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Throughout history, Major League Baseball has seen its fair share of excellent shortstops. These 5 individuals stand out among the rest.
Author: The Cheat Sheet
Posted: May 28, 2017, 4:18 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) National League home run leader Bryce Harper is among four starters out of the lineup for the Washington Nationals in their series finale against the San Diego Padres on Sunday. Daniel Murphy, Jayson Werth and Matt Wieters also did not start for the Nationals, who open a nine-game, 10
Author: Fox Sports
Posted: May 28, 2017, 4:09 pm
PITTSBURGH (AP) – John Jaso singled home the tying run in the ninth inning and the winning run in the 10th, and the Pittsburgh Pirates overcame Andrew McCutchen's baserunning blunder to beat the New York Mets 5-4 Saturday night. Jordy Mercer doubled off the center-field wall against Addison Reed
Author: CBS Local
Posted: May 28, 2017, 4:05 pm
NEW YORK – The A's will go to the disabled list for a 16th time in less than two months Monday, putting starting pitcher Kendall Graveman on the 10-day DL  while activating starting pitcher Daniel Mengden to start Monday's series opener in Cleveland. It will be the first big league start this
Author: Mercury News
Posted: May 28, 2017, 3:53 pm
A ton of baseball players cheat, in some form or another, and we almost never find out about it. We found 25 who got caught red-handed.
Author: The Cheat Sheet
Posted: May 28, 2017, 3:33 pm
The betting lines are out in Vegas for Major League Baseball, so we took a look at 24 players who could win the AL and NL MVP awards.
Author: The Cheat Sheet
Posted: May 28, 2017, 3:26 pm
There's no doubt that Clayton Kershaw is the best pitcher of this generation, and we've compiled a list of his 5 greatest games.
Author: The Cheat Sheet
Posted: May 28, 2017, 3:15 pm
Today's News Yesterday's Highlights Game 1: Tyler Danish earned the win in his first major league start, Adam Engel — in his big-league debut — scored a key insurance run as a pinch-runner in the eighth inning on Leury Garcia's triple and the bullpen was lights out as the Sox won their second
Author: Inside the White Sox
Posted: May 28, 2017, 2:59 pm
AAA  Reno Aces outslugged the Sacramento River Cats 7-6 in 11 innings: Kelby Tomlinson 2B- 2 for 6, 2B.  BA= .289. Orlando Calixte CF/SS- 4 for 6, 3B, HR(8), SB(11).  BA= .293. Ryder Jones 3B- 1 for 5, HR(5).  BA= .269. Jae-Gyun Hwang 1B- 1 for 5, HR(4).  BA= .282. Chris Shaw LF- 2 for 5, 2B.  BA= .308
Author: whenthegiantscometotown.blogspot.com
Posted: May 28, 2017, 2:40 pm
There's nothing quite like watching a baseball game in a good stadium, so here are the 10 best ballparks to watch a Major League Baseball game.
Author: The Cheat Sheet
Posted: May 28, 2017, 2:30 pm
The jump to Double-A San Antonio didn't faze Jerry Keel much at all. The 23-year-old left-hander struck out five over 6 2/3 shutout innings in the Missions' 2-0 win over Springfield on Saturday night. A ninth-round pick out of Cal State Northridge in 2015, Keel scattered six hits and two walks
Author: sandiegouniontribune.com
Posted: May 28, 2017, 2:27 pm
Is Alex Rodriguez looking to become the next Michael Strahan? The former New York Yankee has signed with ABC News, our sister site Deadline reports. As part of the deal, A-Rod will serve as a contributor on Good Morning America, World News Tonight With David Muir and Nightline, where he’ll report on
Author: TVLine.com
Posted: May 28, 2017, 2:14 pm
Craig Stammen has a locker at Nationals Park once again, down the hall from where he used to store his things, in the smaller, square room where visiting teams operate while playing in D.C. His locker is one of the bigger ones in that clubhouse, as Stammen, 33, is one of the more experienced players
Author: Washington Post
Posted: May 28, 2017, 2:10 pm
TV: FOX Sports Florida TIME: Pregame coverage begins at 12:30 p.m. MIAMI — The Miami Marlins (17-30) will run into a hot pitcher in Sunday's series finale against the Los Angeles Angels (26-26). Right-hander Matt Shoemaker (4-2) has won three straight starts, beating the Detroit Tigers, Chicago White
Author: Fox Sports
Posted: May 28, 2017, 2:01 pm
DENVER — The Colorado Rockies are 11-2-2 in series this season and will try to improve upon that record when they play the rubber game of their series Sunday with the St. Louis Cardinals. The Rockies haven't lost in their last eight series since they dropped three of four games to the Washington
Author: Fox Sports
Posted: May 28, 2017, 1:55 pm
