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After a lull in mid-August, Detroit's offense is starting to heat up. The Tigers stayed hot against the Twins, reaching eight runs for a fourth straight game in an 8-5 win to complete a three-game sweep at Target Field on Thursday.
The Asia-Pacific Region champs from Seoul, South Korea, kick-started Thursday with a dominant victory over Mexico. The victory catapulted South Korea into the International Championship game, where it will get a second crack at undefeated Panama.
Every lineup, every day, as they are made public by the clubs.
Tigers manager Brad Ausmus said that left-hander Daniel Norris had his best start of the season in Thursday's 8-5 win over the Twins at Target Field, but Norris insisted that he still didn't have his best stuff and that he can continue to work deeper into ballgames.
In need of another pitcher in the bullpen, the Nationals acquired left-hander Marc Rzepczynski and cash in a trade with the A's for Minor League infielder Max Schrock on Thursday. Rzepczynski was activated before Thursday's finale against the Orioles, while the Nationals optioned right-hander Reynaldo Lopez to Triple-A Syracuse.
Jake Odorizzi threw seven innings of one-run ball and Mikie Mahtook ripped the go-ahead double in the Rays' 2-1 win over the Red Sox on Thursday at Tropicana Field.
The Twins were hopeful Jose Berrios would find more success in his second go-around, but it simply hasn't worked out that way, as he's continued to struggle. The right-hander had another rough outing in Thursday's 8-5 loss to the Tigers and was optioned to Triple-A Rochester along with fellow right-hander Tyler Duffey. Lefty Andrew Albers will be called up on Friday, while the other roster move is to be announced.
Jonathan Mayo discusses which Yankees prospect he sees as a future superstar, Bradley Zimmer vs. Kyle Tucker, the Braves' Austin Riley and more.
Many of the players the Astros would have typically called upon when rosters expand beyond 25 players are already with the big league club, thanks to an influx of rookies in the past couple of weeks.
The Phillies on Thursday sent veteran catcher Carlos Ruiz and cash to the Dodgers in exchange for catcher A.J. Ellis, pitching prospect Tommy Bergjans and a player to be named later or cash.
Talk about relief. Mikie Mahtook personified the emotion while on his knees at second base after he'd doubled home Steven Souza Jr. for what would turn out to be the winning run. The Rays came away with a 2-1 win over the Red Sox and a split of their four-game series at Tropicana Field on Thursday, and Mahtook came away with an escape from a dreadful 0-fer.
It's only been five games since his return, but it sure looks like a three-day break to work on his swing and clear his head was exactly what Justin Upton needed to find his groove again.
Drew Pomeranz was at the top of his game through five innings. He had nine strikeouts with no runs allowed by the time the Red Sox gave him a one-run lead in the sixth inning. But once Pomeranz got the lead, he wasn't able to keep it.
Dodgers outfielder Andre Ethier will begin a rehab assignment Thursday night at Class A Rancho Cucamonga.
As they are wont to do, the Reds have not telegraphed their plans for September callups. But here is a look at few of the more notable contenders.
Twins first baseman Joe Mauer was held out of the lineup for a second straight game with sore quads, and manager Paul Molitor said the injury is a bit more serious than originally thought.
Not wanting to overstate a connection and be disrespectful, Jon Gray, 24, said he hasn't spoken much about his Cherokee roots.
With the high school summer showcase season wrapped up, it's time to put a bow on it with an early ranking of the top 25 prep prospects for the 2017 MLB Draft.
Kendall Graveman has been quietly piecing together a superb sophomore season, transforming from fringe starter to rotational mainstay.
The North American venues for the 2017 World Baseball Classic were announced on Thursday, with host cities including Los Angeles, San Diego, Miami and Guadalajara, Mexico.