MLB Baseball News

How does Stanton's incredible pace stack up against 60-HR hitters?
mlbrealtalk.com

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 […]

259
Like
Save
He always hit 'em far; now Stanton is hitting 'em fast
mlbrealtalk.com

MIAMI (AP) Given Giancarlo Stanton’s recent home run binge, Derek Jeter may decide baseball’s biggest contract is a bargain.

862
Like
Save
Stanton slugs way to Player of the Week honors
mlbrealtalk.com

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 […]

791
Like
Save
Watch: D-Backs' Godley allows run on wild pitch during 4-strikeout inning
mlbrealtalk.com

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 […]

403
Like
Save
Watch: Beltre hilariously attempts to avoid tag in rundown
mlbrealtalk.com

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 […]

817
Like
Save
Watch: Nationals' Kendrick ends long doubleheader with walk-off slam
mlbrealtalk.com

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 […]

183
Like
Save
Watch: Devers tags Chapman for game-tying blast on 102-mph pitch
mlbrealtalk.com

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 […]

961
Like
Save
Kluber nears MLB record with 14th straight 8-plus strikeout outing
mlbrealtalk.com

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. […]

263
Like
Save
Utley ejected after asking umpire to move out of the way
mlbrealtalk.com

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 […]

940
Like
Save
Ken Rosenthal says even with Jeter, Marlins aren't in position to spend big
mlbrealtalk.com

Despite the news surrounding Derek Jeter and the Miami Marlins, the club isn't in position to spend wildly. At least not yet.

716
Like
Save
AL wild-card race shaping up to be one of the best
mlbrealtalk.com

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 […]

575
Like
Save
Harper diagnosed with 'significant bone bruise,' expected to return this season
mlbrealtalk.com

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 […]

287
Like
Save