Clubhouse – Beverly Crest Swim Wed, 22 Jun 2022 17:14:43 +0000 en-US hourly 1 Clubhouse – Beverly Crest Swim 32 32 Members of the Dreams Unlimited Clubhouse in Royal Oak show off their talents at an open day – Daily Tribune Wed, 22 Jun 2022 17:14:43 +0000

Members and staff at Easterseals Michigan’s Dreams Unlimited clubhouse in Royal Oak held an open house Tuesday to celebrate.

Members, relatives and others had a chance to see and hear the artistic talents of some members of the clubhouse, including the singing, art and music of a member who plays the saxophone.

The pavilion program run by Easterseals hosted the open house to celebrate the 30th anniversary of the pavilion program.

Club manager Irvin Weatherspoon said there were 45 club members, all aged 18 or over. Members’ surnames are not made public.

“Dreams Unlimited (clubhouses) is a psychosocial rehabilitation center program to help individuals learn skills to be independent in the community,” Weatherspoon said, “through finding a job, going to school, and eventually getting a house.”

There are 40 other Dreams Unlimited clubs across the state, he added.

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Clubhouse member Gregg plays saxophone during Tuesday’s open house. (Photo by Jim Miller near the media)

Since 1992, Dreams Unlimited Clubhouse staff have helped 1,000 adults with serious mental illness learn the skills they need to succeed in everyday life.

“For members, we’re emulating an orderly workday,” Weatherspoon said. “It’s like a business framework where they can register and complete tasks. Members can also learn from each other by working side by side.

The Royal Oak Clubhouse opened in 2007 after moving from its former location in Oak Park.

There are two separate units in the facility.

“One is for the hospitality department where we pack lunches every day,” Weatherspoon said. “We have the meals that we serve to the members and they learn how to cook, clean and do the dishes.”

The other unit is clerical and handles member services, data collection and outreach. Members can also learn about job tasks that can help them.

Members also participate in clubhouse policy meetings, including daily duties, activities, menu planning, and policies.

One of the primary goals of the Easterseals Michigan Dreams Unlimited Clubhouse program is to help members prepare to re-enter the workforce, improve their career and educational skills, build self-confidence, build relationships, and join a community of professional and personal support.

Clubhouse manager Irvin Weatherspoon, wearing a black face mask and tie-dye t-shirt, looks with others at a painting at the clubhouse. (Photo by Jim Miller near the media)

“We are very fortunate to be able to partner with Clubhouse members on their journey to gainful employment,” Easterseals Michigan President and CEO Brent Wirth said in a statement. “It is the commitment of our staff, volunteers and Clubhouse members that underpins its success.

A Red Sox win? Break out the feather boa, whistles, strobe lights, and gem-encrusted mask Mon, 20 Jun 2022 13:46:36 +0000

BOSTON — There’s a yellow feathered boa and a silver, gem-embellished eye mask hanging on a hook in John Schreiber’s locker just inside the door of the Red Sox clubhouse.

Peek across the room – and watch carefully – you might notice the strobe light mounted on the wall below a TV where the players do their post-match interviews. (It’s disabled as these interviews air on NESN.)

Sometimes a fake $100 bill from a set of plastic money guns was left on the floor, blending into the carpet. And a few weeks ago, a box of whistles sat on a sofa near the players’ lockers.

These weird phenomena are all connected: They’re all set pieces used in an elaborate post-game celebration after the Red Sox win, centered on Schreiber, the 28-year-old reliever journeyman who found his groove in Boston this season. Standing outside the Red Sox clubhouse after the wins, all passers-by can hear a whole commotion with cheers and shouts, whistles and horns.

“It’s quite special,” said Kiké Hernández. “I would say anyone who isn’t in this clubhouse after games, after Ws, is missing out on a hell of a performance that deserves to have their own Vegas tour.”

“It’s like a dance party,” Kevin Plawecki said.

“Every ‘W’, all eyes are on Schreiber,” said Alex Verdugo.

“There’s a bit of dancing, a lot of drama and props,” Schreiber said. “All that stuff, so it’s kind of fun.”

The Red Sox are silent on the specific details of this postgame performance, but make no mistake, everyone is involved. The boa and mask appeared in Schreiber’s locker one day. Rumor has it that Rich Hill went to Party City for the attire. Plawecki added vuvuzelas. Manager Alex Cora provided the money guns. Schreiber’s moves are a big part of the fun, but the point of it all is to celebrate and recognize the players who had the biggest impact on the club’s victory that day.

