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Yanks’ Severino open to pitching out of bullpen

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7:38 PM ET NEW YORK — Injured New York Yankees starter Luis Severino is so ready to get back on a big league pitcher’s mound that he indicated Monday he would be comfortable changing his role, and pitching out of the bullpen, if necessary. “I just want to pitch,” Severino said, addressing reporters before the […]

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Giants vs. Rockies – Game Recap – July 15, 2019 – ESPN

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Reynolds takes the mound, hits Posey with pitch (0:34) Mark Reynolds steps up to pitch for the Rockies in the ninth inning, plunking Buster Posey in Colorado’s 19-2 loss to San Francisco. (0:34) 8:34 PM ET Associated Press DENVER — With nearly every swing, Brandon Crawford‘s day at the plate got better and better. Crawford […]

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Dodgers’ Taylor (broken forearm) on 10-day IL

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7:38 PM ET ESPN News Services The Los Angeles Dodgers placed outfielder Chris Taylor on the 10-day injured list on Monday with a left forearm fracture. The move came one day after Taylor exited a game against the Boston Red Sox after getting hit near his left wrist by a Heath Hembree fastball in the […]

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Giannis takes first hacks at baseball with Yankees

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8:20 PM ET Associated Press NEW YORK — In hoops, Giannis Antetokounmpo is court royalty. But in baseball, he’s a complete rookie. In fact, the 24-year-old from Greece said he’d never even touched a baseball before he did so Monday night at Yankee Stadium. The reigning NBA MVP was shocked. “It was really heavy,” Antetokounmpo […]

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Red Sox designate INF Nunez for assignment

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8:14 PM ET Associated Press BOSTON — The Boston Red Sox have designated infielder Eduardo Nunez for assignment, likely ending his tenure with the team he helped win the World Series last year. Nunez was batting .228 in 60 games with Boston this season, his third with the organization. Last year, he hit .265 with […]

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Gators’ Franks: Baseball would be a ‘backup job’

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Gators look to be aggressive this season (3:13) DL Jabari Zuniga joins SEC Now to break down Florida’s focus this season on defense and HC Dan Mullen’s shoe game. (3:13) 8:38 PM ET HOOVER, Ala. — Florida quarterback Feleipe Franks is not ruling out a career in baseball after being drafted by the Boston Red […]

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Rays lose combined perfect game bid in 9th

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Alberto breaks up combined perfect game (0:22) Hanser Alberto hits a short chopper through the gap to break up the Rays’ combined perfect game. (0:22) 9:28 PM ET BALTIMORE — The opener strategy is working out pretty well. The Tampa Bay Rays, who popularized the pitching approach that has been spreading across baseball, nearly threw […]