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On Twitter: @castrovinceThe Indians are test-driving 6:10 p.m. start times at Progressive Field in this week’s series …
It's one thing to overpay for aging first basemen or stumbling outfielders, it's quite another to plunk down about $60 million for intolerance and insensitivity.
Yet, that's what those fallen Angels did Monday in ridding themselves of their demon Josh Hamilton, shipping him and his addiction …Josh Hamilton
Shortstop enjoying resurgence under Maddon
CHICAGO -- As always, Starlin Castro was at shortstop for the Cubs on Monday, and almost surely will be there Tuesday, Wednesday and beyond.
Perhaps even through the end of this season, and maybe for five after that, given the terms of his contract and the …Starlin Castro
The Chicago Cubs beat the Pittsburgh Pirates, and rookie Addison Russell got a hit and scored a run during his Wrigley Field debut Monday night. Any kind of celebration was muted, however, because a fan was hospitalized after being struck by one of Russell's bats after it flew into the stands on a …Great American Ball Park
The ball is out of Yunel Escobar’s glove, and Andrelton Simmons still isn’t on the ground. (John Bazemore/AP photo)
Having lost a sixth game in …Atlanta Braves
The UK is riding a Mexican culinary wave with burrito outlets now the fastest growing type of eatery on the high street.
In the last year alone, the number of Mexican restaurants, led by brands such as Wahaca and Barburrito, has risen by 71%. The growth has even outstripped the upmarket burger …Food (UK)
Josh Hamilton took strong exception to Angels owner Arte Moreno’s comments suggesting that Hamilton lacked "accountability" by suffering a substance-abuse relapse that ultimately led to the troubled outfielder getting traded to the Texas Rangers on Monday.
“I have no clue what he’s talking about,” …Josh Hamilton
The Marlins signing of Jarrod Saltalamacchia to a three year, $24 million contract was always a bit on the questionable side, given that his one good …Baseball
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Trevor Bauer isn't taking any chances.
Since the Royals have been in …Kansas City Royals
By the time Albert Pujols stepped to the plate in the ninth inning Sunday and hit a sharp grounder through the infield, he had been due for a hit.
Pujols is batting just .200 this season, but he has shown signs of breaking out. Before his two hits in the Angels' series finale against the Texas …Major League Baseball
Monday night’s Orioles game against the Chicago White Sox at Camden Yards was postponed due to escalating unrest throughout the city stemming from …Major League Baseball
Gonzales or Garcia could fill spot if they return to full health
ST. LOUIS -- As the Cardinals are forced to face the reality of playing out the rest of the 2015 season without Adam Wainwright, attention now turns to filling his vacant spot in the rotation.
Internally, the two most attractive …Achilles
Third baseman hits two-run single, solo homer, makes diving catch
BOSTON -- What was shaping up as Pablo Sandoval's breakout night in a Red Sox uniform came to a halt when the third baseman had to exit Monday's game against the Blue Jays in the top of the sixth inning with neck soreness.
Sandoval …Pablo Sandoval
ST. LOUIS -- Cardinals ace Adam Wainwright will miss the rest of the season because of a torn left Achilles tendon.
Wainwright will have surgery later this week, likely Thursday, and recovery time is generally nine to 12 months.
"Unfortunate news, but not unexpected after what we saw," St. Louis …Achilles
As our own Jon Heyman has reported, the Angels and Rangers have agreed to terms on a deal that will send outfielder Josh Hamilton back to Texas, where he spent the best years of his big-league career. Hamilton, of course, has endured a number of injuries since signing a $125-million pact with the …Josh Hamilton
ATLANTA — Anthony Rendon was scratched from the lineup at Class AA Harrisburg on Monday after feeling fatigued during afternoon workouts, the …Spring Training
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1. Rays the roof
Maybe PECOTA was on to something.
When Baseball …Major League Baseball
Back at the beginning of Spring Training, I wrote a piece here called Trying to Solve the Alex Guerrero Problem. In that piece, I noted that the …Baseball
Outfielder Steven Souza Jr. has been a hit so far, leading the Rays and ranking among the AL's top rookies with four homers and 11 RBIs.
And a big part …
The Orioles set a club record for runs scored and the Red Sox starting rotation continues to falter.Boston
CINCINNATI — Trying to get Anthony DeSclafani to break into a broad smile is the same as trying to get the Mona Lisa to break into a broad grin.
It …Mona Lisa
The Yankees’ winning streak of course had to end at some point. That it concluded Saturday with concerning images and sounds of unhappiness, however, …CC Sabathia
Philadelphia Phillies' ace Cole Hamels has been on the receiving end of some of the hottest takes baseball has to offer, both during the off-season …Baseball
On their 1989 song "Hey Ladies," the Beastie Boys rap that they've "got more hits than Sadaharu Oh." Twenty-six years later and that reference works better with Ichiro Suzuki.
In the midst of his 15th MLB season, Ichiro is approaching countless baseball milestones. On Saturday, he came around to …Baseball
Outfielder confident he'll return from DL by early May
MIAMI -- An MRI revealed Marlins left fielder Christian Yelich has a bulging disk in his lower back. The 23-year-old is undergoing treatment, and remains confident he can be reinstated from the disabled list in early May.
Miami placed Yelich on …Ichiro Suzuki
Punishment for Thursday's benches-clearing brawl in the Royals-White Sox game has just been handed out, and it's not pretty for either party:
• …Kansas City Royals
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Red Sox right fielder Shane Victorino was placed on the 15-day disabled list Saturday with a strained right hamstring
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St. Louis Cardinals catcher Yadier Molina is out of the lineup for Saturday night's game against the Milwaukee Brewers, a day after being …Shane Victorino
Josh Hamilton has indeed played his last game for the Angels. The former AL MVP, currently working his way back from off-season shoulder surgery as …Josh Hamilton