MLB

12:00 AM ET We had a ridiculous catch, throw and double play that wasn’t officially a double play on Sunday and, yes, it involved Ramon Laureano, the rocket-armed center fielder for the Oakland Athletics: The catch. The throw. The backup. The most unreal double play you’ll ever see 😱#RootedInOakland pic.twitter.com/vuB5EsgDhd — Oakland Athletics (@Athletics) April
0 Comments
1:40 PM ET Associated Press ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. — The Tampa Bay Rays have placed outfielder Austin Meadows on the 10-day injured list with a sprained right thumb. Meadows was hurt when he awkwardly slid into third base on a two-run triple in the seventh inning of Saturday night’s 6-5 loss to the Boston Red
0 Comments
11:51 PM ET ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. — As he packed for a quick three-game road trip to Syracuse, New York, on Thursday, Michael Chavis stared at his bag, then his locker, and again at his bag. He’d packed too much stuff. He didn’t need all those gloves, bats and knickknacks, he thought. Just three T-shirts
0 Comments
1:09 AM ET ESPN News Services ANAHEIM, Calif. — Los Angeles Angels slugger Albert Pujols surpassed Babe Ruth for fifth place in baseball history with his 1,993rd career RBI. Pujols passed the Babe in the ninth inning on Saturday night with a solo homer to center field off Anthony Swarzak, though the Angels lost to
0 Comments
3:26 PM ET ESPN News Services Pittsburgh Pirates infielder Erik Gonzalez was placed on the the 60-day injured list after crashing into center fielder Starling Marte, who was was placed on the 10-day injured list, the team announced Saturday. The teammates crashed into each other while chasing a softly hit ball by Yangervis Solarte in
0 Comments
12:19 AM ET Associated Press MIAMI — Mike Pagliarulo has been fired as hitting coach for the Miami Marlins, who rank last in the majors in runs. Pagliarulo had been with the team since 2017. Assistant hitting coach Jeff Livesey was promoted to interim head hitting coach, and Eric Duncan was made the assistant hitting
0 Comments
10:32 PM ET Associated Press ANAHEIM, Calif. — Shohei Ohtani‘s drives into the seats at Angel Stadium came with an audience on Friday, when the Los Angeles Angels‘ two-way standout took another step toward his return from Tommy John surgery. Ohtani took batting practice with teammates for the first time since the operation, preparing to
0 Comments
2:29 PM ET ESPN News Services Kansas City Royals pitcher Brad Keller has been suspended five games and Chicago White Sox shortstop Tim Anderson one game following Wednesday’s brawl between the teams, MLB announced. Anderson, whose exuberant bat flip after his fourth-inning home run was a catalyst for the brawl, was suspended for “his conduct
0 Comments
1:31 AM ET Cleveland Indians prospect Will Benson hit four home runs for Class-A Lake County on Thursday night. He’s the first minor leaguer to hit four homers in a game since 2014, when Yankees prospect Mike Ford hit four for Class-A Charleston and Diamondbacks prospect Jon Griffin also accomplished the feat for Mobile in
0 Comments
9:40 PM ET Associated Press NEW YORK — The Yankees have suspended the use of Kate Smith’s recording of “God Bless America” during the seventh-inning stretch while they investigate an allegation of racism against the late singer. The New York Daily News reported Thursday there are conflicting claims about Smith’s 1939 song “That’s Why Darkies
0 Comments