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Arizona Diamondbacks Paul Goldschmidt IS That Good

Arizona Diamondbacks Paul Goldschmidt IS That Good

Paul Goldschmidt has been one of the premier sluggers in the National League this season, putting up numbers that are more than MVP-worthy for the NL West division leading Arizona Diamondbacks. In just five games this month, Goldschmidt... 
Jason Castro, Carlos Pena Lead Houston Astros Hot Streak

Jason Castro, Carlos Pena Lead Houston Astros Hot Streak

In moving to the American League this season, the Houston Astros have primarily been faced with much of the same, a team that has failed to pull it together and become a legitimate contender. Before May 27, the Astros held onto an... 
Cameron Maybin Reinstated from DL, Rejoins Padres

Cameron Maybin Reinstated from DL, Rejoins Padres

San Diego Padres center fielder Cameron Maybin will be reinstated today from the disabled list after missing the last 45 games due to a right wrist impingement. Maybin was placed on the 15-day DL on April 18 after injuring his right... 
Mitch Moreland Leaves Team To Undergo MRI On Right Hamstring

Mitch Moreland Leaves Team To Undergo MRI On Right Hamstring

Texas Rangers first baseman Mitch Moreland  is on his way home to have an MRI  on an aching right hamstring suffered in a game against the Boston Red Sox. Moreland injured the leg while running out a double during the Rangers 3-2... 
Will Middlebrooks Stay in Pawtucket May Be Longer Than Rehab Assignment

Will Middlebrooks Stay in Pawtucket May Be Longer Than Rehab Assignment

Boston Red Sox third baseman Will MiddlebrooksIs in Pawtucket on a rehab assignment and he may find that his stay in the minor leagues extends beyond a traditional rehab assignment.  Middlebrooks is eligible to return on Saturday. Red... 
Carlos Gonzalez and Troy Tulowitzki Combine For 5 HR’s vs Reds

Carlos Gonzalez and Troy Tulowitzki Combine For 5 HR’s vs Reds

Carlos Gonzalez tied his career high with three home runs and and Troy Tulowitzki went 5-for-5 with a pair of homers and the Colorado Rockies hammered the Cincinnati Reds  at Great American Ballpark. Gonzalez ended up going 3-for-5... 
Nats Stephen Strasburg Joins Bryce Harper on The DL

Nats Stephen Strasburg Joins Bryce Harper on The DL

Washington Nationals ace Stephen Strasburg was placed on the disabled list due to the lat strain that forced him to end his last outing early after just two innings. It was earlier reported that Strasburg was on track to throw a bullpen... 
Red Sox Jackie Bradley Jr: New Approach, New Results

Red Sox Jackie Bradley Jr: New Approach, New Results

With Jacoby Ellsbury eligible for free agency after the 2013 season, it was widely speculated that Jackie Bradley Jr. would emerge as a fixture in the Boston Red Sox lineup next year. Then the 23-year-old outfielder batted .419 with... 
Peter Bourjos to Return to Angels’ Outfield This Weekend

Peter Bourjos to Return to Angels’ Outfield This Weekend

Peter Bourjos, the speedy center fielder for the Angels, should return this weekend from a hamstring injury which has kept him sidelined since April 29th. The 26-year-old joins Jered Weaver as recent key players to return from injury... 
Dodgers Hanley Ramirez Could be Activated on Tuesday

Dodgers Hanley Ramirez Could be Activated on Tuesday

Hanley Ramirez could be back as early as Tuesday’s game to try to help provide a boost to the struggling Los Angeles Dodgers. The infielder will be a welcomed addition to a team tied for the third least runs in the NL and presently... 
Philadelphia Phillies Domonic Brown Earns NL Player of Month Honors

Philadelphia Phillies Domonic Brown Earns NL Player of Month Honors

By remaining patient over the past few seasons, the Philadelphia Phillies have cashed in heavily on Domonic Brown who was named the National League Player of the Month for the month of May. Brown emerged onto the national scene by... 
Blue Jays’ Josh Johnson Activated – Will Start Tuesday

Blue Jays’ Josh Johnson Activated – Will Start Tuesday

Josh Johnson will return from the disabled list and start for the Toronto Blue Jays on Tuesday night. Johnson has struggled during his time in the AL East, though has made just four starts thus far this season. In those four starts,... 
Detroit Tigers Miguel Cabrera Named AL Player of the Month

