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Giants too savvy to be fazed by slump after All-Star break

NEW YORK — The last time the Giants won a game, gasoline cost $2.24 a gallon, Donald Trump was merely the presumptive Republican nominee for …

Madison Bumgarner

Roger Clemens and a bunch of ex-MLB players sign up for amateur tournament

53-year-old Clemens is the staff ace<p>Next month, a team of former MLB players will take part in the annual National Baseball Congress World Series in Wichita, Kansas. The NBC World Series is typically a league for college-aged amateur players.<p>The ex-MLBers will play for the Kansas Stars and the …

Roger Clemens

Yan Gomes Headed To DL With Separated Shoulder

Indians catcher <b>Yan Gomes</b> suffered a separated right shoulder in yesterday afternoon’s game against the Twins when he tumbled following a close play …


Darryl Strawberry Says He Used To Bone During Games

Last night, ESPN aired <i>Doc & Darryl</i>, a 30 for 30 documentary about former Mets stars Doc Gooden and Darryl Strawberry. While promoting the …

30 for 30

Brian Cashman wants to tear it all down and rebuild the Yankees, Steinbrenner and Levine don’t

The Yankees are seven and a half games out of first place in the AL East and five and a half back in the Wild Card. There are three teams ahead of …

New York Yankees

A Red Sox prospect threw an astonishing 105-mph fastball

It's the fastest in all of baseball this …


Cleveland rocks with Terry Francona, the American League's best manager

SAN DIEGO — In the four years before Terry Francona got to Cleveland, the Indians lost 97, 93, 82 and 94 games. In the four years Francona has been …

Terry Francona

ESPN: The Worldwide Leader in Sports

AP Photo/Jae C. Hong<p>Who is the best player of his generation -- Tim Duncan, Kobe Bryant, Shaquille O'Neal, Kevin Garnett or Dirk Nowitzki? With …

New Year's Eve

Heyman - Kris Bryant Isn't The Las Vegas-Type - TKB

Share Email<p><b>SAN DIEGO —</b> Cubs superstar Kris Bryant, confirming a rumor, said Monday that he’s never had an adult drink in his life. Not one. Bryant is …

Las Vegas

Harvey reportedly to have season-ending surgery

Mets right-hander on DL with symptoms of thoracic outlet syndrome<p>NEW YORK -- Matt Harvey will undergo season-ending surgery to resolve his thoracic outlet syndrome, agent Scott Boras told ESPN on Friday. Neither the Mets nor Harvey have confirmed his decision, though general manager Sandy Alderson …


Red Sox acquire Aaron Hill from Brewers

The Red Sox have acquired infielder Aaron Hill and cash considerations from the Brewers for right-hander Aaron Wilkerson and second baseman Wendell …


Jose Reyes And Baseball's History Of Looking The Other Way | VICE Sports

Jose Reyes' simultaneous return to the major leagues and the New York Mets on Tuesday passed without Reyes doing anything in particular. The team lost the game; a few fans gave the accused domestic abuser a standing ovation and more didn't. To look at the "Welcome Back" signs dotting the crowd, …

Sports History

Chicago police investigate Pirates infielder in sexual assault claim

Chicago police are investigating a sexual assault allegation against Pittsburgh Pirates infielder Jung Ho Kang over an incident that allegedly took place when his team was in town last month, a police spokesman confirmed Tuesday.<p>The Pirates said Tuesday that they were aware of the investigation.<p>"We …


Saturday Is CATurday - A Salute to Cats

LAKEWOOD, NJ - Saturday at FirstEnergy Park is CATurday, a salute to cats.

As balls fly away, the home run hitter again takes leading role in MLB

There’s something strange happening out there in the baseball universe, but despite all of baseball’s advancements in technology and analytics, there's no clear explanation.<p>The baseballs have been checked, re-checked, and checked again, and nothing funny has been detected.<p>The players are being …

Kansas City Royals

Cleveland Indians' Rajai Davis waits for big stage to hit first cycle of career

TORONTO – Before you ask, no, Rajai Davis never hit for the cycle before Saturday afternoon at Rogers Centre.<p>"Not in Little League, not in Senior …


Major League Baseball says minor league ball is “not a career but a short-term seasonal apprenticeship”

Major League Baseball issued a statement about the recent bill proposed in the House of Representatives known as the “Save America’s Pastime Act.” …


LOOK: Only Coastal Carolina alum in MLB watches them win CWS on Trop jumbotron

The Coastal Carolina Chanticleers won the College World Series on Thursday and Taylor Motter loved it<p>Thursday afternoon in Omaha, the Coastal Carolina Chanticleers beat the Arizona Wildcats to win the 2016 College World Series national championship. Arizona won Game 1 before dropping Games 2 and 3 …



Chanticleers make history!

Kershaw heads to DL with back issue

MILWAUKEE -- Clayton Kershaw will be placed on the 15-day disabled list with lower back pain and Dodgers manager Dave Roberts said it's unknown whether his ace will return in the minimum time.<p>Kershaw received an epidural injection for pain, but the club did not release an injury diagnosis. All back …

Clayton Kershaw

Jose Altuve Is A Pint-Sized Destroyer

Last night, Jose Altuve went 4-for-5 with two singles, a double, and a triple. It was the second time this week he’s come up one hit shy of the …

Mike Trout

The beginning of the end for Alex Rodriguez

NEW YORK -- The star athlete is almost always the last to know, so there Alex Rodriguez stood in front of his corner locker in the New York Yankees’ …

Alex Rodriguez

Notes: Oakland needs to refrain from breaking up the band

Billy Beane needs to decide a direction and stick to it.

Northern California

Brandon: No discussions in the wake of 'all the noise' on a new Bills stadium - BN Blitz

NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell and league owners can do all of the nudging and cajoling they want through the media.<p>The Buffalo Bills are going to …


Boy at a baseball game will stare into your soul

Prepare yourself for the greatest staring contest in the history of sports.<p>A boy attending a baseball game for the College World Series can't resist the draw of the cameras.<p>As soon as he sees himself on the screen, he immediately starts connecting with his newfound audience.<p>Be careful. His piercing …

College Sports

Ranking the best fits for Yulieski Gurriel

Free-agent infielder enjoyed success in Cuba, could help big league club immediately<p>As teams scramble to add stretch-run reinforcements ahead of the Aug. 1 non-waiver Trade Deadline, there is one significant player who will cost only money, rather than top prospects. That would be infielder …

New York Mets

Nats' Taylor may have had the worst game in history

<i>Your teams. Your favorite writers. Wherever you want them. Personalize SI with our new App. Install on iOS (iOS or Android)</i><p>Back when he was the …

Major League Baseball

Terry Collins Got Sassy With The Mets' PR Director

The Mets had a stressful afternoon yesterday. In one inning against the Kansas City Royals, Noah Syndergaard and Yoenis Cespedes left the game with …

Terry Collins

Rangers’ Colby Lewis out two months with strained lat

Rangers right-hander Colby Lewis will miss at least two months with a strained lat muscle, as reported by Jeff Wilson of the Fort Worth …

Yu Darvish