The Dodgers are confident they will get one of three available pitchers, and Gray is one of them. Sonny Gray is getting traded before Monday afternoon, that much has all but been decided by now. While he has been connected to the Dodgers through various rumors during the past week,’s Jon Morosi
Author: SB Nation
Posted: July 27, 2017, 10:37 pm
The Tampa Bay Rays entered Thursday a game back in the American League wild-card race. Not content with that standing, the Rays front office spent the day working the phones, first landing left-handed reliever Dan Jennings, and now New York Mets first baseman Lucas Duda, the teams announced. A free agent
Author: CBS Sports
Posted: July 27, 2017, 10:30 pm
The Padres announced today that the following roster moves have been made: Selected LHP Kyle McGrath from Double-A San Antonio. McGrath will wear number 38. McGrath's minor league career stats. Optioned RHP Kyle Lloyd to Triple-A El Paso. Transferred RHP Jarred Cosart to the 60-day disabled list.
Author: FriarWire
Posted: July 27, 2017, 10:23 pm
With the trade deadline only four days away, the Miami Marlins have reportedly made a very interesting starting pitcher available. Multiple reports indicate the Fish will listen to offers for 28-year-old right-hander Dan Straily , who can't become a free agent until after the 2020 season. He is 7
Author: CBS Sports
Posted: July 27, 2017, 10:15 pm
WASHINGTON - At this time of year, there's nothing better for a player than being traded from a last-place team to a contending team. Yes, professionals are expected to perform equally well no matter how their teams are faring, but anyone will tell you the adrenaline rush and fun factor both rise
Author: Milwaukee Journal Sentinel
Posted: July 27, 2017, 10:09 pm
Faced with an inopportune situation at an important time, the Angels have decided on an all-hands approach to handle their vacant starting-rotation spot for Saturday's game at Toronto. They might deploy their entire bullpen to pitch, beginning with long reliever Yusmeiro Petit. Manager Mike Scioscia
Posted: July 27, 2017, 9:50 pm
The Washington Nationals exploded for eight home runs -- including four in a row and five overall in the third inning alone -- in a 15-2 Major League Baseball win over the Milwaukee Brewers on Thursday. "What a team we have, what a lineup we have," Bryce Harper said after the Nats matched
Author: AFP
Posted: July 27, 2017, 9:45 pm
The last thing the floundering, frustrated Detroit Tigers need right now is a series against the American League's best team. What's more, the Astros have their ace back to start the opener of the series. Dallas Keuchel will make his first start since June 2 on Friday when he opposes Jordan
Posted: July 27, 2017, 9:39 pm
Adrian Beltre is just one big game away from baseball immortality. The Texas Rangers veteran third baseman needs only four hits to reach the 3,000-hit milestone, something only 30 players have accomplished. For more perspective, only five of those 30 players aren't in the Baseball Hall of Fame, where
Author: Fort Worth Star-Telegram
Posted: July 27, 2017, 9:32 pm
Molina is out of the lineup Thursday against the Diamondbacks. Molina hits the bench after starting the past five games behind the plate, with multi-hit days during the last three contests. The catcher should slot back into the lineup for Friday's affair, while Carson Kelly sets up behind the plate
Author: CBS Sports
Posted: July 27, 2017, 9:20 pm
Steve Pearce became the latest Blue Jay to hit a game-ending home run. Pearce hit a tiebreaking grand slam in the 10th inning and Toronto beat the Oakland Athletics 8-4 on Thursday to complete a four-game sweep. ''Hopefully we just keep the ball rolling,'' Pearce said.
Author: The Associated Press
Posted: July 27, 2017, 9:18 pm
Steve Pearce drilled a walk-off grand slam on Thursday, giving the Blue Jays their second consecutive walk-off win against the Athletics.
