Dodgers close to getting Latos, Morse from Miami

Jul 29, 2015 | No Comments

The Dodgers are close to acquiring Marlins starting pitcher Mat Latos, outfielder Michael Morse and a competitive balance Draft pick for three Minor League pitchers, a source told Joe Frisaro of MLB.com.

D-backs push winning streak to four games

D-backs push winning streak to four games

Jul 29, 2015 | No Comments

Rookie right-hander Zack Godley won his second straight start to open his D-backs career as Arizona topped the Mariners, 8-4, on Tuesday night at Safeco Field.

Royals marvel at Infante-Escobar flip play

Royals marvel at Infante-Escobar flip play

Jul 29, 2015 | No Comments

Royals third baseman Mike Moustakas couldn’t quite decide which play he enjoyed more: The Eric Hosmer snag of a hot grounder by Michael Brantley to save a run in the seventh, or the circus-act Omar Infante /Alcides Escobar play to get the first out in the ninth of the Royals’ 2-1 win on Tuesday night.

White Sox back Samardzija at Fenway

White Sox back Samardzija at Fenway

Jul 29, 2015 | No Comments

Melky Cabrera tallied four hits, Jose Abreu went deep and a solid Jeff Samardzija pitched into the ninth inning on Tuesday night as the surging White Sox cruised to a 9-4 win over the Red Sox at Fenway Park.

Will Blue Jays deal for pitching before Deadline?

Will Blue Jays deal for pitching before Deadline?

Jul 28, 2015 | No Comments

The Blue Jays made a potent lineup even better by acquiring shortstop Troy Tulowitzki in a blockbuster trade with the Rockies on Tuesday morning, but the pitching staff remains an area of weakness that will have to be addressed prior to Friday’s non-waiver Trade Deadline.

Angels add trio of veteran outfielders via trades

Angels add trio of veteran outfielders via trades

Jul 28, 2015 | No Comments

The Angels acquired a couple of left-handed-hitting outfielders on Tuesday, getting David Murphy from the Indians and David DeJesus from the Rays.

Mejia suspended 162 games for positive test

Mejia suspended 162 games for positive test

Jul 28, 2015 | No Comments

Mets reliever Jenrry Mejia has been suspended 162 games for testing positive a second time for a performance-enhancing substance, Major League Baseball announced Tuesday. Mejia’s suspension is effective immediately.

Sox claim Machi, transfer Buchholz to 60-day DL

Sox claim Machi, transfer Buchholz to 60-day DL

Jul 28, 2015 | No Comments

The Red Sox, in need of some bullpen depth, claimed right-hander Jean Machi off waivers from the Giants on Tuesday. To make room for Machi on the 40-man roster, the club transferred right-hander Clay Buchholz to the 60-day disabled list.

Elbow inflammation shelves Braves’ Banuelos

Elbow inflammation shelves Braves’ Banuelos

Jul 28, 2015 | No Comments

Manny Banuelos’ march toward his innings limit was halted on Tuesday, when the Braves placed him on the 15-day disabled list with left elbow inflammation.

CarGo’s big night overshadowed by loss, Tulo deal

CarGo’s big night overshadowed by loss, Tulo deal

Jul 28, 2015 | No Comments

Before things went crazy at Wrigley Field on Monday night, Rockies outfielder Carlos Gonzalez went wild at Wrigley Field.