With their respective streaks broken on Friday night, the Miami Marlins and Washington Nationals will continue their four-game series on Saturday afternoon. The Nationals rallied three times for a 12-10 win, snapping Miami's six-game winning streak and their own five-game losing streak. Embattled
Author: Field Level Media
Posted: May 25, 2019, 7:49 am
There weren't too many Seattle Mariners position players left after general manager Jerry Dipoto's offseason "step-back" plan. Third baseman Kyle Seager was one of the few. After an injury early in spring training, the eight-year veteran is set to make his season debut Saturday afternoon
Author: Field Level Media
Posted: May 25, 2019, 7:47 am
Nick Doran keeps you up to date on three prospect debuts, Trevor Story's dinger record and a rash of injuries to top players in Saturday's Daily Dose. (Getty Images)
Author: Rotoworld
Posted: May 25, 2019, 7:36 am
The Arizona Diamondbacks' bats came alive Friday night, when they only got a peek at their newest potential weapon. Arizona opened a three-game series at San Francisco with an 18-2 victory, scoring a season high in runs after entering the game with a total of 12 runs during a five-game losing streak
Author: Field Level Media
Posted: May 25, 2019, 7:22 am
Toronto takes 3-game losing streak into matchup with San Diego San Diego Padres (27-24, second in the NL West) vs. Toronto Blue Jays (20-31, fourth in the NL East) Toronto; Saturday, 3 p.m. EDT PITCHING PROBABLES: Padres: Cal Quantrill (0-2, 5.40 ERA, 1.73 WHIP, 10 strikeouts) Blue Jays: Edwin Jackson
Author: The Charlotte Observer
Posted: May 25, 2019, 7:21 am
Mahle, Reds to face Darvish, Cubs on Saturday Cincinnati Reds (23-27, fifth in the NL Central) vs. Chicago Cubs (29-20, first in the NL Central) Chicago; Saturday, 2 p.m. EDT PITCHING PROBABLES: Reds: Tyler Mahle (1-5, 3.51 ERA, 1.17 WHIP, 54 strikeouts) Cubs: Yu Darvish (2-3, 5.06 ERA, 1.54 WHIP, 62
Author: Miami Herald
Posted: May 25, 2019, 7:21 am
Chicago White Sox left-hander Manny Banuelos will return from the injured list and attempt to cool down the hot bats of the Minnesota Twins on Saturday afternoon at Target Field in Minneapolis. Banuelos (2-3, 7.26 ERA) hasn't pitched since leaving a 9-0 loss to the Cleveland Indians on May 14 with
Author: Field Level Media
Posted: May 25, 2019, 7:19 am
The New York Mets and Detroit Tigers are likely to need considerable innings out of their relievers for a second straight game Saturday. The Tigers will look to win back-to-back games for the first time in more than a month Saturday afternoon, when they visit the Mets in the middle game of a three-game
Author: Field Level Media
Posted: May 25, 2019, 7:00 am
The Philadelphia Phillies will be looking for their third consecutive victory when they visit the Milwaukee Brewers on Saturday. The Phillies' bullpen stepped up to throw six scoreless innings Friday in the team's 6-4 win in the series opener. Jerad Eickhoff lasted only three innings, but five
Author: Field Level Media
Posted: May 25, 2019, 6:54 am
A look at what's happening around the majors today:
Author: The Associated Press
Posted: May 25, 2019, 6:54 am
KANSAS CITY, Mo. — Opener or ace, injury after injury, none of that matters as these Yankees keep beating terrible teams. Keep being bullies, Yankees, even if it is with a second layer of players. The Yankees have stolen a page from the 2018 World Champion Red Sox, who won 108 games, along the way going
Author: New York Post
Posted: May 25, 2019, 6:53 am
Trevor Story hit two home runs, including a two-run, walk-off homer in the ninth inning, and the Colorado Rockies rallied to beat the Baltimore Orioles 8-6 on Friday night in Denver. Nolan Arenado also homered twice for the Rockies, and Scott Oberg (2-0) pitched the ninth to get the win. Keon Broxton
Author: Reuters
Posted: May 25, 2019, 6:46 am
With six home runs in his last nine games, Mark Canha is trying to do his best impression of Oakland teammate Khris Davis. Canha went deep for the third consecutive game as part of back-to-back home runs with Matt Olson in the fourth inning, and the Athletics beat the slumping Seattle Mariners 6-2 on
Author: The Associated Press
Posted: May 25, 2019, 6:39 am
The Arizona Diamondbacks smashed four home runs and posted their highest run total of the season as they snapped a five-game losing streak with an 18-2 rout against the host San Francisco Giants on Friday night. Ildemaro Vargas went 5-for-6, including a solo home run, as Arizona rapped out 21 hits, tying
