Jul 17, 2014, 1:23 PM EDT
Last month the A’s bought left-hander Brad Mills from the Brewers for the princely sum of one dollar. Then, after promoting him to the majors and giving him three starts the A’s designated him assignment. And now the Blue Jays have claimed Mills off waivers.
Jul 17, 2014, 12:46 PM EDT
Anthony Rendon definitely didn’t mind missing out on the All-Star game.
Jul 17, 2014, 11:51 AM EDT
Phillies closer Jonathan Papelbon has made it very clear that he’d waive his veto rights and welcome a trade to a contender, and Mark Saxon of ESPN Los Angeles talked to “a baseball source” who expects the Dodgers to make a run for the 33-year-old right-hander.
Jul 17, 2014, 11:19 AM EDT
It’s been less than nine months since the Red Sox hoisted the World Series trophy and less than eight months since general manager Ben Cherington won the Executive of the Year award, but with the team sitting at 43-52 he’s already started to apologize for this year’s product.
Jul 17, 2014, 10:47 AM EDT
His starting the All-Star game was purely a stunt, because in four regular season appearances McGrady posted a 6.75 ERA and walked 10 batters in 6.2 innings without recording a single strikeout.
Jul 17, 2014, 10:15 AM EDT
Kemp is making $21 million this season and is owned another $21 million in 2015 followed by $21.5 million per season from 2016-2019.
Jul 16, 2014, 5:27 PM EDT
After going 3-for-10 with a stolen base in three rookie-ball games Cubs utility man Emilio Bonifacio has moved his minor-league rehab assignment to Double-A.
Jul 16, 2014, 4:16 PM EDT
If the Rays do decide to trade David Price before the July 31 deadline don’t count on the Angels being his new home, at least according to general manager Jerry Dipoto.
Jul 16, 2014, 3:30 PM EDT
A.J. Pierzynski passed through waivers unclaimed after being designated for assignment by the Red Sox last week and has now been released.
Jul 16, 2014, 2:50 PM EDT
Reds first baseman Joey Votto is one week into his second disabled list stint for a quadriceps injury and manager Bryan Price seems relatively optimistic about the former MVP’s return timetable.
Jul 16, 2014, 1:50 PM EDT
CSNPhilly.com reports that Ruiz will be in the lineup Thursday night at Single-A Clearwater and barring a setback he could be ready to return from the DL at some point next week.
Jul 16, 2014, 1:20 PM EDT
The last-place Rangers have started to sell off veterans, trading reliever Jason Frasor to the Royals for minor leaguer Spencer Patton.
Jul 16, 2014, 12:48 PM EDT
As a follow-up to the best player in baseball, Mike Trout, being named the Most Valuable Player of the All-Star game, here’s a numbers-based reminder of how amazing he’s been prior to last night.
Jul 16, 2014, 12:16 PM EDT
Joel Hanrahan signed with the Tigers in May with the idea that he’d be ready to return from Tommy John elbow surgery sometime in June, but now it’s mid-July and the 32-year-old former All-Star closer is still not close to joining Detroit’s bullpen.
Jul 16, 2014, 11:51 AM EDT
Last season Scott Diamond was supposed to be the Twins’ Opening Day starter, but instead the left-hander began the year on the disabled list while recovering from offseason surgery to remove bone spurs from his elbow.
Jul 16, 2014, 11:19 AM EDT
Braves catcher Evan Gattis, who almost surely would have made the All-Star team if not for being on the disabled list with a bulging disk in his back, has been cleared to begin a minor-league rehab assignment Thursday at Triple-A.
Jul 16, 2014, 10:47 AM EDT
Reds closer Aroldis Chapman retired both batters he faced in last night’s All-Star game on a total of just five pitches, but while covering first base on Kyle Seager’s eighth-inning ground out he came up limping.
Jul 16, 2014, 10:10 AM EDT
That better come with free beer and some pretty amazing snacks. Like hot dogs and nachos, even.
Jul 15, 2014, 6:18 PM EDT
Today as part of the All-Star fan fest event in Minnesota an autographed Lou Gehrig glove from 1935 was put up for auction and sold for $287,500.
Jul 15, 2014, 5:17 PM EDT
Count on at least two standing ovations for Jeter in his final All-Star Game.
Jul 15, 2014, 4:52 PM EDT
Zach McAllister’s return to Cleveland lasted all of three days, as the Indians have optioned the right-hander back to Triple-A after he tossed seven innings of three-run ball versus the White Sox on Saturday.
Jul 15, 2014, 4:17 PM EDT
John Buck passed through waivers unclaimed after being designated for assignment by the Mariners last week and the veteran catcher has been released.
Jul 15, 2014, 3:35 PM EDT
Bean played six seasons in the majors from 1987-1989 and 1993-1995, and in 1999 revealed that he was gay.
Jul 15, 2014, 3:05 PM EDT
It’s that time of year when the Kansas City media asks Royals owner David Glass for his thoughts on the team’s underwhelming performance.
Jul 15, 2014, 1:51 PM EDT
Last night Giancarlo Stanton hit a baseball an estimated 510 feet, damn near smacking it out of Target Field.
- Carlos Gomez diagnosed with sprained wrist 3
- Michael Wacha to start Thursday for the Cardinals 4
- We’re not going to pretend that Bo Porter had no idea what he was getting into, are we? 51
- And That Happened: Monday’s scores and highlights 50
- The Cardinals have moved ahead of the Brewers for first place in the National League Central 37
- No-hitter! Four Phillies pitchers combine to blank the Braves 61
- Bo Porter fired by the Astros 56
- Settling the Score: Sunday’s results — and a reminder of what Labor Day is all about 48
- Albert Pujols plays the “you never played the game!” card (104)
- Great Moments in Drug Testing and Punishment: The NFL Edition (101)
- Baseball is dying, you guys, because no one would recognize Mike Trout in a bar (76)
- And That Happened: Thursday’s scores and highlights (75)