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Morton extends winning streak to nine, Astros top Indians

Morton extends winning streak to nine, Astros top Indians

HOUSTON (AP) — Charlie Morton pitched seven solid innings, Tony Kemp had a tiebreaking RBI double in the seventh and the Houston Astros beat the Cleveland Indians 4-1 on Friday night for their third straight win. Morton (6-0) allowed one run and four hits with eight strikeouts in extending his career-high winning streak to nine […]

Gleyber Torres' terrible night in field cost Yankees | Rapid reaction

Gleyber Torres' terrible night in field cost Yankees | Rapid reaction

KANSAS CITY — Whomever first tweeted out the Yankees‘ lineup for Friday night’s series opener against the Kansas City Royals goofed. The mistake had Ronald Torreyes playing second base and hitting ninth instead of rookie Gleyber Torres, and it ended up all over the internet. Then Torreys ended up on the initial lineup sheets printed out […]

Lakers Trade Rumors: LA Has Told Teams No Player in Young Core Is Untouchable

Lakers Trade Rumors: LA Has Told Teams No Player in Young Core Is Untouchable

Jae C. Hong/Associated Press The Los Angeles Lakers aren’t being particular as far as potential ways to upgrade their roster this offseason.  Per Tania Ganguli of the Los Angeles Times, no player is considered off-limits in potential trade discussions with teams, though they aren’t actively shopping anyone on the roster:  “While they like their young core […]

Mets CF Lagares likely to miss rest of year with toe injury

Mets CF Lagares likely to miss rest of year with toe injury

NEW YORK (AP) Mets center fielder Juan Lagares is expected to miss the rest of the season because of an injury to the big toe on his left foot. The team announced Friday that Lagares is tentatively scheduled for surgery next week to repair a complete tear of the big toe plantar plate, which is […]

John Parker Wilson on how Tua Tagovailoa was considering transfer: 'We can't be too upset'

John Parker Wilson on how Tua Tagovailoa was considering transfer: 'We can't be too upset'

In a race for the most talked-about offseason storyline in college football, it appears the Alabama quarterback saga has picked up some steam. Earlier this week, it was reported that Tua Tagovailoa called his dad at some point as a freshman asking if his offer to USC was still on the table. “I wanted to leave,” […]

Warriors vs. Rockets: How Stephen Curry has become the elephant in the Western finals

Warriors vs. Rockets: How Stephen Curry has become the elephant in the Western finals

Stephen Curry is used to playing basketball inside a spotlight. Fans can’t take their eyes off him. Neither can defenders. But what’s happening in these Western Conference finals? This is different. This is the mission statement of the still-existent group of people who refuse to drink the Curry Kool-Aid, who will admit he’s a historic […]

When Even LeBron James's Best Might Not Be Enough

When Even LeBron James's Best Might Not Be Enough

Basketball historians will rightfully tell you that digging his team out of a 3-1 N.B.A. Finals ditch, winning a Game 7 on Golden State’s floor and lifting the so-called Cleveland Curse to deliver title glory to a long-suffering city adds up to peak LeBron James. Two short years later, in the 2018 N.B.A. playoffs, James […]

Rockies get big hit from Carlos Gonzalez to beat Giants in 12th inning

Rockies get big hit from Carlos Gonzalez to beat Giants in 12th inning

Rockies get big hit from Carlos Gonzalez to beat Giants in 12th inning  The Denver Post Gonzalez hits 2-run single in 12th, Rockies beat Giants 5-3  Washington Post Crawford, Bochy disagree with call late in Giants’ loss to Rockies: ‘It’s frustrating’  Yahoo Sports Full coverage Source link

Tigers put together late rally for 3-2 win over Mariners

Tigers put together late rally for 3-2 win over Mariners

SEATTLE (AP) Less than a week ago, Matthew Boyd was trying to figure out how to slow a Seattle lineup that included Robinson Cano and Nelson Cruz in the middle of the batting order. It was a bit easier for the Detroit left-hander on Thursday night with Cano now suspended and Cruz nursing a sore […]

'Freak of nature' shocks NBA with never-before-seen 'wing-span'

'Freak of nature' shocks NBA with never-before-seen 'wing-span'

Now that the 2018 NBA draft lottery is behind us, and each NBA team knows where they’ll be picking in June’s draft, executives and evaluators turn their attention to the annual draft combine, a two-day affair in Chicago where prospects run through drills, meet with prospective future employers, and generally get put through their paces. […]