Bastardo is in the midst of his sixth season with the Phillies, posting a 3.38 ERA with 51 strikeouts and 24 walks.
Do closer celebrations bother you? Here is a list of some of my favorite closer celebrations to help you decide whether they are awesome or down right classless.
Ian Krol and Joba Chamberlain combined to pitch 2 2/3 innings of scoreless relief before Nathan gave up two hits, two walks — one intentional — and struck out two in the pivotal ninth.
The Tigers have also transferred right-hander Joel Hanrahan to the 60-day disabled list.
Kluber had little trouble with the Detroit lineup — he did not allow a baserunner after the fifth, striking out the side in the seventh.
Anibal Sanchez retired the first seven batters he faced and had a 3-0 lead. He ended up giving up four runs, six hits, walking one and striking out seven in an uneven performance.
Here’s a look at which Detroit players will be particularly key in sending the Tigers farther in the playoffs than last season.
With 15 years between back to back champions, lots of things have happened in the sporting world during that time. With that being said, here is a look at 21 things that have happened since we last had a back-to-back Home Run Derby champion.
Yoenis Cespedes is the name on every sports announcer’s lips but what do you really know about this Cuban powerhouse center fielder with an amazing arm? Here are a few facts.
Let’s look at the 10 biggest MLB first-half pleasant and unpleasant surprises.