1. Cardinals Reportedly Making a Strong Push to Acquire Jake Peavy from Red Sox

    Gordon Edes of ESPN Boston and Jayson Stark of ESPN.com are both reporting that the Cardinals are talking to the Red Sox about veteran starter Jake Peavy, and according to Stark a deal “could happen quick...

    Kevin Conti Written by Kevin Conti about 21 hours ago 6 reads 0 comments

  2. Bigger Disappointment: Bogaerts or Bradley Jr?

    Kevin Conti Written by Kevin Conti about 21 hours ago 254 reads 0 comments

  3. What If Jose Abreu Had Chosen the Red Sox over the White Sox?

    BOSTON — Jose Abreu has enjoyed his first look at Fenway Park, the historic venue that very nearly was his home.....

    Kevin Conti Written by Kevin Conti about 21 hours ago 197 reads 0 comments

  4. Gosselin, G-Braves Bats Silence Syracuse Late

    An aggressive showing from the top half of the Gwinnett Braves ' order was enough to survive an offensive showcase by both teams Tuesday night...

    Drew Morita Written by Drew Morita about 21 hours ago 31 reads 0 comments

  5. More Firsts for Davidson

    By his standards, Braxton Davidson has gotten off to a slow start for the Gulf Coast League (Fla.) Braves ...

    Drew Morita Written by Drew Morita about 21 hours ago 185 reads 0 comments

  6. A Brand New Start for McCarthy

    CLEVELAND -- Brandon McCarthy was on his way out to throw a bullpen for the Arizona Diamondbacks the other day when he learned his next real pitch would be thrown for the New York ...

    Kevin Conti Written by Kevin Conti about 21 hours ago 3 reads 0 comments

  7. Yankees Minor League Prospect Rob Refsnyder Has Potential: And Patience

    MOOSIC, Pa. — Rob Refsnyder is aware that he has become the talk of the Yankee organization, and many fans as well, lately, as the breakout player in the ballclub's minor league system and perhaps its starting second baseman next season...

    Kevin Conti Written by Kevin Conti about 21 hours ago 6 reads 0 comments

  8. Reyes' Errors a Result of Right Shoulder Injury

    A previously undisclosed right shoulder injury has been hampering Jose Reyes for the past month, and is behind the Toronto Blue Jays shortstop's anomalous spike in throwing errors...

    Zachary Petersel Written by Zachary Petersel about 21 hours ago 2,267 reads 0 comments

  9. Jeter Gave Demoted Solarte an Emotional Pep Talk: 'Come Back Here Soon'

    SCRANTON, Pa. -- Before he packed his bags for the minors, Yangervis Solarte said his goodbyes in the clubhouse and had a chat with Yankees shortstop Derek Jeter.....

    Kevin Conti Written by Kevin Conti about 21 hours ago 4 reads 0 comments

  10. Yankees Trades Can't Mortgage Future on Thin Playoff Promise

    The Yankees are going to keep trying to make trades. It is just who they are. Part of the genetic code of the Steinbrenners. They are never going to give up on a season.....

    Kevin Conti Written by Kevin Conti about 21 hours ago 5 reads 0 comments

  11. Sale, Morneau Continue to Lead Close Final Vote Races

    White Sox left-hander Chris Sale and Rockies first baseman Justin Morneau, two veterans who played key roles in past All-Star victories, continued to maintain slight advantages two-thirds ...

    Zachary Petersel Written by Zachary Petersel about 22 hours ago 2,210 reads 0 comments

  12. CSNBayArea's Exclusive Interview with Billy Beane

    Here's part one of an exclusive interview that Joe Stiglich of CSNBayArea.com conducted this week with Billy Beane, general manager of the team with the best record in the major leagues ...

    Kevin Conti Written by Kevin Conti about 22 hours ago 107 reads 0 comments

  13. Boston Red Sox's 2014 Trade-Deadline Strategy Blueprint

    The Boston Red Sox are 39-51, in last place in the AL East and tied for the sixth-worst record in all of baseball. They've lost 50 games before the All-Star break for the first time since 1966 and have a 2...

