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- Casey Musarra
Yankees fans turn bleachers into barbershop during loss to Rays

The Yankees have been unbearable to watch lately, and the Bleacher Creatures want them to cut it out. Click here to read more

- Greg Joyce
Yankees ‘expected’ to call up Estevan Florial amidst Aaron Hicks’ struggles

Outfielder Estevan Florial is “expected to be” called up on Wednesday, NJ.com reported during the Yankees’ 3-1 loss to the Rays on Tuesday night. Click here to read more

- Mike Puma
Mets lose Taijuan Walker, fall to Braves as NL East lead shrinks

At least the Mets have got Max Scherzer and Jacob deGrom aligned for the next two nights. Right? Click here to read more

- Greg Joyce
Yankees’ slide continues with loss to Rays even as scoreless streak ends

The Yankees’ scoreless streak is over. Their losing skid is not. Click here to read more

- Joseph Staszewski
Taijuan Walker exits Mets game early with back spasms

The Mets saw their starting pitcher leave early for a second straight night. Click here to read more

- Greg Joyce
Yankees’ DJ LeMahieu could be headed to IL with toe injury

A more concrete decision from the Yankees regarding DJ LeMahieu’s status may come by Thursday at the latest. Click here to read more

- Joseph Staszewski
Padres change Fernando Tatis Jr. bobblehead night after PED suspension

Padres fans won’t be seeing Fernando Tatis Jr. this season, nor his bobblehead. Click here to read more

- Justin Tasch
Pirates’ Rodolfo Castro suspended after cellphone flew out of pocket on field

Playing with his cellphone in his pocket is proving costly for this Pirates infielder. Click here to read more

- Mike Puma
Mets calling up No. 2 prospect Brett Baty as injuries mount

Third baseman Brett Baty is on his way from Triple-A Syracuse to Atlanta to join the Mets. Click here to read more

- Action Network
Yankees vs. Rays MLB picks today: Odds, prediction for Nestor Cortes vs. Jeffrey Springs

How we are betting on the ice-cold Yankees vs. Tampa Bay Rays game tonight.  Click here to read more

- Mike Puma
Mets lose Carlos Carrasco for up to a month in another injury blow

The Mets are going to be without another player for up to a month. Click here to read more

- Action Network
Mets vs. Braves prediction: Odds, MLB pick today for Taijuan Walker-Charlie Morton

Betting tonight's Mets-Braves game as Taijuan Walker faces off against Charlie Morton. Click here to read more

- Stitches
Yankees vs. Rays prediction today: Can New York stop the slide?

After being shut out in back-to-back games, the Yankees look to stop the bleeding against the Rays on Tuesday. Click here to read more

- Erich Richter
Carlos Beltran is potential candidate for Rangers job after Chris Woodward firing

From one former Met to another? Carlos Beltran is a contender for the Rangers managerial job. Click here to read more

- Mark W. Sanchez
Yankees’ Michael King hoping to avoid devastating second surgery

If a second procedure is called for, he almost certainly would be out all of next season, too. Click here to read more

- Jenna Lemoncelli
Fernando Tatis’ father blames haircut for shortstop’s positive PED test

The excuses keep coming for San Diego Padres star shortstop Fernando Tatis Jr. His father, Fernando Tatis Sr., claimed in an interview with "The Midday Show" that the whole chain of events that led to an 80-game PED suspension for the Padres star started with a haircut. Click here to read more

- Jeremy Layton
Angels lose to Mariners in improbably embarrassing fashion

No one loses baseball games quite like the Los Angeles Angels. Click here to read more

- Justin Terranova
Anthony Rizzo has epic meltdown after getting ‘screwed over’ in Yankees loss

With the team's offense sputtering — they have scored eight runs in the past six games — the first baseman was pushed over the edge on Monday night by a controversial call in the third inning. Click here to read more

- Mike Puma
Darin Ruf’s unlikely relief gem a rare bright spot on forgettable Mets night

Darin Ruf’s résumé included an inning pitched in relief for the Giants last year, so it didn’t come as a surprise he got the call Monday night with the game out of hand. Click here to read more

- Ian O'Connor
Even miserable night against Braves can’t dull Mets’ shine in New York

But it’s just not fair to read too much into Monday night’s misery, and to tell Mets fans that all of this fun is bound to end. Let them enjoy their time in the sun at last. Click here to read more

- Steve Adams
Braves, Michael Harris II Agree To Eight-Year Extension

The Braves have moved swiftly to lock up yet another budding star on a contract extension, announcing on Tuesday night that they’ve signed rookie center fielder Michael Harris II to an eight-year, $72MM contract spanning the 2023-30 seasons. The contract contains club options for the 2031 and 2032 seasons as… Click here to read more