“It’s been a lot of fun,” Hill said. “We come together as a team, obviously winning helps a lot, and being able to come together as a team is something that everywhere I’ve been has always been a post-game celebration. Just trying to highlight some big plays of the day or some of the big shots that the guys got and some of the throwing performances on the mound so that’s what we’re trying to do, try to shed some light to everyone and enjoy it together as a team.”

In the midst of a long season, which started off on the wrong foot with losses piling up quickly at the start, the Red Sox aren’t taking any of those wins for granted.

“(I’m glad) we got something after winning football games because a lot of good teams have their thing after games, and we really had nothing before Schreiber joined the team,” said Hernandez. “It helps us vibrate as a team and helps us come together and you always need those guys that are in quotes ‘the glue’. I would say he does a great job of being one of those guys and everything what a team can do to come together and enjoy certain things as a group and bring us closer together, I think that’s very necessary in every clubhouse I’m really glad Schreiber is here and now that I have the 30s, I don’t need to be that guy anymore.

The Red Sox also celebrate during games by encouraging homers with their laundry cart rides. (Kamil Krzaczynski/USA Today)

It all started last year, with Triple-A Worcester to be exact. No one can remember the specific game he started or even how he started, but he made it to the majors and he’s here to stay.

“We were trying to figure out how it started and we literally couldn’t remember where, when or why,” Schreiber said. “It kind of happened one night in Worcester, maybe there was a good song or something and I was in a good mood.”

When Chris Sale was in Worcester last summer recovering from Tommy John surgery, he knew about the wild post-match scene and loved it. A few months later, Schreiber was recalled from Worcester in September during the Red Sox’s COVID-19 outbreak. Sale begged him to break up the post-match performance.

“He saw it and said, ‘You better do this here,'” Schreiber recalled. “The first series I was in (at Boston last year) and we won a game, he said, ‘Okay, it’s time to shine.'”

Schreiber was ejected after a three-inning outing in September. He pitched well in spring training for the Red Sox, but didn’t make the cut initially for Opening Day. At the end of April, he was called back and brought his routine with him. He was fired for a few days much to the chagrin of his teammates, but was recalled on May 6 and has been with the big league club ever since.

“He was throwing really well and it felt like we’d love to have him in our bullpen, but also selfishly love having him in our locker room after games,” Hernandez said. “We were all very happy to see him when he was called up and of course now he’s reinvented himself and throws a lot harder and is extremely dominant. But I think what he brings to the clubhouse sometimes can be more important than what he does on the mound.

A 15th-round pick by the Tigers in the 2016 draft, Schreiber made his major league debut in 2019. But after two seasons with the Tigers, posting a 6.28 ERA in 28 appearances, the club released him to the start of 2021. The Red Sox liked his side arm action and thought they could make some tweaks, getting him back from waivers in February 2021. He was slated for assignment at the end of spring training but straight to Worcester. After a season of honing his repertoire, working closely with pitching coach Paul Abbott, adding a lead and increasing his speed, Schreiber has emerged as an intriguing option for the bullpen, and although he started the year again in Worcester, the Red Sox had their eye on him.

This year, 20-plus appearances with the Red Sox, he posted an 0.87 ERA, struck out 24 and walked five, becoming a legit weapon outside the bullpen; he eliminated the team in a scoreless eighth inning in Sunday’s 6-4 win over the St. Louis Cardinals.

And while his dominance on the mound was important for the Red Sox, the postgame contributions were just as important. His winding road so far has given him perspective, allowing him to drop his normally shy and serious demeanor to put on a post-game show his teammates can’t get enough of.

“That’s the most important thing,” Schreiber said. “Coming here with Boston, I just realized that you have to have fun here to be successful and I think that’s just the most important part, trying to have that mindset, going out there and enjoy.”

His teammates love the energy on and off the mound, but appreciate his intense in-game character for his goofy routine after the win.

“Knowing him in the bullpen from post-game, he’s a 100% one-to-nine competitor and a different cat, but as soon as that last one is out, he’s all about (the celebration),” Matt Strahm said. “He keeps the guys on their toes and stays light, but from rounds one through nine he’s a serious cat. He did it straight away when he got here, watching the team gravitate around that and grab it has been fun.

