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Bregman, Garcia lead Astros to 2-1 win over Yankees
Author: MLB.com
Posted: July 1, 2022, 1:53 am
Bote and Hoerner collided hard going for a ground ball between them.
Author: NBC Sports Chicago
Posted: July 1, 2022, 1:50 am
The Reds score on a throwing error after two Cubs collide in the infield going for a ground ball
Author: MLB.com
Posted: July 1, 2022, 1:25 am
Cubs outfielder Seiya Suzuki played his first game on his rehab assignment Thursday and shined.
Author: NBC Sports Chicago
Posted: July 1, 2022, 1:20 am
Slumping Nick Castellanos, homerless in June before Thursday night, ended the month with a two-run shot to lead a Phillies rout of Atlanta. His hitting coach predicted the breakout. By Jim Salisbury
Author: NBC Sports Philadelphia
Posted: July 1, 2022, 1:20 am
Well, this was certainly an attempt by Kyle Tucker.
Author: USA TODAY Sports
Posted: July 1, 2022, 12:12 am
Anthony Rizzo cranks a solo home run to right field, putting the Yankees within one in the top of the 6th inning
Author: MLB.com
Posted: July 1, 2022, 12:02 am
Chris Sale took another step toward returning to the Boston Red Sox rotation with his latest rehab start in Portland. Here’s a look at how he fared for the Sea Dogs on Thursday night.
Author: NBC Sports Boston
Posted: June 30, 2022, 11:27 pm
Alex Bregman smacks a double off the wall in left field, driving in Jake Meyers and Aledmys Díaz to give the Astros a 2-0 lead in the 3rd
Author: MLB.com
Posted: June 30, 2022, 11:22 pm
Jason Heyward landing on the injured list is among a series of Cubs outfield moves from Thursday.
Author: NBC Sports Chicago
Posted: June 30, 2022, 11:10 pm
On Baseball Night in NY, Sal Licata, Sarah Langs, Anthony DiComo, and John Jastremski discuss which of the top prospects could be called up for the Mets and if it would be a good idea for their DH position.
Author: SNY
Posted: June 30, 2022, 11:06 pm
Rafael Devers is the Boston Red Sox’ lone finalist to be a starter in the 2022 MLB All-Star Game.
Author: NBC Sports Boston
Posted: June 30, 2022, 10:46 pm
Matt Vierling plates two runs with a drive to right-center field, extending the Phillies’ lead to 4-1
Author: MLB.com
Posted: June 30, 2022, 10:43 pm
Freeman, 32, made his emotional return to Atlanta after spending 12 seasons with the Braves organization and received his 2021 World Series ring.
Author: USA TODAY Sports
Posted: June 30, 2022, 9:59 pm
Tyler Thornburg induces a popout for the third out, keeping the game tied at 3 in the bottom of the 8th inning
Author: MLB.com
Posted: June 30, 2022, 8:10 pm
The Padres roll into Los Angeles for a four-game series with the third-best record in the NL, just 1 ½ games behind the Dodgers in the NL West.
Author: USA TODAY Sports
Posted: June 30, 2022, 7:53 pm
Phillies pitcher Mark Appel made his big league debut on Wednesday, nine years after the Astros drafted him No. 1 overall and after stepping away from the game for three years.
Author: NBC Sports Philadelphia
Posted: June 30, 2022, 7:45 pm
On an all-new Mets Prospective, Jacob Resnick and Joe DeMayo welcome Binghamton Rumble Ponies manager Reid Brignac to the show.
Author: SNY
Posted: June 30, 2022, 5:41 pm
Max Scherzer made sure to take care of his temporary teammates down in the minors following his final rehab start with the Binghamton Rumble Ponies.
Author: NBC Sports Washington
Posted: June 30, 2022, 5:38 pm
Nick Pivetta and Alex Verdugo both responded to the benches-clearing moment during Wednesday’s win against the Toronto Blue Jays.
Author: NBC Sports Boston
Posted: June 30, 2022, 5:31 pm
Yahoo Sports looks at the latest betting information as the Chicago Cubs host the Cincinnati Reds
Author: Yahoo Sports Videos
Posted: June 30, 2022, 5:28 pm
Yahoo Sports looks at the latest betting information as the Toronto Blue Jays host the Tampa Bay Rays
Author: Yahoo Sports Videos
Posted: June 30, 2022, 5:28 pm
Yahoo Sports looks at the latest betting information as the Pittsburgh Pirates host the Milwaukee Brewers
Author: Yahoo Sports Videos
Posted: June 30, 2022, 5:28 pm
Yahoo Sports looks at the latest betting information as the Houston Astros host the New York Yankees
Author: Yahoo Sports Videos
Posted: June 30, 2022, 5:28 pm
Yahoo Sports looks at the latest betting information as the Philadelphia Phillies host the Atlanta Braves
Author: Yahoo Sports Videos
Posted: June 30, 2022, 5:28 pm
Yahoo Sports looks at the latest betting information as the Los Angeles Dodgers host the San Diego Padres
Author: Yahoo Sports Videos
Posted: June 30, 2022, 5:24 pm
Mike Clevinger threw one-hit ball over six innings in his longest outing of the year, leading the San Diego Padres over the Arizona Diamondbacks 4-0.
