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The Chicago White Sox have embarked on a scorched-earth rebuild that could set a new standard for how to repair a struggling franchise.
Author: The Wall Street Journal
Posted: July 27, 2017, 12:41 am
When Chris Sale woke up Wednesday, he was unaware the Red Sox were on a four-game losing streak. “I actually fell asleep before the end of it. I woke up this morning and heard the news,” Sale said of Boston’s 13-inning loss the previous night. Sale was brilliant, pitching seven innings
Author: miamiherald
Posted: July 27, 2017, 12:31 am
7/26/17: Sale and Devers lead Red Sox to 4-0 win
Author: MLB.com
Posted: July 27, 2017, 12:30 am
SAN FRANCISCO – After throwing seven strong innings in the Giants’ 2-1 victory over the Pittsburgh Pirates on Wednesday, Jeff Samardzija made it clear that he has no interest in being traded. The Giants are 40-63 this season, but he believes that the team has the core talent to turn it around in
Author: Mercury News
Posted: July 27, 2017, 12:23 am
Ketel Marte is still trying to find his hitting stroke since being called up from the minors in late June. On Wednesday, however, Marte showed bat and speed prowess with a rare inside-the-park home run, helping the Diamondbacks beat the Atlanta Braves 10-3. Everyone knows I run well,” Marte
Author: The Associated Press
Posted: July 27, 2017, 12:20 am
The Nationals have interest in Rangers starter Yu Darvish, according to a report from MLB.com’s Jon Morosi. Morosi notes that Washington would prefer a controllable starter in any trade. It’s still unclear if the Rangers will actually trade Darvish before Monday’s trade deadline, though they
Author: MLB Daily Dish
Posted: July 27, 2017, 12:10 am
Tigers’ Alex Avila and Michael Fulmer, right, laugh in the dugout near the start of the game as the Detroit Tigers play the Kansas City Royals at Comerica Park in Detroit on July 26, 2017. Robin Buckson, Detroit News
Author: Detroit News
Posted: July 27, 2017, 12:05 am
WASHINGTON – Some years, it seems as if the same type of injury plagues a team. For the Milwaukee Brewers, 2017 has been the year of the calf strain. Right-hander Matt Garza became the fourth player to suffer that problem. It was announced Wednesday that he was going on the 10-day disabled list and would
Author: Milwaukee Journal Sentinel
Posted: July 27, 2017, 12:00 am
Brewers outfielder Domingo Santana’s 17th homer of the season set a record at Nationals Park.
Author: Big League Stew
Posted: July 26, 2017, 11:56 pm
We are now only five days away from the 2017 non-waiver trade deadline. Remember, one game won’t change a player’s trade value. Anyway, here are this week’s Power Rankings and here is our daily recap of the day in baseball. Wednesday’s scores Tampa Bay Rays 5, Baltimore Orioles 1 (box
Author: CBS Sports
Posted: July 26, 2017, 11:55 pm
One year ago at this time, Orioles closer Zach Britton was a legitimate Cy Young candidate in the middle of one of the best relief seasons in history. He went a perfect 47 for 47 in save chances and finished with a 0.54 ERA in 67 innings. Now, prior to Monday’s trade deadline, the O’s are having
Author: CBS Sports
Posted: July 26, 2017, 11:55 pm
The trade deadline gives sellers a chance to begin plotting for next season, and often that means introducing some of their top prospects to the scene. We’re sure to see those instances over the next week. But the quickest path to the majors is still an untimely injury, and that’s still exactly
Author: CBS Sports
Posted: July 26, 2017, 11:50 pm
In an alternate universe, Anibal Sanchez made his start on Wednesday night amid swirling trade rumors in a market where many teams are looking for back-end starting pitching help. But of all the Detroit Tigers that have been talked about this trade deadline season, there hasn’t been any mention of
Author: Detroit Free Press
Posted: July 26, 2017, 11:45 pm
Didi Gregorius says he is not a power hitter. There is a growing body of evidence to suggest the Yankees shortstop is mistaken. Gregorius swatted a two-run home run over the wall in right field in the seventh inning of Wednesday’s 9-5 win over the Reds at the Stadium. It was the biggest blow in a
Author: New York Post
Posted: July 26, 2017, 11:40 pm
SAN FRANCISCO — Perhaps the best thing that could be said from the Pirates’ perspective about Wednesday’s 2-1 loss to the Giants is that there was no overreaction in the visitors’ clubhouse. The Pirates were disappointed at their fourth loss in five games but not exasperated. They have a
Author: TribLIVE.com
Posted: July 26, 2017, 11:36 pm
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — All-Star left-hander Dallas Keuchel is set to rejoin the Houston Astros’ rotation on Friday at the Detroit Tigers.
