MLB, NBA and NHL to Buy Largest Owner of Regional Sports TV Networks: Sources

MLB, the NBA and the NHL could orchestrate a takeover of the dominant owner of regional sports TV networks, whose shaky finances are an increasing threat to their teams, The Post has learned. The trio of pro sports leagues are expected to soon begin talks with Diamond Sports, which operates 21 regional Bally Sports networks … Read more

Ross Detwiler of Cincinnati Reds becomes 450th record pitcher to allow a home run to Albert Pujols of St. Louis Cardinals

While Albert Pujols continues to climb the all-time home run list during his farewell season, he also sets major league records. On Monday-evening in Cincinnati, the St. Louis Cardinals-slugger hit his career No. 694 homerun, and it came against a 450th other pitcher, a record big league-record. This time, it was Reds reliever Ross Detwiler … Read more

Albert Pujols’ pinch-hit grand slam backs fellow 40-something Adam Wainwright’s gem for St. Louis Cardinals

ST. LOUIS — Albert Pujols launched a pinch-hit grand slam and drove in five runs, Adam Wainwright threw seven sharp innings and the St. Louis Cardinals defeated the Colorado Rockies 13-0 on Thursday for a three-game sweep. “We are playing now, I think as we expected to play early in the year,” said Pujols. “We … Read more

This year’s MLB trade deadline headlines

The 2022 MLB trading deadline has been put to bed and it has been quite the news frenzy. The movements were numerous and they were striking. Well, some were. Each of the 30 baseball teams wrote their own story in recent days. But as the stories go, some were more captivating than others. Here’s what … Read more

New York Yankees take over Harrison Bader and send Jordan Montgomery to St. Louis Cardinals

NEW YORK — The New York Yankees have sent pitcher Jordan Montgomery to the St. Louis Cardinals in exchange for outfielder Harrison Baderon on Tuesday, the teams announced. New York will also receive a player to be named later or cash compensation as part of the deal, which closed just before the trading deadline. Montgomery … Read more

Sources — St. Louis Cardinals finalize deal for Pittsburgh Pirates’ Jose Quintana

21:43 ET Jeff PassanESPN Close to ESPN MLB InsiderAuthor of “The Arm: Inside the Billion-Dollar Mystery of the Most Valuable Commodity in Sports” Urgently in need of a starting pitcher, the St. Louis Cardinals finalize a deal to acquire left-handed Jose Quintana from the Pittsburgh Pirates, sources familiar with the deal told ESPN Monday night. … Read more

Rosenthal: Chases of Juan Soto, Frankie Montas forces cardinals into awkward position

In Seattle, a city known for its rainy winters, the Luis Castillo takeover required a perfect storm. A stacked farm system, intense motivation, and an ultra-aggressive general manager were all it took for the Mariners to outbid the Dodgers, Yankees, and other clubs for the most highly regarded starting pitcher in this year’s trade. The … Read more

What Jeff Passan Hears As MLB Trade Deadline Approaches – Pitching Edition

07:00 ET Jeff PassanESPN Close to ESPN MLB InsiderAuthor of “The Arm: Inside the Billion-Dollar Mystery of the Most Valuable Commodity in Sports” We started the week before the MLB trading deadline by examining which batters are most likely to move for the August 2 6pm strikes. Now it’s time to look at the pitchers … Read more

Updated: Cardinals’ Goldschmidt, Arenado not going to Toronto because they are not vaccinated | St. Louis Cardinals

CINCINNATI – The fact that his two best players, Paul Goldschmidt and Nolan Arenado, will not be available for him in Toronto on Tuesday and Wednesday does not bother Cardinals manager Oliver Marmol at all. At least that’s what he said Sunday after the announcement was made that his two stars had chosen not to … Read more

St. Louis Cardinals All-Stars Nolan Arenado, Paul Goldschmidt Cannot Play in Toronto Series Due to COVID-19 Vaccination Status

The St. Louis Cardinals will be without All-Star infielders Nolan Arenado and Paul Goldschmidt this week for their two-game series against the Blue Jays in Toronto due to Canada’s COVID-19 vaccination rules, president of baseball operations John Mozeliak told reporters on Sunday. Catcher Austin Romine will also miss the series because he has not been … Read more