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May 29, 2024

Semien gets day off, ending iron man streak
Marcus Semien got a day off for the first time in more than two years Wednesday when he wasn't in the Rangers' lineup against the Diamondbacks, ending his streak of 349 games started.

ESPN MLB
May 29, 2024

The next big thing: Finding the next breakout ace
Tristan H. Cockcroft tries to figure out how to identify pitchers who weren't highly-touted prospects but might become the next big thing.

ESPN MLB
May 29, 2024

Tigers' Carpenter goes on IL with back injury
The Detroit Tigers placed outfielder Kerry Carpenter on the 10-day injured list Wednesday with a back injury.

ESPN MLB
May 29, 2024

Braves pitching prospect Schwellenbach to debut
Braves pitching prospect Spencer Schwellenbach was promoted from Double-A and will make his MLB debut Wednesday against the Nationals.

ESPN MLB
May 29, 2024

Two new pitches in two months? How MLB has changed Dodgers ace Yoshinobu Yamamoto
In just the second full month of Yamamoto's big league career, he is already evolving into a different pitcher.

ESPN MLB
May 29, 2024

Even minus Cole, Yanks starters author record run
Even without last year's AL Cy Young Award winner, the Yankees starting staff has put together a run for the record books.

ESPN MLB
May 29, 2024

MLB adds Negro Leagues stats, stirs record books
Major League Baseball has incorporated Negro Leagues statistics of more than 2,300 players, shaking up its record books in the process.

ESPN MLB
May 29, 2024

Padres' Estrada posts MLB-record 13 straight K's
San Diego relief pitcher Jeremiah Estrada, 25, extended his strikeout streak to 13 straight batters, the most in the expansion era, as the Padres cruised to a 4-0 victory against the Miami Marlins at Petco Park on Tuesday night.

ESPN MLB
May 29, 2024

Padres' Estrada reaches MLB-record 13 straight Ks
San Diego relief pitcher Jeremiah Estrada, 25, extended his strikeout streak to 13 straight batters, the most in the expansion era, as the Padres cruised to a 4-0 victory against the Miami Marlins at Petco Park on Tuesday night.

ESPN MLB
May 29, 2024

Eovaldi off IL, tosses 3 innings in Rangers' win
Nathan Eovaldi came off the injured list to start a World Series rematch for the Rangers instead of pitching a rehab game in the minor leagues.

ESPN MLB
May 28, 2024

Eovaldi skips rehab start, gets nod vs. D-backs
The Texas Rangers activated Nathan Eovaldi from the 15-day injured list to start their World Series rematch against the Arizona Diamondbacks on Tuesday night, rather than have the right-hander pitch in a rehab game.

ESPN MLB
May 28, 2024

Giants' Wade out 4 weeks with hamstring strain
Giants first baseman LaMonte Wade Jr. will miss at least four weeks with a left hamstring strain, the team announced Tuesday.

ESPN MLB
May 28, 2024

MLB adds Negro League stats, stirs record books
Major League Baseball is officially incorporating Negro Leagues statistics of more than 2,300 players, shaking up its own record books in the process.

ESPN MLB
May 28, 2024

With Yanks hot, LeMahieu returns as No. 9 hitter
Two-time batting champ DJ LeMahieu returned to the Yankees' lineup Tuesday and was placed in the No. 9 spot, a sign of how well the offense has fared in his absence.

ESPN MLB
May 28, 2024

Stearns: Mets simply 'haven't won enough games'
Speaking with disappointment that the Mets just "haven't played like a playoff team" this season, New York president of baseball operations David Stearns said Tuesday he will practice patience before making decisions headed into the MLB trade deadline.

ESPN MLB
May 28, 2024

White Sox put Clevinger (elbow) on injured list
Chicago placed Mike Clevinger, 33, who is 0-3 with a 6.75 ERA in four starts with the White Sox after he signed as a free agent on April 4, on the 15-day injured list with right elbow inflammation, while Jake Woodford was promoted to fill his roster spot.

