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Jul 22, 2018

Mets' Ricco: Surgery 'a last resort' for Cespedes
Mets assistant general manager John Ricco said Yoenis Cespedes' recent revelation about his heels was the first time surgery had ever been brought up as a consideration.

ESPN MLB
Jul 22, 2018

Bell: Even worse news could be coming for Yoenis Cespedes
The Mets' outfielder might be back from the disabled list for the moment, but he could be back on the shelf and out for a long time to come.

ESPN MLB
Jul 22, 2018

Cards to recall righty year after brain surgery
Daniel Poncedeleon, the 26-year-old right-hander whose life and career were put in jeopardy last May after he took a line drive to the temple, will be called up to start for the Cardinals on Monday.

ESPN MLB
Jul 22, 2018

Syndergaard to DL for hand, foot, mouth disease
Mets starter Noah Syndergaard is going on the 10-day disabled list after recently exhibiting symptoms of hand, foot and mouth disease, a viral illness that normally affects children under 5 years of age.

ESPN MLB
Jul 22, 2018

Viral illness sends Mets RHP Syndergaard to DL
Mets starter Noah Syndergaard is going on the 10-day disabled list after recently exhibiting symptoms of hand, foot and mouth disease, a viral illness that normally affects children under 5.

ESPN MLB
Jul 22, 2018

Carpenter HR streak ends as Cards fall to Cubs
Jose Quintana pitched seven effective innings, keeping Matt Carpenter in the ballpark and helping the Chicago Cubs beat the St. Louis Cardinals 7-2 on Sunday.

ESPN MLB
Jul 22, 2018

Mariners' Paxton to return from DL on Tuesday
James Paxton will return from the disabled list to start for the Mariners on Tuesday, manager Scott Servais announced Sunday.

ESPN MLB
Jul 22, 2018

Twins' Santana set for 2018 debut Wednesday
Veteran right-hander Ervin Santana will make his season debut on Wednesday, manager Paul Molitor announced Sunday.

ESPN MLB
Jul 22, 2018

Doolittle has stress reaction in foot, out weeks
Nationals closer Sean Doolittle has suffered a setback in his comeback from a left toe injury that could keep him out a few more weeks.

ESPN MLB
Jul 22, 2018

Royals acquire OF Goodwin from Nationals
The Nationals traded outfielder Brian Goodwin to the Royals on Sunday for minor league pitcher Jacob Condra-Bogan.

ESPN MLB
Jul 22, 2018

Olney: Can the union achieve its goals in the social media era?
Keeping hundreds of players on message might be tough as the players' association tries to bring back the big free-agency paydays of the past.

ESPN MLB
Jul 22, 2018

Fans prove Mike Trout is everything that's great about baseball
When MLB commissioner Rob Manfred said Mike Trout is not "actively engaged," social media responded by showing him otherwise.

ESPN MLB
Jul 22, 2018

Indians' Zimmer out 8-12 months after surgery
Indians outfielder Bradley Zimmer underwent shoulder surgery and is expected to miss 8-12 months.

ESPN MLB
Jul 22, 2018

Choo's on-base streak snapped at 52 games
Shin-Soo Choo's streak of reaching base safely ended at 52 games on Saturday night -- the longest such single-season streak in Texas Rangers history.

ESPN MLB
Jul 21, 2018

Hader warmly received by Brewers fans in return
In his first appearance in a game since the emergence of his controversial tweets, Josh Hader was received warmly, with cheers and applause, by Brewers fans.

ESPN MLB
Jul 21, 2018

Cards' Carpenter homers in sixth straight game
Cardinals first baseman Matt Carpenter hit a pinch-hit home run in Game 2 of a doubleheader against the Cubs on Saturday, breaking Mark McGwire's franchise record with his sixth straight game with a home run.

ESPN MLB
Jul 21, 2018

Binghamton puts Tebow (right hand) on DL
Binghamton outfielder Tim Tebow was put on the disabled list Saturday with a right hand injury and is scheduled to see a specialist in New York on Monday.

