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Apr 25, 2019

Mets' Rhame suspended 2 games for headhunting
Mets reliever Jacob Rhame was suspended two games on Thursday for intentionally throwing at the head of Phillies first baseman Rhys Hoskins on Tuesday night. The suspension will begin Friday unless Rhame appeals.

ESPN MLB
Apr 25, 2019

Yankees acquire Maybin in trade with Indians
Already without injured outfielders Clint Frazier, Aaron Judge, Giancarlo Stanton and Aaron HIcks, the Yankees acquired veteran Cameron Maybin from the Indians for cash considerations.

ESPN MLB
Apr 25, 2019

Epstein: 'No finish line' on Russell return to Cubs
The Cubs could keep Addison Russell in the minors by optioning him to Triple-A after his 40-game suspension for violating the league's Joint Domestic Violence, Sexual Assault and Child Abuse Policy is up.

ESPN MLB
Apr 25, 2019

Epstein: 'No finish line' on Russell's return to Cubs
The Cubs could keep Addison Russell in the minors by optioning him to Triple-A after his 40-game suspension for violating the league's joint domestic violence, sexual assault and child abuse policy is over.

ESPN MLB
Apr 25, 2019

Allen removed as Angels' closer amid struggles
Cody Allen, who joined the Angels on a one-year deal, has been demoted as the team's closer following a four-game stretch in which he allowed five runs.

ESPN MLB
Apr 25, 2019

Cubs' Strop loses car, gets save on 'crazy day'
Cubs closer Pedro Strop's car was stolen before Wednesday's game, and he was still speaking with police in the fourth inning when he said he had to go. Strop went on to get the save in the Cubs' 7-6 win over the Dodgers.

ESPN MLB
Apr 25, 2019

Strop's car stolen before he saves Cubs' wild win
Cubs closer Pedro Strop's car was stolen before Wednesday's game, and he was still speaking with police in the fourth inning when he said he had to go. Strop went on to get the save in the Cubs' 7-6 win over the Dodgers.

ESPN MLB
Apr 25, 2019

Real or not? Padres have a new ace in Chris Paddack
It's been a while since San Diego had a starting pitcher it could count on, but rookie Chris Paddack seems ready to fill that role.

ESPN MLB
Apr 25, 2019

Pedroia teaches LHP Rodriguez new breaking ball
Red Sox lefty Eduardo Rodriguez had his best outing of the season Wednesday night and credited his success to a new grip on his breaking ball taught to him by veteran second baseman Dustin Pedroia.

ESPN MLB
Apr 25, 2019

Hoskins taunts Mets with 34-sec HR trot in win
Rhys Hoskins homered off reliever Jacob Rhame and taunted him with a slow jog around the bases a night after Rhame buzzed him with two fastballs, and the struggling Philadelphia Phillies beat the New York Mets 6-0 on Wednesday.

ESPN MLB
Apr 25, 2019

Hoskins taunts Mets with 34-second HR trot
Rhys Hoskins homered off reliever Jacob Rhame and taunted him with a slow jog around the bases a night after Rhame buzzed him with two fastballs, and the struggling Philadelphia Phillies beat the New York Mets 6-0 on Wednesday.

ESPN MLB
Apr 24, 2019

Boone: Stanton has 'residual' shoulder problem
Yankees slugger Giancarlo Stanton's left biceps strain has completely healed, but he has a separate, "residual" left shoulder issue, manager Aaron Boone said.

ESPN MLB
Apr 24, 2019

Yanks' Frazier to IL; Stanton's recovery hits snag
Yankees outfielder Clint Frazier will head to the injured list Thursday with a left ankle injury, while Giancarlo Stanton, on the IL since April 1, is dealing with a "residual" left shoulder problem.

ESPN MLB
Apr 24, 2019

'It's great to just contribute': Jason Heyward on highs, lows with Cubs
No matter his struggles, Jason Heyward has found ways to help his team. Now he's in a groove at the plate, and he opened up about his time in Chicago.

