Category: Baseball

Puerto Rico’s Imbalance of Power: Stadium Lights Glow, Homes Do Not

“I guess I can’t watch,” she said.In the stands, an ardent baseball fan, Leo Del Valle, 54, a warehouse supervisor from Caguas, said it felt unfair that the game went…

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Ender Inciarte’s Home-Run Robbery Was So Good It Fooled The Phillies Announcer

Braves center fielder Ender Inciarte covered a tremendous amount of ground to get to a Scott Kingery home run attempt in tonight’s Atlanta-Philly game. And even after he got to…

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José Bautista Reaches “Playing Third Base For The Braves In The Minors” Stage Of His Career

Photo: Tom Szczerbowski (Getty)Poor José Bautista. The former Blue Jays slugger had six straight All-Star campaigns for the Jays and banged out one of the most iconic playoff home runs…

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Twins Minor-Leaguer Pulls Off The Hidden-Ball Trick

Bases-loaded jams can be tense, but Jermaine Curtis of the Rochester Red Wings found it to be the best opportunity to clown a baserunner. The Twins’ Triple-A affiliate was down…

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Curse This Shohei Ohtani Blister

Photo: Sean M. Haffey (Getty)After Angels pitcher Shohei Ohtani started the season on a tear, hitting .367 with three homers through eight games, and posting two dominant starts that featured…

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Shohei Ohtani Got Yanked After Just Two Innings

Photo: Jae C. Hong (AP)Shohei Ohtani had his first truly bad game of his young MLB career tonight, as the Japanese phenom only pitched two rocky innings against the Red…

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Marlins 9, Yankees 1: Marlins’ Jarlin Garcia Stifles the Yankees

And in the fifth, it was Miami catcher J. T. Realmuto who sent a Tanaka fastball sailing over the right-center fence with two men on, extending the lead to 7-0.…

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Francisco Lindor Dinged A Homer In San Juan And Everyone Went Nuts

Cleveland and Minnesota are playing baseball in San Juan tonight, which marks Puerto Rico’s first meaningful MLB game since 2010. That makes this otherwise pretty random April match-up extremely meaningful…

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Anthony Rizzo Thinks Baseball Could Have A Shorter Season

Photo: Mark Brown (Getty Images)A trendpiece’s worth of baseball games have already been canceled this season because of inclement/completely seasonal weather, and also because of a hole in the Blue…

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The Mets Previewed A Dark, Mets-y Future Last Night

Photo: Jim McIsaac (Getty Images)The New York Mets entered Monday night’s game against the Nationals with the National League’s best record, its sturdiest bullpen, and a way-too-early-to-matter 36 percent chance…

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