Adam Wainwright went all the way on the mound Wednesday night, pitching the Cardinals past the Pittsburgh Pirates 6-1 and into the NL championship series for the third straight season.
Sheen has watched his beloved Cincinnati Reds make the playoffs three times in four years. Too bad all those runs ended in the first round.
Boomer and Craig got the fun started this morning with their focus on the baseball diamond, after the Pirates sent the Reds home to Cincinnati with a 6-2 win in the first official MLB playoff game of the 2013 season.
It’s only getting worse for Alex Rodriguez, and it’s not likely to get better for a long time. Rodriguez’s reputation is being destroyed further with every accusation that hits the news cycle.
Both the Baltimore Orioles and the Pittsburgh Pirates are enjoying quality seasons midway through this year. With each team presenting a legitimate threat to make the playoffs in their respective leagues, the question is, which is most likely to achieve that goal?
Dillon Gee pitched another gem against the Pirates, and John Buck hit a two-run single to lead the New York Mets to a 4-2 victory.
Under baseball’s labor contract, pitchers who start on the Sunday before the All-Star game may opt not to participate.
Wright found himself on the receiving end of backlash from fans, players and broadcasters in Pittsburgh this week for leaving Alvarez off his derby team.
Mets third baseman David Wright was announced as the NL captain for the upcoming Home Run Derby, and now he is receiving some major backlash for his teammate selections.
Vaughan was selected for nine All-Star squads and finished third in the National League MVP voting in both 1935 and 1938.
On a conference call Friday, Clarkin said he was sorry. He said the remarks were taken out of context and meant to tease his mother, a Yankees fan.
Collins has heard Mets fans’ reaction to this past weekend’s Jordany Valdespin drama — and he doesn’t care: “They don’t play this game. They have no idea what goes on.”
For a split second, Lucas Duda’s sharp grounder looked as if it was going to lift the Mets out of their doldrums. An unfortunate bounce later, New York was headed toward another loss in a season in which they are rapidly mounting.
Pittsburgh Pirates got a most fortunate bounce in beating the New York Mets 3-2 Sunday for a series win.
Niese tied a career high by allowing eight runs, and walked more batters than he struck out for the fourth time in eight starts this season.