All-Star Ballot update June 21 2022

All-Star Ballot update June 21 2022

Below are the complete standings for Phase 1 of fan voting for the 2022 MLB All-Star Game presented by Mastercard as of the first ballot update. CATCHERS1. Willson Contreras, Cubs – 801,6302. Travis d’Arnaud, Braves – 471,9213. Yadier Molina, Cardinals – 454,6854. Tyler Stephenson, Reds – 370,4535. Will Smith, Dodgers – 323,8946. James McCann, Mets … Read more

Lawsuit reveals the awful nature of Hockey Canada culture

Lawsuit reveals the awful nature of Hockey Canada culture

Hockey Canada CEO Tom RenneyImage: Getty Images Sporting higher-ups being brought in front of a government hearing isn’t restricted to these borders, as yesterday the CEO, president, and chief of the board of governors of Hockey Canada were questioned by Canadian MPs over a settled lawsuit by a woman claiming she was gang-raped by eight … Read more

Oneil Cruz Pirates callup

Oneil Cruz Pirates callup

PITTSBURGH — He’s here. “Now’s the time that we think [Cruz] can help us,” Shelton said. “We’ve talked about a lot of things developmentally. There’s still things we’re going to continue to work on, but we think now’s the time that he’s going to help us.” There has been speculation that Cruz would be called … Read more

Riley Greene reaches base 4 times in debut win over Rangers

Riley Greene reaches base 4 times in debut win over Rangers

DETROIT — Ever since the Tigers drafted Riley Greene fifth overall in 2019, his baseball skills have been under a microscope. But beyond the sweet swing, quick strides and instinctive play, there’s this: He hates to lose. “He’s a competitor,” said Braves prospect Vaughn Grissom, Greene’s best friend and high school teammate in Oviedo, Fla., … Read more

Switch-pitcher Jurrangelo Cijntje impresses at Draft Combine

Switch-pitcher Jurrangelo Cijntje impresses at Draft Combine

SAN DIEGO — Jurrangelo Cijntje is one of the most intriguing prospects at the second annual Draft Combine. He was also the most impressive player on the field at Petco Park in a game featuring high schoolers Wednesday. A switch-pitcher from Champagnat Catholic School (Hialeah, Fla.), Cijntje naturally throws left-handed, but he has better stuff … Read more