Detroit Tigers Miguel Cabrera Named AL Player of the Month

Miguel Cabrera is at it again this season, putting up masterful offensive numbers in a season that could very well result in a second straight Triple Crown, a feat that has never been accomplished in major league history. The Detroit... 
Cliff Lee May Be Traded But No Trade List Includes 20 Teams

Cliff Lee May Be Traded But No Trade List Includes 20 Teams

If you are Philadelphia Phillies starter Cliff Lee there are some things that come with the territory.  Being the subject of trade rumors year after year is as much a part of him as being handed the ball every five days. Lee’s... 
Clay Buchholz Leads Red Sox in Rain Shortened Victory

Clay Buchholz Leads Red Sox in Rain Shortened Victory

The skies would open up in the sixth inning and after three weather delays, the Boston Red Sox would be declared the victors in a 3-0 victory against the New York Yankees on Sunday night. Boston was led once again by Clay Buchholz... 
Cliff Lee Ks 11, Domonic Brown Homers to Lead Phillies to Victory

Cliff Lee Ks 11, Domonic Brown Homers to Lead Phillies to Victory

Coming off of three straight losses and a stretch in which they lost six of nine games, the Philadelphia Phillies rebounded on Sunday afternoon in a 7-5 victory over the Milwaukee Brewers. The Phillies were led by a strong pitching... 
Hyun-Jin Ryu Scratched From Start with Bruised Left Foot

Hyun-Jin Ryu Scratched From Start with Bruised Left Foot

Hyun-Jin Ryu one of the few positive stories for the Los Angeles Dodgers this year has been scratched in his start against the Colorado Rockies with a bruised left foot. Matt Magill  has been called up from Triple-A Albuquerque to... 
Brandon McCarthy Placed on DL with Shoulder Inflammation

Brandon McCarthy Placed on DL with Shoulder Inflammation

Brandon McCarthy had just started to find his stride in the Arizona Diamondbacks‘ rotation, but instead was placed on the DL on Sunday with right shoulder inflammation. The right hander had strung together three consecutive starts... 
Jays Brandon Morrow Placed on DL With Right Forearm Strain

Jays Brandon Morrow Placed on DL With Right Forearm Strain

Brandon Morrow‘s struggling season just reached a screeching halt. Morrow, who has battled a history of injuries, was placed on the DL on Sunday with a right forearm strain. The Blue Jays, who just recently sent down left-handed... 
Reds Brandon Phillips to Miss 3-4 Days with Forearm Injury

Reds Brandon Phillips to Miss 3-4 Days with Forearm Injury

The Cincinnati Reds are hoping to avoid a DL sting with second baseman, Brandon Phillips. Phillips  is hitting .296/347 with 9HR and 45 RBI. The second baseman was struck by a pitch in the forearm but is only expected to miss three... 
Dodgers A.J. Ellis Placed on 15 day DL – Strained Left Oblique

Dodgers A.J. Ellis Placed on 15 day DL – Strained Left Oblique

A.J. Ellis, the starting catcher for the Los Angeles Dodgers, will not be playing for at least two more weeks. Ellis joins a list of players recently sidelined with oblique strains and was placed on the DL retroactive to May 30th Los... 
Red Sox Jacoby Ellsbury May Be Scratched Again

Red Sox Jacoby Ellsbury May Be Scratched Again

After stealing five bases and setting a team record on Friday, the Red Sox were without its starting centerfielder on Saturday. Jacoby Ellsbury, who stole five bases in a win over the Phillies Friday night, sat out on Saturday during... 
Nats Bryce Harper Finally Sent to DL, Eligible to Return June 11th

Nats Bryce Harper Finally Sent to DL, Eligible to Return June 11th

After running into the wall three weeks ago in Los Angeles, slumping thereafter and sitting out the past few games, Washington Nationals outfielder Bryce Harper was finally sent to the disabled list on Saturday. The 20-year-old outfielder... 
Padres Huston Street to DL with with Strained Calf

Padres Huston Street to DL with with Strained Calf

Huston Street won’t be closing for the San Diego Padres for at least 15 days. Street was placed on the DL with a strained calf on Sunday and is not expected back until the middle of June at the earliest. For the closer, 15 days... 
Nationals Stephen Strasburg Avoids DL, Hopes to Make Next Start

Nationals Stephen Strasburg Avoids DL, Hopes to Make Next Start

The Washington Nationals will hold off on placing their prized ace, Stephen Strasburg, on the DL for now. Strasburg, who was removed from his last start with a strained lat, could return by next Saturday, the most recent time the team... 
Mariners Michael Morse Should Return Monday

