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MLB Trades 2014: Grades for Top Pre-Deadline Deals

Even though there is still time for all 30 Major League Baseball teams to make a move that will bring them one step closer to winning a championship, either in 2014 or in the years to come, it's never too early to look at the tradesShow More Summary

Odds of Each Top Remaining MLB Trade Target Being Dealt on Deadline Day

With the non-waiver trade deadline set to expire Thursday at 4:00 p.m. ET, the next 33 hours have the potential to make or break the season for teams with playoff aspirations. This year, there’s a chance at least one ace will be dealt...Show More Summary

MLB scores: Cole Hamels shuts down Mets amid trade rumors

Cole Hamels pitched every bit like an ace on Tuesday with eight scoreless innings and eight strikeouts against the Mets, just two days before baseball's non-waiver trade deadline. The Philadelphia Phillies' asking price for startingShow More Summary

MLB Trade Deadline 2014: Latest Rumors and Predictions for Available Talent

There really is nothing like the MLB trade deadline in late July. Rumors run rampant, contenders mortgage their future for short-term rentals and losing teams raise the virtual white flag on the season by giving away veteran talent. With...Show More Summary

MLB Trade Rumors: Latest Rumblings on Cole Hamels, David Price and More

We are another day closer to the trade deadline, and the three biggest arms available remain with their current teams. Rumors have been flying recently regarding the futures of David Price, Cole Hamels and Jon Lester. All three starting...Show More Summary

NFL quotables: Steven Jackson injured, Raiders exploring relocation options

Steven Jackson suffered a hamstring injury on Monday, but he's expected to return for the start of the regular season. "I don't think it's going to be anything that's going to be real significant." -Mike Smith, Falcons head coach Atlanta...Show More Summary

Ron Darling Discusses 2014 MLB Deadline, Emotions of Own Trade from Mets

Ron Darling knows all about the MLB trade deadline. After spending nine years in the big leagues with the New York Mets, winning a World Series ring and earning an All-Star selection along the way, Darling was dealt not once but twice...Show More Summary

Cubs Beat Rockies in 16 Innings, 4-3

16 hours agoSports / Baseball : Bats

Catcher John Baker scored the winning run in the bottom of the 16th inning after pitching a scoreless top half, and the Chicago Cubs overcame a three-run deficit to beat the Colorado Rockies 4-3 on Tuesday night.

Cubs backup catcher throws inning, gets win, scores winning run

John Baker's number should be retired after his night at Wrigley Field. The Cubs played the longest game in franchise history on Tuesday night/Wednesday morning, winning in the 16th inning, when backup catcher John Baker pitched a scoreless...Show More Summary

Dodgers increase NL West lead with 8-4 win over Braves

17 hours agoSports / Baseball : Dodgers Now

KEY MOMENT: Matt Kemp hit two home runs, one to center field and one to right, and appeared to be the hitter he was before injuries derailed his career in 2012 and 2013. Kemp, the subject of trade rumors, is batting.452 (14 for 31) in his last eight games.

Dodgers Take 107 Games to Record 1st Winning or Losing Streak of 4 Games

According to Fox Sports South's broadcast of Tuesday's game between the Los Angeles Dodgers and Atlanta Braves, the 2014 Dodgers are the first team since the 1923 Detroit Tigers to go through the first 100 games of a season without winning...Show More Summary

Contenders with the Assets to Close a Deal on Red Sox's Impact Arm Jon Lester

It's quite possible that Jon Lester already has thrown his last pitch as a member of the Boston Red Sox. At least for now. On Tuesday night, manager John Farrell announced that Lester, who has been in the thick of trade rumors and speculation...Show More Summary

Kemp's 2 Homers Help Dodgers Beat Braves 8-4

18 hours agoSports / Baseball : Bats

Matt Kemp hit a pair of two-run homers, Yasiel Puig had four hits with two runs scored and the first-place Los Angeles Dodgers beat the Atlanta Braves 8-4 Tuesday night for their fourth straight win.

Gyorko, Ross Lead Padres to 3-1 Win vs Cardinals

18 hours agoSports / Baseball : Bats

Jedd Gyorko singled in Yangervis Solarte with the go-ahead run with two outs in the sixth inning and Tyson Ross and the San Diego Padres beat the St. Louis Cardinals 3-1 on Tuesday night.

Indians' Corey Kluber Searching for Franchise's First Perfect Game Since 1981

Cleveland Indians ace Corey Kluber heads into Wednesday's start against the Seattle Mariners coming off f his franchise's deepest perfect-game bid in more than 33 years, per ESPN Stats & Info (via Elias Sports Bureau). In tossing 6.1...Show More Summary

Angels fall to Orioles, 7-6, on home run in the 12th inning

18 hours agoSports / Baseball : Dodgers Now

KEY MOMENT: Albert Pujols hit a two-out single in the 12th, but Manager Mike Scioscia chose not to pinch-run J.B. Shuck for the slow-footed slugger. Josh Hamilton doubled to right-center, but Pujols stopped at third. Erick Aybar lined out to end the inning, and Manny Machado led off the...

Not Trading David Price Would Be Foolish Sacrifice of Leverage

The Tampa Bay Rays just ripped off a nine-game winning streak. They're still under.500, but they're on the fringe of the American League playoff race. Another good month could put them in the thick of things. So it might seem like the...Show More Summary

Liriano Fans 11 in Pirates' 3-1 Win

18 hours agoSports / Baseball : Bats

Francisco Liriano struck out a season-high 11 in seven innings to win consecutive starts for the first time this season and the Pittsburgh Pirates beat the San Francisco Giants 3-1 on Tuesday night.

Ryan Zimmerman reportedly has Grade 3 hamstring strain

Nationals third baseman Ryan Zimmerman has already been on the disabled list for a week, but he could be sidelined for much longer. Zimmerman reportedly has a Grade 3 strain of his right hamstring, two baseball sources told William Ladson...Show More Summary

Philadelphia Phillies' A.J. Burnett Passes 2,500 Career Innings Pitched

Upon passing the 2,500-inning mark in Monday's game against the New York Mets, Philadelphia Phillies right-hander A.J. Burnett became just the eighth pitcher in major league history to log 2,500 career innings with more strikeouts than...Show More Summary

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