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Betts fractures left hand on hit-by-pitch

@SarahWexler32
4 minutes ago

LOS ANGELES -- A 3-0 Dodgers win over the Royals on Sunday was overshadowed by a scary moment involving shortstop Mookie Betts. Facing right-hander Dan Altavilla in the bottom of the seventh, Betts took a 97.9 mph four-seamer off his left hand and immediately fell to the ground, visibly in

Elly races home to score from second -- on a pickoff?

5:23 PM EDT

MILWAUKEE -- Elly De La Cruz had zero intention of stopping. Always a threat with his speed and a distraction for pitchers, De La Cruz did something that few can do on Sunday. During the Reds' 5-4 loss to the Brewers at American Family Field, he scored from second base

Glasnow backed by Ohtani's 2 HRs in scoreless gem

@SarahWexler32
31 minutes ago

LOS ANGELES -- If there was ever a day the Dodgers needed near perfection from Tyler Glasnow, it was Sunday. And he gave them just that. The Dodgers were in the midst of a stretch of 12 straight games with no days off. Earlier in the day, the club announced

Gunnar's leadoff jack a 'blueprint' for series win over Phils

Orioles cap playoff-type matchup with 4 HRs off Wheeler, Burnes' 10th straight quality start
@JoeTrezz
23 minutes ago

BALTIMORE -- If this weekend’s Orioles-Phillies series was really the World Series preview some predict it will be, then we can reasonably infer something about the upcoming Fall Classic already: It will feature some firepower. All weekend, this heavyweight series was a star-studded affair, full of big performances, strong pitching

Blanco throws 7 no-hit innings before combo no-no broken up

Rookie right-hander tosses 7 no-hit innings vs. Tigers in latest stellar performance for Astros
43 minutes ago

HOUSTON -- If Astros second baseman Jose Altuve, who’s been chosen to play in eight All-Star Games, says one of his teammates should be an All-Star, then everybody should probably listen. Altuve’s endorsement aside, rookie pitcher Ronel Blanco's resume speaks for itself. Blanco, who put himself on the map by

Mets stay hot with sweep of Padres, 5th straight win

5:11 PM EDT

NEW YORK -- By beating the Padres, 11-6, at Citi Field on Sunday afternoon, not only did the Mets sweep the three-game weekend series, but they also remained one of the hottest teams in the Major Leagues with their fifth consecutive victory. Since shortstop Francisco Lindor called a players-only meeting

Yamamoto placed on IL with triceps injury

@SarahWexler32
3:55 PM EDT

LOS ANGELES -- After leaving his Saturday start early due to right triceps tightness, Yoshinobu Yamamoto went on the injured list for the first time in his MLB career. Both Yamamoto and right-hander Michael Grove (right intercostal strain) were placed on the 15-day IL ahead of Sunday’s series finale against

Jeffers' custom City Connect catcher's masks are amazing

@dohyoungpark
3:48 PM EDT

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Complete 2024 MLB Draft Combine preview

28 minutes ago

MLB's fourth annual Draft Combine will give teams the opportunity to gather more information on and off the field about several of the top talents in this year's crop. A total of 319 prospects have accepted invitations to the event, scheduled for June 18-23 at Chase Field in Phoenix, including

Jasson Domínguez injured on checked swing, placed on Minor League IL

an hour ago

BOSTON -- Yankees top prospect Jasson Domínguez is back on the injured list, having felt a tweak near his left oblique on a checked swing while playing for Triple-A Scranton/Wilkes-Barre on Saturday. Nicknamed “The Martian,” Domínguez was placed on the 7-day Minor League injured list on Sunday. Yankees manager Aaron

Correa refuses to cool off, slugs two homers to down A's

@dohyoungpark
5:03 PM EDT

MINNEAPOLIS -- Carlos Correa played coy when asked earlier this week about what approach changes have helped him put together this torrid stretch -- but at this point, it feels like he really should share, because whatever is propelling this hot of a run might very well help solve some

Pagés' 2nd HR in front of dad caps 'fairy tale' Father's Day series

@JohnDenton555
28 minutes ago

ST. LOUIS -- When Pedro Pagés was forced to Uber to the big leagues, it was his father, Edgar, who was the first one to burst into tears as the two communicated via FaceTime as the Gateway Arch and Busch Stadium came into view. It was also Edgar who cried

