In Venezuela on Saturday, Jose Osuna went 1-for-3 with a double and run scored on his 23rd birthday. The double was his 12th of the season. He was ejected in the seventh inning after being hit by a pitch and will likely be suspended for throwing his helmet at Bruce Rondon during a fight. As you can see in the video, immediately after being hit, Osuna objected to Rondon making a pick-off throw and then that's when things got out of hand. He is hitting .330/.393/.503 in 53 games. Osuna ranks fifth in the league in OPS.
Elias Diaz went 0-for-2 with two walks and a run scored. He is hitting .233/.313/.411 in 21 games. He is 4-for-25 in his last eight games.
A.J. Morris allowed one run on three hits, while recording two outs. He allowed the d...
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