Early Cy Young candidate Shane Bieber makes case with another dominant outing
With 13 strikeouts on Thursday, Shane Bieber has now tied the MLB record for most strikeouts in a player’s first two starts of the season with 27 total.
New extra-innings rule gives Dodgers baseball’s first leadoff two-run homer
Thanks to this years new extra-innings rule, which places a runner on second to start all extra innings, Edwin Rios can now lay claim to hitting the only leadoff two-run home run in baseball history. His homer was enough to give the Dodgers the win over Houston.
Tensions flare in first Dodgers-Astros matchup since sign-stealing scandal
In their first matchup since the sign-stealing scandal last offseason, the Dodgers and Astros had words for each other. The tension peaked when Joe Kelly stuck his tongue out at Carlos Correa after striking him out, clearing the benches.
Rendon homers for first hit as an Angel, Pujols approaches Mays on the all-time HR list
It was a night for the long ball in Anaheim, as Anthony Rendon homered for his first hit as an Angel and Albert Pujols launched career home run number 657 to pull within three of Willie Mays.
Rays pitching staff is dominant in Atlanta, strikes out 19 Braves
Led by starter Tyler Glasnow’s nine strikeouts in four innings, the Rays pitching staff rolls over an Atlanta team one day removed from scoring fourteen runs against the Mets.