After getting swept in a three-game home series to the Los Angeles Dodgers to fall out of first place in the NL West, the San Francisco Giants turned to their hottest pitcher to help wash […]
By Adam W. Bloom The second half of the MLB season is under way with a number of teams making moves to try and stamp their ticket into the playoffs. While you’d think the pressure […]
Sometimes a team’s best players don’t make the All-Star team. Here are the National League’s mid-season team MVPs.
The NBA free agency period is in top gear, and a market littered with max-contract-worthy players has left many teams feeling like this is the year they can turn the tides in their direction. Here […]
Happy Birthday America! In a couple days, at least. As an homage to the birth of our great country, here are five things that happened in sports over the Fourth of July. 1. George Steinbrenner […]
If you’re in the mood for a road trip, or simply want to come out to support your local team, make your next stop a minor league baseball game at one of these fan favorite stadiums.
PITTSBURGH (AP) Despite losing the series, the San Francisco Giants found something positive about their trip to PNC Park: Brandon Belt is beginning to hit. Belt homered, doubled and drove in all three runs for […]
PITTSBURGH (AP) Buster Posey tagged Starling Marte and headed to the dugout to prepare for extra innings. The San Francisco catcher ended up going straight to the clubhouse after the streaking Giants were undone by […]
PITTSBURGH (AP) Jean Machi has been playing professional baseball in the United States since 2002 when he pitched for the Philadelphia Phillies’ team in the rookie-level Gulf Coast League. Yet the beefy right-handed reliever, now […]
Pirates pitcher Gerrit Cole put up impressive stats late last year. Can he hold up the whole season?
NEW YORK (AP) Pittsburgh Pirates center fielder Andrew McCutchen and Detroit Tigers slugger Miguel Cabrera both coasted Thursday to Most Valuable Player awards. McCutchen won the National League honor by a surprisingly wide margin after […]
ST. LOUIS (AP) Adam Wainwright held the hug with catcher Yadier Molina a few extra seconds, soaking in his latest pressure-packed performance for the St. Louis Cardinals. “I’ve got to put it right up there […]