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Aug 14, 2018

Severino's struggles continue in Yankees' loss
Luis Severino's answer was a simple one after he dropped another game Monday night, this time to the Mets in a make-up of a game that was rained out at Yankee Stadium: He just has to get better.

ESPN MLB
Aug 13, 2018

Acuna hits 2 leadoff HRs in Braves doubleheader
Braves rookie slugger Ronald Acuña Jr. homered to lead off both ends of Monday's doubleheader against the Marlins, giving him a home run in four straight games.

ESPN MLB
Aug 13, 2018

Acuna homers to lead off both ends of DH
Braves rookie slugger Ronald Acuña Jr. homered to lead off both ends of Monday's doubleheader against the Marlins, giving him home runs in four straight games.

ESPN MLB
Aug 13, 2018

Acuna opens both doubleheader games with HR
Braves rookie slugger Ronald Acuña Jr. homered to lead off both ends of Monday's doubleheader against the Marlins, giving him a home run in four straight games.

ESPN MLB
Aug 13, 2018

Injured Trout leaves Angels for family matter
Already on the 10-day disabled list, Mike Trout is taking time away from the Angels for a family matter.

ESPN MLB
Aug 13, 2018

Injured Trout leaves team for personal reasons
Already on the 10-day DL, Mike Trout is taking time away from the Angels for personal reasons.

ESPN MLB
Aug 13, 2018

Dodgers' Jansen anticipates a 2nd heart surgery
Dodgers closer Kenley Jansen said there's a good chance he'll have a second surgery this offseason to help control his irregular heartbeat.

ESPN MLB
Aug 13, 2018

Royals' Duffy to DL with shoulder impingement
Royals left-hander Danny Duffy, who is suffering from a shoulder impingement, received an anti-inflammatory shot and has been placed on the disabled list.

ESPN MLB
Aug 13, 2018

Indians' Martin battles 'severe' bacterial infection
An organ-attacking bacterial infection is behind the hospitalization of Indians outfielder Leonys Martin, team president Chris Antonetti said.

ESPN MLB
Aug 13, 2018

Indians' Martin battles life-threatening infection
An organ-attacking bacterial infection is behind the hospitalization of Indians outfielder Leonys Martin, team president Chris Antonetti said.

ESPN MLB
Aug 13, 2018

Sabathia lands on DL with knee inflammation
The Yankees placed starting pitcher CC Sabathia on the 10-day disabled list Monday with right knee inflammation. The 18-year veteran has been dealing with a degenerative issue in the knee for some time.

ESPN MLB
Aug 13, 2018

Should the Yankees concede the AL East? Weighing the pros and cons
Aaron Judge says the goal is to beat Boston. It's not impossible, but resting up for the wild-card game and (hopefully) beyond could be wiser.

ESPN MLB
Aug 13, 2018

The 100s tracker: Boston's 114 pace? Good. The O's? Not so good
As we track teams that could hit triple-digit wins or losses, the Red Sox have managed to pick up their torrid pace while helping the Orioles sink to new lows.

ESPN MLB
Aug 13, 2018

Power Rankings: New rivals boost AL's dominance
The Red Sox might be delivering a season for the ages, but they aren't the only hot team heading towards the stretch.

ESPN MLB
Aug 13, 2018

Inaugural Baseball HOF signed ball sets record
A baseball signed at the inaugural Baseball Hall of Fame induction in 1939 by all of the inductees who attended the ceremony sold on Saturday night for a record price.

ESPN MLB
Aug 13, 2018

Inaugural HOF inductees signed ball sets record
A baseball signed at the inaugural Baseball Hall of Fame induction in 1939 by all of the inductees who attended the ceremony sold on Saturday night for a record price.

ESPN MLB
Aug 13, 2018

Bote spoils Scherzer's gem with walk-off slam
With two out in the bottom of the ninth and facing a two-strike count, Cubs pinch hitter David Bote delivered a walk-off grand slam to stun the Nationals on Sunday night at Wrigley.

