Call dropped – Pirates infielder Rodolfo Castro stole his phone from his back pocket during a slide in third

Call dropped – Pirates infielder Rodolfo Castro stole his phone from his back pocket during a slide in third

PHOENIX — Rodolfo Castro has been called up and dropped an appeal to return to the major leagues. The Pittsburgh infielder lost his phone on a slide to third base and the Pirates lost to the Arizona Diamondbacks 6-4 on Tuesday night. “I don’t think there’s a professional baseball player who would ever go out … Read more

Los Angeles Angels’ Shohei Ohtani joins Babe Ruth as the only players in MLB history to have at least 10 HRs and 10 wins in the same season

Los Angeles Angels’ Shohei Ohtani joins Babe Ruth as the only players in MLB history to have at least 10 HRs and 10 wins in the same season

OAKLAND, Calif. — Another home run, another pitching win, another place in the history books. Just another night for Shohei Ohtani. Japan’s two-way sensation weathered another injury scare and pitched six scoreless innings to go with his team-leading 25th homer, reaching another monumental milestone as the Los Angeles Angels beat the Oakland Athletics 5-1 Tuesday. … Read more

Matt Carpenter fractures left foot on foul ball amid season restart with New York Yankees

Matt Carpenter fractures left foot on foul ball amid season restart with New York Yankees

1:05 AM ET Marly RiveraESPN Writer close Marly Rivera is a writer for ESPNdeportes.com and ESPN.com. SEATTLE — Matt Carpenter’s dream comeback season with the New York Yankees may have ended early Monday night. Carpenter, 36, broke his left foot when he fouled an 89-mph slider by Seattle Mariners starter Logan Gilbert in the first … Read more

Jose Barrero hits first two career home runs to beat Brewers

Jose Barrero hits first two career home runs to beat Brewers

MILWAUKEE — Batting practice was optional for Reds hitters ahead of Saturday’s game against the Brewers. But the pregame schedule left extra time for young shortstop Jose Barrero and batting coach Alan Zinter to work together, one-on-one, on the field and in the cages. “It’s unbelievable. That it’s happening today is just unbelievable,” Barrero said … Read more

Mets rack up wins playing old-school baseball

Mets rack up wins playing old-school baseball

You tell me Buck Showalter couldn’t return to a major league for three years because team owners and new-age front office staff thought the former school principal would demand too much authority. ? Oh, my gracious God. The culture shift in Queens has been as dramatic as the Mets’ turnaround from 77-85 in 2021 to … Read more