After a first-pitch ball to Yasiel Puig, Molitor came out to make a substitution. Dodgers manager Dave Roberts challenged the double switch, causing the umps to stop the game and review the situation. None of the reporters covering the game knew what was going on at the time, and were surprised to see Twins outfielder Eddie Rosario leaving the game.
Posted: July 26, 2017, 5:18 pm
Chris Taylor wasn’t even in the Los Angeles Dodgers’ plans when the season started. Taylor continued his torrid hitting Tuesday with two run-scoring doubles as the Dodgers became baseball’s first team to reach the 70-win mark with a 6-2 victory over the Minnesota Twins on Tuesday night. The 26-year-old Taylor is 23 for 44 since the All-Star break.
Posted: July 26, 2017, 7:36 am
Anthony Swarzak will help stabilize the Brewers’ bullpen. This is Yahoo Sports’ MLB trade deadline tracker, your one-stop shop for all the wackiness that goes down during trade season. The Milwaukee Brewers are doing anything they can to stop their recent skid.
Posted: July 25, 2017, 8:30 pm
Bartolo Colon has been around for a long time. Bartolo Colon, 44, has spent an astounding two decades pitching in Major League Baseball. Due to this longevity, Colon now faces the amusing reality of pitching to a second generation of major league talent.
Posted: July 25, 2017, 6:13 pm
The Los Angeles Dodgers watched their best pitcher walk off the field in pain Sunday afternoon and then saw his name pop up on the 10-day disabled list on Monday. Los Angeles will look to win its third straight when it hosts the Minnesota Twins on Tuesday in the second game of a three-game series at Dodger Stadium. The Dodgers beat the Atlanta Braves on a walk-off single in the 10th inning Sunday after ace pitcher Clayton Kershaw departed early in the game with a back strain that will sideline him four to six weeks.
Posted: July 25, 2017, 9:02 am
Jose Altuve leads the majors in hitting at .365, boosted by a recent run that’s extraordinary even by his lofty standards. The two-time AL batting champion from Houston has gotten four hits in two straight games. Miami slugger Giancarlo Stanton has hit six home runs in seven games and is tied with Yankees rookie Aaron Judge for most in the majors at 32.
Posted: July 25, 2017, 6:44 am
They are two rookies on very different career paths, but Cody Bellinger and Edward Paredes worked together beautifully Monday night to lead the Los Angeles Dodgers to a 6-4 victory over the Minnesota Twins. With the Dodgers down by a run in the eighth, it was Bellinger – cool as ever for someone who started the season as a 21 year old – who eased into the pressure moment and delivered the big blow, a three-run homer on an 0-2 pitch. ”We saw it early – there’s no panic,” Dodgers manager Dave Roberts said.
Posted: July 25, 2017, 6:39 am
Hoping to bolster their rotation for a playoff run, the Minnesota Twins got veteran left-handed pitcher Jaime García, catcher Anthony Recker and cash from the Atlanta Braves for minor league righty Huascar Ynoa on Monday. Twins manager Paul Molitor said he planned to start Garcia on Friday night at Oakland. It’s a nice addition to our club,” Molitor said.
Posted: July 25, 2017, 12:55 am