Author: NBC Sports
Posted: June 30, 2022, 5:12 pm
As Dodgers wrestle with a pedestrian June, manager Dave Roberts not willing to drastically change the top of the starting lineup.
Author: LA Times
Posted: June 30, 2022, 4:33 pm
If the Red Sox are interested in reuniting with Andrew Benintendi, they may have to outbid their American League East competitor.
Author: NBC Sports Boston
Posted: June 30, 2022, 4:30 pm
Scott Pianowski runs down Wednesday’s need-to-know fantasy notes.
Author: Yahoo Sports
Posted: June 30, 2022, 4:05 pm
The Denver Post is looking to sell a piece of its stake in the Colorado Rockies, according to multiple people familiar with the plans. The newspaper, owned by hedge fund Alden Global Capital, owns a 7.3% stake in the MLB team. The group is looking to sell about half of that stake, according to the […]
Author: Sportico
Posted: June 30, 2022, 3:39 pm
As June comes to a close, Fred Zinkie examines some of the month’s most memorable performances and what to make of these surging players going forward.
Author: Yahoo Sports
Posted: June 30, 2022, 3:20 pm
The San Diego Padres and Atlanta Braves have been very reliable for MLB bettors as the road team.
Author: Yahoo Sports
Posted: June 30, 2022, 2:54 pm
On an all-new episode of The Mets Pod, Connor Rogers and Joe DeMayo look at how big a threat the Atlanta Braves are to the Mets, and discuss how they think the race for the NL East will play out over the rest of the season.
Author: SNY
Posted: June 30, 2022, 2:34 pm
J.D. Martinez drove in the tiebreaking run after being hit by a pitch with the bases loaded in the 10th inning and the Red Sox beat the Blue Jays.
Author: NBC Sports
Posted: June 30, 2022, 2:08 pm
Freddie Freeman, Will Smith and Cody Bellinger all went deep and the Los Angeles Dodgers beat the Colorado Rockies by a score of 8-4.
Author: NBC Sports
Posted: June 30, 2022, 2:00 pm
Right-hander Shohei Ohtani extended his scoreless streak to 21 2/3 innings in Los Angeles’ 4-1 victory over Chicago White Sox.
Author: NBC Sports
Posted: June 30, 2022, 1:53 pm
Justin Verlander pitched two-hit ball for eight innings and the Houston Astros beat the Mets 2-0 to send New York to its first three-game skid this season.
Author: NBC Sports
Posted: June 30, 2022, 1:37 pm
The 2022 MLB All-Star Game will be played in Los Angeles.
Author: USA TODAY Sports
Posted: June 30, 2022, 10:12 am
Here’s how to watch on TV and stream the four-game series between the Dodgers and the San Diego Padres at Dodger Stadium, starting Thursday.
Author: LA Times
Posted: June 30, 2022, 10:00 am
Even if teams do come calling over the next month, that doesnt mean the Cubs would be inclined to move Hendricks.
Author: NBC Sports Chicago
Posted: June 30, 2022, 7:04 am
Luis Rengifo belted a homer and Mike Trout drove in a run, while Shohei Ohtani dazzled with 11 strikeouts in the Angels’ 4-1 win
Author: MLB.com
Posted: June 30, 2022, 6:00 am
Many fans on White Sox Twitter wanted to see Andrew Vaughn or Jake Burger pinch hit in the moment.
Author: NBC Sports Chicago
Posted: June 30, 2022, 5:51 am
Shohei Ohtani extended his scoreless streak to 21 2/3 innings while recording 11 strikeouts in the Angels’ 4-1 victory over the Chicago White Sox.
Author: LA Times
Posted: June 30, 2022, 5:46 am
Alex Verdugo comes through late in Red Sox’s 6-5 win
Author: MLB.com
Posted: June 30, 2022, 5:06 am
The league’s reigning MVP put on a full display of why he’s so hard to hit.
Author: NBC Sports Chicago
Posted: June 30, 2022, 5:00 am
Will Smith blasts a two-run HR in 8-4 win vs. Rockies
Author: MLB.com
Posted: June 30, 2022, 4:56 am
Freddie Freeman, Will Smith and Cody Bellinger homered and the Dodgers avoided the sweep with a 8-4 win over the Colorado Rockies on Wednesday in Denver.
