Steven Matz allowed Colorado Springs just three hits in seven shutout innings as the 51s picked up a 9-1 Pacific Coast League victory over the Sky Sox on Tuesday night at Cashman Field. Matz improved to 6-2 and lowered his ERA to 1.99.
Subscribe to Baseball RSS feed
Both Bryce Harper and Kris Bryant took balls out of Wrigley Field Tuesday night, but it was Bryant’s Cubs who walked off with the win over Harper and the Washington Nationals.
With two of the best young players in baseball squaring off at Wrigley Field this week, Washington Nationals outfielder Bryce Harper and Chicago Cubs third baseman Kris Bryant sat down together for a wide-ranging pregame interview on ESPN.
Vin Scully — at age 87 and in his 66th season of calling Dodgers games — has still got it. Listen to the announcer tell a tale about the time 12-year-old Jonny Gomes was almost eaten by a wolf.
In a scene reminiscent of the football players who have inexplicably cost their teams touchdowns by casually dropping the ball a yard before they actually cross the goal line, Brewers outfielder Khris Davis was initially called out on a home run for not touching home plate in Monday’s game.
In the wake of its $56.7 billion takeover of Time Warner Cable that was announced Tuesday morning, Charter Communications plans to soon start offering SportsNet LA, the Los Angeles Dodgers’ pay-TV channel, to its almost 300,000 subscribers in Southern California.
Bryce Harper, 22, was the first player selected in the 2010 major league amateur draft; Kris Bryant, 23, was the second man picked in 2013 after his college career at the University of San Diego. They’re two of the brightest prospects to come down the pike in years.
Duane Below allowed just seven hits and one earned run in a complete-game performance over Colorado Springs as the Las Vegas 51s picked up a 9-2 Pacific Coast League victory at Cashman Field on Monday night.
Baltimore Orioles left-handed reliever Brian Matusz was suspended eight games by Major League Baseball on Monday for having a foreign substance on his arm during Saturday’s game.
Pittsburgh Pirates center fielder Andrew McCutchen’s last take-home pay for two weeks’ worth of work was $427,098. That information comes courtesy of a picture snapped by an anonymous photographer of his pay stub that landed on the Internet last week.
Brian Burgamy’s pinch-hit, two-run double was the big blow in Oklahoma City’s four-run seventh inning that carried the Dodgers to a 6-4 win over the 51s in a game pitting the Pacific Coast League’s top teams Saturday at Cashman Field.
John Avello, Wynn Las Vegas sports book director, is so convinced about the Chicago Cubs’ future that he is predicting they will win a World Series in the next five years, and he was inspired to post a proposition on it.
Chris Heisey and Andy Wilkins homered, and winning pitcher Joe Wieland hit a two-run double as the Oklahoma City Dodgers downed the 51s 6-3 in a game pitting the Pacific Coast League’s top teams Friday night at Cashman Field.
A minor league team’s A-Rod Juice Box Night promotion was canceled Friday after the New York Yankees protested.
Milwaukee Brewers left-handed reliever Will Smith was suspended eight games by Major League Baseball for having a foreign substance on his right forearm during Thursday night’s game.
After the Giants’ Madison Bumgarner almost single-handedly carried San Francisco to its third World Series title in five years last season, the World Series Most Valuable Player again took matters into his own hands in Thursday’s 4-0 win over the rival Los Angeles Dodgers.
With the bases loaded and one out in the seventh, Atlanta Braves manager Fredi Gonzalez approached home plate umpire Chris Segal to complain that Milwaukee reliever Will Smith had a foreign substance on his right forearm.
Wally Backman is still old-school enough to prefer a mix of metrics and instinct, the 51s manager who should be running the Miami Marlins right now but isn’t because owner Jeffrey Loria is a bigger lunatic than we ever imagined.
The Los Angeles Dodgers suspended Cuban shortstop Erisbel Arruebarrena on Thursday for the remainder of the season after “repeated failures to comply with his contract.”
UNLV’s season ended Thursday with a 4-3, 15-inning loss to Air Force in a losers’ bracket game of the Mountain West baseball tournament in Reno. The loss ended the Rebels’ season at 25-31, their first losing record since going 26-31 in 2012.
Ron Washington is returning to the major leagues with the Oakland Athletics as a coach.
Legacy junior shortstop Hayden LeCates went 2-for-3 with one RBI to lead the Sunset to an 11-7 win over the Sunrise on Wednesday in the Division I All-Star Game at Morse Stadium.
Someone finally figured out a way to slow Bryce Harper down. It was an umpire.
- Page 1