Brewers catcher Pedro Severino tests positive for Clomiphene
Milwaukee Brewers catcher Pedro Severino has tested positive for Clomiphene, a substance banned by Major League Baseball’s Joint Drug Prevention and Treatment Program, he announced in a statement issued Tuesday by MLBPA. Major League Baseball suspended Severino on Tuesday for 80 games. Severino said in the statement he takes full responsibility for the mistake and will not challenge the suspension. “I have been tested more than 100 times in my career and have never had an issue,” Severino said in the statement. In Spring Training games with Milwaukee this season, he was hitting .435 with nine RBIs.mlive.com
Brewers' Severino suspended 80 games for fertility drug
Milwaukee catcher Pedro Severino was suspended for 80 games on Tuesday following a positive drug test, the fourth major leaguer penalized in two days. Severino tested positive for the performance-enhancing substance Clomiphene, the commissioner's office said. Severino will lose about half his $1.9 million salary.news.yahoo.com
Yanks toss it away in 9th, fall to Hays, Orioles 3-2 in 10th
Yankees reliever Clay Holmes threw a wild pitch with two outs in the ninth inning that let the tying run score, then Austin Hays chopped an RBI single in the 10th that lifted the Baltimore Orioles to a 3-2 win and dropped New York back in the AL wild-card race.
Miguel Cabrera just misses go-ahead grand slam as Tigers fall to Orioles, 4-3
The Baltimore Orioles hit three home runs against Tarik Skubal and staved off the Tigers’ late comeback attempt in a 4-3 Friday night at Comerica Park. It was very close to being an unbelievable swing.”Skubal, the Tigers’ starter, allowed solo home runs in the third, fourth and fifth innings. The Tigers traded longtime pitcher Daniel Norris to the Milwaukee Brewers for minor-league pitcher Reese Olson. The Orioles traded away shortstop Freddy Galvis to the Philadelphia Phillies. Up next: The Tigers and Orioles meet again on Saturday at 6:10 p.m. Tigers right-hander Matt Manning (2-3, 6.00 ERA) will face Orioles lefty John Means (4-3, 2.94).mlive.com
Sports tech company Hyperice strikes multiyear sponsorship deal with New York Yankees
Hyperice, the sports tech company that specializes in muscle recovery products, has agreed to a sponsorship with the New York Yankees, the company told CNBC. The multiyear agreement announced Monday is the first team deal for Hyperice, which added Major League Baseball as an investor last year. The deal calls for Hyperice products, including its "Hypervolt" massage device, available to players in dugouts, bullpens and training areas at Yankee Stadium. Just one month before that equity deal, Hyperice was valued at $700 million. Hyperice used 2020 to build its brand awareness after acquiring NormaTec, the creator of a popular recovery system used by professional athletes.cnbc.com
Scherzer faces deGrom in spring game, rematch on opening day
Scherzer will make his Nationals-record sixth opening day start April 1, facing the New York Mets in Washington. The original lineup released by Washington before the game featured a designated hitter; that was revised to include Scherzer batting for himself. DeGrom struck him out, part of his 4 2/3 scoreless innings with three hits and five Ks. YANKEES 8, BLUE JAYS 3Gerritt Cole struck out eight in five innings, allowing one run in his fourth spring start for New York. BRAVES 11, RAYS 1Atlanta starter Max Fried gave up three hits and struck out five over six innings.
Strasburg hit hard in debut; O's-Nats suspended after rain
Washington Nationals starting pitcher Stephen Strasburg throws during the second inning of a baseball game against the Baltimore Orioles in Washington, Sunday, Aug. 9, 2020. Baltimore strung together a double, four singles and a walk, including Hanser Albertos two-run double and Anthony Santanders two-run single. We are not making any firm announcement, but I would imagine he is going to take the mound on Tuesday, Rizzo said. UP NEXTOrioles: Open a three-game series at the Philadelphia Phillies on Tuesday. That will be followed by series at Baltimore and Atlanta.
Surprising first-place Marlins stay hot, sweep Orioles
Miami Marlins starting pitcher Elieser Hernandez throws a pitch to the Baltimore Orioles during the first inning in game one of a baseball double-header, Wednesday, Aug. 5, 2020, in Baltimore. (AP Photo/Julio Cortez)BALTIMORE Five pitchers combined on a four-hitter for Don Mattingly's undermanned, gritty and first-place Miami Marlins, who beat the Baltimore Orioles 2-1 Wednesday night for a doubleheader sweep. The sweep kept the Marlins atop the NL East and earned Mattingly his 281st win as Miami's manager, tying Jack McKeon's club record. Not only were both games seven innings apiece, but the Orioles were the home team in the opener and the Marlins served as hosts in the nightcap. Orioles: Wade LeBlanc (1-0) makes his third start of the season after turning in a solid performance against Tampa Bay on Saturday.
Yankees make most of schedule change, defeat Orioles 9-3
New York Yankees' Aaron Judge (99) greets DJ LeMahieu, right, after LaMahieu hit a solo home run off Baltimore Orioles starting pitcher Asher Wojciechowski during the first inning of a baseball game, Wednesday, July 29, 2020, in Baltimore. (AP Photo/Julio Cortez)
Yankees make most of schedule change, defeat Orioles 9-3
New York Yankees' Aaron Judge (99) greets DJ LeMahieu, right, after LaMahieu hit a solo home run off Baltimore Orioles starting pitcher Asher Wojciechowski during the first inning of a baseball game, Wednesday, July 29, 2020, in Baltimore. (AP Photo/Julio Cortez)BALTIMORE If the New York Yankees must adjust on the fly to a sudden change in the schedule, there's no team they'd rather face than the Baltimore Orioles. So Major League Baseball thrust the Yankees and Orioles together while the Marlins and Phillies recover. I thought our mindset was really good," New York manager Aaron Boone said of the team's need to change direction without much notice. Orioles: Means was 0-2 with a 12.27 ERA in two starts against the Yankees as a rookie last year.
Cobb strong in return to mound, Orioles beat Red Sox 7-2
Baltimore Orioles' Alex Cobb pitches against the Boston Red Sox during the first inning of a baseball game, Saturday, July 25, 2020, in Boston. (AP Photo/Michael Dwyer)BOSTON Anthony Santander and Renato Nez each drove in two runs and the Baltimore Orioles held off the Boston Red Sox 7-2 on Saturday to even their season-opening series. Prez (0-1) lasted just five innings in his Red Sox debut, giving up five runs on six hits and walking two. The Red Sox were just 1 for 7 with runners in scoring position, stranding 10 runners on base. Red Sox: Right-hander Ryan Weber made his first opening day roster this season after beginning the last four in Triple-A.