Bryce Harper is back in the Nationals’ lineup after missing the previous night due to a sore left quadriceps muscle.
Washington Post 12 hours ago
As expected, the quad tightness that kept Bryce Harper out of last night’s lineup proved to be a minor issue. Harper returns to the Nationals’ lineup tonight to face the Cardinals, whom the Nationals have not beaten since Game 4 of the NLDS. Cardinals ace Adam Wainwright is on the mound. Read full article >>
Rotoworld 13 hours ago
Bryce Harper (quad) is back in the Nationals' starting lineup Thursday night against the Cardinals.
Jon Heyman of CBS Sports reported this week that the Padres made a contract offer to Chase Headley this winter. The club offered him a three-year deal consisting between $33 million and $39 million. Apparently Headley’s camp was looking for considerably more. However, neither the Padres nor Headley’s agent have confirmed Heyman’s report. Currently, […]Chase Headley Contract Offer: How Much is He Worth? - Friars on Base - Friars on Base - A San Diego Padres Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
Rotoworld 17 mins ago
Chase Headley returned to action on Thursday April 17.
Scott Feldman’s expression hardly changed Thursday night as yet another game quickly unraveled for the Astros. The big righthander just went through the worst eight days of his life, but you couldn’t tell by his mound presence. The record will show that the Astros lost yet again, but Feldman’s teammates could learn from the demeanor […]
Rotoworld 4 hours ago
Scott Feldman surrendered five runs -- four earned -- over six innings in a loss to the Royals on Thursday.
SAN FRANCISCO – Hyun-Jin Ryu is so far from home – maybe every game feels like a road game. Ryu extended his road scoreless streak with another seven shutout innings Thursday afternoon as the Dodgers avoided a sweep in San Francisco with a 2-1...
Steve Dilbeck / Los Angeles Times 9 hours ago
Next time Hyun-Jin Ryu starts at home, disguise Dodger Stadium. Put a giant Coke bottle beyond left field. Add a pool in center. Slap Petco Park signs in the dugout or something.
Rotoworld 8 hours ago
Hyun-Jin Ryu spun seven scoreless innings in Thursday's 2-1 victory over the Giants.
After scoring three runs in a rehab assignment Thursday night at Class A Hagerstown, center fielder Denard Span is hopeful he will return from a concussion on Saturday, the first day he eligible to come off the seven-day disabled list. Having missed half a season earlier in his career with the Minnesota Twins after sustaining […]
Washington Post 6 hours ago
After scoring three runs in a rehab assignment Thursday night at Class A Hagerstown, center fielder Denard Span is hopeful he will return from a concussion on Saturday, the first day he eligible to come off the seven-day disabled list. Read full article >>
Nationals starter Doug Fister threw two innings – a total of 28 pitches – on Thursday at extended spring training in Viera, Fl. as he continues his rehab from a right lat strain. Manager Matt Williams expects Fister to make another appearance in Florida before beginning a minor league rehab assignment. “No issues,” Williams said.…
Nationals Journal | Washington Post 10 hours ago
Nationals right-hander Doug Fister pitched two innings Thursday afternoon in Viera, Fla. and, barring another setback, is scheduled to make his Washington debut in roughly three weeks, Manager Matt Williams said. Fister, the Nationals’ prized offseason acquisition, recovered from early-spring elbow...
Ian Kennedy took a no-hitter into the sixth inning Thursday before giving up a Nolan Arenado single down the third base line that hit the bag, making it impossible for third baseman Alexi Amarista to make another save. That marks …
Gaslamp Ball 4 hours ago
Ian Kennedy took a no-hitter into the sixth inning today, but a combination of quiet bats and sloppy defense still led to him being tagged with the loss. The Padres offense picked up just four hits in Franklin Morales's six-inning stint. One of those was Xavier Nady's solo shot to left field that led...
Shortstop Brandon Crawford didn’t start Thursday for the second straight game because of a “tight” right hamstring. Crawford said before Thursday’s game that he is hopeful of being back in the starting lineup Friday against the San Diego Padres. A… Continue Reading →
MLB 7 hours ago
4/15/14: Hector Sanchez singles up the middle, scoring Brandon Crawford for the walk-off Giants win in the bottom of the 12th inning
The St. Louis Cardinals put right-handed starter Joe Kelly on the 15-day disabled list Thursday, a day after he strained his left hamstring in a game in Milwaukee.
CHICAGO -- After a 14-nning game that put a major strain on the bullpen, the Chicago White Sox purchased the contract of right-hander Zach Putnam from Triple-A Charlotte on Thursday and designated left-hander Donnie Veal for assignment. Putnam, 26, has 15 games of major league experience, most recently the five games he pitched in relief for the Chicago Cubs last season. In six relief innings at Charlotte this season he had 11 strikeouts. Veal made seven relief appearances for the White Sox this season, posting a 7.
The Washington Nationals have more than five months, starting immediately, to shake the perception that clings to them now, after the 8-0, self-inflicted humiliation they suffered Thursday night against the St. Louis Cardinals. The season remains young, but already they have enhanced a reputation that sprouted last year. When faced with a lesser opponent, they dominate. When they encounter the kind of team they aspire to be, they wilt. Read full article >>
After struggling with his control, the Astros sent left-handed reliever Kevin Chapman to OKC and called up Raul Valdes.
Josh Johnson (forearm) will see Dr. James Andrews next week.
Jose Tabata did not get a concussion when he collided with the outfield wall Wednesday, manager Clint Hurdle said, and was available off the bench for the game Thursday against the Milwaukee Brewers.
Illinois-Chicago Hall of Famer and 3-time major league All-Star donated half the funds for school's new ballpark Curtis Granderson's parents were beaming about their son, the Mets center fielder who is being paid $13 million this season.