New York Yankees rookie Gary Sanchez is officially making history while helping lead a team resurgence that few outside the Yankees organization saw coming. In Friday’s 14-4 win against the Orioles, Sanchez went 3-for-5 with four RBIs and three runs scored. Overall, Sanchez now has 10 homers in 22 games, which is a power feat only accomplished by two other players.
NEW YORK -- The Philadelphia Phillies enter Sunday with a better record in August than the New York Mets. The Mets, however, are feeling far better than the Phillies heading into the finale of a three-game series at Citi Field. The Mets will look to complete a sweep of the Phillies - and continue their surge in the race for the National League's second wild card - when the two teams square off Sunday afternoon. New York hit four homers for the second straight game on Saturday in a 12-1 rout. The Mets have outscored the Phillies 21-5 in the first two contests to improve to 66-63 overall and pull within 2 1/2 games of the St. Louis Cardinals for the second wild card. The Mets, who are 12-13 this
Lim Chang-yong’s wild pickoff throw nearly hits Oh Jae-won. Most of what we know for sure is what we see, and that’s Kia Tigers pitcher Lim Chang-yong nearly taking Doosan Bears’ baserunner Oh Jae-won’s head off with an outrageously and dangerously bad pickoff throw. At first look, you’d swear Lim Chang-yong took headhunting to a new extreme by targeting a defenseless runner.