Making his first ever start in Florida, Lakeland native Chris Sale struck out 15 batters while limiting the Rays to one run and three hits in 7 1/3 innings in the White Sox’s 2-1 victory Monday. An Adam Dunn homer, his 16th of the year, was responsible for both White Sox runs. Sale, a first-round…
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Weekend review: Melkman delivers again, but does Melky Cabrera have a future with the San Francisco Giants?
MARLINS 5, GIANTS 2: BOX SCORE GIANTS 3, MARLINS 2: BOX SCORE Your browser does not support iframes. The Giants’ offensive burst over the past couple of weeks slowed down over the weekend, but it still produced a split in Miami thanks to a nice outing by Matt Cain. Between May 15-25, the Giants had [...]
Juan Carlos Oviedo finally arrived in the United States today after receiving a travel visa, but it will be a while before he’s pitching for the Marlins again. Major League Baseball announced this afternoon that Oviedo has been suspended eight weeks for engaging in age and identity fraud. Ovideo, formerly known as Leo Nunez, has…
Ronny Cedeno is unavailable because of a strained calf, so when Justin Turner left today’s game with a serious-looking leg injury the Mets shifted David Wright from third base to shortstop. Wright has never started a game at shortstop and has just one career appearance there, which came last season and involved him playing two…
If you had as good a month as Giancarlo, you'd be smiling too Everyone has been drooling over Josh Hamilton, lately. Don’t get me wrong his month of May has been pretty incredible. The thing most people may not know is that Giancarlo Stanton has been just as good this month, as their May numbers have been [...]
The Miami Marlins have added some outfield depth by acquiring former Tampa Bay Rays outfielder
The Marlins have acquired outfielder Justin Ruggiano from the Astros in exchange for minor league catcher Jobduan Morales, according to Alyson Footer of the Astros (via Twitter). Ruggiano, 30, appeared in 46 big league games for the Rays in 2011 before signing a minor league deal with the Astros in February. The outfielder was off [...]
BOX SCORE Same story, different game. Tim Lincecum looked good, very good at times against the Miami Marlins. His fastball was topping out at 93 mph. He held the Marlins to one run through five innings. He successfully managed to work himself out of jams in the first and fifth innings. But, oh, that blowup [...]
It’s never a good sign for a team when its catcher has the game’s best pitching line. Jeff Mathis‘ scoreless inning of mop-up work made him the only Blue Jay hurler to not allow a run in the Rangers’ 14-3 drubbing of the Jays. Nelson Cruz swung the hottest Texas bat, going 4-for-5 with a [...]