33 players left in arbitration as 170 reach agreements
— Chicago White Sox right-hander Dylan Cease ($5.7 million), right-hander Lucas Giolito ($10.4 million), right-hander Michael Kopech ($2.05 million), right-hander Reynaldo López ($3,625,000) and right-hander José Ruiz ($925,000). — Cleveland right-hander Shane Bieber ($10.01 million), right-hander Aaron Civale ($2.6 million), right-hander James Karinchak ($1.5 million), first baseman/outfielder Josh Naylor ($3.35 million), right-hander Zach Plesac ($2.95 million), right-hander Cal Quantril ($5.5 million) and shortstop Amed Rosario ($7.8 million). — Houston outfielder Mauricio Dubón ($1.4 million), right-hander Phil Maton ($2.55 million), right-hander Ryne Stanek ($3.6 million), left-hander Blake Taylor ($830,000), right-hander José Urquidy ($3,025,000) and left-hander Framber Valdez ($6.8 million). — New York Yankees left-hander Nestor Cortes ($3.2 million), right-hander Domingo Germán ($2.6 million), catcher Kyle Higashioka ($1,462,500), right-hander Clay Holmes ($3.3 million), right-hander Michael King ($1.3 million), right-hander Jonathan Loáisiga ($2,262,500), right-hander Frankie Montas ($7.5 million), left-hander Wandy Peralta ($3.35 million) and catcher Jose Trevino ($2.36 million). Davis ($4.21 million), second baseman/shortstop Thairo Estrada ($2.25 million), right-hander Jakob Junis ($2.8 million), right-hander Tyler Rogers ($1,675,000), outfielder Austin Slater ($3.2 million), outfielder LaMonte Wade ($1,375,000) and right-hander Logan Webb ($4.6 million).wftv.com
Mateo lifts Orioles past Boston in MLB Little League Classic
Bush shook hands with Orioles and Red Sox players and went into the stands to meet Little Leaguers and their families. Red Sox pinch-hitter Franchy Cordero hit a tying solo homer off reliver Dillon Tate in the eighth that made it 2-all. Orioles manager Brandon Hyde and Red Sox manager Alex Cora both took cardboard rides down the outfield hill outside the Little League World Series stadium. Pivetta, who took the loss for the Mets in the 2018 Little League Classic, struck out nine over 5 2/3 innings. Graham Vinson, a 12-year-old pitcher/catcher/shortstop, plays for the Little League team out of Hagerstown, Indiana, and, yes, he’s a New York Yankees fan.wftv.com
Mateo lifts Orioles past Boston in MLB Little League Classic
Jorge Mateo lined a bases-loaded double to left field in the eighth inning, driving in three runs and sparking the Baltimore Orioles to a 5-3 win over the Boston Red Sox in front of hundreds of cheering Little League World Series players from around the world.
Orioles hit 5 homers, outslug Red Sox in wild 15-10 win
BALTIMORE — (AP) — Anthony Santander hit one of the Orioles' five homers and drove in four runs, and Baltimore outslugged the Boston Red Sox 15-10 on Friday night. Baltimore's 15 runs were a season high, and the teams combined for 37 hits, with the Red Sox outhitting the Orioles 19-18. “They didn’t stop,” Red Sox manager Alex Cora said. MOVESRed Sox: RHP Josh Winckowski was optioned to Triple-A Worcester. UP NEXTRed Sox: RHP Michael Wacha (7-1, 2.44 ERA) was reinstated from the IL on Sunday and threw seven scoreless innings with a season-high nine strikeouts against the Yankees that night.wftv.com
Rasmussen loses perfect game in 9th, Rays beat Orioles 4-1
