Only one of those greats — comedian and actor Will Ferrell — played 10 different positions for 10 different big league ballclubs in one memorable day this year in spring training.
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A young slugger from Las Vegas having a breakout season in the big leagues will take part in the Home Run Derby, which will be shown at 5 p.m. Monday on ESPN.
Dilson Herrera and Cory Vaughn each had two doubles and two RBIs to pace a balanced offense as the 51s outslugged the Salt Lake Bees 10-5 in a Pacific Coast League game Wednesday at Cashman Field. Herrera finished 3-for-5 with a stolen base.
Darin Gorski allowed three hits and one unearned run to help the 51s salvage a split of a Pacific Coast League doubleheader against Albuquerque with a 3-1 victory Tuesday night at Cashman Field. Las Vegas lost the first game 3-0.
High on the list of baseball’s unwritten rules is to never mention a no-hitter while it’s in progress. But not everyone follows the rules.
Before the Cardinals-Cubs doubleheader on Tuesday, St. Louis rookie pitchers Miguel Socolovich, Mitch Harris and Marcus Hatley walked to a Wrigleyville Starbucks in full uniform to pick up a drink order for the team.
A storm that brought rain and wind across the Valley forced the postponement of Monday night’s Pacific Coast League game between the 51s and Albuquerque Isotopes at Cashman Field.
Washington Nationals slugger Bryce Harper will skip the Home Run Derby next week because his father is not available to pitch to him.
Not since “The Birds,” Alfred Hitchcock’s classic 1963 thriller, have we witnessed such a calculated and vicious attack by a pigeon as the one that was perpetrated on Kevin Kiermaier over the weekend at Yankee Stadium.
It will be just like old times in the All-Star Game for Las Vegas sluggers Kris Bryant and Bryce Harper, who will be teammates, on the National League, for the first time since they joined forces on a youth baseball team in Southern Nevada.
Chris Davis tried to supply some fireworks for the Baltimore Orioles on Independence Day weekend, but was robbed of home runs on both the Fourth of July and Sunday.
Dilson Herrera, now 21, already has played in 43 games and has more plate apperances with the Mets than in Triple-A, leading some to believe his promotion might have been a bit premature.
The disaster that for weeks now was predicted to stain the Major League Baseball All-Star game in terms of which American League players might start never occurred.
Because this is the social media age, somebody anonymously speculated on Twitter that perhaps “flu-like symptoms” was a euphemism for Kris Bryant of the Chicago Cubs being hung over. Even though the Las Vegan is known as a nondrinker, unless you count Gatorade.
Roger Bernadina had two home runs and four RBIs to back a strong start from John Lannan and lead the Albuquerque Isotopes to a 10-2 win over the 51s in a Pacific Coast League game Saturday night at Cashman Field.
Kris Bryant provided the holiday fireworks with two home runs — including his first Wrigley Field grand slam — to lead the Chicago Cubs to a 7-2 victory over the Miami Marlins on Saturday.
Using a bat with stars on the barrell, Las Vegas slugger takes Giants ace Madison Bumgarner deep on the Fourth of July.
Patrick Kivlehan went 3-for-4 with a go-ahead home run in the fifth inning, one of three homers hit by Tacoma in the Rainiers’ 12-7 victory over the 51s in a Pacific Coast League game Friday in Tacoma, Wash.
Las Vegas slugger doffs cap and uniform for ESPN The Magazine, says Robinson Cano is sexy in the batter’s box.
Federal investigators have recommended charges be brought against at least one St. Louis Cardinals employee implicated in the probe of an alleged computer intrusion of databases belonging to the Houston Astros.
Kirk Nieuwenhuis hit a three-run homer and had four RBIs, and Brandon Allen and Alex Castellanos each hit a two-run homer to help the 51s rout the Tacoma Rainiers 12-2 in a Pacific Coast League game Thursday in Tacoma, Wash.
Alex Rodriguez and the New York Yankees are in negotiations designed at reaching middle ground in their standoff over the $6 million contract bonus due Rodriguez for hitting his 661st career home run.
The Butler did it twice on Wednesday night as Joey Butler spoiled Carlos Carrasco’s perfect game with a walk in the seventh inning and broke up the Indians pitcher’s no-hitter with a two-out, two-strike single in the ninth.