Condensed Game: Carlos Correa fueled the seven-run 4th with a three-run smash and Alex Bregman plated four runs in the Astros’ 12-1 win
Posted: September 17, 2021, 4:18 am
Kolby Allard fans Jake Meyers for his third strikeout in a row against the bottom of the Astros’ lineup in the top of the 5th inning
Posted: September 17, 2021, 2:06 am
Isiah Kiner-Falefa charges a ground ball and retires Jake Meyers at first after the original call was overturned in the 2nd inning
Posted: September 17, 2021, 12:32 am
Houston left-hander Framber Valdez was scratched from his start against Texas on Thursday night, a day after cutting the index finger on his pitching hand. Manager Dusty Baker said Valdez sustained the cut after putting his hand on the outfield wall during batting practice at the year-old home of the Rangers. Baker said the club still hoped he could make the start against Rangers rookie Glenn Otto in the finale of a four-game series.
Posted: September 16, 2021, 10:33 pm
Houston left-hander Framber Valdez was scratched from his start against Texas on Thursday night, a day after cutting the index finger on his pitching hand. Manager Dusty Baker said Valdez sustained the cut after putting his hand on the outfield wall during batting practice at the year-old home of the Rangers.
Posted: September 16, 2021, 9:38 pm
When Houston Astros All-Star third baseman Alex Bregman absolutely crushed a deep-left-field home run on Sept. against the Seattle Mariners, the blast (watch it here? was more than just a game-tying play.
Posted: September 16, 2021, 6:52 pm
Albert Pujols hit a grand slam and doubled in a run in St. Louis’ 9-5 win over Pittsburgh. The slam gave him the major league record for extra base hits by a rookie (83), one more than Johnny Frederick’s total for Brooklyn in 1929. David Ortiz hit his 51st and 52nd homers, breaking the Red Sox record for most homers in a season of 50 set in 1938 by Jimmie Foxx.
Posted: September 16, 2021, 3:24 pm
Thursday, Sept. 16, brings a split slate, with early action starting at 12:20 p.m. ET and then a three-game main slate at 6:05 p.m. ET. Let’s get into the top MLB DFS picks for pitchers and stacks for Yahoo, DraftKings and FanDuel daily fantasy baseball lineups. MLB DFS Picks: Spotlight Pitchers and Top Stacks, Thursday, […] The post MLB DFS Picks: Spotlight Pitchers & Top Stacks for Thursday, Sept. 16 appeared first on Awesemo.com.
Posted: September 16, 2021, 2:18 pm
Lee Record: 83-65 Previous ranking: 10 Despite the team’s COVID-19 outbreak, the Red Sox have found themselves playing better baseball, receiving contributions from up and down the roster. Kyle Schwarber started strong coming off the injured list but has struggled in recent weeks. One of the factors playing in favor of Boston is its schedule compared to the rest of the wild-card contenders.
Posted: September 16, 2021, 11:00 am
Mike Trout is likely done for the year. Manager Joe Maddon said Wednesday he would be very surprised if Trout played again this season. Adell was placed on the 10-day injured list after he got hurt when he crashed into the wall in left while trying to catch Garrett Stubbs’ RBI double in the ninth inning of the Angels’ 4-2 win at Houston on Saturday night.
Posted: September 16, 2021, 7:16 am
Condensed game: Jake Meyers and Marwin Gonzalez launched a pair of homers to back José Urquidy’s six frames of one-run ball in the 7-2 win
Posted: September 16, 2021, 3:59 am
Brad Johnson reviews the latest saves and stolen base news including a big week for Giovanny Gallegos and a spotlight on Jose Siri. (Jim Rassol-USA TODAY Sports)
Posted: September 15, 2021, 9:09 pm
Sep. 15—Albuquerque native and Houston Astros third baseman Alex Bregman has been nominated for the 2021 Roberto Clemente Award. It’s largely considered the most prestigious individual honor in baseball, since it recognizes the player “who best represents the game through extraordinary character, community involvement, philanthropy and positive contributions, both on and off the field.” A …
Posted: September 15, 2021, 6:46 pm
Houston Astros right-hander Zack Greinke makes his first start since testing positive for COVID-19 last month. Greinke (11-5, 2.66 ERA) is scheduled to pitch at Texas, the same team he lost to on the road in his last start 16 days earlier. The 37-year-old Greinke gave up nine hits and six runs in four innings at Texas on Aug. 29, two days before he was put on the COVID-19 injured list while the Astros were in Seattle.
Posted: September 14, 2021, 8:07 am
As of Monday morning, the Yankees in the dugout continue to insist there was no sign stealing going on against Mets.
Posted: September 13, 2021, 3:10 pm
The Chicago White Sox are closing in on their first American League Central title since 2008. Their magic number for clinching the division remained at seven after they lost to the Los Angeles Angels 9-3 on Thursday afternoon at Guaranteed Rate Field. The second-place Cleveland Indians were off. Despite having all but sewn up their second consecutive postseason appearance, the Sox still have …
Posted: September 12, 2021, 3:20 pm