Aug 15, 2014, 5:31 PM EDT
Shane Robinson over Oscar Taveras?
Aug 15, 2014, 3:45 PM EDT
Fried was the No. 7 overall pick in the 2012 draft out of high school and ranked among Baseball America’s top 100 prospects heading into both last season and this season.
Aug 15, 2014, 3:15 PM EDT
Bourn missed six weeks this time around and has struggled with hamstring injuries since last season.
Aug 15, 2014, 2:44 PM EDT
Encarnacion was having a monster season before the injury, hitting .277 with 26 homers and a league-high .979 OPS in 88 games.
Aug 15, 2014, 12:16 PM EDT
Johnson got released by the A’s after posting a 7.14 ERA in 38 appearances.
Aug 15, 2014, 11:50 AM EDT
Jackson cracked Baseball America’s top-100 prospects list in 2010, 2011, and 2012–ranking 35th overall in the final year–and made his MLB debut as a 23-year-old in 2012.
Aug 15, 2014, 11:19 AM EDT
Buxton collided full-speed with the right fielder while trying to make a diving catch and was unconscious for several minutes before being taken by ambulance to a hospital.
Aug 15, 2014, 10:47 AM EDT
Between Double-A and Triple-A the 22-year-old third baseman is now hitting .336 with 40 homers, 33 doubles, 74 walks, 15 steals, and a 1.126 OPS in 122 games.
Aug 15, 2014, 10:15 AM EDT
Carlos Gonzalez will join teammate Troy Tulowitzki on the sidelines for the remainder of the year.
Aug 14, 2014, 5:43 PM EDT
Initially the Reds pushed back Homer Bailey’s turn in the rotation while hoping he could avoid a stint on the disabled list, but now they’ve placed him on the shelf with a flexor mass strain in his elbow.
Aug 14, 2014, 4:46 PM EDT
Abreu will report to Triple-A, where he hit .395 in 15 games earlier this season before being called up to the majors.
Aug 14, 2014, 4:26 PM EDT
Looking to add more bullpen help after the Jason Grilli-for-Ernesto Frieri swap worked out so horribly, the Pirates have acquired right-hander John Axford from the Indians.
Aug 14, 2014, 3:49 PM EDT
“It’s not like I can’t play. I obviously can play.”
Aug 14, 2014, 3:22 PM EDT
Alonso previously missed about six weeks in June and July with right wrist tendinitis and he’d been on fire since returning, hitting .421 in 15 games.
Aug 14, 2014, 3:05 PM EDT
He was having a poor season before the injury, hitting .272 with seven homers and a .701 OPS that rates as his lowest mark since joining the Reds in 2006.
Aug 14, 2014, 2:28 PM EDT
Why did Don Mattingly spend two months playing Andre Ethier in center field and Yasiel Puig in right field?
Aug 14, 2014, 1:30 PM EDT
“I have two kids and I need to be a better example for them.”
Aug 14, 2014, 12:29 PM EDT
He’d been healthy this season until the finger injury, but his production has slipped to a .238 batting average and .671 OPS with free agency right around the corner this winter.
Aug 14, 2014, 12:02 PM EDT
Orioles rookie Jonathan Schoop homered against the Yankees last night for the second straight game and the 23-year-old infielder has hit .379 with four homers, two doubles, and a 1.262 OPS in nine games versus New York.
Aug 14, 2014, 11:19 AM EDT
Ernesto Frieri went from being the Angels’ closer to being designated for assignment by the Pirates in less than two months and now he’s passed through waivers unclaimed.
Aug 14, 2014, 10:52 AM EDT
When the Diamondbacks traded top prospect Trevor Bauer to the Indians two offseasons ago in large part due to perceived attitude problems Arizona catcher Miguel Montero had some very harsh words.
Aug 14, 2014, 10:15 AM EDT
Troy Tulowitzki has already been shut down for the year with a torn hip labrum that requires surgery and it looks like the Rockies will also be without Carlos Gonzalez for the remainder of the season.
Aug 14, 2014, 9:45 AM EDT
Last season’s magic with runners in scoring position has vanished for the Cardinals.
Aug 14, 2014, 9:15 AM EDT
“I’m going to get other opinions. Whether I need to go visit them or not, I don’t know. The more minds you put together to look at something, the better.”
Aug 14, 2014, 8:50 AM EDT
J.P. Arencibia has proven to be not much of a hitter with a career .208 batting average and .662 OPS, but last night the 28-year-old catcher/first baseman made his pitching debut for the Rangers and looked pretty decent.
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