• MLB Athletics release SS Elvis Andrus

    The Oakland Athletics released shortstop Elvis Andrus on Wednesday after he spent parts of two seasons with the club. The move comes a few days removed of Andrus voicing his displeasure about the team’s decision to cut into his playing time. “Everybody knows I’m an everyday player. So doing this, it’s not fun for me,” […]

  • MLB Reds activate RHP Art Warren from injured list

    The Cincinnati Reds activated Art Warren from the 15-day injured list and placed fellow right-hander Buck Farmer on the bereavement list Wednesday. Warren has not pitched for the Reds since July 2 due to a right forearm strain. The 29-year-old reliever is 2-3 with a 6.91 ERA and three saves in 31 appearances for Cincinnati […]

  • MLB Dodgers activate Edwin Rios from IL, send him to OKC

    The Los Angeles Dodgers reinstated Edwin Rios from the 60-day injured list and optioned the infielder/designated hitter to Triple-A Oklahoma City on Wednesday. Rios, 28, landed on the 10-day IL on June 3 with a torn right hamstring and was transferred to the 60-day list on June 22. He has been on a rehab assignment […]

  • MLB Reports: Slumping Yankees call up top OF prospect Estevan Florial

    Looking for a spark, the slumping New York Yankees called up top outfield prospect Estevan Florial on Wednesday, per multiple reports. The Yankees still lead the American League East by nine games entering Wednesday but are just 8-17 since the All-Star break. Florial, 24, is batting .286 with 14 homers, 39 RBIs and 32 steals […]

  • MLB Walk-off-happy Giants go for sixth straight win, host D-backs

    Riding the momentum of two walk-off wins in the last three days, the San Francisco Giants will attempt to match their longest winning streak of the season when they host the Arizona Diamondbacks on Wednesday night. The Giants were one strike from a 1-0 defeat on Tuesday before Thairo Estrada tripled, after which Brandon Crawford […]

  • MLB Dodgers look to rebound vs. Brewers after rare loss

    The Los Angeles Dodgers will look to bounce back behind All-Star right-hander Tony Gonsolin when they face the host Milwaukee Brewers on Wednesday night in the third game of their four-game series. Gonsolin (14-1, 2.24 ERA), facing the Brewers for the first time in his career, will be opposed by left-hander Eric Lauer (8-4, 3.64). […]

  • MLB White Sox battle Astros in pursuit of sixth straight win

    Two straight eighth-inning comebacks against the Houston Astros have helped the Chicago White Sox climb within one game of the American League Central lead. On Wednesday night, the resurgent White Sox hope to keep rising as they continue their four-game series with the visiting Astros. Yoan Moncada delivered a late, go-ahead RBI single for the […]

  • MLB Rookies take center stage for A’s in matchup vs. Rangers

    The Oakland Athletics are going full speed ahead with their youth movement. The A’s could have five rookies in their starting lineup when they take on the Texas Rangers on Wednesday night in the third game of their four-game series in Arlington, Texas. Shea Langeliers is the latest to make his major league debut for […]

  • MLB Mets hope ace Max Scherzer can top Braves, stay healthy

    The New York Mets will bring out their two big guns to start the final two games of their four-game series in Atlanta. Now if they can only stay healthy enough to get past the second inning. The Mets lost their starting pitcher after two innings for the second straight game against the Braves on […]

  • MLB Cards’ Jordan Montgomery faces Rockies, looks to extend scoreless streak

    Left-hander Jordan Montgomery will try to extend his scoreless stretch with the St. Louis Cardinals when they host the Colorado Rockies again Wednesday night. The Cardinals won the opener of a three-game series on Tuesday for the 11th victory in their past 12 home games. Montgomery (5-3, 3.37 ERA) has won his first two starts […]

  • MLB Cal Quantrill, Guardians vie for split with Tigers

    Cal Quantrill hasn’t allowed a run in his past two starts. The Cleveland Guardians right-hander will try to keep the streak going when he faces the visiting Detroit Tigers in the finale of a four-game series on Wednesday. Quantrill (9-5, 3.67 ERA) limited the Houston Astros to three hits in six innings on Aug. 6. […]

  • MLB Back in majors, Pirates’ Roansy Contreras aims to slow Red Sox

    The Boston Red Sox are getting healthy at the right time as their late-season chase for an American League playoff spot continues. The Red Sox, who have won back-to-back games and four of their past five, will look to keep the good times rolling in the middle contest of a three-game series against the host […]

