Yanks’ Judge heads on road still at 61 homers; 4 games left

NEW YORK (AP) — Fans filled Yankee Stadium hoping for the moment that never came. Aaron Judge must hit the road to break the American League home run record, remaining tied with Roger Maris at 61 after going without a homer in a three-game series against the Baltimore Orioles that ended in New York’s 3-1 … Read more

Simeon Woods Richardson’s last name is longest in MLB history

Simeon Woods Richardson’s last name is longest in MLB history \n”,”providerName”:”Twitter”,”providerUrl”:”https://twitter.com”,”type”:”rich”,”width”:550,”__typename”:”ExternalEmbedContent”},”$ROOT_QUERY.getForgeContentBySlug({\”locale\”:\”en-us\”,\”slug\”:\”twins-no-6-prospect-simeon-woods-richardson-joins-team\”,\”type\”:\”story\”}).parts.0″:{“data”:{“type”:”id”,”generated”:true,”id”:”$ROOT_QUERY.getForgeContentBySlug({\”locale\”:\”en-us\”,\”slug\”:\”twins-no-6-prospect-simeon-woods-richardson-joins-team\”,\”type\”:\”story\”}).parts.0.data”,”typename”:”ExternalEmbedContent”},”type”:”oembed”,”__typename”:”ExternalEmbed”},”$ROOT_QUERY.getForgeContentBySlug({\”locale\”:\”en-us\”,\”slug\”:\”twins-no-6-prospect-simeon-woods-richardson-joins-team\”,\”type\”:\”story\”}).parts.1″:{“content”:”DETROIT — Simeon Woods Richardson admits that he had thought about the absurdity of what his full last name would look like on the back of a Major League team’s jersey. It’s 16 characters long, pushing him decisively past the previous labyrinthine-last-name leader, former big … Read more

Alex Rodriguez: Baseball great reflects on steroid abuse, his past with J-Lo

Editor’s Note: Watch “Who’s Talking to Chris Wallace?” on CNN TV Sundays at 7pm ET. New episodes with full-length interviews are availble on HBO Max each Friday. CNN  —  Baseball great Alex Rodriguez is opening up about mistakes in his personal and professional life, and how they are shaping his growing business empire. In an … Read more

Sandy Alcantara won’t pitch again this season for Marlins

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Rays clinch playoff berth with win over Astros

HOUSTON — The floor of the Minute Maid Park visitor pavilion was littered with corks from champagne bottles and corks from Budweiser cans. In the center of the room, veteran outfielder David Peralta donned goggles and sprayed two bottles of bubbly at once. Randy Arozarena, Jose Siri and Pete Fairbanks, among others, doused their unsuspecting … Read more