Albert Pujols’ pinch-hit grand slam backs fellow 40-something Adam Wainwright’s gem for St. Louis Cardinals

Albert Pujols’ pinch-hit grand slam backs fellow 40-something Adam Wainwright’s gem for St. Louis Cardinals

ST. LOUIS — Albert Pujols launched a pinch-hit grand slam and drove in five runs, Adam Wainwright threw seven sharp innings and the St. Louis Cardinals defeated the Colorado Rockies 13-0 on Thursday for a three-game sweep. “We are playing now, I think as we expected to play early in the year,” said Pujols. “We … Read more

Los Angeles Dodgers TV reporter David Vassegh injured on Bernie Brewer’s slide

Los Angeles Dodgers TV reporter David Vassegh injured on Bernie Brewer’s slide

MILWAUKEE — David Vassegh thought it would be good TV to take a ride on Bernie Brewer’s slide before the Los Angeles Dodgers played in Milwaukee Wednesday night. It didn’t quite go according to plan. The Dodgers television and radio reporter said he broke two bones in his right wrist and broke six ribs as … Read more

David Vassegh’s trip down Brewers slide has a horrific ending

David Vassegh’s trip down Brewers slide has a horrific ending

ouch. Spectrum SportsNet Dodgers reporter David Vassegh was cast in a cast after his trip down the Bernie the Brewers slide didn’t go as planned at American Family Field in Milwaukee. The Dodgers’ broadcast showed Vassegh’s trip down the slide, with the reporter yelling “Holy crap” repeatedly — before slamming into a retaining wall and … Read more

Mets defeats Braves after Brett Baty homers in first MLB at bat

Mets defeats Braves after Brett Baty homers in first MLB at bat

ATLANTA — Brett Baty needed only his first swing to announce his arrival in the Major League on Wednesday-evening. The product of that swing was a ball that disappeared for a home run over the right field fence in Truist Park, raising hopes that the Mets have a rookie who can contribute to this pennant … Read more

Josh Donaldson’s 10th place grand slam leads Yankees to comeback victory

Josh Donaldson’s 10th place grand slam leads Yankees to comeback victory

Like the Yankees have been scoring lately, their games have been largely lacking in drama as their lineup posed little threat of a comeback. They emphatically made up for that on Wednesday evening. After wiping a four-run deficit to force extra innings and then leaving three runs in the top of the tenth inning, Josh … Read more

Jon Daniels fired by Rangers

Jon Daniels fired by Rangers

ARLINGTON — The Rangers have said goodbye to baseball operations president Jon Daniels, effective immediately. General manager Chris Young will take over all duties, including overseeing all aspects of the Rangers baseball division, the club said in a press release. The move comes just two days after Texas manager Chris Woodward was relieved of his … Read more

Dennis Eckersley sets Pirates on fire during Red Sox broadcast

Dennis Eckersley sets Pirates on fire during Red Sox broadcast

Dennis Eckersley will soon be leaving the Red Sox booth. He probably won’t watch many Pirates games as a casual fan. The Hall of Fame 67 reliever set fire to the Pirates’ “pathetic” roster during Boston’s 5-3 win on Tuesday night. Dennis Eckersley on the Pirates (roster build, payroll, etc): “You’re talking about a lineup … Read more