1. Russell Becomes 3rd Cubs Shortstop to Reach 80 RBI in a Season

    When Chicago Cubs shortstop Addison Russell knocked one over the fence in the second inning of last Monday's game against the San Diego Padres , it made him just the third shortstop ...

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  2. Angels' Albert Pujols Joins Top 10 of All-Time Home Runs List

    Los Angeles Angels first baseman Albert Pujols owns 585 career home runs, placing him 10th on the all-time list with two more than notorious slugger Mark McGwire (583), per Baseball-Reference...

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  3. Fantasy Baseball Waiver Wire: Top 10 Pickups for Week 22

    Life would be much easier if fantasy baseball leagues followed MLB rules. When the calendar flips to September, the league's roster limit magically increases from 25 to 40...

    Andrew Gould Written by Andrew Gould about 29 days ago 15,516 reads 1 comments

  4. Addison Russell's Rise Gives Cubs' Rivals Yet Another Big Star to Fear

    The Chicago Cubs are the best team in baseball by almost every measure. They have the best record (82-47) and the best run differential (plus-217). They rank among MLB 's top five in OPS (...

    Jacob Shafer Written by Jacob Shafer about 29 days ago 33,650 reads 78 comments

  5. Yasiel Puig Reportedly Placed on Trade Waivers: Latest Details and Reaction

    Yasiel Puig has had a rough season, and his time with the Los Angeles Dodgers could be coming to an end...

    Rob Goldberg Written by Rob Goldberg about 29 days ago 18,503 reads 17 comments

  6. Flamethrower Kevin Gausman Must Thrive as Ace for Orioles to Reach Postseason

    The Baltimore Orioles ' starting rotation is a mess bordering on a full-blown garbage fire. That's no secret, and it's certainly not hyperbole. Kevin Gausman to the rescue? That sentence contains a question mark for good reason...

    Jacob Shafer Written by Jacob Shafer about 29 days ago 12,955 reads 12 comments

  7. Carlos Beltran Channels Carlos Boozer with Blatantly Painted Hair

    Carlos Beltran went full- Carlos Boozer on us. Never go full-Carlos Boozer. During Sunday's game against the Cleveland Indians, the Texas Rangers veteran was spotted in the dugout rocking a head sated with black paint...

    Thomas Duffy Written by Thomas Duffy about 29 days ago 42,742 reads 8 comments

  8. Mike Trout Brings Fan to Tears by Autographing Baseball Before Game

    These are the moments that make sports so great. Before Sunday's game against the Detroit Tigers at Comerica Park, Los Angeles Angels star Mike Trout brought a young fan to (happy) tears—just by giving him an autograph...

    Kyle Newport Written by Kyle Newport about 30 days ago 36,069 reads 9 comments

  9. Bryce Harper Ejected for Arguing Balls and Strikes, Slamming Helmet

    The Colorado Rockies and Washington Nationals played 11 innings Saturday, but Nationals star Bryce Harper was not around for the entire game...

    Kyle Newport Written by Kyle Newport about 30 days ago 30,831 reads 21 comments

  10. Reds P Anthony DeSclafani Throws His 1st Career Complete-Game Shutout

    Fact: Cincinnati Reds pitcher Anthony DeSclafani pitched a complete-game shutout against the Arizona Diamondbacks on Saturday, the first of his career...

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  11. Biggest MLB Duds of Week 21, Position by Position

    A trip to the corner store to see the candyman might find someone walking out with a pack of Milk Duds. A trip to Citi Field to see the Grandyman (Curtis Granderson) is likely to find fans of the New York Mets walking out having seen an expensive dud...

    Rick Weiner Written by Rick Weiner about 30 days ago 28,338 reads 35 comments

  12. Dustin Pedroia Has Become Forgotten Star in Red Sox's Booming Offense

    We've talked plenty about David Ortiz, for reasons that amount to "duh." We've talked about Mookie Betts, who's an MVP candidate . We've had good things to say about Xander Bogaerts and Jackie Bradley Jr...

    Zachary D. Rymer Written by Zachary D. Rymer about 1 month ago 24,419 reads 44 comments

  13. Hunter Pence Injury: Updates on Giants OF's Hamstring and Return

    San Francisco Giants outfielder Hunter Pence suffered a hamstring injury on Aug. 26. However, he has been cleared to return. Continue for updates. Pence Active vs. Diamondbacks Tuesday, Aug...

