MAJOR LEAGUE BASEBALL NEWS & NOTES

The Seattle Mariners announced today that they have agreed to a new, multi-year contract extension with general manager Jerry Dipoto. The former MLB reliever had been in the final season of the deal that he originally inked to run the baseball operations for the Seattle organization. Terms of the new pact were not publicly released … Read moreMAJOR LEAGUE BASEBALL NEWS & NOTES

MAJOR LEAGUE BASEBALL NEWS- RIZZO, CUBS WIN-DBACKS COMEBACK DOWN 5-0 TO BEAT PIRATES

With the game tied at 2, Rizzo launched the first pitch from Matt Albers 410 feet into the right-field bleachers for his 11th home run. He now has driven in a run in each of his last eight games and has 23 RBIs in his last 22 games. This was his fourth career extra-inning home run. The … Read moreMAJOR LEAGUE BASEBALL NEWS- RIZZO, CUBS WIN-DBACKS COMEBACK DOWN 5-0 TO BEAT PIRATES

OPENING DAY IN MAJOR LEAGUE BASEBALL

Giancarlo Stanton drove a long home run to right field in his first at-bat of the season Thursday afternoon for the New York Yankees. Stanton’s home run measured at 426 feet by Statcast, and it came on an 0-1 pitch off Blue Jays starter J.A. Happ in the top of the first inning. His shot in the ninth to … Read moreOPENING DAY IN MAJOR LEAGUE BASEBALL