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Bill Baer

  1. Nelson Cruz is your new home run leader

    May 25, 2014, 6:55 PM EST

    Houston Astros v Baltimore Orioles

    Nelson Cruz blasted his 16th home run of the season on Sunday against the Indians to become baseball’s current home run leader.

  2. Blue Jays sweep A’s, have now won 11 of their last 13 games

    May 25, 2014, 6:05 PM EST

    Jose Reyes, Jose Bautista, Melky Cabrera

    The Blue Jays held the American League’s best offense to five runs in a three-game series sweep. Are they for real?

  3. Carlos Gonzalez to return to Rockies’ lineup on Sunday

    May 24, 2014, 11:40 PM EST

    Colorado Rockies v Cincinnati Reds

    Carlos Gonzalez has been out since leaving Wednesday’s game against the Giants in the eighth inning. He says he’ll be back in the lineup for the Rockies on Sunday.

  4. Matt Cain’s bullpen cut short on Saturday afternoon

    May 24, 2014, 11:10 PM EST

    Miami Marlins v San Francisco Giants

    Matt Cain has been trying to avoid a stint on the DL after a mild strain of his hamstring, but he may not be able to make Monday’s start against the Cubs.

  5. Taijuan Walker to begin rehab assignment on Wednesday

    May 24, 2014, 10:45 PM EST

    Taijuan Walker

    Taijuan Walker will begin a rehab assignment on Wednesday. If things go well, he could join the Mariners’ rotation in early June.

  6. Red Sox losing streak hits nine games after 15-inning walk-off loss to Rays

    May 24, 2014, 10:05 PM EST

    David Ross, Jake Peavy

    The Red Sox haven’t been enjoying the last week and a half of baseball.

  7. Video: Beer vendor inadvertently catches a Carlos Ruiz foul ball

    May 24, 2014, 9:35 PM EST

    generic beer

    A beer vendor unwittingly made a web gem during Saturday’s Dodgers-Phillies game.

  8. R.A. Dickey after dominating the A’s: “Don’t anybody ask me questions about the roof”

    May 24, 2014, 8:40 PM EST

    R.A. Dickey

    R.A. Dickey held the Athletics to two runs over 8 1/3 innings with the Rogers Centre roof open for the first time this season. Dickey didn’t want to talk about it.

  9. Coco Crisp is developing a game in which you catch baseballs in his hair

    May 24, 2014, 7:45 PM EST

    Coco Crisp

    Coco Crisp is developing a game in which you catch baseballs in his hair. He wants some help coming up with a name for it.

  10. Corey Kluber is deserving of some attention

    May 24, 2014, 6:45 PM EST

    Corey Kluber

    Corey Kluber was magnificant in Saturday afternoon’s start against the Orioles. He deserves a little bit of press for what he’s done this season.

  11. Carlos Gomez says “it’s a sexy feeling” to bat cleanup

    May 24, 2014, 6:05 PM EST

    Milwaukee Brewers v Atlanta Braves

    Carlos Gomez enjoys batting cleanup and aims to stay there going forward.

  12. Ryan Braun hopes to return to Brewers’ lineup on Saturday

    May 23, 2014, 11:00 PM EST

    Milwaukee Brewers v Atlanta Braves

    Ryan Braun, dealing with an oblique injury, could return to the Brewers’ lineup on Saturday.

  13. Has Jayson Werth been unlucky?

    May 23, 2014, 10:30 PM EST

    Jayson Werth

    Jayson Werth’s numbers are good, but not quite where they have been in previous years. Has he been unlucky?

  14. Nolan Arenado leaves Friday’s game with a left mallet finger fracture

    May 23, 2014, 9:37 PM EST

    Nolan Arenado

    The Rockies may be without Nolan Arenado for a while.

  15. Yasiel Puig: “This is a game of entertainment. I don’t play it to offend people.”

    May 23, 2014, 9:10 PM EST

    Yasiel Puig

    Yasiel Puig plays the game to have fun. That’s what he’s supposed to do, right?

  16. Video: Giancarlo Stanton hits a tape measure shot to center at Marlins Park

    May 23, 2014, 8:15 PM EST

    Giancarlo Stanton

    Giancarlo Stanton hit another baseball very far.

  17. Yovani Gallardo could miss his next start

    May 23, 2014, 7:45 PM EST

    Pittsburgh Pirates v Milwaukee Brewers

    Yovani Gallardo’s next start, scheduled for Sunday, is in doubt, especially now that Jimmy Nelson has been scratched from Friday night’s start at Triple-A.

  18. Blue Jays call up Liam Hendriks, designate Esmil Rogers for assignment

    May 23, 2014, 6:55 PM EST

    Boston Red Sox v Toronto Blue Jays

    Esmil Rogers posted a 6.97 ERA for the Blue Jays out of the bullpen, so they designated him for assignment to make room for Liam Hendriks.

  19. Justin Maxwell accepts assignment to Triple-A Omaha

    May 23, 2014, 6:05 PM EST

    Toronto Blue Jays v Kansas City Royals

    Mired in offensive turmoil, Justin Maxwell will try to figure things out at Triple-A Omaha.

  20. Hyun-Jin Ryu will return to the Dodgers and start on Wednesday

    May 18, 2014, 11:55 PM EST

    Hyun-jin Ryu Reuters

    It’s official: Hyun-Jin Ryu will return from the disabled list and start on Wednesday against the Mets.

  21. Video: The Rockies turned a triple play (with help from an interference call)

    May 18, 2014, 11:05 PM EST

    San Diego Padres v Colorado Rockies

    The Rockies needed a little help from the second base umpire, but they turned a triple play in the third inning on Sunday against the Padres.

  22. The Athletics are killing it in the run differential department

    May 18, 2014, 10:15 PM EST

    Jed Lowrie, Josh Reddick

    The Athletics have a +95 run differential after Sunday’s 13-3 victory over the Indians. There’s no other team in baseball even close to them in that department.

  23. Rick Porcello’s next start pushed back to Saturday

    May 18, 2014, 9:20 PM EST

    Rick Porcello

    The Tigers’ right-hander, off to a fantastic start in his first eight starts, will get some extra rest and start on Saturday instead of Thursday.

  24. Blue Jays option prospect Marcus Stroman back to Triple-A Buffalo

    May 18, 2014, 8:25 PM EST

    Marcus Stroman

    Marcus Stroman struggled in his first taste of major league competition. The Blue Jays sent him back to Triple-A Buffalo.

  25. More Rangers injury news: Rougned Odor out of lineup with wrist soreness

    May 18, 2014, 7:35 PM EST

    Rougned Odor Rangers

    More injury news for the Rangers. It’s becoming an epidemic.

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