Get $10 off your ticket to July 21 Barrel Night with Promo Code CTNOW - A night of fine whiskeys & local spirits in Branford

San Francisco Giants

LEADING OFF: Hader faces Brewers, Machado debuts for Dodgers

A look at what's happening around the majors Friday:


Milwaukee reliever Josh Hader rejoins the team, three days after years-old racist and homophobic tweets of his resurfaced during the All-Star Game. The Brewers open the second half at Miller Park against the Dodgers.

The 24-year-old Hader has apologized for the tweets, saying they did not reflect his values or the person he is now. The commissioner's office will require Hader to participate in diversity and inclusion initiatives and sensitivity training.

Hader spoke with Brewers teammate Lorenzo Cain after the All-Star Game in Washington. Cain, who is African-American, said he expects the...