May 28, 2014, 12:46 PM EDT
In the strongest sign yet that the Braves might finally be ready to bench Dan Uggla or perhaps even cut bait on the struggling second baseman, Mark Bowman of MLB.com reports that they’re calling up Triple-A second baseman Tommy La Stella.
May 28, 2014, 12:16 PM EDT
Rockies left-hander Brett Anderson hasn’t progressed as quickly as hoped in his recovery from a broken index finger that was supposed to take 4-6 weeks.
May 28, 2014, 11:45 AM EDT
James Paxton appeared to be on the verge of coming off the disabled list and rejoining the Mariners’ rotation after missing the past six weeks with a shoulder injury, but now the rookie left-hander has been shut down again.
May 28, 2014, 10:51 AM EDT
Carl Crawford left last night’s game with a sprained ankle and is likely headed to the disabled list, which means the Dodgers are down to three healthy big-name outfielders and Matt Kemp–who sat out five straight games as a healthy scratch–is no longer relegated to bench duties.
May 28, 2014, 10:15 AM EDT
Sean Burnett went nearly an entire year between appearances for the Angels thanks to elbow surgery, finally returning to the bullpen last week. And now, after all of three games and two-thirds of an inning, he’s headed back to the disabled list with more elbow problems.
May 27, 2014, 5:40 PM EDT
Today is apparently the day to get good injury news on young pitchers.
May 27, 2014, 5:10 PM EDT
Carlos Santana was scratched from the Indians’ lineup yesterday amid concerns that he might be dealing with post-concussion symptoms and sure enough he’s been placed on the seven-day concussion disabled list.
May 27, 2014, 4:40 PM EDT
For once, some good news on an injured young pitcher: Royals general manager Dayton Moore just told MLB Network that Yordano Ventura is expected to miss just one start after leaving yesterday’s game with an elbow injury.
May 27, 2014, 4:20 PM EDT
Rangers ace Yu Darvish has been scratched from tonight’s scheduled start against the Twins with neck stiffness.
May 27, 2014, 3:15 PM EDT
Carter Capps, who racked up 15 strikeouts in 10 innings for the Marlins since they called him up from Triple-A last month, is now headed to the disabled list with a sprained right elbow.
May 27, 2014, 2:17 PM EDT
Johan Santana made what’s expected to be his final extended spring training start today, throwing 4.1 innings and 76 pitches against Orioles minor leaguers in Florida.
May 27, 2014, 1:17 PM EDT
White Sox catcher Tyler Flowers lost the grip on his bat while swinging through a pitch yesterday and it went flying into the stands, at which point a fan in Chicago effortlessly caught it on a bounce with one hand like it was no big deal.
May 27, 2014, 12:19 PM EDT
As if the Yordano Ventura news wasn’t enough to ruin every Royals fan’s day, now top prospect and 2012 fifth overall pick Kyle Zimmer has been shut down for 6-8 weeks with a strained lat muscle.
May 27, 2014, 11:19 AM EDT
Benched yesterday for a fourth straight game, Dodgers outfielder Matt Kemp told Steve Dilbeck of the Los Angeles Times: “I just want to play, man.”
May 27, 2014, 10:47 AM EDT
Yankees first baseman Mark Teixeira has played well since coming off the disabled list in late April, posting an .884 OPS with nine homers in 31 games, but now he’s once again dealing with pain in his surgically repaired right wrist.
May 27, 2014, 10:15 AM EDT
While on the disabled list with a fractured right thumb Nationals third baseman Ryan Zimmerman has been taking fly balls in left field for a while now because he wasn’t cleared to throw or hit yet, but yesterday he finally got the go-ahead to swing a bat.
May 26, 2014, 5:30 PM EDT
Dodgers catcher A.J. Ellis returned from a knee injury 10 days ago, but now he’s headed back to the disabled list after injuring his ankle while celebrating Josh Beckett’s no-hitter last night.
May 26, 2014, 5:17 PM EDT
It’s a busy afternoon in Queens, as the Mets have released reliever Jose Valverde and fired hitting coach Dave Hudgens.
May 26, 2014, 4:23 PM EDT
Hunter Pence lost his favorite thing and he’s really, really sad.
May 26, 2014, 2:40 PM EDT
White Sox rookie Jose Abreu is on the disabled list with an ankle injury, but Dan Hayes of CSNChicago.com reports that he’s been cleared to take off a walking boot and resume baseball activities.
May 26, 2014, 1:16 PM EDT
Mets minor leaguer Noah Syndergaard, who ranked among the top 20 prospects in baseball coming into the season according to both Baseball America and MLB.com, has been placed on the Triple-A disabled list with a flexor pronator strain in his right elbow.
May 26, 2014, 12:44 PM EDT
Twins center fielder Aaron Hicks announced this morning that he’s giving up switch-hitting and will bat exclusively right-handed from now on.
May 26, 2014, 11:16 AM EDT
Minnesota’s offense has gone in the tank after getting off to a shockingly strong start this season, but today the Twins get a pair of their best hitters off the disabled list in right fielder Oswaldo Arcia and left fielder Josh Willingham.
May 26, 2014, 10:50 AM EDT
Dillon Gee was supposed to throw a bullpen session yesterday as part of his comeback from a strained lat muscle, but the Mets scrapped those plans because, according to general manager Sandy Alderson, he “did not feel comfortable” throwing.
May 23, 2014, 5:40 PM EDT
As expected Stephen Drew cleared waivers in a procedural move, allowing the Red Sox to send the newly re-signed shortstop to Single-A Greenville.
- Tigers acquire closer Joakim Soria from the Rangers 9
- Phillies officials “have contemplated the possibility of paying off” and releasing Ryan Howard 29
- The dizzying intellect of Tom Glavine 17
- Verducci: baseball should think about an “illegal defense” rule to combat shifts 158
- Chase Headley plays the hero in his first game in pinstripes 30
- And That Happened: Tuesday’s scores and highlights 29
- Rockies place Troy Tulowitzki on the disabled list 18
- Rob Manfred “heavily favored” to be Bud Selig’s replacement 29
- Verducci: baseball should think about an “illegal defense” rule to combat shifts (158)
- Luke Scott released from Korean team after calling coach a “liar” and a “coward” (108)
- Yankees acquire Chase Headley from Padres (108)
- Who is the next Face of Baseball? (96)
- David Ortiz passes Carl Yastrzemski on the all-time home run list — is he a Hall of Famer? (92)