Tigers, Eduardo Rodriguez haven’t talked since he left team

The Detroit Tigers have yet to hear from Eduardo Rodriguez since placing the left-hander on the restricted list 23 days ago. “We’ve reached out, but obviously he hasn’t reached out back, so we’re just kind of waiting it out,” Tigers general manager Al Avila told reporters Wednesday. “It is unusual, but we have no choice … Read more

‘No regrets’ about Aaron Judge talks

PITTSBURGH — As he watches Aaron Judge having a potentially historic season en route to free agency, Hal Steinbrenner said Wednesday he has “no regrets” about not signing the slugger last offseason. “We made an offer that I feel was a very good one,” the Yankees managing general partner said on a Zoom call. “It … Read more

Detroit Tigers haven’t heard from Eduardo Rodriguez since placing LHP on restricted list 3 weeks ago

The Detroit Tigers have had no communication with Eduardo Rodriguez since placing the star pitcher on the restricted list three weeks ago, according to general manager Al Avila, who said the team has “no choice but to wait it out right now.” Avila addressed Rodriguez’s status Wednesday, 23 days after the left-hander was placed on … Read more

2022 Futures Game rosters

The 2022 SiriusXM All-Star Futures Game will be held on Saturday, July 16, at Dodger Stadium, and while complete rosters for the showcase will be revealed on Thursday on MLB Network, SiriusXM on Wednesday unveiled a handful of the participants, including six prospects ranked among MLB Pipeline’s Top 100. Baseball’s No. 3 overall prospect, Corbin … Read more

Jameson Taillon flops as Yankees fall to Pirates

PITTSBURGH — Aaron Judge said the Yankees are entering the “dog days of summer.” So far, they aren’t treating Jameson Taillon well. The right-hander got off to a fantastic start to the season, but was roughed up again Tuesday in a 5-2 loss to the Pirates, as his homecoming was spoiled by another subpar outing. … Read more

Max Scherzer holds Reds scoreless in return from injury

CINCINNATI — About three hours before game time on Tuesday, Max Scherzer was already in an agitated state, stalking around the visiting clubhouse at Great American Ball Park seeking out the coaches and teammates he would need to complete his pregame planning. Manager Buck Showalter noted that “he’s certainly prepared, that’s for sure,” which was … Read more

Four fans hurt by bullet fragments from outside Coliseum, Oakland police and Athletics say

OAKLAND, Calif. — Four baseball fans were injured by bullet fragments from outside the Coliseum while attending a postgame July 4 fireworks show, Oakland police and the Athletics said Tuesday. None of the injuries were life-threatening, police and the A’s said. Because the A’s 5-1 victory over the Blue Jays lasted just 2 hours, 27 … Read more

Chris Flexen, Julio Rodríguez lift Mariners to win 

Chris Flexen, Julio Rodríguez lift Mariners to win  n”,”providerName”:”Twitter”,”providerUrl”:”https://twitter.com”,”type”:”rich”,”width”:550,”__typename”:”ExternalEmbedContent”},”$ROOT_QUERY.getForgeContentBySlug({“locale”:”en-us”,”slug”:”chris-flexen-julio-rodriguez-lift-mariners-to-win”,”type”:”story”}).parts.9″:{“data”:{“type”:”id”,”generated”:true,”id”:”$ROOT_QUERY.getForgeContentBySlug({“locale”:”en-us”,”slug”:”chris-flexen-julio-rodriguez-lift-mariners-to-win”,”type”:”story”}).parts.9.data”,”typename”:”ExternalEmbedContent”},”type”:”oembed”,”__typename”:”ExternalEmbed”},”$ROOT_QUERY.getForgeContentBySlug({“locale”:”en-us”,”slug”:”chris-flexen-julio-rodriguez-lift-mariners-to-win”,”type”:”story”}).parts.10″:{“content”:”None of those previous five were on pitches as far inside as the one Rodríguez crushed. Manaea got the ball a bit higher than intended, sure, but it was on the inside corner. Most hitters, if they do anything more than nub it up the third-base line, … Read more