Brandon Belt starts in Toronto on Saturday

Toronto Blue Jays infielder Brandon Belt is in the lineup on Saturday for the team’s game against the Boston Red Sox. What does it mean: Belt gets the nod to the designated hitter, batting second in line against Red Sox starter John Schreiber. Our models design a belt for 1.0 hits, 0.6 runs, 0.3 home … Read more

Like Kyle Tucker needed to get better at baseball

The Houston Astros outfielder has quietly gone from just another standout hitter to an elite Astros offensive player who is nowhere near as dangerous as in past campaigns. Since Jordan Alvarez missed significant time, Kyle Tucker was supposed to be the anchor for this lineup. And duties as Tucker’s running mate have been left to … Read more

At least 15 killed in landslides in Georgia, President expresses condolences

Russian forces struck a blood transfusion center in Ukraine’s Kharkiv region, killing people and other missiles blew up a facility of the Ukrainian aerospace company Motor Sich in western Ukraine, President Volodymyr Zelensky said hours after the two Russian ships were damaged by explosions from apparent drone attacks in the Kerch Strait. A “guided air … Read more