Welker was impressive through the first three levels of Colorado’s system, never posting an OPS below .850. But he dealt with an injured shoulder last season at Double-A Hartford and was limited to 98 games. Welker was still able to slash .252/.313/.408 for the Hartford Yard Goats, but it was doubtful he would have risen above Triple-A this season — if there had been a minor league season. … [Read more...] about Rockies Mailbag: What are Colorado’s future plans for first base?
Strength based approach
George Rutherford, a professor of epidemiology at UC San Francisco, said the problems with California's large, diverse population are a window into what's happening throughout the country: virus outbreaks in San Quentin prison, Latino essential workers living in shared housing units in Imperial County and young people in Los Angeles flooding the bars and beaches on Memorial Day weekend. … [Read more...] about California goes from COVID-19 success story to cautionary tale
But there is a solution to this vortex and it's called leadership. Sixty-five years ago, politicians throughout the American South refused to submit to the Supreme Court's Brown vs. Board decision. Authorities in many states simply ignored the law like it didn't exist. Armed extremist groups filled the vacuum. They used violence to make their own laws. … [Read more...] about Tucker Carlson: Black Lives Matter is working to remake and control the country – and is immune from criticism
The logic of that is bewildering—unless the real reason is the extra revenue generated by priority boarding. And, as if that were not enough they added, “As more people continue to travel customers may notice that flights are booked to capacity starting July 1.” Passengers may re-book on less crowded flights “when available.” “May notice” indeed: we can only imagine what it feels like to reach a gate and find out. Never mind how these caveats are going to be transacted—and litigated. … [Read more...] about Airlines Want to Pack You in—Just as COVID-19 Spikes
Sixteen people from 12 different countries officially became U.S. citizens during a naturalization ceremony at the Eisenhower Executive Office Building. Vice President Pence and other government officials were on hand to offer congratulations and sing the praises of the honorees. … [Read more...] about Pence addresses 16 new citizens at pre-Independence Day naturalization ceremony