MLB on Saturday, 5-27-2017

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Major League Baseball action on Saturday afternoon and the Detroit Tigers will rumble with the Chicago White Sox at Guaranteed Rate Field in Chicago, Illinois in game two of a four-game series. Chicago has won five of the last seven meetings between these teams. Pitching Probables: The Tigers will trot out Michael Fulmer and he will be opposed by Derek Holland.... Read More

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The Orioles are in Houston over this weekend and Saturday's matchup is the second of the three game series. The Orioles have had their first bad stretch of the season, losing four games in a row before heading into Houston. Considering the Astros have the best record in baseball, it's probably the worst time to bring a losing streak into a series. They have dropped 2.5 games behind the Yankees aren all of a sudden, the Red Sox are only a half game behind them.... Read More

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The Rays take on the Twins in game two of a three game series on Saturday afternoon in Minnesota. Both teams have been a little better than expected with the Rays hanging around in the ultra competitive AL East, while the Twins are a very pleasant surprise, leading the AL Central by two games over the Cleveland Indians. The Rays have won two in a row, after losing three in a row, and had won four in a row previous to that. A very streaky team.... Read More

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Jerad Eickhoff and the Philadelphia Phillies will take on Bronson Arroyo and the Cincinnati Reds Saturday afternoon in Philadelphia.... Read More

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The New York Yankees will tangle with the Oakland A's in this American League battle. The Yankees have looked great this season. They lead the AL East with a 27-17 record. The Yankees are currently 2.5 games ahead of the second-place Orioles. Meanwhile, the Oakland Athletics are just 21-25. They find themselves in a 10 game hole in the AL West. Both of these clubs will be sending southpaws to the mound. Which team will earn a win in the Bronx on Saturday afternoon?... Read More

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The Seattle Mariners are visiting historic Fenway Park as they take on the Boston Red Sox on Saturday afternoon in this American League matchup. The Mariners haven't had much success this season. They're at the very bottom of the AL West standings with a 21-27 record. Meanwhile, the Red Sox are 25-21. They're currently 3 games behind the division-leading Yankees. Will the Sox make up ground in the AL East with a win over the Mariners on Saturday?... Read More

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Zack Grienke and the Arizona Diamondbacks will clash with Chase Anderson and the Milwaukee Brewers Saturday afternoon from Miller Park.... Read More

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Brandon McCarthy and the L.A. Dodgers will square off with John Lackey and the Chicago Cubs Saturday evening from Dodger Stadium.... Read More

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A pair of National League rivals play the middle game of a weekend series in the Steel City. The New York Mets continue a road series against the Pittsburgh Pirates Saturday night. New York dropped two of three at the Padres at home, falling 4-3 in the rubber game Thursday night. Pittsburgh split a four game road set in Atlanta as they took the final two games of the series, including a 9-4 win Thursday afternoon. The pitching matchup in Friday night’s opener saw Jacob deGrom go for the Mets while Chad Kuhl pitched for the Pirates. First pitch in that contest came at 7:05 pm ET.... Read More

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The Colorado Rockies and St. Louis Cardinals will continue a three-game series when they meet again at Coors Field in Colorado on Saturday night.... Read More

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It’s a matchup of teams from opposite coasts looking to string together some wins in the city by the bay. The Atlanta Braves are on the road as they continue a west coast swing with the second of three against the San Francisco Giants Saturday night. Atlanta ended up with a split of a four game home set with the Pirates after losing 9-4 Thursday afternoon. San Francisco lost three of four to the Cubs as they were defeated 5-1 on the road Thursday afternoon. Jaime Garcia took the mound for the Braves in the series opener: he was opposed by San Francisco’s Matt Cain. First pitch in that contest was scheduled for 10:15 pm ET.... Read More

MLB on Sunday, 5-28-2017

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The Rangers are closing out a three games series in Toronto against the red hot Blue Jays on Sunday afternoon. The Blue Jays took the first game of the series on Friday, 7-6. It was their fourth straight win as they continue to fight back from an absolutely terrible start to the season. They have climbed to within 6.5 games of the division lead and considering where they were that is saying something. ... Read More

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The A's close out a three game series in New York on Sunday afternoon. They won the opener on Friday night, defeating the Yankees 4-1 as they got to the Yankees bullpen late in the game to get the win. The A's were scoreless until the eight inning, when they put up two runs, and they followed that with two runs in the ninth as well. It was a nice victory for the A's, over a Yankees team who has been very good at home this season.... Read More

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Jose Urena and the Miami Marlins will face Matt Shoemaker and the L.A. Angels in the series finale Sunday afternoon from Marlins Park.... Read More

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The Cleveland Indians are hosting the Kansas City Royals in this clash between AL Central Rivals. These two clubs are at the opposite ends of the division standings. The Royals are at the bottom of the division with a 20-27 record, while the Indians are competing with the Minnesota Twins for the division lead. The Tribe is currently in second-place in the AL Central. They're 24-22, which is just two games behind the Twins. Will the Indians pick up an important division win and inch closer to taking the lead in the AL Central?... Read More

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The Red Sox will host the Mariners on Sunday afternoon in this American League showdown. This will be the third and final game of the series. The Seattle Mariners have had a very tough season thus far. The M's are just 21-28, and they're in a huge hole in the AL West. The Mariners are 12 games behind the division-leadings Houston Astros. The Boston Red Sox, on the other hand, are just two games behind the New York Yankees in the AL East. Which club will earn a win on Sunday in Beantown?... Read More

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Jimmy Nelson and the Milwaukee Brewers will take on Patrick Corbin and the Arizona Diamondbacks Sunday afternoon from Miller Park.... Read More