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  1. The Mariners and Athletics were postponed last night due to poor field conditions

    Apr 5, 2014, 10:18 AM EDT

    O.Co AP

    A soggy field led to the Mariners and Athletics being postponed last night in Oakland.

  2. Masahiro Tanaka overcomes rough start to win in his major league debut

    Apr 5, 2014, 9:36 AM EDT

    Masahiro Tanaka AP

    Masahiro Tanaka was shaky early, but he bounced back to win in his major league debut last night against the Blue Jays.

  3. Settling the Score: Friday’s results

    Apr 5, 2014, 8:56 AM EDT

    Marlins AP

    A quick look at a busy Friday around MLB, including the offensive juggernaut that is the Miami Marlins.

  4. Freddy Garcia has fielded multiple minor league offers, including one from the Rangers

    Apr 3, 2014, 10:30 PM EDT

    Freddy Garcia Getty

    Free agent right-hander Freddy Garcia has reportedly received minor league offers from multiple teams, but still hopes to land a major league deal.

  5. Matt Kemp expected to be activated from disabled list tomorrow

    Apr 3, 2014, 9:39 PM EDT

    Matt Kemp AP

    Matt Kemp is ready to return from offseason ankle surgery and join the Dodgers’ lineup.

  6. Report: Cubs considering selling minority shares of team to fund Wrigley renovation

    Apr 3, 2014, 8:51 PM EDT

    cubs logo

    The Ricketts family could offer minority shares of the Cubs to fund the Wrigley renovation effort.

  7. Rays place Sean Rodriguez on paternity leave list

    Apr 3, 2014, 8:01 PM EDT

    Sean Rodriguez AP

    The Rays have placed utility man Sean Rodriguez on the paternity leave list.

  8. Matt Adams shoves fan with glove after missing foul ball

    Apr 3, 2014, 7:25 PM EDT

    Matt Adams AP

    Matt Adams gave a little push to a fan with his glove after missing a foul ball Thursday.

  9. Mets will give Lucas Duda a shot to run away with the starting first base job

    Apr 3, 2014, 6:59 PM EDT


    Lucas Duda — not Ike Davis — will get an extended chance at the starting first base job with the Mets.

  10. Gordon Beckham set to begin minor league rehab assignment tonight

    Apr 3, 2014, 6:11 PM EDT

    Gordon Beckham AP

    After an oblique injury landed Gordon Beckham on the DL to begin the year, he’s ready to begin a minor league rehab assignment.

  11. Tyler Chatwood headed to disabled list with hamstring strain

    Mar 31, 2014, 10:15 PM EDT

    Tyler Chatwood AP

    Rockies’ right-hander Tyler Chatwood is headed to the disabled list with a hamstring strain. Jordan Lyles will replace him.

  12. Jose Reyes placed on disabled list with hamstring tightness

    Mar 31, 2014, 10:11 PM EDT

    Jose Reyes AP

    Jose Reyes’ hamstring strikes again.

  13. Brewers to go with Francisco Rodriguez over Jim Henderson as closer for now

    Mar 31, 2014, 9:39 PM EDT

    Francisco Rodriguez AP

    The Brewers have booted Jim Henderson from the closer role in favor of Francisco Rodriguez. At least for now.

  14. Vladimir Guerrero will retire as an Angel

    Mar 31, 2014, 8:45 PM EDT

    Baltimore Orioles v Detroit Tigers

    Vladimir Guerrero will sign a one-day contract to retire with the Angels.

  15. Report: Three Marines stabbed in fight between Dodgers and Angels fans

    Mar 31, 2014, 8:00 PM EDT

    Three Marines were attacked and stabbed during a street fight early Sunday in Huntington Beach, California.

  16. Henry Blanco joins Diamondbacks coaching staff

    Mar 31, 2014, 6:55 PM EDT

    Henry Blanco Getty

    After losing out on backup catcher job in the spring, Henry Blanco joins Arizona’s coaching staff.

