Jul 1, 2014, 7:43 PM EDT
Tigers designated hitter Victor Martinez had to be scratched from Monday’s series opener against the Athletics due to soreness in his back and side and he is also sitting out on Tuesday night in Detroit.
Jul 1, 2014, 7:18 PM EDT
Watch as White Sox first baseman Jose Abreu takes the major league lead in both home runs and RBI with this three-run homer Tuesday afternoon against the Angels …
Jul 1, 2014, 6:22 PM EDT
Cliff Lee threw a successful three-inning simulated game on Tuesday and could be ready for a minor league rehab assignment.
Jun 29, 2014, 5:22 PM EDT
Watch as the Brewers’ sluggish infielders turn a routine grounder from Wilin Rosario into a three-run swing in Sunday afternoon’s series finale at Milwaukee’s Miller Park …
Jun 29, 2014, 4:37 PM EDT
Giants manager Bruce Bochy announced Sunday afternoon — as relayed by Henry Schulman of the San Francisco Chronicle — that right-hander Sergio Romo has been stripped of the club’s closer gig. The Giants plan to use a committee for a while.
Jun 29, 2014, 3:43 PM EDT
Hanley Ramirez returned to the Dodgers’ starting lineup on Saturday night after missing four straight games due to irritation around the A/C joint in his right shoulder, but he tweaked his left calf in the second inning and is on the bench for Sunday’s series finale against the visiting Cardinals.
Jun 29, 2014, 2:59 PM EDT
Holland beat Mexico in the 94th minute Sunday in the Round of 16 and Dodgers closer Kenley Jansen, a native of Curacao in the Dutch Caribbean, added a little flair to the Los Angeles dugout afterward …
Jun 29, 2014, 2:15 PM EDT
From MLB.com’s Steve Gilbert comes word that the Diamondbacks have placed shortstop Chris Owings on the 15-day disabled list because of a left shoulder injury. Nick Ahmed had his contract purchased from Triple-A Reno in a corresponding 25-man roster move.
Jun 29, 2014, 1:21 PM EDT
Justin Masterson had to be scratched from his last turn in the Indians’ starting rotation because of soreness in his right knee — something that has bothered him off and on throughout this season. But he threw a successful bullpen session Saturday and has been cleared to start Tuesday at home against the Dodgers.
Jun 29, 2014, 12:38 PM EDT
Josh Reddick was placed on the 15-day disabled list Sunday morning after straining his right knee in the A’s defeat of the Marlins on Saturday.
Jun 29, 2014, 11:45 AM EDT
Marlins outfielder Christian Yelich has been activated from the disabled list after missing exactly 15 days because of a back strain.
Jun 29, 2014, 10:59 AM EDT
Mike Napoli took a verbal jab at Yankees rookie ace Masahiro Tanaka when he reached the Red Sox dugout after his go-ahead ninth-inning home run on Saturday night in New York.
Jun 29, 2014, 10:13 AM EDT
Bryce Harper sure seems excited to return to the Nationals’ active roster after missing the past two months following April 29 surgery to repair a torn ulnar collateral ligament in his left thumb. The 21-year-old outfielder went 4-for-5 with three home runs and five RBI on Saturday night at Double-A Harrisburg.
Jun 29, 2014, 9:37 AM EDT
Taijuan Walker was expected to open 2014 as a member of the Mariners’ starting rotation, but shoulder problems threw him off in spring training and he was placed on the disabled list when Opening Day rolled around. The kid is now finally ready.
Jun 29, 2014, 8:51 AM EDT
The 51-32 Brewers have the best record in the National League and the largest division lead in MLB, boasting a 6 1/2 game cushion over the second-place Cardinals.
Jun 26, 2014, 12:11 AM EDT
Vanderbilt University has claimed its first College World Series. And the school’s first-ever NCAA national championship in a men’s sport.
Jun 25, 2014, 11:14 PM EDT
Watch as Orioles designated hitter Nelson Cruz ties Wednesday night’s game against the White Sox with one swing of the bat on a grand slam in the bottom of the eighth inning …
Jun 25, 2014, 10:31 PM EDT
According to beat writer Scott Lauber of the Boston Herald, outfielder Shane Victorino — who had been aiming to return from the disabled list this Friday night — has hit a setback in his rehabilitation from hamstring and back ailments and there is no longer a timetable for his activation.
Jun 25, 2014, 9:45 PM EDT
Dodgers top outfield prospect Joc Pederson suffered a Grade 1 separation of the A/C joint in his right shoulder this week at Triple-A Albuquerque and will be sidelined for at least the next 10 days.
Jun 25, 2014, 8:53 PM EDT
From Paul Hoynes of the Cleveland Plain Dealer comes word that Indians right-hander Justin Masterson has been scratched from his next scheduled start Sunday against the Mariners because of lingering soreness in his right knee.
Jun 25, 2014, 8:08 PM EDT
And what appears to be a knight’s helmet.
Jun 25, 2014, 7:25 PM EDT
Astros general manager Jeff Lunow announced Wednesday — via Evan Drellich of the Houston Chronicle — that shortstop prospect Carlos Correa has undergone surgery for a fractured right fibula. Correa is done for the remainder of the 2014 season.
Jun 25, 2014, 6:49 PM EDT
Watch as Giants right-hander Tim Lincecum completes the second no-hitter of his career Wednesday afternoon against the Padres on a soft groundout to second base …
Jun 25, 2014, 12:10 AM EDT
The three-game College World Series final is tied up. University of Virginia sophomore Brandon Waddell allowed just two runs — one earned — across nine innings and the Cavaliers got 3-for-5 nights from both Joe McCarthy and Kenny Towns in a 7-2 Game 2 win over Vanderbilt on Tuesday night in Omaha, Nebraska.
Jun 24, 2014, 11:22 PM EDT
Tony Gwynn Jr. was activated from Major League Baseball’s bereavement list on Tuesday afternoon and made an appearance as a pinch-hitter in the eighth inning of Tuesday night’s 7-4 victory over the Marlins. It was his first at-bat since burying his Hall of Fame father last week in San Diego, and the fans at Citizens Bank Park made it a beautiful, genuine moment …
- Reds trade setup man Jonathan Broxton to the Brewers 14
- Miguel Cabrera sits Sunday with nagging ankle injury 11
- A’s acquire veteran slugger Adam Dunn from the White Sox 53
- Settling the Score: Saturday’s results 18
- Orioles acquire Kelly Johnson from the Red Sox 15
- Orioles acquire Alejandro De Aza from the White Sox 6
- Bryce Harper is 15th player in MLB history to reach 50 career homers before age-22 season 31
- The Dodgers took the shift to the extreme last night 51
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