Mike Redmond was hired to replace Ozzie Guillen as manager of the Miami Marlins, nine years after he was a catcher on their second World Series championship team.
Derek Jeter overcame a leg injury, thunderstorms and a yearlong homerless streak at Yankee Stadium to complete his quest yesterday for 3,000 hits.
Joe Mauer and Albert Pujols topped fan voting for Major League Baseball’s All-Star Game while rookie pitcher Stephen Strasburg of the Washington Nationals was left off the National League roster.
Wilson Ramos, the 24-year-old Venezuelan catcher for the Washington Nationals, was rescued yesterday in a mountainous area of central Venezuela two days after being kidnapped in front of his family’s home.
Jarrod Saltalamacchia hit a run- scoring double in the fifth inning as the Boston Red Sox won their first game of the season with a 9-6 home-opening victory against the New York Yankees.
Jose Bautista of the Toronto Blue Jays received a record number of fan votes to this year’s Major League Baseball All-Star Game, which will feature six players from the New York Yankees.
Stephen Strasburg ’s biggest challenge in his second major league start came from some loose dirt, not from most of the Cleveland Indians’ hitters.
"I can tell you this, even the guys from the other side when they came up they said,' This kid is unbelievable."
- Ivan Rodriguez on Jun 09, 2010