Kyrie Irving no longer wants to play alongside LeBron James in Cleveland, according to ESPN. The news came as a major surprise Friday evening, and left the NBA world shook. But now that we know he doesn’t want to play for the Cavs, we’re left to wonder where he will go.
The Diamondbacks’ newly-acquired outfielder J.D. Martinez continued to sizzle in the desert by launching two home runs with four RBIs in a 10-3 win against the Braves. The former Tigers slugger now has three home runs in his last three games.
Almost every Royals hitter enjoyed a special night in a 16-2 win against the Tigers, but first baseman Eric Hosmer really punished Detroit pitching. Hosmer went 5 for 6 with five runs scored, a home run (16), six RBIs (54) to raise his average to .319 for the season. Hosmer’s home run was a grand slam, his first in 78 career plate appearances with the bases loaded.
Amid loud trade rumblings, Rangers ace Yu Darvish was torched for 10 earned runs in a 22-10 loss against the Marlins. Darvish gave up nine hits while striking out five batters to fall to 6-9 with a 4.01 ERA this season.
Reds starting pitcher Homer Bailey allowed seven runs (five earned) off of 10 hits in a 9-5 loss against the Yankees. Bailey fell to 2-5 with an ugly 8.37 ERA on the season after the rough outing.
Rays (53-49) at Yankees (53-46) 7:05 p.m. ET — Strikeout extraordinaire Chris Archer (7-6, 3.77 ERA) will take the mound for Tampa Bay to face off against CC Sabathia (9-3, 3.44 ERA), who Cheap NFL Jerseys China is quietly having a solid season. The AL East is wide open, but this four-game Cheap Nike Eagles Jerseys series could separate the contenders from the pretenders.