Throwing it Around

Overcast Tuesday afternoon before Memorial Day. Here’s some links to get you through the rest of your day:

  • Even my mother text messaged me about this: the same Reds fan caught back-to-back home run balls last night. [Hardball Talk]
  • One writer says be patient with Cubs prospect Anthony Rizzo. [CSN Chicago]
  • It’s time for Justin Upton to start dominating. [ESPN SweetSpot]
  • Rob Neyer points out the Mets are three games above .500 but have been outscored by 31 runs. [SB Nation]
  • Phillies fans, hatin’ on Harper. [The 700 Level]
  • The Phillies used extra security for Bryce Harper at the stadium last night. [WaPo]
  • You’ve all heard but Aroldis Chapman got busted doing 93 MPH last night about 20 minutes from where I live. [Sports Illustrated]