Tag: Baseball

For These Minor Leaguers, the Living Is Good if You Don’t Mind the Dead Below

OLD FORGE, Pa. — The most notorious residence in the Yankees’ minor-league system comes with a furnished bedroom, a cozy porch, ample street parking and a handy private side entrance. One downside: the dead bodies housed underneath the apartment. “I’ve seen people getting wheeled in and out a few times, which was a little — […]

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Madison Bumgarner-Clayton Kershaw comparison completely misses point

Madison Bumgarner-Clayton Kershaw comparison completely misses point originally appeared on nbcsportsbayarea.com The closer we get to the July 31 MLB trade deadline, the more Madison Bumgarner rumors will grow. San Francisco’s ace could very well be counting down his final starts as a Giant.  And now we reportedly know Bumgarner’s eight-team no-trade list. The Athletic’s […]

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The Marlins Are Sending Everyone to Spanish Class. Even Derek Jeter.

JUPITER, Fla. — Despite growing up amid a sizable Cuban population in Tampa, Connor Scott did not learn any Spanish. Yet as he stood in front of a dozen fellow Miami Marlins prospects during a mock news conference at the team’s spring training facility in February, he sounded more adept than someone who had been […]

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Royals Roster & Starting Lineup vs. Phillies; It’s Homer Bailey Day!

Getty Starting pitcher Homer Bailey #21 of the Kansas City Royals pitches during the 1st inning of the game against the Los Angeles Angels at Kauffman Stadium on April 28, 2019 in Kansas City, Missouri. Homer Bailey takes the hill tonight at 8:15 PM ET when the Kansas City Royals host the Philadelphia Phillies, who […]

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Trump Welcomes the Red Sox to the White House, but Not All of Them Are There

WASHINGTON — Championship sports teams visiting the White House have historically been bathed in a benign, bipartisan glow. The athletes smile, the president salutes them and makes a joke or two, and a fine photo is had by all. Not in the era of President Trump. When the Boston Red Sox gathered on the South […]

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Yankees Roster & Starting Lineup vs. Mariners; Gary Sanchez Rests, Loaisiga Returns

Getty Gary Sanchez of the New York Yankees, who makes his Spring Training Debut tonight against the Baltimore Orioles, doubles in the ALDS. Gary Sanchez will get a routine day off and Jonathan Loaisiga will make his first start since April 9 when the New York Yankees host the Seattle Mariners on Wednesday night. Sanchez […]

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