Author: NBC Sports
Posted: July 27, 2017, 9:10 pm
We are now only four days away from the 2017 non-waiver trade deadline. Plenty of trades have already gone down and there are surely many more on the way. As for the on-the-field action, Thursday brings a very light MLB schedule. Only eight games total, meaning roughly half the league is enjoying an
Author: CBS Sports
Posted: July 27, 2017, 9:05 pm
The Cleveland Indians are finally starting to look like the defending AL champions. Cleveland ran its winning streak to a seven games - its longest of the season - and moved to a season-high 10 games over .500 with Thursday's 2-1 victory over the Los Angeles Angels. Trevor Bauer pitched a season-high
Author: The Associated Press
Posted: July 27, 2017, 9:05 pm
Tonight's Minor League Schedule: Florida vs Jupiter - 6:30 p.m. ET Probable Starters FLO - Ricardo Sanchez (4-9, 4.95 ERA) JUP - TBA Johnson City vs Danville - 7 p.m. ET Probable Starters JC - Edwar Ramirez (1-4, 7.76 ERA) DAN - Bruce Zimmermann (0-1, 4.50 ERA) Gwinnett vs Lehigh Valley - 7:05 p.m
Posted: July 27, 2017, 9:00 pm
In a matter of pitches, Toronto manager John Gibbons, pitcher Marcus Stroman and catcher Russell Martin are all ejected.
Posted: July 27, 2017, 8:36 pm
ST. LOUIS -- The sound of the showers hitting the tile floor in the Colorado Rockies' visiting clubhouse at Busch Stadium was deafening. The Rockies, one of baseball's most surprising teams with their kiddie corps rotation, may still be wearing that glass slipper, but it is now cracked, chipping
Author: USA Today
Posted: July 27, 2017, 8:29 pm
Cesar Valdez has earned another start with the Toronto Blue Jays. The 32-year-old right-hander posted his first major-league win in more than seven years, throwing six strong innings in a 4-1 win Tuesday over Oakland. Manager John Gibbons says Valdez will likely start Sunday against the Los Angeles Angels
Author: thestar
Posted: July 27, 2017, 8:25 pm
It's debatable which is the more impressive feat: That Twins reliever Trevor Hildenberger has allowed just six home runs in nearly 200 professional innings or the fact he can recall each of those instances in vivid detail. Starting in 2014, shortly after the Twins took him in the 22nd round, he has
Author: Twin Cities
Posted: July 27, 2017, 8:19 pm
Associated Press CHICAGO -- The Chicago White Sox have placed All-Star outfielder Avisail Garcia on the 10-day disabled list with a sprained right thumb. The White Sox also promoted outfielder Willy Garcia and left-hander Aaron Bummer from Triple-A Charlotte before Thursday night's game against the
Posted: July 27, 2017, 8:17 pm
Yoan Moncada and Rafael Devers each hit his first career home run Wednesday. Pretty cool, right? Chances are, though, you won't find either on your league's waiver wire. Moncada has been about 80 percent owned since the start of the season, and while Devers is closer to 70, you can understand
Author: CBS Sports
Posted: July 27, 2017, 8:10 pm
WASHINGTON — The Washington Nationals tied a franchise record with eight home runs, including two apiece by Bryce Harper and Ryan Zimmerman, and Max Scherzer pitched six innings of three-hit ball in a 15-2 rout of the fading Milwaukee Brewers on Thursday. Washington matched two major league records in
Author: WISN
Posted: July 27, 2017, 8:09 pm
The Red Sox had enough third basemen. So at the time, the team's decision to trade away a minor league prospect at the position — no matter how heralded — in an effort to fuel their 1990 playoff push seemed well worth it. “We had depth at third base with Wade Boggs, Tim Naehring and Scott Cooper,
Author: Boston
Posted: July 27, 2017, 8:01 pm
There is no fixed date when all 30 Major League Baseball stadiums will have protective netting installed for fans' safety against foul balls and errant bats, but commissioner Rob Manfred said Thursday that there is “continued evolution by the clubs” to reach that goal, and that the 30 different stadium
Author: NY Daily News
Posted: July 27, 2017, 7:54 pm
The Twins have played more as anticipated recently, sliding slowly out of contention with 10 losses in 14 games, while the Indians and Royals have surged in the AL Central. That has moved them to flip from buyers to possibly sellers, including a piece, Jaime Garcia, they recently obtained from the Braves
Author: New York Post
Posted: July 27, 2017, 7:49 pm
The Chicago Cubs are assured of remaining in first place in the National League Central by virtue of the Milwaukee Brewers' loss at Washington. But the Cubs would like to sustain momentum heading into this weekend's series at Miller Park with a victory over the rival White Sox Thursday night
Author: chicagotribune
Posted: July 27, 2017, 7:45 pm
Washington busts the game wide open in the third inning by homering five times off Milwaukee pitcher Michael Blazek.
