Detroit Tigers @tigers
Kershaw at his best against Giants
Clayton Kershaw takes on the Giants tonight, which is something the reigning NL Cy Young and MVP winner can look forward to -- he has a 1.48 ERA against San Fran in his career.
Keith Law's Top 25 under 25
Law ranks the top 25 young players in the league. Mike Trout leads, which isn't a surprise, but the Red Sox, Marlins, Braves and Cardinals each landed three players on the list. Look at the list (Insider)
White Sox to work out at Camden Yards
With Monday's and today's games in Baltimore postponed due to riots and looting, the White Sox scheduled a workout today, as they haven't played in a game since Sunday. No decision has yet been made to move the series.
Doug Padilla: 'Surreal scene' in Baltimore
Said the ESPN Chicago reporter: "If you've ever been down here, it's a friendly area, it's a nice place to go and spend a sunny afternoon, but today it has a much different feel."
Derrick Hall @DHallDbacks
We are devastated about Kirk Gibson's news. I just sent him a note to tell him how much we love him. We know he will tackle this head on...
Kirk Gibson diagnosed with Parkinson's
The former MLB player and manager made the following statement: "With the support of my family and friends, I will meet this challenge with the same determination and unwavering intensity that I have displayed in all of my endeavors in life." (via Fox Sports Detroit)
Daniel Hudson @DHuddy41
Devastated to hear about Gibby. If he brings half of the tenacity in this fight that he did on the field and the dugout, I like his chances
Olney: MLB reaction to Baltimore unrest
ESPN's Buster Olney says MLB players and officials are closely watching the situation. “They’re sad. Baltimore is a place where opposing teams love to go to, and Camden Yards is one of their favorite parks.”
Doug Padilla @ESPNChiSox
No game today, but White Sox will work out at Camden Yards later today. No media access.
OTD: Billy Martin hired by Yanks ... Again
On this date in 1985, Martin began his 4th tour as manager. As The Boss told George Costanza on "Seinfeld": "As painful as it is, I had to let a few people go over the years. Yogi Berra, Lou Piniella, Bucky Dent, Billy Martin, Dallas Green, Dick Howser, Bill Virdon, Billy Martin, Stump Merrill, Billy Martin..." You get the idea.
Plans unclear for other games
Sources tell ESPN's Jayson Stark that the Orioles, MLB and city officials are still discussing options for Wednesday's scheduled home game vs. the White Sox and this weekend's series vs. Tampa Bay.
Baltimore Orioles @Orioles
An announcement regarding the make-up date will be made as soon as possible.
Baltimore Orioles @Orioles
After consultation with MLB & state & local officials, tonight’s game between the Orioles & the White Sox at Oriole Park has been postponed.
MLB tip sheet for DraftKings
It’s looking like a night to stack Tigers in DFS contests, as their offense is looking like it'll be the best of the day against the Twins. More tips (Insider)
NBA found Olynyk's play 'excessive'
Chris Broussard explains why the NBA suspended Kelly Olynyk one game for the play that injured Kevin Love: "They wouldn't characterize it as dirty but they said careless."
Bumgarner disagrees with DH debate
Madison Bumgarner doesn't want the DH adopted in the NL, despite Adam Wainwright's Achilles injury: "I don't think it was because he was hitting. What if he gets hurt getting out of his truck? You tell him not to drive anymore?"