Each night in the 2016 baseball season,we'll run down thetop news, facts andhighlights Yankees Cool Base Gray Jersey from action around Major League Baseball. The Padres had gone 30 innings without scoring a run. Then they scored six in one inning Friday and blasted the Rockies in a 13-6 win at Coors Field.But that wasn't the story of the night.Dodgers pitcher Ro s Stripling took a no-hitter into the eighth inning against the Giants in his MLB debut. Stripling got the first out, then walked Angel Pagan for his fourth walk of the game. Ball four was the 100th pitch of the game for Stripling, so Dodgers manager Dave Roberts decided to yank him with a 2-0 lead.SPECTOR: Roberts made right call to remove StriplingPredictably, Giants catcher Trevor Brown blasted a two-run homer off reliever Chris Hatcher to tie the game. The Giants eventually won 3-2 on a walkoff homer by Brandon Crawford in the bottom of the 10th inning.Earlier in the night,Pittsburgh outfielder Starling Marte and Toronto designated hitter Josh Donaldson both blasted grand slams.Player of the day: SS Trevor Story, Rockies Story is the best story pun intendedin baseball through four games. The Rockies rookiewent 3-for-5 Friday with two home runs and four RBIs.He has seven hits in 19 at-bats with six home runs and 11 RBIs. Hetied a major league recordby homering in his fourth straight game to start a season and set arecord with six home runs through his first four MLB games.Highlights: Marte's base-clearing blast to left-center was forecastby the game' Babe Ruth Jersey s announcers. Donaldson crushed Joe Kelly's fourth-inning pitch to left to give the Blue Jays a 7-2 lead. The Red Sox came back for an 8-7 win. Three things to know: After goingscorele s through their first three games of the season, the Padres got on the board when Jon Jay's fourth-inning single drove in Melvin Upton Jr.and started a six-run outburst that led to their rout of the Rockies. The 26-year-old Stripling was trying to become just the second player in MLB historyto throw a no-hitter in his debut. The only person to do that was former Reds pitcherBumpus Jones, who made his MLB debut on Oct. 15, 1892. (That's not a typo.) Five MLB players hit their first career home run on Friday. Brown of the Giants, Cardinals infielderAledmys Diaz, Mariners infielderDae Ho-Lee and Twins first basemanByung Ho-Park all went yard for the first time.What's next: Pirates (4-0) at Reds (3-1), 1:10 p.m.:The Reds are off to a surprisingly good start and hope to rebound from Friday's 6-5 lo s to the Buccos. Gerrit Cole, who is 0-4 alltime against the Reds, will start for the Pirates. The Reds will counter with second-year hurlerRaisel Iglesias, who got a no-decision in his first start this season.Rays (2-3) at Orioles (4-0), Aaron Judge Cool Base White Jersey 7:05 p.m.: The Orioles will look to remain unbeaten by sending Mike Wright to the mound to face the Rays. Tampa Bay will counter with Drew Smyly, who was roughed up Monday in a 5-3 lo s to the Blue Jays.
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Major League Baseball, like theRockies, is waiting for Jose Reyes' domestic violence court case to play out in Hawaii, but MLB will act swiftly regarding punishment when the case is settled,commi sioner Rob Manfred said Monday in Scottsdale, Ariz."My expectation is, once that proce s plays out, we'll be in position to act quickly. We'll have acce s to all the facts," Manfred told reporters (via The Denver Post) at Monday's Rockies-Cubs Cactus League game.MORE: Worst crimes connected Los Angeles Dodgers Gray Team Jersey to athletes |MLB gets it right with ReyesReyes, who is on paid leave and hasn't been in camp, is accused by police of a saulting his wife, Katherine, on Oct. 31 at a Maui hotel. The case is scheduled to go to trial April 4, opening day for the Rockies.Whether he is found guilty or Hyun-Jin Ryu Jersey not, Reyes is subject to punishment under MLB's domestic violence rules that took effect last season and under which Manfred recently suspended Yankees closer Aroldis Chapman for 30 gamesover a domesticincident involving a gunin South Florida in which no charges were filed."This is brand new policy," Manfred said. "Each of these cases are different, they're fact-specific. It's not just what you think the facts are, it's what can you prove."MLB will determine a po sible punishment based on previous discipline, he added.SPECTOR: Chapman suspension doesn't hurt Yankees' playoff hopesAnd although he plans to act swiftly, he won't act in haste."The single biggest mistake you can make here is to make a decision quickly and have additional facts come out afterward that undermines the quality of that decision," Manfred said.Reyes, 32, came Yu Darvish Jersey to the Rockies from the Blue Jays in the Troy Tulowitzki trade last summer andis slated to be paid $22 million for 2016, making him the highest-paid player on Colorado's roster. He hit.259/.291/.368 with three homers and 19 RBIs in 47 games with the Rockies in 2015.
