1. Japanese Closer Yasuaki Yamasaki Enters Game Riding on the Back of Sports Car

    Mariano Rivera's " Enter Sandman " routine has been one-upped. Yasuaki Yamasaki , a 24-year-old closer for the Yokohama Bay Stars in the Japan Central League, has become renowned for his entrance from the bullpen...

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  2. Former MLB Pitcher Anthony Young Dies at Age 51

    Former New York Mets pitcher Anthony Young died after previously being diagnosed with a brain tumor, the team announced Tuesday. He was 51. "Anthony was a true gentleman," former Mets pitcher Turk Wendell said, per the team's release...

    Alec Nathan Written by Alec Nathan about 1 day ago 570,049 reads 0 comments

  3. Toronto Blue Jays' Jose Bautista Nearing 900 Career RBI

    Toronto Blue Jays right fielder Jose Bautista enters Tuesday night's game against the Baltimore Orioles requiring just three RBI to reach 900 for his career, per Sportsnet Stats ...

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  4. Noah Syndergaard Doesn't Think He'll Play with Tim Tebow on Mets This Season

    Tim Tebow is making his way up the ranks of the New York Mets minor leagues, but Noah Syndergaard doesn't believe the former NFL player will be in the majors by season's end...

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  5. Yankees' Starlin Castro Placed on 10-Day DL with Hamstring Injury

    The New York Yankees announced they placed second baseman Starlin Castro on the 10-day disabled list Tuesday...

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  6. Terry Francona Won't Manage Indians vs. Rangers After Overnight Hospitalization

    Cleveland Indians manager Terry Francona will not be with the team during Tuesday's game against the Texas Rangers after leaving Monday's game early with an unspecified health issue...

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  7. John Farrell Suspended 1 Game for Argument with Umpire in Game vs. Angels

    Major League Baseball suspended Boston Red Sox manager John Farrell one game and fined him an undisclosed amount after he argued with an umpire during Boston's 6-3 defeat to the Los Angeles Angels on Saturday, MLB ...

    Joseph Zucker Written by Joseph Zucker about 1 day ago 10,738 reads 0 comments

  8. Willson Contreras 1st Catcher with Leadoff Homer in 1st Start from Leadoff Spot

    Chicago Cubs catcher Willson Contreras hit atop the team's batting order for the first time in his career Monday evening against the Washington Nationals ...

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  9. Madison Bumgarner, Buster Posey Rumored to Be Untouchable in Giants Trade Talks

    The San Francisco Giants ' 2017 MLB season has been a massive disappointment, but if the front office starts trading assets to build for the future, don't expect to see it deal Madison Bumgarner or Buster Posey...

    Adam Wells Written by Adam Wells about 1 day ago 21,286 reads 0 comments

  10. MLB Midseason Position Power Rankings: B/R's Top 30 Catchers

    There's a reason top-tier catchers rarely hit the free-agent market. Finding a franchise backstop who can provide a steadying presence for the pitching staff and produce offensively, ...

    Joel Reuter Written by Joel Reuter about 1 day ago 64,528 reads 0 comments

  11. MLB All Star Voting 2017: Predictions for AL and NL Starting Rosters

    In just a few days, Aaron Judge's coronation should be complete. The slugging New York Yankee rookie outfielder is the leading vote-getter for the American League in the All-Star ...

    Steve Silverman Written by Steve Silverman about 2 days ago 6,268 reads 0 comments

  12. Chicago Cubs vs. Washington Nationals Odds, Analysis and MLB Betting Pick

    The Chicago Cubs (39-37) will attempt to win consecutive games for the first time in a week when they visit the Washington Nationals (45-31) for the second of four Tuesday as solid road underdogs at the sportsbooks ...

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  13. $210M Ace Max Scherzer Has Passed Clayton Kershaw as MLB's No. 1 Pitcher

    The Washington Nationals signed Max Scherzer for $210 million in 2015. Two years and change later, that looks like money well spent on the best pitcher in Major League Baseball...