    Scott Polacek Written by Scott Polacek about 1 month ago 4,913 reads 0 comments

  14. Gerrit Cole Injury: Updates on Pirates Star's Elbow and Return

    Pittsburgh Pirates ace pitcher Gerrit Cole was placed on the disabled list with elbow inflammation on Aug. 29, but is ready to return Continue for updates. Cole Active vs...

    Adam Wells Written by Adam Wells about 1 month ago 3,454 reads 8 comments

  15. Jake Peavy Injury: Updates on Giants Pitcher's Back and Return

    The San Francisco Giants have lost some pitching depth heading into the season's final month, as Jake Peavy has gone on the disabled list. It is unclear when he will Continue for updates...

    Adam Wells Written by Adam Wells about 1 month ago 3,933 reads 5 comments

  16. Scott Van Slyke Injury: Updates on Dodgers OF's Recovery from Wrist Surgery

    Scott Van Slyke's disappointing season will come to a premature end, as the Los Angeles Dodgers outfielder will have surgery on his ailing right wrist. Continue for updates. Van Slyke Confirms Surgery Saturday, Aug...

    Adam Wells Written by Adam Wells about 1 month ago 926 reads 0 comments

  17. Ben Zobrist Belts out 'Let It Go' with Daughter at Disneyland

    The Chicago Cubs had Thursday off before beginning a weekend road series against the Los Angeles Dodgers . Ben Zobrist used the free time to take his daughter to Disneyland...

    Andrew Gould Written by Andrew Gould about 1 month ago 3,587 reads 4 comments

  18. Dodgers Wear Vin Scully Masks in Team Photo to Pay Tribute to Retiring Legend

    Legendary Los Angeles Dodgers broadcaster Vin Scully will retire after this season—his 67th in the booth. The team paid tribute to the legend by honoring him in a team photo...

    Andrew Gould Written by Andrew Gould about 1 month ago 4,903 reads 3 comments

  19. Bartolo Colon Gives Phillies' Cesar Hernandez Back Massage After Hitting Double

    As MLB 's oldest active player, Bartolo Colon is sharing his secrets to longevity with the enemy. During Friday night's 9-4 victory over the Philadelphia Phillies, the 43-year-old ...

    Andrew Gould Written by Andrew Gould about 1 month ago 14,349 reads 6 comments

  20. Carlos Ruiz Leaves Farewell Message on Philadelphia Phillies Whiteboard

    On Thursday, the Philadelphia Phillies traded Carlos Ruiz to the Los Angeles Dodgers for A.J. Ellis, a minor league pitcher and a player to be named...

    Andrew Gould Written by Andrew Gould about 1 month ago 6,674 reads 3 comments

  21. Gary Sanchez Has 2nd-Most Hits Through 1st 22 Games in Yankees History

    Fact: New York Yankees catcher Gary Sanchez went 3-for-5 on Friday, and hit his 10th home run of the season. Joe DiMaggio (39) is the only Yankee ever to have more hits through his first 22 career games than Sanchez (31)...

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  22. Takeaways from MLB Week 21

    Since baseball is played nearly every day from April through October, there’s nothing the sport holds in higher regard than its streaks...

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  23. A Hot Josh Donaldson Could Give Blue Jays the Playoff-Race Edge

    With a good September, the Toronto Blue Jays could repeat as American League East champions. With a good September, Josh Donaldson could repeat, too...

    Danny Knobler Written by Danny Knobler about 1 month ago 12,038 reads 21 comments

  24. Gary Sanchez Becomes 3rd-Fastest Player to Hit 10 Career Home Runs

    New York Yankees rookie Gary Sanchez became the third-fastest player in Major League Baseball history to hit 10 career home runs with a two-run shot in the bottom of the fifth inning during Friday night's game against the Baltimore Orioles ...

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  25. Minor League Baseball Players Have Fun in Flooded Dugout During Rain Delay

    When life gives you a flooded dugout, you have a rain delay celebration. Or at least that's what players from the Indianapolis Indians and Louisville Bats did after their slated matchup on Friday was made virtually impossible by a bout of heavy rain...

    Vanessa de Beaumont Written by Vanessa de Beaumont about 1 month ago 3,972 reads 0 comments