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Aug 14, 2018

Ben Zobrist Ejected for Telling Umpire That Players Want an Electronic Strike Zone
Ben Zobrist was ejected from Tuesday's game after arguing a called third strike.

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Aug 14, 2018

Watch: Acuna Jr. Becomes Youngest Player to Homer in Five Straight Games
With Tuesday's homer, Acuna now has three straight games with a leadoff home run

Sports Illustrated MLB
Aug 14, 2018

Trevor Bauer Placed on Disabled List With Stress Fracture in Right Fibula
Bauer left Saturday's game after being hit in the leg by a line drive.

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Aug 14, 2018

Robinson Cano Reinstated Following 80-Game Suspension
The Mariners second baseman will be eligible for Tuesday night's game vs. Oakland

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Aug 14, 2018

Marlins Requiring Spanish Instruction for English-Speaking Players
While Latin American-born players take English, American-born players and coaches will be required to learn Spanish.

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Aug 14, 2018

Former Royals No. 1 Pick Luke Hochevar Retires, Notable Draft Classmates Remain
Two Cy Young Award winners were selected after Hochevar during the first round of the 2006 MLB Draft.

Sports Illustrated MLB
Aug 14, 2018

MLB Daily Best Bets: Take the Over in Pitcher's Duel in Houston
Betting the Nationals or the Dodgers should come with a warning label these days, as bettors have seemingly gotten burned in devastating ways when taking those two of late.

Sports Illustrated MLB
Aug 14, 2018

The Dodgers' Bullpen Is an Unfettered Mess Without Closer Kenley Jansen
Without Kenley Jansen, the Dodgers can't figure out a way to close out games.

Sports Illustrated MLB
Aug 13, 2018

Watch: Nationals Lose on Walk-Off Home Run for Second Night in a Row
The Nationals lost Sunday's game on a walk-off grand slam. Monday it was a leadoff homer in the bottom of the ninth that sealed another crushing loss.

Sports Illustrated MLB
Aug 13, 2018

Which Teams' Divisional Odds Are Worth Taking as MLB Season Winds Down?
There are some divisional races essentially wrapped up at this point, but a couple teams in the American League West and National League offer interesting value to finish in first place.

Sports Illustrated MLB
Aug 13, 2018

Dodgers Closer Kenley Jansen Will Likely Have Second Heart Surgery This Offseason
The Dodgers placed their closer on the disabled list Friday with an irregular heartbeat.

Sports Illustrated MLB
Aug 13, 2018

Watch: Ronald Acuna Hits Leadoff Homer in Both Games of Braves' Doubleheader
The Braves' rookie phenom opened up both games on Monday the same way: a home run.

Sports Illustrated MLB
Aug 13, 2018

Indians Centerfielder Leonys Martin Dealing With Bacterial Infection That Affected Multiple Organs
The Indians centerfielder was placed on the disabled list on Aug. 9 with a non-baseball condition.

Sports Illustrated MLB
Aug 13, 2018

Indians Centerfielder Leonys Martin In Stable Condition With Bacterial Infection
The Indians centerfielder was placed on the disabled list on Aug. 9 with a non-baseball condition.

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Aug 13, 2018

Yankees Put CC Sabathia on 10-Day Disabled List with Knee Soreness
The left-hander will be placed on the DL once again after ongoing issues with his right knee.

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Aug 13, 2018

Watch: Minor League Team Walks-Off on Botched Dropped Third Strike
The Wisconsin Timber Rattlers earned one of the weirdest walk-offs you'll see this year.

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Aug 13, 2018

Spending a Day With the Nationals, the Perfect Team for the Worried Baseball Fan
Baseball fans should worry less and embrace the game more. That is, of course, unless you're a Nationals fan.

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Aug 13, 2018

The AL West Is the Best Divisional Race in Baseball
Forget about the AL East, the AL West is the race to watch in baseball this season.

Sports Illustrated MLB
Aug 13, 2018

Cubs' David Bote 'Meant No Disrespect' for Bat Flip After Walk-Off Grand Slam
Bote said he didn't realize he flipped his bat until after seeing it on replay.

Sports Illustrated MLB
Aug 13, 2018

From A's-Mariners to Cubs-Brewers, This Might Be the Most Significant Week of the Regular Season
Between A's-Mariners, Cubs-Brewers, Dodgers-Mariners and A's-Astros, this is a loaded week of baseball.

Sports Illustrated MLB
Aug 13, 2018

MLB Daily Best Bets: Should You Take the Over or Under in Kershaw/Bumgarner?
Our MLB betting experts are taking opposite stands in the Clayton Kershaw vs. Madison Bumgarner showdown. What are their best bets on Monday night's slate?