(Schreiber top photo: Brett Davis/USA TODAY)

Zalatoris grabs club lead with two shots at US Open Sat, 18 Jun 2022 22:35:00 +0000

BROOKLINE, Mass., June 18 (Reuters) – Will Zalatoris took advantage of a near-flawless trip around the Country Club to take the lead in the clubhouse’s third round at the US Open on Saturday as high winds made conditions difficult .

Zalatoris, who finished second in the PGA Championship last month, started the day four strokes behind co-leaders Collin Morikawa and Joel Dahmen but shot a three-under 67 that left him two strokes clear. on Keegan Bradley (69).

Morikawa was three over par for his 11-hole course while playing partner Dahmen was four over on the day.

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World No. 14 Zalatoris, the PGA Tour Rookie of the Year, wasted no time moving as he birdied two of his first four holes in the coldest and windiest conditions of the week.

Zalatoris bogeyed on the seventh where his approach missed the green, but he got that shot back with a birdie in the ninth before covering the back nine at one under.

Defending Spanish champion Jon Rahm started the day one stroke behind and, with six holes to go in his round, was one stroke behind Zalatoris.

Pre-tournament favorite Rory McIlroy looked like he was about to give up after three first bogeys, but he held steady and, with no one else walking away, found himself back in the mix with a birdie in the 11th which left him two behind.

Masters champion Scottie Scheffler looked set to pull away from the pack when he bore 101 yards for the Eagle on the par-8 eighth to take a two-stroke lead but had a rocky start on the back nine to fall back into the mix.

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Tigers hold team meeting after loss to White Sox Wed, 15 Jun 2022 23:00:26 +0000

DETROIT — The doors to the Tigers clubhouse were closed for about half an hour after Wednesday’s 13-0 loss to the White Sox. As fun as it may have been for baseball fans to watch three-position players pitch the last three innings, it was anything but fun in the clubhouse afterward.

“It’s obviously frustrating to play the way we played,” receiver Eric Haase said of the players-only meeting. “Nobody likes it. It’s very old and we want to change that. Getting in the weeds with the negative stuff is not going to be a good way forward, so hopefully we’ve got it.” aired and that we are ready to go.

Shortstop Javier Báez added: “We have communicated and we are on the same level. Everything must click together. Hitting and throwing, it has to match. We should take a lead and keep that lead. And just play together, have the same plan. We’ve had so many injuries, but there are no excuses.

When asked which players had spoken, Báez replied: “Everyone.”

In a way, Wednesday’s loss was symbolic of the season. The Tigers relied on young arms to lead the team through their throwing injuries and offensive struggles for nearly two months. So it was probably fitting that on a day when the young pitchers faltered, the position players should step in and take over.

Alex Faedo, currently the oldest member of the Tigers rotation at just 26, was the third Major League pitcher since 1893 to pitch at least five innings and give up two or fewer runs in each of his first seven appearances. . On Wednesday, he had the kind of miss that rookies occasionally suffer, throwing 80 pitches over three innings and allowing seven runs on nine hits.

After a bullpen game on Tuesday, the timing couldn’t have been more difficult. Alex Lange, a young reliever who had seen more high-leverage work lately, pitched the fifth inning in a seven-run game and gave up two runs.

The way the Tigers struggled offensively, they never threatened to catch up.

“Our pitcher was kind of the only thing that kept us afloat,” Haase said, “but we taxed these guys a lot, not being able to hit the baseball. They kind of took on the weight of it and kept us afloat. We just need to play better.

When the game ended, the Tigers were just trying to save relievers for Thursday, when rookie Beau Brieske makes his 10th Major League start. So came the position players for the last three rounds – first Harold Castro, then Kody Clemens and finally Tucker Barnhart. Castro and Clemens were already there; they returned to their previous positions after they finished throwing. The Tigers have allowed two runs in total during that streak, after four straight two-run innings.

Wednesday’s loss ended a three-game streak in which the Tigers were outscored by a 27-6 margin. They went 1-5 on their 10-game homestand, having been outscored, 44-10. They will open a four-game series against Rangers on Thursday.

“The results are pretty obvious,” Tigers manager AJ Hinch said. “I mean, if you’re not frustrated with today, even embarrassed that the game got out of control to the point where we had to do what we had to do – this is baseball at its highest level and we we expect better. I mean, we try. Guys don’t give in. I know they kind of crossed our lineup, another shutout. Gotta encourage them to have a night off and then join a new team.

