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Scott Boras on board with White Sox plan for Carlos Rodon

Scott Boras thinks the White Sox were lucky Carlos Rodon was available when they picked third in last June’s amateur draft. But the super agent also …

Scott Boras

Reds Manager Bryan Price Unleashes Epic Fuckin' Rant on Beat Writers

The word epic has become so overused that it's lost a lot of its meaning, but there is simply no other word for this expletive-laced tirade Reds Manager Bryan price uncorked on some of the beat writers today. It is amazing and glorious and totally misguided, but also kind of nice (for, like, five …

Brewers' Scooter Gennett suffers hand injury

Milwaukee Brewers second baseman Scooter Gennett cut his left hand in the shower and needed five stitches, an injury that could land him on the disabled list.

Gennett sliced a knuckle on a metal rack after Sunday's game in Pittsburgh. He was out of Monday's lineup in Milwaukee.

"I went to grab some …


Lady Just Got Smoked By A Foul Ball Walking Behind The Net In Pittsburgh

I’ve never seen this happen before, just the absolute worst luck possible to be walking at the exact moment a foul ball comes at that net. Hope she’s …


The Royals and Aramark Are Proud to Present Dumpster Dog Night

On the one night Kauffman Stadium sold hot dogs for a reasonable price, Aramark, the concessions food giant of sno-cones in the bathroom fame, got a little lax with the standards. Instead of the delicious, savory, and left over parts of animals we've come to embrace as the hot dog, they sold a …

Hot Dogs

Adam Jones Flawlessly Reacts To Red Sox Fans Talking About His Mom

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Uniform Adjustments Per Nine Innings and 8 other metrics we hope Statcast will illustrate soon | MLB.com

Get ready technophiles and everyone who has ever enjoyed the movie "Tron." Because Major League Baseball, already at the forefront of streaming technology with MLB.TV and the leading purveyor of the game of baseball (#humblebrag) has unveiled the greatest of technological marvels to ever reach the …


Royals are ready to rumble, but they're also hurting themselves

The Kansas City Royals spent the weekend adding their own chapters to baseball's unwritten rules - but they won't get to write the ending to an ugly weekend with the Oakland Athletics, specifically Brett Lawrie.

The Royals seemed intent on making sure Lawrie wouldn't be able to tell his bruises from …

Kansas City Royals

Nightengale: Can hitters strike back in 2015?

PHOENIX - It's been painful to watch, seeing them atop the baseball world for so long, but now their pride is stripped, their self-confidence shattered.

Major league hitters, once dominant, are searching for answers - or assistance - in a game that's suddenly conspired against them.

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David Ortiz’s frustration with umpire Jerry Meals boils over into ejection

David Ortiz was sure he drew a walk in the first inning of Sunday’s game against the Orioles and started toward first base. But on an appeal, third …

David Ortiz

More unfortunate events in Kansas City for A’s

From Chronicle Staff Writer Susan Slusser at Kauffman Stadium

The A’s will be more than happy to leave this place, scene of their 12-inning loss in last year’s wild-card game, three losses last year during the regular season and two more this weekend, including today’s 4-2 defeat in which Kansas …

San Francisco Bay Area

Tempers flare again between A's, Royals

Yost ejected in 1st after benches warned; Herrera ejected after throwing behind Lawrie in 8th

KANSAS CITY -- The fireworks continued in the top of the eighth inning of the Royals' 4-2 win against the A's on Sunday.

Royals reliever Kelvin Herrera threw a pitch tight and inside to Oakland's Brett …

Kansas City

Five Royals ejected Sunday after more bean balls for Brett Lawrie

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A day after things got chippy between the Royals and Athletics, it picked right back up where it left off. Royals pitcher Kelvin Herrera threw at Brett Lawrie in the eighth and was immediately ejected from the game.

