MLB on Saturday, 6-24-2017

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It’s a continuation of a series between a pair of National League opponents in the desert. The Philadelphia Phillies play the second game of a four game wraparound set with the Arizona Diamondbacks Saturday night. Philadelphia salvaged the finale of a three game home series with the Cardinals, winning 5-1 Thursday. Arizona took two of three on the road against Colorado, winning the rubber game of the set 10-3 Thursday. The pitching matchup in Friday’s series opener saw Mark Leiter Jr. pitch for the Phillies against the Diamondbacks’ Patrick Corbin. ... Read More

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It’s an interleague set kicking off down in Southern California for the weekend. The Detroit Tigers continue their west coast road swing as they play the first of three against the San Diego Padres Friday night. Detroit was swept in a four game series on the road against the Mariners in the Pacific Northwest after a 9-6 loss Thursday night. San Diego salvaged the finale of a three game series in the Windy City as they edged the Cubs 3-2 Wednesday afternoon. The pitching matchup for Friday’s series opener saw Michael Fulmer pitch for Detroit against San Diego’s Luis Perdomo. First pitch was scheduled for 10:10 pm ET.... Read More

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It’s the continuation of a showdown between two of the three teams battling for the top spot in the NL West. The Colorado Rockies play the middle game of a three game set with the Los Angeles Dodgers Saturday night. Colorado dropped two of three at home to the Diamondbacks after losing the rubber game 10-3 Thursday afternoon at home. Los Angeles won their seventh straight game as they swept the Mets in a four game set by taking the finale 6-3 Thursday. The pitching matchup for Friday’s series opener saw rookie Kyle Freeland pitch for the Rockies against Los Angeles’s Alex Wood. First pitch is set for 10:10 pm ET.... Read More

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The Seattle Mariners are getting close to fully healthy and are making a move. It’s surely too late already to catch Houston in the AL West, but don’t count the Mariners out of a wild-card spot if they can stay healthy. Seattle hosts the Astros in Game 2 of a series Saturday night.... Read More

MLB on Sunday, 6-25-2017

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It’s the conclusion of a set between a pair of National League foes in the Sunshine State. The Chicago Cubs play the final game of a four game series on the road against the Miami Marlins Sunday afternoon. Chicago won the opening game of the series, taking an 11-1 victory Thursday night. Miami evened the series with a 2-0 victory on Friday night. The pitching matchup for Saturday’s third game of the series saw Jon Lester pitch for the Cubs against Miami’s Justin Nicolino. First pitch in the contest was set for 4:10 pm ET.... Read More

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The Twins and Indians finish off a three game series on Sunday in Cleveland. These are the two teams with the best records in the AL Central, so this is a big mid season series, especially for the Twins. The Indians were looking like they might be turning it on, and Minnesota can't let them get too far ahead, and they helped stop that in the opening game on Friday. They shut out the Indians 5-0 to climb back within 1.5 games of the division lead.... Read More

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The Orioles close out a three game series against the red hot Tampa Bay Rays on Sunday. The Orioles, who led the AL East for the first month of the season, have fallen way back in the standings and are currently tied for last with the Toronto Blue Jays. Meanwhile, the Rays are the hottest team in the division and have won five of six games and are only 2.5 games behind the Yankees and the Red Sox.... Read More

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Major League Baseball action on Sunday afternoon and the Cincinnati Reds will brawl with the Washington Nationals at Nationals Park in Washington D.C. in the final game of their three-game series. The Nats won game one by a score of 6-5 in 10 innings and are now 5-1 their last six games in the series. Pitching Probables: The Reds will be sending out Scott Feldman in this one and the Nationals will counter with Tanner Roark.... Read More

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Julio Teheran and the Atlanta Braves will host Zach Davies and the Milwaukee Brewers in the series finale Sunday afternoon from SunTrust Park.... Read More

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The American League West battles the American League east this afternoon as the Los Angeles Angels take on the Boston Red Sox in game three of their three-game series from Fenway Park in Boston, Massachusetts. The Red Sox took game one by a score of 9-4. Pitching Probables: Parker Bridwell gets the nod for the Halos in this one and he will be opposed by Doug Fister.... Read More

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A pair of last place teams close out their series in the Windy City. The Oakland A’s finish up a three game set with the Chicago White Sox on the South Side Sunday afternoon. Oakland won the opening game of the series Friday night by a 3-0 score. The pitching matchup for Saturday’s middle game of the series saw rookie Daniel Gossett pitch for the A’s against James Shields for the White Sox. First pitch in that contest was set for 2:10 pm ET.... Read More

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Mike Leake and the St. Louis Cardinals will clash with Chad Kuhl and the Pittsburgh Pirates in NL Central action Sunday afternoon from Busch Stadium.... Read More

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It’s the conclusion of a three game series between American League teams chasing a wild card slot. The Toronto Blue Jays finish up a road trip as they play the last of three against the Kansas City Royals Sunday afternoon. Kansas City won the first two games of the series, taking a 5-4 win Friday night and following that up with a 3-2 victory Saturday afternoon. Will the Royals go for the sweep or can Toronto stop their recent slide and turn things around in the finale?... Read More

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Matt Moore and the San Francisco Giants will meet with Rafael Montero and the New York Mets in the series finale Sunday afternoon from AT&T Park.... Read More

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Randall Delgado and the Arizona Diamondbacks will battle Jeremy Hellickson and the Philadelphia Phillies Sunday afternoon from Chase Field.... Read More

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Brandon McCarthy and the L.A. Dodgers will clash with Tyler Anderson and the Colorado Rockies in NL West action Sunday afternoon from Dodger Stadium.... Read More

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The Seattle Mariners are hosting the Houston Astros on Sunday afternoon in this AL West showdown. The Astros have had a phenomenal season, and they're looking like World Series favorites. They're on top of the AL West standings with a 50-24 record. The Mariners are the division's second-place team. The M's are 39-37, which puts them 11.5 games behind the Astros. Will the Mariners make up ground in the AL West with a win over the Astros on Sunday?... Read More

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The San Diego Padres and Detroit Tigers will conclude a three-game series when they meet again at Petco Park in San Diego on Sunday afternoon.... Read More