Adam Warren can't help but find Dellin Betances amusing. When the 6-8, 265-pound reliever takes the mound, Warren and the rest of the Yankees don't just feel confident. They get legitimately excited. Watching Betances is as entertaining to them as it is to fans paying for a ticket. The only ones
Author: Sporting News
Posted: May 28, 2017, 1:43 pm
In Sunday’s Say Hey, Baseball we talk about Jim Bunning’s legacy, Will Little’s strike zone, and an important Carlos Zambrano moment. Listen, we know it’s tough to catch up on everything happening in the baseball world each morning. Jim Bunning, who spent 17 years pitching mostly for the Tigers and
Author: SB Nation
Posted: May 28, 2017, 1:25 pm
The Pittsburgh Pirates and New York Mets are two similarly situated teams this year. Both came into the season with postseason aspirations, but both have stumbled out of the gate with sub-.500 records. Each team has lost arguably its best player. In New York, Noah Syndergaard is out due to a torn lat
Author: ESPN.com
Posted: May 28, 2017, 12:41 pm
Dallas Keuchel had a solid performance in his return from the disabled list, and George Springer hit a two-run homer to help the Houston Astros to a 5-2 victory over the Baltimore Orioles on Saturday night. Its kind of hard to pinpoint, outfielder Mark Trumbo said.
Author: Comcast SportsNet Mid Atlantic
Posted: May 28, 2017, 12:13 pm
San Diego Padres outfielder Manuel Margot has taken the center field job this season and run with it. Player Profile The San Diego Padres originally acquired Margot from the Boston Red Sox for closer Craig Kimbrel. Manny Margot was signed out of the Dominican Republic by the Boston Red Sox in 2011 for
Author: Fox Sports
Posted: May 28, 2017, 12:00 pm
HOUSTON -- Dallas Keuchel picked up right where he left off on Saturday night in his return from a short stint on the disabled list. Keuchel (8-0), who missed one start with a pinched nerve in his neck, allowed four hits and one run while fanning eight in six innings to lead the Houston Astros to a 5
Author: ABC13 Houston
Posted: May 28, 2017, 11:10 am
The Oakland Athletics, regardless of where they stand as the trade deadline approaches, will likely sell to some degree. Whether that means a full-fledged fire sale, or a more moderate moving of players on expiring contracts will likely be determined by their place in the standings at that point in time
Author: Fox Sports
Posted: May 28, 2017, 11:00 am
The Orioles are currently in a tailspin, and there are a lot of reasons to worry about this club as it has fallen into third place in the American League East after losing 12 of 15 games. The starting rotation isn't getting deep enough into games and the team's bullpen has been patched together
Author: baltimoresun.com
Posted: May 28, 2017, 11:00 am
Nationals vs. Padres 1:35 p.m., Sunday, May 28, Nationals Park A bit humid, but at least temperatures are fairly comfortable, with plenty of clouds to filter the sun. Just a slight chance of a passing shower. First pitch: Partly to mostly cloudy, Mid-70s. 9th inning: Mostly cloudy, Upper 70s. Chance
Author: Washington Post
Posted: May 28, 2017, 10:55 am
Sunday's minor moves from around baseball: The Red Sox have selected the contract of right-handed reliever Blaine Boyer from Triple-A and optioned left-hander Brian Johnson, per a team announcement. Boyer joined the Red Sox on a minor league contract in the latter half of April and has since thrown
Author: MLB Trade Rumors
Posted: May 28, 2017, 10:50 am
Brandon Kintzler has been one of the pleasant stories on a surprising Minnesota Twins team. However, he may not be long for the franchise. Heading in to yesterday's action, the Minnesota Twins were the surprise leaders of the American League Central. A big part of that success has been the performance
Author: Fox Sports
Posted: May 28, 2017, 10:00 am
MILWAUKEE — All week long, as the Milwaukee Brewers navigated through a season-high five-game losing streak, they insisted that all it would take is one moment, one game to turn things around. They got it Saturday in the form of a near-no-hitter from Chase Anderson that stopped the skid. Now, they'
Author: Fox Sports
Posted: May 28, 2017, 10:00 am
MINNEAPOLIS — Brian Dozier had just finished off a big win for the Minnesota Twins on Saturday with a two-run homer in the bottom of the eighth inning. Dozier said winning Saturday — after losing to the Tampa Bay Rays on Friday to continue a season-long trend — was important. The Twins are aware, even
Author: Fox Sports
Posted: May 28, 2017, 10:00 am
Chicago Cubs slugger Kyle Schwarber is returning to the lineup for the World Series, but he's not the first athlete to miraculously come back from injury.
