Cincinnati Reds’ Hunter Greene sets speed volume record in loss to Los Angeles Dodgers

LOS ANGELES — On a chilly Southern California evening, Cincinnati Reds rookie Hunter Greene brought record-breaking heat. After five damning innings, the Los Angeles Dodgers have finally caught up. Trea Turner homered two runs to break a scoreless tie in the sixth and the Dodgers skidded the Reds 5-2 on Saturday night for their fifth … Read more

Atlanta Braves receive World Series rings in 18.71-karat white gold, 755 diamonds and, yes, pearls

ATLANTA — The Atlanta Braves finally have their bling, and yes, pearls are involved. Just before the first pitch of Saturday night’s game against the Cincinnati Reds at Truist Park, members of Atlanta’s front office, coaching staff and roster received their World Series rings celebrating the season’s championship last. A total of 24 current players … Read more

Los Angeles Angels’ Shohei Ohtani strikes out nine, no hits at home plate in loss to Astros

ANAHEIM, Calif. — The second pitch Shohei Ohtani threw on Opening Day was a 98-mph fastball spotted right on the edge of Jose Altuve’s inside corner. At the end of Thursday night’s first inning, the Los Angeles Angels two-way sensation threw seven pitches at higher velocity. Often in 2021, while feeling in command after half … Read more