In 2005, Rafael Palmeiro’s career ended in disgrace following a suspension for performance-enhancing drug use that came months after he vehemently denied using steroids before Congress. After receiving that 10-game ban, despite his countless accolades from two decades in the big leagues, Palmeiro was booed by his hometown fans in Baltimore. In September that year, […]
The Astros face their first big decision of the offseason Friday, when they must decide whether or not to tender a contract to their arbitration-eligible players.
Joc Pederson, Andre Ethier and Yasmani Grandal are designated-hitter candidates for the Dodgers when the Fall Classic moves to Houston for Friday’s Game 3, manager Dave Roberts said Wednesday.
Other than Clayton Kershaw in Game 1, Dodgers manager Dave Roberts on Wednesday was not ready to “set in stone” the rest of his rotation for the National League Championship Series presented by Camping World that starts on Saturday at Dodger Stadium.
Despite an ESPN report that Twins right-hander Bartolo Colon is mulling retirement, sources close to the 20-year veteran told MLB.com’s Jesse Sanchez that Colon is focused on contributing to the Twins.
Twins chief baseball officer Derek Falvey said the organization is looking at five to six candidates for the No. 1 pick in the Draft on June 12, and it hasn’t decided who it will select.
Rangers manager Jeff Banister is keeping his options open when it comes to the rotation spot of injured starter A.J. Griffin. He’s also not showing his hand.
After consulting with the team physician on Saturday, Marlins left-hander Wei-Yin Chen may get an MRI on Monday to get a clearer picture on the extent of his elbow ailment. Depending on the test results, the 31-year-old is open to seeking a second medical opinion to determine all of his options.
Orioles starter Chris Tillman rejoined the O’s on Friday in New York, but the right-hander isn’t sure yet whether he’ll make another rehab start or pitch Tuesday’s game in Boston.
The best-case scenario would have made the decisions easy for manager Joe Girardi and pitching coach Larry Rothschild, with the best candidates for the fourth and fifth spots in the Yankees’ starting rotation clearly identifying themselves this spring.
Three weeks. That is how long the Indians have to form their contingency plan for second base, given that Jason Kipnis is a long shot to be ready in time for Opening Day.