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Luke Farrell of Cincinnati Reds first to pitch against team managed by father in...

CINCINNATI -- On July 1, John Farrell took leave from his managerial post with the Boston Red Sox and flew to Kansas City to watch his son, Luke, make his major league debut. It was a day neither...

Ned Yost plans to manage the Kansas City Royals in 2018

Royals manager Ned Yost says he plans to return for 2018, the final season on his contract and his ninth with Kansas City."Was there ever a question about it?" the 63-year-old Yost said Friday. "One more year, two...

Cardinals rally past Pirates in 9th for 4-3 win

PITTSBURGH (AP) -- A flip to second base gone awry threatened to sap the St. Louis Cardinals of the momentum that has carried them from the doldrums of August to the middle of the playoff race in September.No...

Justin Verlander brings World Series hope to Astros and city of Houston

This story appears in ESPN The Magazine's Oct. 2 MLB Playoffs issue. Subscribe today! Aug. 31, 20,000 feet above Texas All the navigation instruments indicate that the Astros' team plane is back over Texas and, at long last, approaching Houston....

MLB got it right, and now the playoffs are preceded by a compelling 'postseason'

Right now, 14 teams are tangled in what may be the most complex and fascinating late-September battle in baseball history. But few fans, even in the towns that are involved, seem to understand everything that is at stake...

Cincinnati Reds to install additional safety netting over dugouts at Great American Ball Park

The Cincinnati Reds plan to install additional protective netting that spans across the length of the dugouts on each side of Great American Ball Park.Reds officials announced Thursday that the new netting will be installed during the offseason...

Should MLB Take Lessons from Japanese League To Improve Fan Safety?

SI Now co-hosts Maggie Gray and Robin Lundberg dive into MLB's protocol on fan safety after a young fan was struck by a baseball during a New York Yankees game against the Minnesota Twins. Source link

Raul Mondesi sentenced on corruption charges in Dominican Republic

A court in the Dominican Republic has sentenced former major league outfielder Raul Mondesi to eight years in prison for corruption and mishandling of public funds while serving as mayor of his hometown of San Cristobal.Mondesi, the 1994...

The 2017 Padres have been eliminated from the playoffs, so we look back at...

<p class="canvas-atom canvas-text Mb(1.0em) Mb(0)--sm Mt(0.8em)--sm" type="text" content="Welcome to The Stew’s annual team elimination posts. Like our video-game posts of last year, these are best done in theme. This time? We’re going with “Game of Thrones.” Each eliminated team...

Justin Upton’s home run doesn’t count for Los Angeles Angels’ $1 million paint can...

A ninth-inning home run by Los Angeles Angels slugger Justin Upton on Tuesday night appeared to be on the mark for a $1 million stadium promotion when it bounced inside the oversized paint can behind the left-center field...

Contending Rockies lose early lead, fall to Giants 4-3

<p class="canvas-atom canvas-text Mb(1.0em) Mb(0)--sm Mt(0.8em)--sm" type="text" content="SAN FRANCISCO (AP) -- Charlie Blackmon had a two-run double in the second inning for his first career 200-hit season, but the contending Colorado Rockies couldn't hold the early lead and...

Inside the Cleveland Indians clubhouse during their historic 22 game win streak

The Indians do all these things and more, but what they do not do, except under the duress of direct questioning, is talk about the streak, at least while it's happening. "The mindset really isn't on the winning streak,"...

Nationals-Braves series preview: Can Washington reignite its offense in Atlanta?

Max Scherzer will continue his push for a second straight Cy Young Award. (Mike Ehrmann/Getty Images) The National League East has long been theirs, but the Washington Nationals could use one last powerful...

Los Angeles Dodgers manager Dave Roberts says Corey Seager operating in ‘preservation’ mode with...

PHILADELPHIA -- Los Angeles Dodgers manager Dave Roberts said he expects to play Corey Seager every day down the stretch, even while acknowledging that the team's star shortstop is not at full strength physically and is operating in...

MLB home run record set to fall Tuesday

NEW YORK (AP) -- Giancarlo Stanton's smacks, Aaron Judge's jolts and all those dizzying long balls helped Major League Baseball move another poke closer to the inevitable.Nearly two decades after the height of the Steroids Era, the sports...

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