Aug 13, 2014, 12:46 PM EDT
Ricky Nolasco threw 104 innings with a 5.90 ERA before informing the Twins that he’d been pitching through elbow soreness since spring training.
Aug 13, 2014, 11:50 AM EDT
Hiroki Kuroda is the last pitcher standing in the Yankees’ injury wrecked original starting rotation.
Aug 13, 2014, 11:19 AM EDT
The last Red Sox pitcher to steal a base? Bill Landis on September 8, 1969.
Aug 13, 2014, 10:47 AM EDT
“Had we had him in a situation where we needed to score a run, we probably would have had to hit for him.”
Aug 13, 2014, 10:15 AM EDT
Jonathan Broxton learned an important lesson about Yoenis Cespedes.
Aug 12, 2014, 5:47 PM EDT
Brennan Boesch is back in the majors, as the Angels have called up the 29-year-old outfielder after he hit .326 with 22 homers and 1.006 OPS in 84 games at Triple-A.
Aug 12, 2014, 5:22 PM EDT
Springer has been out since July 19, bringing to a halt an impressive rookie campaign in which the 24-year-old got off to a slow start and then smacked 20 homers in the span of 59 games.
Aug 12, 2014, 4:46 PM EDT
Oblique strains tend to take 4-6 weeks, so it’s possible we’ve seen the last of Murphy this season.
Aug 12, 2014, 4:16 PM EDT
Bailey had a rough first two months of the season after signing a $105 million contract extension in February, carrying a 5.04 ERA into June, but since June 1 he’s got a 2.66 ERA in 12 starts and his overall numbers this season are in line with his career norms.
Aug 12, 2014, 3:45 PM EDT
Padres shortstop Everth Cabrera spent a month on the disabled list with a strained hamstring, played 10 games for San Diego, and is now headed back to the shelf with more hamstring problems.
Aug 12, 2014, 2:50 PM EDT
At the time of the injury Lindstrom had six saves with a 3.32 ERA in 19 appearances, but he’d also blown three save chances and in his absence White Sox manager Robin Ventura has turned to several ninth-inning options.
Aug 12, 2014, 1:10 PM EDT
Roenicke spent most of this season pitching at Triple-A for the Nationals, but was let go after posting a 5.49 ERA in 79 innings.
Aug 12, 2014, 11:50 AM EDT
Carlos Beltran and Chase Headley were both credited with stolen bases, Bud Norris and Manny Machado were both credited with errors, and the Orioles ended up blowing out the Yankees anyway.
Aug 12, 2014, 11:19 AM EDT
Twins center fielder Byron Buxton was slated to begin this season at Double-A and perhaps be knocking on the door to the majors right now, but instead the consensus No. 1 prospect in baseball missed the first two-plus months of the year with a spring training wrist injury.
Aug 12, 2014, 10:47 AM EDT
Prior to the injury Lind was having his second straight strong season following a three-year rough patch from 2010-2012, hitting a career-high .320 with an .878 OPS that ranks as the second-best mark of his career despite just four homers in 61 games.
Aug 12, 2014, 10:16 AM EDT
Astros prospect Domingo Santana hit .292 with 14 homers and an .844 OPS in 104 games at Triple-A to earn his first call-up to the big leagues, but the 21-year-old outfielder has been an absolute mess so far in Houston.
Aug 11, 2014, 5:23 PM EDT
After initially holding out hope that Andrew McCutchen could avoid the disabled list–including general manager Neal Huntington saying yesterday that he’d made “remarkable” progress in his recovery–the Pirates have placed the reigning MVP on the shelf with an avulsion fracture of his rib.
Aug 11, 2014, 4:16 PM EDT
deGrom came out of nowhere this season to post a 2.87 ERA and 94/33 K/BB ratio in 100 innings as a 26-year-old rookie and hasn’t allowed more than three runs in a start since June 16.
Aug 11, 2014, 3:20 PM EDT
Pineda made just two minor-league rehab starts and logged just 3.1 and 4.1 innings in those outings, so he’ll likely be on a limited pitch count initially.
Aug 11, 2014, 2:56 PM EDT
Dating back to 2012 he’s hit a combined .222 with a .269 on-base percentage and .346 slugging percentage in 239 games for three different MLB teams.
Aug 11, 2014, 1:50 PM EDT
Mets right-hander Noah Syndergaard is one of the best pitching prospects in baseball and he’s racked up 111 strikeouts in 108 innings at Triple-A as a 21-year-old.
Aug 11, 2014, 12:28 PM EDT
White Sox first baseman Paul Konerko isn’t getting a city-by-city farewell tour like Derek Jeter, but the 38-year-old six-time All-Star is retiring after 18 seasons in the majors.
Aug 11, 2014, 10:47 AM EDT
Melky Cabrera, meet Rod Carew.
Aug 11, 2014, 10:15 AM EDT
Mauer went 6-for-15 (.400) on a four-game minor-league rehab assignment at Single-A without experiencing any setbacks
Kate Upton says Yankees banned her from wearing Tigers gear in support of boyfriend Justin Verlander
Aug 11, 2014, 9:35 AM EDT
“You’re not allowed to wear a Tigers’ hat. You’re not allowed to wear any Tigers’ gear.”
- Frank Wren fired as Braves GM, John Hart to take over on an interim basis 41
- AND DOWN THE STRETCH THEY COME! Sizing up the final week of the regular season 36
- Must-Click Link: Derek Jeter opens up. Seriously, he really does. 44
- And That Happened: Sunday’s scores and highlights 58
- Must-click link: Tommy Harper and the Red Sox’ racist past 56
- Settling the Score: Saturday’s results 34
- Matt Garza ejected after hitting Andrew McCutchen a second time 34
- Tigers hang on for second straight win against Royals 8
- Geddy Lee’s baseball obsession makes it really hard for me to hate Rush (123)
- It certainly looks like Barry Bonds’ criminal conviction is going to be overturned (107)
- Ron Washington claims he resigned because he cheated on his wife (103)
- Giants CEO Larry Baer thinks advertisements on uniforms are coming soon (88)
- Umpire ejects jackwagon fan heckling Bryce Harper in Atlanta last night (85)