1. Is the Atlanta Braves Rotation for Real or Simply Overachieving?

    The first blow came in the offseason when, after nine years, Tim Hudson signed with the San Francisco Giants , leaving the Atlanta Braves without their presumptive ace and without ...

    Martin Gandy Written by Martin Gandy about 18 hours ago 5,467 reads 23 comments

  2. Papelbon Fires Back at Velocity Critics

    PHILADELPHIA – According to PITCHf/x, Jonathan Papelbon's fastball topped out at 93 miles per hour Thursday, an encouraging sign for a closer who has struggled at times recently with location and velocity...

    Eric Drobny Written by Eric Drobny about 18 hours ago 548 reads 0 comments

  3. Jarrod Dyson on Bereavement Leave

    With Lorenzo Cain making his annual pilgrimage to the disabled list, it was only natural to think that Jarrod Dyson would be getting the lion's share of time in center field.....

    Eric Drobny Written by Eric Drobny about 18 hours ago 125 reads 0 comments

  4. Stock Up, Stock Down for Cincinnati Reds' Top 10 Prospects in Week 2

    The minor league season is well underway, and some of the Cincinnati Reds ' top prospects are off to impressive starts...

    Tyler Duma Written by Tyler Duma about 18 hours ago 975 reads 0 comments

  5. Analyzing How Good Dodgers' 17-Year-Old Pitching Phenom Julio Urias Can Be

    The Los Angeles Dodgers have something special in Julio Urias . The 17-year-old Urias made himself known to a larger audience this spring after receiving an invitation to the Dodgers’ major league spring training...

    Mike Rosenbaum Written by Mike Rosenbaum about 20 hours ago 8,999 reads 14 comments

  6. Selecting the Boston Red Sox All-21st Century Team, Position by Position

    The Boston Red Sox have three World Series titles since the turn of the millennium, more than any other club in Major League Baseball...

    Mark Vandeusen Written by Mark Vandeusen about 20 hours ago 2,774 reads 15 comments

  7. 3 Keys for Toronto Blue Jays Taking Upcoming Series vs. Cleveland Indians

    The Toronto Blue Jays will conclude their road trip with a three-game set against the Cleveland Indians starting Friday...

    Mohammad Arshad Written by Mohammad Arshad about 20 hours ago 479 reads 0 comments

  8. Why Jose Abreu Will Run Away with 2014 AL Rookie of the Year

    Nobody really knew what to expect from Jose Abreu headed into the season. Sure, we’d all heard about his exploits while playing in Cuba’s Serie Nacional , but it ...

    Mike Rosenbaum Written by Mike Rosenbaum about 20 hours ago 3,139 reads 18 comments

  9. Lester Looks Special in Outdueling Sale

    CHICAGO -- Jake Peavy watched tall, skinny Chris Sale, fresh out of Florida Gulf Coast University, become a star in Chicago. He watched Jon Lester win a World Series in Boston . Days ago, he forecast that this would be special...

    Eric Drobny Written by Eric Drobny about 24 hours ago 539 reads 0 comments

  10. Blue Jays' Bullpen Authors Historic Collapse

    MINNEAPOLIS – Three Blue Jays relievers combined to set a dubious franchise record in one of the ugliest and strangest late-game meltdowns you'll see on a baseball field.....

    Eric Drobny Written by Eric Drobny about 24 hours ago 196 reads 0 comments

  11. Stock Up, Stock Down for Texas Rangers' Top 10 Prospects After Week 2

    Another week has passed and it is time to check in on how the Texas Rangers ’ top 10 prospects have fared thus far in 2014...

    Trey Warren Written by Trey Warren about 24 hours ago 1,255 reads 1 comments

  12. Jon Lester Is Showing Red Sox Everything They Stand to Lose If He Leaves

    There's nothing like a good contract narrative, and here's a toast to how Jon Lester 's is suddenly a heck of a lot more interesting now than it was before. There just wasn't that much drama there for a while...

    Zachary D. Rymer Written by Zachary D. Rymer about 1 day ago 2,414 reads 1 comments

  13. Royals Crush Astros, Complete Sweep

    The Royals travelled to Houston a beaten club, destroyed in the three previous games by a Minnesota Twins team that is frankly not that good...

