The Pittsburgh Steelers begin the Mason Rudolph era on Sunday when their 2018 third-round pick gets his first career start, but the team had been holding out hope that their incumbent starter won’t be gone for long until recently. According to a report from the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette’s Gerry Dulac, starting quarterback Ben Roethlisberger underwent a second opinion on Thursday for his injured right elbow. Roethlisberger reportedly met with Dr. Neil ElAttrache in private in Pittsburgh.
Posted: September 22, 2019, 1:54 pm
The Los Angeles Dodgers will now see if left-hander Hyun-Jin Ryu can build up some momentum with the playoffs less than three weeks away. Ryu will start in Sunday afternoon’s series finale against the Colorado Rockies. It also will be the Dodgers’ final game at home in the regular season.
Posted: September 22, 2019, 8:00 am
Our first goal was to win the East and we did, and I think now that’s not good enough,” Snitker said Saturday. I think our guys know they’re capable of a lot more than that. The goal now is the big prize.
Posted: September 21, 2019, 10:42 pm
Los Angeles manager Dave Roberts has been ejected from the Dodgers’ game against the Colorado Rockies. He was tossed for arguing balls and strikes in the fourth inning Friday night by home plate umpire Greg Gibson. Roberts ran out from the dugout and had an animated exchange with Gibson and then first base umpire CB Bucknor.
Posted: September 21, 2019, 4:02 am
The Atlanta Braves have a long way to go to match their division dominance throughout the 1990s and early 2000s. But they stand a chance to do what only one of those 14 straight division championship teams could do: win a World Series. With Friday’s 6-0 victory against the San Francisco Giants, the Braves took the first big step toward achieving their ultimate goal by clinching the National League East title for the second straight season.
Posted: September 21, 2019, 1:43 am
Yankees pitcher Domingo Germán is being investigated for an alleged domestic violence incident involving his girlfriend at home this week, a person familiar with the situation told The Associated Press on Friday. The person spoke under condition of anonymity because no details have been authorized during the probe by Major League Baseball. Germán was put on administrative leave Thursday under MLB’s domestic violence policy.
Posted: September 20, 2019, 10:29 pm
Two days after claiming reliever Ryan Dull, the Toronto Blue Jays have designated him for assignment in order to claim infielder Breyvic Valera. Valera has been a nomad in his short MLB career, appearing in four different uniforms over the last three seasons, while logging 49 games at the highest level. The 27-year-old Venezuelan has hit .
Posted: September 20, 2019, 8:06 pm