The Braves phenom homered in his fifth straight game, and he's having fun doing it. But should we rank him with The Kid and Mike Trout?
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by: Jerry Crasnick — ESPN 6h
As the Red Sox aim for a franchise record for victories, Rick Porcello got a taste of two-way play stifling the Phillies.
Boston Red Sox
... 5 wins set in Fenway Park's inaugural season in 1912. When informed that the Red Sox are in the midst of a 30-6 run since early July, Holt was oblivious to the p ...
... h off one of his worst starts of the season in Toronto, Porcello dazzled the Phillies with his command and five-pitch repertoire. He allowed two hits over seven i ...
by: Jesse Rogers — ESPN 8h
Mariners ace James Paxton was knocked from Tuesday's start against Oakland in the first inning after taking a line drive from Jed Lowrie off his pitching arm. He was replaced by Felix Hernandez, making the first relief appearance of his career.
... a 2-1 pitch back up the middle. The ball hit the lefty on his pitching arm. Mariners starting pitcher James Paxton leaves the field in the first inning Tuesday n ...
by: David Schoenfield — ESPN 12h
Ryan Madson, who gave up a walk-off grand slam to the Cubs on Sunday, has been put on the DL. In his place, Koda Glover will serve as the Nats' closer.
... in the ninth inning of a 7-6 loss to the St. Cardinals' 7-6 on Monday night. Nationals manager Davey Martinez said Glover, who also pitched Sunday against the Cubs ...
by: Jesse Rogers — ESPN 14h
Indians right-hander Trevor Bauer has been placed on the 10-day disabled list with a "small stress fracture" in his right fibula, manager Terry Francona said Tuesday.
... ET ESPN Facebook Twitter Facebook Messenger Pinterest Email print Cleveland Indians right-hander Trevor Bauer has been placed on the 10-day disabled list with a ...
by: Jesse Rogers — ESPN 15h
The Pittsburgh Pirates have sent highly-touted right-hander Shane Baz to the Tampa Bay Rays as the player to be named later in the Chris Archer trade.
... Law ranked Baz the 65th best overall prospect and the No. 3 prospect in the Pirates system. Pittsburgh acquired Archer from Tampa Bay at the trade deadline for ...
by: Jesse Rogers — ESPN 15h
Robinson Cano was reinstated by the Seattle Mariners on Tuesday after serving an 80-game suspension for violating baseball's joint drug agreement. Cano has appeared in 39 games this season.
... rst base when he returns to the lineup. Dee Gordon has played second for the Mariners in Cano's absence and is batting .278 with 22 RBIs. Cano hasn't played since ...
by: Jesse Rogers — ESPN 18h
Cubs' right-hander Yu Darvish, who hasn't pitched since May 20 due to an elbow injury, is close to beginning a minor league rehab assignment according to team president Theo Epstein.
... hidden reasons why the best teams are so good. Can the Brewers dethrone the Cubs in the NL Central? Chicago and Milwaukee seem to be headed for another showd ...
by: Coley Harvey — ESPN 23h
Cardinals' right-hander Carlos Martinez has started 18 games this season but will find himself coming out of the bullpen if and when he returns from the disabled list where he's recovering from a shoulder injury.
St. Louis Cardinals
... zero, the likelihood of him being back would be sometime in mid-September," Cardinals president John Mozeliak told reporters, according to MLB.com. "And we've don ...
by: Coley Harvey — ESPN 14 Aug
Luis Severino's answer was a simple one after dropping yet another game Monday night, this time to the Mets in a make-up of a game that was rained out at Yankee Stadium: He just has to get better.
New York Mets
... aid, "but I will work and try to fix it." Editor's Picks DeGrom, backed by 5 Mets HRs, tops Severino, Yankees 8-5 Jacob deGrom struck out 12 and the New York ...
New York Yankees
... this time to the New York Mets in a make-up of a game that was rained out at Yankee Stadium, Severino's only answer was a simple one: He just has to get better. ...
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