Sports Illustrated MLB
Aug 13, 2018

"We Asked For An Eruption, We Got It!": Listen to Cubs' Walk Off Grand Slam Call
Chicago's broadcast team had no trouble matching the energy of the Wrigley Field crowd.

Sports Illustrated MLB
Aug 13, 2018

Nine Innings: Deciding the NL East, the Rise of Position Players Pitching and October X-Factors
Also this week in Nine Innings, we break down Ramon Laureano's superhuman throw and Adam Engel's trio of home run robberies.

Sports Illustrated MLB
Aug 12, 2018

Report: Alex Rodriguez and Cubs Manager Joe Maddon Get in 'Heated Argument'
Tempers flared during a pre-production meeting for "Sunday Night Baseball," The Athletic reports.

Sports Illustrated MLB
Aug 12, 2018

Watch: David Bote's Walk-Off Grand Slam Gives Cubs Win Over Nationals
Cubs third baseman David Bote crushed a walk-off grand slam in the bottom of the ninth with two strikes on the count.

Sports Illustrated MLB
Aug 12, 2018

Chris Sale Strikes Out 12 in Dominant Return From Disabled List
Chris Sale looked as overpowering as ever against the Orioles on Sunday afternoon.

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Aug 12, 2018

Watch: White Sox's Adam Engel Robs Third Home Run This Week
Engel made yet another an incredible catch in Chicago's loss to Cleveland on Sunday.

Sports Illustrated MLB
Aug 12, 2018

What Teams Are Intriguing Value Bets to Win the World Series?
The MLB season is flying toward the finish, which means World Series futures are getting tighter for the teams on top. But there are still teams that have plenty of betting value.

Sports Illustrated MLB
Aug 12, 2018

What Teams Are the Best Value Bets to Win the World Series?
The MLB season is flying toward the finish, which means World Series futures are getting tighter for the teams on top. But there are still teams that have plenty of betting value.

Sports Illustrated MLB
Aug 11, 2018

Watch: A's Outfielder Ramon Laureano Unleashes 321-Foot Throw to Finish Double Play
You're not going to see many throws like this in baseball. Ever.

Sports Illustrated MLB
Aug 11, 2018

Willie Mays's Message to Hall of Fame Voters: Get Barry Bonds in
Willie Mays gave an impassioned speech during the Giants' ceremony retiring Barry Bonds's No. 25.

Sports Illustrated MLB
Aug 11, 2018

Yankees Restore Relationship With Papa John's
There will reportedly be a rebrand of Papa John's logos that will emphasize the locations at the stadium are "locally owned and operated."

Sports Illustrated MLB
Aug 10, 2018

Watch: Rangers Rookie Ronald Guzman Smacks Three Homers in Win Over Yankees
The Rangers rookie had a field day in a win over the Yankees.

Sports Illustrated MLB
Aug 10, 2018

Former MLB All-Star Esteban Loaiza Pleads Guilty to Federal Drug Charges
The two-time All-Star faces a minimum of 10 years in prison.

Sports Illustrated MLB
Aug 10, 2018

Former MLB All-Star Esteban Loiza Pleads Guilty to Federal Drug Charges
The two-time All-Star faces a minimum of 10 years in prison.

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Aug 10, 2018

Angels' Mike Trout Hits Disabled List With Wrist Inflammation
Mike Trout last appeared in a game for the Angels on August 1.

Sports Illustrated MLB
Aug 10, 2018

Spotted: Yankees J.A. Happ Takes Subway Home After Winning First Game Back from DL
Happ had been out for over a week with hand, foot and mouth disease.

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Aug 10, 2018

Dodgers Closer Kenley Jansen May Miss A Month With Irregular Heartbeat
The Dodger reliever is tied for the National League lead in saves this season.

Sports Illustrated MLB
Aug 10, 2018

Our 25 Favorite Barry Bonds Home Runs
The Giants are retiring Bonds's No. 25, so we thought we'd dig through our favorite long balls of his career.

Sports Illustrated MLB
Aug 10, 2018

Evaluating the Sad Decline of Félix Hernández, Who Is Now a Part of the Mariners' Bullpen
After enduring another shellacking this week, Félix Hernández is headed to the bullpen, further proof that stardom is fleeting.

Sports Illustrated MLB
Aug 10, 2018

Seattle Mariners Bump Felix Hernandez From Rotation and into Bullpen
The Mariners' move marks the first time Felix Hernandez will pitch out of the bullpen in his career.

