American Baseball News for 15 Jun 2021
It had been exactly four years since the Mets beat Chicago at Citi Field. David Peterson and Dominic Smith led the way.
Angels manager Joe Maddon, who has made it a point to ease most of Shohei Ohtani's prior restrictions this season, said Monday he wouldn't be against the possibility of his superstar both hitting and... pitching in the All-Star Game.
The Mets' faith in Peterson was rewarded.
The Mets are not taking their spot in first place for granted.
The Tigers' Matthew Boyd departed in the third inning Monday night because of discomfort in his left arm, while Alex Lange left after recording just one out in the fifth with shoulder trouble.
Tyler Glasnow left Monday's start against the White Sox after four innings with what the Rays said was right elbow inflammation. He expects to have an MRI on the elbow on Tuesday.
Royals outfielder Andrew Benintendi was placed on the 10-day injured list Monday with a fractured rib and will miss facing his former team, the Red Sox, this weekend.
A day after an uncharacteristic 6-2 loss to the Seattle Mariners, Cleveland Indians ace Shane Bieber was placed on the 10-day injured list with a right shoulder injury, the team announced on Monday,... and won't pitch for at least two weeks.