To dream the impossible dream. It’s no secret the New York Yankees have fallen out of love with catcher Gary Sanchez, who’s struggled at and behind the plate the last three seasons. The 28-year-old Sanchez has one more year of arbitration eligibility remaining and is scheduled to be a free agent following the 2022 season.
Another MLB postseason is underway, and while the Chicago Cubs may not be playing in October, some familiar faces are suiting up for playoff teams looking to win the World Series. The Cubs sent shockwaves around the MLB on July 30, when they traded core superstars like first baseman Anthony...
DENVER -- First baseman Michael Toglia did just enough to tempt fans, and possibly even the Rockies, to dream. The 6-foot-5, switch-hitting Toglia, the Rockies’ first-round pick in 2019 out of UCLA, earned an invitation to the Sirius XM Futures Game at Coors Field, during which he homered. He also showed power -- 17 homers in 74 games at High-A Spokane, five in 41 at Double-A Hartford -- and a glove that has the Rockies excited. Toglia homered for the Salt River Rafters on Friday and Saturday in Arizona Fall League play.
It was somewhat surprising when the St. Louis Cardinals fired manager Mike Shildt after he helped lead them to the playoffs for the third straight season, and he is reportedly already on the radar of another team. Dennis Lin and Britt Ghiroli of The Athletic reported the San Diego Padres...
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SAN FRANCISCO — Farhan Zaidi compared watching the NLCS to being an actor who chose to attend a movie anyway after being passed over for a role. “You’re watching that game and you sort of feel like that should be us,” Zaidi said. “It feels a little bit like so close and yet so far. It’s like we could be playing that game but I’m at home watching this game in my sweats.”
SAN FRANCISCO — The San Francisco Giants plan to exercise Buster Posey’s $22 million club option for the 2022 season as long as the veteran catcher wants to keep playing after a stellar year. Posey, whose contract includes a $3 million buyout, helped lead the Giants to a franchise-record 107...
The San Francisco Giants plan to exercise Buster Posey's $22 million club option for the 2022 season as long as the veteran wants to keep playing. Posey's contract includes a $3 million buyout. The 34-year-old helped lead the Giants to a franchise-record 107 wins and their first National League West...
This morning I Tweeted the last of my 2021 TSR Daily custom cards (called “Daily” because I Tweet out a custom each day #2021TSRDaily ). I started Tweeting these on February 23rd and sharing them here on March 1st. Back in 2020 with everything shut down, I created a couple of hundred customs as a way to keep me occupied and relaxed. For 2021 I decided that if I was going to crank out that many I might as well make a small cohesive set and try to represent all of the teams. I’m going to share the last batch of customs and then I’ll discuss how well I met my goals and what is coming next for me.
First-base umpire Gabe Morales came under fire Thursday night for calling San Francisco Giants batter Wilmer Flores out after it appeared he had checked his swing. After the Los Angeles Dodgers solidified the victory over the Giants in Game 5 of the National League Division Series, Morales explained what he saw.
The Dodgers managed to win 106 games in 2021, yet finished second in the National League West behind San Francisco, who they beat in the National League Divisional Series. Here's what to expect in the Braves vs. Dodgers sequel this season. GAME PREVIEW: First Pitch: 8:07 p.m.
ATLANTA — Hank Aaron cherished those years with Eddie Mathews, Hank Aaron and the Milwaukee Braves when they traveled to California to face the Dodgers’ legendary pitching duo Sandy Koufax & Don Drysdale. Although the Dodgers and Braves had some great battles while they were members of the National League...
Now that the American and National League Division Series are out of the way and it's down to the final four, the legitimate World Series contenders are clear. With that, let's take a look at the latest World Series odds for each club still left and break down why they are in these positions.
Oct. 15 (UPI) -- After chasing the San Francisco Giants in the National League West division all season, the Los Angeles Dodgers finished off their Northern California rivals in the playoffs on Thursday night -- in a game that ended on a controversial call. Mookie Betts went 4 for 4,...