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.
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
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
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
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
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
Veteran right-hander Freddy Garcia is close to signing with an undisclosed team in Asia
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 CF Lorenzo Cain has been placed on the DL with a Grade 1 left groin strain.
Of all teams, it is a member of the Houston Astros rotation who leads the major leagues in ERA.