Lawrie was also hit Saturday by starter …

Kansas City

Athletics P Sean Doolittle took to Twitter to call out the Royals for repeatedly throwing at teammate Brett Lawrie. http://t.co/0Mw7KJ8wsA

Carlos Rodon to join White Sox bullpen Monday

White Sox pitching prospect Carlos Rodon will join the major-league team Monday, FOXSports.com reports. CBSSports.com Baseball Insider Jon Heyman later confirmed the report.

The No. 3 overall pick in the 2014 draft, Rodon has posted a 3.60 ERA and 13:4 K:BB ratio in 10 innings over his first two …

Major League Baseball

A closer look at the #SFGRing http://t.co/ofcTIf4rsU

Pete Rose to join FOX baseball pre-game broadcasts

Pete Rose, Major League Baseball's all-time hits leader who has been banned from the sport since 1989, will join Fox as a guest analyst on various …


Royals' Alcides Escobar doesn't accept Brett Lawrie's apology







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Royals shortstop Alcides Escobar remains upset with Brett Lawrie …

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Saturday's hero catches ball in her cup and then chugs beer in celebration | MLB.com

There are some who bring baseball gloves to the ballgame, hoping that the addition of some leather and padding will help them make a great play on a foul ball or home run.

Others are a little more ingenious. Like this Cubs fan at Saturday's game against the Padres. Armed simply with a cup of beer, …


Desmond: “I’m gonna get through it”

If Ian Desmond ever was going to go crawl in a hole and disappear from public view, this might have been the time. If Matt Williams ever was going to …

Matt Williams

Troubled Angels outfielder Josh Hamilton files for divorce in Texas

Josh Hamilton’s troubles are not limited to the substance-abuse relapse that has sparked an ugly dispute with the Angels and owner Arte Moreno. The outfielder and his wife, Katie, are in the process of getting a divorce, the Dallas Morning News reported Saturday afternoon.

Hamilton, who turns 34 in …

Josh Hamilton

Matheny seeks clarification on play at the plate

Although Carpenter scored Friday with leap, catcher Pena didn't appear to leave him with path

ST. LOUIS -- Though Matt Carpenter's aerial ascent made Brayan Pena's block of home plate a non-issue in Friday's 6-1 Cardinals win, manager Mike Matheny said he does intend to submit the play to Major …

Mike Matheny

Authenticated @MikeTrout 100th home run EVERYTHING.

Giancarlo Stanton of Miami Marlins says 'the fire is not there,' stresses team must be more consistent


Stanton on struggling Marlins: 'Fire is not there'

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A frustrated Giancarlo Stanton called out the Miami Marlins following their latest loss, saying "the fire is not there."

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O's 2B Schoop has sprain, partial tear in knee

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The @nypost back page hed writers go with ROD RAGE for Alex Rodriguez's big night: http://t.co/K6zpGa8BZb

Mike Trout is superhuman: All the Mike Trout stats that mere mortals cannot touch | MLB.com

It's time to admit the facts: There is intelligent life other than ours in the universe. I mean, how else can we explain what Mike Trout is doing other than that he is an alien lifeform?

On Friday night, Trout hit two home runs to give him 101 for his career. It also made him the fastest batter to …

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Angels' Josh Hamilton lists Newport mansion for sale at $16.5 million

Angels outfielder Josh Hamilton has put his mansion-estate in Newport Coast on the market for $16.5 million.

The Santa Barbara-inspired residence, sited on the highest point in the Crystal Cove community, takes in wide views of the harbor, Santa Catalina Island and the surrounding coastline.

Built in …

Josh Hamilton

Escobar leaves game with apparent leg injury

Nationals third baseman Yunel Escobar had to leave Friday night’s game after appearing to injure himself running down the first-base line in the …


A-Rod carries Yanks to victory in series opener vs. Rays

ST. PETERSBURG -- Alex Rodriguez homered twice and drove in the go-ahead run with a late single, collecting four RBIs and leading the Yankees to a 5-4 victory over the Rays on Friday evening at Tropicana Field.

Rodriguez connected for his 657th and 658th career homers, slugging a second-inning solo …

Alex Rodriguez