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Daily Recap – June 8, 2021

News

Julio Jones has a new uniform number. The day started with A.J. Brown acknowledging that he tried to give up #11 for Jones, but Jones wouldn’t take it. Later in the day, the Tennessee Titans revealed that Jones would wear #2.

Minkah Fitzpatrick appeared before the Pittsburgh media today. Here’s the full session. Fitzpatrick discusses the relief of having his Year 5 option exercised, the importance of veterans being at OTAs, and his thoughts on the drafting of Najee Harris.

Derrick Henry was named by the Alabama Sports Writers Association as its professional athlete of the year for the second straight year.

Brett Auerbach’s first professional homer is a grand slam in the 7th to break open a tight game between San Jose and Stockton.

The Charlotte Observer has a long piece on Thomas Fletcher that’s a must-read.

In a meeting with season ticket holders, Denver Bronco general manager George Paton shed some light on what went into the though process on drafting Patrick Surtain II.

Former Alabama quarterback Luke Tucker was named head coach at Dale County High School today. Tucker most recently served as defensive coordinator on his brother Lance’s staff at Bartlett High School in Memphis.

Tigers manager A.J. Hinch shed some light on Spencer Turnbull’s injury, indicating that they’re not as concerned about the injury as they were when he was removed from last Friday’s start.

Tua Tagovailoa announced plans to host a charity luau in Tuscaloosa on June 29.

With the trade of Julio Jones, Calvin Ridley is now poised to move permanently into the elite receiver class.

Tyler Gentry was included on MLB Pipeline’s Prospect Team of the Week.

Mikey White suffered a broken finger over the weekend, and has been placed on the 7-Day Injured List by the Las Vegas Aviators.

The New Orleans Pelicans posted a compilation of some of Kira Lewis’ best plays of his rookie season.

Mac Hereford appeared on tonight’s episode of The Bama Standard.

Bo Scarbrough released some more details about his upcoming football camp at Central High School in Tuscaloosa next month.

Transactions

  • Mikey White – placed on the 7-Day Injured List by the Las Vegas Aviators.

Game Results

TRACK & FIELD

Paavo Nurmi Games
Women’s High Jump:
Claire Orcel – 1.81 meters, 6th


GOLF

WAPT Oscar Williams Classic Rd 1:
Kenzie Wright – 74, +2, T30


BASEBALL

Lansing 2, West Michigan 0.
Cobie Vance (3B) – 1-4, 1 single, 1 run.

San Antonio 4, Midland 2.
Kyle Overstreet (DH) – 0-4.

Quad Cities 6, Peoria 3.
Tyler Gentry (RF) – 1-4, 1 single, 1 BB.

Corpus Christi 10, Amarillo 6.
Chandler Taylor (PR-RF) – 0-1.

Gary 4, Kansas City 3 (F/12).
Morgan McCullough (SS) – 1-5, 1 double, 1 error.

San Jose 7, Stockton 5.
Brett Auerbach (2B) – 3-4, 1 HR (1st), 2 singles, 4 RBI, 1 run.




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