Posted: July 27, 2017, 7:42 pm
WASHINGTON — The Washington Nationals staged their own version of the Home Run Derby, with Michael Blazek serving as the unwilling batting practice pitcher. Washington tied a franchise record with eight homers and matched two major league marks during a prolific third inning that highlighted a 15-2 rout
Author: Fox Sports
Posted: July 27, 2017, 7:34 pm
Milwaukee Brewers prospect Lewis Brinson went yard for his second career big-league homer in an otherwise ugly 15-2 loss to the Washington Nationals. Tomorrow 12:00a ET Brewers Live - Postgame
Author: Fox Sports
Posted: July 27, 2017, 7:29 pm
CLEVELAND (AP) Trevor Bauer pitched a season-high eight innings, Francisco Lindor singled to break a tie in the seventh and the Cleveland Indians won their seventh straight game Thursday with a 2-1 victory over the Los Angeles Angels. Cleveland is on its longest winning streak of the season and is a
Author: Fox Sports
Posted: July 27, 2017, 7:23 pm
Keep track of all Major League Baseball trades with CBS Sports' Trade Tracker. Get all the latest baseball news with our  blog heading into the July 31 non-waiver trade deadline.   Here are all the trades from the start of the 2017 MLB season: Trade Tracker:
Author: CBS Sports
Posted: July 27, 2017, 7:20 pm
LOS ANGELES (AP) — With Clayton Kershaw sidelined by injury, the Los Angeles Dodgers are in need of a dominant left-hander. Baseball's best team need look no farther than one locker past Kershaw's in the clubhouse. Alex Wood has been doing his best impression of the three-time NL Cy Young Award
Author: USA Today
Posted: July 27, 2017, 7:16 pm
Wednesday's game was played at night, Thursday's in the early afternoon, but the identifying factors of the Angels' losses were the same. One strike from escaping the seventh inning with a tie intact, their starting pitcher permitted the go-ahead hit. Right-hander JC Ramirez was the culprit
Posted: July 27, 2017, 7:05 pm
It's no secret. Lefty reliever James Pazos needs more sliders to pull him out of his recent slide. That's the clear message from Mariners pitching coach Mel Stottlemyre and others. It's sinking in. "I've been thinking a lot about it lately," Pazos acknowledged. "I'm
Author: thenewstribune
Posted: July 27, 2017, 7:04 pm
Detroit — You want to scapegoat Bruce Rondon? You want to pull his major league player's card and banish him back to the bushes?  Go ahead. It's likely to happen anyway. He's used up all his chances in Detroit.  But that's not going to change anything. Rondon is but a minor symptom of
Author: Detroit News
Posted: July 27, 2017, 6:41 pm
TORONTO — Less than 24 hours after reliever Santiago Casilla was lit up by the Toronto Blue Jays, the A's have blown up their bullpen. Gone is John Axford, who was designated for assignment after posting a 6.43 ERA, allowing 15 earned runs in 21 innings. Control was a major issue for Axford, who
Author: Mercury News
Posted: July 27, 2017, 6:35 pm
TORONTO — Less than 24 hours after reliever Santiago Casilla was lit up by the Toronto Blue Jays, the A's have blown up their bullpen. Gone is John Axford, who was designated for assignment after posting a 6.43 ERA, allowing 15 earned runs in 21 innings. Control was a major issue for Axford, who
Author: Mercury News
Posted: July 27, 2017, 6:35 pm
Lehigh Valley IronPigs righthander Tom Eshelman threw a side session on Tuesday but felt discomfort as he battles back from a strained right hip flexor. Lehigh Valley manager Dusty Wathem said Eshelman will remain on the disabled list and skip his next start. “If he were in the big leagues, he'd
Author: philly
Posted: July 27, 2017, 6:22 pm
The Braves have decided to send shortstop Dansby Swanson back to Triple-A Gwinnett Braves after his lackluster start to the season. Swanson, the 2015 No. 1 overall pick, has a .213 batting average, six home runs and only 35 RBIs this season. Even though he went 2-for-4 in Wednesday's 10-3 loss to
Author: Sporting News
Posted: July 27, 2017, 6:21 pm
With Joe Ross out for the year after undergoing Tommy John surgery and now Stephen Strasburg on the disabled list, some have called for the Nationals to trade for another starting pitcher. However, according to Fox's Ken Rosenthal, Washington has decided to stick with its current group of starters
Author: washingtontimes
Posted: July 27, 2017, 6:13 pm
Miami businessman Jorge Mas is continuing efforts to buy the Miami Marlins and met with MLB Commissioner Rob Manfred last week in hopes of accomplishing that, according to a league source. A day later, Manfred met with one of the other bidders - Wayne Rothbaum and Jeb Bush, as we reported on Tuesday.
