1. Billy Butler Injury: Updates on Athletics DH's Concussion and Return

    Oakland Athletics designated hitter Billy Butler was placed on the seven-day disabled list with a concussion on Aug. 22 in the aftermath of an altercation with teammate Danny Valencia...

    Scott Polacek Written by Scott Polacek about 6 months ago 1,536 reads 5 comments

  2. Rougned Odor: The Fighting Roots of a Venezuelan Cowboy

    One punch Flashpoints arrive frequently and violently as young Texas second baseman Rougned Odor spars his way through the early stages of a career that teammate Elvis Andrus swears will lead him one day straight into the Hall of Fame...

    Scott Miller Written by Scott Miller about 6 months ago 290,237 reads 174 comments

  3. Carlos Gomez Released by Astros: Latest Details, Comments and Reaction

    The Houston Astros released outfielder Carlos Gomez on Friday . Upon designating Gomez for assignment Aug. 10, Houston had 10 days to work out a trade or assign him to the minor leagues, but instead the 30-year-old is now a free agent...

    Mike  Chiari Written by Mike Chiari about 6 months ago 28,769 reads 27 comments

  4. Jonathan Lucroy Proving to Be Deadline Difference-Maker Rangers Hoped For

    Jonathan Lucroy hit his seventh home run for the Texas Rangers on Wednesday in a 6-2 win over the Oakland A's. That becomes more impressive when you stack it next to another number: 15...

    Jacob Shafer Written by Jacob Shafer about 6 months ago 10,228 reads 31 comments

  5. Coco Crisp: Latest News, Rumors and Speculation Surrounding Athletics OF

    After seven seasons, it appears outfielder Coco Crisp and the Oakland Athletics are headed for a contentious divorce. Continue for updates. Indians Interested in Crisp Tuesday, Aug...

    Tyler Conway Written by Tyler Conway about 6 months ago 7,265 reads 18 comments

  6. Shin-Soo Choo Injury: Updates on Rangers OF's Forearm and Return

    Texas Rangers outfielder Shin-Soo Choo suffered a fractured left forearm against the Oakland Athletics on Aug. 15 and was placed on the disabled list. It is unclear when he will be able to return...

    Scott Polacek Written by Scott Polacek about 6 months ago 9,800 reads 30 comments

  7. In Smaller Spotlight, Carlos Correa Has Continued Superstar Rise

    Last year, Carlos Correa somehow lived up to the hype after beginning his major league career as baseball's best prospect. After that, it was only fair that there was a huge spotlight on him coming into 2016...

    Zachary D. Rymer Written by Zachary D. Rymer about 6 months ago 8,651 reads 34 comments

  8. Jose Altuve's Career Year Makes 2016 AL MVP Award His to Lose

    When you write about the Houston Astros ' Jose Altuve , it's customary to bone up on synonyms for "short:" diminutive, small-statured, pint-sized. You know what, though? Forget that...

    Jacob Shafer Written by Jacob Shafer about 7 months ago 12,917 reads 69 comments

  9. Prince Fielder Announces He Won't Be Medically Cleared to Return to MLB

    Texas Rangers slugger Prince Fielder 's career is over after 12 years in Major League Baseball. On Wednesday, Fielder officially announced he would no longer be able to play, per TR Sullivan of MLB ...

    Adam Wells Written by Adam Wells about 7 months ago 128,304 reads 93 comments

  10. Tim Lincecum Designated for Assignment by Angels: Latest Details and Reaction

    The Los Angeles Angels designated starting pitcher Tim Lincecum for assignment on August 6, per Pedro Moura of the Los Angeles Times . Lincecum started nine games for the Angels, recording a 2-6 record with a career-worst 9...

    Joe Pantorno Written by Joe Pantorno about 7 months ago 28,144 reads 28 comments

  11. Tim Lincecum's Latest Flop Is End of Once-Great Starting Career

    It's finally time to admit something that's been increasingly apparent for five seasons now: Tim Lincecum is done as a major league starting pitcher. For now, it sure seems like he's started his last game for the Los Angeles Angels ...

    Zachary D. Rymer Written by Zachary D. Rymer about 7 months ago 31,658 reads 30 comments

  12. Mariners Lineup Wears Ken Griffey Jr.'s No. 24 for Batting Practice

    Ken Griffey Jr. wore No. 24 throughout his time with the Seattle Mariners . On Saturday night, the entire Seattle lineup is rocking that jersey one last time before the club retires it...

    Zac Wassink Written by Zac Wassink about 7 months ago 1,351 reads 3 comments

  13. Sonny Gray Injury: Updates on Athletics Pitcher's Arm and Return

    Oakland Athletics pitcher Sonny Gray suffered a forearm injury during his start against the Chicago Cubs on Saturday and was placed on the 15-day disabled list. It is uncertain when he will return to action...

