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Clevinger 1-hit ball for 6 innings, Padres beat Diamondbacks
Mike Clevinger threw one-hit ball over six innings in his longest outing of the year, leading the San Diego Padres over the Arizona Diamondbacks 4-0.
Judge, Stanton homer to bail out Taillon, Yanks top A’s 5-3
Giancarlo Stanton and Aaron Judge both homered and the New York Yankees defeated the Oakland Athletics by a final score of 5-3.
Red Sox beat Jays 6-5 in 10 to avoid three-game sweep
J.D. Martinez drove in the tiebreaking run after being hit by a pitch with the bases loaded in the 10th inning and the Red Sox beat the Blue Jays.
Dodgers hit 3 homers, knock off nemesis Rockies 8-4
Freddie Freeman, Will Smith and Cody Bellinger all went deep and the Los Angeles Dodgers beat the Colorado Rockies by a score of 8-4.
Ohtani Ks 11, extends scoreless streak in 4-1 win over WSox
Right-hander Shohei Ohtani extended his scoreless streak to 21 2/3 innings in Los Angeles' 4-1 victory over Chicago White Sox.
Verlander dominates, Castro homers, Astros beat Mets 2-0
Justin Verlander pitched two-hit ball for eight innings and the Houston Astros beat the Mets 2-0 to send New York to its first three-game skid this season.
Eisen: Freeman not 'in' with Dodgers yet
Rich Eisen wonders if Freddie Freeman still hasn't emotionally joined the Dodgers after reports emerged that his former agent didn't tell him about the Braves' final contract offer during free agency.
Passan: MLB won't stiffen penalty for brawls
Jeff Passan joins Rich Eisen to debate what, if anything, Major League Baseball should do to broadly address benches-clearing brawls like Sunday's fracas between the Angels and Mariners.
Aaron Judge, Giancarlo Stanton homer to bail out Taillon, Yanks top A’s 5-3
Giancarlo Stanton and Aaron Judge homered to fuel New York's major league-best 24th comeback victory over Oakland Athletics.
Rowdy Tellez bat, Jonathan Davis glove send Brewers over Rays
Rowdy Tellez hit two home runs and Milwaukee center fielder Jonathan Davis made a spectacular catch, sending the Brewers over the Tampa Bay Rays 5-3.
Justin Verlander dominates, Jason Castro homers, Astros beat Mets 2-0
Justin Verlander pitched two-hit ball for eight innings, Jason Castro lined a two-run homer in the ninth and the Houston Astros beat the Mets 2-0.
Jacob deGrom, Max Scherzer take next steps toward rejoining Mets
Mets aces Jacob deGrom and Max Scherzer took their next steps toward returning to New York's rotation.
Was there a disconnect with Freeman, his agents?
Bill Plaschke joins Dan Patrick to discuss Freddie Freeman fitting in with the Los Angeles Dodgers and what to expect from the Lakers and Clippers next season.
Freeman firing his agent goes back to free agency
Following an emotional press conference in his return to Atlanta, Freddie Freeman fired his agent, which may indicate some level of displeasure with the Dodgers.
St. Pete mayor reopens talks on future of Rays stadium site
The mayor of St. Petersburg, Florida, is reopening talks about the future of the Tropicana Field site where baseball's Tampa Bay Rays play their home games.
Polanco, Twins win 6-0, split doubleheader with Guardians
Jorge Polanco drove in three runs in his first game back from the injured list as the Minnesota Twins earned a win over the Cleveland Guardians.
Carlson drives in 2, Cardinals rally to top Marlins 5-3
Dylan Carlson drove in a pair of runs as the St. Louis Cardinals came from behind to beat the Miami Marlins by a final score of 5-3.
Jesse Winker drives in 2 runs, Mariners beat Orioles 2-0
Jesse Winker drove in two runs with a go-ahead double in the eighth and the Seattle Mariners beat the Baltimore Orioles 2-0.
Olson homers twice to lead Braves past Phillies 5-3
Matt Olson homered twice and Travis d'Arnaud also went deep to lift the Atlanta Braves to a 5-3 victory over the Philadelphia Phillies.
Tucker homers, Valdez goes 8 in Astros’ 9-1 romp over Mets
Kyle Tucker hit a three-run homer in the first inning and the Houston Astros crushed the New York Mets by a score of 9-1.
Woodruff fans 10 in return from IL, Brewers beat Rays 5-3
Brandon Woodruff struck out 10 over five innings in his return from the injured list and the Milwaukee Brewers beat the Tampa Bay Rays 5-3.
Guerrero’s run-scoring hit in 9th leads Toronto over Boston
Vladimir Guerrero Jr. hit a game-winning single in the ninth inning and the Toronto Blue Jays rallied to defeat the Boston Red Sox 6-5.
Grichuk, Diaz homer, Rockies rough up Kershaw, Dodgers 7-4
Randal Grichuk and Elias Diaz homered and the Colorado Rockies defeated Clayton Kershaw and the Los Angeles Dodgers by a score of 7-4.
Sears pitches major league-best Yankees past lowly A’s 2-1
JP Sears stretched his big league scoreless streak to 12 2/3 innings, helping the New York Yankees defeat the Oakland Athletics.
Robert leads 17-hit White Sox attack in 11-4 win over Halos
Josh Harrison and Luis Robert hit two-run homers and the White Sox pounded out 17 hits in an 11-4 victory over the Los Angeles Angels.
Corbin strikes out 12, Nationals rally to beat Pirates 3-1
