Los Angeles Dodgers
Adrian Gonzalez homered again in his second consecutive three-hit game and Yasiel Puig reached base five times to lead the Los Angeles Dodgers over the skidding New York Mets 9-4 Tuesday night.
The 86-year-old has an almost encyclopedic knowledge of baseball. He shared some of his memories with WFAN’s Mike Francesa on Wednesday.
The Dodgers icon isn’t holding back. But he’s focusing his ire on V. Stiviano, whose recordings of the Clippers owner making racist remarks sparked a firestorm.
So much is written about injuries to the ligaments of pitchers’ elbows but less so about nerve irritation such as that resulting in Dodgers’ reliever Brian Wilson now being on the DL.
The Bombers were a distant second at $199 million, ending their streak of six straight openers above the $200 million mark.
Dodgers’ Yasiel Puig is on the fast track to superstardom if he continues to perform on the field, and keeps quiet off it.
Zack Greinke and the Dodgers have knocked Alex Rodriguez and the Yankees off baseball’s payroll perch, part of an offseason spending spree that has the average salary approaching $4 million for the first time.
A prototypical utility player, Turner played 15 games at first base, 12 games at second base, 23 games at third base, 18 games at shortstop and one game in left field in 2013.
According to a report on NikkanSports.com, the Yankees are one of five finalists in the running to sign Masahiro Tanaka.
The Cubs are trying to sell Masahiro Tanaka on hope, that he could be part of the turnaround if their prospects pan out, and they’re selling the same thing to their fans.
There’s been a new development in the pursuit of Masahiro Tanaka. The Japanese right-hander has at least three legitimate suitors, with a fourth apparently entering the fray on Thursday.
Kershaw receives the most lucrative deal for a pitcher, breaking the mark of $180 million set by Justin Verlander last March for his seven-year contract with Detroit.
It seems everyone is jazzed up over Japanese ace Masahiro Tanaka’s move to the U.S. Well, maybe not everyone.
Masahiro Tanaka hit the ground running Wednesday with his first round of “clandestine meetings” in the U.S., according to WFAN and CBSSports.com baseball insider Jon Heyman.
Piazza was named on 62.2 percent of the ballots (355 of 571), well shy of the 75 percent needed for induction. The Mets great received 57.8 percent in his first year of eligibility in 2013.