MLB News

  • Lohse helps Crew cruise to sweep of Reds

    Kyle Lohse allowed just one run in 6 2/3 innings and Mark Reynolds hit a pair of home runs as the Brewers downed the Reds, 5-1, on Wednesday at Miller Park.

  • Batting around: What's the deal with Price?

    David Price's surname has lent itself to many a variation of the "Price is right" headline, but will he actually get dealt before the July 31 non-waiver Trade Deadline? Here's what MLB.com columnists Anthony Castrovince, Richard Justice and Phil Rogers think will happen.

  • Competitive Balance Lottery pays out picks

    The order of the 2015 First-Year Player Draft began to take shape Wednesday when the Competitive Balance Lottery was held at the Commissioner's Office in New York. This year, the Marlins won the lottery and will receive the first pick of Competitive Balance Round A, which is held immediately after the Draft's first round. The Marlins will be followed by the Rockies, Cardinals, Brewers, Padres and Indians.

  • Today's MLB starting lineups: July 23

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

  • Right quad strain forces Springer to DL

    The Astros placed outfielder George Springer on the 15-day disabled list Wednesday with a right quad strain. Marc Krauss has been recalled from Triple-A Oklahoma City to take Springer's spot on the roster.

  • HOFer Glavine a homegrown hero in Atlanta

    Tom Glavine was born a Brave during some lean years and then bred to be the champion that he became while serving as both seed and base of the legendary starting rotations that Atlanta featured during the 1990s.

  • Nats place Zimmerman on DL, recall Walters

    The Nationals were still waiting for the full results of an MRI reading prior to Wednesday's game against the Rockies, but they deemed Ryan Zimmerman's strained right hamstring severe enough to move the third baseman to the 15-day disabled list. The Nationals recalled infielder Zach Walters from Triple-A Syracuse to take Zimmerman's spot on the roster.

  • First career save gives Lincecum rare feat

    With the Giants having exhausted their bullpen, in terms of manpower and energy, Tim Lincecum stepped forward to record the final two outs and earn his first Major League save in Tuesday night's 9-6, 14-inning victory over the Philadelphia Phillies.

  • Ringolsby: Ryan to return for Hall inductions

    It's been 15 years since Nolan Ryan was inducted into the National Baseball Hall of Fame along with George Brett and Robin Yount. Ryan hasn't been back for an induction ceremony since. He's headed to Cooperstown, N.Y., this weekend. It is, he said, a trip long overdue.

  • Swarzak throws two-hitter in rare spot start

    Right-hander Anthony Swarzak impressed in a spot start and the offense did just enough to lead the Twins to a 3-1 win over the Indians on Wednesday afternoon at Target Field.

  • Martinez hampered by upper quad discomfort

    Outfielder J.D. Martinez was out of the lineup for the rubber game against the D-backs on Wednesday due to an upper quad injury, manager Brad Ausmus said. Martinez felt the injury after hitting a single in the top of the eighth inning of Tuesday's game.

  • Padres' Maybin suspended for amphetamines

    Padres outfielder Cameron Maybin received a 25-game suspension without pay on Wednesday after testing positive for an amphetamine in violation of Major League Baseball's Joint Drug Prevention and Treatment Program.

  • Aramis reaches 2,000-game milestone

    Before playing the 2,000th game of his Major League career on Wednesday, Brewers third baseman Aramis Ramirez said definitively for the first time that he intends to keep going.

  • Royals reportedly interested in Bastardo

    Left-handed reliever Antonio Bastardo of the Phillies is drawing interest from the Royals and other clubs, according to reporter Jim Salisbury of CSNPhilly.com.

  • Nats expect rest to cure Werth's sore knee

    After a long night of chasing extra-base hits deep into the expansive corner of right field, Jayson Werth woke up with a sore right knee Wednesday.