1. Clippers' Cloyd Loses Perfecto in Ninth

    Tyler Cloyd has pitched in the Majors each of the past two seasons, but his greatest professional achievement to date might have been accomplished in the highest tier of the Minors on Wednesday...

    Jack Dale Written by Jack Dale about 7 hours ago 150 reads 0 comments

  2. Red Sox Feel They Can Re-Sign Miller If Traded

    Jon Lester helped the Red Sox out last week by publicly stating that he'd be willing to re-sign with Boston if traded, and it appears that Boston thinks the same scenario could play out with lefty reliever Andrew Miller...

    Jack Dale Written by Jack Dale about 7 hours ago 99 reads 0 comments

  3. Baseball's Biggest Deadline Deals

    Sometimes the trade deadline feels like a letdown. We get weeks of rumors -- which come nonstop in the days leading up to the deadline itself -- and then often, no real payoff...

    Jack Dale Written by Jack Dale about 7 hours ago 667 reads 0 comments

  4. Atlanta Braves Trade Rumors: Rounding Up Most Recent Buzz Before Deadline

    By all indications, it's going to be a quiet trade deadline for the Atlanta Braves . It could be because the franchise is notoriously tight-lipped, and there just haven't been many leaks about their Thursday plans...

    Tim Keeney Written by Tim Keeney about 7 hours ago 4,753 reads 0 comments

  5. MLB Rumors: Players with Potential to Shift Power Dynamic at Trade Deadline

    Like just about everything else in life, the MLB trade deadline seemed more fun as a kid. The Internet and round-the-clock gossip were nowhere near as prevalent during my generation—the ...

    Tyler Conway Written by Tyler Conway about 7 hours ago 324 reads 0 comments

  6. Darren O'Day, Zach Britton Continue Dominant Stretch in Wednesday's Win

    Orioles relief pitchers Darren O'Day and Zach Britton effectively made Wednesday night's 4-3 win over the Los Angeles Angels at Camden Yards a seven-inning game...

    Jack Dale Written by Jack Dale about 7 hours ago 45 reads 0 comments

  7. Red Sox: A Big-Market Team That Isn't Acting Like One

    BOSTON -- The Red Sox have a problem many would like to have: A lot of money to spend, and nowhere to spend it.....

    Jack Dale Written by Jack Dale about 7 hours ago 264 reads 0 comments

  8. Rays' Loss to Brewers Fuels David Price Trade Speculation

    Jack Dale Written by Jack Dale about 7 hours ago 27 reads 0 comments

  9. Last-Minute MLB Trade Deadline Primer

    Baseball's non-waiver trade deadline is now just one day away, yet in these waning moments … almost nothing big has happened...

    Jack Dale Written by Jack Dale about 8 hours ago 183 reads 0 comments

  10. Yankees Explore Deals, Keep Eye on Cuba

    The Yankees want to upgrade their talent, but they would prefer a rental compared to taking on money into next year and beyond, a baseball official with knowledge of their thinking told ESPN New York...

    Jack Dale Written by Jack Dale about 8 hours ago 1,246 reads 0 comments

  11. The Right Field Safety Net

    For the second season in a row, Ichiro's depleted skills have been exposed with extended playing time. This isn't to anyone's surprise, as Ichiro is well past his prime at 40 years of age...

    Jack Dale Written by Jack Dale about 8 hours ago 646 reads 0 comments

  12. Dodgers GM Ned Colletti: Dodgers Not Trading Top Three Prospects

    Dodgers GM Ned Colletti told reporters that while his team is in the market for starting pitching — presumably including either Red Sox starters Jon Lester or John Lackey — ...

    Eric Drobny Written by Eric Drobny about 8 hours ago 69 reads 0 comments

  13. Blue Jays Sweep Boston Red Sox as Mark Buehrle Busts out of Slump

    BOSTON – During last Saturday's game in New York, Mark Buehrle started to feel a new vibe in the dugout...

