Aug 14, 2014, 8:33 PM EDT
It wasn’t easy, but today the owners of MLB’s 30 teams unanimously elected Rob Manfred as the 10th commissioner in baseball history.
Aug 14, 2014, 7:45 PM EDT
Matt Harvey has repeatedly said that he would like to pitch in the majors this season. It’s an understandable sentiment from a competitive athlete, even one less than one year removed from Tommy John surgery, but Mets manager Terry Collins told Harvey via phone today to tap the breaks.
Aug 14, 2014, 6:50 PM EDT
After a long day of deliberations, MLB owners have voted in Rob Manfred as Bud Selig’s successor as baseball’s commissioner.
Aug 14, 2014, 5:43 PM EDT
Initially the Reds pushed back Homer Bailey’s turn in the rotation while hoping he could avoid a stint on the disabled list, but now they’ve placed him on the shelf with a flexor mass strain in his elbow.
Aug 14, 2014, 4:46 PM EDT
Abreu will report to Triple-A, where he hit .395 in 15 games earlier this season before being called up to the majors.
Aug 14, 2014, 4:26 PM EDT
Looking to add more bullpen help after the Jason Grilli-for-Ernesto Frieri swap worked out so horribly, the Pirates have acquired right-hander John Axford from the Indians.
Aug 14, 2014, 3:49 PM EDT
“It’s not like I can’t play. I obviously can play.”
Aug 14, 2014, 3:22 PM EDT
Alonso previously missed about six weeks in June and July with right wrist tendinitis and he’d been on fire since returning, hitting .421 in 15 games.
Aug 14, 2014, 3:05 PM EDT
He was having a poor season before the injury, hitting .272 with seven homers and a .701 OPS that rates as his lowest mark since joining the Reds in 2006.
Aug 14, 2014, 2:48 PM EDT
It’s a two-man race as Jerry Reinsdorf and company break for milk and cookies.
Aug 14, 2014, 2:28 PM EDT
Why did Don Mattingly spend two months playing Andre Ethier in center field and Yasiel Puig in right field?
Aug 14, 2014, 1:30 PM EDT
“I have two kids and I need to be a better example for them.”
Aug 14, 2014, 1:00 PM EDT
Well, at least he has his health.
Aug 14, 2014, 12:29 PM EDT
He’d been healthy this season until the finger injury, but his production has slipped to a .238 batting average and .671 OPS with free agency right around the corner this winter.
Aug 14, 2014, 12:02 PM EDT
Orioles rookie Jonathan Schoop homered against the Yankees last night for the second straight game and the 23-year-old infielder has hit .379 with four homers, two doubles, and a 1.262 OPS in nine games versus New York.
Aug 14, 2014, 11:19 AM EDT
Ernesto Frieri went from being the Angels’ closer to being designated for assignment by the Pirates in less than two months and now he’s passed through waivers unclaimed.
Aug 14, 2014, 10:52 AM EDT
When the Diamondbacks traded top prospect Trevor Bauer to the Indians two offseasons ago in large part due to perceived attitude problems Arizona catcher Miguel Montero had some very harsh words.
Aug 14, 2014, 10:37 AM EDT
Dodgers left-hander Hyun-Jin Ryu made an early exit from his start Wednesday night against the Braves after suffering a strained right glute.
Aug 14, 2014, 10:15 AM EDT
Troy Tulowitzki has already been shut down for the year with a torn hip labrum that requires surgery and it looks like the Rockies will also be without Carlos Gonzalez for the remainder of the season.
Aug 14, 2014, 9:45 AM EDT
Last season’s magic with runners in scoring position has vanished for the Cardinals.
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