NEWS: ESPN MLB
Setup News Ticker
   NEWS: ESPN MLB
ESPN MLB
Aug 03, 2021

'There is no reason to go halfway': What's next for Cubs after trade deadline teardown
Dealing away their 2016 championship core marked the end of an era in Chicago. How long will it be until Wrigley Field is home to a winner again?

ESPN MLB
Aug 03, 2021

Axford exits with elbow injury, sours MLB return
John Axford made his first major league appearance since 2018 on Monday night but retired just one of the five batters he faced before leaving with an elbow problem.

ESPN MLB
Aug 03, 2021

Yankees ace Cole tests positive for COVID-19
Yankees ace Gerrit Cole has tested positive for COVID-19 and will not make his scheduled start Tuesday.

ESPN MLB
Aug 02, 2021

Angels recall hot-hitting outfield prospect Adell
Jo Adell, one of baseball's most promising outfield prospects, was called back up by the Angels on Monday, shortly after another hot stretch for the team's Triple-A affiliate.

ESPN MLB
Aug 02, 2021

Rays updating players, staff on Fla.'s virus surge
The Tampa Bay Rays are keeping players and staff updated about the surge of COVID-19 cases in Florida.

ESPN MLB
Aug 02, 2021

Rangers reshuffle roster, DFA outfielder Dahl
The Rangers added DJ Peters to their roster after designating David Dahl for assignment on Monday.

ESPN MLB
Aug 02, 2021

Hoyer: Inability to extend stars top frustration
Chicago Cubs President of Baseball Operations Jed Hoyer says his 'greatest source of frustration' was the team's inability to sign any of their stars to long-term contracts before trading them last Friday.

ESPN MLB
Aug 02, 2021

Inability to re-sign stars frustrates Cubs' Hoyer
Chicago Cubs President of Baseball Operations Jed Hoyer says his 'greatest source of frustration' was the team's inability to sign any of their stars to long term contracts before trading them last Friday.

ESPN MLB
Aug 02, 2021

Axford rejoins Brewers; Hader goes on COVID IL
John Axford, who hasn't pitched in the major leagues since 2018, has been called up to the Brewers roster after a trade with the Blue Jays to replace left-hander Josh Hader, who was placed on the COVID-19 injured list.

ESPN MLB
Aug 02, 2021

Axford, out of majors since '18, back to Brewers
Reliever John Axford's comeback attempt is taking a detour from Toronto to Milwaukee, where the veteran right-hander started his major league career and had his greatest success.

ESPN MLB
Aug 02, 2021

Axford rejoins Brewers in $1 trade with Blue Jays
Reliever John Axford's comeback attempt is taking a detour from Toronto to Milwaukee, where the veteran right-hander started his major league career and had his greatest success.

ESPN MLB
Aug 02, 2021

Japan rallies past U.S. to reach baseball semis
Japan beat the United States 7-6 Monday night in 10 innings to reach the Olympic semifinals and send the Americans to the double-elimination bracket.

ESPN MLB
Aug 01, 2021

Farewell, Chicago: Ex-Cubs all homer in debuts
Kris Bryant, Anthony Rizzo and Javier Baez made history as the first trio of ex-teammates to homer in their respective debuts with a new team.

ESPN MLB
Aug 01, 2021

Second chance: Betts plays 2B, homers in return
Back from the injured list, Dodgers star Mookie Betts homered and had "a lot of fun going back to my roots" at second base Sunday in Los Angeles' win over the Diamondbacks in Arizona.

ESPN MLB
Aug 01, 2021

Farewell Chicago: Ex-Cubs all homer in debuts
Kris Bryant, Anthony Rizzo and Javier Baez made history as the first trio of ex-teammates to homer in their respective debuts with a new team.

ESPN MLB
Aug 01, 2021

Sale, Schwarber inching closer to joining Red Sox
Boston manager Alex Cora used the term "great" for both starter Chris Sale and first baseman Kyle Schwarber Sunday, describing their progress as they move closer to returning from injury to join the Red Sox in time for the stretch run.

