Bill Virdon, former Yankees manager, died at age 90

Bill Virdon, former Yankees manager, died at age 90

PITTSBURGH – Bill Virdon, the regular center-back who won the 1955 National League Rookie of the Year for St. Louis and guided the Houston Astros to three straight post-season appearances as manager, is dead. He was 90. Virdon died at Lester E. Cox Medical Center in Springfield, Missouri, according to Virdon’s wife Shirley. No cause … Read more

Angels’ Shohei Ohtani a finalist for the AL MVP; fired Cardinals skipper Mike Shildt in running for NL Manager of the Year

Angels’ Shohei Ohtani a finalist for the AL MVP;  fired Cardinals skipper Mike Shildt in running for NL Manager of the Year

NEW YORK – Two-way sensation Shohei Ohtani of the Los Angeles Angels is a finalist for the American League MVP by voting for the Baseball Writers’ Association of America. BBWAA unveiled finalists for AL and NL MVPs, Cy Young Awards, Rookies of the Year and Managers of the Year on Monday night. The winners – … Read more

World Series 2021 – The inner story of where Jorge Soler’s homecoming went when it left Minute Maid Park

World Series 2021 – The inner story of where Jorge Soler’s homecoming went when it left Minute Maid Park

HOUSTON – If you were among the millions who watched Game 6 of the World Series at home, it was the last thing you saw of Atlanta Braves slugger Jorge Solers home run ball as it disappeared over the Minute Maid Park railroad tracks into the night. It was also what Manuel Ramos saw as … Read more

World Series Game 6: Atlanta Braves v Houston Astros – live! | Sport

World Series Game 6: Atlanta Braves v Houston Astros – live!  |  Sport

01.14 GMT 01:14 Braves 3-0 Astros, bottom 3 Altuve flies out, it’s less ideal for them. 01.13 GMT 01:13 Braves 3-0 Astros, bottom 3 Fried is out there facing Martin Maldonado, who gets a leadoff single. It’s a good start for Houston. 01.09 GMT 01:09 Braves 3-0 Astros, Top 3 Brooks Raley gets Freddie Freeman … Read more

The Astros recover from the Atlanta Braves’ grand slam in the first inning, sending the World Series back to Houston for Game 6

The Astros recover from the Atlanta Braves’ grand slam in the first inning, sending the World Series back to Houston for Game 6

ATLANTA – It’s almost a cliché to say that a team that is trailing 3-1 in a best of seven playoff series has been pushed to the brink. If so, the Houston Astros went to the brink and a little further and survived to tell about it. The Astros returned from a grand slam in … Read more

World Series Game 5: Houston Astros v Atlanta Braves – live! | Sport

World Series Game 5: Houston Astros v Atlanta Braves – live!  |  Sport

12.46 GMT 00:46 Astros 0-4 Braves, top 2 Davidson, wearing his socks pulled high, has himself a 2-2 count after Tucker fails a good fastball up in the zone. Now the left wing is inside for the left-handed Tucker and we have the full count. Tucker provides a slider that is inside again. So now … Read more

Atlanta Braves’ Tucker Davidson starts Game 5 of World Series vs. Houston Astros

Atlanta Braves’ Tucker Davidson starts Game 5 of World Series vs.  Houston Astros

Left-hander Tucker Davidson, who has only played five career games and was the replacement for the injured pitcher Charlie Morton, starts game 5 for the Atlanta Braves on Sunday night. The Braves have a 3-1 advantage in the series against the Houston Astros and look set to win it with a win at home Sunday … Read more

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