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Mets' Carlos Carrasco to soon throw five innings, ramps up rehab from torn hamstring

Luis Rojas gave a few encouraging injury updates on Monday, with the most notable being Carlos Carrasco throwing five innings soon.

Nationals reinstate Josh Bell, Josh Harrison, Kyle Schwarber from injured list
Nationals reinstate Josh Bell, Josh Harrison, Kyle Schwarber from injured list

The trio had been on the IL for the Nationals' first six games following a coronavirus outbreak in their clubhouse

Bob Melvin doesn
Bob Melvin doesn't expect Athletics' Chad Pinder back 'anytime soon'

Chad Pinder's injury has been a huge loss for the A's.

Red Sox-Twins game postponed following fatal police shooting
Red Sox-Twins game postponed following fatal police shooting

The Twins postponed their game against the Red Sox on Monday because of safety concerns following the fatal police shooting of a Black man and the potential for unrest in the area.

Topps to launch NFT baseball card series in partnership with Major League Baseball
Topps to launch NFT baseball card series in partnership with Major League Baseball

With the spiking popularity of NFT sports collectibles, Topps will launch a series of MLB cards on April 20.

Mets pitcher Jerry Blevins checks in from Brooklyn to talk Jacob deGrom
Mets pitcher Jerry Blevins checks in from Brooklyn to talk Jacob deGrom

Mets pitcher Jerry Blevins joins the Shea Anything podcast to talk Jacob deGrom, Francisco Lindor, and more.

Wall slamming and sliding catches: Zach McKinstry
Wall slamming and sliding catches: Zach McKinstry's Dodgers career off to wild start

Dodgers rookie Zach McKinstry has made quite a literal impact with the Dodgers so far this season. He sees it as all part of the learning experience.

Mark DeRosa isn
Mark DeRosa isn't panicking about the Nationals' start, but he is concerned

The MLB Network analyst and former Washington player does have some concern about the offense in D.C.

Is it time for Mets to worry about Michael Conforto?
Is it time for Mets to worry about Michael Conforto?

Mets fans are panicking about a lot just five games into the 2021 MLB season, but Michael Conforto is at the top of their list.

MLB Power Rankings 2021: Standings after 1st full week
MLB Power Rankings 2021: Standings after 1st full week

Here is how all 30 teams stand in the Power Rankings entering the two-week mark of the 2021 MLB Season.

Royals rally past White Sox for wild 4-3 win in 10 innings
Royals rally past White Sox for wild 4-3 win in 10 innings

Michael Taylor scored when Garrett Crochet misplayed Andrew Benintendi's bunt in the 10th inning, sending the Royals to a 4-3 win over Chicago on Sunday.

Kershaw barely outduels Scherzer, Dodgers sweep Nats 3-0
Kershaw barely outduels Scherzer, Dodgers sweep Nats 3-0

Clayton Kershaw pitched six innings of five-hit ball to win an outstanding duel with Max Scherzer and the Dodgers beat the Nationals 3-0.

Giants pitchers scatter 8 hits, beat Rockies for sweep
Giants pitchers scatter 8 hits, beat Rockies for sweep

Anthony DeSclafani and three relievers combined to scatter eight hits and San Francisco beat Colorado 4-0 on Sunday to complete a three-game sweep.

Dodgers Title Defense Opens With World Series Rings and Flurry of Wins
Dodgers Title Defense Opens With World Series Rings and Flurry of Wins

The Los Angeles Dodgers opened local defense of their World Series championship this weekend at Dodger Stadium with three wins, a great show and a lot of bling. The white and yellow gold rings, each studded with 11-carats of diamonds and sapphires, and personally inscribed to every member of the team and staff, were presented […]

Gregorius powers Phillies to narrow win over Braves
Gregorius powers Phillies to narrow win over Braves

Didi Gregorius hit a three-run homer and the go-ahead sacrifice fly to help the Phillies snap the Braves' four-game winning streak with a 7-6 win Sunday.

Cubs, White Sox alternate-site teams to play in front of fans
Cubs, White Sox alternate-site teams to play in front of fans

They'll play three games in Schaumburg later this month.

