Five Things You Missed
On-field excellence from both pitchers and hitters, as well a questionable off-field move, highlight this week’s recap.
This past week saw the reigning Cy Young winner regaining his form, baseball’s most feared slugger hitting one out of the stadium, and the first of its kind triple play.
This past week was all about the home run—whether it came from the guy who’s trotted around the bases more than any active player or someone doing it for the first time.
The first month of the season is in the books. Games are shorter, which isn’t a surprise given baseball’s new policies, but the Mets’ and Astros’ hot starts are. And the month couldn’t end without Mike Trout making a game-saving catch.
After six straight losing seasons, this was the year many expected the Mets to contend for a playoff spot.
It’s been a fun week in baseball. Bartolo Colon recorded his first RBI in 10 years and lost his helmet in the process.
It may not feel like spring across the country, but baseball is back. Below are five records, memorable performances, and news items from the first week of the season.
The Blue Devils and Badgers play for the title tonight at 9:18 p.m. ET on CBS.
The record-setting start to the Tournament—as far as one-point games—gave way to exciting, compelling matchups this past weekend.
Nothing beats the opening weekend of the NCAA Tournament and this year was especially incredible. From improbable upsets to last-second heroics—and sometimes both in the same game—the 2015 Tourney got off to a roaring start.