Adames delivers in clutch once more as Crew survives late scare

5:06 PM EDT

MILWAUKEE – The Brewers got a 5-4 win over the Reds on Sunday at American Family Field, but it came with a huge scare in the final moments. Willy Adames hit a go-ahead three-run home run in the sixth inning, but his errant throw in the ninth put the tying

Thomas homers vs. Marlins for 6th straight game as Nats sweep

@jessicacamerato
42 minutes ago

WASHINGTON -- The Nationals have emphasized the importance of winning against teams in their division. They struggled with the Marlins in the past, but this season has been different -- as in, 7-0 different. The Nats completed their second sweep of the season against the Marlins with a 3-1 win

Rays come out on top in back-and-forth slugfest vs. Braves

an hour ago

ATLANTA -- Jose Siri and the Rays had the last laugh against the Braves on Sunday afternoon. Siri responded to Austin Riley’s game-tying two-run homer in the eighth inning with a two-run shot of his own off Atlanta closer Raisel Iglesias in the ninth inning that propelled Tampa Bay to

Game-changing swing: Varsho's grand slam powers series win

@KeeganMatheson
36 minutes ago

TORONTO -- If at first you make a mess of things, try, try again. Twice in Sunday’s 7-6 win over the Guardians at Rogers Centre, the Blue Jays had the bases loaded, no outs and their cleanup hitter at the plate. Things went as poorly -- and as well --

Burke used two-month absence to work on mental growth

@kennlandry
5:18 PM EDT

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What's better than Snoop's first pitch? Snoop in the booth

@bmags94
June 15, 2024

MILWAUKEE -- On “The Next Episode” for Snoop Dogg, the iconic hip-hop artist and actor made a surprise appearance at the Brewers’ American Family Field. Before performing at Milwaukee’s Potawatomi Casino Hotel on Saturday night, Snoop Dogg made the rounds at the home of the Brewers before and during their

Melendez's grand slam on 12th pitch of AB stuns Dodgers

@anne__rogers
1:39 AM EDT

LOS ANGELES -- With the bases loaded and two outs against one of baseball’s nastiest relievers, MJ Melendez fought off pitch after pitch … after pitch after pitch … to keep the at-bat alive in hopes of coming through in the Royals’ best scoring opportunity on Saturday night. His reward

After latest SP injury, O's might be more likely to make trade

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June 15, 2024

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Trea Turner set to return to Phillies on Monday

1:13 PM EDT

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Shota's latest gem leaves no doubt: 'He’s been our most valuable player'

@tim_stebbins
June 15, 2024

CHICAGO -- Shota Imanaga has put up eye-popping statistics in a historic start to his Major League career. But for this Cubs team, one figure is more important than the rest: 11-2. That’s Chicago's record in games Imanaga has started this season, including Saturday, when the left-hander led the team

Kenley asks for ball in 8th, closes out Yankees for 431st save

Red Sox closer secures 431st career save: 'This is the best rivalry ever in the game'
12:39 AM EDT

BOSTON -- On an electric Saturday night at Fenway Park, as fans of the Red Sox and Yankees tested the reach of their vocal chords to outdo each other, it was the home team that staved off its dangerous rivals in a satisfying 8-4 victory. With the sell-out crowd of

Grayson gives O's ace-like performance in win over Phillies

Right-hander continues his breakout campaign with 7 strong frames against NL leaders
@JoeTrezz
June 15, 2024

BALTIMORE -- The Orioles spent Saturday morning bracing for the loss of another key pitcher, with right-hander Kyle Bradish joining John Means, Tyler Wells, Danny Coulombe and Félix Bautista on the club’s growing list of important arms lost for the foreseeable future to elbow issues. In Bradish, the club is

Braves' 'big dogs' continue much-needed power surge with 4 HRs

June 15, 2024

ATLANTA -- If the Braves are going to start hitting homers like this again, then maybe they can persevere as they spend at least the next couple weeks without another of their star outfielders. Jarred Kelenic’s fifth-inning go-ahead shot was the first of four home runs the club hit to