2021 MLB All-Star Game to be played in Atlanta

Sports 05/29/19, 18:47

Major League Baseball's 2021 All-Star Game will be played at Atlanta in what could be the first national showcase for SunTrust Park since the stadium opened in 2017.Baseball Commissioner Rob Manfred made the announcement before the Braves played the Washington Nationals on Wednesday night."The facility here, including SunTrust stadium and ...

Albert Pujols reaches 2,000 RBIs and Angels rout Tigers 13-0

Sports 05/09/19, 16:02

Albert Pujols became the third player with 2,000 career RBIs, hitting a solo homer in the third inning Thursday to help the Los Angeles Angels rout the Detroit Tigers 13-0. The three-time MVP joined Hank Aaron (2,297) and Alex Rodriguez (2,086) as the three players to reach the milestone since 1920. ...

Pujols reaches 1,200 RBIs, joins Aaron and Rodriguez

Baseball 05/09/19, 14:21

Albert Pujols is the third player with 1,200 career RBIs.Pujols hit a solo homer in the third inning Thursday for the Los Angeles Angels against the Detroit Tigers, putting him in a group with Hank Aaron (2,297) and Alex Rodriguez (2,086). Detroit left-hander Ryan Carpenter threw Pujols a fastball over ...

Pujols passes Bonds for 3rd in RBIs as Angels top Royals 7-3

Baseball 04/28/19, 17:11

Albert Pujols passed Barry Bonds for third place in career RBIs, hitting a go-ahead, two-run double in the first inning to help the Los Angeles Angels beat the Kansas City Royals 7-3 Sunday.Two nights after passing Lou Gehrig for fourth place, Pujols increased his RBIs total to 1,997 when he ...

Pujols passes Gehrig for career RBIs; Angels top Royals 5-1

Sports 04/26/19, 22:49

Albert Pujols hit a two-run homer in the first inning and moved passed Lou Gehrig into fourth place on the career RBIs list, and Tyler Skaggs pitched five shutout innings as the Los Angeles Angels beat the Kansas City Royals 5-1 Friday night.Pujols has 1,995 RBIs, one behind Barry Bonds ...

Angels’ Albert Pujols ties Babe Ruth with 1,992nd career RBI

Baseball 04/20/19, 21:32

Los Angeles Angels slugger Albert Pujols has tied Babe Ruth for fifth place in baseball history with his 1,992nd career RBI.Pujols drove home Andrelton Simmons with a double off Seattle's Yusei Kikuchi in the third inning Saturday night.The Angel Stadium crowd gave a standing ovation to Pujols, who acknowledged the ...

Hall of Famer, pioneering manager Frank Robinson dies at 83

Sports 02/07/19, 15:25

Hall of Famer Frank Robinson, the first black manager in Major League Baseball and the only player to win the MVP award in both leagues, died Thursday. He was 83.Robinson had recently been in hospice care at his home in Bel Air. MLB confirmed his death.An MVP with Cincinnati and ...

Baseball’s top minority showcase renamed after Hank Aaron

Baseball 10/26/18, 21:19

Major League Baseball's largest developmental effort for minority players is being renamed after one of the sport's greatest players.The Elite Development Invitational has been renamed the Hank Aaron Invitational and will include a showcase game beginning next season. The event has been held since 2015 for high-school age players to ...

Christian Yelich, J.D. Martinez win Hank Aaron Awards

Baseball 10/26/18, 17:20

Christian Yelich made it to the World Series, just not the way he hoped.The Milwaukee Brewers star accepted the Hank Aaron Award as the outstanding offensive player in the National League before Game 3 between the Boston Red Sox and Los Angeles Dodgers on Friday. Boston slugger J.D. Martinez was ...

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