The ball, marked and numbered for the occasion, bounced high off the dirt and down the third-base line, where a rookie who was 4 years-old when Derek Jeter made his major league debut leaped into the air to attempt a barehanded play.
The New York Yankees got a bigger dose of Yu Darvish this time.
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Julio Teheran said he took the mound with one goal: “Show everybody what I can do.”
Evan Gattis blames himself for not getting his catcher’s mitt lower and keeping Adeiny Hechavarria from scoring on a wild pitch.
It seems the Atlanta Braves can do no wrong, and Brandon Beachy couldn’t be happier.
The Braves showed good focus, beating Miami 3-0 on Wednesday night as Martin Prado homered and Paul Maholm combined with three relievers on a six-hitter.
Marlins manager Ozzie Guillen was more excited about Giancarlo Stanton’s glove than his bat.
The right fielder had the biggest hit of the game — a two-run homer, but what really impressed Guillen was his diving catch that saved at least two runs in Miami’s 8-4 win over Atlanta Wednesday night.
Brian McCann and Dan Uggla each hit a three-run homer and the Atlanta Braves snapped their longest losing streak of the season, beating the Florida Marlins 7-1 Tuesday night to end a four-game skid.
For the second day in a row, the Atlanta Braves used home turf advantage to beat the Florida Marlins.