Major League Baseball News

Andrew Wild: Wild Stat of the Week: Why the Mariners Will Win the Pennant

Yankeesí Chase Headley Completes His Quest for a Hit in Every Ballpark

Giants Top Rockies in Resumption of May Suspension

Phillies-Braves Preview

Re-Joyce: Rays walk off in extra innings

Today's MLB starting lineups

Houston Astros relieve manager Bo Porter of his duties

Castillo, Valbuena help Cubs beat Brewers 4-2 (Yahoo Sports)

Hamels On Combined No-Hitter

Japanese H.S. game goes 50 innings before winner decided

Red Sox-Yankees Preview

Hamels, 3 Phils relievers combine to no-hit Braves (Yahoo Sports)

Dodgers Promote Joc Pederson

Wheeler Struggles as Sloppy Mets Lose 9-6

Houston Astros fire manager Bo Porter (Yahoo Sports)

Phillies' Hamels, 3 relievers no-hit Braves

Houston Astros Fire Manager Bo Porter, Bench Coach Dave Trembley

Marlins 9, Mets 6: Six Errors Cost the Mets in a Loss to the Marlins

Astros fire manager Porter, shake up staff

Williams conveys important message to Little Leaguers

Houston Astros Fire Manager Bo Porter

Cards rally past Pirates, alone atop NL Central

Phillies Throw Combined No-Hitter

Fallout From Astros' Dismissal Of Bo Porter

Cole Hamels, Phillies team up for no-hitter


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MLB Injury News

Mets Rumors: New York unlikely to pursue Robinson Cano, Jose Abreu

Dodgers Rumors: LA expected to be most aggressive team pursuing David Price

Red Sox rumors: Unlikely to re-sign Jacoby Ellsbury

Cardinals' Allen Craig not on NLCS roster, left foot still sore

Tigers Rumors: 'Very real chance' Detroit trades Max Scherzer

Pete Mackanin back on Phillies' staff as third base coach

Dodgers rumors: LA 'leaning toward' re-signing Don Mattingly

Rays rumors: David Price expects to be traded

Athletics choose Sonny Gray, not Bartolo Colon, for Game 5

Dodgers' Andre Ethier could play CF in NLCS


Minor League Baseball News

Dodgers call up 30/30 prospect Pederson

Phillies trade John Mayberry Jr., to Blue Jays for Gustavo Pierre

Top picks help Red Sox capture GCL title

Trade Central: Blue Jays Add Mayberry From Phillies

Generals' Peterson ends his season slugging

Injury News: Bryant, Biddle

Suns win 10th straight to clinch SL South

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Many Factors Surrounding September Call-Ups

Banda Bounces Back From Surprise Deal

Mariners suspend Jesus Montero, send scout Butch Baccala home

Twins Notes: Meyer, Stewart

Indians' Bradley named Arizona League MVP

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White Sox trade Adam Dunn to Athletics for prospect Nolan Sanburn

Pitching Down Has Dodgersí Anderson Rising

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Baseball Writers

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Lou Olsen
Joe Posnanski
Patrick Reddington
Selena Roberts
Peter Schmuck
Susan Slusser
Larry Stone
James Wagner
Charlie Wilmoth
Will Yoder
Mark Zuckerman


  Arizona Diamondbacks

Hudson rejoins D-backs for first time since '12
D-backs back Anderson to take series win
Original D-back comes up big in Alumni Game
Nuno retires 20 straight during loss to Rockies
Inciarte out at first as D-backs lose challenge
Hudson nears return, to be used as a reliever
Lamb lifts D-backs with go-ahead grand slam
D-backs expect injured players back starting Monday

  Atlanta Braves

Terdoslavich among callups looking to help off bench
Jaime, Shreve hop back into Braves' bullpen
Braves no-hit by Hamels, Phillies bullpen
Prospect Bethancourt among September callups
Behind Wood's gem, Braves keep pace in WC race
Braves exercising caution with reliever Simmons
Harang labors as Braves fall to Marlins in shutout
Wood working toward becoming rotation fixture

  Baltimore Orioles

Miscues mount as O's denied series sweep of Twins
Hardy day to day after leaving with lower back spasms
O's lose replay challenge in the fifth vs. Twins
O's bring up Saunders, Meek as rosters expand
Johnson to become first to play for all AL East teams
Ubaldo shaky in first true O's bullpen experience
O's welcome Reds to Camden Yards for second time
Saunders, Webb among likely September callups

  Boston Red Sox

Cespedes forces extras, but Sox suffer loss
Rookie-level Red Sox win Gulf Coast League title
Pedroia unlikely to return until weekend series
Kelly gets first taste of Red Sox-Yanks rivalry
Buchholz dazzles with three-hit shutout of Rays
Castillo rips a hit in first game in over a year
Sox send Johnson to Orioles for infielder Weeks
Rays lose review as call upheld in Red Sox's favor

