10:58 PM ET WASHINGTON — The Colorado Rockies bring out the best in Trea Turner. On Tuesday, the Washington Nationals shortstop hit for the cycle during an 11-1 win over Colorado, marking the second time in Turner’s career that he has accomplished the feat against the Rockies. According to Elias Sports Bureau research, he’s the
6:28 PM ET Associated Press TORONTO — The 3-year-old boy hit by a foul ball in Cleveland last weekend is showing no signs of serious injury, the Indians said Tuesday. The boy, identified by the team as Henry, was hit by a line drive off the bat of Indians All-Star shortstop Francisco Lindor in the
8:00 AM ET There are many big decisions left to be made with only eight shopping days left until the 2019 MLB trade deadline. As your team tries to figure out if it is a buyer, seller or somewhere in between, we break down which stars could be on the move before July 31. Whether
12:43 AM ET Houston Astros rookie slugger Yordan Alvarez homered and knocked in a pair of runs Monday night in an 11-1 win over the Oakland A’s, making him the first player to have 35 RBIs in his first 30 career games since runs batted in became an official statistic in 1920. Alvarez, 22, passed
5:47 PM ET The Washington Nationals placed first baseman Ryan Zimmerman on the injured list Monday with plantar fasciitis in his right foot, a day after he left a game against the Atlanta Braves. Zimmerman, who missed 53 games with plantar fasciitis in the same foot earlier this season, showed obvious discomfort while running down
10:00 AM ET With MLB’s July 31 trade deadline just around the corner, the rumor mill is in high gear. But what happens when the mill stops making gossip and starts producing good old-fashioned deals? What happens when the deadline dust settles and players actually have to, ya know, change teams? From beer coolers to
12:40 AM ET ESPN News Services Washington Nationals first baseman Ryan Zimmerman left Sunday night’s game against the Atlanta Braves with a right foot injury following an infield single in the second inning. Zimmerman, who missed 53 games with plantar fasciitis in his right foot this season, showed obvious discomfort while running down the line.
1:54 PM ET Associated Press NEW YORK — Mark Reynolds was cut by the Colorado Rockies two home runs shy of 300 after hitting .170 with four homers and 20 RBI in limited at-bats. The 35-year-old infielder returned for his second stint with the Rockies in March, agreeing to a $1 million, one-year deal. He
10:11 PM ET Associated Press ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. — Center fielder Kevin Kiermaier has left Tampa Bay’s game against the Chicago White Sox with a sprained left thumb. Kiermaier was hurt diving headfirst into first base on an infield single for the Rays in the eighth inning Saturday night. He will be evaluated on Sunday.
9:10 PM ET Associated Press PITTSBURGH — John Candelaria can’t quite pinpoint when the 1979 Pittsburgh Pirates adopted “We Are Family” by Sister Sledge as the club’s de facto theme song on the way to a World Series title. Ultimately, the timing doesn’t really matter. What matters is that every word rang true. The proof
4:18 PM ET New York Yankees slugger Luke Voit left the team’s game against the Colorado Rockies after being hit in the face by a pitch. Voit was hit by a 91.4 mph pitch from Chad Bettis in the bottom of the fourth inning and initially remained in the game. He eventually scored from third
8:00 AM ET NEW YORK — On the back of his custom Players Weekend jersey last summer, the then-Colorado Rockies second baseman settled on a simple two-letter nickname he has had for much of his life: “DJ.” Given David John LeMahieu’s reticent nature, preferring to fly under the radar, he’ll probably just pick it again
LAA SEA Hitters H-AB AB R H RBI BB K #P AVG OBP SLG 1-2 2 1 1 0 1 1 16 .238 .306 .370 1st: Smith singled to left. 3rd: Smith struck out swinging. 5th: Smith walked. 0-2 2 0 0 0 0 1 6 .194 .296 .345 6th: Moore popped out to third.
4:18 PM ET Rick Shapiro, a longtime attorney for the Major League Baseball Players Association, has been let go by the union after being increasingly marginalized in recent months, according to sources. Shapiro’s departure comes at a time when the union is gearing up for what will be an important and perhaps contentious round of
8:06 AM ET The Houston Astros are not happy about scheduling that has them making a quick turnaround ahead of Friday night’s home game against the Texas Rangers. The Astros played the final game of their series against the Los Angeles Angels on Thursday night. The team was estimated to arrive back in Houston about
10:03 PM ET Washington Nationals right-hander Stephen Strasburg singled and hit a 420-foot, three-run homer in the third inning of Thursday’s game against the Braves in Atlanta. Strasburg led off the third inning with a single to center and scored the Nationals’ first run, tying the game. The Nationals batted around, and when Strasburg came
10:00 AM ET Editor’s note: Alex Rodriguez has a unique relationship with the four players voted into the 2019 Hall of Fame class. He was teammates with three of them (Mariano Rivera, Edgar Martinez and Mike Mussina) and played against Roy Halladay throughout their careers. In the days leading up to their enshrinement in Cooperstown,
8:06 PM ET Associated Press PHILADELPHIA — Los Angeles Dodgers manager Dave Roberts says it’s “a little bit tough to swallow” that closer Kenley Jansen changed his mind about the severity of a foot injury after blowing a save Tuesday night against the Philadelphia Phillies. Jansen was struck in the foot by Adam Haseley‘s grounder