Giancarlo Stanton is bashing baseballs at a pace that could allow him to post one of the best home-run hitting seasons in MLB history. The Miami Marlins outfielder has gone deep 16 times over his last 28 games to give him a major-league leading 42 homers entering play Monday – seven more than the next-highest […]
MIAMI (AP) Given Giancarlo Stanton’s recent home run binge, Derek Jeter may decide baseball’s biggest contract is a bargain.
If ever there was a no-brainer for the National League’s weekly honor, this was certainly it. Miami Marlins slugger Giancarlo Stanton was rewarded for his scintillating performance over the past seven days by being named the NL's Player of the Week, it was announced Monday. It's the fifth time he's won the award, and his […]
KB hustle. #TwoOutRuns pic.twitter.com/FH1cymdGzv — Chicago Cubs (@Cubs) August 13, 2017 Zack Godley made a little Arizona Diamondbacks history Sunday, but it came at a cost on the scoreboard. During the first inning of Arizona's game against the Chicago Cubs, Godley became just the second Diamondbacks pitcher ever to strike out four batters in an […]
When you realize they may tag you on your head. pic.twitter.com/qXnXX53KPG — MLB (@MLB) August 13, 2017 Adrian Beltre is 38 years old now. He’s got no time for all these kids and their crazy rundowns. The Texas Rangers superstar took too wide of a turn around first base after lacing a fourth-inning single off […]
Final/11: ¡Howie Kendrick conecta GRAN SLAM y #LosNacionales vencen 6-2 a los Gigantes! Numeritos: https://t.co/k8rAoT0xS5 pic.twitter.com/MBvt8NiHvy — Los Nacionales (@losnacionales) August 14, 2017 Howie Kendrick will remember his first career grand slam for a long time – mostly because it let him go home and go to sleep. The Washington Nationals and San Francisco Giants […]
Red Sox-Yankees never disappoints. pic.twitter.com/4A3FeUuCgF — ESPN (@espn) August 14, 2017 Welcome to the rivalry, Rafael Devers. The Boston Red Sox rookie is the youngest player in baseball, but he looked as cool as any grizzled veteran while facing New York Yankees fireballer Aroldis Chapman in the ninth inning Sunday night. With Yankee Stadium rocking […]
The KluBot is firmly set to strikeout mode. Corey Kluber continued his string of dominant starts on Sunday with a stellar seven-inning, nine-strikeout performance that led the Cleveland Indians to a 4-3 win over the Tampa Bay Rays. In the process, Kluber also moved ever closer to matching a Hall of Famer's run of success. […]
Chase Utley asked for a clear line of sight, and was told to hit the showers. During the ninth inning of Saturday's game against the San Diego Padres, the Los Angeles Dodgers second baseman asked second-base umpire Ramon De Jesus to change his positioning as Utley thought he was in the way. After a brief […]
Despite the news surrounding Derek Jeter and the Miami Marlins, the club isn't in position to spend wildly. At least not yet.
This is what Major League Baseball wanted when it added a second wild-card spot heading into the 2012 season. With eight weeks to go in the regular season, nine teams are within 6 1/2 games of the top wild-card spot, and seven teams are within four games of the second wild-card position. AL WILD-CARD STANDINGS […]
The Washington Nationals are breathing a sigh of relief. All-Star outfielder Bryce Harper was diagnosed with a “significant bone bruise” after injuring his left knee while slipping on first base Saturday, though tests revealed no ligament damage. "The good news is there's no ligament or tendon damage which is pretty remarkable in my mind just […]