The St. Louis Cardinals seem to have a way with unheralded prospects. If Sunday is any indication, Paul DeJong might be this year’s find. DeJong had quite the major-league debut Sunday against the Colorado Rockies.
PHILADELPHIA - Teammates dumped a water cooler on Philadelphia Phillies first baseman Tommy Joseph after his second walk-off hit in three days. It might be the only thing that can cool down the first baseman this month. Joseph delivered the game-winning single in the ninth inning to give the Phillies a 4-3 win over the Cincinnati Reds on Saturday afternoon at Citizens Bank Park. It was the latest achievement for Joseph, who has been a bright spot in an otherwise gloomy May for Philadelphia. Joseph's clutch hit came against Reds reliever Michael Lorenzen (3-1) and scored Aaron Altherr, who led off the bottom of the ninth with a single and advanced to second base on a wild pitch. Joseph, who homered
ESPN.com The Pittsburgh Pirates haven't won the World Series since 1979. The New York Mets haven't won since 1986. And the Cleveland Indians have been waiting since 1948. Add them to the list of teams that have never won the championship -- Houston Astros, Milwaukee Brewers, Seattle Mariners, Texas Rangers and Colorado Rockies -- and you have a lot of fan bases waiting for a big parade. So which one of these teams is most likely to win the World Series next? Get your vote in now! Then, ESPN's Jessica Mendoza, Aaron Boone and Buster Olney will make their picks during Sunday's game between the Pirates and Mets (ESPN, 8 p.m. ET).