1. Francisco Rodriguez Replaced as Tigers Closer by Justin Wilson

    The Detroit Tigers named Justin Wilson their new closer in place of Francisco Rodriguez , USA Today 's Bob Nightengale reported Tuesday. Rodriguez has a 8.49 ERA in 13 appearances this year...

    Joseph Zucker Written by Joseph Zucker about 19 days ago 4,132 reads 0 comments

  2. Zach Britton Reportedly Expected to Miss 45-60 Days with Forearm Injury

    Baltimore Orioles pitcher Zach Britton is expected to miss 45-60 days as he recovers from a left forearm injury. Eduardo A. Encina of the Baltimore Sun and Brittany Ghiroli of MLB ...

    Tyler Conway Written by Tyler Conway about 19 days ago 3,916 reads 0 comments

  3. Matt Harvey Reinstated by Mets from Suspended List; Josh Smoker Optioned

    The New York Mets announced Tuesday that they have reinstated pitcher Matt Harvey after he served a three-day suspension for failing to show up to Citi Field for Saturday's game against the Miami Marlins ...

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  4. Matt Harvey Addresses 3-Day Suspension, Breaking Team Curfew in Statement

    New York Mets starting pitcher Matt Harvey revealed he broke his team's curfew last Friday and then played golf Saturday, a day before he was set to start against the Miami Marlins , the Wall Street Journal 's Jared Diamond reported...

    Joseph Zucker Written by Joseph Zucker about 19 days ago 16,859 reads 0 comments

  5. Miguel Sano Suspension for Role in Altercation vs. Tigers Upheld

    Major League Baseball upheld a one-game suspension it gave to Minnesota Twins third baseman Miguel Sano for his role in a scuffle with the Detroit Tigers on April 22. Dustin Morse of the Twins organization confirmed the news...

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  6. Blue Jays' Kevin Pillar Makes Astonishing Leaping Catch vs. Indians

    Toronto Blue Jays pitchers should never take Kevin Pillar's defense for granted. In the sixth inning of Monday night's game against the Cleveland Indians , Jose Ramirez appeared ...

    Andrew Gould Written by Andrew Gould about 20 days ago 1,201 reads 0 comments

  7. Matt Harvey Reportedly Was Partying Until 4 AM Before Suspension for Missed Game

    Before failing to appear at Citi Field for the New York Mets ' game against the Miami Marlins on Saturday, Mets pitcher Matt Harvey was reportedly spotted partying until 4 a...

    Mike  Chiari Written by Mike Chiari about 20 days ago 2,844 reads 0 comments

  8. Andrew McCutchen Says He's Never Dealt with Racism from Red Sox Fans

    In the wake of Baltimore Orioles outfielder Adam Jones being the subject of racist taunts at Fenway Park, Pittsburgh Pirates outfielder Andrew McCutchen said recently that he didn't experience that during the Bucs' visit to Boston this season...

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  9. Matt Harvey Visited at Home by Mets Security Prior to Suspension

    Members of the New York Mets security team visited the home of starting pitcher Matt Harvey after he texted to inform the club he wouldn't be able to make Saturday night's game against the Miami Marlins at Citi Field...

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  10. Gary Sanchez's Strong Return Can Keep Streaking Yankees on Top of MLB

    The New York Yankees have won six straight games. They own the best record in baseball at 21-9 entering play Tuesday. That's excellent news in the Bronx, to state the obvious, and here's some more: Gary Sanchez is back...

    Jacob Shafer Written by Jacob Shafer about 20 days ago 19,650 reads 0 comments

  11. Athletics Record 3rd Walk-Off Win in a Row After Jed Lowrie's 11th-Inning Homer

    The Oakland Athletics have found some early season magic. Oakland prevailed in 11 innings Monday against the Los Angeles Angels when Jed Lowrie capped the 3-2 win with a walk-off home run...

    Scott Polacek Written by Scott Polacek about 20 days ago 7,217 reads 0 comments

  12. Cubs' Jason Heyward Placed on 10-Day DL with Finger Injury

    The Chicago Cubs announced Monday they placed outfielder Jason Heyward on the 10-day disabled list with a sprained finger in his right hand. Heyward's DL stint is retroactive to May 6...

