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May 22, 2018

Rays calling up shortstop prospect Adames
The Rays are calling up shortstop prospect Willy Adames and starting him against the Red Sox.

ESPN MLB
May 22, 2018

Mariners put Gordon on DL with fractured toe
Dee Gordon, who is batting .304 and leads the AL with 16 steals, was put on the DL with a fractured big toe on his right foot by the Mariners.

ESPN MLB
May 22, 2018

Astros cut suspended ex-prospect Singleton
Jon Singleton, a former top prospect with the Astros who was suspended in January for his third positive drug test, has been released by the team.

ESPN MLB
May 22, 2018

Cards' Reyes to start, could return next week
Cardinals pitching prospect Alex Reyes will return to the majors as a starter and could rejoin St. Louis' rotation as early as next week.

ESPN MLB
May 22, 2018

Rangers' Daniels: It's up to players to execute
GM Jon Daniels won't blame the Rangers coaches for accelerated timelines for young players, and that it's on the players "to go out and execute."

ESPN MLB
May 22, 2018

Buchholz earns another start for Diamondbacks
Clay Buchholz, after allowing one run on two hits in five-plus innings on Sunday in his Arizona debut, will get at least one more turn in the rotation.

ESPN MLB
May 22, 2018

Twins designate starter Hughes for assignment
The Minnesota Twins designated struggling right-hander Phil Hughes for assignment on Monday.

ESPN MLB
May 22, 2018

Real or not? D-backs can start worrying about Paul Goldschmidt
Paul Goldschmidt is hitting .140 with no home runs at home, and the Diamondbacks' offense isn't good enough to make up for Arizona's lost superstar.

ESPN MLB
May 21, 2018

Phillies, Braves looking to settle in atop NL East
The Phillies got the better of the Braves in Monday's showdown, but these upstarts could be fighting for division supremacy for years to come.

ESPN MLB
May 21, 2018

Kris Bryant bucking strikeout trend, but is he happy about it?
Always perfecting his craft, the Cubs slugger is making more contact than ever. He just wants to make sure it's the right kind of contact.

ESPN MLB
May 21, 2018

Soto, 19, starts for Nats, homers in 1st at-bat
Nationals phenom Juan Soto got his first start Monday and homered in his first at-bat. At 19 years and 208 days, he's the youngest major leaguer to hit a home run in more than 15 years.

ESPN MLB
May 21, 2018

Machado says free-agency talk not a distraction
Orioles infielder Manny Machado is eligible for free agency after this season and could well be traded by Baltimore this summer, but he is determined to keep the focus on the field for as long as he can.

ESPN MLB
May 21, 2018

Osuna administrative leave extended to May 28
Major League Baseball has extended the administrative leave of Toronto closer Roberto Osuna for a third seven-day period through May 28 as it investigates an assault charge filed against the All-Star.

ESPN MLB
May 21, 2018

The Shohei Ohtani experiment isn't just working -- it's perfect
Are the Angels using Ohtani correctly? So far, the planets have aligned for L.A. and its two-way star.

ESPN MLB
May 21, 2018

Rays might be at forefront of a rotation revolution
Was starting Sergio Romo on back-to-back days a clever, one-off maneuver by Kevin Cash to maximize matchups, or a sign of widespread things to come?

ESPN MLB
May 21, 2018

Ohtani: 'Honored' to be in Home Run Derby talk
Angels two-way star Shohei Ohtani said he is "honored" about talk of potentially participating in the Home Run Derby during the All-Star break. The Japanese phenom has six homers in 84 at-bats as a part-time DH.

ESPN MLB
May 20, 2018

Nats put Madson on DL with pectoral strain
The Nationals placed right-handed reliever Ryan Madson (pectoral muscle strain) on the disabled list Sunday "just to be safe," according to manager Davey Johnson.

ESPN MLB
May 20, 2018

Real or not? Boston's boppers outslugging Bronx bombers
We all expected an AL East power duo to strike fear in the hearts of opposing pitchers, but not necessarily J.D. Martinez and Mookie Betts.

