MLB reporter Kelsey Wingert is recovering after being hit in the head by a 95 MPH line drive.
JOHNSTON CITY — Hamilton County blew a three-run lead in the seventh inning, but came back with the help of two errors on the game-winning play to beat Vienna, 6-5, in the semifinals of the Johnston City Class 2A baseball regionals Thursday evening.
DU QUOIN — Aiden Bradley’s two-run double in the first inning was enough with David Lee on the mound Thursday to push the Du Quoin baseball team to a 2-1 win over Benton and into the championship game of the Class 2A Du Quoin Regional.
Nolan Gorman and Matthew Liberatore, the Cardinals’ top prospects and friends since their boyhoods in Arizona, will join the club in Pittsburgh for their major-league debuts.
NEW YORK — Hours after the Mets learned Max Scherzer will join fellow ace Jacob deGrom on the injured list, Pete Alonso kept New York rolling with a two-run homer in the 10th inning for a 7-6 win over the St. Louis Cardinals on Thursday.
Matt Harvey has been suspended for 60 games by the MLB for distributing oxycodone.
CARBONDALE – SIU’s baseball team is two Missouri Valley Conference wins from quenching a 32-year thirst.
There are 50 shades of Tony LaRussa, and we saw a few this week.
Molina was a giant against the Giants on Saturday
CARBONDALE – It was all Southern Illinois all game long Saturday as the Salukis dominated Indiana State, ending the game in seven innings with a Grey Epps three-run walk-off homer to make it a 14-3 victory for the day and secure the series win.
CARBONDALE – Southern Illinois’ baseball team got off to a hot start Friday against Indiana State ace Matt Jachec, scoring a run in the first and two in the second. But the bats went cold in the middle innings and the Salukis had to scratch and claw to manufacture two more runs in the sevent…
There’s something to be said for the personal touch and affordability of the minor league game.
Little did Joe Maddon know how prophetic he would sound when the Angels manager was asked before Tuesday night’s game.
'Right now, DeJong playing short is my call to win because of what he’s doing' defensively, says Marmol, as batting average, advanced metrics raise questions.
We’re with Yogi Berra on this one: A bad month doesn’t mean much until it means more.
Cards have had many stars return to flock for swan song; Pujols enjoys helping young players here.
Since its founding in 2016, the Savannah Bananas have been busting up baseball's unwritten rules, drawing in sold-out crowds and nearly 2.5 million TikTok followers.
CHICAGO — The Friday series opener between the Los Angeles Dodgers and Chicago Cubs at Wrigley Field has been postponed by rain.
HOUSTON (AP) — Just call him Mr. 2,000.
NEW YORK (AP) — Pete Alonso had two RBI singles as the Mets pounced early against Charlie Morton, and New York's bullpen closed out a five-hitter to beat the Atlanta Braves 5-4 Tuesday in the opener of a doubleheader.
Elite offense? Proclaiming is one thing. Proving, another.
It’s hard not to be charmed by the cast of characters, particularly manager Chuck Tanner, outfielder Carlos May, pitcher Wilbur Wood, reliever Goose Gossage and, of course, Dick Allen.
The list of great baseball books grows more each year than even the most voracious reader can keep up with.
The Southern Illinois University softball team swept its Missouri Valley Conference doubleheader from the Evansville Purple Aces on Sunday, May 1. The Salukis took game one of the day, 6-0 behind a five-hitter from Madi Eberle and completed the sweep of the Aces with a 5-0 win in the nightcap.
CARBONDALE – Where do you start?