Jun 3, 2014, 11:47 PM EDT
Brewers third baseman Aramis Ramirez is set to return from the disabled list on Wednesday after missing four weeks with a left hamstring strain.
Jun 3, 2014, 11:03 PM EDT
A fan fell from a lower-level restaurant Tuesday during the Brewers’ home game against the Twins at Miller Park in Milwaukee.
Jun 3, 2014, 10:25 PM EDT
The Rockies have a major league-best .801 OPS here on June 3, but their staff ERA of 4.24 ranks 26th out of 30. A move will be made later this week to hopefully boost the pitching end of things. According to MLB.com’s Thomas Harding, the Rockies plan to call up top prospect Eddie Butler on Friday.
Jun 3, 2014, 9:52 PM EDT
Matt Harrison has been limited to two starts over the past two seasons because of lingering back issues, and now his career might be in jeopardy. Anthony Andro of FOXSportsSouthwest.com reports that Harrison underwent lumbar disc fusion surgery on Tuesday in Dallas, Texas.
Jun 3, 2014, 9:20 PM EDT
Angels outfielder Mike Trout sat out Saturday and Sunday in Oakland because of stiffness in his back. He tried to return for Tuesday’s series-opener in Houston, but that stiffness hasn’t gone away …
Jun 3, 2014, 8:34 PM EDT
Cardinals second baseman Kolten Wong was named the National League Rookie of the Month for May and celebrated Tuesday with this grand slam off Royals starter James Shields …
Jun 3, 2014, 7:41 PM EDT
The bad news keeps rolling in for the Rangers. Jurickson Profar was in Texas’ clubhouse before Tuesday night’s series-opener against the Orioles and acknowledged to Jeff Wilson of the Fort Worth Star-Telegram that the recent re-aggravation of his teres major muscle strain will likely prevent him from appearing in a game this season.
Jun 3, 2014, 6:53 PM EDT
The last time Jason Lane appeared in a major league game was October 1, 2007, as a backup outfielder for the Padres. Now he’s back in San Diego, almost seven years later, as a lefty reliever …
Jun 3, 2014, 6:08 PM EDT
You could hear the collective shriek from Orioles fans on Sunday when Nelson Cruz was struck on the left hand by a Scott Feldman fastball. But all is well. Cruz is in the Orioles’ starting lineup for Tuesday night’s series-opener against the Rangers.
Jun 1, 2014, 5:14 PM EDT
Orioles third baseman Manny Machado nearly doubled his season RBI total with this four-run blast Sunday afternoon in Baltimore’s ongoing rout of the host Astros at Minute Maid Park …
Jun 1, 2014, 4:19 PM EDT
Edwin Encarnacion had a massive month of May for the American League East-leading Blue Jays, posting a 1.176 OPS with 16 home runs and 33 RBI in 30 games. And he’s off to a great start now in June.
Jun 1, 2014, 3:22 PM EDT
Mike Trout is out of the Angels’ starting lineup again on Sunday against the A’s because of lingering stiffness in his back.
Jun 1, 2014, 2:36 PM EDT
The White Sox fell back under the .500 mark with Saturday’s loss to the Padres, but they’re still in second place in the American League Central standings and will get a big boost this week. MLB.com’s Scott Merkin reports that first baseman Jose Abreu will be activated from the disabled list Monday.
Jun 1, 2014, 1:49 PM EDT
From Juan C. Rodriguez of the South Florida Sun-Sentinel comes word that the Marlins have acquired right-handed reliever Bryan Morris from the Pirates in exchange for their competitive balance pick in the 2014 MLB Amateur Draft, which gets underway this Thursday evening.
Jun 1, 2014, 1:05 PM EDT
As first reported late Saturday night by WEEI’s Alex Speier, the Red Sox have promoted infield prospect Garin Cecchini from their Triple-A club in Pawtucket, Rhode Island. Alex Wilson was optioned to Pawtucket in a corresponding roster move.
Jun 1, 2014, 12:18 PM EDT
Rays outfielder Wil Myers has landed on the 15-day disabled list with a right wrist sprain that he suffered Friday night at Fenway Park.
Jun 1, 2014, 11:33 AM EDT
Marlins catcher Jarrod Saltalamacchia, who hit a deep hitting slump in May, has been placed on the 7-day concussion disabled list.
Jun 1, 2014, 10:59 AM EDT
Andy McCullough of the Kansas City Star reports that the Royals placed infielder Danny Valencia on the 15-day disabled list Sunday with a wrist injury and recalled third baseman Mike Moustakas from Triple-A Omaha in a corresponding 25-man roster move.
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.
- Dodgers announce Vin Scully will return for 2015 season 4
- Jon Lester scratched Wednesday amid trade speculation 7
- Rays are “talking and willing” to trade ace lefty David Price; Cardinals and Dodgers interested 27
- Phillies wanted Joc Pederson, Corey Seager, and Julio Urias from Dodgers for Cole Hamels 58
- Matt Cain is going to pay a visit to Dr. Andrews 4
- The Nationals and Orioles dispute over TV money is about to explode 78
- The Red Sox are expected to deal Jon Lester and the Pirates are a “dark horse” 36
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