Stanton has been especially effective against the Red Sox this season, batting.526 with a 1.644 OPS and two home runs. They expect to be a really good team. But we hope that's not for a very, very long time. The Nationals, meanwhile, have recovered from their poor April to win nine of 11 games, as the Braves and Phillies have continued their somewhat surprising strong play.
This New York Yankees team is special.
Cleveland and Minnesota played a two-game series last month in San Juan, Puerto Rico, and the Los Angeles Dodgers and San Diego Padres played in a three-game series in Monterrey, Mexico, last week. Colorado's Coors Field has a reputation for being a batter friendly ballpark and Trout will expect to add to the 12 home runs he has hit this season.
Yankees starter Luis Severino allowed two runs and six hits while striking out 11 in six innings pitched.
Hock has directed has directed four ESPN 30 for 30 documentaries and was the writer and producer of last year's critically-acclaimed "Celtics/Lakers: Best of Enemies", a three-part, five-hour film about the rivalry that was the de facto successor to Red Sox-Yankees as the most gripping in sports.
Things tend to bode well for Andrew Benintendi at Yankee Stadium.
Sabathia is unbeaten in his last 14 regular-season starts since August 19.
Cora said treatment options for carpal tunnel syndrome could include icing or massages.
The reality facing the Red Sox is this: despite having an opt-out clause in his contract after this season, the likelihood of Price forsaking the remaining $127m owed to him is small. Gleyber Torres worked a walk for runners on the corners and Boston brought in closer Craig Kimbrel in an attempt to hold the lead. Kimbrel is by far the Red Sox' best strikeout man, and there will be many times between now and the end of the year when Kimbrel is going to have to strike out a Brett Gardner-type in order to prevent a run from scoring. We weren't trying to give him anything to hit.
He has a 5.11 ERA in seven starts this season and has given up 16 earned runs in his last 16 innings. We need him to compete.
The Toronto Blue Jays couldn't muster a hit against Canadian native James Paxton on Tuesday night, but they made up for it with a four-run eighth inning last night against the Seattle Mariners for a 5-2 win at the Rogers Centre.
"We were trying to elevate there".
Rodriguez is 4-2 with a 2.96 ERA in nine career starts against the Yankees, whom he last faced August 31. He had three hits and three RBI as NY won its eighth straight and its 10th comeback win of the year.