Pirates looking to keep Giants on the ropes

Fresh from a five-game suspension, Pittsburgh Pirates starter Chris Archer will look to continue his strong opening to the 2019 season Sunday when the right-hander faces the visiting San Francisco Giants. Archer was disciplined after throwing a pitch behind the Cincinnati Reds’ Derek Dietrich in

4/20: Open Game Thread

Tonight, against Shohei Ohtani’s team, would be a nice place for him to earn that first W, although he’ll have to get some help from his offense and defense, thanks to Kikuchi’s propensity for putting the ball in the zone (50%, 6th in MLB…behind Marco, who ranks second). The Angels currently

Reds beat Padres 4-2, extend winning streak to 3 games

SAN DIEGO — Cincinnati Reds pitcher Luis Castillo wasn’t sharp, but it was hard to tell. “It’s a pretty nice luxury when you don’t have you best stuff and you strike out nine and walk one,” Reds catcher Tucker Barnhart said. Castillo matched a season high with nine strikeouts and

Chicago Cubs Minor League Wrap: April 20

Iowa Cubs The Iowa Cubs downed the Oklahoma City Dodgers, 11-1. Trevor Clifton allowed just one hit and no runs over 3.2 innings until he hit his pitch count. Clifton walked three and struck out five. He also doubled and scored in the fourth inning. Ri…

The Yankees player who only pinch-ran

Thanks to the movie Field of Dreams, Moonlight Graham has become infamous. Late in a 1905 game, Graham came in as a defensive replacement for the Giants. He then was left stranded on deck in the top of the ninth, and did not get the chance hit as the G…

Cabera Weaver

Cabera Weaver 6´3´´ 180 pounds Bats: Right Age: 19 SSS rank among all center fielders in the system: 7 PerfectGame had Weaver ranked 62nd among prep prospects in the 2018 draft. After the 2017 Under Armour Showcase, Baseball Factory said Weaver “contin…