ESPN MLB
Aug 01, 2021

Mets don't sign top pick Rocker before deadline
The Mets did not sign first-round selection Kumar Rocker before Sunday's deadline and will now receive the 11th overall pick in the 2022 draft as compensation.

ESPN MLB
Aug 01, 2021

Mets put infielder Guillorme (hamstring) on IL
The Mets placed infielder Luis Guillorme on the 10-day injured list with a left hamstring strain on Sunday.

ESPN MLB
Aug 01, 2021

Sources: Mets don't plan to sign top pick Rocker
The Mets don't plan to sign first-round pick Kumar Rocker after they had concerns over the results of his physical examination, sources told ESPN.

ESPN MLB
Aug 01, 2021

Rays prospect Baz to start vs. Japan at Games
Rays prospect Shane Baz will make his Olympic debut Monday night, starting for the United States against Japan.

ESPN MLB
Aug 01, 2021

Israel gets 1st Olympic baseball win; Mexico out
Israel routed Mexico 12-5 on Monday to earn its first Olympic baseball victory, highlighted by Danny Valencia's three-run home run.

ESPN MLB
Aug 01, 2021

Surgery for Tatis 'on table' if no improvement
Fernando Tatis Jr. was placed on the 10-day injured list after partially dislocating his left shoulder for the third time this season.

ESPN MLB
Aug 01, 2021

Zavala 1st ever to hit 1st 3 MLB HRs in one game
In his 18th game in the majors -- a loss to the Indians -- unheralded White Sox rookie Seby Zavala, 27, had a night to remember Saturday in Chicago, becoming the first player in MLB history to hit his first three career home runs in the same game.

ESPN MLB
Jul 31, 2021

Triple-A game nixed after medical emergency
Daniel Brito, a third baseman for the Lehigh Valley Ironpigs, suffered a medical emergency during Saturday's game against the Rochester Red Wings.

ESPN MLB
Jul 31, 2021

Tatis on 10-day injured list with shoulder trouble
The Padres also placed right-hander Chris Paddack on the IL with an oblique injury.

ESPN MLB
Jul 31, 2021

Schwarber up to task of learning 1B for Red Sox
Kyle Schwarber, who is recovering from a hamstring injury, said he is ready for the challenge of playing first base for the Boston Red Sox when he returns to action.

ESPN MLB
Jul 31, 2021

Brewers' Strickland, Cousins test positive, out
Milwaukee Brewers pitchers Jake Cousins and Hunter Strickland tested positive for COVID-19 on Saturday and will be placed in quarantine in the latest cases to affect the NL Central leaders.

ESPN MLB
Jul 31, 2021

Marlins manager Mattingly tests positive for virus
Miami Marlins manager Don Mattingly tested positive for COVID-19 on Saturday and will be away from the team while it continues its series against the New York Yankees.

ESPN MLB
Jul 31, 2021

La Russa: No 'closers controversy' for White Sox
Despite recent additions and a stacked bullpen, White Sox closer Liam Hendriks is unfazed by Chicago's many options now to end games, and he'll simply be "just waiting for the phone to ring."

ESPN MLB
Jul 31, 2021

Sources: Rays ace Glasnow facing Tommy John
Tampa Bay Rays right-hander Tyler Glasnow is expected to undergo Tommy John surgery next week, sources told ESPN, after attempts to rehabilitate a partially torn ulnar collateral ligament in his elbow left the 27-year-old still in pain.

ESPN MLB
Jul 31, 2021

New Yankees Gallo, Rizzo excited for playoff push
Newly acquired sluggers Joey Gallo and Anthony Rizzo are ready to make a playoff push with the New York Yankees.

ESPN MLB
Jul 31, 2021

2021 Olympics - USA Baseball, a team of has-beens and not-yets, aiming for gold
Baseball has been absent from the Olympic Games since 2008, and Team USA, comprised of "24 ballplayers with 24 different stories," is eager to win it all.

ESPN MLB
Jul 31, 2021

Kurkjian: July brings revenge homers, dueling grand slams and a Zack (or Zach or Zac) attack
This month's Quirkjians prove deadline deals can come back to bite you -- sometimes much sooner than you'd think.

