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Unstoppable Yelich drills two more homers

@AdamMcCalvy
26 minutes ago

MILWAUKEE -- Another day, another game for the record books for Christian Yelich. Or, rather, two for the record books. Yelich hit his Major League-leading 12th and 13th home runs in a 5-0 win over the Dodgers at Miller Park, pulling away from L.A.’s Cody Bellinger and the A’s Khris

You won't believe this running barehand catch

6:49 PM EDT

Freddy Galvis made possibly the play of the year so far in MLB in 2019, and he didn't even need a glove. The Blue Jays' shortstop made a running, over-the-shoulder barehanded catch to end the eighth inning in the Blue Jays' 10-1 victory over the A's on Saturday. Oakland catcher

Judge departs with oblique injury, to get MRI

@SlangsOnSports
6:54 PM EDT

NEW YORK -- Aaron Judge exited the Yankees' 9-2 victory over the Royals on Saturday afternoon at Yankee Stadium in the bottom of the sixth inning with a left oblique injury and headed to New York-Presbyterian Hospital for further evaluation and an MRI soon thereafter. Yankees manager Aaron Boone said

Rodney ties ... Cy Young?

@AndrewSimonMLB
8:19 PM EDT

Their careers are separated by an entire century, but on Saturday, Fernando Rodney and Cy Young became equals -- at least in one way. Young pitched in 906 games over a storied career that began in the 1800s and eventually landed him in the Hall of Fame, with baseball’s most

Pirates prospect has an MLB debut to remember

Tucker hits game-winning homer for first career hit
@adamdberry
9:00 PM EDT

PITTSBURGH -- Cole Tucker arrived at PNC Park on Saturday morning to find a No. 3 jersey hanging in his new locker in the Pirates’ clubhouse. That uniform was last worn by veteran super-utility man Sean Rodriguez, who sent a message to Tucker when word surfaced that the 22-year-old shortstop

Rosario on homer tear in Twins' doubleheader

9:17 PM EDT

BALTIMORE -- To say that Eddie Rosario is on fire right now would be an understatement. The Twins left fielder hit his third home run of Saturday’s doubleheader in the third inning of Game 2, a 398-foot shot to center off Baltimore starter Alex Cobb that helped the Twins race

Injury updates: Judge, Rendon, deGrom, Eovaldi

8:56 PM EDT

Here's a look at the latest injury news around the Majors.

Gio to opt out of deal with Yanks (source)

3:14 PM EDT

Gio Gonzalez will opt out of his contract with the Yankees, a source told MLB.com's Mark Feinsand. New York will have 48 hours to either add him to the roster or grant him his release. If Gonzalez is added, he’ll earn a $3 million base salary, plus $300,000 per start.

Position player pitching ... vs. his former club

Morales works ninth in second career appearance on mound
29 minutes ago

OAKLAND -- Things got so out of hand for the A’s in Saturday afternoon’s 10-1 loss to Toronto that veteran infielder Kendrys Morales made his second career pitching appearance in the ninth inning. Featuring a heater in the 80-85 mph range, Morales gave up a bases-loaded sacrifice fly to Billy

Tapia sets Rox record on inside-the-park HR

@harding_at_mlb
9:03 PM EDT

DENVER -- Rockies outfielder Raimel Tapia entered Saturday night as the only player in the National League with more than one triple (he has three) this season. But in the second inning against the Phillies, he went one base farther. On the first pitch of the frame from Phillies starting

Francisco Lindor back, Hanley designated

All-Star shortstop making season debut in 2nd game of doubleheader
@MandyBell02
8:11 PM EDT

CLEVELAND -- After 74 days of battling through injuries, Francisco Lindor is back. The Indians announced Saturday afternoon that the All-Star shortstop has been activated off the 10-day injured list prior to the team’s doubleheader against the Braves, and he made his season debut in the leadoff spot in Game

Here are next offseason's top 15 free agents

@castrovince
April 19, 2019

If your plans for next winter revolved around obsessively refreshing your social media feeds for free-agency updates on Nolan Arenado, Justin Verlander, Chris Sale, Xander Bogaerts, Khris Davis, Paul Goldschmidt, Aaron Hicks, Miles Mikolas or Sonny Gray, we have some terrible, terrible news for you. However, if MLB’s Extension Extravaganza

Greinke leads shutout for first Wrigley win

@SteveGilbertMLB
7:14 PM EDT

CHICAGO -- Zack Greinke once again fulfilled his duties as an ace as he helped deliver a win against the Cubs, 6-0, on a blustery Saturday afternoon at Wrigley Field. The win came one day after the D-backs struggled with Chicago’s wind and cold in a 5-1 loss. Greinke (3-1)

