The Cleveland Cavaliers’ roster shakeup appears to have reinvigorated the team. Was their blow-out victory over the Boston Celtics a sign of things to come? Subscribe to ►► http://po.st/SubscribeSI Follow the latest NFL news and highlights, with updates on your favorite team and players. Want to know what’s up with Russell Wilson, Cam Newton, Tom […]
When the Houston Astros defeated the Los Angeles Dodgers in November to win their first title in franchise history, it was widely celebrated, but not everyone was happy about the outcome. Vegas sports books lost $11.4 million on baseball in November, largely due to the Astros' 5-1 victory over the Dodgers in Game 7 of […]
Just because the Houston Astros’ World Series parade is over doesn’t mean the celebrating is over. There is still a lot of celebrating for the world champion Astros to do! On Saturday, Jose Altuve, Alex Bregman and George Springer appeared on “Saturday Night Live” and had some fun with cast member (and national comedic treasure) […]
There’s a lot to be learned from baseball. Fans can take in a greater understanding of numbers and statistics, develop critical thinking skills and learn the value of teamwork. We’re not saying it should be used as a replacement for academic learning, but we see the value. One college professor in San Antonio does not. […]
Cardinals prospects made a strong impression in the Arizona Fall League on Friday as outfielder Oscar Mercado, third baseman Edmundo Sosa and catcher Andrew Knizner led the Surprise Saguaros to a 4-1 win over the Salt River Rafters.
Four of Mesa’s six runs during its 6-3 win over Peoria on Wednesday afternoon came courtesy of the Chicago Cubs. After winning AFL Player of the Week honors to start the season, David Bote continued his offensive output, going 2-for-4 with a first-inning RBI.
Alex Jackson’s breakout season is continuing in the Arizona Fall League. After setting a career-high with 19 homers in 96 games this season, Jackson showed some of his power with a two-run homer in the Peoria Javelinas’ 6-4 win over the Surprise Saguaros on Wednesday afternoon.
Game 3 of the American League Championship Series was the Aaron Judge show New York Yankees fans had been waiting for almost all postseason. Heading into Monday, Judge was just 4-for-31, with his only home run coming way back against the Minnesota Twins in the wild-card game. Including the AL Division Series and the first […]
After spending the 2017 season split between Class A and Double-A, Kyle Tucker is finding his groove in the Arizona Fall League. The Astros’ No. 1 prospect laced an RBI triple in the fifth inning, helping the Mesa Solar Sox secure a win over the Peoria Javelinas, 4-2.
After being dealt to the A’s by the Nationals in early 2017, Sheldon Neuse put his raw power on display at Class A and Double-A. He did more of the same on Wednesday afternoon. Neuse, Oakland’s No. 14 prospect, went 3-for-4 with a grand slam and four RBIs as he led Mesa to a 9-4 […]
In a postseason that’s been dominated by offense, the Houston Astros have proven more so than anyone how deep, dynamic and dangerous their offense is. That was highlighted again on Monday when the Astros advanced to their first ever American League Championship Series after staging a late-inning comeback against the Boston Red Sox at Fenway […]
For the New York Yankees, postseason survival came down to a couple guys whose seasons were clouded with frustrations. There was Greg Bird, the oft-injured slugger, who hit a mammoth seven-inning homer that was the game’s only run. And there was Masahiro Tanaka, he of the 4.74 regular-season ERA, who pitched as good as any […]