ESPN MLB
May 20, 2018

Melky Cabrera gets call to majors from Indians
Veteran outfielder Melky Cabrera was called up by the Indians from Triple-A Columbus on Sunday.

ESPN MLB
May 20, 2018

Darvish toughs out start, gets 1st Cubs win
Yu Darvish recovered from a shaky start to get his first win with the Cubs, more than seven weeks into the 2018 season.

ESPN MLB
May 20, 2018

Cardinals' Hicks throws two 105 mph pitches
Jordan Hicks threw two pitches clocked at 105 mph to the Phillies' Odubel Herrera on Sunday.

ESPN MLB
May 20, 2018

Astros call up Triple-A's top hitter; Fisher to DL
The Astros put outfielder Derek Fisher on the disabled list Sunday and recalled J.D. Davis, who leads all of Triple-A with a .415 batting average.

ESPN MLB
May 20, 2018

A's slugger Davis leaves game with groin strain
Khris Davis, who leads the A's with 13 home runs and 38 RBIs, left Sunday's game against the Blue Jays with a right groin strain.

ESPN MLB
May 20, 2018

Dodgers put Hill back on DL; Kershaw throws
Rich Hill went back on the Los Angeles Dodgers' disabled list, a day after a blister burst on his left middle finger, and ace Clayton Kershaw threw a bullpen session for the first time since getting hurt.

ESPN MLB
May 20, 2018

Olney: Sellers beware-- third basemen will be a dime a dozen
Need hot-corner help? You're in luck. But for teams such as the O's, getting big value in return for Manny Machado might not be so easy this summer.

ESPN MLB
May 20, 2018

Inside the making of Shohei Ohtani
So far, the two-way sensation is living up to Ruthian expectations. But how will he possibly keep this up? We trace his journey back to Japan in search of the surprising answer.

ESPN MLB
May 20, 2018

Nats promote 19-year-old outfielder Soto
The Nationals called up 19-year-old outfielder Juan Soto after the team was hit by injuries.

ESPN MLB
May 20, 2018

Braves release Bautista month after adding him
Jose Bautista was released by the Braves on Sunday, just over a month after he signed with the team after remaining unsigned as a free agent for the entire offeseason.

ESPN MLB
May 20, 2018

Pirates' Harrison returns from broken hand
Pirates second baseman Josh Harrison returned to the lineup after missing 30 games with a broken hand.

ESPN MLB
May 20, 2018

Addison Russell stays focused as Machado rumors swirl
The Cubs could take their chances with a Manny Machado trade, but their shortstop is working on delivering a big bounce-back at the plate.

ESPN MLB
May 20, 2018

Olney: Hitters who can't beat the heat getting left behind
With pitchers throwing harder than ever, veterans such as Paul Goldschmidt are struggling to adapt and survive at the plate.

ESPN MLB
May 20, 2018

Back-to-back: Rays start Romo 2nd day in row
Sergio Romo was so effective in his first career start Saturday that the reliever got another start -- on Sunday.

ESPN MLB
May 20, 2018

Back-to-back: Rays to start Romo 2nd day in row
Sergio Romo was so effective in his first career start Saturday that Rays manager Kevin Cash said the reliever will get another start -- on Sunday.

ESPN MLB
May 19, 2018

Dodgers' Hill exits with blister after 2 pitches
Dodgers veteran left-hander Rich Hill lasted just two pitches against the Nationals. He was pulled after an recurrence of his blister problem.

ESPN MLB
May 19, 2018

Dodgers' Hill lasts just 2 pitches against Nats
Dodgers veteran left-hander Rich Hill lasted just two pitches against the Nationals. He was pulled after an apparent recurrence of his blister problem.

