• Trevor Bauer Accuser Filing Countersuit for Sexual Battery After Assault Allegations

    Bleacher Report "The woman who said Trevor Bauer sexually assaulted her has filed a countersuit against the suspended MLB pitcher after he sued her for defamation in April, according to Molly Hensley-Clancy and Gus Garcia-Roberts of the Washington Post. She said Bauer, 31, choked her to..." August 10

  • 2022-23 MLB Free Agent Power Rankings

    MLB Trade Rumors "A lot has changed since the last edition of MLBTR’s Free Agent Power Rankings. Joe Musgrove, formerly the No. 5 entrant on the list, has since signed a five-year extension with his hometown Padres, keeping him from reaching the market. Willson Contreras, the No. 9 entrant on..." August 10

  • Tigers fire GM Al Avila

    The Score "The Detroit Tigers fired executive vice president and general manager Al Avila on Wednesday, the club announced. "Once I decided to make a change, I sat down with Al and thanked him for his nearly 22 years of service to our organization," Tigers chairman and CEO..." August 10

  • The MLB Player From Every Team Most Likely to Be Traded in 2022-23 Offseason

    Bleacher Report "You know what they say: When one trade season door closes in Major League Baseball, another one opens. OK, fine. Nobody says that. But since the reopening of the trade market for the 2022-23 offseason will be here before you know it, we've gotten a head start on speculating on a..." August 10

  • The Dodgers are already punishing opponents, and now they appear ready to fix possible Achilles heel

    CBS Sports "The Los Angeles Dodgers have gone into Terminator mode and it might be scary to even consider, but they are about to get deeper and better with pitching reinforcements.  We'll get to the latter in a second. First, where were we? Oh..." August 10

  • MLB investigating Pirates' Rodolfo Castro for having phone during game

    The Score "Major League Baseball is looking into why Pittsburgh Pirates second baseman Rodolfo Castro had a cellphone on him during a game against the Arizona Diamondbacks on Tuesday, according to Ken Rosenthal of The Athletic. Castro violated an MLB rule that prohibits electronic..." August 10

  • How Juan Soto became a Padre -- inside the biggest deal in baseball history

    ESPN "Bleary-eyed and sleep-deprived their five-o'clock shadows looking more like 10, A.J. Preller and Mike Rizzo lurched into their offices on opposite coasts early Tuesday morning ready to do the unthinkable. Pulling off the biggest trade in the century-and-a-half-long history of Major League..." August 10

  • MLB won't return to Dyersville in 2023

    The Score "Major League Baseball won't have a Field of Dreams game at the historic site in Dyersville, Iowa, next season because of construction, the group that owns the ballpark told Tommy Birch of the Des Moines Register. "It's a lot going on," Hall of Famer and part..." August 10

  • The Yankees and Astros both went for it at the deadline. Which team is in better shape for October?

    ESPN "The New York Yankees and Houston Astros have been on a collision course since spring training. Yankees general manager Brian Cashman began a little war of words with Astros owner Jim Crane, blaming the Yankees' lack of World Series appearances since 2009 on the..." August 10

  • A’s Designate Jed Lowrie

    CBS Sports "Lowrie wasn't in the lineup for the last two games, and he'll lose his spot on the 40-man roster after slashing just .180/.245/.263 with three home runs, 16 RBI, 14 runs and a stolen base over 50 games with the Athletics this year. It wouldn't be surprising to see the..." August 10

  • Can Edwin Diaz Get A Record-Breaking Contract?

    MLB Trade Rumors "In the upcoming free agent class, there’s no debate about the top available relief pitcher. Mets’ closer Edwin Diaz is arguably the best reliever in the entire sport right now and will be the jewel of that segment of free agency. Now 28, Diaz burst onto the scene..." August 10

  • Top Prospect Vaughn Grissom Called Up by Braves

    Bleacher Report "The Atlanta Braves called up top prospect Vaughn Grissom on Wednesday and placed Orlando Arcia on the 10-day injured list with a strained left hamstring. Grissom has amassed 14 home runs and 67 RBI with High-A Rome and Double-A Mississippi, where he was called up..." August 10

