Gerrit Cole finds it ‘hard’ to have expectations on Subway Series pitch count

Gerrit Cole’s confidence immediately returned after he returned from the 60-day disabled list last Wednesday against the division-rival Orioles. The adrenaline level doesn’t drop even after the second start. Cole is scheduled to take the mound again on Tuesday at Citi Field when the Yankees and Mets meet in the season’s first Subway Series reunion. […]

Paul Skenes’ last pitch in Pirates-Rays might have been his best yet

As Boston Red Sox As a fan, I fondly remember Pedro Martinez’s days on the mound at Fenway Park when I was a certain age. Pedro’s starts weren’t just games, they were events, especially from 1999-2003. During that time, Pedro was one of the best pitchers in baseball, and his starts were must-sees. Those lucky […]

Rays’ Amed Rosario drilled in face by 99 mph pitch in scary scene

Rays third baseman Amed Rosario had quite the scare Saturday against the Pirates. Rosario left the game in the bottom of the first inning after being hit in the face by a 99 mph fastball from Pirates rookie Jared Jones, but Tricia Whitaker of Bally Sports reported on the air that Rosario seemed to be […]

Aaron Judge, Yankees ‘pissed’ at pitch that drilled him on hand

Any time two of baseball’s best teams face off in the same division, the stakes of that battle get even higher. That heightened energy was especially palpable at Yankee Stadium on Tuesday night after Aaron Judge was hit by a pitch on his left hand in the top of the third inning during the Yankees’ […]

J.J. McCarthy throws horrendous first pitch at Twins game

In the words of Bob Uecker, the pitch was just Go outside a little. Vikings first-round draft pick J.J. McCarthy threw out the first pitch before the Twins-Rays game at Target Field on Tuesday, making it clear his career is in football, not baseball. Minnesota’s rookie quarterback threw the ceremonial first pitch, sending it flying […]

Israel Military’s Daily Pauses For Gaza Aid Delivery Pitch Irks Netanyahu

Netanyahu’s response highlighted political tensions over aid to Gaza (File) Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu criticized the army’s plan announced Sunday to suspend fighting every day along a main road into the Gaza Strip to facilitate the delivery of aid to the Palestinian-controlled area. The army announced a halt to fighting from 5am to 6pm […]

Trump ignores Pride Month in favor of broader pitch to LGBTQ voters

The Biden campaign has been actively celebrating Pride Month with ads, interviews and engagement with local LGBTQ groups and celebrities in an effort to motivate voters ahead of November. Former President Trump’s campaign took a decidedly different approach. The Trump campaign has not taken any concrete actions to mark Pride Month, a move reminiscent of […]