Author: The Cheat Sheet
Posted: May 28, 2017, 10:00 am
Caption Close The Astros placed No. 3 starter Charlie Morton on the 10-day disabled list Sunday with a strained lat muscle. The team doesn't have a timetable for Morton's return. Morton, who threw a bullpen session Friday, had been scheduled to start Tuesday at Minnesota. Story continues below
Author: Houston Chronicle
Posted: May 28, 2017, 9:48 am
By | May 28, 2017 at 9:41am CDT The Tigers have designated outfielder Tyler Collins for assignment and selected the contract of fellow outfielder Alex Presley from Triple-A, per a team announcement.
Author: MLB Trade Rumors
Posted: May 28, 2017, 9:41 am
The Astros are sending right-hander Charlie Morton to the 10-day disabled list with a lat strain, per Brian McTaggart of MLB.com (Twitter link). There's no timetable for Morton's return, and the club will recall righty Jordan Jankowski to take his place for now. The DL is nothing new for Morton
Author: MLB Trade Rumors
Posted: May 28, 2017, 8:56 am
SAN FRANCISCO – Like Matt Cain, San Francisco Giants starter Ty Blach continues to dish out his best stuff in the pitcher-friendly confines of AT&T Park. The only difference is that Blach actually received some run support, and plenty of it, Saturday as the Giants (21-30) returned to the win column with
Author: charlotteobserver
Posted: May 28, 2017, 8:44 am
Stephen Strasburg dominates with a career high 15 strikeouts, plus Mike Trout knocks a mammoth homer at Marlins Park
Author: MLB.com
Posted: May 28, 2017, 8:10 am
With the exception of Chris Sale's first go with the team, there hasn't been a more eagerly anticipated start by a Red Sox pitcher this season than the one David Price is scheduled to make tomorrow afternoon in Chicago. The stakes for the Red Sox could not be much higher with Price, who has been
Author: Boston Herald
Posted: May 28, 2017, 8:00 am
As the month of May winds down, the Tampa Bay Rays find themselves in an unusual position. They currently sit five games behind the New York Yankees for first place in the AL East, and boast a .500 record of 26-26. Hovering around .500 isn't an ideal situation for any team at this point of the season
Author: Yardbarker
Posted: May 28, 2017, 8:00 am
Pablo Sandoval was back in Pawtucket's starting lineup for the second game in a row last night. If all goes well, that could be his final step before returning from the Red Sox disabled list next week in Chicago. “I wouldn't rule it out,” manager John Farrell said. Sandoval has been out since
Author: Boston Herald
Posted: May 28, 2017, 8:00 am
Brian Johnson made sure that his spot start kept the Red Sox pitching staff on a roll, and he sent a message that he should be th primary option when the ballclub needs a fill-in starter. The 26-year-old left-hander threw a five-hit shutout in his third major league start and the Sox extended their winning
Author: Boston Herald
Posted: May 28, 2017, 8:00 am
Corey Kluber's return to the rotation has been expected. Who leaves when Kluber returns might be more of a surprise. Danny Salazar, who owns a 5.50 ERA and 1.59 WHIP in 10 starts this year, is a candidate to be moved to the bullpen when Kluber returns Thursday, Indians manager Terry Francona indicated
Author: Rotoworld.com
Posted: May 28, 2017, 7:50 am
The injury-plagued San Francisco Giants hope they can put one potential issue behind them when Johnny Cueto takes the mound to face the Atlanta Braves in the finale of a three-game series on Sunday afternoon. Cueto is coming off a career-worst, three-home run allowance against the Chicago Cubs on Tuesday
Author: STATS/TSX
Posted: May 28, 2017, 6:50 am