Sports Illustrated MLB
Aug 10, 2018

Astros Ace Justin Verlander Ejected After Allowing a Season-High Six Runs in Loss
The Astros ace argued with the home-plate umpire about a balk call in the second inning.

Sports Illustrated MLB
Aug 09, 2018

Oakland A's Bolster Deep Bullpen by Acquiring Minnesota Twins Closer Fernando Rodney
Fernando Rodney (3-2) joins the A's with 25 saves and a 3.09 ERA in 46 relief appearances for Minnesota this season.

Sports Illustrated MLB
Aug 09, 2018

Indians Place Leonys Martin on 10-Day DL Because of Illness
The Indians CF could be out longer than 10 days, according to president Chris Antonetti.

Sports Illustrated MLB
Aug 09, 2018

Red Sox Move Struggling Drew Pomeranz to Bullpen
Red Sox left-hander Drew Pomeranz is winless in his past eight starts.

Sports Illustrated MLB
Aug 09, 2018

Watch: Giancarlo Stanton Crushes Home Run at 121.7 MPH, Hardest-Hit in Statcast Era
What a shot!

Sports Illustrated MLB
Aug 09, 2018

Washington Nationals' Bryce Harper Out of Thursday's Lineup With Right Knee Soreness
Bryce Harper was scratched from the Nationals' lineup after taking a pitch off the right knee in Wednesday's loss.

Sports Illustrated MLB
Aug 09, 2018

The Best MLB ‘Players Weekend' Jersey Nicknames
The 'Players Weekend' jerseys and merchandise have been released, meaning the players new nicknames have too. Take a look at our favorites so far.

Sports Illustrated MLB
Aug 09, 2018

Watch: Jayson Werth Crushes Home Run in Local D.C. Men's League Game
The former National's outfielder made a surprise appearance at a local D.C. 30-and-over game.

Sports Illustrated MLB
Aug 09, 2018

Do the Red Sox Have a Legitimate Chance At Breaking the Single-Season Wins Record?
The Red Sox are 81-34 and on another furious winning streak. Can they catch the 2001 Mariners for the single-season wins record?

Sports Illustrated MLB
Aug 09, 2018

Watch: Mookie Betts Hits First Cycle of MLB Season With Home Run in Ninth Inning
What a show by Mookie Betts!

Sports Illustrated MLB
Aug 08, 2018

Jayson Werth Talks 'Super Nerds' Ruining Baseball, Refusing to Call the Mets
Jayson Werth had a lot to say about the role analytics play in today's game, and he also talked about calling 29 teams while he was unsigned last offseason.

Sports Illustrated MLB
Aug 08, 2018

Watch: Incensed Manager Gives Third Base Away to Kid In the Stands
It's the same series that brought us the trash can ejection!

Sports Illustrated MLB
Aug 08, 2018

How J.D. Martinez Became a Red Sox Superstar—And the Astros' Greatest Mistake
The Astros may have a World Series title to their name, but they're still the team that cut J.D. Martinez.

Sports Illustrated MLB
Aug 08, 2018

Braves Broadcaster Suggests Juan Soto May Be Lying About Age
Braves announcer reverse position that Nationals rookie Juan Soto is lying about age

Sports Illustrated MLB
Aug 08, 2018

Bartolo Colon Sets MLB Record for Most Wins By Pitcher Born in Latin America
The Rangers' Bartolo Colon retired 14 of the last 16 batters he faced en route to earning his 246th career win.

Sports Illustrated MLB
Aug 07, 2018

Angels' Shohei Ohtani to Throw Bullpen Session Saturday
Shohei Ohtani hasn't pitched since June 6 after spraining a ligament in his elbow.

Sports Illustrated MLB
Aug 07, 2018

Watch: Indianapolis Indians Hit For the Cycle Twice in One Night
Kevin Newman and Jacob Stallings of the Indianapolis Indians both hit for the cycle on Tuesday night.

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Aug 07, 2018

Watch: White Sox' Adam Engel Robs Yankees of Home Run for Second Night in a Row
White Sox centerfielder Adam Engel robbed the Yankees of a home run with an incredible grab for the second night in a row on Tuesday.

Sports Illustrated MLB
Aug 07, 2018

Red Sox Ace Chris Sale Scheduled to Return From DL on Sunday Vs. Orioles
Chris Sale (mild left shoulder inflammation) will make his first start since July 27 against the Orioles on Sunday.

Sports Illustrated MLB
Aug 07, 2018

Red Sox Broadcaster Jerry Remy Diagnosed With Cancer Once Again
The long-time Red Sox color commentator has been rediagnosed with cancer after battling since 2008.