It was a great night all around for the Nationals, as Patrick Corbin tied a career-high with 12 strikeouts and Washington beat Pittsburgh.
Guerrero’s run-scoring hit in ninth leads Toronto over Boston
Vladimir Guerrero Jr. came up clutch for Toronto.
Harper set for thumb surgery, Phils hope he plays this year
Phillies slugger Bryce Harper will have surgery Wednesday to repair his broken left thumb and the team hopes the 2021 NL MVP can play again this season.
Guardians place catcher Hedges on IL with concussion
Cleveland Guardians catcher Austin Hedges was placed on the 7-day injured list with a concussion, forcing the team to acquire veteran Sandy Leon in a trade with Cincinnati.
Angels interpreter suspended for Mariners brawl
Rich Eisen reacts to the bevy of suspensions handed down for the brawl between the Angels and Mariners including an interpreter getting disciplined for his role in the melee.
Does Freeman regret leaving Braves?
Rich Eisen and the guys react to Freddie Freeman firing his agent and wonder if the former NL MVP regrets leaving the Atlanta Braves for the Los Angeles Dodgers.
Two Yepez HRs, Goldschmidt 4 for 4, Cards top Marlins 9-0
Juan Yepez had his first career multi-homer game and Adam Wainwright pitched seven scoreless innings in St. Louis Cardinals' 9-0 rout of the Miami Marlins.
Franco’s 2-run homer carries Nationals past Pirates 3-2
Maikel Franco hit a go-ahead, two-run home run in the eighth inning, and the Washington Nationals beat the Pittsburgh Pirates in the opener of a three-game series.
Sánchez, Gray power Twins past Guardians in series opener
Right-hander Sonny Gray pitched seven superb innings in the Minnesota Twins' 11-1 blowout victory over the Cleveland Guardians.
Garver, Calhoun power Rangers to 10-4 win over Royals
Mitch Garver and Kole Calhoun each had two hits, two runs and two RBIs, leading the Texas Rangers to a 10-4 win over the Kansas City Royals on Monday night.
Cristian Javier looking like a draft-day steal
Cristian Javier helped no-hit the Yankees over the weekend and has quietly provided a ton of value to managers who selected him late in their drafts.
Kuhl tosses 3-hit shutout, Rockies beat Dodgers 4-0 at Coors
Chad Kuhl pitched a three-hitter for his first major league shutout and the Colorado Rockies beat Los Angeles 4-0 at Coors Field.
Toronto beats Boston 7-2; Red Sox win streak ends at 7 games
Kevin Gausman matched a season high with 10 strikeouts over seven innings and Vladimir Guerrero Jr. homered in the Blue Jays' 7-2 victory over the Red Sox.
After suspensions, Angels rally for 4-3 win over White Sox
Taylor Ward hit a go-ahead double in the seventh inning and the Los Angeles Angels defeated the Chicago White Sox by a score of 4-3.
Best-in-MLB Yanks top worst-in-majors A’s 9-5 on late rally
Yankees third basemen Josh Donaldson hit a go-ahead, two-run double that lifted best-in-the-majors New York over the big-league-worst Oakland Athletics.
Angels’ Nevin banned 10 games for brawl; Mariners’ Winker gets seven
Major League Baseball has handed down punishments for the brawl between the Angels and Mariners.
Kris Bryant activated in Rockies’ lineup vs. Dodgers
Kris Bryant is returning to the Colorado Rockies' lineup on Monday after missing more than a month with a lower back strain.
Kay: Yanks won't overpay to lock up Judge
After Aaron Judge delivered two more walk-off hits against the Astros, YES Network broadcaster Michael Kay explains that although the outfielder wants to stay in New York, the Yankees won't go above the...
Mets move Megill to 60-day IL, claim Robertson from Braves
Mets' Tyler Megill will be out until at least mid-August after being added to 60-day injured list and claimed Kramer Robertson from the Braves.
Royals send Carlos Santana, $4.3M to Mariners for 2 young pitchers
The Royals traded slugger Carlos Santana and nearly $4.3 million to the Seattle Mariners for right-handers Wyatt Mills and William Fleming.
Twins pitching coach Wes Johnson makes midseason move to LSU
The Minnesota Twins must make a midseason change to a vital role on their field staff, with the sudden departure of pitching coach Wes Johnson for a lucrative college job at LSU.
Jose Iglesias improving at the plate with Rockies
Jose Iglesias is having an unexpected bounce-back season at the plate and provides managers a strong option when facing left-handed pitching.
Jarren Duran blossoming into strong fantasy asset
Jarren Duran has blossomed into a solid fantasy contributor after an underwhelming debut last season and should continue to provide value moving forward.
Angels-Mariners brawl was 'preventable'
Jeff Fletcher joins Dan Patrick to discuss what led to the mayhem between the Los Angeles Angels and the Seattle Mariners, where six players and both managers were ejected.
Isaac Paredes looks to be breaking out with Rays
Chris Crawford analyzes infielder Isaac Paredes' recent offensive surge, explaining why he should continue providing fantasy value going forward.

Tim Layden Essays

Layden: Roger Angell and Enduring Words

I didn’t know Roger Angell, which was verifiably my loss, though an unintentional one. The esteemed baseball writer and editor for The New Yorker died on May 20 at the age of 101.