• 3-4 Teams Interested in Veteran Albert Pujols After Angels Release

    Bleacher Report "If Albert Pujols wants to continue his playing career, there are reportedly multiple teams interested in signing the 10-time All-Star. Per Robert Murray of FanSided, three to four clubs are in the mix for Pujols after he was designated for assignment by the Los Angeles..." May 14

  • Derek Jeter sells Florida mansion he rented out to Tom Brady for a whopping $22.5 million

    Clutch Points "Former MLB star Derek Jeter is still making moves after his playing days. while he is keeping busy in the Miami Marlins front office, Jeter also just made a bucket of money from his Tampa Bay mansion, selling it for a ridiculous $22 million. Oh, and did we mention Tom Brady and his..." May 14

  • Dodgers claim Travis Blankenhorn

    MLB.com "The Los Angeles Dodgers claimed infielder/outfielder Travis Blankenhorn from the Minnesota Twins and transferred right-handed pitcher Dustin May to the 60-day injured list. Read More - May 14

  • Mariners Sign David Huff

    MLB Trade Rumors "The Mariners announced Friday that they’ve inked veteran lefty David Huff to a minor league deal and assigned him to Triple-A Tacoma. It’s been five years since the now-36-year-old Huff last pitched in the big leagues with the division-rival Angels. That pairing..." May 14

  • Injured righty Franklin Perez re-signs with Detroit Tigers on minor-league contract

    MSN.com "The Franklin Perez experience continues for the Detroit Tigers. Read More - Tigers Select Eric Haase, Place Franklin..." May 14

  • Dodgers Sign Free Agent Reliever Nate Jones to Minor League Deal

    Dodgers Nation "We’re getting into the early goings of wheeling and dealing season! Today, the Los Angeles Dodgers reportedly signed free agent relief pitcher Nate Jones to a minor league deal. Alex Freedman, broadcaster for the Triple-A Oklahoma City Dodgers dropped the info on his Twitter account this..." May 14

  • Bold Predictions Between Now and the 2021 MLB Trade Deadline

    Bleacher Report "The summer brings separation to baseball. MLB's contenders separate themselves from the rest of the pack, and the great players separate themselves from the good ones as the heat of the division races mimic the heat outside. Summer also means the trade deadline. It's more..." May 14

  • Why the Chicago White Sox are MLB's most interesting (and best) team

    ESPN "Their 28-year-old rookie sensation already has a hamburger named after him. Their No. 5 starter has thrown a no-hitter. Their second baseman makes contact on 99.3% of strikes. They've lost both their starting left and center fielders. And their Hall of Fame manager's head-scratching..." May 14

  • How injuries have dimmed Tampa Bay Rays’ World Series hopes

    Sportsnaut "The Tampa Bay Rays can do damage. They’re the savvy, modern-day MLB ball club that manufactures wins. With that said, the beginning stages of the 2021 season have brought to life what happens when the Rays’ strength isn’t firing on all cylinders: they can’t contend for..." May 14

  • MLB announces three players tested positive for COVID-19 in past week

    Sportsnet "MLB and the MLBPA announced Friday that there have been 10 positive COVID-19 results, three players and seven staff, among 10,629 tests in the past week. The results amount to a positivity rate of 0.09 per cent. " May 14

  • Tyler Flowers to retire, will continue to work with Braves

    Talking Chop "After a 12-year career in the Majors, catcher Tyler Flowers has decided to retire according to a report by MLB.com’s Mark Bowman. Flowers had recently signed a minor league deal with the Braves but degenerative discs in his back have caused him to rethink the decision. Flowers..." May 14

  • Key to Halos' October hopes? It's not Mike Trout

    MLB.com "With their loss to the Astros on Wednesday, the Angels dropped to 16-20. They sit in last place in the American League West, and it's looking like the team is going to need some divine intervention from Christopher Lloyd and Co. to avoid sitting at home in October again. However,..." May 14

  • Union’s $500 million grievance against MLB gives both sides new forms of leverage in CBA talks

    The Athletic "With a little more than six months before the expiration of baseball’s collective bargaining agreement, negotiations have a new but not unexpected wrinkle: a grievance worth roughly half a billion dollars. About two weeks ago, the Major League Baseball Players Association filed..." May 14

  • Padres Fan Knocks Out Rockies Fan in Most Violent One-Punch Baseball Fan Fight Ever

    The Big Lead "The San Diego Padres and Colorado Rockies split a double-header on Wednesday. At one point during what looked like a very nice day day in Denver some fans in the outfield chose violence. In the embedded clips you will see a Padres fan walk up to a Rockies fan and knock him out with..." May 14

  • Is it time for MLB to eliminate the dropped-third-strike rule?