Rendon leaves game after getting hit by pitch

@JamalCollier
7:48 PM EDT

MIAMI -- Anthony Rendon was removed in the third inning of Saturday’s game against the Marlins after getting hit on the left elbow by an errant pitch from Marlins starter Jose Urena. Rendon grimaced in discomfort at first base after getting hit by Urena’s 1-0 fastball in the top of

Mikolas excels in eight-inning start for Cards

@LangoschMLB
6:50 PM EDT

ST. LOUIS -- Rarely one to forcefully counter a critique, manager Mike Shildt took exception on Saturday morning to what he perceived to be a suggestion that the club needed to consider other starting pitching options amid a run of abbreviated starts. “If we’re talking about the confidence in our

Benintendi sets Red Sox up for sweep

@Sportsgal25
9:30 PM EDT

ST. PETERSBURG -- It was clear the Red Sox enjoyed Friday’s taste of victory enough to want to stretch it out the whole weekend. Andrew Benintendi did his part to get the festivities started on Saturday by unloading his first career grand slam in the second inning. He then kept

Marlins' offense awakens, overwhelms Scherzer

@JoeFrisaro
an hour ago

MIAMI -- A reason the Marlins dismissed Mike Pagliarulo as hitting coach late Friday night was to provide a different voice to a sluggish offense. The message was heard loud and clear by the players on Saturday night as they responded with perhaps their best team approach of the season.

Is that ... Jacob deGrom throwing a baseball?

5:40 PM EDT

ST. LOUIS -- Mets ace Jacob deGrom played catch in the outfield at Busch Stadium on Saturday morning, and now there is a possibility that he won’t undergo a scheduled MRI exam on his right elbow on Monday. deGrom, the reigning National League Cy Young Award winner, told reporters that

Tatis Jr.’s power-speed combo on full display

@AJCassavell
8:13 PM EDT

SAN DIEGO -- Forget the fact that he's only 20. Few hitters in baseball -- of any age – own a speed-and-power combo quite like Fernando Tatis Jr.. On Friday night, Tatis became the youngest player in baseball history to homer and steal three bags in a single game. Tim

3 factors in Cubs' shutout loss to D-backs

@MLBastian
8:10 PM EDT

CHICAGO -- Cubs manager Joe Maddon wanted to once again see the fire that Yu Darvish displayed on the mound in Miami earlier this week. When the pitcher took on the D-backs Saturday afternoon, Maddon hoped there would be a leap forward after recent baby steps in the right direction.

Shoemaker sprains left knee in rout of A's

@goodforball
7:40 PM EDT

OAKLAND -- Matt Shoemaker’s injury spoiled an otherwise productive Saturday afternoon for the Blue Jays, who clobbered the A’s, 10-1. The Blue Jays established season single-game highs for runs, hits, extra-base hits and total bases while matching a 2019 best with three home runs. Rowdy Tellez and Brandon Drury hit

Rosario’s homers, robbery key Game 1 win

7:30 PM EDT

BALTIMORE -- Eddie Rosario continued his impressive tear, hitting two home runs for the second consecutive game as the Twins held on for a 6-5 victory Saturday over the Orioles in Game 1 of a doubleheader. “The guy has about as confident an approach as any player that I’ve ever

Day after walk-off, Blackmon begins with blast

@harding_at_mlb
8:47 PM EDT

DENVER -- Rockies right fielder Charlie Blackmon completed a rare double on Saturday night. After ending Friday night’s 4-3 victory over the Phillies with a two-run home run in the 12th inning, Blackmon clobbered Phillies starter Aaron Nola's first pitch of the game for a homer to lead off the

'Definitely a chance' Eovaldi may need surgery

MRI shows pitcher has two loose bodies in right elbow
@Sportsgal25
4:45 PM EDT

ST. PETERSBURG -- Boston's rotation took another hit on Saturday, when Nathan Eovaldi was placed on the 10-day injured list after an MRI revealed two loose bodies in his right elbow. Red Sox president of baseball operations Dave Dombrowski said there was a “definitely a chance” Eovaldi would need surgery,

Overturned homer leads to Boone ejection

@SlangsOnSports and @ladsonbill24
6:46 PM EDT

NEW YORK -- What was originally a Gleyber Torres three-run homer was overturned on replay. Bidding for the Yankees' third long ball of the day in the third inning on Saturday at Yankee Stadium, Torres hit a fly ball to left field that Royals outfielder Alex Gordon was leaping to