Hinch cautioned against the idea of ​​changing personnel or players for change’s sake, arguing that winning a news cycle doesn’t necessarily mean a better chance of winning a match. He also said they tried different ideas behind the scenes. But he also said that everyone is responsible.

“I understand, obviously we are responsible for the performance. This is unacceptable,” Hinch said. “We are better than that. We did not live up to our expectations. What’s the solution, it’s something we talk about all the time. As long as the message is consistent with what we think is right, that’s where we are right now.

“We are all responsible – the players, the coaches, the manager, the front office, everyone – because this is below par.”

The solution must be just as thorough.

“Just click, throw and hit,” Báez said. “We can’t have 11 hits and a run, and the other team has six hits and four runs and they have two errors, and we’re not using that to our advantage. Everything has to click. I start hitting the ball, but then I start to run very badly on the bases. Things like that have to improve at the same time and improve every day.

Eduardo Rodriguez’s absence leaves the Tigers with more questions than answers Mon, 13 Jun 2022 22:46:54 +0000

The Tigers signed Eduardo Rodriguez this winter to bring veteran stability to a rotation hoping to struggle. They held a press conference for him at Comerica Park, where Rodriguez charmed with his smile and easy humor.

Why, he was asked, did he sign with the Tigers rather than accept the Red Sox’s qualifying offer?

“I’ll be honest with you,” Rodriguez said. “Do you prefer 18 or 77 (millions)?”

Now Rodriguez’s locker in the Tigers clubhouse is cluttered with items that were never brought home. There’s a framed Opening Day lineup card, a gift from the team. There is a poster of the recent celebration of Miguel Cabrera’s 3,000th hit. There’s a litany of unworn shirts and shoes.

And after Monday’s announcement that Rodriguez has been placed on the shortlist, there’s been a noticeable absence and a growing number of questions.

Rodriguez, according to a statement from Tigers general manager Al Avila, will not join the team at this time. It is not known when or if he will return.

“Eduardo Rodriguez has informed the club that due to personal issues he will not be joining the team at the moment,” Avila’s statement read. “As a result, Eduardo has been placed on the shortlist until further notice.”

Seconds after the Tigers released that statement, manager AJ Hinch entered the dugout at Comerica Park and sat down for his daily media session. Hinch did not provide further details on Rodriguez’s situation. Hinch had already been vague on Sunday, when he said Rodriguez would not pitch in Detroit or with Triple-A Toledo next week.

When asked on Sunday if Rodriguez was dealing with a personal issue, Hinch replied, “Yeah. I’ll let you know in a few days.

On Monday, Hinch couldn’t say more about what Rodriguez faces or what it could mean for the rest of the season. Gene Mato, Rodriguez’s agent, did not respond to a text message. The lack of clarity creates a whirlwind of uncertainty.

“The statement is what it is,” Hinch said. “I have been in contact with Eduardo, and I look forward to his return whenever he does. Keep supporting him.”

The MLB shortlist means Rodriguez won’t receive a salary, rack up time on duty or count on the Tigers’ 40-man roster.

“The shortlist part is the relationship between the player and the organization,” Hinch said. “I knew he wasn’t going to debut, he wasn’t going to pitch in the minor or major leagues at that time. It was inevitable.

Rodriguez was previously on the mend from a sprained rib cage and hasn’t pitched for the Tigers since May 18. He pitched four scoreless innings with nine strikeouts in a minor league rehab debut last Thursday and received rave reviews from Hinch the next day.

“The results were incredibly impressive,” Hinch said. “The numbers of withdrawals, the speed was good. … He felt good. It was an encouraging step in the right direction, without pain, without problem, without apprehension. Just a dominant first outing in rehab.

Something changed between Thursday and this weekend, and now Rodriguez’s absence leaves a decimated Tigers rotation – one that lost Casey Mize for the season just days ago – in search of a viable replacement. .

When the Tigers signed Rodriguez in the offseason, they hoped he could become a reliable workhorse. Hinch informed Rodriguez early on that he would be the team’s starter for opening day. Optimism abounded. But now in June, Rodriguez has pitched just 39 innings with a 4.38 ERA for the Tigers. He’s been an elusive presence in the clubhouse since the early days of spring training, often refusing or avoiding interviews.

The team is 24-35 years old, reeling from a disappointing start filled with injuries, illnesses and other difficult circumstances. The team’s main off-season additions – Rodriguez, Javier Báez, Tucker Barnhart, Andrew Chafin and Michael Pineda – are worth a total of 0.9 fWAR.

