Martinez was overlooked for years because of old-school thinking about his position, the designated hitter.
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Baseball has kept certain players at arm’s length because of scandals and accusations, but that often has bolstered the players’ popularity.
His autographed ball sells for $699 at the gift shop. But there is another on display that is priceless.
The Canadian Baseball Hall of Fame has modest roots, but a recent expansion offers more room to preserve the country’s sometimes-quirky involvement in the game.
The Yankees manager was ejected in the first game of a doubleheader sweep after vulgar objections about the home plate umpire’s strike zone.
Green, who played mostly at second base and shortstop, broke the color barrier for the last major league franchise that had remained all white.
The Mets’ beleaguered relievers stifled Minnesota over two days, but the victories came with bad news: An injury to Zack Wheeler, a potential trade asset.
As he floundered last season, German sought out a stranger from his community in the Dominican Republic who knew all too well what it meant to stumble in the majors.
Aaron Judge hit a go-ahead, two-run homer in the eighth, and soon after that, Didi Gregorius hit a grand slam. Two innings before, the benches cleared and Gregorius had to restrain C.C. Sabathia.
Michael Conforto went 4 for 4, scored and drove in a run, and six Mets relievers combined for five shutout innings.
It’s a paradox for today’s big-league pitchers: M.L.B. is on a pace for another strikeout record, but fewer pitches than ever are going inside the rule-book zone.
The last was a three-run shot off Aroldis Chapman with two outs in the ninth inning.
The third baseman started the year in the minors, but he has used his bat and glove to push the team to many wins, including Sunday’s over Toronto.
Cano had four hits and homered for a second consecutive game, helping give Jacob deGrom a win.
Toronto won, 2-1, on Saturday, but the Yankees’ sole run extended their streak of scoring at least one run to 172 games.
Cano hit a tiebreaking, two-run homer in the eighth inning that lifted the Mets to a 4-2 victory over the Miami Marlins.
For the Angels, their fans and even numerologists, the combined no-hitter and emotional 13-0 rout was something to behold.
Kevin Kierst, the team’s clubhouse manager, has collected a mind-boggling array of baseball artifacts — including thousands of dollars’ worth of baseball movie posters.
German (11-2) beat the Blue Jays with six innings of three-hit ball, and Encarnacion hit a three-run double as the Yankees, with the best A.L. record, began the second half of the season.
Miami’s Caleb Smith (5-4) pitched six innings, allowing two unearned runs and three hits. He struck out six and worked around a season-high five walks.