Red Sox ace Sale out for season with broken right wrist
Red Sox left-hander Chris Sale broke his right wrist in a bike accident over the weekend and will miss the rest of the season, the team said Tuesday. Sale had surgery Monday and is expected to be ready for the start of spring training next year, the Red Sox said. The Red Sox came within two wins of the World Series in 2021 but are last in the AL East thanks in part to injuries that left them plugging as much as half of their lineup with minor leaguers.news.yahoo.com
MLB players' union rejects international draft proposal
The players’ association has rejected what Major League Baseball called its final offer for an international draft, a move that will keep direct draft-pick compensation in place for free agents and likely limit the market for some older players.
Ex-Tigers pitcher signs minor league deal with Boston Red Sox
Former Detroit Tigers left-hander Derek Holland will sign a minor-league deal with the Red Sox, according to a masslive.com report. Holland, a 13-year veteran, had a 5.07 earned run average for the Tigers in 2021 after signing a minor-league deal with Detroit. The 35-year-old left-hander was placed on the disabled list twice during the season, missing a total of 28 days with a left shoulder strain and left shoulder inflammation. The Red Sox made the move after left-hander Chris Sale announced that he would miss time with a stress fracture in his rib. MOREFormer Tigers left hander signs with Chicago CubsEx-Tigers pitcher posts goodbye note to Detroit fans after signing with Giantsmlive.com
Yankees, Mets and all MLB again affected by COVID in 2022
The cardboard cutouts are long gone. “Life is not back to normal yet,” Yankees reliever Zack Britton said Wednesday. Fans of the Yankees and Mets were shaken Tuesday by confirmation from New York City that the same private employer vaccine mandate that has sidelined NBA star Kyrie Irving for Brooklyn Nets’ home games would also apply at the outdoor baseball parks in the Bronx and Queens.news.yahoo.com
Lockout Limbo: Judge, Sale, others find fields to stay loose
Aaron Judge stepped into the batting cage and sent a long, high drive completely out of the park. Far behind the left-field wall, a couple of University of South Florida students paid no attention. Caught in lockout limbo, Judge and his New York Yankees teammates, Boston ace Chris Sale, Atlanta slugger Adam Duvall and others are doing their best to stay loose.news.yahoo.com
Astros vs. White Sox, Red Sox vs. Rays - ALDS Game 2 (10/8/21) | How to Watch, Start Time
Watch the MLB Playoffs on FuboTV (7-day free trial)CHICAGO WHITE SOX vs. HOUSTON ASTROS(Astros lead 1-0)When: Friday, October 8Time: 2:07 p.m. ETWhere: Minute Maid Park (Houston, Texas)Channel: MLB NetworkStream: FuboTV (7-day free trial), Sling, DirecTV StreamHouston came into the postseason with the second-best record in the American League. Watch the MLB Playoffs on FuboTV (7-day free trial)BOSTON RED SOX vs. TAMPA BAY RAYS(Rays lead 1-0)When: Friday, October 8Time: 7:02 p.m. ETWhere: Tropicana Field (St. Petersburg, Fla.)Channel: Fox Sports 1Stream: FuboTV (7-day free trial), Sling, DirecTV StreamIt was the Randy Arozarena show in game one for Tampa Bay. Check out the MLB Playoffs results heremlive.com
Devers hits 2 HR; Red Sox to host Yanks in AL wild-card game
The Boston Red Sox have clinched a playoff berth on the regular season’s final day and will host the New York Yankees in the AL wild-card game after coming back to beat the Washington Nationals 7-5 on a tiebreaking two-run homer by Rafael Devers in the ninth inning.
Red Sox rally in 9th, on brink of clinching wild-card berth
Christian Vázquez tripled home the tiebreaking run in the ninth inning and the Boston Red Sox moved to the brink of a postseason berth with a 5-3 win over the Washington Nationals on Saturday. Boston is tied with the Yankees for the top AL wild card entering the final day of the regular season. The Red Sox will send ace Chris Sale to the mound Sunday needing a victory to punch a playoff ticket.news.yahoo.com
Indians homer in 19th straight; beat Sox 11-5
Franmil Reyes homered over the Green Monster to spark a three-run third inning _ Cleveland’s franchise-record tying 19th straight game with a home run _ and the Indians salvaged the finale of the series with an 11-5 victory over the COVID-impacted Boston Red Sox.
Tigers DFA veteran reliever for second time this year
DETROIT -- Detroit Tigers reliever Buck Farmer has been designated for assignment for the second time this season. The move was made to free up a spot for veteran right-hander Drew Hutchison to the roster. Hutchison’s contract will be selected from Triple-A Toledo and he start Sunday’s series finale against the Cleveland Indians. He’s pitched considerably better in his second stint with the Tigers, posting a 3.65 ERA in 24 2/3 innings since his return. TIGERS’ 40-MAN ROSTER (40)Players in bold are on the 26-man active roster.mlive.com
Tigers will bring up veteran starter from Toledo to start Sunday
DETROIT -- The Detroit Tigers will select the contract of right-handed pitcher Drew Hutchison prior to Sunday’s game against the Cleveland Indians. Hutchison won’t formally join the roster until Sunday, so he won’t be allowed to watch Saturday’s game from the dugout. But he was on the field warming up prior to the game, so it was difficult for manager A.J. He bounced around three organizations in 2019, played independent ball in 2020 and then signed a minor-league deal with the Tigers in February. The Tigers’ current roster before the addition of Hutchison is below:TIGERS’ 40-MAN ROSTER (40)Players in bold are on the 26-man active roster.mlive.com
Spring Training Report: Aaron Judge Now Among Mounting Yankees Injuries
The New York Yankees are all too familiar with the effects of injuries after the 2019 season. But hes opened Spring Training this season on a tear. Tim Tebows unlikely run with the New York Mets organization continues with his third straight non-roster invite to Spring Training. This weeks Spring Training Report looks at a few lingering injuries around the league, Davis Spring Training success and Tebows ongoing quest to be a Major League Met. Only a couple weeks into Spring Training, and some are wondering if the injury bug has bitten the team again.detroit.cbslocal.com
Baseball Report: Mets Playoff Hopes Still Alive?
Well, the World Series champion Boston Red Sox are in real danger of missing the playoffs. This weeks Baseball Report looks at the surging Mets, the inconsistent Red Sox and the loaded Astros, as the MLB Playoffs draw a little closer. Mets Remain In Playoff HuntThe Mets have a knack for inspiring optimism, though some might call it delusion. The Mets recent good fortune has come against teams San Diego Padres, Chicago White Sox, Pirates that a playoff aspirant should beat. Red Sox Dont Look Like Playoff TeamHave the Red Sox turned the corner?detroit.cbslocal.com