ESPN MLB
Jul 21, 2018

Tebow lands on DL, set for more tests on hand
Binghamton outfielder Tim Tebow was put on the disabled list Saturday with a right hand injury and is scheduled to see a specialist in New York on Monday.

ESPN MLB
Jul 21, 2018

Rockies' LeMahieu to DL with oblique strain
The Colorado Rockies placed second baseman DJ LeMahieu on the 10-day disabled list with a strained left oblique.

ESPN MLB
Jul 21, 2018

Oblique strain sends Rockies' LeMahieu to DL
The Colorado Rockies placed second baseman DJ LeMahieu on the 10-day disabled list with a strained left oblique.

ESPN MLB
Jul 21, 2018

Mets trade closer Familia to A's for prospects
The Mets have traded closer Jeurys Familia to the Athletics for two prospects and international slot money.

ESPN MLB
Jul 21, 2018

Familia sits vs. Yanks while Mets work A's trade
The New York Mets will sit closer Jeurys Familia Saturday against the New York Yankees while they continue to work on a trade with Oakland.

ESPN MLB
Jul 21, 2018

Mets skipper unaware of Cespedes surgery talk
Mets manager Mickey Callaway said he was unaware of comments made Friday by injury-plagued slugger Yoenis Cespedes, who revealed that he may need surgery on both heels that would sideline him for eight to 10 months.

ESPN MLB
Jul 21, 2018

Cards P Martinez to DL with oblique strain
The St. Louis Cardinals have placed pitcher Carlos Martinez on the 10-day disabled list with a right oblique strain.

ESPN MLB
Jul 21, 2018

Sean Doolittle's All-Star diary: Go behind the ropes in D.C.
From the Home Run Derby to the red carpet, the Nats closer gives us a behind-the-scenes look at the All-Star atmosphere of his home park.

ESPN MLB
Jul 21, 2018

Roundtable: All-Stars on the best stories in baseball and more
At the Midsummer Classic, we asked MLB's brightest stars what has them jazzed about the sport and its future -- and what they'd change.

ESPN MLB
Jul 21, 2018

O's Jones and Davis stuck in elevator
A long night on the field for Orioles' players Adam Jones and Chris Davis got even longer when their elevator became stuck between floors at their Toronto hotel Friday night.

ESPN MLB
Jul 21, 2018

O's Jones, Davis get stuck in elevator after loss
A long night on the field for Orioles' players Adam Jones and Chris Davis got even longer when their elevator became stuck between floors at their Toronto hotel Friday night.

ESPN MLB
Jul 21, 2018

Social media shows Mike Trout is what's great about baseball
When MLB commissioner Rob Manfred said Mike Trout is not "actively engaged," social media responded by showing him otherwise.

ESPN MLB
Jul 21, 2018

Sources: Mets, A's working on Familia trade
Mets closer Jeurys Familia was held out of Friday night's win over the Yankees, with manager Mickey Callaway saying he was told midgame not to use Familia because "there could be a potential trade happening."

ESPN MLB
Jul 21, 2018

Boone: Pitcher woes, standings won't affect Yanks
The Yankees optioned rookie hurler Domingo German to Triple-A after his latest struggle, but skipper Aaron Boone said Friday that the team is keeping their focus.

ESPN MLB
Jul 21, 2018

Strasburg, Scherzer get testy in Nats' dugout
After exiting in the fifth inning following a less than stellar return to the mound, Stephen Strasburg argued with fellow pitcher Max Scherzer in the Nationals' dugout, with the pair ending up having a talk with manager Davey Martinez.

ESPN MLB
Jul 20, 2018

Braves' Albies to miss time with tight hammy
All-Star second baseman Ozzie Albies of the Atlanta Braves will probably miss a couple of games after an early exit because of tightness in his right hamstring.

ESPN MLB
Jul 20, 2018

Angels' Ohtani starts work to get back on mound
Though back in the lineup as a hitter, the Angels hope Shohei Ohtani can continue to rehab his injured UCL and get back on the mound before the end of the season.