ESPN MLB
Apr 24, 2019

Ohtani faces live pitching, nears return for Angels
Shohei Ohtani made four plate appearances Wednesday in a simulated game to begin the probable final step in his return from Tommy John surgery.

ESPN MLB
Apr 24, 2019

History lesson: These call-ups set the bar for Vladimir Guerrero Jr.
What is the best-case scenario for Vlad Jr.'s rookie campaign? Tristan H. Cockcroft gives an historical perspective by examining the greatest rookie call-ups in fantasy history.

ESPN MLB
Apr 24, 2019

Vlad Jr. to join Jays, make MLB debut on Friday
Vladimir Guerrero, who is ESPN insider Keith Law's No. 2 prospect this year, will be called up by the Blue Jays on Friday and is expected to make his major league debut.

ESPN MLB
Apr 24, 2019

Rays beaten by Royals in Snell's return
Tampa Bay ace Blake Snell lasted one out into the fourth inning in his return from a broken right fourth toe as the Rays were beaten 10-2 by the Kansas City Royals on Wednesday.

ESPN MLB
Apr 24, 2019

Rays' Wendle fractures right wrist after HBP
The Rays' Joey Wendle suffered a fractured wrist after being hit by a pitch in Wednesday's game against the Royals.

ESPN MLB
Apr 24, 2019

Yankees activate Sanchez, send Green to minors
Gary Sanchez had been out since April 10 with a calf injury.

ESPN MLB
Apr 24, 2019

Source: Pitching-thin Brewers add Gio Gonzalez
Lefty Gio Gonzalez has agreed to a one-year, $2 million contract with the Brewers, who entered play Wednesday with an NL-worst 5.34 ERA.

ESPN MLB
Apr 24, 2019

Rockies' Murphy reinstated from injured list
Daniel Murphy was expected to miss at least a month after fracturing his left index finger on March 29.

ESPN MLB
Apr 24, 2019

Indians' Carrasco not expected to miss time
Indians pitcher Carlos Carrasco is not expected to miss any time with a left leg injury the team initially feared was serious.

ESPN MLB
Apr 24, 2019

Why Pete Alonso is literally baseball's next big thing
The Mets rookie's first month has been a smashing success. How does the large slugger do it, and can he keep it up?

ESPN MLB
Apr 24, 2019

Dodgers' Hill (knee) set for season debut Sun.
Dodgers left-hander Rich Hill, who hasn't pitched since straining his left knee during spring training, is set to make his regular-season debut against the Pirates on Sunday.

ESPN MLB
Apr 24, 2019

Unsung names fuel banged-up Yanks vs. Angels
With two-thirds of the Opening Day lineup shelved, the Yanks turned to lesser-known players such as Mike Ford and Thairo Estrada to carry them in Tuesday's 7-5 win over the Angels.

ESPN MLB
Apr 24, 2019

Smith Jr. robs HR, then hits one to propel Orioles
After robbing Adam Engel of a home run in the second inning, Orioles outfielder Dwight Smith Jr. launched a home run of his own in the fourth inning.

ESPN MLB
Apr 24, 2019

Quintana changes things up to give Cubs the top starter they traded for
Starting pitching just carried the Cubs back over .500, keyed by Jose Quintana's best run with the team built on a new mix and focus.

ESPN MLB
Apr 23, 2019

Five things we learned from MLB's Opening Day payrolls
Key takeaways include how the lowest-paid team has the best record and a look at who's spending the most of what they take in.

ESPN MLB
Apr 23, 2019

2019 MLB payrolls drop due to signing bonuses
Major League Baseball's Opening Day payrolls dropped by $43 million in 2019, marking the second straight offseason that payrolls decreased.

ESPN MLB
Apr 23, 2019

Wheeler homers, strikes out 11 in rout of Phillies
Zack Wheeler hit his first major league home run and struck out 11 in seven sharp innings as the New York Mets handed the Philadelphia Phillies their fifth loss in six games, 9-0 on Tuesday night.

ESPN MLB
Apr 23, 2019

Rangers' Smyly sidelined by nerve tightness
The Rangers placed left-hander Drew Smyly on the 10-day injured list Tuesday because of nerve tightness in his pitching arm, pausing his return from elbow surgery that caused him to miss the past two seasons.

