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Thu, 27 Apr 2017 11:50:38 EDTChris Sale's welcome tour around the American League East continues tonight, when the left-hander takes on the Yankees for the first time since he joined the Red Sox, streaming live on MLB.TV.
Thu, 27 Apr 2017 12:03:25 EDTThe Mets have scratched Noah Syndergaard from Thursday's start against the Braves with what manager Terry Collins deemed a "tired arm." Matt Harvey will start in his place.
Thu, 27 Apr 2017 12:19:50 EDTEvery lineup, every day, as they are made public by the clubs.
Thu, 27 Apr 2017 10:07:10 EDTThere is a wonderful little button on Baseball Reference's Game Finder that simply asks: "Is Birthday?" I've always meant to click this button and just go down that rabbit hole. Who hit the most home runs on their birthday? Who routinely pitched the best on their birthday? Who spent the most birthdays out on a baseball diamond playing for the crowd?
Thu, 27 Apr 2017 10:46:10 EDTCommissioner Rob Manfred joined Rachel and Sharon Robinson at a groundbreaking ceremony on Thursday morning in lower Manhattan to mark the start of construction on the Jackie Robinson Museum. The 18,500-square-foot space at 75 Varick Street will honor the late Hall of Famer, who broke the color barrier in Major League Baseball when he started for the Brooklyn Dodgers on April 15, 1947, and played an active, pioneering role in the civil rights movement.
Thu, 27 Apr 2017 11:58:19 EDTChris Sale's first strikeout as a member of the Red Sox came on a pitch that, well ... just watch it.
Thu, 27 Apr 2017 09:00:00 EDTAs Seager turns 23, recall his MLB debut
Thu, 27 Apr 2017 01:44:12 EDTBefore the Pirates' 6-5 win over the Cubs on Wednesday night at PNC Park, Gift Ngoepe worried he might burst into tears the moment he had to take the field.
Thu, 27 Apr 2017 09:06:20 EDTHunter Pence hoisted a sacrifice fly to snap a 10th-inning tie Wednesday night, lifting the Giants to a 4-3 victory over the Dodgers.
Thu, 27 Apr 2017 09:08:28 EDTThe home run Corey Seager hit leading off the top of the sixth inning Wednesday night was the longest of his career, estimated by Statcast at 462 feet.
Thu, 27 Apr 2017 09:08:59 EDTDerek Jeter could get his chance to do what Jerry West did, and what John Elway did: become a Hall of Fame player who goes on to run a championship team.
Thu, 27 Apr 2017 09:06:08 EDTAaron Judge's 25th birthday started out as one that he won't soon forget. Over the span of his first three innings at Fenway Park on Wednesday, the Yankees rookie mashed a two-run homer on the first pitch he saw, then hurdled a wall to catch a foul pop down the right-field line.
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Thu, 27 Apr 2017 09:07:31 EDTMaikel Franco might be heating up. He crushed a grand slam to left-center field in the third inning of Wednesday night's game against the Marlins at Citizens Bank Park. He hit a 2-2 fastball from Marlins left-hander Wei-Yen Chen a projected 419 feet, according to Statcast™. The ball left his bat at 107 mph.
Thu, 27 Apr 2017 09:08:03 EDTTim Tebow is catching fire once again. The Columbia Fireflies outfielder went 3-for-4 with his first career triple on Wednesday afternoon and barely missed his third home run of the season when he drove a ball deep to left field in his final at-bat. The performance marked his third multihit game since Friday.
Thu, 27 Apr 2017 09:07:48 EDTSeth Smith singled in the third inning... and then made it all the way home. The O's outfielder was part of a bizarre sequence of events in Wednesday's Orioles-Rays game that lead to Baltimore plating a pair of runs.
Tue, 25 Apr 2017 09:00:18 EDTCheck out MLB Pipeline's newly updated list of the Top 100 Prospects in the game.
Thu, 27 Apr 2017 09:08:44 EDTJames Paxton proved to be just what the doctor ordered for the ailing Mariners on Wednesday. For starters, he didn't need any medical help, which was a welcome change for a Seattle club that has lost Felix Hernandez, Mitch Haniger, Drew Smyly, Jean Segura and Kyle Seager for various amounts of time.
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Thu, 27 Apr 2017 03:25:29 EDTDaniel Murphy, Trea Turner, Ryan Zimmerman and Bryce Harper each had huge nights, combining to go 12-for-19 as the Nationals clobbered the Rockies, 11-4, on Wednesday night.
Tue, 25 Apr 2017 11:04:13 EDTEverything went wrong for Dallas Keuchel in 2016. But just as fast as his mojo left him, it's back in a big way this season.
Thu, 27 Apr 2017 03:09:29 EDTRyan Schimpf's three-run home run highlighted a five-run ninth inning as the Padres rallied to top the D-backs. Paul Goldschmidt had three hits and knocked in three runs, but Fernando Rodney blew the save opportunity. Erick Aybar and Hunter Renfroe also hit home runs for the Padres.
Thu, 27 Apr 2017 08:49:34 EDTNFL prospect Pat Mahomes has baseball in his blood
Thu, 27 Apr 2017 00:00:00 EDTHow did Eric Thames get off to such a smashing start for the Brewers? The answer is actually quite simple, even if the implementation is difficult. He stopped swinging at bad pitches. He started swinging at good ones. The rest is history.
Thu, 27 Apr 2017 03:01:48 EDTAngels slugger Albert Pujols collected his 1,834th career RBI on Wednesday night, moving into sole possession of 17th place on the all-time MLB list.
