Aug 10, 2014, 3:36 PM EDT
MLB.com beat writer Thomas Harding reports that the Rockies have put outfielder Carlos Gonzalez on the 15-day disabled list with left knee tendinitis. It’s yet another dagger in what has been a highly frustrating season for the dynamic 28-year-old.
Aug 10, 2014, 2:58 PM EDT
A brutal development here for the Angels. According to Jeff Fletcher of the Orange County Register, left-handed starter Tyler Skaggs needs Tommy John reconstructive surgery to repair a ligament tear in his throwing elbow.
Aug 10, 2014, 2:05 PM EDT
If you weren’t watching baseball into the wee hours of Sunday morning, you might have missed some Bryce Harper drama at Turner Field. Chris Vivlamore of the Atlanta Journal-Constitution explains …
Aug 10, 2014, 1:29 PM EDT
Detroit placed pitchers Anibal Sanchez and Joakim Soria on the 15-day disabled list Sunday morning. Sanchez has a pectoral strain. Soria is battling an oblique injury.
Aug 10, 2014, 12:40 PM EDT
The New York Mets simply can’t have nice things. Mike Puma of the New York Post reports that rookie right-hander Jacob deGrom — who has posted an impressive 2.87 ERA, 1.226 WHIP, and 94 strikeouts across 100 1/3 innings this season — has left the team in Philadelphia to have his throwing shoulder examined after complaining of soreness.
Aug 10, 2014, 12:01 PM EDT
Dodgers shortstop Hanley Ramirez suffered a strained right oblique on Friday night and was officially placed on the 15-day disabled list Sunday morning.
Aug 10, 2014, 11:38 AM EDT
The Indians placed both David Murphy (abdomen) and Nick Swisher (knee, wrist) on the 15-day disabled list Sunday morning.
Aug 10, 2014, 11:04 AM EDT
Cubs third base prospect Kris Bryant hasn’t slowed down one bit since being promoted on June 18 from Double-A Tennessee to Triple-A Iowa and slugged his 38th home run of the season on Saturday night in Oklahoma City, home of the Astros’ Triple-A team.
Aug 10, 2014, 10:21 AM EDT
When outfielder Allen Craig jammed his left foot on the first base bag in his first game since being traded to the Red Sox, there was some speculation that he might be shut down for the remainder of 2014. Craig suffered a left Lisfranc fracture in late 2013 and hasn’t been right since, so calling it quits and aiming for a fresh start in 2015 would make sense. But it doesn’t sound like that’s the plan.
Aug 10, 2014, 9:37 AM EDT
Albert Pujols mercifully put an end to Saturday night’s Red Sox vs. Angels marathon with this opposite-field walkoff home run off Boston right-hander Brandon Workman …
Aug 10, 2014, 8:52 AM EDT
The Kansas City Royals — baseball’s hottest team by far — are suddenly back in the thick of the things in the hunt for the American League Central crown.
Aug 6, 2014, 11:17 PM EDT
Astros outfielder George Springer was expected to be activated off the 15-day disabled list before the weekend, but that is not going to happen now.
Aug 6, 2014, 10:21 PM EDT
Doug Fister allowed just one (unearned) run over 7 1/3 innings and Adam LaRoche launched a pair of home runs as the Nationals bested the visiting Mets 7-1 on Wednesday night in Washington, D.C.
Aug 6, 2014, 9:32 PM EDT
Blue Jays slugger Jose Bautista cranked this massive two-run shot in the top of the second inning Wednesday night in Toronto to put the home team ahead of the visiting Orioles 4-1 …
Aug 6, 2014, 8:44 PM EDT
Rockies shortstop Troy Tulowitzki is finally making progress in his recovery from a left hip flexor strain. Nick Groke of the Denver Post shared the positive news on Twitter …
Aug 6, 2014, 7:59 PM EDT
Nationals manager Matt Williams was asked on Wednesday evening whether there has been any talk of sending struggling outfielder Bryce Harper to Triple-A Syracuse. He, uh, did not appreciate the suggestion.
Aug 6, 2014, 7:15 PM EDT
Jordan Lyles will return to the Rockies’ starting rotation Wednesday night against the Cubs after missing the past two months with a fractured left middle finger.
Aug 6, 2014, 6:31 PM EDT
Jarred Cosart’s tenure with the Marlins is not off to an especially strong start. He surrendered four runs over just 5 1/3 innings in his debut last Friday night against the Reds, and now the 24-year-old right-hander — who was acquired from the Astros at the July 31 trade deadline — is dealing with an injury.
Aug 5, 2014, 11:21 PM EDT
Gerrit Cole was scratched from a scheduled rehab outing last Friday night at Triple-A Indianapolis, with Pirates general manager Neal Huntington claiming that the right-hander needed to “refine some things.” The extra work on the side didn’t do much good.
Aug 5, 2014, 10:13 PM EDT
Ken Rosenthal at FOX Sports reports that the Padres have hired A.J. Preller — a former assistant GM with the Rangers — to be their next general manager.
Aug 5, 2014, 9:30 PM EDT
Watch as Derek Jeter robs Miguel Cabrera of a base-hit on Tuesday night at Yankee Stadium …
Aug 5, 2014, 8:42 PM EDT
USA Today’s Bob Nightengale reports that Rob Manfred, Tim Brosnan, and Tom Werner are the three finalists to replace Bud Selig as Major League Baseball commissioner.
Aug 5, 2014, 7:55 PM EDT
Twins manager Ron Gardenhire told MLB.com’s Rhett Bollinger on Tuesday that first baseman Joe Mauer is likely to rejoin the club early next week in Houston after playing in rehab games through the weekend with the Low-A Cedar Rapids Kernels.
Aug 5, 2014, 7:08 PM EDT
From Jeff Sanders of the San Diego Union-Tribune comes word that Padres right-hander Andrew Cashner has been cleared to begin a minor league rehab assignment this Friday with the High-A Lake Elsinore Storm.
Aug 5, 2014, 6:23 PM EDT
Starling Marte is back on the Pirates’ active roster after missing close to two weeks with a concussion. Pedro Alvarez was placed on the bereavement list in a corresponding roster move.
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