Down 7-5 heading into the ninth inning and trailing throughout the game, the Houston Astros earned the Game 1 ALDS win with a Yordan Alavarez home run on an 0-1 pitch from Seattle’s Robbie Ray, who had just entered the game to
Strider established a new career-high in strikeouts on Thursday night, whiffing 16 Colorado Rockies as he paced the Atlanta Braves to a 3-0 victory at Truist Park. It was a dominating performance in what has been a breakout season for the 23-year-old
Less than a year after Freddie Freeman’s high-profile free agency saga, don’t expect for his former Atlanta Braves teammate Dansby Swanson’s to be as dramatic. We don’t need to rehash what all went down with Freeman, but he plays for the Los
The Marcell Ozuna era of Atlanta Braves is probably coming to an end after his latest arrest. After getting benched during the four-game home series vs. the New York Mets, Ozuna was arrested by Norcross police on Friday morning for driving under the
Just minutes after losing to their second straight game to the crosstown rival Mets, Brian Cashman had seen enough of this iteration of the Bronx Bombers. Though Benintendi may not be able to play in Toronto, the Yankees only have three
After being designated for assignment by the Milwaukee Brewers, Lorenzo Cain intends to spend time with his wife, Jenny, and his three kids before making a decision on whether to continue playing. The Brewers had been internally debating for weeks
THE BAT X is the most accurate projection model in fantasy baseball (according to multiple third-party studies) over the past two years — and Covers gets an exclusive glimpse under the hood! Watch above to join host Josh Inglis and Derek Carty (creator of
The St. Louis Cardinals entered Wednesday, June 8 looking to avenge their 4-2 tenth-inning loss to the Tampa Bay Rays. That meant St. Louis entered “position player pitching” territory. Manager Oliver Marmol called upon none other than catcher Yadier Molina
The Atlanta Braves are sending out an S.O.S. Their World Series hangover continues and one of the main culprits is their outfield. In the early absence of Ronald Acuna Jr., nobody stepped up. The team has arguably the worst outfield in baseball
“I don’t consider myself a particularly temperamental man,” wrote Jackie Robinson in the winter of 1955, “except on this one issue of prejudice.” On Sunday, Aug. 26, 1956, the Dodgers were playing the second of three games at County Stadium in Milwaukee.
The end of May is traditionally the time when fans begin to look at the standings and say they matter. With one week left until Memorial Day, the MLB Power Rankings carry a lot more weight to them. There were
Mid-May is a good time to start figuring out exactly which teams have what it takes to go far and which will not. The MLB Power Rankings for this week haven’t included major shifts from last week’s list although some big losses
The Houston Astros have acquired young utility man Mauricio Dubon from the San Francisco Giants in exchange for minor league catcher Mike Papierski. In Dubon, the Astros are taking a chance on a young and versatile infield option who can also play some outfield too.
Well, we believe in exit velocity, bat flips, launch angles, stealing home, the hanging curveball, Big League Chew, sausage races, and that unwritten rules of any kind are self-indulgent, overrated crap. Welcome to The Moonshot. How do you win a
The Boston Red Sox decided to pay a decent bit of money to Trevor Story in hopes of having a productive, powerful, and generally pretty reliable home run hitting threat on their roster. And, well, that hasn’t exactly played out so far this season.