Mariners Michael Morse Should Return Monday

Michael Morse could return to the Mariner’s lineup on Monday, recovering from a strained quadricep which has sidelined him since May 28th. Morse helps to complete a complicated situation in Seattle with a series of moving parts. Jesus... 
Marlins Jose Fernandez Dominates Mets in 8-1 Victory

Marlins Jose Fernandez Dominates Mets in 8-1 Victory

Miami Marlins starter Jose Fernandez did it all for his club on Saturday afternoon, providing offense and superb pitching in an 8-1 victory over the New York Mets. Fernandez pitched seven scoreless innings, surrendering just three... 
Chris Dickerson Walk Off Homer Caps Comeback for Orioles (Video)

Chris Dickerson Walk Off Homer Caps Comeback for Orioles (Video)

Detroit Tigers closer Jose Valverde took the mound in the bottom of the ninth, looking to close out the game and cement a 5-3 victory. However, Baltimore’s offense had other plans on Friday night. On the third pitch of the inning,... 
Jonathan Lucroy 5 for 5 With 2 Home Runs to Lead Brewers Win

Jonathan Lucroy 5 for 5 With 2 Home Runs to Lead Brewers Win

Jonathan Lucroy went 5 for 5 with two home runs and four RBI to lead the Milwaukee Brewers to a 8-5 when over the Philadelphia Phillies. Cole Hamels pitched five innings and surrendered 12 hits and seven runs, six earned, while striking... 
Chris Archer to Start for Tampa Bay Rays against Cleveland Indians

Chris Archer to Start for Tampa Bay Rays against Cleveland Indians

Heading into the weekend series with the Cleveland Indians, the Tampa Bay Rays rotation  continues to evolve and take on a new look. Chris Archer  will be called up to take the place of Alex Cobb who is suffering from a crack along... 
Josh Beckett to See Specialist, Career in Jeopardy?

Josh Beckett to See Specialist, Career in Jeopardy?

Los Angeles Dodgers starting pitcher Josh Beckett will meet with a nerve specialist on Monday following nearly a month long battle with numbness in the fingertips of his pitching hand. Beckett was placed on the DL on May 14 and was... 
Reeling New York Yankees to Face Significant Roster Decisions

Reeling New York Yankees to Face Significant Roster Decisions

New York Yankees starting corner infielders, Mark Teixeira and Kevin Youkilis are both due to come off the Disabled list on Friday for the series opener against the Red Sox. The timing is a best case scenario since both can bat right-handed... 
Los Angeles Dodgers Matt Kemp Placed on Disabled List

Los Angeles Dodgers Matt Kemp Placed on Disabled List

Matt Kemp strained his right hamstring on Wednesday night and the Los Angeles Dodgers  made a quick decision to place the All-Star outfielder on the 15 day disabled list. The team called up catcher Tim Federowicz from Triple-A... 
Jacoby Ellsbury Sets Team Record With Five Steals in Red Sox Win

Jacoby Ellsbury Sets Team Record With Five Steals in Red Sox Win

The Boston Red Sox pounced on Philadelphia Phillies pitching with four runs in the first inning and Jacoby Ellsbury set a team record with five stolen bases as the Red Sox beat the Phillies 9-2. “Single-handedly, he changed the... 
Dillon Gee K’s 12 New York Yankees, Mets Finish Sweep

Dillon Gee K’s 12 New York Yankees, Mets Finish Sweep

Dillon Gee struck out a career-high 12 and held the crosstown rival Bronx Bombers to four hits, pitching into the eighth to lead the New York Mets to a 3-1  win and a four-game season sweep of the New York Yankees. The Yankees have... 
Doug Fister K’s 12 In TIgers Loss to Pirates

Doug Fister K’s 12 In TIgers Loss to Pirates

Detroit Tigers starter Doug Fister  struck out 12 batters in seven innings and allowed four hits, but it was a Russell Martin bases loaded single in the bottom of the 11th inning that gave the Pittsburgh Pirates a 1-0 win over the... 
Carlos Beltran, Matt Holliday Lead Cardinals Rally Past Royals

Carlos Beltran, Matt Holliday Lead Cardinals Rally Past Royals

Before tonight’s game, the St. Louis Cardinals were 0-12 when trailing after 7 innings this season. They are now 1-12 thanks to their comeback victory against the cross-state rival Kansas City Royals. With the Cardinals trailing... 
Domonic Brown Continues Power Surge with 2 Homers

Domonic Brown Continues Power Surge with 2 Homers

After struggling to find his groove in his first three seasons in the big leagues, Philadelphia Phillies outfielder Domonic Brown has tuned in this season and has quietly become one of the leading sluggers in the game. On Wednesday... 
Roberto Hernandez Sends Marlins To 8th Straight Loss