The Red Sox
The Red Sox' home run laundry cart celebration, explained

If you're wondering why each Red Sox hitter takes a ride in a laundry cart after hitting a home run, John Tomase has your answer.

Heliot Ramos
Heliot Ramos 'treat' to watch at Giants' alternate site vs. A's

Heliot Ramos continues to open eyes with his bat, glove and joy.

Bronx Backstories: Why Yankees' Gary Sheffield called out slumping A-Rod in 2004

Sweeny Murti is joined by former Yankees outfielder Gary Sheffield, who shares an interesting story about a talk between him and Alex Rodriguez in 2004.

Bronx Backstories: Why Gary Sheffield called out a slumping A-Rod in 2004
Bronx Backstories: Why Gary Sheffield called out a slumping A-Rod in 2004

On this episode of Bronx Backstories, Sweeny Murti is joined by former Yankees outfielder Gary Sheffield who shares an interesting story about a talk between him and new Yankees third baseman Alex Rodriguez in 2004. A-Rod was in a bit of a slump and it took a little help from Sheffield to help get the star player out of a funk.

ICYMI in Mets Land: Rain wreaks havoc, J.D. Davis talks injury
ICYMI in Mets Land: Rain wreaks havoc, J.D. Davis talks injury

The Mets had their game postponed on Sunday and J.D. Davis talked about his hand injury.

Cardinals seven-round mock draft 4.0
Cardinals seven-round mock draft 4.0

These draft picks could be big game changers for the Cardinals next season, and it all starts in just a few weeks.

Hernández: Fernando Valenzuela
Hernández: Fernando Valenzuela's lasting impact on baseball makes him worthy of Hall of Fame

The Dodgers haven't retired Fernando Valenzuela's number, but his impact on baseball, especially among Latinos in L.A., makes him Hall of Fame worthy.

MLB power rankings: Can anything be discerned from baseball
MLB power rankings: Can anything be discerned from baseball's opening weeks?

The Dodgers and Padres have started strong, but other presumed contenders have struggled while a few others have made surprise headlines.

Appreciation: 30 years and counting: Baseball (now Sports) Weekly still going strong
Appreciation: 30 years and counting: Baseball (now Sports) Weekly still going strong

The first issue of Baseball Weekly hit newsstands in April 1991 and through expanding to Sports Weekly, it's still delivering for sports fans.

Detroit Tigers
Detroit Tigers' AJ Hinch isn't the one to yell at over Houston Astros' sign-stealing

Detroit Tigers manager AJ Hinch should get a pass from opposing fans over the Houston Astros' sign-stealing scandal when he visits Oakland this week.

Detroit Tigers game vs. Houston Astros: TV, radio, time
Detroit Tigers game vs. Houston Astros: TV, radio, time

You can watch the Detroit Tigers face Houston on Sunday via Bally Sports Detroit and listen on 97.1 FM.

Martinez
Martinez's three HRs | FastCast

J.D. Martinez smashes three home runs against the Orioles, plus Bryce Harper goes yard against the Braves on this edition of FastCast

CG: PHI@ATL - 4/11/21
CG: PHI@ATL - 4/11/21

Condensed Game: Gregorius, Hoskins and Harper each homered and Bohm scored a clutch run in the 9th to lead the Phillies over the Braves

Late-inning replay controversy helps Phillies past Braves
Late-inning replay controversy helps Phillies past Braves

Didi Gregorius hit a three-run homer in Philadelphia's four-run fourth inning and had the go-ahead sacrifice fly in the ninth to help the Phillies snap the Atlanta Braves' four-game winning streak with a 7-6 victory Sunday night.

Phillies vs. Braves Highlights
Phillies vs. Braves Highlights

Homers, Bohm lead Phillies to tight win over Braves

Mike Trout, others react to controversial call in Braves-Phillies game
Mike Trout, others react to controversial call in Braves-Phillies game

Another NL East game was decided by a controversial play at the plate.

