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Jim Henderson returns to struggling Mets bullpen

SAN FRANCISCO — It had taken Jim Henderson over a year to get back to the major leagues after shoulder surgery when he made the Mets’ Opening Day …

Daily Red Sox Links: Andrew Benintendi, Dustin Pedroia, John Henry

Andrew Benintendi hit his first career home run on Sunday, and the team is really happy with his early-career adjustments. (Tim Britton; Providence …

Tyler Austin honors Nick Swisher with Yankee Stadium roll call salute

As the Bleacher Creature roll call made its way around the field on Saturday, Tyler Austin stood at first base knowing exactly what to do when his …

Jonathan Papelbon Nearing Decision; Red Sox Have Interest

<b>4:13pm:</b> The Red Sox certainly appear to have fairly strong interest, as manager John Farrell told reporters today that he has spoken with the former …

Mariners Recalling James Paxton

After James Paxton was scratched from his start this evening, it was only a matter of time before we had some word as to why. Turns out, he's coming …

Bullpen costs Mets in loss, presented by W.B. Mason

Tyler Saladino hit a two-run homer off <b>Hansel Robles</b> in the top of the eighth to help the White Sox overcome a four-run deficit in a 6-4 win against …

Dodgers 5, Cubs 0: Kazmir, late-inning offense gives Dodgers win at Wrigley

Jake Arrieta‘s dominance was predictable, but Scott Kazmir‘s stellar performance in a 5-0 Dodger win at Wrigley Field Tuesday night was a pleasant …

A Padres Catcher Got a Chance to Pitch—and Threw 96 MPH

One of the truly great categories of baseball highlights.<p>There is nothing I enjoy in baseball quite as much as I enjoy the sight of a fielder taking the mound to pitch. They are often terrible, rarely used except in the most dire of situations, and almost always goofily entertaining. Well …

A fan challenged White Sox pitcher Chris Sale to rock-paper-scissor, and won his autograph

White Sox ace Chris Sale has enjoyed an excellent start to the young MLB season, currently boasting a record of 9-1 and an ERA of just 2.29.<p>But on Tuesday night, Sale lacked focus and suffered a difficult loss — in an important game of "rock, paper, scissor" against an opportunistic Mets fan seated …

Billy Beane Suggests A’s Injuries Won’t Lead To Early Sell-Off

The Athletics are dealing with a run of injuries that VP of baseball operations Billy Beane calls “the worst one since I’ve been here,” as Susan …

Julio Urias brings excitement to Dodgers, but it will likely be short-lived

Curtis Granderson may be the first hitter that Julio Urias faces in the big leagues Friday night, and sometime before that moment, Granderson will …

How the Mets are using data to bail out their lousy infield

An exciting and news-heavy Mets-Nationals series this week at Nationals Park finished up with the tightest contest of the series. After the Mets …

Royals, Steve Tolleson Agree To Minor League Deal

The Royals have signed infielder <b>Steve Tolleson</b> to a minor league contract, tweets Jeffrey Flanagan of MLB.com. The 32-year-old will report to …

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Cubs win 23rd straight behind Arrieta to tie mark

ST. LOUIS -- Will Jake Arrieta ever lose a game?<p>"I hope not," manager Joe Maddon said a few hours before Arrieta improved to 9-0 this season after …

Wainwright: 'You can say I'm dangerous again'

ST. LOUIS -- Insistent after his last outing -- a five-inning clunker against the Angels -- that he was wiping the season slate clean, Adam …

Pence, Cueto push Giants to 7th straight win

SAN DIEGO -- Johnny Cueto began his day with a peck on the cheek from a beluga whale. Then, the crafty right-hander made sure the Padres offense …

Bojan annoyed with lack of playing time at Stoke City | Reuters

(Reuters) - Winger Bojan Krkic says he was frustrated with the lack of game time he has been getting at Stoke City and that he was puzzled by manager Mark Hughes’ decision to drop him from the starting eleven despite being in fine form.<p>Football Soccer - Liverpool v Stoke City - Barclays Premier …

Gutsy pitching change pays off for Snitker

PITTSBURGH -- Brian Snitker understood the risk he took when he removed Julio Teheran to provide Arodys Vizcaino a four-out save opportunity on …

Liverpool Transfer News: Robert Lewandowski, Yacine Brahimi, Latest Reds Rumours

Liverpool are reportedly still hoping to sign "ambitious target" Robert Lewandowski from Bayern Munich in the summer, despite missing out on UEFA Champions League qualification for next season.<p>The Reds' 3-1 defeat to Sevilla in Wednesday's UEFA Europa League final means they will not take part in …

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Eovaldi, Yanks' power 'pen subdue D-backs

PHOENIX -- Yankees right-hander Nathan Eovaldi pitched six innings of one-run, one-hit ball and then turned the game over to the relief trio now …

Wood waits out Brewers in 13th to lift Cubs

MILWAUKEE -- Thirty-eight games into their season and the National League Central-leading Cubs <i>still</i> have not lost on consecutive days.<p>They came close …

Charles Barkley asked Dwight Howard why people don’t like him — on live TV

When he agreed to join the panel on TNT’s “Inside the NBA” Tuesday, Dwight Howard must have assumed he was in for some fun. Analyze the Thunder-Spurs playoff showdown, crack a few jokes — what’s not to like?<p><i>[Charles Oakley called out Charles Barkley for comments after Cavs-Hawks game]</i><p>Then things …

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Cubs tie 1907 team for franchise's best start

CHICAGO -- Kris Bryant hit a two-run double, Addison Russell drove in three runs and Ben Zobrist had four hits, including a pair of RBI singles, to …

Jackie Bradley looks like the Red Sox's center fielder of the future after all

Tuesday's Say Hey, Baseball recognizes Bradley's improvement, Stephen Strasburg's extension, and more Bartolo Colon firsts we want to see.<p>Listen, we know it's tough to catch up on everything happening in the baseball world each morning. There are all kinds of stories, rumors, game coverage, and …

Maybe we should try something different at the plate

I'm sure I'm not the only one that is getting totally frustrated by out offense (or I guess lack of offense).<p>We seemed to be striking out on low 90's …

Draft prospects with rising, falling stocks

Joey Wentz had a dead arm that prevented him from pitching last summer, so he traveled the high school showcase circuit as a first baseman and made …

Under Armour Just Signed Bryce Harper to the Biggest Deal in MLB History

Washington Nationals right fielder Bryce Harper has inked a record-setting endorsement deal with Under Armour.<p><i>ESPN</i> reports that Harper signed a …

Phillies' Rupp on a tear with an improved swing

ST. LOUIS - Cameron Rupp stopped into Pete Mackanin's office near the end of last season for a final meeting before the team departed for the …