ESPN MLB
Jul 20, 2018

Friday game hottest ever at Rangers' ballpark
Friday's game between the Rangers and Indians saw a temperature of 107 degrees, the hottest ever recorded since the Texas ballpark opened 25 years ago.

ESPN MLB
Jul 20, 2018

'Relieved' Machado wants to win ring with L.A.
Now a member of the Dodgers, shortstop Manny Machado said he's only concerned about one thing: "I want to win a ring."

ESPN MLB
Jul 20, 2018

Title-focused Machado shines in Dodgers debut
Now a member of the Dodgers, shortstop Manny Machado said he's only concerned about one thing: "I want to win a ring."

ESPN MLB
Jul 20, 2018

Red Sox 2B Holt day-to-day with knee contusion
Red Sox second baseman Brock Holt left Friday night's game at Detroit in the fourth inning after suffering a right knee contusion.

ESPN MLB
Jul 20, 2018

Suspended Cano may return to Mariners at 1B
Mariners second baseman Robinson Cano will be used some at first base when he returns from suspension next month, according to Seattle GM Jerry Dipoto.

ESPN MLB
Jul 20, 2018

Hader apologizes to teammates before game
Before the Brewers' first game since the All-Star break, reliever Josh Hader apologized to teammates for offensive tweets that were unearthed during the All-Star Game on Tuesday.

ESPN MLB
Jul 20, 2018

Hader apologizes to teammates for old tweets
Before the Brewers' first game since the All-Star break, reliever Josh Hader apologized to teammates for offensive tweets that were unearthed during the All-Star Game on Tuesday. He will undergo sensitivity training.

ESPN MLB
Jul 20, 2018

Tigers' Fulmer on DL with left oblique strain
With the Tigers likely to miss the postseason for a fourth consecutive year, it remains to be seen what impact Michael Fulmer's left oblique strain could have on Detroit trying to trade him by the July 31 non-waiver deadline.

ESPN MLB
Jul 20, 2018

Carpenter ties MLB record with 3 HR, 2 doubles
Cardinals star Matt Carpenter had a historic game on Friday, crushing three home runs and two doubles against the Cubs. He's just the second player in the modern era with three home runs and two doubles in the same game.

ESPN MLB
Jul 20, 2018

Carpenter crushes 3 HR, 2 doubles in 6 innings
Cardinals star Matt Carpenter had an historic game on Friday, crushing three home runs and two doubles against the Cubs. He's just the second player in the modern era with three home runs and two doubles in the same game.

ESPN MLB
Jul 20, 2018

Rangers put OF Mazara on DL, call up Calhoun
Rangers outfielder Nomar Mazara has been placed on the 10-day disabled list with a sprained right thumb. Outfielder Willie Calhoun was called up to replace him from Triple-A Round Rock.

ESPN MLB
Jul 20, 2018

Nationals activate Strasburg, Zimmerman
Right-hander Stephen Strasburg is starting Friday against the Braves after he was activated from the 10-day disabled list, and first baseman Ryan Zimmerman rejoins the team after going on the DL in May.

ESPN MLB
Jul 20, 2018

Orioles designate Tillman for assignment
The Orioles have designated Chris Tillman for assignment, potentially ending the veteran pitcher's days in Baltimore.

ESPN MLB
Jul 20, 2018

Mets activate Cespedes from 10-day DL
Yoenis Cespedes, who hasn't played since mid-May, was activated off the 10-day disabled list and is available to play in Friday's game against the Yankees.

ESPN MLB
Jul 20, 2018

Cespedes off DL, hits HR in first game back
Yoenis Cespedes, who hasn't played since mid-May, has been activated off the 10-day disabled list and is available to play in Friday's game against the Yankees.

ESPN MLB
Jul 20, 2018

Mariners give manager Servais extension
The Seattle Mariners have given manager Scott Servais a multiyear contract extension. The team enters Friday 58-39.

