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Alejandro Kirk put on injured list by Blue Jays with cut on hand
Catcher Alejandro Kirk was put on the 10-day injured list Monday by the Toronto Blue Jays because of a cut on his left hand.
Sheehan's talent not in question after MLB debut
As the Dodgers continue to battle injuries on the mound, D.J. Short looks to SP Emmet Sheehan after an impressive MLB debut and why he is worth using in mixed leagues while in the rotation.
Davis offers short-term value if played at RF/DH
D.J. Short assesses Pittsburgh Pirates' catcher Henry Davis' fantasy outlook and why a switch to RF/DH could increase his short-term value with him seeing more playing time.
Taylor might be worth adding in deeper leagues
D.J. Short discusses Royals 2B Samad Taylor's fantasy outlook following his recent call-up and why his elite base-stealing may make him worthy of picking up in deeper fantasy leagues.
Skubal should be solid fantasy option upon return
With a return to MLB action on the way, D.J. Short details why Detroit Tigers' SP Tarik Skubal is a name fantasy managers should keep in mind due to his 2022 campaign and value as a potential trade target...
CLE injuries mean Williams is on verge of call-up
D.J. Short breaks down why injuries to Cleveland's pitching rotation mean fantasy managers should look to add top pitching prospect Gavin Williams as soon as possible.
Luis Arraez goes 5 for 5 and lifts average to .400 as the Marlins rout the Blue Jays 11-0
Luis Arraez went 5 for 5 again to raise his batting average to .400, and Jorge Soler homered as the streaking Miami Marlins routed the Toronto Blue Jays 11-0 on Monday night.
Matos' stolen base upside makes him worth a look
D. J. Short highlights recently called-up San Francisco OF Luis Matos and argues he can provide fantasy value due to his elite contact skills and speed on the basepath.
Votto homers, hits 2-run single in return to Reds’ lineup after 10-month absence
Joey Votto homered and hit a go-ahead, two-run single in his return to the Cincinnati Reds' lineup after a 10-month absence that followed an operation to repair his left biceps and rotator cuff.
Schwarber’s 20th homer propels Phillies to 3-2 victory over the A’s, series sweep
Kyle Schwarber opened the game with his 20th home run and added an RBI single among his three hits to lead the sizzling Philadelphia Phillies to a 3-2 victory over the Oakland Athletics on Sunday.
Ohtani, Trout homer to lead Angels past Royals 5-2
Shohei Ohtani and Mike Trout hit back-to-back home runs to help the Los Angeles Angels defeat the Kansas City Royals 5-2 on Sunday in the finale of a three-game series.
Braves cut Charlie Culberson before infielder’s father was to throw 1st pitch
The Braves designated infielder Charlie Culberson for assignment hours before his father was set to throw out a ceremonial first pitch on Father's Day.
Giants put Alex Cobb on injured list with oblique strain
The Giants put pitcher Alex Cobb on the injured list with an oblique strain.
Pete Alonso, the NL home run leader, makes speedy return to Mets after wrist injury
National League home run leader Pete Alonso returned to the Mets' lineup against the Cardinals after spending the minimum 10 days on the injured list with a left wrist bone bruise and sprain.
It’s not clear yet if Red Sox pitcher Houck needs surgery after line drive to the face, Cora says
Alex Cora doesn’t know yet whether Tanner Houck will need surgery for a facial fracture he sustained when he was hit below the right eye by a line drive from the Yankees’ Kyle Higashioka.
Highlights: Orioles hang on to defeat Cubs
Adam Frazier and Jorge Mateo each delivered an RBI single during a three-run sixth inning for the Orioles to help Baltimore defeat the hometown Chicago Cubs, 6-3, at Wrigley Field.
Happ robs Frazier of XBH with diving catch
With the Orioles up 5-3 in the eighth inning, Ian Happ steals an extra-base hit from Adam Frazier to prevent Baltimore from adding to their lead vs. the Chicago Cubs.
Morel connects for two-run HR to give Cubs lead
With Chicago trailing in the fourth inning, Morel connects for two-run home run to center field to give the Cubs a one-run lead over the Baltimore Orioles.
Urías laces RBI single to left to give O's lead
With the score knotted at one apiece, Ramón Urías singles to left field to drive home Ryan O'Hearn and give the Baltimore Orioles their first lead of the series vs. the Chicago Cubs.
Tauchman smashes solo HR to give Cubs early lead
After making a stellar catch in the outfield in the top of the first inning, Mike Tauchman hits a solo home run to left field, giving the Chicago Cubs a quick 1-0 lead vs. the Baltimore Orioles.
Pitching Ninja: Splitters 'back with a vengeance'
Rob Friedman "Pitching Ninja" unpacks the filthiness of the splitter, explaining that the way in which the pitch disguises itself as a fast ball plays a major role in embarrassing some of the best hitters...
Bus driver arrested on DUI charge while driving Pirates from Chicago to Milwaukee
A bus driver was arrested on a charge of driving under the influence while transporting the Pittsburgh Pirates from Chicago to Milwaukee for their weekend series with the Brewers.
David Freese declines induction into the St. Louis Cardinals’ Hall of Fame
David Freese decided to decline his induction into the St. Louis Cardinals' Hall of Fame.
India homers, Cincinnati Reds push winning streak to seven games with 10-3 win over Houston Astros
The Reds lost 100 games in 2022 but are looking to make a run out of their hot streak.
Olson hits early grand slam, NL-leading Braves add three more homers for fifth straight victory
Matt Olson got the Braves off to a good start, and they never looked back.
