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Joc Pederson to Make Dodgers Debut: Latest Reports, Analysis and Reaction

Los Angeles Dodgers standout prospect Joc Pederson has been summoned to the big leagues. According to the club's official Twitter account, Pederson is among four minor league players to be promoted to LA's active roster on Monday: Manager...Show More Summary

Adam Dunn Hits Home Run in First Plate Appearance with Oakland Athletics

The Oakland Athletics just acquired slugger Adam Dunn from the Chicago White Sox on Sunday, Aug. 31, and the trade is already paying dividends. In his first at-bat wearing the green and gold, Dunn skied a two-run bomb to right field. The...Show More Summary

Philadelphia Phillies Throw Combined No-Hitter vs. Atlanta Braves

This MLB season has been another abysmal one for the Philadelphia Phillies, but Monday was a bright spot. Cole Hamels and three other relievers combined for a complete-game no-hitter against the Atlanta Braves. SportsCenter reportedShow More Summary

Royals' Wade Davis Sets Franchise Record with 27 Straight Scoreless Appearances

Kansas City Royals relief pitcher Wade Davis recently set a franchise record by recording 25 consecutive scoreless appearances, per MLB Stat of the Day. Following a pair of scoreless innings against the Cleveland Indians over the weekend, his Royals record now stands at 27 straight appearances, covering 26.2 innings. Show More Summary

With Brewers Struggling, Now Is the Time for the Pittsburgh Pirates

For much of the first half of the 2014 regular season, the Pittsburgh Pirates looked lost as a team, falling as far out as nine games behind the Milwaukee Brewers on June 28. At that point, the Brewers owned a league-best 51-32 record, as they also led the reigning National League-champion St. Show More Summary

Reds' Billy Hamilton Matches Franchise Rookie Record with 54 Stolen Bases

Cincinnati Reds outfielder Billy Hamilton matched a franchise rookie record Sunday, recording his 54th stolen base of the season in a 3-2 win over the Pittsburgh Pirates, per MLB Stat of the Day. According to MLB.com, the record wasShow More Summary

Stock Up, Stock Down for Atlanta Braves' Top 10 Prospects for Week 22

As the minor league season comes to a close, this stock watch will pay special attention to how the Atlanta Braves' top prospects are finishing. There have been a lot of ups and downs on this prospect stock watch this season, and many...Show More Summary

Chicago Cubs Wear Jackie Robinson West Jerseys During Warm-Ups

Jackie Robinson West (Chicago) almost became the first Little League World Series winner from Illinois last week. Their amazing journey was stopped short by Seoul in the title game, but the honors have kept coming in. On Monday, the team paid a visit to the Chicago Cubs at Wrigley Field. Show More Summary

Tigers Outfielder Rajai Davis Records 300th Stolen Base of Career

Detroit Tigers outfielder Rajai Davis swiped his 32nd bag of the season in Saturday's game against the Chicago White Sox, thus reaching 300 stolen bases for his career. Stuck on 31 and 299 for nearly two weeks, the speedy outfielderShow More Summary

Bo Porter Fired by Astros: Latest Details, Comments and Reaction

Consigned for a fourth-place finish in the AL West and headed for their sixth straight losing season, the Houston Astros fired manager Bo Porter and bench coach Dave Trembley on Monday, naming Tom Lawless and Adam Everett their respective interim replacements. Show More Summary

Every MLB Contenders' 2014 Playoff Odds with One Month Remaining

And then there was one. The marathon that is MLB's six-month regular season is down to its final leg, with 15 teams sprinting toward the finish line that has become visible on the horizon. Five months down, one to go. For those teams that fancy themselves contenders, the playoffs start today. Show More Summary

Stock Up, Stock Down for Boston Red Sox's Top 10 Prospects After Week 21

Major league rosters are about to expand, and the Boston Red Sox have no shortage of interesting prospects to promote in the coming days. The Red Sox's youth movement is already well underway, of course. Xander Bogaerts, Mookie Betts and Christian Vazquez play almost every day. Show More Summary

Scouting Reports, Predictions for All 30 MLB Teams' Top 2014 September Call-Ups

Sept. 1 marks the expansion of every team’s active roster from 25 to 40 players. In general, it allows teams to address their needs at the major league level by essentially plucking specific talent from within their farm system to add...Show More Summary

Stock Up, Stock Down for Chicago Cubs' Top 10 Prospects for Week 22

The minor league season wraps up this week, and it's been an exciting season down on the farm for the Chicago Cubs and their bevy of high-upside prospects. Jorge Soler became the latest prospect to get the call this past week, joining...Show More Summary

2014 MLB Waiver Trade Deadline: Grades for Notable Trades and Claims

As the 2014 MLB August waiver trade deadline approached, there were several teams that had large holes to fill but had been unable to strike the deal or make the claim that netted them the player they needed. That changed in an instant Sunday, as there was a flurry of activity in both leagues that earned high grades. Show More Summary

Fantasy Baseball Waiver Wire: Top 10 Pickups for Week 23

A new week, another batch of waiver-wire additions just the way you like 'em: hot and fresh out of the oven. From now until the end of the fantasy season, you'll find a rundown of the top waiver-wire pickups right here e very MondayShow More Summary

MLB Power Rankings: Where All 30 MLB Teams Stand Heading into September

The final month of the 2014 MLB season is here, and there is still an awful lot to be sorted out between now and the start of the postseason. Entering play Monday, there are a total of 16 teams with a winning record, with all of them...Show More Summary

Did the Oakland A's Make Too Drastic a Change to Once-Thriving Roster?

Change is the ultimate mixed bag. Sometimes it's good, sometimes it's inevitable and sometimes it backfires big time. Just ask the Oakland Athletics, who reshuffled their roster despite a stirring run of success, and have watched their...Show More Summary

An Early Look at Atlanta Braves' Top 10 Offseason Targets

This offseason, there will be a number of roster moves for the Atlanta Braves. The team has struggled to score runs in 2014 and needs to address parts of its starting lineup as well as its bench. The bullpen and starting rotation have been good, but pieces could be added to help the pen continue its recent success. Show More Summary

MLB Teams That Blew It at the 2014 Waiver Trade Deadline

There were no blockbusters in August. Instead, the 2014 MLB waiver trade deadline was almost completely quiet. From the New York Yankees front office failing to add another bat to Philadelphia Phillies general manager Ruben Amaro Jr....Show More Summary

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