ESPN MLB
May 19, 2018

Hill on blister woes: 'Don't have any answers'
Dodgers veteran left-hander Rich Hill lasted just two pitches in the second game of a doubleheader against the Nationals. He was pulled after a recurrence of his blister problem.

ESPN MLB
May 19, 2018

Tim Tebow timeline: Has he dispelled doubt on the diamond?
Charting the first 162 games of the two-sport phenom's career; the former QB is starting to hit with authority.

ESPN MLB
May 19, 2018

Nats' Kendrick tears right Achilles, done for year
Nationals utility player Howie Kendrick will undergo surgery on Monday to repair a torn right Achilles tendon. Kendrick was injured in the first game of a doubleheader.

ESPN MLB
May 19, 2018

Nationals put Kendrick on DL with Achilles injury
Nationals outfielder Howie Kendrick, who left Saturday afternoon's loss to the Dodgers after suffering an injury to his right Achilles while catching a deep fly ball to left field, has been placed on the disabled list.

ESPN MLB
May 19, 2018

Nationals' Kendrick getting MRI after injuring leg
Nationals outfielder Howie Kendrick left Saturday afternoon's loss to the Dodgers after suffering an injury to his lower right leg while catching a deep fly ball to left field. Manager Davey Martinez had no additional details on the injury.

ESPN MLB
May 19, 2018

Nationals' Kendrick ruptures right Achilles tendon
Nationals utility player Howie Kendrick will undergo surgery on Monday to repair a ruptured right Achilles tendon, manager Davey Martinez said Saturday night. Martinez was injured in the first game of a doubleheader.

ESPN MLB
May 19, 2018

Twins put Mauer (concussion symptoms) on DL
Twins first baseman Joe Mauer has been placed on the 10-day disabled list with a cervical strain and concussion-like symptoms. Minnesota recalled outfielder Jake Cave, who made his major league debut Saturday against Milwaukee.

ESPN MLB
May 19, 2018

Cubs, Reds involved in bench-clearing incident
Reds left-hander Amir Garrett and Chicago Cubs second baseman Javier Baez exchanged words after Baez struck out to end the sixth inning, sparking a bench-clearing incident that was quickly defused after a brief scuffle.

ESPN MLB
May 19, 2018

Brewers' Nelson upbeat by shoulder progress
The Brewers' Jimmy Nelson will take a break from throwing during his rehab from shoulder surgery, but he is encouraged after a visit with his doctor.

ESPN MLB
May 19, 2018

Braves' Swanson back after 14-game absence
Braves shortstop Dansby Swanson, who missed 14 games with a wrist injury, has been activated off the DL on Saturday.

ESPN MLB
May 19, 2018

A's put Anderson on DL with shoulder strain
A's pitcher Brett Anderson, who left Friday's game after just 15 pitches due to a shoulder strain, was put on the DL.

ESPN MLB
May 19, 2018

Royals' Butera keeps promise, dyes hair pink
Royals catcher Drew Butera kept his promise that if 7-year-old Dagan Lingenfelter beat cancer, he would dye his hair any color. And it's pink.

ESPN MLB
May 19, 2018

Cubs' Montgomery still on standby for first start of the year
A heavy schedule or poor performances by other starters could eventually give the man who saved Game 7 of the 2016 World Series his chance.

ESPN MLB
May 19, 2018

Bucs minor leaguer leaves amid abuse allegation
Pirates minor leaguer Ji-hwan Bae, who signed with the team in March for $1.2 million, has returned to his native South Korea to deal with a police investigation into allegations he assaulted his ex-girlfriend.

ESPN MLB
May 19, 2018

Bucs' minor leaguer leaves amid abuse allegation
Pirates minor leaguer Ji-hwan Bae, who signed with the team in March for $1.2 million, has returned to his native South Korea to deal with a police investigation into allegations he assaulted his ex-girlfriend.

ESPN MLB
May 19, 2018

Pirates minor leaguer leaves amid allegation
Ji-hwan Bae, who signed with the Pirates in March for $1.2 million, has returned to South Korea amid allegations he assaulted his ex-girlfriend.