Roberto Hernandez Sends Marlins To 8th Straight Loss

Kelly Johnson and Yunel Escobar each had an RBI  and Roberto Hernandez turned in his strongest effort of the season pitching into the ninth-inning and leading the Tampa Bay Rays over the Miami Marlins 3-1. Tampa Bay won their fourth... 
Seattle’s Michael Morse Suffers Quadriceps Strain, Listed Day-to Day

Seattle’s Michael Morse Suffers Quadriceps Strain, Listed Day-to Day

Seattle Mariners right fielder Michael Morse suffered a right quadriceps strain in last night’s action  against the San Diego Padres trying to score from first base on a double. Morse was clearly laboring as he reached third... 
Jackie Bradley Jr. Recalled Will Get Another Chance With Red Sox

Jackie Bradley Jr. Recalled Will Get Another Chance With Red Sox

Jackie Bradley Jr who started the season with the Boston Red Sox will be recalled from Triple-A Pawtucket and right-hander Alex Wilson will be optioned back to the AAA team. Bradley struggled at the plate in his first stint with the... 
Tampa Bay Rays Send Jake Odorizzi Back to Minors

Tampa Bay Rays Send Jake Odorizzi Back to Minors

The Tampa Bay Rays sent right-handed pitcher Jake Odorizzi  back to Triple-A Durham in hopes of bringing some reinforcements to the Rays bullpen. LHP Alex Torres, who was optioned exactly 10 days ago is a possibility. The Rays... 
Jean Segura Ties Franchise Mark With Six Hits in Brewers Loss

Jean Segura Ties Franchise Mark With Six Hits in Brewers Loss

Milwaukee Brewers shortstop Jean Segura went 6-for- 7  in a 6-5 loss to the Minnesota Twins in extra innings. Segura tied a franchise record with two outs in the 14th inning to raise National League leading batting average to .365.... 
Mariano Rivera Blows Save in Subway Series Match-up

Mariano Rivera Blows Save in Subway Series Match-up

In the final season of his storied career, New York Yankees closer Mariano Rivera has pitched one of his best seasons to date. However, Tuesday night’s match-up against crosstown rival New York Mets would serve as the first major... 
Hyun-Jin Ryu Shuts Down Angels With 2-Hit Shutout

Hyun-Jin Ryu Shuts Down Angels With 2-Hit Shutout

Los Angeles Dodgers left-hander Hyun-Jin Ryu shutdown the Los Angeles Angels with a two hit shutout  and the Dodgers beat the Angels 3-0. Ryu was in total control throughout the game  only allowing a single  to Howie Kendrick In... 
Adam LaRoche Homers Twice, Kevin Gausman Struggles in Nats Win

Adam LaRoche Homers Twice, Kevin Gausman Struggles in Nats Win

In his second career start on Tuesday, Baltimore Orioles rookie Kevin Gausman was met with an offensive barrage by the Washington Nationals, led by Adam LaRoche. Gausman would surrender a total of three home runs in his outing, accounting... 
Tyler Lyons Continues to Impress in Cardinals Victory

Tyler Lyons Continues to Impress in Cardinals Victory

The St. Louis Cardinals have displayed the strength of their farm system’s starting pitching this season, namely with Shelby Miller, Tyler Lyons, and soon enough Michael Wacha come Thursday. On Tuesday evening, part of that young... 
Michael Wacha to Make Big League Debut For Cardinals

Michael Wacha to Make Big League Debut For Cardinals

St. Louis Cardinals top pitching prospect Michael Wacha will be called upon to make his big league debut on Thursday, May 30 against the Kansas City Royals. A first-round (19th overall) draft pick in the 2012 MLB Amateur Draft out... 
Brian McCann Lifts Braves with 2 Homers

Brian McCann Lifts Braves with 2 Homers

Atlanta Braves catcher Brian McCann was the hero on Tuesday afternoon, slugging two home runs in the Braves’ 7-6 win in 10 innings against the Toronto Blue Jays. McCann would go 2-for-5 with two solo home runs and two RBI, the... 
Tyler Skaggs Baffles Rangers in 2013 Debut

Tyler Skaggs Baffles Rangers in 2013 Debut

Following an inconsistent spring training, Arizona Diamondbacks top pitching prospect Tyler Skaggs was denied a spot on the starting rotation and reassigned to Triple-A Reno. A former first-round (40th overall) draft pick out of Santa...