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The Red Sox lead MLB with 512 runs scored. Who is number two in this category?

Donald Trump said this morning that the immigration issue got him elected. Got it?

Royko sent me another take on local pro team owners. Here it is:

You can also suggest to Dems to give back the generous donations from Tillman who has benefited from taxpayer subsidies, as well as others like Elon Musk who has his snout buried in the taxpayer trough.

There is a July of 2017 story in the Chron about a bunch of folks giving Gov. Greg Abbott’s campaign $100,000 plus. Mr. Fertitta is one of them. Just saying.

Commentary has only eaten Papa John’s Pizza once in my lifetime and I didn’t like it. I have never had it at The Yard.

Some folks are starting to call out the ‘Stros for not ditching Papa John’s.   The Miami Marlins and Tampa Bay Rays ended their relationship with Papa John’s yesterday.

Here is from the Chron:

In a statement released late Thursday night, the Astros condemned the racial slur hurled by Papa John’s founder John Schnatter but gave no indication they will cease their partnership with Houston Pizza Venture, the Houston business that owns the local Papa John’s franchises.

“The Astros are incredibly disappointed with the statements made by Papa John’s founder John Schnatter,” the team said in a statement. “We do not condone discrimination in any context and his comments do not reflect the mission, vision and values of our organization. The Astros are proud of our 10-year partnership with Houston Pizza Venture, a local Houston business and owner of the local franchises. We feel confident that the local franchisees and their employees share the Astros commitment to diversity and inclusiveness.”

The way I look at it, Papa John’s is Papa John’s, regardless of who owns it. I think there are pizza shop owners in H-Town who could step in. Come on, ‘Stros! Don’t disappoint us!

Over the past few MLB All Star Game festivities, the Dinger Derby has gotten a bit boring. Now that Alex Bregman is in it, I have to watch it.

The ‘Stros are number two in runs scored with 485 of course.

The series against the A’s was a letdown for sure. We need to handle business with the Tigers before the break.

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