ESPN MLB
May 18, 2018

White Sox OF Delmonico breaks finger on HBP
White Sox outfielder Nicky Delmonico, who suffered a broken bone in his right middle finger when he was hit by a pitch in Friday's game against the Rangers, is expected to miss four to six weeks.

ESPN MLB
May 18, 2018

MLB talks to Giants' Belt after rant on umpire
The Giants' Brandon Belt, who made critical remarks about plate umpire Doug Eddings following Wednesday's loss, got a phone call from Joe Torre, and manager Bruce Bochy said the team doesn't expect Belt to face any further action for the comments.

ESPN MLB
May 18, 2018

Giants' Belt meets with MLB after rant on umpire
The Giants' Brandon Belt, who made critical remarks about plate umpire Doug Eddings following Wednesday's loss to the Reds, met with Joe Torre, and manager Bruce Bochy said the team doesn't expect Belt to face any further action for the comments.

ESPN MLB
May 18, 2018

Follow live: C.C. Sabathia, red hot Yankees face off against Royals in KC
Whit Merrifield's lead-off double turned into a run for Kansas City in the bottom of the first inning.

ESPN MLB
May 18, 2018

Heyward on first concussion: 'That stuff is scary'
Cubs outfielder Jason Heyward said that experiencing his first concussion May 6 "made a believer" out of him when it comes to the dangers of head injuries.

ESPN MLB
May 18, 2018

White Sox encouraged as Farquhar pays 2nd visit
White Sox manager Rick Renteria said reliever Danny Farquhar looked "very, very good" when he visited the team before Friday's game, adding that Farquhar even brought some cookies for the team.

ESPN MLB
May 18, 2018

D-backs' Buchholz returns to majors on Sunday
The Diamondbacks will likely start veteran Clay Buchholz on Sunday -- Buchholz's first start in the major league in more than 365 days.

ESPN MLB
May 18, 2018

Dbacks' Buchholz returns to majors on Sunday
The Diamondbacks will likely start veteran Clay Buchholz on Sunday -- Buchholz's first start in the major league in more than 365 days.

ESPN MLB
May 18, 2018

Buchholz set for first MLB start since April 2017
Clay Buchholz, who hasn't pitched in the majors since April 2017, is likely to start for the Diamondbacks on Sunday against the New York Mets.

ESPN MLB
May 18, 2018

Cards put DeJong on DL as HBP breaks hand
The Cardinals placed Paul DeJong on the 10-day disabled list Friday, a day after the shortstop's left hand was fractured when he was hit by a pitch.

ESPN MLB
May 18, 2018

Mets' Lagares (toe) likely to miss rest of season
Outfielder Juan Lagares hyperextended his toe on Wednesday and will undergo surgery, likely missing the rest of the Mets' season.

ESPN MLB
May 18, 2018

Changeup: Rays might start reliever Romo
The Tampa Bay Rays have been experimenting with their pitching staff all season, and now they may give veteran reliever Sergio Romo the first start of his career.

ESPN MLB
May 18, 2018

Changeup: Rays to start vet reliever Romo
The Tampa Bay Rays have been experimenting with their pitching staff all season, and now they will give veteran reliever Sergio Romo the first start of his career.

ESPN MLB
May 18, 2018

Sir Didi's disappearing act: Gregorius' slump stumps Yanks
April's AL Player of the Month has been brutal in May. But while he can't buy a hit lately, some stats suggest he's not that far from a resurgence.

ESPN MLB
May 18, 2018

Cano can go to Hall, Cuban's pitch and MLB's next big thing
Forget PEDs. If a player is on the ballot, and otherwise worthy, send him to Cooperstown. Plus, the Mavs owner on how to make baseball fun again.

ESPN MLB
May 18, 2018

Power Rankings: NL East contenders make their move to the top
The margins between the best have never been closer, but do we have a new No. 1? And which NL East team pushed its way into the top five?

