Yankees and Rays educate Twitter followers on gun violence

Screenshot: Twitter: @Yankees As we sit in states of grief, hopelessness, and disbelief after yet another preventable massacre of children in UvaldeTexas, the New York Yankees shocked the nation by forgoing their usual Twitter programming during their game against the Tampa Bay Rays last night. In place of highlights, score updates, and lineup announcements, the … Read more

Kyle Farmer two homers, four hits, five RBIs, Reds score 20 runs

CINCINNATI – Banged up and battling back soreness much of this month, Reds shortstop Kyle Farmer had been out for three straight games. Although Farmer isn’t a big star in Cincinnati’s lineup, his team missed him. “Our team feels different when he’s not playing,” Reds manager David Bell said before Thursday afternoon’s game. “He’s a … Read more

Corey Knebel, Joe Girardi discuss Phillies loss to Braves

ATLANTA – Corey Knebel and Joe Girardi talked immediately following Tuesday night’s 6-5 loss to the Braves at Truist Park. Knebel, Kyle Schwarber and Kyle Gibson talked with Girardi again in his office before Wednesday’s game. “We’re on the same page,” Knebel said. “I mean, that’s his rule. That’s it. No three days in a … Read more

Once skeptics of pitch-call tech, Cardinals debuted PitchCom after spying a strategic benefit | Derrick Goold: Bird Land

One of the last team’s to adopt the use of available technology to relay pitch calls from catcher to pitcher, the Cardinals and catcher Andrew Knizner debuted PitchCom at Busch Stadium on Tuesday – and there’s more to the team’s sudden change in opinion than cloaking their signals. They have spied a benefit in strategy. … Read more