Photo by Michael Owens/Getty Images Zack Littell vs. Alex Young. It’s time for Game 2 of the four-game series between the San Francisco Giants and Arizona Diamondbacks. The Giants will look to hand the DBacks their 12th-straight defeat and their 21st-straight road loss. Yikes. It’s a bullpen game for the Giants, which means we’re likely to see a lot of Sammy Long, … [Read more...] about 6/15 Gamethread: Giants vs. Diamondbacks
Yep. Admire it, Yaz. | John Hefti-USA TODAY Sports Mike Yastrzemski’s two-out grand slam in the eighth inning gave the Giants a highly memorable win. You’ve heard these stats before but I’m going to tell you them again. Because you need to hear them again. You need to really internalize them. Inject them into your veins, as the kids say (disclaimer: McCovey Chronicles … [Read more...] about Giants grant Diamondbacks a 7-run handicap, win anyway because that’s the season those respective teams are having
An illustration of where this decision was pulled from Very sudden news A significant change is coming to Major League Baseball, almost immediately. MLB will begin “enhanced enforcement” of the existing rules against pitchers applying foreign substances to baseballs, the league announced in a press release. The new enforcement will begin June 21, which is next … [Read more...] about MLB will enforce foreign-substance ban on balls; players respond
Photo by Thearon W. Henderson/Getty Images Nice evening for a game! The Oakland A’s won the opener of their series against the Los Angeles Angels on Monday night at the Coliseum, and now they’ll look to make it two in a row against the AL West division rival. Taking the hill for the green and gold is Frankie Montas. The right-hander pitched into the 7th inning his last … [Read more...] about Game Thread #69: A’s vs. Angels
Everybody pictured here did something good | Photo by Lachlan Cunningham/Getty Images Oakland has won 11-of-13 in June The weather is heating up in the Bay Area, and so are the Oakland A’s. The green-and-gold won their fifth game in a row Tuesday, by a 6-4 margin over the Los Angeles Angels. The A’s fired on all cylinders as they’ve done all month, with a balanced … [Read more...] about Game #69: A’s stay hot with 6-4 victory
Photo by Bruce Bennett/Getty Images 5 p.m. PT/8 p.m. ET — New York Islanders at Tampa Bay LightningGame 2, Islanders lead 1-0NBCSN, CBC, SN, TVAS Lines NEW YORK ISLANDERS Leo Komarov — Mathew Barzal — Jordan EberleAnthony Beauvillier — Brock Nelson — Josh BaileyKyle Palmieri — Jean-Gabriel Pageau — Travis ZajacMatt Martin — Casey Cizikas — Cal Clutterbuck Adam Pelech — … [Read more...] about Eastern Conference Final, Game 2: Lines, how to watch & open thread
Photo by Thearon W. Henderson/Getty Images Brady and Jas will be going live at 5 p.m. PT to discuss the draft lottery, Draymond Green’s first-team All-Defense nod and more! We are excited to continue a new feature for the community on an app called Locker Room! We will be talking about the Golden State Warriors and covering events like the NBA Draft Lottery and more! … [Read more...] about Join Golden State of Mind on Locker Room!
Photo by Noah Graham/NBAE via Getty Images I know, so surprising. You all knew this news was coming, but let’s celebrate it anyway. Golden State Warriors superstar Steph Curry has been named to the All-NBA first team. It’s Curry’s fourth selection to the first team, and his seventh overall selection to the All-NBA team. ⭐️ ALL-NBA FIRST TEAM ⭐️Franchise-record … [Read more...] about Steph Curry makes All-NBA first team