ESPN MLB
May 18, 2018

Olney: Sellers beware -- third basemen will be a dime a dozen
Need hot-corner help? You're in luck. But for teams like the O's, getting big value in return for Manny Machado might not be so easy this summer.

ESPN MLB
May 18, 2018

Real or not? Mookie Betts, not Mike Trout, is the real MVP
Sure, there's a ton of baseball to be played, but that won't keep us from taking a look at where the award races stand a quarter into the season.

ESPN MLB
May 18, 2018

Cubs-Braves postponed; makeup game Aug. 30
The final game of a three-game series between the Chicago Cubs and the Atlanta Braves has been postponed because of rain. The makeup game has been set for Aug. 30.

ESPN MLB
May 17, 2018

Price stymies Orioles, goes distance in 6-2 win
David Price took a shutout into the ninth inning and held Baltimore to five hits in his first complete game this season, leading the Boston Red Sox past the Orioles 6-2 on Thursday night.

ESPN MLB
May 17, 2018

LeMahieu has no ligament damage in left thumb
Rockies second baseman DJ LeMahieu said he got "overall pretty good news" Thursday, when it was determined he had no ligament damage in his left thumb and would not need surgery.

ESPN MLB
May 17, 2018

Teixeira 'not surprised' about Cano suspension
Mark Teixeira, Robinson Cano's teammate with the Yankees for five years, says he is "not surprised" by the Seattle star's 80-game suspension for a banned substance. The ESPN analyst did not offer any specifics or examples to support the assertion.

ESPN MLB
May 17, 2018

Angels closer Middleton decides on TJ surgery
Angels reliever Keynan Middleton will undergo Tommy John surgery on his right elbow, putting an early end to his second big-league season.

ESPN MLB
May 17, 2018

Angels: TJ surgery recommended for Middleton
The Angels says doctors have recommended that closer Keynan Middleton have Tommy John surgery on his right elbow.

ESPN MLB
May 17, 2018

With Marte ailing, Pirates call up Meadows
The Pirates are calling up top outfield prospect Austin Meadows from Triple-A. With Starling Marte nursing discomfort in his right side, Meadows will likely see some time in center field.

ESPN MLB
May 17, 2018

With Marte ailing, Pirates to call up Meadows
The Pirates are calling up top outfield prospect Austin Meadows from Triple-A. With Starling Marte nursing discomfort in his right side, Meadows will likely see some time in center field.

ESPN MLB
May 17, 2018

Rangers scratch Hamels with stiff neck
The Rangers scratched left-hander Cole Hamels with a stiff neck, and righty Doug Fister got the start Thursday night against the White Sox. Hamels said he thinks he'll need time for his neck to loosen up.

ESPN MLB
May 17, 2018

12-hour delay keeps Yanks at airport overnight
The Yankees spent the night at Dulles Airport after their flight to Kansas City for a series against the Royals was delayed for close to 12 hours. With no hotels available, the players waited in the terminal or slept on the plane.

ESPN MLB
May 17, 2018

Position of strength: AL overloaded with All-Star shortstops
With Francisco Lindor, Manny Machado, Carlos Correa, Didi Gregorius and Andrelton Simmons, there's no shortage of top-notch shortstops in the AL.

ESPN MLB
May 17, 2018

Brewers put Ryan Braun on DL with tight back
The Brewers put Ryan Braun on the disabled list because of the back tightness that has kept him on the bench for the past three games. Braun is hitting .222 with five home runs and 20 RBIs this season.

ESPN MLB
May 17, 2018

Cards C Kelly to DL; Wainwright to 60-day DL
The Cardinals have put catcher Carson Kelly on the 10-day disabled list with a strained right hamstring, a setback for a team already without the injured Yadier Molina behind the plate.

ESPN MLB
May 17, 2018

Wainwright shifted to 60-day DL due to elbow
The Cardinals are "hitting the pause button" with pitcher Adam Wainwright and moving him to the 60-day DL because of persistent pain in his right elbow.

