1. Betts Getting Better by the Day

    BOSTON -- With so much focus on the Red Sox 's decision to option center fielder Jackie Bradley Jr. to Triple-A Pawtucket on Monday, fellow rookie outfielder Mookie Betts now has an opportunity to prove his worth at the big league level...

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  2. GM: 'For the Right Player, of Course We Would Consider Trading Prospects'

    There may be 37 games remaining on the schedule this year, but for a Red Sox squad that'€™s 15 1/2 games out of first place in the AL East, it'€™s already time to look forward to the offseason...

    Kevin Conti Written by Kevin Conti about 1 day ago 322 reads 0 comments

  3. 3 New York Yankees Players Trying to Save Their Jobs for 2015

    Not everyone's job is safe in the Bronx. It has been a disappointing season for the New York Yankees , and that has some already looking ahead to next year. Changes are bound to occur in 2015, and rightfully so...

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  4. Pineda to Make Bronx Return Wednesday

    NEW YORK -- The most recent time Michael Pineda started a game at Yankee Stadium, he was pitching for the first-place New York Yankees . ....

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  5. Costas Needs a Mulligan After First Pitch Goes Awry at Busch Stadium

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  6. Mariners-Phillies Preview

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  7. Phillies Notebook: Giles' Composure, Slider Give Him Edge

    PHILADELPHIA – Pressure situations don't seem to faze Philadelphia Phillies rookie right-hander Ken Giles...

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  8. Curt Schilling Reveals He Was Diagnosed with Mouth Cancer in February

    Curt Schilling, the former Red Sox pitcher and ESPN analyst, announced today during the WEEI/NESN Jimmy Fund Radio Telethon that he was diagnosed with squamous cell carcinoma -- which is cancer in the mouth -- in February...

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  9. Predicting Outcome of 2014's Tightest MLB Playoff Battles

    Parity has reigned in the MLB this season, and that should make for a terrific final month as the push for the postseason heats up around the league...

    Joel Reuter Written by Joel Reuter about 1 day ago 30,349 reads 190 comments

  10. Previewing the Atlanta Braves' September Call-Ups

    If the Atlanta Braves had a prospect worthy of a September call-up, he would already be up with the big league club...

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  11. MLB Prospects Update: Hottest Players at Each Minor League Level

    We’re now approaching the end of the minor league season, but there are plenty of prospects who continue to open eyes with their performances across the rookie, short-season and full-season levels...

    Mike Rosenbaum Written by Mike Rosenbaum about 1 day ago 8,731 reads 8 comments

  12. Greinke (elbow) Skips Bullpen Session

    The Los Angeles Dodgers are concerned enough about some discomfort in Zack Greinke's elbow that they scratched his between-starts bullpen session heading into Thursday's outing...

    Noah Jampol Written by Noah Jampol about 1 day ago 140 reads 0 comments

  13. Twins: 'Check the Ball' Earned Ron Gardenhire His 72nd Ejection

    Twins manager Ron Gardenhire insisted he never said any magic words to plate umpire Chris Segal on Monday night, earning his 72nd career regular-season managerial ejection...

    Noah Jampol Written by Noah Jampol about 1 day ago 52 reads 0 comments

  14. Just How Good Can Red Sox Rookie Anthony Ranaudo Be?

    As the Boston Red Sox attempt to figure out who can be a part of their 2015 rotation, the club has turned to Anthony Ranaudo , handing the former first-round pick two starts in August to showcase his talents...

    Evan Brunell Written by Evan Brunell about 1 day ago 4,313 reads 8 comments

  15. Johnny Cueto Faces Significant Hurdles in Snagging Deserved MLB Ace Megadeal

    In the middle of a Cy Young-worthy season, Cincinnati Reds ace Johnny Cueto is having a career year. In related news, Johnny Cueto has some pretty poor timing...

    Jason Catania Written by Jason Catania about 1 day ago 7,787 reads 10 comments

  16. MLB Free Agency 2015: An Early Team-by-Team Preview

    There is still a lot of baseball to be played between now and the offseason, but it's never too early to look ahead at what promises to be an exciting winter around the league...

    Joel Reuter Written by Joel Reuter about 1 day ago 70,373 reads 124 comments

  17. 3rd MLB Draftee in Gillaspie Family Poised to Pave Way for Own Legacy

    One could say that 2014 first-round draft pick Casey Gillaspie was born to play baseball. The Tampa Bay Rays selected Gillaspie out of Wichita State with the No...

    Mike Rosenbaum Written by Mike Rosenbaum about 1 day ago 5,079 reads 3 comments

  18. Goofiest Rain Delay Ever -- SF Giants Fall to Cubs 2-0

    Chicago — The Giants lost 2-0 Tuesday night in a game that was called after 4 1/2 innings, and they were furious with how it was handled by the Cubs .....

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  19. Giants Sandoval Takes Selfies with Fans' Phones During Delay

    Eric Drobny Written by Eric Drobny about 1 day ago 100 reads 0 comments

  20. Giants Lose to Cubs in Controversial Finish

    Eric Drobny Written by Eric Drobny about 1 day ago 2,772 reads 0 comments

  21. WATCH: Cubs Rizzo, Baker Sing in Dugout During Delay

    While the situation may have gotten a little tense at Wrigley Field during a bizarre four-hour rain delay, John Baker and Anthony Rizzo decided to try and lighten the mood a bit.....

    Eric Drobny Written by Eric Drobny about 1 day ago 203 reads 0 comments

  22. Cubs Outlast Giants 2-0 in Rain-Shortened Game

    CHICAGO -- Anthony Rizzo slammed a two-run homer, Tsuyoshi Wada pitched five strong innings, and the Chicago Cubs beat the San Francisco Giants 2-0 on Tuesday night in a game that was ...

    Eric Drobny Written by Eric Drobny about 1 day ago 423 reads 1 comments

  23. Giancarlo Stanton Must Leave Miami to Maximize MLB Superstar Potential

    It happened only a couple of falls ago. It rocked baseball’s Hot Stove season because of its future implications, seeming to ensure that if Giancarlo Stanton was to ever ...

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  24. Stanton's Walk-off Single Puts Marlins Above .500

    With performances like this, the chants for "MVP" are only going to get louder for Miami Marlins outfielder Giancarlo Stanton. .....

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  25. Thoughts on a 4-3 Rangers loss

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