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Chris Sale and Blake Snell Are Compiling an AL Cy Young Race for the...

All MVP arguments, in some way and at some point, are about value. That is, quite literally, the name of the exercise. Many Cy Young arguments feel fundamentally similar, but there’s a crucial distinction to be made: Value is not in the name, or on t..

Cubs’ Addison Russell Placed on Administrative Leave Amid Domestic Violence Investigation

Chicago Cubs shortstop Addison Russell has been placed on administrative leave, the league announced. Russell has been the subject of a domestic violence investigation by the MLB since June 2017. While the investigation has remained open since the ..

Rangers Fire Manager Jeff Banister After Four Seasons

ARLINGTON, Texas — The Texas Rangers have fired manager Jeff Banister before the end of what will be the team’s first consecutive losing seasons in 10 years. Bench coach Don Wakamatsu will serve as interim manager for the remainder of the season, s..

Jacob deGrom Sets Single-Season Record With 23 Straight Quality Starts

Jacob deGrom continued his dominant 2018 campaign on Friday, earning a quality start for the 23rd straight outing. The Mets starting pitcher struck out eight in seven innings against the Nationals, allowing just three hits and one earned run. He n..

Gurriel Brothers Make History With Pair of Multi-Homer Games

Yulieski Gurriel of the Astros and Loudres Gurriel of the Blue Jays made MLB history on Friday, becomming the first pair of brothers to register multi-homer games on the same day. Loudres didn't take long to mash two dingers for Toronto, hitti..

Astros Clinch Playoff Berth With Friday Win Over Angels

HOUSTON — Yuli Gurriel hit a grand slam and a two-run homer on his way to a career-high seven RBIs, and the Houston Astros clinched a postseason berth by routing the Los Angeles Angels 11-3 on Friday night. George Springer added a three-run shot in..

Last Place Team Wins League Championship on Walk-Off Balk

Do you want proof that baseball playoffs are a total crapshoot? The Eugene Emeralds went 31–45 and just won their league’s playoffs. The Emeralds, a Cubs affiliate, had the worst record in the Class A Short Season Northwest League but qualified for..

MLB Best Daily Bets: In Nola and Strasburg We Trust

Welcome to the 3 at 3, where our MLB expert, Gabriel Baumgaertner, will give you his three favorite baseball bets on the day (via current odds from William Hill) at 3:00 p.m. EST. Toronto Blue Jays at Boston Red Sox: OVER 9 Runs (EV) Blue Jays st..

Jake Odorizzi’s No-Hitter Broken Up in Eighth Inning, Twins Beat Yankees

Starter Jake Odorizzi led the Twins to a 3–1 win over the Yankees Wednesday night with a strong no-hitter bid into the eighth inning. Odorizzi had a no-hitter intact through seven innings at Target Field, but Greg Bird ended the bid with an RBI dou..

Red Sox Shut Out Blue Jays, Reach 100 Wins for First Time Since 1946

BOSTON — The Boston Red Sox reached 100 wins for the first time since Ted Williams returned from World War II in the 1946 season, beating the Toronto Blue Jays 1-0 Wednesday night as David Price won his sixth straight decision. Price (15-6) allowed..

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Brant has torn biceps, out next month vs. Ahmed

Former middleweight world titlist Rob Brant has withdrawn from a Jan. 11 fight against Habib Ahmed because of a torn biceps.