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Phillies' Grady Sizemore One Hit Away from 1,000 on His Career

Through 954 career games, Grady Sizemore—now of the Philadelphia Phillies—finds himself just one hit short of collecting 1,000 total base knocks on his career. The 31-year-old outfielder began his comeback effort in 2014 with the Boston Red Sox, with whom he went 40-for-185 (.216) at the dish before being designated for assignment in mid-June. Show More Summary

MLB Players' Union Files Grievance Against Astros: Latest Reports and Reaction

The Major League Baseball Players Association has reportedly filed a grievance against the Houston Astros, contending the team attempted to manipulate the signings of Brady Aiken and other 2014 draft picks. Fox Sports' Ken RosenthalShow More Summary

Forget the Record, Cubs Fans Should Be Pleased with the State of the Cubs

Despite having a 41-58 record, fans of the Chicago Cubs have quite a few things to be excited about for the remainder of the 2014 season. Yes, that's right. Be excited for the future, Cubs fans. Then again, the motto "Wait 'til nextShow More Summary

Ryan Howard Trade Rumors: Latest Buzz and Speculation Surrounding Phillies Star

The Philadelphia Phillies desperately crave a divorce from long-time first baseman Ryan Howard. If they want to get one, though, it's going to cost them. A lot. CBS Sports' Jon Heyman reported Thursday that the Phillies have increased their efforts to trade Howard, specifically contacting American League clubs. Show More Summary

MLB Trade Speculation: Why the San Francisco Giants Must Make a Splash Instantly

The last time the San Francisco Giants let go of their top prospect, they acquired a one-year stopgap who bolted after just two months on the shores of McCovey Cove. San Francisco lost pitcher Zack Wheeler to the New York Mets and has regretted that deal ever since. Show More Summary

Stephen Pryor to Twins: Latest Trade Details, Scouting Report and Reaction

In what could be the first of many moves for the team before the trade deadline, the Minnesota Twins shipped impending free agent Kendrys Morales to the Seattle Mariners for right-handed pitcher Stephen Pryor. The move was announcedShow More Summary

MLB Trade Rumors: Latest on David Price and Hottest Names on the Market

Tampa Bay Rays ace David Price could be on the move by the trade deadline, but nothing is imminent, says's Jayson Stark. The Rays have been playing well of late and finally appear to be healthy. However, the team is still seven games out of first place in the American League East. Show More Summary

Chuck Knoblauch Arrested: Latest Details, Mugshot, Updates on Former Twins Star

Former Minnesota Twins star Chuck Knoblauch was slated to be inducted into the team's Hall of Fame on Aug. 23, but a disturbing legal situation has caused the Twins to do away with the impending coronation. Knoblauch was arrested, charged...Show More Summary

Competitive Balance Lottery 2014: Full Results and Analysis

As part of the most recent collective bargaining agreement, Major League Baseball took its first steps toward setting up the 2015 draft by setting up the 12 picks that will compose the Competitive Balance Rounds. According to Teddy Cahill...Show More Summary

Blue Jays' Munenori Kawasaki Talks About Michael Jordan in Hilarious Interview

Toronto Blue Jays infielder Munenori Kawasaki may not be the face of Major League Baseball, but nobody in the league gives better interviews. If you recall, he is the man who gave an awesome interview after recording a walk-off hit last year. Show More Summary

MLB Trade Rumors: Latest on Ryan Howard, John Danks and More

They say the home stretch is the longest, and for buyers and sellers on the market—as well as fans—that couldn't be more accurate. So begins the final week and change before the trade deadline at the end of the month, which means the MLB rumor mill is alight with buzz. Show More Summary

MLB Rumors: Latest Trade Talks on David Price, Matt Kemp and More

As the MLB trade deadline nears, teams are working tirelessly to build toward the future. For some, that future is years down the road. For others, it means making a playoff push over the next several months. Regardless of where franchises stand, nearly every one will be involved in rumors leading up to July 31. Show More Summary

Cheese Chester Placed on DL After Breaking Foot During Pierogi Race

Pierogi racing is not for the weak of mind or sinew. Like Tokyo drifting or high-stakes wiener dog racing, it’s a fast and unregulated affair for those with stout dumplings and a flair for danger. Accidents occur, and when they do, it’s...Show More Summary

Top Prospects Ready to Have Big Impact on MLB Playoff Races

As the MLB trade deadline approaches, playoff races begin to heat up. Many prospects who have had limited or no big league playing time can be the spark plug a team needs for a late-season push. Which teams are banking on a young bat...Show More Summary

Throwback Thursday: 31st Anniversary of George Brett's 'Pine Tar' Incident

The first thing that baseball fans think of when they hear the name "George Brett" is pine tar, even 31 years after the iconic moment. On July 24, 1983, the Kansas City Royals star hit a go-ahead two-run home run with two outs in the top of the ninth inning against the New York Yankees. Show More Summary

Kendrys Morales to Mariners: Latest Trade Details, Comments and Reaction

In a trade market bereft of power bats, Minnesota Twins slugger Kendrys Morales was one of the more intriguing names available. It's past tense because according to the Mariners' official Twitter feed, Morales has been traded to Seattle...Show More Summary

Breaking Down Latest Seattle Mariners Trade Rumors 1 Week Before Deadline

With just one week remaining until the July 31 MLB trade deadline, the Seattle Mariners are still patiently waiting to make a move. The Mariners need help sooner rather than later. Seattle has lost four out of its last five series due...Show More Summary

Jim Johnson Designated for Assignment by Oakland Athletics

For the Oakland Athletics, who currently own the best record in Major League Baseball at 62-38, it's hard to find a lot of things wrong. One of the few moves that backfired on general manager Billy Beane, however, was trading for reliever...Show More Summary

MLB Trade Rumors: Top Buzz on Cliff Lee, Matt Kemp and More

The final week before Major League Baseball's July 31 nonwaiver trade deadline is a lot like the last hour of Titanic. Everyone is running around trying to find an answer for the immediate future, but no one has any definitive idea what...Show More Summary

St. Louis Cardinals Insider: Oscar Taveras 'In Play' to Land David Price

The 2014 MLB trade deadline is closing in. Some teams are putting together rosters to propel them into the postseason, while others are selling talent to stock up on prospects. The St. Louis Cardinals are currently only a few games out from first place in the NL Central. Show More Summary

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