ESPN MLB
May 28, 2024

Jays RHP Green (arm) reinstated from 15-day IL
The Blue Jays reinstated reliever Chad Green from the 15-day injured list before Tuesday's game against the White Sox and optioned righty Erik Swanson to Triple-A Buffalo.

ESPN MLB
May 28, 2024

When will Ronald Acuna Jr. return? Answering three questions on his recovery
Ronald Acuna's outlook for a full recovery is promising despite rarity of MLB players suffering two ACL tears.

ESPN MLB
May 28, 2024

Mets catcher Alvarez to begin rehab assignment
Mets catcher Francisco Alvarez will begin a rehab assignment Thursday, marking his first game action since tearing the UCL in his thumb over a month ago.

ESPN MLB
May 28, 2024

Astros claim reliever Ort off waivers from Orioles
The Astros claimed right-hander Kaleb Ort off waivers from the Orioles.

ESPN MLB
May 28, 2024

Pirates place Perez, Bart on IL; Hayes returns
Pirates left-hander Martin Perez (groin) and catcher Joey Bart (thumb) are heading to the injured list, while third baseman Ke'Bryan Hayes is returning from the IL.

ESPN MLB
May 28, 2024

'You just have to find who you are': Why some pitchers are prioritizing execution over velocity
As questions swirl about the future of pitching in the wake of injuries, we spoke to the hurlers doing it differently.

ESPN MLB
May 28, 2024

What's next for Braves after Acuna's latest injury?
Once again, Ronald Acuna Jr will miss time for the Braves with an ACL tear. Who could help replace the MVP?

ESPN MLB
May 27, 2024

Abreu returns to Astros, records RBI in 3-2 loss
Back in the majors after an early-season demotion, veteran first baseman Jose Abreu, 37, who had 90 RBIs in 141 games just last season, returned to the Houston lineup on Monday night, and drove in a run during the Astros' 3-2 loss to the Seattle Mariners.

ESPN MLB
May 27, 2024

Back with Astros, Abreu records RBI in loss to M's
Back in the majors after an early-season demotion, veteran first baseman Jose Abreu, 37, who had 90 RBIs in 141 games just last season, returned to the Houston lineup on Monday night, and drove in a run during the Astros' 3-2 loss to the Seattle Mariners.

ESPN MLB
May 27, 2024

Giants' Wade injured on slide, likely bound for IL
Giants first baseman LaMonte Wade Jr. returned to the lineup Monday only to get injured again.

ESPN MLB
May 27, 2024

MLB ump Ángel Hernández retiring after 3 decades
MLB umpire Ángel Hernández is retiring effective immediately, ending a controversial three-decade-long career that in recent years turned Hernández into a source of consternation with players and a punching bag among fans on social media.

ESPN MLB
May 27, 2024

MLB umpire Ángel Hernández retiring, sources say
Umpire Ángel Hernández is retiring effective immediately, ending a controversial three-decade career that in recent years turned Hernández into a constant source of consternation with players and a social media punching bag among fans, sources told ESPN.

ESPN MLB
May 27, 2024

'Dream come true': Mariners call up infielder Ryan Bliss
The Seattle Mariners infielder posted on X in 2014 that it was his dream to play for the Mariners.

ESPN MLB
May 27, 2024

Astros recall Abreu, back in lineup vs. Mariners
Jose Abreu is back in the majors after the Houston Astros recalled the struggling first baseman prior to Monday night's game at the Seattle Mariners.

ESPN MLB
May 27, 2024

Mariners send 2B Polanco (right hamstring) to IL
The Seattle Mariners placed veteran second baseman Jorge Polanco, who missed seven games earlier this month, on the 10-day injured list on Monday after a recurrence of tightness in his right hamstring.

ESPN MLB
May 27, 2024

Injured Senga 'regretful' he can't help Mets
Injured New York Mets pitcher Kodai Senga is upset he hasn't been able to help his team this season.