Author: The Associated Press
Posted: July 26, 2017, 11:34 pm
The Chicago Cubs have cut left-hander Brett Anderson. The 29-year-old Anderson had been sidelined by a lower back strain. He was activated from the 60-day disabled list before Wednesday night’s game against the White Sox and then designated for assignment. Anderson signed a $3.5 million, one-year
Author: charlotteobserver
Posted: July 26, 2017, 11:33 pm
Detroit — Alex Gordon, the No. 9 hitter in the Royals lineup batting a robust .203, swung at 3-0 pitches from Michael Fulmer Tuesday night — not once but twice in three at-bats. Gordon fouled one back in the first inning before singling on a 3-1 pitch and he ended the seventh by grounding out on a 3-
Author: Detroit News
Posted: July 26, 2017, 11:00 pm
While the Yankees try to improve their 2017 playoff chances much has occurred to encourage them for the future, as well. How about this: They currently have the Rookie Triple Crown. In the way that FanGraphs computes Wins Above Replacement (WAR), the Yankees have the leader among rookie position players
Author: New York Post
Posted: July 26, 2017, 10:57 pm
SAN DIEGO — Despite a scare with his leg Tuesday night, Yoenis Cespedes was back in the lineup for Wednesday’s game against the Padres. Terry Collins had removed him from Tuesday night’s game as a precaution after Cespedes complained of tightness in his quad in the seventh inning. Cespedes had
Author: NY Daily News
Posted: July 26, 2017, 10:57 pm
Chris Sale pitched seven innings of three-hit ball, top prospect Rafael Devers became the youngest Boston player to hit a home run in more than 50 years, and the Red Sox beat the Seattle Mariners 4-0 to salvage the final game of the series
Author: ABC News
Posted: July 26, 2017, 10:46 pm
Dusty Baker was asked so many questions this week related to the mountain of Washington Nationals’ injuries, he couldn’t help but crack a joke. “You guys think I’m ‘Dr. Baker,’ but I’m not,” he said, telling reporters he makes decisions based on what the doctors and trainers tell
Author: washingtontimes
Posted: July 26, 2017, 10:42 pm
Right-hander Darren O’Day has always been a reliever who has been able to keep the ball in the yard, allowing less than a homer per nine innings over his 10-year big league career. So the fact that O’Day allowed his third homer in his past five outings in the seventh inning of the Orioles’
Author: baltimoresun.com
Posted: July 26, 2017, 10:40 pm
Brandon Belt doubled in the go-ahead run in the bottom of the seventh inning in support of starter Jeff Samardzija, who threw seven strong innings in the San Francisco Giants’ 2-1 victory over the Pittsburgh Pirates on Wednesday. Pinch-hitter Miguel Gomez doubled to lead off the seventh for the
Author: The Associated Press
Posted: July 26, 2017, 10:39 pm
1. Nolan Ryan (1989-93): There are few pitchers or players who made as big of a stamp on the game than Ryan. And his five-season swan song with the Rangers not only provided historical moments and milestones but gave the organization and North Texas a legitimate baseball identity. Although he’s not
Author: Fort Worth Star-Telegram
Posted: July 26, 2017, 10:37 pm
Rays top pitching prospect Brent Honeywell feels he’s ready for the majors after the team passed on an opportunity to call him up.
