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Power Rankings: Which of AL's three super teams is No. 1?

Thu, 07/12/2018 - 16:13
The Yankees, Red Sox and Astros reached the break looking like 100-plus-win powerhouses, but even among the best, not all are equal.

Extra-inning rule in minors gaining supporters

Thu, 07/12/2018 - 15:12
The new rule adopted by baseball's minor leagues, designed to shorten the length of games that go extra innings, has generated positive reviews. Under the rule, the batter making the last out of the ninth inning starts the 10th on second base.

Machado's top 12 landing spots and MLB's next big thing

Thu, 07/12/2018 - 14:10
A look at how much adding Manny Machado would mean to contenders, where today's managers rank all-time and a Q&A with Braves All-Star Mike Foltynewicz.

How fast is Shohei Ohtani? Faster than you think

Thu, 07/12/2018 - 11:36
The Angels knew they were getting a hitter and pitcher in Ohtani. He also happens to be faster than 75 percent of the major leagues.

Report: Mets' Cespedes willing to play first base

Thu, 07/12/2018 - 08:56
Mets outfielder Yoenis Cespedes, who has played only 118 games over the past two seasons because of injuries, reportedly is willing to play first base.

This was supposed to be Bryce Harper's All-Star Game

Thu, 07/12/2018 - 08:52
The stage was set for the Harper hometown Midsummer Classic, but given the walk year he's having, should he really be front and center?

Pedroia doubtful about '18 return, 'can't risk it'

Thu, 07/12/2018 - 08:25
Dustin Pedroia said he'll know more in 4-5 weeks, but expressed some doubt about returning to the Red Sox this season so his surgically repaired knee can heal.

Bird, Gray give Yankees what they've been looking for

Thu, 07/12/2018 - 01:46
With their big first baseman hitting a grand slam to support a strong outing by their up-and-down starter, the Yankees hope to see more of the same.

2018 Home Run Derby: Bracket and other top things to know

Thu, 07/12/2018 - 00:13
From Washington's homegrown superstar to a pair of Cubs teammates, here's what you need to know about the field that will be swinging for the fences at Nationals Park.

Tebow smacks double in Eastern League ASG

Thu, 07/12/2018 - 00:05
Tim Tebow doubled in his first at-bat as an Eastern League all-star, then watched his East team lose in a hitting competition after the teams were tied at 4-4 following nine innings.

Aguilar, Harper, Muncy highlight HR Derby field

Wed, 07/11/2018 - 23:52
Milwauke Brewers first baseman Jesus Aguilar leads seven first-time participants in this year's Home Run Derby, which will be contested Monday Night at Nationals Park.

Dodgers' Stripling in for Cards' Mikolas for ASG

Wed, 07/11/2018 - 22:39
Cardinals pitcher Miles Mikolas was removed from the National League's active roster for the All-Star Game next Tuesday because he is scheduled to start Sunday for St. Louis against the Cincinnati Reds.

Angels' Richards diagnosed with elbow injury

Wed, 07/11/2018 - 21:59
Angels starting pitcher Garrett Richards has an injured elbow ligament. Plans for treatment or surgery are being considered.

All-Star final vote nods go to Aguilar, Segura

Wed, 07/11/2018 - 21:27
Brewers first baseman Jesus Aguilar and Mariners shortstop Jean Segura are headed to the All-Star Game after winning the 2018 Final Vote.

Nola to start Saturday to line up for All-Star Game

Wed, 07/11/2018 - 21:10
The Philadelphia Phillies have adjusted their rotation for this weekend's series against the Miami Marlins to allow ace Aaron Nola to pitch in the All-Star Game. Nola is the first Phillies pitcher to receive an All-Star selection in five years.

White Sox cut RHP Rondon, cite control issues

Wed, 07/11/2018 - 20:54
The White Sox designated veteran reliever Bruce Rondon for assignment a day after he issued three walks on only one out in a blowout loss to the Cardinals.

Francona apologizes to Indians for bullpen miscue

Wed, 07/11/2018 - 20:04
A day after a miscommunication with pitching coach Carl Willis led to the wrong reliever entering the game, Cleveland Indians manager Terry Francona said he apologized for the mistake, which played a role in the Reds' 7-4 comeback victory.

Strained neck lands Orioles RHP Cashner on DL

Wed, 07/11/2018 - 19:38
The Baltimore Orioles placed right-hander Andrew Cashner on the 10-day disabled list Wednesday with a neck strain.

Phillies activate pitcher Velasquez from DL

Wed, 07/11/2018 - 18:58
Phillies right-hander Vince Velasquez was activated from the 10-day disabled list on Wednesday. He had been sidelined by a bruised right forearm.

Tim Tebow timeline: From NFL QB to Double-A All-Star

Wed, 07/11/2018 - 18:15
The former Heisman winner is thriving in the Eastern League. Here's how Tebow became a minor league All-Star outfielder.