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GM: Martinez will be back to manage Nats in '19

Wed, 09/05/2018 - 19:42
Despite coming under scrutiny as the Washington Nationals have had to deal with injuries to key players, manager Dave Martinez will be back in 2019, GM Mike Rizzo said.

Dodgers' Jansen won't make trip to Colorado

Wed, 09/05/2018 - 19:19
Dodgers closer Kenley Jansen, who experienced heart problems when the team was in Denver last month, won't make the trip to Colorado for a key weekend series against the NL West-leading Rockies. Jansen's cardiologist recommended he stay behind.

Angels recommend TJ surgery for Ohtani

Wed, 09/05/2018 - 19:18
An MRI on the right elbow of Angels pitcher/designated hitter Shohei Ohtani revealed new damage to his UCL, and Tommy John surgery has been recommended, the team announced Wednesday.

MLB awards watch: Breaking down some of the tightest races ever

Wed, 09/05/2018 - 17:25
Who will emerge from a field of 10 potential NL MVPs? Which ace will win a Cy Young chase for the ages? Can Ohtani still win Rookie of the Year? We go inside the numbers and narratives.

Kluber earns 18th win as Indians beat Royals

Wed, 09/05/2018 - 17:15
Corey Kluber became the first 18-game winner in the majors this season, striking out 10 and pitching the Cleveland Indians past the Kansas City Royals 3-1 Wednesday.

Chicago fan hit by foul is home with broken nose

Wed, 09/05/2018 - 16:40
The White Sox say a 32-year-old Chicago man was back home Wednesday recovering from a broken nose after being hit by a foul ball the previous night.

O's to wear Braille jerseys to honor the blind

Wed, 09/05/2018 - 13:44
The Orioles will honor the National Federation of the Blind on Sept. 18 by wearing jerseys with names spelled in Braille. Auction proceeds will benefit the organization.

Five lessons we learned from Yankees-A's

Wed, 09/05/2018 - 12:01
From who's hot to who's hurt, if this week's series was indeed a preview of the AL wild-card game, what did it tell us about Oct. 3?

Voit's homer heroics lift Yankees again vs. A's

Wed, 09/05/2018 - 06:15
Luke Voit kept his hot-hitting stretch alive Tuesday with a go-ahead, eighth-inning homer as the Yankees beat the Athletics.

Fan hit in face by foul, taken to Chicago hospital

Wed, 09/05/2018 - 02:48
A middle-aged male fan was hit in the face by a foul ball and taken to a local hospital during Tuesday night's Tigers-White Sox game in Chicago.

Real or Not? Ozuna, Cain turn up the heat in NL Central race

Wed, 09/05/2018 - 01:37
Thanks to some of last winter's biggest pickups, the Cardinals and Brewers are catching up to the Cubs.

Joe Maddon's circle of trust shrinking as Cubs struggle

Wed, 09/05/2018 - 01:23
Between relievers getting routed and a rusty Addison Russell, the manager can't count on his entire roster just yet.

Twins' Sano carted off with lower leg bruise

Tue, 09/04/2018 - 22:23
Twins designated hitter Miguel Sano was carted off the field Tuesday night in Houston after an awkward slide into second base.

Braves' Swanson leaves in 2nd after HBP to head

Tue, 09/04/2018 - 21:27
Dansby Swanson left Atlanta's game against Boston after being hit in the head by a pitch in the second inning.

Mariners get into pregame scuffle in clubhouse

Tue, 09/04/2018 - 21:23
Several Mariners players were involved in a scuffle in the team's clubhouse before Tuesday's game against the Orioles.

Indians' Kipnis on OF move: 'Got a job to do'

Tue, 09/04/2018 - 19:04
Jason Kipnis took fly balls in center field on Tuesday as he transitioned from playing second base after the Indians acquired third baseman Josh Donaldson in a trade last week from the Blue Jays.

Puig loses appeal, to begin serving 2-game ban

Tue, 09/04/2018 - 18:51
Yasiel Puig was initially suspended Aug. 16, two days after he took a swing at Giants catcher Nick Hundley.

Biggest pitching question for each likely playoff team

Tue, 09/04/2018 - 16:29
From who should start Game 1 to who can handle closing in October, these mound dilemmas will shape the postseason.

Why almost every MLB game begins with a fastball

Tue, 09/04/2018 - 15:36
Of the more than 4,000 first pitches this season, only 106 weren't fastballs. How can this make sense when fooling hitters is the name of the game?

Former Phillie Howard announces retirement

Tue, 09/04/2018 - 10:20
Former Phillies All-Star Ryan Howard has announced his retirement after 13 years in the big leagues.