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'An impossible catch!' This one needs to be seen to be believed

Mullins follows Superman grab with two-run homer in Orioles' series-opening win
April 15, 2024

BALTIMORE -- “That’s a tough answer,” Cedric Mullins said, the 29-year-old center fielder pondering after being posed with this challenging question: Was the catch Mullins made in the first inning of the Orioles’ 7-4 win over the Twins at Camden Yards on Monday night the best of his career? He

'You always feel good when No. 27 is up there': Trout belts go-ahead 2-run HR

April 15, 2024

ST. PETERSBURG -- Angels superstar Mike Trout loves hitting at Tropicana Field. Trout entered Monday’s series opener against the Rays with the highest career OPS in the stadium’s history with a minimum of 100 plate appearances and came through in a big way yet again. Trout, batting second for the

Here are the favorites as Cy Young races take shape

1:02 AM EDT

A little more than two weeks into the 2024 MLB season, the Cy Young races are already taking shape – and also wide open. In our first Cy Young poll of the season, 23 pitchers in the American League and 19 pitchers in the National League received at least one

Busch homers in 5th consecutive game to tie Cubs record

Hoerner, Brown also shine en route to 11-inning series-opening victory over D-backs
3:40 AM EDT

PHOENIX -- Michael Busch wasted little time inserting himself into the Cubs’ record books. The rookie first baseman entered Monday with a home run in each of his previous four games, one shy of a club record. But instead of teasing out the tension as he looked for a fifth

Legendary Yankees radio voice John Sterling retires: 'I leave very, very happy'

April 15, 2024

TORONTO -- Summer won’t sound the same without John Sterling, the legendary radio voice of the Yankees, whose distinctive and booming baritone provided the background for more than three decades of winning baseball in the Bronx. The Yankees announced on Monday that Sterling has retired, effective immediately. The 85-year-old Sterling

Craziest inning of 2024? 6-run 5th turns tide in Padres' win

12:32 AM EDT

MILWAUKEE – For Joe Ross and the Brewers, it was a nightmare of a half-inning. For Manny Machado and the Padres, it was a dream combination of soft contact, sweet luck and six runs. Whatever your vantage, the long, strange top of the fifth inning was the turning point of

Lorenzen blanks former team in Rangers debut

April 15, 2024

DETROIT -- Michael Lorenzen set the tone Monday night in his Ranger debut. He threw five scoreless innings against the Tigers, and his bullpen supported him by blanking Detroit the rest of the way in a 1-0 victory at Comerica Park. The degree of difficulty in what Lorenzen accomplished was

MLB.TV is better than ever in 2024!

April 8, 2024

With the baseball season fully underway, you can now subscribe to MLB.TV for the 2024 season. Buy now or start a risk free 7-day free trial. An MLB.TV All Teams Yearly subscription -- which enables you to watch every out-of-market regular-season game, live or on demand, on your favorite supported

Why Princeton has a geophysicist in its dugout

12:11 AM EDT

Most dugouts around the baseball world are pretty much the same. You have the players and coaches, a collection of snacks and beverages, baseball equipment and maybe a few binders or tablets filled with any data you might need. But look inside the Princeton Tigers' dugout and you'll spot something

Pache plays hero in walk-off victory after Nola dazzles

12:06 AM EDT

PHILADELPHIA -- Cristian Pache hopped up and down, waiting for his teammates to meet him between first and second base. Brandon Marsh got there first, then J.T. Realmuto. A mob of Phillies teammates pushed Pache into right field, where they celebrated Monday night’s 2-1 walk-off victory over the Rockies in

Vines' Jackie Robinson Day start holds unique place in his heart

Braves' young pitcher recalls lessons from late father inspired by Robinson's courage
1:44 AM EDT

HOUSTON -- Braves rookie Darius Vines knows how proud his late father would have been to see him wear No. 42 while pitching on Jackie Robinson Day. He gained assurance from Phil Cuzzi was completing a routine glove check during Monday night’s 6-1 win over the Astros at Minute Maid

How to add signature to your first pitch? If you're Gronk ...