  17. Cliff Lee gives up 8 runs vs. Rangers, still gets win

    Mar 31, 2014, 6:25 PM EDT

    Cliff Lee AP

    Cliff Lee, it turns out, just knows how to win.

  18. Scott Boras hints Bryce Harper won’t sign Mike Trout-type deal, uses tea metaphor

    Mar 29, 2014, 5:30 PM EDT

    Bryce Harper AP

    On the heels of Mike Trout signing a six-year, $144.5 million extension with the Angels, you can’t blame Nationals fans for hoping that perhaps Bryce Harper would consider a similar deal. However, Harper’s agent, Scott Boras, hinted to Adam Kilgore of the Washington Post today that the Trout contract will have no impact on their…

  19. Must-click link: The lost art of the baseball signature

    Mar 29, 2014, 5:02 PM EDT

    Martin Perez AP

    Tyler Kepner of the New York Times has a really interesting story today about the seemingly lost art of the baseball signature. While signatures from most marquee players were once easily-identifiable, it’s increasingly difficult to to tell one from the next. Seriously, look at the baseballs in the story and try to figure out who…

  20. Shane Victorino to undergo MRI on hamstring

    Mar 29, 2014, 4:45 PM EDT

    Shane Victorino Getty

    Shane Victorino has overcome some discomfort in his side in recent days, but Scott Lauber of the Boston Herald reports that he tweaked his right hamstring during today’s Grapefruit League game and is scheduled to undergo an MRI tomorrow. Victorino was adamant this afternoon that he expects to be “fine” and “ready to go” for…

  21. Indians sign Mark Lowe

    Mar 29, 2014, 4:23 PM EDT

    Mark Lowe AP

    Mark Lowe failed to make the Opening Day roster for the Rays despite an excellent spring and Marc Topkin of the Tampa Bay Times reports that the right-hander has agreed to a minor league contract with the Indians. Lowe posted an 0.87 ERA and 12/1 K/BB ratio as a non-roster invitee with Tampa Bay during…

  22. Mets option Daisuke Matsuzaka to Triple-A, intend to use Jenrry Mejia as fifth starter

    Mar 29, 2014, 4:13 PM EDT

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    Daisuke Matsuzaka struck out eight batters and walked none over five scoreless innings this afternoon against the Blue Jays. His reward? A trip to the minors. According to Adam Rubin of ESPN New York, Mets general manager Sandy Alderson said after today’s game that Matsuzaka has been optioned to Triple-A Las Vegas. This means that…

  23. Details of Mike Trout’s contract extension with the Angels

    Mar 29, 2014, 3:29 PM EDT

    Mike Trout AP

    The Angels and superstar outfielder Mike Trout have agreed to terms on a six-year extension which is reportedly worth $144.5 million. FOX Sports’ Ken Rosenthal has the year-by-year breakdown: 2015: $5.25 million 2016: $15.25 million 2017: $19.25 million 2018: $33.25 million 2019: $33.25 million 2020: $33.25 million While the Angels surely would have liked to…

  24. Flooding problems continue at O.Co Coliseum in Oakland

    Mar 29, 2014, 3:09 PM EDT

    Seattle Mariners v Oakland Athletics

    The Giants and Athletics are scheduled to play an exhibition game this afternoon if the weather cooperates, but O.Co Coliseum is already in midseason form. Susan Slusser of the San Francisco Chronicle has the updates from the messy scene in Oakland: It's happening already; with the rain today, there are overflowing toilets and flooding in…

  25. Cory Gearrin could be headed for Tommy John surgery

    Mar 29, 2014, 2:10 PM EDT

    Cory Gearrin Getty

    The Braves already lost starters Kris Medlen and Brandon Beachy to Tommy John surgery this spring and it now looks like it will claim one of their relievers. Cory Gearrin left Tuesday’s Grapefruit League game with a right elbow injury and Braves general manager Frank Wren told David O’Brien of the Altanta Journal-Constitution this morning…

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