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David Ross didn’t rule out scaling back Kyle Hendricks’ workload over the final weeks of the season after Hendricks’ rough start againt the Phillies.
Author: NBC Sports Chicago
Posted: September 17, 2021, 4:25 am
Astros’ seven-run 4th fuel the 12-1 win vs. Rangers
Author: MLB.com
Posted: September 17, 2021, 4:20 am
Farhan Zaidi speculates as to why Kevin Gausman struggled in the second half of the season.
Author: NBC Sports BayArea
Posted: September 17, 2021, 3:54 am
Phils’ bats explode, turn 7-0 deficit into 17-8 win
Author: MLB.com
Posted: September 17, 2021, 3:36 am
J.T. Realmuto has been through injury after injury this season and may have suffered another Thursday. By Jim Salisbury
Author: NBC Sports Philadelphia
Posted: September 17, 2021, 2:55 am
Cubs top prospect Brennen Davis added another impressive performance in his third career Triple-A game Thursday with the Iowa Cubs.
Author: NBC Sports Chicago
Posted: September 17, 2021, 2:52 am
Thursday’s postponement helps the Braves’ pitching plans.
Author: NBC Sports Philadelphia
Posted: September 17, 2021, 2:41 am
Díaz, Zunino’s home runs give Rays 5-2 win
Author: MLB.com
Posted: September 17, 2021, 2:34 am
Detroit Tigers left-hander Tyler Alexander talks Thursday, Sept. 16, 2021, after his team’s 5-2 loss to the Tampa Bay Rays at Tropicana Field.
Author: Detroit Free Press
Posted: September 17, 2021, 2:21 am
Yankees starter Jordan Montgomery struck out a career-high 12 batters but the Yankees bullpen could not hold on as the Orioles pushed across the winning run in the 10th inning for a 3-2 win. Clay Holmes, whose wild pitch in the 9th inning allowed the Orioles to tie the game, talked about what happened on the pitch, and whether the rainy conditions were a factor.
Author: SNY
Posted: September 17, 2021, 2:15 am
The Yankees added another devastating loss to 2021’s steadily growing list of such losses on Thursday night.
Author: SNY
Posted: September 17, 2021, 2:14 am
Kolby Allard fans Jake Meyers for his third strikeout in a row against the bottom of the Astros’ lineup in the top of the 5th inning
Author: MLB.com
Posted: September 17, 2021, 2:06 am
The Phillies pulled out one of their wildest and most important wins of the season when they roared back from an early 7-run deficit to beat the Cubs, 17-8. By Jim Salisbury
Author: NBC Sports Philadelphia
Posted: September 17, 2021, 2:04 am
Doug Williams and Keith Hernandez are back with a new episode of the Shea Anything podcast presented by Verizon, as things are getting thin for the Mets during the season’s home stretch.
Author: SNY
Posted: September 17, 2021, 2:00 am
Condensed Game: The Orioles tied the game on a 9th-inning wild pitch and walked off on Austin Hays’ single in the 10th to beat the Yankees
Author: MLB.com
Posted: September 17, 2021, 1:58 am
Orioles come back, walk off on Austin Hays’ single
Author: MLB.com
Posted: September 17, 2021, 1:56 am
Tampa Bay Rays slugger Mike Zunino put the game out of reach in the sixth inning, as the Detroit Tigers took a 5-2 loss Thursday.
Author: Detroit Free Press
Posted: September 17, 2021, 1:51 am
Detroit Tigers vs. Tampa Bay Rays on Sept. 16, 2021. Those in Detroit can listen to the game on WXYT-FM (97.1) and watch on Bally Sports Detroit.
Author: Detroit Free Press
Posted: September 17, 2021, 1:49 am
Bad news for baseball fans, but should help the A’s.
Author: NBC Sports BayArea
Posted: September 17, 2021, 1:18 am
The Yankees were one strike from winning the game in nine innings, but allowed the game-tying run on a wild pitch.
