When bad teams toss in the towel on the season, quite often they bring up young players from the minors that cut into the playing time of established veterans. This can hurt your fantasy baseball roster when your regular gets too many “days off” so the kids can get some playing time.
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Eric Hosmer got his souvenir home run ball back while he stood on the field for a postgame interview, Angel Stadium’s silence broken only by a small band of blue-clad fans chanting “Sweep! Sweep! Sweep!”
The resurgent career of John Danks has been a nice story in this retooling season for the White Sox.
Manager Robin Ventura calls Abreu a “compete hitter” who can go to all fields.
Josh Hamilton hit two home runs, Albert Pujols also connected and the Los Angeles went deep a season-high five times in a 13-2 rout of the Chicago Cubs on Wednesday night.
The Chicago Cubs’ bullpen has allowed 17 home runs through the first 56 games this season, and the one Carlos Villanueva gave up to Albert Pujols was easily one of the most aggravating for manager Dale Sveum to watch.
Jason Vargas scattered four hits through seven scoreless innings, Erick Aybar and Howie Kendrick each hit two-run doubles, and the Los Angeles Angels coaxed a pair of bases-loaded walks out of Jake Peavy in the fourth inning of a 6-2 victory over the Chicago White Sox on Sunday.
Jeff Keppinger walked with the bases loaded to drive in the go-ahead run — his first base on balls in 141 plate appearances this season — and the Chicago White Sox rallied with three runs in the eighth to beat the Los Angeles Angels 5-4 on Thursday night for their season-high third straight road win.
The Chicago White Sox needed a big start from ace Chris Sale, and he nearly gave them something historic.
Now at 25 years old, Leonys Martin has to deal with an unenviable burden: replacing Josh Hamilton in the Rangers’ lineup.
Wait, you’re going to pay me probably six figures to travel with an MLB All-Star and make sure he’s not drinking or doing drugs? And you’re going to refer to me as a “Major League staff assistant?” Um, yes, please.
Torri Hunter answers the question “is he bitter about the Josh Hamilton Deal?” An ESPN commentator takes things too far. No, this time we really mean it. And find out some of the ridiculous ways […]
Josh Hamilton has agreed to a contract with the Los Angeles Angels, according to Texas Rangers manager Jon Daniels.
Buck Showalter and the Baltimore Orioles will get another chance to overtake the New York Yankees.
Epstein cited “philosophical differences” that led to the firing of Rudy Jaramillo on Tuesday, and it’s obvious the lack of taking pitches and working counts was a major part of those differences.
The past 15 games, and Bryan LaHair’s impact, have shed light to a long process of climbing to the top of the NL Central.
Check out the video below that shows all four of Hamilton’s home runs.
BALTIMORE (AP) — Josh Hamilton became the 16th player to hit four home runs in a game, launching a quartet of two-run drives against three different pitchers in a history-making performance that carried the Texas […]
Derek Holland allowed one hit in four scoreless innings, and the Texas Rangers beat the Chicago Cubs 12-7 Saturday in a split-squad game at Cashman Field.