Pablo Sandoval is a free agent — but not for long.
The Rex Sox on Wednesday released the third baseman after he was designated for assignment by the team five days earlier on Friday. According to MLB.com however, his jobless status won’t last long as the Giants will sign Sandoval before Thursday.
Red Sox manager John Farrell argued interference, but the umpires allowed Ellsbury to stay on first after a lengthy review.
[Farrell] wanted [Holliday, and by extension, Ellsbury] called out for interference running the bases, crew chief Gary Cederstrom told The Associated Press, and we told him, ‘No, we can’t.’
But Farrell claimed he didn’t get clarification from the umpires.
Game Youth Al Woods Jersey I didn’t get an explanation, Farrell said. My view was that it was interference, regardless of whether it was intentional or not. That’s why I protested the game. But there was, after repeated conversation with New York, it was brought back to me that they weren’t going to change the play, and the play stood with no explanation.
The Yankees went on to secure victory on four straight hits and two sacrifice flies against right-hander Doug Fister in the 16th inning. After the marathon, the teams are back at Fenway on Sunday for a day-night doubleheader.
Game Youth Dave Taylor Jersey They’ve been talked about as if they’re still the favorites in the NL Central because they’ve only been a game or two back of the Brewers, but they enter the second half five-and-a-half back. And it’s well past time to admit that Milwaukee is a legitimately good team — the Brewers have 50 wins, which is close to the 52 the NL East-leading Nationals have.