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Garrett Richards' Injury Casts Dark Cloud over Angels' Title Hopes

Garrett Richards already was already Plan C. So watching him being taken off the Fenway Park diamond on a stretcher left the Los Angeles Angels scrambling for answers Wednesday night. Having just captured the American League West lead...Show More Summary

Bryan Cranston Signed a Baseball as His 'Breaking Bad' Character Walter White

Breaking Bad may be over, but the show's leading man is keeping his character going strong. Bryan Cranston, who plays teacher-turned-meth-dealer Walter White on the show, signed a ball for Los Angeles Dodgers reliever Brian Wilson with the note, "I can use a guy like you, Walter White." Just remember, Wilson: Stay out of his territory. Show More Summary

Fan Gets Beer Knocked All over Him by Another Fan, Broadcasters Buy New Beer

Everyone attending a Major League Baseball game dreams of catching a foul ball. One fan at the Toronto Blue Jays vs. Milwaukee Brewers matchup saw that dream come true. Unfortunately, he spilled another fan's beer all over said fan in the process. Losing your $12 beer and getting soaked is a pretty raw deal. Show More Summary

Pirates' Andrew McCutchen Does the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge Wolverine-Style

The ALS Ice Bucket Challenge has gone viral. To stand out, you have to add your own personal touch. Pirates outfielder Andrew McCutchen did just that. In this very creative and hilarious video, McCutchen spoofed a scene from X-Men Origins: Wolverine. Comic book fans applaud your effort, Andrew. [MLB] Read more MLB news on BleacherReport.com

Garrett Richards Injury: Updates on Angels Pitcher's Leg and Return

Los Angeles Angels pitcher Garrett Richards had to be stretchered off the field Wednesday night after his right knee buckled while attempting to cover first base in the second inning against the Boston Red Sox. MLB.com's Alden Gonzalez...Show More Summary

Oakland Athletics: Who Should Be the 5th Starter?

Jason Hammel was having a career year for the Chicago Cubs when he was traded to the Oakland Athletics on July 5. He's been a completely different pitcher since then, raising questions about whether the A's should be looking for another...Show More Summary

Angels, Athletics and Mariners All Contending in the Wild, Wild West

Author Wallace Stegner once wrote, “One cannot be pessimistic about the West. This is the native home of hope." Such words have never been truer in the American League West, as the Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim, Oakland Athletics and Seattle Mariners all find themselves in possession of a playoff spot heading into play on Wednesday, August 20. Show More Summary

Dodgers Fan Goes Nuts When He Hears Beyonce's 'Crazy in Love'

When people hear their jams come on, they can't help but bust a move. Beyonce's "Crazy in Love" came on at Dodger Stadium on Tuesday night, giving one Los Angeles Dodgers fan a reason to dance. Who cares that the song is more than aShow More Summary

Orioles' Chris Tillman Records 14th Start in a Row with 3 Earned Runs or Fewer

In Tuesday's 5-1 victory over the Chicago White Sox, Chris Tillman of the Baltimore Orioles tossed eight innings of one-run ball, becoming the first Orioles pitcher since 1993 to allow three earned runs or fewer in 14 straight starts,...Show More Summary

Tigers' Max Scherzer Reaches 200 Strikeouts for 3rd Consecutive Season

Detroit Tigers pitcher Max Scherzer has reached the 200-strikeout plateau for a third consecutive season following Tuesday's nine-strikeout performance against the Tampa Bay Rays. Despite striking out nine of the 29 batters he faced in Tuesday's game, Scherzer allowed four runs over seven innings and failed to factor into the decision. Show More Summary

Astros' Chris Carter Records Franchise's First 30-Homer Season Since 2007

With a three-run, go-ahead shot in the ninth inning of Tuesday's 7-4 victory over the New York Yankees, Chris Carter became the first Houston Astro since 2007 to hit 30 or more home runs in a season, per STATS. Back in that 2007 campaign, two Astros players managed to reach this mark, but Carter is on pace to surpass both totals. Show More Summary

John Lackey Gives Pat Neshek a Babe Ruth-Autographed Ball in Exchange for Number

St. Louis Cardinals reliever Pat Neshek made his first National League All-Star team this year while wearing No. 41, but he isn't too concerned about the number being a lucky charm. The Cardinals acquired right-hander John Lackey at the 2014 MLB trade deadline. Show More Summary

Bob Costas Throws Twice After Royally Botching First Pitch at Cardinals Game

You know what’s a real indication of the decline of Western civilization? Bob Costas double-dipping at the first-pitch altar. The longtime NBC Sports personality stepped up to deliver the honorary toss at Tuesday night’s St. Louis Cardinals game and ended up doubling down. Show More Summary

Curt Schilling Reveals He Was Battling Mouth Cancer, Comments on Recovery

For the first time since he was diagnosed with cancer, former Major League Baseball pitcher Curt Schilling is opening up about the specifics of the disease, what he believes caused it and his treatment. Speaking to WEEI Radio in Boston...Show More Summary

Predicting Outcome of 2014's Tightest MLB Playoff Battles

Parity has reigned in the MLB this season, and that should make for a terrific final month as the push for the postseason heats up around the league. Four of the six divisions are led by less than five games, and the only two teams that...Show More Summary

Yasiel Puig Slams Helmet in Dugout, Uses Quick Reflexes to Catch Backfire

Los Angeles Dodgers star Yasiel Puig tried to take out his frustration on his helmet, but his helmet was having none of it. After striking out during Tuesday's game, Puig threw his helmet down at the bat rack. The helmet apparently didn't like being treated that way because it shot back out at Puig. Show More Summary

3 New York Yankees Players Trying to Save Their Jobs for 2015

Not everyone's job is safe in the Bronx. It has been a disappointing season for the New York Yankees, and that has some already looking ahead to next year. Changes are bound to occur in 2015, and rightfully so. The 2014 team has an abundance...Show More Summary

MLB Free Agency 2015: An Early Team-by-Team Preview

There is still a lot of baseball to be played between now and the offseason, but it's never too early to look ahead at what promises to be an exciting winter around the league. This year's free-agent class will be headlined by a trio of legitimate aces in Max Scherzer, Jon Lester and James Shields. Show More Summary

Previewing the Atlanta Braves September Call-Ups

If the Atlanta Braves had a prospect worthy of a September call-up, he would already be up with the big league club. Atlanta has squeezed the prospect tree dry this season, already using 10 rookies to bolster different parts of their...Show More Summary

MLB Prospects Update: Hottest Players at Each Minor League Level

We’re now approaching the end of the minor league season, but there are plenty of prospects who continue to open eyes with their performances across the rookie, short-season and full-season levels. For most players the season will conclude at the end of August, with a league playoff title representing the ultimate goal. Show More Summary

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