(“The TEN” is not a top ten but ten items worth being included in “The TEN”)
1.) The Los Angeles Dodgers are 1-4 against left-handed starting pitching.
2.) “You have to be a fool to get into high school football coaching right now.”—Former San Gabriel Valley Head Coach
3.) Pittsburgh Steelers owner Dan Rooney passes away yesterday (April 14) at the age of 84.
4.) St Louis Cardinals legend Lou Brock being treated for bone cancer in leg. Brock had lower portion of leg amputated-diabetes in 2015.
5.) Former San Diego Chargers quarterback, Stan Humphries turns 52 today. Humphries led the Bolts to Super Bowl 29…Where they were routed by the San Francisco 49ers.
6.) On this day in 1910, President William Howard Taft begins tradition of throwing out ball on Opening Day.
7.) “The players actually do deserve a good coach. In fact Marshall has had some good coaches in the past but they don’t keep them, that’s why I say they should just plug somebody in. But if they do want to invest in the program and bring in a solid coach then do everything they can to support him. Make him want to stay and get behind him. Otherwise it’s going to be same old, same old…”—MVS staffer Tim Peterson
8.) Yoenis Cespedes has hit five home runs in last three games but it is Travis D’Arnaud’s solo homer in the top of 16th inning that gives the New York Mets a 9-8 victory over the Miami Marlins.
9.) Los Angeles Dodgers-Milwaukee Brewers reportedly in trade talks centering around Ryan Braun.
10.) It’s Friday…but Sunday is coming.