ESPN MLB
Jul 31, 2021

MLB trade deadline tracker: Everything that went down
The MLB trade deadline has passed. Here's our reaction to completed deals and what to know for every team.

ESPN MLB
Jul 31, 2021

Padres' Tatis leaves after injuring shoulder again
Padres shortstop Fernando Tatis Jr. suffered a partially dislocated left shoulder when he slid into third base in Friday's 9-4 loss to the Rockies.

ESPN MLB
Jul 30, 2021

Hoyer: Major roster shake-up 'right thing' for Cubs
An 11-game losing streak sealed the Chicago Cubs' fate in the standings not only for 2021, but also for the future of the franchise well beyond this season.

ESPN MLB
Jul 30, 2021

Hoyer: Major roster shakeup 'right thing' for Cubs
An 11-game losing streak sealed the Chicago Cubs' fate in the standings not only for 2021, but also for the future of the franchise well beyond this season.

ESPN MLB
Jul 30, 2021

Dodgers see 'aggressive' deadline plan bear fruit
Dodgers president Andrew Friedman's latest trade move -- plucking Max Scherzer and Trea Turner from Washington for a package of four prospects -- might have made Los Angeles the favorites to repeat as World Series champions.

ESPN MLB
Jul 30, 2021

Mets' deGrom out until Sept. due to inflammation
The New York Mets announced Friday that Jacob deGrom will be out until September due to additional inflammation in his right forearm.

ESPN MLB
Jul 30, 2021

Mets trade OF prospect to Cubs for star SS Baez
The Cubs traded Baez and RHP Trevor Williams to the Mets for 19-year-old OF prospect Pete Crow-Armstrong.

ESPN MLB
Jul 30, 2021

Braves bolster outfield, acquire Soler from Royals
The Atlanta Braves have bolstered their lineup by acquiring slugger Jorge Soler from Kansas City Royals in exchange for right-hander Kasey Kalich, the team announced Friday.

ESPN MLB
Jul 30, 2021

Giants ramp up for West race, get Cubs' Bryant
The San Francisco Giants have acquired star third baseman Kris Bryant from the Chicago Cubs in exchange for two prospects, it was announced.

ESPN MLB
Jul 30, 2021

Cardinals acquire left-handers Happ, Lester
The St. Louis Cardinals acquired left-handers Jon Lester from the Washington Nationals and J.A. Happ and cash from the Minnesota Twins on Friday, in deals finalized in the last hour before the trade deadline.

ESPN MLB
Jul 30, 2021

Sources: Giants reach deal for Cubs' Bryant
The San Francisco Giants have reached a deal to acquire star third baseman Kris Bryant from the Chicago Cubs, sources told ESPN's Jeff Passan on Friday.

ESPN MLB
Jul 30, 2021

Sources: Yanks acquiring Heaney from Angels
The New York Yankees are acquiring left-hander Andrew Heaney from the Los Angeles Angels, a source told ESPN's Jeff Passan.

ESPN MLB
Jul 30, 2021

White Sox grab Cubs' Kimbrel to bolster bullpen
The White Sox have acquired All-Star closer Craig Kimbrel from the Cubs in exchange for second baseman Nick Madrigal and right-hander Codi Heuer, sources told ESPN.

ESPN MLB
Jul 30, 2021

Yanks get Heaney from Angels for minor leaguers
The New York Yankees acquired left-handed pitcher Andrew Heaney and cash considerations from the Los Angeles Angels on Friday in exchange for minor league right-handers Janson Junk and Elvis Peguero.

ESPN MLB
Jul 30, 2021

MLB trade deadline tracker: Everything that went down before 4 p.m. ET
The MLB trade deadline has passed. Here's our reaction to completed deals and what to know for every team.

ESPN MLB
Jul 30, 2021

Astros keep adding to bullpen with Indians' Maton
The Indians made another trade just before the deadline Friday, sending reliever Phil Maton to the AL West-leading Houston Astros for outfielder Myles Straw.

ESPN MLB
Jul 30, 2021

Blue Jays get P Berrios from Twins for prospects
The Toronto Blue Jays have acquired pitcher Jose Berrios from the Minnesota Twin in exchange for prospects, the team announced on Friday.