April 15, 2024

Former New England Patriots tight end Rob Gronkowski brought his own unique flourish to the ceremonial first pitch before the Red Sox’s annual Patriots' Day matchup on Monday against the Guardians, much to the delight of the Fenway faithful. Gronkowski, who served as the marshal for the Boston Marathon on

Lugo dominates again, continues 'ridiculous' start to '24

Pasquantino's third homer backs righty's fourth straight quality start in win over White Sox
12:37 AM EDT

CHICAGO -- The Royals signed Seth Lugo to be a strike-thrower and veteran stabilizer in their rotation this season. Through four starts, he’s been as advertised and more. The 34-year-old’s latest outing was seven strong scoreless innings against the White Sox in the Royals’ 2-0 series-opening victory at Guaranteed Rate

Bader's daily clutch double pushes Mets to .500 mark

New York's second consecutive eighth-inning surge foils Pittsburgh on Jackie Robinson Day
12:18 AM EDT

NEW YORK -- This time, Harrison Bader hit the ball hard enough to leave no doubt. A night after leading the Mets to victory with a 54 mph RBI infield chopper in the eighth inning of their series finale against the Royals, Bader did it again on Monday against the

Nostalgic Gray records 100th career win at former home park

1:56 AM EDT

OAKLAND -- Sonny Gray has yet to pitch with the birds on the bat across his chest in front of his new home crowd at Busch Stadium, but he savored the opportunity to pitch at the ballpark that he called home in the early days of his career. And as

'The epitome of the kitchen sink': Bassitt's gem baffles Yanks

April 15, 2024

TORONTO -- Chris Bassitt stands atop the mound mowing through lineups like a man who’s just been told his flight is delayed. This is the beauty of Bassitt’s performances. He cranes his neck from side to side, paces up and down the hill and stands with his hands on his

Whitmore bonds with fellow hometown girl at Trailblazer Series

April 15, 2024

VERO BEACH, Fla. -- Kelsie Whitmore will be one of the first to tell you that Temecula, Calif., isn’t necessarily the baseball capital of the world. Temecula, her hometown, is better known for vineyards and championship golf courses. But Whitmore, the first woman to play in affiliated baseball, a USA

No warmup? No problem for Doval in 4-out save

12:15 AM EDT

MIAMI -- It had been more than a week since Camilo Doval made his last pitching appearance, but he didn’t expect to be pressed into action as quickly as he was in the Giants’ 4-3 win over the Marlins in Monday night’s series opener at loanDepot park. The All-Star closer

Curry's dominant debut powers Guards' win

April 15, 2024

BOSTON -- Xzavion Curry was ready for his first start of the season, even if it came in the morning. With an 11:13 a.m. ET start for Boston’s traditional Patriots’ Day game following a flight here after an emotional walk-off win over the Yankees on Sunday, the Guardians got a

Injuries: O'Neill, Seiya, Scherzer, Verlander, Dodgers

12:18 AM EDT

Stay up-to-date with all the latest news on injured and recovering players from across Major League Baseball.

Behind all-around effort, Seattle rebounds from sour Sunday with big win

1:43 AM EDT

SEATTLE -- Jorge Polanco and Mitch Haniger ambushed Frankie Montas early, George Kirby twirled the Mariners’ fifth straight quality start and, for good measure, Jonatan Clase chipped in his first career hit and RBI on Monday night, a combination that lifted the Mariners to a much-needed, 9-3 win over the

Suzuki placed on 10-day IL with right oblique strain

April 15, 2024

PHOENIX -- It was just about the ultimate routine play. In his final at-bat of Sunday’s win over the Mariners, Seiya Suzuki shot a grounder to third and then chugged down the line. But then, he uncharacteristically began to slow. While he ran -- but not during his swing, the

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April 15, 2024

Once again in 2024, baseball fans can watch Minor League Baseball games across all of MLB's digital platforms. MLB.TV and At Bat subscribers can watch their favorite team's Minor League affiliates in the app at no additional cost, while all MiLB games will be available on MiLB.TV, on the web

Parker's family 'speechless' after gem in LA debut

Nationals' No. 21 prospect dazzles vs. Dodgers, K's Betts, Ohtani
2:56 AM EDT

LOS ANGELES -- It’s hard to imagine a taller task for a first Major League start than what Mitchell Parker was given on Monday night. Called up to pitch in place of the injured Josiah Gray, Parker was charged with taking on the Dodgers -- and on Jackie Robinson Day