Gary Sanchez is carrying a sizzling bat for a second consecutive August, as the catcher homered and drove in five runs to lead the Yankees to a 7-5 victory over the Mets on Thursday at Citi Field, completing a four-game sweep of the Subway Series.
Steven Matz has tried throwing multiple bullpen sessions between starts, as Jacob deGrom has done with great success. He has tried skipping bullpen sessions altogether. Matz has commissioned hitting coaches Kevin Long and Pat Roessler to examine whether he is tipping pitches. He has dabbled in new drills with pitching coach Dan Warthen. None of […]
It seems more and more likely that Phillies center fielder Odubel Herrera is headed to the 10-day disabled list. He did not start for the third consecutive game Thursday night against the Giants at AT&T Park. He continues to feel soreness in his left hamstring.
The Giants’ outfield of Jarrett Parker, Denard Span and Hunter Pence combined to generate most of the club’s offense Thursday night in a 5-4 victory over the Phillies that opened a four-game series.
Max Scherzer looks to continue his National League Cy Young Award campaign, while Luis Perdomo tries to find his groove, when the Nationals continue their series against the Padres on Friday at Petco Park.
Ryan Zimmerman’s opposite-field homer broke an eighth-inning tie Thursday night, sending the Nationals to a 2-1, series-opening victory over the Padres at Petco Park.
Edwin Jackson has been with 12 Major League teams, but the Nationals are the first he’s played for twice. For Jackson, a rare sense of familiarity is paying off.
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David Samson, the Miami Marlins’ president for the past 16 seasons, is not being retained by the new ownership group that has reached an agreement to purchase the club.
When the Reds come to SunTrust Park to begin a three-game series against the Braves on Friday night, they will reunite with Brandon Phillips and get their first up-close look at him playing third base. The four-time National League Gold Glove Award winner established himself as one of the game’s best defensive second basemen while […]
Ender Inciarte homered twice and the Braves launched four solo shots off Rockies rookie starter Jeff Hoffman in a 10-4 victory at Coors Field. The result pushed the Rockies into a tie with the D-backs for the top National League Wild Card spot.
Ender Inciarte has not suddenly evolved into some kind of legitimate power threat. But as the Braves’ National League Gold Glove center fielder has matured offensively, he has enhanced his fly ball percentage and displayed his home run trot much more frequently than ever envisioned.