1. Alex Rodriguez, Yankee Tripper, Took More from Baseball Than He Ever Gave

    What should be a "proud" day, as Alex Rodriguez said, isn't. What should be a celebratory time...well, the balloons are flat...

    Scott Miller Written by Scott Miller about 20 days ago 102,014 reads 307 comments

  2. Alex Rodriguez's Final MLB Game Revealed, Will Serve Advisory Role After Release

    Amid the worst season of his MLB career, New York Yankees slugger Alex Rodriguez announced Sunday he will play his final game Friday before assuming a new role with the club...

    Adam Wells Written by Adam Wells about 20 days ago 73,463 reads 124 comments

  3. Biggest MLB Duds of Week 18, Position by Position

    Some might look at Mark Teixeira's time with the New York Yankees and call him a dud, noting that the eight-year, $180 million deal that he signed in December 2008 resulted in only one World Series title...

    Rick Weiner Written by Rick Weiner about 20 days ago 24,627 reads 22 comments

  4. Bryce Harper Injury: Updates on Nationals Star's Neck and Return

    Washington Nationals star Bryce Harper was dealing with a stiff neck that kept him out of the lineup for multiple games amid reports he was also dealing with a shoulder injury...

    Scott Polacek Written by Scott Polacek about 20 days ago 13,765 reads 34 comments

  5. Tim Lincecum Designated for Assignment by Angels: Latest Details and Reaction

    The Los Angeles Angels designated starting pitcher Tim Lincecum for assignment on August 6, per Pedro Moura of the Los Angeles Times . Lincecum started nine games for the Angels, recording a 2-6 record with a career-worst 9...

    Joe Pantorno Written by Joe Pantorno about 20 days ago 27,918 reads 28 comments

  6. Tim Lincecum's Latest Flop Is End of Once-Great Starting Career

    It's finally time to admit something that's been increasingly apparent for five seasons now: Tim Lincecum is done as a major league starting pitcher. For now, it sure seems like he's started his last game for the Los Angeles Angels ...

    Zachary D. Rymer Written by Zachary D. Rymer about 20 days ago 30,635 reads 30 comments

  7. Giancarlo Stanton Hits 504-Foot Home Run

    Miami Marlins slugger Giancarlo Stanton elected to swing at the first pitch he saw from Colorado Rockies starter Chad Bettis in the top of the fifth inning of Saturday's game...

    Zac Wassink Written by Zac Wassink about 20 days ago 31,986 reads 8 comments

  8. Hunter Pence Fouls Ball Off His Face, Stays in the Game

    Fans will need to update those famous Hunter Pence signs following Saturday night. The San Francisco Giants outfielder fouled a pitch from Washington Nationals starter Stephen ...

    Zac Wassink Written by Zac Wassink about 20 days ago 26,140 reads 3 comments

  9. Mariners Lineup Wears Ken Griffey Jr.'s No. 24 for Batting Practice

    Ken Griffey Jr. wore No. 24 throughout his time with the Seattle Mariners . On Saturday night, the entire Seattle lineup is rocking that jersey one last time before the club retires it...

    Zac Wassink Written by Zac Wassink about 20 days ago 1,341 reads 3 comments

  10. Sonny Gray Injury: Updates on Athletics Pitcher's Arm and Return

    Oakland Athletics pitcher Sonny Gray suffered a forearm injury during his start against the Chicago Cubs on Saturday and was placed on the 15-day disabled list. It is uncertain when he will return to action...

    Scott Polacek Written by Scott Polacek about 20 days ago 2,323 reads 3 comments

  11. Ryan Zimmerman Injury: Updates on Nationals 1B's Wrist and Return

    The Washington Nationals were without one of their key hitters and leaders, as first baseman Ryan Zimmerman was placed on the 15-day disabled list on Aug. 6 with a left wrist contusion...

    Mike  Chiari Written by Mike Chiari about 21 days ago 1,365 reads 1 comments

  12. Pat Venditte Reportedly to Mariners: Latest Trade Details and Reaction

    Ambidextrous pitcher Pat Venditte has been dealt from the Toronto Blue Jays to the Seattle Mariners in a waiver trade. The Blue Jays officially announced the move, adding they will be receiving a player to be named later...

    Adam Wells Written by Adam Wells about 21 days ago 10,035 reads 8 comments

  13. Hunter Cervenka Reportedly to Marlins: Latest Trade Details and Reaction

    The Miami Marlins beefed up their bullpen Saturday, as they reportedly acquired reliever Hunter Cervenka in a trade with the Atlanta Braves. Tommy Stokke of FanRag Sports initially reported the trade...

