Pete Alonso is the man. The New York Mets’ first baseman proclaimed, “I’m the best power hitter on the planet! But, of course, that came after winning his second straight Home Run Derby. He hit 74 total homers and earned $1 million, more than his $676,775 salary. He’s made $2 million in Home Run Derby winnings compared to about $1.47 million in career salary from the Mets through the end of this season.
The Seattle Mariners drafted Baylor catcher Andy Thomas in the fifth round with pick number 144. The Chicago White Sox selected former Tyler Junior College Apache Taylor Broadway in the 6th round of the 2021 Major League Baseball first-year player draft.
Astros (55-36) 8 – Yankees (45-43) 7
Athletics (52-40) 4 – Texas (35-55) 1
G4 Suns (2-1) at Milwaukee Bucks Wed 8:00 pm ABC
Team USA lost their second consecutive exhibition Monday, this time bested by Australia 91-83 in Las Vegas. Dating to the 2019 World Cup, where they finished seventh, Team USA has lost four of its past five games. They also lost two in a row now to Australia, a team expected to contend for the gold in Japan.
The Texas A&M University-Commerce Department of Athletics is proud to announce UPROAR, an education program powered by industry leader INFLCR, to assist Lion student-athletes in managing Name, Image, and Likeness (NIL) activities. With collegiate student-athletes now empowered to pursue NIL opportunities as of July 1, 2021, A&M-Commerce will provide education and tools for student-athletes to pursue their potential in this new era while remaining compliant with State of Texas law and NCAA guidelines. UPROAR includes a department-wide expansion of TAMUC’s partnership with INFLCR to include INFLCR Verified, a content-delivery, education, and compliance platform for brand-building and NIL monitoring.
At Woodall in Paris this past weekend, Hallsville defeated Palestine in the Dixie Youth AAA (10U) North Zone Division I.
Whitewright edged Delta County, 6-4 in the Dixie Youth AAA (10U) North Zone Division II.
Hallsville over Palestine in the Dixie Youth Ozone (12U) North Zone Division I.
Whitewright crushed Winnsboro,12-2, Dixie Youth Ozone (12U) North Zone Division II.
The winners advance to State Championship Series in Longview Friday and Saturday to face South Zone winners.