  • Steven Kwan's unlikely rise is helping the Guardians stay in the playoff hunt

    The Score "How does one become an elite contact hitter in this age of record strikeouts? Undoubtedly, much is tied to nature. "Having contact ability is a natural gift," Cleveland Guardians hitting coach Chris Valaika said. Steven Kwan has innate gifts. The..." August 10

  • Red Sox Sign Jeurys Familia To Minor League Deal

    98.5 The Sports Hub "The Red Sox added experienced pitching depth on Tuesday, signing reliever Jeurys Familia to a minor league contract.  Joe McDonald of the Worcester Telegram & Gazette was the first to report the signing. " August 10

  • If they ever win, will Miami care? Why the Marlins' biggest rival is apathy

    ESPN "New t-shirts waited atop the black, reclining lounge chairs in front of every locker in the Miami Marlins' home clubhouse -- bright yellow, adorned in blue and pink, with the phrase "Un Verano Con Sandy" emblazoned on the front, a nod to Bad Bunny's hit album. It was..." August 10

  • Every MLB Team's Best-Case Scenario for Rest of 2022 Regular Season

    Bleacher Report "With eight weeks remaining in MLB's 2022 regular season, what's the best-case scenario for each of the 30 teams? Will the Los Angeles Dodgers set the record for wins in a single season? Could the Toronto Blue Jays do what seemed impossible one month ago and catch the..." August 10

  • Mariners Sign Anthony Banda To Minor League Deal

    CBS Sports "Banda was cut loose by the Blue Jays over the weekend a month after being acquired from the Pirates, and he'll now join his third team of 2022. The left-hander has a 5.88 ERA, 1.88 WHIP and 29:8 K:BB over 26 major-league innings this year. " August 10

  • JJ Bleday's family makes gesture toward opposing fans after home run

    On3 "Miami Marlins rookie outfielder and former Vanderbilt Commodores star J.J. Bleday is feeling right at home in the major leagues. And while he is getting comfortable going up against MLB pitchers, his family is getting comfortable going up against Philadelphia..." August 10

  • Harrison Bader sends emotional farewell video to Cardinals fans following Yankees trade

    Clutch Points "The St. Louis Cardinals surprisingly traded Harrison Bader to the New York Yankees for SP Jordan Montgomery ahead of the MLB trade deadline. Bader, a Gold Glove outfielder, had spent his entire career in St. Louis prior to the deadline deal. He was never much of a force at the plate,..." August 10

  • Travis Jankowski Elects Free Agency

    Yardbarker "The Mariners announced that outfielder Travis Jankowski has passed through waivers unclaimed. He’s refused an outright assignment to Triple-A Tacoma in favor of free agency. As a player with five-plus years of MLB service time, Jankowski can head to the open market..." August 10

  • Dodgers Sign Jahmai Jones To Two-Year Minor League Deal

    MSN.com "The Dodgers signed infielder Jahmai Jones to a minor league contract, according to his transactions tracker at MLB.com. MLBTR’s Steve Adams reports that it’s a two-year contract, since Jones will miss the remainder of this year after having undergone Tommy John..." August 10

  • Keith Hernandez draws attention for funny zinger about Phillies

    Larry Brown Sports "Beloved New York Mets color commentator Keith Hernandez drew attention on Tuesday for a funny zinger he delivered about the Philadelphia Phillies. During the SNY broadcast of Tuesday’s game between the Mets and Cincinnati Reds, play-by-play man Gary Cohen was going through the..." August 10

  • Mariners Fans Booed The Hell Out Of Dr. Anthony Fauci Before His First Pitch

    Total Pro Sports "Dr. Anthony S. Fauci, the Chief Medical Advisor to the President, was named the recipient of the 2022 honorary Hutch Award. Fauci would be accepting that award in an on-field ceremony before the Mariners’ game Aug. 9 at T-Mobile Park before he throws out the ceremonial first..." August 10

  • Rodolfo Castro loses phone while diving into third

    The Comeback "Rodolfo Castro got the call-up and dropped a call in his return to the big leagues. The Pittsburgh infielder lost his phone during a slide into third base and the Pirates lost to the Arizona Diamondbacks 6-4 on Tuesday night. “I don’t think there’s any..." August 10

  • Blue Jays signing veteran outfielder Jackie Bradley Jr.

