Rays notes: With Wil Myers' return, outfield depth exists in abundance
he said. --- The Rays began Wednesday seven games behind Detroit and the Seattle Mariners in the race for the American League 's second wild-card spot. In addition, Tampa Bay must pass three other teams to gain a playoff berth: the New
Porcello tosses third complete-game shutout, leads Tigers over Rays
Miami's Henderson Alvarez for the major league lead in shutouts. The Rays were shut out for the 15th time, most of any American League team. Martinez hit his fourth career slam, connecting off Kirby Yates in the seventh inning, completing a five-run
Another stumble from Nathan Eovaldi extinguishes Marlins' momentum
the plate is tough for any offense, even one facing the worst pitching staff (in terms of ERA) and club in the American League . In the second, Eovaldi walked Elvis Andrus with a man on first and two outs. Alex Rios followed by sending a ball
Jose Altuve plays big baseball
The Houston Astros are well below .500, but there is a bright spot. Second baseman Jose Altuve leads the majors in hits, and the American League in batting average and stolen bases, and oh yeah, he's five foot six, the shortest player in baseball.
Alex Gordon and the Case of the Defensive Leaderboard
Alex Gordon and the Case of the Defensive Leaderboard S M Sam Miller Alex Gordon is one of the top candidates for the American League MVP, maybe . He leads the league’s hitters in WAR, as measured by FanGraphs , and even if that’s not the only way
Indians re-sign Atchison
2016. The right-hander, who will turn 39 on March 29, has been one of the standouts on a bullpen that leads the American League in wins (27) and has the third-lowest ERA at 2.91. Atchison has made 53 appearances and is 6-0 with a save
Rays, David Price remain in transition period after blockbuster deal
entered the majors in 2008. This is where he won the American League Cy Young Award in 2012. This is where he hoped he ..... against his former team with a single game and possibly American League wild-card implications at stake. Who knows how
Grains of salt
get there. Trout's been the best hitter in the American League , but a poor fielder; Gordon's been the best fielder in the American League , but just a really good hitter. Again, according
Make way, RG3 — October in DC should belong to Nats this season
better postseason roster than the Washington Nationals. It's been 81 years since Washington hosted the Fall Classic at long-departed Griffith Stadium — back then, as the American League 's Senators. The District is due.
What can one know about the A.L. West race?
the Orange County Angels are virtually tied atop the American League West standings. Which was supposed to happen for one reason ..... think we might have just reached that point in the American League West. share 0 Tweet 0 0 + SHOW COMMENTS + Powered