Lance Lynn rebounded from a poor outing to strike out his final eight batters and 10 overall in four innings Thursday during the St. Louis Cardinals' 11-0 win over the Atlanta Braves.
Roberto Hernandez took a perfect game into the sixth inning, Ben Revere and Domonic Brown each had two hits and the Philadelphia Phillies beat a New York Yankees split-squad 6-2 Thursday.
With spring training now in full swing, prospects continue to receive significant playing time as their respective clubs evaluate each player’s developmental state and timetable for reaching the major leagues. However, keeping trackShow More Summary
PHOENIX — The Dodgers might have become considerably more entertaining Thursday.
Star-for-star, no team can match the talent of the Los Angeles Dodgers. Yet, over the course of a grueling and taxing 162-game season, injuries and attrition wear down some of baseball's best athletes. If the Dodgers are going to win...Show More Summary
Dan Warthen and the Mets apologized after the team's pitching coach used a racial slur in describing the translator for New York pitcher Daisuke Matsuzaka.
PHOENIX — Zack Greinke returned to the Dodgers' spring training complex Thursday morning without any added discomfort in his right calf, according to bench coach Tim Wallach. Sidelined for almost two weeks with a calf strain, Greinke pitched in only his second spring game the previous day.
Everyone, they say, has a price. That's especially applicable in fantasy baseball, where players are picked in drafts and paid for in auctions at certain prices—costs that are determined by round of selection and dollars to acquire—based...Show More Summary
Cleveland's Jason Giambi will be sidelined for about three-to-four weeks with a broken rib in his right side.
There's no bigger tease in baseball than the spring training phenom. These players' torrid performances draw us into a love affair with the numbers and turn us into hopeful optimists, waxing poetic about how "Player X" is going to break...Show More Summary
The start of the 2014 MLB season is just over a week away, and now seems like the perfect time to begin looking at potential MVP and Cy Young candidates in both leagues. In 2013, Miguel Cabrera and Andrew McCutchen were the AL and NL MVPs, respectively, while Max Sherzer (AL) and Clayton Kershaw (NL) won the Cy Young awards. Show More Summary
Here’s a look at the 2014 Lester’s Legends’ starting pitcher rankings for AL-only fantasy baseball leagues. 1. Yu Darvish, Texas Rangers Yu Darvish went 13-9 with a 2.83 ERA, a 1.07 WHIP and a league-leading 277 strikeouts. He’s the real deal. 2. Show More Summary
When Mike Trout exploded onto the scene with 30 homers and 49 stolen bases in only 139 games in 2012, him joining the 40-40 Club in 2013 looked like a likelihood. Maybe even a foregone conclusion. It didn't happen, of course. With 27 homers and 33 steals, the young Los Angeles Angels star didn't even make it to 30-30. Show More Summary
The Kansas City Royals came to spring training with a fresh face at second base in Omar Infante and one of the most respected defensive shortstops in the game, Alcides Escobar. They also came to camp with a thin roster of backup options...Show More Summary
In an era fraught with overanalysis in sports, Barry Bonds' seven-day stint with the San Francisco Giants is practically begging for just that. But Bonds is quick to divert attention from himself, hoping to instead focus on how he can...Show More Summary
It's never too early to make predictions. We're about midway through spring training and just under three weeks away from Opening Day, and the Baltimore Orioles have the fourth-best record in the American League at 9-4. That record, in large part, is due to a strong offensive display the team has routinely put on. Show More Summary
Top prospect Javier Baez homered and roster hopeful Mike Olt homered twice and drove in three runs, but the Chicago Cubs fell to the Seattle Mariners 8-7 in 10 innings Wednesday night.
The Arizona Diamondbacks finished 81-81 for the second consecutive year last season. This time, they finished second in the division after the Los Angeles Dodgers surged through the final two months of the season. The D’Backs held the...Show More Summary
Dan Warthen, the Mets’ pitching coach, apologized for using a racial slur in the team’s spring training clubhouse.
Theo Epstein’s Chicago Cubs have a long, tedious rebuilding year ahead of them and the fact that they are playing in one of the toughest divisions in baseball doesn ’t help. However, the team has a bright future, as they currently have some of the top prospects in the majors. Show More Summary