Cubs place Patrick Wisdom on 10-day injured list with a right wrist sprain
The Cubs placed infielder Patrick Wisdom on the 10-day injured list with a right wrist sprain.
Brewers activate Winker and Miley, option Miller, designate Singleton for assignment
Wade Miley and Jesse Winker were reinstated from the injured list before Milwaukee's game against the Pirates.
Giddings: A's should rebrand when moving to Vegas
95.7 The Game host Evan Giddings joins Dan Patrick to talk about the Oakland Athletics relocation to Vegas from a fan's perspective, what the A's asked the city of Oakland and if the team should rebrand.
Is Manfred giving Las Vegas special treatment?
Dan Patrick discusses Rob Manfred's recent comments regarding the Oakland A's reported move to Las Vegas, and explains why Manfred may have overstepped himself.
Manfred calls out community about A’s relocation
Mike Florio and Myles Simmons dabble into the MLB world to analyze Rob Manfred’s comments about the possible Oakland A’s relocation and draw parallels into the NFL with St. Louis and the Rams.
Governor signs public funding bill for new Athletics stadium in Las Vegas
Nevada Gov. Joe Lombardo signed into law a $380 million public financing package to help build a MLB stadium for the Athletics on the Las Vegas Strip.
Triple ejection: Rangers 2B Semien, pitching coach Maddux and manager Bochy ejected
Rangers second baseman Marcus Semien, pitching coach Mike Maddux, and manager Bruce Bochy were all ejected before the start of the eighth inning against the Angles.
Rob Manfred hopes voter rejection of Coyotes arena won’t hurt Diamondbacks stadium deal
Rob Manfred hopes the Diamondbacks can reach a stadium deal for when their lease for Chase Field in Phoenix expires after the 2027 season.
MLB to start months-long approval process for Oakland Athletics’ move to Las Vegas
MLB will start a months-long approval process for Oakland's proposed move to Las Vegas, which appears set to become the second shift of a franchise in the last half-century.
Rob Manfred suspects many pitchers are using banned sticky stuff
Baseball Commissioner Rob Manfred thinks the use of banned sticky stuff is more widespread than the three pitchers ejected this season for illegal grip aids.
Robot umpires not likely to get MLB call-up for 2024
Robot umpires likely won't be ready for a big league call-up next season.
Mets’ Drew Smith suspended 10 games for banned sticky stuff during Subway Series
Mets pitcher Drew Smith was suspended for 10 games by Major League Baseball, the fifth pitcher and second on his team penalized for using banned sticky stuff.
Oakland Athletics stadium deal wins final legislative approval in Nevada as MLB weighs move to Las Vegas
The Oakland Athletics cleared a major hurdle for their planned relocation to Las Vegas after the Nevada Legislature gave final approval on Wednesday to public funding for a portion of a proposed $1.5...
Astros’ Lance McCullers to miss remainder of season following surgery
Astros pitcher Lance McCullers Jr. will miss the rest of the season after undergoing surgery to repair the flexor tendon in his right forearm and remove a bone spur.
Rangers or Diamondbacks more poised for success?
D.J. Short and Scott Pianowski debate which team, between the Rangers and Diamondbacks, is more poised to sustain its level of play for the rest of the 2023 MLB campaign.
Stash Encarnacion-Strand before it's too late
D.J. Short and Scott Pianowski highlight Reds prospect Christian Encarnacion-Strand and explain why he should be rostered in all fantasy leagues ahead of a seemingly imminent call-up.
Mets reliever Drew Smith ejected from Subway Series game vs. Yankees for illegal substance
Drew Smith became the second New York Mets pitcher to get ejected this season for using an illegal foreign substance when he was tossed from their Subway Series opener Tuesday night against the Yankees at...
A’s beat Rays 2-1 for seventh straight win as fans hold reverse boycott
Pinch-hitter Carlos Pérez broke a tie with an RBI groundout in the eighth inning and the Oakland Athletics beat the Tampa Bay Rays 2-1 on Tuesday night in front of a spirited crowd at the Coliseum.
Scherzer tagged, Smith ejected as Yankees rally past Mets 7-6 in Subway Series opener
Clay Holmes got out of a sticky situation, Drew Smith did not and the New York Yankees won a wild Subway Series opener at Citi Field.
Yankees’ Steinbrenner irked by A’s and other low-spenders, says it’s ‘not good for the game’
The New York Yankees' Hal Steinbrenner says he’s open to other baseball owners’ consideration of proposing a salary cap for 2027, but only if small-market teams like the Oakland Athletics are subject to a...
A’s fans come out en masse for reverse boycott and tell owner John Fisher to sell
Furious Oakland Athletics fans came en masse with a single message to owner John Fisher: “SELL.”
Luke Voit signs minor league contract with Mets after Brewers release
Former big league home run champion Luke Voit signed a minor league contract with the New York Mets and will report Tuesday to Triple-A Syracuse.
Daniel Murphy takes next step in comeback bid, joins Angels on minor league deal
Daniel Murphy is joining the Los Angeles Angels on a minor league contract, the next step in a surprising comeback bid by the three-time All-Star.
Keep an eye on Josh Bell's offensive resurgence
D.J. Short breaks down Cleveland Guardians 1B Josh Bell's 2023 stats and shares why his recent hot stretch is an encouraging sight for fantasy managers in search of power.
Look to Scott McGough for relief pitching boost
D.J. Short examines the Arizona Diamondbacks bullpen order and highlights Scott McGough as a reliever that fantasy managers should have their eyes on for a potential boost in the saves category.