4:29 PM EDT, Wed April 25, 2018
Rox Pile 42 mins ago

Colorado Rockies: Ryan McMahon discusses early season slump

Colorado Rockies rookie Ryan McMahon hasn’t had the best start to the 2018 season, but the former second-round pick is hoping (and working) to snap out of his slump sooner rather than later. When the Rockies selected Ryan McMahon with the 42nd pick in the 2013 amateur draft, they were hoping to now have their […] Colorado Rockies: Ryan McMahon discusses early season slump - Rox Pile - Rox Pile - A Colorado Rockies Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
The Mercury News 1 hour ago
Giants notebook: Bruce Bochy joins Twitter, explains roster moves

Giants notebook: Bruce Bochy joins Twitter, explains roster moves

The Giants' skipper is new to Twitter and plans to promote charity work on social media.
DodgerBlue.com 1 hour ago
Dodgers News: Dave Roberts Felt Kenta Maeda Began To Labor, Prompting Removal After 6 Innings

Dodgers News: Dave Roberts Felt Kenta Maeda Began To Labor, Prompting Removal After 6 Innings

Despite the bullpen ultimately squandering a late lead, Los Angeles Dodgers right-hander Kenta Maeda registered...
SFGate 1 hour ago

Giants put starter on paternity leave, call up reliever, plus lineups

Mac Williamson survived his collision with the wall Tuesday night enough to play Wednesday when the Giants go for a tough sweep over the Nationals against Max Scherzer and his 1.36 ERA, and 47 strikeouts in 33 innings. Buster Posey and Evan Longoria are off. Reliever Reyes Moronta and Hunter Strickland also are off barring an emergency need because of their workload, so the series will be Strickland-Harper-free. The Giants brought a fresh arm from Sacramento, right-hander Roberto Gomez. He replaces Chris Stratton, who is off to Mississippi on...
DodgerBlue.com 1 hour ago
Daniel Hudson: Signing With Dodgers ‘A No-Brainer’ Due To Previous Mutual Interest

Daniel Hudson: Signing With Dodgers ‘A No-Brainer’ Due To Previous Mutual Interest

Earlier this month, the Los Angeles Dodgers further bolstered their bullpen with the signing of Daniel Hudson. This...
Friars on Base 2 hours ago

San Diego Padres: Lucchesi And Lauer Are Here, Who’s Next?

The San Diego Padres have a very rich farm system full of young and exciting starting pitching prospects. Let’s take an in-depth look at each of them and when we can expect to see them in a Padres uniform. Joey Lucchesi is one of those exciting pitchers and has been impressive through five starts sporting a 2.70 […] San Diego Padres: Lucchesi And Lauer Are Here, Who’s Next? - Friars on Base - Friars on Base - A San Diego Padres Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
Purple Row 2 hours ago
Colorado Rockies game thread no. 26: Jon Gray vs. Tyson Ross

Colorado Rockies game thread no. 26: Jon Gray vs. Tyson Ross

Lineups, discussion, and updates from Wednesday afternoon’s game The Rockies and Padres face-off in a rubber match this afternoon at Coors Field. Jon Gray gets the ball for the Rockies, and Tyson Ross will start for the Padres. Gray’s battery-mate is Tony Wolters. The lineup also features Ryan McMahon, David Dahl, and a compelling ordering atop the batting order. Start time: 1:10 MT Lineups: April 25th, not too hot and not too cold. Perfect for some day baseball. pic.twitter.com/H5ziVvWfip— Colorado Rockies (@Rockies) April 25, 2018 Final game of the road trip at 12:10pm today...
sandiegouniontribune.com 2 hours ago

Wil Myers back at first in Eric Hosmer's absence

Wil Myers will play his old position with a borrowed glove. “I’m excited about it,” Myers said Wednesday morning. “First base is a position I really enjoy. … I’m looking forward to talking to some people. It’s too boring out there in the outfield.” With Hosmer on family medical leave and Christian...
Federal Baseball 2 hours ago
Washington Nationals’ lineup for series finale with the Giants in San Francisco...