    Jack Dale Written by Jack Dale about 8 hours ago 67 reads 0 comments

  14. Grading All 30 MLB Teams' July Trade Window Activity

    So much for a quiet MLB trade deadline. John Lester is on his way to Oakland, while Yoenis Cespedes is off to Boston, as first reported by Alex Speier of WEEI ...

    Karl Buscheck Written by Karl Buscheck about 8 hours ago 7,147 reads 17 comments

  15. MLB Trade Deadline 2014: Recap and Report Cards for Every Deal

    The 2014 MLB non-waiver trade deadline now is less than 12 hours away, as teams have until 4 p.m. ET Thursday, July 31, to make a deal without having to go through waivers. On Wednesday, only one major trade transpired, as the St...

    Mike Rosenbaum Written by Mike Rosenbaum about 8 hours ago 19,274 reads 9 comments

  16. Rossi: Pirates Must Land Lester

    Jack Dale Written by Jack Dale about 8 hours ago 205 reads 0 comments

  17. MLB Trade Deadline 2014: Predictions for Top Pitchers Amid Latest Rumors

    Thursday's non-waiver MLB trade deadline may result in a serious shakeup with regard to the playoff picture if some of the pitchers involved in the latest rumors switch teams...

    Matt Fitzgerald Written by Matt Fitzgerald about 8 hours ago 811 reads 0 comments

  18. Rumors and the MLB Trade Deadline: 'It's Such an Uneasy Feeling'

    Bzzzzzzt! A cellphone buzzes and a man’s world is turned upside down. Whoooosh! An airplane reaches 30,000 feet, and a wife stares out the window into the very clouds obscuring her future...

    Scott Miller Written by Scott Miller about 8 hours ago 15,371 reads 11 comments

  19. MLB Trade Rumors: Latest Rumblings on Orioles, Yankees and More

    If you are a fan of prospects, building toward the future, weighing current needs against future potential and a loaded transaction page on the inside flap of the sports section, the MLB trade deadline is like Christmas...

    Scott Polacek Written by Scott Polacek about 8 hours ago 1,748 reads 0 comments

  20. Yankees Trade Rumors: Recent Rumblings on New York's Last-Minute Deadline Deals

    What tricks does New York Yankees general manager Brian Cashman have up his sleeves in the next few hours? The Yanks are in an interesting position. At the time of writing, they're 5...

    Joseph Zucker Written by Joseph Zucker about 8 hours ago 1,989 reads 0 comments

  21. San Francisco Giants Trade Rumors: Last-Minute Buzz Ahead of the Deadline

    It's the end of July, which means Brian Sabean can work his magic once again. The San Francisco Giants general manager has shown his ability to turn fringe playoff-contending ...

    Jasper Scherer Written by Jasper Scherer about 8 hours ago 7,670 reads 6 comments

  22. Why Jacob DeGrom Has a Realistic Shot at 2014 NL Rookie of the Year

    As the 2014 season reaches the end of July, it's a good time to really start speculating who some of the award winners at the end of the season could be. One award that Mets fans could look forward to is NL Rookie of the Year...

    Shale Briskin Written by Shale Briskin about 10 hours ago 409 reads 0 comments

  23. Shields Blows Bubble

    Eric Drobny Written by Eric Drobny about 12 hours ago 27 reads 0 comments

  24. Loser of Athletics-Angels Division Race Will Face Postseason Death Sentence

    The second wild card was supposed to inject excitement into the MLB postseason race. And it has. More teams than ever are in the hunt, at least theoretically, which means more intrigue, more pressure-packed matchups and more fan enthusiasm...

    Jacob Shafer Written by Jacob Shafer about 13 hours ago 6,338 reads 10 comments

  25. Orioles' Strong 2nd-Half Run Shows They're Not to Be Overlooked in the AL

    Maybe the rest of the American League East should be thankful that the Baltimore Orioles haven't traded for Jon Lester (yet?)...

    Jason Catania Written by Jason Catania about 13 hours ago 5,975 reads 10 comments