Unlike his last start versus the Yankees, where one pitch ruined his night, Chris Young (2-1) did not suffer a similar slip in the seventh inning against the Dodgers. Young allowed two earned runs on six hits while striking out six as the Mets defeated LA on the road 3-2.
Names like Georgetown's Hollis Thompson and Henry Sims (frozen by the top of Jay Bilas' Best Player Available list for most of the second round), Northwestern's John Shurna and Fairfield's Rakim Sanders were not called during last night's NBA Draft, but Oregon State's Jared Cunningham rose to 24th and was selected by Cleveland before being traded to Dallas.
Georgetown now knows their 18 Big East opponents for 2012-13. The Hoyas will travel to this area for games at Rutgers, St. John's and Villanova.
An interview with John McPhee makes for excellent reading.
Will Venable was one of two Padres to attend the Salute to the Negro Leagues luncheon in San Diego.
During my travels Venable hit his sixth home run of the season (video), a shot originally ruled a triple on the field.
A class of 2015 guard says he has been invited to Princeton's Elite Camp.
Finally, Howie Levy's son Lior had a good game at the Princeton Summer League.