Blake Wheeler and the Winnipeg Jets would have been on the road last week, trying to make a final push for the playoffs had the National Hockey League season not been called off because of the pandemic. Now the seven-time All-Star forward is home for dinner each night with his family. And for the activities, all afternoon. And the teaching, policing and entertaining every … [Read more...] about On-the-go sports stars embrace family time during shutdown
PHOENIX (AP) — Slugger Mark Reynolds is retiring after hitting 298 homers over 13 seasons with eight teams. The 36-year-old made the announcement Thursday on SiriusXM Radio. When the free agent was asked whether he still was pursuing a new team, Reynolds said he's “moved beyond that, I've retired.” He added that he's enjoying spending time with his family and it was time for … [Read more...] about Slugger Mark Reynolds says he's retiring after 13-year run
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The Houston Astros missed on their top draft pick in Phil Nevin in the 1992 draft. The 1991 Houston Astros, despite having a roster consisting of Craig Biggio, Jeff Bagwell, Ken Caminiti, Luis Gonzalez, Steve Finley, Kenny Lofton, Curt Schilling, Darryl Kile and Pete Harnisch, lost 97 games and earned the team the No. 1 […] Astros: How the team missed on Phil Nevin and 1992 … [Read more...] about Astros: How the team missed on Phil Nevin and 1992 draft
The disrupted MLB season will have an impact on Houston Astros top prospect Forrest Whitley. There’s been plenty of talk surrounding how the COVID-19 pandemic will affect the game of baseball. We talk about how it’ll affect both fans and franchises, as well as players when it comes to money and service time. But what […] Astros: How will disrupted season affect Forrest Whitley? … [Read more...] about Astros: How will disrupted season affect Forrest Whitley?
The Latest on the effects of the coronavirus outbreak on sports around the world: ___ Hall of Fame jockey Javier Castellano has completed his quarantine period that followed a positive test for the coronavirus and has returned to his base in New York. Castellano tested positive for COVID-19 last month as part of a physical mandated by Gulfstream Park to determine if he could be … [Read more...] about The Latest: Jockey Javier Castellano out of quarantine
NEW YORK (AP) — Forbes estimates the New York Yankees are baseball’s most valuable franchise at $5 billion, up 9% over last year and 47% more than the No. 2 Los Angeles Dodgers at $3.4 billion. The Yankees are second among all sports in Forbes’ evaluations to the Dallas Cowboys, listed at $5.5 billion in the last NFL ranking. The Yankees’ YES Network broadcasts Forbes … [Read more...] about Yanks most valuable in MLB at $5 billion, Forbes estimates
Sporting News via Getty Images The first in a series of great games in Astros history The Most Heartbreaking Loss in Astros History On the brink of a Game Seven showdown in the NLCS, and forcing the Mets to face the unhittable Mike Scott, the Astros succumbed in 16 innings to the New York Mets today, 7-6. It will be the Mets, and not the Astros, who will carry the NL banner … [Read more...] about Game Recap: Game 6, NLCS, 1986. Mets vs Astros