Author: miamiherald
Posted: July 27, 2017, 6:10 pm
ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) The Tampa Bay Rays have acquired help for an inconsistent bullpen, obtaining left-handed reliever Dan Jennings from the Chicago White Sox for minor league first baseman Casey Gillaspie. Jennings was 3-1 with a 3.45 ERA in 48 appearances for the White Sox this season. He is expected
Author: Fox Sports
Posted: July 27, 2017, 6:08 pm
The Washington Nationals announced on Wednesday pitcher Stephen Strasburg would be placed on the disabled list and miss his next start with a right elbow nerve impingement. Manager Dusty Baker insisted his 29-year-old starter would only “miss one turn” in the rotation. But this will be Strasburg'
Author: Washington Post
Posted: July 27, 2017, 5:56 pm
The visiting Cubs not only beat the White Sox on Wednesday night, their TV crew won the three-way competition for Chicago-area viewers. Buoyed by availability on free over-the-air television, the WLS-Ch. 7 coverage with Cubs announcers Len Kasper and Jim Deshaies averaged a 6.5 household Nielsen rating
Author: chicagotribune
Posted: July 27, 2017, 5:45 pm
ALLENTOWN — J.P. Crawford clapped three times, flipped to his feet, and enthusiastically high-fived every member of Lehigh Valley's dugout. Once the unanimous choice as the Phillies' top prospect, Crawford had deceptively slid underneath the tag for an inside-the-park grand slam on Wednesday
Author: philly
Posted: July 27, 2017, 5:42 pm
PHOENIX (AP) — The Minnesota Twins are sending Triple-A catcher John Ryan Murphy to the Arizona Diamondbacks for Double-A left-hander Gabriel Moya. The deal agreed to Thursday was pending physicals for both players. The 26-year-old Murphy, a second-round pick by the Yankees in the 2009 amateur draft,
Author: CBS Local
Posted: July 27, 2017, 5:37 pm Staff Our experts are here to provide the best hitters and pitchers for you to build your daily fantasy baseball lineups around on Thursday. Hitters to build around Kyle Soppe -- Kyle Schwarber, Chicago Cubs Stacking left-handed hitters against Mike Pelfrey is a great strategy on any day, but
Posted: July 27, 2017, 5:27 pm
The organization made its first move leading up to the MLB trade deadline, sending All-Star reliever, Pat Neshek, to the Colorado Rockies for three prospects, one of which – shortstop Jose Gomez – was the No. 21 prospect in Colorado according to It was the most obvious move the team
Author: Metro US
Posted: July 27, 2017, 5:21 pm
Derek Carty Daily Fantasy Close Follow on Twitter It's just a five-game slate this evening -- and a very ugly one on the pitching side. Still, no need to fear as Best Buys has you covered. If you have any questions, feel free to hit me up on Twitter (@DerekCarty).
Posted: July 27, 2017, 4:55 pm
Kevin Plank, founder and CEO of Under Armour, and Rob Manfred, Major League Baseball commissioner, sat down with CNBC to discuss how businesses are planning to navigate President-elect Donald Trump's views against American companies outsourcing jobs. "We can't just keep chasing the lowest
Author: CNBC
Posted: July 27, 2017, 4:40 pm
When Pudge raises his Hall of Fame plaque, there will be young men in major league clubhouses and boys and girls on the fields Puerto Rico sharing in the moment.
Author: Yahoo Sports
Posted: July 26, 2017, 1:00 pm
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