Astros center fielder Carlos Gomez, who’s been on the disabled list since May 17 with a bruised left rib cage, will return to the starting lineup for today’s game against the D-backs. Third baseman Colin Moran has been optioned to Triple-A Fresno.
Jhoulys Chacin twirled his best start of the season and got the offensive outburst he needed as the Angels knocked off the Tigers, 5-1, in the first game of a three-game home set on Monday.
Your browser does not support iframes. Mike Napoli made a dream come true for one special fan on Monday. The Cleveland Indians slugger gave a hug and a homer to one fan set to undergo chemotherapy. Napoli met with the fan, who used a sign to get his attention, prior to the contest for the […]
Your browser does not support iframes. Of all the epistemological mysteries that intrigued Socrates, none inspired deeper contemplation than whether the protective padding is firmly affixed to the outfield wall at Dell Diamond in Round Rock. Well, as his (presumed) namesake Socrates Brito found out Monday, it isn’t. Brito, who was optioned to Triple-A Reno […]
Your browser does not support iframes. On Monday, as part of Major League Baseball's efforts to recognize U.S. servicemen/women for Memorial Day, 92-year-old World War II veteran Burke Waldron got to throw out the first pitch at Safeco Field, and, well, the left-hander can still bring it. “It was so great,” Waldron said. “My first […]
Ryan Rua was first up for the two Rangers outfielders from Ohio in their three-game series at Progressive Field. Rua, who is from nearby Amherst, was in left field Monday night even with right-hander Josh Tomlin on the mound for the Indians. Rua, a right-handed hitter, has been platooning with Jared Hoying, a left-handed hitter, […]
Orioles catcher Caleb Joseph, who was hit in the groin with a foul ball in Monday’s 7-2 loss to the Red Sox, went to a local hospital to get checked out postgame.
Boston homered three times, including Marco Hernandez’s first career Major League homer, to back a complete-game effort from knuckler Steven Wright in Monday’s 7-2 series-opening win over the Orioles at Camden Yards.
We live in a world that’s driven by information and curiosity, which in some instances is refreshing and in others can be a little scary. That’s because sometimes the thrist for both can lead us down a path filled with assumptions and misguided conclusions. [Related: Curtis Granderson saves Mets after Chase Utley’s clutch hit] That […]
Washington Nationals right-hander Max Scherzer has not only developed into one of MLB’s most dominant pitchers, he’s also a pretty decent hitter. That seems to be the trend these days among the National League’s top hurlers. It’s well documented that pitchers like Madison Bumgarner, Jake Arrieta and Clayton Kershaw are all capable of supporting themselves […]
Rockies left-hander Jorge De La Rosa doesn’t yet know what to make of being a reliever. But judging by the way his first outing in seven years went, maybe it’s better that way.