Jose Trevino’s first Yankees homer sparks win over Orioles

Jose Trevino's first Yankees homer sparks win over Orioles

BALTIMORE — Following three seasons in which he didn’t pitch much, it’s hard to know what this season has in store for Luis Severino. Monday night provided another indication that the right-hander will be able to at least approach the standard he set when he was among the best pitchers in the majors before being … Read more

Alec Zumwalt named Royals hitting coach

Alec Zumwalt named Royals hitting coach

KANSAS CITY — After one month of offensive underperformance, the Royals announced a major change to their coaching staff on Monday with the firing of hitting coach Terry Bradshaw, effectively immediately. “This is a reflection of how we’re evaluating and how we’re doing things as a whole,” general manager JJ Picollo said. “… This started … Read more

Albert Pujols makes first pitching appearance of his career, closes out St. Louis Cardinals’ rout of San Francisco Giants

Albert Pujols makes first pitching appearance of his career, closes out St. Louis Cardinals' rout of San Francisco Giants

ST. LOUIS — Albert Pujols had an absolute blast. And not at the plate this time, either. The longtime slugger made his first career pitching appearance Sunday night, closing out a 15-6 blowout for the St. Louis Cardinals over the San Francisco Giants that gave Adam Wainwright and Yadier Molina the major league record for … Read more