Dustin Pedroia is back in action Wednesday night, leading off for the Red Sox against John Danks. Dustin Pedroia's short absence is coming toan end, as John Farrell has his second baseman back in the lineup and leading off Wednesday night against the Chicago White Sox. Boston Red Sox (5-9) Dustin Pedroia, 2B Xander Bogaerts, SS David Ortiz, DH Jonny Gomes, RF Grady Sizemore, LF A.J. Pierzynski, C Daniel Nava, 1B Ryan Roberts, 3B Jackie Bradley Jr., CF Starting Pitcher -- Clay Buchholz Chicago White Sox (8-6) TBA Starting Pitcher -- John Danks Mike Napoli is, as expected, absent from the...
Full Count | WEEI 6 hours ago
Appearing on the Dale and Holley Show, Red Sox manager John Farrell said that Mike Napoli, who injured his left ring finger while sliding head-first into second base Tuesday night, is still day-to-day. Farrell noted Napoli’s finger has no fracture or ligament issues and will be day-to-day while he waits for the swelling to go [...]
Boston Red Sox Blog | ESPN Boston 4 hours ago
As the Red Sox and White Sox play Game 2 of their series in Chicago, Dustin Pedroia (sore wrist) is back in the lineup, getting his first start since Saturday. Meanwhile, Mike Napoli will sit out with a dislocated finger, and Daniel Nava will take his place at first base. Here's the Sox lineup: 1....
The Republican 1 hour ago
Pedroia, who played the entire 2013 season with a torn ligament in his thumb, is no stranger to suffering through pain.
Joe Girardi played the percentages. In a bizarre play in the fifth inning of the Yankees’ 3-0 win over the Cubs in Wednesday’s matinee, Jacoby Ellsbury appeared to hit a...
The LoHud Yankees Blog | Journal News 1 hour ago
YANKEES (8-6) Brett Gardner CF Derek Jeter SS Carlos Beltran DH Alfonso Soriano LF Yangervis Solarte 2B Ichiro Suzuki RF Scott Sizemore 3B Kelly Johnson 1B John Ryan Murphy C RHP Michael Pineda (1-1, 1.50) Pineda vs. Cubs CUBS (4-9) Emilio Bonifacio CF Ryan Sweeney...
River Ave. Blues 2 hours ago
The Yankees shut out the Cubs in the first game of today’s doubleheader earlier this afternoon, and now they will try to finish off the quick two-game sweep before hitting the road for a seven-game, eight-day road trip through Tampa and Boston. The Yankees have played seven doubleheaders at the new...
NEW YORK -- Although it took some maneuvering at the time, former Chicago Cubs slugger Alfonso Soriano agreed to a trade to the New York Yankees in part because the Cubs were rebuilding. He saw the writing on the wall and decided, at 38 years old that a move was the right thing to do. "At my age I want to win," he said before playing the Cubs in a doubleheader on Wednesday. "I don't want to be part of the future, I want to be part of the present.
Chicago Cubs Blog | ESPN Chicago 10 hours ago
Former Chicago Cubs slugger Alfonso Soriano talks about facing his old team and what it would be like if the Cubs ever won the World Series. Click here for more audio from ESPN Chicago.
The Seattle Mariners placed pitcher Blake Beavan on the 15-day disabled list Wednesday, less than 24 hours after he was forced to exit a start against the Texas Rangers.
Lookout Landing 4 hours ago
With the Mariners calling up Nick Franklin, there'd been some speculation over whose roster spot he'd be taking—Logan Morrison's or Blake Beavan's. Both seemed liable to hit the disabled list, and hey, now they both are, with James Jones getting the call up to the big league club as Beavan also heads...
Veteran righthander Scott Feldman, who threw seven scoreless innings Friday while mourning the death of his father, came off the bereavement list Wednesday night and is ready to start Thursday. Feldman’s father Marshall succumbed to cancer on April 10 in Northern California. Feldman shuttled to Arlington for his start Friday and then headed back home […]
KFFL 10 hours ago
The Houston Astros activated SP Scott Feldman from the bereavement list Wednesday, April 16.
Guess who’s back? Vin Mercogliano back in the Bronx for what will be my third and fourth games in a row. The Yankees will play two with the Chicago Cubs today, but it appears that Derek Jeter will play no more than one. The Captain is not in the lineup for Game 1, and when […]The post Yankees lineup: No Jeter for Game 1 of doubleheader appeared first on The LoHud Yankees Blog.
Rotoworld 10 hours ago
Derek Jeter (quad) said that he'll be in the lineup for the second game of Wednesday's doubleheader against the Cubs.
Michael Pineda is starting for the Yankees in Wednesday's nightcap. Who should be given full credit for his comeback? ESPN New York, of course. From Jorge Arangure Jr.'s story in the New York Times. But Pineda said he soon found salvation in an ESPN article a coach brought to his attention. In the article, the former standout pitcher Curt Schilling, who had undergone shoulder surgery in 1995, was quoted as saying that he believed Pineda would recover and be a star again.
ARLINGTON – And now for this week’s “Pitching Duel of the Century”: Yu Darvish vs. “King” Felix Hernandez. So, how exactly does Darvish feel about squaring off against the Cy Young winner Wednesday at 7:05 p.m. CT (TV: FSSW Plus; …
"I'm ecstatic to be back and ready to join the team and try to help every way I can," Bourn said.
Casanova, a scout with the organization for the last 11 years who was instrumental in the Tigers drafting and signing Nick Castellanos, died after a battle with cancer.
Will the Tigers re-sign Scherzer? Based on the fact that he turned down a big offer from them already and will have multiple suitors, it seems more likely that he will leave than stay. But the fact that there are multiple starting pitchers available wont hurt the Tigers cause. The law of supply and demand generally comes into play in free agency. When it comes to the upcoming baseball offseason, there will be a decent number of quality starting pitchers available. Detroit Tigers right-hander Max Scherzer appears to be the best of a solid group of starters who...
CHICAGO -- John Farrell's outburst last Sunday night in New York has taken a toll on his wallet.Farrell confirmed today that he was fined by Major League Baseball for his tantrum over a call that was overturned by the expanded instant replay system and his subsequent ejection from the game. It's unclear how much the argument will cost Farrell, although a major league source said he will donate the money to Baseball Assistance Team, an MLB-affiliated non-profit that helps former players and team personnel who require financial assistance.
From Staff ReportsCOLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. — Oklahoma City RedHawks slugger George Springer was called up by the Houston Astros on Wednesday — and now Jon Singleton is making a case for the big league team to give him a chance, too. Singleton collected three extra-base hits, including the game-deciding homer in the seventh inning, and the RedHawks came back to beat Colorado Springs 8-6 in Pacific Coast League baseball before 2,589 fans at Security Service Field. OKC’s high-scoring lineup didn’t miss a step despite the call-up of Springer, who batted .353 with three homers and nine RBIs...
CHICAGO -- The first test came sooner than Dustin Pedroia expected.Pressed into action in the ninth inning Tuesday night, Pedroia had to reach down with his sore left wrist and apply a tag on White Sox outfielder Alejandro De Aza's delinquent steal attempt. And it was with a sigh of relief that the Red Sox second baseman emerged no worse for wear and proved he's ready to return to the lineup here tonight.
Showalter weighs in on Jones, Gonzalez and Britton after Orioles' win over Rays