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Pierzynski Becomes 1st Catcher Since Pudge to Reach 2,000 Hits

Atlanta Braves catcher A.J. Pierzynski recorded the 2,000th hit of his career during the second inning of Wednesday's 9-4 loss to the Boston Red Sox, becoming the first catcher to reach the 2,000-hit plateau since Ivan Rodriguez in 2004,...Show More Summary

Story Breaks Pujols' NL Rookie Record for Home Runs in April

Colorado Rockies shortstop Trevor Story hit his ninth home run of the season during Wednesday's 9-8 loss to the Pittsburgh Pirates, breaking Albert Pujols' National League record—set in 2001—for most home runs by a rookie in April, per...Show More Summary

Miguel Montero Injury: Updates on Cubs Catcher's Back and Return

The Chicago Cubs' title aspirations have hit an early speed bump this season with catcher Miguel Montero battling an injury to his back. Continue for updates. Montero Placed on DL Thursday, April 28 Per Gordon Wittenmyer of the Chicago...Show More Summary

Scooter Gennett Injury: Updates on Brewers 2B's Oblique and Return

Milwaukee Brewers second baseman Scooter Gennett is dealing with right oblique tightness, and it is uncertain when he'll return to action. Continue for updates. Counsell Comments on Gennett's Timeline for Return Thursday, April 28 Brewers...Show More Summary

Grading MLB's Top Offseason Acquisitions After 1 Month of Play

MLB fans are reminded time and again at the start of a new season not to put too much stock into a small sample size. It's a long season, and what a guy does over the first month of the year is not always indicative of how his entire...Show More Summary

End-of-April Report Card Grades for All 30 MLB Teams to Start 2016

The first semester of the 2016 regular season has come to an end, and report cards are heading home to each of baseball's 30 teams. Some managers and front office executives will try to get into work early to intercept the mail, while...Show More Summary

Carlos Gonzalez Becoming a Troy Tulowitzki 2.0 Situation for Rockies

The Colorado Rockies are quickly becoming baseball’s version of Pop, a TV channel that plays reruns of old teen dramas such as The OC, Dawson’s Creek and Beverly Hills, 90210. The situation percolating with outfielder Carlos Gonzalez is another version of the Troy Tulowitzki saga from a season ago. Show More Summary

Do Streaking White Sox Have What It Takes to Stay Atop the AL All Year?

Even before the 2016 Major League Baseball season began, the American League looked like it was going to be a wide-open battle that any team could win in the end. Even still, it's pretty surprising to see the Chicago White Sox pacing the AL in the beginning. Show More Summary

Huston Street Injury: Updates on Angels Closer's Oblique and Return

Los Angeles Angels closer Huston Street has not appeared in a game since Saturday, and he could be headed to the disabled list with an oblique injury. Continue for updates. MRI Confirms Oblique Strain for Street Wednesday, April 27 Alden...Show More Summary

Carlos Gomez Injury: Updates on Astros OF's Hand and Return

Houston Astros outfielder Carlos Gomez was forced to exit Wednesday's game against the Seattle Mariners with a hand injury after getting hit by a pitch. Continue for updates. Gomez Diagnosed with Hand Contusion, Listed as Day-to-Day Thursday,...Show More Summary

Howard Lincoln, Mariners Owner, Retires: Latest Comments and Reaction

Seattle Mariners owner Howard Lincoln has retired, the organization announced on Wednesday. Mike Salk of 710 ESPN Seattle first reported that Lincoln would be retiring. Minority owner John Stanton will take over as Chairman and CEO,Show More Summary

Jorge De La Rosa Injury: Updates on Rockies SP's Groin and Return

Colorado Rockies starting pitcher Jorge De La Rosa has suffered a groin strain and was put on the 15-day disabled list, the team announced Wednesday. Continue for updates. Rockies Face Time Without Top-End Starter Wednesday, April 27 The...Show More Summary

Tyler Collins Optioned to Triple-A: Latest Comments and Reaction

The Detroit Tigers announced they activated pitcher Francisco Rodriguez from the family medical emergency list and optioned outfielder Tyler Collins to Triple-A Toledo on Wednesday. Collins, 25, had two hits in 20 at-bats this season. Show More Summary

Joe Girardi Says He'd Ban Shifts from Baseball If He Were MLB Commissioner

New York Yankees manager Joe Girardi said on Tuesday he would ban shifts in baseball if he was the commissioner of the MLB, according to Andrew Marchand of ESPN. "It is an illegal defense, like basketball. Guard your man, guard your spot," he said, comparing the shift to basketball's defensive three-second rule, per Marchand. Show More Summary

Ranking MLB's Most Impressive Top Prospects so Far in 2016

We know what you're thinking: Here comes another prospects piece that's going to rehash the same old stuff about the same old prospects that we've been hearing about for way too long. In some regards, you're right—Julio Urias is absolutely...Show More Summary

1 Trade Fix for Each 2016 MLB Contender's Biggest Weakness Entering May

As the 2016 Major League Baseball season makes ready for the month of May, teams have a better idea of what they have and don't have than they did exiting spring training. And though it may be early, it's never too early for contenders...Show More Summary

Charlie Morton Injury: Updates on Phillies SP's Hamstring and Recovery

Philadelphia Phillies right-hander Charlie Morton will miss the remainder of the season after suffering a hamstring injury on April 23. Continue for updates. Morton Out for 6-8 Months Wednesday, April 27 The Phillies announced that Morton's...Show More Summary

Price Matches Career-Best Mark with 14 Strikeouts in Win over Braves

Boston Red Sox pitcher David Price made the most of Tuesday's favorable matchup against the woeful Atlanta Braves, matching his career-high mark of 14 strikeouts as the Red Sox cruised to an 11-4 victory, per Pete Abraham of the Boston...Show More Summary

McCutchen Hits 3 Homers in a Game for 2nd Time in Career

Pittsburgh Pirates outfielder Andrew McCutchen broke out of his slump in a big way Tuesday night, recording the second three-homer game of his career in a 9-4 win over the Colorado Rockies, per MLB Stat of the Day. Taking advantage of...Show More Summary

Cano Reaches 1,000 Career RBI in 6-RBI Performance

Seattle Mariners second baseman Robinson Cano reached the 1,000-RBI milestone with a bang, driving in six runs during Tuesday's 10-1 win over the Houston Astros, per MLB Stat of the Day. He entered the contest with 998 career RBI, needing...Show More Summary

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