Miller homers vs King, Rangers top Yanks 4-2 to split DH
Rangers Yankees Baseball Texas Rangers' Brad Miller watches this two-run home run during the seventh inning of the second game of a baseball doubleheader against the New York Yankees at Yankee Stadium, Sunday, May 8, 2022, in New York. King (2-1) had pitched 14 1/3 consecutive innings without allowing a run before Miller smacked a 1-0 fastball out to center for a two-run lead. The Yankees right-hander hadn't given up a run since an RBI double by Toronto's George Springer on April 11. King walked Kole Calhoun, walked Nathaniel Lowe and retired Andy Ibáñez on a forceout that moved Heim to third. UP NEXT: Texas RHP Jon Gray (0-1, 7.50) opposes New York LHP Nestor Cortes (1-1, 1.82 ERA) on Monday afternoon.wftv.com
Rangers sign 3-time All-Star INF Carpenter to minor deal
Veteran infielder Matt Carpenter has signed a minor league contract with the Texas Rangers. The Rangers, who traded expected starting third baseman Isiah Kiner-Falefa at the start of spring training, announced Carpenter’s addition Saturday. The 36-year-old Carpenter, a three-time All-Star while playing his first 11 major league seasons with the St. Louis Cardinals, would have a $2 million base salary while in the majors if added to the 40-man roster.news.yahoo.com
Phils win 6th straight, beat Mets to take over NL East lead
Bryce Harper homered, Kyle Gibson pitched six strong innings and drove in the go-ahead run, and the streaking Philadelphia Phillies won their sixth straight game to take over first place in the NL East with a 4-2 victory over the slumping New York Mets.
Miller hits 3 HRs, Phillies rout reeling Cubs 8-0
Phillies Cubs Baseball Philadelphia Phillies' Brad Miller watches his home run off Chicago Cubs starting pitcher Adbert Alzolay during the third inning of a baseball game Thursday, July 8, 2021, in Chicago. (AP Photo/Charles Rex Arbogast) (Charles Rex Arbogast)CHICAGO — (AP) — Brad Miller hit three home runs in a game for the first time in his career, and the Philadelphia Phillies routed the sinking Chicago Cubs 8-0 on Thursday night. Miller hit a solo drive in the third inning and added two-run homers in the fifth and seventh innings. With a chance at joining the other 18 players who have hit a record four home runs in a game, Miller popped up in the ninth. It was 24th time a Phillies batter hit three homers in a contest and the first since Jayson Werth tagged Toronto for three in May 2008.wftv.com
Boone takes leave for pacemaker; Lester to have surgery
I look forward to getting back to work in the next several days.”LESTER SURGERYWashington Nationals left-hander Jon Lester is leaving spring training camp to have surgery for the removal of his thyroid gland. He underwent chemotherapy treatments and returned to the Red Sox at spring training before the following season. Soto’s spring training start was delayed because he fouled a ball off his right foot in live batting practice Sunday. Martinez had two hits for a second straight game, driving in his first two runs of spring training. Jarred Kelenic, Seattle’s top prospect, hit a two-run homer and Taylor Trammell hit a solo homer.
LEADING OFF: Cardinals come home, Grichuk seeks to stay hot
(AP Photo/David Banks)A look at whats happening around the majors on Thursday:WELCOME BACK TO BUSCHThe St. Louis Cardinals are finally coming home. The Cardinals didnt play any games at all for a stretch of over two weeks due to a coronavirus outbreak within the organization that included star catcher Yadier Molina. Everyones still pretty excited about the fact were back out, Cardinals second baseman Kolten Wong said. He homered against the Seattle Mariners in his season debut Friday but went on the injured list just three days later. A BIEBER FANClevelands Shane Bieber owns a 4-0 record and 1.30 ERA, but its his strikeout numbers that have put him in select company.
The Dish: Chef Brad Miller
Chef Brad Miller's food has been called "nuanced and delicious" with a menus that draws from Midwest and West Coast influences. He calls the dishes at his Santa Monica, Calif. restaurant Ox & Son "L.A. food," while also involving a nod to his father, Gary "Ox" Miller, a butcher. Chef Miller now has multiple restaurants under his belt, and continues to create rustic and bold dishes.cbsnews.com