Dodgers' Rich Hill (blister) lasts two pitches against Nationals
ESPN, 20 May at 08:03
WASHINGTON -- Blisters on the middle finger of his pitching hand are nothing new for veteran Los Angeles Dodgers left-hander Rich Hill, but the latest one is worse than usual and he doesn't know how to solve the problem. Hill threw just two pitches
Royals' Skoglund will try to keep building on recent progress against Yankees
FOXSports.com, 20 May at 07:51
KANSAS CITY, Mo. — Sonny Gray will be well rested on Sunday when the New York Yankees right-hander starts against the Kansas City Royals in the finale of a three-game series at Kauffman Stadium. Gray has not pitched in eight days because of the ...
Rays' Sergio Romo: Getting another start Sunday
CBSSports.com, 20 May at 07:35
Romo will get another start Sunday against the Angels,Marc Topkin of the Tampa Bay Times reports. The Rays will double down on their bullpenning experiment Sunday by trotting Romo out there for the second day in a row. Romo made his first-career start ...
Dodgers sweep doubleheader against Nationals; Hill exits second game after two pitches
Los Angeles Times, 20 May at 07:07
Powered by a two-run, ninth-inning double by Matt Kemp, the Dodgers survived a blister-shortened outing from Rich Hill, a curious strategic decision by manager Dave Roberts and a dominant performance by Nationals ace Max Scherzer to sweep a ...
Despite Jake Cave's homer in big-league debut, Twins fall to Brewers
TwinCities.com-Pioneer Press, 20 May at 07:02
After taking another hit to the lineup when Joe Mauer was placed on the disabled list on Saturday, the Twins turned to a rookie making his major league debut. For a short time, Jake Cave's first game looked like it was going to be a celebration. Cave's
Justify Emerges From the Fog at Preakness to Keep Triple Crown Pursuit Alive
Sports Illustrated, 20 May at 06:44
On this day at the 143rd Preakness, Justify disappeared into the fog and emerged not dominant, but dogged. On this day, however, in the rain and the mud and the fog, he was the best of four horses who would not fall away. By Tim Layden. May 19, 2018.
Kevin Harvick's roll continues as he wins All-Star race at Charlotte
ESPN, 20 May at 06:33
CONCORD, N.C. -- Nothing can stop Kevin Harvick these days, not an experimental rules package or a field of racers with nothing but pride on the line, and the hottest driver in NASCAR scored a $1 million payday by winning the All-Star race.
Joe Mauer's latest 10-day DL could be troubling
Minneapolis Star Tribune, 20 May at 06:29
No major sport incorporates the shrug as seamlessly as major league baseball. Bad game? (Shrug.) "We get to play again tomorrow.'' Bad month? (Shrug.) "Long season.'' Joe Mauer has reigned as the king of ambivalent gestures, the Monarch of "Meh.
Cavs level up, cruise to dominant Game 3 win
ESPN, 20 May at 06:16
CLEVELAND - The Cleveland Cavaliers struggles with the Boston Celtics early in the East finals involved nuance, circumstance and shades of gray. Also, they couldn't make a 3-pointer, open or contested.
Capitals' slow start against Lightning puts Washington on the brink of elimination
Washington Post, 20 May at 06:11
Eastern Conference finals: Game 5. Tampa Bay Lightning 3, Washington Capitals 2. Series: Lightning leads 3-2. Next game: Monday, Capital One Arena, 8 p.m. ET | TV: NBCSN. • The story: The Capitals' season is on the brink after a flat start to Game 5.
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