ESPN MLB
Aug 12, 2018

Maddon, A-Rod discuss comments about Darvish
Joe Maddon and Alex Rodriguez spoke briefly Sunday before the Cubs took on the Nationals after Rodriguez made pointed remarks about injured right-hander Yu Darvish two weeks ago on an ESPN broadcast.

ESPN MLB
Aug 12, 2018

Bases-loaded walk sends Rockies past Dodgers
Chris Iannetta's bases-loaded, two-out walk in the ninth inning gave the Rockies the victory over the Dodgers and was their second walk-off win in as many days.

ESPN MLB
Aug 12, 2018

M's Diaz 1st to get all 4 saves in sweep since '04
Mariners closer Edwin Diaz on Sunday became the first pitcher to record four saves in a single series since 2004 as Seattle rallied to complete a four-game sweep of the Houston Astros.

ESPN MLB
Aug 12, 2018

Dazzling Didi a steady presence at short for Yankees
Performances like he had Sunday have almost become routine for Didi Gregorius as he has eased the transition from Derek Jeter the past few years.

ESPN MLB
Aug 12, 2018

Sale fans 12 in five innings in strong DL return
Chris Sale celebrated his return from the disabled list by striking out 12 over five dominant innings, and the Red Sox moved 50 games over .500 by completing a sweep of the lowly Orioles with a 4-1 victory Sunday.

ESPN MLB
Aug 12, 2018

Mets' Wright 'all smiles' after Class A return
After an 0-for-3 day in five innings for Class A St. Lucie, David Wright admitted to feeling "butterflies" as he played in his first baseball game in almost a year.

ESPN MLB
Aug 12, 2018

Dodgers find Ryu spot; Maeda, Stripling to pen
Dodgers manager Dave Roberts announced that Hyun-Jin Ryu will be activated from the disabled list Wednesday, while Kenta Maeda and Ross Stripling will be used as relievers.

ESPN MLB
Aug 12, 2018

Cards' Weaver cuts finger on tray, misses start
Cardinals pitcher Luke Weaver cut his finger while opening a food tray in the clubhouse at Kansas City and was scratched from his start against the Royals. Right-hander Tyson Ross made his first start for the Cardinals in Weaver's place.

ESPN MLB
Aug 12, 2018

Ross making Cards debut as Weaver scratched
Tyson Ross on Sunday will make his first appearance for the Cardinals since he was acquired last week on trade waivers from the Padres.

ESPN MLB
Aug 12, 2018

Red Sox ace Sale K's 12 in return from DL
After missing the past two weeks with inflammation in his pitching shoulder, Red Sox ace Chris Sale struck out 12 batters over five innings in Sunday's game against the Orioles.

ESPN MLB
Aug 12, 2018

Red Sox ace Sale off DL, limited to 100 pitches
After missing the past two weeks with inflammation in his pitching shoulder, Red Sox ace Chris Sale will start Sunday's game against the Orioles.

ESPN MLB
Aug 12, 2018

Can Cole Hamels be the stopper the Cubs need in their rotation?
The veteran lefty has one mission in his home debut Sunday: deliver more of what the Cubs need from him on the mound.

ESPN MLB
Aug 12, 2018

A pitcher for MVP? It's rare, but this could be Max Scherzer's year
The Nats ace has a legitimate shot at joining Clayton Kershaw and Justin Verlander as the only hurlers in the past quarter century to win the award.

ESPN MLB
Aug 12, 2018

Santana frustrated with Twins' front office
Twins pitcher Ervin Santana recently voiced his frustration with Minnesota's front office, saying "they took our pieces away" with a flurry of trades over the past month.

ESPN MLB
Aug 12, 2018

Jansen making progress, no date for return
Dodgers closer Kenley Jansen is doing well after experiencing trouble with his heart again, though it remains uncertain when he will return to the mound.

ESPN MLB
Aug 12, 2018

Bauer has X-ray on ankle; Encarnacion to DL
Indians ace Trevor Bauer left Saturday's start in the seventh inning after being struck in the ankle by a line drive, but the club believes he avoided serious injury. The team also said Edwin Encarnacion would be put on the 10-day DL with a biceps injury.

