The 2017 Rookies of the Year: Aaron Judge of the Yankees and Cody Bellinger of the Dodgers. (AP) There wasn’t much drama to be had in this year’s Rookie of the Year awards in baseball. We knew the American League award would go to the New York Yankees’ home-run swatting star Aaron Judge and Cody […]
Carlos Beltran in December 2016 after signing a one-year contract with the Astros that would bring him the crown jewel of his career: a World Series victory. (AP Photo) Most fans knew this news would be coming, and on Monday it became official: After 20 years in the big leagues, outfielder and designated hitter Carlos […]
When Jose Altuve fielded a grounder off the bat of Corey Seager and calmly threw the ball across the Dodger Stadium diamond to Yuli Gurriel at first base for the final out of the 113th World Series, it was a moment 56 seasons in the making.
LOS ANGELES – It's not a story of grand redemption or the unlikely tale of an unexpected hero on baseball's biggest stage. Carlos Beltran's World Series contributions went uncaptured by cameras and unknown to the box scores, and the first championship of his 19-season career stands hardly
One of the worst seasons in San Francisco Giants history has led to a major shake-up of Bruce Bochy’s coaching staff. The Giants announced Saturday that longtime pitching coach Dave Righetti has been reassigned within the organization after 17 seasons on the job. Righetti will now work as a special assistant to general manager Bobby […]
The Twins made a slew of organizational changes on Tuesday, including the dismissal of pitching coach Neil Allen and the hiring of Jeremy Zoll as the director of Minor League operations, replacing Brad Steil, who will transition into his new role as director of professional scouting.
From Bartolo Colon’s possible last start to a walk-off inside-the-park home run in Philly, check out the 10 moments from around the Majors Check out http://MLB.com/video for more! About MLB.com: Former Commissioner Allan H. (Bud) Selig announced on January 19, 2000, that the 30 Major League Club owners voted unanimously to centralize all of Baseball’s […]
The jarring sight of Matt Cain wearing a Major League uniform other than one representing the San Francisco Giants will never materialize. Prompted by a variety of factors — the expiration of his contract, injury-eroded skills and a young family — Cain announced Wednesday he will retire at the end of the season, officially ending […]
The Machine may be running on fumes, but he can still drive in runs when needed. Los Angeles Angels designated hitter Albert Pujols became only the second player in MLB history – joining Alex Rodriguez – to register 100 or more RBIs in 14 different seasons with a two-run single in the seventh inning of […]
SN Staff New York Yankees slugger Aaron Judge broke a three-decade-old major league rookie record on Monday afternoon with his 50th home run of the season, eclipsing Mark McGwire's legendary 1987 season for the Oakland Athletics, when he hit 49. Judge's 2017 season (.283 average with 50 home
In a season where little has unfolded as the organization planned, the Cardinals found themselves once again stung by the struggles of two relievers who, after opening the season in critical late-inning roles, will close it with plenty of built-up frustration.
Clayton Kershaw's remarkable consistency has earned him his own page in the Los Angeles Dodgers' history books. With his six-strikeout outing Sunday against the San Francisco Giants, Kershaw guaranteed himself a seventh season with at least 200 strikeouts. That lifts him past club legends and Hall of Famers Sandy Koufax and Don Drysdale, who only […]