    Yahoo! Sports "The Toronto Blue Jays are adding an old rival to their outfield mix, agreeing to terms on a contract with Jackie Bradley Jr., according to multiple reports. Bradley was released by the Boston Red Sox on Aug. 4. The 32-year-old is having a rough season at the plate, slashing just..." August 09

  • Braves' Spencer Strider unimpressed by Mets' offense, says teams will 'see what things are like in October'

    CBS Sports "The New York Mets on Sunday prevailed in the series finale over the Atlanta Braves and in doing so took four of five from their National League East rivals. As a consequence their division lead over the reigning World Series champs has now swollen to 6  1/2 games...." August 09

  • Minor leaguer Solomon Bates comes out as gay: ‘I want to open up doors’

    The Athletic "Minor league baseball player Solomon Bates came out as gay on social media Tuesday. Bates, a right-handed pitcher, was with the San Francisco Giants organization before being released this week. He is the second minor league baseball player to publicly come out as gay, after..." August 09

  • Rays' Yandy Diaz concerned about ghosts at Milwaukee hotel

    Tampa Bay Times "Some Rays are not sleeping easy this week. The Rays are staying at the historic — and supposedly haunted — Pfister Hotel in downtown Milwaukee. Which means the players who are easily spooked and/or into paranormal interactions are a little concerned. Yandy Diaz,..." August 09

  • Nationals Claim Jake McGee, Designate Donovan Casey

    MLB Trade Rumors "The Nationals announced that they have claimed left-hander Jake McGee off waivers from the Brewers. Outfielder Donovan Casey was designated for assignment in a corresponding move. McGee, 36, is a veteran in his 13th MLB season, having previously suited up for the..." August 09

  • Aaron Judge chasing home run history

    CBS Sports "Back in spring training New York Yankees slugger Aaron Judge rejected a very reasonable seven-year contract extension worth $213.5 million. It was a bold decision, no doubt about it, and Judge has responded this season by doing what seemed impossible: he's made..." August 09

  • Chris Sale done for season after bike accident in surreal Red Sox twist

    New York Post "Chris Sale’s injury-plagued Red Sox tenure has taken yet another surreal turn. The left-hander is out for the rest of the season after fracturing his right wrist during a bike accident on Saturday, the team announced Tuesday morning. Sale underwent surgery on Monday and Boston..." August 09

  • Lance Lynn drops hilarious sarcastic response after serving up taters to Royals

    Clutch Points "The Chicago White Sox continue to flounder and fall short of expectations this season. On Tuesday, Lance Lynn took the hill for Chicago against the lowly Kansas City Royals. Despite the relative lack of talent in the lineup, Lynn struggled once again, this time allowing two home runs in a 4-2..." August 09

  • Edwin Diaz’s Entrance is Going Viral

    Egotastic Sports "The Mets closer, Edwin Diaz, has a pretty amazing entrance song for when he hits the field and it is going viral. Apparently, no one outside of Mets fans have paid any attention to it until this past weekend, because but he has been doing the same entrance for a few years..." August 09

  • Padres Fan Kicks Man Down Stairs In Wild Brawl At Game

    TMZ "The Padres didn't show much fight on the field on Monday night, but their fans in the stands certainly did ... as several men got involved in a wild fracas out in right field. The melee happened at some point during San Diego's lifeless 1-0 loss to the Giants at Petco Park --..." August 09

  • Yankees, Joey Gerber Agree To Minor League Deal

    CBS Sports "Gerber spent the first part of the 2022 campaign with the Mariners but failed to see any action prior to his release due to a forearm strain. He figures to serve as bullpen depth with his new club. " August 09

  • Way-Too-Early MLB Free-Agency Predictions Post-2022 Trade Deadline

    Bleacher Report "The trade deadline has passed, and the race to the MLB postseason is heating up. But there are still some lingering questions about the future of a few of baseball's biggest stars and where they'll play in the future. Last winter, the lockout shook up free agency. Lucky for..." August 08

  • Cubs parting ways with Jason Heyward at end of season

    Larry Brown Sports "The Chicago Cubs have largely moved on from the core of players that won the World Series in 2016. On Monday, the team announced that another big part of that team will be departing at the end of the season. Cubs GM Jed Hoyer announced that the team will mutually part ways with..." August 08

