Dee Gordon, a left handed batter, took the first pitch of the Marlins first inning from the right handed batters box in honor of Fernandez, and two pitches later hit one of the most emotional home runs we have seen in a long time.
David Ortiz has been given a lot of farewell gifts during his last season in the bigs, but the one given by the Baltimore Orioles is the best yet.
With one on and nobody out in the fifth inning of the Texas Rangers / Los Angeles Angels game last night, Simmons lined one up the middle for a sure single. But Nick Martinez made a dazzling play.
New York Mets starting pitcher, Jacob deGrom will undergo season ending elbow surgery later this week. This comes as a huge blow to a Mets team who is in the thick of a tight NL Wildcard race.
Since the MLB All-Star Break, the Giants are a Major League worst 22-38, a winning percentage that would equal 103 losses if extrapolated out over an entire season.
Major League Baseball in September is an odd time of year. A handful of teams are competing for playoff berths. Most teams are wrapping up another disappointing year. But every team hazes their rookies.
When a late rally against the Milwaukee Brewers fell short, resulting in a 5-4 loss; the Cubs clubhouse turned their eyes to the Cardinals, who were visiting the San Francisco Giants for a four game series. They didn’t have to wait long as the Giants disposed of the Cardinals, securing the NL Central for the Cubs.
In one of the bigger shocks of the day, Major League Baseball has suspended San Diego Padres GM A.J. Preller for 30 days without pay. Ken Rosenthal reported that it might be related to the trade Preller made with the Boston Red Sox involving pitcher Drew Pomeranz.