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The St. Louis Cardinals have a lot to accomplish if they want to return to Chicago in two weeks for a rematch of last year’s NL Division Series. If they do, the Cardinals may be the one club that won’t be fazed by Wrigley Field and the Cubs. Yadier Molina drove in four runs, Stephen Piscotty homered and the Cardinals boosted their playoff hopes by getting to Jason Hammel early in a 10-4 rout of Chicago on Saturday.
Posted on 24 September 2016 @ 9:49 pm
DETROIT (AP) — Paulo Orlando hit a tying, two-run double and Eric Hosmer followed with a three-run homer against Francisco Rodriguez, capping a ninth-inning comeback that led the Kansas City Royals over the Detroit Tigers 7-4 Saturday.
Posted on 24 September 2016 @ 9:48 pm
ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) — Boston Red Sox manager John Farrell has not ruled out injured third baseman Pablo Sandoval returning this year should an injury replacement be required.
Posted on 24 September 2016 @ 9:37 pm
Chicago White Sox center fielder Adam Eaton will sit out at least the next two games after crashing into the padded wall Friday night. Eaton is still undergoing tests. Eaton stayed down for several minutes before he was helped to the dugout.
Posted on 24 September 2016 @ 9:30 pm
HOUSTON (AP) — Houston closer Ken Giles injured his right wrist when he was hit by a line drive during batting practice on Saturday.
Posted on 24 September 2016 @ 9:23 pm
Colby Lewis obliged his wife when she requested a picture under an AL West champion banner of the four Texas players part of each division title since 2010. Lewis was joined for the celebratory clubhouse photo op Friday night by Elvis Andrus, Derek Holland and Mitch Moreland. The Rangers are on to the playoffs again after capturing their second straight AL West title and fourth since 2010 with a 3-0 win against the Oakland Athletics.
Posted on 24 September 2016 @ 8:10 pm
New York manager Joe Girardi said he walked out of Friday’s post-game media session because he was upset by questions about his bullpen usage, not because the slumping Yankees lost ground in the AL wild card race and were eliminated from the AL East. ”That’s a sign of some of the questions I was asked,” Girardi said before Saturday’s game. The Yankees lost 9-0 in Toronto on Friday, their ninth defeat in 12 games following a seven-game winning streak.
Posted on 24 September 2016 @ 8:02 pm