1. Reds Outshine Cumpton to Defeat the Pirates Again, 2-1

    The Pirates stranded eight runners this afternoon, struggling to find a way to capitalize on a strong spot start by right-hander Brandon Cumpton, up from Class AAA Indianapolis for his season debut...

    Zachary Petersel Written by Zachary Petersel about 10 hours ago 41 reads 0 comments

  2. Simon Showing He's More Than Just a Replacement

    Alfredo Simon had a little trouble finding a good grip on the baseball in the first inning Wednesday night. He obviously didn't have any pine tar handily lathered on his neck to get him through the situation, so he had to work things out himself...

    Zachary Petersel Written by Zachary Petersel about 10 hours ago 27 reads 1 comments

  3. Why Michael Pineda's 10-Game Suspension Affects Him More Than the Yankees

    Cheating is a sensitive subject in the world of baseball. So when a player cheats so blatantly, almost as if he wants to get caught, he should expect consequences. That's exactly what happened to Michael Pineda ...

    Kendall Baker Written by Kendall Baker about 10 hours ago 97 reads 0 comments

  4. Cingrani, Ludwick Lift Reds over Pirates 2-1

    Ryan Ludwick lined a two-run double after two Cincinnati batters were hit by pitches, lifting Tony Cingrani and the Reds over the Pittsburgh Pirates 2-1 Thursday. The Reds won for the seventh time in nine games and reached ...

    Zachary Petersel Written by Zachary Petersel about 10 hours ago 118 reads 0 comments

  5. Sosa to 'Clear It Up' with Cubs, Sad to Miss Wrigley Party

    The Chicago Cubs feel like Sammy Sosa owes them an apology, and the former slugger told ESPNDeportes.com on Thursday that he is willing to sit down with the club to make amends...

    Zachary Petersel Written by Zachary Petersel about 11 hours ago 214 reads 0 comments

  6. Michael Pineda Says He Didn't Know He Could Get Suspended for Pine Tar

    Yankees starting pitcher Michael Pineda said he wasn't sure he could get suspended for getting caught with pine tar on the mound. "I'm not really sure," Pineda told reporters Thursday...

    Zachary Petersel Written by Zachary Petersel about 11 hours ago 88 reads 0 comments

  7. MLB System Check 2014: Los Angeles Angels' Top Prospects

    The Los Angeles Angels System Check video offers a quick overview of the team's farm system, addressing its strengths and weaknesses and how it can improve moving forward...

    Mike Rosenbaum Written by Mike Rosenbaum about 11 hours ago 105 reads 0 comments

  8. Kluber Stifles Royals for First Complete Game; Indians Cruise

    CLEVELAND -- Corey Kluber stayed stone-faced, maintaining the same stoic look in the clubhouse that he had for nine innings on the mound...

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  9. Indians Are Excited About Corey Kluber, Even If Kluber Doesn't Get Excited

    CLEVELAND, Ohio -- Corey Kluber rarely exhibits emotion in a public setting. So when reporters met with the right-hander after his complete game gem on Thursday, fellow pitcher Justin Masterson joined the fray and offered a question...

    Default-user-icon-comment Written by Zach Moretti about 11 hours ago 32 reads 0 comments

  10. Young, Granderson, Colon lead Mets over Cards 4-1

    Chris Young homered to start New York's comeback and slumping Curtis Granderson singled in a run as a pinch hitter as Bartolo Colon and the Mets beat the St. Louis Cardinals 4-1 Thursday to send Lance Lynn to his first career loss in April...

    Zachary Petersel Written by Zachary Petersel about 11 hours ago 775 reads 0 comments

  11. Tommy John surgery for Figueroa, continuing back issues for Kouzmanoff

    Zachary Petersel Written by Zachary Petersel about 11 hours ago 47 reads 0 comments

  12. Pedro Figueroa to Have 2nd Tommy John Surgery

    Zachary Petersel Written by Zachary Petersel about 11 hours ago 3 reads 0 comments

  13. Feliz Placed on Minor League DL

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  14. Michael Pineda Suspended 10 Games for Using Foreign Substance

    New York Yankees starting pitcher Michael Pineda has been suspended 10 games by MLB for having a foreign substance on his neck during the team's most recent loss to the Boston Red Sox...

    Matt Fitzgerald Written by Matt Fitzgerald about 12 hours ago 35,887 reads 118 comments

  15. Cubs Place of Ruggiano (Hamstring) on DL

    The Chicago Cubs placed outfielder Justin Ruggiano on the disabled list with a left hamstring strain and called up pitcher Neil Ramirez from Triple-A Iowa on Thursday...

    Jack Dale Written by Jack Dale about 12 hours ago 16 reads 0 comments

  16. Punchless Royals Lose 5-1 to the Indians After Bruce Chen Implodes

    CLEVELAND — The magician's show lasted about 80 minutes. Bruce Chen mystified the Indians for four innings and 12 batters. The performance ended in a swift and painful fashion for the Royals , who fell 5-1 after Chen imploded...

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  17. Kluber, Indians Roll Past Royals 5-1

    Corey Kluber struck out a career-high 11 and pitched a four-hitter for his first complete game, and David Murphy and Asdrubal Cabrera drove in two runs apiece, leading the Indians to a 5-1 win over the Royals on Thursday...

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  18. Williams on Gio Gonzalez's Shoulder Tightness Last Night

    After last night's game, Gio Gonzalez was not too interested in talking about the tightness in his left shoulder which led to Washington Nationals ' Manager Matt Williams lifting the left-handed starter after just five+ innings and 83 pitches...

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  19. Nationals Infielders Show Up Early to Work on Their Defense

    More than four and half hours before Wednesday's game, the afternoon after committing another two defensive errors, most of the Nationals ' infielders and backups were on the field ...

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  20. Padres Looking to Trade Catcher Nick Hundley

    Nick Hundley started two-thirds of the Padres ' games behind the plate last season, his sixth year in San Diego, but now the 30-year-old catcher finds himself playing sparingly behind ...

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  21. Zimmermann Tasked with Taking on Visiting Friars

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  22. Baltimore Orioles Can't Risk Rushing Manny Machado Back from Injury

    Manny Machado has been stuck in Sarasota, Florida since the beginning of spring training while recovering from offseason surgery on his left knee...

    Kendall Baker Written by Kendall Baker about 12 hours ago 344 reads 0 comments

  23. Ernesto Frieri's Biggest Problem? Predictability

    When it comes to the Angels and the Bullpen of Perpetual Sorrow, the fans have had an assful. There is plenty of blame to go around, but the goat du jour is Ernesto Frieri thanks to his most recent meltdown...

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  24. How Is Chris Owings Doing Anyway?

    So, while we debated what to do at shortstop all winter and everyone had their say, the Diamondbacks chose Chris Owings as the man in the end...

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  25. Arizona Diamondbacks in Trouble If They Want to Replace Kirk Gibson...

    Rival executives note that the Diamondbacks will face a major problem if they seek to replace manager Kirk Gibson and/or general manager Kevin Towers...

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