    Zachary D. Rymer Written by Zachary D. Rymer about 2 days ago 147,222 reads 0 comments

  14. Yankees' Starlin Castro to Get MRI on Hamstring Injury Suffered vs. White Sox

    New York Yankees second baseman Starlin Castro left Monday's game against the Chicago White Sox with a hamstring injury. According to Bryan Hoch of MLB .com, Castro will undergo an MRI Tuesday and is hoping not to go on the disabled list...

    Scott Polacek Written by Scott Polacek about 2 days ago 2,001 reads 0 comments

  15. Charlie Sheen Puts Babe Ruth World Series Ring, Red Sox Document Up for Auction

    Actor Charlie Sheen is about to make two historical pieces of MLB memorabilia available to auction. According to Darren Rovell of ESPN...

    Timothy Rapp Written by Timothy Rapp about 2 days ago 18,154 reads 0 comments

  16. Francisco Rodriguez Reportedly Signs Nationals Contract, Will Report to Minors

    The Washington Nationals signed relief pitcher Francisco Rodriguez to a minor league deal Monday, according to Jon Heyman of FanRag Sports. Chelsea Janes of the Washington Post later reported it was a "done deal...

    Alec Nathan Written by Alec Nathan about 2 days ago 13,903 reads 0 comments

  17. Adeiny Hechavarria Reportedly Traded to Rays for Braxton Lee, Ethan Clark

    Adeiny Hechavarria will get a fresh start with a new team after the Tampa Bay Rays acquired the shortstop in a trade with the Miami Marlins ...

    Rob Goldberg Written by Rob Goldberg about 2 days ago 15,553 reads 0 comments

  18. Miguel Tejada's Home in Florida Reportedly Burglarized, Suspect Arrested

    Former MLB star Miguel Tejada reportedly had belongings worth thousands of dollars stolen from his Fort Lauderdale, Florida, home, according to TMZ Sports , and police arrested a suspect...

    Timothy Rapp Written by Timothy Rapp about 3 days ago 1,510 reads 0 comments

  19. Dodgers Become 3rd Team with 10-Game Winning Streak in 2017

    Fact: The Los Angeles Dodgers beat the Colorado Rockies 12-6 on Sunday, extending their winning streak to 10 games...

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  20. MLB Power Rankings: Where All 30 Teams Stand Entering Week 13

    As the National League West continues to battle within its own borders, we once again have a new No. 1 team in this week's MLB power rankings...

    Joel Reuter Written by Joel Reuter about 3 days ago 94,712 reads 0 comments

  21. Colorado Rockies vs. San Francisco Giants: Odds, Analysis, MLB Betting Pick

    The Colorado Rockies (47-31) will try to end a season-high five-game losing streak when they visit the San Francisco Giants (27-51) in the first of three games on Monday as small road underdogs at the sportsbooks ...

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  22. Starlin Castro Has Gone from Cubs Castoff to New York All-Star

    NEW YORK — The week begins with Starlin Castro back in Chicago, and it should end with Castro back in the All-Star Game. The first barely matters. Castro went through all the back-home nostalgia last month at Wrigley Field...

    Danny Knobler Written by Danny Knobler about 3 days ago 136,644 reads 0 comments

  23. MLB All-Star Voting 2017: Predicting Biggest Snubs for Summer Showcase

    With all due respect to The Masters, the true sports tradition unlike any other involves baseball fans yelling until they are blue in the face about which players got snubbed for starting positions or reserve roles for the MLB All-Star Game...

    Paul Kasabian Written by Paul Kasabian about 3 days ago 3,875 reads 0 comments

  24. Deal or No Deal: MLB Trade Predictions 1 Month from the Deadline

    The July 31 MLB trade deadline is a little more than a month away, and rumors are wafting like barbecue vapors on the warm summer breeze...

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  25. Adeiny Hechavarria Reportedly Likely to Be Traded by Marlins Before Mets Series

    Miami Marlins shortstop Adeiny Hechavarria is set to rejoin the team Tuesday following his stint on the disabled list. That is, if he's even on the team anymore. On Sunday, Joe Frisaro of MLB ...

    Scott Polacek Written by Scott Polacek about 3 days ago 8,072 reads 0 comments