Author: SNY
Posted: September 17, 2021, 1:17 am
This week on Mets Prospective presented by Verizon, hosts Jacob Resnick and Joe DeMayo interview New York Mets 3B prospect Mark Vientos. The 21-year-old third baseman was recently promoted from Double-A to Triple-A Syracuse. In this week’s episode, Jacob and Joe caught up with the power hitting right hander to discuss the adjustments he’s had to make over the years after being drafted by the Mets as a 17-year-old, his first experience at Major League spring training, and the advice he received from Francisco Lindor as well as his relationship with fellow third base prospect Brett Baty, who he recently spent time playing with in Double-A. The guys also share their thoughts on the progression being made by two of the top prospects in the system: #1 prospect Francisco Alvarez and shortstop Ronny Mauricio. Watch more Mets Prospective: https://next.sny.tv/shows/mets-prospective-top-mets-minor-league-prospects About Mets Prospective: Mets Prospective features Jacob Resnick and Joe DeMayo profiling the top minor league prospects in the New York Mets organization, focusing on up-and-coming talent like Francisco Alvarez, Ronny Mauricio, Matt Allan, Brett Baty, Khalil Lee, and more. About SNY: SNY is an award winning, multiplatform regional sports network serving millions across the country through unparalleled coverage of all things New York sports. SNY delivers the most comprehensive access to all of the Tri-State area’s professional and collegiate sports teams through nightly sports and entertainment programs. SNY.tv is the “go-to” digital communal home for New York sports fans to get succinct, easy-to-read updates, video highlights and features, recaps, news, opinion, rumors, insight and fan reaction on their favorite New York sports teams. Check out more from SNY at https://sny.tv ​ Subscribe to SNY on YouTube: https://on.sny.tv/S5RYeWN Like SNY on Facebook: https://on.sny.tv/rBYAHLi​ Follow SNY on Twitter: https://on.sny.tv/nOn1uq1 ​ Follow SNY on Instagram: https://on.sny.tv/lEArPVp
Author: SNY
Posted: September 17, 2021, 12:30 am
Condensed Game: Manny Machado and Wil Myers’ RBIs in the 8th inning were enough to hold off a late Giants comeback in the Padres’ 7-4 win
Author: MLB.com
Posted: September 17, 2021, 12:25 am
The Two-way star won’t pitch Friday for the Los Angeles Angels because of a sore right arm that could sideline him as a pitcher for the rest of the season.
Author: NBC Sports
Posted: September 17, 2021, 12:24 am
It’s an all-out sprint to the finish line, and the pressure is mounting for the Giants.
Author: NBC Sports BayArea
Posted: September 17, 2021, 12:22 am
Padres score three in 8th to hold off Giants
Author: MLB.com
Posted: September 17, 2021, 12:22 am
Niko Goodrum crushes a solo home run on a fly ball to center field to put the Tigers on the board in the 5th
Author: MLB.com
Posted: September 17, 2021, 12:21 am
Somehow, the 46-99 Orioles saw the biggest increase in average cost per game in 2021.
Author: Yahoo Sports
Posted: September 17, 2021, 12:16 am
Andrew McCutchen smacks a two-run double to deep right field, scoring Bryce Harper and J.T. Realmuto to trim the Phillies’ deficit to 7-2
Author: MLB.com
Posted: September 16, 2021, 11:52 pm
You know what hes been able to do with the bat is obviously impressive, but what he does at each position, to me, is more impressive.”
Author: NBC Sports BayArea
Posted: September 16, 2021, 11:21 pm
Patrick Wisdom ropes a two-run double to center field to score Frank Schwindel and Ian Happ, pushing the Cubs’ lead to 4-0 in the 3rd inning
Author: MLB.com
Posted: September 16, 2021, 11:10 pm
Rengifo, Rojas back Cobb in Angels’ 9-3 win
Author: MLB.com
Posted: September 16, 2021, 10:32 pm
Detroit Tigers prospect Joey Wentz finished with a 4.50 ERA, 41 walks and 82 strikeouts over 72 innings in his first season back from surgery.
Author: Detroit Free Press
Posted: September 16, 2021, 10:16 pm
The White Sox saw manager Tony La Russa and reliever Mike Wright Jr. ejected in the ninth inning Thursday, leading to Jos Abreu playing third base.
Author: NBC Sports Chicago
Posted: September 16, 2021, 10:08 pm
The Giants split the four-game series with the Padres and now hold just a one-game lead in the NL West.
Author: NBC Sports BayArea
Posted: September 16, 2021, 10:07 pm
Joey Gallo lifts a solo home run to right field, giving the Yankees an early 1-0 lead in the 2nd inning
Author: MLB.com
Posted: September 16, 2021, 9:31 pm
New York Mets top prospects have been excelling during the 2021 minor league baseball season. Here’s the latest news on the best rising stars.
Author: SNY
Posted: September 16, 2021, 9:23 pm
Sharing is caring.
Author: NBC Sports BayArea
Posted: September 16, 2021, 9:06 pm
There’s a high likelihood that the Giants will win the NL West.
Author: NBC Sports BayArea
Posted: September 16, 2021, 8:45 pm
Both Mets manager Luis Rojas and Yankees manager Aaron Boone are keepers.
Author: SNY
Posted: September 16, 2021, 8:25 pm
There’s no doubt DJ LeMahieu’s production has been odd this season, but Aaron Boone doesn’t see any difference in his leadoff hitter.
Author: SNY
Posted: September 16, 2021, 8:18 pm
The White Sox penciled in Carlos Rodn’s next start for next week at Detroit.
