MLB 2022: Rodolfo Castro’s phone drops, video, Pittsburgh Pirates, baseball news

Just when you think you’ve seen it all in the sports landscape, another moment presents itself. On Wednesday, that final moment came courtesy of American Pittsburgh Pirates baseball star Rodolfo Castro. Watch the 2022 MLB season with ESPN on Kayo. Live coverage every week plus news, analysis and more. New to Kayo? Start your free … Read more

Reyes delivers clutch blow on Cubs debut, but Nationals triumph

Prior to his first game with the Cubs, Franmil Reyes told a story that seemed a bit ridiculous at the time, regarding what he had heard about playing at Wrigley Field. “I hear that from (Christopher) Morel, ‘Even if we lose 50-0, (the fans) are going to stay until the last out,’” Reyes said. “It’s … Read more

Seeking power, Cubs demand Cleveland waivers from Reyes

The Cubs claimed outfielder Franmil Reyes off waivers from Cleveland on Monday. He is expected to join the team on Tuesday. Reyes, 27, hit 37 home runs in 2019, when he split the season between San Diego and Cleveland. Last year he had 30 homers and 85 RBIs. This summer was a different story. He … Read more

Chicago ties franchise record with 24 regular season wins

CHICAGO — Kahleah Copper scored 19 points, Allie Quigley added 18 points, and the Chicago Sky beat the shorthanded Washington Mystics 93-83 on Friday night. Chicago (24-8) tied a franchise record for most regular season wins, the last achieved by the team in 2013. The Sky have a two-game lead over second-placed Las Vegas with … Read more

Ross remains open to Hendricks, Heyward returns this season

With nothing at stake for the Cubs the rest of the way, there doesn’t seem to be much need for pitcher Kyle Hendricks or outfielder Jason Heyward to return from injury. But manager David Ross didn’t want to rule him out. “Hopefully (they’re not done for the season), to be honest with you,” Ross said … Read more

Thornton scores career-high 21, Wings beat Dream 81-68

COLLEGE PARK, Ga. — Kayla Thornton scored a career-high 21 points on 9-of-11 shooting, Teaira McCowan added 14 points and 14 rebounds, and the Dallas Wings beat Atlanta 81-68 on Saturday night. Arike Ogunbowale added 21 points, eight assists and five steals for the Wings. Dallas (13-16) moved into a tie with the Phoenix Mercury … Read more

Ash Barty shuts down speculation over return of golf, tennis and cricket, confirms ‘I don’t want to play professional sports anymore’

Ash Barty is one of Australia’s biggest sporting superstars, but the champion has left no doubt about his professional future. Ash Barty appears to have dashed her hopes of returning to professional sports once and for all after confirming once again that she is done with this chapter of her life. The announcement of Barty’s … Read more

Cueto and White Sox end up skidding with Tigers 8-0 rout

Johnny Cueto allowed 5 hits in eight innings, Gavin Sheets hit a 3-run homer and the Chicago White Sox beat Detroit 8-0 on Saturday at Guranted Rate Field to end the Tigers’ six-game winning streak. Cueto (3-4) and José Ruiz combined for six hits in the 11th shutout against the Tigers this season. Cueto struck … Read more

Allie Quigley wins WNBA 3-Point Contest a record fourth time

CHICAGO — Allie Quigley won the WNBA 3-Point Contest for a record fourth time on Saturday, posting a perfect finish. Going last in the final round, Quigley easily fended off Washington Mystics guard Ariel Atkins and Atlanta Dream guard Rhyne Howard. After Atkins put up 21 points and Howard 14, Quigley rolled to 30 points. … Read more

The Cubs’ Suzuki could be ready to start a rehab mission

After being sidelined for more than a month with a sprained left index finger, Cubs outfielder Seiya Suzuki could begin rehab as early as Wednesday, manager David Ross said. Suzuki practiced batting live at Wrigley Field ahead of Tuesday’s game against Cincinnati. He spent the past week in rehab in Arizona while the Cubs went … Read more