ESPN MLB
Apr 23, 2019

Suspended Russell set to play 7 games in minors
Suspended Cubs shortstop Addison Russell will play seven games at Triple-A Iowa beginning Wednesday. He will then be eligible to rejoin the big league club on May 3.

ESPN MLB
Apr 23, 2019

Indians' Carrasco exits due to knee, awaits MRI
Carlos Carrasco left Tuesday's start after just four innings because of what the team called left knee discomfort and will have a precautionary MRI, manager Terry Francona said.

ESPN MLB
Apr 23, 2019

Indians' Carrasco exits in 4th, awaits MRI on knee
Indians right-hander Carlos Carrasco left Tuesday's start against the Marlins with left knee discomfort and will have a precautionary MRI, manager Terry Francona said.

ESPN MLB
Apr 23, 2019

Indians' Carrasco exits with discomfort in knee
Indians right-hander Carlos Carrasco left in the fourth inning of his start Tuesday against the Marlins with what the team said was left knee discomfort.

ESPN MLB
Apr 23, 2019

MLB looks at Harper's rant; no call on discipline
MLB is reviewing Bryce Harper's rant at an umpire, but there was no decision Tuesday, a day after the Phillies star went wild during a game against the Mets at Citi Field.

ESPN MLB
Apr 23, 2019

Royals' Keller drops appeal of 5-game suspension
Royals pitcher Brad Keller dropped his appeal and started a five-game suspension for hitting the White Sox's Tim Anderson in the buttocks with a pitch last week.

ESPN MLB
Apr 23, 2019

Reds put Kemp on injured list with broken rib
Reds outfielder Matt Kemp, who has five RBIs in 20 games this season, suffered a broken rib after crashing into the outfield wall and has been placed on the injured list.

ESPN MLB
Apr 23, 2019

Snell to return Wednesday from fractured toe
Rays pitcher Blake Snell is scheduled to return Wednesday from a fractured toe and start against the Royals.

ESPN MLB
Apr 23, 2019

Passan: One year in, is Ronald Acuña Jr. ready to claim Best Player in Baseball title?
A calendar year since he put on a Braves jersey for the first time, Atlanta's talented outfielder is already placing his name among lofty company.

ESPN MLB
Apr 23, 2019

Ramirez a free agent after Indians stint
Slugger Hanley Ramirez has chosen to become a free agent following a short stint with the Indians.

ESPN MLB
Apr 23, 2019

Ramirez a free agent after short Indians stint
Slugger Hanley Ramirez has chosen to become a free agent following a short stint with the Indians.

ESPN MLB
Apr 23, 2019

Source: Pirates' Burdi has biceps tendon strain
Pirates reliever Nick Burdi will not need surgery on his right arm after the Pirates reliever suffered only a strained biceps tendon and flexor mass while throwing a pitch during Monday's game, a source told ESPN.

ESPN MLB
Apr 23, 2019

Sources: Jays prospect Bichette has broken hand
Blue Jays prospect Bo Bichette has a broken hand and is getting a second opinion, sources confirmed to ESPN.

ESPN MLB
Apr 23, 2019

Touted Jays prospect Bichette has broken hand
Blue Jays prospect Bo Bichette has a broken hand and is getting a second opinion, the team confirmed.

ESPN MLB
Apr 23, 2019

Eovaldi has surgery, likely to return in 6 weeks
Nathan Eovaldi is expected to become a full return to pitching within six weeks after having elbow surgery Tuesday.

ESPN MLB
Apr 23, 2019

Boston's Eovaldi has surgery, no timetable yet
The Red Sox have not given a timetable yet for the return of right-hander Nathan Eovaldi, who had surgery Tuesday on his right elbox.

ESPN MLB
Apr 23, 2019

With 13 players on the IL -- 13! -- Yankees backups rising to occasion
Urshela who? The Yankees are missing practically their entire starting lineup -- and yet they've now won six of their past seven games.