Rasmussen allowed his first baserunner when Jorge Mateo doubled down the left-field line on the first pitch of the ninth. Mateo, who went 5 for 5 on Friday night, later scored on a Rasmussen wild pitch. There hasn’t been a perfect game in the majors since Seattle’s Felix Hernandez accomplished the feat at home against the Rays on Aug. 15, 2012. Tampa Bay has never thrown a perfect game. Rays: LHP Ryan Yarbrough (0-7) will start or follow an opener against the New York Yankees on Monday night.wftv.com
Orioles run winning streak to 5 with 6-3 win over Pirates
Pirates Orioles Baseball Baltimore Orioles' Rougned Odor (12) is greeted by teammates after scoring a run on a single by Jorge Mateo against Pittsburgh Pirates starting pitcher JT Brubaker during the second inning of a baseball game, Saturday, Aug 6, 2022, in Baltimore. (AP Photo/Terrance Williams) (Terrance Williams)BALTIMORE — (AP) — Ryan McKenna hit a two-run double in the fifth inning, and the Baltimore Orioles won their fifth straight game, 6-3 over the Pittsburgh Pirates on Saturday. The Orioles (56-51) have already reached their highest win total in five years. Ke'Bryan Hayes hit an RBI single for the Pirates to make it 5-3 in the sixth. Cedric Mullins hit a sacrifice fly for the Orioles in the seventh.wftv.com
Fantasy Baseball: It's not too late to fly with the Orioles
Texas Rangers v Baltimore Orioles BALTIMORE, MD - JULY 06: Spenser Watkins #80 of the Baltimore Orioles is congratulated by team mates on his performance when taken out in the seventh inning during a baseball game against the Texas Rangers at Oriole Park at Camden Yards on July 6, 2022 in Baltimore, Maryland. Recall, the Orioles only won 52 games total in 2021; they now have 45 as of this writing. So, how can fantasy baseball managers take advantage? He's also a great option if seeking power when the Orioles are away from their newly pitcher-friendly home park. -We know the Orioles long considered Jorge Lopez to be their closer, and his rostered percentage in fantasy reflects that.wftv.com
Urías stars as Orioles beat Cubs 4-2 for 9th straight win
Orioles Cubs Baseball Baltimore Orioles relief pitcher Jorge Lopez, right, celebrates with catcher Adley Rutschman the team's 4-2 win over the Chicago Cubs after a baseball game Tuesday, July 12, 2022, in Chicago. (AP Photo/Charles Rex Arbogast) (Charles Rex Arbogast)CHICAGO — (AP) — Ramón Urías hit a two-run homer and made a big defensive play, and the Baltimore Orioles beat the Chicago Cubs 4-2 on Tuesday night for their ninth straight victory. It's the longest win streak for the Orioles since the franchise won 13 straight in September 1999. Baltimore right-hander Jordan Lyles (6-7) pitched seven innings of two-run ball in his second straight win. WORTH NOTINGThe Orioles went 52-110 last season.wftv.com
Judge leads surging Yankees past sloppy Orioles 10-5
Aaron Judge hit a long three-run homer moments after Baltimore committed its fifth error of the game, and the surging New York Yankees beat the sloppy Orioles 10-5 on Thursday. Judge hit his fifth homer two batters after shortstop Jorge Mateo committed his second error by misplaying DJ LeMahieu's grounder. After Tim Locastro scored on a wild pitch by Paul Fry, Judge blasted a slider into the left-center field seats.news.yahoo.com
Tatis hits 50th career homer, Padres rout Mariners 16-1
Fernando Tatis Jr. became the fastest shortstop in history to hit 50 home runs, punctuating his three-run shot with a bat flip, and made another spectacular defensive play for the San Diego Padres, who routed the Seattle Mariners 16-1 for their seventh straight win.
