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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... 
Gerrit Cole’s Strong Start Has Created Cy Young Talk

Gerrit Cole’s Strong Start Has Created Cy Young Talk

Houston’s Gerrit Cole has taken center stage thanks to his strong start on the mound for the defending World Series champions and is proving to doubters he is a Cy Young candidate and a great acquisition by the Astros. In his most... 
Dodgers: Clayton Kershaw Placed on 10-Day Disabled List

Dodgers: Clayton Kershaw Placed on 10-Day Disabled List

The Los Angeles Dodgers placed their ace pitcher Clayton Kershaw on their 10-day disabled list due to tendinitis in his left biceps. Manager Dave Roberts said that the Dodgers were cautiously optimistic over Kershaw’s condition.... 
Todd Frazier Wants Meeting with Commissioner to Discuss Balls and Strikes

Todd Frazier Wants Meeting with Commissioner to Discuss Balls and Strikes

Todd Frazier, the starting third baseman with the New York Mets is requesting a meeting with Major League Baseball commissioner Rob Manfred to discuss the growing frustration he has with the way balls and strikes are being called by... 
Gary Sanchez is Dangerous with Game on the Line

Gary Sanchez is Dangerous with Game on the Line

The New York Yankees continue to win as they have now won 10 of their last 11 games and Gary Sanchez played a big role in their most recent victory on Tuesday night. It seems things do not bother the Yankees catcher. Less than 24 hours... 
Cody Bellinger Benched for Not Hustling on Double

Cody Bellinger Benched for Not Hustling on Double

The poor start for the Los Angeles Dodgers to the 2018 Major League Baseball regular season is beginning to show cracks with the most recent coming during a 4-2 Los Angeles loss on Sunday to National League West rivals the San Francisco... 
Shohei Ohtani Has Made The Angels Matter Again

Shohei Ohtani Has Made The Angels Matter Again

When the Los Angeles Angels won the sweepstakes to sign Shohei Ohtani, it was no secret that the team was on its way to improving. But, after Ohtani’s strong start to the season, the team has gone far beyond expectations at this... 
Kris Bryant Still Not Back in Cubs Lineup

Kris Bryant Still Not Back in Cubs Lineup

The Chicago Cubs have taken a wait-and-see attitude toward Kris Bryant their star third baseman who was hit by a pitch in the helmet on Sunday against Colorado. On Thursday, Bryant sat out his third game when Chicago played the Milwaukee... 
Braves No. 1 Prospect Ronald Acuna Ready to Join Team

Braves No. 1 Prospect Ronald Acuna Ready to Join Team

Atlanta Braves No. 1 outfield prospect Ronald Acuna will join the team. Atlanta announced that it would promote the 20-year old on Wednesday from its Triple-A Gwinnett affiliate. He will join the team in Cincinnati for its current... 
Danny Farquhar In Critical Condition Following Brain Surgery

Danny Farquhar In Critical Condition Following Brain Surgery

On Sunday, doctors said that Chicago White Sox pitcher Danny Farquhar remained in stable but critical condition one day after he underwent surgery to relieve brain swelling after he suffered a brain hemorrhage in the team’s dugout... 
Reds Lose Patience, Fire Bryan Price After 3-15 Start to MLB Season

Reds Lose Patience, Fire Bryan Price After 3-15 Start to MLB Season

The Cincinnati Reds have endured their worst start to a Major League Baseball season since 1931, which prompted the team to give Bryan Price a quick hook. On Thursday, the Reds fired Price, who was starting his fifth year as the team’s... 
Aaron Boone: Changes to Batting Order Are Possible for Stanton

Aaron Boone: Changes to Batting Order Are Possible for Stanton

As the struggles of Giancarlo Stanton continue at Yankee Stadium, his manager Aaron Boone told reporters on Tuesday that he is considering moving his slugger to a lower spot in the team’s batting order as a way to get Stanton “locked-in.” Boone... 
Forty-four Year Old Bartolo Colon Flirts with Perfection

