallo: opposite field hitter.
- It sure sounds like Miguel Cabrera is considering retirement.
- Tyler Naquin hit two home runs for the Mets.
- Justin Verlander vested his 2023 player option by dominating the Guardians.
- Some injured Braves might be returning soon.