- A-Rod gifts HR bat to young fan at Fenway
- Cards' Martinez returns; team gathering facts
- Story ties rookie record with 10th homer in April
- Verlander blasts PED rules after Gordon's ban
Alex Rodriguez gave his bat to a young Red Sox fan, reportedly at Fenway Park to honor his late father, after hitting a home run in Friday's game between the historic rivals.
Jordan Zimmermann finished April with a 0.55 ERA after another stellar outing on Saturday afternoon. What is the new Tigers ace doing to baffle opposing hitters?
The Cardinals fell to 12-12 after Saturday's loss to the Nationals, and, surprisingly, pitching and defense are to blame for their slow start.
Some of the statistical trends in the first month of the season include a lot of pitchers hitting eighth in the National League and scoring being way down in the American League.
Nick Castellanos hasn't been good in the infield for the Tigers, but a position shift could solve the problem.
The Red Sox got the benefit of both the fresh and the familiar after Jackie Bradley Jr. created a tie that David Ortiz broke an inning later with his game-winning home run.
Longtime Yankees nemesis David Ortiz stuck it to his old rivals again, taking the usually unhittable Dellin Betances deep for the winning home run.
The Cardinals gave pitcher Carlos Martinez permission to leave the team on Friday to attend to a personal matter that arose after a civil lawsuit was filed against him.
Trevor Story tied a rookie record with his 10th home run of April, a two-run shot, and the Colorado Rockies hit four home runs Friday in a 9-0 victory over the Arizona Diamondbacks.
Trevor Story hit his 10th April homer on Friday, tying for the MLB lead and adding another highlight to his hot first month.
Yoenis Cespedes had six RBI in a franchise-record 12-run third inning as the Mets blew out the Giants to start a three-game weekend series.
Steven Matz's disastrous season debut is a distant memory after tossing six scoreless innings in a 13-1 win against the Giants.
Lefty Adam Conley no-hit the Brewers into the eighth inning, but came out after his pitch count had piled up. David Schoenfield looks at whether or not manager Don Mattingly made the right call.
Detroit Tigers pitcher Justin Verlander sounded off about the state of drug testing in MLB and asked for more testing and harsher penalties in the wake of Dee Gordon's 80-game suspension.
The suspension of Dee Gordon, who weighs all of 170 pounds and already cashed in with a $50 million contract, shows why it's time to forget everything you thought you knew about PEDs in baseball.
Dee Gordon's suspension for using PEDs brings home the point that users aren't always looking for power; they're looking for an edge in playing a game that challenges their endurance.
Yonder Alonso's HR sends A's home happy
Martin slams into the wall, ends game
Kemp fires off three-run homer for the lead
King Felix keeping Royals scoreless
Sano lays out to stop Cabrera
Smith's solo HR gives Mariners 1-0 lead in sixth
Brewers pull off a triple play the easy way
Cabrera hits solo home run in Tigers' win
Espinosa's homer secures Nats' lead
Fielder records 1,000th career RBI
Rapper Warren G just joined the list of historically awful performances of "Take Me Out To the Ball Game" at Wrigley Field on Friday.
Though Masahiro Tanaka was cruising along with a 2-0 lead into the seventh, Joe Girardi stayed with him one batter too long and the Yankees lost.
A year after going 22-23 against southpaws, the Orioles are now 5-1 in games started by lefty hurlers.
The Cubs keep up their sizzling start, beating the Braves, 6-1, despite Jon Lester's potentially costly gift to Erick Aybar.
Strasburg improves to 4-0 in Nats' win over Cards
Big Papi the hero in Red Sox win over Yankees
Mets destroy Giants with 12-run inning
MLB said Marlins second baseman Dee Gordon tested positive for exogenous testosterone and clostebol, both performance-enhancing substances.
Carl Crawford said he was saddened by ex-Dodger Dee Gordon's positive PED test, while others were upset that he was allowed to play in their series.
While the Dodgers have scored nine runs in the past five games, setup man Chris Hatcher continued to scuffle, allowing the deciding homer to Matt Kemp.
Ichiro Suzuki passed Frank Robinson for 33rd on the all-time hits list Friday at Milwaukee, where he picked up his 2,944th major league hit and got his 500th stolen base in the majors.
Despite Dee Gordon's being suspended for 80 games, the Marlins will still owe him all of the remainder of his $50 million contract.
