10:11 PM EDT, Sun May 28, 2017
Los Angeles Times 2 hours ago
Dodgers sweep Cubs with 9-4 win despite rough outing for Clayton Kershaw

Dodgers sweep Cubs with 9-4 win despite rough outing for Clayton Kershaw

A highly anticipated pitcher’s duel between Dodgers ace Clayton Kershaw and Chicago Cubs left-hander Jon Lester turned into a power-point presentation on Sunday, the teams combining to club seven home runs and neither esteemed starter lasting five innings. The Dodgers weathered one of the worst...
All Things Rockies | Denver Post 25 mins ago

Jon Lester and Clayton Kershaw rocked in Dodgers’ 9-4 sweep of Cubs

Two aces with three World Series titles, three Cy Young Awards and 10 All-Star nods between them struggling on the same day?
Orange County Register 2 hours ago

Dodgers hit four home runs, complete sweep of Chicago Cubs

LOS ANGELES — Clayton Kershaw did little to help the Dodgers sweep the Chicago Cubs on Sunday. Fortunately for Kershaw, Cubs starter Jon Lester did even less to prevent a sweep. The Dodgers hit four home runs in a 9-4 win, completing a three-game series sweep against the defending champions before an announced crowd of […]
Washington Times 2 hours ago

Lester and Kershaw rocked in Dodgers' 9-4 sweep of Cubs

LOS ANGELES (AP) - Cody Bellinger and Kike Hernandez led an offensive outburst with three-run homers that upstaged the anticipated duel between aces Jon Lester and Clayton Kershaw, helping the Los Angeles Dodgers beat Chicago 9-4 on Sunday to sweep the Cubs in three games at home for the first ...
MLB 2 hours ago

Cubs drop Sunday slugfest in LA

In a marquee pitching matchup between Clayton Kershaw and Jon Lester, it was all about the hitting. Rookie Cody Bellinger, Kiké Hernandez, Austin Barnes and Yasiel Puig each homered for the Dodgers in a 9-4 victory Sunday to complete a sweep of the Cubs, who belted three home runs of their own.
Akron Beacon Journal 3 hours ago
Cavaliers’ LeBron James ready for challenge of Kevin Durant, ‘one of the most dangerous guys in the world’

Cavaliers’ LeBron James ready for challenge of Kevin Durant, ‘one of the most dangerous guys in the world’

INDEPENDENCE: LeBron James and Kevin Durant have trained together at least twice in their professional careers, including what was deemed “Hell Week” at the University of Akron during the 2011 lockout.They got together again for one day after the 2012 Olympics, although some considered the pairing strange because James and the Miami Heat defeated Durant and the Oklahoma City Thunder for the NBA championship before the two won gold for Team USA in London.Four-time MVP James, 32, has never had a problem mentoring younger players like Durant, 28, no matter what happens during the postseason....
Chicago Tribune 11 hours ago

Underdog Cavs insist they have plenty of bite for NBA Finals

Las Vegas is betting against them and the bookies are hardly alone. Let's be honest, not many are giving the Cleveland Cavaliers much of a chance in the NBA Finals. They may be defending champions and they may have LeBron James, but against Golden State, they are definite underdogs. Just don't...
Sports Illustrated 10 hours ago

The NBA Finals Never Get Any Easier For LeBron

While LeBron James's competition has dwindled in the East over the last seven years, the caliber of his Finals opponents has only escalated.
Boston Herald 9 hours ago

NBA Finals: Predictions for Cavaliers-Warriors, round 3

Golden State. Cleveland. Stephen Curry. LeBron James. Round 3. It doesn't get better than this.As the NBA world anxiously awaits this rubber match for the ages, the USA TODAY Sports NBA crew gives their predictions.Sam Amick: As ill-timed obstacles go, the Warriors currently have one: The uncertain...
New York Daily News 7 hours ago
Aaron Judge crushes first career grand slam near Judge’s Chambers

Aaron Judge crushes first career grand slam near Judge’s Chambers

You can add "first career grand slam" to Aaron Judge's list of accomplishments.
Newark Star-Ledger 4 hours ago

What Yankees' Aaron Judge thinks of MVP chants

Judge heard them after clubbing first career grand slam at Yankee Stadium on Sunday
NorthJersey.com 5 hours ago

Aaron Judge's grand slam leads Yankees past Oakland

Aaron Judge's grand slam leads Yankees past Oakland        
Peter Botte / New York Daily News 2 hours ago

MVP chants for Aaron Judge? Yankees outfielder builds strong case

Perhaps the Bronx fans have it right. Perhaps it really is allowable now to start asking even loftier questions about Aaron Judge.
The Republican 4 hours ago
Boston Red Sox roster moves: Brandon Workman optioned to Pawtucket to make room for David Price

Boston Red Sox roster moves: Brandon Workman optioned to Pawtucket to make room for David Price

