Month: June 2017

Farrell said team would keep a tighter rein on Price’s workload initially. Still, adding David Price is always going to be a positive. Injury issues are out of the norm for Price, who at most missed about six weeks in the middle of the 2013 season with a strained triceps. Otherwise he’s been dependable, one […]

The NCAA baseball tournament regionals begin this week as 64 teams travel the road to the College World Series in Omaha, Neb. Most of the bracket starts play Friday, June 2, with No. 1-overall seed Oregon State (49-4) facing No. 4 Holy Cross (23-27). No. 2 Nebraska (35-20-1) and No. 3 Yale (32-16) round out […]

Think about this: Heading into the ACC Tournament, Smith has 12 homers and only eight strikeouts on the season. That’s kind of crazy, right? He might not have the raw upside of some of the players here, but he’s about as polished of a college bat as you’ll find. He’s a prep right-hander from Texas […]

Blue Jays outfielder Kevin Pillar has been suspended two games by the club for directing a homophobic slur toward Braves pitcher Jason Motte. Toronto general manager Ross Atkins told reporters Thursday that Pillar’s pay for those two games will be donated to a charity. He’ll sit out Thursday’s game against the Braves and Friday’s opener […]

All eyes were on Angels slugger Albert Pujols in his attempt to hit 600 career home runs Thursday, but instead he became a part of Twins history in a rare triple play at Angel Stadium. With Pujols on second base and Yunel Escobar on first, Angels first baseman Jefry Marte hit a sharp ground ball […]

The Fall River Brienies went from a swing and a mist to a swing and a miss. The Brienies’ Class B New England League road game against the Lynn Leonardites on May 20, 1911, unfolded under murky conditions. An east wind blew a thick fog from the ocean across the Lynn baseball park, the Brooklyn […]

The Pirates have canceled their planned Starling Marte replica jersey giveaway scheduled for July 2 following the outfielder’s drug suspension, the team announced Thursday. Children under the age of 14 who attend the game against the Giants that day will still get a jersey, though the team has yet to announce the player. We decided […]

The Tigers also got Miguel Cabrera back earlier this week after he served a stint on the disabled list with a groin injury. It was just his second DL stint during his illustrious career. Guys like Cabrera and Martinez are essential to Detroit’s fading title hopes, because they are smart hitters that force pitchers deep […]

What happens to the nearly $20 million that remained on Royals pitcher Yordano Ventura’s contract at the time of his death likely will hinge on toxicology reports, Fox Sports reported, citing unidentified MLB sources. Bucs general manager Jason Licht told ESPN recently that the team planned to bring in competition for Aguayo. He’s a rookie, […]

SECAUCUS, N.J. As Major League Baseball tries to change rules throughout the sport, it looks like all involved with baseball are following the trend. In its 2017 Series 1 card reveal event this week hosted by MLB Network, Topps displayed that the company can reinvent itself while holding to tradition and adding new wrinkles to […]