Jose Barrero hits 1st profession two residence runs to defeat Brewers

MILWAUKEE – Batting practice was optional for the Reds hitters before Saturday’s game against the Brewers. But the pregame schedule carved out extra time for the young shortstop Jose Barrero and meet with coach Alan Zinter to work together, one on one, on the field and in situations. “It’s unbelievable. It’s great that this has … Read more

Yankees empty as Jordan Montgomery stiffes former staff

ST. LOUIS – An injured Jordan Montgomery has already been traded away to the Yankees. The left hander, making his first start for the Cardinals, spent five scoreless innings, but the Yankees are more worried after their 1-0 loss on Saturday night. They have lost four games in a row for the first time this … Read more

Clay Holmes blows one other save to tempo the Yankees in a loss to the Cardinals

The Yankees, during the first half of the season, would have found a way to win the game they played on Friday night. It’s not the first half of the season anymore. Closer Clay Holmes struggling for the second straight appearance, coming into the eighth inning and giving up an infield hit, a walk and … Read more

Clay Holmes blows one other save to tempo the Yankees in a loss to the Cardinals

The Yankees, during the first half of the season, would have found a way to win the game they played on Friday night. It’s not the first half of the season anymore. Closer Clay Holmes struggling for the second straight appearance, coming into the eighth inning and giving up an infield hit, a walk and … Read more

A flurry of Yankees trades on the deadline leaves the rotation skinny

Just over a week ago, the Yankees were well stocked with starting pitching depth. After a flurry of trades leading up to last Tuesday’s deadline, however, that depth is tighter as the Yankees enter the final two months of the season. As well as surprisingly traded away Jordan Montgomery for injured outfielder Harrison Bader (the … Read more

Los Angeles Angels are the doubtful MLB milestone with 7 house runs hit in a dropping trigger

The Los Angeles Angels tied a dubious major league record when they hit seven home runs – all solo shots – but still lost to the Oakland Athletics 8-7 on Thursday in Anaheim, California. The Angels are just the second team to hit seven solo homers and lose, according to ESPN Stats & Information research. … Read more