He makes a good point ...
Posted: July 12, 2020, 7:52 pm
If the Nationals' starting pitchers are up to full strength by Opening Day, they could have an advantage over some of their early opponents.
Posted: July 12, 2020, 7:49 pm
New uniform, same Madison Bumgarner.
Posted: July 12, 2020, 6:41 pm
The Orioles, currently without Dwight Smith Jr. and Anthony Santander, have reportedly made a contract offer to free agent outfielder Yasiel Puig.
Posted: July 12, 2020, 6:20 pm
Yankees slugger Aaron Judge was held out of action for a second straight day Sunday due to a stiff neck. The 2017 AL Rookie of the Year was scratched from a simulated game Saturday after waking up with a sore neck, and the right fielder was not included in either lineup for an intrasquad scrimmage Sunday. New York manager Aaron Boone said Judge got treatment at Yankee Stadium on Sunday and was improving.
Posted: July 12, 2020, 6:09 pm
Buster Posey's leadership will be missed more than his stardom, and his latest lesson should only further his legacy.
Posted: July 12, 2020, 6:07 pm
Milwaukee Brewers pitcher Eric Lauer said Sunday that he's on the injured list because he was in close contact with someone who tested positive for COVID-19. Lauer said he hasn't tested positive. The protocols accompanying that situation caused Lauer to arrive late to the Brewers' summer camp.
Posted: July 12, 2020, 4:57 pm
Yankees closer Aroldis Chapman has tested positive for the coronavirus and is experiencing mild symptoms. Hours after Chapman's diagnosis, Yankees slugger Aaron Judge was scratched from a simulated game with a stiff neck. The 2017 AL Rookie of the Year was set to bat second and play right field at Yankee Stadium but was taken out of the lineup shortly before first pitch.
Posted: July 12, 2020, 4:30 pm
Albert Pujols' 20th season in the majors is about to begin with the Los Angeles Angels. Although time has chipped away at Pujols' mountainous talent, he has never believed his advancing age will prevent him from putting up more big numbers on the diamond. After struggling through injuries that slowed him earlier in his 10-year contract with the Angels, the three-time MVP is feeling better than he has in years as he heads into the ninth season of that mammoth $240 million deal.
Posted: July 12, 2020, 4:30 pm
In three modified innings Friday, Jaime Barria gave up two hits and drew numerous swings and misses.
Posted: July 12, 2020, 2:47 am
Clubhouse attendant Francisco Herrera, known as Chico, plays left field during the Dodgers' intrasquad games. And his teammates love it.
Posted: July 12, 2020, 1:56 am
When the 60-game season unfolds at an unfamiliar rhythm, Albert Pujols' expertise should provide stability and guidance for the Angels.
Posted: July 12, 2020, 1:20 am
Frankie Montas has been eager to get back on the mound for a long time.
Posted: July 12, 2020, 12:41 am
The legend of La Pantera grew even larger Saturday, when Luis Robert managed to hit a home run while falling down. The highlight spread like wildfire. But it's what's next that the White Sox are really excited about.
Posted: July 12, 2020, 12:33 am
David Ross' office decor blows normal office decor out of the water.
Posted: July 11, 2020, 11:43 pm
The A's wanted to bring Bruce Maxwell back this spring, but the embattled catcher turned the organization down.
Posted: July 11, 2020, 11:35 pm
With other events canceled due to the pandemic, Stephen Piscotty and the A's found another way to support the ALS Cure Project.
Posted: July 11, 2020, 11:14 pm
The Giants simply have too many outfield options to bring on Yasiel Puig right now.
Posted: July 11, 2020, 11:01 pm
A running list of MLB players who have declined to participate in the 2020 season amid the COVID-19 pandemic.
Posted: July 11, 2020, 10:25 pm
Cubs manager David Ross said he expects offesne to be the Cubs' offense.
Posted: July 11, 2020, 10:03 pm
NEW YORK (AP) -- Yoenis Cespedes is sure he'll be ready to start the pandemic-delayed season with the New York Mets.
Posted: July 11, 2020, 9:37 pm
New York Yankees closer Aroldis Chapman became the latest high-profile player to test positive for the coronavirus, his diagnosis announced Saturday hours after the Houston Astros canceled another practice due to virus concerns. In New York, manager Aaron Boone said Chapman wouldn't â€œbe here for the foreseeable future.â€� Boone said the left-handed reliever â€œoverall was doing wellâ€� despite experiencing mild symptoms.
Posted: July 11, 2020, 9:35 pm
Phillies pitcher Jake Arrieta believes MLB can play a season and keep players safe. Plus, there's opportunity for somethin special. By Jim Salisbury
Posted: July 11, 2020, 9:05 pm
Aroldis Chapman's status for the Yankees' Opening Night game against the Nationals is murky after he experienced "mild symptoms" of the coronavirus.
