ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. — It’s trade-deadline week, so any Yankees player being pulled from a lineup 40 minutes before the first pitch sounds off alarms. Times that by 1,000 with All-Star right fielder Aaron Judge being scratched from Wednesday night’s game against the Tampa Bay Rays and the Yankees offering no explanation.
CHICAGO -- Cubs shortstop Javier Baez was fined an undisclosed amount but avoided suspension Wednesday for his actions in the team's walk-off win over the Cincinnati Reds on Monday night. Baez, 28, singled off of Reds reliever Amir Garrett with the bases loaded in the bottom of the ninth inning,...
Chicago Cubs shortstop Javier Baez will be fined for celebrating excessively after a walk-off hit against the Cincinnati Reds on Monday, a source told Jesse Rogers of ESPN. Baez was fired up after getting a hit off Reds reliever Amir Garrett. The two started a benches-clearing incident in May after...
ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. – Joey Gallo is headed to the Yankees according to MLB Network’s Jon Heyman and ESPN's Jeff Passan. Gallo was scratched from the Texas Rangers’ game Wednesday night, and the Yankees have been heavily linked to interest in the slugging, lefty-hitting outfielder leading up to Friday’s 4 p.m. MLB trade deadline.
PITTSBURGH – For those who might have been wondering, closer Josh Hader is still on the Milwaukee Brewers’ roster. Hader didn’t go on a midseason Caribbean cruise or go hiking through Europe without the team's permission. He just hasn’t been needed for a long time, due to the confluence of lack of save situations and off days on the schedule.
The New York Yankees and Texas Rangers have agreed to a deal. This a highly competitive move for the Yankees, who at 52-47, are currently in third place in the American League East and fourth in the AL Wild Card Race. In the deal, they also acquire left-handed relief pitcher John King and will send prospects Trevor Huaver, Glenn Otto, Ezequiel Duran, Everson Pereira, Randy Vazquez, and Josh Smith to Texas.
ANAHEIM, Calif. -- — Shohei Ohtani continued his power display Wednesday, crushing a three-run home run, and Phil Gosselin had a go-ahead RBI single in the eighth inning for the Los Angeles Angels, who rallied for an 8-7 victory over the Colorado Rockies. The Angels trailed early but used a...
The New York Mets already plan to add at least one reliable arm to the starting rotation shortly after Friday's trade deadline. They're hoping their best asset won't be far behind. According to SNY, Mets manager Luis Rojas told reporters ahead of Wednesday's home game versus the Atlanta Braves that...
The rumors connecting Anthony Rizzo to the Boston Red Sox make total sense. The Chicago Cubs figure to be sellers before Friday’s Major League Baseball trade deadline, and the Red Sox, expected buyers, have a glaring need at first base, the position Rizzo has occupied in the Windy City for the past decade.
The New York Yankees have made many inquiries ahead of the July 30, 4 pm deadline. So far, they have only brought right-hand pitcher Clay Holmes to the Yankees. So far, they have a net loss to the team struggling to hold on to a wild card slot. The Yankees had to deal shortstop Diego Castillo and Shortstop Hoy Park to Pirates for Holmes. So they have pretty well cleaned out their shortstop prospects for a not very good pitcher.
MLB's 2021 trade deadline is approaching. The frenzy all has to happen by July 30 at 4 p.m. ET. Contenders will stock up on talent. New contenders will emerge. And some big stars will move. Yahoo Sports is tracking all the action right here. Brewers swing deal for D-backs' Eduardo...
The New York Yankees and Texas Rangers reportedly agreed to the biggest trade (in scope and size) of deadline week on Wednesday, swapping six players in a deal headlined by slugger Joey Gallo. The long story made short is that Gallo provides the Yankees with another fearsome middle-of-the-order bat who...
Matt McLain is joined by his father Michael McLain, one of his brothers Sean and his mother Wendi after signing with the Cincinnati Reds Monday. (Photo courtesy McLain family) Matt McLain, selected in the first round by the Cincinnati Reds as the 17th pick in the Major League draft, signed with the team for $4.625 million Monday and has taken the next step in his professional career, according to his father Michael McLain.
CLEVELAND — Some batters hit for the cycle. Indians slugger Franmil Reyes nearly hit the cyclist. Reyes homered twice, the first a second-inning blast that bounced out of Progressive Field and almost dinged a bicyclist pedaling on a street next to the park, and Cleveland beat the St. Louis Cardinals 7-2 on Wednesday.