MLB News

  • Rogers: Lester, not Price, most desired lefty

    In this game of musical left-handers, Jon Lester becomes the biggest trading chip on the market, followed -- albeit not that closely -- by the Phillies' Cole Hamels and Cliff Lee.

  • Lester scratched from tonight's start amid talk

    If Jon Lester does get dealt by the Red Sox before Thursday's 4 p.m. ET non-waiver Trade Deadline, he won't get to make a dramatic final start at Fenway Park. Following Tuesday's 4-2 loss to the Blue Jays, Boston manager John Farrell announced that Lester was scratched from tonight's start in the finale, and Brandon Workman will be recalled from Triple-A Pawtucket to pitch.

  • Scully to return to Dodgers booth for 66th season

    Hall of Fame broadcaster Vin Scully will return to the Dodgers broadcast booth for an unprecedented 66th season in 2015.

  • Kemp homers twice as LA wins fourth straight

    Matt Kemp went deep twice, Yasiel Puig went 4-for-5 and fell a homer shy of the cycle and Adrian Gonzalez had three hits and two RBIs as the Dodgers topped the Braves, 8-4, on Tuesday night for their fourth straight victory.

  • Today's MLB starting lineups: July 30

    Every lineup, every day, as they are made public by the clubs.

  • Deadline roundup: Lester domino set to fall?

    On the eve of the non-waiver Trade Deadline, it appeared Jon Lester was in his final hours as a member of the Red Sox, while the Dodgers could be done dealing as they are balking at moving top prospect Joc Pederson.

  • Twins ink undrafted RHP who can throw 100

    The Twins have signed 24-year-old Brandon Poulson, a right-handed pitcher who has touched 100 mph on the radar gun, to a deal worth $250,000. The kicker: He's never been drafted.

  • Bold predictions as Trade Deadline nears

    As we wait to see whether a blockbuster will blindside us between now and Thursday's 4 p.m. ET non-waiver Trade Deadline, MLB.com's analysts attempt to brace you for some big barters by each making one bold prediction for what remains in this segment of the swapping season.

  • Looking back at memorable Deadline deals

    A lot can happen in the final hours before the July 31 non-waiver Trade Deadline. Here's a look at some of the most impactful buzzer-beater deals.

  • MLB Notebook: Abreu's rookie year nearing elite status

    White Sox slugger Jose Abreu needs just four doubles and 17 RBIs to join Hal Trosky, Ted Williams and Albert Pujols as the only rookies with 30 doubles, 30 homers and 100 RBIs in their rookie year.

  • Cubs outlast Rockies in historic marathon

    Catcher John Baker pitched the 16th inning and then scored the game-winning run on Starlin Castro's sacrifice fly with one out in the bottom of the inning to lift the Cubs to a 4-3 win over the Rockies in the longest game, time-wise, in franchise history.

  • Machado's 1st walk-off HR tops Halos in 12th

    After early homers by Adam Jones and Nick Markakis, Manny Machado went deep in the 12th inning to lift the Orioles to a 7-6 walk-off win over the Angels on Tuesday night.

  • Justice: Selig embraces 'new phase' on 80th

    On the eve of his 80th birthday, Commissioner Bud Selig sounded like a man content to turn a page on his remarkable life. He sees this next chapter as a time to think and reflect, a time to share some of what he has learned and to attempt to tell his incredible story.

  • Fish blank Nats, win 6th straight, back to .500

    A couple of All-Stars lifted the Marlins back to the break-even point on Tuesday night. Henderson Alvarez threw seven scoreless innings, and Giancarlo Stanton drove in two runs as Miami defeated Washington, 3-0, at Marlins Park.

  • Blackmon steals Castillo's thunder -- twice

    Charlie Blackmon made two diving catches that together robbed Welington Castillo of three RBIs, and stole from the Cubs runs that could have shortened a game at Wrigley Field that went well into the night and into the wee hours of the morning.