Author: LA Times
Posted: June 30, 2022, 4:56 am
Alex Verdugo belted a two-run double in the 10th and Franchy Cordero tallied four hits in the Red Sox’s 6-5 win over the Blue Jays
Author: MLB.com
Posted: June 30, 2022, 4:52 am
Willson Contreras and Christopher Morel hit two-run jacks to back Justin Steele’s strong start, leading the Cubs to an 8-3 win over the Reds
Author: MLB.com
Posted: June 30, 2022, 4:34 am
The Tigers and Royals were supposed to be on the upswing after years of losing and collecting prospects. At a certain point you have to call these teams what they are.
Posted: June 30, 2022, 12:11 am

Agent Casey Close says the Atlanta Braves are perpetuating a “false narrative” regarding the departure of first baseman Freddie Freeman from the organization and that he “will not stand by” amid allegations about his role in negotiations.
Posted: July 1, 2022, 2:44 am
Brewers right-hander Adrian Houser left Thursday night’s game against Pittsburgh with right elbow tightness.
Posted: July 1, 2022, 2:00 am
The Tampa Bay Rays placed pitchers Brooks Raley and Ryan Thompson on the restricted list Thursday ahead of the opener of their five-game series in Toronto against the Blue Jays.
Posted: July 1, 2022, 2:00 am
Houston’s Kyle Tucker was thrown out Thursday night when he tried to steal home while New York Yankees starter Luis Severino tinkered with his PitchCom device.
Posted: July 1, 2022, 2:00 am
The Yankees’ Aaron Judge and Braves’ Ronald Acuna Jr. earned All-Star Game starts as the top vote-getters in each league Thursday as the finalists at each position were named.
Posted: July 1, 2022, 2:00 am
Phillies reliever Mark Appel, who turns 31 next month, on Wednesday night became the oldest ever former No. 1 overall pick from the June draft at the time of his MLB debut.
Posted: July 1, 2022, 2:00 am
Mariners shortstop J.P. Crawford had his suspension stemming from last weekend’s brawl with the Los Angeles Angels reduced from five to four games, and he was set to serve the ban Thursday.
Posted: July 1, 2022, 2:00 am
The San Francisco Bay Conservation and Development Commission has cleared the way for the Athletics to continue planning a $12 billion ballpark project in Oakland.
Posted: July 1, 2022, 2:00 am
While the New York Yankees continue to dominate the American League, one red-hot team is hitting its stride as it attempts to close the gap.
Posted: June 30, 2022, 1:33 pm
If you think hitting .300 doesn’t have a place in modern MLB, you need to watch the Twins’ breakout star right now.
Posted: June 29, 2022, 9:31 pm
Keep up to date on who is pitching — and how well they’re expected to do — with our forecaster.
Posted: June 29, 2022, 6:38 pm
In a series of exclusive interviews, the MLB commissioner talks about cheating scandals, rules changes and his plans to return the game to a crisper form of itself.
Posted: June 29, 2022, 5:41 pm
The Red Sox-Yankees rivalry goes next-gen as Jaden Sheffield, Manny Ramirez Jr., Pedro Martinez Jr., D’Angelo Ortiz and Kade Foulke join forces.