Author: Big League Stew
Posted: July 26, 2017, 10:34 pm
CHICAGO (AP) — White Sox outfielder Avisail Garcia has a right thumb injury that will sideline the All-Star slugger for a couple weeks. Garcia complained of continued discomfort in his thumb after the White Sox lost 7-2 to the Cubs on Tuesday. He got an MRI on Wednesday that revealed a strained ligament
Author: USA Today
Posted: July 26, 2017, 10:21 pm
Ubaldo Jiménez certainly deserved a better fate than the one he received Wednesday afternoon against the Tampa Bay Rays. He allowed just five base runners over six innings, harnessing his command while working all areas of the strike zone and fanning a season-high nine batters. The Orioles needed such
Author: baltimoresun.com
Posted: July 26, 2017, 10:20 pm
Dodgers prospect Alex Verdugo will never hit a better home run. Sure, he’s the Dodgers’ No. 2 ranked prospect and likely has a solid MLB career ahead of him. But his best home run has already happened. On Tuesday, Verdugo hit a home run off a dude’s head. During the Oklahoma City Dodgers&
Author: USA Today
Posted: July 26, 2017, 10:12 pm
Eduardo Nuez’s stint with the San Francisco Giants lasted just under a year. After the Giants acquired the infielder from the Twins on July 28, 2016, they shipped him off to Boston for two minor league pitchers on July 25, 2017.
Author: NBC Sports Bay Area
Posted: July 26, 2017, 10:01 pm
One of the organization’s top pitching prospects is on the move. Left-hander Adrian Morejon, still just 18, was promoted from short-season Tri-City to low Single-A Fort Wayne on Wednesday and will make his Midwest League debut Saturday at the TinCaps’ Parkview Field. Signed to a franchise-record
Author: sandiegouniontribune.com
Posted: July 26, 2017, 10:00 pm
Dallas Keuchel will make his long-awaited return to the Astros’ rotation Friday against the Tigers, Houston manager A.J. Hinch told reporters Wednesday.  Keuchel has not pitched since tossing six shutout innings against the Rangers on June 2 due to a neck injury. He was 9-0 with a 1.67 ERA on the
Author: Sporting News
Posted: July 26, 2017, 9:56 pm
SAN FRANCISCO – The Giants must form a plan for allocating playing time at third base following the trade that sent Eduardo Nuñez to the Boston Red Sox. Yes, it could be Pablo Sandoval. It probably will be Pablo Sandoval. But not immediately. The Giants made a short-term move to address their roster
Author: Mercury News
Posted: July 26, 2017, 9:48 pm
1. Adrian Beltre (2011-current): Although Beltre came up with the Dodgers and has spent time with the Mariners and Red Sox, he has become a Rangers legend and that’s just fine with Rangers fans, who have come to bestow the kind of love, respect and admiration on the third baseman that few players
Author: Fort Worth Star-Telegram
Posted: July 26, 2017, 9:45 pm
THURSDAY ON TV HORSE RACING 4 p.m. FS2 — Saratoga Live, at Saratoga Springs, N.Y. MLB BASEBALL 12:05 MLB — Milwaukee at Washington 7:05 p.m. MLB — Tampa Bay at N.Y. Yankees 7:10 p.m. FOX OHIO — Cincinnati at Miami 9:10 p.m. MLB — N.Y. Mets at San Diego (joined in progress) SOCCER 10 p.m. ESPN — Women
Author: The Courier-Journal
Posted: July 26, 2017, 9:33 pm
Eddie Matz covers the Washington Nationals and the world of Major League Baseball for ESPN.com. He’s been writing for ESPN since 2002, and is a graduate of the University of Pennsylvania. WASHINGTON — Bryce Harper is all in on the Home Run Derby. “If I do have the opportunity to play in the
Author: ESPN.com
Posted: July 26, 2017, 9:26 pm
Boston Red Sox rookie third baseman Rafael Devers hit his first major league home run for his first career hit against the Seattle Mariners on Wednesday afternoon at Safeco Field. The home run came in the top of the third inning off Andrew Moore. Devers made his major league debut on Tuesday night and