ESPN MLB
May 27, 2024

Lodolo comes off IL, gets win for streaking Reds
The Cincinnati Reds reinstated left-handed starter Nick Lodolo from the 15-day injured list Monday.

ESPN MLB
May 27, 2024

Counsell hears from booers in Milwaukee return
Craig Counsell, who is in his first year managing the Cubs after 18 seasons with the Brewers as a player and manager, was booed in his first return to Milwaukee.

ESPN MLB
May 27, 2024

Ohtani progressing in recovery from TJ surgery
While Shohei Ohtani has remained one of the most productive hitters in the majors this season, he continues making progress in his recovery to getting back on the mound after Tommy John surgery.

ESPN MLB
May 27, 2024

Rockies put Lawrence on IL with shoulder strain
Rockies pitcher Justin Lawrence, who has a 5.91 ERA and two saves this season, has been placed on the injured list with a shoulder strain.

ESPN MLB
May 27, 2024

Riley, Harris, or a soon-to-be Brave? Who could help replace Acuna after injury?
Once again, Ronald Acuna Jr will miss time for the Braves with an ACL tear. Who could help replace the reigning NL MVP?

ESPN MLB
May 27, 2024

Nationals activate OF Thomas, DFA Robles
Nationals outfielder Lane Thomas, who missed a month after suffering an MCL sprain in his left knee, was activated off the injured list.

ESPN MLB
May 27, 2024

Dodgers-Mets PPD, doubleheader set for Tuesday
The Dodgers' series opener at the Mets on Monday was postponed due to rain. A doubleheader was scheduled for Tuesday.

ESPN MLB
May 27, 2024

Options for Ronald Acuna Jr's managers
Here are 10 fantasy baseball pickups to help fantasy managers looking to replace Ronald Acuna Jr.'s production in the lineup.

ESPN MLB
May 27, 2024

Reds reinstate lefty Lodolo (groin) from 15-day IL
The Cincinnati Reds reinstated left-handed starter Nick Lodolo from the 15-day injured list Monday.

ESPN MLB
May 27, 2024

Braves' Murphy, out since Opening Day, off IL
Braves catcher Sean Murphy, who has been out since suffering an oblique strain on Opening Day, has been activated off the injured list.

ESPN MLB
May 27, 2024

What stands out the most in our MLB standings check on Memorial Day?
Our experts look at the best and worst of the season to date -- and predict which teams will rule from here on out.

ESPN MLB
May 27, 2024

Memorial Day MLB standings check: Which teams are the biggest surprises and letdowns so far?
Our experts look at the best and worst of the season to date -- and predict which teams will rule from here on out.

ESPN MLB
May 27, 2024

Braves lose star Acuña to torn ACL in latest blow
Reigning NL MVP Ronald Acuña Jr. tore the ACL in his left knee Sunday and will miss the rest of the season, a significant blow to a Braves team that already lost ace Spencer Strider to Tommy John surgery.

ESPN MLB
May 26, 2024

Braves star Acuña out for season with torn ACL
Braves star outfielder Ronald Acuña Jr. will miss the rest of the season after an MRI revealed a complete tear of the ACL in his left knee.

ESPN MLB
May 26, 2024

Reds extend Dodgers' skid to 5; Ohtani at '90%'
The Dodgers lost their fifth straight game -- the team's longest losing streak since 2019 -- as Shohei Ohtani is "right around 90%" after injuring his hamstring.

ESPN MLB
May 26, 2024

Cardinals place righty Robertson (elbow) on IL
The St. Louis Cardinals placed right-hander Nick Robertson on the 15-day injured list on Sunday due to right elbow inflammation.

ESPN MLB
May 26, 2024

Acuna to have MRI on knee, expects to go on IL
Braves outfielder Ronald Acuna Jr. left Sunday's game in the first inning after his left knee buckled, and he expects to go on the 10-day injured list.

