The Cubs lead the Majors with 51 home runs since the All-Star break and scored 15 runs against the Reds on Monday night. For six innings on Tuesday, Reds rookie pitcher Luis Castillo shut them down while seeing Chicago for the first time.
There’s not a lot of love between the Los Angeles Dodgers and San Diego Padres. The California baseball rivals have been doing battle since 1969, and regardless of which team is ahead in the standings, there’s always a lot of pride on the field and intensity in the stands. As we saw on Friday night […]
A day later, Padres manager Andy Green wouldn’t have handled his bullpen any differently than using Brad Hand in the seventh inning of Thursday’s loss. Hand, the club’s closer, gave up a grand slam to the Reds’ Joey Votto in a San Diego loss.
Beat reporter Chris Haft answers fan questions about up-and-coming Giants players.
The great baseball movie “A League of Their Own” turned 25 in 2017, which is older than every single one of the girls who attended Baseball For All’s 2017 National Tournament. But ask most of them if they’ve seen it and their response was some variation of “Well, duh.” [Now’s the time to sign up […]
Matt Gelb is the Phillies beat writer for the Inquirer, the Daily News, and Philly.com. A graduate of Central Bucks High School West and Syracuse University, he covered the Phillies from 2010 to 2014 with a one-year tour on the Metro desk between baseball assignments. DENVER — Pat Neshek has more important
Cody Bellinger and Corey Seager give all pitchers fits; that much is widely known throughout the Majors. But even more impressively, the young duo of Dodgers’ left-handed hitters still smoke the ball against same-sided pitchers. That doesn’t bode well for Mets starter Steven Matz, as the left-hander will take the mound opposite Dodgers starter Hyun-Jin […]
In Spring Training 2015, Cubs outfielder Kyle Schwarber met Campbell Faulkner, and the two became friends. On Wednesday, Faulkner, a spunky 11-year-old battling a rare form of mitochondrial disease, got to see where Schwarber plays for the first time.
One of the best silly storylines in Major League Baseball this season is Los Angeles Dodgers rookie Cody Bellinger admitted he didn’t know why Jerry Seinfeld was famous. He knew the name, he said, but that was about it. Don’t scoff too much. Bellinger, who turned 22 just days after we shot this video, was born […]
The Cubs tapped into their Minor League system to trade for three players this year, and they do not have a prospect in MLBPipeline.com’s top 100 rankings. Cubs general manager Jed Hoyer knows why: their future is playing right now.
With minutes to go until Monday’s 1 p.m. PT non-waiver Trade Deadline, the Angels traded right-handed reliever David Hernandez to the D-backs in exchange for Class-A pitching prospect Luis Madero.
A pair of young All-Stars will share the mound in the Bronx on Monday as the Tigers tab Michael Fulmer in a matchup with the Yankees’ Luis Severino to begin a three-game series that begins just hours after the 4 p.m. ET non-waiver Trade Deadline.