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Rays’ Moore, Jays’ Izturis Suffer Severe Injuries

Rays’ Moore, Jays’ Izturis Suffer Severe Injuries

Sarah Glenn/Getty Images(NEW YORK) — In what has consistently been a tight division race, injuries to key players may further impact the American League East division crown. Tampa Bay pitcher Matt Moore will have season ending Tommy John surgery, whil…

Martinez’s Homer Lifts Detroit Past Dodgers in Extras

Martinez’s Homer Lifts Detroit Past Dodgers in Extras

Leon Halip/Getty Images (LOS ANGELES, Calif.) — After giving up a three-run lead in the ninth, Victor Martinez gave Detroit a 7-6 win over the Dodgers with a solo home run in the top of the tenth. Martinez went 3-for-3 on the night as the Tigers (5-2)…

Crisp’s Walk-Off Lifts Oakland Past Seattle

Crisp’s Walk-Off Lifts Oakland Past Seattle

Jason O. Watson/Getty Images(OAKLAND, Calif.) — Coco Crisp launched a solo homerun to leadoff the bottom of the 12th, giving Oakland a 3-2 win over Seattle on Thursday. Umpires met briefly to review the play, but quickly confirmed the walk-off.
“I was…

Pirates Defeat Cubs in 16-Inning Marathon

Pirates Defeat Cubs in 16-Inning Marathon

Justin K. Aller/Getty Images(PITTSBURGH, Pa.) — It took 16-innings and nearly six hours but the Pittsburgh Pirates were able to outlast the Chicago Cubs when Tony Sanchez hit a walk-off single for a 4-3 victory on Wednesday night. The 5 hour, 55 minut…

Dodgers Place Kershaw on 15-Day DL

Dodgers Place Kershaw on 15-Day DL

Cameron Spencer/Getty Images(ANAHEIM, Calif.) — For the first time in his career, Clayton Kershaw is heading to the 15-day disabled list. The Los Angeles Dodger has a swollen muscle in his left upper back that will force him to miss Sunday’s game agai…

Arizona’s Corbin Could Miss 2014 Season

Arizona’s Corbin Could Miss 2014 Season

Rob Tringali/Getty Images (SCOTTSDALE, Ariz.) — Although Major League Baseball has yet to begin the regular season, the Arizona Diamondbacks may already have a large loss on their docket. Left-handed pitcher Patrick Corbin has a partially torn ligamen…

Report: Browns Agree To Contracts With LB Dansby & S Whitner

Report: Browns Agree To Contracts With LB Dansby & S Whitner

Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images(CLEVELAND) — The Cleveland Browns agreed to contracts with free agent linebacker Karlos Dansby and free agent safety Donte Whitner on Tuesday, according to ESPN.
Dansby received a four-year deal worth $24 million, which i…

Washington Gets Extension from Rangers

Washington Gets Extension from Rangers

Harry How/Getty Images(SURPRISE, Ariz.) — The Texas Rangers agreed to a one-year extension with manager Ron Washington on Monday, keeping the skipper in Arlington through the 2015 season.
“This was a foregone conclusion, certainly in my mind and in th…

Safe at Home — MLB Limits Home Plate Collisions

Safe at Home — MLB Limits Home Plate Collisions

Tom Szczerbowski/Getty Images(NEW YORK) — After months of discussion regarding banning collisions at home plate, Major League Baseball and its players have opted to merely limit the potentially dangerous play. In what will be a one-year experiment, th…

Jimenez Signs with Orioles

Jimenez Signs with Orioles

Rich Pilling/Getty Images(NEW YORK) — The Baltimore Orioles have agreed to terms on a contract with pitcher Ubaldo Jimenez, sources confirmed to ESPN’s Jerry Crasnick on Monday night. The four year deal is worth around $48 million, according to those …

Indians Re-Sign Michael Brantley

Indians Re-Sign Michael Brantley

Tom Szczerbowski/Getty Images(NEW YORK) — The Cleveland Indians have reportedly reached a deal with outfielder Michael Brantley a source tells ESPN.com’s Jerry Crasnick. The deal is said to be worth $25 million over four years with a club option for a…

Winston Named Baseball All-American

Winston Named Baseball All-American

Thinkstock(NEW YORK) — Less than a month after winning a national championship for the Florida State football team, Jameis Winston has already earned an award on the baseball diamond. The reigning Heisman trophy winner was named a preseason All-Americ…

Sabathia Signs with RocNation Sports

Sabathia Signs with RocNation Sports

Hannah Foslien/Getty Images(NEW YORK) — New York Yankees pitcher CC Sabathia has officially signed with RocNation Sports, the sports agency started by hip-hop mogul Jay-Z. Sabathia had been with Legacy Sports Group his entire career, but will now be r…

Cox, Torre, La Russa Elected to Hall Of Fame

Cox, Torre, La Russa Elected to Hall Of Fame

Tom Szczerbowski/Getty Images(LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla.) — Retired managers Bobby Cox, Joe Torre and Tony La Russa were unanimously elected to the Baseball Hall of Fame on Monday, by the expansion era committee.Cox managed for 29 years in the big leagues…

Wladimir Balentien Sets HR Record In Japan

Wladimir Balentien Sets HR Record In Japan

Denis Poroy/Getty Images(TOKYO) — Yakult Swallows outfielder Wladimir Balentien belted his 56th and 57th homers on Sunday, breaking the single-season home run record of the Nippon Professional Baseball league. The previous mark of 55 was set by former…

Minor League Pitcher Tosses No-Hitter

Minor League Pitcher Tosses No-Hitter

iStockphoto(COMSTOCK PARK, Mich.) — Right-handed starting pitcher Brad Allen tossed a no-hitter as the South Bend Silver Hawks blanked the West Michigan Whitecaps Saturday night, 2-0 in the Class A Midwest League.Allen, in his first season in the Ariz…

Braves Win Ninth Straight

Braves Win Ninth Straight

Rob Carr/Getty Images(WASHINGTON) — Paul Maholm pitched 7 2/3 innings of scoreless ball, leading the Atlanta Braves to their ninth straight win by beating the Washington Nationals 9-0 Sunday.
The win gave the Braves the series sweep.
Nationals starter…

Honus Wagner Baseball Card Sells for Record $2.1 Million

Honus Wagner Baseball Card Sells for Record $2.1 Million

iStockphoto(NEW YORK) — The most sought-after and valuable baseball card ever made, the 1909-11 T206 Honus Wagner card, sold for a record-breaking $2.1 million in an online auction on Saturday morning.
The card was being auctioned by Goldin Auctions, …

Puerto Rico Eliminates Team USA

Puerto Rico Eliminates Team USA

Tom DiPace/WBCI/MLB Photos via Getty Images(MIAMI) — Nelson Figueroa got the best of the USA on Friday night.  The 38-year-old led his team to the semifinals of the World Baseball Classic on Friday with big six inning performance in Puerto Rico’s…

Team USA Tops Canada: Advances at WBC

Team USA Tops Canada: Advances at WBC

Barry Gossage/WBCI/MLB Photos via Getty Images(PHOENIX) — Adam Jones doubled in the go-ahead run in the eighth-inning, and Eric Hosmer hit a three-run double in the ninth leading the U.S. past Canada 9-4 Sunday, in Group D play of the World Baseball C…

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