Detroit Tigers right fielder Torii Hunter was not in the starting lineup for Wednesday night’s game against the Los Angeles Dodgers because of a bruised left knee.
Zack Greinke and the Los Angeles Dodgers have knocked Alex Rodriguez and the New York Yankees off baseball’s payroll perch, part of an offseason spending spree that has the average salary approaching $4 million for the first time.
Clayton Kershaw agreed Wednesday to a $215 million, seven-year contract with the Los Angeles Dodgers, a person familiar with the negotiations told The Associated Press, a deal that makes the two-time Cy Young Award winner baseball’s first player with a $30 million average salary.
Will Ferrell seems to be the go-to guy if you want goofy player introductions.
Tune in this week to watch Yasiel Puig or David Ortiz in high-def, then check out these throwbacks: Jackie Robinson stealing home in a grainy newsreel, Ted Williams swinging in a black-and-white photo.
Jose Iglesias helped the Detroit Tigers move forward when their starting shortstop was suspended.
Ian Kennedy threw at Zach Greinke’s head and hit him right in the helmet. That’s when old school WWE/MLB took over.
During last night’s Rockies and Dodgers game the worst call in the history of baseball took place.
Casper Wells opened the game with one of four home runs by Detroit and defensive replacement Austin Jackson made an over-the-shoulder catch on Dioner Navarro’s bases-loaded drive for the final out, sending the Tigers past the Los Angeles Dodgers 7-5 Wednesday.
The Detroit Tigers have played their last 14 interleague games on the road, and the results have been less than ideal. Ending the trip on a positive note may give them some confidence before heading home.