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On Baseball: Yankees’ Depth Made the Flamethrower Aroldis Chapman Expendable

2 days agoSports / Baseball : Bats

Bargaining from a position of pitching strength, the Yankees upgraded their stable of position players by sending Chapman to the Cubs.

Hall of Fame Plaques of Mike Piazza and Ken Griffey Jr. Are a Hit

2 days agoSports / Baseball : Bats

The wall hangings honoring Piazza and Griffey drew long lines of fans in Cooperstown, N.Y., the day after the two baseball stars were inducted.

White Sox Ace Sale to Start Thursday at Cubs

2 days agoSports / Baseball : Bats

White Sox ace Chris Sale will start on Thursday against the crosstown Cubs in his first appearance since he was suspended for five days for destroying collared throwback uniforms the team was scheduled to wear.

Rangers' Fielder Expected to Have Season-Ending Neck Surgery

2 days agoSports / Baseball : Bats

Texas Rangers slugger Prince Fielder is expected to have season-ending neck surgery for the second time in three years.

Cubs Get Closer Aroldis Chapman in Trade With Yankees

2 days agoSports / Baseball : Bats

The Chicago Cubs have acquired hard-throwing reliever Aroldis Chapman in a trade with the New York Yankees, giving the NL Central leaders a boost as they try for their first World Series title in more than a century.

Yankees Trade the All-Star Closer Aroldis Chapman to the Cubs

2 days agoSports / Baseball : Bats

In return, the Yankees received a four-player package centered on the 19-year-old shortstop Gleyber Torres.

Can Hard-Throwing Cabrera Challenge Chapman's Throne?

3 days agoSports / Baseball : Bats

Aroldis Chapman may finally have some competition for the title of baseball's hardest-throwing pitcher.

Solving the Yankee Equation, One Number at a Time

3 days agoSports / Baseball : Bats

Michael Fishman, an assistant general manager overseeing one of baseball’s largest analytics staffs, will have a prominent voice in the team’s retooling.

Sports Briefing: White Sox Defeat Tigers Twice After Suspending Chris Sale, Their Ace

3 days agoSports / Baseball : Bats

Sale, protesting the use of collared throwback jerseys on a hot and humid Saturday night, destroyed some of them. The team responded by scratching him from a scheduled start and sending him home.

Gonzalez, Kendrick Homer in Dodgers' 9-6 Win Over Cardinals

3 days agoSports / Baseball : Bats

Adrian Gonzalez hit a grand slam and Howie Kendrick added a two-run homer, helping the Los Angeles Dodgers spoil Mike Mayers' major league debut in a 9-6 win over the St. Louis Cardinals on Sunday night.

Yankees May Deal Aroldis Chapman for a Top Prospect

3 days agoSports / Baseball : Bats

The Chicago Cubs may be interested in trading a Class-A shortstop for Chapman, who is one of baseball’s best closers.

Ken Griffey Jr. and Mike Piazza Inducted Into Baseball Hall of Fame

3 days agoSports / Baseball : Bats

Griffey is the first Hall of Famer to wear a Mariners cap on his plaque, while Piazza joins Tom Seaver as the only players wearing Mets caps in Cooperstown.

Griffey, Piazza Inducted Into Baseball Hall of Fame

3 days agoSports / Baseball : Bats

With his distinctive style and ear-to-ear smile, Ken Griffey Jr. was inducted into the Major League Baseball (MLB) Hall of Fame on Sunday along with former slugger Mike Piazza.

Nathan Gets Win in Return to Majors; Cubs Beat Brewers 6-5

3 days agoSports / Baseball : Bats

Entering his first big league game in 16 months, Joe Nathan felt his heart racing while doing a full sprint to the mound.

Frazier's Pinch-Hit Homer Leads Bucs to 5-4 Win Over Phils

3 days agoSports / Baseball : Bats

Adam Frazier's pinch-hit home run in the seventh inning powered the Pittsburgh Pirates to a 5-4 victory over the Philadelphia Phillies on Sunday.

Porcello Remains Unbeaten at Fenway, Sox Beat Twin

3 days agoSports / Baseball : Bats

A year ago, Rick Porcello was hearing nearly as many boos as cheers in Fenway Park.

Yankees 5, Giants 2: Despite Trade Rumors and a Depleted Bullpen, Yankees Stay Focused

3 days agoSports / Baseball : Bats

The Yankees avoided using relievers Dellin Betances, Andrew Miller or Aroldis Chapman in their 5-2 win, with Chapman a subject of trade speculation.

Padres Score 4 in 9th to Take Series From Nationals

3 days agoSports / Baseball : Bats

The San Diego Padres hit back-to-back homers off Shawn Kelley in the eighth inning and scored four runs off Jonathan Papelbon in the ninth to beat the Washington Nationals 10-6 on Sunday.

DeShields Homers as Rangers Top Royals 2-1

3 days agoSports / Baseball : Bats

Delino DeShields homered in the seventh to break a tie and the Texas Rangers defeated the Kansas City Royals 2-1 on Sunday.

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