ESPN MLB
Apr 23, 2019

Angels forced to play Bourjos at second vs. Yanks
Angels outfielder Peter Bourjos, playing the infield for the first time in his career during a 14-inning marathon, looked emphatically like he had been there before.

ESPN MLB
Apr 23, 2019

Real or not? The expensive luxury of Bryce Harper's antics
The $330 million man drew his 12th career ejection, taking him out of a close game the slumping Phillies couldn't afford to lose.

ESPN MLB
Apr 23, 2019

The expensive luxury of Bryce Harper's antics
The $330 million man drew his 12th career ejection, taking him out of a close game the slumping Phillies couldn't afford to lose.

ESPN MLB
Apr 23, 2019

O's catcher Sucre pitches 1-2-3 9th on 9 pitches
Catcher Jesus Sucre pitched the ninth inning for the Orioles on Monday and retired the White Sox's Leury Garcia, Yoan Moncada and Jose Abreu on nine pitches in a 12-2 loss.

ESPN MLB
Apr 23, 2019

Pirates' Burdi crumples to field with arm injury
Pirates reliever Nick Burdi left Monday night's game in tears with a right arm injury, a chilling low point for Pittsburgh in a 12-4 loss to the Arizona Diamondbacks.

ESPN MLB
Apr 22, 2019

Harper ejected for yelling at umpire from dugout
Bryce Harper was tossed in the top of the fourth inning at Citi Field after chirping from the bench after striking out looking on a high fastball.

ESPN MLB
Apr 22, 2019

Manny Machado, Fernando Tatis Jr. and the rise of a Padres powerhouse
With a $300 million star and baseball's top prospect, San Diego is home to a team arriving ahead of schedule in the NL West.

ESPN MLB
Apr 22, 2019

One trade idea that would fix Cubs' bullpen problem
With a bullpen wracked by injuries and ineffectiveness, Chicago can't really afford to wait for the trade deadline to address it.

ESPN MLB
Apr 22, 2019

Source: Red Sox's Eovaldi to have elbow surgery
Red Sox starting pitcher Nathan Eovaldi is expected to miss 4-6 weeks after he undergoes elbow surgery on Thursday.

ESPN MLB
Apr 22, 2019

MRI on deGrom's elbow comes back clean
Mets ace Jacob deGrom could start against the Brewers on Friday after an MRI on the NL Cy Young Award winner's right elbow came back clean.

ESPN MLB
Apr 22, 2019

Rockies place pitcher Freeland on injured list
Colorado put lefty Kyle Freeland on the 10-day injured list Monday with a blister.

ESPN MLB
Apr 22, 2019

Pirates' Polanco back from IL, makes '19 debut
Pirates outfielder Gregory Polanco, who has been out since last September after having shoulder surgery, made his 2019 debut on Monday.

ESPN MLB
Apr 22, 2019

Pirates' Polanco back from IL, set for '19 debut
The Pirates on Monday activated outfielder Gregory Polanco, who has been out since last September after having shoulder surgery.

ESPN MLB
Apr 22, 2019

Gonzalez a free agent after release by Yankees
Left-hander Gio Gonzalez became a free agent Monday after his release by the New York Yankees. Gonzalez had opted out of his minor league contract with the team.

ESPN MLB
Apr 22, 2019

Cardinals put Wacha on IL with knee tendinitis
Cardinals pitcher Michael Wacha, who was scheduled to start Tuesday, has been placed on the 10-day injured list with knee tendinitis.

ESPN MLB
Apr 22, 2019

How Christian Yelich became a future Hall of Famer in 400 plate appearances
What we've seen from the Brewers slugger since last July is historic -- and puts him on the path to Cooperstown.

ESPN MLB
Apr 22, 2019

Here's how Bryce Harper is doing with the Phillies so far
Philadelphia spent big to make him the face of the franchise. Almost a month into Harper's first season in his new home, we look at how the deal is shaping up.

