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Link – Blue Jays’ Roberto Osuna dealing with mental issues: ‘I’m not myself right now’

Good for him for not just stepping up and getting help, but also being able to freely talk about going to see a therapist and needing that help. It’s far too often we see the opposite, and someone get a whole lot worse.

Blue Jays closer Roberto Osuna was unavailable on Friday night and his manager, John Gibbons, wouldn’t say much more than that Osuna wasn’t feeling well. Saturday morning, Osuna revealed to reporters that he’s been dealing with some mental issues.

http://www.cbssports.com/mlb/news/blue-jays-roberto-osuna-dealing-with-mental-issues-im-not-myself-right-now/

Link – Blue Jays went from a 4-3 lead to a 3-2 loss because of new MLB slide rule reversal

The season is three days old and this rule change is already creating havoc. This is what happens when you let owners come up with a plan to “do something” about a couple of injuries, without taking some serious time to evaluate the impact on the game. For what it’s worth, it was probably the correct call under the new rule, but they have totally taken away the possibility of doing much to break up double-plays.

I’m not sure more double-plays is going to make baseball more interesting.

Blue Jays went from a 4-3 lead to a 3-2 loss because of new MLB slide rule reversal