MLB

Rockies activate John Axford from the family medical emergency list

NBCSports.com: HardballTalk (Bill Baer) — John Axford is back with the Rockies, ready to continue closing out games.
  • New: 24 min ago

Twins move Trevor May to the bullpen to make room for Ervin Santana

NBCSports.com: HardballTalk (Bill Baer) — Ervin Santana is back. Trevor May's rotation spot has been freed up to make room for him.
  • New: 1 hr 14 min ago

Avisail Garcia robs Chris Davis of game-tying HR with incredible catch

Yahoo.com: Big League Stew (Mark Townsend) — Holy cow! Chicago White Sox right fielder Avisail Garcia made perhaps the defensive play of the year on Saturday, robbing Baltimore's Chris Davis of a game-tying home run with a sensational leaping catch in the ninth inning. After blowing a two-run lead and Jeff Samardzija's chance at a victory in the top of the eighth inning, the White Sox had regained the lead in the bottom half on...
  • New: 1 hr 14 min ago

Video: Avisail Garcia robs Chris Davis of a game-tying home run in the ninth inning

NBCSports.com: HardballTalk (Bill Baer) — Avisail Garcia robbed Chris Davis of a home run. It was as glorious as it sounds.
  • New: 2 hr 4 min ago

Cabrera Out Six Weeks With Calf Strain, Tigers Say

NY Times: Bats (REUTERS) — Detroit slugger Miguel Cabrera, the American League’s hitting leader, will be out of action for about six weeks with a severe left calf strain, Major League Baseball's website reported on Saturday.
  • New: 2 hr 11 min ago

Cubs place David Ross on 7-day concussion disabled list

NBCSports.com: HardballTalk (D.J. Short) — Ross, 38, is batting .189/.302/.284 over 87 plate appearances this season.
  • New: 2 hr 41 min ago

Trevor Bauer mimics teammates batting stances during rare plate appearance

Yahoo.com: Big League Stew (Mark Townsend) — Your browser does not support iframes. We're not going out on a limb when we say Cleveland Indians pitcher Trevor Bauer seems like a fun guy to have in the clubhouse. Between his unique warm up routine, his desire to fly drones around spring training and his antics wearing boxing gloves  dduring a game against the Kansas City Royals — who were recently in multiple altercations — he at...
  • New: 2 hr 50 min ago

Yankees 3, Rays 2: Yankees Complete Solid First Half With a Second Straight Thriller

NY Times: Bats (SETH BERKMAN) — An errant throw off a ninth-inning bunt ended an encouraging day for the Yankees, who were buoyed by a strong start from Michael Pineda.
  • New: 3 hr 3 min ago

Matt Holliday could rejoin the Cardinals next week

NBCSports.com: HardballTalk (D.J. Short) — Matt Holliday has been sidelined since June 8 with a Grade 2 strain of his right quadriceps muscle.
  • New: 3 hr 44 min ago

Woman suing Marlins after mascot 'shark attack'

Yahoo.com: Big League Stew (Mark Townsend) — In a world where 'Shark Week' is the most anticipated week of television every year, the 'Sharknado' franchise is now on its third television movie, and a shark is throwing out the ceremonial first pitch to Jeff "Shark" Samardzija, the following lawsuit only makes sense. According to the Miami Herald , a fan who visited Marlins Park two years ago is now suing the Miami Marlins after...
  • New: 4 hr 35 min ago

Video: Alex Avila falls into stands to make excellent catch

NBCSports.com: HardballTalk (D.J. Short) — Miguel Cabrera is going to be missed while he's out with a Grade 3 strain of his left calf, but the Tigers are getting by just fine so far this afternoon against the Blue Jays.
  • New: 4 hr 51 min ago

Orioles move struggling Bud Norris to the bullpen

NBCSports.com: HardballTalk (D.J. Short) — Norris has a 6.79 ERA over 11 starts this season.
  • New: 5 hr 27 min ago

Angry pigeon gives Rays' Kevin Kiermaier a scare at Yankee Stadium

Yahoo.com: Big League Stew (Mark Townsend) — If you like your baseball a little weird, then Friday night was an especially good night for you. Between Trevor Bauer's changing batting stances, the St. Louis Cardinals losing their fourth straight home game, and Tampa Bay's Kevin Kiermaier dodging a dive-bombing pigeon, there was plenty to make you scratch your head and/or laugh out loud. Wait, did we actually just say Kevin Kiermaier...
  • New: 6 hr 5 min ago

Woman sues Marlins after shark mascot attack

NBCSports.com: HardballTalk (D.J. Short) — Beth Fedornak claims to have suffered "permanent or continuing injuries in her neck and back" as a result of the mascot's actions.
  • New: 6 hr 24 min ago

Extra Bases: A Few Wishes Before Baseball’s All-Stars Come Out

NY Times: Bats (TYLER KEPNER) — The results of the fan balloting for the All-Star Game will be announced Sunday night, with eight starters for the N.L. and nine (including the designated hitter) for the A.L.
  • New: 6 hr 36 min ago