On this date in 1979, Mike Schmidt homered in his first three trips to the plate then flied out to the warning track his next time up. Here's the latest from the Hall of Famer's former division…
- Jerry Crasnick of ESPN.com gives us an up-close look at 68-year-old Nationals manager Davey Johnson, who considers himself a "geek" and can speak Spanish and some Japanese.
- The Phillies are expected to consider ways of making upgrades on the infield this month, according to David Murphy of the Philadelphia Daily News.
- Jon Paul Morosi of FOX Sports imagines what might have been if the Yankees had acquired current Phillies ace Cliff Lee last summer.
- Mets GM Sandy Alderson told David Waldstein of the New York Times that it's still too early to predict what kind of moves the Mets are going to make this month. The Mets are listening to offers for outfielder Carlos Beltran.