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Daily Archives: 14th June 2018

Duffy's first-pitch HR opens series in Bronx

NEW YORK — Rays third baseman Matt Duffy didn’t waste any time when he stepped into the batter’s box Thursday night at Yankee Stadium. Leading off in the first inning, Duffy swung at the first pitch from Yankees right-hander Domingo German and hit a home run over the left-field wall to give the Rays a 1-0 lead. … MLB News ...

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Evan Longoria has fractured hand, likely out quite a while

The Giants have suffered another fifth metacarpal injury and this time it’s third baseman Evan Longoria. He was hit with a pitch during his second plate appearance in Thursday’s 6-3, 16-inning win in Miami. Longoria stayed in the game to run the bases, but then was replaced with <a … CBSSports.com Headlines

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Longoria suffers left hand fracture on HBP

MIAMI — Evan Longoria was hit by a pitch in the fourth inning of Thursday afternoon’s 6-3, 16-inning win over the Marlins in Miami, and he was diagnosed with a fractured fifth metacarpal in his left hand. Longoria was struck on the back… MLB News Index

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Raptors' Nurse: We will be ready for more things come playoff time

After a month of scouring the world for a new head coach to succeed Dwane Casey, the Toronto Raptors ultimately settled on promoting Casey’s assistant Nick Nurse. The promotion of Nurse was made official on Thursday, as he was introduced to the press alongside Raptors president Masai Ujiri. As expected, most of the questions they faced centered around their trend ...

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Report: NFLPA exploring legal options for fighting new anthem policy

It appears the NFLPA is preparing for a legal battle with the NFL over its new anthem policy. A source with knowledge of the situation told Pro Football Talk’s Mike Florio the NFLPA has hired multiple law firms to begin researching potential options to fight the league’s policy. More to come. Let’s block … NFL | theScore

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Twins option struggling Sano to Single-A

Oh, how the mighty have fallen. The Minnesota Twins optioned struggling third baseman and 2017 All-Star Miguel Sano to Single-A Fort Myers on Thursday, the team announced, according to The Athletic’s Dan Hayes. Twi… MLB | theScore

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BREAKING: Twins send Sano to Class A

The Twins optioned struggling third baseman Miguel Sano to Class A Advanced Fort Myers on Thursday. “I’m not mad,” Sano said. “I’m happy, because I know I’m struggling, and [manager Paul Molitor] gave me an opportunity. There’s no reason I can get mad.” … MLB News Index

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