Author: Daily Mail
Posted: May 25, 2019, 6:38 am
The Arizona Diamondbacks took out a week of frustrations on San Francisco's pitching staff. Ildemaro Vargas had five hits and a home run, Adam Jones added four hits and a homer, and the Diamondbacks broke out of a slump in a big way, beating the Giants 18-2 on Friday night in the highest-scoring
Author: The Associated Press
Posted: May 25, 2019, 6:36 am
David Freese hit a grand slam off opener Michael Feliz and Cody Bellinger added his 18th homer, helping the Los Angeles Dodgers beat the host Pittsburgh Pirates 10-2 on Friday. The Pirates gave Feliz his first major-league start in 157 career appearances in an effort to help their injury-riddled rotation
Author: San Francisco Chronicle
Posted: May 25, 2019, 6:34 am
American League home run and RBI leader George Springer probably is headed to the injured list after hurting his left hamstring Friday, Houston Astros manager A.J. Hinch said. Springer pulled up on an unsuccessful attempt to run down an eighth-inning foul ball off the bat of the Boston Red Sox's
Author: Reuters
Posted: May 25, 2019, 6:27 am
A road trip for the Texas Rangers meant another chance to dress up for the flight to the West Coast, with the theme Wednesday being basketball jerseys. Right-hander Jesse Chavez hatched the idea, said manager Chris Woodward, and there was a pretty solid assortment of pro, college and fictional. The Dallas
Author: Fort Worth Star-Telegram
Posted: May 25, 2019, 6:20 am
White Sox pitcher Dylan Covey on his outing in the victory over the Royals. (Colleen Kane/Chicago Tribune)
Author: Chicago Tribune
Posted: May 25, 2019, 6:18 am
DENVER -- Trevor Story did a little fist pump after his seventh-inning shot. Just a way to commemorate becoming the fastest shortstop to reach 100 homers. His 101st in the ninth? Now that was celebrated with a lot more gusto. "I love that one," Story said of his 100th, "but I'll take
Author: ESPN.com
Posted: May 25, 2019, 6:14 am
Hunter Pence's two-run single in the seventh inning erased a deficit and lifted the Texas Rangers to a 4-3 win over the Los Angeles Angels on Friday night in Anaheim, Calif. It was the Rangers' fifth win in a row and eighth win in the past nine games. Pence, Shin-Soo Choo and Isiah Kiner-Falefa
Author: Reuters
Posted: May 25, 2019, 5:55 am
Cal Quantrill will be pitching for the visiting San Diego Padres on Saturday, but it will be like coming home for him when he faces the Toronto Blue Jays. The 24-year-old right-hander is the son of Paul Quantrill, who pitched six of his 14 major league seasons with the Blue Jays. The rookie (0-2, 5.40
Author: Field Level Media
Posted: May 25, 2019, 5:51 am
The championship era wasn't that long ago. It just seems that way. Packed houses, jubilant fans and lots of winning were the norm back then. These days, not so much. The Giants played their worst game of the season Friday night, and how many times have we written that? The number of boos and vacated
Author: SFChronicle.com
Posted: May 25, 2019, 5:51 am
OAKLAND — Wasted chances and costly mistakes. While the cliché would be to say that it sounds like the title of a country or emo song, the status of the Mariners achieves a bitter melancholy far worse than either genre could elicit. And any lyrics that might be written would be filled with curse words
Author: The Seattle Times
Posted: May 25, 2019, 5:44 am
Cubs manager Joe Maddon discusses Pedro Strop's hamstring injury, which he suffered running the bases against Washington. (Paul Sullivan/Chicago Tribune)
Author: Chicago Tribune
Posted: May 25, 2019, 5:42 am
Neshek has a 4.67 ERA this season in 19 appearances, 13 of which have been scoreless. He began last season on the injured list with a shoulder strain and missed the first three months. He appeared troubled Friday when he walked off the field as the rest of the pitchers were throwing on the field before
Author: Philly.com
Posted: May 25, 2019, 5:14 am
Angels 3 Rangers 4 Griffin Canning showed once again that is ready for the Big Leagues. It may have taken him 95 pitches to get through 5 innings, but Canning allowed only 3 hits and 1 run (a 1st inning leadoff homer) and he struck out 5. The Angels offense backed him - sort of. Putting up 3 runs in
Author: Halos Heaven
Posted: May 25, 2019, 5:00 am
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Author: SFGate
Posted: May 25, 2019, 5:00 am
Pete Alonso and Aaron Altherr both contributed to the New York Mets' homer barrage in Friday's 9-8 loss to the Detroit Tigers.
