1. Burnett to Have Ultrasound on Sore Groin

    Kyle Brown Written by Kyle Brown about 2 days ago 4 reads 0 comments

  2. Stock Up, Stock Down for Chicago Cubs' Top 10 Prospects After Week 2

    It was another tough week for the Chicago Cubs at the big league level, as they went 2-4 and remain in the No. 30 spot on this week's power rankings ...

    Joel Reuter Written by Joel Reuter about 2 days ago 7,482 reads 8 comments

  3. Beltran at 1st: Please Don't Hit It to Me

    Quote of the day territory here. Last night, Francisco Cervelli was covering first base for the Yankees because of injuries to Mark Teixeira's, Derek Jeter and Brian Roberts, giving Joe Girardi no other options...

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

    A new week, another batch of waiver-wire additions, just the way you like 'em: hot and fresh out the oven...

    Jason Catania Written by Jason Catania about 2 days ago 21,126 reads 29 comments

  5. MLB Power Rankings: Where All 30 MLB Teams Stand After 2 Weeks

    The 2014 MLB season is now two weeks old, and while that gives a slightly larger sample size from which to compile this week's MLB power rankings, the season is still very young...

    Joel Reuter Written by Joel Reuter about 2 days ago 165,537 reads 281 comments

  6. Stock Up, Stock Down for San Francisco Giants' Top 10 Prospects Entering Week 3

    While right-hander Kyle Crick isn't expected to fall out of the No. 1 spot as top prospect for the San Francisco Giants before his eventual arrival in the majors within the next ...

    Jason Martinez Written by Jason Martinez about 2 days ago 5,793 reads 4 comments

  7. Chicago White Sox's Biggest Early-Season Surprises and Disappointments

    The 2014 Chicago White Sox are the antithesis of last season’s squad. They are brash, energetic and the offense is full of the never-say-die attitude that was largely missing from the team that went 63-99 in 2013...

    Matthew Smith Written by Matthew Smith about 2 days ago 1,807 reads 0 comments

  8. Stock Up, Stock Down for Top 10 Red Sox Prospects After Week 2

    With the season's first two weeks in the books, it's time to once again evaluate the early performances of the top-10 prospects in the Boston Red Sox farm system...

    Ben Carsley Written by Ben Carsley about 2 days ago 3,154 reads 4 comments

  9. Is There a Racial Dividing Line in Present-Day Baseball Clubhouses?

    “This team has too many Latinos on it to win,” mused the old scout beside me. “Get too many of them together on a club and they take over. The club divides, has no sense of itself...

    Dirk  Hayhurst Written by Dirk Hayhurst about 2 days ago 78,498 reads 157 comments

  10. Manny Machado's Absence Isn't Why the Orioles Have Struggled so Far This Year

    Orioles third baseman Manny Machado has a "big day" scheduled today, according to manager Buck Showalter...

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  11. Stock Up, Stock Down for Atlanta Braves' Top 10 Prospects for Week 2

    Throughout the 2014 season we’ll keep tabs on the Atlanta Braves ’ top prospects, tracking their progress from week to week. As prospects graduate to the major leagues we’ll remove them from the prospect list...

    Martin Gandy Written by Martin Gandy about 2 days ago 8,936 reads 3 comments

  12. Pirates Notebook: 'Buying Time' Is the New Arguing

    MILWAUKEE -- Clint Hurdle marched from the dugout Saturday night and made a bee-line to home plate umpire Bill Miller in the eighth inning...

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  13. Kyle Lohse Pitches a Gem as Brewers Sweep Pirates

    Make that three series sweeps and counting for the Milwaukee Brewers , officially the hottest team in Major League Baseball...

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  14. Every MLB Team's Top Prospect off to the Worst Start in 2014

    One of the great disadvantages to playing professional baseball is that the structure of the season is such that a bad day can turn into a bad week very quickly, leading to inevitable questions about what's wrong with someone...

    Adam Wells Written by Adam Wells about 2 days ago 70,710 reads 26 comments

  15. Miami Marlins Face Reality Check After Winless Road Trip Ends with Sweep

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  16. Royals Sticking with Billy Butler Despite Early-Season Hitting Slump

    MINNEAPOLIS — A few days ago, as Billy Butler ventured deeper into an early-season funk, Royals hitting coach Pedro Grifol approached him with a suggestion...

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  17. Upton, Freeman Homer as Atlanta Braves Sweep Nationals

    ATLANTA — Freddie Freeman insists the Atlanta Braves have no special insight when playing the Washington Nationals ...

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  18. Injury-Plagued Rays Routed by Reds

    CINCINNATI — What had been a bad situation for the Rays with the injury to Matt Moore became worse Sunday with news that Alex Cobb has a strained oblique and will miss at least four to six weeks...

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  19. Yanks Overcome Injuries for Wild Win over Bosox

    By the fifth inning Joe Girardi was out of position players, Francisco Cervelli, who started at first base, was limping toward the disabled list with a right hamstring injury and Carlos ...

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  20. Diamondbacks Get Swept at Home by the Dodgers

    The Diamondbacks seem to be full of questions in 2014. None is more enigmatic than the one surrounding righthander Trevor Cahill...

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  21. Dodgers' Offense Is Clicking

    PHOENIX — Clayton Kershaw and Brian Wilson might be on the disabled list because of the Dodgers ' shortened spring training before they opened the season in Australia, but the team's hitters appear to be completely unaffected...

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  22. Stock Up, Stock Down for MLB's Top 10 Prospects After Week 2

    Warning: being classified as one of the 10 best prospects in baseball can be hazardous to your health. Three of the top-10 prospects on B/R's End-of-Spring Top 100 MLB Prospects ...

    Rick Weiner Written by Rick Weiner about 2 days ago 14,313 reads 14 comments

  23. Nationals Prospect Lucas Giolito Shows Elite Potential for 2015

    When a teenage pitcher is ranked among the sport’s top prospects prior to his full-season debut, it’s a pretty big deal...

    Mike Rosenbaum Written by Mike Rosenbaum about 2 days ago 11,727 reads 6 comments

  24. Fantasy Baseball: Week 3 Start 'Em or Sit 'Em Breakdown

    “This never happened. It will shock you how much it never happened.” In honor of Mad Men beginning its seventh and final season, fantasy baseball managers should take Don Draper’s advice early in the MLB season...

    Andrew Gould Written by Andrew Gould about 2 days ago 5,733 reads 1 comments

  25. Stock Up, Stock Down for NY Yankees' Top 10 Prospects for Week 2

    This edition of the "stock up, stock down" report catches you up on the progress of the New York Yankees ' top 10 prospects after the second week of baseball...

    Peter F. Richman Written by Peter F. Richman about 2 days ago 10,366 reads 4 comments