Washington Nationals’ lineup for series finale with the Giants in San Francisco...

Washington’s Nationals try to avoid a sweep in AT&T Park and a fifth straight loss overall in the series finale with San Francisco’s Giants... With the Washington Nationals down 4-3 in the eighth last night in AT&T Park, San Francisco Giants’ right-hander Sam Dyson gave up a one-out double by Howie Kendrick, setting Bryce Harper up with an RBI opportunity. Dyson decided against pitching to Harper, however, and opted to go after Ryan Zimmerman, issuing Harper his major league-leading 30th free pass of 2018. Zimmerman stepped in next and hit a 94 mph first-pitch fastball to short to...
The Mercury News 3 hours ago

Giants set for Scherzer showdown, but likely to avoid double whammy with Kershaw

The Giants will face back-to-back Cy Young Award winner Max Scherzer at AT&T Park on Wednesday.
Friars on Base 5 hours ago

San Diego Padres: Eric Lauer Wasn’t The First To Do This

On Tuesday evening, San Diego Padres LHP Eric Lauer made his much anticipated MLB debut. He wasn’t the first Padre pitcher to make his MLB debut at Coors Field. Leading up to his major league debut, Eric Lauer stared down a seemingly insurmountable number of obstacles. The San Diego Padres rookie was forced to wait […] San Diego Padres: Eric Lauer Wasn’t The First To Do This - Friars on Base - Friars on Base - A San Diego Padres Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
AZ Snake Pit 5 hours ago
Snake Bytes 4/25: Thunder and Rain in Philly

Snake Bytes 4/25: Thunder and Rain in Philly

The Diamondbacks brought the thunder and Mother Nature provided plenty of rain in the series-opener, where the Diamondbacks prevailed 8-4 despite a short outing by Robbie Ray. Arizona 8, Philadelphia 4 Robbie Ray battled the rain and his own command issues on Tuesday night, resulting in an early exit after throwing 107 pitches in 4 2⁄3 innings of 11-strikeout work. Fernando Salas vultured the win after allowing one run in his one inning of work. On the offensive side of things, Alex Avila and Jarrod Dyson went back-to-back in the third inning, while Daniel Descalso added a two-run shot of...
Rox Pile 6 hours ago

Colorado Rockies: The Trevor Story they don’t tell you about

DENVER – Between Monday and Tuesday, Trevor Story of the Colorado Rockies was everything that Trevor Story is. Three true outcomes and a stolen base. Most won’t tell you about the other two true outcomes or the steals. They get hung up on the sub-.250 batting average or the 2017 league-leading 191 strikeouts. The Colorado shortstop […] Colorado Rockies: The Trevor Story they don’t tell you about - Rox Pile - Rox Pile - A Colorado Rockies Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
Friars on Base 7 hours ago

San Diego Padres Will Let Performances Determine Playing Time

The San Diego Padres had a few logjams at a few different positions heading into the season and still do to an extent. The team has and will continue to let individual performances determine who gets playing time. Chase Headley is currently hitting .088 with a .343 OPS in 34 at-bats this season. Coming into […] San Diego Padres Will Let Performances Determine Playing Time - Friars on Base - Friars on Base - A San Diego Padres Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
Purple Row 7 hours ago
Wednesday Pebble Report: Willie Abreu powers JetHawks to victory

Wednesday Pebble Report: Willie Abreu powers JetHawks to victory

Prospect news and game results from the Rockies minor league affiliates from Tuesday, April 24, 2018 The Lancaster PuRPs filled the stat sheet with hits, and Willie Abreu (no. 26 PuRP) powered the JetHawks to victory by hitting a two-run home run in the 6th inning, his fourth of the year, after hitting an RBI single in the 5th, as well. Colton Welker (no. 5 PuRP) added two hits and an RBI, and Forrest Wall (no. 16 PuRP) continued his comeback campaign by going 2-for-5, raising his average to .333 this season, and swiped his 10th stolen base of the year. Not to be outdone, Tyler Nevin (no....

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