LEADING OFF: Bellinger on bench? Yanks go for 10 wins in row

LEADING OFF: Bellinger on bench? Yanks go for 10 wins in row

(AP Photo/Jeff Chiu). Los Angeles Dodgers' Cody Bellinger, right, scores next to San Francisco Giants catcher Nick Hundley during the eighth inning of a baseball game in San Francisco, Saturday, April 28, 2018.
Los Angeles Dodgers’ Cody Bellinger, proper, scores subsequent to San Francisco Giants catcher Nick Hundley in the course of the eighth inning of a baseball sport in San Francisco, Saturday, April 28, 2018.
(AP Photo/Mark J. Terrill). New York Yankees' Gary Sanchez, left, celebrates with Giancarlo Stanton after hitting a two-run home run during the fourth inning of a baseball game against the Los Angeles Angels Sunday, April 29, 2018, in Anaheim, Calif.
New York Yankees’ Gary Sanchez, left, celebrates with Giancarlo Stanton after hitting a two-run dwelling run in the course of the fourth inning of a baseball sport towards the Los Angeles Angels Sunday, April 29, 2018, in Anaheim, Calif.
(AP Photo/Andrew Harnik). Washington Nationals' Trea Turner (7) steals second base during the seventh inning of a baseball game against the Arizona Diamondbacks at Nationals Park Sunday, April 29, 2018, in Washington.
Washington Nationals’ Trea Turner (7) steals second base in the course of the seventh inning of a baseball sport towards the Arizona Diamondbacks at Nationals Park Sunday, April 29, 2018, in Washington.

A take a look at what’s occurring throughout the majors as we speak:

BELLINGER BENCHED?

Dodgers supervisor Dave Roberts decides whether or not to start out first baseman Cody Bellinger within the sequence opener at Arizona. The NL Rookie of the 12 months was yanked in the midst of the sport Sunday for what Roberts stated was a scarcity of hustle. Roberts stated he felt Bellinger ought to’ve tried for a triple on a ball he hit into the alley at San Francisco. Bellinger, who hit a Dodgers rookie document 39 dwelling runs, disputed Roberts’ evaluation however wasn’t upset.

“I am at all times hustling,” Bellinger stated. “It simply did not make sense to me, however I get it as nicely. He is attempting to show a degree. I do not assume anybody can inform me the right way to play. I’ve at all times performed onerous.”

ROCKET MEN

The New York Yankees go for his or her 10th straight win after they go to Houston for the primary time since shedding Sport 7 of the AL Championship Collection. Charlie Morton pitches for the Astros – he began that Four-Zero win final October at Minute Maid Park, throwing 5 sharp innings. Sonny Grey begins for the Yankees – he is had bother making it by 5 innings this 12 months.

ACE ARRIETA

Jake Arrieta has executed the whole lot the Phillies hoped since they signed the previous NL Cy Younger Award winner in the midst of spring coaching. In his first season in Philadelphia, Arrieta is Three-Zero with a 1.82 ERA in 4 video games. He begins in Miami towards Dan Straily, set to make his season debut after recovering from an issue in his proper forearm.

TRY AGAIN

Lance Lynn makes one other try to publish his first AL victory. He signed with Minnesota as a free agent throughout spring coaching, and is Zero-2 with a 7.71 ERA in 4 begins for the Twins. Lynn will face the visiting Blue Jays.

SPEEDY

Nationals leadoff man Trea Turner is 12 for 12 on steal makes an attempt this 12 months. He has matched Adam Kennedy (2010) for essentially the most consecutive swipes with out being caught to start out a season because the franchise moved to Washington to start play in 2005. The Nationals open a sequence at dwelling vs. Pittsburgh.

 

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