- Steve Adams
Outrights: Sheffield, Peacock

A couple of updates on some recent DFAs who were passed through waivers… Right-hander Jordan Sheffield went unclaimed on outright waivers and has been assigned to Triple-A Albuquerque, the Rockies announced. Selected by the Rox out of the Dodgers organization in the 2020 Rule 5 Draft, the hard-throwing Sheffield has… Click here to read more

- Steve Adams
Red Sox Designate Yolmer Sanchez For Assignment

5:35pm: The Red Sox formally announced all three moves. Sanchez has been designated for assignment, while both Hernandez and Refsnyder have been reinstated from the injured list. 4:30pm: The Red Sox have designated infielder Yolmer Sanchez for assignment, reports Pete Abraham of the Boston Globe (Twitter link). The team has… Click here to read more

- Steve Adams
Mets Designate Nick Plummer For Assignment

The Mets designated outfielder Nick Plummer for assignment and selected the contract of right-hander R.J. Alvarez from Triple-A Syracuse on Tuesday. New York has also formally placed right-hander Carlos Carrasco on the 15-day injured list due to an oblique strain (as was previously reported), optioned righty Adonis Medina to Syracuse… Click here to read more

- Steve Adams
Danny Duffy Suffers Setback, “Unlikely” To Pitch For Dodgers In 2022

Dodgers left-hander Danny Duffy suffered a recent setback in his rehab from a flexor injury, manager Dave Roberts announced to reporters (Twitter link via The Athletic’s Fabian Ardaya). While the Dodgers aren’t completely ruling Duffy out for as an option down the stretch, Roberts conceded that it is “pretty unlikely”… Click here to read more

- Steve Adams
A’s Shut Paul Blackburn Down For Rest Of Season

The Athletics are shutting All-Star right-hander Paul Blackburn down for the remainder of the season, manager Mark Kotsay announced to reporters (Twitter link via Matt Kawahara of the San Francisco Chronicle). Blackburn has been plagued by discomfort in his pitching hand and recently saw a specialist regarding inflammation in his… Click here to read more

- Steve Adams
Mets To Promote Top Prospect Brett Baty

The Mets are calling top infield prospect Brett Baty up to the Major League roster, reports ESPN’s Jeff Passan (via Twitter). The 2019 No. 12 overall draft pick will need to have his contract formally selected to the 40-man roster. Mike Puma of the New York Post further reports that… Click here to read more

- Steve Adams
Rangers Designate Elier Hernandez For Assignment

The Rangers announced Tuesday that outfielder Elier Hernandez has been designated for assignment. His spot on the 40-man roster will go to right-hander Kohei Arihara, whose previously reported selection to the Major League roster has now been formally confirmed and announced by the club. Additionally, Texas optioned right-hander Yerry Rodriguez… Click here to read more

- Anthony Franco
Rangers Sign Wilson Ramos To Minor League Deal

The Rangers announced they’ve signed catcher Wilson Ramos to a minor league contract. The club plans to assign him to Triple-A Round Rock. It’s the first landing spot of 2022 for Ramos, who has lingered on the free agent market. The veteran backstop was playing for Cleveland last August when he… Click here to read more

- Anthony Franco
Marlins Designate Parker Bugg For Assignment

The Marlins have designated reliever Parker Bugg for assignment, tweets Christina De Nicola of MLB.com. Cole Sulser has been reinstated from the 60-day injured list to take the active and 40-man roster spots. Bugg, 27, was just selected onto the MLB club over the weekend. He didn’t wind up making it into… Click here to read more

- Anthony Franco
Carlos Carrasco Diagnosed With Low-Grade Oblique Strain

The Mets announced that starter Carlos Carrasco has been diagnosed with a low-grade strain of his left oblique. The team added that recoveries from a strain of this nature typically take three-to-four weeks. It’s not unexpected news after the right-hander was sent for an MRI this morning. Carrasco departed last night’s… Click here to read more

- Anthony Franco
Braves Claim Rylan Bannon, Designate Travis Demeritte

The Braves announced they’ve claimed third baseman/second baseman Rylan Bannon off waivers from the Dodgers and optioned him to Triple-A Gwinnett. Corner outfielder Travis Demeritte has been designated for assignment to open a spot on the 40-man roster. Bannon has been shuffled around the league in recent weeks. He’s gone from the… Click here to read more

- Anthony Franco
MLBTR Chat Transcript

Click here to view the transcript of today’s chat with MLBTR’s Anthony Franco. Click here to read more