Posted: June 27, 2022, 3:24 pm

Many both within and outside the baseball industry were surprised when Freddie Freeman signed with the Dodgers last offseason. The general expectation had been that he’d re-sign with the Braves, continuing his career-long stint in the organization. Yet that was foreclosed when Atlanta acquired Matt Olson from the A’s shortly after the lockout, and Freeman landed in…
Author: Anthony Franco
Posted: July 1, 2022, 2:07 am
The Nationals made an extension offer to Juan Soto at some point this spring, writes Jesse Dougherty of the Washington Post. Specific timing of the proposal isn’t clear, but Dougherty adds that it’s believed the offer was made before Soto’s agent Scott Boras visited Nationals Park in late May. Soto rejected the offer, but Dougherty characterizes…
Author: Anthony Franco
Posted: July 1, 2022, 1:17 am
The Orioles have acquired their fair share of formerly well-regarded prospects over the course of a drawn-out rebuild, as one would expect of a team in their situation. For the most part, there’s little to show for their frequent waiver claims and minor trades in this arena, however. Names like Maikel Franco, Kelvin Gutierrez, Carson…
Author: Steve Adams
Posted: June 30, 2022, 11:46 pm
The A’s announced a series of roster moves before tonight’s game in Seattle. Right-hander Adrián Martínez and infielder Vimael Machin have been promoted from Triple-A Las Vegas, as previously reported. Oakland also reinstated outfielder Skye Bolt from the 60-day injured list, placed Jed Lowrie on the 10-day IL due to a left shoulder sprain, and optioned center fielder Cristian Pache…
Author: Anthony Franco
Posted: June 30, 2022, 11:29 pm
The Padres announced they’ve selected infielder Matthew Batten onto the big league roster. Fellow infielder Sergio Alcántara has been designated for assignment to clear active and 40-man roster space. Batten, who turned 27 last week, is in the major leagues for the first time. The Friars selected the 5’11” infielder in the 32nd round of the 2017…
Author: Anthony Franco
Posted: June 30, 2022, 10:25 pm
The Cubs announced that corner outfielder Narciso Crook has been selected onto the major league roster. Center fielder Jason Heyward is headed to the 10-day injured list, retroactive to June 27, due to right knee inflammation. In order to create a 40-man roster spot for Crook, Michael Hermosillo has been transferred from the 10-day to the 60-day IL.…
Author: Anthony Franco
Posted: June 30, 2022, 10:11 pm
The Dodgers have claimed reliever Ian Gibaut off waivers from the Guardians, according to an announcement from GuardsInsider. Los Angeles has transferred reliever Daniel Hudson from the 15-day to the 60-day injured list to clear a spot on the 40-man roster. Cleveland designated Gibaut for assignment on Tuesday, just one day after selecting him to the big…
Author: Anthony Franco
Posted: June 30, 2022, 9:33 pm
The Pirates have designated infielder Yu Chang for assignment and reinstated fellow infielder Tucupita Marcano from the Covid-related injured list. Rob Biertempfel of The Athletic first pointed out that Marcano was in the clubhouse and that Chang, who is out of minor league options, was collecting his things and likely to be the corresponding roster…
Author: Steve Adams
Posted: June 30, 2022, 8:26 pm
The Mariners have signed right-hander Chris Mazza to a minor league contract, as announced by Triple-A Tacoma media relations director Paul Braverman (Twitter link). Mazza, a client of NPG Sports, has already joined the Rainiers, per Braverman.. Mazza, 32, spent the season to this point in the Rays organization, though the bulk of that time…
Author: Steve Adams
Posted: June 30, 2022, 7:56 pm
The Red Sox announced Thursday that right-hander Silvino Bracho has been designated for assignment and that infielder Yolmer Sanchez, who’d been up as a Covid-related substitute, has been returned to Triple-A Worcester. The pair of moves opens roster space for righty Tanner Houck and outfielder Jarren Duran to be reinstated from the restricted list. Both…
Author: Steve Adams
Posted: June 30, 2022, 7:08 pm
The Rays have selected the contract of right-hander Javy Guerra and recalled righty Phoenix Sanders from Triple-A Durham, per a team announcement. They’ll take the roster spots of left-hander Brooks Raley and righty Ryan Thompson, who have been placed on the restricted list in advance of the Rays’ road series in Toronto. Tampa Bay also…
Author: Steve Adams
Posted: June 30, 2022, 5:37 pm
This week, the U.S. Senate Judiciary Committee reached out to the non-profit group Advocates For Minor Leaguers for further information on Major League Baseball’s antitrust exemption. Evan Drellich of the Athletic and Jeff Passan of ESPN (Twitter thread) were among those to cover the development in detail. The focus of the current inquiry is on how…
Author: Anthony Franco
Posted: June 30, 2022, 4:01 pm
The A’s are set to select the contract of infielder Vimael Machin from Triple-A Las Vegas, reports Martin Gallegos of MLB.com (Twitter link). He and right-hander Adrian Martinez are both on their way up from Triple-A Las Vegas. Martinez, already on the 40-man roster, is expected to start today’s game for Oakland. The A’s will need…
Author: Steve Adams
Posted: June 30, 2022, 2:39 pm
A couple of recent DFA resolutions to start the morning here at MLBTR… Utilityman Willians Astudillo went unclaimed on waivers and has been assigned outright to Triple-A Jacksonville by the Marlins, per the team’s transactions log at MLB.com. The 30-year-old Astudillo appeared in 17 games with the Fish, posting a .270/.289/.351 batting line in 38…
Author: Steve Adams
Posted: June 30, 2022, 2:15 pm
The 45-31 Padres possess baseball’s fifth-best winning percentage (.592) and fifth-best run differential (+63). They’ve achieved this success despite receiving middle-of-the-pack production from first base and designated hitter in addition to well below-average offensive production from center field and right field. The Friars have also played the entire season thus far without star shortstop Fernando…
Author: Steve Adams
Posted: June 30, 2022, 4:07 am