The Nationals' hot streak was cooled down by the Phillies, but Washington will need to heat back up to compete with the Cardinals, Royals and Cubs.
MLB's testing regimen caught another big fish in Dee Gordon, and while it's good to see the policy has teeth, it's sad news for fans, team and player.
All-Star closer Zach Britton doesn't have any sympathy for Dee Gordon. At the same time, he doesn't blame him either.
With the Nationals' offense stymied by the Phillies while Washington got swept, is it time for the Nats to shake up their lineup to get the most out of Bryce Harper and put some runs on the board?
Stephen A.: Arrieta needs to understand my perspective
Arrieta's fitness a key to his success
Greeny: PED talk the reality for Jake Arrieta
Is Arrieta in a lose-lose situation?
Stephen A., Skip raising eyebrows toward Arrieta
Buster Olney examines the potential trade market for Sonny Gray and says the A's could do well if they dangled their ace -- plus today's links.
From the hot corner to the hot seat: Manny Machado, the AL's best young third baseman, opens up about A-Rod, married life and Baltimore's biggest Belieber.
As the 2016 NFL draft unfolds, consider what might have been if former two-sport players had chosen differently.
Cubs star Kris Bryant escaped serious injury, confirmed by an MRI, after rolling his ankle Thursday and likely will avoid the disabled list.
Cubs president Theo Epstein said "accusations" that Jake Arrieta has used performance-enhancing drugs are "completely reckless."
Twins catcher John Ryan Murphy appeared to be expecting a different pitch from starter Tyler Duffy. Justin Upton wasn't fooled at all, though.
You know you're having a good start to the season when this sort of dominance feels almost commonplace. That's what's happening for Tigers pitcher Jordan Zimmermann right now. Improved to 5-0 with another brilliant outing today. ERA an incredible 0.55. Wow
Logan Forsythe ranks anong the AL's top 10 in batting (.316, 10th), OBP (.400, 6th), doubles (8, T-5th) & XBH (12, T-5th). #RaysUp
After nine-pitch inning at Double-A Portland, reliever Carson Smith could be activated from disabled list next week during Red Sox's series in Chicago vs. White Sox.
T he St. Louis Cardinals gave pitcher Carlos Martinez permission to leave the team on Friday in order to attend to a personal matter that arose after a civil lawsuit was filed against him in South Florida, general manager John Mozeliak said. "We are just learning of this matter. I was notified by Carlos' agent the other night," Mozeliak said on Saturday. "We will not be in a position to act until we have more information." Martinez, who is 4-0 with a 1.93 ERA, was at the stadium Saturday, but not in the clubhouse during the period the media was allowed in. The lawsuit, filed in a Miami district court, will not affect Martinez's ability to make his scheduled start on Sunday, according to a source.
Yankees mini-lineup shakeup for tonight's game against the Boston Red Sox: Joe Girardi is flip-flopping the struggling Chase Headley and Didi Gregorius, batting Headley 9th and Didi 8th against RHP Rick Porcello. Here's the lineup: Ellsbury cf, Gardner lf, Beltran rf, Teixeira 1b, Rodriguex DH, McCann c, Castro 2b, Gregorius ss, Headley 3b, Pineda P
Astro dominated T Shaws chair today! Slobber and hair everywhere! Travis appreciated the love
Home run number six. #MNTwins #ParkBang #박뱅
UCF transfer Matt Williams, who committed to Wake Forest, told ESPN he plans to stay at UCF.
Red Sox vs. Yankees (RH Pineda): Betts RF, Pedroia 2B, Bogaerts SS, Ortiz DH, Ramirez 1B, Shaw 3B, Holt LF, Vazquez C, Bradley CF, Porcello
Nothing like a #Thor autograph.
The rapper became the latest celebrity to botch "Take Me Out to the Ball Game" during the 7th-inning stretch at Wrigley Field.
The offense is struggling and the bullpen isn't doing much better. The result? L.A. has lost five straight at home -- its longest home losing streak since May 2013. Still tied for first in NL West
Felix Hernandez's crazy April: There have been 2 games this year in which a team got one hit but still won. Felix has been the winning pitcher & losing pitcher in those 2 games. So how often since 1900 has any pitcher done that (in a one-hitter or no-hitter) in the same year? The answer, from the Elias Sports Bureau: Never!