St. Louis Cardinals
David Freese and the St. Louis Cardinals rediscovered their postseason touch. Chipper Jones and the Braves kept throwing the ball away. And the Atlanta fans turned Turner Field into a trash heap.
Regardless of where you stand on the new MLB playoff schedule, one thing is for sure: The new format could hurt the teams with the best records, both on the field and in the pocket
The red-hot Atlanta Braves shut out the Mets 2-0 on Saturday night.
WFAN co-host Evan Roberts provides his weekly Major League Baseball Power Rankings.
The five-inning stint matched the shortest of eight career starts for the 24-year-old right-hander. Harvey’s string of four consecutive quality starts was the Mets’ best in a single season by a rookie since Jae Seo had six straight in 2003.
Daniel Murphy and Kelly Shoppach hit two-run homers for New York, which had won three straight and seven of eight.
Consider MLB on notice; there’s a new sheriff in town. Cincinnati gets the top spot in Evan’s weekly rankings, while the Yankees continue to slip and slide downward.
Dean was a brash braggart, blessed with a great right arm. He was a character among characters; some of his teammates caroused, fought with both opponents and with each other and, as a team, brought joy to countless fans.
Ichiro could follow the path of past veterans acquired by the Bombers, guys who have been renewed by the legendary Yankee pinstripes.
A baseball that New York Yankees slugger Lou Gehrig hit a home run with in the 1928 World Series has sold for $62,617.
In a season with two extra playoff teams and a great deal of parity, virtually every franchise has hope heading into the season’s second half. That’s why you should care about Tuesday’s Midsummer Classic.
Tony La Russa has dropped the ball by not starting fan-favorite knuckleballer R.A. Dickey at the 2012 MLB All-Star Game.
Niese said Monday that he’s expecting to have a procedure called an ablation next month at the All-Star break to help his condition.
Allen Craig hit a tiebreaking, two-run homer in the eighth inning and the St. Louis Cardinals found a bit of missing pop, beating the New York Mets 5-4 Monday and stopping their season-worst losing streak at five.
Long before they ever met, Howie Rose and Gary Cohen could well have heard each other cheering, as they roared along with the crowd.