Now Rodriguez has left due to unknown personal issues. The Tigers are left with another absence and even more questions.

(Photo: Julio Aguilar/Getty Images)

New entry planned for Riverside T&C | News, Sports, Jobs Sun, 12 Jun 2022 05:33:13 +0000

Attending the ribbon-cutting ceremony at the Riverside Town and Country Club last week were, left to right, above: Ron Smith, volunteer; Ben Gjere, former board member; Gina Zierke, former board member; Mike McNerney, current board member; Jake Lee, current board member; Amy Smith, current board member; Matt Armon, former board member.

The Riverside Town and Country Club Board of Directors has made a series of upgrades to the clubhouse at the 101-year-old golf course.

And, those improvements continue with another project – a new handicapped accessible entrance that will include a new chair lift.

Last Tuesday, June 7, they held a groundbreaking ceremony for the new addition to the clubhouse.

“Our clubhouse improvement plan was called Project 21 and started seven years ago,” said Board Member Mike McNerney. “This was to commemorate the 100th anniversary of the Riverside Town and Country Club in 2021.”

McNerney pointed out that over the past seven years they have been able to accomplish many of the goals of Project 21, including a total clubhouse renovation, banquet hall renovation, new patio, new asphalt by starter box #1. and new handicapped bathrooms.

“However, due to COVID-19, we did not meet our overall goal,” McNerney said. “But now we are able to move forward with our plans and have that first ground breaking for the new handicapped accessible entrance, which will also allow our members and guests to access both levels of the building without having to leave. building.”

The new main entrance will be located at the northwest corner of the current building. There is mechanical equipment located there that will be locked in a fenced area.

The vestibule inside the new front doors will have room for coats, stairs to a landing, and the door that opens to the chair lift that can access the main level and the basement.

Fundraising for the new entry is underway and anyone interested in donating is asked to contact the Riverside Town and Country Club or Mike McNerney.

Proceeds from the club’s big fundraiser of the year, Riverpalooza, will also contribute to the costs.

Construction is expected to start in July.

“Completing all of these projects was one of the directors’ goals, to revitalize the clubhouse with the intention of keeping Riverside viable for generations to come,” McNerney said.

Spencer Strider makes his Braves teammates laugh Thu, 09 Jun 2022 22:16:50 +0000

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Along with having a rocket arm that spits 100 mph fastballs, Spencer Strider has a witty sense of humor that has regularly kept many of his Braves teammates laughing throughout this season.

“He’s a huge ‘Seinfeld’ fan,” Braves starter Ian Anderson said. “He can do characters and stuff like that. He always has something funny coming out of his mouth. It’s a bit sneaky. I don’t know if I was ready for this. »

Strider was selected in the fourth round of the 2020 MLB Draft and didn’t play an actual Minor League game until last year. Yet here he is, two years out of his Clemson days, serving as one of the most important parts of the defending World Series champions’ pitching team.

Strider has spent the better part of the first two months of this season competently fulfilling various backup roles. Over the past week, he’s brought some much-needed stability to fifth in the rotation. Along the way, the Knoxville, Tennessee native quickly found solace at a big league club.

“He’s not afraid to be different,” veteran reliever Darren O’Day said. “Just look at his mustache. He figured out what worked for him and he sticks to it. Part of that quirkiness involves humor and it’s funny.

While Strider created some laughs with some impersonations, his “Seinfeld”-related humor doesn’t really involve impersonating Jerry, George, Kramer, or any of the main characters from the classic series.

“I’m more like if somebody said something stupid in the clubhouse, I’d make it funnier,” Strider said. “I like [‘Seinfeld’ creator] Larry David a lot and “Curb Your Enthusiasm”. I can quote a lot of Seinfeld episodes. I can’t deliver it.

Along with having a blazing fastball and a witty sense of humor, Strider is known for putting one of his legs behind his head while stretching in the weight room.

“My legs would rip if I tried that,” Braves wide receiver Travis d’Arnaud said. “A crazy flex.

It’s remarkable how comfortable Strider has become just two months into his second pro season.

“He comes out of his shell a bit,” Anderson said. “If you can throw 100 in the major leagues, you can do whatever you want.”

