Didi Gregorius’ grand slam propels Phillies to third straight

PHILADELPHIA — Enyel De Los Santos was back on the lineup card, José Alvarado and Matt Moore were back in the bullpen, and the three returning relievers tossed the scoreless innings needed to extend Philadelphia’s win streak. Didi Gregorius hit his eighth career grand slam, and the Phillies beat the Milwaukee Brewers 5-4 on Wednesday … Read more

Fiers expected to start for the Athletics against the Blue Jays

Toronto Blue Jays (15-14, fourth in the AL East) vs. Oakland Athletics (19-13, first in the AL West) Oakland, California; Thursday, 3:37 p.m. EDT PITCHING PROBABLES: Blue Jays: Hyun Jin Ryu (1-2, 0.00 ERA) Athletics: Mike Fiers (0-1, 4.50 ERA, 1.33 WHIP, 3 strikeouts) FANDUEL SPORTSBOOK LINE: Athletics +125, Blue Jays -144; over/under is 8 … Read more

Yankees give rehabbing Miguel Andujar another start in left field

Miguel Andujar, also on a rehab stint at Triple-A, started for a second straight game in left field Wednesday and also homered. Manager Aaron Boone said the Yankees had considered recalling Andujar for Odor. The Yankees decided Andujar, who was sidelined by right wrist carpal tunnel syndrome in March, would be better off getting regular … Read more

Mets’ ‘Bench Mob’ delivers fleeting winning formula

You’ll be pleased to know that the Mets discovered their winning formula Wednesday night at Busch Stadium: Sit their two most expensive purchases of the winter and don’t even bother utilizing a starting pitcher. It worked well enough for the Mets, powered by the “Bench Mob,” to post a 7-2 victory over the Cardinals Wednesday … Read more

Teoscar Hernández gets key hit as Blue Jays beat A’s 9-4

OAKLAND, Calif. – Teoscar Hernández hit a tiebreaking RBI single during Toronto’s five-run eighth inning, and the Blue Jays beat the Athletics 9-4 on Wednesday night. Hernández also had an earlier run-scoring single before coming through against Lou Trivino (1-1), who was tagged for five earned runs after allowing a total of three in his … Read more

Yang Makes First Start In Majors; Rangers Beat Twins 3-1 – WCCO

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Hyeon-Jong Yang made his first major league start after 14 years in the Korea Baseball Organization, getting the Texas Rangers off to a strong start in an eventual 3-1 win against the Minnesota Twins on Wednesday night. Yang, the former KBO MVP, struck out seven of the first nine batters he faced … Read more

Yankee Stadium, Citi Field To Seat Fans In Vaccinated And Unvaccinated Sections, Offer Shots And Free Tickets – CBS New York

NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) — The road to recovery will also include baseball. Gov. Andrew Cuomo announced Wednesday that Yankees and Mets games will allow full capacity in some areas of their ballparks. For some, it will feel like a real game once again. Starting May 19, Yankee Stadium and Citi Field will have certain sections … Read more

Yankees, Mets to lift capacity limits for vaccinated fans

NEW YORK — The Yankees and Mets can increase capacity from 20% to 100% at their ballparks for home games starting May 19 — as along as fans are vaccinated against COVID-19. And both teams will be giving away free tickets along with vaccinations. New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo made the announcement at a news … Read more