5/7/2012 | Castrovince: Kinsler reaching new heights
Ian Kinsler is on an incredibly productive run-scoring pace, in part, of course, because of the deep and balanced cast following him in the Texas lineup, and in part because of his personal improvement in pitch selection and on-base ability.
5/7/2012 | Hook slide to avoid tags has gone by the wayside
Maury Wills perfected the hook slide, pulling his body away from the potential tag and clipping the corner of the bag. It is rarely seen now, and even when you think you're seeing one, it's not necessarily the real article.
5/7/2012 | MLB Notebook: Davis goes 0-for-8, earns win
During the game between the Red Sox and Orioles on Sunday, Baltimore's Chris Davis started the game at DH, went 0-for-8 at the plate, and pitched two scoreless innings for the win.
5/7/2012 | Refocused Manny seeks career encore
A refocused Manny Ramirez believes he new mindset will lead to a better player than what the game remembers.
5/7/2012 | Soccer coming to Yankee Stadium on July 22
The Chelsea and Paris Saint-Germain soccer clubs will meet in the first soccer match at the new Yankee Stadium on July 22, the Yankees announced on Monday.
5/7/2012 | Nats' Rizzo takes offense to Hamels' HBP
Nationals general manager Mike Rizzo took exception to Cole Hamels intentionally hitting Bryce Harper with a pitch on Sunday night, telling the Washington Post that Hamels is "fake tough" and that he should be suspended by the league.
5/7/2012 | Draft Notebook: Correa on the rise
The Draft Notebook will appear each week from now until the week prior to the 2012 First-Year Player Draft, focusing on top performers, guys rocketing up the charts, amateurs seeing their stars fading and prospects dealing with injuries.
5/7/2012 | Sale ready to contribute out of 'pen
It took a slew of Spring Training starts for Chris Sale to build up the arm strength to make the transition from reliever to starter. His return to the bullpen should be a simpler switch.
5/7/2012 | White Sox call up Quintana as 26th man
A new rule in Major League Baseball's collective bargaining agreement permits clubs from carrying 26 players on their roster for the day of a doubleheader.
5/7/2012 | Ventura OK with Fukudome's production
Outfielder Kosuke Fukudome is hitting .182, but White Sox skipper Robin Ventura isn't concerned.
5/7/2012 | Werth has wrist surgery, out at least 12 weeks
Nationals right fielder Jayson Werth had left wrist surgery on Monday. He is expected to be out at least 12 weeks. It is believed a steel plate was inserted in his wrist.
5/7/2012 | Damon doesn't affect Sizemore's schedule
On the surface, it would seem that the signing of veteran Johnny Damon buys the Indians more time to take a conservative approach with Grady Sizemore's comeback from his lower back surgery.
5/7/2012 | Changes in delivery working for Ubaldo
The Indians understand that there is an adjustment period when a pitcher is asked to adjust his mechanics.
5/7/2012 | Lack of belief in Tribe irks Pestano
Vinnie Pestano came out of the trainer's room and headed to his locker following Sunday's 4-2 win over the Rangers.
5/7/2012 | Orioles soar to top of Power Rankings
The Orioles have the best record in the American League and are off to a fantastic start. Manager Buck Showalter has his club believing this could be the year the O's fly back into the playoffs and perch themselves among the most powerful teams in the game, and it's hard to blame him.
5/7/2012 | MLB announces 30 Mother's Day Bat Girls
On Monday, 30 people were recognized by Major League Baseball for raising awareness of breast cancer and demonstrating a commitment of "Going to Bat" in the fight against the disease.
5/7/2012 | Bodley: Manny could lift A's, or drive them down
Given Billy Beane's track record and Manny Ramirez's vow to put his misdeeds behind him, this could be an intriguing summer in Oakland.
5/7/2012 | Tribe socks it to Chicago in Game 1 of twin bill
The Indians pounded White Sox starter Philip Humber for the second time this season, using the early offensive fireworks to claim an 8-6 victory in Game 1 of a doubleheader on Monday at Progressive Field.
5/7/2012 | Brewers' Gonzalez has torn ACL in right knee
Brewers shortstop Alex Gonzalez, who was placed on the 15-day disabled list on Sunday, has a torn ACL in his right knee.
5/7/2012 | Rays' road to success paved by stability at top
Andrew Friedman and Matt Silverman were just assuming their new positions as executive vice president of baseball operations and team president, respectively, when the pair met in a conference room at a Houston hotel with a white-haired dude from Pennsylvania via California.
5/7/2012 | O's add two arms but option Hunter, Paulino
In a somewhat surprising move, the Orioles optioned Tommy Hunter prior to Monday's game. The move came on the heels of Sunday's 17-inning win, which resulted in a severely overtaxed bullpen. The Orioles also optioned catcher Ronny Paulino and called up right-hander Stu Pomeranz.
5/7/2012 | MLB.com examines the recent surge of no-nos
Since 2007, MLB has seen 18 no-hit, no-run games, not including Armando Galarraga's near-perfecto. By comparison, there were 17 no-hitters over the previous 11 seasons. So MLB.com took a look at what could be contributing to the surge, from the obvious to the subtle to the frankly unsatisfying.
5/7/2012 | McNamee's testimony in Clemens trial delayed
Trainer Brian McNamee might not take the stand this week as planned in the federal perjury trial of Roger Clemens and will testify Thursday at the very earliest, according to prosecutors.
5/7/2012 | Offseason work paying off for Blue Jays' Encarnacion
The Blue Jays have an unlikely person to thank for Edwin Encarnacion's red-hot start to the 2012 season.
5/7/2012 | Beltre returns, but as designated hitter
Adrian Beltre was back in the starting lineup for the first time in six games as the Rangers' designated hitter on Monday night against the Orioles. Beltre has been bothered by a sore left hamstring and had been available only as a pinch-hitter for the past week. He is still not ready to return to the field yet, even though manager Ron Washington said Beltre was moving well on the field in pregame workouts.
More Results >
© 2001- MLB Advanced Media, L.P. All rights reserved.
The following are trademarks or service marks of Major League Baseball entities and may be used only with permission of Major League Baseball Properties, Inc. or the relevant Major League Baseball entity: Major League, Major League Baseball, MLB, the silhouetted batter logo, World Series, National League, American League, Division Series, League Championship Series, All-Star Game, and the names, nicknames, logos, uniform designs, color combinations, and slogans designating the Major League Baseball clubs and entities, and their respective mascots, events and exhibitions.