Marcus Stroman was ‘gutted’ after Roe overturned. ‘It’s their body, it’s their choice until the day I die,’ the Chicago Cubs pitcher says.
Chicago Cubs pitcher Marcus Stroman believes supporting Roe v. Wade, abortion rights and, by extension, human rights is “common sense and how everyone should think, but unfortunately it’s not.”chicagotribune.com
Phils win 6th straight, beat Mets to take over NL East lead
Bryce Harper homered, Kyle Gibson pitched six strong innings and drove in the go-ahead run, and the streaking Philadelphia Phillies won their sixth straight game to take over first place in the NL East with a 4-2 victory over the slumping New York Mets.
Harper homers, Phils split with Mets after Nola ties K mark
Bryce Harper blew kisses at a booing crowd to punctuate his home run, and the Philadelphia Phillies beat the New York Mets 2-1 in eight innings for a doubleheader split after Aaron Nola matched a long-standing major league record with 10 straight strikeouts in the opener.
DeGrom pulled with shoulder issue from Mets' 6-3 win vs Cubs
Jacob deGrom was pulled from a second straight start with an arm injury, this time leaving after three perfect innings with right shoulder soreness, but the New York Mets bullpen stepped up to finish a three-hitter in a 6-3 win over the Chicago Cubs.
DeGrom to get MRI for side issue after Mets win 5th straight
Mets ace Jacob deGrom was pulled after five innings with right side tightness in his return from an injury to a similar area, but the bullpen closed out a four-hitter as New York beat the Arizona Diamondbacks 4-2 for its fifth straight win.
Padres star Tatis has shoulder problem, to be re-evaluated
The Padres said Tatis had discomfort in his non-throwing left shoulder and would be re-evaluated on Wednesday. Corbin Burnes turned in 4 2/3 innings, striking out six while allowing two runs on three hits. Jon Lester allowed one run and three hits in 3 2/3 innings in his second start of the spring for Washington. He gave up five hits, hit two batters and struck out three. PADRES 5, REDS 4MacKenzie Gore worked 3 2/3 innings in his third start for San Diego, allowing two runs on three hits.
Bogaerts spring debut after shoulder woe, Tatis HR in return
On that one, we are probably on the same page.”RED SOX 8, RAYS 2Garrett Richards struck out seven in four scoreless innings for Boston. ATHLETICS 5, PADRES 4Fernando Tatis Jr. led off the game with his second spring home run, a smashing return after missing six days with a non-virus bug. The 30-year-old left has pitched four scoreless innings this spring. BREWERS 8, CUBS 3 (7)Brandon Woodruff made his second start for Milwaukee, allowing five hits in two scoreless innings. BRAVES 8, TWINS 5Michael Pineda, who last pitched a full season in 2016, made his first spring start for Minnesota.
Astros pitcher Corbin Martin undergoes Tommy John surgery
Corbin Martin #29 of the Houston Astros reacts after giving up a home run David Bote #13 of the Chicago Cubs in the second inning at Minute Maid Park on May 28, 2019 in Houston, Texas. (Photo by Bob Levey/Getty Images)HOUSTON - The push for a starting pitcher may have gotten more desperate Friday for the Houston Astros, as general manager Jeff Luhnow confirmed to reporters that pitching prospect Corbin Martin underwent Tommy John surgery Wednesday. Martin is one of the Astros top pitching prospects and started five games for Houston, going 1-1 with a 5.59 ERA. While not yet linked to the Astros, starting pitchers Madison Bumgarner, of the San Francisco Giants, and Zack Wheeler, of the New York Mets, are also likely to be available at the deadline. Houston currently has three reliable starting pitchers in Justin Verlander, Gerrit Cole and Wade Miley.
Astros Eyeing Pitchers as Trade Deadline Looms
The MLB trade deadline is less than a month away and the Astros are rumored to be in hot pursuit of some arms for both the rotation and the bullpen. The two most prominent names associated with the Astros in trade rumors are Marcus Stroman of the Blue Jays and Tigers starter Matt Boyd. He was a possible trade move the year they acquired Verlander and they like what he brings to the table. For a team with pitchers that tend to give up the long ball, that probably isn't a welcome sight. So far, that hasn't been the case and reports have indicated the Astros have said no when asked.houstonpress.com