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8-Year-Old Mike Trout Fan Sees MLB Star Clearly After Corrective Eye Surgery

For the first time ever, eight-year-old Thomas Walkup recently got to see Los Angeles Angels superstar Mike Trout clearly—and he got to do it in person. Thomas developed infantile nystagmus syndrome, aka "shaky eyes," shortly after birth. Show More Summary

Stock Up, Stock Down on MLB's Top 10 Prospects on Eve of September Call-Ups

Much like kids rushing downstairs Christmas morning, some of the top prospects in baseball will head to their respective ballparks September 1 wondering what lies in store for them when they arrive. Will they be in the day's lineup,Show More Summary

Fantasy Baseball Waiver Wire: Top 10 Pickups for Week 22

As calendars shift to September, time is of the essence for fantasy baseball owners. Managers can't afford to sit back and remain patient. If something is not working, react and make a change. That can involve adding a hot hand or locating a short-term upgrade based on upcoming matchups. Although rosters will expand on Sept. Show More Summary

Mark Shapiro to Blue Jays: Latest Contract Details, Comments and Reaction

As expected, longtime Cleveland Indians executive Mark Shapiro announced Monday he will be leaving the franchise after more than two decades to become the president and CEO of the Toronto Blue Jays and Rogers Centre. "While weighingShow More Summary

2015 MLB Waiver Trade Deadline: Grades for Notable Trades and Claims

There haven't been any blockbuster deals via waiver trade over the last month, but there have still been a handful of notable deals worth analyzing. Over the next few slides, that's exactly what we'll do with our 2015 MLB waiver trade deadline grades. Teams can only do so much after the July 31 trade deadline. Show More Summary

MLB Power Rankings: An Updated Look at Where All 30 Teams Stand

With the calendar set to turn over to September, the stretch run has arrived on the 2015 MLB season, and it promises to be an exciting final month. The Kansas City Royals are currently the only team with a division lead larger than 5.5...Show More Summary

Trayce and Klay Thompson: 'So Competitive' as Kids, Now Rivals for Pro Spotlight

If things continue as they are, and the rookie outfielder keeps hitting the bejeezus out of the baseball, NBA champion Klay and sibling Mychel soon will be known as Trayce Thompson's brothers. "That's what my dad says all the time," Trayce Thompson, Chicago White Sox rookie outfielder, says with a chuckle. Show More Summary

Jake Arrieta's 1st No-Hitter Cements His Status as One of MLB's Top Aces

LOS ANGELES — Jake Arrieta ’s solidification came loud, clear and dominant. No-hitters tend to do that, but when they do it for an ace on the rise on a team thinking about the World Series, they do it with more authority. Already inShow More Summary

Cubs to Have Pajama Party on Flight Home Following Jake Arrieta's No-Hitter

Ain't no party like a pajama party...or something like that. Chicago Cubs manager Joe Maddon scheduled a pajama party for his team's flight home from L.A. on Sunday. Little did he know the Cubs would be celebrating a masterful no-hit...Show More Summary

Jake Arrieta Throws No-Hitter vs. Dodgers: Stats, Highlights and Reaction

Chicago Cubs starting pitcher Jake Arrieta is no stranger to flirting with no-hitters, losing two in the eighth inning last season. On Sunday night, he finished the job, holding the Los Angeles Dodgers hitless in a 2-0 victory. Arrieta struck out 12, including the final three batters of the night. Show More Summary

Angels' Punchless Offense Has LA Tumbling out of AL Playoff Picture

It seems like an absurd thing to say about a team that features Mike Trout, masher of baseballs, but the Los Angeles Angels are punchless. And it could cost them a crack at the postseason. After falling 9-2 to the Cleveland Indians on...Show More Summary

Cleveland Indians Rookies Dress Up in Cheerleader Outfits

Luckily for these Cleveland Indians rookies, they didn't have to go through this rookie initiation alone. They had one another. As the Indians prepared to go on a nine-game road trip, Francisco Lindor, Giovanny Urshela, Cody Anderson...Show More Summary

Cubs vs. Dodgers Live Blog: Instant Reactions and Analysis

This is a must-see matchup for Sunday night baseball. The Los Angeles Dodgers and Chicago Cubs would both be in the playoffs if this series started today. But that doesn't mean they can pack it in. The Cubs are holding onto the faint...Show More Summary

Tim Lincecum Injury: Updates on Giants Star's Hip and Recovery

San Francisco Giants pitcher Tim Lincecum may miss the remainder of the 2015 season after suffering a setback in his recovery from a hip injury. Continue for updates. Lincecum's Season May Be Over, Future with Giants Uncertain Sunday, Aug. Show More Summary

Final Winners and Losers of the 2015 MLB Waiver Trade Window

The August waiver trade window may not generate the same buzz as the July 31 non-waiver deadline, and we rarely see star-caliber players on the move in August, but that doesn't mean the deals made this past month won't have an impact...Show More Summary

The 2015 MLB All-Breakout Team with 1 Month to Go

The 2015 MLB season has had no shortage of breakout stars. Whether it's Kyle Schwarber mashing home runs, Carlos Martinez and Hector Santiago developing into dependable starters or Joe Panik and Matt Duffy solidifying the San Francisco...Show More Summary

Fan Dies After Falling from Upper Deck at Turner Field

A game between the Atlanta Braves and New York Yankees on Saturday night was overshadowed by a scary incident when a fan fell from the upper deck behind home plate at Turner Field, according to MLB.com's Bryan Hoch. The Braves offered their condolences after confirming the fan died: " Lt. Show More Summary

Lance Lynn Injury: Updates on Cardinals SP's Ankle and Return

St. Louis Cardinals pitcher Lance Lynn was forced to leave an Aug. 29 game against the San Francisco Giants after rolling his right ankle while fielding a ground ball. However, Lynn is not expected to miss any time due to the injury. Continue for updates. Lynn Won't Miss Any Starts Sunday, Aug. Show More Summary

Edwin Encarnacion Posts 3-HR, 9-RBI Game vs. Tigers

If you're a fan of the invisible parrot Edwin Encarnacion takes for a stroll as he rounds the bases after home runs, you were in luck Saturday. The Toronto Blue Jays slugger went 3-for-5, mashing three home runs and driving in nine runs in a 15-1 win over the Detroit Tigers at Rogers Centre. Show More Summary

Jack Zduriencik's Firing Leaves Desirable Challenge for Next Seattle Mariners GM

The results just were not there under Jack Zduriencik’s watch. Plain. Simple. Telling. It was not for a lack of preparation and effort on his part. With Zduriencik as the general manager, the Seattle Mariners attempted to sign big-time...Show More Summary

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