    Scott Polacek Written by Scott Polacek about 7 months ago 2,755 reads 3 comments

  14. Diaz Sets Record with 50th Career Strikeout in Just 25.1 Innings

    Seattle Mariners relief pitcher Edwin Diaz has reached 50 career strikeouts faster than any major leaguer since at least 1893, needing just 25...

    Bleacher Report Milestones Written by Bleacher Report Milestones about 7 months ago 4,458 reads 9 comments

  15. Cano Becomes 4th Player with 50 Extra-Base Hits in Each of 1st 12 Years

    Seattle Mariners second baseman Robinson Cano mashed his 50th extra-base hit of the season in Tuesday's 5-4 win over the Boston Red Sox , per MLB Stat of the Day ...

    Bleacher Report Milestones Written by Bleacher Report Milestones about 7 months ago 279 reads 0 comments

  16. Rangers Shake Up AL Pennant Chase with Carlos Beltran, Jonathan Lucroy Haul

    Major League Baseball's 2016 trade deadline passed with a veritable bang. Deals were being made left and right, and many included big names. In no place, however, was the noise louder than in Texas...

    Zachary D. Rymer Written by Zachary D. Rymer about 7 months ago 35,624 reads 87 comments

  17. Jonathan Lucroy to Rangers: Latest Trade Details, Comments and Reaction

    The Milwaukee Brewers traded catcher Jonathan Lucroy after all. Milwaukee moved Lucroy to the Texas Rangers along with pitcher Jeremy Jeffress ahead of Monday's MLB trade deadline, according to Evan Grant of the Dallas Morning News ...

    Scott Polacek Written by Scott Polacek about 7 months ago 69,092 reads 113 comments

  18. Carlos Beltran to Rangers: Latest Trade Details, Comments, Reaction

    With their season slipping away, the New York Yankees have traded All-Star outfielder Carlos Beltran to the Texas Rangers ...

    Adam Wells Written by Adam Wells about 7 months ago 50,524 reads 113 comments

  19. Jonathan Lucroy Reportedly Traded to Texas Rangers

    Milwaukee Brewers catcher Jonathan Lucroy vetoed a trade to the Cleveland Indians , per MLB .com's Adam McCalvy and Curt Hogg , but that did not stop the Brewers from dealing the two-time All-Star Monday...

    Joseph Zucker Written by Joseph Zucker about 7 months ago 1,179 reads 0 comments

  20. Rougned Odor Reaches 20 Home Runs for 1st Time in 3-Year Career

    Texas Rangers second baseman Rougned Odor hit his 20th and 21st home runs of his year in Friday's 8-3 win over the Kansas City Royals , reaching the 20-homer barrier for the first time in his three MLB seasons...

    Bleacher Report Milestones Written by Bleacher Report Milestones about 7 months ago 1,679 reads 4 comments

  21. Desmond Becomes 4th Player to Hit 20 Homers as Both SS and CF

    Texas Rangers outfielder Ian Desmond hit his 20th home run of the season during Wednesday's 6-4 loss to the Oakland Athletics , becoming just the fourth player in major league ...

    Bleacher Report Milestones Written by Bleacher Report Milestones about 7 months ago 573 reads 2 comments

  22. In a Wide-Open AL Cy Young Race, Why Not Cole Hamels?

    Cole Hamels never really came close to winning a Cy Young Award when he was in the National League . He placed in the voting four times, but never higher than fifth. The competition was just too good...

    Zachary D. Rymer Written by Zachary D. Rymer about 7 months ago 32,524 reads 75 comments

  23. Prince Fielder Injury Update: Rangers 1B to Undergo Season-Ending Neck Surgery

    Texas Rangers first baseman and designated hitter Prince Fielder will undergo a neck operation on Friday that will end his 2016 season. Jeff Wilson of the Star-Telegram reported on Wednesday that Fielder is slated for fusion surgery...

    Matt Fitzgerald Written by Matt Fitzgerald about 7 months ago 4,464 reads 8 comments

  24. Will Joey Gallo Finally Seize Opportunity to Showcase Freakish Power in MLB?

    Joey Gallo is very good at hitting the ball over the fence. In fact, he did it Tuesday in his first game since the Texas Rangers recalled him. It came in the fifth inning of the Rangers' 6-3 loss to the Oakland A's...

    Jacob Shafer Written by Jacob Shafer about 7 months ago 40,783 reads 55 comments

  25. Drew Storen to Mariners: Latest Trade Details, Comments and Reaction

    The Toronto Blue Jays traded reliever Drew Storen and cash considerations to the Seattle Mariners for another reliever in Joaquin Benoit on Tuesday, according to the Mariners' official PR Twitter account ...

    Timothy Rapp Written by Timothy Rapp about 7 months ago 16,051 reads 25 comments