Rookie right-hander Chris Paddack of the San Diego Padres lost his no-hit bid when the Miami Marlins’ Starlin Castro led off the eighth inning with a home run. The Padres, who played their first game in 1969, are the only team in the majors to never throw a no-hitter. Paddack opened the eighth having thrown 82 pitches.
Posted: July 18, 2019, 1:20 am
Richards (3-10, 4.18 ERA) will take the mound for his team-leading 19th start Wednesday night in the middle game of the Marlins’ three-game series against the San Diego Padres at Marlins Park. The right-hander seeks to snap a five-game losing streak. Richards last earned a win when he pitched five scoreless innings in Miami’s 9-3 victory at San Diego June 2.
Posted: July 17, 2019, 7:51 am
It’s a sign of an impressive night when a player is asked whether he values his offensive or defense performance in a win more. Michael Conforto had that question presented to him after Tuesday’s 3-2 win over the Twins that featured four hits, including the game-winning RBI single in the fifth inning, and a run-saving catch to rob Nelson Cruz of an RBI in the third. It’s got to be the go-ahead hit,” Conforto said.
Posted: July 17, 2019, 5:05 am
The All-Star break is behind us, and we’re into the second half of the fantasy baseball season. Finding quality players to add via the waiver wire to strengthen your squad gets tough this time of the year. Thankfully, Andy Behrens has you covered with some pickup options who are widely available in many leagues.
Posted: July 16, 2019, 10:49 pm
The Major League Baseball Players Alumni Association announced the nominees from each team for the 2019 Heart and Hustle Award. The award “honors active players who demonstrate a passion for the game of baseball and best embody the values, spirit, and traditions of the game. Voting was conducted prior to the All-Star break.
Posted: July 16, 2019, 9:39 pm