Adam Jones brought up a milestone but the Minnesota Twins crushed the Baltimore Orioles 14-7 in MLB. Baltimore veteran Jones gave the Orioles a 5-0 lead with his 125th career home run at Camden Yards on Monday to become the park's all-time homer leader
Searching for answers in a wobbly bullpen, the New York Mets optioned struggling right-hander Hansel Robles to Triple-A Las Vegas on Tuesday and recalled lefty Josh Smoker from their top farm club. The move was a bit surprising because Robles had been a staple of New York's relief corps since being called up in April 2015 - and he was on an extended roll until falling apart just recently. ''We just thought it was time for him to go down and kind of work on a couple things,'' manager Terry Collins said.
On Saturday, 37,264 fans streamed into Citi Field to watch the New York Mets host the Los Angeles Angels . At first glance, this was an unremarkable game, with two sub-.500 teams matching up on a comfortable spring evening. What the crowd didn't know was that they were witnessing a slice of history. Mike Trout has been the best player in baseball since his first full season of 2012. His teammates have grown progressively worse. The result, as it was on Saturday, is one of the most lopsided lineups the game has ever seen. The greatest player of his generation -- a player who so far has been the statistical twin of Willie Mays -- is playing with a bunch of minor-leaguers. Trout the two-time MVP