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Twins are now on pace to hit more than 300 home runs this season,...

The Twins entered their Thursday night game against the Athletics with 174 home runs through 94 games. That put them on pace for 299.9 for the 2019 season. High-level mathematicians will recognize that figure as being "not quite 300."...

MLB scores, schedule: Yankees pad lead in AL East; Phillies split series with Dodgers

We had 13 MLB games to enjoy on Thursday. The Phillies wrapped up their series against the Dodgers; the Rays and Yankees played a doubleheader in the Bronx, and the A's went for their seventh straight win. That's not...

Yankees manager Aaron Boone goes off on rookie umpire in home-plate tirade after ejection

Thursday afternoon, the Yankees and Rays are wrapping up their important four-game series at Yankee Stadium with a single-admission doubleheader. Travis d'Arnaud socked three homers in Tampa's win Monday, Didi Gregorius clubbed a clutch grand slam in New York's...

MLB scores, schedule: Phillies split series with Dodgers; Chris Sale strikes out 12 as...

We have 13 MLB games to enjoy on Thursday. The Phillies split their four-game series with the Dodgers, Boston's Chris Sale looked untouchable at Fenway in the team's shutout win over the Blue Jays. Elsewhere, the AL East first-place...

Today’s Top Picks: Three MLB best bets for Thursday, plus an open letter to...

Quick tangent before we dive into a big old pile of baseball picks for the evening. On these picks, I won't tell you to parlay them, but maybe you should parlay them. OK, OK. You should definitely parlay them...

Max Muncy says Phillies closer Hector Neris shouted an expletive at Dodgers’ dugout after...

Thursday afternoon, the Dodgers and Phillies wrapped up a very rainy -- and also very eventful -- four-game series at Citizens Bank Park. The Phillies won the finale (PHI 7, LAD 6) thanks to Rhys Hoskins' two-run go-ahead single...

Roy Halladay’s widow donates ball from Mariano Rivera to Baseball Hall of Fame

Two of the top pitchers of their time will be inducted into the Baseball Hall of Fame on Sunday in Roy Halladay and Mariano Rivera, and a special artifact will forever commemorate their connection in Cooperstown. Halladay, the late Toronto...

Two young Phillies fans share heartwarming exchange over a loose foul ball

It seems as though a majority of stories involving baseball fans chasing a rogue foul ball in the stands end the same way: With one party being overly aggressive and leaving the other party upset and empty-handed. Often times...

MLB trade deadline: Ranking the Yankees’ top 10 trade targets with Madison Bumgarner, Marcus...

The single July 31 trade deadline is less than two weeks away. The first place New York Yankees are expected to be among the most active teams prior to the deadline, and in fact, they've already been busy. They...

MLB trade deadline: Top 10 pitchers who could be dealt by July 31, including...

We've spent the month of July examining which players might be on the move ahead of the trade deadline. Now, with less than two weeks until July 31 passes, we wanted to provide ordinal rankings of the players we...

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Lopez beats Nakatani in first bout to go distance

Teofimo Lopez beat Masayoshi Nakatani by scores of 118-110, 118-110 and 119-109 on Friday night in his first bout to last 12 rounds....