    CBS Sports "The 2021 MLB regular season is now six weeks old and I think we've all settled into the daily grind that is marathon regular season baseball. The 60-game sprint was fun in its own way last year given the circumstances. Give me the full 162-game experience every day of the week..." May 14

  • Yankees’ big weakness never looked so obvious

    New York Post "Will Oriole Park at Camden Yards heal the Yankees’ offense like a visit to Key West healed Billy Crystal and Gregory Hines in “Running Scared”? If it doesn’t, should that send the Yankees running scared? Stipulated, pitching dominates the game more..." May 14

  • Here's why Bryce Harper's RBI count is deceiving

    MLB.com "Bryce Harper, notable slugging superstar, has driven in 11 runners this year, and if that doesn’t sound that impressive, it is not. One hundred eighty-seven other hitters have driven in that many or more as of Thursday morning, including less-heralded names like Garrett Hampson..." May 14

  • Desperate Alex Rodriguez sets dinner table for Jennifer Lopez after split

    TMZ "Alex Rodriguez seemingly had an ulterior motive in sharing a nice photo of himself having dinner with his daughters -- sending a not-so-subtle signal to Jennifer Lopez. A-Rod posted the pic Thursday night -- a pretty delicious-looking dinner spread with his teenage..." May 14

  • Todd Frazier hits the open market

    NJ "Todd Frazier is a free man. Last week, the Pittsburgh Pirates designated Frazier for assignment. Read More- May 14

  • Why the MLBPA has remained quiet on the Georgia voting rights law

    The Athletic "On May 3, nine U.S sports unions released a joint statement expressing their opposition to legislative efforts in certain states to restrict the right to vote. The Major League Baseball Players Association was not one of those unions. Nor did the MLBPA comment publicly when..." May 14

  • Tony Cingrani, Jordan Pacheco Sign With Lexington Legends

    MLB Trade Rumors "The Lexington Legends of the independent Atlantic League announced that they have signed left-hander Tony Cingrani and infielder Jordan Pacheco. A third-round selection of the Reds in the 2011 draft, Cingrani became a major leaguer a year later and immediately held his..." May 14

  • MLB base stealers have never been more successful, and here’s why

    The Athletic "Austin Slater drew a leadoff walk in the first inning. And the game was afoot. Padres left-hander Blake Snell threw a pickoff attempt to first base. Slater raced back. Another pickoff throw. Another retreat. A third time. It wasn’t a charm. When Snell..." May 14

  • Gleyber Torres Tests Positive For COVID-19

    NBC New York "New York Yankees shortstop Gleyber Torres has tested positive for COVID-19, the team confirmed Thursday afternoon, after being fully vaccinated and previously having been diagnosed the virus in the offseason. Torres becomes the eighth member of the Yankees to test positive this..." May 13

  • Twins Sign Daniel Descalso To Minor League Deal

    Bleacher Nation "The Cubs’ biggest – and only! – multiyear free agent signing on the position player side in the last five years was Daniel Descalso, whom they inked to a two-year, $5 million deal in December 2018. Before Descalso, it was Jason Heyward in December of 2015. So Descalso..." May 13

  • MLB, ESPN agree to 7-year extension through 2028

    The Athletic "Major League Baseball and ESPN have agreed to a seven-year contract extension that will show 30 regular-season games in addition to wild-card games, the network announced Thursday. The deal will include 25 weeks of Sunday Night Baseball, the MLB Little League Classic, Opening Night..." May 13

  • Albert Pujols Clears Waivers, Becomes Free Agent

    Los Angeles Times "Albert Pujols has cleared waivers and is now a free agent for the second time in his career, officially bringing his tenure with the Angels to an end. Pujols, 41, was designated for assignment May 6, a procedural move that served as the first step toward his..." May 13