ESPN MLB
Aug 12, 2018

Mays touts Bonds' HOF case: 'Vote this guy in'
In an emotional pregame ceremony, Barry Bonds had his No. 25 jersey retired by the Giants and was honored by several legends of the game, including Willie Mays, who implored voters to get Bonds in the Hall of Fame.

ESPN MLB
Aug 11, 2018

First-place Cubs breaking even in the second half, not breaking away
Another blowout loss contributed to the Cubs' growing run deficit since the break. Should fans be worried or happy about their 12-11 record?

ESPN MLB
Aug 11, 2018

Hall of Famer Thome honored by White Sox
The White Sox gave former slugger Jim Thome a gigantic bat during a pregame ceremony Saturday, another honor for the newly inducted Hall of Famer.

ESPN MLB
Aug 11, 2018

Cubs' Lester rocked again: 'Not doing my job'
Cubs lefty Jon Lester lamented being in a "rut" after his latest shaky outing, giving up eight runs against the Nationals on Saturday to push his second-half ERA to 10.33.

ESPN MLB
Aug 11, 2018

Arenado (shoulder) held out, pinch hits in ninth
Rockies slugger Nolan Arenado was not in the lineup for Saturday's game against the Dodgers because of a right shoulder strain, but manager Bud Black said the injury isn't expected to require a stint on the DL.

ESPN MLB
Aug 11, 2018

Arenado held out; Rockies hopeful he'll avoid DL
Rockies slugger Nolan Arenado was not in the lineup for Saturday's game against the Dodgers because of a right shoulder strain, but manager Bud Black said the injury isn't expected to require a stint on the DL.

ESPN MLB
Aug 11, 2018

King Felix vows to return to M's rotation soon
Felix Hernandez vowed Saturday that his first-ever stint in the Mariners' bullpen won't last long, telling the AP, "I'll be a starter before the end of the year."

ESPN MLB
Aug 11, 2018

Ohtani has bullpen session, goes 1-for-4 as DH
Before serving as DH against the A's on Saturday, Shohei Ohtani, who hasn't pitched since June 6, reportedly threw 20 pitches during a bullpen session for the Angels.

ESPN MLB
Aug 11, 2018

Ohtani throws bullpen session, serves as DH
Before serving as DH against the A's on Saturday, Shohei Ohtani, who hasn't pitched since June 6, reportedly threw 20 pitches during a bullpen session for the Angels.

ESPN MLB
Aug 11, 2018

Angels' Ohtani throws bullpen session, serves as DH
Before serving as DH vs. the A's on Saturday, Shohei Ohtani, who hasn't pitched since June 6, reportedly threw 20 pitches during a bullpen session for the Angels.

ESPN MLB
Aug 11, 2018

Altuve won't return during Astros' homestand
Jose Altuve will not return from the disabled list during the Astros' current homestand, meaning the reigning American League MVP will miss at least another four games.

ESPN MLB
Aug 11, 2018

Martinez trying to right Nationals' ship in time to make the playoffs
The Nationals have one of the most injury-prone teams in baseball, but the pressure on their first-year manager to get them to October is real.

ESPN MLB
Aug 11, 2018

Rangers rookie Guzman owns Yanks with 3 HRs
Ronald Guzman became the first rookie to hit three home runs in a game against the Yankees, powering the Texas Rangers past New York 12-7 on Friday night.

ESPN MLB
Aug 11, 2018

Rockies' Arenado exits with sore right shoulder
Nolan Arenado may have tweaked his shoulder while turning a double play in the third inning against the Dodgers.

ESPN MLB
Aug 11, 2018

Arenado tweaks shoulder, hopes to play Saturday
Third baseman Nolan Arenado tweaked his shoulder while turning a double play in the third inning against the Dodgers and said he hopes to be back in the lineup Saturday.

ESPN MLB
Aug 10, 2018

Loaiza faces 10 years to life after pleading guilty
Esteban Loaiza pleaded guilty Friday to federal drug charges in California and acknowledged that he possessed about 20 kilograms, or 44 pounds, of cocaine with intent to distribute.

