Two-time Cy Young Award winner Max Scherzer has been placed on the 10-day DL by the Washington Nationals with left neck inflammation. The decision is retroactive to Aug. 15. Scherzer, 12-5 with a 2.25 ERA and 220 strikeouts this season, left a start and then sat out a game with neck spasms earlier this month.
The Kansas City Royals have placed right-hander Joakim Soria on the 10-day disabled list with a left oblique strain, the team announced Friday. Soria has been dealing with stiffness in his lat and ribcage area. His DL move is retroactive to Wednesday. “He’s been battling with it for two weeks. He’s been pitching through it.
It was kind of a melancholy Thursday night in baseball. No Dodgers. No Giancarlo Stanton. Aaron Judge didn’t hit one 500 feet. There wasn’t even a triple play. This was pretty funny, however: Bend the knee. 👑 pic.twitter.com/LjqudpzD9N — New York Yankees (@Yankees) August 18, 2017 That’s a “Game of Thrones” reference. That’s this show
Miami Marlins president David Samson will not be retained if a bid by prospective owners Derek Jeter and Bruce Sherman to buy the franchise is approved, a source told ESPN’s Dan Le Batard. Samson, 49, has served as team president since 2002. He said last week that he anticipates that major league owners will approve
Tony Dungy challenged Tampa’s professional sports teams to help pay to move a Confederate statue from in front of a local courthouse, and they have responded. Confederate statues, and there are hundreds, are being taken down across the country in the wake of Saturday’s violence in Charlottesville, Virginia. White nationalists marched there, in part, to
Yu Darvish made his home debut for the Dodgers while pitching on his 31st birthday Wednesday night, but he didn’t figure into Los Angeles’ 5-4 comeback win over the White Sox. Darvish got a no-decision after pitching six innings and leaving with Chicago up 3-2. Afterward, he said he was pulled because his back was
New York Yankees slugger Aaron Judge struck out for the 33rd straight game Wednesday, breaking the single-season mark for consecutive games with a strikeout by a position player. The previous mark of 32 was set by Adam Dunn in 2012, per the Elias Sports Bureau. Judge set the dubious record in the Yankees’ Subway Series
Three-time All-Star pitcher Jered Weaver announced his retirement from baseball Wednesday, ending a 12-year career spent mostly with the Los Angeles Angels. Weaver, 34, made nine starts this season for the San Diego Padres after spending the previous 11 years with the Angels. The Padres announced Weaver’s retirement on Twitter and included a statement from
Like most of Giancarlo Stanton‘s home runs, it was a no-doubter. Swing and stare. This one came off an 0-1 slider from Madison Bumgarner in the bottom of the third inning at Marlins Park on Tuesday, smoked at 107 mph and delivered at an appropriate launch angle. It was the sixth consecutive game with a
WASHINGTON — Mike Trout watched as Bryce Harper injured his left knee slipping on a base and remembered his own experience. The Los Angeles Angels‘ center fielder jammed his left thumb sliding into a bag in late May and missed six weeks with a torn ligament. He’s glad the Washington Nationals‘ star outfielder avoided ligament