Top prospect performers for Sunday April 28

Here’s a look at Sunday’s top Minor League performers from each team’s Top 30 Prospects list: AMERICAN LEAGUE EAST Blue Jays: Patrick Murphy, RHP (No. 18) \-\- 8 IP, 2 H, 1 R, 2 BB, 7 K (Double-A New Hampshire) Murphy retired the first 10 of the game and ultimatelyhttps://www.mlb.com/rays/news/top-prospect-performers-for-sunday-april-28

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Real or not? Cody Bellinger is having the best April ever
Apr29

Real or not? Cody Bellinger is having the best April ever

2:19 AM ET It was a wild day on Sunday with walk-off hits, extra-inning games, injuries to Christian Yelich and Fernando Tatis Jr. that are hopefully not serious, a strikeout record, an actual complete game (congrats, Zach Eflin!), a rare trio of home runs and a Manny Machado web gem at shortstop. The biggest highlight, however: Cody Bellinger went 2-for-3 in the Dodgers’ 7-6 win over the Pirates, including his 14th home run,...

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Padres’ Tatis Jr. exits in 10th with hammy injury
Apr29

Padres’ Tatis Jr. exits in 10th with hammy injury

7:51 PM ET ESPN News Services WASHINGTON — San Diego rookie shortstop Fernando Tatis Jr. left Sunday’s game against the Washington Nationals after he did an awkward-looking split while trying to stretch for a throw at second base. Tatis was unable to keep his foot on the bag on the play. He moved around gingerly while umpires reviewed the play but could not continue. Padres manager Andy Green said after the Padres’...

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Minjee Lee wins LA Open for 5th LPGA Tour title
Apr29

Minjee Lee wins LA Open for 5th LPGA Tour title

9:26 PM ET Associated Press LOS ANGELES — Minjee Lee won the Hugel-Air Premia LA Open on Sunday at Wilshire Country Club for her fifth LPGA Tour title, closing with a 3-under 68 for a four-stroke victory. The 22-year-old Australian made a 15-foot birdie putt on the par-3 18th to finish at 14-under 270. She led the last three days, shooting 66-69-67 to take a one-stroke advantage over Nanna Koerstz Madsen into the final round....

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Best throwback jersey for every team

One of my favorite ballpark experiences is to show up at the stadium to discover it is throwback day. Baseball is a sport that lends itself to nostalgia, sometimes to its detriment, but there is something about seeing the same uniform your team wore in your youth that stirs thosehttps://www.mlb.com/rays/news/best-throwback-jersey-for-every-team

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White Sox tie MLB record with 20 K’s vs. Tigers
Apr28

White Sox tie MLB record with 20 K’s vs. Tigers

7:59 PM ET CHICAGO — The Chicago White Sox entered their series finale on Sunday against the Detroit Tigers with the worst rotation ERA in baseball and the second-worst overall mark. They exited it with a new strikeout record. Reynaldo Lopez and three relievers combined to strike out 20 Tigers in Chicago’s 4-1 win at Guaranteed Rate Field. That tied the MLB record for a nine-inning game. “Today’s outing was one...

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Beat-up Yanks lose LeMahieu, Urshela to injury
Apr28

Beat-up Yanks lose LeMahieu, Urshela to injury

9:09 PM ET SAN FRANCISCO — DJ LeMahieu and Gio Urshela became the latest Yankees to get hurt as New York completed a three-game sweep of the San Francisco Giants with an 11-5 win Sunday afternoon that included another long home run by Gary Sanchez. LeMahieu was removed in the bottom of the third because of right knee inflammation. He says the injury is on the outer edge of his right knee. Manager Aaron Boone said after the game...

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Pernice-Hoch duo wins Legends of Golf by 5 shots
Apr28

Pernice-Hoch duo wins Legends of Golf by 5 shots

6:23 PM ET Associated Press RIDGEDALE, Mo. — Tom Pernice Jr. and Scott Hoch completed a wire-to-wire victory Sunday in the PGA Tour Champions’ Bass Pro Shops Legends, opening with Pernice’s hole-in-one on the Top of the Rock par-3 course. Pernice used a 7-iron on the 175-yard first hole. They finished with an 8-under 46 for two trips around the par-3 course, playing both the opening nine of modified alternate shot...

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Palmer and Rahm team to win Zurich Classic
Apr28

Palmer and Rahm team to win Zurich Classic

6:16 PM ET Associated Press AVONDALE, La. — Ryan Palmer and Jon Rahm shot a 3-under 69 in the alternate-shot final round of the Zurich Classic on Sunday and won the PGA Tour’s only team event by three strokes over Sergio Garcia and Tommy Fleetwood. The victory was the fourth on the tour for the 42-year-old Palmer, but first in nearly a decade. Having last won in 2010 at the Sony Open in Hawaii, Palmer waved and gave a...

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As Rays rise, Glasnow’s new look should scare AL East rivals
Apr28

As Rays rise, Glasnow’s new look should scare AL East rivals

5:57 PM ET BOSTON — When talking about the Tampa Bay Rays, it’s easy to forget the team still has elite starting pitching. So much of the discourse around the Rays has centered around their use of the opener, a bullpen day they have integrated this season every fifth day as a regular part of the rotation. All of this was born out of desperation and necessity in 2018 and helped the perennial American League East underdog...

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