MLB replay: Braves sound off after Alec Bohm
MLB replay: Braves sound off after Alec Bohm's winning slide

The Phillies won a thriller Sunday night on a controversial play at the plate in the ninth inning and, boy, were the Braves unhappy. By Corey Seidman

LaMonte Wade
LaMonte Wade's whirlwind call-up ends with solid Giants debut

LaMonte Wade Jr.'s Giants debut Sunday was a whirlwind.

Bryce Harper
Bryce Harper's solo home run

Bryce Harper crushes a solo home run to left-center field, giving the Phillies the 6-5 lead in the top of the 6th inning

Phillies vs. Braves: Alec Bohm
Phillies vs. Braves: Alec Bohm's slide prevents Atlanta sweep

The big bats in the middle of the Phillies order and one crucially important slide by Alec Bohm led the Phillies to a win in Sunday nights exciting series finale in Atlanta. By Corey Seidman

Dave Roberts lines up Dodgers
Dave Roberts lines up Dodgers' top pitchers to take on Padres

Walker Buehler, Clayton Kershaw and Trevor Bauer are set to take the mound when the Dodgers open their three-game series against the Padres on Friday.

Rookie Zach McKinstry continues his torrid start as Dodgers sweep Nationals
Rookie Zach McKinstry continues his torrid start as Dodgers sweep Nationals

Dodgers rookie Zach McKinstry, known as Z-Mach to teammates, hits a two-run home run and doubles in a run in a 3-0 win over the Washington Nationals.

CG: COL@SF - 4/11/21
CG: COL@SF - 4/11/21

Condensed Game: Alex Dickerson and Brandon Belt crushed solo homers while Anthony DeSclafani and the bullpen shut down the Rockies in the win

Rockies vs. Giants Highlights
Rockies vs. Giants Highlights

Dickerson, Belt homer as Giants blank Rockies in win

CG: WSH@LAD - 4/11/21
CG: WSH@LAD - 4/11/21

Condensed Game: Clayton Kershaw tossed six scoreless innings and Zach McKinstry drove in all three runs to lead the Dodgers to a 3-0 win

Rougned Odor heroic during win over Rays in Yankees debut
Rougned Odor heroic during win over Rays in Yankees debut

Rougned Odor made a splash in his Yankees debut right where the team looked like they needed help at in this game -- and in the season so far.

CG: CIN@ARI - 4/11/21
CG: CIN@ARI - 4/11/21

Condensed Game: Luke Weaver no-hit the Reds through 6 1/3 innings while David Peralta and Eduardo Escobar each homered in the D-backs' win

White Sox loaded bullpen piling up losses in season
White Sox loaded bullpen piling up losses in season's early going

The White Sox are only nine games into a 162-game marathon, but the South Side bullpen hasn't lived up to its "elite" preseason hopes in the early going.

Nationals vs. Dodgers Highlights
Nationals vs. Dodgers Highlights

Kershaw, McKinstry lift Dodgers to 3-0 win

CG: SEA@MIN - 4/11/21
CG: SEA@MIN - 4/11/21

Condensed Game: Kyle Seager cranked a go-ahead three run home run as the Mariners rallied in the 9th to top the Twins

Padres vs. Rangers Highlights
Padres vs. Rangers Highlights

Grisham, Machado homer in Padres' 2-0 win vs. Rangers

As losses and injuries pile up, AJ Hinch asks Detroit Tigers to
As losses and injuries pile up, AJ Hinch asks Detroit Tigers to 'respond accordingly'

Along with dropping four games in a row, the Detroit Tigers dug a deeper hole at the conclusion of the first of three legs in a 10-game road trip.

Royals vs. White Sox Highlights
Royals vs. White Sox Highlights

Benintendi, Santana lead Royals to 4-3 win

White Sox lose in 10, Tony La Russa backs MLB extra-inning rule
White Sox lose in 10, Tony La Russa backs MLB extra-inning rule

The White Sox had plenty of problems Sunday other than just starting the 10th inning with a runner on second base. But the Royals' automatic runner scored the game-winning run. Still, Tony La Russa is supportive of the rule.


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