Aug 16, 2015, 1:30 PM EDT
Brewers minor leaguer David Denson revealed this weekend to the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel that he is gay, becoming the first openly gay player in MLB-affiliated ball.
Aug 16, 2015, 12:42 PM EDT
The typical recovery and rehab time for a ruptured Achilles is 10-12 months, but Wainwright has his sights set on contributing again this season.
Aug 16, 2015, 11:55 AM EDT
Schwarber, 22, is batting .315/.403/.586 with eight home runs and 27 RBI over his first 33 major league games. And the Cubs hold the longest current winning streak in the majors at nine games.
Aug 16, 2015, 11:02 AM EDT
Smyly has been sidelined since the first week of May with a partially-torn labrum in his left shoulder.
Aug 16, 2015, 10:31 AM EDT
Ichiro Suzuki slapped a ball into shallow right field Saturday evening at Busch Stadium for the 4,192nd hit of his professional career — 1,278 in Japan and 2,914 in Major League Baseball …
Aug 16, 2015, 9:44 AM EDT
Phillies skipper Pete Mackanin has already said that Utley will not play in Sunday’s series finale against the Brewers and rumors are swirling that a trade is close.
Aug 16, 2015, 8:58 AM EDT
Your box scores and AP recaps from Saturday …
Aug 16, 2015, 12:53 AM EDT
Denson was a 15th-round pick in 2013 out of South Hills High School in West Covina, California. The 20-year-old has batted .240/.355/.379 in 179 professional games.
Aug 12, 2015, 11:20 PM EDT
Marc Topkin of the Tampa Bay Times says Smyly will travel with the Rays to Texas and throw a bullpen session in front of team management on Friday. If that goes well, an official go-ahead should follow.
Aug 12, 2015, 10:53 PM EDT
The 33-year-old outfielder has been an excellent top-of-the-order presence for San Francisco when healthy, batting .302 with a .368 on-base percentage.
Aug 12, 2015, 10:06 PM EDT
You’ll be seeing highlights of this play Anthony Rizzo made on Wednesday night for a very long time …
Aug 12, 2015, 9:13 PM EDT
It’s obviously under control now, but staph infections are serious business around baseball clubhouses and other types of locker rooms because of the nature of what goes on inside those facilities and the way these infections spread.
Aug 12, 2015, 8:21 PM EDT
The issue flared up over the weekend in New York and he hasn’t appeared in a game since Saturday. But it’s looking like EE will avoid the disabled list.
Aug 12, 2015, 7:37 PM EDT
Bryce Harper had to be scratched from the Nationals’ starting lineup Tuesday against the Dodgers due to soreness in his left knee, but all is well with the 22-year-old superstar …
Aug 12, 2015, 6:42 PM EDT
Here’s how it ended …
Aug 12, 2015, 6:14 PM EDT
The Japanese starter walked three batters but struck out seven in a historical 116-pitch effort as the Mariners defeated the Orioles 3-0 on Wednesday afternoon at Seattle’s Safeco Field.
Aug 11, 2015, 11:22 PM EDT
Cabrera has been on the disabled list since July 4. In his absence, the Tigers have fallen out of contention in both the AL Central and Wild Card race. They were sellers at the July 31 trade deadline and cut ties with longtime general manager Dave Dombrowski last week.
Aug 11, 2015, 10:04 PM EDT
Norris was designated for assignment by the Orioles on July 31 and then subsequently released nine days later.
Aug 11, 2015, 9:17 PM EDT
Yasiel Puig is not going to be traded this season.
Aug 11, 2015, 8:30 PM EDT
Harper, 22, has hit .333/.460/.650 with 29 home runs and 69 RBI in 105 games this season. It would be a shame — and a massive blow for the second-place Nationals — if the 22-year-old superstar is forced to miss an extended period of time.
Aug 11, 2015, 7:41 PM EDT
Pagan, 34, is batting just .258/.290/.308 in 102 games this season for the Giants, who are 2 1/2 games back of the Dodgers in the NL West and 3 1/2 games behind the Cubs in the NL Wild Card chase.
Aug 11, 2015, 7:08 PM EDT
EE jammed the finger in late July and hasn’t really had time to fully recover. He also sat out of Sunday afternoon’s series finale at Yankee Stadium, a big 6-0 victory for Toronto.
Aug 11, 2015, 6:35 PM EDT
Cole Hamels allowed five runs in his Texas debut August 1 against the Giants and four earned in his second Rangers start August 7 versus the Mariners. Now comes word from MLB.com’s T.R. Sullivan that the left-hander has been …
Aug 11, 2015, 6:12 PM EDT
Ken Rosenthal of FOX Sports reports that Phillies second baseman Chase Utley has passed through revocable trade waivers and can now be offered up to any team, though the 36-year-old carries full no-trade protection via 10-and-5 rights and can veto a deal if it’s not to his liking.
Aug 9, 2015, 4:48 PM EDT
Marco Estrada tossed 6 1/3 innings of shutout ball and Jose Bautista and Josh Donaldson both hit solo homers as the Blue Jays blanked the Yankees 2-0 on Sunday afternoon at Yankee Stadium.
- Mets acquire Addison Reed from the Diamondbacks 7
- Vin Scully says 2016 will be his last season of broadcasting 15
- Edwin Encarnacion slugs three home runs as Blue Jays thrash Tigers 14
- Mark Teixeira says he’s having “serious pain” when he tries to run 13
- Settling the Score: Friday’s results 22
- Vin Scully will return in 2016 for his 67th season of broadcasting 43
- The Athletics have a travel-heavy 2016 schedule and unsuccessfully tried to have it altered 11
- Mariners fire general manager Jack Zduriencik 78
- Sarah Palin sticks up for Curt Schilling, tells ESPN to “stick to sports” (263)
- Dan Patrick: When does ESPN cut ties with Curt Schilling? (200)
- Curt Schilling taken off of Little League World Series duty for making a really bad tweet (170)
- Curt Schilling taken off of ESPN’s Sunday Night Baseball telecast this week (134)
- Phillies announcer calls Mets fans “obnoxious” (123)