- Anthony Franco
Braves Recall Freddy Tarnok, Select Ryan Goins

The Braves announced a host of roster moves this morning. Pitching prospect Freddy Tarnok has been recalled, while the club selected the contract of infielder Ryan Goins. Catcher Chadwick Tromp has been placed on the 10-day injured list due to a left quad strain, while reliever Danny Young was designated for assignment. Tarnok, 23,… Click here to read more

- Anthony Franco
A’s Promote Shea Langeliers, Release Stephen Piscotty

The A’s announced they’ve selected the contract of top catching prospect Shea Langeliers. The club also recalled David MacKinnon from Triple-A Las Vegas. In corresponding moves, Oakland placed Ramón Laureano on the 10-day injured list, retroactive to August 15, with a left oblique strain, and released outfielder Stephen Piscotty. It’s a notable shakeup for… Click here to read more

Doing the math on the Tatis family's steroid story

Fernando Tatis Jr. and his father said his positive drug test was the result of a mistake in treating ringworm. We broke down that explanation. Click here to read more

- MLB.com
Royals vs. Twins Highlights

Gio Urshela collected four hits and Sonny Gray racked up 10 strikeouts across six strong innings to lift the Twins over the Royals, 9-0 Click here to read more

- MLB.com
A's vs. Rangers Highlights

Murphy, Andrus smack homers to power A's to 5-1 win Click here to read more

- MLB.com
Rockies vs. Cardinals Highlights

Tyler O'Neill got plunked for a walk-off hit-by-pitch and Paul Goldschmidt collected three RBIs in a 5-4 win over Rockies Click here to read more

- NBC Sports Philadelphia
Braves sign standout rookie Michael Harris II to eight-year, $72M extension

The Atlanta Braves announced on Tuesday they signed standout rookie outfielder Michael Harris II to an eight-year extension worth $72 million. Click here to read more

- NBC Sports Philadelphia
MLB Wild Card: Rhys Hoskins homers twice in Phillies win over Reds

After six games without it, the Phillies found their home run stroke Tuesday night in a second straight road win over the Reds. By Jim Salisbury Click here to read more

- NBC Sports Chicago
White Sox stun Astros again after Yoan Moncada hits winning single in 8th

The White Sox once again came from behind to beat the Houston Astros thanks to a clutch single by Yoan Moncada. Click here to read more

- MLB.com
Orioles vs. Blue Jays Highlights

Mullins and Rutschman homer in 4-2 win over Blue Jays Click here to read more

- NBC Sports Philadelphia
Phillies center fielder Brandon Marsh leaves game vs. Reds with leg injury

There was a sense of relief in the Phillies' clubhouse after Tuesday night's 11-4 win over the Reds as Brandon Marsh appeared to escape a serious knee injury. By Jim Salisbury Click here to read more

- MLB.com
Red Sox vs. Pirates Highlights

The Red Sox plated four runs in the 1st and Nick Pivetta hurled seven strong frames in their 5-3 victory over the Pirates Click here to read more

- NBC Sports Chicago
Why Nico Hoerner’s emergence key to Cubs' ‘aggressive’ offseason

Nico Hoerner's emergence this season gives the Cubs different avenues to explore in free agency in the coming months. Click here to read more

- MLB.com
Padres vs. Marlins Highlights

Nick Fortes crushed two solo home runs and Peyton Burdick drilled a go-ahead double in the Marlins' 4-3 win against the Padres Click here to read more

- Detroit Free Press
First inning challenge from A.J. Hinch helps Detroit Tigers to 4-3 win over Guardians

Kerry Carpenter homered for the second time in as many days as the Detroit Tigers beat the Guardians, 4-3, in Cleveland on Tuesday. Click here to read more

- MLB.com
Phillies vs. Reds Highlights

Hoskins, Gibson lead Phillies to a 11-4 win over Reds Click here to read more

- MLB.com
Rays vs. Yankees Highlights

Randy Arozarena crushed a three-run homer to left and Jeffrey Springs fired five solid innings to lead the Rays over the Yankees, 3-1 Click here to read more

- MLB.com
Mets vs Braves highlights

Olson's three RBI's and Morton's 12 K's fuel Braves Click here to read more

- MLB.com
Christian Walker's 29th home run

Christian Walker crushes a solo home run to left-center field to give the D-backs a 1-0 lead in the top of the 4th inning Click here to read more

- Detroit Free Press
Detroit Tigers defeat Cleveland Guardians, 4-3: Game thread replay

TV channel, radio, time info, score, live updates and analysis for the Detroit Tigers game vs. the Cleveland Guardians on Aug. 16, 2022. Click here to read more

- SNY
Mets vs Braves Highlights: Taijuan Walker goes down, Mets offense sputters again in loss | Mets Highlights

