A rainbow flag fluttered from a flagpole in center field at Citizens Bank Park on Monday and Billy Bean, Major League Baseball’s vice president of social responsibility and inclusion, threw out a first pitch as the Phillies recognized the LGBT community.
The emerging power of Mookie Betts allowed the recently-installed cleanup man to reach a special place in Red Sox history on Monday night.
Marlins right fielder Giancarlo Stanton was examined by a specialist on Monday, and later in the day he did some light running and agility drills before his team took batting practice at Citi Field.
Alex Cobb’s return from Tommy John surgery is imminent. The Rays right-hander will make his first start in nearly two years on Friday against the Blue Jays.
The latest victim of the Dodgers’ aggressive roster manipulation is Brock Stewart, who was optioned back to Double-A Tulsa one day after blanking the Cubs for five innings.
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A grounder from Adrian Gonzalez, a foot race won by Corey Seager and a run scored by Andrew Toles was the difference in a 1-0 victory for the Dodgers over the Cubs on Sunday at Dodger Stadium.
Double plays, as they say, are a pitcher’s best friend. Luis Perdomo racked them up in record-setting fashion on Sunday, inducing six of them, in the Padres’ 3-1 win over Miami at Marlins Park.