Boston (AFP) – New York Yankees player Aaron Judge set the record for the longest strikeout streak in a season in Saturday's 4-3 Yankees win over the Boston Red Sox at Fenway Park.
Major League Baseball umpires wore white wristbands during games Saturday, protesting 'abusive player behavior' after Detroit second baseman Ian Kinsler was fined but not suspended for his recent verbal tirade against ump Angel Hernandez. On Monday Kinsler was booted from the game mid bat. Hernandez
The Cleveland Indians are finding form in MLB, beating the Kansas City Royals for their eighth win in nine games.
This comes after Ian Kinsler ripped umpire Angel Hernandez earlier this week
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John McGraw (R) with Christy Mathewson in 1913. (AP Photo) Believe it or not, there was a time it was illegal to play baseball on Sundays. Decades ago, the same blue laws that today don’t allow people in certain states to buy alcohol or cars on Sundays, also applied to baseball. That’s how it came to […]
Byron Buxton’s speed is a game-changing tool. It’s one of many reasons why Buxton was the second overall pick in the 2012 draft and spent close to three seasons as baseball’s No. 1 ranked prospect. The problem is, since coming to the big leagues, Buxton’s speed has been stifled by close to three years worth […]
Ian Kinsler’s confrontation with and criticism of veteran umpire Angel Hernandez is fueling a protest by the umpire’s union. (AP) The World Umpires Associated (WUA), the union that represents Major League Baseball umpires, released a statement on Saturday announcing that umpires have started wearing white wristbands in collective protest to what it calls “escalating verbal […]
Aug 18 (The Sports Xchange) – Highlights from Major League Baseball games on Friday: Dodgers 8, Tigers 5 Chris Taylor banged out four hits, drove in two runs and scored once to lead the steamrolling Los Angeles Dodgers to an 8-5 victory over the Detroit Tigers, their fifth straight win and 20th in their