Detroit Tigers ace Justin Verlander rarely shies away from expressing his opinions, whether it's through social media or the sports media. On Monday, he took the latter approach to reveal his thoughts on sign stealing in baseball, which, according to him, has reached a new low. "It's not about gamesmanship anymore. It used to be: […]
Yankees phenom Aaron Judge remains the American League’s leading vote-getter for the All-Star Game, to be played on July 11 at Marlins Park in Miami, but a few of his teammates could use a boost if they are to join the rookie slugger at the Midsummer Classic.
Alabama star Calvin Ridley wants his chance to beat “The Freeze.” Nigel Talton – a former member of the Atlanta Braves' grounds crew – has become the center of the best promotion in baseball, where a random fan races him in a sprint around the warning track as he wears an outfit from a local […]
Real Madrid forward Cristiano Ronaldo is reportedly seeking to leave the Spanish squad amid allegations that he defrauded the Spanish authorities in paying his taxes. 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 […]
Joey Votto wants YOU to #VoteCozart and help Zack get a donkey! #DonkeyEmoji Ballot: https://t.co/HKf2mrrBht pic.twitter.com/l79RHdi8Fe — Cincinnati Reds (@Reds) June 14, 2017 In somewhat surprising news, Cincinnati Reds‘ Zack Cozart surpassed Corey Seager for National League All-Star voting among shortstops on Monday. Cozart, who has slashed .324/.411/.571 with nine home runs and 33 RBIs […]
Red Sox announcer Jerry Remy said Mashiro Tanaka and other pitchers shouldn’t get to use translators. (AP) It sounds like Boston Red Sox color commentator Jerry Remy learned nothing from the Mike Schmidt controversy that dominated baseball news Tuesday. Because about 12 hours after the Phillies legend created headlines for his criticism of Odubel Herrera not […]
The Cubs’ Kyle Schwarber, who is batting .149 this month, did not start on Friday against Dodgers lefty Alex Wood, but the lefty-swinging slugger will be back in the lineup on Saturday. Manager Joe Maddon is trying to figure out a way to get Schwarber on track while ignoring his batting average on the scoreboard.
Manager Dave Roberts indicated Thursday that the Dodgers don’t know what to do with lefty Hyun-Jin Ryu, who is no longer in the rotation but may not be a fit for the bullpen and has enough service time that he can refuse a demotion to the Minor Leagues.
As Major League Baseball continues to mull the possibility of international expansion, commissioner Rob Manfred said Tuesday he wants to see regular-season games played in Mexico City. "We think it's time to move past exhibition games and play real-live 'they-count' games in Mexico," Manfred told reporters, including MLB.com's Richard Justice, ahead of Tuesday's game between […]
While the 2017 MLB Draft lacks a consensus No. 1 pick, the top two selections share a common remarkable attribute: they’re both two-way players, and one of them is serious about taking those talents to the majors. Brendan McKay is a left-handed pitcher and first baseman who currently plays for the University of Louisville. “As […]
Brian Goodwin’s costly baserunning gaffe remained a conversation piece Thursday before the Nationals wrapped up their three-game series against the Pirates at PNC Park.
Jose Bautista's bat-flipping antics may have got him into some trouble once again. Nearly a year to the day that Bautista was punched in the face by Texas Rangers second baseman Rougned Odor in apparent retaliation for his infamous postseason bat flip from 2015, the Toronto Blue Jays outfielder may have gotten under the skin […]