Sun, 23 Apr 2017 04:21:20 GMTAledmys Diaz arrived at Miller Park for Saturday night's game with a stiff back and a sore shoulder that kept him out of the starting lineup. Diaz hit a go-ahead pinch-homer leading off the seventh against reliever Carlos Torres, helping the St. Louis Cardinals beat Milwaukee 4-1. ''(Diaz) was kind of lobbying to be in there today,'' Cardinals manager Mike Matheny said.
Sat, 22 Apr 2017 07:59:52 GMTDylan Bundy took a five-hitter into the eighth inning, Manny Machado homered and the surging Baltimore Orioles beat the Boston Red Sox 2-0 in Major League Baseball on Friday night. Bundy (3-1) struck out three, walked one and allowed six hits in seven-plus innings. The 2011 first-round draft pick lowered his ERA to 1.37 and extended his run of consecutive scoreless innings to 13.
Sun, 23 Apr 2017 19:21:00 GMTWhen a football player dips a toe into the culinary world, the results are sometimes surprising. You already know Peyton Manning is a pitchman for this ubiquitous purveyor of cheap pizza. “Pizza business is pretty good out here, believe it or not, due to some recent law changes,” he told Sports Illustrated in 2014.
Sun, 23 Apr 2017 00:08:51 GMTThe Chicago Cubs have displayed a flair for the dramatic this season, winning three straight games in which they trailed by three runs or more for the first time since 1929. Manager Joe Maddon, however, would like to see them win in more conventional fashion. To do that, the Cubs need to get more consistent in every facet.
Sat, 22 Apr 2017 22:45:22 GMTEric Thames is on fire. Since the season started, the Milwaukee Brewers first baseman has been hitting like crazy, striking fear into the hearts of pitchers who may not have even remembered him from his last stint in the majors back in 2013. You can watch Thames try to continue his hot start when the Brewers take on the St. Louis Cardinals, and that just so happens to be Saturday’s Free Game of the Day on Yahoo Sports.
Sat, 22 Apr 2017 04:50:15 GMTAdam Wainwright has been trying to pitch his way out of some early struggles, and he did that and a lot more Friday night. Wainwright homered and drove in four runs while getting his first win of the season, leading the St. Louis Cardinals over the Milwaukee Brewers 6-3. Wainwright ripped a fastball into the second deck in left field for a two-run homer off Wily Peralta (3-1) to put the Cardinals up 2-1 in the third.