For the second straight game, the Mets lost a starting pitcher when Taijuan Walker suffered back spasms and left the game after the second inning. Meanwhile his Braves counterpart Charlie Morton, completely shut down the Mets offense. Click here to read more

- LA Times
Despite a few bumps, Phil Nevin believes Angels are currently playing sound baseball

Despite the Angels' implosion against the Seattle Mariners on Monday, interim manger Phil Nevin is encouraged how the team has been playing the past two weeks. Click here to read more

- USA TODAY Sports
The Yankees are so tragic that fans are giving each other haircuts in the stands to entertain themselves

This one fan turned Yankee Stadium into his own personal barbershop! Click here to read more

- MLB.com
Jose Altuve's solo home run (20)

Jose Altuve launches a long solo home run to left field for his 20th homer of the season, pushing the Astros' lead to 3-1 in the 5th inning Click here to read more

- MLB.com
Joey Gallo's solo homer (15)

Joey Gallo connects with a 96-mph fastball for a solo home-run to right field, cutting the Brewer's lead to 1-2 in the top of the 5th Click here to read more

- MLB.com
Rutschman's game-tying homer (7)

Adley Rutschman crushes a home run to right-center and the Orioles go back-to-back, tying the game at 2 in the 5th inning Click here to read more

- MLB.com
Shea Langeliers' first MLB hit

Shea Langeliers lines a double to deep left field to record the first hit of his MLB career Click here to read more

- MLB.com
Matt Olson's two-run homer (25)

Matt Olson launches a two-run homer to right field to score Austin Riley and make it 3-0 Braves Click here to read more

- MLB.com
Andújar drives in a run

Miguel Andújar brings home Andrew Benintendi with a ground ball that the third baseman boots, getting the Yankees on the board Click here to read more

- USA TODAY Sports
Four-star athlete Khai Prean commits to LSU

Prean gives the Tigers 21 commits for the 2023 class, which ranks sixth nationally. Click here to read more

- MLB.com
Robbie Grossman's solo homer (3)

Robbie Grossman launches a solo home run on a fly ball to right center field to open the scoring for the Braves Click here to read more

- LA Times
Dodgers to sit Cody Bellinger for a few games amid another batting slump

Dodgers center fielder Cody Bellinger is struggling at the plate again, so manager Dave Roberts said he won't be in the lineup Tuesday or Wednesday against the Brewers. Click here to read more

- MLB.com
Nick Fortes' solo home run (5)

Nick Fortes crushes a solo home run to center field to get the Marlins on the board, 1-0, in the bottom of the 2nd inning Click here to read more

- MLB.com
Carpenter's two-run homer (2)

Kerry Carpenter crushes a two-run home run to right-center field, scoring Harold Castro to increase the Tigers' lead to 3-0 Click here to read more

- MLB.com
Darick Hall's solo home run (9)

Darick Hall hammers a solo home run to left-center field for his 9th big fly of the season, putting the Phillies on the board in the 3rd inning Click here to read more

- MLB.com
Arozarena's three-run HR (16)

Randy Arozarena blasts a three-run homer to left field, his 16th of the season, putting the Rays ahead 3-0 Click here to read more

- SNY
Is calling up Brett Baty the right move for the Mets? | Baseball Night in NY

On Baseball Night in New York, Sal Licata, Dani Wexelman, Jerry Blevins and Terry Collins share their thoughts on the Mets call-up of top prospect Brett Baty from Triple-A Syracuse. Click here to read more

- NBC Sports Chicago
White Sox Farm Report: August 15, 2022

On an off night for most of the White Sox main affiliates, the ACL and DSL White Sox both won their ballgames. Click here to read more

- NBC Sports
Pirates’ Rodolfo Castro suspended 1 game for phone flap, he appeals

Pirates infielder Rodolfo Castro was suspended for one game by MLB for having a cellphone in his back pocket during a game last week. Click here to read more

- SNY
Craig Carton and guest host Chris Christie talk impressive Mets depth and a Jacob deGrom no-hitter?  | Carton & Roberts

Craig and guest host Chris Christie discuss the Mets impressive organizational depth in calling up Brett Baty and how they will overcome the recent injuries to Carlos Carrasco, Eduardo Escobar and Luis Guillorme. Click here to read more

- NBC Sports
Mets’ Carlos Carrasco likely out up to a month with oblique strain

Mets pitcher Carlos Carrasco is expected to miss up to a month after straining his left oblique, the team announced in another setback for its rotation. Click here to read more

- Detroit Free Press
Detroit Tigers rookie Beau Brieske hopes to return in 2022 despite 'frustrating' setback

