Mike Matheny addresses turmoil in Ferguson: “It’s a sad situation. It’s a tough situation for our city”
Aug 17, 2014, 4:30 PM EDT
The St. Louis Cardinals play about 10 miles down Interstate 70 from where an unarmed black teenager named Mike Brown was shot and killed in broad daylight last Saturday by a white member of the Ferguson Police Department. Mike Matheny addressed the story Sunday morning.
Aug 17, 2014, 3:42 PM EDT
It appears Hanley Ramirez will reach free agency. Dodgers president Stan Kasten told Bill Shaikin of the Los Angeles Times that contract talks with the injury-prone 30-year-old shortstop have been tabled until after the 2014 season.
Aug 17, 2014, 2:57 PM EDT
The Pirates have lost four straight games and would not have a spot in the playoffs if the regular season ended today, but a big boost is coming this week. Tom Singer of MLB.com reports that right-hander Gerrit Cole is due back from the disabled list on Wednesday.
Aug 17, 2014, 2:01 PM EDT
Yonder Alonso was placed on the 15-day disabled list Thursday with a right forearm strain and now Jeff Sanders of the San Diego Union-Tribune reports that the first baseman has been ruled out for the rest of the 2014 season. Surgery might be coming.
Aug 17, 2014, 1:15 PM EDT
As first relayed by MLB.com’s Jenifer Langosch, the Cardinals have recalled right-hander Carlos Martinez from Triple-A Memphis, optioning lefty reliever Kevin Siegrist in a corresponding 25-man roster move.
Aug 17, 2014, 12:32 PM EDT
Yankees catcher Brian McCann is back in action Sunday after missing eight days with a concussion.
Aug 17, 2014, 11:45 AM EDT
There are still quite a few hurdles to leap over, but Cardinals right-hander Michael Wacha looks to be progressing toward a mid-to-late September return.
Aug 17, 2014, 10:59 AM EDT
Blue Jays general manager Alex Anthopoulos is expected to be back for the 2015 season despite a disappointing second half (so far) in 2014 …
Aug 17, 2014, 10:14 AM EDT
Cubs third base prospect Kris Bryant made an early exit from a game Saturday at Triple-A Iowa, leading to speculation on blogs and Twitter that he might be on the way to the majors. But that’s not happening.
Aug 17, 2014, 9:37 AM EDT
Watch as Nationals catcher Wilson Ramos beats the Pirates on Saturday with this walkoff ground-rule double …
Aug 17, 2014, 8:53 AM EDT
Suddenly the American League West is all tied up. Albert Pujols and Howie Kendrick both went yard and Matt Shoemaker pitched well over 5 2/3 innings as the Angels topped the Rangers 5-4 on Saturday night in Arlington, Texas. The A’s, meanwhile, got a third straight poor start from Sonny Gray and lost 4-3 to the Braves at Atlanta’s Turner Field.
Aug 16, 2014, 11:15 PM EDT
White Sox pitching prospect Carlos Rodon will make his debut with Triple-A Charlotte on Tuesday.
Aug 16, 2014, 10:45 PM EDT
The Braves signed Donnie Murphy to a minor league deal on Saturday.
Aug 16, 2014, 10:00 PM EDT
The Cubs’ youth movement continues, as outfield prospect Matt Szczur is reportedly headed to the big leagues on Sunday.
Aug 16, 2014, 9:10 PM EDT
Phillies GM Ruben Amaro thinks oft-injured veteran outfielder Grady Sizemore could be a part of the team’s rebuilding effort.
Aug 16, 2014, 8:20 PM EDT
A water main broke outside of Coors Field, causing Saturday night’s game to be delayed.
Aug 16, 2014, 7:45 PM EDT
Juan Uribe re-injured his right hamstring in Friday night’s game against the Brewers, and he’s headed to the disabled list.
Aug 16, 2014, 6:55 PM EDT
More than two months after suffering a broken left shoulder socket, Michael Cuddyer has returned to the Rockies’ lineup.
Aug 16, 2014, 6:05 PM EDT
The Reds made a handful of roster moves on Saturday, including calling up Dylan Axelrod to take Homer Bailey’s spot in the rotation.
Aug 16, 2014, 5:30 PM EDT
The two-time All-Star has appeared in just 49 games since the start of 2012.
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