Carole Scarsella died on July 19, and her obituary in The Buffalo News starts like any other. But then, things started to look a little different.
The New York Yankees-Philadelphia Phillies games was postponed Tuesday for the second straight day, according to a person familiar with the league’s decision.
NEW YORK (AP) — Aaron Judge homered for the fifth consecutive game Sunday night, becoming the first New York Yankees player in 13 years to accomplish the feat. The big slugger connected off left-handed reliever Matt Hall in the second inning, sending a three-run drive off the facing of the second deck in left field […]
NEW YORK (AP) — Major League Baseball’s Field of Dreams game in Iowa has been postponed until 2021 because of the novel coronavirus. The game at a newly constructed ballpark on the cornfield adjacent to the site of the 1989 movie had been scheduled for Aug. 13 in Dyersville. The Chicago White Sox originally had […]
Two Phillies staffers test positive for COVID-19; activities at team’s ballpark on hold until further notice
Days after their games against the New York Yankees were postponed due to coronavirus concerns, the Philadelphia Phillies announced that two staffers – a coach and a member of the clubhouse staff – have tested positive for COVID-19.
WASHINGTON (AP) — Dr. Anthony Fauci, the country’s top infectious disease expert, will throw out the ceremonial first pitch at the first game of Major League Baseball’s pandemic-delayed regular season. The Washington Nationals announced Monday that Fauci — a self-described fan of the reigning World Series champions — accepted the team’s invitation to have the […]
Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about today: 1. MAYOR OF PORTLAND TEAR GASSED BY FEDS Mayor Ted Wheeler, a Democrat, was tear gassed by U.S. government agents as he stood at a fence guarding a federal courthouse during another night of raging protests. 2. WHAT […]
Major League Baseball announced Tuesday that the Miami Marlins will not play again until at least Monday due to a COVID-19 outbreak among Marlins players and staff. The Philadelphia Phillies – who hosted the Marlins this past weekend – will not play until at least Friday.
MIAMI (AP) — The nightmarish first stop of the season for the Miami Marlins finally ended Sunday. The Marlins left Philadelphia, where they were stranded in isolation for a week after their season-opening series because of a coronavirus outbreak that sidelined half of the team. With the affected players already back in the Miami, the […]
NEW YORK (AP) — Second baseman DJ LeMahieu returned to the field for the New York Yankees on Friday after missing nearly two weeks with COVID-19. Manager Aaron Boone announced on July 4 that LeMahieu and right-hander Luis Cessa tested positive for the coronavirus before traveling to New York and said they were self-isolating at […]