1. Giants' Aggressive Deadline Moves Will Take Down Dodgers in NL West Race

    To baseball fans east of the Mississippi River, San Francisco is a place where luck strikes in even years and baseballs splash into McCovey Cove. It isn’t until October that the San Francisco Giants crash sports pages around the country...

    Seth Gruen Written by Seth Gruen about 1 month ago 27,482 reads 153 comments

  2. Edwin Encarnacion Positioning Himself as the Prize Slugger of the MLB Offseason

    If you're a fan of star-studded Major League Baseball free-agent classes, I come bearing bad news. There's not going to be one this winter. Sorry. But hey, at least Edwin Encarnacion will be out there...

    Zachary D. Rymer Written by Zachary D. Rymer about 1 month ago 17,713 reads 42 comments

  3. San Diego Padres Co-Owner Ron Fowler Comments on Matt Kemp Trade

    Just before the trade deadline, the San Diego Padres dealt the big contract of 31-year-old veteran outfielder Matt Kemp to the Atlanta Braves , ending his short stint with the club...

    Joe Pantorno Written by Joe Pantorno about 1 month ago 15,513 reads 19 comments

  4. Time for Justin Turner to Be Taken Seriously as Dodgers Star

    It's not easy to take Justin Turner seriously as a star player. He used to be an anonymous New York Mets utility guy. He's now a Los Angeles Dodger not named Clayton Kershaw , Adrian Gonzalez or Corey Seager ...

    Zachary D. Rymer Written by Zachary D. Rymer about 1 month ago 33,640 reads 43 comments

  5. Red-Hot Tigers' Assault on the AL Central Is the Real Deal

    The AL Central race had been feeling like a foregone conclusion. The Cleveland Indians took hold of first place in early June and held a lead of at least five games every day between June 25 and July 26...

    Zachary D. Rymer Written by Zachary D. Rymer about 1 month ago 18,995 reads 56 comments

  6. 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...

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  7. 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 ...

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  8. World Series Odds Update: Rangers Become Serious Contenders After Deadline

    The Texas Rangers had the best record in the American League prior to the MLB trade deadline on Monday, but they made some key moves to put themselves in prime position to be the American League favorite on the odds to win the World Series ...

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  9. Lucas Duda Injury: Updates on Mets 1B's Back and Return

    New York Mets first baseman Lucas Duda remains on the disabled list with a back injury. Continue for updates. Duda Out for at Least 30 More Days Wednesday, August 3 Anthony DiComo of MLB ...

    Joseph Zucker Written by Joseph Zucker about 1 month ago 964 reads 0 comments

  10. Why New York Mets Fans Will Love New Slugger Jay Bruce

    The New York Mets acquired outfielder Jay Bruce at the trade deadline. Will Bruce, the National League leader in RBI coming into Wednesday's games, help spark the slumping Mets offense? Check out the video above to see why Bruce is a great fit...

    Team Stream Now Written by Team Stream Now about 1 month ago 913 reads 4 comments

  11. MLB Betting Preview: New York Mets vs. New York Yankees Odds, Analysis

    The New York Yankees (53-53) and New York Mets (55-51) split the first two games of the Subway Series at Citi Field and will play the next two at Yankee Stadium starting Wednesday...

    Default-user-icon-comment Written by OddsShark.com about 1 month ago 448 reads 0 comments

  12. Yasiel Puig's Demotion May Mean He'll Never Again Wear Dodgers Uniform

    Yasiel Puig is a good baseball player. With all the acrimony and controversy swirling around the Los Angeles Dodgers right fielder, it's easy to lose sight of that fact. But it's a fact, nonetheless...

    Jacob Shafer Written by Jacob Shafer about 1 month ago 77,979 reads 119 comments

  13. Hanley Ramirez Injury: Updates on Red Sox Star's Wrist and Return

    Boston Red Sox first baseman Hanley Ramirez suffered a wrist injury when he slipped and fell on the steps in the dugout after a game against the Seattle Mariners on Aug. 2. However, he has been cleared to return to the lineup...