After 69 years, the city of Philadelphia is finally apologizing to former Dodgers outfielder Jackie Robinson for its racist treatment of MLB's first black player.The Philadelphia City Councilpa sed a resolution Thursday naming April 15 as a day to honor Robinsonand to apologize for his mistreatment when the Dodgers visited the City of Brotherly Love.MORE: 42 images of Jackie Robinson from the SN archivesWhen Robinson Jeff Bagwell Cool Base Orange Jersey broke baseball's color barrier on April 15,1947, he was met with plenty of racist disdain. And it wasn't all in the South.When playing the Phillies a week later in Brooklyn, many Philadelphia players Josh Reddick Jersey taunted Robinson with racial slurs. Nobody's actions were more heinous than Phillies manager Ben Chapman, who initially threatened to boycott the series. He changed his mind after realizing not playing the games would result in a forfeit.The Dodgers traveled to Philadelphia the next monthbut were refused entry at the Ben Franklin Hotel because of Robinson. They movedto the Warwick Hotel, where they were welcomed.It would have been nice for the city to apologize to Robinson before he died in 1972. The city will Jon Singleton Jersey instead publicly apologize to Robinson's widow,Rachel.MLB honors Robinson annually on April 15 as players from each team wear his No. 42, which was universally retired in 1997.
The Indians were eliminated from the postseason Wednesday after a 5-2 home lo s against the Yankees in their AL Division Series matchup.Cleveland won the series' first two games, but collapsed with three straight loses. Indians manager Terry Francona was still proud of his team's season despite the early exit."Whatever you say isn't going to make anybody feel better tonight, but we win together and we lost together," Francona told reporters Wednesday after Game 5."It was an honor to go through this year with these guys, and there's times it hurt, like tonight. But it's quite a group, and I feel like a better person for going through the year with these guys."AL Cy Young front-runner Corey Kluber struggled in Game 5, allowing three runs in 3 2/3 innings. Kluber allowed six earned runs in Game 2. Francona didn Carlos Carrasco Jersey 't like what he witne sedfrom his ace Wednesday, which led to another quick hook."Starting out, I thought the first inning was (Kluber) came out of the chute good," Francona said."He didn't locate the first home run to Didi (Gregorius). He yanked it all the way acro s the plate, but then he gathered himself and went back out and looked good."I just thought quickly, his stuff was starting to trend down. Even the last inning, he got a strikeout on a hanging breaking ball. Just wasn't the normal, crisp especially the movement. A lot of pitches were flat."The Indians struggled to hit this series, but Francona was most displeased with the sloppy play that led to three Game 5 errors.Cleveland committed the fewest errors in the AL Jim Thome Cool Base White Jersey this season butcommitted nine in the ALDS."We felt good about ourselves. We came down the stretch playing very good baseball, and we did some things in this series that I don't think were characteristic of our team," Francona said. "We made some errors, kicked the ball around a little bit."Sometimes you don't swing the bat. That's part of it. But we made it harder to win in some cases, especially Cleveland Indians Flex Base Custom Navy Jersey the last two games."Yankees outfielder Brett Gardner delivered a dagger in the top of the ninth inning Wednesday by gutting out a single in a 12-pitch at-bat against Indians closer Cody Allen. Despite the effort, Francona hadno regrets about the situation."It was an unbelievable at-bat. But I don't I mean, you can't foresee him (Gardner) having fouled that many balls off," Francona said."If we walk him and (Aaron) Judge hits a ball 500 feet, I would have a hard time living with that. You're going to walk a guy to get to a guy that drove in a hundred. No, that would be hard to do."