The Mets placed Luis Guillorme on the IL today with a left hamstring strain, according to Mike Puma of The New York Post. RHP Geoff Hartlieb was added to the roster in a corresponding move. Guillorme has been a solid contributor on a Mets team that has dealt with its fair share of injuries this year.
A busy week for Major League Baseball kicked off Sunday with the Futures Game during the day and the first 36 picks of the 2021 MLB Draft in the evening. It’ll continue with Day Two of the draft today and the annual Home Run Derby this evening. Tonight’s eight-player field consists of top seed Shohei
July 2: Royals catcher Salvador Pérez announced his participation in the Home Run Derby on Twitter. Pérez, who will also start the All-Star Game at catcher for the American League, has popped nineteen homers (including this 114 MPH moonshot off Indians lefty Sam Hentges on May 4). The 31-year-old backstop is slugging .508 across 327 plate