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Yankees' Aaron Hicks Unloads Record-Breaking 105 MPH Throw for Run-Saving Out

Sports, although inherently competitive, are occasionally sprinkled with no-win scenarios. Trying to outrun the fastest outfield throw ever recorded in baseball is one of them. The Oakland Athletics' Danny Valencia probably could have...Show More Summary

Chris Sale's Next-Level Play Has White Sox Among MLB's Early Surprises

The Chicago White Sox always used to thrive on turmoil, and maybe they still do. Or maybe it's just that Chris Sale is really this good. Sale, you might remember, was the face of the White Sox player anger over the Adam LaRoche mess in spring training. Show More Summary

Danny Valencia Injury: Updates on Athletics 3B's Hamstring and Return

Danny Valencia has been a key cog in the middle of the Oakland Athletics lineup this season, but the veteran utility man is in the dugout with a hamstring injury. Continue for updates. Valencia Suffers Strained Hamstring Wednesday, April...Show More Summary

Marlins Give Dee Gordon a Blinged-Out Pendant in Honor of 2015 Batting Title

As much as baseball players may want the coveted MVP plaque, they should also want to win a batting title while playing for the Miami Marlins. The reward will catch your eye in a big way. Miami acquired second baseman Dee Gordon from the Los Angeles Dodgers after the 2014 season. Show More Summary

Mark McGwire Manages for 1st Time Following Andy Green Ejection

Following the ejection of San Diego Padres manager Andy Green, former single-season home run king Mark McGwire served as an acting manager Tuesday night for the first time in his major league coaching career. Green was tossed in theShow More Summary

Assessing Legitimate MLB Contenders' Postseason Chances Early in 2016

While the 2016 MLB regular season isn't yet one month old, it's never too early to jump to conclusions about the action we've seen unfold before us. Some teams, such as the Colorado Rockies, have jumped out to a hot start and exceeded...Show More Summary

MLB, Braves Sued by Family of Man That Died from Fall at Turner Field

The family of a 60-year-old man who fell 40 feet to his death at Turner Field last year filed a lawsuit against the Atlanta Braves and Major League Baseball Tuesday. According to the Atlanta Journal-Constitution, the family of Greg Murrey...Show More Summary

Fantasy Baseball 2016: Early-Season Buy-Low, Sell-High Trade Advice

Two weeks is too soon to panic. At least that's what worried fantasy baseball managers tucked down the standings will try to remember before blowtorching their rosters. It's human nature to fret when things go poorly. When a lineup that seemed perfect before Opening Day can't buy a hit, even an experienced player will get antsy. Show More Summary

Early Signs Signal Yasiel Puig Is Headed for the Year We've Been Waiting For

Yasiel Puig ignited millions of imaginations when he first broke into the majors in 2013. With all his speed, power and energy, surely there would come a season when he would do it all. Three years and many twists and turns later, the...Show More Summary

Phillies' Dominant Young Rotation Could Be Catalyst for Surprise Year

Watch your backs, opposing hitters. There's a gang of gunslingers in the National League East, and they've got their sights aimed at you. We're not talking about the New York Mets, though their starting rotation is indeed sterling despite...Show More Summary

Adam Jones Illness: Updates on Orioles OF's Status and Return

Baltimore Orioles outfielder Adam Jones is dealing with a stomach virus that forced him to leave Tuesday's game against the Toronto Blue Jays. Continue for updates. Jones Evaluated With Further Tests Tuesday, April 19 Jones took three...Show More Summary

Bryce Harper Becoming Even Better Hitter in 2016 Than Historic MVP Season

Anyone who came into the season thinking Bryce Harper couldn't possibly improve on his superstar-making 2015 season should know this: Harper's 2016 self is making his 2015 self look like a chump. The Washington Nationals star slugger...Show More Summary

Joe Kelly Injury: Updates on Red Sox SP's Shoulder and Return

Boston Red Sox starting pitcher Joe Kelly was removed from Tuesday's start against the Tampa Bay Rays because of an shoulder injury. Continue for updates. Kelly Removed for Shoulder Injury Tuesday, April 19 Per WEEI's Ryan Hannable, Red Sox manager John Farrell and the team's trainer looked at Kelly before taking him out after he threw 23 pitches. Show More Summary

Jason Heyward Comments on Allegedly Facing Racial Slurs at Busch Stadium

Chicago Cubs right fielder Jason Heyward was allegedly hit with racial slurs upon his return to the St. Louis Cardinals' Busch Stadium on Monday, but he wasn't personally aware of it. Heyward said Tuesday he didn't hear any raciallyShow More Summary

Milt Pappas, Former Cubs Pitcher, Dies at 76

Beecher, Illinois, police confirmed Tuesday former MLB pitcher Milt Pappas died at the age of 76, per the Chicago Tribune. The Cubs released an official statement on Pappas' death, via MLB.com: “The Cubs organization is sad to learnShow More Summary

Noah Syndergaard's Pitch Left an Imprint of Necklace on Catcher's Chest

Noah Syndergaard can throw really hard. Just ask his catcher. The New York Mets pitcher dropped the hammer of Thor during the team's 5-2 win over the Philadelphia Phillies on Monday, dealing a pitch with enough force to leave a mark on catcher Kevin Plawecki, who had to block it with his chest protector. Show More Summary

Rafael Palmeiro Comments on Failed Drug Test, Legacy and More

In an interview published Monday, after over a decade of silence and ambiguity, Rafael Palmeiro emerged from what seemed like hiding and spoke with FoxSports.com's Flinder Boyd on his career and his fall from grace. It's been 11 years...Show More Summary

Story Breaks Record for Most Home Runs Through 13 Career Games

Colorado Rockies shortstop Trevor Story smacked yet another home run during Monday's 5-1 win over the Cincinnati Reds, giving him an MLB-record eight homers through the first 13 games of his career, per Elias Sports Bureau (via ESPNShow More Summary

Patience or Panic on 10 Early-Season 2016 MLB Concerns

It's a really small sample size, so there's no reason to panic. That's something you hear time and again in the early stages of every MLB season, and more times than not it's correct. When you're talking about a 162-game season thatShow More Summary

Rangers Star Rookie Nomar Mazara Looks Ready to Live Up to All the Hype

It's not a set-in-stone rule or anything, but it sure seems like a Major League Baseball season can't qualify as modern unless at least one top-ranked hitting prospect takes the league by storm. In Nomar Mazara, the Texas Rangers may...Show More Summary

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