Whole Foods CEO calls deal with Amazon ‘whirlwind courtship’

Mackey spoke at a town hall with Whole Foods employees after the deal was announced late last week, according to a transcript of the talk filed Monday with the Securities and Exchange Commission. Mackey said mutual friends set the companies up on a “blind date” in Seattle about six weeks ago, and executives immediately hit it off.

Tatis slams way to semifinals at MWL Home Run Derby

TinCaps shortstop Fernando Tatis Jr. caught fire early at the Midwest League All-Star Game’s Home Run Derby Monday night at Dow Diamond but wasn’t able to stay hot as he was eliminated in the semifinals.