Wed, 26 Apr 2017 23:35:39 EDTThe Braves carried a six-game losing streak into Citi Field on Wednesday, while the Mets came into the night having lost four straight. Both streaks could not remain intact. In the end, Julio Teheran's years-long mastery of the Mets trumped any more recent trends. The Braves starter held New York to two runs in 6 1/3 innings of an 8-2 victory, snapping Atlanta's funk while sending the Mets to their fifth straight defeat.
Thu, 27 Apr 2017 00:03:40 EDTMichael Brantley does not look like he's missed a beat. In a 7-6 victory over the Astros at Progressive Field on Wednesday night, the Indians left fielder continued his impressive comeback with a pair of hits and three RBIs to pace the Tribe's offense.
Thu, 27 Apr 2017 02:25:38 EDTRyan Rua hit his first career grand slam in an eight-run eighth inning to help cap off the Rangers' 14-3 comeback win over the Twins.
Wed, 26 Apr 2017 15:26:16 EDTEvery Draft class has its fair share of players who both pitch and hit at the amateur level, even for top-flight Division I college programs. But it often becomes clear in the months leading up to the Draft whether teams prefer a player as a pitcher or a hitter.
Thu, 27 Apr 2017 01:12:00 EDTThe Orioles kept right on rolling Wednesday night, using a walk-off walk from Seth Smith to win a marathon, 11-inning series finale, 5-4 against the Rays.
Thu, 27 Apr 2017 00:03:50 EDTAfter seeing his team score five runs over the previous three days, manager Clint Hurdle decided it was time for a change atop the order. Hurdle turned to Josh Harrison, his "Tabasco sauce" leadoff man, and Harrison helped spice up the Pirates' lineup in a 6-5 win over the Cubs on Wednesday night at PNC Park.
Wed, 26 Apr 2017 18:30:20 EDTMariners ace Felix Hernandez and standout rookie right fielder Mitch Haniger were placed on the 10-day disabled list on Wednesday amid a flurry of roster moves, as the club brought in reinforcements.
Wed, 26 Apr 2017 18:04:11 EDTRed Sox manager John Farrell had planned on starting Dustin Pedroia for Wednesday's opener of a rain-shortened two-game set against the Yankees, but reversed course when the second baseman woke up with some lingering soreness in his left knee and ankle.
Wed, 26 Apr 2017 19:34:30 EDTThe Reds finally kept Eric Thames in the yard, but the Brewers enjoyed another big day at the plate anyway, completing a three-game sweep with a 9-4 win on Wednesday at Miller Park.
Wed, 26 Apr 2017 13:41:44 EDTThe comparisons between Yoan Moncada and Luis Robert were immediate and inevitable. Stars back in Cuba and on the radar in international scouting circles for years, the teenage phenoms both burst on the scene in the United States at age 19. Teenagers with five tools the potential to impact a big league club quickly don't come around very often, so it's no surprise the two have been linked. How do they compare? Let's take a look.
Thu, 27 Apr 2017 00:58:38 EDTLuis Severino's adrenaline rushed as he dialed the prized digits, having scored Pedro Martinez's phone number from a mutual acquaintance. It was a call he had to make; if anyone knew how to consistently dominate a big league lineup, it would be the Hall of Fame right-hander.
Thu, 27 Apr 2017 02:16:11 EDTThe Angels' struggling offense finally came to life on Wednesday night and used a three-run second and a four-run seventh to fuel an 8-5 win and clinch a series victory against the A's at Angel Stadium.
Wed, 26 Apr 2017 23:50:19 EDTPirates' usher celebrates 99th birthday at the game
Wed, 26 Apr 2017 23:58:08 EDTSo the latest triumph in Michael Brantley's comeback campaign -- 2-for-4 with three RBIs in the Indians' 7-6 win over the Astros on Wednesday night -- had a little luck attached, as Brantley himself would acknowledge. But who deserves the occasional break more than Brantley?
Wed, 26 Apr 2017 22:30:46 EDTThorne narrates O's fan eating pop, then he gets one
Wed, 26 Apr 2017 23:40:53 EDTSlowly, Phillies right-hander Vince Velasquez seems to be getting there.
Wed, 26 Apr 2017 23:37:15 EDTJames Paxton shut down a Tigers offense that put up 32 runs over its previous two games, allowing Guillermo Heredia's two-run homer in a three-run second inning to put Seattle in command for an 8-0 win on Wednesday at Comerica Park.
Wed, 26 Apr 2017 22:28:54 EDTRich Hill took a step closer to returning to the Dodgers' starting rotation on Wednesday, just not a big step.
Wed, 26 Apr 2017 20:42:07 EDTFrancisco Lindor messed with Carlos Correa at second
Wed, 26 Apr 2017 21:16:29 EDTAngels manager Mike Scioscia didn't watch Ken Griffey Jr. play on a regular basis during the Hall of Fame outfielder's career, but he's fairly certain that one of his current players will, when it's all said and done, fit that same once-in-a-generation mold.
Wed, 26 Apr 2017 18:10:45 EDTBoston right-hander Matt Barnes has dropped his appeal and will be out until Sunday's contest against the Cubs, Red Sox manager John Farrell announced Wednesday.
Wed, 26 Apr 2017 13:49:01 EDTWith severe weather expected in the St. Louis area throughout the evening, the Cardinals decided to make an early call to postpone Wednesday's scheduled 7:15 p.m. CT game against the Blue Jays.
Thu, 27 Apr 2017 01:24:58 EDTD-backs right-hander Shelby Miller will get a third opinion on his elbow from noted orthopedic surgeon, James Andrews, before making a decision as to what his course of treatment will be.
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