As the Orioles hold back Rutschman, what have they gotten from their current catchers?

Orioles’ pitching this year was better than anyone could rightly expect from a rotation featuring Jordan Lyles and Bruce Zimmerman. For those of us who are not Professional pitching coach, manager (and former catcher) Brandon Hyde has stated loudly, clearly and repeatedly one of the reasons for this. As MASN’s Roch Kubatko writes: Manager Brandon … Read more

Contreras leaves mark on UHS baseball history

From the July 4, 1974 issue of Uvalde Leader-News: The members of the 1974 All-Star Team are representing Uvalde in the District 6 Babe Ruth Baseball Tournament, scheduled to begin tomorrow at Tom Bond Field. These are (front row, left to right) Tommy Ellinger, Eugene Alejandro, Gilbert Luna, Joe Ballesteros, Robert Torres, Richard Contreras, Lawson … Read more

Mets maul Cardinals bullpen in 11-4 rout; Sosa, Scherzer leave game with injuries | St. Louis Cardinals

NEW YORK — As crooked as the scoreboard got by the finals, whatever bruising it took for the Cardinals’ bullpen to tip them that way, the bigger question facing both teams Wednesday night was what they lost to injuries have – and for how long. Cardinals shortstop Edmundo Sosa and Mets veteran ace Max Scherzer … Read more

South Williamsport baseball hammers Loyalsock and District 4 baseball pairings released | News, Sports, Jobs

Landon Lorson and Makai Day combined for a two-hitter and South notched multiple runs in three of his four at-bats as it beat Loyalsock 13-1 and gained momentum to advance to the District 4 Class AA playoffs. Lorson hit seven in four innings before Day finished it off with a perfect fifth inning … Read more

Haddonfield High School is investigating claims a white baseball team player made ‘monkey sounds’ at a Black pitcher

An allegation that a white Haddonfield Memorial High School baseball player taunted a black player on an opposing team with racially offensive noises has sparked a district investigation and once again threw a cloud over one of South Jersey’s most elite school districts. The May 10 incident occurred during a junior varsity game between Colonial … Read more

It’s Time for Salvy to be a DH

Despite the three Gold Gloves he earned at the catcher, it’s time for Salvador Perez to become a full-time DH. Kansas City needs all the help it can get offensively, and they have young catchers waiting in the wings to step in from behind home plate. The team will get the best out of Perez … Read more