Saquon Barkley deservedly becoming face of the Giants

Saquon Barkley deservedly becoming face of the Giants

DeAndre Baker’s Giants and NFL career was intercepted by the justice system on Friday, finally, charged with four counts of robbery with a firearm, innocent until proven guilty in a court of law and facing a mandatory minimum 10 years in prison … on the Commissioner’s Exempt list, heading ominously toward the Exiled list. For … Read more

What’s behind Yankees’ Gleyber Torres struggles

What's behind Yankees' Gleyber Torres struggles

Aaron Boone insists he’s not concerned about Gleyber Torres’ shaky start. In three days, however, the burgeoning superstar has gone from the team’s third-place hitter to No. 6. It’s a sign that his anemic .119 batting average and 0-for-24 stretch is at least something the team is monitoring in this shortened season in which results … Read more

Why Giants’ Saquon Barkley decided not to opt out of season

Why Giants' Saquon Barkley decided not to opt out of season

Saquon Barkley intends to play football this season, deciding not to opt out because of COVID-19 concerns. He says what he sees at the Giants facilities gives him confidence he is working in a safe environment. “I believe in our training room and our team and facility and our owners,’’ Barkley said Friday. “They have … Read more

Yankees got clear reminder these Rays won’t go away easy

Yankees got clear reminder these Rays won't go away easy

“This was no boat accident.” — Hooper, “Jaws” Nope, this was not a defeat to shrug off as an aberration, to chalk it up to one of those days. Sure, the Yankees remain the American League leaders and favorites even after their 1-0 loss to the Rays on Friday night at Tropicana Field. Yet they … Read more

Mets’ Dominic Smith gets big hit but fails in the biggest spot

Mets' Dominic Smith gets big hit but fails in the biggest spot

Dominic Smith had done as much as opportunity allowed. Then, no better opportunity arrived. Continuing to take advantage of increased playing time since Yoenis Cespedes’ departure, Smith came through by crushing a solo homer into Citi Field’s upper deck in right field in the second inning of Friday’s game against the Marlins. It was Smith’s … Read more

How fantasy baseball owners can steal some points

How fantasy baseball owners can steal some points

The COVID-19 outbreak brought about massive changes to the MLB landscape. From a 60-game season to bigger rosters to the universal DH to a massive schedule overhaul, this is a baseball season unlike any we’ve ever witnessed. In the fantasy baseball world, the focus has been so heavy on accruing at-bats and worrying about starting … Read more

Brooks Koepka plays down concerns over hip at PGA Championship

Brooks Koepka plays down concerns over hip at PGA Championship

Brooks Koepka played down any concerns over a hip issue following his second round at the PGA Championship. The American, who’s bidding to win the event for a record third consecutive time, required treatment three times during his round Friday, raising concerns over his health heading into the weekend. Koepka still carded a 2-under 68 at TPC … Read more

Surprising Marlins overcoming roster issues, coronavirus outbreak

Surprising Marlins overcoming roster issues, coronavirus outbreak

The daily questions surrounding the Marlins’ lineup no longer include who plays what position or where they are hitting in the lineup. Instead, it’s shifted to “Who?” The team is currently playing without more than half of its Opening Day roster following its coronavirus outbreak that has infected 21 members, at least 18 of whom … Read more