Posted: July 11, 2020, 9:04 pm
The season opener is less than two weeks away.
Posted: July 11, 2020, 8:56 pm
Just because the five-time All-Star and three-time champion won't start this year's opener or that he's coming off a disappointing 2019 season (4.46 ERA) doesn't mean he won't have a major influence on this team's chances to focus and have success on the field this year and, perhaps just as important, off the field as it navigates the COVID-19 risks.
Posted: July 11, 2020, 8:52 pm
They say Luis Robert can do it all. That includes hitting a home run while falling down, which he did against Carlos Rodon in Saturday's intrasquad game on the South Side.
Posted: July 11, 2020, 8:40 pm
Yankees closer Aroldis Chapman is the latest MLB star to test positive for COVID-19.
Posted: July 11, 2020, 8:26 pm
Phillies second baseman Scott Kingery, who was hit hard by coronavirus, rejoined his teammates and went through a workout at Citizens Bank Park on Saturday.
Posted: July 11, 2020, 8:05 pm
The club was worried players would have a hard time staying engaged during games in the unique 2020 season.
Posted: July 11, 2020, 7:36 pm
A.J. Puk is ready for his first full season in MLB with nothing holding him back.
Posted: July 11, 2020, 7:28 pm
The Orioles are reportedly interested in the energetic outfielder.
Posted: July 11, 2020, 7:11 pm
ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) -- Texas Rangers outfielder Joey Gallo says he doesnâ€™t know if he actually had the coronavirus despite two positive tests, since he has never had any symptoms and also had multiple negative tests.
Posted: July 11, 2020, 7:11 pm
White Sox intrasquad games are coming into your home.
Posted: July 11, 2020, 7:07 pm
The former Cubs closer has tested positive for COVID-19, the Yankees announced Saturday.
Posted: July 11, 2020, 7:01 pm
The way one of the two teams lined up for Saturday's intrasquad game sure looks like how Rick Renteria will write out his lineup for the White Sox opener against the Twins on July 24.
Posted: July 11, 2020, 6:56 pm
The Cubs lefty shares his pros and cons to the National League adding the DH in 2020.
Posted: July 11, 2020, 6:17 pm
Anthony Rizzo has been limited this week due to lower back tightness.
Posted: July 11, 2020, 6:01 pm
Should the World Series be devalued in this 60-game season? Jon Lester's answer is a resounding no.
Posted: July 11, 2020, 5:40 pm
Tyler Heineman, who now might be the starting catcher, explains what it's like to go through MLB safety protocols.
Posted: July 11, 2020, 4:59 pm
Derek Shelton needs his freedom. Fortunately for the first-year Pittsburgh Pirates manager, bench coach Donnie Kelly made it a point to provide it. Each day Kelly puts together a meticulous schedule designed to find a way for separate groups of players to get their work in during the most unusual training camp in major league history.
Posted: July 11, 2020, 4:59 pm
Fred Zinkie details how you should handle punting categories for the 2020 fantasy baseball season.
Posted: July 11, 2020, 4:31 pm
The Astros have cancelled a workout for the second time this week.
Posted: July 11, 2020, 3:32 pm
What occurred in sports on this date in sports, July 11, including the Houston Astros' Nolan Ryan recording his 4,000th career strikeout.
Posted: July 11, 2020, 12:00 pm
Pac-12 Commissioner Larry Scott has tested positive for COVID-19. The 55-year-old tested positive late this week after experiencing flu-like symptoms and is self quarantining at the direction of his doctor, according to a statement by the conference. Calgary Flames defenseman Travis Hamonic is the first player to opt out of the NHL's return.
Posted: July 11, 2020, 5:11 am
With infection and death rates from COVID-19 surging in many states, MLB still is working to tighten its testing processes - while another star chooses not to play
Posted: July 11, 2020, 4:31 am
Starting pitchers in the majors usually get six weeks of spring training to prepare for their first start. Clayton Kershaw won't have that luxury on July 23.
Posted: July 11, 2020, 3:35 am
Any player who chooses to not play this season has the full support of A"s manager Bob Melvin.
Posted: July 11, 2020, 2:41 am
Cubs outfielder Albert Almora briefly left the Cubs' intraquad scrimmage Friday after running into the center field wall.
Posted: July 11, 2020, 1:34 am
The Cubs president said such ethical considerations for all transactions this year will take on more significance than usual as the front office and players work together to do their part to assure a 60-game season can be staged during a pandemic.
Posted: July 11, 2020, 1:32 am
As teams prepare to restart the season in the coming weeks, clubhouse leaders must juggle a lot of issues given everything that's happened in the last few months.
Posted: July 11, 2020, 12:33 am