While CC Sabathia gave up three runs in three innings testing a new pitch, Jordan Zimmermann had everything working just the way he wanted in a perfect four-inning performance as the Washington Nationals beat the New York Yankees 3-2 Tuesday.
Brandon Morrow gave up four hits over three innings, Jose Bautista drove in a run and a Toronto Blue Jays' split squad beat the Canadian junior national team 12-2 Tuesday.
Ryan Braun's 65-game suspension is over, and the Milwaukee Brewers slugger knows that opposing fans will have new material to use against him this season. He doesn't care. Fans are going to heckle star players no matter what. Along with the usual yelling, baseball purists everywhere can now get on Braun for his suspension. Show More Summary
Justin Verlander is healthy and on the path back to reclaiming his throne as the top pitcher in the American League. For now, that much was clear during his 52-pitch outing against the Toronto Blue Jays at Joker Marchant Stadium in Lakeland, Fla. Show More Summary
Tread lightly before fining Ron Washington, because you may have to deal with a mountain of pennies arriving at your doorstep. The Fort Worth Star-Telegram's Stefan Stevenson (h/t Black Sports Online ) has a lovely little tale about a cheeky skipper deciding to pay off a fine with pennies. Show More Summary
Exactly six months ago today, Tommy Medica made his major league debut for the San Diego Padres. In last season's brief stint, Medica went 20-for-69 with three home runs and 10 RBI in garbage time for a lowly San Diego squad. Showing...Show More Summary
Spring training performance is generally taken with a grain of salt, as most guys are simply trying to shake off the rust and work on a few different things before the start of the regular season. However, for the handful of guys onShow More Summary
While the bulk of the offseason wheeling and dealing takes place prior to the start of spring training, there are always at least a few trades that go down after preseason play starts, and it looks like Chicago Cubs outfielder Nate Schierholtz...Show More Summary
Predicting potential head-to-head battles in the World Series has never been more difficult. From smart, forward-thinking front-office minds to revenue sharing to the addition of extra wild cards, more teams than ever before will open...Show More Summary
PHOENIX -- Zack Greinke performed defensive drills with the Dodgers’ other pitchers Tuesday morning. Provided he doesn’t feel any discomfort in his calf as a result, he's scheduled to pitch a couple of innings Wednesday against the Arizona Diamondbacks.
Former MLB slugger Barry Bonds returned to the San Francisco Giants as a hitting instructor during spring training, so naturally the MLB home run king attracted a lot of media attention. However, ESPN made the mistake of appointing Bonds...Show More Summary
Braves pitcher Kris Medlen has injured a ligament in his right elbow for the second time in less than four years, and Atlanta says it is too earlier to determine the extent of the damage.
Imagine this scenario: You're in the final few rounds of your fantasy baseball draft trying to target a few end-gamers to fill out your roster and bench who just might turn into gems, but your already exhausted noggin just ain't working...Show More Summary
A Miami Marlins fan was officially eliminated from the "Father of the Year" race this week after he ditched his son while trying to chase down a baseball that bounced over the fence during a spring training game. When New York Mets outfielder...Show More Summary
Prior to the 2012 season, the Baltimore Orioles hadn't finished with a winning record in 15 years. In fact, they'd only finished better than fourth place in the A.L. East once. Over the course of the last two years, everything has changed. Show More Summary
In the later part of his career, Barry Bonds had the build of a prolific slugger, but it looks like he has slimmed down quite a bit since his retirement in 2007. Here's what the 49-year-old looked like when he showed up to San Francisco...Show More Summary
Hanley Ramirez is not above popping out to scare one of his teammates. Also, we now know he can fit comfortably into a locker. MLB Fan Cave (h/t David Brown of Yahoo Sports) spotted visual evidence that things are fairly light in the...Show More Summary
Fact: Former MLB pitcher Randy "The Big Unit" Johnson became an amateur photographer after his retirement. Bleacher Report will be bringing sports fans the most interesting and engaging Cold Hard Fact of the day, presented by Coors Light. [rj51photos.com, h/t reddit] Read more MLB news on BleacherReport.com
The Boston Red Sox went 86 seasons without winning a World Series. In 2013, however, they won their third championship in the past 10 years. Now it is 2014 and the Red Sox are looking to do something they have not done in nearly 100 years, win back-to-back World Series titles. Show More Summary
Nobody likes being under the microscope. However, in MLB spring training camps across Arizona and Florida there are tons of players under all sorts of scrutiny for all sorts of reasons. Some are stars who find themselves facing extra pressure because they're tying to live up to the expectations that come along with signing big-money contracts. Show More Summary