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Koji Uehara has retired

<p class="canvas-atom canvas-text Mb(1.0em) Mb(0)--sm Mt(0.8em)--sm" type="text" content="Jim Allen of Kyodo News reports that Koji Uehara has retired from baseball." data-reactid="18">Jim Allen of Kyodo News reports that Koji Uehara has retired from baseball.Uehara, 44, has spent the past...

Struggling Tebow hits first Triple-A home run

What started off as a tough spring for Tim Tebow with the Mets' Triple-A affiliate in Syracuse, New York, took a turn for the better Sunday when he hit his first International League home run.It came in his...

Sunday Sundries: Milwaukee Brewers Week 8 In Review

Your Milwaukee Brewers eschewed close games this week, well, at least for the first five. The last two, against the Atlanta Braves, ended up as one-run, ten-inning affairs, with the Braves winning Saturday night on a...

Why the Cubs have rebounded and the Nationals haven’t

9:00 AM ETEddie MatzCloseESPN Senior WriterEddie Matz covers the Washington Nationals and the world of Major League Baseball for ESPN.com. He's been writing for ESPN since 2002, and is a graduate of the University of Pennsylvania.<!-- Follow Eddie...

Trenton Thunder host champions of recovery on Strikeout Substance Misuse Night

Pictured (from left) Kyle Holder; Drug Enforcement Agency’s Nicholas Kolen, assistant special agent in charge of New Jersey; and, Boomer. (Sean Miller | for NJ Advance Media)Baseball has always been a large part of the community, no...

Maddon protests loss to Nats over double toe-tap

WASHINGTON -- The Chicago Cubs protested Saturday night's 5-2 loss to the Nationals, with manager Joe Maddon arguing that Washington reliever Sean Doolittle used an illegal delivery in the ninth inning.The double toe-tap Doolittle appeared to use as...

Pirates to convert JB Shuck into two-way player

<p class="canvas-atom canvas-text Mb(1.0em) Mb(0)--sm Mt(0.8em)--sm" type="text" content="Rob Biertempfel of The Athletic reports that the Pirates have decided to convert outfielder JB Shuck into a two-way player. Recent comments relayed from the club’s director of player development, Larry...

Humor helps Royals manager Ned Yost battle pain, age and a changing game

“The way the game is played now, I find it very . . . boring,” Yost told The Times during spring training. “OK, let’s sit back, rip and see if we can hit homers. If we strike...

‘Turn off the lights’ — How the Yankees rallied to seize the AL East...

NEW YORK -- The game was tied, but CC Sabathia was telling his teammates they could start packing up their belongings; first place was about to be theirs."Turn off the lights," the New York Yankees' 19-year veteran bellowed...

Fiery Sabathia shouts at Rays in tense Yanks win

NEW YORK -- Barely a week after an at times contentious series against division rival Tampa Bay, Yankees starter CC Sabathia appeared to have a few choice words Friday for the Rays as he pitched against them in...

Twins put slugger Nelson Cruz on 10-day injured list

<p class="canvas-atom canvas-text Mb(1.0em) Mb(0)--sm Mt(0.8em)--sm" type="text" content="SEATTLE (AP) -- Minnesota Twins slugger Nelson Cruz was disappointed he won't get a chance to play against one of his former teams." data-reactid="22">SEATTLE (AP) -- Minnesota Twins slugger Nelson Cruz...

Dodgers put Maeda on IL with adductor injury

The Los Angeles Dodgers placed right-handed starter Kenta Maeda on the 10-day injured list Friday with a left adductor contusion.Maeda is 5-2 in nine starts this season with a 3.51 ERA and 52 strikeouts.Maeda had his best outing...

Four things the Yankees have learned about the Rays

NEW YORK -- Since April 1, one team has stood alone atop the American League East standings.It might not after this weekend.Many around baseball thought that might have happened last weekend, when the division-leading Tampa Bay Rays played...

Is the .300 hitter a thing of the past?

The history of baseball is so remarkably well chronicled in both statistical and narrative forms that there are countless good stories throughout the eons that we've forgotten. They happen every day, even now, events notable enough that they...

Michael Conforto diagnosed with concussion

<p class="canvas-atom canvas-text Mb(1.0em) Mb(0)--sm Mt(0.8em)--sm" type="text" content="MLB.com’s Anthony DiComo reports that Mets outfielder Michael Conforto has been diagnosed with a concussion. Conforto collided with teammate Robinson Canó as the pair attempted to catch a fly ball in...

Dodgers fans sing Happy Birthday to rookie star Alex Verdugo

Dodgers rookie outfielder Alex Verdugo was a fixture on top prospects lists for years and spent most of 2017 and 2018 looking ready for the Majors but blocked by a logjam of outfielders in Los Angeles. Verdugo is making...

Padres vs. Dodgers – Game Recap – May 15, 2019

LOS ANGELES -- Kenta Maeda dominated on the mound and helped himself at the plate.The right-hander struck out 12 batters and drove in both runs in leading the Los Angeles Dodgers to a 2-0 victory over the San...

Darvish’s slow approach fuels 11-strikeout night

CINCINNATI -- The commissioner's office might not like it, but Chicago Cubs fans won't be complaining if enigmatic righty Yu Darvish wants to take his time on the mound.As long as the results look like they did Wednesday...

Miguel Andújar elects to have season-ending surgery

<p class="canvas-atom canvas-text Mb(1.0em) Mb(0)--sm Mt(0.8em)--sm" type="text" content="The New York Yankees won’t have third baseman Miguel Andújar for the rest of the season. After struggling with shoulder issues all year, Andújar has decided to undergo season-ending surgery, according to...

Twins’ Sano set for debut as Garver heads to IL

Minnesota Twins third baseman Miguel Sano is set to make his 2019 debut after missing the first quarter of the season when he was injured celebrating a winter league title, while the team put breakout catcher Mitch Garver...

Blue Jays fans see the Vladdy they dreamed of for the first time

It’s awfully hard to be a mythical figure these days.With a larger percentage of life being captured on video and shared than ever, it’s difficult to ascend beyond the constraints of one’s reality in the eyes of the...

Garver shines in Twins’ win, but exits with injury

Twins catcher Mitch Garver hit a two-run homer and tagged out the Los Angeles Angels' Shohei Ohtani trying to score the tying run in the eighth inning of Minnesota's 4-3 home victory on Tuesday, but Garver suffered a...

Dodgers’ Urias placed on leave after domestic violence arrest

<p class="canvas-atom canvas-text Mb(1.0em) Mb(0)--sm Mt(0.8em)--sm" type="text" content="Los Angeles (AFP) - Los Angeles Dodgers pitcher Julio Urias was placed on administrative leave Tuesday, a day after he was arrested on suspicion of misdemeanor domestic battery." data-reactid="22">Los Angeles (AFP)...

Brewers call up prospect Hiura, put Shaw on IL

The Milwaukee Brewers have promoted second baseman Keston Hiura, their top overall prospect, from the minors.The Brewers selected Hiura's contract from Triple-A San Antonio on Tuesday and placed third baseman Travis Shaw on the 10-day injured list with...

Epstein Weighs The Cost Of A Closer Upgrade For Cubs, Leaving Maddon To Solve...

<div _ngcontent-c14="" innerhtml=" Theo Epstein, President of Baseball Operations for the Chicago Cubs, talks with manager Joe Maddon before a game. No topic...

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