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Scott Miller's Starting 9: Marlins' Revolving Managerial Door a Sorry, Old Story

1. A Manager Is Just Another Chew Toy for Pit Bull Loria Everyone knows managers are hired to be fired. But in Miami, they're not just fired: They're sliced, diced, pureed, pulsed, chopped, whipped, crushed, frappe'd and blended, too. So...Show More Summary

The Chicago Cubs Can Be Surprise World Series Contenders

It's been 107 years since the last time the Chicago Cubs were at the summit of the baseball world, but if you look around the diamond when they're on the field, you'll see a core group with the potential to end the curse. While the infusion...Show More Summary

MLB's Biggest Winners and Losers at the 2015 Quarter Mark

In some respects, the one-quarter mark of the 2015 MLB campaign is an arbitrary marker. In another way, we've reached an important milestone. There's still enough baseball left for anything to happen. Hot streaks will turn cold, injuries...Show More Summary

Red-Hot White Sox Becoming Threat They Were Hyped to Be After Offseason Overhaul

Baseball offseasons are made for hope and optimism. Those five months between the end of the World Series and Opening Day help dissolve any ugly memories and bad tastes that exist from the previous season. And when that fall and winter...Show More Summary

Bruce Chen Retires: Latest Details, Comments and Reaction

MLB veteran pitcher Bruce Chen announced his retirement Monday after 22 years in the big leagues. Chen took to Twitter to break the news himself: The 37-year-old southpaw added, "These last [22 years], I have played and faced the best players in the world, lived in great cities and made long lasting memories and friends. Show More Summary

Stock Up, Stock Down for Chicago Cubs' Top 10 Prospects for Week 7

Over the past several seasons, Cubs fans couldn't help but focus on their farm system, if nothing else to get their minds off of the lackluster product at the major league level. Now that the Cubs are competitive, their minor leagueShow More Summary

Carlos Gomez Homers in 1st at-Bat After Taking Fastball to Face the Day Before

This had to feel good for Milwaukee Brewers outfielder Carlos Gomez. After getting drilled in the head by a pitch during Sunday's game against the New York Mets, the two-time All-Star returned Monday and hit a leadoff home run to start the game against the Detroit Tigers. Show More Summary

Stock Up, Stock Down for the Washington Nationals' Top 10 Prospects for Week 6

At this rate, the Washington Nationals could probably surround Bryce Harper with eight traffic cones and he'd still lead them to a wild-card berth, but the Nats are fortunate enough to have capable prospects to call upon when injuries thin out the roster. Top prospects A.J. Show More Summary

First Quarter Grades for Cincinnati Reds

The 2015 MLB season is reaching the end of its first quarter, which makes it a great time to evaluate how the Cincinnati Reds have performed through the first month-plus. Cincinnati currently sits in third place in the National League Central with an 18-20 record. Show More Summary

Q&A: The big data that helped the Pirates finally reach the post-season

Travis Sawchik’s book looks at how despite one of the lowest payrolls in the majors, the Pirates won 15 more games than they had the year before to secure their first playoff berth in more than two decades.

President Obama Joins Twitter, Follows Every Chicago Team Except the Cubs

President Barack Obama got his own Twitter account on Monday, and he wasted no time in following the Chicago sports teams. Well, most of them, anyway. President Obama, who is a Chicago White Sox fan, conveniently chose not to followShow More Summary

Carlos Gomez Takes 97-MPH Pitch to Head, Forgives Noah Syndergaard over Twitter

The span of an inch or two made all the difference for Carlos Gomez on Sunday. The Milwaukee Brewers outfielder found himself flattened on the ground at home plate after catching a 97-mph Noah Syndergaard fastball to the head duringShow More Summary

Dan Jennings Named Marlins Manager: Latest Details, Comments, Reaction

Mike Redmond couldn't win with the players Dan Jennings picked out, so Jennings decided to try it out himself. The Miami Marlins general manager will move down from his front office post and take over as manager, the team announced Monday. Show More Summary

Stock Up, Stock Down on MLB's Top 10 Pitching Prospects After Week 6

Baseball fans are currently in the midst of a golden age in terms of young starting pitching. Never before have pitchers thrown harder or been nastier than they are today. Judging by the abundance of talent in the minor leagues, that pitching dominance doesn't figure to end anytime soon. Show More Summary

Breaking Down the New Stat Starting to Take Baseball by Storm

The last thing baseball needs is more statistics. The game's language has been steeped in numbers since the very beginning, and we're at a point now where seemingly every baseball term has a numeric equivalent. Before long, talkin' baseball...Show More Summary

Fantasy Baseball Waiver Wire: Top 10 Pickups for MLB Week 7

A new week, another batch of waiver-wire additions just the way you like 'em: hot and fresh out of the oven. Some players mentioned last week—including Noah Syndergaard, Avisail Garcia, Marlon Byrd, Torii Hunter, Jimmy Nelson and Shin-Soo...Show More Summary

Marlins GM Dan Jennings named as team’s new manager

Jennings replaces Mike Redmond, who was fired Sunday after the Marlins (16-22) were nearly no-hit in a 6-0 loss to Atlanta.

Phillies' Sean O'Sullivan Sulks After Bad Pitch, Catches Return Throw with Neck

The Philadelphia Phillies had a nice, productive outing against the Arizona Diamondbacks on Sunday. Riding the emotional wave of surviving the Mountain on Friday, Philadelphia's bats and pitching collaborated to lay down a 6-0 blanking of Arizona, completing a three-game homestand sweep of its Western guests. Show More Summary

Male Phillies Supporter Steals Home Run Ball from Female Fan

While many fans let women and children get baseballs that come into the stands, one Philadelphia Phillies supporter cared only about grabbing the ball. In the eighth inning against the Arizona Diamondbacks on Sunday, the Phillies' Maikel Franco hit his first major league home run. Show More Summary

Stock Up, Stock Down for LA Angels' Top 10 Prospects for Week 6

While the big club continues its hot play—winners of eight of its past 11 ballgames—the lower levels are delivering mixed results. The Los Angeles Angels' top 10 prospects have had growing pains, as expected. They've also battled through a few stints on the disabled list this month and changing tides at the plate. Show More Summary

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