Bichette breaks tie with 1st slam, Blue Jays top Red Sox 6-2
Red Sox Blue Jays Baseball Toronto Blue Jays' Matt Chapman (26) watches his home run against the Boston Red Sox during seventh-inning baseball game action in Toronto, Monday, April 25, 2022. (Christopher Katsarov/The Canadian Press via AP) (Christopher Katsarov)TORONTO — (AP) — Bo Bichette broke an eighth-inning tie with his first career grand slam and the Toronto Blue Jays beat the slumping Boston Red Sox 6-2 on Monday night. Lourdes Gurriel Jr. and Matt Chapman also homered for the Blue Jays. Martinez left last Wednesday’s game against the Blue Jays because of left adductor tightness and had not played since. UP NEXTRed Sox RHP Nick Pivetta (0-3, 10.03 ERA) faces Blue Jays RHP Kevin Gausman (1-1, 2.89) on Tuesday.wftv.com
LEADING OFF: Ohtani, Schwarber staging own home run derby
Angels Yankees Baseball Los Angeles Angels' Shohei Ohtani watches his home run during the third inning of the team's baseball game against the New York Yankees on Tuesday, June 29, 2021, in New York. Schwarber hit his 12th home run in 10 games Tuesday night, connecting on the first pitch of the game from Tampa Bay's Rich Hill. Schwarber hit his major league-leading seventh leadoff home run, all in June. Mariners pitcher Héctor Santiago is appealing his 10-game suspension after becoming the first player penalized under Major League Baseball’s crackdown on grip-enhancing foreign substances. Santiago, a 33-year-old left-hander, is in his 10th major league season, his first with the Mariners.wftv.com
New Marlins GM Ng eager to finally see her team in action
(AP Photo/John Raoux, File)MIAMI – Three months into the job, Kim Ng will finally get to see her team. Miami Marlins pitchers and catchers hold their first workout Thursday at the team's spring training complex in Jupiter, Florida. And Ng, hired in November as the first female general manager in Major League Baseball, will be watching. She made offseason moves to improve the team as she was still learning about it. Young pitching is the Marlins' strength, both at the major league level and in the minors.