Jun 8, 2014, 7:30 PM EDT
Alex Avila suffered a “mild concussion” after he was hit in the head by David Ortiz’s backswing on Friday, but he has been cleared to return to action tonight.
Jun 8, 2014, 7:00 PM EDT
Mariners right-hander Felix Hernandez didn’t get the win against the Rays this afternoon, but he tossed seven scoreless innings and reached a new career-high in strikeouts in the process.
Jun 8, 2014, 5:46 PM EDT
Orioles third baseman Manny Machado was ejected from today’s game against the Athletics after he intentionally tossed his bat. A suspension from MLB should be coming.
Jun 7, 2014, 1:00 PM EDT
Cuban outfielder Rusney Castillo has been declared a free agent by MLB and will be represented by Jay Z’s Roc Nation Sports as he attempts to land a contract with a team.
Jun 7, 2014, 12:19 PM EDT
Prospect Domingo Santana was shipped to the Astros in the Hunter Pence deal in 2011, but the Phillies reportedly included him by accident.
Jun 7, 2014, 12:10 PM EDT
Nationals left-hander Gio Gonzalez was hit hard in a minor league rehab start last night, but reported no issues with his shoulder and hopes to be activated next week.
Jun 7, 2014, 11:19 AM EDT
Tigers catcher Alex Avila has a history of concussion issues and he suffered another last night after he was hit in the head by David Ortiz’s backswing.
Jun 7, 2014, 9:46 AM EDT
Craig Kimbrel converted the 155th save of his career last night, passing John Smoltz for the Braves record.
Jun 7, 2014, 8:58 AM EDT
A quick recap of a busy Friday around MLB, including the Rays finally getting back in the win column.
Jun 5, 2014, 11:34 PM EDT
Mets prospect Noah Syndergaard injured his left (non-throwing) shoulder while attempting to cover home plate during a start in Triple-A on Thursday night.
Jun 5, 2014, 10:30 PM EDT
Doug Fister went into a full split while covering first base this afternoon.
Jun 5, 2014, 9:11 PM EDT
The Rockies raised some eyebrows over the winter when they gave reliever Boone Logan a three-year, $16.5 million contract and now he’s headed to the disabled list with left elbow inflammation.
Jun 5, 2014, 8:01 PM EDT
It appears there could be some explanation for the struggles of last year’s No. 1 overall pick Mark Appel.
Jun 5, 2014, 7:00 PM EDT
Doctors expect Greg Colbrunn to make a “good recovery,” but he will remain hospitalized in Cleveland for “the next few days.”
Jun 5, 2014, 6:30 PM EDT
After dealing with upper back stiffness over the past week, Mike Trout has returned to the starting lineup for tonight’s game against the Astros.
Jun 2, 2014, 11:01 PM EDT
Out since May 13, Andrew Cashner reported no issues with his elbow during a simulated game today. He could start against the Nationals this weekend.
Jun 2, 2014, 9:53 PM EDT
Diamondbacks outfielder had surgery Monday to repair a fractured right hand and won’t resume baseball activities for eight weeks.
Jun 2, 2014, 9:10 PM EDT
Phillies first baseman Ryan Howard thought he had his 12th home run of the season tonight, but Mets center fielder Matt den Dekker had other ideas.
Jun 2, 2014, 8:40 PM EDT
The Orioles were given quite the scare yesterday when slugger Nelson Cruz was hit on the left hand with a pitch, but the early word is that he’s on track to be in the starting lineup tomorrow against the Rangers.
Jun 2, 2014, 8:01 PM EDT
Johan Santana had the ability to opt out of his contract with the Orioles at midnight, but he has decided to stick around.
Jun 2, 2014, 7:20 PM EDT
The Royals are considering making a run at Kendrys Morales as they attempt to upgrade their offense, but it won’t be easy.
Jun 2, 2014, 6:38 PM EDT
The Mets might not make the playoffs this season, but they can at least hang their hats on this little distinction.
May 31, 2014, 5:29 PM EDT
Yankees outfielder Carlos Beltran could go out on a minor league rehab assignment soon.
May 31, 2014, 5:05 PM EDT
Rays outfielder Wil Myers injured his wrist in a collision with teammate Desmond Jennings last night.
May 31, 2014, 4:39 PM EDT
The Mets had to add an arm to their exhausted bullpen today, so they sent young right-hander Rafael Montero back to Triple-A.
- Felix Hernandez pounded as Mariners lose fourth straight 6
- Blue Jays manager John Gibbons will return in 2015 4
- HBT Daily: Why did Frank Wren get the axe? 2
- John Schuerholz defines “The Braves Way.” And it’s a pretty big pile of crap. 57
- And That Happened: Monday’s scores and highlights 26
- Frank Wren fired as Braves GM, John Hart to take over on an interim basis 42
- AND DOWN THE STRETCH THEY COME! Sizing up the final week of the regular season 36
- Must-Click Link: Derek Jeter opens up. Seriously, he really does. 46
- Geddy Lee’s baseball obsession makes it really hard for me to hate Rush (124)
- It certainly looks like Barry Bonds’ criminal conviction is going to be overturned (111)
- Ron Washington claims he resigned because he cheated on his wife (103)
- Giants CEO Larry Baer thinks advertisements on uniforms are coming soon (89)
- Umpire ejects jackwagon fan heckling Bryce Harper in Atlanta last night (87)