Rays face the Blue Jays leading series 2-1

Toronto Blue Jays (85-67, second in the AL East) vs. Tampa Bay Rays (84-68, third in the AL East) St Petersburg, Florida; Sunday, 1:10 pm EDT PITCHING PROBABLES: Blue Jays: Ross Stripling (8-4, 3.21 ERA, 1.03 WHIP, 105 strikeouts); Rays: Shane McClanahan (12-6, 2.36 ERA, .90 WHIP, 190 strikeouts) FANDUEL SPORTSBOOK LINE: Rays -142, Blue … Read more

Oscar Colas smashes pair of homers for Triple-A Charlotte

Oscar Colas just put the Minors’ highest level on notice. The second-ranked White Sox prospect, who quickly earned a reputation throughout his rookie campaign for displaying brute raw power, hammered a pair of jaw-droppers for his first two long balls at the Triple-A level — as part of a three- hit night that included a … Read more

Viral Marketing for Horror Movie Smile is Freaking Everyone Out

Next week will see Paramount Pictures debut their new horror movie smile, and the studio has deployed one of the creepiest viral marketing campaigns in recent memory to promote it. Starting last night many viewers began to notice that every Major League Baseball game had a person sitting behind home plate who was not moving … Read more

Harry Caray led Wrigley Field in song for the last time 25 years ago Wednesday

CHICAGO – Every few games at Wrigley Field when the Cubs retire their opponent at the top of the seventh inning, the team does a throwback at Wrigley Field. Instead of having a guest sing “Take Me Out to the Ball Game” during the 7th inning stretch, they have a video of one of the … Read more

Marlins and Cubs square off with series tied 1-1

Chicago Cubs (63-85, third in the NL Central) vs. Miami Marlins (61-88, fourth in the NL East) Miami; Wednesday, 6:40 pm EDT PITCHING PROBABLES: Cubs: Marcus Stroman (4-7, 3.76 ERA, 1.17 WHIP, 99 strikeouts); Marlins: Jesus Luzardo (3-7, 3.75 ERA, 1.08 WHIP, 91 strikeouts) LINE: Marlins -120, Cubs +100; over/under is 6 1/2 runs BOTTOM … Read more