• (12:18pm) Jacoby Boren, a 6’1″ offensive lineman with national champion Ohio State, is the third Boren brother to play for the Buckeyes * * *
  • (11:35am) Former Jewish minor leaguer Randy Poffo, better known as wrestler Randy “Macho Man” Savage, has been inducted into the WWE Hall of Fame * * *
  • (11:18am) Big news: the Orioles have acquired 1B Casey Haerther. Cut by the Angels in 2012, the former Team Israel member has been crushing independent-league pitching * * *
  • (10:17am) Recent acquisition Ryan Lavarnway is headed to the Orioles’ “AAA” club, the Norfolk Tides * * *
  • (10:05am) In a 1970 interview, former heavyweight boxing champ Jack Dempsey said his paternal grandmother, Rachel Solomon, was Jewish * * *
  • (8:33am) In L.A., debate about rookie CF Joc Pederson, whether he’ll start, and how he’ll do continues to rage * * *
  • (8:15am) Nats prospect Danny Rosenbaum has been traded to the Red Sox. A starter, the 27 y.o. LHP has played “AAA” but is recovering from Tommy John surgery * * *