1. Is 2009 or 2014 Spending Spree More to Blame for Yankees' Payroll Mess?

    Zero. That's how many dollars the New York Yankees spent on major league free agents this winter. Considering they've got MLB 's second-highest payroll and a well-earned reputation for cutting cartoonish checks, that's sort of a big deal...

    Jacob Shafer Written by Jacob Shafer about 5 hours ago 60 reads 0 comments

  2. Xander Bogaerts Quietly Becoming Crown Jewel of Red Sox's Homegrown Bumper Crop

    It's too obvious to call Boston Red Sox shortstop Xander Bogaerts an X-factor (get it?). And it's an understatement to simply call him a factor in Boston's rise to the top of the American League East standings...

    Jacob Shafer Written by Jacob Shafer about 7 hours ago 5,628 reads 18 comments

  3. Brandon Belt Injury: Updates on Giants 1B's Ankle and Return

    San Francisco Giants first baseman Brandon Belt suffered an ankle injury Wednesday during his team's game against the San Diego Padres . Continue for updates...

    Alec Nathan Written by Alec Nathan about 11 hours ago 2,328 reads 2 comments

  4. Phillies' Odubel Herrera Smashes 3-Run Homer, Celebrates with Bat Flip

    One is fun. Two is twice as nice. And three? That's the number of runs the Philadelphia Phillies earned off a scorching Odubel Herrera right field homer...

    Vanessa de Beaumont Written by Vanessa de Beaumont about 12 hours ago 12,191 reads 3 comments

  5. Nomar Mazara Crushes Longest Home Run of the Season 491 Feet

    Nomar Mazara has a big bat. The Texas Rangers rookie drove a 1-1 offering from Los Angeles Angels left-hander Hector Santiago deep into the upper deck in right ...

    Katie Richcreek Written by Katie Richcreek about 14 hours ago 15,322 reads 17 comments

  6. Terry Collins, John Ricco Comment on Matt Harvey's Struggles

    After considering demoting starting pitcher Matt Harvey to the minor leagues, the New York Mets ' leadership has agreed to stick with him at the MLB level. ESPN...

    Matt Fitzgerald Written by Matt Fitzgerald about 17 hours ago 501 reads 0 comments

  7. Is Aledmys Diaz the Next in Long Line of MLB's Shortstop Stars?

    Aledmys Diaz has already done one thing that's hard to do in today's MLB : emerge as a surprise star. Now all he needs to do is prove this is for real. For the moment, the St...

    Zachary D. Rymer Written by Zachary D. Rymer about 23 hours ago 10,817 reads 40 comments

  8. Yasiel Puig Pulled by Dave Roberts After Not Running out Single vs. Reds

    Los Angeles Dodgers outfielder Yasiel Puig was removed from the team's 8-2 win over the Cincinnati Reds Tuesday night, and a perceived lack of effort was the reasoning provided by manager Dave Roberts...

    Mike  Chiari Written by Mike Chiari about 23 hours ago 21,869 reads 15 comments

  9. Matt Harvey's Nightmare Plunge to Rock Bottom Should Force Mets' Hand

    Matt Harvey , the one they call the "Dark Knight of Gotham," has become a riddle in need of a solution. For the New York Mets , that should involve taking him off the mound. At least for a little while...

    Zachary D. Rymer Written by Zachary D. Rymer about 1 day ago 32,160 reads 81 comments

  10. Corey Seager Is Already Beginning Transition from Top Prospect to MLB Star

    Not even the best young ballplayers can escape humility forever. For proof, look no further than the wall Corey Seager hit in his first April as a major leaguer...

    Zachary D. Rymer Written by Zachary D. Rymer about 2 days ago 39,592 reads 71 comments

  11. Angel Pagan Injury: Updates on Giants OF's Hamstring and Return

    San Francisco Giants outfielder Angel Pagan left Monday's win after suffering a hamstring strain. He was placed on the disabled list on Tuesday, and it's unclear when he'll return to the field...

    Scott Polacek Written by Scott Polacek about 2 days ago 3,464 reads 14 comments

  12. MLB HR Leader Yoenis Cespedes Mounting Well-Timed MVP Campaign

    Yoenis Cespedes has been many things in his brief but eventful New York Mets tenure: trade-deadline savior, key lineup cog, National League champion...

    Jacob Shafer Written by Jacob Shafer about 2 days ago 13,449 reads 48 comments

  13. Joey Gallo Recalled from Triple-A Round Rock by Rangers

    After placing outfielder Drew Stubbs on the 15-day disabled list, the Texas Rangers announced Monday that they called up young star Joey Gallo to the major league roster from Triple-A...