ESPN MLB
Aug 10, 2018

Brewers put Soria on 10-day DL with groin strain
Brewers right-hander Joakim Soria was placed on the 10-day disabled list Friday because of a strained right groin.

ESPN MLB
Aug 10, 2018

Trout (wrist) to DL; Angels expect minimum stint
Angels star Mike Trout went on the 10-day DL on Friday, and manager Mike Scioscia said he's confident Trout will be back in the lineup for next week's series against the Rangers.

ESPN MLB
Aug 10, 2018

Trout lands on DL with right wrist inflammation
Los Angeles Angels outfielder Mike Trout has been placed on the 10-day disabled list with right wrist inflammation, the team announced.

ESPN MLB
Aug 10, 2018

Orioles call up CF Mullins, shift Jones to RF
With the Baltimore Orioles calling up Cedric Mullins to start in center field Friday night in his major league debut, Adam Jones was moved to right field. Jones hadn't played an outfield position other than center field since 2007 prior to Friday's game.

ESPN MLB
Aug 10, 2018

Orioles call up CF Mullins, shifting Jones to RF
With the Baltimore Orioles calling up Cedric Mullins to start in center field Friday night in his major league debut, Adam Jones will switch to right field. Jones hasn't played an outfield position other than center field since 2007.

ESPN MLB
Aug 10, 2018

Phillies get 1B Bour from Marlins for prospect
The Phillies acquired first baseman Justin Bour from the Marlins on Friday for a minor-league pitching prospect, the teams announced Friday.

ESPN MLB
Aug 10, 2018

Source: Phillies acquire 1B Bour from Marlins
The Phillies acquired first baseman Justin Bour from the Marlins on Friday for a minor-league pitching prospect, a source confirmed to ESPN.com.

ESPN MLB
Aug 10, 2018

Sources: Jansen (heartbeat) to miss month
Los Angeles Dodgers closer Kenley Jansen is expected to miss about a month with an irregular heartbeat, sources told ESPN's Buster Olney.

ESPN MLB
Aug 10, 2018

King Felix's reign over: M's move RHP to bullpen
Felix Hernandez, never having pitched in a game without starting, has been moved to the bullpen by the Mariners after going 8-10 with a 5.73 ERA in 23 starts this season.

ESPN MLB
Aug 10, 2018

Jansen sent back to L.A. with irregular heartbeat
Manager Dave Roberts said Kenley Jansen's condition is stable.

ESPN MLB
Aug 10, 2018

Boston's Betts homers in ninth to complete cycle
Mookie Betts homered in the ninth inning to complete his first career cycle during the Toronto Blue Jays' 8-5 win over the Boston Red Sox on Thursday night.

ESPN MLB
Aug 09, 2018

Verlander tossed after giving up 6 runs in 2 IP
Houston's Justin Verlander was ejected after pitching just two innings Thursday night against visiting Seattle. Verlander, who was called for a balk before surrendering a homer, gave up six earned runs on seven hits.

ESPN MLB
Aug 09, 2018

Athletics land righty reliever Rodney from Twins
Veteran right-hander Fernando Rodney is the latest bullpen addition by the Oakland Athletics, who traded minor league reliever Dakota Chalmers to the Minnesota Twins on Thursday night.

ESPN MLB
Aug 09, 2018

MLB's next big thing: Red Sox vs. 116 and more races to watch
Can the Boston set the MLB wins record? Who will emerge as the NL's top team? MVP? And who ya got -- hits or whiffs? Baseball minds want to know.

ESPN MLB
Aug 09, 2018

Red Sox bump Pomeranz from rotation to pen
With Chris Sale expected to rejoin the rotation this weekend, the Red Sox moved Drew Pomeranz to the bullpen while Brian Johnson will continue to start.

ESPN MLB
Aug 09, 2018

Verlander says Kate Upton saved his career
Astros pitcher Justin Verlander credits wife Kate Upton with saving his career.

