DETROIT — For a pitcher like Rick Porcello, a new rule change that will no longer allow pitchers to fake a pickoff to third base and throw to first isn’t a big deal. For Max Scherzer, it’s huge. Under a rule change imposed by Major League Baseball, the fake-to-third, throw-to-first ploy will now be ruled a balk. The change was [...]
EUP Travelers didn’t provide Dakota Zuhlke with much support, but he didn’t need much. Zuhlke pitched 8...
EUP Travelers and Black Sox lit up the scoreboard on Tuesday as they combined for 24 runs. In the end, EUP Travelers...
SEATTLE (AP) — The New York Yankees have acquired star outfielder Ichiro Suzuki from the Seattle Mariners in a trade...
By SCOTT CHURCH EUP News Sports Editor SAULT STE. MARIE – The Eastern Upper Peninsula Post 3 Travelers swept a doubleheader from the Newberry post on Wednesday, posting wins of 6-2and 13-3. The wins make it three in a row for the Travelers. In the opener, Tyler Kirkland had a pair of hits to spark the Travelers. He led off [...]Read more ›
RUDYARD – Any player is capable of having a great game, but the special players have those games when the stage is bigger than normal. Rudyard junior Jake Harrison put himself in the latter category on Friday afternoon when he tossed a no-hitter in Rudyard’s 10-0 district championship game over the Pellston Hornets in a Division 4 matchup. The win [...]Read more ›
BY Scott Church EUP News High School Sports Editor RUDYARD – The Rudyard Bulldogs got strong performances on the mound and at the plate from MVP Jake Harrison in their 6-3 win over the Hillman Tigers in the title game of the four-team Rudyard Invitational on Saturday. Harrison was 2-of-3 at the plate and knocked in three runs in the [...]Read more ›
By Scott Church EUP News High School Sports Editor SAULT STE. MARIE – The Sault Blue Devils were very offensive-minded on Tuesday, putting up runs in bunches, winning both ends of a Straits Area Conference doubleheader against the Rogers City Hurons at James Field in the home opener. The Sault won the opener 16-1, and took the second contest 7-1. [...]Read more ›
GAYLORD – The Sault High Blue Devil baseball team got the bats going on Thursday afternoon, pounding out 16 runs on 13 hits in a 16-10 win over Gaylord in the opener of a non-conference doubleheader. The Devils also won the second game by a count of 6-3. The first game was tied 7-7 heading into the fifth inning after [...]Read more ›
By SCOTT CHURCH (firstname.lastname@example.org) EUPNews.com High School Sports Editor The Blue Devils fell from the ranks of the unbeaten on Tuesday afternoon, splitting with the Newberry Indians in their Straits Area Conference matchup. Both games were 5-1 affairs, with the Indians taking the first, and the Blue Devils bouncing back to capture the second. A four-run third inning for Newberry [...]Read more ›