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Addison Russell’s Future Unknown with Chicago Cubs

Addison Russell’s Future Unknown with Chicago Cubs

Addison Russell was having a second straight below par season, with injuries to the middle finger on his left hand and his right shoulder hampering the Chicago Cubs shortstop. However, following new domestic abuse allegations from... 
Yasiel Puig Declares Dodgers Will Win National League West

Yasiel Puig Declares Dodgers Will Win National League West

Los Angeles Dodgers outfielder Yasiel Puig celebrated while rounding third base and heading toward home after his game-winning three-run homer as a pinch hitter. The home run by Puig came with one out in the bottom of the seventh helping... 
Chrisitan Yelich Sets MLB Mark With Second Cycle Against Reds

Chrisitan Yelich Sets MLB Mark With Second Cycle Against Reds

On Monday, Milwaukee Brewers outfielder Christian Yelich hit for the cycle versus the same team for a second time this season becoming the first Major League Baseball player ever to do so. Yelich, who on August 30 against Cincinnati... 
David Wright: Not Likely to Play After 2018

David Wright: Not Likely to Play After 2018

David Wright the captain of the New York Mets will return during the team’s last homestand and make what appears to be a final appearance as a Major League Baseball player. The Mets organization said that they are planning to activate... 
Red Sox First to Clinch Playoff Berth, Chris Sale Pitches

Red Sox First to Clinch Playoff Berth, Chris Sale Pitches

On Tuesday night at Fenway Park the Boston Red Sox became the first Major League Baseball team to clinch a spot in the playoffs with a 7-2 victory over the Toronto Blue Jays. Brock Holt’s pinch hit home run knocked in the go-ahead... 
Boston Red Sox J.D. Martinez on Path to Record History

Boston Red Sox J.D. Martinez on Path to Record History

As the last month of the Major League Baseball’s regular season arrives J.D. Martinez could make history. The Boston slugger began September in the top two in baseball for batting average, home runs and runs batted in, which puts... 
Astros and Dodgers Atop Latest World Series Futures Update

Astros and Dodgers Atop Latest World Series Futures Update

With just less than one month of the Major League Baseball regular season left to play, two teams are tied atop the World Series futures board. The Los Angeles Dodgers and Houston Astros, the two teams that played in last year’s... 
Gio Gonzalez and Curtis Granderson Acquired By Brewers

Gio Gonzalez and Curtis Granderson Acquired By Brewers

The Milwaukee Brewers were very active late last week in hopes that several trades would help the lineup during the final month of the season and then possibly into the postseason. The Brewers made three moves, including one for Washington... 
Christian Yelich 6-for-6, Hits for Cycle in Brewers Win

Christian Yelich 6-for-6, Hits for Cycle in Brewers Win

While sitting in the clubhouse following the game on Wednesday night Milwaukee Brewers outfielder Christian Yelich said he was tired. It came as no surprise to anyone who has just watched Yelich for over four hours help lead an improbable... 
Cole Hamels Continues to Dominate Since Joining Cubs

Cole Hamels Continues to Dominate Since Joining Cubs

Cole Hamels has pitched magnificently since joining the Chicago Cubs. Hamels became a Cub on July 27 after being traded by the Texas Rangers before the non-waiver trade deadline. The lefthander continues to dominate opposing hitters... 
Boston’s Chris Sale Leads Race for AL Cy Young Award

Boston’s Chris Sale Leads Race for AL Cy Young Award

Since the All-Star Break there has been a shuffling of the odds in the race to win the American League Cy Young Award. With slightly more than one month remaining in the 2018 Major League Baseball regular season, pitchers will have... 
Washington Nationals Trade Calls an End to 2018

Washington Nationals Trade Calls an End to 2018

General manager Mike Rizzo of the Washington Nationals did all he could to conceal the truth, but in the end it was impossible. On Tuesday, Rizzo attempted, but miserably failed trying to hide the fact that the club has all but given... 
Red Sox Host Indians in Possible Prelude to Postseason Series

Red Sox Host Indians in Possible Prelude to Postseason Series

Both the Boston Red Sox and Cleveland Indians will play in the postseason this year for the third consecutive season and the two could play one another for a second time in the last three seasons. The Indians swept Boston in 2016 in... 
Jose Urena Hits Ronald Acuna Jr. With 97.5 MPH Fastball

