For the struggling world champions, it's starting to get late early, with no easy answers
On any list of baseball’s best weapons, alongside Jordan Hicks’s fastball and Billy Hamilton’s legs, Laureano’s outfield arm has to be near the top.
Juggling elite swimming with law school means making difficult choices -- without a lot of free time.
In Richmond, her lifetime unbeaten streak in the event remains in tact, but she is keeping a wary eye on halfway across the globe as younger swimmers give chase.
Davis is 0 for his past 49 dating to last season, but his onerous contract makes it virtually impossible for the team to move on from him.
They’ve lost 11 players to the injured list. “It’s really been crazy. I’ve never seen anything like it,” said Troy Tulowitzki, the team's latest IL addition.
A capacity crowd took in an 8-4 loss to the Yankees and offered Bronx cheers for Chris Davis, the $161 million first baseman who appears swallowed whole by the weight of the game.
“The middle of the lineup is ferocious,” Phillies Manager Gabe Kapler said.
His welcome from the Philly crowd said “hello” and “welcome” and “thanks” all at once — and if you listened closely, perhaps an undercurrent of “you’d better produce.”
The victory celebration in Philadelphia featured tears of joy, leaps from hotel awnings and even a light-pole sword fight.