The Dodgers placed starting pitcher Brandon McCarthy on the 10-day disabled list with a flareup of right knee patella tendinits and optioned pitcher Ross Stripling to Triple-A Oklahoma City on Monday, while recalling outfielder Trayce Thompson and pitcher Brock Stewart.
In the spring of 2016, Dave Roberts, the new manager of the Dodgers, knew his challenge was changing a clubhouse mentality if the club was going to shed that underachiever tag that has been given to a franchise that has gone 29 years without getting to a World Series, much less winning it.
While the Cardinals’ season has featured a series of starts and stops, the D-backs have rolled from the get-go, and they’ll be awaiting St. Louis’ arrival on Tuesday with the National League’s second-best record.
His hold on a rotation spot loosening with each subsequent start, Michael Wacha regained that grip on Monday by notching his second quality start in his past seven tries. Supported by an abundance of offense, Wacha covered the first six innings in the Cardinals’ 8-2 rout of the Reds, who stopped by Busch Stadium for […]
Tommy Pham and Randal Grichuk, the top-of-the-order tandem that helped anchor the Cardinals’ 8-2 win over the Reds on Monday, both understand that they remain on the clock.
The Tigers’ last hopes at an All-Star starter, and maybe their best chance at getting a position player on the All-Star roster, lie in a final charge for Miguel Cabrera, who’s slipping in a cluttered race at first base.
Royals first baseman Eric Hosmer and catcher Salvador Perez continued to lead in the voting for their positions in the latest Esurance MLB All-Star Game Ballot update, with four days left.
Prior to their series-opener against the Indians at Progressive Field, the Rangers activated starter Cole Hamels from the 10-day disabled list, which allowed the left-hander to take the ball for Monday night’s game.
Prior to Monday’s game — Rangers designated hitter Mike Napoli’s first game at Progressive Field since the Indians lost Game 7 of the World Series to the Cubs in November — a short video honoring Napoli for his time with the Tribe played on the scoreboard. After the tribute, Indians manager Terry Francona and president […]
Since moving to Seattle in 2014, All-Star second baseman Robinson Cano has learned to love the Emerald City.
Nelson Cruz has anchored the middle of the Mariners lineup in impressive fashion again this season, but now he needs Seattle fans to go to bat for their big designated hitter as he enters the final days of voting with a narrow margin for a starting spot on the American League team for the MLB […]