Tag: MLB

  • Maps put Molina on mourners list, Matz on IL

    ST. LOUIS — The Cardinals placed star receiver Yadier Molina on the mourners list on Monday. The move comes a day after Molina made his first career pitching appearance, working the ninth inning of an 18-4 win at Pittsburgh. He allowed a pair of home runs and four runs while finishing the Cardinals’ three-game sweep. […]

  • Tim Anderson tells Yankees fans to ‘shut the fuck up’ after Josh Donaldson dust

    Tim Anderson got revenge against the Yankees on Sunday night – and had a special message for Bronx fans. In the final innings of a drama series between the Yankees and White Sox, in which Yankees third baseman Josh Donaldson was accused of using a racist “Jackie” taunt against Anderson, the star shortstop Chicago hit […]

  • What a finish! Phils forces extras, leaves on error

    PHILADELPHIA — There’s a 15-second timeout on the Phillies’ clubhouse TVs, so everyone inside knew something special happened in the bottom of the 10th in the 4-3 victory of Sunday against the Dodgers. They just didn’t know exactly what. “I judge my emotions by the fans stomping and clapping,” right-hander Zach Eflin said. “It was […]

  • Mariners bring in veteran outfielder J. Upton

    BOSTON — Seeking to bolster their roster, the Seattle Mariners signed veteran slugger Justin Upton to a one-year contract on Saturday. Upton, a four-time All-Star, was released by the Los Angeles Angels on April 8 ahead of the final season of a five-year, $106 million guaranteed contract. Seattle only has to pay him a pro-rated […]

  • Red Sox great Jonny Gomes lands Trevor Story grand slam from Monster seats and signs the ball

    BOSTON — Trevor Story hit a grand slam against the Green Monster — and into the hands of a former Red Sox player — one night after hitting three home runs off the legendary left-field wall at Fenway Park, leading Boston to a victory 7-3 over the Seattle Mariners Friday night. The story connected on […]

  • Story’s Monster Slam caught by Sox favorite Gomes

    BOSTON — Red Sox second baseman Trevor Story connected again Friday night — this time with a former Boston player sitting atop the Green Monster. Story, who homered three in Boston’s win Thursday, threw a grand slam to give the Red Sox a 4-0 lead over Seattle in the third inning. Former Red Sox left […]

  • PPD White Sox-Yanks Friday; double sunday

    The New York Yankees have announced that Friday’s Yankees-White Sox game will not be played due to the inclement weather forecast. The match will be dialed on Sunday, May 22, as the first match of a single-entry doubleheader, which begins at 3:05 p.m. ET. Game 2 will begin no earlier than 7:05 p.m. ET. If […]

  • Extra punch: A-Rod joins PFL as investor, executive

    LOS ANGELES — Baseball great Alex Rodriguez is getting into mixed martial arts as an investor and board member of the Professional Fighters League. The PFL announced Thursday the addition of the former New York Yankees superstar to its board of directors. Rodriguez’s investment is part of what the PFL says is $30 million in […]

  • Even beating the lowly Orioles shows why the Yankees’ main rival is now a thing of the past

    BALTIMORE — Whether it’s just the Orioles doesn’t matter much. The Yankees beat all comers these days, and they do it in different ways, with a host of heroes. This time, Giancarlo Stanton rested, MVP contender Aaron Judge didn’t register a hit from the DH spot and the Yankees still prevailed, running their last of […]

  • Max Scherzer abruptly leaves Mets game in potential injury nightmare

    The Mets have survived multiple injuries in their rotation so far this season, but a potential doomsday scenario unfolded Wednesday night. Max Scherzer was in the middle of another solid outing when he threw his 87th pitch of the night, a slider into the dirt. Upon returning to the mound, he waved at the dugout […]