Harvey is unlikely to pitch again this season, general manager Sandy Alderson said. Tommy John surgery may be required, although a decision will wait two to three weeks, until swelling subsides and a clearer assessment of the extent of the tear can be determined.
“Tonight was a very big night for us, and we knew that,” Peavy said. “We had to come in here and play a very good team that hadn’t lost a series in quite a while. You watch them on tape, then watch them get ready for a game, and you see why they’ve been so successful.
Milwaukee Brewers outfielder Ryan Braun issued a public apology for his PED use Thursday, a month after receiving a 65-game suspension from Major League Baseball for his involvement in the Biogenesis scandal.
The Braves said Heyward’s jaw has been stabilized, and he was to return to Atlanta on Wednesday night in advance of the operation. How much time Heyward will be sidelined is expected to be announced after the operation, but MLB.com estimated he would be out for 4-6 weeks.
On Wednesday, Ichiro’s 4,000th hit occurred when he singled to left off Toronto Blue Jays starter R.A. Dickey in the first inning. The game was stopped as Ichiro received a standing ovation. Ichiro’s teammates bounded out from the home dugout and met him at first base to give him hugs and high fives.
Boston Red Sox starter Ryan Dempster received a five-game suspension and undisclosed fine for intentionally hitting the Yankees’ Alex Rodriguez, Major League Baseball senior vice president Joe Garagiola Jr. announced Tuesday.
It’s never neat or clean or seamless — these news conferences when managers are being pointed to the nearest exit ramp. So, there was no chance that the not-so-grand finale of Charlie Manuel in Philadelphia on Friday was going to be any different.
Members of New York Yankees third baseman Alex Rodriguez’s inner circle leaked the names of Milwaukee Brewers outfielder Ryan Braun and his own teammate Francisco Cervelli to the media in the Biogenesis scandal, according to a report by “60 Minutes.”