Skip to content
  1. And That Happened: Thursday’s scores and highlights

    May 1, 2015, 7:09 AM EDT

    Astros dogpile

    I feel like issuing an intentional walk to get to the reigning batting champ is not the greatest idea in the world, but I guess they pay Lloyd McClendon the big bucks to make those kinds of decisions.

  2. Mets calling up prospect second baseman Dilson Herrera

    Apr 30, 2015, 11:16 PM EDT

    New York Mets v Atlanta Braves

    The Mets are expected to use Herrera at second base and slide Daniel Murphy over to third base while they wait for David Wright to return from a hamstring injury.

  3. Braves place Chris Johnson on DL with hand fracture; call up right-hander Mike Foltynewicz

    Apr 30, 2015, 10:46 PM EDT

    braves logo large

    Chris Johnson suffered a left hand fracture Thursday and was placed on the disabled list. Mike Foltynewicz will take his place on the active roster and is set to join the starting rotation Friday against the Reds.

  4. Kris Medlen ready to face hitters for first time since Tommy John surgery

    Apr 30, 2015, 9:37 PM EDT

    Kris Medlen Getty

    Medlen joined the Royals over the winter on a two-year, $8.5 million contract with a $10 million mutual option for 2017.

  5. Mets place Rafael Montero on disabled list with rotator cuff inflammation

    Apr 30, 2015, 8:52 PM EDT

    Rafael Montero

    Montero was optioned to Triple-A after his start against the Marlins on Tuesday, but it was rescinded due to the injury.

  6. Video: Mike Trout leaps to make a game-saving catch against the Athletics

    Apr 30, 2015, 8:01 PM EDT

    mike trout

    Watch Mike Trout save the day for the Angels.

  7. Anthony Rendon could resume his minor league rehab assignment tomorrow

    Apr 30, 2015, 7:23 PM EDT

    St Louis Cardinals v Washington Nationals

    Anthony Rendon’s return from a left knee sprain hit a snag this week due to some tightness in his side, but he could resume his minor league rehab assignment as soon as tomorrow.

  8. Yordano Ventura drops appeal of seven-game suspension

    Apr 30, 2015, 6:31 PM EDT

    Kansas City Royals v Chicago White Sox

    Ventura was suspended for his part in a benches-clearing brawl against the White Sox last Thursday.

  9. David Wright is at least one week from rejoining the Mets

    Apr 30, 2015, 4:49 PM EDT

    David Wright Getty

    Triple-A call-up Eric Campbell has started all 14 games at third base in Wright’s absence.

  10. Meanwhile, at Hunter Pence’s house . . .

    Apr 30, 2015, 2:47 PM EDT

    Hunter Pence Getty

    I have no idea how his arm is healing, but his booty is in midseason form.

  11. A’s closer Sean Doolittle throws first bullpen session

    Apr 30, 2015, 2:22 PM EDT

    Sean Doolittle

    Tyler Clippard has a bit more time as the A’s closer.

  12. Ryan Howard is not a fan of the shift

    Apr 30, 2015, 11:32 AM EDT

    Ryan Howard

    Maybe hit the ball in the air more?

  13. Twins minor leaguer Adrian Salcedo suspended for PEDs

    Apr 30, 2015, 11:19 AM EDT

    Banned

    Banned substances Tamoxifen and Heptaminol.

  14. Albert Pujols to miss some games with a tight hamstring

    Apr 30, 2015, 9:17 AM EDT

    Pujols

    He’s owed a lot of money between now and 2021, by the way.

  15. Some anti-DH counterpoints

    Apr 30, 2015, 8:48 AM EDT

    Victor Martinez

    While I’d like to pretend I have the market cornered on being right, I don’t, and some smart folks have taken me to task.

Top 10 MLB Player Searches
  1. A. Rendon (3406)
  2. A. Cobb (3074)
  3. J. Hamilton (2811)
  4. A. Colome (2765)
  5. H. Ramirez (2740)
  1. D. Wright (2664)
  2. G. Holland (2511)
  3. Y. Puig (2490)
  4. D. Span (2419)
  5. B. Swihart (2344)