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.
Jul 7, 2014, 4:00 PM EDT
Not that anyone was aware of this before. Of course now that he’s sued we know all about this guy.
Jul 7, 2014, 3:45 PM EDT
Cleveland picked up outfielder Chris Dickerson from Pittsburgh to help fill in for injured center fielder Michael Bourn and to make room for him on the roster the Indians designated catcher George Kottaras for assignment.
Jul 7, 2014, 3:15 PM EDT
Jay Bruce has been exclusively an outfielder in the majors and minors, playing there for each of his 1,257 professional games, but with first baseman Joey Votto on the disabled list Reds manager Bryan Price has Bruce starting at first base tonight against the Cubs.
Jul 7, 2014, 3:00 PM EDT
Come for the conversation, stay to admire the new poster I have up behind me in my little basement studio. Yes, I realize it’s crooked.
Jul 7, 2014, 2:47 PM EDT
Looking to add some outfield depth in the wake of Michael Bourn’s latest hamstring injury, the Indians have acquired veteran Chris Dickerson from the Pirates in exchange for a player to be named later or cash.
Jul 7, 2014, 2:30 PM EDT
There Is No Such Thing As A Pitching Prospect
Jul 7, 2014, 2:14 PM EDT
He hasn’t played in the minors since 2011, but now Bernadina is headed to Triple-A at age 30.
Jul 7, 2014, 2:00 PM EDT
There are eight days until the All-Star Game. Almost all of these “snubs” will work themselves out.
Jul 7, 2014, 1:43 PM EDT
Brandon McCarthy was traded from Arizona to New York over the weekend, but the Yankees’ new right-hander is now selling a house in Texas.
Jul 7, 2014, 12:48 PM EDT
After posting a 4.95 ERA in 15 starts for the Rays veteran starter Erik Bedard has been shifted to the bullpen to clear a rotation spot for right-hander Jeremy Hellickson’s return from the disabled list.
Jul 7, 2014, 12:30 PM EDT
I have seen the future of gettin’ beers at ballparks. And it’s name is DraftServ
Jul 7, 2014, 11:51 AM EDT
Rockies right-hander Jair Jurrjens struggled Friday in his first start in 13 months, allowing eight runs while failing to make it out of the fifth inning, and he had even more problems dealing with the altitude in Colorado.
Jul 7, 2014, 11:33 AM EDT
I feel like a list of “Pete Rose’s Firm Beliefs” would be a pretty fun read. I mean, after “always hit in 16″ I’m not sure what they’d be, but still.
Jul 7, 2014, 11:19 AM EDT
Tim Lincecum faced the Padres yesterday for the first time since no-hitting them on June 25, but rather than throwing his third no-hitter against San Diego in the past two years he merely settled for 6.1 innings of one-run ball–with three whole hits allowed!–in a Giants victory.
Jul 7, 2014, 11:03 AM EDT
Not a bad day at — and after — the ballpark yesterday for Blue Jays farmhand Andy Burns.
Jul 7, 2014, 10:47 AM EDT
Things haven’t gone according to plan in Tampa Bay this season, but the Rays just made a huge splash for their future by signing Baseball America’s top-ranked international prospect for $2.95 million.
Jul 7, 2014, 10:15 AM EDT
“You could see the weather coming, so I was trying to hurry.”
Jul 7, 2014, 8:55 AM EDT
The Orioles manager talks about glass houses in the wake of Lackey’s words about players with PED pasts.
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