ESPN MLB
Jul 30, 2021

Sources: White Sox reach deal for Cubs' Kimbrel
The White Sox have acquired All-Star closer Craig Kimbrel from the Cubs in exchange for second baseman Nick Madrigal and right-hander Codi Heuer, sources told ESPN.

ESPN MLB
Jul 30, 2021

MLB trade deadline tracker: The latest buzz we're hearing and completed deals as 4 p.m. ET nears
Deadline day has arrived. Here's the freshest intel we're hearing, reaction to completed deals and what to know for every team.

ESPN MLB
Jul 30, 2021

Nationals' Castro suspended 30 games by MLB
Washington Nationals infielder Starlin Castro was suspended 30 games without pay by Major League Baseball on Friday for violating its domestic violence, sexual assault and child abuse policy.

ESPN MLB
Jul 30, 2021

U.S. baseball routs Israel in opener; D.R. wins
Joe Ryan struck out five over six innings and Tyler Austin added a two-run homer as the United States routed Israel 8-1 in its first game at the Tokyo Olympics.

ESPN MLB
Jul 30, 2021

Trade deadline tracker: Which big bats the Mets are eyeing now, plus our latest buzz
Here's the freshest intel we're hearing, reaction to completed deals and what to know for every team.

ESPN MLB
Jul 30, 2021

Sources: Padres finalizing deal for RHP Hudson
The Padres are finalizing a deal to acquire right-handed reliever Daniel Hudson from the Nationals, sources told ESPN's Jeff Passan.

ESPN MLB
Jul 30, 2021

Padres acquire reliever Hudson from Nationals
The Padres acquired right-handed reliever Daniel Hudson from the Nationals, it was announced.

ESPN MLB
Jul 30, 2021

Red Sox get All-Star Schwarber from Nationals
The Red Sox acquired outfielder Kyle Schwarber from the Nationals on Thursday, it was announced.

ESPN MLB
Jul 30, 2021

Blue Jays roll Red Sox on way back to Toronto
The Blue Jays are returning home to the Rogers Centre on Friday night for the first time in two seasons.

ESPN MLB
Jul 29, 2021

Sources: Dodgers finalizing Scherzer, Turner deal
The Dodgers are finalizing a deal to acquire star right-hander Max Scherzer and star shortstop Trea Turner from the Nationals for a massive prospect haul, sources told ESPN's Jeff Passan.

ESPN MLB
Jul 29, 2021

MLB trade deadline tracker: Which big bats the Mets are eyeing now, plus our latest buzz
July 30 is approaching fast. Here's the freshest intel we're hearing, reaction to completed deals and what to know for every team.

ESPN MLB
Jul 29, 2021

Mariners pitcher Santiago suspended 80 games
Santiago tested positive for exogenous testosterone, a banned performance-enhancing substance, according to MLB.

ESPN MLB
Jul 29, 2021

Mariners add to pen, acquire Castillo from Rays
The Mariners have traded right-hander JT Chargois and third-base prospect Austin Shenton for Castillo.

ESPN MLB
Jul 29, 2021

Dodgers acquire veteran LHP Duffy from Royals
The Dodgers acquired veteran LHP Danny Duffy from the Royals on Thursday, it was announced.

ESPN MLB
Jul 29, 2021

Indians' Francona to step down for rest of season
Cleveland Indians manager Terry Francona is stepping down for the remainder of this season to address some lingering health issues.

ESPN MLB
Jul 29, 2021

Yankees acquire All-Star slugger Rizzo from Cubs
The Yankees acquired All-Star first baseman Anthony Rizzo from the Cubs on Thursday.

ESPN MLB
Jul 29, 2021

Sources: Dodgers closing in on Scherzer, Turner
The Dodgers are making significant progress on a deal that would send them star right-hander Max Scherzer and star shortstop Trea Turner from the Nationals for a prospect-laden return, sources told ESPN's Jeff Passan.

ESPN MLB
Jul 29, 2021

Sources: Yankees near trade for Cubs' Rizzo
The Yankees are finalizing a deal to acquire first baseman Anthony Rizzo from the Cubs, sources told ESPN's Jeff Passan.

