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Five Eastern League All-Stars (not named Tim Tebow) to watch

Wed, 07/11/2018 - 18:06
You already know all about the former QB playing in Wednesday night's Double-A showcase. Here are some top prospects to look for during the game.

Astros send struggling closer Giles to minors

Wed, 07/11/2018 - 18:04
The Astros sent struggling closer Ken Giles to the minors on Wednesday.

Cubs' Bryant activated from DL, batting third

Wed, 07/11/2018 - 15:16
The Cubs activated Kris Bryant from the disabled list on Wednesday after a bout with shoulder inflammation.

Twins place reliever Reed (triceps) on DL

Wed, 07/11/2018 - 14:08
The Minnesota Twins have placed right-handed reliever Addison Reed on the 10-day disabled list with tightness in his triceps.

Royals put Kennedy back on disabled list

Wed, 07/11/2018 - 11:49
The Royals placed starter Ian Kennedy back on the disabled list with an oblique strain.

Cleveland's bullpen proves the baseball gods are cruel

Wed, 07/11/2018 - 11:26
The difference between a historically good pen (Indians, 2017) and a historically bad one (Indians, 2018) is the stuff of front-office nightmares.

Will Sheffield shore up the Yanks' rotation -- or be trade bait?

Wed, 07/11/2018 - 11:08
The team's top pitching prospect could boost the Bombers down the stretch. But will he be in pinstripes or be a chip that brings in Manny Machado?

Five trade deadline updates making their way around baseball

Wed, 07/11/2018 - 08:43
When will Manny Machado move? Who is emerging as a backup option? And which starter has scouts buzzing? Here's the latest deadline chatter.

Who could the Cubs target at the trade deadline?

Wed, 07/11/2018 - 08:43
The Cubs don't need hitting, and they're counting on their rotation to bounce back. But that doesn't mean they won't be calling for extra help.

Unfazed by trade talks, Machado swats 2 HRs

Wed, 07/11/2018 - 01:12
Manny Machado may not be in Baltimore much longer, but with two home runs in Tuesday's win over the Yankees, the All-Star shortstop is showing trade rumors aren't slowing his game down.

Can you hear me now? Phone flub dooms Indians

Wed, 07/11/2018 - 01:11
After the Indians' bullpen gave up seven runs in the ninth to turn a four-run lead into a 7-4 loss to the Reds, manager Terry Francona said a miscommunication led to the team warming up Dan Otero, known as "OT," instead of Oliver Perez, known as "OP."

Real or not? The Indians need all the bullpen help in the world

Tue, 07/10/2018 - 23:59
Giving up seven runs in the ninth and losing with the wrong reliever highlights Cleveland's fatal flaw.

Rangers' Choo ups on-base streak to 48 games

Tue, 07/10/2018 - 21:45
With a walk in the third inning Tuesday night against Boston, Rangers outfielder Shin-Soo Choo reached base for the 48th consecutive game, the longest streak in baseball this year.

Rays unveil plans for new $900M stadium

Tue, 07/10/2018 - 20:18
The Rays on Tuesday unveiled plans for a new stadium that would take them to the Ybor City section of Tampa at a cost of nearly $900 million. Stuart Sternberg, principal owner of the team since 2005, called the proposal "a dramatic break from the past."

ChiSox's Garcia (hamstring strain) back on DL

Tue, 07/10/2018 - 19:58
The White Sox placed outfielder Avisail Garcia on the 10-day disabled list Tuesday with a Grade 1 right hamstring strain. GM Rick Hahn hopes Garcia will return after the All-Star break.

Indians' Chisenhall (calf strain) out 8-10 weeks

Tue, 07/10/2018 - 19:17
Indians right fielder Lonnie Chisenhall will miss the next eight to 10 weeks due to his nagging left calf injury, the team announced Tuesday.

Nats closer Doolittle on DL, to return after break

Tue, 07/10/2018 - 16:56
Nationals closer Sean Doolittle, who was named to the NL All-Star team after compiling 22 saves in the first half, was put on the DL with toe inflammation.

Mariners put King Felix on DL with sore back

Tue, 07/10/2018 - 16:21
Starting pitcher Felix Hernandez, who is 8-7 with a 5.13 ERA this season, has been put on the DL by the Mariners and will return after the All-Star break.

Astros place starter Cole on bereavement list

Tue, 07/10/2018 - 15:37
Astros pitcher Gerrit Cole (9-2), who is second in the American League with 169 strikeouts, has been placed on the bereavement list

Reds expect 'nice increase' in payroll for 2019

Tue, 07/10/2018 - 11:57
The last-place Cincinnati Reds, who have been one of the majors' best teams over the last month, plan to increase their payroll next season, according to president of baseball operations Dick Williams.