    Ben Carsley Written by Ben Carsley about 22 hours ago 3,654 reads 7 comments

  14. First Pitch from Taiwanese Baseball Game Is Weird as Hell

    What the hell? This was the ceremonial first pitch at a recent game between the Lamigo Monkeys and Brother Elephants of the Taiwanese baseball league, and oh boy is it weird...

    Kevin Conti Written by Kevin Conti about 22 hours ago 6 reads 0 comments

  15. After Two-Month Layoff, Mets' Gee Returns to Mound

    Although the Mets are dealing with the absence of lefty Jon Niese due to a shoulder strain, they will compensate with the return of Dillon Gee on Wednesday night against the Braves ...

    Drew Morita Written by Drew Morita about 22 hours ago 61 reads 0 comments

  16. If You're in Japan, Join Andruw Jones for “World Beer & Meat Festival”

    This is just a random promotion like ballplayers do all the time, but (a) it reminded me of the existence of Andruw Jones; and (b) features a fun ad of him promoting beer and meat, ...

    Kevin Conti Written by Kevin Conti about 22 hours ago 8 reads 0 comments

  17. Lineup: Miggy Gets Day off Today vs. Dodgers

    Zachary Petersel Written by Zachary Petersel about 22 hours ago 66 reads 0 comments

  18. LISTEN: Phillies GM Ruben Amaro Jr. Spars with Mike Missanelli on Team's...

    PHILADELPHIA -- In a contentious radio interview with Mike Missanelli Tuesday on 97.5 The Fanatic, Phillies general manager Ruben Amaro Jr. discussed the future of the franchise, what approach the front office may take to improve...

    Drew Morita Written by Drew Morita about 22 hours ago 217 reads 0 comments

  19. Swing of Adrian Beltre's Son: Not Unlike the Swing of Adrian Beltre

    Below you'll find the distinctive swing of Rangers third baseman Adrian Beltre placed in adorable proximity to the distinctive swing of Adrian Beltre's son. Please do admire (if tape isn't rolling, then click on the image) ...

    Kevin Driscoll Written by Kevin Driscoll about 22 hours ago 23 reads 0 comments

  20. Phillies Activate Manship, Option Rosenberg

    The Phillies made a couple roster moves following Tuesday night's 9-7 victory over the Brewers at Miller Park. They optioned right-hander B.J...

    Kevin Driscoll Written by Kevin Driscoll about 22 hours ago 76 reads 0 comments

  21. Lohse Sets Out to Top Phillies After All-Star Snub

    He won't be headed to Minnesota for the Midsummer Classic, but Kyle Lohse will take the hill on Wednesday night against the Phillies with numbers that many of his teammates and coaches believe merited All-Star consideration...

    Drew Morita Written by Drew Morita about 22 hours ago 61 reads 0 comments

  22. Phillies Sign Venezuelan Catcher Lenin Rodriguez

    Lenin Rodriguez, a 16-year-old Venezuelan catcher, has signed with the Phillies for $300,000. Rodriguez is an offensive-oriented player who's shown the ability to hit in games from the right side with gap power...

    Kevin Driscoll Written by Kevin Driscoll about 22 hours ago 90 reads 0 comments

  23. Every MLB Team's Trade Deadline To-Do List

    The July 31 non-waiver trade deadline is right around the corner, and, while we have already seen one blockbuster deal between the Chicago Cubs and Oakland Athletics, there should be plenty more action between now and then...

    Joel Reuter Written by Joel Reuter about 22 hours ago 73,677 reads 119 comments

  24. MLB Prospects Update: Hottest, Coldest Pitchers at Every Minor League Level

    Few things thrill fans like watching a homegrown talent toe the rubber for their favorite big league club and shut down the opposition...

    Jason Catania Written by Jason Catania about 23 hours ago 3,780 reads 4 comments

  25. Under the Knife: MLB Injury Analysis on Encarnacion, Sabathia, Votto and More

    I feel a bit more optimistic about injuries than I have in a while. I showed you the Motus Sleeve last week, but that's hardly the only new thing coming into baseball to try to help in the battle...

    Will  Carroll Written by Will Carroll about 23 hours ago 2,806 reads 1 comments