• Phillies pitcher Jose Alvarez carted off after line drive to ‘private parts’

    Phillies pitcher Jose Alvarez carted off after line drive to ‘private parts’

    The Phillies added injury to insult Thursday with a 105.3 mph shot to the groin. In the midst of getting swept in a doubleheader by the Blue Jays, Jose Alvarez took the hard line drive off the bat of Lourdes Gurriel Jr. below the belt. He was able to finish the play, picking up the …
  • Toronto Blue Jays not allowed to play games in Canada

    Toronto Blue Jays not allowed to play games in Canada

    TORONTO — The Blue Jays have been denied approval by the Canadian government to play in Toronto amid the coronavirus pandemic. An official familiar with the matter told The Associated Press Saturday the federal government has denied the request. The official spoke on condition of anonymity because they were not authorized to speak ahead of …
  • MLB closes all 30 spring training camps for coronavirus cleaning

    MLB closes all 30 spring training camps for coronavirus cleaning

    MLB ordered all 30 spring training camps closed for a deep cleaning and disinfecting and that all personnel who want to continue unofficial workouts when the sites reopen will have to undergo a COVID-19 screening. The league was reacting to both the rising number of cases in Arizona and Florida — the states that house …
  • MLB may shut down all spring training sites for coronavirus cleaning

    MLB may shut down all spring training sites for coronavirus cleaning

    With three spring training sites closing Friday due to coronavirus-related issues, MLB was strongly considering shutting all 30 facilities again to cleanse them and then establish a testing protocol when players return, The Post has learned. The Phillies and Blue Jays in Western Florida and the Giants in Arizona closed their camps in response to …
  • Chris Carpenter wishes he could have helped Roy Halladay

    Chris Carpenter wishes he could have helped Roy Halladay

    With ESPN’s latest documentary series “Imperfect: The Roy Halladay Story” set to air Friday, one of Halladay’s longtime teammates and friends, Chris Carpenter, revealed just how complicated his friendship with Halladay really was. Speaking on ESPN’s “Outside the Lines” Thursday, Carpenter expressed regret about how he and Halladay, who died in a plane accident that …
  • Damaso Garcia, former MLB All-Star, dead at 63

    Damaso Garcia, former MLB All-Star, dead at 63

    Damaso Garcia, a two-time All-Star and former Yankees second baseman, died Wednesday at 63, in his native Dominican Republic. Garcia, who was signed by the Yankees in 1975 as an amateur free agent and began his 11-year major league career began in The Bronx in 1978, played in just 29 games with the Yankees before …