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Robinson Cano Wins Back New York Hearts with Awesome Celebrity Hoops Showdown

Robinson Cano left the New York Yankees to join the Seattle Mariners, but that didn't stop him from holding his joint charity event in Brooklyn with friend and former teammate CC Sabathia. Cano's RC22 foundation and Sabathia's PitCCh foundation held a celebrity charity basketball game at the Barclay's Center raising $1,040,000. Show More Summary

MLB Power Rankings: An Updated Look at Where All 30 Teams Stand

This week's MLB power rankings again feature a new No. 1 team. The Oakland Athletics and Los Angeles Angels had the featured matchup of the week last week as they continue to battle it out for the AL West lead and the best record, and...Show More Summary

Masahiro Tanaka's Elbow Presents Unique Risk Regardless of 2014 or 2015 Return

"Shut him down!" With each pitch that Masahiro Tanaka throws, the cries from fans echo fainter. When it would have been simpler to let their ace wait and watch as Derek Jeter's last season faded away rather than burned out, the New York Yankees didn't go the easy way. Show More Summary

Handicapping NL's Hotly Contested Wild-Card Race with 1 Month Left

The National League wild-card race is shaping up to be one of the best playoff races in all of baseball. While the Nationals and Dodgers seem to have their respective divisions in hand, the scrum in the Central, and the best of the rest, are conspiring to turn the wild-card race into a five-team battle. As of the end of play Sunday, the St. Show More Summary

Fantasy Baseball Waiver Wire: Top 10 Pickups for Week 22

A new week, another batch of waiver-wire additions just the way you like 'em: hot and fresh out of the oven. From now until the end of the fantasy season, you'll find a rundown of the top waiver-wire pickups right here e very MondayShow More Summary

Ranking the Top 2014 MLB Pennant Race X-Factors with 1 Month to Go

The baseball season is a grind. As the 2014 MLB pennant race hits the stretch drive, it's not just about which teams are playing the best, but also about which teams stay the healthiest. Looking around the league, there are lots of clubs...Show More Summary

Path to American League Driver's Seat Suddenly Wide Open Again

Baseball season, at long last, is entering its final lap. Some clubs are struggling at the back of the pack. Others are jockeying for position in the middle. A few are stalled on the side, smoke pouring from their engines. In the American...Show More Summary

Prospects on the Rise...

These prospects have moved up in our composite rankings recently: Chris Taylor (#40)... DJ Peterson (#44)... Dalton Pompey (#70)... Rusney Castillo (#84)... Michael Gettys (#105)... Brandon Drury (#120)... Bradley Zimmer (#124)... Christian Arroyo (#144)... Show More Summary

Prospects on the Rise...

These prospects have moved up in our composite rankings recently: Joc Pederson (#23)... Chris Taylor (#40)... Dalton Pompey (#70)... Rusney Castillo (#84)... Michael Gettys (#105)... Brandon Drury (#120)... Bradley Zimmer (#124)... Christian Arroyo (#144)... Show More Summary

Sean Doolittle Injury: Updates on Athletics Pitcher's Ribs and Return

As the Oakland Athletics head into the most critical stretch of the MLB regular season, they'll be without closer Sean Doolittle for at least a few weeks. According to Jeff Fletcher of the Orange County Register, the 2014 All-Star is...Show More Summary

Mets Turn a Triple Play Thanks to Some Poor Baserunning by Yasiel Puig

The Los Angeles Dodgers fell victim to their second triple play of the season thanks to some heads-up fielding by the New York Mets and a poor gamble on the part of Yasiel Puig. New York's Lucas Duda caught Puig rounding third and gunned it to home for the out, completing the 5-4-3-2 triple play. Read more MLB news on

Boy Who Got Upset After Grabbing Fair Ball Reaches for Fair Ball Again

Saturday, a young Boston Red Sox fan was devastated after he grabbed a fair ball. Sunday, the young fan almost made the same mistake again. Luckily for the fan, his father pulled him back to avoid the embarrassment this time and allow...Show More Summary

Robinson Cano Injury: Updates on Mariners Star's Status and Return

The Seattle Mariners need the entire team healthy if they want to lock up a playoff spot, especially second baseman Robinson Cano. Unfortunately, the 31-year-old veteran was forced to leave his team's recent game against the Boston Red...Show More Summary

Chicago Cubs: An Early Offseason and Free-Agency Primer

Heading into 2015, there is actually reason for optimism among the Chicago Cubs fanbase. While this year has been similar to others, it has also seen top prospects such as Javier Baez shoot their way through the minors as they get closer...Show More Summary

3 Non-Contending MLB Teams in Prime Position to Spoil Pennant Races

The final month of the 2014 MLB season is right around the corner, and with roughly 17 teams still in a legitimate position to contend for a playoff spot, it promises to be an exciting month of baseball. For now, though, let's turn our attention to the teams that are not in the playoff hunt. Show More Summary

Biggest MLB Duds of the Week, Position by Position

Another week of baseball, another week of underwhelming individual performances to sift through as we put together our All-Dud team. Part of me wanted to include the entire Detroit Tigers' roster, seeing as the team managed to ruin what...Show More Summary

Under-the-Radar MLB Players Who Will Key Their Club's Run to October

Superstars get all the love, but they can't do it alone, especially in Major League Baseball. The season is too long and the rosters too deep for one player to carry a club all the way across the finish line. While the studs typically...Show More Summary

Signing Cuban Star Rusney Castillo Is Big Step in Returning Red Sox to Relevance

The Boston Red Sox continued their radical new approach to rebuilding on Saturday, announcing the signing of Cuban outfielder Rusney Castillo to a seven-year Major League Baseball contract — reportedly worth $72.5 million — that begins in 2014. Castillo rumors have swirled around Twitter and all parts of the Internet for weeks now. Show More Summary

Prospects on the Rise...

These prospects have moved up in our composite rankings recently: Chris Taylor (#42)... Rusney Castillo (#84)... Michael Gettys (#105)... Christian Arroyo (#143)... James Ramsey (#171)... Tyler Wagner (#211)... Kennys Vargas (#212)... Show More Summary

Red Sox Outfielder Yoenis Cespedes Guns out Another Runner at Home

Outfielder Yoenis Cespedes has made quite an impression on Red Sox Nation since he was acquired nearly a month ago for ace Jon Lester. On Saturday afternoon, he continued to add to his resume. Cespedes showed off his cannon, yet again,...Show More Summary

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