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Aug 07, 2018

Report: Yankees To Honor LGBTQ Community, Commemorate Stonewall Riots in 2019
The Yankees were the only Major League team to not host an LGBTQ Pride Night in 2018.

Sports Illustrated MLB
Aug 07, 2018

Watch: Braves Outfield Narrowly Misses Alley-Oop Catch on Fly Ball
The Braves outfield got creative on a deep fly from Juan Soto.

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Aug 07, 2018

Jacoby Ellsbury Undergoes Left Hip Surgery, Will Miss Remainder Of Season
Ellsbury underwent arthroscopic surgery on his left hip on Tuesday.

Sports Illustrated MLB
Aug 07, 2018

Derek Jeter Will Miss 1998 World Series Reunion at Yankee Stadium Later This Month
The last captain of the Yankees will miss the 20-year reunion for the 1998 World Series champions.

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Aug 07, 2018

The A's Force Themselves Into the Elite Tier of the Latest Power Rankings
The A's aren't just a surprise anymore, they're a legitimate contender in the AL.

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Aug 07, 2018

Watch: Indie Leaguer Uses Trash Can to Tell Ump ‘Go to Your Home'
What an excellent use of props.

Sports Illustrated MLB
Aug 06, 2018

Report: Former Pitcher Esteban Loaiza Expected to Change Plea to Guilty in Felony Drug Case
Former MLB pitcher Esteban Loaiza originally pleaded not guilty to a felony drug charge.

Sports Illustrated MLB
Aug 06, 2018

Dodgers Corey Seager to Undergo Arthroscopic Surgery on Left Hip Tuesday
Dodgers shortstop Corey Seager has been out since the start of the season after having Tommy John surgery.

Sports Illustrated MLB
Aug 06, 2018

Watch: Rick Ankiel Hasn't Played in MLB Since 2013 but Is Planning a Comeback for Next Season
Rick Ankiel has not played in MLB since 2013, but on Monday, the former Cardinal announced that he plans to make a comeback in 2019.

Sports Illustrated MLB
Aug 06, 2018

Watch: Matt Harvey Says He Cried After Learning of Trade From Mets to Reds
Reds pitcher Matt Harvey said he cried after learning the Mets had traded him to Cincinnati earlier this season.

Sports Illustrated MLB
Aug 06, 2018

Mets to Show Tribute Video For Matt Harvey Before Game vs. Reds
The Mets will honor their recently-traded right-hander ahead of his first return to Citi Field since joining the Reds.

Sports Illustrated MLB
Aug 06, 2018

Athletics Acquire Starter Mike Fiers From Tigers
The A's have made an addition to their pitching staff for the stretch run.

Sports Illustrated MLB
Aug 06, 2018

Joe Kelly Finds Diamond-Encrusted Surprise in His Glove After Lending It to Tony La Russa
Red Sox reliever Joe Kelly had a present waiting for him after giving his mitt to the legendary former manager.

Sports Illustrated MLB
Aug 06, 2018

Rougned Odor's Rise, Khris Davis's Power Lead This Week's Baseball Preview
How has Rougned Odor turned his season around? And just how good is Khris Davis. Those are just two of the several topics addressed in our weekly preview.

Sports Illustrated MLB
Aug 06, 2018

Carlos Santana Promises Cancer Patient He'll Hit a Homer, Actually Hits a Homer
"I remembered, and I said, ‘Thank you, God,' for letting me do that," Santana said.

Sports Illustrated MLB
Aug 06, 2018

Man Smashes Comerica Park Glass Doors, Windows With Sledgehammer
A man vandalizes Comerica Park in Detroit with a sledgehammer, smashes doors and windows

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Aug 06, 2018

The Red Sox Look Primed to Win the AL East, But the Yankees Aren't Out of It Yet
The Red Sox look primed to win the AL East after a four-game sweep of the Yankees, but history tells us to wait the season out.

Sports Illustrated MLB
Aug 06, 2018

Watch: Andrew Benintendi's Walk-Off Caps Epic Red Sox Comeback Over Yankees
The Red Sox mounted an epic three-run comeback in the ninth inning to set up Benintendi's walk-off in the 10th.

Sports Illustrated MLB
Aug 06, 2018

Nine Innings: Figuring Out Luis Severino, the Best Pitch in Baseball and How the Red Sox Exposed the Yankees
In Nine Innings this week, the crew discusses the best pitches in baseball and determines the biggest X-Factors in the National League races.

Sports Illustrated MLB
Aug 05, 2018

Watch: Astros Outfielder Robs Dodgers of Home Run With Incredible Catch
Jake Marisnick went up and almost over the wall to save what would've been a home run for Chris Taylor.

