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Tim Tebow to Mets: Latest Contract Details, Comments and Reaction

It appears Tim Tebow will get the last laugh when it comes to his nascent baseball career. The former NFL quarterback and the New York Mets agreed to a minor league contract Thursday. The Mets announced the deal, noting that Tebow will participate in the instructional league. Show More Summary

Time to Take the Upstart Yankees Seriously as Real Playoff Contenders

Here come the New York Yankees. Seriously, they're in this thing. That seemed like an absurd notion when the Yankees went into full-blown sell mode at the trade deadline, jettisoning veteran pieces like relievers Aroldis Chapman and Andrew Miller and outfielder Carlos Beltran. Show More Summary

Carlos Correa Injury: Updates on Astros Star's Shoulder and Return

Houston Astros shortstop Carlos Correa suffered a shoulder injury that will keep him out of the lineup for at least two days. Continue for updates. Correa Out with Strained Shoulder Wednesday, Sept. 7 Per ESPN's Jim Bowden, Correa has...Show More Summary

Brian Dozier Joins Only 2 Other Twins Players to Homer in 5 Straight Games

Fact: Minnesota Twins second baseman Brian Dozier hit a home run in his fifth straight game on Tuesday. He joins Harmon Killebrew and Marty Cordova as the only players in Twins history to accomplish that feat. Bleacher Report will be...Show More Summary

Updated 2016 MLB Playoff Odds with 4 Weeks Remaining

Roughly four weeks are left in the 2016 MLB regular season, and while the playoff picture is taking shape, there is still a lot to be decided before October. In the American League, 10 legitimate contenders remain. The Cleveland Indians...Show More Summary

Scott Miller's Starting 9: Room Service Pennant Race Awaits Red Sox in AL East

Just a Labor Day reminder that the return of football is far more of a downer than the annual exuberance baseball brings for this simple reason: The start of football means back to school (ugh). Baseball means summer is here (humbabe!). Show More Summary

J.D. Martinez Is the Most Dangerous Hitter No One's Talking About

When you share a lineup with Miguel Cabrera, it's easy to get overlooked. Two-time MVPs tend to cast long shadows. So J.D. Martinez is probably used to toiling in relative anonymity. He's having a monster month-plus, though, and has helped propel the Detroit Tigers into the thick of the American League playoff race. "He's been outstanding. Show More Summary

Powerful Orioles Don't Need Elite Starting Pitching to Get to October

A week ago, a popular view among scouts who follow the American League East was that the Baltimore Orioles were a lot more likely to finish fourth than first. They weren't catching the Toronto Blue Jays or Boston Red Sox. Not with that starting rotation. They would finish third and would try to sneak into the second wild-card spot. Show More Summary

Salvador Perez Injury: Updates on Royals Catcher's Hand and Return

Kansas City Royals catcher Salvador Perez was removed from Tuesday after suffering a hand injury on a hit by pitch. Continue for updates. Perez Suffers Contusion on Hand Sept. 6 An Ervin Santana hit by pitch knocked Perez out of hisShow More Summary

Giancarlo Stanton Injury Update: Marlins Activate Star OF vs. Phillies

The Miami Marlins are getting their biggest bat back. The Marlins reinstated Giancarlo Stanton from the disabled list and classified him as active for Tuesday night's game against the Philadelphia Phillies, which they announced via Twitter: However,...Show More Summary

David Ortiz Comments on Donald Trump, His Legacy and More

As David Ortiz approaches the end of his Hall of Fame-caliber career, the Boston Red Sox slugger made his feelings known regarding a number of subjects Tuesday, including presidential candidate Donald Trump and his comments on Latinos. In a Spanish-speaking interview with Jorge L. Show More Summary

2016 MLB Award Race Odds Updates with 4 Weeks to Go

With roughly four weeks left in the regular season, we've officially entered crunch time in the races for not only division crowns and wild-card berths, but individual awards as well. There's been some shuffling atop the leaderboards...Show More Summary

Maikel Jova's Death-Defying Journey to US a Success, Far from MLB Limelight

"I hate boats," Maikel Jova tells me. Then he smiles. We're sitting on plastic chairs an easy toss from the first base line at cozy Albert Park, adjacent to a playground and a maple-lined suburb. Jova has just finished batting practice. Show More Summary

Dallas Keuchel Injury: Updates on Astros Star's Shoulder and Return

Houston Astros starting pitcher Dallas Keuchel will not make his scheduled start against the Cleveland Indians on Tuesday because of left shoulder inflammation, per Jake Kaplan of the Houston Chronicle. Continue for updates. Keuchel "Shut Down from Throwing" Monday, Sept. Show More Summary

Evan Longoria Injury: Updates on Rays Star's Hand and Return

The Tampa Bay Rays announced Evan Longoria was suffering from right hand soreness when he exited Monday's game against the Baltimore Orioles, per Marc Topkin of the Tampa Bay Times. Although x-rays were negative, according to Topkin, a return date has yet to be announced. Continue for updates. Duffy Replaces Longoria at Hot Corner Monday, Sept. Show More Summary

MLB Power Rankings: Where All 30 Teams Stand with 4 Weeks to Go

September has arrived, rosters have expanded and we're now less than a month away from the start of the 2016 MLB postseason. The Chicago Cubs, Texas Rangers, Cleveland Indians and Washington Nationals can probably rest easy knowing they're...Show More Summary

Fantasy Baseball Waiver Wire: Top 10 Pickups for Week 23

It's time to give fantasy baseball managers their annual reminder: Baseball doesn't end once football begins. The college season commenced on Saturday, and the NFL will follow this week. Meanwhile, MLB is five months and roughly 130-135 games into its campaign. Show More Summary

With LA Career on Life Support, Yasiel Puig Can Still Be a Factor for Dodgers

Yasiel Puig said what he needed to say upon his return to the Los Angeles Dodgers. He was humble; he was contrite. "I earned the demotion," he acknowledged Friday after getting the call from Triple-A, per Bill Shaikin of the Los Angeles Times. Show More Summary

Matt Shoemaker Injury: Updates on Angels Pitcher's Head and Return

Los Angeles Angels pitcher Matt Shoemaker was hit in the head by a line drive off the bat of the Seattle Mariners’ Kyle Seager on Sunday. Continue for updates. Shoemaker "Alert and Responsive" Sunday, Sept. 4 Pedro Moura of the Los Angeles Times reported the above and noted Shoemaker was “on his way to a hospital for a CT scan. Show More Summary

Billy Hamilton Injury: Updates on Reds Star's Oblique and Return

The Cincinnati Reds announced center fielder Billy Hamilton exited Sunday's game against the St. Louis Cardinals with a strained left oblique. Continue for updates. Holt Replaces Hamilton in Center Sunday, Sept. 4 The injury came as Hamilton was up to bat in the third inning. Show More Summary

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