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Kris Bryant still under evaluation after collision

@MLBastian
17 minutes ago

CHICAGO -- The way Cubs manager Joe Maddon read the situation, it was just one of those fluke plays that happens throughout the course of a long baseball season. The Wrigley Field crowd was loud, Sunday’s wind made the noise level worse and therefore Kris Bryant must not have heard

Dodgers slug way to sweep behind 6-run 6th

Turner notches 1st career 5-hit outing; Pederson, Seager launch HRs
@JakeCrouseMLB
19 minutes ago

PITTSBURGH -- The Dodgers finished off a sweep of the Pirates on Sunday afternoon at PNC Park, using a three-run fifth and six-run sixth to jump out to an 11-7 victory. They finished the three-game set scoring 28 runs, as they did it all against the Pirates: A handful of

Biggio collects first big league hit -- then homers

Rookie goes 3-for-4 as Blue Jays bust out 17 hits
@baseballexis
6:24 PM EDT

TORONTO -- Welcome to the big leagues, Cavan Biggio. After two hitless games following the 24-year-old infielder’s callup to the Majors on Friday, Biggio broke out in a big way on Sunday in Toronto’s 10-1 series finale win over the Padres at Rogers Centre. In Biggio’s first at-bat of the

Maturing Devers impacting heart of Red Sox

@IanMBrowne
6:45 PM EDT

HOUSTON -- As Red Sox manager Alex Cora hopped off the bench after his late-morning session with the media, he beamed, “Man, you guys made my morning. I got to talk about Raffy.” And once Sunday’s big 4-1 victory over the Astros began taking shape, it was Rafael Devers who

Woodruff 'locked in,' singlehandedly outhits Phils

@AdamMcCalvy
6:53 PM EDT

MILWAUKEE -- Brandon Woodruff wasn’t perfect, but he came mighty close. The Brewers’ 26-year-old right-hander dominated the Phillies for eight innings Sunday on a day Christian Yelich delivered his Major League-leading 21st home run and Ben Gamel went deep twice. Woodruff even chipped in at the plate with a pair

Wolters walks off in wild game

@harding_at_mlb
6:58 PM EDT

DENVER -- Tony Wolters’ sacrifice fly, capping a three-hit performance, in the bottom of the ninth inning gave the Rockies wild 8-7 victory over the Orioles at Coors Field on Sunday afternoon. Wolters’ fly came on the first pitch from Mychal Givens, who had walked the previous two batters, and

Injury updates: Bryant, Judge, Price, Paddack

37 minutes ago

Here is the latest injury news from around Major League Baseball.

Phegley's 3 RBIs lift A's to 9th straight win

@MartinJGallegos
6:55 PM EDT

OAKLAND -- Without the injured Khris Davis around to supply his typical power, the A’s recent success has been built on receiving contributions throughout the order. Sunday was Josh Phegley’s turn to carry the load. Phegley’s three-RBI day, which featured a home run and a double, highlighted a 7-1 victory

What to expect from Pirates' Keller in bigs

@JonathanMayo
12:54 PM EDT

While it’s been a great year for top prospects getting called up to make their Major League debuts, it’s been very hitter-heavy. That’s not surprising, given that seven of the top 10 prospects right now are of the offensive variety. So it’s a nice change of pace to have an

Judge (oblique) hopes to begin swinging soon

@BryanHoch
2:55 PM EDT

KANSAS CITY -- Aaron Judge has continued to increase his on-field activity while accompanying the Yankees on their seven-game road trip, and the slugger believes that he could resume swinging a bat shortly. While the Yankees have visited Baltimore and Kansas City, Judge has been participating in drills, playing catch

Twins' 6th straight win a shutout led by Odorizzi

@dohyoungpark
an hour ago

MINNEAPOLIS -- Jake Odorizzi can’t be stopped right now. Except maybe by a cold. Though he was having trouble taking deep breaths on the mound toward the later innings as he dealt with severe congestion, Odorizzi tossed 5 1/3 brilliant innings on Sunday, allowing only one hit for the fourth

3 things the Mets learned on the 6-1 homestand

@AnthonyDiComo
5:27 PM EDT

NEW YORK -- Given two-plus weeks to fatten up against some of the Majors’ worst teams, the Mets took a long and winding road back to .500. In winning a 4-3 game over the Tigers on Sunday, New York finished 9-6 over what will likely be its easiest patch of