Josh Hader sees record scoreless streak end in dramatic fashion against Phillies Wed, 08 Jun 2022 06:40:29 +0000

MILWAUKEE — At around 10:30 p.m. Tuesday inside the Phillies clubhouse, President of Baseball Operations Dave Dombrowski walked into a media scrum, placed his hand on Matt Vierling’s shoulder, and said to the flyer, “Good job.

Just seven hours earlier, Vierling arrived at American Family Field after waking up in Nebraska expecting to play in a Triple-A game. Later Tuesday morning, he flew to Chicago. From there he drove just under two hours to Milwaukee. Now he stood in the clubhouse, answering questions from amused reporters and earning props from Dombrowski for hitting a game-winning home run against baseball’s best player, Josh Hader.

Said Vierling: “It’s been a whirlwind.”

You do not say.

Vierling’s home run gave the Phillies a 3-2 win over the Brewers. It was Philadelphia’s fifth straight win, four of them coming under interim manager Rob Thomson, who has yet to oversee a loss after Joe Girardi was fired. Meanwhile, the Brewers have lost four in a row. For each club, both streaks are season highs. Does what happened on Tuesday still go the way it did if the two teams are in different places, one not soaring and the other not staggering? Yes? Maybe? Most likely? It never really feels like that, does it?

If Joe Maddon, who was fired as Angels manager on Tuesday, was right when he said Athleticism‘s Ken Rosenthal on Tuesday that the industry has gone too far in terms of analysis, then consider what happened at American Family Field as the antidote to that theory.

Because none of it added up. It made no sense. Anomalies, galore.

And that’s what made it fun (at least, for everyone but the brewers and their fans).

On the mound was Hader with his shared MLB record of 40 consecutive scoreless appearances and one extra hit allowed this season against 64 batters faced.

At home plate, first, there was Alec Bohm, who hadn’t had an extra hit in two weeks.

Hader’s third pitch to Bohm was supposed to be a low fastball. He stayed high where Bohm likes him. As soon as Bohm made contact, a Brewers fan started shouting, “Oh my God. Oh my God. Oh my God.”



At plate, a batter later, was Vierling, who in 54 plate appearances with the Phillies was hitting .213 with two extra hits (both doubles). It was his first plate appearance in the majors since May 10.

Hader threw five pitches at Vierling. The first two were sliders. Then Hader noticed Vierling getting into the batter’s box. Hader then threw two fastballs, Vierling taking one and fouling another. Looking back, Hader said he thinks Vierling may have been sitting on a slider. On the fifth pitch, that’s exactly what Vierling got.



With Hader, a left-hander, pitching in the ninth, it made sense to pinch Vierling, a right-handed hitter, for center fielder Mickey Moniak, a left-handed hitter. Thomson could have made a similar move in the sixth inning, but Moniak was ahead with two outs and a runner at first against left-handed reliever Hoby Milner. During that at-bat, Moniak failed, but still: Thomson thought a better opportunity would present itself. He was right.

A tough place to stick someone fresh out of Triple A, sure, but that was why Vierling was there — to fill a role, not necessarily to hit a home run against Hader.

“I didn’t come here with expectations of trying to do this,” Vierling said with a laugh.

Of course he didn’t.

Did he come home with some kind of shrewd attack plan against Hader, who hadn’t allowed a run in a regular season game since July 28, 2021, when the Pirates’ Rodolfo Castro hit a home run?

Of course, Vierling did not.

“Get up there and punch,” Vierling said.

When Vierling arrived at the Phillies clubhouse before the game on Tuesday, he did so with Scott Kingery, with whom he traveled from Chicago. The Phillies recalled Vierling and selected Kingery after placing Johan Camargo (sprained knee) on the 10-day injured list and Zack Wheeler on the paternity list. Ahead of the game, reporters peppered Kingery, the former prospect, with questions about his comeback. Vierling, not so much.

During spring training, the Phillies presented Vierling as a possible solution in center field, possibly as part of a platoon. Vierling hit the ball hard in 2021, but has struggled in the past to elevate it for extra hits. Still, the Phillies were high on his adjustments. Tuesday’s heroics aside, things haven’t worked out well. Vierling was banned to Triple A, and the Phillies’ collective fWAR to center field is 0.1, seventh-worst in the majors at a high-ranking position. They still don’t seem to have much response for this place.

It’s funny how even big questions can sometimes seem smaller when things finally start to go well for a team. Vierling said he was swinging the bat well in Triple A and got into a rhythm with consistent playing time. On Tuesday, he felt comfortable and locked in.

