Good afternoon. There are little bits of Blue Jays news.
Jon Heyman tells us that Austin Martin signed for $7,000,825. I’m sure there was a reason it was 825 not 800 or 850.
Under stuff I don’t understand:
Just got a message from the Marriott that if games are in Toronto they will have a "no-viewing policy" for games and you won't be able to see the field in the stadium views. Luckily I am able to cancel.— The Kid (@creosports) July 8, 2020
Why wouldn’t they let you watch the game? is there something I’m not understanding? The hotel doesn’t want to sell rooms?
On an unrelated note, I have to cancel a flight.
So are the 12 ones that tested positive or 12 that hasn’t gotten the results back?
Montoyo says that there are 46 #Bluejays players in Toronto and 12 back in Dunedin waiting for clearance to come up here.— Mike Wilner (@Wilnerness590) July 8, 2020
The first intersquad game will be at 7:00 Eastern. I’d love them to televise the games but I’m guessing they won’t. Sportsnet would get a pretty good audience.
One year ago today, Vlad hit many many home runs:
It was the first time in many years that I’ve actually watched the home run derby. It was great TV.
The semi final:
And the final round: