The Mariners signed star rookie Julio Rodriguez to a long-term contract extension

Seattle Mariners and All-Star rookie outfielder Julio Rodriguez has signed a long-term extension that could be one of the largest contracts in Major League Baseball history. The Mariners announced the deal during Friday night’s game: The initial guarantee is 12 years and $210 million, reports Ken Rosenthal. With the deal beginning next season, Rodriguez will […]


Grand Slam Nolensville Little League to U.S. Powers the championship game

Nolensville Little League is headed to the US Championship Game. Nolensville got a Josiah Porter grand slam in the first inning and led the rest of the way in a 7-1 win over Pearland (Texas) in the Little League World Series on Thursday in Williamsport, Pennsylvania. Drew Chadwick kept Porter’s grand slam on the mound […]


Jacob deGrom K’s six, hit 102 mph in ’22 debut

WASHINGTON — Jacob deGrom delivered the same to baseball. His speed was also the same. His behavior was the same. His gait, his smile, his speed — all of them resembled the pitcher the Mets had known before. It had been 391 days since deGrom last took the mound in a Major League game. When […]


The Atlanta Braves extend Austin Riley with a huge contract

The Atlanta Braves have signed star third baseman Austin Riley to a 10-year, $212 million contract, the most lucrative in team history, and surprised him by getting three additional seasons under club control. The deal begins in 2023 and runs through the ’32 season, and includes a $20 million club option for 2033. Riley also […]


Juan Soto leaves a lasting impression as the Nationals fall to the Mets

Juan Soto’s final at-bat on Monday night was not unusual: he went for his third free pass of the game to open the bottom of the eighth inning. What happened next was not so typical: As Soto took off his equipment down the first base line, he received a standing ovation from fans at Nationals […]


Mariners come from behind for 11th straight win

‘Our Guys compete’: Seattle directly claims 11th ‘W’ ARLINGTON – Twelve days ago, the Mariners started something they hadn’t done since Lu Piniela became captain, and they were looking to the American League’s Pennant 21 years ago. Twelve days later and they are still going. Seattle returned to the Rangers 6-5 at Globe Life Field […]

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‘He can’t quench his thirst’: Ohtani’s latest action did another miracle

MIAMI – Baseball is a game of statistics that can be broken by just one player. Yet Shohei Ohtani is making history with every start, especially when he takes the mound. Appropriately, Ohtani himself stole the show in Miami on Wednesday and his fifth win in several pitches for the first time in his career […]


Olson Powers won with 2 homers

PHILADELPHIA – As Freddie Freeman struggled to close the door during his prestigious Braves tenure, Matt Olson faced pressure to replace him in Atlanta. But as the season’s midway point approaches, he looks like a suitable successor. Olson lifted his second multihomer game in eight days and helped the Braves to a 5-3 win over […]


The power game ends in controversy. And now an era can end with a heartbreak

Tampa – So does it end that way? With a frame-by-frame breakdown of a deadly goal, like Abraham Zapruder shooting from a haystack? All the good times, all the memories, all the glory, do you want to raise your voice in collective anger? Is it possible that Lightning was finally done with a conspiracy of […]


Braves are ready to prove their worth with tough enemies upfront

CHICAGO – Hall of Fame manager Bobby Cox has always said, “You play the schedule.” In other words, you don’t change your perspective based on whether the current part of the schedule is easy or difficult. Well, the Braves have justified themselves by spending the last few weeks cruising through the simplest part of their […]