Jose Urena Hits Ronald Acuna Jr. With 97.5 MPH Fastball

Ronald Acuna Jr. the rookie sensation with the Atlanta Braves who homered in five consecutive games, with the last three against the Miami Marlins, was hit by the first pitch of the game thrown by Marlins starter Jose Urena Wednesday... 
Indians Outfielder Leonys Martin Hospitalized with Life-Threatening Bacteria

Indians Outfielder Leonys Martin Hospitalized with Life-Threatening Bacteria

Leonys Martin an outfielder with the Cleveland Indians contracted a bacterial infection that was attacking his organ and became life-threatening. However, he is currently improving and in stable condition said Chris Antonetti the team’s... 
Derek Jeter Says Marlins Headed In Direction He Wants

Derek Jeter Says Marlins Headed In Direction He Wants

The Miami Marlins on Wednesday following their game were 47-69 a full 18 games behind first place in the National League East. They played like they have most of the season in front of a small crowd. Derek Jeter the franchise’s CEO... 
Red Sox Could Break Mariners Record for Single-Season Wins

Red Sox Could Break Mariners Record for Single-Season Wins

The Boston Red Sox are white-hot and could be eyeing a run at the history books. On Sunday, the Red sox concluded a four-game sweep of their arch rivals the New York Yankees at home in Fenway Park. The Red Sox were off Monday and currently... 
J.A. Happ Diagnosed with Hand, Foot and Mouth Disease

J.A. Happ Diagnosed with Hand, Foot and Mouth Disease

The New York Yankees recently acquired southpaw J.A. Happ from the Toronto Blue Jays. On Tuesday, the pitcher became the second player for a MLB team to be diagnosed with hand, foot and mouth disease. The illness is infectious and... 
Sean Newcomb Tweets from High School Come Back to Haunt Him

Sean Newcomb Tweets from High School Come Back to Haunt Him

On Sunday, Atlanta Braves pitcher Sean Newcomb made a public apology for tweets he made while a teenager labeling them “stupid stuff.” Newcomb, who is 25, spoke shortly after nearly pitching a no-hitter versus the Los Angeles Dodgers.... 
Aaron Judge Out At Least Three Weeks with Fractured Wrist

Aaron Judge Out At Least Three Weeks with Fractured Wrist

New York Yankees slugger Aaron Judge was hit by a pitch on Thursday night that resulted in a chip fracture of his right wrist. Judge was hit during the first inning of the Yankees 7-2 victory over the Kansas City Royals. It is expected... 
Pirates Extend Winning Streak to 11 in Win Over Indians

Pirates Extend Winning Streak to 11 in Win Over Indians

The Pittsburgh Pirates are baseball’s hottest team. On Tuesday, the Pirates defeated the Cleveland Indians 9-4 for their 11th straight win. Gregory Polanco, Josh Bell and Starling Marte hit two-run home runs to lead the offensive... 
Los Angeles Angels Give Shohei Ohtani Ok to Throw

Los Angeles Angels Give Shohei Ohtani Ok to Throw

Japanese two-way star Shohei Ohtani of the Los Angeles Angels is hoping he does not have to undergo Tommy John surgery. On Thursday, he was cleared to begin throwing again. The Angels, through a statement released in Thursday said... 
Dodgers Win Trading War for Manny Machado

Dodgers Win Trading War for Manny Machado

According to a report on Tuesday, the Los Angeles Dodgers will acquire Baltimore Orioles shortstop Manny Machado for a group of players that included Yusniel Diaz, a top outfield prospect. While Machado prepared to play in the All-Star... 
Phillies and Orioles In Talks Over Manny Machado

Phillies and Orioles In Talks Over Manny Machado

Only 17 days remain before the non-waiver trade deadline of 2018 and rumors of where Manny Machado will be traded are growing by the day. Multiple postseason contenders are interested acquiring the talented slugger from the Orioles. Among... 
Aguilar and Segura Receive Last All-Star Team Spots in Final Vote by Fans

Aguilar and Segura Receive Last All-Star Team Spots in Final Vote by Fans

Both Jesus Aguilar and Jean Segura will be on their respective All-Star teams. The first baseman for the Milwaukee Brewers and the shortstop for the Seattle Mariners were the winners of an online fan vote for the final roster spots... 
Manny Machado Trade Talks Make Focusing Difficult

