These 5 players have opened eyes in May
Montas, Gallegos, Jackson, Reynolds, Pence all making impacts
Last month, we took a look at five April performances from surprising sources that demanded our attention. They haven't all kept that up -- Max Fried and Jorge Polanco still look great, while Niko Goodrum hasn't -- but they were worth spotlighting. Now that we're nearing the end of May,
After strong rehab outing, Paxton nears return
Gregorious starting rehab assignment in Tampa; Tulo not far behind
KANSAS CITY -- James Paxton has reported no significant issues with his left knee and could slot into the Yankees' rotation during their upcoming homestand, manager Aaron Boone said prior to Saturday's scheduled doubleheader against the Royals at Kauffman Stadium.
Paxton pitched four innings in an extended spring game on
Derby hopeful Alonso would donate to charity
Rookie slugger would send portion of $1 million prize to Wounded Warrior Project
NEW YORK -- New for this year’s Home Run Derby is a sizeable cash prize to the winner -- $1 million, or nearly twice Pete Alonso's rookie salary. While Alonso has his eye on that award, it’s not for selfish reasons.
Alonso hopes to participate in this year’s Derby in
Giants call up Yastrzemski's grandson
Williamson designated for assignment; Gott goes on injured list
SAN FRANCISCO -- The Mac Williamson era appears to be over.
The Giants designated Williamson for assignment for the second time this season and promoted outfielder Mike Yastrzemski from Triple-A Sacramento on Saturday. Yastrzemski, the grandson of Hall of Famer Carl Yastrzemski, started in left field against the D-backs in
Story breaks an A-Rod mark, then walks off
Home run No. 100 fuels 7th-inning rally; No. 101 delivers walk-off win
DENVER -- The Rockies’ Trevor Story’s milestone home run Friday night -- a seventh-inning, two-run shot that made him the fastest shortstop to 100 homers in history -- excited teammate Nolan Arenado so much that he celebrated by hitting his own homer, his second of the game.
“I was either
Sox recall Zavala; Welington on concussion list
Anderson scratched with right wrist soreness
MINNEAPOLIS -- Seby Zavala was sitting in his Charlotte home watching television at around 1:30 Saturday morning when he received a phone call from Knights manager Mark Grudzielanek.
Zavala was getting the promotion from Triple-A to the White Sox, with catcher Welington Castillo being placed on the seven-day concussion list.
Twins surpass 100 HRs, on pace for ... 327?!
Minnesota hits 3 HRs, scores 10 unanswered runs in victory
MINNEAPOLIS -- Miguel Sanó’s third-inning solo homer to Target Field’s upper deck in left field propelled the Twins to their first lead in their 11-4 rout of the White Sox on Friday -- and also towards the top of baseball’s record books.
After Eddie Rosario hit No. 99 of the
Pressly's streak of scoreless games ends
Astros reliever had made 40 straight scoreless appearances
The Astros acquired right-hander Ryan Pressly from the Twins on July 27, 2018, looking to bolster their bullpen for the stretch run. In his Houston debut, Pressly allowed a home run to the very first batter he faced, Texas’ Rougned Odor.
It’s fair to say that did not set the
Blue Jays' lineup adds to HOF lineage
Biggio, Vlad Jr. become first teammates to have HOF fathers
The Blue Jays already had one son of a Hall of Famer in their lineup. On Friday, they made it two -- and made some history in the process.
Toronto officially called up infielder Cavan Biggio on Friday, selecting the contract of their No. 9 prospect from Triple-A Buffalo. The