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.
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Thanks for all of the support last weekend in our final series at home. It was pretty weird knowing that it was my last weekend playing at a place that has been my home for the last four years.
Green Valley has won nine one-run games this season, giving the team confidence it can close out the tough wins as the Division I state baseball tournament begins Thursday at Durango. The Gators play Arbor View at 7 p.m. Bishop Gorman plays Reno at 4 p.m.
College of Southern Nevada has used two closers — Josh Nuernberg and Alec Hutt — to get the job done this baseball season. The back end of the bullpen makes the Coyotes a team capable of winning the Western District tournament, which begins Thursday, and claiming a spot in the junior college World Series.
Before a crowd of fifth-graders in a rare morning game, Las Vegas beat Sacramento 5-1 on Wednesday. Las Vegas leads Triple A with a 24-10 record and tied a franchise record with its 10th straight home win. “The guys expect to win every day they go out there,” 51s manager Wally Backman said.
A high school baseball team in Ohio got quite the surprise last weekend … a tree planted on their field between the pitcher’s mound and home plate.
UNLV announced it would begin construction on a two-story baseball clubhouse that is expected to be ready before next season. The $2.75 million project was made possible by a donation from M Resort president Anthony Marnell III.
Pablo Sandoval’s return to the Bay Area represented a day to remember — and a day of forgiveness.
Baseball’s all-time home run leader, Barry Bonds, could soon be suing Major League Baseball for the way his career ended.
Tyler Pill combined with two relievers on a three-hitter, and Brooks Conrad delivered a go-ahead two-run double to lead the 51s to a 3-1 victory over the Chihuahuas on Monday night in a Pacific Coast League game in El Paso, Texas. The 51s went 6-2 on their trip and have won 16 of their past 18.
Chewing tobacco has long been a tradition in baseball, but that tradition could be on its way out in one big-league city.
College of Southern Nevada right-hander Nate Bennett, making his first start this season, pitched seven strong innings, and second baseman Tyler Brown went 6-for-6 to spark the Coyotes to a 10-2 victory over Salt Lake Community College on Saturday in the Region 18 baseball tournament title game.
Brooks Conrad hit a grand slam and totaled five RBIs, and Brandon Allen and Darrell Ceciliani also homered to power the 51s to an 11-4 win over the El Paso Chihuahuas in a Pacific Coast League game Saturday in El Paso, Texas.
Chicago Cubs third baseman Kris Bryant hit the first home run of his career, a three-run shot to left field Saturday night against the Milwaukee Brewers at Miller Park.
Jordan Sadovia came through with a 10-pitch at-bat, singling home a run to tie the game 4-4, and the Gaels went on to defeat Arbor View 7-4 on Saturday for the Sunset Region baseball title. Gorman had beaten Arbor View 9-1 to force a second game in the double-elimination tournament.
Taylor Tempel went 4-for-5 with two doubles and scored three runs Saturday to lead Fresno State to an 8-3 win over UNLV in a Mountain West baseball game at Wilson Stadium.
Jacen Yergensen delivered two hits, including the big blow in a three-run fourth inning, and had two spectacular diving catches to lift upstart Coronado to a 5-1 victory over Basic in the Sunrise Region baseball tournament. The Cougars will play Green Valley in the championship round.
Cody Decker went 4-for-5 with two home runs and six RBIs to lead the El Paso Chihuahuas to a 10-6 victory over the 51s in a Pacific Coast League game Friday in El Paso, Texas. The loss ended Las Vegas’ franchise-record 14-game winning streak.
Fresno State strung together three straight two-out run-scoring hits in the first inning en route to a 6-1 win over UNLV in a Mountain West baseball game Friday at Wilson Stadium. Edgar Montes went 3-for-4 with two doubles for UNLV.
Top Mets prospect works eight strong innings, blasts a monster home run as Las Vegas extends Pacific Coast League winning streak to 14 games.
The thought that I won’t play at Earl E. again hasn’t totally hit me yet. I haven’t had time to really sit down and think about it and hopefully I keep it that way. I don’t want to worry about the “last time.” I want to focus on getting through the weekend, getting a series victory and hopefully pulling off three wins.
Green Valley, which hit six home runs in its first 32 games this season, smashed three Thursday in a 12-1 victory over Basic in the Division I Sunrise Region baseball tournament. Blake Inouye homered twice and Jarrett Perns once for the Gators, who advanced to the championship game.
Moment of levity on routine ground ball startles unsuspecting first baseman Anthony Rizzo during Chicago’s 6-5 victory.