ESPN MLB
May 26, 2024

Martin goes after Brewers coach, benches empty
The Fenway Park benches emptied on Sunday after an apparent dispute between Red Sox reliever Chris Martin and Brewers first-base coach Quintin Berry.

ESPN MLB
May 26, 2024

Tigers blow 5-run lead, rally with 3-run HR in 9th
The Tigers blew a five-run lead but scored five in the last two innings, including a three-run homer from Matt Vierling, to beat the Blue Jays 14-11.

ESPN MLB
May 26, 2024

Rockies rookie Beck to IL with fractured hand
The Rockies placed rookie Jordan Beck on the 10-day IL with a fractured left hand and recalled fellow outfielder Sean Bouchard from Triple-A Albuquerque.

ESPN MLB
May 26, 2024

Royals' Massey again on IL with low back injury
Royals second baseman Michael Massey, who missed the start of the season due to a lower back injury, again was put on the injured list with a similar injury.

ESPN MLB
May 26, 2024

White Sox castoff Keller reaches deal with Boston
Brad Keller, who was released by the White Sox last week, has agreed to to a one-year deal with Boston. "He's interesting," Red Sox manager Alex Cora said.

ESPN MLB
May 26, 2024

M's activate reliever Saucedo after knee injury
Mariners relief pitcher Tayler Saucedo, who has been out with a knee injury since May 7, was activated off the injured list.

ESPN MLB
May 26, 2024

Braves' Acuna leaves game with knee soreness
Braves outfielder Ronald Acuna Jr. left Sunday's game in the first inning with left knee soreness after his knee appeared to buckle.

ESPN MLB
May 26, 2024

'It's 100 all day long': How Paul Skenes is turning every start into a must-watch event
Two outings into his big league career, the Pirates' young ace is the talk of baseball. Here's what those who have witnessed him firsthand have to say.

ESPN MLB
May 26, 2024

Mets say Diaz 'our closer' after latest blown save
Edwin Diaz, after a weeklong role demotion, was back closing a game for the New York Mets on Saturday, but he authored his fourth blown save in nine chances this season as the San Francisco Giants raced to a 7-2 victory at Citi Field.

ESPN MLB
May 26, 2024

Rockies rookie Beck breaks hand on diving catch
Rockies rookie Jordan Beck suffered a broken left hand in Saturday's loss to the Phillies when he landed on it while making a diving catch.

ESPN MLB
May 26, 2024

Ohtani being cautious with bruised hamstring
Shohei Ohtani has been playing with a bruised hamstring and has been told to take it easy on it, Dodgers manager Dave Roberts said Saturday.

ESPN MLB
May 25, 2024

Yanks place infielder Berti (calf) on 10-day IL
In the middle of their series against the Padres in San Diego, the New York Yankees placed veteran infielder Jon Berti on the 10-day injured list Saturday with a left calf strain after the team feared the injury could be much worse.

ESPN MLB
May 25, 2024

Diaz still 'our closer' after another blown save
Edwin Diaz, after a weeklong role demotion, was back closing a game for the New York Mets on Saturday, but he authored his fourth blown save in nine chances this season as the San Francisco Giants raced to a 7-2 victory at Citi Field.

ESPN MLB
May 25, 2024

'Hit all our goals': Yanks' Cole throws 2 innings
New York's Gerrit Cole, who faced minor league hitters on Derek Jeter Field in front of his family and a gathering of rookie-level players at the Yankees' player development complex Saturday, said he is pleased with his comeback from a right elbow injury.

ESPN MLB
May 25, 2024

O's acquire reliever Vieira in trade with Brewers
The Baltimore Orioles acquired reliever Thyago Vieira and minor league pitcher Aneuris Rodriguez in a trade with the Milwaukee Brewers on Saturday.

ESPN MLB
May 25, 2024

Red Sox P Whitlock (elbow) out rest of season
Red Sox right-hander Garrett Whitlock says he'll miss the remainder of the season and undergo an elbow procedure.

