Jul 5, 2014, 8:56 AM EDT
A quick recap of a busy Fourth of July around MLB, including another win for the red-hot Braves.
Jul 5, 2014, 12:18 AM EDT
Get excited, Cubs fans. You too, fantasy leaguers.
Jul 5, 2014, 12:10 AM EDT
Carlos Gomez wants to participate in the Home Run Derby, so he had Ryan Braun talk to Troy Tulowitzki on his behalf.
Jul 4, 2014, 11:38 PM EDT
Billy Beane gets a jump on the trade market by parting with Addison Russell, Billy McKinney.
Jul 4, 2014, 11:05 PM EDT
Carl Crawford will begin a minor league rehab assignment with Triple-A Albuquerque on Saturday.
Jul 4, 2014, 10:46 PM EDT
Outfield prospect Billy McKinney and right-hander Dan Straily also on the move to the Cubs.
Jul 4, 2014, 9:45 PM EDT
If the Red Sox want to keep Jon Lester around, they’ll have to pick up contract talks when the season is over as the lefty considers them to be distracting during the season.
Jul 4, 2014, 8:50 PM EDT
The Giants won’t see Angel Pagan for at least another couple of weeks, according to manager Bruce Bochy. The outfielder is suffering from a bulging disk in his lower back.
Jul 4, 2014, 7:55 PM EDT
Gerrit Cole left Friday’s start against the Phillies with right lat soreness. The Pirates will evaluate him on Saturday.
Jul 4, 2014, 7:25 PM EDT
The Blue Jays have been scouting some expensive, mediocre talent lately, reports ESPN’s Jim Bowden.
Dirk Hayhurst implies “pillow-case-sized” bag of weed taken in 2011 Evan Longoria-David Price robbery
Jul 4, 2014, 6:46 PM EDT
Dirk Hayhurst’s latest piece for Sports on Earth doesn’t name any names, but it hardly needs to. In it, he indicates that the March 2011 incident in which a house shared by Rays players Evan Longoria, David Price and Reid Brignac was robbed also featured a “pillow-case-sized” bag of weed.
Jul 4, 2014, 6:05 PM EDT
Johnny Damon may be going a little crazy. The 40-year-old veteran says that he can “outhit at least half the league”.
Jul 4, 2014, 4:40 PM EDT
Neftali Feliz has spent all season at Triple-A due to struggles coming back from Tommy John elbow surgery, but the Rangers feel he’s ready for the majors and called up the once-dominant closer.
Jul 4, 2014, 4:06 PM EDT
Justin Smoak is off the disabled list after missing nearly a month with a strained quadriceps, but instead of simply adding him to the active roster the Mariners demoted the first baseman to Triple-A.
Jul 4, 2014, 3:39 PM EDT
Earlier this week the Mets indicated that the plan was for third baseman David Wright to return from his shoulder injury Friday, but he remains out of the lineup for today’s game against the Rangers.
Jul 4, 2014, 2:30 PM EDT
When the Rockies acquired Jair Jurrjens from the Reds earlier this week it was seemingly just a Triple-A move, since Jurrjens hasn’t been effective in the majors since 2011 and wasn’t even much good in the minors this year.
Jul 4, 2014, 1:40 PM EDT
Following the latest setback in CC Sabathia’s recovery from knee problems Yankees manager Joe Girardi admitted to reporters that it’s “fair to say” the former Cy Young winner won’t pitch again this season.
Jul 4, 2014, 1:03 PM EDT
Out since mid-May with a hamstring injury, Corey Hart is off the disabled list and ready to resume his attempted bounceback season with the Mariners.
Jul 4, 2014, 12:10 PM EDT
The reeling Giants get one of their best bats back
Jul 4, 2014, 11:24 AM EDT
It’s been a dark couple of weeks for baseball radio guys
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