  • MLB Yankees search for missing offense in finale vs. Rays

    While the New York Yankees are not pleased they are going through their worst stretch of the season, they can taking some solace from the fact that they still hold a comfortable lead in the American League East. Meanwhile, the second-place Tampa Bay Rays are excited about their recent performances and a chance to inch […]

  • MLB Pablo Lopez, Marlins pursue sweep of Padres

    In 13 games since Josh Bell was acquired by the San Diego Padres, the first baseman is batting just .125 with no homers and two RBIs. The Padres, who hope to avoid a three-game sweep when they face the host Miami Marlins on Wednesday afternoon, need the proverbial wake-up call for Bell. The 30-year-old former […]

  • MLB Thanks to 9th-inning offense, Mariners chase sweep of Angels

    The ninth inning has been the magical frame for the Mariners this week, and now Seattle is in position to sweep a three-game series against the Los Angeles Angels on Wednesday afternoon in Anaheim, Calif. The Mariners have scored nine of their 14 runs in their final at-bat while beating the Angels on back-to-back nights. […]

  • MLB Orioles attempt to pass Blue Jays in wild-card race

    The Baltimore Orioles will be out to complete a three-game sweep in Toronto on Wednesday afternoon, knowing that a victory would move them past the Blue Jays in the American League wild-card standings. The Orioles, who were 5-14 against the Blue Jays last season, have won six of eight from Toronto this season. Baltimore took […]

  • MLB Royals hope to salvage series finale vs. Twins

    Right-hander Tyler Mahle will try to continue his winning streak on Wednesday afternoon when the Minnesota Twins attempt to complete a three-game sweep of the Kansas City Royals in Minneapolis. It will be Mahle’s third start for the Twins since coming over from the Cincinnati Reds on the Aug. 2 trade deadline for a trio […]

  • MLB Franmil Reyes, Cubs look for series win over Nationals

    Franmil Reyes looks to continue his solid start as a Cub when Chicago visits the Washington Nationals for the rubber match of a three-game series on Wednesday. Reyes, who homered and singled in the Cubs’ 7-5, 11-inning win Tuesday, has produced at least one hit in each of his six games since being claimed off […]

  • MLB Ranger Suarez, Phillies aim for sweep of Reds

    After claiming the 10,000th win in franchise history, the visiting Philadelphia Phillies look to start on their second 10,000 and earn a three-game sweep of the Cincinnati Reds in a matinee series finale on Wednesday. An 11-4 win on Tuesday clinched Philadelphia’s first series win in Cincinnati since the Phillies took two of three in […]

  • MLB MLB roundup: Charlie Morton, Braves blank Mets

    Veteran Charlie Morton struck out 12 in 6 2/3 scoreless innings and Matt Olson drove in three runs as the Atlanta Braves beat the visiting New York Mets 5-0 on Tuesday, extending their winning streak to eight games. Morton (6-5) allowed three hits and one walk. It was his sixth scoreless stint of the season, […]

  • MLB Braves sign OF Michael Harris II to 8-year, $72M deal

    Braves center fielder Michael Harris II endured a rough night at the plate on Monday, going 0-for-4 with a strikeout as Atlanta beat the visiting the New York Mets 5-0. After the game, Harris had more to celebrate than his team’s win. The Braves announced that they signed the 21-year-old rookie to an eight-year, $72 […]

  • MLB Brandon Crawford, Giants walk off with win vs. D-backs

    Brandon Crawford smacked a two-out, two-run home run off Ian Kennedy in the ninth inning Tuesday night, allowing the San Francisco Giants to steal a 2-1, walk-off win over the visiting Arizona Diamondbacks. Christian Walker homered and right-hander Merrill Kelly continued his dominance over the Giants with seven shutout innings, but it wasn’t enough for […]

  • MLB Bats come alive as Mariners cruise by Angels

    Ty France had a two-run single, Adam Frazier contributed a two-run triple and Julio Rodriguez smacked a two-run homer to help the Seattle Mariners notch an 8-2 victory over the Los Angeles Angels on Tuesday night in Anaheim, Calif. Robbie Ray struck out 10 in six innings as the Mariners won for the fifth time […]

  • MLB Victor Caratini rallies Brewers to 11-inning win over Dodgers

    Victor Caratini hit a two-run single with the bases loaded in the 11th inning to give the Milwaukee Brewers a 5-4, walk-off victory over the visiting Los Angeles Dodgers on Tuesday night. The Dodgers scored a run in the top of the 11th before Hunter Renfroe opened the bottom of the inning against Craig Kimbrel […]

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