As for Hader and the Brewers (33-24), it is assumed here that they will be fine. Hader said, “By tomorrow it will be over.” He will replay at-bats, spot his mistakes, learn and move on. Maybe he’ll even start another streak. Milwaukee needs to pick things up offensively (one of the main reasons for the loss was that the Brewers continued to struggle to hit when it mattered most, and they were only held to five hard-hit balls). They charged the bases with two outs in the ninth, but Pablo Reyes hit to end it. Again, does the rally continue if the Brewers are at a rolling point in the season? Probably not? Maybe not? It’s fun to wonder. But at least Milwaukee has seen the return of Hunter Renfroe, and Willy Adames is due Wednesday.

And the Phillies (26-29)?

“We think they’re a good club, and the pieces are there to win games,” Thomson said. “We just didn’t play consistently early on. Maybe we’re starting to roll here.

(Photo by Matt Vierling: Aaron Gash/Associated Press)

Five Tampa Bay Rays players refuse to wear LGBTQ+ logo on uniform during Pride Night celebration Mon, 06 Jun 2022 04:21:00 +0000
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At least five players on the Tampa Bay Rays roster opted out of wearing patches that the team added to their uniforms to celebrate Pride Month in Saturday’s 3-2 loss to the Chicago White Sox (box score). During the team 16th Annual Pride Night Celebration The Rays’ caps and uniforms had colorful logos in the style of the modern LGBTQ+ pride flag, but not everyone in the clubhouse chose to participate.

First, a look at the changes Tampa Bay made to the uniforms for Saturday’s game:

Pitchers Jason Adam, Jalen Beeks, Brooks Raley, Jeffrey Springs and Ryan Thompson were among the players who did not wear the crest on their uniforms and opted to wear standard team caps for the home game of the June 4.

Adam was chosen by the organization to speak on behalf of the players who withdrew, and called it a “faith-based decision” and that the decision was not “critical”, according to the Times:

“So it’s a tough decision. Because at the end of the day we all said what we wanted is for them to know that everyone is welcome and loved here. But when we put it on our bodies I think a lot of guys have decided that it’s just a way of life that maybe – not that they look down on anybody or think differently – it’s just that maybe we don’t want not encourage it if we believe in Jesus, who encouraged us to live a lifestyle that would refrain from this behavior, just as [Jesus] encourages me as a heterosexual man to abstain from sex outside the bounds of marriage. It’s no different.”

Manager Kevin Cash said the players’ decision not to wear the pride caps and patches – which the team described as something the players could choose to choose – did not create any division at the club- house. “I think what it’s created is, like, what you’ve heard – lots of conversations and valuing the different perspectives inside the clubhouse but really appreciating the community that we’re trying to support here,” said Cash.

TOTS, Inc. Notifies Patients of Cyberattack Sat, 04 Jun 2022 07:00:00 +0000 Atlanta, GA, June 04, 2022 — ( — TOTS, Inc., doing business as Kiddos’ Clubhouse, has notified certain patients that some of their protected health information may have been viewed in part of a cyber attack on its computer server. On April 13, 2022, a team of external consultants performing an on-site assessment of the Kiddos’ Clubhouse computer server discovered a potential breach of Kiddos’ Clubhouse patients’ protected health information. A full assessment has been completed and it has been determined that the Kiddos’ Clubhouse server has been subject to one or more cyberattacks. Although Kiddos’ Clubhouse has no reason to believe that the server was targeted for the purpose of accessing patient information, it treats this incident as a breach as it could not definitively determine whether the one of the PHIs has been consulted or consulted.

Upon learning of the incident, Kiddos’ Clubhouse worked with its consultants to tighten security measures, replace hardware and software, and provide comprehensive staff training.

Letters were sent to patients notifying them of the potential breach on May 26, 2022. Data that may have been exposed included birth dates, home and email addresses, patients’ internal account numbers, phone numbers , names and health plan information.

“The Kiddos’ Clubhouse is committed to protecting the privacy of our patients,” said Kiddos’ Clubhouse President Brett DeVore. “We worked quickly to resolve this incident and notify affected patients. Although we have no reason to believe that our server has been targeted for the purpose of gaining access to patient information, out of an abundance of caution, we have warned our patients and encourage them to follow the instructions contained in the letters they have received. received.”

For more information, please call Kiddos’ Clubhouse toll-free at 833-532-2545.