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Hellickson reinjures wrist, may be done for season

Sat, 09/15/2018 - 19:47
Pitcher Jeremy Hellickson may miss the rest of the season for the Washington Nationals after reinjuring his right wrist while batting in the fourth inning Saturday. Hellickson was making his first start since injuring his wrist on Aug. 15.

Puig (3 HRs) muscles Dodgers into 2nd wild card

Sat, 09/15/2018 - 19:36
Yasiel Puig, saying he feels "good" at the plate, followed his teammates' advice to "stop hitting ground balls" by belting three homers in a 17-4 win over the Cardinals.

Puig belts 3 HRs; Dodgers seize 2nd wild card

Sat, 09/15/2018 - 19:14
Yasiel Puig hit three homers for the first time, driving in a career-high seven runs, as the Dodgers routed the Cardinals 17-4 to take control of the second wild-card spot.

Soto youngest player to steal 3 bases in a game

Sat, 09/15/2018 - 18:02
Washington 19-year-old rookie Juan Soto has become the youngest player to steal three bases in a game when he accomplished the feat against Atlanta.

Indians' Bauer throws off mound in latest step

Sat, 09/15/2018 - 15:34
Trevor Bauer moved a little closer to pitching in the postseason, throwing 40 pitches off the mound inside an empty Progressive Field on Saturday.

The Nail Files: How pitchers crack the split-fingernail code

Sat, 09/15/2018 - 11:47
Pickle juice? Superglue? Peeing on their digits? This is the gripping tale of how far pitchers go to get an upper hand.

Mattingly, Make-A-Wish fan meet decades later

Sat, 09/15/2018 - 07:37
Marlins manager Don Mattingly reunited 30 years later with a former Make-A-Wish recipient, who brought along his daughter named after the longtime Yankees first baseman.

Nats' Martinez critical of ump's spat with Harper

Sat, 09/15/2018 - 02:30
Nats manager Dave Martinez was critical of plate umpire Laz Diaz for his confrontation with Bryce Harper, saying that umpires are "supposed to uphold the peace on the baseball field."

Bochy wants to remain with Giants next season

Sat, 09/15/2018 - 02:28
Bruce Bochy told the San Francisco Chronicle that he wants to continue managing the Giants in 2019 despite the team's second consecutive subpar season. Bochy's contract runs through next season.

D-backs shut down Buchholz due to flexor strain

Sat, 09/15/2018 - 02:10
Manager Torey Lovullo said after Friday night's game that he would have more information on Clay Buchholz's condition in the coming days.

Syndergaard unfazed as Fenway rat scurries Mets

Sat, 09/15/2018 - 01:59
For the second time this week, rodents were on the loose in a dugout at Red Sox's famed ballpark, this time keeping Mets players on their toes -- and up on the rail -- as it made its way under the bench.

Pirates' Polanco (shoulder) likely out 7-9 months

Fri, 09/14/2018 - 21:18
Pirates right fielder Gregory Polanco, who suffered a dislocated shoulder on an awkward slide last Friday against Miami, is likely to miss seven to nine months after having surgery Wednesday, the Pirates said.

Mets' Wright could pinch hit before farewell game

Fri, 09/14/2018 - 20:58
New York Mets infielder David Wright could be used as a pinch hitter ahead of his final start on Sept. 29, manager Mickey Callaway said Friday.

Strop's playoff status uncertain due to hamstring

Fri, 09/14/2018 - 19:29
Cubs closer Pedro Strop will not pitch again in the regular season after straining his left hamstring Saturday night. The Cubs said Strop's status for the postseason isn't known at this time.

Judge activated by Yankees, not ready to hit

Fri, 09/14/2018 - 17:31
Yankees slugger Aaron Judge, who has not played since getting hit in the wrist on July 26, has been activated but will not be available to hit in a game as he recovers.

A's riding D-list starting rotation right into October

Fri, 09/14/2018 - 13:32
How is Oakland winning with Edwin Jackson, Brett Anderson and any one of a dozen other pitchers on its starting staff?

Power Rankings: Shake-ups start at No. 1 while NL races narrow

Fri, 09/14/2018 - 09:47
While the Rockies, Dodgers and Cardinals battle for two playoff spots, we have a new team at the top of the heap.

Real or not? Story pushing Baez in NL MVP race

Fri, 09/14/2018 - 00:33
The Rockies' slugging shortstop may be gaining ground, but the unusual yet impressive candidacy of the Cubs' do-it-all star will be tough to top.

Cubs lose closer Strop to hamstring injury

Thu, 09/13/2018 - 23:41
Cubs closer Pedro Strop will have an MRI Friday after injuring his hamstring running out a grounder in the 10th. He said he expects to be out at least two weeks. Manager Joe Maddon says he has no idea who will close on Friday.

Cora: Trump tweets on Puerto Rico disrespectful

Thu, 09/13/2018 - 20:17
Red Sox manager Alex Cora, born in Caguas, Puerto Rico, said he found the president's tweets disputing the number of hurricane deaths on the island disrespectful. "I think this is more than politics. This is about a country that really suffered," he said.

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