  Chicago Cubs

Soler makes highly anticipated Wrigley debut
Cubs recall Parker, plan to call up six others
Rizzo sits with back tightness, may undergo MRI
Cubs welcome Jackie Robinson West to Wrigley
Castillo, Soler lead Cubs offense in win over Crew
Yadi, Hinske peacemakers in misunderstanding
Cubs finish strong August with tough loss
Cubs hoping Rizzo can return for start of homestand

  Chicago White Sox

Williams conveys important message to Little Leaguers
Molina outrighted; roster spot opens up for Rodon
Wilkins, Snodgress part of White Sox shuffle
Noesi looks to continue push toward season's end
Breaks turn in Quintana's favor against Tigers
Dunn to retire following season
White Sox score second run on overturned call
White Sox deal Dunn to A's for pitching prospect

  Cincinatti Reds

Hoover among 10 September callups for Reds
Dynamic Hamilton making dash at Reds history
Behind the scenes of a Reds documentary
Hamilton ties Reds rookie stolen base record
Latos, Reds visit Camden Yards for second time
Reds turn two after Price's successful challenge
Broxton dealt to Brewers for two players to be named
Chapman poised to set record for fastball velocity

  Cleveland Indians

Aviles exits after third inning due to illness
Giambi activated as part of Indians' roster moves
After Chisenhall's heroics, Tribe-Royals suspended
McAllister recalled; Tomlin put on paternity list
Callaway ejected after arguing check swing call
Walters working to become more complete hitter
Tribe looks to do damage before getting to KC 'pen
Indians rally in 11th to gain ground in Central

  Colorado Rockies

Rockies bolster roster with three callups
Move to 60-day DL ends Logan's season
Bettis misses Triple-A start with sore shoulder
Bats limited as Rockies drop series finale vs. D-backs
Callups available when suspended game continues
Matzek wins duel as Rockies blank D-backs
Inciarte out at first as D-backs lose challenge
Rox hope Brothers can finish season strong

  Detroit Tigers

Tigers waiting for Anibal to be completely pain-free
Tigers give prospect Moya warm welcome
Miggy back in lineup for series opener vs. Tribe
Moya, Lobstein part of September reinforcements
Defense lets down Porcello; Tigers fall to White Sox
White Sox score second run on overturned call
Soria stretching out throwing sessions
Miggy sits out finale in Chicago with sore ankle

  Houston Astros

Astros proceed with unified voice
Astros dismiss skipper Porter
Peacock looks to break through with win against Angels
Rios' homer drought confirmed after replay review
Altuve's four-hit game helps Astros rally past Rangers
Altuve positions himself for Ichiro-like season
Downs, Hoes to be among September callups
Feldman blanks Rangers as Astros take Silver Boot

  Kansas City Royals

Hosmer rejoins KC along with four September callups
Royals Minor League report: Aug. 31
Hosmer homers as Omaha clinches division title
Perez's control of running game earns high praise
Royals announce instructional league rosters
Royals to add three as September callups
Yost: Fans for Indians series were 'unbelievable'
Royals-Indians suspended after rain arrives in KC

  Los Angeles Angels

No typical leadoff hitter, Calhoun excelling in role
Shoemaker putting his heart, iron will on display
Angels throttle A's to claim sixth straight win
Bullpen arms top need for Halos in September
Wilson, Angels look to open up lead in AL West
No relief down stretch for dependable bullpen
Freese seeing time as DH with Beckham at 3B
Mix and match: Eight-man effort shuts out A's

  Los Angeles Dodgers

First-place Dodgers, Nats square off in LA
Ryu cruises past Padres in return from DL
Haren to have next start pushed back
Dodgers activate Ryu and Uribe from disabled list
Dodgers lose in walk-off to see NL West lead slip
Bench coach Wallach designed unusual shift
Hanley, Puig both return to lineup
Hanley injures leg in tumble at first

  Miami Marlins

Marlins cash in on Mets' many miscues in opener
Alvarez day to day with left oblique strain
Jennings, Capps return for Marlins' stretch run
Marlins challenge, but close call goes to Braves
Eovaldi impressive, but loses duel to Braves' Wood
Reliever Roe dealt to Yankees
Jennings, Capps due back Monday as rosters expand
Cosart among NL's best starters in August

  Milwaukee Brewers

Broxton joins Brewers, adds experience to 'pen
Gomez sits with wrist injury, will likely get MRI
Brewers fall into second place after sixth straight loss
Brewers call up five, including Monday starter Nelson
Struggling Brewers see Central lead vanish
Crew acquires Broxton, satisfies setup need
Gomez's catch restored after video review
Brewers escape no-hitter but lose division ground

  Minnesota Twins

Mauer drives in four to back Hughes' solid outing
O's lose replay challenge in the fifth vs. Twins
Hicks among eight callups joining Twins on Tuesday
Milone leads Twins in series against White Sox
Thompson strong in return to big leagues
Suzuki OK but rests after taking foul tip off jaw
Meyer hits Minor League DL with shoulder inflammation
Nolasco falls victim to O's bats in Baltimore