Padres' Tatis, Myers test positive for virus; 3 others out
Padres Giants Baseball San Diego Padres shortstop Fernando Tatis Jr. throws out San Francisco Giants' Austin Slater at first base during the fifth inning of a baseball game in San Francisco, Sunday, May 9, 2021. “Wil tested positive for COVID and that’s why he had to leave the game," Tingler said. Tingler said he learned of Tatis’ positive test in a phone call late Monday night. “It is what it is,” Myers said before the game, prior to his positive test result. San Diego recalled infielder/outfielder Tucupita Marcano and right-hander Nabil Crismatt from Triple-A El Paso and selected the contract of outfielder John Andreoli to the 40-man roster.wftv.com
Padres star Tatis tests positive for virus, on injured list
Padres Giants Baseball San Diego Padres shortstop Fernando Tatis Jr. throws out San Francisco Giants' Austin Slater at first base during the fifth inning of a baseball game in San Francisco, Sunday, May 9, 2021. (AP Photo/Jeff Chiu) (Jeff Chiu)DENVER — (AP) — San Diego star Fernando Tatis Jr. has tested positive for COVID-19 and was put on the injured list Tuesday, along with two teammates. Padres manager Jayce Tingler said he learned of Tatis’ positive test in a phone call late Monday night. Tatis spent time on the injured list last month with inflammation in his left shoulder. “We’re in a situation where things are going on right now but we’ll just adapt and keep going.wftv.com
Tatis goes on injured list due to health, safety protocols
Padres Giants Baseball San Diego Padres shortstop Fernando Tatis Jr. throws out San Francisco Giants' Austin Slater at first base during the fifth inning of a baseball game in San Francisco, Sunday, May 9, 2021. (AP Photo/Jeff Chiu) (Jeff Chiu)DENVER — (AP) — San Diego shortstop Fernando Tatis Jr. was among three players the Padres added to the injured list due to health and safety protocols. San Diego was expected to make corresponding moves later in the day. The 22-year-old Tatis has flourished on the road this season, hitting .385 with six homers and 10 RBIS. Mateo was called upon as a pinch hitter in the ninth Sunday in San Francisco.wftv.com
Seager's homer in 12th sends Dodgers to 11-6 win over Padres
Corey Seager hit a tiebreaking, two-run homer on Tim Hill’s first pitch of the 12th inning and the Los Angeles Dodgers beat the San Diego Padres 11-6 in a tense, entertaining first matchup this season between NL West rivals who have visions of deep playoff runs.
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.
Padres get back Mike Clevinger, Dodgers add pitcher for NLDS
Los Angeles Dodgers relief pitcher Dylan Floro works against the Colorado Rockies during the sixth inning of a baseball game Thursday, Sept. 17, 2020, in Denver. While Clevinger was among the 15 pitchers on the Padres roster released Tuesday, fellow starter Dinelson Lamet was again left off because of injury. The Dodgers added a pitcher to their roster for the NLDS, where they will have 14 pitchers and 14 position players after carrying only 13 pitchers for the first round series against Milwaukee. Right-handed reliever Dylan Floro (3-0, 2.59 ERA) was the pitcher added for the longer NLDS. The Padres last week became the first team to use eight or more pitchers in three consecutive playoff games.
Lamet outduels Kershaw, Padres top LA 7-2 to tighten NL West
The Padres cut the Dodgers’ lead in the NL West to 1½ games. Lamet matched his season strikeout high with 11 while holding the Dodgers to one run and three hits while walking only two. Myers hit a leadoff single and Jurickson Profar had a one-out base hit to chase Kershaw in the seventh. Oña greeted Pedro Baez by lofting a double down the left-field line to give San Diego a 2-1 lead, and the Padres kept adding on. The Padres had a prime chance against Kershaw an inning earlier when rookie Jake Cronenworth hit a leadoff double.
Betts ties MLB mark with 3 of Dodgers' 6 HRs in rout of Pads
With a chance to tie the big league mark of four home runs in one game, Betts reached on an infield single in the seventh. Betts was hit by a pitch and scored on Corey Seager's two-run shot to right on an 0-2 pitch from Chris Paddack (2-2). Betts connected on a two-run shot to left field with two outs in the second for a 5-2 lead. Austin Barnes and Betts went deep back-to-back in the fourth, extending the Dodgers' lead to 9-2. Barnes' two-run shot landed in the left-field pavilion and Betts followed with a solo shot to the same area.
Giants return, so do some players, but Padres' INF Mateo out
San Diego announced last week that outfielder Tommy Pham tested positive for coronavirus and was asymptomatic. The Giants, meanwhile, resumed workouts at Oracle Park after receiving test results from Saturday, all of which were negative for players and staff. The only Texas players still not cleared to participate are right fielder Joey Gallo and left-hander Brett Martin, both of whom tested positive for coronavirus. Also, Indians outfielder Delino DeShields Jr., who tested positive for the COVID-19 virus, is traveling to Cleveland after he had one negative test. Theres nothing that we can do about it.The Cubs have thus far avoided any positive tests, a development outfielder Kyle Schwarber insists cannot be attributed to mere luck.