The 7-footer fits the profile of what the Magic’s front office is looking for in terms of positional size.
Bamba still has quite a ways to go in terms of his offensive ability. Yes, he’s shown off a new jump shot in workouts, but we’ll need to see it translate against actual competition to be sure. In the meantime, Bamba’s should provide Orlando with a defensive anchor on the backline.
Sexton’s competitiveness, toughness and work ethic could push him to reach his ceiling. It’s just not clear that ceiling is particularly high.
The Knicks reportedly fell in love with Knox following a workout he had in front of the team against Miles Bridges. The 6-9 forward combines youth, positional size and projectable shooting.
I made a few mistakes today and one of them went over the fence, Boyd said.
Gaviglio gave up three runs and four hits in seven innings, matching his longest outing of the season.
Leonys Martin and Castellanos hit consecutive singles off Joe Biagini in the eighth but the Blue Jays right-hander retired the next three batters in order.
We had runners in position a couple of times, Gardenhire said. We just didn’t come up with the big one.
Martin helped preserve the 3-3 tie in the bottom of the eighth by throwing out Travis at home plate. Travis was trying to score from second on Yangervis Solarte’s single to center, but couldn’t beat Martin’s one-hop throw. The assist was Martin’s ninth, tying him with Seattle’s Mitch Haniger for the AL lead.