MLB

2:11 AM ET ESPN News Services NEW YORK — Noah Syndergaard left his start for the New York Mets with a hamstring injury in the seventh inning of Saturday night’s game against the St. Louis Cardinals. Syndergaard reached for his right hamstring after throwing a pitch. Mets manager Mickey Callaway and an athletic trainer went
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9:58 PM ET Associated Press PEARL, Miss. — Dallas Keuchel’s second start in the minors since signing with the Atlanta Braves was a little more of a struggle than his first. The 31-year-old left-hander gave up three runs and 11 hits over seven innings for Double-A Mississippi of the Southern League on Saturday. He struck
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11:39 PM ET Associated Press MINNEAPOLIS — Eighteen years after the Minnesota Twins took Joe Mauer with the first overall draft pick, the hometown star with the textbook left-handed swing was still having a hard time realizing his place among the franchise’s all-time greats. As Mauer’s jersey number formally joined the seven others retired by
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2:00 AM ET The Seattle Mariners traded American League home run leader Edwin Encarnacion to the New York Yankees for cash considerations and minor league pitcher Juan Then on Saturday night. The Mariners are including significant money on Encarnacion’s contract, which includes a $20 million club option with a $5 million buyout for the 2020
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8:37 PM ET Associated Press DETROIT — Detroit Tigers manager Ron Gardenhire was ejected in the sixth inning of Saturday’s game against the Cleveland Indians. Detroit was trailing 3-0 when Gardenhire was tossed for the fifth time this season. It wasn’t clear what brought on the ejection, but immediately beforehand, Tigers pitcher Nick Ramirez appeared
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8:29 PM ET Associated Press DENVER — The Colorado Rockies have optioned infielder Brendan Rodgers to Triple-A Albuquerque and recalled right-hander Jesus Tinoco from the Isotopes. Rodgers was the organization’s top prospect when he was recalled May 17. He made his major league debut that night against Philadelphia, and he got his first hit against
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6:32 PM ET ESPN News Services The Chicago Cubs placed right-hander Kyle Hendricks on the 10-day injured list Saturday due to right shoulder inflammation. During Friday’s 5-3 loss to the Los Angeles Dodgers, Hendricks (7-5) gave up five runs and six hits in 4⅓ innings — his shortest outing since lasting four innings at Milwaukee
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6:25 PM ET The Chicago Cubs have considered opening a sportsbook at Wrigley Field and at locations just outside of the Friendly Confines, multiple sources familiar with the team’s thinking told ESPN. Betting windows, automated kiosks and even a full-blown sportsbook venue inside the stadium are among the options that have been considered by the
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3:02 PM ET A Babe Ruth New York Yankees jersey has sold for a record $5.64 million at auction. The jersey, dating to around the 1928-30 period, broke the previous mark of $4.4 million for a 1920 Ruth jersey, according to Hunt Auctions. The more than 400 pieces of Ruth memorabilia at auction were supplied
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