  • Reds Planning To Select T.J. Zeuch

    MLB Trade Rumors "As the Reds are in New York to start a three-game set with the Mets, right-hander T.J. Zeuch is with the team and expected to start Wednesday’s game, per Bobby Nightengale of the Cincinnati Enquirer. Zeuch isn’t currently on the club’s 40-man roster, though the..." August 08

  • 2022 MLB Rookie of the Year Odds

    Covers.com "With the All-Star break and trade deadline behind us, the Rookie of the Year races continue to take shape. After an inauspicious start to the year, several of baseball's first-year players have started to show signs of life. Julio Rodriguez is a bonafide star and appears..." August 08

  • The Mariners Shouldn’t Ignore The Free Agent Shortstop Market This Year

    MLB Trade Rumors "This past offseason featured a super class of free agent shortstops: Corey Seager, Carlos Correa, Javier Baez, Trevor Story and Marcus Semien. However, very early in the offseason, just one week after the World Series ended, Mariners president of baseball..." August 08

  • Giants GM makes admission about his Juan Soto trade offer

    Larry Brown Sports "The San Francisco Giants were interested in a Juan Soto trade, but clearly never got close to an agreement with the Washington Nationals. General manager Farhan Zaidi thinks he knows why, at least in part. In an interview with NBC Sports Bay Area’s “Giants Talk”..." August 08

  • Dodgers Claim Rylan Bannon Off Waivers From Orioles

    Dodger Blue "The Los Angeles Dodgers claimed Rylan Bannon off waivers from the Baltimore Orioles, which brings their 40-man roster full. Bannon was designated for assignment last week, which had not been publicly reported. He appeared in just four games for the Orioles this season, going 2-for-14..." August 08

  • Latest On Kevin Kiermaier

    MLB Trade Rumors "Rays center fielder Kevin Kiermaier underwent season-ending hip surgery last month, and the outfielder took to Twitter to send a video updating on his recovery and thank fans for the support this week. Within, Kiermaier indicated that the hip issues which ultimately required the..." August 08

  • Twins' Rocco Baldelli livid after 'pathetic' obstruction call gives Jays win

    The Score "Minnesota Twins manager Rocco Baldelli didn't hold back following the controversial finish to his team's 3-2 loss to the Toronto Blue Jays on Sunday. In the top of the 10th, Twins left fielder Tim Beckham appeared to easily throw out..." August 08

  • Braves Option Ian Anderson

    MLB Trade Rumors "The Braves announced a series of roster moves today, recalling right-hander Huascar Ynoa and catcher Chadwick Tromp. To create room on the active roster, they’ve optioned righty Ian Anderson and outfielder Guillermo Heredia. The most noteworthy of..." August 08

  • Pete Rose dismisses statutory rape questions at Phillies bash

    TMZ "Pete Rose took the field in Philly for the first time in a long time -- which was quickly met with criticism after how he responded to questions about old allegations of statutory rape. The controversial baseball legend --  who's been effectively banned from the game for..." August 07

  • Jarren Duran has confrontation with Royals fans after misplay

    Larry Brown Sports "Boston Red Sox outfielder Jarren Duran has had some major issues on defense lately, and some of it appeared to catch up to him during Sunday’s game against the Kansas City Royals. The Boston center fielder had aa rough seventh inning in Kansas City, once again losing a fly ball..." August 07

  • Former Blue Jays LHP Anthony Banda opts for free agency after clearing waivers

    Sportsnet "The Toronto Blue Jays announced left-handed pitcher Anthony Banda has elected for free agency after clearing waivers Saturday. " August 07

  • Projecting Offseason Plans for MLB Teams Already out of 2022 Playoff Hunt

    Bleacher Report "With MLB's 2022 trade deadline behind us, teams with no hope of making the playoffs should already be thinking about how they will approach the upcoming offseason. Ten clubs entered play Saturday more than 10 games out of their respective wild-card races. There is very much an..." August 07

  • Brewers Designate Jake McGee For Assignment

    MLB Trade Rumors "The Brewers announced that right-hander Jason Alexander has been recalled from Triple-A, with lefty Jake McGee being designated for assignment in a corresponding move. " August 07