The New York Yankees open a nine-game home stand Tuesday night in the Bronx. First pitch is 7:05 p.m. against the Atlanta Braves at Yankee Stadium.
The climb up the ladder positioned against a gate outside the Phillies' ballpark nearly 450 yards away from home plate comes with more than a distant view of baseball. It also comes with a major mandate: ''You're in charge of the air horn,'' said Phillies fan Brett MacMinn. Who knew the block party of the summer would be thrown at Phillies games, where baseball's gatekeepers locked out fans but can't silence the die-hards who packed their vuvuzelas, air horns and homemade banners and stirred up the staid atmosphere inside Citizens Bank Park?
It’s that time of year. Yes, already. The 2020 MLB season is young, but the trade deadline is now less than three weeks away.