  New York Mets

Six errors too much for Mets to overcome
Collins understands why Colon drew few calls
Mets look to callups to keep 'pen functioning
Satin called up from Triple-A Las Vegas
Mets calling up Satin, Centeno, two others
Edgin, Dice-K staying in NY to have elbows checked
Recker delivers big blow to help Mets win series
Slumping Granderson gets chance to clear mind

  New York Yankees

Ichiro carving his own niche with '14 Yanks
Yankees acquire Roe for bullpen depth
Greene out to stymie Red Sox in opener
McCarthy surrenders lead as Yanks drop finale
Jeter honored before series finale
Girardi being cautious with Ellsbury's ankle
Yankees find one hit doesn't take them far
Yanks opt to rest Ellsbury's banged-up ankle

  Oakland Athletics

A's get positive news on injury front
Eager Lowrie returns from disabled list
Burns joins A's as rosters expand
Dunn homers in first at-bat with A's
Beane smart to recognize Dunn's potential to help
Kazmir voices frustration with ump's strike zone
Melvin holds meeting after A's slide extended
Melvin tossed during Angels' six-run inning

  Philadelphia Phillies

Phils' 12th no-no one of game's most rare
Byrd lays out in right field to preserve no-hitter
Phillies see potential in Pierre at hot corner
Amaro discusses imminent change after Mayberry deal
Hamels feels brotherly love in combined no-hitter
Phillies trade Mayberry to Blue Jays
Phils unable to overcome Burnett's struggles
Phils' callups could include Franco, Gonzalez

  Pittsburg Pirates

Locke looks to help Pirates climb closer to Cardinals
Bucs expand roster -- and T. Sanchez's skill set
Morton could step into limited relief role for Pirates
Late lead erased as Pirates fall off Cards' pace
After stint at Triple-A, Polanco to return Tuesday
Huntington hints at surprises when rosters expand
Bucs beat by long ball as 'pen can't shut down Reds
Morel called up to aid ailing Bucs; Locke optioned

  San Diego Padres

Friars add three September callups
Padres let Dodgers pull away late in series finale
Spangenberg calls big league callup 'surreal'
Hoffman's HOF induction seems inevitable
Padres earn third straight walk-off win
Hoffman inducted into Padres Hall of Fame
Benoit sidelined by shoulder pain
Grandal delivers walk-off as Padres play spoiler

  Seattle Mariners

No. 3 prospect Peterson finishes strong
Reliever Smith gets first call to big leagues
Saunders to rehab in Arizona
Top prospect Walker heads Mariners' callups
Ackley drives in four to help Mariners in WC race
Mariners focusing on keeping Zunino fresh
Interim skipper Jewett stays in touch with McClendon
Mariners fall back in WC race after loss to Nats

  San Francisco Giants

Comeback from surgery motivates Strickland
Giants won't shuffle rotation for Dodgers
Giants add five players for expanded roster
Lincecum rusty in two-inning relief outing
Giants blast Brewers for sixth straight victory
Romo, Casilla to share Giants' closer duties
Gomez's catch restored after video review
Peavy flirts with no-hitter in besting Brewers

  St. Louis Cardinals

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  Tampa Bay Rays

Re-Joyce: Rays walk off in extra innings
DeJesus headlines list of September callups
Jennings out again, but available to pinch-hit
Hellickson aiming to contain Jays' powerful bats
Cobb's solid effort goes unrewarded vs. Red Sox
Coaching staff likes Kiermaier's aggressive play
Odorizzi helps Rays notch record 18th shutout
Rays lose review as call upheld in Red Sox's favor

  Texas Rangers

Rios' homer drought confirmed after replay review
Workhorse Lewis looks for consecutive complete games
Cotts, Feliz can't hold lead for Texas
Arencibia's starts likely to be limited
Fifth spot remains unsettled
Others have exited with no-hitter
Ross' five no-hit innings not enough to stop Astros
Carp designated for assignment; Holland off DL

  Toronto Blue Jays

Janssen accepts both criticism, high expectations
Blue Jays acquire Mayberry from Phillies
Dickey out to stymie Rays in series opener
Bautista homers in fifth straight game
Blue Jays unleash power to grab finale from Yanks
Jeter honored before series finale
Morrow makes progress in rehab outing
Sanchez's hot hand nets save for Blue Jays

  Washington Nationals

First-place Dodgers, Nationals square off in LA
Werth: Sept. most important month of career
After leaving Nats, Young hits stride in Seattle
Harper's two homers not enough in series finale
Williams: Utility man Frandsen 'very valuable'
Stras limits Mariners as Nationals grow NL East lead
Nats have call at first overturned vs. Mariners
Zimmerman's strained hamstring continues to improve