ESPN MLB
Jul 20, 2018

Eight starters? For Dodgers, too much pitching is a good problem
The Dodgers could have eight starting pitchers available for the second half. How will manager Dave Roberts fit all of the puzzle pieces together?

ESPN MLB
Jul 20, 2018

Olney: 14 starting pitchers to watch as deadline nears
The trade market for starting pitching is thin, but a few good outings could convince contenders to come calling.

ESPN MLB
Jul 20, 2018

Olney: As deadline nears, a few starting pitchers might find new homes
The trade market for starting pitching is thin, but a few good outings could convince contenders to come calling.

ESPN MLB
Jul 20, 2018

Olney: Keep an eye on these starting pitchers as deadline nears
The trade market for starting pitching is thin, but a few good outings could convince contenders to come calling.

ESPN MLB
Jul 20, 2018

Ranking all six division races entering the second half
The least compelling is an easy call -- sorry, AL Central fans -- but other divisions will have you rushing to check the standings well into the fall.

ESPN MLB
Jul 20, 2018

265 or bust! Yankees eye home run history in second half
It's been 21 years since Seattle set the all-time team tater mark of 264. This year's Yanks? They're on pace for 274. Let the countdown begin.

ESPN MLB
Jul 20, 2018

Addition of Jesse Chavez may just be the start for Cubs
With a history of making moves, Chavez could be the smallest deal the Cubs make this season as the July 31 trade deadline approaches.

ESPN MLB
Jul 20, 2018

Addition of Jesse Chavez might just be the start for Cubs
With the Cubs' history of making moves, the acquisition of Chavez could be the smallest deal they seal this season as the July 31 trade deadline approaches.

ESPN MLB
Jul 19, 2018

GM: Hader must 're-earn trust' of teammates
Josh Hader will return to a conflicted Brewers clubhouse Friday, though teammates seem eager to accept the reliever's apologies.

ESPN MLB
Jul 19, 2018

Angels give Ohtani OK to resume throwing
The Angels say Shohei Ohtani's six-week re-evaluation revealed that his ulnar collateral ligament "continues to show improved healing."

ESPN MLB
Jul 19, 2018

A's release veteran reliever Santiago Casilla
The Oakland Athletics have released veteran reliever Santiago Casilla, five days after he was designated for assignment.

ESPN MLB
Jul 19, 2018

Cubs put Morrow on DL, get Chavez from Rangers
The Cubs acquired right-hander pitcher Jesse Chavez from the Rangers on Thurday, hours after putting Brandon Morrow back on the 10-day disabled list with right biceps inflammation.

ESPN MLB
Jul 19, 2018

Cubs put Morrow on DL, get Chavez from Texas
The Cubs acquired right-handed pitcher Jesse Chavez from the Rangers on Thursday, hours after putting Brandon Morrow back on the 10-day disabled list with right biceps inflammation.

ESPN MLB
Jul 19, 2018

Cubs' Morrow back on DL with biceps issue
Cubs closer Brandon Morrow was placed on the DL with biceps inflammation.

ESPN MLB
Jul 19, 2018

The most common trade deadline mistake and MLB's next big thing
Why regression is the one word every baseball fan -- and front-office member -- should know this time of year. Plus, weighing in on hot-button issues and the dangerous Dodgers lineup.

ESPN MLB
Jul 19, 2018

What it means to be in first coming out of the All-Star break
As the second half begins, we examine what history tells us about division leaders' chances of holding on down the stretch.

ESPN MLB
Jul 19, 2018

Indians get Hand from Padres for prospect
The Indians have bolstered their bullpen with the acquisition of Padres closer Brad Hand.

ESPN MLB
Jul 19, 2018

Indians get Hand from Padres for top prospect
The Indians have bolstered their bullpen with the acquisition of Padres closer Brad Hand.

ESPN MLB
Jul 19, 2018

How deadline dominoes will fall following Machado deal
Now that Manny Machado has gone to Hollywood, what will baseball's top contenders do?