Sports Illustrated MLB
Aug 05, 2018

Report: Mets Manager Mickey Callaway Expected To Return Next Season
The Mets will reportedly retain manager Mickey Callaway for the 2019 season.

Sports Illustrated MLB
Aug 05, 2018

Astros Reinstate Roberto Osuna; Lance McCullers To DL With Elbow Injury
The Houston Astros reinstate Roberto Osuna after serving a 75-game suspension for domestic violence

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Aug 05, 2018

Angels Manager Mike Scioscia Denies Rumors of Him Stepping Down
Angels manager Mike Scioscia calls reports of him stepping down "poppycock"

Sports Illustrated MLB
Aug 04, 2018

Report: Angels Manager Mike Scioscia Expected to Step Down After Season
Scioscia's 10-year contract ends after this season.

Sports Illustrated MLB
Aug 04, 2018

Bryce Harper Pulled From Game After Being Hit in Knee by Pitch
Harper left the game during the seventh inning after being hit in the right knee during the sixth.

Sports Illustrated MLB
Aug 04, 2018

Free Therapy Offered for New York Mets Fans
New York Mets fans struggling with their team's lousy season now have somewhere to cope besides sports talk radio.

Sports Illustrated MLB
Aug 03, 2018

Rick Porcello Retires 21 Straight Batters to Close Out One-Hitter vs. Yankees
The Red Sox pitcher forced eight different Yankees to go 0-for-3 at the plate in Friday's 4-1 contest

Sports Illustrated MLB
Aug 03, 2018

Settlement Reached in Wrongful Death Lawsuit Regarding Jose Fernandez's Fatal Boat Crash
Jose Fernandez's estate settled a wrongful death lawsuit with the families of two men who were with him in the fatal boat crash.

Sports Illustrated MLB
Aug 03, 2018

2018 MLB Postseason Schedule: Key Dates for October's Playoffs
Wild card games will begin on October 2. The World Series will start October 23.

Sports Illustrated MLB
Aug 03, 2018

Trade Deadline Presents Opportunities on the Fantasy Baseball Waiver Wire
Jose Leclerc is the new closer in Texas, while Tyler O'Neill should be a regular in St. Louis. They're just two players with new roles after the trade deadline that make them intrigiuing in fantasy leagues.

Sports Illustrated MLB
Aug 03, 2018

MLB DFS Plays for August 3
Jacob deGrom, Justin Verlander and Luis Severino are all slated to start Friday, but it's Patrick Corbin who tops our list of picks for DFS contests.

Sports Illustrated MLB
Aug 02, 2018

Giants' Pablo Sandoval Out for the Season With Hamstring Tear
San Francisco Giants infielder Pablo Sandoval will miss the remainder of the season after tearing his right hamstring while sliding, which will require surgery.

Sports Illustrated MLB
Aug 02, 2018

Yankees Bump Sonny Gray From Rotation Following Disastrous Start Against Orioles
Another poor performance at Yankee Stadium earned Sonny Gray a demotion.

Sports Illustrated MLB
Aug 02, 2018

CC Sabathia's Magical Post-Trade Run With the Brewers Remembered As One of the Best Ever
CC Sabathia's trade to the Milwaukee Brewers in 2008 changed the course for the franchise and went down as one of the greatest MLB trade deadline deals in the history of the league.

Sports Illustrated MLB
Aug 02, 2018

Top 12 MLB Waiver-Wire Trade Candidates
MLB clubs can still make trades in August by putting players through waivers. Stars that are good candidates to be dealt include Bryce Harper, Josh Donaldson and Andrew McCutchen.

Sports Illustrated MLB
Aug 01, 2018

Giants Pitcher Johnny Cueto to Undergo Tommy John Surgery
The San Francisco Giants announced that pitcher Johnny Cueto will undergo Tommy John surgery on Thursday.

Sports Illustrated MLB
Aug 01, 2018

Adam Jones Explains Why He Vetoed a Phillies Trade to Stay With the Orioles
The long-time Orioles outfielder discussed his decision to stay in Baltimore

Sports Illustrated MLB
Aug 01, 2018

Watch: Jose Altuve Addresses Astros' Controversial Acquisition of Roberto Osuna
Jose Altuve didn't offer support for new teammate Roberto Osuna amid the reliever's domestic violence suspension.

Sports Illustrated MLB
Aug 01, 2018

Power Rankings: Where Each Team Goes From Here Following the Trade Deadline
Now that the trade deadline has passed, where does each team stand? We check in with all 30 teams in our latest power rankings.

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