ESPN MLB
Aug 09, 2018

It's time to talk about Bryce Harper and the Cubs again
As the Nats head to Wrigley, Chicago's outfield is up and Harper's average is down. Are Harper and the Cubs no longer a free-agency match?

ESPN MLB
Aug 09, 2018

Jayson Werth: 'Super nerds' are 'killing' MLB
Jayson Werth, a 15-year MLB veteran who said he was done playing pro baseball, believes "super nerds" are ruining the game. "Just put computers out there," he said.

ESPN MLB
Aug 09, 2018

Indians' Martin out with non-baseball condition
Indians outfielder Leonys Martin has been placed on the 10-day disabled list with a non-baseball condition.

ESPN MLB
Aug 09, 2018

The top 10 MLB Players Weekend nicknames
From the first all-emoji name to the Stringbean Slinger, these are some of the best uniform nicknames coming soon to a major league ballpark near you.

ESPN MLB
Aug 09, 2018

Acuna, Braves not ready to concede anything
In one breathtaking inning, Ronald Acuna Jr. showed he and the upstart Braves aren't going anywhere as the season approaches the homestretch.

ESPN MLB
Aug 09, 2018

Real or not? Indians' Lindor having MVP-worthy season
Overshadowed by Mike Trout, Mookie Betts and teammate Jose Ramirez, Francisco Lindor is putting up numbers that merit some hardware.

ESPN MLB
Aug 08, 2018

Marlins 'headed in the right direction,' Jeter says
Derek Jeter said Wednesday that while the Marlins "have a ways to go" after depleting their major league roster and replenishing their farm system, the team is "headed in the right direction."

ESPN MLB
Aug 08, 2018

Colon sets sights on Marichal's innings record
Bartolo Colon, the newly installed winningest pitcher from Latin America, says he now wants to become the holder of the most-innings record, in front of Hall of Famer Juan Marichal.

ESPN MLB
Aug 08, 2018

Mariners place reliever Tuivailala (Achilles) on DL
The Mariners placed reliever Sam Tuivailala on the 10-day disabled list Thursday, a day after he suffered a strained Achilles.

ESPN MLB
Aug 08, 2018

Mariners reliever Tuivailala strains Achilles
Mariners reliever Sam Tuivailala left Wednesday's game with a strained Achilles.

ESPN MLB
Aug 08, 2018

Nats put Herrera on DL with rotator cuff issue
The Nationals put reliever Kelvin Herrera on the disabled list with a rotator cuff impingement.

ESPN MLB
Aug 08, 2018

Why 200 wins is the new 300 wins
Sure, pitching decisions aren't what they used to be, but they still resonate at the career level. As Justin Verlander nears a milestone in the W column, here's why it matters.

ESPN MLB
Aug 08, 2018

Correa likely to return to Astros vs. Mariners
Astros shortstop Carlos Correa, who has been out since late June with a lower back injury, will likely be activated for this weekend's series against the Mariners.

ESPN MLB
Aug 08, 2018

Astros' Correa likely to return in weekend series
Astros shortstop Carlos Correa, who has been out since late June with a lower back injury, will likely be activated for this weekend's series against the Mariners.

ESPN MLB
Aug 08, 2018

Mets to start deGrom in makeup game vs. Yanks
Mets ace Jacob deGrom will get the start Monday against the Yankees in a game that was postponed due to rain on July 22.

ESPN MLB
Aug 08, 2018

2018 MLB playoff schedule
From the wild card to the World Series, check out the game and series schedules for the upcoming postseason.

ESPN MLB
Aug 08, 2018

M's mull Felix's rotation spot after latest dud
The Mariners are uncertain whether Felix Hernandez will make his next turn in the rotation after the struggling former ace suffered one of the worst losses of his career Tuesday against the Rangers.

ESPN MLB
Aug 08, 2018

Real or Not? Shohei Ohtani gives Mike Trout a birthday blast
Baseball's two-way phenom provided a pair of gifts for the injured star -- a three-run home run and another step toward a return to the mound.

