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Gray defends demeanor, says tweet 'inside joke'

Wed, 08/01/2018 - 21:00
After Wednesday's loss to the Orioles, in which he smiled while being booed, Yankees pitcher Sonny Gray said a tweet that referenced another Twitter user's race was "an inside joke" with a former teammate.

Mets' Cespedes to have heel surgery Thursday

Wed, 08/01/2018 - 20:08
Mets outfielder Yoenis Cespedes will have surgery Thursday to remove bone calcification in his right heel, the team announced. He'll later have the same surgery on his left heel and will likely be sidelined eight to 10 months.

Lawyer: Osuna to plead not guilty to assault

Wed, 08/01/2018 - 17:48
A lawyer for former Blue Jays pitcher Roberto Osuna, who is facing an assault charge, said his client will plead not guilty.

Rays cut Hechavarria to make room for Pham

Wed, 08/01/2018 - 16:52
Slick-fielding shortstop Adeiny Hechavarria was designated for assignment by the Tampa Bay Rays to open a roster spot for outfielder Tommy Pham.

Astros' Correa (back) to begin rehab assignment

Wed, 08/01/2018 - 16:30
Houston Astros shortstop Carlos Correa will begin a rehab assignment on Thursday, when he expects to play shortstop for Double-A Corpus Christi after missing more than a month with a back injury.

Mets' Reyes makes history with 2 HRs in loss

Wed, 08/01/2018 - 16:14
Jose Reyes on Wednesday became the first player in major league history to allow multiple home runs as a pitcher and then hit multiple homers in his team's next game.

Offense rebounds in July after historic drop

Wed, 08/01/2018 - 15:55
The major league batting average in July was .255, according to the Elias Sports Bureau, raising the season average from .246 to .248.

Agent: 'Mixed messages' by umps lit Kelley's fuse

Wed, 08/01/2018 - 15:25
The agent for Shawn Kelley said the reliever, who was DFA'd by the Nationals, lost his cool after one umpire told him to pitch faster while another told him to slow down.

Mets' Matz to be evaluated for forearm issue

Wed, 08/01/2018 - 13:53
New York Mets left-hander Steven Matz will be evaluated by doctors after experiencing forearm discomfort.

Fantasy takeaways from the eight biggest deadline deals

Wed, 08/01/2018 - 13:35
The MLB non-waiver trade deadline has come and gone. What does the flurry of player movement mean for your fantasy team?

Olney: What trade deadline? These 12 players could move in August

Wed, 08/01/2018 - 12:34
Baseball's non-waiver deadline has passed, but there are still deals to be made as contenders prepare for the playoffs.

Reliever Kelley DFA'd following mound tantrum

Wed, 08/01/2018 - 10:58
Reliever Shawn Kelley, who threw his glove after being told by umps to slow down and giving up a home run, was designated for assignment by the Nationals.

O's Jones on nixing trade: I earned right to stay

Wed, 08/01/2018 - 08:38
Adam Jones chose to stay with the Baltimore Orioles, using his contractual right to block a trade from a team dealing veterans and going into a rebuilding mode.

Who might have won the World Series at the deadline -- or lost it?

Wed, 08/01/2018 - 02:17
Adding Manny Machado could be the move that puts the Dodgers over the top, and they aren't the only club whose shot at winning it all changed in July.

Will Cole Hamels deliver as the Cubs' big deadline pickup?

Wed, 08/01/2018 - 00:56
The veteran lefty could help turn the Cubs' struggling rotation around in time for Chicago to take control of the NL Central race.

Nats score 25 in Mets' worst loss in team history

Tue, 07/31/2018 - 23:59
Daniel Murphy hit two home runs to key the highest-scoring game ever for the Nationals, who pounded out 26 hits and won 25-4 Tuesday night in the most lopsided defeat in Mets history.

Winners and losers at the MLB trade deadline

Tue, 07/31/2018 - 21:08
The Pirates and Dodgers had big days, the Red Sox might have regrets, but how did the Nationals wind up on both sides of the equation?

Cubs' Darvish pain-free after 35-pitch session

Tue, 07/31/2018 - 20:28
Cubs right-hander Yu Darvish threw 35 pitches during a bullpen session Tuesday afternoon and came away pain-free "for the first time in two months."

Bryce Harper isn't going anywhere. How about the Nats?

Tue, 07/31/2018 - 20:17
In announcing he wouldn't trade his biggest star, Washington GM Mike Rizzo said he believes in his team. Should you?

Nats' Turner 'truly sorry' for what he tweeted

Tue, 07/31/2018 - 20:13
Nationals shortstop Trea Turner elaborated on his apology for offensive tweets, saying he is "truly sorry" and wants to take full responsibility. Teammate Sean Doolittle also talked about his reaction when Turner's tweets surfaced.

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