Yanks toss it away in 9th, fall to Hays, Orioles 3-2 in 10th
Yankees reliever Clay Holmes threw a wild pitch with two outs in the ninth inning that let the tying run score, then Austin Hays chopped an RBI single in the 10th that lifted the Baltimore Orioles to a 3-2 win and dropped New York back in the AL wild-card race.
Major league teams try to ramp up the competition in camp
So teams are trying as best they can to ramp up the competitiveness of summer camps conducted in isolation. Several teams announced upcoming exhibition games, including Houston at Kansas City, Kansas City at St. Louis, and Cleveland against Pittsburgh. Catcher Omar Narvaez and outfielder Avisail Garcia will draft teams for matchups designed to approximate the intensity of regular-season games. St. Louis Cardinals reliever Jordan Hicks opted out of playing this season, citing underlying health concerns. POSTPONEDThe St. Louis Cardinals' Hall of Fame induction ceremony has been postponed because of the virus.
Local MLB update: Stewart on injured list with concussion; Clevinger stays hot
Player Local tie MLB teamSS Javier Baez, Arlington CD, Cubs, Excellent week at the plate (10 for 24) and raised his average to .293. It hit Stewart in the head and sent him to the injured list with a concussion. pic.twitter.com/1DxiyqkE6z Jace Evans (@JaceTEvans) August 7, 2019P Adam Wainwright, Glynn Academy, Ga., Is 7-8 with 4.50 ERA, 110 Ks in 114 IP. P Walker Lockett, Providence, Mets, Is 3-2 in the minors this season with 37 Ks in 54 IP, 4.00 ERA. OF Myles Straw, SJRSC, Astros, Hitting .300 with 23 RBI, HR at Triple-A Round Rock.