    Mike  Chiari Written by Mike Chiari about 21 days ago 11,990 reads 6 comments

  14. Jean Segura Charged with Error for Tossing Brewers Rookie's 1st Hit to Dugout

    All Arizona Diamondbacks second baseman Jean Segura was trying to do was be a nice guy to a player on his previous team, the Milwaukee Brewers. As a result, he wound up giving the opponent a couple of free bases...

    Kyle Newport Written by Kyle Newport about 21 days ago 15,249 reads 12 comments

  15. Takeaways from MLB Week 18

    Los Angeles Dodgers outfielder Yasiel Puig has largely been a mystery since he made his MLB debut in 2013. He has flashed unbelievable talent and athleticism that suggests he could be among baseball’s best to play the game...

    Seth Gruen Written by Seth Gruen about 21 days ago 24,214 reads 40 comments

  16. Padres Under MLB Review for Exchanging Medical Information at Trade Deadline

    Major League Baseball is taking a closer look at the San Diego Padres following two of their recent trades prior to the August 1 deadline...

    Adam Wells Written by Adam Wells about 21 days ago 7,089 reads 7 comments

  17. Phillies' Cameron Rupp Smashes Home Run into Petco Park Palm Tree

    They say to swing for the fences. Cameron Rupp did one better. He swung for the palm tree. While away at Petco Park, the Philadelphia Phillies catcher blasted a home run off ...

    Vanessa de Beaumont Written by Vanessa de Beaumont about 21 days ago 2,869 reads 0 comments

  18. Electric Rookie Trea Turner Providing Crucial Spark for Nationals

    For much of the season, the leadoff spot has been a barren wasteland for the Washington Nationals . Consider rookie Trea Turner an oasis in the nation's capital...

    Jacob Shafer Written by Jacob Shafer about 21 days ago 8,183 reads 36 comments

  19. Colin Rea Injury: Updates on Padres Pitcher's Recovery from Tommy John Surgery

    Colin Rea won't undergo Tommy John surgery after getting a second opinion from Dr. James Andrews, per Dennis Lin of the San Diego Union-Tribune . It's unclear when he will return to the field...

    Joe Pantorno Written by Joe Pantorno about 21 days ago 5,992 reads 11 comments

  20. A's Coach Michael Henriques Reportedly Suspended for Weight Room Hidden Camera

    Oakland Athletics strength and conditioning coach Michael Henriques is under investigation by Major League Baseball for reportedly spying on players and personnel...

    Adam Wells Written by Adam Wells about 21 days ago 173,248 reads 45 comments

  21. Nate Schierholtz Suspended: Latest Details, Comments and Reaction

    Free-agent outfielder Nate Schierholtz has been suspended 80 games by Major League Baseball for violating the league's joint drug agreement...

    Adam Wells Written by Adam Wells about 21 days ago 19,942 reads 9 comments

  22. Jonathan Lucroy Explains Decision to Veto Trade to Cleveland Indians

    New Texas Rangers catcher Jonathan Lucroy confirmed Friday his decision to veto a potential trade to the Cleveland Indians before the deadline was due to lingering uncertainty about the 2017 season...

    Tim Daniels Written by Tim Daniels about 22 days ago 12,128 reads 56 comments

  23. Mark Teixeira Will Retire at End of Season: Latest Comments, Reaction

    Mired in the worst slump of his career, New York Yankees first baseman Mark Teixeira announced his retirement from baseball Friday, effective at the end of the 2016 season, per ...

    Mike  Chiari Written by Mike Chiari about 22 days ago 154,964 reads 121 comments

  24. Giants' Aggressive Deadline Moves Will Take Down Dodgers in NL West Race

    To baseball fans east of the Mississippi River, San Francisco is a place where luck strikes in even years and baseballs splash into McCovey Cove. It isn’t until October that the San Francisco Giants crash sports pages around the country...

    Seth Gruen Written by Seth Gruen about 22 days ago 27,459 reads 153 comments

  25. Playing 'Contender or Pretender' for MLB Playoff Race with 2 Months Left

    Now that the trade deadline and its accompanying madness have come and gone, it's time for Major League Baseball's stretch run to whittle its playoff races down to 10 final teams. Time will be the final judge on that...

    Zachary D. Rymer Written by Zachary D. Rymer about 22 days ago 57,790 reads 177 comments