Sep 9, 2014, 4:10 PM EDT
Gardner is having arguably the best season of his career, hitting .269 with a career-high 16 homers and a career-high .784 OPS in 133 games.
Sep 9, 2014, 3:05 PM EDT
“That is absolutely something that is on my list.”
Sep 9, 2014, 2:04 PM EDT
Surely this will turn things around for the free-falling A’s.
Sep 9, 2014, 12:16 PM EDT
Bryant, who was selected second overall in last year’s draft out of the University of San Diego, hit .325 with a 1.098 OPS and minor league-leading 43 homers in 138 games between Double-A and Triple-A at age 22.
Sep 9, 2014, 11:19 AM EDT
Marlins right-hander Henderson Alvarez exited his September 1 start with a strained oblique muscle, which seemed likely to knock him out for most and perhaps all of the season’s final month, but he’s already been cleared to return.
Sep 9, 2014, 10:47 AM EDT
A’s reliever Jesse Chavez literally walked off the field as soon as the pitch was hit.
Sep 9, 2014, 10:15 AM EDT
Pena hit .270 with 29 homers and an .896 OPS in 119 games this season in Japan.
Sep 8, 2014, 4:46 PM EDT
Cuddyer won the NL batting title last season and has posted an identical .331 batting average this year, but he’s been limited to just 34 games by injuries.
Sep 8, 2014, 4:16 PM EDT
Gattis has struggled since returning from a three-week disabled list stint for a bulging disk in his back, hitting just .237 with a .720 OPS in 39 games dating back to mid-July after carrying a .900 OPS to the DL.
Sep 8, 2014, 3:45 PM EDT
Tigers reliever Joakim Soria threw a simulated game this morning and felt good enough that he could be cleared to come off the disabled list as soon as Wednesday, according to Jason Beck of MLB.com.
Sep 8, 2014, 1:51 PM EDT
Nathan has a 5.04 ERA and a career-high six blown saves in the first season of a two-year, $20 million deal.
Sep 8, 2014, 12:48 PM EDT
Frieri came into this season with a lifetime 2.76 ERA and 315 strikeouts in 231 innings, including 37 saves as the Angels’ closer last year.
Sep 8, 2014, 12:16 PM EDT
He’s running out of time to pitch again in the regular season.
Sep 8, 2014, 11:50 AM EDT
When the Mets demoted rookie catcher Travis d’Arnaud to the minors in early June he was hitting .180 and had a career batting average of .189 in 66 games.
Sep 8, 2014, 11:19 AM EDT
Duffy exited his Saturday start in obvious discomfort after throwing just one pitch.
Sep 8, 2014, 10:47 AM EDT
Pedro Alvarez’s throwing problems caused the Pirates to stop playing him at third base and now a foot injury is keeping him from playing, period.
Sep 8, 2014, 10:15 AM EDT
He’s hoping to come off the concussion disabled list later this week.
Sep 5, 2014, 5:47 PM EDT
Last year at this time Angels general manager Jerry Dipoto was on the hot seat, but now with the team in first place and headed for a 15-20 game improvement owner Arte Moreno has picked up his 2015 option.
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.
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