Here’s what’s going on in the world of baseball as of 6/21/2015.

  • So far today (Sunday), Toronto’s Kevin Pillar has hit his 6th home run, stroked an RBI single, and walked in 3 plate appearances ***
  • L.A.’s Joc Pederson crushed his 18th home run Saturday after a 6-game drought and walked twice ***
  • Boston’s Craig Breslow pitched two strong innings Saturday, yielding one hit and no walks while striking out one ***

Minor leagues

  • Strong debut: Garrett Stubbs, an 8th-round draft pick of the Astros this month, went 2-for-4 with a walk in his pro debut Saturday with the Tri-City ValleyCats (A-short-season) ***
  • Cincinnati prospect Zack Weiss (AA) might have earned his team’s closer role Saturday. “His fastball just explodes,” Blue Wahoos manager Pat Kelly said ***

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