Manny Machado Trade Talks Make Focusing Difficult

For Baltimore Orioles slugger Manny Machado, the upcoming All-Star break will be far from that, a break. He will not only be the starting shortstop in the All-Star Game for the American League but will have to handle the growing speculation... 
MLB Conditionally Reinstates Jenrry Mejia

MLB Conditionally Reinstates Jenrry Mejia

Former New York Mets pitcher Jenrry Mejia received conditional reinstatement from a lifetime drug suspension and is eligible to return to play in the 2019 season. In February of 2016, Mejia became the first Major League Baseball player... 
Giancarlo Stanton Appears to Have Found His Comfort Zone

Giancarlo Stanton Appears to Have Found His Comfort Zone

On Wednesday, Giancarlo Stanton hit a Julio Teheran fastball, during the third inning, at 111 mph exit velocity out of the park, for his 21st home run. The response by the Yankees faithful to Stanton’s home run appears to show the... 
Rumors Swirl Over Where Orioles will Trade Manny Machado

Rumors Swirl Over Where Orioles will Trade Manny Machado

It may be early July but rumors are already swirling about where Baltimore Orioles shortstop Manny Machado will be traded before the MLB trade deadline at the end of the month. Two early favorites have emerged – the Philadelphia... 
Steve Pearce Traded by Blue Jays to Red Sox

Steve Pearce Traded by Blue Jays to Red Sox

The Boston Red Sox continued their shopping for reinforcements on Thursday after announcing they had acquired first baseman Steve Pearce from the Toronto Blue Jays. The veteran has also played the outfield. Dave Dombrowski, the president... 
Edwin Jackson Pitches for 13th Different MLB Club

Edwin Jackson Pitches for 13th Different MLB Club

Edwin Jackson believes as long as MLB clubs want him to pitch, he will enjoy playing the sport. On Monday, Jackson tied a Major League Baseball record by playing for his 13th MLB club. In his debut with the Oakland Athletics, Jackson... 
MLB Suspends Robert Osuna 75 Games

MLB Suspends Robert Osuna 75 Games

Toronto Blue Jays pitcher Roberto Osuna received a 75-game suspension without pay on Friday for violating the domestic violence policy of Major League Baseball, announced the league. The Blue Jays closer, who is 23, agreed he would... 
Jose Altuve Having Another Strong Season at the Plate

Jose Altuve Having Another Strong Season at the Plate

Jose Altuve is leading the majors in batting average at .343 and the reigning American League MVP. The Houston Astros are once again having a strong season defending their World Series title yet it seems that the numbers Altuve puts... 
Reliever Kelvin Herrera Acquired by Washington Nationals

Reliever Kelvin Herrera Acquired by Washington Nationals

On Monday, the Washington Nationals announced they had acquired reliever Kelvin Herrera, a right-hander, from the Kansas City Royals in exchange for three prospects. Herrera had been considered one of the most wanted relievers available... 
Orioles Bench Chris Davis Indefinitely

Orioles Bench Chris Davis Indefinitely

Baltimore Orioles first baseman Chris Davis has been benched since Monday and the team’s manager Buck Showalter said prior to Friday’s 2-0 defeat at the hands of the Miami Marlins that he does not expect that decision to change... 
Juan Soto Hits Two Home Runs to Join Elite Group

Juan Soto Hits Two Home Runs to Join Elite Group

It has not even been a full month that Juan Soto has played in the big leagues and he has already done something that just three players previous to him accomplished during the live ball era. The Washington Nationals rookie, who is... 
Knuckleballer Steven Wright Becoming Important Part of Red Sox Rotation

Knuckleballer Steven Wright Becoming Important Part of Red Sox Rotation

For most of the first 60 games of the 2018 Major League Baseball regular season, the Boston Red Sox have been first in the American League East or at least tied for the lead. However, the team started to falter and the Red Sox fell... 
Stephen Strasburg Pulled After Two Innings with Shoulder Problem

