Confident Philadelphia Phillies win, securing post-season top spot in 11 years

HOUSTON – When the Philadelphia Phillies fired manager Joe Girardi after a 22-29 season start, it was hard to imagine Bryce Harper, Kyle Schwarber and interim manager Rob Thomson would dance under a champagne shower in October. But this team persevered during the tough start and injury that took Harper out for two months to … Read more

The Atlanta Braves conquer the New York Mets and approach the NL East title

ATLANTA – Dansby Swanson and Matt Olson scored for the third straight game, Travis d’Arnaud got a two-point go-ahead in the third inning and the Atlanta Braves beat the New York Mets 5-3 Sunday night to win a tie- critical break in their seasonal series. Reigning World Series champion Braves swept away the three-game streak … Read more

Yankees cruise passes Orioles as Aaron Judge becomes homeless

On the 61st anniversary of Babe Ruth’s home run record breaking, Aaron Judge barely had a chance to become the Yankees home run champion in a single season. That’s because the Orioles, who were knocked out of playoff contention when the Mariners won on Friday night, barely threw him any hitting shots in the Yankees’ … Read more

Jacob deGrom falters as the Mets leave the opening series at Braves

ATLANTA – Superman has suddenly developed a kryptonite problem, at the worst possible time for the Mets. Jacob deGrom is still faster than a running bullet and more powerful than a locomotive, but he can’t avoid the long ball. To start their most anticipated series for several years, the Mets needed their ace on Friday … Read more

Zack Hample had some serious FOMO watching Aaron Judge hit home run 61

Aaron Judge’s record-breaking 61st home run needed an expert. The home run, who scored during the Yankees’ 8-3 win over the Blue Jays on Wednesday, drew Judge with Roger Maris for the American League – and MLB’s steroid-free home run record – in just one season. Tickets have soared for Yankees games as fans hope … Read more

The Giants defensive line tries to make an impact against bears

In any case, including the one created by defensive line manager Andre Patterson, the Giants’ passing run wasn’t good enough against the Cowboys on Monday night. “We have talked [for two days] about how we didn’t have enough pressure on the quarterback, “said defensive tackle Dexter Lawrence.” I feel this starts with the guys in … Read more

Who are Aaron Judge’s parents? Meet Patty and Wayne Judge

Aaron Judge celebrated a storybook with his mom, Patty Judge, after the Yankees slugger equalized Roger Maris’ home run record at 61 on Wednesday. The judge gave the home run ball to his mother in the locker room after New York’s 8-3 win over the Blue Jays at Rogers Center. The mother-son duo shared a … Read more