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  • Kyle Schwarber hits leadoff homer in Phillies debut

    Kyle Schwarber hits leadoff homer in Phillies debut

    PHILADELPHIA — The best part of Kyle Schwarber’s home run in the first inning on Opening Day was not the sound it made when it left his bat. It was not the ball slamming off the billboard hanging from the second deck in right field at Citizens Bank Park. It was not the raucous reaction […]

  • Baseball team Oakland A’s move to Las Vegas could be blocked

    Baseball team Oakland A’s move to Las Vegas could be blocked

    Nevada Gov. Steve Sisolak is threatening to block the Oakland Athletics from moving to Las Vegas, pushing back against the MLB team’s demands for hundreds of millions of dollars in subsidies for a new stadium, The Post has learned. Major League Baseball Commissioner Rob Manfred recently discussed the A’s move with Sisolak, signaling that the […]

  • Freddie Freeman responds to explosive Ronald Acuna comments

    Freddie Freeman responds to explosive Ronald Acuna comments

    Dodgers star Freddie Freeman has responded to comments that his former star teammate with the Braves, Ronald Acuna Jr., made about him in a Spanish language video earlier this week. According to translators, Acuna called Freeman “overbearing” and said he would not miss him now that he is in Los Angeles in an interview with […]

  • New York Yankees offered Aaron Judge $230 million contract, GM Brian Cashman says

    New York Yankees offered Aaron Judge $230 million contract, GM Brian Cashman says

    11:11 AM ET Marly RiveraESPNWriter Close Marly Rivera is a writer for ESPNdeportes.com and ESPN.com. NEW YORK — All-Star right fielder Aaron Judge and the New York Yankees have not come to an agreement on a contract extension ahead of the slugger’s self-imposed deadline of Opening Day. General manager Brian Cashman said the team offered […]

  • Los Angeles Angels’ Shohei Ohtani strikes out nine, hitless at plate in loss to Astros

    Los Angeles Angels’ Shohei Ohtani strikes out nine, hitless at plate in loss to Astros

    ANAHEIM, Calif. — The second pitch Shohei Ohtani threw on Opening Day was a 98 mph fastball spotted on the very edge of the inside corner to Jose Altuve. By the end of Thursday night’s first inning, the Los Angeles Angels’ two-way sensation threw seven pitches at a higher velocity. Oftentimes in 2021, while feeling […]

  • Ohtani first to throw pitch, lead off to start season

    Ohtani first to throw pitch, lead off to start season

    ANAHEIM — Shohei Ohtani made history again on Opening Day. Ohtani, the reigning American League MVP, became the first player in AL/NL history to both throw his team’s first pitch of the season and face his team’s first pitch of the season as a hitter. Ohtani dazzled on the mound — allowing one run on […]

  • Mets, Nationals 2022 Opening Day preview

    Mets, Nationals 2022 Opening Day preview

    The buildup to Opening Day 2022 has been filled with unknowns and down-to-the-wire decisions for the Mets and Nationals ahead of their NL East showdown on Thursday, which was moved to 7:05 pm ET at Nationals Park due to inclement weather . How healthy will the Mets’ rotation be, both short- and long-term? Who will […]

  • Reds-Braves Opening Day FAQ 2022

    Reds-Braves Opening Day FAQ 2022

    ATLANTA — For just the third time since 1890, the Reds will begin a season on the road. This year’s Opening Day matchup brings them to Truist Park, where they will find an energized crowd cheering for the defending World Series champion Braves. As Joey Votto enters his 16th season with the Reds, the Braves […]

  • MLB Opening Day 2022 – What we’re watching, live updates and takeaways as baseball returns

    MLB Opening Day 2022 – What we’re watching, live updates and takeaways as baseball returns

    The start of the 2022 MLB season has finally arrived! Beginning with seven Opening Day games on Thursday and continuing with the rest of MLB in action Friday, it’s time to welcome in a new year on the diamond. To celebrate baseball’s return, we’ve asked our experts to weigh in on what they are most […]

  • MLB top prospects debut on Opening Day

    MLB top prospects debut on Opening Day

    Opening Day is always exciting. This year, the arrival of several elite prospects adds even more to the sense of anticipation. Royals shortstop Bobby Witt Jr. (No. 1 on MLB Pipeline’s Top 100 Prospects list), Mariners outfielder Julio Rodríguez (No. 3) and Tigers first baseman Spencer Torkelson (No. 4) all made Opening Day rosters and […]