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Troy Tulowitzki makes progress, still ‘a ways away’ from rejoining Toronto Blue Jays

Toronto Blue Jays shortstop Troy Tulowitzki, who had surgery in April for bone spurs in both feet, has been cleared to run on flat ground, manager John Gibbons said Friday.Tulowitzki, a five-time All-Star who hasn't played since last...

Los Angeles Dodgers ace Clayton Kershaw marks 10-year anniversary on DL

LOS ANGELES -- Clayton Kershaw marked the 10-year anniversary of his major league debut for the Los Angeles Dodgers on the disabled list. However, the three-time Cy Young Award winner is getting closer to returning.Kershaw is set to...

Blackmon's solo home run

Charlie Blackmon belts a solo home run to right-center field in the top of the 2nd inning, extending the Rockies' lead to 6-2 Source link

Cubs’ offense might not need a splashy fix as badly as you think

CHICAGO -- The Chicago Cubs are seemingly stuck in mud, hovering a few games over .500 (25-21) as we head toward Memorial Day. That usually equates to "wild-card contender" status, but Chicago's talent and payroll scream more. The...

Rays’ Snell masterful again vs. Red Sox

<p class="canvas-atom canvas-text Mb(1.0em) Mb(0)--sm Mt(0.8em)--sm" type="text" content="Blake Snell continued his dominance of the Boston Red Sox with eight strikeouts over six scoreless innings as the Tampa Bay Rays avoided a three-game sweep with a 6-3 win on...

Tampa Bay Rays to again start relief pitchers in series vs. Baltimore Orioles

The Tampa Bay Rays are taking their bullpen "opener" theory to the next level, starting relievers in all three games this weekend against the Baltimore Orioles.The Rays used Sergio Romo as an opener in two games last weekend,...

Red Sox to activate Pedroia from DL Friday

<p class="canvas-atom canvas-text Mb(1.0em) Mb(0)--sm Mt(0.8em)--sm" type="text" content="Second baseman Dustin Pedroia will be activated from the disabled list on Friday, Red Sox manager Alex Cora told reporters in St. Petersburg before the game against the Tampa Bay Rays."...

Welington Castillo of Chicago White Sox given 80-game suspension for violating MLB drug policy

Chicago White Sox catcher Welington Castillo has been suspended 80 games for violating the league's joint drug agreement, Major League Baseball announced Thursday.Castillo is being banned for using erythropoietin (EPO), a performance-enhancing substance."The Chicago White Sox were saddened...

Bizarre moment Twins player misses out on a home run after the ball somehow...

It should have been a homer, but a ball in play got stalled by a wall when, bizarrely, it got wedged firmly in the seam.Minnesota Twins second baseman Brian Dozier was playing against the Detroit Tigers when he...

Welington Castillo of Chicago White Sox gets 80-game suspension for violating MLB drug policy

Chicago White Sox catcher Welington Castillo will be suspended 80 games for violating the league's joint drug agreement, a source told ESPN's Jerry Crasnick.The suspension will be announced Thursday.It was not immediately clear what Castillo will be suspended...

Verlander improves to 6-2 as Astros beat Giants 4-1

<p class="canvas-atom canvas-text Mb(1.0em) Mb(0)--sm Mt(0.8em)--sm" type="text" content="HOUSTON (AP) -- Justin Verlander got some run support for the first time in nearly a month and led the Houston Astros over the San Francisco Giants 4-1 on Wednesday." data-reactid="31">HOUSTON...

MLB — Real or Not? Ozzie Albies, Gleyber Torres are already legit stars

The Atlanta Braves beat the Philadelphia Phillies 3-1 and all Ozzie Albies did was go 2-for-4, homer, walk and score all three runs. The home run came in the third inning off a first-pitch curveball from Vince Velasquez:Analysis:...

With big decisions looming for Orioles, John and Louis Angelos assume bigger roles in...

During a five-year renaissance in which the Orioles won more regular-season games...

Aaron Judge of New York Yankees says no need to do Home Run Derby

There will be a new Home Run Derby king at this year's signature All-Star Game event.New York Yankees slugger Aaron Judge told The New York Post on Tuesday that he will sit out the annual home run hitting...

Michael Lorezen set to return from disabled list

Reds pitcher Michael Lorenzen discussed his pending return from the disabled list after suffering a shoulder injury and earning a spot in the bullpen. Interim Manager Jim Riggleman said Lorenzen would likely return to the Reds on Wednesday. Source...

Real or not? Arizona Diamondbacks should worry about Paul Goldschmidt

First off, apologies to the Milwaukee Brewers. They beat the Arizona Diamondbacks 4-2 with three home runs off Zack Greinke and Corey Knebel recorded his first save since March 30. They're in first place in the NL Central...

Brewers Knock Off Diamondbacks | News

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Washington Nationals 19-year-old Juan Soto starts, homers in first at-bat

WASHINGTON -- Juan Soto just keeps hitting home runs.Making his first start for the Washington Nationals on Monday, the 19-year-old outfielder went deep in his first at-bat against San Diego Padres starter Robbie Erlin. The three-run, opposite-field shot...

MLB extends Roberto Osuna’s administrative leave again

<p class="canvas-atom canvas-text Mb(1.0em) Mb(0)--sm Mt(0.8em)--sm" type="text" content="Major League Baseball announced on Monday that Blue Jays reliever Roberto Osuna has had his administrative leave extended again, this time through May 28. Osuna’s administrative leave was extended last week....

Orioles rewind: Looking back at Sunday's 5-0 loss to the Red Sox

Stories, pictures from the Orioles&apos; game Sunday. Source link

Tampa Bay Rays may be at forefront of a rotation revolution

The most interesting news from the weekend was Sergio Romo's starting consecutive games for the Tampa Bay Rays. It was pretty unusual for two reasons: (1) Romo's previous 588 career appearances in the majors all came in relief,...

Shohei Ohtani of Los Angeles Angels interested in Home Run Derby

Invitations to the Home Run Derby won't go out for another month or so, but that hasn't stopped reporters from asking Los Angeles Angels phenom Shohei Ohtani if he'd be interested in taking part.Ohtani, the two-way star, got...

Martinez’s 2 vastly different HRs lead Red Sox past O’s 5-0

BOSTON — J.D. Martinez hit two vastly different drives for his first multihomer game with Boston, powering Eduardo Rodriguez and the Red Sox to a 5-0 victory over the Baltimore Orioles on Sunday.Martinez drove in three runs, and...

Atlanta Braves release Jose Bautista month after adding him

The Atlanta Braves released slumping third baseman Jose Bautista on Sunday, just over a month after adding the veteran slugger to bolster their lineup.Bautista, 37, batted just .143 (5-for-35) with two home runs in 12 games with the...

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