On Thursday, MLB and the Baseball Writers Association of America handed out this year's MVP Awards. Jose Altuve, the Houston Astros diminutive second baseman, won in the American League. Meanwhile, Miami Marlins outfielder Giancarlo Stanton took home the National League's hardware. That Stanton
Astros first baseman Yuli Gurriel tied for fourth in balloting for the American League Jackie Robinson Rookie of the Year Award, which was announced Monday. Yankees outfielder Aaron Judge was the unanimous winner of the award, which is chosen by members of the Baseball Writers’ Association of America.
Another Springer dinger. In the final game of the World Series, George Springer tied history by hitting his fifth home run of the Fall Classic. The only other players to have accomplished the feat are Reggie Jackson in 1977 and Chase Utley in 2009. It’s the biggest stage. George Springer owns it. #WorldSeries pic.twitter.com/VjSLocFNRI — […]
Former Rangers keep getting hired for the managerial positions that opened this offseason in Major League Baseball. So far, four new hires have been candidates who played for the Rangers, even if only for a short period of time.
We have run out of things to say about @JoseAltuve27. #WorldSeries pic.twitter.com/unwtJaxPpT — MLB (@MLB) October 30, 2017 In the best World Series game since Game 2, Jose Altuve hit the biggest home run of his career to straightaway center field, putting three runs on the board for the Houston Astros and drawing Game 5 […]
Once upon a time, Los Angeles Dodgers third baseman Justin Turner was non-tendered by the New York Mets. A few years later, he's breaking records. With Game 1 of the World Series tied at one against the Houston Astros, Turner crushed a two-run home run to put the Dodgers ahead. It’s hot outside, and you […]
Rene Cardenas, who worked as a broadcaster for Houston and later Los Angeles won’t pick a winner in the World Series presented by YouTube TV. “My heart is with both teams,” he said.
There are a number of players on each side of the World Series who have connections with the other team, like Dodgers infielder Enrique Hernandez, who made his big league debut with the Astros in 2014.
New York Yankees slugger Aaron Judge in on the verge of setting another postseason strikeout record. With his two strikeouts against Astros starter Justin Verlander in Game 6 of the American League Championship Series, Judge is up to 26 in 12 games. That matches Alfonso Soriano’s record-setting mark from 2003. Most K in single postseason:26+ […]
Well this is a new one pic.twitter.com/TSQdtCr5XP — Sports Illustrated (@SInow) October 14, 2017 In another close American League Championship Series game, the New York Yankees drew even on an odd play. With Aaron Hicks on second base, Todd Frazier delivered a deep fly ball in the top of the fifth inning that fell just […]
OVER THE MONSTER, TIE GAME! Alex Bregman ties it up for the @astros https://t.co/C8j8XwTpjM — FOX Sports: MLB (@MLBONFOX) October 9, 2017 Chris Sale was untouchable for four innings. Then came Houston Astros third baseman Alex Bregman. For the second time in the series, Bregman homered off the Boston Red Sox southpaw. He opened the […]