ESPN MLB
Apr 22, 2019

Updated points-league rankings: Sale, Kluber among aces off to poor starts
Where do star hurlers off to slow starts appear in the latest rankings? Also, an introduction to the "Rule of 7" to pinpoint fantasy's elite pitchers in the early going.

ESPN MLB
Apr 22, 2019

Tiny oral history: The Bryce Harper kid's viral moment
When Bryce Harper signed his megadeal, Philadelphia rejoiced... especially 8-year-old Phillies fan Tyler Barnett. The cancer survivor's viral reaction coming off his school bus took over all of our devices.

ESPN MLB
Apr 22, 2019

The Bryce Harper kid's viral moment
When Bryce Harper signed his megadeal, Philadelphia rejoiced... especially 8-year-old Phillies fan Tyler Barnett. The cancer survivor's viral reaction coming off his school bus took over all of our devices.

ESPN MLB
Apr 22, 2019

Ramon Laureano can do things you've never seen before
Sunday's home-run robbery and outrageous throw were the latest highlights for the A's outfielder who is making the absurd look routine.

ESPN MLB
Apr 21, 2019

Red Sox sweep away concerns -- at least for now
The defending champs put aside their dismal start -- and the building panic of their fans -- with three straight wins at first-place Tampa Bay.

ESPN MLB
Apr 21, 2019

Kemp suffers chest contusion running into wall
Reds outfielder Matt Kemp ran into the left-field wall while chasing a fly ball Sunday against the Padres and later exited with a chest wall contusion.

ESPN MLB
Apr 21, 2019

Real or not? Ramon Laureano can do things you've never seen before
Sunday's home run robbery and outrageous throw were the latest highlights for the A's outfielder who is practically making the absurd look routine.

ESPN MLB
Apr 21, 2019

Blue Jays' Shoemaker out for year with torn ACL
Blue Jays pitcher Matt Shoemaker has a torn ACL in his left knee, cutting short yet another promising season for the oft-injured right-hander.

ESPN MLB
Apr 21, 2019

Blue Jays put Shoemaker on IL with knee sprain
The Blue Jays have put pitcher Matt Shoemaker on the 10-day injured list one day after he sprained his left knee at the end of a rundown.

ESPN MLB
Apr 21, 2019

Unlucky No. 13: Judge latest Yankee to go on IL
Aaron Judge is the 13th Yankee to join the injured list, with what manager Aaron Boone called a "pretty significant" left oblique strain.

ESPN MLB
Apr 21, 2019

Anderson leaves A's start with left ankle sprain
Athletics pitcher Brett Anderson was pulled from his start against Toronto with a left ankle sprain he injured running off the mound in the third inning.

ESPN MLB
Apr 21, 2019

Rays place Meadows on IL, activate Wendle
The Tampa Bay Rays have placed outfielder Austin Meadows on the 10-day injured list with a sprained right thumb.

ESPN MLB
Apr 21, 2019

Michael Chavis' mad scramble to reach The Show
Buying a change of clothes at the airport, racing to the park, then being told to get ready to hit minutes later? Welcome to the majors, Mr. Chavis.

ESPN MLB
Apr 20, 2019

Pujols jumps Ruth for 5th place with 1,993 RBIs
Los Angeles Angels slugger Albert Pujols took another step up the leaderboard with his 1,992nd career RBI on Saturday night, tying Babe Ruth for fifth place in baseball history.

ESPN MLB
Apr 20, 2019

Pujols ties Ruth for 5th all time with 1,992 RBIs
Los Angeles Angels slugger Albert Pujols took another step up the leaderboard with his 1,992nd career RBI on Saturday night, tying Babe Ruth for fifth place in baseball history.

ESPN MLB
Apr 20, 2019

Ump tackles fan who ran onto field in Jays-A's
Second-base umpire Jeff Nelson put a swift end to a fan's romp around the field during Saturday's Blue Jays-A's game, grabbing the man and flinging him to the ground.

ESPN MLB
Apr 20, 2019

Segura, Kingery, Arano put on IL by Phillies
Shortstops Jean Segura and Scott Kingery and relief pitcher Victor Arano were placed on the 10-day injured list.

