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Report: Dodgers awarded 2020 All-Star Game

Tue, 04/10/2018 - 17:40
The Dodgers will host the 2020 All-Star Game for the first time in 40 years, the Orange Country Register reports.

Holy mound: Sister Jean throws pitch for Cubs

Tue, 04/10/2018 - 16:16
Loyola's Sister Jean was part of the pregame festivities at the Cubs game on Tuesday.

Astrodome fans get last look before renovation

Tue, 04/10/2018 - 12:36
Thousands of Houston Astrodome fans celebrated the 53rd anniversary of the now-vacant stadium with a last look inside before a $105 million redevelopment begins.

Sox groundskeeper won't troll Cubs over snow

Tue, 04/10/2018 - 11:41
The Cubs caught grief for postponing their game because of snow Monday, but the White Sox's groundskeeper, who got his field ready to play, thinks they made the right call.

Boone, Cora scout each other's rosters as Yanks, Sox battle in Boston

Tue, 04/10/2018 - 10:09
New York's Aaron Boone and Boston's Alex Cora spent the spring comparing notes as rookie managers, but now each is in his own corner. Here's how the skippers size up the opposition.

From here to the Hall: Predicting 40 active players who will wind up in Cooperstown

Tue, 04/10/2018 - 08:00
Some (Pujols, Ichiro) already have the resumes. Some (Trout) are no-brainers. What about Altuve and Judge? And could MLB's new two-way star get there?

MLB representation of blacks highest since '12

Tue, 04/10/2018 - 04:20
Major League Baseball attributed the increase to 8.4 percent at least partly to its efforts to increase baseball youth participation with programs that include Urban Youth Academies and Reviving Baseball in Inner Cities.

Real or not? Max Scherzer, Corey Kluber hot stuff on a cold night

Tue, 04/10/2018 - 02:21
The reigning Cy Young winners were on top of their games, with the Nationals' Scherzer shutting out the Braves and Cleveland's Kluber blanking Detroit.

Royals' Yost unaware P was in middle of no-no

Tue, 04/10/2018 - 01:28
The Royals romped to a 10-0 victory thanks in part to Jakob Junis, who carried a no-hit bid into the seventh inning that caught his manager by surprise.

Lovullo: Profanity that upset Molina 'a mistake'

Tue, 04/10/2018 - 00:48
Diamondbacks manager Torey Lovullo said he "can't blame" Cardinals catcher Yadier Molina for being upset with the profanity that Lovullo used while arguing about Molina's pitch framing.

Pirates closer Rivero changes name to Vazquez

Tue, 04/10/2018 - 00:34
Pirates closer Felipe Rivero has legally changed his name to match that of his sister, Prescilla.

Nats' Scherzer steals base in 2-hit shutout

Mon, 04/09/2018 - 23:47
Nationals pitcher Max Scherzer's complete-game shutout of the Braves on Monday was highlighted by the first stolen base of his career.

Your New Favorite Reliever Power Rankings: Eight guys to love you've never heard of

Mon, 04/09/2018 - 21:19
There are 750 active major leaguers on any given day, and roughly 730 of them are relief pitchers (give or take). It's impossible to keep track of them all -- but here are a few worth rooting for and why.

Cubs put Rizzo (back) on DL, retroactive to Fri.

Mon, 04/09/2018 - 21:06
The Cubs have placed Anthony Rizzo on the disabled list, retroactive to Friday, as he continues to be bothered by a back injury.

Angels recommend TJ surgery for Ramirez

Mon, 04/09/2018 - 19:14
Angels right-handed pitcher JC Ramirez may have Tommy John surgery after tearing his ulnar collateral ligament.

Red Sox SS Bogaerts (ankle) out 10-14 days

Mon, 04/09/2018 - 18:03
Xander Bogaerts will miss the next 10-14 days with a small fracture in his left ankle, the Red Sox announced Monday.

Cardinals recall closer Holland from minors

Mon, 04/09/2018 - 17:07
The Cardinals have recalled Greg Holland from the minors after the All-Star closer made a brief stint at Class A Palm Beach.

1B Healy becomes latest Mariner on go on DL

Mon, 04/09/2018 - 16:18
Ryon Healy, who sprained his his ankle during a postgame workout on Saturday, was placed on the 10-day disabled list. He is the latest Mariner to go onto the DL.

McGwire: Could have hit 70 HRs without PEDs

Mon, 04/09/2018 - 15:45
Mark McGwire insists he didn't need to use performance-enhancing drugs to hit 70 home runs, telling The Athletic he could have done so without them.

Hitter or pitcher? Why Shohei Ohtani's fantasy value is best on the mound

Mon, 04/09/2018 - 15:29
Shohei Ohtani's first 11 days as an Angel have been nothing short of incredible, both at the plate and on the mound. But since fantasy players have to choose one or the other, Tristan H. Cockcroft breaks down both elements of the rookie's game.

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