Voit’s homer was the 23rd belted by the Yankees this season, which surpassed a franchise record established last year, when they hit 22 homers through their first 11 games. The Major League record for consecutive games with a home run to begin a season is 20, set by the 2019 Mariners.
Aside from Voit’s blast, Phillies starter Aaron Nola was…[Read more]
“He’s certainly not where he wants to be or where he needs to be,” Boone said. “But hopefully he’s starting to make those baby steps to get back into being the presence we know he is. I’m really excited about the [defensive] work he’s doing behind the plate and the fact that he’s been able to separate the two.”
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Have you heard? Aaron Judge is pulling the ball again C.C. Sabathia Jersey. That means homers. Lots of them. The 2017 AL Rookie of the Year (and AL MVP runner-up) is tied for the MLB lead in dingers (nine) and is an MVP favorite, though some leg soreness that has put him on the injured list could present a problem for his award…[Read more]
NEW YORK Aaron Judge Jersey – DJ LeMahieu has joined star sluggers Aaron Judge and Giancarlo Stanton on the injured list, challenging the Yankees to continue calling upon their “Next Man Up” playbook from last season.
LeMahieu was placed on the 10-day IL on Sunday with a left thumb sprain, one day after the American League’s leading hitter exi…[Read more]
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LOS ANGELES – With another team finally across the field, the Dodgers on Sunday night flashed back to their 106-win season a year ago and pounded the D-backs, 9-2, as the exhibition slate resumed, led by reigning National League MVP Cody Bellinger.
He slugged a first-inning grand slam, added a pair of singles, finished with five RBIs and a…[Read more]
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LOS ANGELES — With three days before the opener, Dodgers manager Dave Roberts filled in some of the blanks on Monday:
Despite giving Gavin Lux the starting second base job last September, Roberts hasn’t given it to him this year. Lux, who reported to Summer Camp late, hasn’t made much contact at the plate since in limited action. Roberts sta…[Read more]
LOS ANGELES – Top prospect Gavin Lux’s road to the National League Rookie of the Year Award hit a serious detour on Tuesday when the Dodgers optioned him to their alternate training facility at USC. The Dodgers also announced the signing of free-agent left-handed reliever Jake McGee.
The 22-year-old Lux arrived late to Summer Camp and did not dis…[Read more]
Consider this season the most extreme example of “all hands on deck” you can imagine, especially on the pitching side. Though teams only have to get through 60 games — that’s 540 innings, plus extras — pitchers have gone through a longer layoff and a more abbreviated ramp-up than they’ve ever done before, and given that many starters may not be…[Read more]
Reds Opening Day starting pitcher Sonny Gray and catcher Curt Casali played college baseball together at Vanderbilt, both live in Nashville, Tenn., and they worked out together during baseball’s pandemic-induced shutdown. But that doesn’t necessarily mean the two will form the pitcher-catcher battery regularly — or even in Friday’s season opene…[Read more]