The Detroit Tigers saw themselves at the wrong end of a historic night against the Washington Nationals when veteran right-hander Max Scherzer tied the MLB record of 20 strikeouts in a nine-inning game. The Nationals, led by the 2013 American League Cy Young Award recipient, won the regular season game, 3-2.
Quite interestingly, Scherzer is a former pitcher for the Tigers, who last played for the team two seasons ago before joining the Nationals. He left the Tigers as a free agent in the hope of finding a more lucrative and long-term contract from other teams. He quickly got what he want when the Nationals offered him a $210-million contract for seven years. His time with the Tigers was successful, where won the AL Cy Young Award back in 2013.
Wednesday night's performance was one for the ages, in a game where he joined the likes of Roger Clemens, Kerry Wood, and Randy Johnson as the only players to strike out 20 batters, per report from MLB.com. more >>
Starting a three-game series at home, the Texas Rangers host the Toronto Blue Jays at Global Life Park in Major League Baseball. The matchup is on May 13 at 8:05 p.m. ET.
Both teams are doing relatively well to start the season as they are either at the .500 mark or over ahead of their battles against each other.
The American League clubs have also had similar forms in their last 10 games as the Blue Jays are at 18-18 at the moment in the AL East and they are only behind the Baltimore Orioles and Boston Red Sox in the group. more >>
Both teams hungry for points in the early part of the season, DC United and New York Red Bulls, will clash at the Robert F. Kennedy Memorial Stadium in Major League Soccer. The matchup is on May 13 at 7 p.m. ET.
In the early part of the season, both teams have played 10 games and have 10 points to show for. New York Red Bulls are currently sixth in the Eastern Conference while DC United are seventh -- with New York holding the upper hand thanks to three wins in the league as compared to two from DC.
And if the playoffs began today, then New York would take the last playoff spot and DC would be out of the race. This sets up a very interesting battle between the two teams as they will surely battle for three points. more >>
Things are continuing to heat up in the National Hockey League as the Pittsburgh Penguins and Tampa Bay Lightning prepare for an intense Eastern Conference Final series. Game 1 is on May 13, 2016 and begins at 8 p.m. ET.
To be played at the Consol Energy Center, both teams should be ready and the Penguins are hopeful that they can start off the series with a win in front of their homecrowd.
Between the two teams, they are coming in with less rest as they battled the Washington Capitals in the semifinals and eliminated their rivals in six games. more >>
The basketball world is talking about Steph Curry and no one else. It is for good reason, though, as the Golden State Warriors sharpshooter is breaking records and making it look like the NBA is his playground. His place in history books is guaranteed, but if he's able to keep this momentum going several years more, he might become the greatest player ever. So far though, he should be more than satisfied with the distinction of owning the best regular season ever for a player.
Well, it looks like there's not enough of Curry without going over his best and most memorable plays all throughout his career. And because you're lazy enough to browse the thousands of videos on YouTube featuring the two-time MVP, we've done that for you.
Here's a look at the best so far: more >>
Playing in their final matchup for the current series, the Los Angeles Dodgers play the New York Mets at the Dodger Stadium in Major League Baseball. The matchup is on May 12, 2016 at 10:10 p.m. ET, Yahoo reports.
This is the fourth battle in their miniseries and at the moment, the Mets are in control 2-1. Despite playing away from home, the Mets have proved to be a little bit better than their Los Angeles counterpart and are seemingly ready to continue their rise in the league.
As for the Dodgers, they are going through a phase of just being at par this season and they will surely want to turn things around by getting a big win over a strong Mets squad. more >>