1:07 AM EDT, Thu August 24, 2017
2 hours ago

Rich Hill blames himself for not getting no-hitter

Rich Hill lost a perfect game Wednesday night after a teammate committed an error in the 9th inning, and then he lost a no-hitter on a walk-off home run in the 10th. It was an absolutely brutal result for a pitcher who did nearly everything he could to win the game. Even though Hill gave...Read More
2 hours ago

Andrew McCutchen perfectly sums up Dodgers-Pirates game

The Dodgers and Pirates played what will likely be one of the more memorable games this season on Wednesday. Afterward, Andrew McCutchen perfectly summed up what took place. Rich Hill pitched perhaps the game of his life for the Dodgers. He carried a perfect game into the ninth inning, which was broken up on a...Read More
6 hours ago

White Sox rookie Nicky Delmonico overcame addiction to Adderall

Nicky Delmonico appears to have had quite the journey to the big leagues. A Tuesday feature by The Chicago Tribune’s David Haugh revealed that the White Sox rookie overcame an Adderall addiction on his way to the MLB. The story shares details of how Delmonico, who was prescribed the attention-deficit disorder drug in high school,...Read More
6 hours ago

Trevor Rosenthal to undergo Tommy John surgery

Trevor Rosenthal’s season has come to an end and the pitcher faces a long rehab process. The St. Louis Cardinals moved Rosenthal to the 60-day DL Wednesday and announced that the pitcher will undergo Tommy John surgery next week. #STLCards General Manager Mike Girsch has announced today that RHP Trevor Rosenthal will undergo Tommy John...Read More
7 hours ago

Report: Justin Verlander trade talks not currently active

A trade involving Justin Verlander does not appear to be imminent, according to one report. MLB Network’s Jon Morosi reported on Wednesday that trade talks involving the Detroit Tigers starter are not currently active. Justin Verlander trade talks are not active at the moment, sources say, although circumstances could change in the coming week. @MLB...Read More
Aug 21, 2017

John Gibbons says Josh Donaldson could see more time at shortstop

Josh Donaldson may be bringing rain to the middle infield on a regular basis. Speaking with MLB.com’s Gregor Chisholm, Toronto Blue Jays manager John Gibbons said that Donaldson, who made his first career start at shortstop in a 6-5 loss to the Chicago Cubs on Sunday, could see more time at the position. “Not a...Read More
Aug 21, 2017

Report: Steven Matz pitching through elbow issue, may need surgery

The New York Mets have an explanation for why pitcher Steven Matz has struggled so much in 2017. According to Marc Carig of Newsday, Matz may require elbow surgery to repair a nerve issue similar to the one that felled Jacob deGrom last season. Sources: Steven Matz has pitched through pain all season. Been diagnosed...Read More
Aug 21, 2017

MLB reportedly threatened to fine umpires over protest wristbands

Major League Baseball’s umpires dropped a protest over player behavior after just one day, but it turns out they had more than one reason for doing it. The white wristband protests ended quickly after commissioner Rob Manfred promised to meet with representatives from the umpires’ union to discuss their concerns. There may have been another...Read More
Aug 21, 2017

Matt Bush, Joey Gallo in concussion protocol following collision

Matt Bush and Joey Gallo are in concussion protocol after colliding with each other during Sunday’s game against the White Sox. Bush was pitching to Chicago’s Nicky Delmonico during the 8th inning of Texas’ 3-2 loss to and got the first baseman to pop up to shallow third. The Rangers were playing a shift for...Read More
Aug 20, 2017

Justin Verlander sends tweet implying baseballs are juiced

Offense is up throughout Major League Baseball in 2017, and while lots of theories have been offered, one seems to come up more than others. Detroit Tigers pitcher Justin Verlander wasn’t afraid to say it on Sunday, either. After ESPN’s Buster Olney shared a statistic about how baseball has more 20 home run hitters in...Read More
Aug 20, 2017

Ian Kinsler not moved over umpire protest about his lack of suspension

Detroit Tigers second baseman Ian Kinsler’s comments about Angel Hernandez sparked an uproar in the umpiring community, but he’s not really sweating it. With the umpires now wearing white wristbands to protest the fact that the league failed to suspend Kinsler for harsh comments he made about Hernandez, the second baseman really doesn’t care. Ian...Read More
Aug 19, 2017

Jeffrey Loria says ‘no sadness’ about selling Marlins

Jeffrey Loria is in the process of selling the Miami Marlins, the team he has owned for the last 15 years. As Loria prepares to turn his team over to a group led by Derek Jeter, he says he has no sadness over losing his team. Jeffrey Loria says theres no sadness whatsoever – I...Read More
Aug 19, 2017

Aroldis Chapman removed as Yankees closer

Aroldis Chapman has been removed as the New York Yankees’ closer. Yankees manager Joe Girardi said Saturday that Chapman is out as closer but will be used in other roles to see if that helps the southpaw improve. Girardi said Chapman no longer the closer. Will use him st different points to try and get...Read More
Aug 19, 2017

Noah Syndergaard posts Twitter tribute to all his traded teammates

Noah Syndergaard is pouring one out on social media for his fallen comrades. The New York Mets right-hander took to Twitter on Friday to post a tribute to his now-former teammates Curtis Granderson, Lucas Duda, Jay Bruce, and Neil Walker, all of whom were traded away in the last few weeks. Syndergaard also threw in...Read More
Aug 19, 2017

MLB umpires wearing white wristbands to protest ‘escalating attacks’

Major League umpires are making a statement against the commissioner’s office by wearing white wristbands during games. According to a statement issued by the World Umpires Association, the issue stems from the league’s response to recent criticism from Detroit Tigers second baseman Ian Kinsler. Kinsler criticized umpire Angel Hernandez harshly but was only fined for...Read More