The Red Sox have optioned Brandon Workman to Triple-A Pawtucket to make room for David Price, who will be activated from the disabled list before tomorrow's game.
Chicago Tribune 1 hour ago

Series preview: Red Sox at White Sox

All games on WLS-AM 890. Season series: First meeting. White Sox 4-3 in 2016. Monday: 1:10 p.m., WGN-9. LH David Price (0-0, 0.00) vs. LH David Holmberg (0-0, 0.87). Tuesday: 7:10 p.m., CSN. LH Chris Sale (5-2, 2.34) vs. LH Jose Quintana (2-6, 4.82). Wednesday: 7:10 p.m., CSN. LH Drew Pomeranz...
Larry Brown Sports 3 hours ago
Mike Trout to undergo MRI after suffering thumb injury

Mike Trout to undergo MRI after suffering thumb injury

Los Angeles Angels center fielder Mike Trout was forced to exit Sunday’s 9-2 loss to the Miami Marlins after suffering a jammed thumb following a headfirst slide into second base. Although initial X-rays came back negative, the reigning American League MVP will be sent for an MRI on Monday. Mike Trout will have an MRI...Read More
MLB Daily Dish 5 hours ago

Angels’ Mike Trout leaves game with left thumb sprain

X-rays did not show any fractures, though it’s unclear at this point if Trout will miss any time. Angels outfielder Mike Trout left today’s game with a left thumb sprain after injuring his hand sliding into second base, according to the team. X-rays did not reveal any fractures. Mike Trout has...
MLB Trade Rumors 3 hours ago

Injury Notes: Trout, Kendrick, Happ, Liriano, Gray

Updates on some injury situations around baseball…. Mike Trout sprained his left thumb while sliding into second base in today’s game against the Marlins, which led to the Angels superstar to leave the game an inning later.  (Jeff Fletcher of the Orange County Register was one of many with the details.)  X-rays were negative on…
The Republican 11 hours ago
Boston Red Sox pitchers have hurled 21 straight scoreless innings; Rick Porcello's turn to keep it going (lineup)

Boston Red Sox pitchers have hurled 21 straight scoreless innings; Rick Porcello's turn to keep it going (lineup)

Boston won 3-0 on Friday behind Eduardo Rodriguez and the bullpen and 6-0 on Saturday behind Brian Johnson's complete game shutout. They look for the sweep Sunday.
The Republican 5 hours ago

Boston Red Sox shut out by Christian Bergman, who entered with 6.30 ERA; Boston's 6 game-winning streak ends

Christian Bergman outpitched Red Sox's Rick Porcello, who went 6 1/3 innings and allowed two runs, both earned, 11 hits and one walk while striking out six.
Over the Monster 10 hours ago

Red Sox vs. Mariners lineup: Can Boston slay Seattle for a seventh straight win?

Rick Porcello will face off against Seattle’s latest excuse for a starting pitcher. Sorry, M’s fans. It’s all love. The Red Sox (27-21) look to win their seventh straight game overall and earn a second straight series sweep when they face the listless Mariners (21-29) this afternoon at Fenway...
Inquisitr 9 hours ago
LA Clippers Rumors: Team Looking At Massive Roster Overhaul With Blake Griffin, Chris Paul Free Agency

LA Clippers Rumors: Team Looking At Massive Roster Overhaul With Blake Griffin, Chris Paul Free Agency

LA Clippers rumors will go beyond the free agency of Chris Paul and Blake Griffin during the NBA offseason. The Clippers will have to address a lot of spots on the roster, with an expectation that the team won’t be able to afford most of the role players that were with the franchise during the 2016-17 NBA season. It will lead to a massive roster overhaul for the Clippers, so fans are going to need to prepare to see a lot of new faces on the court next year.Click here to continue and read more...
Camden Chat 14 hours ago
Sunday Bird Droppings - Will O’s ever win again?

Sunday Bird Droppings - Will O’s ever win again?

The losing streak is at six, but it feels like a million. The Orioles dropped yet another game yesterday, and that’s 12 losses in their last 15 games. I don’t think that’s how the 1983 Orioles went about winning a world championship... Orioles drop sixth straight in loss to Astros | CSN Mid-AtlanticDallas Keuchel had a solid performance in his return from the disabled list, and George Springer hit a two-run homer to help the Houston Astros to a 5-2 victory over the Baltimore Orioles on Saturday night. Adam Jones of Baltimore Orioles misses Saturday's game against Houston Astros,...
MLB Daily Dish 7 hours ago

MLB rumors: Could Marlins pursue Manny Machado in 2018?