Rookie right-hander Beau Brieske was supposed to join the Detroit Tigers on Aug. 11. Instead, he was shut down due to right bicep tendinitis. Click here to read more

- SNY
Brett Baty, Mets No. 2 prospect, promoted to the big league club | New York Mets

Mets Prospective's Joe DeMayo reacts to the New York Mets’ decision to promote 3B and No. 2 prospect Brett Baty to the big league club on Tuesday. Click here to read more

- NBC Sports Philadelphia
Bryce Harper could begin minor-league rehab assignment next week, per Rob Thomson

Phillies manager Rob Thomson has offered some clues on when Bryce Harper might begin playing minor-league rehab games. Click here to read more

- SNY
How many pitches will Jacob deGrom throw against the Braves? | The Mets Pod

On an all-new episode of The Mets Pod, Connor Rogers and Joe DeMayo break down the build up of Jacob deGrom, and discuss how far they think the Mets will extend deGrom in his next outing against the Atlanta Braves. Click here to read more

- NBC Sports Chicago
Pirates' Rodolfo Castro suspended one game for having phone on basepaths

Pirates infielder Rodolfo Castro received a one-game ban after his phone slipped out of his pocket during a game against the Diamondbacks last week. Click here to read more

- NBC Sports Washington
Nationals promote top prospect Robert Hassell III to Double-A

The Washington Nationals promoted Robert Hassell III, who was acquired from the San Diego Padres in the Juan Soto trade, to Double-A. Click here to read more

- NBC Sports
Athletics release Piscotty, call up top prospect Langeliers

The Athletics released veteran outfielder Stephen Piscotty and cleared way for top prospect Shea Langeliers to gain key experience down the stretch for the last-place team in the AL West. Click here to read more

- Yahoo Sports
Last week's 5 biggest fantasy surprises: Is Max Muncy finally back to form?

Vinnie Pasquantino is opening eyes in Kansas City. Joe Ryan hasn't been the same since June. Max Muncy seems to be turning it around. They lead our top fantasy eye-openers of the last week. Click here to read more

- USA TODAY Sports
MLB suspends Pittsburgh Pirates' Rodolfo Castro over viral cell phone mishap

Rodolfo Castro appeals punishment after bizarre incident last week in which a phone popped out of his back pocket while he was running the bases. Click here to read more

- SNY
Is the door closed on the Mets calling up prospect Brett Baty? | The Mets Pod

On an all-new episode of The Mets Pod, Connor Rogers and Joe DeMayo look at the composition of the Mets roster following the injury to Luis Guillorme, and examine how prospect Brett Baty could be a fit if the Mets were to call him up from Triple-A Syracuse. Click here to read more

- Yahoo Sports Videos
Betting: MLB Stock Up/Stock Down - August 16

Minty Bets and Ariel Epstein break down which MLB teams are trending up and which are trending down this week. Click here to read more

- NBC Sports Washington
MLB All-Star Game locations: 2023, 2024, 2025 and beyond

MLB has set the locations for two of its next four All-Star Games, putting Seattle and Philadelphia in line to host the Midsummer Classic. Click here to read more

- Sam Dykstra
Here is the updated Top 100 Prospects list
- Shanthi Sepe-Chepuru
Do you even lift? Mookie has fun at Adames' expense
- Mark Bowman
Braves sign rookie Harris to 8-year deal
- Scott Merkin
White Sox win 5th straight, gain on Guardians
- Adam Berry
Suddenly hot Randy, Rays beat Yanks again
- Shanthi Sepe-Chepuru
New MLB program seeks next generation of umpires
- John Denton
Patience rewards red-hot Cards in walk-off win
- Jonathan Mayo
Here are all of our No. 1 overall prospects, ranked

We compared phenoms based on pre-MLB hype, and it might surprise you Click here to read more

- Anthony Castrovince
1 difference-maker for each contender down the stretch
- Scott Merkin
La Russa on viral fan: 'Tell him I heard him'
- Anthony DiComo
Examining Mets' starter depth chart, Nos. 6-10
- Mike Petriello
He had a 5.79 ERA as a rookie. Now he's pitching like Bob Gibson

Cease's 14 straight starts allowing 1 earned run or fewer is modern record Click here to read more

- Anthony DiComo
Mets to call up No. 2 prospect Brett Baty (source)
- Rhett Bollinger
Ohtani's 165 K's near Nolan Ryan territory

Righty's strikeout total through 20 starts behind only Hall of Famer in Angels history Click here to read more

- Brian Murphy
A’s call up top prospect Shea Langeliers
- Thomas Harrigan
MLB announces 2022 playoff schedule
- Mark Bowman
Soroka fans 8 in scoreless first rehab start
Braves extend Harris, lock in another young piece

