You can expect to see No. 17 jerseys all over Wrigley Field in the coming days, and now a Kris Bryant authentic Cubs home jersey from Majestic Athletic is available for order.
The Cubs are promoting Kris Bryant — MLB.com’s No. 2 prospect — on Friday, and he’s expected to evolve into the centerpiece of Theo Epstein’s assault on baseball’s Holy Grail, the 107-year World Series drought.
With today marking the 70th anniversary of Red Schoendienst first putting on a big league uniform , the Cardinals are using the occasion to celebrate his service to the organization and to launch a season-long campaign to recognize his impact.
Evan Longoria left Thursday night’s game after getting hit by a pitch in the upper leg/hip area
Yunel Escobar hit a leadoff homer off Cole Hamels, and Michael Taylor added a solo shot in the fifth to put Doug Fister and the Nats on top to stay in a 5-2 Washington win in the series opener.
Giancarlo Stanton now stands alone among the Marlins’ all-time home run leaders. In the first inning against the Mets on Thursday at Citi Field, the 25-year-old blasted a two-run shot, which established the organization’s record.
The series with the Giants is special for D-backs manager Chip Hale, who grew up in the Bay Area and also spent the past three seasons as bench coach for the A’s.
Jose Reyes was forced to leave Thursday night’s game against the Rays because of soreness in the vicinity of his left rib cage.
The Marlins are searching for a spark, and catching prospect J.T. Realmuto might be the answer. The 24-year-old had two hits in Wednesday’s 6-2 win in Atlanta, and he was back behind the plate in the series opener on Thursday in New York against the Mets.