ESPN MLB
Apr 20, 2019

Blue Jays' Shoemaker exits with left knee sprain
Blue Jays starter Matt Shoemaker had to be helped off the field after suffering a left knee sprain during a rundown in the third inning Saturday against the Athletics.

ESPN MLB
Apr 20, 2019

Blue Jays' Shoemaker hurts knee in rundown
Blue Jays starter Matt Shoemaker had to be helped off the field after injuring his left knee during a rundown in the third inning Saturday against the Athletics.

ESPN MLB
Apr 20, 2019

Blue Jays' Shoemaker set for MRI on hurt knee
Blue Jays starter Matt Shoemaker had to be helped off the field after suffering a left knee sprain during a rundown in the third inning Saturday against the Athletics.

ESPN MLB
Apr 20, 2019

Veteran lefty Gonzalez opts out of Yankees deal
Gio Gonzalez has opted out of his minor league deal with the Yankees, giving the team 48 hours to release or add him to the major league roster. In 15 innings at Triple-A, Gonzalez is 2-1 with a 6.00 ERA.

ESPN MLB
Apr 20, 2019

Power Rankings: New challengers vie for No. 1
The Astros and Dodgers usually rule the roost, but clubs such as the Rays, Brewers and Phillies are making their presence felt.

ESPN MLB
Apr 20, 2019

Yanks await verdict on Judge after oblique injury
Yankees star Aaron Judge will have an MRI after injuring his oblique on a single during Saturday's game vs. the Royals. The Yankees already have 12 players on the injured list.

ESPN MLB
Apr 20, 2019

Collision sends Pirates' Marte, Gonzalez to IL
Erik Gonzalez and Starling Marte of the Pirates were both injured after crashing into each other while chasing a softly hit ball.

ESPN MLB
Apr 20, 2019

Gonzalez broke collarbone in collision with Marte
Erik Gonzalez and Starling Marte of the Pirates were both injured after crashing into each other while chasing a softly hit ball.

ESPN MLB
Apr 20, 2019

Cubs' Lester (hammy) may return for next series
Cubs manager Joe Maddon said injured ace Jon Lester looked "very good" in a simulated game and said it's possible the left-hander could return from his hamstring injury as soon as the team's next series.

ESPN MLB
Apr 20, 2019

Weekend Watch: Predictions, questions for all the top games
Are the Red Sox really on the ropes already? Which of the Braves' young arms will be the best? And how hot is Christian Yelich? Here's your guide to the weekend.

ESPN MLB
Apr 20, 2019

Indians All-Star Lindor returns from injuries
Indians shortstop Francisco Lindor is back after missing his team's first 18 games.

ESPN MLB
Apr 20, 2019

Eovaldi (elbow) to see doctor, may face surgery
Nathan Eovaldi, who has a 6.00 ERA in his four starts this season for the Red Sox, will have his right elbow evaluated by a doctor before making a decision on surgery, which could keep him out two months.

ESPN MLB
Apr 20, 2019

Red Sox place Eovaldi on IL with elbow issue
Nathan Eovaldi, who has a 6.00 ERA in his four starts this season for the Red Sox, has been put on the IL with an elbow issue and will be replaced on the roster by Bobby Poyner.

ESPN MLB
Apr 20, 2019

Forecaster for Week 4: April 22-28
Set your lineups for the week ahead in fantasy baseball with our pitcher rankings, hitter ratings and more.

ESPN MLB
Apr 20, 2019

Marlins fire hitting coach after miserable start
After a lethargic start to the season that saw the club ranked last in the majors in runs, the Miami Marlins have fired hitting coach Mike Pagliarulo.

ESPN MLB
Apr 19, 2019

Ohtani joins team BP for first time since surgery
The Angels' Shohei Ohtani joined teammates for batting practice for the first time since Tommy John surgery.

ESPN MLB
Apr 19, 2019

Hobbled Yanks reach minors deal with Morrison
First baseman Logan Morrison, who is coming off hip surgery and hit a career-high 38 home runs just two seasons ago, has agreed to a minor league deal with the Yankees.

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