Author: NBC Sports Chicago
Posted: September 16, 2021, 7:55 pm
Yankees RHP Jonathan Loaisiga, who has been on the IL since Sept. 5 due to a strained rotator cuff in his pitching shoulder, is about to take a big step toward his return.
Author: SNY
Posted: September 16, 2021, 7:44 pm
Here’s how the New York Mets responded after Francisco Lindor suggested that the Wandy Peralta and the Yankees used whistling to steal signs that nearly led to a bench clearing brawl.
Author: SNY
Posted: September 16, 2021, 7:23 pm
Javier Baez was asked about his impressions of playing in New York and whether he’ll receive a long-term contract extension with the Mets.
Author: SNY
Posted: September 16, 2021, 7:01 pm
Luis Rengifo smashes a two-run home run to right field to give the Angels a 2-0 lead in the 2nd inning
Author: MLB.com
Posted: September 16, 2021, 6:35 pm
Cubs top pitching prospect Brailyn Mrquez could be a gift arm for the franchise’s 2022 plans.
Author: NBC Sports Chicago
Posted: September 16, 2021, 5:42 pm
This week on Mets Prospective presented by Verizon, hosts Jacob Resnick and Joe DeMayo interview Mets 3B prospect Mark Vientos.
Author: SNY
Posted: September 16, 2021, 5:35 pm
There are a number of reasons why, despite the maddening and underwhelming 2021 campaign, the Mets are in an advantageous spot for 2022 and beyond.
Author: SNY
Posted: September 16, 2021, 5:27 pm
Ever wondered how MLB is able to track products between what’s official or fake? That’s where the authentication program, inspired by Padres legend Tony Gwynn, comes in.
Posted: September 16, 2021, 5:07 pm
Once the game ended, the grounds crew dutifully returned and covered the infield with the tarp.
Author: USA TODAY Sports
Posted: September 16, 2021, 3:35 pm
The new additions to the Bulls roster got welcomed to the city last night at the White Sox game.
Author: Lonzo Wire
Posted: September 16, 2021, 2:34 pm

Houston left-hander Framber Valdez was scratched from his start against Texas on Thursday night, a day after cutting the index finger on his pitching hand.
Posted: September 17, 2021, 12:41 am
Acting umpire crew chief Tim Timmons said he didn’t toss the Camden Yards grounds crew Wednesday night. “I just didn’t want all of them behind the tarp, especially with the infield in,” he said.
Posted: September 17, 2021, 12:41 am
The Colorado Rockies game at the Atlanta Braves has been postponed because of a soggy field caused by rain.
Posted: September 17, 2021, 12:41 am
MLB commissioner Rob Manfred commended the Seattle Mariners for being ready to host the 2023 All-Star Game after the city had targeted 2024 or later.
Posted: September 17, 2021, 12:41 am
Salvador Perez tied Johnny Bench’s record for homers in a season by a catcher with his 45th on Thursday.
Posted: September 17, 2021, 12:41 am
Two-way star Shohei Ohtani won’t pitch Friday for the Los Angeles Angels because of a sore right arm that could sideline him as a pitcher for the rest of the season.
Posted: September 17, 2021, 12:41 am
Answering the latest questions around the sexual assault allegations against Bauer and what’s next.
Posted: September 16, 2021, 11:02 pm
October is right around the corner. Here’s the latest on which teams will be playing in the postseason.
Posted: September 16, 2021, 5:40 pm
Which squads are rising and falling as teams start punching their postseason tickets?
Posted: September 16, 2021, 11:47 am
From the Blue Jays’ pandemic home in Buffalo through an emotional homecoming in Toronto to a blistering race for the postseason, we follow the wild ride of the game’s hottest hitter as he builds his own legacy — including a potential Triple Crown.
