Vladimir Guerrero Jr., Brandon Belt homer, Blue Jays sweep Mets

Vladimir Guerrero Jr., Brandon Belt homer, Blue Jays sweep Mets

NEW YORK — On Sunday afternoon at Citi Field, the Blue Jays decided the job wasn’t done after Saturday’s thrilling win. A good feeling emanated from the visitors’ clubhouse: high-fives abounded and Danzel’s 2004 track “Pump It Up” blared from the speakers as Toronto celebrated its fourth sweep of the season after a 6-4 victory … Read more

D-backs extend Torey Lovullo until 2024

D-backs extend Torey Lovullo until 2024

D-backs extend Torey Lovullo until 2024 \n”,”providerName”:”Twitter”,”providerUrl”:”https://twitter.com”,”type”:”oembed”,”width”:550,”contentType”:”rich”},{ “__typename”:”Markdown”,”content”:”Lovullo enjoyed great success early in his tenure with the D-backs as they improved from a last-place finish to a Wild Card spot in 2017, his first year with the to the helm.\n\nThe results of the past few seasons have not matched those of his first few, but … Read more

Mets honor Sarah Langs, raising ALS awareness on Lou Gehrig Day

Mets honor Sarah Langs, raising ALS awareness on Lou Gehrig Day

Mets honor Sarah Langs, raising ALS awareness on Lou Gehrig Day \n”,”providerName”:”Twitter”,”providerUrl”:”https://twitter.com”,”type”:”oembed”,”width”:550,”contentType”:”rich”},{ “__typename”:”Markdown”,”content”:”Earlier this year, Mandy Bell, a close friend of Langs and fellow writer at MLB.com, created a GoFundMe that raised another $105,000 for ALS research. Langs then created the “Fist Bump Challenge” to generate additional awareness. This week, MLB launched a Lou Gehrig … Read more

Pirates trade Robert Stephenson for Rays for INF prospect Alika Williams

Pirates trade Robert Stephenson for Rays for INF prospect Alika Williams

PITTSBURGH — The Pirates traded reliever Robert Stephenson to the Rays on Friday for minor-league infielder Alika Williams, major league sources confirmed The athletic. In 42 games with Double-A Montgomery, Williams, 24, hit .237/.314/.417 with five home runs. Williams, a 2020 first-round pick from Arizona State, can play shortstop and second base. The 30-year-old Stephenson … Read more

Cardinals recall top contender Jordan Walker from Triple A: Sources

Cardinals recall top contender Jordan Walker from Triple A: Sources

Cardinals top contender Jordan Walker is recalled from Triple A and will join the team in Pittsburgh on Friday ahead of the team’s series against the Pirates, league sources confirmed. The athletic. A corresponding roster move has yet to be announced. Here’s what you need to know: Walker, who originally bypassed Triple A and made … Read more

Yankees activate Stanton, Donaldson, Kahnle: what the return of the trio means for New York

Yankees activate Stanton, Donaldson, Kahnle: what the return of the trio means for New York

The New York Yankees activated slugger Giancarlo Stanton, third baseman Josh Donaldson and pitcher Tommy Kahnle from the injured list, the team announced on Thursday. Here’s what you need to know: Stanton has been sidelined since April 15 with a left hamstring strain and Donaldson since April 5 with a right hamstring strain. Kahnle began … Read more