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Whitworth slugger Tyler Bailey’s earliest contributions came late in his freshman year in 2016, the last time the Pirates hosted the Northwest Conference tournament.
Don’t mistake CJ Perry’s youthful, clean-shaven face for frailty. The second-year Whitworth coach – a 2008 Gonzaga Prep graduate – has the Pirates rolling.
The St. Louis Cardinals have removed the interim tag from Mike Shildt’s title, promoting him to manager after he led the team into postseason contention since taking over for the fired Mike Matheny. Shildt has guided the Cardinals to a 26-12 record since July 15 and they now hold the top spot in the National League wild card standings. The Cardinals were 47-46 when Matheny was fired.
The Chicago Cubs tied a major league record by turning seven double plays Friday night, including a game-ending effort by rookie third baseman David Bote on a grounder by David Freese to finish off a 1-0 win over the Pittsburgh Pirates in Pittsburgh.
Darren Daulton, the All-Star catcher who was the leader of the Philadelphia Phillies’ N.L. championship team in 1993, has died. He was 55.
Yu Darvish and Sonny Gray headed a parade of prized arms on the move Monday, leaving little doubt on trade deadline day: Top teams made a big pitch for the playoffs.
In a year when it seems just about everyone is a power hitter, Chris Sale and Max Scherzer know what awaits in Tuesday night’s All-Star Game.
Aaron Judge, Carlos Correa and Nolan Arenado led a new generation of All-Stars, among 12 first-time starters elected by fans for the July 11 game at Marlins Park.
Jorge Posada peppered line drives around the Yankee Stadium outfield, first from the left side, and then the right.
With four-fifths of their rotation on the disabled list, the first-place Astros are relying on two rookies, a second-year player, one who has bounced between the bullpen and starting and Mike Fiers, who was supposed to be their fifth starter, to keep the rotation afloat until the ailing starters return.
Nolan Arenado completed the cycle with a three-run homer in the bottom of the ninth inning, and the Colorado Rockies stunned the San Francisco Giants by rallying for a 7-5 victory Sunday in Denver.
Houston ace Dallas Keuchel won’t begin throwing again for about a week as he recovers from neck discomfort that has landed him on the disabled list for the second time this season.
Drilled in the hip by a heater, Bryce Harper knew where this was headed. In a hurry, too.
Cody Bellinger and Kike Hernandez led an offensive outburst with three-run homers that upstaged the anticipated duel between aces Jon Lester and Clayton Kershaw, helping the Los Angeles Dodgers beat Chicago 9-4 on Sunday to sweep the Cubs in three games at home for the first time since August 2012.
Matt Adams was eager to hit, looking for a batting cage as soon as he unpacked his bag at his new locker in the Atlanta Braves’ clubhouse.
The Washington Nationals have suspended closer Jonathan Papelbon for four games without pay for his dugout fight with star slugger Bryce Harper, which will end the pitcher’s season. General manager Mike Rizzo said in a statement Monday that Papelbon’s actions Sunday during a game against Philadelphia are “not acceptable.” Rizzo adds, they are “not at all in line with the way our players are expected to conduct themselves, and the Nationals organization will not tolerate it in any way.”
The Chicago Cubs acquired outfielder Austin Jackson from the Seattle Mariners on Monday, boosting their depth for their run at a possible playoff spot. Chicago sent a player to be named and money for an international draft slot to the Mariners.
When it comes to the Seattle Mariners rotation, there are just two certainties over the final six weeks: Felix Hernandez and Hisashi Iwakuma will, barring injuries, make their scheduled starts. Everything else is up in the air.
Cardinals general manager John Mozeliak confirmed Monday that outfielder Stephen Piscotty is being promoted to the Cardinals. But Mozeliak said no official roster move will be announced until today, when the Cardinals play the first of two interleague games in Chicago against the White Sox. Piscotty, an outfielder who recently was given some first-base assignments at Triple-A Memphis, is hitting .272 with 11 home runs and 41 runs batted in for the Redbirds. He hit .288 with nine homers and 69 runs batted in last year for Memphis.