Corey Knebel and Joe Girardi discuss Phillies loss to Braves

ATLANTA — Corey Knebel and Joe Girardi spoke immediately after Tuesday night’s 6-5 loss to the Braves at Truist Park. Knebel, Kyle Schwarber and Kyle Gibson spoke with Girardi again in his office ahead of Wednesday’s game. “We’re on the same page,” Knebel said. “I mean, it’s his rule. That’s it. Not three days in … Read more

Tampa Bay Rays pitcher Brooks Raley’s thoughts are with Uvalde’s hometown after school shooting

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. — Tuesday’s mass school shooting in Uvalde, Texas was particularly troubling for Tampa Bay Rays pitcher Brooks Raley. The small community of about 16,000 people west of San Antonio is the southpaw’s hometown. He attended school in the building where the shooting occurred, and his parents and a brother still reside in … Read more

Minnesota Twins place star rookie pitcher Joe Ryan on COVID-19 injured reserve

MINNEAPOLIS — The Minnesota Twins placed starting pitcher Joe Ryan on the COVID-19 injured reserve on Wednesday, bumping the rising rookie in his next round. Ryan was scheduled to pitch Thursday against Kansas City. Manager Rocco Baldelli said Ryan was “doing fine”. The 25-year-old right-hander, who made five starts last season after being acquired in … Read more

MLB suspends New York Yankees’ Josh Donaldson for one game over comments from Chicago White Sox Tim Anderson

Major League Baseball suspended New York Yankees third baseman Josh Donaldson for one game for “inappropriate comments” made to Chicago White Sox shortstop Tim Anderson on Saturday. Donaldson, who was also fined an undisclosed amount, is appealing the penalty, MLB announced Monday. He will be able to play for the Yankees until the appeal process … Read more

Milwaukee Brewers places RHP Freddy Peralta on IL, brings Josh Hader closer to family emergency list

MILWAUKEE — The Brewers placed right-hander Freddy Peralta on the 15-day disabled list with a right lateral strain on Monday and moved Josh Hader closer to the family medical emergency list. Milwaukee filled their spots on the roster by recalling right-handers Trevor Kelley and Miguel Sanchez from Triple-A Nashville. The moves come as the Brewers … Read more

St. Louis Cardinals put receiver Yadier Molina on mourners list, Steven Matz on 15-Day IL

ST. LOUIS — The Cardinals placed star receiver Yadier Molina on the mourners list on Monday. The move comes a day after Molina made his first career pitching appearance, working the ninth inning of an 18-4 win at Pittsburgh. He allowed a pair of home runs and four runs while finishing the Cardinals’ three-game sweep. … Read more

Tim Anderson tells Yankees fans to ‘shut the fuck up’ after Josh Donaldson dust

Tim Anderson got revenge against the Yankees on Sunday night – and had a special message for Bronx fans. In the final innings of a drama series between the Yankees and White Sox, in which Yankees third baseman Josh Donaldson was accused of using a racist “Jackie” taunt against Anderson, the star shortstop Chicago hit … Read more

Chicago White Sox closest Liam Hendriks rips ‘delusional’ Josh Donaldson for ‘Jackie’ comment to Tim Anderson

Josh Donaldson says he was “joking” when he called Tim Anderson “Jackie,” but at least one Chicago White Sox member doesn’t accept the former MVP’s explanation. “Usually you have jokes with people you get along with, not with people who don’t get along at all,” White Sox closer Liam Hendriks said on Sunday, a day … Read more