Mendick collects first major league hit

Mendick collects first major league hit

Making his first major-league start Thursday afternoon, Danny Mendick recorded the first two hits of his major league career. Facing an 0-2 count and still being asked to sacrifice in the sixth inning, Mendick laid a bunt down the third-base side which was fielded by a sliding pitcher who was unable to make a play anywhere, resulting in Mendick’s first big-league hit…

If nothing else, Buxton has learned the importance of his big toe

If nothing else, Buxton has learned the importance of his big toe

By KEVIN OKLOBZIJA First things first: Even though Byron Buxton has an uncanny propensity for slamming into stationary objects, he has not asked groundskeeper Gene Buonomo or any member of the Frontier Field staff to add extra padding to the stadium’s outfield walls. “Don’t worry about the fences, they’re my best friend, as you can tell,” […]

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