Apr 9, 2014, 10:17 PM EDT
From Jeff Passan of Yahoo Sports comes word that A’s shortstop prospect Addison Russell has been diagnosed with a Grade 3 hamstring strain — it’s a tear, really — and will be out at least a month.
Apr 9, 2014, 9:22 PM EDT
This isn’t the prettiest play you’ll ever see from Braves shortstop Andrelton Simmons, but it sure was impressive …
Apr 9, 2014, 8:30 PM EDT
Mariners left-handed starter James Paxton owns a ridiculous 1.75 ERA and 0.83 WHIP through his first 36 innings at the major league level. But it’s going to be a while before he gets to add to that stat line. He was placed on the disabled list Wednesday with a lat strain.
Apr 9, 2014, 7:58 PM EDT
Blue Jays closer Casey Janssen is almost fully recovered from his late-spring left abdominal strain. John Lott of Canada’s National Post reports that the right-hander threw a bullpen session on Wednesday afternoon, which manager John Gibbons called “impressive.”
Apr 9, 2014, 7:03 PM EDT
Josh Beckett has been activated from the disabled list and will make his first start since May 2013 on Wednesday night against the Tigers.
Apr 9, 2014, 6:17 PM EDT
As first reported by Mike DiGiovanna of the Los Angeles Times, outfielder Josh Hamilton has been diagnosed with a complete tear of the ulnar collateral ligament in his left thumb along with a torn capsule. He needs surgery and will be sidelined for the next 6-8 weeks.
Apr 9, 2014, 5:42 PM EDT
Our photo of the day: Braves Nation shows a stunning lack of respect for its neighboring country.
Apr 9, 2014, 5:14 PM EDT
Oswaldo Arcia injured his wrist Friday and tried to convince the Twins he could play through the pain before finally admitting this afternoon that he couldn’t, so Minnesota placed the 23-year-old outfielder on the disabled list.
Apr 9, 2014, 4:55 PM EDT
Dexter Fowler started hot before illness sidelined him.
Apr 9, 2014, 4:00 PM EDT
A new interpretation of an old rule is angering some folks around the league.
Apr 9, 2014, 3:45 PM EDT
When the Rockies acquired right-hander Wilton Lopez from the Astros two offseasons ago he was coming off three consecutive seasons with a sub-3.00 ERA, but he mostly struggled for Colorado last season and now he’s headed back to the minors.
Apr 9, 2014, 3:20 PM EDT
The Kansas City Royals have not hit a home run all season. That’s seven games, that’s pretty rare stuff.
Apr 9, 2014, 3:10 PM EDT
Billy Hamilton has some serious, serious wheels.
Apr 9, 2014, 2:02 PM EDT
It came from the 1970s.
Apr 9, 2014, 1:30 PM EDT
Marlins right-hander Jacob Turner hurt his shoulder taking batting practice prior to yesterday’s scheduled start. He was scratched from the outing against the Nationals and now the Marlins have placed him on the disabled list with a strained shoulder.
Apr 9, 2014, 1:04 PM EDT
Two players in no-win situations help their teams win.
Apr 9, 2014, 12:31 PM EDT
Does anyone thing Jim Johnson was the best relief pitcher in all of baseball the past two years? Yeah, me neither.
Apr 9, 2014, 12:19 PM EDT
Everyone already knew that Royals rookie Yordano Ventura throws incredibly hard, but his 2014 debut last night was on a whole different level.
Apr 9, 2014, 11:35 AM EDT
The 1990s and 2000s happened. Even if baseball would have you think they didn’t.
Apr 9, 2014, 11:19 AM EDT
Angels left-hander Sean Burnett began the season on the disabled list while continuing to recover from August elbow surgery and now his attempt to resume a throwing program has been shut down due to more soreness.
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