Notebook: Tulane baseball white hot at the plate entering game vs. Texas Southern
The Tulane baseball team is hotter at the plate than it has been all year. The Green Wave raised its batting average by from .257 to .267 in four games last week, hitting .354 while beating LSU and taking two of three from East Tennessee State at Turchin ...
HomeTeam Hot Shot winners: Brooke Blankenship and Luca Tresh
The freshman slid safely home, reaching her hand near the corner of the plate before the catcher could lunge forward and apply the tag. It turned out to be the winning run in AATL's 3-2 victory. "It was a big win, one we wanted real bad," Blankenship said.
The Phillies are red hot and here are five reasons to believe they can stay in contention all year
The plate discipline is really what sets Hoskins apart from so many other young mashers. Here's where Hoskins ranks among the 331 hitters with at least 250 plate appearances since the start of last season: Hoskins has combined elite plate discipline with ...
Engelb Vielma Tracker: Engelb Vielma Back To Triple-A, Plus Hot Fresh Anagrams
In his nine days with the big-league club, Vielma made one start and enjoyed three plate appearances. Two of those were strikeouts. The Orioles have brought up reliever Tanner Scott to replace him on the major-league roster. But let us not dwell on how ...
Zimmerman, Taylor finally heating up at the plate (Nats lose 4-3)
LOS ANGELES - It took about three weeks, but Ryan Zimmerman and Michael A. Taylor have finally gotten hot at the plate. And at the same time, no less, much to the Nationals’ happiness. Zimmerman and Taylor each delivered big extra-base hits early tonight ...
Arizona Diamondbacks relying on David Peralta's energy and positive mindset during red-hot start
He's quick, but he isn’t overwhelmingly fast. He’s patient at the plate, but he doesn’t draw an inordinate number of walks. But just like the energy and zest for life he brings to the clubhouse and the ballpark every day, he has a knack for making ...
The philosophy behind Gerrit Cole's hot start for Astros: 'It's OK to miss'
In that, Cole said, he’s learned that he doesn’t have to sweat it when he aims a fastball low and away but it catches too much of the plate instead. “That’s been huge for me. You don’t have to dot up as much, so it’s freed me up to just attack ...
Who's on 3rd? Yankees' Miguel Andujar red hot, but Gleyber Torres era upon us
During his sixth inning plate appearance, Andujar got behind in the count 1-2 facing Blue Jays righty Marcus Stroman. From there, he fouled off a pitch to stay alive, he took a slider in the dirt that evened the count and then he got a mistake pitch
Wells' hot streak continues; 'Noles pound Boston College, 13-7
Steven Wells continued to swing a hot bat, hitting 4-for-5 Saturday and 13-for-14 over ... Over the past four games, Wells has reached base in all 20 plate appearances – 13 hits, five walks and twice reached on an error (one a sacrifice bunt).
Cubs' Javier Baez: Stays hot Friday
The young infielder could continue to post great numbers all weekend in the thin air, as he's scorching hot at the plate. Over his past four games, Baez is 10-for-20 with two home runs and 10 RBI. Lock him into your lineup and enjoy the ride.