The 8-year, $72M deal for Braves OF Michael Harris II runs through the 2030 season and includes team options for 2031 ($15 million) and 2032 ($20M). Click here to read more

Anticipated fireworks fizzle for Verlander, Cease

Astros ace Justin Verlander and White Sox righty Dylan Cease each gave up three runs in their Cy Young showdown on Tuesday night. Click here to read more

'Grinding' Bellinger benched by Dodgers' Roberts

Los Angeles outfielder Cody Bellinger, the 2019 NL MVP whose production has fallen off dramatically since, was benched by Dodgers manager Dave Roberts on Tuesday in Milwaukee. Click here to read more

Stint on IL likely for Yankees closer Holmes (back)

Yankees veteran closer Clay Holmes, who has not pitched since blowing a save Friday night against the Red Sox in Boston, told reporters in New York that he is dealing with a back injury that resurfaced Tuesday, when he threw off a mound to test it. Click here to read more

Pirates' Castro banned 1 game for phone gaffe

Pirates infielder Rodolfo Castro was suspended one game and fined an undisclosed amount Tuesday for having a cellphone in his back pocket during an Aug. 9 game against the Diamondbacks. Click here to read more

Padres pull plug on Tatis bobblehead giveaway

The San Diego Padres have replaced a planned Fernando Tatis Jr. bobblehead night with a Juan Soto T-shirt giveaway after the superstar shortstop was banned 80 games Friday following a positive test for a performance-enhancing drug. Click here to read more

Sources: Mets to call up touted 3B prospect Baty

The New York Mets are calling up highly regarded infield prospect Brett Baty, sources told ESPN's Jeff Passan. Click here to read more

Mets' rotation hurt again as Walker (back) exits

New York Mets starter Taijuan Walker left Tuesday night's start with back spasms, just hours after the team announced Carlos Carrasco could miss up to a month with a strained left oblique. Click here to read more

Pickups: Trio of starting pitchers returning from injury

Tristan H. Cockcroft spotlights his top waiver pickups for your matchups. Click here to read more

A league all their own: Women-led grounds crew to make history at LLSWS

For the first time in Little League history, a group of 16 women will be preparing and taking care of the fields at Stallings Stadium for Monday's softball title game. Click here to read more

MLB Power Rankings: Red-hot NL teams take top two spots

Two-team races have emerged in both the American League and National League as clubs continue to battle for a postseason berth. Click here to read more

#BooBenny? Hardly. Andrew Benintendi gets rare ovation for a Yankee at Fenway Park

Benny's return to Boston in New York's road grays didn't stop Red Sox Nation from showing its appreciation. Click here to read more

Everything you need to know about Tatis' 80-game suspension

MLB announced megastar Fernando Tatis Jr. will miss the rest of the season because of a positive test for a banned substance. Here's what it means for Tatis and the Padres. Click here to read more

Rangers fire manager Chris Woodward with team out of playoff picture

Third base coach Tony Beasley has been named the team's interim manager. Click here to read more

Dodgers SP Walker Buehler to undergo season-ending elbow surgery

Buehler's been out since June 10 after being diagnosed with a Grade 2 flexor strain. Click here to read more

Rays broadcaster sets off iPhone after saying CF Jose Siri's name

It appears that during the Tampa Bay Rays' game against the New York Yankees on Monday night, somebody in the television broadcast booth had their iPhone on, and "Siri" was ready to provide answers. Click here to read more

A's promote top catching prospect Shea Langeliers, release OF Stephen Piscotty

Langeliers was one of four players Oakland received from the Braves in the Matt Olson trade this spring. Arguably the headliner of the deal, the  righty-hitting backstop is regarded by most prospect evaluators as a  potential above-average regular behind the dish. Click here to read more

Pedro Martinez partially blames MLB for Fernando Tatis Jr. PED suspension

Martinez said that he was disappointed in Tatis, but also blamed MLB for not providing enough education to players in the Dominican Republic. Click here to read more

Braves, Michael Harris II agree to eight-year, $72M extension

The Braves have moved swiftly to lock up yet another budding star on a contract extension, announcing on Tuesday night that they’ve signed rookie center fielder Michael Harris II to an eight-year, $72MM contract spanning the 2023-30 seasons. Click here to read more

The 'Every perfect game' quiz

Only 23 pitchers have ever thrown a perfect game in the history of Major League Baseball. How many pitchers from this exclusive fraternity can you name in five minutes?  Click here to read more

The hardest-throwing pitchers in MLB

Pitchers have never thrown harder than they do in modern baseball, where radar gun readings now hit triple digits regularly. These are the hardest throwing pitchers in MLB during the 2022 season, based on average fastball velocity according to Fangraphs.com. Click here to read more

