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Cain returns to mound as starter in finale
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It’s no surprise Giancarlo Stanton is on fire, but so is the team he plays for. Winners of their last five, the Marlins look to extend their season-high win streak against Matt Cain and the Giants in the final of three games Wednesday at 1:10 p.m. ET at Marlins Park.

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Ramirez takes mound as Angels host Orioles (Aug 07, 2017)
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ANAHEIM, Calif. — The hard-working schedule-makers in baseball can be forgiven for the occasional scheduling quirk in matchups, like the one that has the Los Angeles Angels meeting the Baltimore Orioles for the first time this season in August.

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Richards' rehab progresses to mound work
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Angels right-hander Garrett Richards threw off the mound on Friday for the first time since April 5, taking a significant step forward in his rehabilitation from the biceps injury that has sidelined him for nearly four months this season.

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Kershaw getting closer to pitching off mound
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Clayton Kershaw is progressing toward a return from a lower back strain that has sidelined him since July 24. Kershaw is inching closer to resuming pitching off a mound. Dodgers manager Dave Roberts said he exchanged text messages with Kershaw and has spoken with the Dodgers’ training staff.

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Angels' Richards cleared to throw off mound Friday
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The Los Angeles Angels may be close to finally getting their ace back healthy. Garrett Richards, who has been limited to just 4 2/3 innings this season due to nerve irritation in his biceps, has been cleared to throw off a mound beginning Friday, Angels general manager Billy Eppler said Thursday, according to MLB.com’s Maria […]

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Santana dazzles on mound, ties offensive mark
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With the Twins desperate for a win and looking for offense after getting shut out by the Padres on Tuesday, veteran right-hander Ervin Santana did it all against San Diego on Wednesday.

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Cooper upbeat despite Sox woes on mound
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The pitching numbers for the 2017 White Sox through the first 100 games rank as stunningly off the mark for a team consistently near the top of Major League Baseball’s arms race for the past decade.

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Boyd takes mound for first time as a father
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The box score told a misleading story for Collin McHugh in his 2017 debut last Saturday after returning from an elbow injury. He’ll try to remedy those results when the Astros face Matthew Boyd and the Tigers on Saturday in the second game of their three-game series at Comerica Park.

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Kuhl takes mound in opener at Petco Park
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Continuing their swing through California, the Pirates open a three-game series against the Padres on Friday at Petco Park.

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Bucs go for 7th straight with Kuhl on mound
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As the Pirates and Rockies prepare for their second game of a three-game series, both of Saturday’s starting pitchers are coming off outings that saw them set new strikeout career highs.

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Nelson Cruz bluffs charging mound against old teammate Derek Holland
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There are few opposing pitchers who would welcome a fight with Seattle Mariners designated hitter Nelson Cruz. At 6-2, 230 pounds, he a big dude. He’s also hit at least 40 home runs in each of the past three seasons, so you know he’s strong. He’s not a guy you want to provoke. [Fantasy Football […]

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Pitch clock, limits on mound visits looming for MLB in 2018
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NEW YORK (AP) — Count CC Sabathia as a fan who wants to speed up baseball games. When the six-time All-Star tunes in at home, he quickly changes the channel.

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