A report Sunday linked the Marlins to Machado, a Latin American star who could move the needle in Miami under new ownership. Nick Cafardo of the Boston Globe introduced an intriguing scenario in his Sunday column, writing that “it would make sense” for the Marlins to pursue Manny Machado in free...
Larry Brown Sports 7 hours ago

Mets’ Yoenis Cespedes suffers setback during rehab

Yoenis Cespedes appeared to be on the comeback trail for the New York Mets, appearing in his first rehab game on Friday night. However, after experiencing some soreness in his right quadriceps, the outfielder was scratched from his scheduled rehab start at Single-A St. Lucie on Saturday. This latest injury for Cespedes, who is returning...Read More
Mets 101 7 hours ago

Yoenis Cespedes suffers setback during rehab

Yoenis Cespedes appeared to be on the comeback trail for the New York Mets, appearing in his first rehab game on Friday night. However, after experiencing some soreness in his right quadriceps, the out
Outside Pitch 2 hours ago

Josh Tomlin provides Cleveland Indians a needed boost

Memorial Day weekend is here and major questions are swirling around the starting pitching staff of the Cleveland Indians. Of all the things that could go awry during the Tribe’s quest to return to the postseason and World Series, that was not supposed to be an issue – at all. But here Cleveland is, ranked […] The post Josh Tomlin provides Cleveland Indians a needed boost appeared first on OutsidePitchMLB.
Pippen Aint Easy 10 hours ago
Jimmy Butler plays defensive back against Denver Broncos star Demaryius Thomas (Video)

Jimmy Butler plays defensive back against Denver Broncos star Demaryius Thomas (Video)

Jimmy Butler is a huge NFL fan and a friend of Pittsburgh Steelers All-Pro wide receiver Antonio Brown and Denver Broncos star Demaryius Thomas. Unfortunately, Butler won’t be attempt to go down the Deion Sanders/Bo Jackson and play two sports anytime soon. Since his breakout season during the 2014-15 NBA campaign, Jimmy Butler has become […] Jimmy Butler plays defensive back against Denver Broncos star Demaryius Thomas (Video) - Pippen Aint Easy - Pippen Aint Easy - A Chicago Bulls Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
Grand Rapids Press 3 hours ago
After 'terrible' start, Jordan Zimmermann knows he's not meeting expectations

After 'terrible' start, Jordan Zimmermann knows he's not meeting expectations

They brought me over here to be a big-time pitcher, and Im not doing that right now, he said. I need to focus in and get back on track. CHICAGO -- The frustrations are mounting for Jordan Zimmermann, who gave up three more home runs in the Detroit Tigers' series-ending loss to the Chicago White Sox on Sunday. After the game, he acknowledged publicly what has become painfully obvious: He's not meeting the expectations that come with the five-year, $110 million contract he signed before the 2016 season. "They brought me over here to be a big-time pitcher, and I'm...
Sports Illustrated 5 hours ago

White Sox starter Miguel Gonzalez loses perfect game bid in seventh inning vs. Tigers

Miguel Gonzalez lost his perfect game in the seventh inning of the White Sox game vs. the Tigers.
How will Dak Prescott's playbook change in Year 2?

How will Dak Prescott's playbook change in Year 2?

When Dak Prescott joined the Cowboys, his transition wasn't all smooth sailing. He didn't simply know what to do and how to do it. Cowboys quarterback coach Wade Wilson needed to help the rookie whose "feet were kind of crazy and goofed up a little bit" when he arrived in Dallas from Starkville, Mississippi."[He] had never been under center, never called a play and learned all these words and what they mean and 'What am I supposed to do with all of that?'" Wilson told Scout.com in a recent interview. "He said, 'Give me a week.' And that's my favorite story with Dak Prescott."'Give me a week,...
Bleed Cubbie Blue 2 hours ago
Dodgers 9, Cubs 4: An unexpected slugfest

Dodgers 9, Cubs 4: An unexpected slugfest

Jon Lester and Clayton Kershaw were not good Sunday. Unfortunately, Lester was worse. If I had told you Sunday morning that the Cubs would hit three home runs off Clayton Kershaw and chase him from the game before the fifth inning ended, and that he would throw 109 pitches and allow 11 Cubs hits, you’d have been pretty happy, right? Unfortunately, Jon Lester kept putting Dodgers runners on base and giving up three-run homers, exiting the game an inning before Kershaw did. Thus ended the “pitcher’s duel” between two of the best in the game. Combined, Lester and Kershaw threw 7⅔...

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Cubs say slow start offers 'no need to worry'

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Chicago Tribune 18 mins ago

Joe Maddon on Cubs' 9-4 loss to Dodgers: 'We did not pitch up to our standards'

Cubs manager Joe Maddon reacts after the 9-4 loss to the Dodgers on Sunday, May 28, 2017, saying that "we did not pitch up to our standards" in the defeat. (Mark Gonzales/Chicago Tribune)
Denver Post 18 mins ago
Mexico’s “Chicharito” greeted by Broncos in Denver

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