  • MLBPA reportedly seeking $500 million from MLB over 60-game season

    Yahoo! Sports "The Major League Baseball Players Association is still frustrated over playing a 60-game season in 2020. The MLBPA reportedly filed a grievance against the league seeking $500 million in damages, according to Joel Sherman of the New York Post. The grievance argues the league..." May 13

  • MLB Pitchers' Historically Awful Hitting Should Seal the Fate of a Universal DH

    Bleacher Report "Major League Baseball will hopefully never have another season like the one it did in 2020, but at least it offered an exciting glimpse of what baseball will look like when the designated hitter is universal. Sans pitchers hitting for themselves, last year saw National League clubs..." May 13

  • Brewers' Corbin Burnes breaks record for most Ks without walk to begin season

    The Score "Corbin Burnes entered the history books on Thursday. The Milwaukee Brewers right-hander struck out St. Louis Cardinals outfielder Harrison Bader in the second inning to set the all-time record for the most strikeouts recorded without issuing a walk to begin a..." May 13

  • Minor League Baseball Owner Speaks on Keeping Staff Intact Amid Pandemic

    Complex "On May 4, the Iowa Cubs held their season opener in Principal Park, ending a 604-day hiatus due to COVID-19 pandemic. While the game ended in a 3-0 loss to the Indianapolis Indians, the Triple-A affiliate of the MLB’s Chicago Cubs still had to feel like..." May 13

  • Mike Trout's greatest season yet? How his dad saw this coming before anyone else

    ESPN "MIKE TROUT'S PATIENCE, particularly in a batter's box, wasn't instilled or taught or even developed. It is apparently innate, hard-wired somewhere within his genetic makeup. As a child, Trout took batting practice off his father, Jeff, and didn't swing at pitches he didn't..." May 13

  • Will Wander Franco be the next big debut?

    MLB.com "The news the Mariners were calling up top prospect Jarred Kelenic, the No. 4 overall prospect in baseball, led to an obvious follow-up question: Who’s next? The buzz of a top prospect getting called up can be intoxicating, so wanting to know who among the game’s..." May 13

  • IG Model Katie Williams Unzips Her Shirt To Flash Her Bra At Marlins-Diamondbacks Game While Eating Hot Dog

    Black Sports Online "IG model and influencer Katie Williams loves her sports. She attends a lot of baseball and football games in her free time. More than that though, she loves showing off her bra at some of these games. She first did it at last season’s Bengals v. Dolphins game and..." May 13

  • Cleveland made extension offers to Shane Bieber the past two spring trainings

    MLB Trade Rumors "The Indians have made extension offers to ace Shane Bieber during each of the past two Spring Trainings, reports Jon Heyman of MLB Network. Terms of the respective offers are unknown. Bieber, a client of Rosenhaus Sports Representation, is under team control via arbitration through..." May 13

  • Tigers' Miguel Cabrera Passes Omar Vizquel for Most Hits by Venezuelan-Born Player

    Bleacher Report "No Venezuelan-born player has more hits than Detroit Tigers slugger Miguel Cabrera. Cabrera entered Wednesday's game against the Kansas City Royals one hit behind Omar Vizquel for the distinction and wasted little time surpassing the former shortstop. He moved into 43rd on the..." May 13

  • Athletics' Rookie James Kaprielian's Dad Going Nuts For His Son In His First Career Start Was Awesome

    Barstool Sports "What an awesome night for A's rookie James Kaprielian. Former first round pick of the Yankees, sent to Oakland in the Sonny Gray deal making his first career start in Fenway. Couldn't pick a better place to have your first start if you ask me. Had his family and friends fly in to Boston..." May 13

  • Phillies place star catcher J.T. Realmuto on COVID IL

    CBS Sports "After he was held out of the lineup for Wednesday's 5-2 win over the Nationals due to a bruised left knee, the star backstop is contending with a COVID-19-related issue a day later. At this point, the Phillies haven't provided any details regarding whether Realmuto was placed on the..." May 13

  • Brewers right-hander Corbin Burnes says he tested positive for COVID-19 but is ready to get back to work

