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Josh Hamilton to Rangers: Latest Trade Details, Reaction and Analysis

After a little over two seasons, Josh Hamilton is no longer a member of the Los Angeles Angels. The team announced Monday that it has agreed to trade Hamilton to the Texas Rangers: The Rangers posted the following on Twitter announcing...Show More Summary

Archer Notches 4th Straight Start Without Allowing an Earned Run

Tampa Bay Rays pitcher Chris Archer tossed seven shutout innings during Sunday's 5-1 win over the Toronto Blue Jays, setting a franchise record by going a fourth consecutive start without allowing an earned run, per ESPN Stats & Info. Going...Show More Summary

Abreu off to Historic Start Through 1st 162 Games of Career

Chicago White Sox first baseman Jose Abreu played the 162nd game of his career Sunday against the Kansas City Royals, allowing him to join Rudy York, Chuck Klein and Ryan Braun as the only players in MLB history with a.300 batting average,...Show More Summary

Max Scherzer Injury: Updates on Nationals Star's Thumb and Return

Max Scherzer has been one of the most durable pitchers in baseball since 2009, but the Washington Nationals ace is dealing with a sprained right thumb. Continue for updates. Scherzer to See Specialist About Sprained Thumb Monday, April...Show More Summary

Mets and Yankees Engage in Humorous Twitter Spat During Subway Series

While the players were battling on the field in the Subway Series on Sunday night, the Twitter accounts for the New York Mets and the New York Yankees engaged in a minor "spat" with each other. Things got started when the Yankees took...Show More Summary

Fantasy Baseball Waiver Wire: Top 10 Pickups for MLB Week 4

A new week, another batch of waiver-wire additions just the way you like 'em: hot and fresh out of the oven. Some players mentioned last week—including Steven Souza Jr., Denard Span, Rajai Davis, Stephen Vogt, Anthony DeSclafani, Brandon...Show More Summary

Contender or Pretender: MLB's Playoff Hopefuls After 1 Month

The Major League Baseball season is officially at the three-week period, and it is creeping up on the one-month benchmark as teams jockey for their positions in the standings. To this point, some of the typical postseason contenders are playing up to expectations. Show More Summary

Despite Rocky Departure in 2012 and Latest Drama, Josh Hamilton Can Help Rangers

The Los Angeles Angels made a somewhat surprising move on Friday evening, agreeing to send embattled outfielder Josh Hamilton to the Texas Rangers. The Angels will not get any players in return, sources told the Los Angeles Times, so...Show More Summary

Early-Season MLB Phenoms You Should Not Take Seriously

Nothing captures the imagination—or attention—of baseball fans better than a red-hot start to the regular season. It's still early enough where we believe that maybe, just maybe, what we're seeing unfold before our eyes is for real,Show More Summary

Daily Fantasy Baseball 2015: MLB DraftKings Studs and Duds for April 27

Monday starts a massive week in the world of sports, but MLB fantasy players know it can also be the start of another lucrative week. A full slate of 14 games will be played on Monday night, so owners looking to craft the perfect lineup...Show More Summary

MLB Power Rankings: Where All 30 Teams Stand as April Winds Down

The first month of the 2015 MLB season is nearly over, and already there have been no shortage of surprises around the league. That includes our new No. 1 team in these rankings, the New York Mets, who rattled off an 11-game winningShow More Summary

Early Grades for All of Seattle Mariners' Offseason Acquisitions

A pair of offseason acquisitions have helped the Seattle Mariners stay afloat in the early season while much of the starting rotation and bullpen is struggling. Nelson Cruz is off to an impossibly hot start, leading the majors in both home runs and RBI. Show More Summary

Honus Wagner Rare Card Sells for $1.32 Million at Robert Edward Auction

The famous T206 Honus Wagner card has become the baseball card to own because it's one of the rarest collector's items. On Sunday, one of the few remaining was sold for $1.32 million at Robert Edward Auctions. Chris Olds of Beckett.com...Show More Summary

Stock Up, Stock Down for Washington Nationals' Top 10 Prospects for Week 3

While the Washington Nationals continue to experience more peaks and valleys than an EKG machine, it never hurts to look around Old Mike Rizzo's farm and take stock of the team's future big league contributors. Of Washington's top 10 prospects on MLB.com, only one—Michael Taylor—has made his major league debut. Show More Summary

Adam Wainwright Batting Injury Brings DH-to-NL Debate to New Level

If you want to crank up the heat for any baseball discussion, just utter the words "designated hitter" and "National League" in conjunction. Not even casual fans are neutral on that subject; it's a line-in-the-sand deal. Bringing the DH to the NL is either a logical inevitability or an affront to the game, depending on who you ask. Show More Summary

MLB Trade Speculation: 5 Deals That Are Already Starting to Look Possible

We're only a month into the 2015 MLB regular season, but a handful of potential moves are beginning to take shape around the league. Injuries, contracts and impending free agency have pushed multiple organizations to the brink of a roster reshuffle. Adam Wainwright's apparent season-ending injury may have turned the St. Show More Summary

Washington Nationals vs. Atlanta Braves Betting Preview, Matchup Odds

Two disappointing teams expected to battle for the NL East crown this season will square off in the opener of a three-game series Monday when the Atlanta Braves (9-9) host the Washington Nationals (7-12) as home underdogs on the MLBShow More Summary

Alex Gordon Makes Incredible Catch While Leaping into Stands, Barrels over Fan

Kansas City Royals left fielder Alex Gordon submitted an early Catch of the Year candidate during Sunday's game against the Chicago White Sox when he sacrificed his body in order to record an out. In the bottom of the sixth inning, Gordon—a...Show More Summary

Marlins' Dee Gordon Posterizes Fox Reporter and Giancarlo Stanton

With his speed, Miami Marlins second baseman Dee Gordon is going to be able to sneak up and dunk all over plenty of teammates this season. Earlier this month, we saw Gordon posterize teammate Christian Yelich after a walk-off victory. Show More Summary

Jacoby Ellsbury Injury: Updates on Yankees Star's Hip and Return

The New York Yankees offense is going to go as Jacoby Ellsbury does in 2015. He's a unique talent at the top of a lineup, but injuries are starting to pop back up for the 31-year-old center fielder, who is out for Sunday's game against the New York Mets with a hip injury. Continue for updates. Ellsbury Out vs. Show More Summary

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