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Nimmo’s 2-run double sends Scherzer, Mets past Marlins 5-3
Brandon Nimmo broke a seventh-inning tie with a two-run double, sending Max Scherzer and the New York Mets past the Miami Marlins 5-3 on Thursday.
The best of MLB Opening Day
Michael Holley and Michael Smith talk about their favorite parts of MLB Opening Day, the greatness of Shohei Ohtani and go into the comments section to talk about Daniel Bard on the IL with anxiety.
Swanson, Stroman help Cubs beat Brewers 4-0 on opening day
Right after it was over, Dansby Swanson soaked in one more moment in a very special debut with the Chicago Cubs.
Gumbel: Money running state of sports journalism
Bryant Gumbel, host of HBO's Real Sports and this year's Sports Emmy lifetime achievement award winner, joins the show to discuss his past sports memories and the state of sports journalism right now.
Braves lose Max Fried on opening day, beat Nationals 7-2
Fried allowed one run before departing with a strained left hamstring in the fourth inning.
Judge HR, Cole Ks lead Yanks over Giants 5-0 on opening day
Aaron Judge followed his record-setting 2022 by homering on his first swing as Yankees captain, helping the Yankees to an opening day win over the Giants.
Phillies put Harper (elbow) on 10-day IL to start season
Bryce Harper was placed on the 10-day injured list Thursday by the Philadelphia Phillies, who avoided the 60-day list for their star slugger.
Aaron Judge homers in 1st AB as new Yankees captain
Aaron Judge rang in opening day the same way he marked many nights last season: with a home run.
Mets place Verlander on IL with muscle strain on opening day
The New York Mets placed Justin Verlander on the injured list with a strained back muscle, sidelining him before his first appearance with the team.
Which team will Ohtani end this season with?
ESPN baseball reporter Jeff Passan joins the show to preview Opening Day and try to predict which team Shohei Ohtani will end the season with -- and why it won't necessarily be the Angels.
AP Source: Minor leaguers reach five-year labor deal with MLB
Minor league players reached a historic initial collective bargaining agreement with Major League Baseball on Wednesday that will more than double player salaries, a person familiar with the negotiations...
Padres 3B coach Williams has colon cancer, surgery Friday
Matt Williams said he was diagnosed about three weeks ago.
Federal judge OKs $185M deal in minor leaguers’ suit vs MLB
Minor leaguers sued Major League Baseball for violating federal minimum wage laws.
Which teams are best bets to make World Series?
D.J. Short and Scott Pianowski give their best bets for what the 2023 World Series matchup will be, where both D.J. and Scott are in on the Braves for the NL, but are eyeing different squads from the East...
Royals’ John Sherman optimistic about new ballpark, current team
The first thing that Kansas City Royals owner John Sherman thinks about when he wakes up each morning is how the club, stuck in what seems like an interminable rebuild, will play on that particular day.
MLB will seek player input as season goes on
Rob Manfred covers Major League Baseball's rule changes for the 2023 season with Dan Patrick and shares that fans are overwhelming supportive while player reaction, on the whole, has been positive as well.
MLB free agent watch: Shohei Ohtani leads possible 2023-24 class
Shohei Ohtani is just one of the potential upcoming prizes.
MLB unveils new replay technology and marketing approach
Baseball is set to begin a crucial year of changes.
Brewers sign Voit, designate Hiura for assignment
The Brewers signed first baseman Luke Voit and designated Keston Hiura for assignment as part of a flurry of moves they made to prepare for the start of the season.
Sergio Romo retires as Giant after pitching one final time
Sergio Romo retired as a Giant just the way he wanted, pitching one final time for the team he helped to win three World Series championships and then calling it a career.
Report: Nico Hoerner, Cubs agree to 3-year, $35M deal
The Cubs locked up another infielder, agreeing to a three-year, $35 million contract with Nico Hoerner.
Mets cut Darin Ruf following failed trade, set Opening Day roster
Darin Ruf was cut by the Mets as the team set its Opening Day roster, ending his brief stint in New York following a failed trade.
Guardians’ Triston McKenzie could miss 2 months with shoulder strain
Cleveland Guardians starter Triston McKenzie could be sidelined for two months with a shoulder strain, an early blow to the defending AL Central champions.
Tigers acquire INF Zach McKinstry in trade with Cubs
The Detroit Tigers acquired veteran infielder Zach McKinstry in a trade with the Chicago Cubs on Monday for Carlos Guzman.
Jared Shuster offers late-round pitching upside
Jared Shuster has major upside to round out the Braves' rotation to start the season with Kyle Wright and Mike Soroka working their way back from the IL and looks like a strong target at the back-end of...
Oscar Colas' power comes with heavy strikeout risk
After winning an outfielder job with the White Sox, how does Oscar Colas project as a fantasy asset given his power upside vs. strikeout risk?
