MLB on Saturday, 5-20-2017

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Saturday afternoon MLB action within the National League East and the Washington Nationals will rumble with the Atlanta Braves at SunTrust Park in Atlanta, Georgia in game two of their three-game series. The Over is 14-3 the last 17 games in this series. Pitching Probables: The Nationals will send out Max Scherzer and he will be opposed by Bartolo Colon.... Read More

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American League East MLB action on Saturday afternoon and the New York Yankees will rumble with the Tampa Bay Rays at Tropicana Field in Tampa, Florida in game two of their three-game series. The Yankees have won four of the last five games in this series. Pitching Probables: The Yankees will trot out Masahiro Tanaka in this game and the Rays will counter with Matt Andriese.... Read More

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The American League East meets the American League West this afternoon as the Cleveland Indians will rumble with the Houston Astros in game two of their three-game series from Minute Maid Park in Houston, Texas. The Indians have won four of the last five games in this series. Pitching Probables: The Tribe will send out Mike Clevinger and the Astros will counter with Mike Fiers.... Read More

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The Minnesota Twins and Kansas City Royals will continue a three-game series when they meet again at Target Field in Minnesota on Saturday afternoon.... Read More

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Jake Arrieta and the Chicago Cubs will collide with Chase Anderson and the Milwaukee Brewers in NL Central action Saturday afternoon from Wrigley Field.... Read More

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Ivan Nova and the Pittsburgh Pirates will host Vincent Velasquez and the Philadelphia Phillies Saturday afternoon from PNC Park.... Read More

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I have a feeling the Oakland A’s will be eager to see Boston pitcher Drew Pomeranz on Saturday. Why? Pomeranz is solid enough, but the A’s had to deal with superstar Sox lefty Chris Sale on Friday night. Pomeranz is no Chris Sale. Oakland starts its own southpaw here.... Read More

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The Baltimore Orioles are hosting the Toronto Blue Jays on Saturday in this showdown between AL East rivals. The Orioles are currently battling it out with the New York Yankees for the division's top spot. The O's have a 23-16 record. They're just 1.5 games behind the Yankees in the AL East standings. Meanwhile, the Blue Jays are all the way down at the bottom of the standings with an 18-24 record. Which one of these division rivals will come out on top in this battle of the birds?... Read More

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Tim Adleman and the Cincinnati Reds will host Antonio Senzatela and the Colorado Rockies Saturday afternoon from the Great American Ball Park.... Read More

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The Giants play the second of a three game series on Saturday night in St. Louis against the Cardinals. The Giants have encountered the season from hell so far this year, but they are coming off a 5-2 homestand where they did win five in a row at one point. That winning streak came to a crashing halt at the hands of Clayton Kershaw on Wednesday, losing 6-1. The game featured a benches clearing brawl, showing the Giants still have some fight in them.... Read More

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A pair of American League foes continue their series in the Motor City. The Texas Rangers look to keep their scorching stretch going as they play the second of three against the Detroit Tigers Saturday night. Texas won their ninth in a row by downing Philadelphia 8-4 at home Thursday to sweep that series. Detroit won their second straight by downing Baltimore 6-5 at home in the rubber game of their series Thursday. The pitching matchup for Friday’s series opener saw Nick Martinez pitch for Texas against Detroit’s Daniel Norris. First pitch was set for 7:10 pm ET.... Read More

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It’s the middle game of an interleague series between teams from opposite coasts in the Big Apple. The Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim continue a three game series with the sliding New York Mets Saturday night. Anaheim has won four straight after sweeping the White Sox with a 12-8 home win in the finale Wednesday night. New York lost their seventh straight as they were swept in the desert with a 5-4, 11 inning loss Wednesday to Arizona. The pitching matchup for Friday’s series opener saw Ricky Nolasco pitch for the Angels against the Mets’ Jacob deGrom. First pitch was set for 7:10 pm ET.... Read More

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The Diamondbacks play the middle game of a three game series in San Diego on Saturday night. The now second place Diamondbacks have a nine game lead over the Padres, who sit at last place in the NL West. Arizona is coming off a three game sweep of the New York Mets and as the Dodgers lost two of three to the rival Giants, the Diamondbacks were able to pass Los Angeles for second place in the division.... Read More

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Late night MLB action on Saturday evening and the Miami Marlins will square off with the Los Angeles Dodgers at Dodger Stadium in Los Angeles, California in game three of their four-game series. The Marlins have won five of their last six meetings here in Los Angeles. Pitching Probables: Dan Straily will get the nod for the Marlins and he will be opposed by Julio Urias.... Read More

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It’s the third game of a weekend series between a pair of teams up in the Pacific Northwest. The Chicago White Sox try to stop the bleeding as they face the Seattle Mariners Saturday night. Seattle won the opening game of the set, taking a 5-4 win Thursday night. The pitching matchup for Friday’s second game of the series saw Jose Quintana take the mound for the White Sox while Seattle sent Ariel Miranda to the hill. First pitch in that contest was set for 10:10 pm ET.... Read More

NBA on Saturday, 5-20-2017

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It’s a critical Game 3 of the Western Conference Finals as the series shifts to the Lone Star State. The top-seeded Golden State Warriors are on the road as they face the second-seeded San Antonio Spurs Saturday night. Golden State took the first two games of the series at home, winning 113-111 in Game 1 and following that up with a 136-100 blowout win in Game 2. San Antonio holds a 106-57 advantage between the teams in the regular season, including two of three this season. The teams have split two previous playoff series with the Warriors holding a narrow 7-5 advantage in playoff victories between the teams.... Read More

NHL on Saturday, 5-20-2017

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It’s a pivotal Game 5 of the Western Conference Finals out on the west coast. The Nashville Predators, who were the first wild card team, making them the seventh seed in the West, travel to face the Pacific Division winners, the Anaheim Ducks, Saturday night. The teams split the first four games of the series, each winning once at home and once on the road. Anaheim squared the series with a 3-2 overtime win on the road Thursday night. Three of the first four games have been decided by one goal with two of them going to overtime.... Read More