Apr 5, 2014, 10:18 AM EDT
A soggy field led to the Mariners and Athletics being postponed last night in Oakland.
Apr 5, 2014, 9:36 AM EDT
Masahiro Tanaka was shaky early, but he bounced back to win in his major league debut last night against the Blue Jays.
Apr 5, 2014, 8:56 AM EDT
A quick look at a busy Friday around MLB, including the offensive juggernaut that is the Miami Marlins.
Apr 3, 2014, 10:30 PM EDT
Free agent right-hander Freddy Garcia has reportedly received minor league offers from multiple teams, but still hopes to land a major league deal.
Apr 3, 2014, 9:39 PM EDT
Matt Kemp is ready to return from offseason ankle surgery and join the Dodgers’ lineup.
Apr 3, 2014, 8:51 PM EDT
The Ricketts family could offer minority shares of the Cubs to fund the Wrigley renovation effort.
Apr 3, 2014, 8:01 PM EDT
The Rays have placed utility man Sean Rodriguez on the paternity leave list.
Apr 3, 2014, 7:25 PM EDT
Matt Adams gave a little push to a fan with his glove after missing a foul ball Thursday.
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.
Apr 3, 2014, 6:11 PM EDT
After an oblique injury landed Gordon Beckham on the DL to begin the year, he’s ready to begin a minor league rehab assignment.
Mar 31, 2014, 10:15 PM EDT
Rockies’ right-hander Tyler Chatwood is headed to the disabled list with a hamstring strain. Jordan Lyles will replace him.
Mar 31, 2014, 10:11 PM EDT
Jose Reyes’ hamstring strikes again.
Mar 31, 2014, 9:39 PM EDT
The Brewers have booted Jim Henderson from the closer role in favor of Francisco Rodriguez. At least for now.
Mar 31, 2014, 8:45 PM EDT
Vladimir Guerrero will sign a one-day contract to retire with the Angels.
Mar 31, 2014, 8:00 PM EDT
Three Marines were attacked and stabbed during a street fight early Sunday in Huntington Beach, California.
Mar 31, 2014, 6:55 PM EDT
After losing out on backup catcher job in the spring, Henry Blanco joins Arizona’s coaching staff.
Mar 31, 2014, 6:25 PM EDT
Cliff Lee, it turns out, just knows how to win.
Mar 29, 2014, 5:30 PM EDT
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…
Mar 29, 2014, 5:02 PM EDT
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…
Mar 29, 2014, 4:45 PM EDT
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…
Mar 29, 2014, 4:23 PM EDT
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…
Mar 29, 2014, 4:13 PM EDT
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…
Mar 29, 2014, 3:29 PM EDT
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…
Mar 29, 2014, 3:09 PM EDT
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…
Mar 29, 2014, 2:10 PM EDT
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…
- The Nationals extend their winning streak to 10 games with another walk-off victory 7
- Garrett Richards out 6-9 months with torn patellar tendon 11
- A pitch clock in Major League Baseball? No thanks. 88
- And That Happened: Wednesday’s scores and highlights 81
- Garrett Richards suffers ugly left knee injury 28
- Giants win protest, will complete rain-halted game at Wrigley Field on Thursday afternoon 46
- Royals might actually know what they are doing 33
- Curt Schilling reveals that he was diagnosed with mouth cancer, blames smokeless tobacco 72
- A pitch clock in Major League Baseball? No thanks. (92)
- Here’s today’s dose of barfy Derek Jeter sentiment (82)
- And That Happened: Wednesday’s scores and highlights (81)