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Red Sox pitcher Wright suspended 15 games

Fri, 03/23/2018 - 17:44
Boston Red Sox pitcher Steven Wright has accepted a 15-game suspension without pay by Major League Baseball for an offseason domestic violence incident.

Clayton Kershaw at 30: A decade of dominance as seen by the pitcher and those who know him best

Fri, 03/23/2018 - 15:30
The Sandy Koufax of our time just turned the big 3-0 and has stayed a step ahead of major league hitters for 10 years. How has the ace of a generation reached this level, and where will his Cooperstown-worthy career go next?

The slow demystification of defensive statistics

Fri, 03/23/2018 - 12:54
Yes, it's been tough to trust the metrics measuring any player's defense -- even Mike Trout's -- but here's why that's about to change.

South Florida sports owner Huizenga dies at 80

Fri, 03/23/2018 - 12:08
Wayne Huizenga, the first man to own teams in three major sports leagues with the Marlins, Panthers and Dolphins, has died at age 80.

Judge leading off Friday, could hit there in '18

Fri, 03/23/2018 - 11:01
Yankees slugger Aaron Judge is in the leadoff spot for Friday's spring training game against the Red Sox, and the 2017 AL Rookie of the Year could be used there at times this season.

Sizing up Mike Trout and the Sultan of Swat, most unseriously

Fri, 03/23/2018 - 09:25
Sure, Mike Trout is great at baseball, but could he carry Babe Ruth's spittoon? Humorist Steve Etheridge digs into advanced analytics to conclusively settle this debate for the ages.

Reports: Samardzija (shoulder) likely DL-bound

Fri, 03/23/2018 - 00:02
Jeff Samardzija, who is expected to be the Giants' No. 3 starter, is likely to begin the season on the disabled list after having an MRI on his right shoulder, according to multiple reports.

D-backs' Souza (pec) set to start season on DL

Thu, 03/22/2018 - 23:49
Diamondbacks manager Torey Lovullo said Thursday that outfielder Steven Souza Jr. has a strained right pectoral and likely will start the season on the disabled list.

Brewers' Logan (triceps) to miss opening day

Thu, 03/22/2018 - 22:15
Boone Logan will start the season on the Brewers disabled list after an MRI revealed a left triceps strain for the left-handed pitcher.

Five ejected in Tigers-Phillies as 3 batters hit

Thu, 03/22/2018 - 19:52
Three pitchers were ejected along with Philadelphia manager Gabe Kapler and bench coach Rob Thomson as three batters were hit by pitches during the Phillies' 6-2 exhibition loss to Detroit on Thursday.

O's name Bundy team's Opening Day starter

Thu, 03/22/2018 - 19:52
The Orioles have named right-hander Dylan Bundy as the team's Opening Day starter.

Arrieta: 'Nervous energy' in 1st Phillies start

Thu, 03/22/2018 - 19:08
In his first appearance as a Phillies pitcher, Jake Arrieta struck out two and walked none, throwing 31 pitches over two innings. The 32-year-old right-hander said he was "very anxious to get out there."

Braves, A's, M's add express entrances for fans

Thu, 03/22/2018 - 18:23
Atlanta, Oakland and Seattle will open express entrances to members of the CLEAR expedited security system, expanding the fast-entry lanes to eight of the 30 big league ballparks.

Players in minors to lose min. wage protection

Thu, 03/22/2018 - 18:21
Minor league baseball players who make as little as $5,500 a season would be stripped of the protection of federal minimum wage laws under a provision in government spending legislation expected to be approved by Congress this week.

Mets RHP Montero tears UCL; year likely over

Thu, 03/22/2018 - 17:59
Rafael Montero's season is likely over, as the Mets right-hander has suffered a complete tear of his UCL and will probably need Tommy John surgery.

Nats manager open to Harper batting leadoff

Thu, 03/22/2018 - 17:57
New Nationals manager Bryce Harper is open to the idea of Bryce Harper leading off this season.

The rookie and the veteran: Can opposite ends of the MLB manager spectrum both succeed?

Thu, 03/22/2018 - 16:59
The Tigers went old-school with a rebuilding club, and the Yankees picked a rookie to lead a team with massive expectations. The two extremes are playing out 35 miles apart this spring.

The 2018 Uni Watch MLB preview

Thu, 03/22/2018 - 13:12
It's time for another baseball season, so let's catch up with every patch, stripe, throwback and color change in the majors.

Sorry, haters: The Yankees are loaded -- and there's more talent on the way

Thu, 03/22/2018 - 08:28
From top-flight starting pitching prospects to a speedster you have to see to believe, the Evil Empire is stacked down on the farm.

Welcome to Kyle Schwarber's comeback season

Thu, 03/22/2018 - 08:00
A winter mission to transform his body was just the beginning. Everyone who has seen the Cubs this spring agrees: Schwarber is ready to do big things.

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