ESPN MLB
Aug 08, 2018

Will the Nationals' latest bullpen issues lead to their demise?
After multiple trades, a new injury and another tough loss, the Nationals' relief woes have resisted every attempt to fix them.

ESPN MLB
Aug 08, 2018

Colon becomes winningest Latin American pitcher
Bartolo Colon became the winningest pitcher born in Latin America, punctuating his 246th career victory with a nifty snag as the Texas Rangers routed the Seattle Mariners 11-4 on Tuesday night.

ESPN MLB
Aug 08, 2018

Bucs minor leaguers hit for cycle in same game
Kevin Newman and Jacob Stallings completed cycles three batters apart for the Triple-A Indianapolis Indians in a 12-5 win over the Lehigh Valley IronPigs on Tuesday night.

ESPN MLB
Aug 07, 2018

Broadcaster insinuates Soto lying about age
Braves broadcaster Joe Simpson sparked controversy on Tuesday night after suggesting that Nationals rookie Juan Soto was lying about being 19 years old.

ESPN MLB
Aug 07, 2018

Braves broadcaster sorry for doubting Soto's age
Braves broadcaster Joe Simpson sparked controversy on Tuesday night after suggesting that Nationals rookie Juan Soto was lying about being 19 years old.

ESPN MLB
Aug 07, 2018

Angels' Ohtani to throw bullpen session Sat.
Two-way Angels sensation Shohei Ohtani will throw a bullpen session Saturday, the latest step in his return to the mound after spraining a ligament in his elbow.

ESPN MLB
Aug 07, 2018

Blue Jays INF Drury to DL with pre-trade injury
The Blue Jays have put infielder Brandon Drury on the DL with a broken hand that he originally injured while still a member of the Yankees organization.

ESPN MLB
Aug 07, 2018

Ailing Sale to return to Red Sox for Sunday start
Chris Sale is expected to start Sunday against the Orioles in his return from a trip to the DL with a shoulder issue.

ESPN MLB
Aug 07, 2018

Before they were famous: Pros who played in the LLWS
They may be household names now, but some athletes were first in the spotlight as kids on the baseball fields of the Little League World Series.

ESPN MLB
Aug 07, 2018

Indians unveil logo for 2019 All-Star Game
The Indians unveiled their logo for the 2019 All-Star Game -- a guitar outlined with red baseball stitches -- and no Chief Wahoo.

ESPN MLB
Aug 07, 2018

Broadcaster Remy again diagnosed with cancer
Longtime Red Sox broadcast analyst and former player Jerry Remy,65, will focus on medical treatment after again being diagnosed with cancer, NESN announced.

ESPN MLB
Aug 07, 2018

Yanks' Ellsbury has season-ending hip surgery
Jacoby Ellsbury, who has been on the disabled list since the start of the season, is expected to recover in six months after having surgery to repair a torn labrum in his left hip.

ESPN MLB
Aug 07, 2018

Does everything Javier Baez brings add up to an MVP?
A magician in the field, electrifying on the bases and dangerous at the plate, the Cubs star has a legitimate case to be the NL's most valuable player.

ESPN MLB
Aug 07, 2018

Juan Soto can be the face of the Nats -- with or without Bryce Harper
The history-making 19-year-old rookie has earned the respect of his teammates -- and the nickname Childish Bambino. So who needs Bryce Harper, anyhow?

ESPN MLB
Aug 07, 2018

'Childish Bambino' is one of the greatest teenagers in MLB history
Record-setting 19-year-old Juan Soto has earned the respect of his Nats teammates -- and a Ruthian nickname. If Bryce Harper goes, he could soften the blow.

ESPN MLB
Aug 07, 2018

How the shift has ruined Albert Pujols
As defensive shifting became a normal part of the game, is it possible we've witnessed it beat down one of baseball's greatest players?

ESPN MLB
Aug 07, 2018

MLB myth-buster: The shift isn't curbing runs; it's creating them
Banning the shift is a hot topic in baseball. Here's why the conventional wisdom on it is wrong.

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