Sep 5, 2014, 5:17 PM EDT
White Sox first baseman Paul Konerko has been winding down his 18-year career in a part-time role, but now it may come to a premature end.
Sep 5, 2014, 4:16 PM EDT
Shuck hit .293 in 129 games for the Angels last season, but it came with just two homers and a modest .697 OPS.
Sep 5, 2014, 3:15 PM EDT
Before the injury he hit .262 with seven homers and a .708 OPS in the first season of a two-year, $12 million contract.
Sep 5, 2014, 2:14 PM EDT
He appeared in 50 games for the Phillies as a rookie, posting a 4.40 ERA and 35/21 K/BB ratio in 47 innings.
Sep 5, 2014, 1:13 PM EDT
Wieland hasn’t pitched in a big-league game since May 6, 2012.
Sep 5, 2014, 12:48 PM EDT
Carlos Zambrano is hanging out at Wrigley Field today and told reporters he’s done trying to make a comeback, officially calling it quits at age 33.
Sep 5, 2014, 11:50 AM EDT
Last season Domonic Brown was an All-Star for the Phillies, hitting .272 with 27 homers and an .818 OPS to finally break through at age 25 after years as a top prospect in waiting.
Sep 5, 2014, 11:19 AM EDT
Trevor Bauer has had a solid season for Cleveland, posting a 4.22 ERA in 22 starts while striking out 124 batters in 130 innings as a 23-year-old, but his first-inning struggles have the Indians talking to him about making changes.
Sep 5, 2014, 10:47 AM EDT
Coffey certainly pitched well enough at Triple-A to get a September call-up, posting a 1.93 ERA and 34/16 K/BB ratio in 37 innings while saving 11 games for Tacoma.
Sep 5, 2014, 10:15 AM EDT
He has a 5.70 ERA in 24 innings since July 1 after posting a 2.34 ERA from April through June.
Sep 4, 2014, 5:40 PM EDT
Milone has allowed 21 runs in 21 innings for the Twins spread over five starts, including a 12/11 K/BB ratio.
Sep 4, 2014, 4:46 PM EDT
Tanaka was shut down in mid-July, but rather than immediately go under the knife and begin the 12-month (or longer) recovery process he’s hoping rest and rehab will do the trick.
Sep 4, 2014, 3:19 PM EDT
He’s under contract for $5.5 million in 2015, $9 million in 2016, $11 million in 2017, and $13 million or a $1 million buyout in 2018.
Sep 4, 2014, 12:50 PM EDT
Scruggs will be making his big-league debut at age 26 after hitting .286 with 21 homers and an .864 OPS in 135 games at Triple-A.
Sep 4, 2014, 12:16 PM EDT
Phillips is 8-for-54 (.148) in 14 games since coming off the disabled list “ahead of schedule.”
Sep 4, 2014, 11:50 AM EDT
It’s the first major step in a long road back for Moore, who prior to blowing out his elbow had emerged as one of the best young pitchers in baseball.
Sep 4, 2014, 11:19 AM EDT
Better than Mike Ditka, at least.
Sep 4, 2014, 10:47 AM EDT
Catcher/first baseman/designated hitter Stephen Vogt has been one of the most pleasant surprises for the A’s this season, hitting .301 with an .811 OPS in 73 games
Sep 4, 2014, 10:15 AM EDT
He’s hit just .241 with 15 homers and a .725 OPS after topping an .825 OPS in each of the previous three seasons and has been limited mostly to DH duties.
Sep 3, 2014, 5:17 PM EDT
Blue Jays center fielder Colby Rasmus hasn’t been playing as much lately and Tuesday manager John Gibbons made it official, telling the 28-year-old he’s been benched.
Sep 3, 2014, 4:51 PM EDT
Cubs shortstop Starlin Castro has been diagnosed with a high-ankle sprain, which carries an expected recovery timetable of at least our weeks. In other words: His season is over.
Sep 3, 2014, 3:45 PM EDT
After a particularly brutal stretch in a career-worst season wrecked by shoulder problems David Wright is 6-for-13 (.462) with two doubles in his last three games.
Sep 3, 2014, 3:15 PM EDT
Beckett may end up needing surgery, but hasn’t made a decision on that yet.
Sep 3, 2014, 2:11 PM EDT
Mantle and Aaron? Williams and Musial? Bonds and Rodriguez?
Sep 3, 2014, 1:43 PM EDT
Kris Bryant was the No. 2 pick in last year’s draft, hit .325 with 43 homers and a 1.098 OPS in 138 games between Double-A and Triple-A in his first full season as a pro, and will win a whole bunch of Minor League Player of the Year awards.
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