Sep 10, 2014, 11:25 PM EDT
James Shields struck out eight batters and yielded just two hits over seven scoreless innings and the Kansas City bullpen kept the shutout intact as the Royals beat the Tigers 3-0 on Wednesday night at Detroit’s Comerica Park to reclaim a one-game lead in the American League Central standings.
Sep 10, 2014, 10:32 PM EDT
Yankees ace Masahiro Tanaka threw around 44 pitches in a simulated game on Tuesday and came out of it feeling fine, so he’s been given clearance to take the next step in his rehabilitation from a partially-torn ulnar collateral ligament in his pitching elbow.
Sep 10, 2014, 9:40 PM EDT
Watch as Pirates star Andrew McCutchen races around the bases for a game-tying stand-up inside-the-park home run in the fifth inning Wednesday night at Philadelphia’s Citizens Bank Park …
Sep 10, 2014, 8:53 PM EDT
Yasiel Puig’s issues with tardiness are well-chronicled on this website and he showed up late to Dodger Stadium again on Wednesday. But there was a good reason for that …
Sep 10, 2014, 8:08 PM EDT
Tigers shortstop Jose Iglesias was given the go-ahead to begin lower-body workouts on Wednesday, six months after being diagnosed with stress fractures in both of his shins. He should be ready for the start of the 2015 season.
Sep 10, 2014, 7:20 PM EDT
Oakland manager Bob Melvin told Susan Slusser of the San Francisco Chronicle on Wednesday that closer Sean Doolittle, who has been sidelined since August 24 with a strained intercostal muscle, is on track to be activated from the disabled list Friday.
Sep 10, 2014, 6:31 PM EDT
Angels manager Mike Scioscia acknowledged to reporters on Tuesday evening that there is growing concern about the status of Josh Hamilton’s injured right shoulder, noting that the recovery process “doesn’t look like it’s going in the right direction.” The hope is that another round of cortisone injections will help the cause.
Sep 10, 2014, 5:47 PM EDT
Healthy or not his role was in question after throwing problems got him benched at third base.
Sep 10, 2014, 5:20 PM EDT
Dustin Pedroia’s season is over due to a hand/wrist injury and Sean McAdam of CSNNE.com reports that the Red Sox second baseman will undergo surgery Thursday.
Sep 10, 2014, 4:46 PM EDT
Uehara was more or less duplicating his amazing 2013 season with a 1.27 ERA and 70/7 K/BB ratio in 57 innings through August 15 this year, but since then he’s allowed 10 runs in 4.2 innings for a 19.29 ERA.
Sep 10, 2014, 4:29 PM EDT
One never knows what will happen in a lawsuit, but an initial reading of the complaint in the case against the Mets and Jeff Wilpon should give the Mets reason to be concerned.
Sep 10, 2014, 3:49 PM EDT
Daniel Murphy has made all 126 of his starts this season at second base and hasn’t played an inning at third base since 2011.
Former Mets executive sues Jeff Wilpon, alleging he fired her for having a baby without being married
Sep 10, 2014, 3:29 PM EDT
It has been a fantastic week for sports figures treating women like crap. Now we have allegations of some more of it.
Sep 10, 2014, 3:14 PM EDT
I’ll be thinking baseball, lots of you will be watching college football, but the hockey people will have their big regular season game in D.C. on January 1.
Sep 10, 2014, 2:49 PM EDT
Tonight will be the third straight missed game for Gattis and the Braves have tomorrow off on the schedule.
Sep 10, 2014, 2:00 PM EDT
In which I talk about the tin foil I put on my head to keep the aliens from reading my thoughts. For real.
Sep 10, 2014, 1:43 PM EDT
Soria appeared in just six games for the Tigers after they acquired him from the Rangers and was horrible with a 10.38 ERA, but prior to the trade he had a 2.70 ERA and 42/4 K/BB ratio in 33 innings for Texas.
Sep 10, 2014, 12:30 PM EDT
Would you rather play the slumping superstar or a guy who hasn’t shown a thing all year?
Sep 10, 2014, 12:16 PM EDT
The last-place Red Sox have 17 games remaining.
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