Posted: September 15, 2021, 5:55 pm

Much ink has already been spilled, or pixels illuminated, about the upcoming offseason and the superclass of shortstops. Even though the Mets extended Francisco Lindor and took one of the most intriguing names out of the pool, it’s still going to feature such marquee names as Carlos Correa, Corey Seager, Trevor Story, Javier Baez and…
Author: Darragh McDonald
Posted: September 17, 2021, 4:18 am
After suffering a small fracture in his left ring finger after being hit by a Julio Urias pitch on September 10, Jake Cronenworth’s status was in question, though the Padres were holding off putting Cronenworth on the injured list.  It now looks like the utilityman will return this week for the Padres’ critical series with…
Author: Mark Polishuk
Posted: September 17, 2021, 3:45 am
Trailing 7-0 after three innings against the Cubs today, the Phillies ended up rolling to a 17-8 blowout win.  It wasn’t a perfect day for the Phillies, however, as J.T. Realmuto is “sore” after being hit by a pitch in his left elbow/triceps area, manager Joe Girardi told NBC Sports’ Jim Salisbury and other reporters. …
Author: Mark Polishuk
Posted: September 17, 2021, 2:16 am
Shohei Ohtani won’t pitch during the Angels’ three-game series with the Athletics, though the two-way star had been tentatively slated to start tomorrow’s series opener.  Angels manager Joe Maddon told MLB.com’s Ryan Herrera and other reporters that Ohtani came away with a sore arm after a game of catch on Wednesday, so the team will…
Author: Mark Polishuk
Posted: September 17, 2021, 12:41 am
The Giants and Dodgers have both booked their tickets to the 2021 playoffs, though it remains to be seen which club will be NL West champions and which will have to walk the one-game tightrope that is the wild card game.  While the identity of the first NL wild card entry is an either/or situation,…
Author: Mark Polishuk
Posted: September 16, 2021, 11:00 pm
The latest minor moves from around baseball…. The Athletics announced that Burch Smith has accepted an outright assignment to Triple-A, after clearing waivers.  Smith was designated for assignment two days ago, and while he could have elected free agency (as a player who has been previously outrighted in his career), the 31-year-old will remain in…
Author: Mark Polishuk
Posted: September 16, 2021, 9:18 pm
TODAY: Yang has been outrighted to Triple-A Round Rock, the Rangers announced. SEPTEMBER 15: The Rangers announced they’ve designated southpaw Hyeon-jong Yang for assignment. The move creates space on the 40-man roster for corner outfielder/designated hitter Willie Calhoun, who has been reinstated from the 60-day injured list. Yang has been on and off the big league roster…
Author: Anthony Franco
Posted: September 16, 2021, 8:39 pm
TODAY: The league officially announced that the 2023 game will be in Seattle. SEPTEMBER 14: Major League Baseball is finalizing plans to host 2023 All-Star festivities at T-Mobile Park in Seattle, reports Jeff Passan of ESPN. MLB has yet to make an official announcement on the news. Seattle has twice before hosted the All-Star Game…
Author: Anthony Franco
Posted: September 16, 2021, 8:23 pm
Reds All-Star outfielder Jesse Winker began a rehab assignment with Triple-A Louisville on Tuesday. He’s played there each of the past two nights and will start for the Bats again this evening but could return to the big league club as soon as tomorrow, manager David Bell told reporters (including C. Trent Rosecrans of the Athletic).…
Author: Anthony Franco
Posted: September 16, 2021, 7:44 pm
The Orioles announced they’ve claimed reliever Brooks Kriske off waivers from the Yankees and optioned him to Triple-A Norfolk. Righty Jorge López was transferred from the 10-day to the 60-day injured list to open space on the 40-man roster. Kriske hasn’t yet found any big league success. He’s been up-and-down with New York over the past two…
Author: Anthony Franco
Posted: September 16, 2021, 6:27 pm
The Angels announced they’ve designated reliever Jake Petricka for assignment. The move creates active roster space for Alex Cobb, who has been reinstated from the 10-day injured list to start this afternoon’s game against the White Sox. As Jeff Fletcher of the Orange County Register notes, the move opens a spot on the 40-man roster for reliever José…
Author: Anthony Franco
Posted: September 16, 2021, 5:43 pm
For months, there’s been an expectation of an impending shakeup in the Mets’ front office. Last offseason’s GM hire Jared Porter was fired five weeks into his tenure after his past sexual harassment of a reporter was brought to light. Assistant GM Zack Scott was bumped up to acting general manager in Porter’s place, but…
Author: Anthony Franco
Posted: September 16, 2021, 2:40 pm
The Padres announced they’ve signed Vince Velasquez to a minor league contract. He’ll be selected to the big league roster to start a game against the Cardinals this weekend, per the team. They’ll need to make active and 40-man roster moves before his start. In related news, San Diego placed lefty Blake Snell on the 10-day injured list due…
Author: Anthony Franco
Posted: September 16, 2021, 3:59 am
An arrest warrant was recently issued against Angels infielder Luis Rengifo in his home country of Venezuela, according to reports from local news outlets (h/t to Sam Blum of the Athletic). Authorities allege that Rengifo and certain members of his family falsified divorce papers in order to sell property that jointly belonged to Rengifo and his…
Author: Anthony Franco
Posted: September 16, 2021, 3:20 am
The Diamondbacks have reinstated Merrill Kelly from the COVID-19 injured list. He’ll get the start this evening against the Dodgers, his first action in a month after he tested positive for the coronavirus. Tyler Gilbert was placed on the 10-day injured list with elbow fatigue in a corresponding move. Kelly has been one of the D-Backs’ most…
Author: Anthony Franco
Posted: September 16, 2021, 1:23 am