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    Zobrist ejected after lobbying for robot umps


    A discussion of plate umpire Phil Cuzzi's strike zone led to Cubs veteran Ben Zobrist's first career ejection on Tuesday after he remarked that players would prefer an electronic strike...

    A discussion of plate umpire Phil Cuzzi's strike zone led to Cubs veteran Ben Zobrist's first career ejection on Tuesday after he remarked that players would prefer an electronic strike zone.

    Sabathia says DL decision for knee was easy call


    After trying to push through pain in his arthritic right knee a year ago, Yankees starting pitcher CC Sabathia said Tuesday he didn't want to make the same mistake this year and that's why he went on the 10-day disabled list...

    After trying to push through pain in his arthritic right knee a year ago, Yankees starting pitcher CC Sabathia said Tuesday he didn't want to make the same mistake this year and that's why he went on the 10-day disabled list Monday.

    Nats turn to Glover for saves, put Madson on DL


    Ryan Madson, who gave up a walk-off grand slam to the Cubs on Sunday, has been put on the DL. In his place, Koda Glover will serve as the Nats'...

    Ryan Madson, who gave up a walk-off grand slam to the Cubs on Sunday, has been put on the DL. In his place, Koda Glover will serve as the Nats' closer.

    Rangers to rest Beltre after reinjuring hamstring


    The Rangers will rest Adrian Beltre for a few days before the active career hits leader gets another evaluation for his injured left...

    The Rangers will rest Adrian Beltre for a few days before the active career hits leader gets another evaluation for his injured left hamstring.

    Indians' Bauer on DL with stress fracture in leg


    Indians right-hander Trevor Bauer has been placed on the 10-day disabled list with a "small stress fracture" in his right fibula, manager Terry Francona said...

    Indians right-hander Trevor Bauer has been placed on the 10-day disabled list with a "small stress fracture" in his right fibula, manager Terry Francona said Tuesday.

    Mariners reinstate Cano after PED suspension


    Robinson Cano was reinstated by the Seattle Mariners on Tuesday after serving an 80-game suspension for violating baseball's joint drug agreement. Cano has appeared in 39 games this...

    Robinson Cano was reinstated by the Seattle Mariners on Tuesday after serving an 80-game suspension for violating baseball's joint drug agreement. Cano has appeared in 39 games this season.

    Real or not? Kershaw in for his toughest stretch run yet


    With the NL West a dogfight and Kenley Jansen out, the Dodgers ace faces a big challenge in his quest for a World Series...

    With the NL West a dogfight and Kenley Jansen out, the Dodgers ace faces a big challenge in his quest for a World Series title.

    Dazzling Didi a steady presence at short for Yankees


    Performances like he had Sunday have almost become routine for Didi Gregorius as he has eased the transition from Derek Jeter the past few...

    Performances like he had Sunday have almost become routine for Didi Gregorius as he has eased the transition from Derek Jeter the past few years.

    Should the Yankees concede the AL East? Weighing the pros and cons


    Aaron Judge says the goal is to beat Boston. It's not impossible, but resting up for the wild-card game and (hopefully) beyond could be...

    Aaron Judge says the goal is to beat Boston. It's not impossible, but resting up for the wild-card game and (hopefully) beyond could be wiser.

    Inside Derek Jeter's plan to build a winner in Miami


    A champion in New York, Jeter didn't come to Miami to lose. Here's a look at how he plans to put a winning team on the field while learning on the job in South...

    A champion in New York, Jeter didn't come to Miami to lose. Here's a look at how he plans to put a winning team on the field while learning on the job in South Beach.

    The 100s tracker: Boston's 114 pace? Good. The O's? Not so good


    As we track teams that could hit triple-digit wins or losses, the Red Sox have managed to pick up their torrid pace while helping the Orioles sink to new...

    As we track teams that could hit triple-digit wins or losses, the Red Sox have managed to pick up their torrid pace while helping the Orioles sink to new lows.

    Martinez trying to right Nationals' ship in time to make the playoffs


    The Nationals have one of the most injury-prone teams in baseball, but the pressure on their first-year manager to get them to October is...

    The Nationals have one of the most injury-prone teams in baseball, but the pressure on their first-year manager to get them to October is real.

    A pitcher for MVP? It's rare, but this could be Max Scherzer's year


    The Nats ace has a legitimate shot at joining Clayton Kershaw and Justin Verlander as the only hurlers in the past quarter century to win the...

    The Nats ace has a legitimate shot at joining Clayton Kershaw and Justin Verlander as the only hurlers in the past quarter century to win the award.

    Power Rankings: New rivals boost AL's dominance


    The Red Sox might be delivering a season for the ages, but they aren't the only hot team heading towards the...

    The Red Sox might be delivering a season for the ages, but they aren't the only hot team heading towards the stretch.

    Bote spoils Scherzer's gem with walk-off slam


    With two out in the bottom of the ninth and facing a two-strike count, Cubs pinch hitter David Bote delivered a walk-off grand slam to stun the Nationals on Sunday...

    With two out in the bottom of the ninth and facing a two-strike count, Cubs pinch hitter David Bote delivered a walk-off grand slam to stun the Nationals on Sunday night.

    First-place Cubs breaking even in the second half, not breaking away


    Another blowout loss contributed to the Cubs' growing run deficit since the break. Should fans be worried or happy about their 12-11...

    Another blowout loss contributed to the Cubs' growing run deficit since the break. Should fans be worried or happy about their 12-11 record?

    MLB's next big thing: Red Sox vs. 116 and more races to watch


    Can Boston set the MLB wins record? Who will emerge as the NL's top team? MVP? And who ya got -- hits or whiffs? Baseball minds want to...

    Can Boston set the MLB wins record? Who will emerge as the NL's top team? MVP? And who ya got -- hits or whiffs? Baseball minds want to know.

    The top 10 MLB Players Weekend nicknames


    From the first all-emoji name to the Stringbean Slinger, these are some of the best uniform nicknames coming soon to a major league ballpark near...

    From the first all-emoji name to the Stringbean Slinger, these are some of the best uniform nicknames coming soon to a major league ballpark near you.

    That's so '90s: The 12 still-active players from the last millennium


    Party of Five? More like Party of 12. Here are the players across the four major sports who first appeared in the '90s and are still...

    Party of Five? More like Party of 12. Here are the players across the four major sports who first appeared in the '90s and are still active.

    2018 MLB playoff schedule


    From the wild card to the World Series, check out the game and series schedules for the upcoming...

    From the wild card to the World Series, check out the game and series schedules for the upcoming postseason.

    Before they were famous: Pros who played in the LLWS


    They may be household names now, but some athletes were first in the spotlight as kids on the baseball fields of the Little League World...

    They may be household names now, but some athletes were first in the spotlight as kids on the baseball fields of the Little League World Series.

    How the shift has ruined Albert Pujols


    As defensive shifting became a normal part of the game, is it possible we've witnessed it beat down one of baseball's greatest...

    As defensive shifting became a normal part of the game, is it possible we've witnessed it beat down one of baseball's greatest players?

    Delmon Young Trade Tree: How to flip a bust for 15 years of talent


    The Rays took Young with the No. 1 pick in 2003. And while he had his moments, trading him was a master stroke that's still paying...

    The Rays took Young with the No. 1 pick in 2003. And while he had his moments, trading him was a master stroke that's still paying off.