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After sitting out the previous three games with back spasms, McGwire made his return known by knocking a two-run homer in his first at-bat off Giants starter, and former Cy Yong winner, Orel Hershiser.
Big Mac’s 28th HR of the season established a single-season club record for most homers (18) at Busch Stadium, breaking the mark shared by Richie Allen (1970), Ted Simmons (1979), Jack Clark (1987) and Ron Gant (1996). #BigMacFlashback
Join Hal Steinbrenner and Ed Randall on June 11th for "Talking Baseball: A Conversation with Hal Steinbrenner" at the SVA Theater in Manhattan. All proceeds from the event go towards fighting Prostate Cancer through Fans 4 the Cure. You can grab tickets here:
Flash Ticket Giveaway! Beginning at 12 PM today, one pair of tickets courtesy of AT&T, will be available to the first 6 fans who come to the AT&T Store at 17253 Chesterfield Airport Rd, Chesterfield, MO 63005.
#Cubs completed the first evening of the 2018 First-Year Player Draft, selecting four players:
With the 19th overall pick, the #STLCards selected Nolan Gorman, 3B, out of Sandra Day O'Connor High School in Phoenix, Arizona.
"He has a different profile than what we’ve picked before. We’re excited to draft this kind of player into the system." - President of Baseball Operations, John Mozeliak
Gorman's HS stats:
▪️.419 career AVG
▪️Won 3 HR Derbies
▪️Committed to Univ. of Arizona
In honor of the #MLBDraft, let's take a look back at the #Cubs scouting process from last year's in-depth feature.