ESPN MLB
May 17, 2018

Braves put Soroka on DL with shoulder strain
Mike Soroka, the Braves' top pitching prospect who is 1-1 in three starts with the team, was placed on the DL with a shoulder strain.

ESPN MLB
May 17, 2018

Dodgers GM: Roberts' job safe despite start
Dodgers general manager Farhan Zaidi said the team has not lost confidence in manager Dave Roberts despite a bad start.

ESPN MLB
May 17, 2018

Nats C Wieters undergoes hamstring surgery
Nationals catcher Matt Wieters had surgery Wednesday on his left hamstring, the team announced Thursday.

ESPN MLB
May 17, 2018

Real or not? J.D. Martinez, Red Sox were meant for each other
After a longer-than-expected courting period, J.D. Martinez and the Red Sox finally came together and it looks like a match made in heaven.

ESPN MLB
May 17, 2018

Cubs out of the zone as strikeout issues return
With his team suffering through another double-digit strikeout game, Joe Maddon is looking for Cubs hitters to stop chasing bad pitches.

ESPN MLB
May 16, 2018

Speed vs. power: Could '80s Cardinals cut it in today's game?
The Cardinals of Willie McGee and Vince Coleman ran wild, winning three pennants in the '80s, but how would they fare in today's homer-happy world?

ESPN MLB
May 16, 2018

Giants' Belt: Umpire called strike to end game
Brandon Belt said the Giants were cheated out of a potential win against the Reds on Wednesday because the plate umpire wanted the game to end early.

ESPN MLB
May 16, 2018

Colon hit by ball, says his 'big belly' can take it
Bartolo Colon laughed off having a line drive hit him in the stomach, allowing four hits in 7 2/3 shutout innings and giving the Texas Rangers a 5-1 win over the Seattle Mariners on Wednesday.

ESPN MLB
May 16, 2018

Jeter optimistic despite Marlins frustrations
As the Marlins rebuild and seek to reinvigorate their attendance and win-loss record, Derek Jeter says "there are a lot of positives."

ESPN MLB
May 16, 2018

Cora surprised by Smith's comment on injury
Red Sox manager Alex Cora said he doesn't agree with Carson Smith's opinion that fatigue could have contributed to his dislocated pitching shoulder.

ESPN MLB
May 16, 2018

Gallo on playing 3B: 'I'd rather catch, no joke'
Joey Gallo wouldn't tell the Rangers "no" if they asked him to fill the team's hole at third base, but admitted, "I don't want it. ... I hate it, no joke."

ESPN MLB
May 16, 2018

Rays put Gomez on DL, call up prospect Arroyo
Carlos Gomez, who is batting just .200 with 11 RBIs this season, was put on the DL with a strained right groin by the Rays.

ESPN MLB
May 16, 2018

Twins catcher Castro out for rest of season
The Twins will be without catcher Jason Castro for the rest of the season as his knee injury was more serious than expected.

ESPN MLB
May 16, 2018

Votto apologizes to Paxton, Canada for remarks
Reds All-Star Joey Votto apologized to James Paxton and Canadian baseball for his comments on the Mariners pitcher and fellow Canadian's feat of throwing a no-hitter on his home country's soil this month.

ESPN MLB
May 16, 2018

Mets put Cespedes on DL with hip flexor strain
Mets outfielder Yoenis Cespedes, who suffered a mild strain of his right hip flexor on May 6, has landed on the disabled list.

ESPN MLB
May 16, 2018

Swihart's agent wants trade from Red Sox
The agent for Blake Swihart, a former top prospect who has battled injuries and struggled to find playing time with the Red Sox, has requested that his client be traded out of Boston.

ESPN MLB
May 16, 2018

Mike Trout is on pace for the greatest season in MLB history
A quarter of the way through the MLB schedule, the all-world Angels outfielder is on a run for the ages.

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