Goldschmidt hit the first pitch of the 11th inning for a game-ending home run after leading off the ninth with a tying homer, helping the Arizona Diamondbacks beat Baltimore 4-3 on Tuesday night for their second straight walk-off victory over the Orioles.
“To me, personally, I think you should be out of the game if you get caught,” Trout said Monday during an interview with New York radio station WFAN. “It takes away from the guys that are working hard every day and doing it all-natural.”
“I don’t think any of us thought it was going to be any different,” Yankees manager Joe Girardi said. “As far as having a reaction, it’s kind of what I expected. It’s part of the process that was negotiated between MLB and the players’ association, and you let it play out. I expect him to play a lot. We need him to help us.”
The New York Mets will call up Flores prior to Tuesday’s game against the Rockies, the team announced late Monday night, rewarding an infielder who hit .321 with 15 home runs in 107 games at Triple-A Las Vegas.
The Baltimore Orioles and Houston Astros worked out a deal right before the non-waiver Trade Deadline on Wednesday that sent Houston starting pitcher Bud Norris to Baltimore in exchange for outfielder L.J. Hoes, left-hander Josh Hader and a Competitive Balance Draft pick
The Diamondbacks confirmed the trade in a news release Wednesday afternoon, less than two hours before baseball’s non-waiver trade deadline.
“The goal is to be healthy for the last month and a half,” Moore tweeted. “I’m very optimistic.”
CBSSports.com reported the Phils and Utley have discussed three-year deals or two-year deals, plus a vesting option for a third.
Already in their worst slump of 2013, the St. Louis Cardinals are now preparing to move forward for at least the next two weeks without a player whom many considered the league’s best over the first four months of the season.
The A’s bolstered their infield on Tuesday, acquiring Alberto Callaspo from the Los Angeles Angels in exchange for Minor League infielder Grant Green, Oakland’s first-round Draft pick in 2009.