ESPN MLB
Jul 29, 2021

Sources: Dodgers finalizing deal for LHP Duffy
The Dodgers are finalizing a deal to acquire LHP Danny Duffy from the Royals, sources told ESPN's Jeff Passan.

ESPN MLB
Jul 29, 2021

Scherzer proud of Nats tenure if trade happens
Max Scherzer delivered a signature performance Thursday in what might be his last start for the Nationals.

ESPN MLB
Jul 29, 2021

Rizzo, Bryant not in Cubs lineup amid trade buzz
The Cubs' Anthony Rizzo and Kris Bryant weren't in Thursday's lineup amid speculation both players could be traded.

ESPN MLB
Jul 29, 2021

ChiSox get 2B Hernandez, RHP Tepera in trades
The Chicago White Sox acquired second baseman Cesar Hernandez and reliever Ryan Tepera in separate trades.

ESPN MLB
Jul 29, 2021

Boone says Yankees 'a lot better' with Gallo
The Yankees completed their trade for All-Star Joey Gallo on Thursday, and manager Aaron Boone told reporters that he has already welcomed Joey Gallo to the team.

ESPN MLB
Jul 29, 2021

Jays address bullpen, get closer Hand from Nats
The Toronto Blue Jays have acquired three-time All-Star closer Brad Hand from the Washington Nationals for catcher Riley Adams, the teams announced Thursday.

ESPN MLB
Jul 29, 2021

White Sox acquire 2B Hernandez from Indians
The Chicago White Sox are finalizing a deal to acquire second baseman Cesar Hernandez from the Cleveland Indians, sources told ESPN's Jeff Passan.

ESPN MLB
Jul 29, 2021

MLB Power Rankings: Where all 30 teams stand as clock ticks on trade deadline
Who is rising and falling on our list ahead of Friday's 4 p.m. ET trade deadline?

ESPN MLB
Jul 28, 2021

Brewers pick up veteran Escobar from D-backs
The Brewers added another infielder to their roster on Wednesday, trading with the Diamondbacks for veteran Eduardo Escobar in exchange for two prospects.

ESPN MLB
Jul 28, 2021

Cubs' Baez fined for taunting, avoids suspension
Cubs shortstop Javier Baez was only fined by MLB for taunting Reds pitcher Amir Garrett after a walk-off bases-loaded single on Monday. Cubs manager David Ross had feared that the shortstop would be suspended.

ESPN MLB
Jul 28, 2021

Astros bolster pen, deal for Marlins closer Garcia
The Astros have acquired reliever Yimi Garcia from the Marlins for two players.

ESPN MLB
Jul 28, 2021

Yankees finalizing trade for Gallo, sources say
The Yankees are finalizing a deal to acquire outfielder Joey Gallo from the Rangers, sources told ESPN's Jeff Passan, as New York moves to acquire another big bat to go with Giancarlo Stanton and Aaron Judge.

ESPN MLB
Jul 28, 2021

Nats' game ppd. due to 12 positive COVID cases
The Nationals' game at Philadelphia on Wednesday night was postponed after 12 members of the team, including four players, tested positive for COVID-19.

ESPN MLB
Jul 28, 2021

M's on Griggs hire: Culture of inclusion important
The Seattle Mariners introduced new president of business operations Catie Griggs, whom they hope will help with the team's culture of diversity and inclusion.

ESPN MLB
Jul 28, 2021

Reds keep refilling pen, trade for righty Givens
The Reds acquired reliever Mychal Givens from the Rockies on Wednesday for two prospects.

ESPN MLB
Jul 28, 2021

Hearing on Bauer restraining order delayed again
The civil hearing for the temporary restraining order against Dodgers pitcher Trevor Bauer has been moved to Aug. 16-19. The hearing was originally scheduled for Aug. 3, 4 and 19, but Bauer's side once again asked for a continuance, sources told ESPN.

ESPN MLB
Jul 28, 2021

Rangers sign No. 2 pick Leiter with $7.9M bonus
Second overall pick Jack Leiter signed Wednesday with the Texas Rangers, getting a $7,922,000 signing bonus that is the largest for a drafted pitcher in 10 years.