ESPN MLB
Jul 19, 2018

Winning isn't the only thing: Realistic goals for all 30 teams
Is your favorite team down for the count? Probably. But there's still something for it to accomplish coming out of the All-Star break.

ESPN MLB
Jul 19, 2018

What would it take for the Cubs to pull off a deGrom blockbuster?
If Jacob deGrom hits the trade market, Chicago would have to deal from its major league roster to get him. Would the big addition be worth the price?

ESPN MLB
Jul 18, 2018

Machado exit could start trend for struggling O's
The trade of shortstop Manny Machado to the Dodgers on Wednesday night started the inevitable rebuilding process for an Orioles team that has bottomed out in 2018. Thus, Baltimore approaches the July 31 non-waiver trade deadline in full selling mode.

ESPN MLB
Jul 18, 2018

Dodgers land Machado, send 5 prospects to O's
Orioles All-Star shortstop Manny Machado was traded to the Dodgers on Wednesday for prospects Yusniel Diaz, Dean Kremer, Rylan Bannon, Zach Pop and Breyvic Valera.

ESPN MLB
Jul 18, 2018

Machado blockbuster makes Dodgers the NL's team to beat
With a move to Hollywood in the Dodgers' latest deadline splash, rental extraordinaire Manny Machado's stay in L.A. is likely to last deep into October

ESPN MLB
Jul 18, 2018

Source: Machado-to-L.A. expected to happen
After a hold-up on a reported medical issue of a prospect, the Orioles and Dodgers are expected to finalize their agreed-to trade of Manny Machado to Los Angeles in exchange for a package of minor leaguers, a source told ESPN's Jerry Crasnick.

ESPN MLB
Jul 18, 2018

Sources: Orioles trade Machado to Dodgers
Orioles infielder Manny Machado has been traded to the Dodgers for prospects Yusniel Diaz, Dean Kremer, Ryan Bannon, Zach Pop and Breyvic Valera, sources told ESPN's Jerry Crasnick, confirming multiple reports.

ESPN MLB
Jul 18, 2018

Trout says 'everything is cool' with Manfred
The Angels commended Mike Trout for "prioritizing his personal values over commercial self-promotion" on Wednesday, a day after MLB commissioner Rob Manfred said the outfielder would be an even bigger star if he spent more time marketing himself.

ESPN MLB
Jul 18, 2018

Angels commend Trout after Manfred comments
The Angels commended Mike Trout for "prioritizing his personal values over commercial self-promotion" on Wednesday, a day after MLB commissioner Rob Manfred said the outfielder would be an even bigger star if he spent more time marketing himself.

ESPN MLB
Jul 18, 2018

Rays' Ramos lands on DL with hamstring injury
Rays catcher Wilson Ramos missed the All-Star Game after injuring his hamstring Saturday, and that has landed him on the 10-day disabled list.

ESPN MLB
Jul 18, 2018

Rehabbing Cespedes plays 1B for Mets affiliate
Yoenis Cespedes played first base in a rehab game on Wednesday and is open to a position change, but the Mets seem content to keep the slugger in the outfield upon his return to the majors.

ESPN MLB
Jul 18, 2018

Blue Jays prospect Guerrero back Thursday
Vladimir Guerrero Jr., who was batting .407 when he got hurt, will come off the disabled list Thursday.

ESPN MLB
Jul 18, 2018

A tiny oral history: The day we all met The Freeze
By now, you've probably seen The Freeze race fans at Braves home games. But every superhero has an origin story that must be told, and this is how The Freeze became a viral phenomenon.

ESPN MLB
Jul 18, 2018

MLB: Hader must take sensitivity training
Brewers pitcher Josh Hader will be required to take sensitivity training and participate in the league's diversity and inclusion initiatives after tweets from his past emerged during Tuesday's All-Star Game.

ESPN MLB
Jul 18, 2018

From the All-Star Game to the trade rumor mill
Manny Machado wasn't the only one who spent All-Star Week wondering what jersey he would be wearing by the end of July.