    Danny Webster Written by Danny Webster about 2 days ago 13,540 reads 14 comments

  14. Twins Announcer Dick Bremer Says Twins Player Confronted Him over Criticism

    The Minnesota Twins have been a disaster this season and sport the worst record in baseball at 11-32. It is only May 23, and they are already 14.5 games back in the American League Central race...

    Scott Polacek Written by Scott Polacek about 2 days ago 10,172 reads 11 comments

  15. Josh Hamilton Injury Update: Rangers OF to Undergo Knee Surgery, Out for Season

    Texas Rangers outfielder Josh Hamilton will undergo another knee surgery on June 8 and miss the remainder of the 2016 season, per Jared Sandler of 105.3 The Fan in Dallas and Jeff Wilson of the Fort Worth Star-Telegram ...

    Joseph Zucker Written by Joseph Zucker about 3 days ago 9,075 reads 26 comments

  16. Alex Gordon Injury: Updates on Royals Star's Wrist and Return

    The Kansas City Royals placed left fielder Alex Gordon on the disabled list with a wrist injury, per Joel Goldberg of Fox Sports Kansas City. Continue for updates...

    Joe Pantorno Written by Joe Pantorno about 3 days ago 3,821 reads 3 comments

  17. Shane Victorino Released: Latest Comments and Reaction

    Shane Victorino 's MLB career looks to be in serious jeopardy, as the Chicago Cubs released the 35-year-old outfielder Monday. Victorino never made it to the majors this season...

    Brian Marron Written by Brian Marron about 3 days ago 11,088 reads 9 comments

  18. Shin-Soo Choo Injury: Updates on Rangers OF's Hamstring and Return

    Texas Rangers outfielder Shin-Soo Choo was placed on the disabled list Monday because of a strained hamstring. Continue for updates. No Timetable for Choo's Return Monday, May 23 T...

    Matt Fitzgerald Written by Matt Fitzgerald about 3 days ago 2,619 reads 1 comments

  19. Ryan Vogelsong Injury: Updates on Pirates Pitcher's Head and Return

    Pittsburgh Pirates pitcher Ryan Vogelsong was carted off the field in the second inning of Monday's game against the Colorado Rockies after being struck in the head by a Jordan Lyles fastball...

    Matt Fitzgerald Written by Matt Fitzgerald about 3 days ago 47,081 reads 16 comments

  20. Padres Apologize to San Diego Gay Men's Chorus Following Investigation

    The San Diego Padres apologized to the San Diego Gay Men's Chorus on Sunday after investigating an incident where a prerecording played over their scheduled national anthem appearance ...

    Tyler Conway Written by Tyler Conway about 3 days ago 55,437 reads 0 comments

  21. Jay Bruce Trade Rumors: Latest News, Speculation on Reds OF

    As the weather heats up, so should the trade rumors surrounding Cincinnati Reds outfielder Jay Bruce , a potential unrestricted free agent this winter. Continue for updates...

    Tyler Conway Written by Tyler Conway about 3 days ago 1,028 reads 0 comments

  22. Nick Markakis Trade Rumors: Latest News, Speculation on Braves OF

    With the Atlanta Braves limping to the National League 's worst record to start the season, the team is a prime candidate to have a fire sale and stock up on prospects, leaving outfielder Nick Markakis as a possible candidate to be dealt...

    Timothy Rapp Written by Timothy Rapp about 3 days ago 30,724 reads 56 comments

  23. Dream Team: A Week with Cubs' Modern Family Reveals Unmatched Off-Field Bond

    CHICAGO — "Antonio!" Anthony Rizzo, padding across the carpet in the Chicago Cubs ' home clubhouse three hours before game time, grins as he moves toward Grandpa Rossy, whose ...

    Scott Miller Written by Scott Miller about 3 days ago 117,153 reads 105 comments

  24. Dallas Keuchel's Cy Young Hangover Is at Heart of Houston Astros' Dismal 2016

    It's normally unfair to put the struggles of any MLB club at the feet of a single player. It's a team sport, there are nine men on the field, etc...

    Jacob Shafer Written by Jacob Shafer about 3 days ago 19,369 reads 34 comments

  25. Ketel Marte Injury: Updates on Mariners Shortstop's Thumb and Return

    The Seattle Mariners placed shortstop Ketel Marte on the 15-day disabled list Sunday because of a sprained left thumb, according to Bob Dutton of the News Tribune ...

    Brian Marron Written by Brian Marron about 3 days ago 2,072 reads 1 comments