Bounce-back season in the cards for Kris Bryant?
Kris Bryant has looked better this spring than he did all of last season and if he remains healthy, could be a steal in fantasy drafts with his injury history keeping his ADP low.
Jeffrey Springs poised to thrive in Rays' rotation
A shift from bullpen to rotation has produced positive results for Jeffrey Springs who could be a solid fantasy contributor this year, provided he can avoid the IL and handle a larger workload amidst...
Volpe's legs will provide fantasy value right away
The youngest Opening Day prospect for the Yankees since Derek Jeter, SS Anthony Volpe looks poised to make an early impact in the lineup and for fantasy teams, especially with his speed on the bases.
What managers can expect from Jordan Walker
St. Louis Cardinals rookie Jordan Walker has all the tools to make an impact right away in his first big league season, though managers may have to be patient with his strikeouts.
Breaking down new rules ahead of MLB season
Before the start of the MLB season, a breakdown of the new rules coming in 2023 and how they'll impact the speed and dynamism of the game.
Anthony Volpe, 21, wins Yankees’ starting shortstop job
The 21-year-old is getting the chance to be the Yankees' Opening Day shortstop against the Giants.
Braves rookies get rotation spots with Kyle Wright headed to IL
The Atlanta Braves will open the season with two rookie left-handers in their rotation while giving Kyle Wright more time to prepare for his first start.
Yankees pitcher Luis Severino has lat strain, likely to start on IL
Luis Severino has a low-grade lat strain, Yankees manager Aaron Boone told reporters, putting him at risk of starting the season on the injured list.
Cardinals sign pitcher Miles Mikolas to 3-year, $55.75M deal
Miles Mikolas is sticking with the St. Louis Cardinals, signing a three-year, $55.75 million contract on Friday that will carry through the 2025 season.
Trevor Bauer pulls on No. 96 for Yokohama’s BayStars
Trevor Bauer apparently was shunned by every major league team, so he's signed a one-year deal with the Yokohama DeNA BayStars.
Phillies’ Rhys Hoskins tears knee, expected to miss significant time
Phillies first baseman Rhys Hoskins needs surgery for a torn ACL after injuring his left knee fielding a grounder in a spring training game.
Now 40, Justin Verlander still looks strong this spring for Mets
The 40-year-old Justin Verlander signed with the New York Mets during the offseason and looks like he's got plenty of good pitching left.
Braves closer Raisel Iglesias headed to IL with inflamed shoulder
Braves closer Raisel Iglesias will open the season on the injured list due to right shoulder inflammation, the team said.
Adam Wainwright headed to injured list with groin injury
Adam Wainwright was in line for his seventh opening day start. Instead, the veteran St. Louis Cardinals right-hander will begin what's slated to be his final season on the injured list with a groin injury.
MLB clarifies rules to allow pitch clock delays
MLB will allow umpires to delay the start of the pitch clock in certain situations, catchers will be given additional time if the umpires deem it necessary, shift violations will be subject to video review...
Astros star Jose Altuve has surgery on broken thumb, a WBC injury
Houston Astros star Jose Altuve had surgery Wednesday on his broken right thumb, an injury that occurred in the World Baseball Classic and will significantly delay the second baseman's 2023 debut.
Evaluating Mets' 2023 win total: Back the Over?
D.J. Short, Scott Pianowski and Vaughn Dalzell break down the New York Mets ahead of the 2023 season, evaluating their win total Over/Under, their biggest concerns for the team this season and more.
After player input, MLB allows some pitch clock delays
Major League Baseball has clarified its new rules to allow some pitch clock delays.
Analyzing Japan's World Baseball Classic victory
Dan Patrick recaps Japan winning the World Baseball Classic and discusses the impact that the tournament has had on baseball moving forward.
All-Stars of Team USA outmatched, outpitched in WBC final
As Trea Turner rounded the bases Tuesday night after hitting his fifth home run of the World Baseball Classic, the “M-V-P!” chants roared throughout loanDepot park.
Phillies won’t put Harper on 60-day IL; Diamondbacks lose catcher
The Phillies are leaving open the possibility for Bryce Harper to return to their lineup much sooner than the All-Star break.
Urías lined up to start Dodgers’ opener; Kershaw `excited’
Julio Urías is lined up to pitch for the Los Angeles Dodgers on Opening Day - and that's just fine with teammate Clayton Kershaw.
MLB plans to announce rules tweaks, week before Opening Day
MLB's new pitch clock is going to undergo some timing adjustments before it is turned on for games that count.
WBC returns in March 2026, retaining spring training slot
The World Baseball Classic will return for its sixth edition in March 2026, with organizers concluding spring training remains a better time than after the World Series or in the middle of the major league...