Author: SI
Posted: July 26, 2017, 9:13 pm
You always go back to something the late Frank Cashen, a great baseball man, once said. It was 30 years ago this summer, and Cashen’s Mets had won 108 regular season games and eight more in the playoffs the year before and finally won the World Series in seven games against the Red Sox, mostly because
Author: Sports on Earth
Posted: July 26, 2017, 8:54 pm
Yu Darvish has been one of the most talked-about players before Monday’s non-waiver trade deadline, and it’s starting to seem almost inevitable that the Texas Rangers will deal the starting pitcher. But the right-hander will have a say in it, too. Darvish’s contract includes a no-trade list
Author: NESN.com
Posted: July 26, 2017, 8:44 pm
If you feel like the 2017 All-Star game just ended and it’s too soon to be announcing details for 2018’s installment in Washington, D.C., you’re probably right. Here it is, the official logo of the 2018 MLB All-Star Game, to be held in DC. Look, Washington, D.C only leaves so much to work with when
Author: SB Nation
Posted: July 26, 2017, 8:34 pm
Odubel Herrera was held out of the Phillies’ lineup Wednesday night a day after he was yanked from the game. But it was not a benching, Pete Mackanin said. The manager said Herrera was just getting a day off as the team brought back Aaron Altherr from the disabled list. Mackanin said he needs to
Author: philly
Posted: July 26, 2017, 8:03 pm
The only move Lewis Brinson is making is from Colorado Springs to Washington, D.C. The Brewers called up Brinson ahead of a game against the Washington Nationals on Wednesday, a day after his sudden departure from a Triple-A start prompted widespread speculation that a trade was imminent. Brinson is
Author: Fox Sports
Posted: July 26, 2017, 7:57 pm
Teams are hoping the Mets will trade one of their young pitchers, but is it likely? The Cubs might be interested in this spin wizard. #Cubs are among several clubs that have inquired on #Mets Seth Lugo.
Author: SB Nation
Posted: July 26, 2017, 7:33 pm
ESPN.com news services The Philadelphia Phillies activated outfielder Aaron Altherr from the disabled list on Wednesday but placed outfielder Daniel Nava on the 10-day disabled list. Altherr is returning from a right hamstring injury earlier than expected. Assistant general manager Scott Proefrock had
Author: ESPN.com
Posted: July 26, 2017, 7:19 pm
Adrian Beltre will join these baseball greats in the 3,000 hits club. 
Author: Fox Sports
Posted: July 26, 2017, 7:13 pm
The Phillies on Wednesday activated Aaron Altherr from the 10-day DL, exactly one week after assistant GM Scott Proefrock said the outfielder could be sidelined 3 to 4 weeks with a hamstring strain. Altherr missed 10 games. To make room for him on the active roster, the Phillies placed Daniel Nava
Author: Comcast SportsNet Philadelphia
Posted: July 26, 2017, 7:10 pm
Professional athletes need to be ready to pack up and leave at the drop of a hat, and sometimes an exit happens smack dab in the middle of a game. ‘The San Francisco Giants on Tuesday night traded utility man Eduardo Nunez to the Boston Red Sox for a pair of prospects, and the 30-year-old received
Author: NESN.com
Posted: July 26, 2017, 7:10 pm
When will my starting pitchers return from war?Photo by Duane Burleson/Getty Images
Author: SB Nation
Posted: July 26, 2017, 7:03 pm
When Pudge raises his Hall of Fame plaque, there will be young men in major league clubhouses and boys and girls on the fields Puerto Rico sharing in the moment.
Author: Yahoo Sports
Posted: July 26, 2017, 1:00 pm