] To the Starks, at least the Reds saw this coming. The team is deep into a rebuild, though plenty of work still needs to be done, at least on the pitching side. Offensively, Joey Votto is their Robb Originate go — he’s undefeated in his battles at the plate, but still loses in the end. The Reds...
Juan Nicasio , the newest Phillie, made his launch last night, and what a debut it was. He closed out the eighth inning by throwing three pitches and getting one out. But he was the pitcher of record when the Phillies took the result in in the ninth, so the win was his. On just three pitches. Welcome...
Madi Serio hugged her mom, with tears streaming down her kisser, as a judge sentenced David John Stultz III to life in prison Thursday. The man who dragged Serio away from her friends and to the back alleys of Westminster to sexually assault her was led out of the courtroom in... While the...
] Tomas Nido now knows what that feels like. Nido is a bewitching prospect for the New York Mets, and he was called up Tuesday from Double-A to provide more depth for the team. The Mets were losing 14-5, and down to their eventually three outs. Nido came in as a pinch hitter with one out and Juan Lagares...
] The confederation decided to take a closer look at the play following post-game comments by Padres manager Andy Grassy. Green believed Rizzo’s actions were an “egregious” violation of the rule. Joe Torre, MLB’s Chief Baseball Police officer, agreed with that assessment and told Rizzo as much. Rizzo was not...
The Phillies presumed third baseman of the coming had a rough time last year, leaving all of us to wonder just what the hell happened to the player... So what DID betide last year. A nearly across the board regression in tons of categories. In 152 games, he hit. 427 with 25 tellingly runs and 106...
It was the derriere of the ninth inning, and the Braves were down 3-1 with the bases loaded. A walk-off was in sight. Chase d’Arnaud was at the laminate, battling with Nats reliever Shawn Kelley. On the 1-2 pitch d’Arnaud swung at the ball and missed for mint three, and even though catcher Matt...
When a dispatch-rider is staring down a tag play, most will do whatever they can to avoid it. That’s how the rundown was born: a player runs here while... But how can a player avoid being tagged if they’re running to home plate. Pittsburgh Pirates center fielder Andrew McCutchen had a excellent idea: why...
Additional, for whatever reason, home plate collisions in particular have long been seen ... I'd like to end it by citing a thoughtful comment from "RememberthePhitans" on Liz Roscher's beautiful and self-explanatory post, "I Hate the MLB Twitter Account ...
There have been under tension, nail-biting games, come-from-behind wins, hit parades, stunning defense, and more passion than anyone could have expected. Every unite and every player in the WBC wants to be there. the WBC matters to them. While a few of the games have been one-sided, some teams are evenly...
Erick Aybar was at the lamina, and he took a mighty hack at the 1-2 pitch and ... More MLB coverage from Yahoo Sports: Liz Roscher is a writer for Big League Stew on Yahoo Sports. Have a tip? Email her at firstname.lastname@example.org or check out her on twitter!
In arguing for a individual sentence, Roscher told Stansfield that they had a chance to win the game, making a reference to Wednesday’s Baltimore Orioles baseball game in which the field ended with Chris Davis watching the third strike cross home plate.