    Milwaukee Journal Sentinel "Brewers right-hander Corbin Burnes confirmed Wednesday what had been obvious since he went on the injured list without the team specifying why – he tested positive for COVID-19. “So, I tested positive, was asymptomatic the entire time,” said Burnes, who will..." May 13

  • One-time All-Star righty Chris Tillman attempting MLB comeback

    Yardbarker "Former longtime Orioles starter Chris Tillman is making a comeback attempt, reports Britt Ghiroli of The Athletic. Tillman has been working with Dave Wallace, his former pitching coach in Baltimore, at Cressey Sports Performance in Florida since February, Wallace tells..." May 13

  • Gerrit Cole is the perfect elixir for stressed Yankees

    New York Post "For Gerrit Cole, the game itself served as a stress reliever of sorts. For his teammates? That role was played by Cole himself. If the Yankees ace has committed very few missteps since putting on the pinstripes, Wednesday night at Tropicana Field might have been his best..." May 13

  • MLB Baseball Cap Tiers: From the Yankees to the Nationals — the Iconic, Good, Just OK and Bad hats

    The Athletic "Baseball is perhaps the last bastion in sports for the fashion-averse. With their press-conference podiums, the NFL and NBA have occasionally transformed into something of a post-game fashion show for those who choose to participate. Even the NHL is getting into the act. Baseball? There..." May 13

  • Mariners To Promote Logan Gilbert

    Yardbarker "The Mariners will promote standout pitching prospect Logan Gilbert, according to Jeff Passan of MLB.com. Gilbert will start their game against the Indians on Thursday, per Ryan Divish of the Seattle Times. This is the second major promotion coming this week for Seattle,..." May 12

  • Cubs Agree To Minor League Deal With Adrian Sampson

    MLB Trade Rumors "The Cubs agreed to a minor league pact with right-hander Adrian Sampson, as Tommy Birch of the Des Moines Register tweeted yesterday. The team didn’t make a formal announcement, but the 29-year-old Sampson is now listed on the roster of their top affiliate in..." May 12

  • Jose Bautista enjoying bat flips not being 'so taboo' anymore

    The Score "Once the standard-bearer for bat flips, Jose Bautista is certainly enjoying the current brand of Major League Baseball. "The game has changed in a lot of ways, but one of the best ways is how celebrations are not so taboo and people are allowed to enjoy them," he..." May 12

  • 7 Yankees Staff Members Have Tested Positive for COVID-19

    Bleacher Report "Seven members of the New York Yankees staff have tested positive for COVID-19. Manager Aaron Boone told reporters Wednesday that six of the people in question are asymptomatic. He also confirmed Gleyber Torres will be out of the lineup Wednesday night against the Tampa..." May 12

  • The San Diego Padres Could Be on the Verge of a COVID Disaster

    The Big Lead "When the San Diego Padres announced Fernando Tatis Jr. had tested positive for COVID-19 on Tuesday it felt like a closet full of other shoes were about to drop. After San Diego smoked the Colorado Rockies 8-1 in Denver Tuesday night, we the kind of news many were expecting...." May 12

  • If Rockies deal Trevor Story, these clubs are best fits

    MLB.com "With so much of the league bunched together in the standings -- only six of the 30 clubs were more than four games out of first place entering play on Tuesday -- there’s a lot that will happen between now and the end of July before we get a true sense of who will be buyers and sellers at..." May 12

  • Padres' Eric Hosmer added to COVID-19 IL

    CBS Sports "Hosmer's move to the IL was a formality after he was revealed Tuesday to have been a close contact of a person or persons who had tested positive for the virus. While the Padres wait for Hosmer to complete a quarantine period, the team could turn to Jake Cronenworth as its primary option at..." May 12

  • Previewing 2021-22 MLB Opt-Out Clauses & Player Options

    MLB Trade Rumors "Next year’s free-agent class is a legitimately star-studded group even when focusing only on true free agents who’ll hit the market due to service time or an expiring contract. But the class has the potential to become even stronger depending on the play of this year’s..." May 12

  • Matt Harvey: 'I was holding back tears' during Citi Field ovation

    The Score "Matt Harvey made his return to Citi Field on Wednesday and got a warm welcome from the New York Mets faithful - even though he was pitching for the opposing Baltimore Orioles. "There was a lot of excitement, a lot of memories," Harvey said when asked..." May 12