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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

Manny Machado Belongs with Harper, Trout in MLB's Best All-Around-Star Debate

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. — Baltimore Orioles third baseman Manny Machado doesn’t talk about whether he belongs in "The Conversation." That’s baseball speak for: "Who is the best all-around player in the game?" The top two candidates are Bryce Harper of the Washington Nationals and Mike Trout of the Los Angeles Angels. Show More Summary

Prospects on the Rise...

These prospects have moved up in our composite rankings recently: Jose Berrios (#20)... Amir Garrett (#73)... Jake Bauers (#95)... Kyle Freeland (#110)... Matt Chapman (#130)... Andy Ibanez (#140)... Caleb Cotham (#142)... Tony Zych (#162)... Show More Summary

Tim Lincecum's Comeback Could Be Well-Timed Coup for MLB Contender

Like Sasquatch, Jimmy Hoffa or Luke Skywalker in that new Star Wars movie, Tim Lincecum is an enigma. A myth. A phantom shrouded in mystery. We know he's recovering from offseason hip surgery. We know he's a free agent. And we know he's...Show More Summary

Andrew McCutchen's 3-HR Explosion Emphatically Ends Early Year Slump

Andrew McCutchen went into the Pittsburgh Pirates' latest contest as the worst hitter in their everyday lineup. Clearly, what he needed was a slump-buster. Or three. Yes, it's true. Anyone who missed the Pirates take on the Colorado Rockies at Coors Field on Tuesday missed McCutchen going deep in the first, second and sixth innings of a 9-4 win. Show More Summary

Pujols Passes Jackson for 13th Place on All-Time Home Runs List

Los Angeles Angels first baseman Albert Pujols moved into sole possession of 13th place on the all-time home runs list during the third inning of Monday's 6-1 win over the Kansas City Royals, hitting career homer No. 564 to surpass Reggie...Show More Summary

Zimmermann Finally Loses Scoreless Streak After 24.1 Shutout Innings

Detroit Tigers pitcher Jordan Zimmermann has already made history during his inaugural season in Motown, becoming the first starting pitcher in 43 years to begin his tenure with a new team by throwing 20-plus scoreless innings, per Elias...Show More Summary

Tyler Collins Won't Be Suspended for Obscene Gesture to Tigers Fans

Major League Baseball won't punish Detroit Tigers outfielder Tyler Collins after he made an obscene gesture to fans during a game against the Oakland Athletics on Monday night, per MLB.com's Jason Beck. "To hear boos after that playShow More Summary

Jake Arrieta Comments on Steroid Allegations, Future with Cubs and More

Chicago Cubs ace Jake Arrieta has throttled into a sphere of superstardom following a few mundane seasons with the Baltimore Orioles, but the 2015 National League Cy Young Award winner is sick of anonymous claims that he's been aided...Show More Summary

Kyle Gibson Injury: Updates on Twins Pitcher's Shoulder and Return

The Minnesota Twins placed starting pitcher Kyle Gibson on the 15-day disabled list Tuesday with a shoulder strain, per MLB.com's Rhett Bollinger. Continue for updates. Gibson Optimistic About Quick Return Tuesday, April 26 According...Show More Summary

Diaz Becomes 1st Player with .500 Batting Average Through 50 at-Bats

St. Louis Cardinals shortstop Aledmys Diaz accomplished an interesting feat during Monday's 12-7 loss to the Arizona Diamondbacks, becoming the first player in baseball's modern era (since at least 1900) to own a batting average of.500...Show More Summary

Travis d'Arnaud Injury: Updates on Mets Catcher's Shoulder and Return

The New York Mets announced Tuesday they placed catcher Travis d'Arnaud on the 15-day disabled list with a right rotator cuff strain. Continue for updates. Injuries Continue to Plague d'Arnaud Tuesday, April 26 "I felt it bark up," d'Arnaud said, per Cash Kruth of MLB.com. Show More Summary

Sean Murphy, Athletics Prospect, Dies at Age 27

Oakland Athletics minor league pitcher Sean Murphy died Monday at the age of 27. The A's confirmed Murphy's death in a statement released Tuesday through their official Twitter account: Outfielder Michael Choice, who played with Murphy,...Show More Summary

Tigers CF Tyler Collins Loses Ball in Lights, Flips off the Booing Crowd

Professional athletes expect to get booed and jeered while playing on the road, but they hope to never encounter a hostile environment at their home stadium. Detroit Tigers center fielder Tyler Collins recently had the unpleasant experience of getting booed at home—and it's clear he didn't like it. Show More Summary

David Murphy Retires: Latest Comments and Reaction

Former MLB outfielder David Murphy reportedly retired from baseball Monday, according to Gerry Fraley of the Dallas Morning News. Murphy, 34, hit.274 with 104 home runs and 472 RBI in 10 MLB seasons with the Boston Red Sox, Texas Rangers,...Show More Summary

Albert Pujols Passes Reggie Jackson on All-Time MLB Home Run List

Los Angeles Angels superstar Albert Pujols hit his 564th and 565th home runs Monday, surpassing Hall of Famer Reggie Jackson and putting him 13th all time in career home runs. "Even to put my name with those legends in baseball before me is pretty special," Pujols said after passing Jackson, per Alden Gonzalez of MLB.com. Show More Summary

Predicting MLB's Next Generation of Elite Aces

It's a safe assumption that every pitcher in the minors dreams of being the next Clayton Kershaw or Jake Arrieta. And since there's nothing wrong with dreaming big, that's totally cool. It's also a safe assumption, however, that only...Show More Summary

Scott Miller's Starting 9: Cubs, Bryce, A-Rod, Yankees and More…Do We Believe?

True fact: We are living in a world in which Mat Latos is 4-0 with an 0.74 ERA for the Chicago White Sox, and Adam Wainwright is 0-3, 7.25 for the St. Louis Cardinals. Yikes… 1. Best and Worst of First-Month Starts The Cubs: Into this week, the Chicago Cubs Wrecking Crew Inc. Show More Summary

And Prospects on the Fall...

These prospects have moved down in our composite rankings recently: Trevor Story (#59)... See our detailed prospect rankings for more info. (4/26/2016)

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