ESPN MLB
May 25, 2024

Jackie Robinson replacement statue nearly done
A replacement statue of baseball and civil rights icon Jackie Robinson is nearing completion in Colorado after the original was stolen and destroyed by thieves in Wichita, Kansas.

ESPN MLB
May 25, 2024

Mets' Alvarez (thumb) progressing in recovery
Mets catcher Francisco Álvarez checked off another box Saturday in his return from tearing the ulnar collateral ligament in his left thumb last month.

ESPN MLB
May 25, 2024

Rays put OF Lowe on 10-day IL for oblique strain
The Rays placed outfielder Josh Lowe on the 10-day injured list Saturday with a right oblique strain.

ESPN MLB
May 25, 2024

A's add Australian native O'Loughlin, shuffle staff
The Athletics selected the contract of Australian native Jack O'Loughlin and recalled fellow pitcher Tyler Ferguson from Triple-A Las Vegas on Saturday.

ESPN MLB
May 25, 2024

White Sox's Jiménez frustrated by latest injury
Eloy Jimenez was just starting to feel good at the plate when he got hurt again. That's one of the more frustrating parts for Jiménez and the White Sox when it comes to slugger's latest injury.

ESPN MLB
May 25, 2024

Verlander passes Maddux for 10th in career K's
Justin Verlander had nine strikeouts Friday night to increase his total to 3,377, passing Greg Maddux for No. 10 on the career list, and the Astros topped the A's 6-3.

ESPN MLB
May 25, 2024

Soto, back in San Diego, goes deep in 2nd at-bat
Juan Soto is back in San Diego for the first time since the Padres dealt him to the New York Yankees on Dec. 7. He says his time in San Diego was "great" and "unbelievable."

ESPN MLB
May 25, 2024

Abreu set to rejoin Astros on Mon.; Urquidy exits
José Abreu is scheduled to rejoin the Astros on Monday in Seattle after a prolonged stint in the minors. Also, Jose Urquidy left a rehab start with right forearm discomfort.

ESPN MLB
May 25, 2024

Harper ejected early, Phils cooled late in Denver
Bryce Harper was ejected after striking out in the first inning Friday night against the Rockies, who went on to score a 3-2 win in extra innings that ended the Phillies' six-game winning streak.

ESPN MLB
May 25, 2024

Giants join exclusive club with another big rally
The Giants joined the 1932 Cardinals as the only major league teams since 1900 to win three consecutive road games in which they trailed by at least four runs.

ESPN MLB
May 24, 2024

Phillies' Harper ejected after strikeout in first
Philadelphia star Bryce Harper was ejected after striking out in the first inning of the Phillies' game at the Colorado Rockies on Friday night.

ESPN MLB
May 24, 2024

Yanks' Soto on S. Diego return: 'Going to be cool'
Juan Soto is back in San Diego for the first time since the Padres dealt him to the New York Yankees on Dec. 7. He says his time in San Diego was "great" and "unbelievable."

ESPN MLB
May 24, 2024

Pomeranz scores Giants deal as journey continues
Drew Pomeranz exercised an opt out in his minor league Dodgers contract, flew to New Jersey and reached the Giants' hotel at 2:30 a.m. Friday. Twelve hours later, he was in the visitors clubhouse at Citi Field preparing for a game vs. the Mets.

ESPN MLB
May 24, 2024

Diamond Sports' reorganization hearing postponed to late July
Diamond Sports Group's confirmation hearing in which it will essentially be determined whether Diamond will emerge from Chapter 11 reorganization has been postponed.

ESPN MLB
May 24, 2024

O's lose another starter as RHP Kremer put on IL
The Orioles have put right-hander Dean Kremer on the 15-day injured with a triceps strain, a day after putting lefty John Means on the IL with a forearm strain.

ESPN MLB
May 24, 2024

White Sox: MLB questions ump's game-ending call
The Orioles escaped Chicago on a game-ending interference call Thursday night, but MLB told the White Sox it didn't have to go that way.

