Apr 14, 2015, 10:46 PM EDT
The injury bug has again bitten David Wright.
Apr 14, 2015, 10:20 PM EDT
Red Sox shortstop Xander Bogaerts banged his right knee while rounding third base on Monday afternoon against the Nationals and he was not in the starting lineup Tuesday, but there’s good news out of Boston.
Apr 14, 2015, 9:33 PM EDT
From MLB.com’s Bryan Hoch comes word that Yankees right-hander Ivan Nova threw 20 pitches of live batting practice on Tuesday afternoon at the Yankees’ spring training complex in Tampa, Florida. It was his first time facing hitters since undergoing Tommy John reconstructive elbow surgery last April.
Apr 14, 2015, 8:48 PM EDT
He didn’t reach three home runs until June 7 last year …
Apr 14, 2015, 8:25 PM EDT
Kole Calhoun has been out of the Angels’ starting lineup since Saturday with tightness in his right calf. He was able to pinch hit on Monday in Arlington, Texas — and even roped an RBI single — but the calf apparently didn’t respond too well to that.
Apr 14, 2015, 7:32 PM EDT
Frightening scene at Cleveland’s Progressive Field.
Apr 14, 2015, 7:11 PM EDT
Andre Ethier will start in right field vs. Seattle.
Apr 14, 2015, 6:27 PM EDT
Marlins outfielder Christian Yelich has been scratched from the starting lineup for Tuesday night’s game against the Braves because of tightness in his back. Ichiro Suzuki will get the start in left field …
Apr 12, 2015, 5:15 PM EDT
Cabrera finished the day 4-for-4 with three runs scored and four RBI. He’s batting .520/.586/.840 over his first 29 plate appearances this season and the Tigers are off to a 6-0 start.
Apr 12, 2015, 4:09 PM EDT
Reddick is getting off to a late start this season after battling a right oblique strain for much of the spring. He has the pleasure of facing Mariners ace Felix Hernandez in his debut Sunday afternoon in Oakland.
Apr 12, 2015, 3:14 PM EDT
Brandon Belt has been held out of the Giants’ starting lineup since suffering a mild right groin strain last Tuesday in Arizona, but he was available to pinch hit Saturday night in San Diego and Alex Pavolvic of CSNBayArea.com notes that he is starting at first base in Sunday’s series finale against the Padres.
Apr 12, 2015, 2:57 PM EDT
What a beautiful, beautiful thing.
Apr 12, 2015, 2:38 PM EDT
Watch as Miguel Cabrera goes way deep Sunday off Indians left-hander T.J. House …
Apr 12, 2015, 2:05 PM EDT
Indians catcher Yan Gomes was placed on the disabled list Sunday morning with what was labeled a right knee sprain. Now the exact diagnosis is in, via MLB.com’s Jordan Bastian …
Apr 12, 2015, 1:42 PM EDT
Hamilton jerseys probably wouldn’t be a hot item right now after his performance in 2014 and offseason relapse, so this could be chalked up to a simple supply-and-demand strategy. But it feels more calculated than that given recent comments from Angels owner Arte Moreno.
Apr 12, 2015, 12:56 PM EDT
Pirates star center fielder Andrew McCutchen admitted Saturday that the left knee discomfort that drove him from Friday’s game in Milwaukee has been bothering him since spring training.
Apr 12, 2015, 12:02 PM EDT
The 26-year-old left-hander finished third in the American League Cy Young Award balloting last season after posting a sensational 2.17 ERA, 0.97 WHIP, and 208/39 K/BB ratio across 174 innings for Chicago.
Apr 12, 2015, 11:15 AM EDT
Cubs prospect Kris Bryant had a massive showing this spring in Arizona, batting .425 with a 1.652 OPS and nine home runs in 14 Cactus League games. And the fireworks have continued at Triple-A Iowa.
Apr 12, 2015, 10:28 AM EDT
Gomes, 27, had 21 home runs and 74 RBI in 135 games last season for the Tribe. This is a big loss for a team that has championship aspirations.
Apr 12, 2015, 9:34 AM EDT
Clayton Kershaw wasn’t his usual dominant self on Opening Day last Monday against the Padres, yielding three earned runs on two walks and six hits over just six innings. And he was even worse in his second turn through the Dodgers’ 2015 rotation.
Apr 12, 2015, 8:41 AM EDT
Cruz was signed to a four-year, $57 million free agent contract this winter to bring some pop to the Mariners’ lineup.
Apr 9, 2015, 12:25 AM EDT
Dodgers first baseman Adrian Gonzalez has his first career three-homer game.
Apr 8, 2015, 11:42 PM EDT
Watch as Albert Pujols puts a charge into this ball Wednesday against Hisashi Iwakuma …
Apr 8, 2015, 10:40 PM EDT
It shouldn’t affect his pitching schedule.
Apr 8, 2015, 10:04 PM EDT
Hollands is going to miss the entire 2015 season and the first month or two of the 2016 campaign as well.
- Brian Matusz was ejected for having a foreign substance on his arm 8
- Josh Hamilton will join the Rangers on Monday 4
- UPDATE: David Wright diagnosed with spinal stenosis 14
- Settling the Score: Friday’s results 39
- Video: Mike Trout makes a ridiculous slide to beat the tag at third base 14
- Cuba’s best pitching prospect is on his way to America 21
- Will Smith suspended for eight games for the foreign substance on his arm 62
- Will Smith’s ejection once again shows baseball’s silly approach to foreign substance rules 49
- And That Happened: Wednesday’s scores and highlights (133)
- Bryce Harper on Marvin Hudson ejection: “I don’t think 40,000 people came to watch him ump” (131)
- Bryce Harper ejected for second time in a week (122)
- GM Dan Jennings to be named the Marlins new manager. And it’s a terrible idea. (111)
- And That Happened: Tuesday’s scores and highlights (101)