    Joseph Zucker Written by Joseph Zucker about 20 days ago 2,931 reads 0 comments

  13. RHP Justin Hancock Traded to Cubs; Padres Acquire OF Matt Szczur

    The Chicago Cubs have traded outfielder Matt Szczur to the San Diego Padres in exchange for minor league pitcher Justin Hancock, the team announced Monday. Szczur, 27, has spent the past four years with the Cubs, mostly in a reserve role...

    Rob Goldberg Written by Rob Goldberg about 20 days ago 23,241 reads 0 comments

  14. Dodgers' Brandon McCarthy Placed on 10-Day DL with Left Shoulder Injury

    The Los Angeles Dodgers placed pitcher Brandon McCarthy on the 10-day disabled list Monday due to shoulder soreness, the team announced ...

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  15. Braves Announce Release of Ryan Howard from Minor League Contract

    The Atlanta Braves announced Monday they released first baseman Ryan Howard from his minor league contract...

    Scott Polacek Written by Scott Polacek about 20 days ago 5,310 reads 0 comments

  16. Jameson Taillon Underwent Surgery for Suspected Testicular Cancer

    The Pittsburgh Pirates announced pitcher Jameson Taillon underwent surgery Monday for suspected testicular cancer and provided a statement from general manager Neal Huntington: ...

    Scott Polacek Written by Scott Polacek about 20 days ago 71,882 reads 0 comments

  17. Marathon Between New York Yankees and Chicago Cubs Ends with MLB Record

    The New York Yankees and Chicago Cubs battled it out for 17 innings Sunday night before the Yankees scored a run in the top of the 18th and held on in the bottom half for a 5-4 victory...

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  18. Matt Harvey Reportedly 'Likely' to Start Friday vs. Brewers After Suspension

    New York Mets pitcher Matt Harvey will likely be back on the mound Friday. According to Zachary Ripple of the New York Daily News , the Mets announced the right-hander will ...

    Scott Polacek Written by Scott Polacek about 20 days ago 2,407 reads 0 comments

  19. Kansas City Royals' Kauffman Stadium Overrun by Bees Before Game vs. Indians

    Last March, a swarm of bees interrupted the Kansas City Royals ’ spring-training game against the Colorado Rockies at Surprise Stadium in Arizona . These insects were everywhere ...

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  20. MLB Prospect Casey Thomas' Gym Rat Heart, Cool West Coast Vibe Lost at Just 24

    Jaycob Brugman lined a ball into the gap sometime last Monday afternoon at the Oakland A's spring training facility during the A's extended spring training game against the Cubs ...

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  21. Dallas Keuchel's Return to Cy Young Form Has Created a New AL Contender

    Coming out of spring training, the Houston Astros were already a popular pick to win the American League West. "They should win it going away, shouldn't they?" one AL scout said the first week of April...

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  22. Giants Team Bus Breaks Down on Way to Airport After They Were Swept by Reds

    The San Francisco Giants ' woes didn't come to an end on the field Sunday when they lost their third straight game to the Cincinnati Reds ...

    Scott Polacek Written by Scott Polacek about 21 days ago 5,258 reads 0 comments

  23. Noah Syndergaard Moved to 60-Day DL After Matt Harvey's Suspension

    The New York Mets placed pitcher Noah Syndergaard on the 60-day disabled list Sunday to make room for minor league call-up Adam Wilk. Anthony DiComo of the Mets' official website reported the news...

    Tyler Conway Written by Tyler Conway about 21 days ago 2,387 reads 0 comments

  24. Matt Harvey Suspended 3 Days Without Pay for Violation of Mets Rules

    New York Mets general manager Sandy Alderson announced Sunday a three-day suspension of pitcher Matt Harvey for an undisclosed violation of team rules...

    Tyler Conway Written by Tyler Conway about 21 days ago 137,094 reads 0 comments

  25. Cubs' Brett Anderson Exits vs. Yankees with Back Injury, Says He's Embarrassed

    Chicago Cubs pitcher Brett Anderson said he was "embarrassed" on Twitter after allowing five runs in 0...

    Tyler Conway Written by Tyler Conway about 22 days ago 9,843 reads 0 comments