Forty-four Year Old Bartolo Colon Flirts with Perfection

On Sunday night, Texas Rangers pitcher Bartolo Colon, who in May will turn 45, flirted with perfection. The right-hander entered the eighth inning throwing a perfect game against the Houston Astros. However, he walked Carlos Correa... 
Javier Baez Upset Over Comments Clint Hurdle Made

Javier Baez Upset Over Comments Clint Hurdle Made

When infielder Javier Baez of the Chicago Cubs learned about critical remarks made by Clint Hurdle the manager of the Pittsburgh Pirates about his playing style, the infielder immediately responded back Thursday afternoon. Baez told... 
Aggressive Approach at Plate Pays Off for Mookie Betts

Aggressive Approach at Plate Pays Off for Mookie Betts

While the big news was that Giancarlo Stanton, Aaron Judge and the rest of the New York Yankees were in town, baseball fans were entertained on Tuesday night by Mookie Betts & Company. As the Red Sox and Yankees renewed baseball’s... 
Yadier Molina Goes After Arizona Manager Torey Lovullo

Yadier Molina Goes After Arizona Manager Torey Lovullo

Catcher Yadier Molina of the St. Louis Cardinals needed to be restrained during Sunday’s game between the Cardinals and Arizona Diamondbacks after Arizona manager Torey Lovullo made a gesture toward the catcher while arguing a third... 
Mets Win as Conforto Hits Home Run on Return from DL

Mets Win as Conforto Hits Home Run on Return from DL

On Thursday, Michael Conforto was activated by the New York Mets from the team’s 10-day disabled list. The Mets outfielder promptly hit a home run in his first game back, helping the Mets defeat the Washington Nationals 8-2. Conforto... 
Christian Villanueva Hits Three Home Runs for Padres

Christian Villanueva Hits Three Home Runs for Padres

Christian Villanueva with the San Diego Padres hit three homers in a 3-for-3 night with five RBIs as the Padres beat the Colorado Rockies at home 8-4 Tuesday night. In the second and fourth, Villanueva hit solo home runs off starter... 
Injuries Mounting for Yankees After Just Four Games

Injuries Mounting for Yankees After Just Four Games

The New York Yankees played their first four games of their 162-game schedule over the weekend and are already dealing with troubling issues over injuries that  were compounded more due to early exits by two players. Young, talented... 
Reliever Greg Holland Agrees to Deal with Cardinals

Reliever Greg Holland Agrees to Deal with Cardinals

Opening day of the 2018 Major League Baseball regular season with a full slate of games, kicked off on Thursday. The St. Louis Cardinals hope to contend for the National League Central with the defending division champion Chicago Cubs... 
Angels to Give Shohei Ohtani First Start on Mound Sunday

Angels to Give Shohei Ohtani First Start on Mound Sunday

Despite having a rocky spring when on the mound, Shohei Ohtani, the two-way phenom will make his debut there on Sunday for the Los Angeles Angels versus the Oakland Athletics said team manager Mike Scioscia on Tuesday night. The debut... 
Clayton Kershaw Does Not Allow Any Runs During Spring Training

Clayton Kershaw Does Not Allow Any Runs During Spring Training

Major League Baseball’s 2017 regular season starts this week with opening day on Thursday March 29. Last Friday, three-time National League Cy Young winner and Los Angeles Dodgers pitching ace Clayton Kershaw extended his scoreless... 
Five Ejected in Tigers-Phillies Spring Training Game

Five Ejected in Tigers-Phillies Spring Training Game

Three players and a pair of coaches were ejected on Thursday in three incidents during an afternoon spring training game between the Philadelphia Phillies and Detroit Tigers. The list of players and coaches tossed out included Matthew... 
Major League Baseball Suspends Twins Shortstop Jorge Polanco for 80 Games

Major League Baseball Suspends Twins Shortstop Jorge Polanco for 80 Games

Shortstop Jorge Polanco of the Minnesota Twins was suspended by Major League Baseball for 80 games after he tested positive for performance-enhancing drugs. The suspension is a huge blow to the Twins as they made several moves to... 
Eugenio Suarez Agrees to Seven-Year Deal to Remains with Reds