Stephen Strasburg Pulled After Two Innings with Shoulder Problem

Washington Nationals pitcher Stephen Strasburg had to left Friday’s game with the San Francisco Giants after just two innings due to tightness in his right shoulder. Nationals’ manager Davey Martinez said following the game that... 
Jason Heyward Making Better Contact, Hits Walk-Off Grand Slam

Jason Heyward Making Better Contact, Hits Walk-Off Grand Slam

On Wednesday night, the Chicago Cubs won in the most improbable way when outfielder Jason Heyward hit a two-strike, two-out pitch from lefthander Adam Morgan of the Philadelphia Phillies for a walk-off grand slam as the Cubs downed... 
Joe Torre Speaks to New York Legislators About Sports Betting

Joe Torre Speaks to New York Legislators About Sports Betting

In less than a week, two former managers of the New York Yankees were in Albany pushing for legislation that would regulate sports betting now that the United States Supreme Court has stated that states have the right to allow legal... 
Danny Farquhar Throws Out Ceremonial First Pitch

Danny Farquhar Throws Out Ceremonial First Pitch

On April 20, Chicago White Sox relief pitcher Danny Farquhar, who is 31, was stricken with a brain hemorrhage that was caused by a ruptured aneurysm when pitching against Houston. While in the dugout he collapsed and medical personnel... 
Rays Outfielder Carlos Gomez Claims Drug Testing is Not Random

Rays Outfielder Carlos Gomez Claims Drug Testing is Not Random

Outfielder Carlos Gomez of the Tampa Bay Rays has spoken out against the drug testing program of Major League Baseball claiming “random” has nothing to do with it. The comments were made by Gomez in Spanish after a test on Tuesday... 
Can the Dodgers have another crack at the World Series this year?

Can the Dodgers have another crack at the World Series this year?

Even the staunchest Dodgers fan would have to say that it’s not looking good right now. LA’s finest have had a dismal first quarter of the season, losing consecutive games to some of the weakest teams in the league. Even... 
Rizzo Home Plate Slide Upsets Pirates’ Hurdle and Diaz

Rizzo Home Plate Slide Upsets Pirates’ Hurdle and Diaz

Pittsburgh manager Clint Hurdle was one of many players and coaches in Pirates uniforms that were upset with the way Chicago Cubs first baseman Anthony Rizzo slid into home plate taking the legs out from under Pirates catcher Elias... 
Gleyber Torres Sets American League Record with Homer in Four Straight Games

Gleyber Torres Sets American League Record with Homer in Four Straight Games

New York Yankees rookie Gleyber Torres is crushing the baseball and by doing so is adding his name to record lists for both the franchise and league. Torres, who is just 21, set another mark on Friday when he hit a home run in the... 
Justin Verlander Having Great Start to 2018 MLB Season

Justin Verlander Having Great Start to 2018 MLB Season

Houston Astros ace Justin Verlander is 35 and for most professional baseball pitchers is closer to ending his career than when he started. However, in 11 starts this season the right-hander is 6-2 with an ERA of 1.08. His games have... 
Betts and Martinez Out Slugging Judge and Stanton

Betts and Martinez Out Slugging Judge and Stanton

Giancarlo Stanton and Aaron Judge may be taller and weigh more than J.D. Martinez and Mookie Betts but when it comes to power, at least through the first quarter of the season, the Red Sox duo are winning hands down. Everyone close... 
Mookie Betts Leads Mike Trout in Early Race for AL MVP

Mookie Betts Leads Mike Trout in Early Race for AL MVP

Mookie Betts has been piling up the numbers early in the 2018 Major League Baseball season, while also displaying solid defensive skills on the field. On Thursday, Betts had another strong day in Boston’s 6-2 victory over American... 
Major League Baseball Suspends Robinson Cano for 80 Games

Major League Baseball Suspends Robinson Cano for 80 Games

Seattle Mariners second baseman Robinson Cano was given an 80-game suspension without pay on Tuesday by Major League Baseball following a positive test for one of MLB’s banned substances. Cano’s test was positive for furosemide... 
Mark Reynolds Back in Majors, Debuts with Pair of Home Runs

Mark Reynolds Back in Majors, Debuts with Pair of Home Runs

The offseason for Mark Reynolds did not go like he had expected it to, but when his 2018 major league season finally started on Sunday in a Washington Nationals uniform; it most definitely exceeded all his expectations. Washington...