Tag: MLB

D-backs GM Mike Hazen takes leave of absence as wife deals with cancer

PHOENIX — Arizona Diamondbacks general manager Mike Hazen is taking a physical leave of absence from the team while his…

Max Scherzer exits start for Washington Nationals in first inning due to ailing groin

Washington Nationals ace Max Scherzer left his home start Friday night against the San Francisco Giants after throwing just 12…

MLB says 22 teams now at vaccination threshold, but pace slows

NEW YORK — Two additional Major League Baseball teams have been able to relax coronavirus protocols after reaching the 85%…

New York Mets GM Zack Scott rebuts Pete Alonso, says balls have ‘no influence’ on pay

NEW YORK — Mets acting general manager Zack Scott refuted New York first baseman Pete Alonso‘s charge that Major League…

How did the San Francisco Giants become the best team in baseball?

KEVIN GAUSMAN saw his own reflection in the numbers; their stark, unsentimental truth contained a judgment, and a promise. Everything…

Chicago White Sox place 2B Nick Madrigal on 60-day IL with hamstring tear

CHICAGO — Chicago White Sox second baseman Nick Madrigal could miss the rest of the season after tearing his right…

Judge rejects effort to return MLB All-Star Game to Georgia

NEW YORK — A Manhattan judge on Thursday rejected an attempt to force Major League Baseball to return next month’s…

New York Mets’ Pete Alonso posits that MLB ‘manipulates the baseball’ based on free-agent class

NEW YORK — Mets first baseman Pete Alonso said Wednesday that he disagrees with MLB’s crackdown on pitcher-friendly foreign substances,…

Colorado Rockies’ Trevor Story activated after IL stint

The Colorado Rockies activated shortstop Trevor Story from the 10-day injured list, and Story batted cleanup in Thursday’s 11-4 loss…

Last-place Arizona Diamondbacks fire hitting coach Darnell Coles, assistant Eric Hinske

The struggling Arizona Diamondbacks fired hitting coach Darnell Coles and assistant hitting coach Eric Hinske on Thursday. Triple-A hitting coach…