Byron Buxton’s speed is a game-changing tool. It’s one of many reasons why Buxton was the second overall pick in the 2012 draft and spent close to three seasons as baseball’s No. 1 ranked prospect. The problem is, since coming to the big leagues, Buxton’s speed has been stifled by close to three years worth […]
Ian Kinsler’s confrontation with and criticism of veteran umpire Angel Hernandez is fueling a protest by the umpire’s union. (AP) The World Umpires Associated (WUA), the union that represents Major League Baseball umpires, released a statement on Saturday announcing that umpires have started wearing white wristbands in collective protest to what it calls “escalating verbal […]
Aug 18 (The Sports Xchange) – Highlights from Major League Baseball games on Friday: Dodgers 8, Tigers 5 Chris Taylor banged out four hits, drove in two runs and scored once to lead the steamrolling Los Angeles Dodgers to an 8-5 victory over the Detroit Tigers, their fifth straight win and 20th in their
By striking out swinging in the seventh inning of Friday's loss to the Red Sox, Aaron Judge has now struck out in 35-straight games, tying a MLB record regardless of position.
The Yankees got some good news on Friday — a day they suffered a tough 9-6 loss to the rival Red Sox. Greg Bird, Matt Holliday (back) and Starlin Castro (right hamstring) all played in rehab games and Bird especially served notice that he could be rounding into form. The young Yankees first baseman,
The New York Yankees have removed Aroldis Chapman as the team’s closer after the left-hander allowed seven earned runs in his last four outings. Yankees manager Joe Girardi told MLB.com's Bryan Hoch the discussion with Chapman about removing him from the role "went well," and the Yankees do "not necessarily" have a set closer moving […]
The Baltimore Orioles celebrate the 25th anniversary of Oriole Park at Camden Yards this weekend, as Cal Ripken Jr. and other members of the 1992 squad return for a special reunion. If the current Orioles want to make this season one to remember, winning a head-to-head matchup with an Americal League Wild Card leader would […]
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The Rockies dropped a 10-4 matinee to the Braves on Thursday, but that didn’t stop Charlie Blackmon from doing his thing.
Jeff Hoffman and Ryan McMahon were sent down to the Minors as part of a series of roster moves, the Rockies announced Friday.
The Reds’ Scott Schebler rejoined the team Friday after a bruised left rotator cuff landed him on the disabled list on Aug. 1.