The solar eclipse on Monday was a once-in-a-lifetime experience. While most people across the country took a quick break from work to see it, most MLB teams were preparing for afternoon games.The Royals were the only major league team in the "path of
Rafael Devers has been swinging a hot bat in August, but he showcased a different part of his game Monday. The Boston Red Sox rookie third baseman’s defense was supposed to be a work in progress when he was called up from Triple-A Pawtucket in July, but it looked very polished during the third inning against the Cleveland Indians. Jose Ramirez laced a rocket to the left of Devers, but the phenom was able to make a diving stop and pop up to throw out Ramirez for the second out of the inning. Take a look. Wow. Red Sox fans should get used to seeing Devers make these kinds of plays at the hot corner. Thumbnail photo via Joe Nicholson/USA TODAY Sports Images
ESPN.com news services Minnesota Twins slugger Miguel Sano is going on the 10-day disabled list with what the team called a stress reaction in his left shin. Sano fouled a ball off his shin Friday night, the same night he hit two home runs in a 10-3 rout of the Arizona Diamondbacks. Sano had to leave Saturday's game in the seventh inning because of soreness in the shin. He is hitting .267 with 28 home runs and 77 RBIs but also leads the major leagues with 170 strikeouts. The Twins are five games behind the Cleveland Indians in the AL Central but percentage points ahead of the Los Angeles Angels for the second AL wild-card spot.