It wouldn’t be a primetime baseball game without a questionable strike call or two. The Boston Red Sox are hosting the New York Yankees in one of the final Sunday Night Baseball games of the year. The Red Sox and the Yankees are currently tied record-wise at 88-67 on the season. Both teams are currently tied atop the Wild Card standings.
Joe West, one of baseball's most well-known umpires, is reportedly retiring at the end of the 2021 season. According to The Boston Globe's Pete Abraham, West will call it a career after the campaign. In May, he set the MLB record for most games umpired with his 5,376th game. West...
Dayton Daily News
Hall of Fame baseball writer Hal McCoy knows a thing or two about our nation’s pastime. Tap into that knowledge by sending an email to firstname.lastname@example.org. Q: If you’re the manager of the Cincinnati Reds, who is your starting pitcher in the wild card game? — MICHAEL, Fort Thomas, Ky.
Playoff elimination before final week torpedoes confidence of many who invested in 2021
As I got in the elevator on Sunday afternoon to make my way up to the press box, a fan hopped on at the last second wearing a cool, unique black t-shirt. Written in red and white cursive font, the shirt featured a blown-up lineup card from some of the “days gone by,” with names like Lofton, Vizquel, Baerga, Belle and Thome written on it.
For at least a day, the Padres as spoilers looked an awful lot like they did as a so-called contending team the last two months. Joe Musgrove struck out nine while gutting his way through five innings, but the Padres offense scored in just one inning and an overworked bullpen stumbled immediately in a 4-3 loss to the Braves in the final home game at Petco Park.
Roseanne Barr & Tom Arnold’s Messy Split — She Cut Up Her Spouse’s Credit Cards Shortly after Filing for Divorce
Roseanne Barr and Tom Arnold’s relationship was truly one of a kind. After four years together, she filed for divorce, dropped the petition three days later, and filed again three weeks later. Even though actress and comedian Roseanne Barr has got involved in several controversies throughout the years, she has...
"The Sopranos" revolved, of course, around Tony Soprano. "The Many Saints of Newark," the long-awaited movie "prequel," opening Friday in theaters and streaming on HBO Max, shows us a very different solar system. Here, the center is Dickie Moltisanti (Alessandro Nivola), Tony's favorite uncle — the father of the Christopher...
Baseball played a big part of Thomas Jimenez’s childhood growing up in Santa Fe, the capital of New Mexico. From third grade until seventh grade, Jimenez, who is now 33 and a health care worker, played shortstop and center field, first for the Santa Fe Timberwolves and then for the Nava Thunderbirds. The teams were made up of local kids from working-class neighborhoods led by volunteer coaches, and the players shared a love for the game. The fans, who were parents and friends and relatives, were especially devoted. Just practicing could bring out spectators ready to cheer and watch some baseball.
There are only five baseball games on Monday, but there is still value with MLB parlay picks. Let’s take a look at the best MLB parlays to make your Monday a profitable one. Detroit Tigers ML +145 / Cleveland Indians ML -153 / Oakland Athletics, Seattle Mariners under 8.5 -110 // $10 bet pays $67.34.
ANAHEIM -- When the Mariners called up Logan Gilbert for his MLB debut on May 13, it might not have been predicted, or even expected, for them to be within two games of a playoff spot in late September. Seattle came into Saturday trailing the Yankees and Red Sox by...
New York Post
There will be highlights, of course, lots of highlights, end-to-end highlights of Eli Manning’s greatest hits, and that’s how it should be on the day the Giants retire his No. 10. Manning is not only one of the great Giants of all time but one of the most important, and there ought to be a proper celebration of all of that.
Bleed Cubbie Blue
On Mondays, Wednesdays, and Fridays, Bleed Cubbie Blue brings a you a light-hearted, Cubs-centric look at baseball’s colorful past, with plenty of the lore and deep dives into various narratives that expand over the course of time. Here’s a handy Cubs timeline, to help you follow along. Don’t be afraid to click the links for ‘inside baseball’ on the entries, which change from year to year as we re-examine the subjects.
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