PITTSBURGH— Terry Collins was just about speechless. His Mets took another punch to the gut on the field, losing to the Pirates in yet another bullpen explosion Saturday night, and the manager walked into his office to find a note waiting. Yoenis Cespedes, the Mets' best hitter who was supposedly
Author: NY Daily News
Posted: May 28, 2017, 6:40 am
For the St. Louis Cardinals the starting pitching has been nothing short of phenomenal. Mike Leake has looked completely different from his 2016 self and is sporting an ERA of 1.91 in 9 starts. Lance Lynn has an impressive 2.53 ERA coming off of needing Tommy John surgery. The only struggling starter
Author: Yardbarker
Posted: May 28, 2017, 6:34 am
DENVER • There have been times in recent years that Adam Wainwright has relied so much on the jib of his cutter that he would turn to it even ahead of his more-famous curve. The cutter could be his go-to, his be-all, and often his end-all, until three starts ago when he made the decision that may have
Author: stltoday.com
Posted: May 28, 2017, 6:20 am
CLEVELAND — The slumping Cleveland Indians on Sunday will attempt to avoid being swept by the Kansas City Royals in a three-game series at Progressive Field for the first time in 14 years. All of a sudden, playing at home is not necessarily an advantage for the Indians. Cleveland is 8-13 at Progressive
Author: Fox Sports
Posted: May 28, 2017, 6:02 am
There usually isn't a whole lot of baseball on Mondays, but that isn't the case during a holiday weekend. All 30 MLB teams are on the schedule for Memorial Day 2017, including some marquee matchups on national TV. The day's biggest game is the one that gets underway first. The New York Yankees
Author: International Business Times
Posted: May 28, 2017, 6:00 am
Jesse joined ESPN Chicago in September 2009 and covers the Chicago Cubs for ESPNChicago.com and ESPN Radio 1000. LOS ANGELES -- The Dodgers have surrendered a mere five hits in two games -- all singles -- and not one pitch has been thrown by Los Angeles star Clayton Kershaw. Not yet, at least. That comes
Author: ESPN.com
Posted: May 28, 2017, 5:45 am
SAN FRANCISCO Ty Blach is making the most of his opportunity in San Francisco's rotation after ace Madison Bumgarner went down with an injury. Blach pitched shutout ball into the eighth inning and gave San Francisco's struggling offense a boost with an RBI single during a three-run fourth that
Author: charlotteobserver
Posted: May 28, 2017, 5:44 am
Yankees 3, A's 2 Matt Holliday ended Jharel Cotton's no-hit bid by hitting a two-run homer with two out in the sixth inning and the New York Yankees defeated the Oakland Athletics 3-2 on Saturday. Cotton (3-5) allowed three runs and two hits in his return to the majors after a two-week stint
Author: Reuters
Posted: May 28, 2017, 5:19 am
The right-hander is scheduled to start for the New York Mets when they meet the Pittsburgh Pirates at PNC Park in the final game of a weekend series on Sunday night. The Mets, who have lost four of their past six games after dropping Saturday's contest 5-4 to Pittsburgh, have some pitching woes.
Author: STATS/TSX
Posted: May 28, 2017, 5:16 am
May 28 (Gracenote) - Standings from the MLB on Saturday AMERICAN LEAGUEEASTERN DIVISION W L PCT GB 1. NY Yankees 28 18 .609 - 2. Boston 27 21 .563 2 3. Baltimore 25 22 .532 3 1/2 4. Tampa Bay 26 26 .500 5 5. Toronto 23 26 .469 6 1/2 CENTRAL DIVISION W L PCT GB 1. Minnesota 26 19 .578 - 2. Cleveland 24
Author: Reuters
Posted: May 28, 2017, 5:03 am
Before his career in politics, he pitched one of the first perfect games in MLB history as a member of the Phillies and went to the Hall of Fame.
Author: Big League Stew
Posted: May 27, 2017, 6:26 pm
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