One player on every MLB team who deserves more love

Role-players often decide pennant races and later postseason games. Let's dive into a player from every club who should be getting more love from the national audience.  Click here to read more

The 25 best MLB players under 25

This era of Major League Baseball has been dominated by young stars, a trend that will only intensify with the added emphasis on promoting rookies to the big leagues early by eliminating service time manipulation. Click here to read more

The fastest players in MLB

These are the fastest players in 2022, according to Statcast sprint speed. Click here to read more

Every member of MLB's 30/30 club

The most dynamic MLB players seem to always possess the same unique skill set. A rare blend of both power and speed. The combination is celebrated with entry into the game's exclusive 30/30 club (30 homers and 30 steals in a single season). Click here to read more

MLB players who might retire after the 2022 season

With so much to look forward to over the next six-plus months, let's examine 20 guys we should be sure to appreciate this season because they could conceivably retire at years' end.  Click here to read more

20 MLB players who could be first-time All-Stars in 2023

Who might be making a trip to their first all-star game this time next year? Let's look at 20 guys who will do just that next July.  Click here to read more

The '250+ strikeouts in a season' quiz

How many MLB pitchers with 250+ K's in a season since 2000 can you name in five minutes? Click here to read more

The 'Most RBI in a season for every franchise' quiz

How many players with the most RBI in a season for every MLB franchise can you name in five minutes? Click here to read more

Why every contender will (and won't!) win the World Series

Let's make the case for each of the 16 contenders winning the World Series--and conversely why they will come up short.  Click here to read more

Babe Ruth: Career retrospective

You could make the argument for him being the greatest player ever. He was maybe the first true celebrity the sport birthed. The life of one George Herman Ruth wasn’t always glorious, but a look back at his career is full of iconic moments and incredible accomplishments. Click here to read more

- Benjamin Hill
Did you know? Eastern League edition

In the third installment of a weekly series, Benjamin Hill unearths one unique fact about each of the Eastern League's 12 teams. Idiosyncrasy abounds. Click here to read more

- Sam Dykstra
Toolshed: 2016 Draft retrospective

Uncertainty with the top picks defined the 2016 First-Year Player Draft at the time. Now it's known for a deep Dodgers haul and mid-round stars like Shane Bieber. Click here to read more

- Ben Boynton
Emeralds create 'Eugene United' to help community

With the Minor League Baseball season on pause as a result of the coronavirus pandemic, teams have been hard at work finding ways to help their communities. What started as a small sewing project for the Eugene Emeralds became a larger initiative to make an impact. Click here to read more

- Brian Stultz
The Road to The Show™: Gavin Lux

Top Dodgers prospect Gavin Lux has made a meteoric rise through the Minor Leagues, ending with a callup to the big leagues at the end of the 2019 season. Click here to read more

- Brian Stultz
Best streams of 2019: Top offensive performances

From a four-homer game to a record-setting power display in the Pacific Coast League, here are four top offensive performances from the 2019 season to stream on the MiLB.TV free preview. Click here to read more

- Joe Bloss
Swaggerty gets perspective from mom

With his mom working as a nurse on the front lines of the COVID-19 pandemic, sixth-ranked Pirates prospect Travis Swaggerty has gained a whole new outlook with baseball on pause. Click here to read more

- Sam Dykstra
Toolshed: Cron could be powerful D-backs DH

D-backs No. 26 prospect Kevin Cron led the Minors in homers last season, but was optioned back to Triple-A this spring. He could get another Major League shot if the DH comes to the NL in 2020. Click here to read more

- Chanel Zapata
Taking a look at the impact of ¡Adiós Lupus!

In 2018, Minor League Baseball and its Copa de la Diversión initiative began a partnership with the Lupus Foundation of America to develop the ¡Adiós Lupus! campaign, designed to raise awareness of lupus among Hispanic communities and the entire MiLB fan base. Click here to read more

- MiLB.com Staff
The Show Before the Show: Episode 257

Fourth-ranked Rockies prospect Ryan Vilade joins the podcast to talk about his improved hitting in 2019. Also, Benjamin Hill brings PCL facts, and Josh Jackson dives into the history of the Miami Sun Sox. Click here to read more

- Josh Jackson
Sun Sox lit up Miami in early 1950s

Given a fighting spirit by manager and World Series hero Pepper Martin, the Miami Sun Sox usually outshone the competition in the Florida International League from 1949-54. Click here to read more

- Benjamin Hill
Take me out: another concessions roundup

Minor League teams across the country are selling signature concession items on a to-go basis. For the second week running, Ben Hill provides an overview. Click here to read more

