Jul 8, 2014, 10:15 AM EDT
Rafael Soriano is among the various players “snubbed” from the All-Star game, which apparently upset the Nationals closer and quite a few of his teammates, but if MLB decides to select him as a last-minute injury replacement Soriano plans to turn them down.
Jul 8, 2014, 9:46 AM EDT
Don’t click on this as if you don’t know exactly what you’re gonna get.
The umpires let the Mets challenge a “neighborhood play” last night. They’re not supposed to do that.
Jul 8, 2014, 9:16 AM EDT
Hey, here’s a neat idea: let’s challenge non-challengable plays to see if they should be challenged! Could be cool?
Jul 8, 2014, 8:55 AM EDT
Not a popular move among Mariners players, but when you’re actually contending you gotta make hard choices sometimes.
Jul 8, 2014, 8:23 AM EDT
It took ‘em 53 years to do it, but they’re now back to sea level.
Jul 8, 2014, 6:56 AM EDT
There were fireworks in the 11th inning in Washington last night, but there were also five shutouts around the bigs as the new era of the pitcher continues.
Jul 7, 2014, 11:10 PM EDT
Michael Wacha was shut down two weeks ago due to a stress reaction to the scapula bone in his throwing shoulder and the timeline for his return remains a question mark.
Jul 7, 2014, 10:57 PM EDT
Angels right-hander Jered Weaver was forced to leave tonight’s start against the Blue Jays after just two innings due to lower back tightness.
Jul 7, 2014, 10:31 PM EDT
Shane Victorino has been limited to just 21 games this season due to hamstring and back injuries.
Jul 7, 2014, 9:40 PM EDT
Ricky Nolasco has been a bust after joining the Twins on a big-money contract over the winter and it turns out that he’s been pitching through an injured elbow.
Jul 7, 2014, 8:48 PM EDT
Nelson Cruz has already passed his home run total from last season and is just five away from matching his career-high.
Jul 7, 2014, 8:29 PM EDT
The Orioles have sent Kevin Gausman back to Triple-A with an eye on his workload.
Jul 7, 2014, 7:42 PM EDT
Carlos Beltran is already limited due to the situation with his right elbow, but now he’s dealing with some swelling in his right knee.
Jul 7, 2014, 7:01 PM EDT
Joe Kelly hasn’t pitched in the majors since April 16 due to a severe strain of his left hamstring.
Jul 7, 2014, 6:19 PM EDT
Long-regarded for his durability, veteran right-hander Bronson Arroyo is the latest pitcher headed for Tommy John surgery.
Jul 7, 2014, 5:40 PM EDT
First the good news on Jhoulys Chacin: Doctors have determined that the Rockies right-hander won’t need shoulder surgery to repair fraying in his rotator cuff.
Jul 7, 2014, 5:17 PM EDT
In news that helps explain why the Indians felt the need to acquire veteran outfielder Chris Dickerson from the Pirates earlier today, Paul Hoynes of the Cleveland Plain Dealer reports that center fielder Michael Bourn’s hamstring strain is “more serious” than initially believed.
Jul 7, 2014, 5:03 PM EDT
Like we said earlier today: the so-called snubs have a way of working themselves out.
Jul 7, 2014, 4:30 PM EDT
It’s Herschel “Boog” Powell. Who, as an outfielder, has three home runs in 174 minor league games, so that nickname had better be ironic.
Jul 7, 2014, 4:16 PM EDT
Toronto first baseman Edwin Encarnacion is headed to the disabled list with a strained quadriceps muscle, which actually qualifies as relatively good news considering how bad his injury appeared to be when he was helped off the field Saturday.
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