There are few certainties in baseball: Three strikes and you’re out, don’t make the first out of an inning at third base and don’t touch Adrian Beltre’s head under any circumstances. The Texas Rangers third baseman hasn’t softened in his old age. On Monday, he proved as much after hitting a three-run homer in the first inning of the team’s 15-9 loss to the Cleveland Indians. As he approached the dugout his old nemesis, Elvis Andrus, struck.
New York Yankees outfielder Aaron Hicks is expected to miss three to four weeks with an oblique injury after leaving Sunday's game against the Texas Rangers, according to MLB.com's Bryan Hoch. The Yankees announced they placed Hicks on the 10-day DL with a right oblique strain. Hicks left Sunday's game against the Rangers and was replaced by Mason Williams to begin the fifth inning. In the fourth inning, he twisted his body to catch a Jonathan Lucroy line drive, however it is unclear if that is when he sustained the injury. After the game, Hicks told reporters he will go on the disabled list. He was hitting .290 with 10 home runs and 37 RBIs in 60 games this season. Chris Carelli, SNY.TV Facebook | Twitter | About
June 26, 2017 By Adam Van Brimmer - Mark Teixeira's Atlanta homecoming was brief. Parts of two seasons with the Atlanta Braves, little more than a layover between the franchise that drafted him out of Georgia Tech, the Texas Rangers, and the franchise that would pay him $180 million over the last eight years of his baseball playing career, the New York Yankees. His work on the diamond led him to the Bronx. His pursuits away from the field, meanwhile, set him up for another future homecoming. During his time with the Braves, Teixeira joined a group of investors and real estate developers interested in a blighted urban corridor west of Georgia Tech's campus in midtown. The City of Atlanta was developing