- Rob Terranova
Downs embracing uncertainty with Red Sox

Acquired in February, top Red Sox prospect Jeter Downs is embracing the current shutdown by spending more time with family while staying ready to return to the field as quickly as possible. Click here to read more

- Benjamin Hill
Did you know? Pacific Coast League edition

In the second part of a weekly series, MiLB.com's Ben Hill unearths one unique fact about each of the Pacific Coast League's 16 teams. Idiosyncrasy abounds. Click here to read more

- Sam Dykstra
Toolshed: 2015 Draft retrospective

Five years later, the 2015 First-Year Player Draft stands out for the large Astros class led by Alex Bregman and Walker Buehler's fall to the Dodgers late in the first round. Click here to read more

- Joe Bloss
The Road to The Show™: Wander Franco

Top overall prospect Wander Franco's Road to The Show reached the Class A Advanced level in the Rays system -- well before the shortstop's 19th birthday. Click here to read more

- Daren Smith
Best streams of 2019: Memorable rehabs

From an emotional return in Akron to a powerful display in Corpus Christi, here are four of the most memorable rehab appearances from the 2019 season to stream on the MiLB.TV free preview. Click here to read more

- Andrew Battifarano
Before 'The Show' tunes: Hitting the right notes

Following looks at Minor League Baseball in pop culture in movies, TV, documentaries and books, we tune in to the eclectic musicians and songs embodying life on the farm. Click here to read more

- Sam Dykstra
Toolshed: Braves' Ball caught right Draft

Braves No. 21 prospect Bryce Ball was close to going to back to college before breaking out in the pros as a 2019 24th-round pick. This year in a limited Draft, his slot is unlikely to even be an option. Click here to read more

- MiLB.com Staff
The Show Before the Show: Episode 256

Ninth-ranked Giants prospect Sean Hjelle discusses what he's done to climb the heights of the San Francisco system on this week's episode of The Show Before the Show. Click here to read more

- Daren Smith
Is that an alligator in the dugout?

More and more Minor League teams are introducing bat dogs as part of the nightly ballpark experience. But animals like snakes, alligators, skunks, opossum and goats have been uninvited guests. Click here to read more

- Benjamin Hill
Concessions in a time of concessions

Nothing beats a hot dog at a ballgame. Until then, Minor League teams across the country are selling signature concession items on a to-go basis. Ben Hill takes a look. Click here to read more

- Michael Avallone
Dalkowski was the original 'Wild Thing'

Former Baltimore Orioles prospect Steve Dalkowski never got a chance to pitch in the Majors, but he will go down as one of the most electric - and enigmatic - hurlers in baseball history. Click here to read more

- Tyler Maun and Jordan Wolf
Former prospects getting started in KBO

The spring got a little more normal this week as the 10-team Korea Baseball Organization kicked off its 2020 campaign with rosters featuring a host of former top Minor League prospects. Click here to read more

- Sam Dykstra
Toolshed: Lessons of dream lineups

After forming the best possible prospect sets for each age groups, Toolshed looks at what those lineups can teach us about the current batch of Minor League talent. Click here to read more

- Benjamin Hill
Did you know? International League edition

In the first installment of a series, MiLB.com's Ben Hill unearths one unique fact about each of the International League's 14 teams. Idiosyncrasy abounds. Click here to read more

- Kelsie Heneghan
Best MiLB.TV streams of 2019: Dynamic debuts

From Mike Soroka and Casey Mize's hitless outings to Leo Crawford's 11 K's to Luis Robert's seven RBIs, here are four impressive debuts available to stream on MiLB.TV. Click here to read more

- Katie Woo
The Road to The Show™: Dylan Carlson

Each week, MiLB.com profiles an elite prospect by chronicling the steps he's taken to reach the brink of realizing his Major League dream. Here's a look at Cardinals outfielder Dylan Carlson. Click here to read more

- Gerard Gilberto
Mets' Wilson finding his own spotlight

Mets right-hander Tommy Wilson sports a family connection to the pop-culture touchstone Back to the Future through his father, Thomas Wilson, who portrayed infamous bully Biff Tannen in the film. Click here to read more

- Sam Dykstra
Indians' Clase suspended 80 games

Indians No. 15 prospect Emmanuel Clase has been suspended 80 games after testing positive for the performance-enhancing substance Boldenone, MLB announced Friday. Click here to read more

- Sam Dykstra
Toolshed: Gonzales a reminder of Cape effect

New Mexico State infielder Nick Gonzales used an MVP campaign on Cape Cod to shoot up Draft boards. With the league canceled in 2020, it might be a while until another like him follows. Click here to read more

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