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Brandon Belt sets MLB record, sees 21 pitches in AB before lining out
San Francisco Giants first baseman Brandon Belt set a Major League Baseball record Sunday when he battled out a 21-pitch at-bat against Los Angeles Angels rookie right-hander Jaime Barria. Belt fouled off 16 two-strike pitches before lining out to Angels right fielder Kole Calhoun. The at-bat lasted
Giants' Brandon Belt Works Historic 21-Pitch Plate Appearance, To No Avail
Brandon Belt of the Giants worked an insane 13-minute, 21-pitch plate appearance in the top of the first inning today, against Angels starter Jaime Barria. This strikes me as almost a troll move! Barria faced six batters in the inning, gave up three singles, and loaded the bases—he threw 28 pitches
Big homers help Royals beat Tigers, 8-5
It was a back-and-forth, wild affair on Sunday afternoon, but the Royals used two big home runs to beat the Tigers, 8-5, and salvage a split in the four-game series.
Brandon Belt's 21-Pitch At-Bat Breaks MLB Record for Most Pitches Seen in an AB
Blackjack! Jaime Barria wins 21(!) pitch at bat with Brandon Belt. https://t.co/6NhrlPaAQs
Machado puts on a show, but Orioles lose 7-3 to Indians
The O's shortstop went deep twice and Cashner was solid on the mound, but there wasn't much more offensive support and Brach imploded in the ninth. The Orioles lost again on Sunday with a similar formula as to what they have used all season long. Andrew Cashner delivered a solid start, but the offen
Brandon Belt, Jaime Barria set new modern record with 21-pitch at-bat
Angels starter Jaime Barria and Giants first baseman Brandon Belt set a new modern record with a 21-pitch at-bat in the first inning of Sunday afternoon's game in Anaheim. Belt fell behind 1-2 and mostly kept fouling pitches off. The count ran full on the ninth pitch and Belt would foul off 11 more
Ramirez hits 2 HRs to lift Kluber, Indians past Orioles 7-3
BALTIMORE (AP) Jose Ramirez homered twice and drove in three runs, Corey Kluber won his third straight start and the Cleveland Indians beat the struggling Baltimore Orioles 7-3 on Sunday. Ramirez hit a solo shot in the fourth inning and a two-run drive in the ninth. He has three homers in two games
Yankees top prospect Gleyber Torres makes MLB debut
Torres, a Venezuela native, batted .347/.393/.510 with five extra-base hits and 11 RBIs in 14 games for Triple-A Scranton/Wilkes-Barre. He was pulled from the RailRiders' 6-5 loss to Toledo on Saturday after six innings before being informed of his promotion.
Kris Bryant hit in head with pitch, exits game vs. Rockies
Cubs third baseman Kris Bryant left Sunday afternoon's game against the Rockies after he was hit in the head by a German Marquez fastball in the top of the first inning. Manager Joe Maddon and a trainer came out to steady Bryant before helping him off the field. Bryant passed concussion tests, but w
Kris Bryant Exits Game After Being Hit in Head with Pitch in Scary Incident
John Minchillo/Associated Press Chicago Cubs star Kris Bryant was hit in the head by a pitch in the first inning of Sunday's game against the Colorado Rockies at Coors Field and was forced to leave immediately. Nick Groke of The Athletic provided full details of the incident: Nick Groke@nickgroke Th
Mets-Braves rainout sets record for early season weather-related PPDs
The Braves announced that their game against the New York Mets in Atlanta has been postponed due to inclement weather, setting a record. There have been 26 weather-related postponements this season, and according to The Associated Press, that's the most through April since Major League Baseball bega
MLB Sunday scores, live team updates, highlights, news: Manny Machado keeps hitting home runs
It's Sunday during the MLB regular season, which means 13 day games and one nationally televised night game. Let's get right to it ...Sunday's scores Indians at Orioles (Gametracker) Blue Jays at Yankees (Gametracker) Royals at Tigers (Gametracker) Twins at Rays (Gametracker) Pirates at Phillies
Braves’ series finale against Mets postponed due to inclement weather
Atlanta, which won Saturday’s game 4-3, was searching its first series win over the Mets since June 2015.
Cardinals place Adam Wainwright on 10-day disabled list with right elbow inflammation
The Cardinals placed right-hander Adam Wainwright on the 10-day disabled list with right elbow inflammation, the team announced Sunday. The move is retroactive to April 20. In a corresponding move, reliever John Brebbia was recalled from Triple-A Memphis. This is the second time Wainwright has lande
Gamethread: Astros at White Sox
Should Josh Reddick have been leaping into the wall on that fifth-inning, 10-0, solo home run? Perhaps Grandpa Justin can give us a ruling.— South Side Sox (@SouthSideSox)April 22, 2018The benching/not benching ofYoan Moncadatook an interesting turn this morning, as a new leadoff man took his first
Mark Teixeira has funny reaction to Yankees giving Gleyber Torres his number
Mark Teixeira closed out his illustrious career in 2016, his final season with the New York Yankees, but he still plays attention to the team.When the Yankees opted to give top prospect Gleyber Torres Teixeira’s old No. 25, the former first baseman didn’t mind. In fact, if Torres plays well, he sees
As losses pile up at rapid rate for White Sox, easy to see why this is 'the toughest part of the rebuild'
There’s not much surprising about the Houston Astros coming to South Side and blowing out the White Sox in back-to-back games. These are the defending champions, one of if not the best team in baseball, flexing their muscles against a White Sox team in the thick of a rebuild.
The Punishment For Pitching A No-Hitter Must Be Swift And Severe
A's pitcher Sean Manaea no-hit the Boston Red Sox Saturday evening. It was Manaea's third win in five starts, and Oakland's fifth win in six games. Manaea had some help on the no-hit part from the umps and the scorekeeper, but the gem was a gem even if you happened to think Sandy Leon's bloop to sha
Sean Manaea thought he was throwing one hitter
Tossing a no-hitter doesn't just require physical excellence; it's a mental feat, too. Which is why it may have helped that Athletics hurler Sean Manaea didn't realize his no-hitter was intact until the eighth inning of Saturday's 3-0 win over the Red Sox. While the first few innings passed uneventf
Sunday afternoon game thread: vs Indians, 1:05
TheCleveland Indiansare winning their division despite an impotent offense for a couple of reasons. First, their division, overall, stinks. But also, Cleveland's pitching staff is really, really good. It was on full display on Saturday whenMike Clevingershut out the Baltimore lineup.