Red Sox may shut down Pedroia for season

Major League Baseball - Tue, 2014-09-09 20:46
Boston manager John Farrell said Tuesday that there's a possibility that Dustin Pedoria might be shut down due to increased inflammation in his left hand and wrist. Pedroia played on Monday night and underwent an MRI test that indicated the inflammation.
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Tribe outrights Dickerson to Triple-A Columbus

Major League Baseball - Tue, 2014-09-09 19:44
Prior to Tuesday's game against the Twins, the Indians sent Chris Dickerson outright to Triple-A Columbus, which had its season end last week. The move reduced Cleveland's active roster to 34 players and now gives the club a chance to place a higher priority on some of its younger players down the stretch.
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'Up, Up, & Away' looks at Expos with clear eyes

Major League Baseball - Tue, 2014-09-09 19:16
"Up, Up, & Away: The Kid, The Hawk, Rock, Vladi, Pedro, Le Grand Orange, Youppi!, The Crazy Business of Baseball, & the Ill-Fated but Unforgettable Montreal Expos" is an enjoyable work, and Jonah Keri finds many dimensions of the franchise to explore, most notably the factors that made the 2005 relocation to Washington inevitable.
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Today's MLB starting lineups: Sept. 9

Major League Baseball - Tue, 2014-09-09 18:03
Every lineup, every day, as they are made public by the clubs.
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Recovering Schilling set to return to ESPN

Major League Baseball - Tue, 2014-09-09 16:28
Curt Schilling, who has been off the air due to his recent battle with cancer, will return to ESPN and resume his analyst role starting with Thursday's edition of "Baseball Tonight."
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Special league nothing short of a Miracle

Major League Baseball - Tue, 2014-09-09 15:33
The Joe Nuxhall Miracle League Fields offer kids with special needs a chance to live out their baseball dreams.
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Longtime pals play for 'Bucks' at Astros tilt

Major League Baseball - Tue, 2014-09-09 15:12
Jenny Johnson and Nadia Garza met while working a summer job at a jewelry store in Houston before heading off to separate colleges, and one day this season, they were at an Astros game for an SMU alumni event when they were approached to play MLB.com game show "Bucks on the Pond."
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Fantasy Q&A: Who can fill Melky's spot?

Major League Baseball - Tue, 2014-09-09 14:58
Fred Zinkie answers all of your fantasy questions, from who can pick up the slack with Melky Cabrera out to whether Yasiel Puig is a keeper.
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Pipeline preview: Triple-A playoffs on deck

Major League Baseball - Tue, 2014-09-09 14:00
With spots in next Tuesday's Triple-A National Championship Game on the line, both the International League and the Pacific Coast League will begin their best-of-five finals on Tuesday. And the four franchises involved have plenty of experience at this level of the postseason.
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Heavily used relievers now facing challenges

Major League Baseball - Tue, 2014-09-09 14:00
There were seven relievers who appeared in more than 75 games in 2013; let's take a look at how they've fared so far this year. Spoiler alert: Six of them have not been able to replicate their success from a year ago, five have dealt with injuries or illness and one changed teams in the offseason.
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Stepping up: Polo Grounds stairway completes comeback

Major League Baseball - Tue, 2014-09-09 13:36
John Thorn's memory is quite sharp, especially when it comes to recalling his first big league ballgame, a 1956 contest between the Giants and Dodgers at the Polo Grounds. That's why MLB's official historian is so pleased by the restoration and reopening of the John T. Brush Stairway, near the once-hallowed ballpark site.
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Miller, Saunders boost Mariners in WC race

Major League Baseball - Tue, 2014-09-09 07:46
Brad Miller lost his starting job earlier in the season and Michael Saunders had been on the DL for nearly two months, but the two Mariners stepped up as Seattle kept its playoff push going with a 4-1 win over the Astros on Monday night at Safeco Field. With the victory, the Mariners remained in control of an AL Wild Card berth.
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Beat the Streak participant extends tally to 38

Major League Baseball - Tue, 2014-09-09 07:30
Phillies fan Matt Borelli is pursuing Beat The Streak fame and fortune. He already has 38 consecutive on-point picks under his belt on his quest for 57 and the $5.6 million grand prize.
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Miller has 2-run triple in 8th, Mariners beat Astros (Yahoo Sports)

Yahoo - Tue, 2014-09-09 07:26

SEATTLE (AP) -- When Brad Miller was hitting a season-low .151 three months into the season, he might not have expected even to be with the Seattle Mariners in the final month of the season.

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Dodgers can laugh at error-filled play

Major League Baseball - Tue, 2014-09-09 07:02
Manager Don Mattingly referred to it as "The Play," and when it was cued up to hit the clubhouse monitors Monday night, one Dodger started humming the Circus Clown theme song. There they are, in first place and cruising to a 9-4 win over the Padres, when the Dodgers turned a pop flyout into a three-error comedy as two unearned runs scored.
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Postseason Picture for Tuesday, Sept. 9

Major League Baseball - Tue, 2014-09-09 06:37
On Monday, the week began with the Tigers getting closer to the Royals in the AL Central standings, the Mariners getting closer to the A's in the AL Wild Card standings, and the Pirates continuing to pull away from the Brewers in the NL Wild Card race.
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Kershaw breezes to 18th win, Dodgers beat Padres (Yahoo Sports)

Yahoo - Tue, 2014-09-09 06:37

LOS ANGELES (AP) -- Clayton Kershaw toyed with yet another opponent.

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Kershaw gets 18th win as Dodgers pad lead

Major League Baseball - Tue, 2014-09-09 06:27
Clayton Kershaw became the Major Leagues' first 18-game winner this season by beating the Padres, 9-4, on Monday, extending the Dodgers' win streak to four and their lead in the National League West to 3 1/2 games over idle San Francisco.
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Halos ride six-run inning to rout behind Weaver

Major League Baseball - Tue, 2014-09-09 06:03
Jered Weaver continues to have success against the Indians, and he was backed by a six-run fifth frame and four total homers in the Angels' 12-3 blowout on Monday afternoon at Progressive Field.
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Stroman twirls shutout as Toronto keeps pace in race

Major League Baseball - Tue, 2014-09-09 05:58
Marcus Stroman had the best start of his career with a three-hit shutout while Jose Bautista homered for the second consecutive game in the Blue Jays' 8-0 victory over the Cubs on Monday night at Rogers Centre.
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