Brett Auerbach is the subject of a feature in the San Francisco Chronicle about some of the financial realities that minor league players face. The feature is the second in an ongoing series. Auerbach saves money by driving a 2007 Honda, and lives with three roommates. Article also looks at some of Auerbach’s prep work (which includes meditation and yoga), and his versatility, which makes him attractive to the organization.
Tim Kawakami hosted Najee Harris and California Governor Gavin Newsom on his podcast after Harris joined Newsom at an appearance in Mountain View, California. As with most people who interview Harris for the first time, Kawakami came away quite impressed.
Ricky Tarrant has re-signed with Maccabi Ironi Ramat Gan of the Israeli National League for the 2021-2022 season. Tarrant joined the Israeli team at mid-season and averaged over 18 points per game in leading the team to the quarterfinals of the National League.
Camilla Lennarth appears in the latest issue and on the related podcast of the Swedish fitness publication Tyngre. Lennarth discusses recovering from a recent injury.
Tua Tagovailoa’s “Luau with Tua” benefit at Bryant Denny Stadium is scheduled for tomorrow evening. Big Oak Ranch will be one of the beneficiaries of the event.
Kenzie Wright’s second place finish on the Women’s All Pro Tour on Saturday earned her an exemption into the Symetra Tour’s Danielle Downey Classic later this summer.
Fangraphs has a deep-dive into how Jimmy Nelson has reinvented himself in becoming an effective relief pitcher.
NFL.com looks at the New England quarterback position, and notes that Mac Jones sees the game the same way that offensive coordinator Josh McDaniels does.
No off-days for O.J. Howard!
Marlon Humphrey’s unique offseason continued this weekend, as he won a wing eating contest in Birmingham.
- Ricky Tarrant – re-signed by Maccabi Ironi Ramat Gan of the Israeli National League for the 2021-2022 season.
BASEBALL St. Louis 7, Arizona 1. Wade LeBlanc (ND) – 4.1 IP, 1 R, 4 H, 1 IBB, 2 K, 1 HR allowed, 1 HBP. At plate: 0-0, 1 sac. Missoula 10, Ogden 7. Kyle Kaufman (C) - 2-4, 1 HR, 1 single, 1 BB, 3 RBI, 1 run.