With a rally towel and jazz hands, Alexis Pedraza was seen on national TV bringing the magic that apparently helped lift the Astros to a Game 1 win.
An autographed photograph from 1911 of baseball legend “Shoeless” Joe Jackson has sold at auction for a staggering price of $1.47 million, making it one of the most valuable photos in the world. The photo was included in a Christie’s and Hunt Auctions live auction titled “Extra Innings: A Private...
Jose Siri will start in centerfield for the Houston Astros in Game 3 of the American League Championship Series versus the Boston Red Sox. Siri will make his postseason debut after dealing with a finger injury for the Astros' first series against the Chicago White Sox. He'll bat eighth and replace Chas McCormick in centerfield.
Iceburgh, Harvey the Hound can be elected by fans as part of 2022 class. The Calgary Flames and Pittsburgh Penguins could be adding to their roster of Hall of Fame members. Harvey the Hound of the Flames and Iceburgh of the Penguins were announced as candidates for this year's Mascot Hall of Fame class.
Toronto Blue Jays president Mark Shapiro said Monday that the club would like to re-sign free agents Robbie Ray, Marcus Semien, and Steven Matz this winter but acknowledges those reunions aren't locks and may not even be necessary. "I'm not a big believer you have to sign anyone back," Shapiro...
The Chicago White Sox failed to advance past the first round of playoffs for the second straight season, losing to the Houston Astros in the American League Divisional Series 3-1. After years of tanking and trading away star players for future assets, the White Sox have finally put together a...
The Pittsburgh Penguins have been blessed with their fair share of Hall of Fame players over the years. Now, the organization seeks a Hall of Fame mascot. Iceburgh is among 10 finalists for induction as part of the 2022 class of the Mascot Hall of Fame. (Yes, such a thing exists — it’s in Whiting, Ind). In his 30th season as the Penguins’ mascot, Iceburgh advanced via fan vote from among 24 mascots submitted for consideration for the 2022 class.
Carlos Rodon has had a very interesting last 12 months. He pitched in the game three loss that the Chicago White Sox suffered in the 2020 postseason against the Oakland A’s. He was cut and then brought back during the offseason. In spring training, he had to beat out Reynaldo Lopez for the fifth spot in the regular-season rotation.
ST. LOUIS (KMOV.com) – Fredbird has been named one of the finalists to be inducted in the Mascot Hall of Fame. Since 1979, Fredbird has been with the St. Louis Cardinals, spreading joy to fans in the stands. He has performed in over 34,000 regular season games and been to seven World Series. The Cardinals mascot has fierce competition.
It was a great year for the Chicago White Sox. They won the AL Central Division with a record of 93-69. There was room for improvement but they handled the adversity of injuries to key players as well as any team in the league would. They made it into the playoffs where they were defeated by the Houston Astros in four games. It was a tough way to end an otherwise tremendous season.
Detroit Tigers could become playoff contenders this offseason with 2 free agents, 1 trade, 2 prospects
DETROIT – This will be the first meaningful offseason for the Detroit Tigers in half a decade, as the team hopes to take another leap from surprisingly competitive to legitimate playoff contender. Detroit emerged from a five-year stint in baseball’s cellar to win 77 games in 2021. If not for...
The Chicago White Sox are out. They allowed the Houston Astros to get past them and into the American League Championship Series. There is where they are currently playing the Boston Red Sox. The series is tied at one apiece heading back to Boston. The first two games were in Houston where the Red Sox managed to steal one.
Sox offseason: 5 questions facing Rick Hahn’s front office originally appeared on NBC Sports Chicago. The Chicago White Sox are starting their offseason work far earlier than they hoped they would be. After a disappointingly quick exit from the postseason, Rick Hahn’s front office needs to figure out what to...
Throughout the season the Houston Astros had very successful late innings, six through nine to be exact. The Astros, in particular, have put together amazing the eighth innings, hitting .261 with 29 home runs and 89 RBI. That’s five points above their seventh through ninth inning average, while 22 is...
HOUSTON, Texas (KTRK) — We all know baseball fans can be superstitious, but a Houston Astros fan caused a viral moment when she was caught trying to charm the baseball gods during Game 1 of the American League Championship Series . But when Alexis Pedraza stood up and put the...
Richard K. “Rick” Myers, 59, co-owner of Grow Local Media, died peacefully Oct. 14 at his Avon home surrounded by his family following a long illness. He was the publisher of the Hendricks County ICON, Hendricks County Business Leader, Center Grove ICON and The Southside Times and a dedicated public servant to many Central Indiana communities.
From Lance Lynn to Craig Kimbrel: Grading 10 Chicago White Sox roster additions on how they fared for the 2021 AL Central champs
The Chicago White Sox were one of the more aggressive teams last offseason. Then when injuries popped up throughout the season, they used a mix of internal and external options to try to fill the voids. The Sox were also active at the trade deadline, attempting to position themselves for the postseason. Some moves worked, others didn’t pan out for the American League Central champs, whose ...
Alex Cora is a Puerto Rican professional baseball manager who plies his trade in Major League Baseball for the Boston Red Sox. Alex Cora is known originally as Jose Alexander Cora and he is a former infielder who played for fourteen seasons in Major League Baseball. Popular Stories Right now.
The Chicago White Sox had a lot of different players contribute to their success in 2021. Some of them were expected and some of them were unexpected. One of those who brought unexpected success is Gavin Sheets. He was magnificent from the day he was called up onward. It didn’t take long for him to make an impact at the MLB level.