January 15, 2021

Luis Castillo poised for rebound (New York Post)

Enough? Meh. Our front page Monday screamed that 1,000 people have been shot in New York City this year. Take-charge Mayor de Blasio responded by opening more cooling centers. #Worstmayorever, although Lori Lightfoot, mayor of Beirut — or is it Chicago? — is narrowing the gap.

The last-place Royals swept the first-place Twins in K.C. over the weekend. No small feat considering Minnesota was 10-3 heading into the series. Royals head to Great American Ballpark where rookie Kris Bubic will make his first road start in front of Cincinnati’s finest cardboard. Bubic is 0-2, allowing four runs in 10 innings while striking out nine. Reds Luis Castillo, an All-Star last year with a record of 15-8, is off to a rough start. Castillo is also 0-2, permitting nine runs over 17 innings while fanning 26. This appears to be a sweet spot for him to pick up a W, at home, matched against the rookie. Reds have won for us twice this year. Going to the well again. 20 units on Cincy.

Niko Goodrum went 4-for-4, a parade of pitchers kept Chicago hitters off-balance and the Tigers beat the Chisox 5-1. Cut our losses as the Nats mauled the Mets 16-4. Asdrubal Cabrera with a pair of homers….

Read “Luis Castillo poised for rebound” at New York Post