Latest MLB News & Rumors | Yankees remain intractable, Miguel Cabrera and more

The New York Yankees equaled the longest winning streak as a franchise in the MLB since the 1969 season with 11 awards, defeating the Atlanta Braves 5-4 on Tuesday.

The last time the Bronx team were involved in a prolonged winning streak was from Aug. 31 to Sept. 10 of that year. Thanks to this impressive performance those led by Aaron Boone have managed to surpass the Boston Red Sox in the East Division of the American League and are now 4 games behind the Tampa Bay Rays, the team that commands the area.

Miguel Cabrera, who became one of the figures of Tuesday’s Major League match after hitting his 501st homer, will receive a break in the remainder of the series between the Detroit Tigers and the St. Louis Cardinals, according to the team.

The historic Venezuelan player will not play this Wednesday against the Cardinals, in what is a routine day off. After reaching 500 in his career it is very likely that in the final stretch the Tigers decide to give him more rest than usual and put young elements to play in order to evaluate them.

Mookie Betts hit two home runs in simulated play, according to manager Dave Roberts in the preview of Tuesday’s game against the San Diego Padres. The Los Angeles Dodgers outfielder will train on Wednesday and if all goes well, he would be activated for Thursday’s game, according to a report by journalist Juan Toribio.

In his second season with the Dodgers, Mookie Betts is hitting .277 and OBP of .378, with 17 homers and 44 RBIs, a key part of the NL team that hopes to defend their championship title this season.

Yadier Molina confirmed that the 2022 season will be the last of his career as a MLB player. Various reports, including that of The Athletic, pointed to the departure of the Puerto Rican’s activity, who is leaving after 19 years with the San Luis Cardinals.

Molina is one of the best players in recent years who has worn the uniform of the Cardinals, a team with which he has two World Series crowns. This week he agreed to a contract extension for a regular round with San Luis and prepare his goodbye.