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Whether Mike Trout truly succeeds Derek Jeter as the face of baseball remains to be seen. But Trout made a proclamation reminiscent of his childhood idol Tuesday, when he vowed never to skip the All-Star Game.
Trout ranked among the leaders in the first release of All-Star voting results Tuesday, on …Mike Trout
Left wrist contusion preventing left fielder from swinging a bat
CHICAGO -- Jayson Werth rejoined the Nationals before Tuesday's game against the Cubs at Wrigley Field, but whether the left fielder will be ready to return next week when he's eligible to be activated from the 15-day disabled list …Wrigley Field
Breakout candidates are often identified on the pitching side either on the strength of peripheral stats which portend improvement over more …Baseball
By Andrew Simon
While the debate over the designated hitter rages on, pitcher at-bats in National League ballparks aren't going anywhere for now. That …Baseball
The Colorado Rockies are struggling as is their 5-tool right-fielder Carlos Gonzalez. Cargo is barely batting over the “Mendoza Line” after 40 games …Major League Baseball
Baseball fans need to hold their horses before counting the Oakland A’s out of the season. With the team improving on the mound, on the field and in …San Francisco Bay Area
Baseball is in an age of analytics, an age in which teams increasingly remove emotion from their decision-making.
So, why should hosting the …Cincinnati Reds
Joc knows how to get the party started.
On May 22, 1920, the only 9-2-3 triple play in the history of Major League Baseball highlighted a 3-2 Cardinals victory over the New York Giants at …Baseball
As the Dodgers and San Diego Padres open a three-game series Friday at Dodger Stadium, the cynical preview is this: Pitchers' duel!
The Padres have not scored in 14 innings. The Dodgers have not scored in 31 innings.
The Dodgers, at least, are in first place in the National League West. The Padres, …Major League Baseball
The Cardinals had the best winning percentage (.686) on May 15 this year. (via Arturo Pardavila III)
We’re a month and a half into the season, and …Sports Blogs
There’s always tomorrow.
Monday was Victoria's Day in Canada, and in honor of the holiday, the Blue Jays played a day game at Rogers Centre instead of a typical night game. They blew a four-run lead in the game but did rally back to beat the Angels (TOR 10, LAA 6).
Angels outfielder Matt Joyce was in the original starting …Major League Baseball
Angels skipper believes Jennings can succeed with Marlins despite lack of experience
TORONTO -- Mike Scioscia is, in some ways, a relic. In an era when managerial turnover is at an all-time high, the Angels' long-time manager is a rare constant. Since Scioscia joined the Angels in 2000, 20 teams …Major League Baseball
Double the Doolittle, double the fun tonight in Frisco! #MiLB #GreenCollar pic.twitter.com/SXbq31kRrw
NEW YORK • Cardinals veteran John Lackey was irritated enough by events in the team's loss Monday night that he opted for discretion over comment.
He …Mike Matheny
On draft day, injuries can present buying opportunities for fantasy baseball owners. Risky ones, mind you, but opportunities nevertheless.
San Francisco Giants outfielder Hunter Pence suffered a broken left forearm in early March, keeping him out of action until the Giants activated him last weekend.
Ichiro has tied Babe Ruth on the all-time hits list and nobody's more excited than everyone in Japan
"The Sandlot" taught us that heroes get remembered, but legends never die. Babe Ruth and Ichiro Suzuki both qualify as the latter.
During Monday's D-backs-Marlins game, Ichiro notched the 2,873rd hit of his MLB career, moving into a tie with The Colossus of Clout (THE COLOSSUS OF CLOUT!) for 42nd …Asia
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A profile of every NL East team's needs and recent history leading up to the 2015 MLB draft, and some possible fits.
With Dillon Gee set to return, Noah Syndergaard's Friday night start could be his last for a while with the New York Mets.
Madison Bumgarner …New York Mets
BOSTON -- Rusney Castillo will not be walking through that door Tuesday when the Boston Red Sox open a three-game series against the Texas Rangers. At least not yet.
Castillo was in Boston, but that was to be with his wife, Mariela, who was giving birth to the couple's first child. So he did not …Boston
BOSTON -- Yoan Moncada, the 19-year-old Cuban called one of the best players his age in the world by Boston Red Sox general manager Ben Cherington, said upon his signing by the Red Sox that he hoped to reach the major leagues in a year.
Moncada took his first step toward that goal Monday night in …Minor League Baseball
The first night of the Dan Jennings experiment ended in a loss, as the Diamondbacks topped the Marlins 3-2 in 13 innings tonight in Miami.
The Marlins …Miami Marlins
Previewing Day 4 at the French Open
Maria Sharapova and Roger Federer are back on the court Wednesday. Has Sharapova shaken her sickness? Can Federer put the fan who rushed the court behind him?
Not LeBron vs. MJ ... It's LeBron vs. Bird
Many comparisons have emerged of LeBron …College Sports
Mat Latos throws a pitch that nobody in the big leagues throws. For good reason, too. He has no idea where it’s going.
“I was told in high school that …Baseball