Not many backup catchers in the history of baseball can say they played behind not one, but two Hall of Famers.
It was a season of highlight-reel catches for Minnesota Twins center fielder Byron Buxton, and his hard work paid off. He was named Wilson's Defensive Player of the Year (DPOY) on Friday. Not to be confused with MLB’s annual Gold Glove accolades, the DPOY awards are decided by more meticulous means than the eyeball test. […]
The Tigers are trying everything they can to get right-handed relieiver Alex Wilson out of his recent funk.
In a case of history repeating itself, another once-popular San Francisco Giants closer is headed south to the rival Los Angeles Dodgers. According to MLB Network’s Paul Morosi, the Dodgers have reached a one-year agreement with Sergio Romo. He’ll follow in the footsteps of three-time All-Star Brian Wilson, who famously signed with the Dodgers during […]
Wilson handed out awards to its top defensive players of 2016 on Friday. The San Francisco Giants received the honors as the best defensive team of 2016 after posting the third-most defensive runs saved with 50, while Boston Red Sox outfielder Mookie Betts – who led all of baseball with 32 defensive runs saved – […]
Masahiro Tanaka stepped into the ace role again on Saturday as he recorded a season-high 10 strikeouts without a walk as the Yankees grabbed their seventh straight win with a 5-1 victory over the Rays.
Seth Smith homered for the third consecutive game and Mike Zunino went deep twice in his season debut as Seattle hit a season-high-tying five homers to trounce Baltimore, 12-6, on Saturday night.
The Orioles took sole possession of first place back from the Red Sox on their way out of town, cruising to a 5-1 victory in the rubber match of a three-game series Thursday night at Fenway Park.
Boston homered three times, including Marco Hernandez’s first career Major League homer, to back a complete-game effort from knuckler Steven Wright in Monday’s 7-2 series-opening win over the Orioles at Camden Yards.
With Alex Wilson’s return, an overworked Tigers bullpen will finally get some relief. Wilson rejoined the team prior to Saturday’s game in Houston after being called up from the Minor Leagues, where he was rehabbing a shoulder issue; the right-hander will be full go despite not facing Major League hitters since last fall.