Jun 1, 2014, 10:14 AM EDT
Mark Appel, the first overall pick in the 2013 MLB Amateur Draft, was demoted from the starting rotation at High-A Lancaster on April 25 and sent back to extended spring training after posting ugly numbers over his first four appearances. His first start back went even more poorly.
Jun 1, 2014, 9:38 AM EDT
Some unfortunate news here for the Diamondbacks. As relayed by Jack Magruder of FOX Sports Arizona, center fielder and primary leadoff man A.J. Pollock suffered a fractured fourth metacarpal on his right hand Saturday when he was struck by a pitch from Reds starter Johnny Cueto.
Jun 1, 2014, 8:53 AM EDT
The defending World Series-champion Red Sox have been on a roll since snapping their embarrassing losing streak at 10 games Monday in Atlanta. And the good times continued on Saturday night.
May 29, 2014, 3:01 PM EDT
Versions of this have been floating around all week for the NBA and NHL, so let’s try it with baseball …
May 28, 2014, 11:28 PM EDT
Watch as Nelson Cruz pushes his MLB-leading home run total to 19 with this two-out blast to center field in the top of the sixth inning Wednesday night at Milwaukee’s Miller Park …
May 28, 2014, 10:32 PM EDT
Sad news here on Angels reliever Sean Burnett. MLB.com’s Alden Gonzalez reports that the left-hander was diagnosed Wednesday with a torn UCL in his pitching elbow and will probably need season-ending Tommy John reconstructive elbow surgery. It would be his second.
May 28, 2014, 9:45 PM EDT
The elbow injury epidemic simply can’t be stopped. CSNWashington.com’s Mark Zuckerman reports that Marlins right-hander Henderson Alvarez was removed from his start Wednesday night against the Nationals after experiencing stiffness in his pitching elbow.
May 28, 2014, 9:08 PM EDT
Clay Buchholz was placed on the 15-day disabled list Wednesday with a hyperextended knee — and a 7.02 ERA.
May 28, 2014, 8:53 PM EDT
Johnny Damon and Manny Ramirez reenacted a famous blooper on Wednesday night at Fenway Park.
May 28, 2014, 8:01 PM EDT
Hunter Pence’s stolen scooter was returned to AT&T Park by a group of people on Wednesday afternoon during the Giants’ game against the visiting Cubs.
May 28, 2014, 7:24 PM EDT
Carl Crawford suffered an ugly left ankle sprain Tuesday while chasing after a ball, so the Dodgers are rolling with Matt Kemp in left field in their series finale Wednesday night against the visiting Reds. Kemp, who had been on the bench for five straight games, last played left field as a rookie in 2006.
May 28, 2014, 6:37 PM EDT
Rangers ace Yu Darvish had to be scratched from his scheduled start Tuesday in Minnesota because of lingering stiffness in his neck, but he hasn’t been placed on the disabled list yet and could be ready by his next turn through the Texas starting rotation.
May 27, 2014, 11:23 PM EDT
Adam Lind and Edwin Encarnacion hit back-to-back home runs in bottom of the fifth inning Tuesday night at Rogers Centre, propelling the Blue Jays to a 9-6 victory over the visiting Rays. It was the
May 27, 2014, 10:18 PM EDT
The Phillies signed right-hander Miguel Alfredo Gonzalez to a three-year, $12 million contract last August after he defected from his native Cuba and were hoping that he would be prepared to join their rotation in early 2014. But it’s almost June and Gonzalez seems only to be taking steps backward.
May 27, 2014, 9:25 PM EDT
As first mentioned by Bob Dutton of the Tacoma New Times and then confirmed by Jon Heyman of CBS Sports, the Mariners have agreed to terms on a minor league contract with outfielder Xavier Nady.
May 27, 2014, 8:58 PM EDT
Rangers ace Yu Darvish was scratched from his scheduled start Tuesday night against the Twins because of stiffness in his neck. It’s something that also bothered him during spring straining, so the Rangers — who have been plagued by more injuries than any other team this season — decided to give him an MRI. The results were clean.
May 27, 2014, 8:04 PM EDT
50 Cent threw his first pitch Tuesday night at Citi Field more toward the first-base dugout than home plate.
May 27, 2014, 7:17 PM EDT
Travis d’Arnaud is expected to return to the Mets on Wednesday after missing a little over two weeks because of a concussion.
May 27, 2014, 6:25 PM EDT
Hanley Ramirez is back in the Dodgers’ lineup on Tuesday night against the Reds after missing four games with a lower left leg injury.
May 25, 2014, 5:19 PM EDT
The Red Sox didn’t like it when Yunel Escobar of the Rays took third base with his team leading 8-3 in the bottom of the seventh inning Sunday at Tropicana Field and promptly let him know.
May 25, 2014, 4:44 PM EDT
Watch as Dodgers right-handers Josh Beckett completes his first career no-hitter Sunday in Philly …
May 25, 2014, 3:58 PM EDT
Dodgers right-hander Josh Beckett made history with nine no-hit innings Sunday afternoon at Citizens Bank Park.
May 25, 2014, 3:45 PM EDT
The last-place Indians will get a boost this week. According to Paul Hoynes of the Cleveland Plain Dealer, star second baseman Jason Kipnis is on track to return from the 15-day disabled list Tuesday against the White Sox after playing one final minor league rehab game Monday at Triple-A Columbus.
May 25, 2014, 2:59 PM EDT
Matt Shoemaker has a solid 3.18 ERA and 1.15 WHIP in 22 2/3 total innings this season, but he yielded eight hits and three runs over five frames in a loss Saturday night to the Royals and so the Angels are going to try something different this week.
May 25, 2014, 2:02 PM EDT
Phillies third baseman Cody Asche landed on the 15-day disabled list Sunday afternoon because of a left hamstring strain. Top prospect Maikel Franco may soon be called up to replace him.
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- Jon Lester, Jonny Gomes heading to Oakland for Yoenis Cespedes 165
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