Aug 12, 2014, 6:49 AM EDT
The Kansas City Royals are in first place. In mid-August. This is nor a drill.
Aug 11, 2014, 11:24 PM EDT
The Royals haven’t been in first place this late in a season since 2003.
Aug 11, 2014, 11:15 PM EDT
Verlander hasn’t looked like himself all season and holds a 4.76 ERA after tonight’s outing.
Aug 11, 2014, 10:37 PM EDT
Don’t worry, I’m hearing that Ruben Amaro, Jr. is already trying to get in touch with his agent.
Aug 11, 2014, 10:01 PM EDT
Andrelton Simmons has been sidelined since last Tuesday due to a left ankle sprain, but he could rejoin the Braves’ lineup as soon as tomorrow.
Aug 11, 2014, 9:17 PM EDT
Orioles third baseman Manny Machado was forced to exit tonight’s game against the Yankees in the bottom of the third inning with a right knee sprain.
Aug 11, 2014, 9:10 PM EDT
Giancarlo Stanton is now up to 31 home runs on the year, which ties Jose Abreu of the White Sox for the major league lead.
Aug 11, 2014, 7:57 PM EDT
The collection, which included signatures and rare baseball cards from Boston Red Stockings players, is the largest sports memorabilia find in the 19-year history of the show.
Aug 11, 2014, 7:05 PM EDT
Willingham, 35, is batting .210/.345/.402 with 12 home runs and 34 RBI over 68 games this season.
Aug 11, 2014, 7:01 PM EDT
Jeremy Hefner made 22 starts for the Mets last season prior to undergoing Tommy John surgery and now he has suffered a significant setback in his recovery.
Aug 11, 2014, 6:25 PM EDT
Nava is batting just .248/.327/.310 with two home runs and 15 RBI over 71 games this season, but he hit .303 with 12 home runs and an .830 OPS in 2013.
Aug 11, 2014, 5:23 PM EDT
After initially holding out hope that Andrew McCutchen could avoid the disabled list–including general manager Neal Huntington saying yesterday that he’d made “remarkable” progress in his recovery–the Pirates have placed the reigning MVP on the shelf with an avulsion fracture of his rib.
Aug 11, 2014, 4:16 PM EDT
deGrom came out of nowhere this season to post a 2.87 ERA and 94/33 K/BB ratio in 100 innings as a 26-year-old rookie and hasn’t allowed more than three runs in a start since June 16.
Aug 11, 2014, 3:20 PM EDT
Pineda made just two minor-league rehab starts and logged just 3.1 and 4.1 innings in those outings, so he’ll likely be on a limited pitch count initially.
Aug 11, 2014, 2:56 PM EDT
Dating back to 2012 he’s hit a combined .222 with a .269 on-base percentage and .346 slugging percentage in 239 games for three different MLB teams.
Aug 11, 2014, 1:50 PM EDT
Mets right-hander Noah Syndergaard is one of the best pitching prospects in baseball and he’s racked up 111 strikeouts in 108 innings at Triple-A as a 21-year-old.
Aug 11, 2014, 12:28 PM EDT
White Sox first baseman Paul Konerko isn’t getting a city-by-city farewell tour like Derek Jeter, but the 38-year-old six-time All-Star is retiring after 18 seasons in the majors.
Aug 11, 2014, 11:47 AM EDT
A month into his professional career the White Sox and their top prospect have made the improvement of Rodon’s changeup one a priority.
Aug 11, 2014, 11:02 AM EDT
This is a hard story to summarize because there are so many elements to it and the way it has grown and grown — and continues to grow — is pretty unique. The gist is this: A man living in Seoul, South Korea declares himself a Royals fan 20 years ago because he likes underdogs and thinks Kauffman Stadium looks beautiful and wants to use Major League Baseball broadcasts to improve his English skills …
Aug 11, 2014, 10:47 AM EDT
Melky Cabrera, meet Rod Carew.
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