1. Jered Weaver Announces Retirement After 12 Seasons with Angels, Padres

    Right-handed pitcher Jered Weaver officially announced his retirement from Major League Baseball Wednesday. The San Diego Padres shared his announcement , which read in part, "I've decided to step away from baseball...

    Scott Polacek Written by Scott Polacek about 7 days ago 10,402 reads 0 comments

  2. Joey Votto Launches Baseball Past Wrigley Field Upper Deck

    Well, that's one way to dispose of a foul ball. Cincinnati Reds infielder Joey Votto flexed his throwing arm on two different occasions this week and showed off his cannon after a foul ball...

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  3. Billy Hamilton Is 2nd Active Player with 50 Stolen Bases in 4 Different Seasons

    Fact: Billy Hamilton recorded his 50th steal of the season on Tuesday night, joining Jose Reyes (2005-2008) as the only active players to have at least 50 stolen bases in four different seasons...

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  4. Little League World Series 2017: Bracket Schedule, TV Info, Round 1 Predictions

    The field is set for the Little League World Series , and the premier international minor baseball event is scheduled to get underway Thursday from Williamsport , Pennsylvania...

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  5. 40-Year-Old Postseason Hero Carlos Beltran Could Be Astros' 2017 X-Factor

    This may seem like a funny time to discuss why the Houston Astros can win in October, given the trouble they're having winning in August...

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  6. Ian Kinsler Says Umpire Angel Hernandez Is Ruining Baseball Games After Ejection

    Detroit Tigers second baseman Ian Kinsler called out Angel Hernandez a day after being ejected, saying the veteran umpire is "ruining baseball games." "No, I’m surprised at how bad an umpire he is,” Kinsler told reporters Tuesday...

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  7. MLB Players and Teams Welcome Back Chad Bettis After Returning from Cancer

    Chad Bettis made his triumphant return to the mound Monday night. In his first start since being diagnosed with testicular cancer in November 2016, the Colorado Rockies ...

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  8. Justin Verlander Trade Rumors: Astros, Tigers Discussing Potential Deal

    The Houston Astros are reportedly engaged in active trade discussions about longtime Detroit Tigers starting pitcher Justin Verlander ...

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  9. Giancarlo Stanton Holds Record for Most HR in Single Season in Marlins' History

    Fact: Giancarlo Stanton hit his 43rd home run of the season against the San Francisco Giants on Monday, passing Gary Sheffield for most home runs in a single season in Miami Marlins franchise history...

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  10. Giancarlo Stanton Reportedly Cleared Waivers, Marlins Can Trade Him to Any Team

    Miami Marlins outfielder Giancarlo Stanton reportedly cleared revocable trade waivers Sunday, making the slugger eligible to get moved to any MLB team before the end of August...

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  11. Willson Contreras Injury Could Be Death Blow to Cubs' Playoff Chase

    If 2016 was about overcoming curses for the Chicago Cubs , 2017 has been about overcoming adversity. Their starting rotation wobbled like a Ferrari with a flat, forcing president ...

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  12. Rockies' Chad Bettis Throws 7 Shutout Innings in 1st Start Since Beating Cancer

    Colorado Rockies starting pitcher Chad Bettis didn't show any rust on the mound as he made his 2017 debut in Monday's game against the Atlanta Braves . Bettis went seven shutout innings, allowing six hits and striking out two batters...

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  13. Joey Votto Smacks a Double Despite Cubs' Four-Man Outfield

    It takes more than a four-man outfield to keep Joey Votto off base, as the Cubs learned the hard way Monday...

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  14. Giancarlo Stanton Homers in 5th Straight Game, Sets Marlins Single-Season Record

    Miami Marlins outfielder Giancarlo Stanton homered in the first inning of Monday's game against the San Francisco Giants , bringing his season total to 43, which is a franchise record...

    Joseph Zucker Written by Joseph Zucker about 9 days ago 5,347 reads 0 comments

  15. Little League World Series 2017: Bracket Dates, Teams, TV Schedule and Format

    The field is set. Sixteen youth baseball teams will compete for the title of Little League World Series champion...

    David Kenyon Written by David Kenyon about 9 days ago 6,382 reads 0 comments

  16. Screw 117 Wins, Rest of Dodgers' Season Is All About Clayton Kershaw

    If they collect 34 more wins, the Los Angeles Dodgers will set a new mark for regular-season excellence. A mighty feat, indeed. But also a fragile one that would come with an obligatory "Yeah, but...

    Zachary D. Rymer Written by Zachary D. Rymer about 9 days ago 30,553 reads 0 comments

  17. Miguel Sano Overcame Death of Child, Suicidal Thoughts to Reach MLB Superstardom

    Chirp, chirp , true story: As Minnesota Twins slugger Miguel Sano arrived at Target Field one day earlier this season, he spotted a bird in the grass. The bird seemed a little weak...

    Scott Miller Written by Scott Miller about 9 days ago 242,486 reads 0 comments

  18. Rafael Devers Sets MLB Record with Game-Tying Home Run off Aroldis Chapman

    Boston Red Sox rookie Rafael Devers not only hit a clutch game-tying home run against the New York Yankees Sunday night, he did it in record-breaking fashion...

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  19. Tyler Clippard Traded to Astros from White Sox

    Tyler Clippard is on the move for the second time this season. The Chicago White Sox announced they traded the relief pitcher to the Houston Astros "in exchange for a player to be named later or cash considerations...

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  20. Nolan Arenado Suffers Hand Injury During Rockies vs. Marlins; X-Rays Negative

    The Colorado Rockies announced third baseman Nolan Arenado exited Sunday's 5-3 loss to the Miami Marlins with a left hand contusion after he was hit by a pitch. X-rays were negative...

    Scott Polacek Written by Scott Polacek about 10 days ago 3,708 reads 0 comments

  21. Bryce Harper's Agent Calls for MLB to Address Wet Bases After Star's Injury

    Washington Nationals star Bryce Harper suffered a bone bruise in his left leg when he stumbled on first base during his team's 3-1 win over the San Francisco Giants on Saturday, ...

    Scott Polacek Written by Scott Polacek about 10 days ago 31,340 reads 0 comments

  22. Chad Bettis to Start vs. Braves in 1st Game Since Testicular Cancer Treatment

    Colorado Rockies manager Bud Black announced Chad Bettis will start Monday against the Atlanta Braves , according to ESPN.com ...

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  23. Andy Green, Padres Agree on Contract Extension

    The San Diego Padres announced Sunday they agreed to a contract extension with manager Andy Green. "Throughout the past two seasons, Andy has consistently proven to us his leadership abilities and strong character," general manager A...

    Scott Polacek Written by Scott Polacek about 10 days ago 2,015 reads 0 comments

  24. Bryce Harper Injury Labeled as Bone Bruise, No Ligament or Tendon Damage

    Washington Nationals star Bryce Harper reportedly suffered a bone bruise in Saturday's 3-1 victory over the San Francisco Giants ...

    Scott Polacek Written by Scott Polacek about 10 days ago 24,888 reads 0 comments

  25. Ben Zobrist Says MLB Needs Electronic Strike Zone After Game-Ending Call

    Count Chicago Cubs utility man Ben Zobrist among those who are ready for electronic strike zones calling strikes and balls in Major League Baseball. Umpire Mark Wegner punched Zobrist out on a pitch Jesse Rogers of ESPN...

    Scott Polacek Written by Scott Polacek about 10 days ago 21,522 reads 0 comments