Mark Shapiro worked his way up from the bottom in the Indians' front office, becoming one of baseball's most respected executives.He'll start at the top in Toronto.Shapiro, who has spent the past five years overseeing the Indians organization, is leaving Cleveland to become president and CEO of the Toronto Blue Jays, a person familiar with the decision told The Associated Press on Aug.
A moment of silence was held before Sunday's game and flags flew at half-staff in honor of the man who died after falling from Turner Field's upper level Saturday night.
ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. — Brandon Guyer and Kevin Kiermaier homered, and the Tampa Bay bullpen held the Kansas City Royals to one hit over five innings Sunday in the Rays’ 3-2 win. Kiermaier’s sixth-inning homer off Luke Hochevar (1-1) broke a 2-2 tie. It was Kiermaier’s second homer in two games and sixth of the season. Xavier Cedeno (3-1) got the win in relief while Brad Boxberger pitched the ninth for his 32nd save. Four of Kansas City’s seven hits came during a two-run third that included RBIs by Ben Zobrist and Lorenzo Cain. read more
With August ending, contending teams may still be jockeying to add players, but Orioles manager Buck Showalter said he's not aware that the Orioles are in the mix.
Over the last few days much has been made of NESN’s decision not to renew Don Orsillo’s contract for the 2016 season. The network announced ESPN and WEEI’s Dave O’Brien would take over. There has been strong support of Orsillo from Red Sox fans who are disappointed by the decision and even have started an […]
Do the Yankees have to leave Atlanta? They finished the three-game sweep of the Braves with a 20-6 win Sunday afternoon. They outscored the Braves 38-11 in the three games. The Yankees scored 38 runs during their recent ten-game homestand. Seven Runs, Two Outs The Yankees scored their first nine runs of Friday night’s blowout […] The post Sweep! Yankees clobber Braves 20-6 for third straight win appeared first on River Avenue Blues.
Juan Uribe gives the Mets a 3-2 lead with a RBI double to center field >> Watch here Michael Cuddyer drives a single to left field, scoring Daniel Murphy, and giving the Mets a 5-4 lead >> Watch here Reliever …
The Tigers and Blue Jays played a game on Sunday that bore a striking resemblance to the game they played Saturday, which is not a good thing. Day two of my quiet vigil beside the dying corpse of the Tigers season went much like the first game. With a dizzying array of possibilities before me on a Sunday afternoon, I again watched the Tigers play the Blue Jays. The Blue Jays again shelled Tigers pitchers. The Tigers again failed to muster much offense. The Tigers again made mental mistakes. JD Martinez moved up in the order, but everything else was eerily similar. Fangraphs could have...
ST. PETERSBURG -- The Rays ended their season-long misery against the American League's best team Sunday, edging the Kansas City Royals 3-2 behind stout relief pitching and a tie-breaking home run by Kevin Kiermaier in the sixth inning. Nathan Karns yielded seven hits and two runs in