ESPN MLB
Jul 28, 2021

A's get OF Marte from Marlins for lefty Luzardo
The A's acquired center fielder Starling Marte from the Marlins in exchange for Jesus Luzardo.

ESPN MLB
Jul 28, 2021

MLB trade deadline tracker: Possible destinations for Max Scherzer, plus our latest buzz
July 30 is approaching fast. Here's the freshest intel we're hearing, reaction to completed deals and what to know for every team.

ESPN MLB
Jul 28, 2021

MLB trade deadline tracker: The latest buzz almost 48 hours from the deadline
July 30 is approaching fast. Here's the freshest intel we're hearing, reaction to completed deals and what to know for every team.

ESPN MLB
Jul 28, 2021

Where things stand for the four Cubs stars who could be dealt at the MLB trade deadline
Is this the last week of Bryzzo in Chicago? Which contender is most likely to land Craig Kimbrel? Here's what we know about the team that could be the talk of this deadline.

ESPN MLB
Jul 28, 2021

Yankees trade relievers Cessa, Wilson to Reds
The Yankees traded relievers Luis Cessa and Justin Wilson to the Reds late Tuesday night for a player to be named.

ESPN MLB
Jul 28, 2021

Mariners land lefty starter Anderson from Pirates
The Mariners acquired Tyler Anderson from the Pirates, who earlier Tuesday thought they had a deal with the Phillies for the left-handed starter only to see it fall through on medical review.

ESPN MLB
Jul 28, 2021

Sources: Mariners nearing deal for LHP Anderson
The Mariners are finalizing a deal to acquire Tyler Anderson from the Pirates, who earlier Tuesday thought they had a deal with the Phillies for the left-handed starter only to see it fall through on medical review.

ESPN MLB
Jul 27, 2021

Nats' Turner exits in 1st after positive COVID test
Nationals All-Star Trea Turner has tested positive for COVID-19 and will be out at least 10 days.

ESPN MLB
Jul 27, 2021

Astros bolster bullpen, get Mariners' Graveman
The Astros have acquired relievers Kendall Graveman and Rafael Montero from the Mariners for third baseman Abraham Toro and reliever Joe Smith.

ESPN MLB
Jul 27, 2021

Emotional Graveman shocked by M's-Astros trade
The Astros have acquired relievers Kendall Graveman and Rafael Montero from the Mariners for third baseman Abraham Toro and reliever Joe Smith. A teary Graveman said he was shocked by the trade, and had assumed he would be sticking with the Mariners.

ESPN MLB
Jul 27, 2021

MLB trade deadline tracker: The latest buzz less than 48 hours from the deadline
July 30 is approaching fast. Here's the freshest intel we're hearing, reaction to completed deals and what to know for every team.

ESPN MLB
Jul 27, 2021

Mariners hire Griggs as president of business ops
The Seattle Mariners hired Catie Griggs as the club's new president of business operations on Tuesday. She replaces Kevin Mather, who resigned in February after video surfaced of him making derogatory remarks about some players and club operations.

ESPN MLB
Jul 27, 2021

Strasburg to have season-ending neck surgery
Nationals right-hander Stephen Strasburg will have season-ending neck surgery Wednesday after being diagnosed with neurogenic thoracic outlet syndrome. "He's down, he's frustrated," Nationals manager Dave Martinez said.

ESPN MLB
Jul 27, 2021

Yanks get slugger Judge back from COVID list
The Yankees' Aaron Judge and Kyle Higashioka were reinstated from the COVID-19 injured list.

ESPN MLB
Jul 27, 2021

Sources: MLB extends Bauer's leave for 3rd time
Dodgers pitcher Trevor Bauer has had his administrative leave extended to Aug. 6, sources told ESPN's Alden Gonzalez, while MLB continues to investigate allegations of sexual misconduct.

  • CEOExpress
  • 1 Boston Place | Suite 2600
    Boston MA 02108
  • Contact
  • As an Amazon Associate
    CEOExpress earns from
    qualifying purchases.

©1999-2021 CEOExpress Company LLC