    Joe Pantorno Written by Joe Pantorno about 1 month ago 18,940 reads 28 comments

  14. Duffy Breaks Royals' Single-Game Record with 16 Strikeouts

    Kansas City Royals pitcher Danny Duffy set a franchise single-game record with his 16 strikeouts in Monday's 3-0 win over the Tampa Bay Rays , besting the old record of 15 that Zack Greinke established in 2009, per Sportsnet Stats ...

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  15. Matt Kemp Compares Braves' Baseball Culture with That of Dodgers, Padres

    Atlanta Braves outfielder Matt Kemp , who was acquired from the San Diego Padres on Saturday in exchange for Hector Olivera, complimented his new city while simultaneously taking a shot at Los Angeles and San Diego on Tuesday...

    Timothy Rapp Written by Timothy Rapp about 1 month ago 44,967 reads 128 comments

  16. Kepler Becomes 1st Twins Rookie to Hit 3 Homers in a Game

    Minnesota Twins outfielder Max Kepler turned in a historic performance during Monday's 12-5 win over the Cleveland Indians , becoming the first rookie in franchise history to hit three home runs in a single game, per Sportsnet Stats ...

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  17. Yasiel Puig Demoted by Dodgers, Set to Be Assigned to Triple-A Oklahoma City

    The Los Angeles Dodgers announced they demoted outfielder Yasiel Puig to the minor leagues on Aug. 2, and he is expected to be sent to their Triple-A affiliate, the Oklahoma City Dodgers...

    Tim Daniels Written by Tim Daniels about 1 month ago 64,049 reads 98 comments

  18. Andrew Benintendi Recalled from Double-A Portland by Red Sox

    Already boasting a lineup with outstanding young hitters, the Boston Red Sox are adding another one to the mix by calling up top prospect Andrew Benintendi from Double-A Portland...

    Adam Wells Written by Adam Wells about 1 month ago 6,778 reads 12 comments

  19. UNINTERRUPTED: Marlins 2B Dee Gordon Happy to Be Back on Field After Suspension

    Miami Marlins second baseman Dee Gordon is happy to be back on the field with his teammates after being suspended for 80 games this season...

    UNINTERRUPTED Written by UNINTERRUPTED about 1 month ago 2,012 reads 1 comments

  20. Alex Rodriguez to Be Released by Yankees, Serve as Instructor and Adviser

    Alex Rodriguez is set to end his playing career this week, with the New York Yankees announcing Sunday he will play his final game Friday against the Tampa Bay Rays ...

    Timothy Rapp Written by Timothy Rapp about 1 month ago 370,608 reads 210 comments

  21. Julio Teheran Injury: Updates on Braves SP's Lat and Return

    Atlanta Braves pitcher Julio Teheran was placed on the disabled list on Aug. 2 with a right lat strain. However, he's ready to return. Continue for updates. Teheran Active vs...

    Adam Wells Written by Adam Wells about 1 month ago 3,965 reads 2 comments

  22. John McEnroe Slings Ceremonial 1st Pitch with Serious Heat

    Arm strength never dies—at least not for John McEnroe . While tossing out (or rather, slinging) the ceremonial first pitch ahead of Monday night's Mets vs...

    Vanessa de Beaumont Written by Vanessa de Beaumont about 1 month ago 33,238 reads 3 comments

  23. Mets Hope to Recapture Deadline Magic with Jay Bruce Trade

    NEW YORK — If you try something once and it works, you're going to try again. Jay Bruce isn't Yoenis Cespedes. The 2016 New York Mets are not the 2015 Mets, and the National League East isn't the same as it was last year, either...

    Danny Knobler Written by Danny Knobler about 1 month ago 21,547 reads 34 comments

  24. 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 1 month ago 35,613 reads 87 comments

  25. Francisco Liriano to Blue Jays: Latest Trade Details, Comments and Reaction

    The Toronto Blue Jays announced Monday that they acquired starting pitcher Francisco Liriano from the Pittsburgh Pirates prior to MLB 's trade deadline...

    Joe Pantorno Written by Joe Pantorno about 1 month ago 26,058 reads 141 comments