As part of their directive to restock their system from the bottom up with pitching, the Marlins parted with two of the most feared hitters in the game. Trading Giancarlo Stanton to the Yankees and Marcell Ozuna to the Cardinals removed 96 home runs from a lineup that remains a work in progress.
Ask Clint Hurdle how the Pirates can improve offensively next season, and he won’t mention a power-hitting free agent or trade target.
The Tigers have evolved from fielding a young lineup to a veteran lineup to now a rebuilding lineup. Through that whole time, they have had a heavily right-handed hitting lineup.
The White Sox goal to build for the future has not changed since last season. There is a fundamental difference, though.
Yu Darvish got pummeled by the Astros in Game 3 of the World Series. (Getty Images) HOUSTON — You know those Houston Astros bats that came alive at the end of Game 2 of the World Series on Wednesday night? They’re still very much alive. The Astros pounded Yu Darvish, the Los Angeles Dodgers starter in […]
With Major League Baseball’s postseason inching closer to conclusion, the Hot Stove season is quickly approaching. The Cardinals continue to survey potential targets while building their offseason blueprint. As that work continues, let’s take a look at another series of topics on your mind in this week’s Inbox.
They’re batting a combined .166 with one home run between them so far in the postseason. Anthony Rizzo and Kris Bryant aren’t the only ones scuffling on the Cubs, but the Dodgers have definitely stymied the pair.
Austin Riley may be a slow starter in the regular season, but in the Arizona Fall League, he seems to have found his rhythm almost immediately. After going 0-for-4 with three strikeouts in his first AFL game action, Riley had a huge game offensively and led Peoria to a 10-9 win over Mesa on Thursday […]
Luis Severino struck out nine over seven strong innings, Aaron Judge mashed a two-run double and Gary Sanchez homered as the Yankees rolled to a 7-3 win over the Indians on Monday night in Game 4 of the American League Division Series presented by Doosan.
Mets manager Terry Collins and Phillies manager Pete Mackanin exchanged lineup cards at home plate for the final time Sunday afternoon at Citizens Bank Park.
For the first time in months, after being hammered by injuries, the Nationals got a glimpse of their starting lineup back at full strength in Friday night’s 6-1 victory over the Pirates.
Major leaguers share their thoughts on the importance of a quality bat: “The wood is the most important thing, the quality of the wood.” — Miguel Cabrera, Detroit Tigers first baseman “I know exactly my recipe for my bats, which I consider to be my weapons. I look at it as if I'm a soldier […]