Gleyber Torres calls himself a contact hitter, but his last four games proves there's more than enough pop in his bat when he does connect.
by: N/A — SNY: NYY Fans 7h
Gleyer Torres' solo homer was the decisive run as the Yankees took the first game of a three-game series with the Angels, 2-1, on Friday night.
by: stevecontursi — Reflections On Baseball 13h
This afternoon, the Boston Red Sox announced they had designated Hanley Ramirez for assignment. The New York Mets and Colorado Rockies would seem to be two teams who can improve themselves by signing Ramirez. The Mets need to get there first.
by: JR Radcliffe, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel — Milwaukee Journal Sentinal 19h
Carlos Gomez, the exuberant and sometimes controversial former Brewer, gave a lengthy interview that touched on a number of interesting subjects.
by: Marc Hulet — FanGraphs 19h
Today at the Prospect Stock Watch we look at 2017 draft picks for the Reds …
by: Geoff Baker — The Seattle Times 20h
Cano and Dominican catcher Welington Castillo of the White Sox this month became the 56th and 57th MLB roster players suspended since PED testing was implemented. Of those, 23 – 40 percent – were born in the Dominican Republic despite only about 10...
by: Mike Axisa — YES Network: River Avenue Blues 21h
DotF: Bird continues rehab assignment in Scranton's win There are 13 questions in this week’s mailbag. As always, send your mailbag questions to RABmailbag (at) gmail (dot) com and I’ll answer as many as I can each week. Carlos asks: If Felix Hernandez...
Welington Castillo is the 1st Chicago baseball player suspended under MLB's drug policy. Here are the other 87 players since 2005.
by: Associated Press — Chicago Tribune 21h
Players that have been suspended for violations of the Major League Drug Prevention and Treatment Program since 2005 when testing with penalties for first violations began.
by: Josh Timmers — SB Nation: Bleed Cubbie Blue 22h
The baseball is different, but a study isn’t quite sure why. The Alex Rodriguez path to redemption continues. Two college teammates continue to feud in the majors. And amazing play by Salvador Perez, but he had some help.
by: Kris Gross — Uni Watch 23h
Under Armour is out as the official on-field apparel provider of Major League Baseball’s future, and Nike is in. Under Armour was supposed to take over in 2020 with the on-field rights, but financial issues have caused UA to back out of the deal. Under...
by: N/A — MLB: Red Sox 25 May
Pick a significant offensive category, and Mookie Betts is probably the Major League leader. The Red Sox right fielder ranks first in batting average (.362) and slugging percentage (.751), as well as wRC+ (212), not to mention home runs (16), doubles (19)
by: Phil Rosenthal — Chicago Tribune 24 May
ESPN "Sunday Night Baseball" play-by-play man Matt Vasgersian talks about how he and analysts Alex Rodriguez and Jessica Mendoza will sing "Take Me Out to the Ballgame" from the bleachers during their Cubs-Giants telecast.
by: Greg Joyce — New York Post 24 May
CC Sabathia didn’t defend Robinson Cano on the day Cano was hit with an 80-game suspension for performance-enhancing drug use, but now that a former teammate has spoken, the Yankees pitcher is