    Default-user-icon-comment Written by Agustin Gonzalez about 1 day ago 36 reads 2 comments

  14. Astros' Losing Streak Hits Four After Being Swept by Royals

    Scott Feldman's expression hardly changed Thursday night as yet another game quickly unraveled for the Astros . The big righthander just went through the worst eight days of his life, but you couldn't tell by his mound presence...

    Default-user-icon-comment Written by Agustin Gonzalez about 1 day ago 13 reads 0 comments

  15. Pirates Pound Brewers, 11-2

    The Pirates couldn't quite get to Milwaukee starter Yovani Gallardo Thursday night, but they managed to outlast him...

    Default-user-icon-comment Written by Agustin Gonzalez about 1 day ago 73 reads 0 comments

  16. Late Pittsburgh Surge Buries Brewers

    Pittsburgh — The Milwaukee Brewers ' return to the road was a rough one Thursday night. Reliever Rob Wooten surrendered three runs in the decisive seventh inning and rookie ...

    Default-user-icon-comment Written by Agustin Gonzalez about 1 day ago 20 reads 0 comments

  17. It All Went Wang: Pirates 11, Brewers 2

    Yovani Gallardo was very, very Yovani Gallardo, exhausting himself to keep the Brewers in the game before it slipped away in the late innings...

    Default-user-icon-comment Written by Agustin Gonzalez about 1 day ago 35 reads 0 comments

  18. Pittsburgh Pirates Could Make a Statement This Weekend Against Milwaukee Brewers

    On Thursday afternoon, the Pittsburgh Pirates routed the first-place Milwaukee Brewers by a score of 11-2, possibly marking the beginning of a turnaround for the club...

    Ryan Gaule Written by Ryan Gaule about 1 day ago 1,247 reads 0 comments

  19. Rapid Reaction: Red Sox 3, White Sox 1

    CHICAGO -- Takeaways from the Cell, where truer words have seldom been spoken than the admonition from Red Sox pitcher Jake Peavy to former White Sox teammate Chris Sale when Sale expressed regret that he wouldn't be facing Peavy Thursday night...

    Alex Tam Written by Alex Tam about 1 day ago 25 reads 0 comments

  20. Lester Shows Ace Form in Win over White Sox

    CHICAGO — Jon Lester sure looked like an ace again on Thursday. The Red Sox needed every bit of it...

    Alex Tam Written by Alex Tam about 1 day ago 31 reads 0 comments

  21. Sale Loses Pitcher's Duel Against Lester

    Following a grueling five-hour game for their teams a night earlier, White Sox pitcher Chris Sale and Red Sox pitcher Jon Lester did their best to speed along Thursday night's game at U...

    Alex Tam Written by Alex Tam about 1 day ago 6 reads 0 comments

  22. Price Struggles Against Yanks at Home

    ST. PETERSBURG – With three-fifths of their starting rotation on the disabled list, with their offense hobbling at an anemic pace, there was a disturbing question surrounding ...

    Alex Tam Written by Alex Tam about 1 day ago 16 reads 0 comments

  23. Sabathia Puts Struggles vs. Rays Behind Him

    ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. — CC Sabathia and the Yankees against the Rays inside Tropicana Field usually leads to cold sweats and nightmares for the visitors...

    Alex Tam Written by Alex Tam about 1 day ago 104 reads 0 comments

  24. Early Returns on Yankees' Jacoby Ellsbury Suggest He's Worth Every Penny

    In most years, money is of no object to the New York Yankees . Acquiring top-tier talent on the free-agent market is a right of passage in the Bronx...

    Joe Giglio Written by Joe Giglio about 1 day ago 13,172 reads 37 comments

  25. Lester Leads Red Sox Past White Sox 3-1

    CHICAGO -- Jon Lester pitched eight sharp innings and David Ross hit a tiebreaking RBI double in Boston's two-run ninth, leading the Red Sox to a 3-1 victory over the Chicago White Sox on Thursday night...

    Alex Tam Written by Alex Tam about 1 day ago 128 reads 0 comments