Eugenio Suarez Agrees to Seven-Year Deal to Remains with Reds

Eugenio Suarez has agreed to a seven-year $66 million contract with the Cincinnati Reds, making the third baseman the team’s foundation for its long-term re-building process. The deal, which was announced on Friday, supersedes a... 
Injuries Ruining MLB Career of Mets David Wright

Injuries Ruining MLB Career of Mets David Wright

Good news related to injuries for New York Mets infielder David Wright has been few and far between for a long time. He suffered a herniated disc and spinal stenosis in 2015 and 2016. Of recent, he needed to have surgery on his lower... 
Phillies Sign Jake Arrieta, Look to Contend in NL East

Phillies Sign Jake Arrieta, Look to Contend in NL East

Jake Arrieta signed a good deal for a pitcher that finished 2017 ranked 18th in Major League Baseball in ERA, 48th in number of innings, and 24th amongst starters who qualify in strikeout rate. Nevertheless, he signed a $75 million... 
Tim Lincecum Will Honor Late Brother by Changing Uniform Number

Tim Lincecum Will Honor Late Brother by Changing Uniform Number

Tim Lincecum for his entire professional baseball career wore No. 55, but has decided to switch to No. 44 when he plays this season for the Texas Rangers to honor his late brother. The funeral of Sean Lincecum was held on Saturday... 
Jacob deGrom’s Time Running Out to Be Opening Day Starter

Jacob deGrom’s Time Running Out to Be Opening Day Starter

With five or more necessary hurdles still remaining in from of him, New York Mets pitcher Jacob deGrom is almost out of time when it comes to be the opening day starting pitcher for the team. The right-hander went through a bullpen... 
Washington Nationals Reportedly Considering Jake Arrieta

Washington Nationals Reportedly Considering Jake Arrieta

During a conversation last week with reporters, Mike Rizzo the general manager for the Washington Nationals made it seem as if the defending champions of the National League East were happy with the roster they have now, saying most... 
Reports: Tim Lincecum to Play for Texas Rangers

Reports: Tim Lincecum to Play for Texas Rangers

After sitting out all of the 2017 season, former San Francisco Giants ace Tim Lincecum has set himself up for a comeback. The two-time winner of the Cy Young has selected his next team, but reports show that the right-hander has come... 
Jose Bautista Would Like to Play for Tampa Bay

Jose Bautista Would Like to Play for Tampa Bay

Although of late free agent signings have picked up, the market has been very hard for players during this offseason, especially for those free agents considered to be second and third tier, and ones nearing the end of their Major... 
Forrest Whitley Suspended for 50 Games by Minor League Baseball

Forrest Whitley Suspended for 50 Games by Minor League Baseball

Highly touted pitching prospect Forrest Whitley for the Houston Astros was suspended on Wednesday without play for 50 games for violating the drug program of minor league baseball, announced Major League Baseball. Whitley will not... 
Reports: Red Sox Agree to $110 Million Deal with J.D. Martinez

Reports: Red Sox Agree to $110 Million Deal with J.D. Martinez

It appears that finally the Boston Red Sox have filled the huge void on offense that was left when David Ortiz retired following the 2016 season. Reports are that J.D. Martinez, the elusive free agent and former Arizona Diamondbacks... 
Albert Pujols Expected to Play More First Base This Season

Albert Pujols Expected to Play More First Base This Season

Albert Pujols, the veteran slugger, looks slim and trim and that could mean he will be using his first basemen’s glove more often this season. The 38-year old looks to reverse the downward trend in his career, in part through contributing... 
Arizona Announces Use of Humidor for Baseballs

Arizona Announces Use of Humidor for Baseballs

What was speculated for several years finally was made official this week when the Arizona Diamondbacks announced through their general manager that the Major League Baseball club would store baseballs in a humidor prior to using them... 
Lawsuit: Player Agency in MLB Provided PEDs to Players

Lawsuit: Player Agency in MLB Provided PEDs to Players

A former employee at ACES, the baseball player rep agency, filed a lawsuit against the company heads Sam and Seth Levinson claiming the two made payment under the table to players, and directed their clients to people who could provide...