Sounds odd, but 7 teams should pass at Deadline
As July 31 approaches, some teams shouldn't buy or sell
As exciting as the Trade Deadline is and as much fun as it is to speculate on what trades your team is going to make for the stretch run, the simple fact remains: A lot of these teams should probably stand pat. If you’re looking for any proof, simply look
Paddack throws 'em a curve: a 3rd go-to pitch
In near no-no, rookie shows he's got more than fastball, changeup
MIAMI -- In all likelihood, Chris Paddack would’ve become a very good big leaguer with only two pitches. He can place his high-octane fastball anywhere he wants it, and his changeup starts on the same plane before falling off the table.
Then again, Paddack isn’t one to settle for "very
An oral history of David Cone's perfect game
20 years ago, the 36-year-old Cone made baseball history in the Bronx
The temperature was sizzling in New York City on the morning of Sunday, July 18, 1999, inching toward a high of 98 degrees. Bathed in broad sunlight, David Cone navigated the three northbound lanes of the FDR Drive, guiding his vehicle toward the players' parking lot on the third-base side
AL East at Deadline: Buy, sell or stand pat?
Two teams are sellers, two are buyers and one may shop selectively
The front office of your favorite team is thinking the same thing you are -- or something similar -- this time of year. The Trade Deadline is less than two weeks away and the big question is, will your team be a buyer, a seller or is it going to
Dodgers plan to keep Maeda, rotation in order
Hill takes big step by throwing for first time since June
PHILADELPHIA -- The Dodgers plan to keep their rotation in order, despite Kenta Maeda's abbreviated Wednesday start following a 2-hour and 37-minute rain delay.
Maeda threw just 35 pitches over two hitless innings before the tarp came on the field in the top of the third inning of the Dodgers'
Paddack makes deep run at Padres' first no-no
Rookie right-hander holds Marlins hitless until the eighth inning
MIAMI -- Facing the team that drafted him, Chris Paddack flirted with history on Wednesday night. In the end, he wasn’t perfect. But he showed the Marlins precisely what they’re missing.
The Padres’ rookie right-hander rode a perfect game into the sixth and a no-hitter into the eighth before Starlin
Mariano's dominant cutter was an accident
Podcast: Hear Hall of Famer describe bread-and-butter pitch's origins
It’s considered by many to be the greatest pitch in baseball history, yet Mariano Rivera’s famous cut fastball initially might have led to the end of his career before it ever really took off.
MLB.com’s Full Account takes a deep dive into Rivera’s life, including the sudden appearance of his
Escobar homers twice as D-backs' bats erupt
Seven-run first inning sets tone for rout in Texas
ARLINGTON -- Arizona’s bats exploded for 14 runs in the first three innings Wednesday night en route to a 19-4 blasting of the Rangers at Globe Life Park. The D-backs’ offense chased Rangers starting pitcher Jesse Chavez after just two-thirds of an inning.
Eduardo Escobar, Kevin Cron and Jarrod Dyson
Cole racks up 11 strikeouts vs. Halos
California kid records 24 swings and misses in dominant homecoming
ANAHEIM -- Gerrit Cole was tasked with playing stopper for the Astros on Wednesday night at Angel Stadium, and Houston’s offense provided him with ample backing to accomplish that.
Staked to an 11-run lead, the right-hander gave the Astros some much-needed length by firing seven innings of one-run ball and