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Michael Chavis' mad scramble to reach The Show

Apr 20, 2019 09:50 PM EDT

Buying a change of clothes at the airport, racing to the park, then being told to get ready to hit minutes later? Welcome to the majors, Mr. Chavis.


Pujols jumps Ruth for 5th place with 1,993 RBIs

Apr 20, 2019 11:41 PM EDT

Los Angeles Angels slugger Albert Pujols took another step up the leaderboard with his 1,992nd career RBI on Saturday night, tying Babe Ruth for fifth place in baseball history.


Veteran lefty Gonzalez opts out of Yankees deal

Apr 20, 2019 06:13 PM EDT

Gio Gonzalez has opted out of his minor league deal with the Yankees, giving the team 48 hours to release or add him to the major league roster. In 15 innings at Triple-A, Gonzalez is 2-1 with a 6.00 ERA.


Yanks await verdict on Judge after oblique injury

Apr 20, 2019 05:24 PM EDT

Yankees star Aaron Judge will undergo an MRI after injuring his oblique on a single during Saturday's game vs. the Royals. The Yankees already have 12 players on the injured list.


Ump tackles fan who ran onto field in Jays-A's

Apr 20, 2019 11:12 PM EDT

Second-base umpire Jeff Nelson put a swift end to a fan's romp around the field during Saturday's Blue Jays-A's game, grabbing the man and flinging him to the ground.


Blue Jays' Shoemaker set for MRI on hurt knee

Apr 20, 2019 06:58 PM EDT

Blue Jays starter Matt Shoemaker had to be helped off the field after suffering a left knee sprain during a rundown in the third inning Saturday against the Athletics.


Gonzalez broke collarbone in collision with Marte

Apr 20, 2019 04:40 PM EDT

Erik Gonzalez and Starling Marte of the Pirates were both injured after crashing into each other while chasing a softly hit ball.


Segura, Kingery, Arano put on IL by Phillies

Apr 20, 2019 09:42 PM EDT

Shortstops Jean Segura and Scott Kingery and relief pitcher Victor Arano were placed on the 10-day injured list.


'Please, Danny, don't die on my watch': An oral history of a near-death in the dugout

Mar 27, 2019 03:39 PM EDT

A year ago, Danny Farquhar was pitching for the White Sox when an aneurysm burst in his brain. Here's how he and those around him recall that fateful day, his recovery -- and his return to the mound.


Forecaster for Week 4: April 22-28

Apr 20, 2019 10:04 AM EDT

Set your lineups for the week ahead in fantasy baseball with our pitcher rankings, hitter ratings and more.


Fantasy baseball: Which hot starts are the real deal?

Apr 18, 2019 02:49 PM EDT

You don't have to look hard to find hitters and pitchers who are off to fantastic starts to the 2019 season, but which ones will last, and which are fool's gold?


Cubs' Lester (hammy) may return for next series

Apr 20, 2019 02:38 PM EDT

Cubs manager Joe Maddon said injured ace Jon Lester looked "very good" in a simulated game and said it's possible the left-hander could return from his hamstring injury as soon as the team's next series.


Ranking the biggest stars in the next three free-agent classes

Apr 17, 2019 03:04 PM EDT

A run of extensions has changed the course of free agency. But these big names remain --- and here's where they could fit.


Unwritten rules or let the kids play? Baseball can't have it both ways

Apr 17, 2019 09:22 PM EDT

Another home run celebration led to a hit by pitch and the benches emptying, a tired scene MLB needs to clean up as it targets a younger audience.


Real or not? World Series hangovers are a bunch of nonsense

Apr 19, 2019 01:07 AM EDT

The Red Sox only wish they could cure their horrible start with a couple of aspirin and a long nap. History shows that's not the case.


From 'blimp folder' to Foot Locker: Fake jobs MLB players use to fool fans

Mar 21, 2019 02:50 PM EDT

Sometimes, you just want to be anonymous. Ballplayers reveal to us the counterfeit careers they've created to conceal their identities away from the diamond.


 


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