ESPN MLB
May 24, 2024

Senga's return to Mets delayed following setback
Kodai Senga underwent an MRI on his triceps Friday that revealed nerve inflammation. He will be shut down for three to five days before being reevaluated.

ESPN MLB
May 24, 2024

Source: MLB questions ump's game-ending call
The Orioles escaped Chicago last night on a game-ending interference call, but sources say that it didn't have to go that way.

ESPN MLB
May 24, 2024

Astros' Abreu moved to Triple-A from training site
First baseman Jose Abreu took a step toward returning to the Houston Astros, when he was assigned to Triple-A Sugar Land on Friday.

ESPN MLB
May 24, 2024

Braves send RHP Smith-Shawver (oblique) to IL
The Braves placed right-hander AJ Smith-Shawver on the 15-day injured list with a strained left oblique muscle.

ESPN MLB
May 24, 2024

Orioles escape on game-ending interference call
The Orioles escaped a White Sox ninth-inning rally on a controversial game-ending interference call.

ESPN MLB
May 24, 2024

'That guy is not very good, but he is unhittable': How Cubs' Shota Imanaga is baffling MLB hitters
Powered by an unhittable 'optical illusion' pitch, the Cubs' new ace is taking MLB by storm.

ESPN MLB
May 24, 2024

Diamond Sports' reorg hearing ppd. to late July
Diamond Sports Group's confirmation hearing in which it will essentially be determined whether Diamond will emerge from Chapter 11 reorganization has been postponed.

ESPN MLB
May 24, 2024

Pirates option slumping OF Suwinski to minors
Pirates outfielder Jack Suwinski, who was off to a slow start this season with a .174 batting average, was send down to Triple-A Indianapolis.

ESPN MLB
May 24, 2024

Best signing of the MLB offseason? How Shota Imanaga went from under the radar to early Cy Young favorite
Powered by an unhittable 'optical illusion' pitch, the Cubs' new ace is taking MLB by storm.

ESPN MLB
May 23, 2024

Diamond Sports' reorg hearing PPD to late July
Diamond Sports Group's confirmation hearing in which it will essentially be determined whether Diamond will emerge from Chapter 11 reorganization has been postponed.

ESPN MLB
May 23, 2024

MLB: Pitcher injuries more likely early in season
MLB commissioner Rob Manfred said data shows pitcher injuries are more likely to occur during spring training and early in the season.

ESPN MLB
May 23, 2024

Vegas CVA boss: A's stadium timeline will be met
Steve Hill, president and CEO of the Las Vegas Convention and Visitors Authority, said the timelines will be met.

ESPN MLB
May 23, 2024

Reds place RHP Pagan (triceps) on 15-day IL
The Cincinnati Reds placed right-hander Emilio Pagan on the 15-day injured list on Thursday due to right triceps tightness.

ESPN MLB
May 23, 2024

Mariners claim right-hander Salazar off waivers
The Mariners claimed Eduardo Salazar off waivers from the Dodgers on Thursday, while left-hander Sammy Peralta was designated for assignment.

ESPN MLB
May 23, 2024

Pirates option slumping Suwinski to minors
Pirates outfielder Jack Suwinski, who was off to a slow start this season with a .174 batting average, was send down to Triple-A Indianapolis.

ESPN MLB
May 23, 2024

WBC championship game returns to Miami in '26
Miami's loanDepot Park will play host to the championship game of the World Baseball Classic for the second consecutive time when the tournament takes place again in 2026.

ESPN MLB
May 23, 2024

Rangers RHP Gray placed on IL with groin strain
The Texas Rangers placed right-hander Jon Gray on the 15-day injured list Thursday due to a right groin strain.

ESPN MLB
May 23, 2024

Orioles lefty Means on IL after straining forearm
The Orioles placed left-hander John Means on the 15-day injured list Thursday with a left forearm strain.

ESPN MLB
May 23, 2024

MLB: Robot home plate umps unlikely for 2025
Major League Baseball says robot home plate umpires are unlikely for 2025.

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