Winker hits slam, Mariners drop Angels 6-3; Ohtani shaken up
Angels Mariners Baseball Seattle Mariners' Jesse Winker hits a grand slam against the Los Angeles Angels on a pitch from Tucker Davidson during third inning of a baseball game, Sunday, Aug. 7, 2022, in Seattle. (AP Photo/John Froschauer) (John Froschauer)SEATTLE — (AP) — Jesse Winker hit a grand slam, Marco Gonzales struck out seven and the Seattle Mariners beat the Los Angeles Angels 6-3 on Sunday as Shohei Ohtani received a visit from trainers and continued to struggle. Two-way sensation Ohtani was visited by trainers before his second at-bat after colliding with Gonzales near the on-deck circle, but stayed in the game. Gonzales (7-11) snapped a two-game losing streak, giving up a walk and eight hits, as Seattle won its second in three games. Mariners: RHP Logan Gilbert (10-4, 3.09) takes the mound in the series opener against the New York Yankees on Monday.wftv.com
Murphy's 3 RBIs off Shohei Ohtani lead A's past Angels, 3-1
Ohtani yielded seven hits and two earned runs while pitching into the sixth inning of his third straight defeat, again falling short of his career-best 10th mound victory. Los Angeles had pinch-hit for Ohtani only twice previously this season, both occurring after Ohtani felt minor injuries. Luis Rengifo had a tying RBI double in the fifth for the Angels, who have lost four of six in another dismal season. Murphy had an RBI single in the fourth before driving a two-run homer to left in the sixth for Oakland. Mickey Moniak started in center field and went 0 for 2 in his debut with the Angels, who acquired the former No.wftv.com
Phillies get Syndergaard, Robertson, Marsh in trades
Cubs Phillies Baseball Chicago Cubs pitcher David Robertson reacts after a baseball game against the Philadelphia Phillies, Sunday, July 24, 2022, in Philadelphia. (AP Photo/Matt Rourke) (Matt Rourke)CHICAGO — (AP) — The Philadelphia Phillies acquired right-hander Noah Syndergaard, veteran reliever David Robertson and center fielder Brandon Marsh in three trades on Tuesday. The Phillies got Marsh from the Angels in exchange for catching prospect Logan O’Hoppe. The well-traveled Robertson also played for the Phillies in 2019, making seven appearances before he was sidelined by an elbow injury that required surgery. Marsh trails only Brett Phillips and Minnesota’s Max Kepler among major league outfielders in Outs Above Average, according to Statcast.wftv.com
Phils' Harper on IL with broken thumb, no date for return
APTOPIX Phillies Padres Baseball Philadelphia Phillies' Bryce Harper reacts after being hit by a pitch from San Diego Padres' Blake Snell during the fourth inning of a baseball game Saturday, June 25, 2022, in San Diego. (AP Photo/Derrick Tuskan) (Derrick Tuskan)SAN DIEGO — (AP) — Reigning NL MVP Bryce Harper was placed on the 10-day injured list Sunday with a broken left thumb and the Philadelphia Phillies haven't yet announced a timeline for his return. Harper's thumb was broken when he was hit by a 97 mph pitch from San Diego Padres left-hander Blake Snell on Saturday night. Moniak was due in San Diego right around game time, Thomson said. 1 pick overall in the 2016 draft out of La Costa Canyon High in Carlsbad, just north of San Diego.wftv.com
Lindor's spring power surge welcome sight for New York Mets
He has four homers in his first 19 spring at-bats in Cactus League play. He's off to a good start in the Grapefruit League with a .412 average and four homers. The 23-year-old has a legit chance to earn a spot on Philadelphia's opening day roster, especially after three homers in his first 20 spring at-bats. He's already in midseason form in Grapefruit League play, striking out 12 batters in his first 11 innings while giving up just three earned runs. He looks ready for another big year after giving up just one hit over his first seven innings in the Grapefruit League.wftv.com
Spring games begin with fans, new faces, moment for Mancini
AdJazz Chisholm of the Marlins and Adam Haseley of the Phillies did even better — they led off games with home runs. Mancini took off his helmet to acknowledge a standing ovation that included the fans, the Orioles and the Pirates. Marco Gonzales made his first spring start for Seattle, allowing two hits and an unearned run in two innings. Center fielder Trent Grisham, coming off his first Gold Glove last season, doubled and scored a run for San Diego. Top prospect Jeter Downs had a two-run home run and RBI single, while Michael Chavis hit a solo shot.
Harper rallies Phils past Blue Jays to sweep doubleheader
Philadelphia Phillies' Andrew Knapp hits a two-run triple off Toronto Blue Jays pitcher Thomas Hatch during the first inning of the fifth baseball game in a doubleheader, Friday, Sept. 18, 2020, in Philadelphia. With a base open, the Blue Jays went after hot-hitting Harper and he delivered. Harper hit a drive high off the wall in left-center, slid into the second and got up pumping his fist. Ray gave up five runs and five hits in 4 1/3 innings in his third start for the Blue Jays after being acquired from Arizona before the trade deadline. UP NEXT:RHP Vince Velasquez (0-1, 6.46 ERA) starts for the Phillies on Saturday night and LHP Hyun-jin Ryu (4-1, 3.00) goes for the Blue Jays.
DeGrom exits with hamstring spasm, Mets rally past Phils 5-4
New York Mets pitcher Jacob deGrom points to the outside during the first inning of a baseball game against the Philadelphia Phillies, Wednesday, Sept. 16, 2020, in Philadelphia. (AP Photo/Matt Slocum)PHILADELPHIA – Jacob deGrom exited early from a rare rough outing because of a right hamstring spasm, but the New York Mets overcame a four-run deficit and rallied past the Philadelphia Phillies 5-4 on Thursday night. They hit deGrom uncharacteristically hard in the second to take a 3-0 lead. Andrew Knapp knocked an RBI double to right, Haseley hit a sacrifice fly and Andrew McCutchen’s fielder’s choice capped the scoring against deGrom. Like deGrom, Wheeler was bothered by an injury — though one more gross than severe.