Clint Frazier homered twice and drove in five runs while Gary Sanchez hit a three-run homer for the second straight night as the visiting New York Yankees defeated the Baltimore Orioles 11-4 on Tuesday night. Frazier hit a two-run homer and a three-run shot. Sanchez belted his three-run homer in the first — after hitting a tie-breaking three-run homer in the ninth inning that gave New York a 10-7 victory on Monday night.
Posted: May 22, 2019, 2:16 am
Major League Baseball wants to give the United Kingdom a taste of America’s pastime when the Yankees and Red Sox visit next month. Based on the playing surface they’re going to use, however, they may as well have sent the Blue Jays and the Rays: Major League Baseball has access to Olympic Stadium for 21 days before the games on June 29 and 30, the sport’s first regular-season contests in Europe, and just five days after to clear out. The league concluded that there was not enough time to install real grass.
Posted: May 21, 2019, 5:55 pm
The New York Mets five-game losing streak came to an end after defeating the Washington Nationals 5-3 in MLB. New York scored four runs in the first three innings to take a lead they would never relinquish against Washington on Monday. It was a nice distraction from earlier headlines, which included questions surrounding manager Mickey Callaway’s job and a non-baseball related injury to Yoenis Cespedes.
Posted: May 21, 2019, 6:00 am
New York Yankees shortstop Didi Gregorius played five innings of defense and went 2 for 4 with a walk Monday at extended spring training in his first game action since Tommy John surgery on Oct. 17. “It was good,” Gregorius said. Outfielders Giancarlo Stanton and Aaron Judge also took steps forward in their return from injuries.
Posted: May 21, 2019, 12:49 am
For the second year in a row, the most valuable professional sports team is the Dallas Cowboys, with a market value of more than $4 billion. The list of the top 10 sports franchises with the highest market value in 2017 is based on Forbes annual ranking of National Football League, National Hockey League, National Basketball Association, Major League Baseball, Formula 1, soccer and Nascar teams. Only two NBA teams are in the ranking, while only one MLB team is in the top 10.
Posted: May 20, 2019, 6:27 pm