30 Players: Braves’ Dansby Swanson Top Candidate For Rookie Of The YearThe Braves rebuild enters its new stadium and the team may have already found its next star.
5 Things: Boston And New York Both Celebrate Impressive MLB AccomplishmentsBoston and New York have a rivalry in the sports world no other two cities can match (sorry, L.A. and S.F.!), and last week in Major League Baseball, both cities got to celebrate some sports history. In Boston, one-time American League Most Valuable Player Dustin Pedroia strung together 11 hits in a row to almost match the all-time record, while in the Bronx, rookie catcher Gary Sanchez set a record by becoming the fastest player to hit his first 11 home runs in history. Oh, what a week in MLB!
Giants Hit 4 Homers To Back Bumgarner And Beat Braves 13-4Joe Panik homered twice and matched his career high of four RBIs to back Madison Bumgarner.
5 Things: Harper Goes Gloveless, Betts Swings All Directions, and The Mariners Come Back StrongIf you ask most baseball fans, they'll tell you they like big home runs and lots of runs scored. Well, last week, that's exactly what the fans got from MLB. Washington's Bryce Harper hit a big home run without even wearing batting gloves, while Boston's Mookie Betts really swung for all the fences in Baltimore. As for runs scored, a game in San Diego against Seattle ended up with a football score as the Mariners overcame a 10-run deficit in the sixth inning to win, 16-13.
Bumgarner Hits 2-Run Homer, Leads Giants Over Braves 6-0Madison Bumgarner won his sixth straight decision to match a career best and hit a two-run homer in a six-run fifth inning that led the Giants over the Atlanta Braves 6-0 Thursday.
Freeman's HR In 11th Inning Lifts Braves Past Giants, 5-4Freddie Freeman homered leading off the 11th inning to give the Atlanta Braves a 5-4 victory over the San Francisco Giants on Wednesday night.
Peavy Almost Perfect Through 7 As Giants Blank Braves 4-0Jake Peavy faced the minimum 21 batters through seven innings, Denard Span drove in two runs with three hits and the San Francisco Giants beat the Atlanta Braves 4-0 on Tuesday night.
Mallex Smith's 3-Run Triple Powers Braves Past Giants, 5-3The Atlanta Braves beat Jeff Samardzija and the San Francisco Giants 5-3 on Monday.
Guide To Visiting MLB Spring Training In FloridaYour travel guide to visiting any of the MLB teams in the Florida Grapefruit League for this year's spring training
Former River Cats Pitcher Tommy Hanson Passes Away At 29Former Sacramento River Cats pitcher Tommy Hanson passed away Monday night in an Atlanta hospital from what is described as catastrophic organ failure. He was 29 years old.
Bumgarner On Mound For Giants, Braves Rubbermatch
Pence's Three-Run Homer Lifts Giants To 8-3 Win Over Braves