ESPN MLB
Jul 18, 2018

How crazy would it be to consider trading Bryce Harper?
The Nationals have underachieved and their star slugger could leave at the end of the year. So is there any chance they could follow the Orioles' lead by moving their pending free agent?

ESPN MLB
Jul 18, 2018

Baseball lightens up, goes deep at the Midsummer Classic
This year's All-Star Game aimed to do more than play a game, and it showed off baseball's stars. But did it connect with fans?

ESPN MLB
Jul 18, 2018

Monumental mashing: Ranking D.C.'s record 10 All-Star Game homers
The 2018 Midsummer Classic turned into Home Run Derby Part 2 on an epic night at Nationals Park. We break down which dingers brought the most drama.

ESPN MLB
Jul 18, 2018

Brewers' Hader 'deeply sorry' for old tweets
Racist, homophobic and sexist tweets from Brewers pitcher Josh Hader's Twitter account surfaced during Tuesday night's All-Star Game. Hader apologized for the tweets, which he said were sent when he was a teenager.

ESPN MLB
Jul 18, 2018

Go-ahead HR nabs Bregman All-Star Game MVP
First-time All-Star Alex Bregman was named MVP of Tuesday's game after his go-ahead homer in the 10th inning sent the American League to an 8-6 victory.

ESPN MLB
Jul 18, 2018

Report: Dodgers on verge of trade for Machado
The Dodgers are on the cusp of securing Orioles star Manny Machado in a package that includes prospect Yusniel Diaz, according to a report from The Athletic.

ESPN MLB
Jul 18, 2018

Report: Machado on verge of trade to Dodgers
The Dodgers are on the cusp of securing Orioles star Manny Machado in a package that includes prospect Yusniel Diaz, according to a report from The Athletic.

ESPN MLB
Jul 17, 2018

Manfred: Can't market Trout without his help
Commissioner Rob Manfred says that the only reason Mike Trout isn't more popular is because Trout doesn't market himself: "If he wants to engage and be more active in that area, I think we could help him make his brand really, really big."

ESPN MLB
Jul 17, 2018

As trade rumors whirl, Machado snaps selfie with Dodgers' Kemp
Hello, Hollywood? The All-Star Oriole, likely on his way out of Baltimore, had a show-stopping moment in D.C.

ESPN MLB
Jul 17, 2018

MLB willing to adjust rules for colored cleats
Major League Baseball is willing to loosen the regulations for the color of players' spikes. "We recognize the need to allow players to be more demonstrative on the field," commissioner Rob Manfred said Tuesday.

ESPN MLB
Jul 17, 2018

Manfred confident in new A's, Rays ballparks
MLB commissioner Rob Manfred is confident the Oakland Athletics and Tampa Bay Rays are moving closer to getting plans in place for new ballparks.

ESPN MLB
Jul 17, 2018

Nats' Strasburg back Friday for 2nd-half opener
Right-hander Stephen Strasburg will return to start the Nationals' second half on Friday. Strasburg has been on the DL with a shoulder injury and has not pitched since a June 8 loss to the Giants.

ESPN MLB
Jul 17, 2018

Manfred, Clark disagree on free agency, DH
MLBPA executive director Tony Clark says free agency was 'under attack' last offseason, but commissioner Rob Manfred defended the delay in signings, saying it was the free-agent market at work. They also disagreed on whether a universal DH is close.

ESPN MLB
Jul 17, 2018

Follow live: AL and NL clash in the 89th MLB All-Star Game
Aaron Judge took Max Scherzer deep to put the American League in front in the second inning.

ESPN MLB
Jul 17, 2018

Reports: Orioles very close to Machado trade
The Baltimore Orioles are very close to trading Manny Machado, according to multiple reports, and are expected to complete a deal involving the All-Star shortstop at some point this week.

ESPN MLB
Jul 17, 2018

Sources: O's have deal in place for Machado
The Baltimore Orioles have the structure of a deal in place for Manny Machado and are working through specific aspects of a trade, sources tell ESPN's Buster Olney.

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