After one of its strangest seasons ever, baseball returns to a full schedule this year. The All-Star Game is back. Fans are back, too, at least small crowds in some places.
Posted: March 9, 2021, 12:22 am
The Toronto Blue Jays aren’t alone in heading south from Canada for spring training this year. A Canada goose was the talk of Sunday’s Cactus League game between the Chicago Cubs and Arizona Diamondbacks at Salt River Fields in Scottsdale, Arizona. The feisty goose parked itself in centre field and refused to leave, providing a distraction for the outfielders on both teams.
Posted: March 8, 2021, 11:13 pm
Projection Systems: Steamer — . in 417 PA, 107 wRC+ and 0.7 WAR ZiPS — . in 497 PA, 112 wRC+ and 1.6 WAR Marcel — .
Posted: March 8, 2021, 9:55 pm
Former Montreal Expos utility player Casey Candaele is the new manager of the Toronto Blue Jays’ top minor-league affiliate. The Blue Jays named Candaele the manager of the triple-A Buffalo Bisons on Monday. Candaele began a nine-year major-league playing career with the Expos in 1986.
Posted: March 8, 2021, 9:35 pm
Detroit Tigers catcher Grayson Greiner sends message after breaking nose in Sunday’s game against Toronto Blue Jays.
Posted: March 8, 2021, 8:15 pm
The Detroit Tigers picked up a 5-1 win over the Toronto Blue Jays on Sunday, thanks to nine walks and a successful first outing from Julio Teheran.
Posted: March 7, 2021, 9:43 pm
NEW YORK — With fingers crossed, baseball is slowly and carefully proceeding toward its goal of 162 games with full attendance normalcy for 2021, and for evaluation and prediction purposes you really have to throw out the pandemic-shortened 2020 season. This is a spring in which everyone is truly starting anew, but we are going to take a bit of a forward leap here and single out the 10 players …
Posted: March 7, 2021, 10:30 am
Steven Matz belts his 3rd career home run to cut the Mets deficit to 4-2
Posted: March 7, 2021, 12:45 am
Mickey Callaway talks about a big outing for Steven Matz, a huge home run for Pete Alonso, and a Mets win over the Rockies on Saturday.
Posted: March 7, 2021, 12:45 am
Mets’ starting pitcher Steven Matz reveals that new GM Brodie Van Wagenen reached out to him, and that he’s excited about the hire
Posted: March 7, 2021, 12:33 am
Mets starter Steven Matz lasted just two innings in his return from the DL as the Phillies took the nightcap from the Mets, 9-6.
Posted: March 7, 2021, 12:27 am
Blue Jays GM Ross Atkins says he was “absolutely not aware” of any sexual harassment allegations against Mickey Callaway during their time together with the Indians organization.
Posted: March 5, 2021, 10:01 pm
The Yankees came away with a 4-1 win over the Toronto Blue Jays in seven innings on Wednesday night.
Posted: March 4, 2021, 1:59 am
Mar. 2—It was a bittersweet reunion for Anthony Alford and the Toronto Blue Jays, the organization that drafted and developed him, then discarded him last summer by designating him for assignment. When Alford came to bat against Robbie Ray on Monday in Dunedin, Fla., it was as a designated hitter in his first game for the Pittsburgh Pirates since crashing into the center-field wall last …
Posted: March 3, 2021, 1:03 am
Those two together on the left side of the diamond only mean great things.
Posted: March 2, 2021, 7:25 pm
The Yankees were among the teams scouting Yoenis Cespedes during his showcase in Fort Pierce, Fla. on Tuesday.
Posted: March 2, 2021, 6:39 pm
Marcus Stroman will start Tuesday’s game against the Astros, the right-hander announced on Twitter Monday night.
Posted: March 2, 2021, 1:59 pm