MLB Team News

  1. The Red Sox are still No. 1 atop a pile of quality clubs in the AL, but hot hitters are powering rising challengers from the NL.
  2. Justin Verlander got a boost from the Astros' bats to collect his 200th career win as Houston retook sole possession of first place in the AL West with a 9-4 win over the A's.
  3. Jose Urena made the most of his borrowed time, pitching a two-hitter for his first complete game in the majors and leading the Marlins over the Nationals 12-1 on Sunday.
  4. Cubs right-hander Yu Darvish, making his first rehab start, lasted just one inning in Sunday's game with Class A South Bend. After throwing six warm-up pitches, he left with a trainer prior to the start of the second inning.
  5. While running to first base on Sunday, Yankees shortstop Didi Gregorius suffered a heel injury in a collision with Blue Jays first baseman Kendrys Morales, and it could send him to the disabled list.
  6. The Pirates will play the Cubs in the 2019 Little League Classic in Williamsport, Pennsylvania, MLB commissioner Rob Manfred announced Sunday.
  7. Top pitching prospect Michael Kopech will make his major league debut with the Chicago White Sox against the Twins on Tuesday.
  8. As we keep tabs on the best and worst teams this season, a tough test could challenge Boston's pace. Plus, which last-place team made history over the weekend?
  9. Although Houston regained the top spot in the division with Sunday's win, Oakland made a serious statement over the weekend.
  10. The Cubs somehow managed to win twice while scoring four runs in a four-game series, but their bats need to be better than that.
  11. Players at the Little League World Series in Williamsport got a taste of the big leagues when the Phillies and Mets also came to town to play ball.
  12. Even All-Stars have an at-bat, a pitch or a play from when they were kids that they can't forget for all the wrong reasons.
  13. From favorite memories to what they learned, we asked Bryce Harper, Mookie Betts and others to talk about growing up playing baseball.
  14. After arriving in Philadelphia at the low point of a rebuild, Cesar Hernandez and Maikel Franco are making the most of Philly's rise back to the top.
  15. Three weeks after his wrist injury, Judge is cheering the Yankees on instead of anchoring their lineup. Here's why his return is taking longer than anticipated.
  16. In our weekly roundup, we explore how baseball should crack down on headhunting, catch up with Mike Moustakas in Milwaukee and more.
  17. It's been a month since the Nats slugger staged an epic comeback in D.C. He denies it turned his season around -- but the numbers say otherwise.
  18. The increasingly common sight of some utility guy throwing a perfect inning? It's fun, but it's also kind of a fraud.
  19. As infielders, outfielders and backup catchers take the mound in record numbers in major league baseball, here are the stats to know behind the rise.