No. 1 prospect Senzel stands out in Reds romp

@m_sheldon
43 minutes ago

CHICAGO -- Before this year, the only experience that Reds rookie center fielder Nick Senzel had leading off in the Minor Leagues was when he was there to make up for lost at-bats after an injury. Before this year, Senzel also had zero experience as an outfielder. During the Reds’

Looking back on classic manager meltdowns

6:35 PM EDT

Sometimes a manager needs to hit the field and air his grievances, even if it’s simply to fire up his team during a lackluster stretch. And when an irritated skipper and headstrong umpire come face to face, it can lead to some great entertainment -- and an early end to

Meadows (4-for-4), Rays strike fast vs. Tribe

Manager Cash after series win: Meadows 'is an impact player'
24 minutes ago

CLEVELAND -- On a day that began with the threat of moisture and dark clouds overhead, it was Austin Meadows who would bring the rain. Meadows led off Sunday’s damp series finale by clubbing a 94-mph Trevor Bauer heater to the second level of trees in center field, setting the

Merrifield saves KC in 10 after big lead vanishes

Royals bash 4 HRs off German before Yanks rally back in 9th
@FlannyMLB
6:33 PM EDT

KANSAS CITY -- A six-run lead and an apparent cruise-control victory for the Royals on Sunday suddenly went awry when a rare error by shortstop Adalberto Mondesi led to three unearned runs in the sixth inning and when closer Ian Kennedy gave up four hits and three runs in the

Heaney punches out 8 in season debut

@RhettBollinger
35 minutes ago

ANAHEIM -- Left-hander Andrew Heaney’s season debut was an encouraging one and the Angels rallied for six runs in the seventh inning to come away with a 7-6 win -- and a series victory -- over the Rangers on Sunday at Angel Stadium. Heaney, who had been out with left

Fedde impressing in rotation, rewarded by bats

Righty goes 5 scoreless in 2nd start; Nats earn 1st 3-game win streak
an hour ago

WASHINGTON -- When Erick Fedde was recalled from Double-A Harrisburg in late April, the 26-year-old starter provided a welcome boost to the Nationals' beleaguered bullpen. In his first four career appearances out of the Washington ‘pen, Fedde threw eight scoreless innings. A hamstring injury to Anibal Sanchez has since opened

Urshela dazzles again with seated throw to 1B

'No panic when he gets the ball,' Voit says of third baseman
@BryanHoch
2:41 PM EDT

KANSAS CITY -- Gio Urshela has compiled a robust defensive highlight reel during his brief tenure as the Yankees' third baseman, adding a dazzler from the seat of his pants during Saturday's doubleheader sweep of the Royals. In the eighth inning of Saturday's first game, a 7-3 Yankees victory, Urshela

Padres scratch Paddack from Sunday start

12:45 PM EDT

TORONTO -- Chris Paddack was scratched from his start in the series finale in Toronto with a stiff neck, the Padres announced Sunday morning. “It’s nothing serious in our minds whatsoever,” manager Andy Green said prior to the game. “He woke up today and felt like he could pitch. We

Realmuto 'astonished' by past teammate Yelich

@AdamMcCalvy
7:16 PM EDT

MILWAUKEE -- Outside of Christian Yelich's own family, no one knows the Brewers outfielder better than Phillies catcher J.T. Realmuto. So if anyone could have foreseen Yelich’s rise from being a very good player to bona fide superstar, it was Realmuto. They were drafted together by the Marlins in 2010

Sunday's top prospect performers

@GoldenSombrero
7:10 PM EDT

Here's a look at Sunday's top Minor League performers from each team's Top 30 Prospects list: Blue Jays: Riley Adams, C (No. 28) -- 2-for-3, HR (6), 3 RBI, 2 R, BB (Double-A New Hampshire) Adams added to his career-high home run total as he went deep in a second

Beat the Streak and win $5.6 million in 2019

MLB.com's flagship fantasy game is back for its 19th season
March 27, 2019

Beat the Streak presented by MGM is back for its 19th season, and you can take home $5.6 million and achieve legendary status by topping Joe DiMaggio’s hallowed 56-game hitting streak from 1941. Passing DiMaggio has been a tall task for MLB players and Beat the Streak participants alike. Over