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

    Sep 12, 2014, 6:00 AM EDT

    Chris Young

    On a somewhat ugly night in Major League Baseball Chris Young plays the hero.

  2. Giancarlo Stanton diagnosed with multiple facial fractures and dental damage

    Sep 12, 2014, 1:06 AM EDT


    Stanton was hit on the left side of his face by a pitch from Brewers right-hander Mike Fiers in the top of the fifth inning.

  3. Brandon Belt cleared for baseball activities

    Sep 11, 2014, 11:16 PM EDT

    brandon belt getty

    Brandon Belt has been limited to just five games since July 19 due to concussion symptoms.

  4. Jake McGee hits Chase Headley in mouth with pitch before giving up walk-off homer to Chris Young

    Sep 11, 2014, 10:38 PM EDT


    Headley was hit in the mouth by a 98 mph fastball from Jake McGee and will undergo X-rays on his jaw.

  5. Chris Young breaks up Alex Cobb’s no-hit bid in the eighth inning

    Sep 11, 2014, 9:32 PM EDT

    Alex Cobb Getty

    Alex Cobb went 7 1/3 innings Thursday before allowing his first hit against the Yankees.

  6. Starling Marte exits game after being hit in arm by pitch

    Sep 11, 2014, 8:59 PM EDT


    Marte has been one of the hottest hitters in the game since returning from a concussion in early August.

  7. Brock Holt sent to Pittsburgh to see concussion specialist

    Sep 11, 2014, 8:15 PM EDT


    The Red Sox now believe that Holt’s symptoms could date back to a collision with teammate Dustin Pedroia on August 25.

  8. Ryan Braun back in Thursday’s lineup

    Sep 11, 2014, 7:32 PM EDT

    ryan braun getty

    Braun has missed two straight starts with a lingering thumb injury.

  9. MLB announces 2014 postseason schedule

    Sep 11, 2014, 6:40 PM EDT


    The World Series will begin on a Tuesday this year. It has begun on a Wednesday every year since 2006.

  10. Johnny Cueto threw eight shutout innings, but only because Jay Bruce robbed a homer

    Sep 11, 2014, 5:55 PM EDT

    Jay Bruce

    Pretty good reaction from the fan trying to catch a would-be homer, too.

  11. Hunter Pence threw his bat at a ball, got a hit anyway

    Sep 11, 2014, 5:31 PM EDT

    Hunter Pence Getty

    He’s a weird dude. But weird works for him.

  12. Dustin Pedroia underwent wrist surgery

    Sep 11, 2014, 5:03 PM EDT

    Dustin Pedroia

    You’ll be shocked to learn that it was “successful”

  13. Chris Sale shuts down the A’s, lowers ERA to 1.99

    Sep 11, 2014, 4:48 PM EDT

    Chris Sale

    At what point does Sale become a very real alternative to Felix Hernandez for the Cy Young award?

  14. Two minor leaguers suspended

    Sep 11, 2014, 3:50 PM EDT

    Police Blotter

    Two minor league players are gonna do hard time. Well, for baseball players anyway.

  15. Johnny Cueto shuts down the Cardinals, lowers ERA to 2.15

    Sep 11, 2014, 3:08 PM EDT

    Johnny Cueto AP

    Cueto’s excellence has gotten somewhat overlooked just because Clayton Kershaw has been so ridiculously amazing for the Dodgers, but the Reds ace now has a 2.15 ERA in a league-leading 222 innings this season.

  16. Major League Baseball should act in the Jeff Wilpon matter. Not later. Now.

    Sep 11, 2014, 2:29 PM EDT

    Jeff Wilpon

    Baseball has the power to investigate Jeff Wilpon’s alleged acts. It has the power to suspend him or ban him. It has done so to owners before. It needs to exercise its power now.

  17. Owner says Rays’ payroll “is clearly going to be lower”

    Sep 11, 2014, 1:43 PM EDT

    stuart sternberg

    This season the Rays spent $78 million, to rank 26th among 30 teams.

  18. HBT Daily: What can Major League Baseball learn from the Ray Rice scandal?

    Sep 11, 2014, 12:44 PM EDT

    Roger Goodell, Commissioner of the NFL, speaks at a news conference announcing the Head Health Initiative, a collaboration between GE and the NFL, in New York

    The most important thing: be proactive, not reactive.

  19. Indians clear Mike Aviles to return from concussion

    Sep 11, 2014, 12:16 PM EDT

    Indians AP celebration

    Aviles experienced nausea and dizziness following a diving catch in the outfield, but passed MLB’s concussion protocol this morning.

  20. Jason Kipnis thinks pressure of contract extension led to poor season

    Sep 11, 2014, 11:50 AM EDT

    kipnis getty

    After a breakout, All-Star season last year Jason Kipnis has struggled this year, hitting just .248 with six homers and a .664 OPS that represents a 150-point drop.

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