It’s a long shot, with San Francisco contending Wrigley’s tarp is a “mechanical field device.”
In honor of Joe Mikulik’s ridiculous rant here are five of the most epic manager meltdowns in baseball history.
Nick Markakis hit a two-run homer and prevented one with a leaping catch in right field, and Nelson Cruz and J.J. Hardy each added a solo shot to power the Baltimore Orioles past the Chicago White Sox 8-2 Monday night.
Most notably, baseball needs to connect with the younger generation.
NEW YORK (AP) — Wilmer Flores provided a spark with his bat and glove, leading Jonathon Niese and the New York Mets to a 7-3 victory over the Chicago Cubs on Saturday night. Juan Lagares […]
The Cubs saw this coming, and don’t seem worried about it one bit.
Jose Abreu had three singles and three RBIs to increase his major league-leading total to 89, and the Chicago White Sox had 17 hits in an 11-5 victory over the Toronto Blue Jays on Friday night.
Zack Wheeler struck out 10 in a gritty performance, Eric Campbell hit a three-run homer and the New York Mets beat the free-swinging Chicago Cubs 3-2 Friday night.
Rob Manfred will succeed Bud Selig in January.
The league is exploring games in Europe, and London is in play too.
Strikeouts are at an all-time high, and only 22 hitters are batting over .300.
Coming off his worst start of the year, Jake Arrieta gave up two runs and five hits in 7 1-3 innings for the Cubs. The right-hander was hit hard in a loss at Colorado on Wednesday, allowing season highs of nine runs and 13 hits in five-plus innings.
Let’s take a look at the five faces of Major League Baseball when the post-Jeter era begins in November.
Hector Noesi worked 7 1-3 strong innings to help the Chicago White Sox eventually earn a 10-inning 2-1 victory.
Jake Odorizzi struck out nine in six scoreless innings and combined with two relievers on a five-hitter to lead the Tampa Bay Rays to a 4-0 victory over the Chicago Cubs on Saturday.
While Hisashi Iwakuma felt his command was terrible, the results looked awfully familiar.
“I still don’t foresee Kris getting called up this year,” Theo Epstein says.
In his Wrigley Field debut, touted Cubs prospect Javier Baez went 1-for-5 with a run scored and four strikeouts.
Because we think that extra million is just one too many.
With the 2014 Little League World Series beginning next week, let’s take a look at some famous athletes and alumni who once played in the LLWS in Williamsport, Pennsylvania.