Sunday Notes: Mariners Recall Brandon Maurer

According to MLB Roster Moves, the Seattle Mariners have recalled SP Brandon Maurer from Triple-A Tacoma. The team has optioned OF James Jones down to Triple-A in a corresponding move.


VIDEO: Craig Kimbrel On Being Pulled In The 9th

Braves closer Craig Kimbrel appeared in a game for the first time last night against the Mets after missing almost a week with a sore shoulder, and he struggled to get outs. Kimbrel was pulled in the 9th innings


Recap: Ike Davis Impresses In Pirates’ Debut

Ike Davis, recently acquired from the New York Mets in exchange for pitcher Zack Thornton and a PTBNL, made his Pittsburgh Pirates debut last night against the Brewers. Davis hit sixth in Clint Hurdles lineup against starter Matt Garza


VIDEO: A Squirrel Causes Problems At Coors Field

Last night’s Rockies/Phillies game at Coors Field was delayed in the bottom of the third inning due to a squirrel being on the field: Your browser does not support iframes. However, this isn’t the first time a squirrel has


MLB: Former Ray Bartlett Announces Retirement

Former Ray Jason Bartlett has hung up his cleats. Bartlett announced his retirement on Friday after ten years in the league. For more information on this story visit: Bill Baer, Hardball Talk

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MLB: League Will Tweak Transfer Rule

MLB and the MLBPA are looking into changing some rules now instead of waiting till the end of the season. The league is looking to tweak the early controversial transfer rule along with blocking the plate. For more on


Freddy Garcia Close To Contract With Asian Team

Veteran right-hander Freddy Garcia is close to signing with an undisclosed team in Asia


Shane Victorino Set To Begin Rehab Assignment

Shane Victorino was placed on the disabled list at the end of spring training with a left hamstring strain and had his return briefly delayed due to a bout of the flu, but he’s finally getting closer to making


Royals Place Lorenzo Cain On 15-Day DL

Royals CF Lorenzo Cain has been placed on the DL with a Grade 1 left groin strain.


MLB’s ERA Leader Is… A Houston Astro?

Of all teams, it is a member of the Houston Astros rotation who leads the major leagues in ERA.