After hitting a home run on Saturday and Sunday vs. the Giants, Reds shortstop Jose Peraza extended his career-high total to eight for the season. Teammates in the clubhouse expressed surprised by his flash of power this season, as has Peraza.
Coming off of the shortest start of his career, Sal Romano will be looking for vast improvement on Tuesday when the Reds meet the Brewers at Miller Park at 8:10 p.m. ET. In a loss to Cleveland last Tuesday, Romano lasted 1 2/3 innings and gave up six earned runs on seven hits. In his brief career vs. the Brewers, Romano is 0-5 with a 5.70 ERA in five starts. […]
A seven-run bottom of the third paced Cincinnati to a 17-hit day and three-game series sweep of San Francisco on Sunday at Great American Ball Park. Twelve Reds came to bat in the third. Scooter Gennett hit a two-run triple, and Eugenio Suarez followed with a two-run homer, his 27th. Reds starter Luis Castillo allowed three runs (one earned) and six hits ove […]
This week at The Thirty, we take a look at the Carlos Beltran on each time: The veteran, or just inspiring story, who you'd most like to see win that elusive championship. Obviously, there's not much hope for some of these guys; the Orioles have already been eliminated, after all. But you never know. These are the players who never got a title … bu […]
Tucker Barnhart wasn't catching for Luis Castillo on Sunday vs. the Giants, instead playing first base for an injured Joey Votto. But even from his different-than-usual angle, Barnhart could tell there was a lot to like about Castillo's pitching performance during an 11-4 victory at Great American Ball Park.
For the second consecutive year, Major Leaguers will put their personalities and passions on the field when Players' Weekend takes center stage during all games from Friday, Aug. 24, through Sunday, Aug. 26.
Jedd Gyorko and Matt Carpenter gave Dodgers closer Kenley Jansen a rude welcome back, as the pair's back-to-back solo homers in the ninth inning delivered the Cardinals a 5-3 win over the Dodgers on Monday. The victory gives the Cardinals a big win to open their road trip out west, and puts them just 3 1/2 games behind the Cubs for the National League C […]
Yadier Molina's record start streak has come to an end. Cardinals manager Mike Shildt opted to start Francisco Pena behind the plate on Monday night at Dodger Stadium, ending Molina's streak of consecutive starts at a remarkable 27 games, an MLB record for catchers over age 35.
Anaheim native Daniel Poncedeleon will make his second career start on Tuesday when the Cardinals continue their series at Dodger Stadium with a 9:10 p.m. CT game. Poncedeleon, who twirled seven no-hit innings in his Major League debut, slides back into the rotation after making five relief appearances. He'll be opposed by Dodgers right-hander Hyun-Jin […]
Shortly after feeling his mechanics click during a side session at Busch Stadium on Saturday afternoon, Luke Weaver learned that his next opportunity to take that adjustment into a game setting will come in a new role.
Right-hander Kyle Hendricks will take the mound in the opener of a two-game set with the Tigers tonight at Comerica Park. Hendricks is 3-0 in his last four starts, allowing 12 earned runs over 24 2/3 innings. Right-hander Jordan Zimmermann will start for Detroit. First pitch is scheduled for 6:10 p.m. CT.
Major League Baseball (MLB), the Major League Baseball Players Association (MLBPA) and Little League International jointly announced today that the Pittsburgh Pirates and the Chicago Cubs will play in the third "MLB Little League Classic presented by GEICO" in Williamsport, Pa. during the 2019 MLB Championship Season.
The Astros fell back into a first-place tie on Monday night with a 7-4 loss to the Mariners, who are closing in on the American League West leaders. Robinson Cano hit a go-ahead three-run homer off Collin McHugh in the eighth inning to send Seattle to its fifth consecutive win over Houston in the past two weeks.
Only days after being activated from the disabled list, Astros outfielder George Springer was scratched from the starting lineup for Monday's series opener against the Mariners with a sore left quadriceps muscle. Manager AJ Hinch said Springer was available off the bench if needed.
Reigning American League Most Valuable Player Jose Altuve will return from the disabled list after missing 21 games with a sore knee at 9:10 p.m. CT on Tuesday against the Mariners at Safeco Field. Right-hander Brad Peacock will come out of the bullpen to start for the Astros in the first of what's likely to be a steady stream of relievers. Right-hander […]
Altuve kept ball from his first Triple-A hit August 21, 2018
Making his Major League debut in Monday night's 1-0 Braves win over the Pirates at PNC Park, 20-year-old Atlanta right-hander Bryse Wilson thought he had his first career hit in the fourth inning. Gregory Polanco properly welcomed the young pitcher to the big leagues.
Right-hander Ivan Nova (7-7, 4.26 ERA) will take the mound against the Braves on Tuesday at PNC Park at 7:05 p.m. ET. Nova excelled his last time out despite being on the hook for the loss, allowing one run over 6 2/3 innings against the Cubs. He's 3-0 in three career starts against Atlanta. Right-hander Kevin Gausman (7-9, 4.22 ERA) will start for the […]