Author: Yahoo Sports
Posted: May 25, 2019, 4:55 am
Peter Abraham | On baseball When E's add up, it spells doom for Red Sox HOUSTON — It would be unfair to term a 4-3 loss on the road against a first-place team an embarrassment. But the way the Red Sox played against the Houston Astros on Friday night certainly qualified. A series of defensive mistakes
Author: BostonGlobe.com
Posted: May 25, 2019, 4:52 am
Iowa Cubs The Iowa Cubs were soaked by the Omaha Storm Chasers (Royals), 6-2. Starter Alec Mills wasn't fooling anyone tonight as he gave up a whopping 15 hits over 5.2 innings. The fifteen hits and three walks (one intentional) led to five runs. Mills struck out six. First baseman Trent Giambrone
Author: Bleed Cubbie Blue
Posted: May 25, 2019, 4:46 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Washington Nationals have endured early season struggles, yet manager Dave Martinez keeps reiterating that his team never gives up. The Nationals proved their manager right Friday night, battling back from three- and four-run deficits to snap a season-worst five game losing streak
Author: San Francisco Chronicle
Posted: May 25, 2019, 4:45 am
ST. LOUIS (AP) — A little lineup tweak is working out quite well for Dansby Swanson and the Atlanta Braves. Swanson homered twice and Freddie Freeman also connected, helping Mike Foltynewicz and Atlanta beat the St. Louis Cardinals 5-2 on Friday night. The Braves improved to 11-3 since manager Brian
Author: SFChronicle.com
Posted: May 25, 2019, 4:43 am
W - Vince Velazquez (2-2)L - Freddy Peralta (2-2) SV - Hector Neris (9) HR - PHI: Rhys Hoskins (12); MIL: Christian Yelich (20), Orlando Arcia (5) For 4 innings Friday night, it looked like we were headed for another crazy back-and-forth slugfest at Miller Park. The Brewers and Phillies traded runs in
Author: Brew Crew Ball
Posted: May 25, 2019, 4:36 am
The Giants' best match, however, might be another team that already got an up-close look at Bumgarner.
Author: NBC Sports BayArea
Posted: May 25, 2019, 4:34 am
Thrust into an everyday role because of injuries, Jake Marisnick is making the most of his opportunity with the Houston Astros. Marisnick homered early off Chris Sale, then made two dazzling defensive plays in center field to help the Astros beat the mistake-prone Boston Red Sox 4-3 on Friday night.
Author: The Associated Press
Posted: May 25, 2019, 4:21 am
Noah Syndergaard has now surrendered 10 homers in 2019 (69.1 innings) — already one more than he gave up all of last season (154.1 IP) — and his ERA stands at an unsightly 4.93.
Author: Yahoo Sports
Posted: May 25, 2019, 4:18 am
The opener backfired again for the Pirates Friday in a 10-2 loss to the Dodgers. Michael Feliz (2-1), the first man out of the gate, was hit early and often, retiring just one of his six batters faced and allowing the other five to score. Four of those runs came off the bat of David Freese, taking a
Author: Bucs Dugout
Posted: May 25, 2019, 4:07 am
It was a moment, in the scheme of a plodding baseball game, that represented not only the Orioles' high-point in not only Friday's 8-6, walkoff loss to the Colorado Rockies, but maybe one of the best in their entire season. Rookie left-hander John Means, who has spent the last two months as the
Author: Baltimore Sun
Posted: May 25, 2019, 4:05 am
Matt Carpenter slugs a solo home run into the right-field seats, bringing the Cardinals within three in the bottom of the 9th inning
Author: MLB.com
Posted: May 25, 2019, 3:57 am
Jason Vargas plans to return from the injured list Saturday afternoon to start for the Mets against the Tigers, and you know what that means: It's time to contemplate other options for the Mets' starting rotation. (Yes, to be fair, the soft-throwing lefty had been pitching somewhat better, putting
Author: New York Post
Posted: May 25, 2019, 3:33 am
A win is a win, and tonight the Indians won, 3-1, over the Rays. That's about all you want to know about this game, trust me. Ok, maybe if you want to dig a little deeper, you might be interested to know that Shane Bieber once again showed ace-like stuff and a killer curveball that led to 10 strikeouts
Author: Let's Go Tribe
Posted: May 25, 2019, 3:25 am
Kyle McGowin's spot start Friday, with the season falling in the wrong direction, showed the lack of organizational depth among starting pitchers.
Author: NBC Sports Washington
Posted: May 25, 2019, 3:22 am
TORONTO (AP) — When Hunter Renfroe has a chance to give the San Diego Padres a lead, he tends to make the most of the opportunity. Friday night was no different. Renfroe hit a tiebreaking, three-run home run in the eighth inning, Greg Garcia and Austin Hedges also went deep, and the Padres beat the Toronto
Author: San Francisco Chronicle
Posted: May 25, 2019, 3:18 am
The margin for error has been thin all throughout the Miami Marlins' season-long six-game winning streak. Their three wins against the Detroit Tigers included an extra-innings victory, a three-run comeback and a ninth-inning grand slam. They blew leads at times, dug early holes at others and stagnated
Author: Miami Herald
Posted: May 25, 2019, 3:06 am
The Toronto Blue Jays made history when they called up infielder/outfielder Cavan Biggio on Friday.
Author: Omnisport
Posted: May 25, 2019, 2:51 am
Twins become second team in MLB history to hit 100 home runs in the first 50 games of a season.
Author: Yahoo Sports
Posted: May 25, 2019, 2:49 am
Even in sweeping the hapless Nationals, the Mets still managed to fittingly bring their vulnerabilities and sloppy baseball to the forefront. This play tells it all.
Author: Yahoo Sports
Posted: May 25, 2019, 1:35 am