- New York, New York 10451
- Line: NYY -165
- Over/Under: 10
Between 2013 and 2018, the number of U.S. kids playing baseball and softball combined increased by nearly 3 million, according to annual surveys by the Sports Fitness & Industry Association.
Chris Bassitt and the host Oakland Athletics will be seeking revenge on San Francisco Giants left-hander Madison Bumgarner when the geographic rivals meet again in a two-game series that begins Saturday night.
Orioles general manager Mike Elias, citing a "period of change" and a need for "reconfiguring," has started his rebuild of the team by dismissing 11 scouts and front office personnel.
Anibal Sanchez pitched one-hit ball into the ninth inning and helped himself with two perfectly placed bunts, leading the Washington Nationals to a 9-3 victory over the Chicago Cubs on Friday.
Adam Eaton smacks a solo home run in the top of the first inning to give the Nationals an early lead over the Cubs.
Nick Castellanos hits a flyball to left field and Juan Soto camps under it ready to make a play, but Victor Robles races over to steal the catch.