As Boston Red Sox reliever Matt Barnes has learned, it’s four games and an undisclosed fine. Barnes was the Red Sox pitcher who threw a pitch Sunday near the head of Baltimore Orioles star Manny Machado, a pitch that was in retaliation for Machado’s rough slide into second base Friday night that injured Red Sox star Dustin Pedroia.
April 23 (Reuters) - Reuters U.S. sports schedule at 2:30 PM ET on Sunday: - - - - For any coverage questions, please contact firstname.lastname@example.org - - - - MLB
The Kansas City Royals were in a bit of an offensive rut heading into a Sunday matchup with the Texas Rangers. The Royals hadn’t scored more than three runs in 10 of their past 11 games. The Royals turned to their farm system, calling up outfield prospect Jorge Bonifacio on Friday, who at 23 years old was already somewhat of a stalwart in the minor leagues.