Pineda suspended for having pine tar on neck

The Yankees' starter suddenly got a lot better when a substance appeared on his neck. The Red Sox noticed, and his night ended early.

Josh Johnson to undergo Tommy John surgery

The Padres right-hander will undergo the daring procedure for the second time.

Albert Pujols hits 500th career home run

Albert Pujols is the first player to join the 500 home run club since Gary Sheffield in 2009.

Carlos Gomez, others suspended following brawl

Major League Baseball's reaction to the bench-clearing incident has been swift, but it's not particularly mighty.

White Sox will place Sale on the disabled list

Any time a pitcher has an elbow or forearm injury, serious implications loom even if the club remains positive.

What's your ideal length for a baseball game?

If you could use magic and sorcery to change baseball, how long would your ideal game be?

Josh Johnson may need Tommy John surgery

The right-hander seems likely to go under the knife for a second time.

Matt Moore to undergo Tommy John surgery

The left-hander is the latest young pitcher to go under the knife.

Gyorko, Padres agree to 5-year extension

The Pads locked up the 25-year-old second baseman to the tune of $35 million.

Farrell first manager ejected after video review

To his credit, he had a point to make.

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Zimmerman fractures right thumb, out 4-6 weeks...

The Nationals dropped a 6-3 decision to the Atlanta Braves tonight in Turner Field, but the real bad news was that they lost third baseman Ryan Zimmerman to a fractured right thumb which will reportedly keep him out of the lineup for 4-6 weeks.

Lester turns down $70M extension

The Red Sox offered the left-hander a deal worth upwards of $70 million.

Why is every young starter amazing these days?

It seems we're like being bombarded by high-quality, youthful starters, but why is that?

Jim Johnson Out As Athletics' Closer

Oakland will go with a closer by committee for the indefinite future. Perhaps this is the year that they finally break the stupid tradition of the designated closer?

Hamilton will miss 6 to 8 weeks with thumb injury

Hamilton completely tore the ulnar lateral ligament in his left thumb.

MLB naming relief awards after Rivera, Hoffman

The two closing legends will have the relief award of their respective, career-long leagues named after them.

Ellis out 4-6 weeks after left knee surgery

The Dodgers will be without A.J. Ellis for fou to six weeks as the catcher will had surgery Tuesday morning in Los Angeles to repair a torn medial meniscus in his left knee.

Matt Moore leaves game with 'left elbow soreness'

Tampa Bay Rays starter Matt Moore had to leave his team's game early on Monday night with what is being described as "left elbow soreness."

Stanton blasts longest HR of season

Giancarlo Stanton of the Marlins hit a 484-foot home run against the Padres on Friday night, the longest home run in Marlins Park history and by far the longest home run of 2014.

Chief Wahoo and the most awkward picture ever

Just two guys havin' a chat about baseball or something.

Indians extend Kipnis

The second baseman is now under Indians' control through the 2020 season.

Rangers to get Yu Darvish back on Sunday

Texas gets its ace back after five games on the DL

When instant replay fails

Looking forward to the human element going away? It's standing behind you with a mallet.

Chris Archer, Rays agree to 6-year extension

The Rays lock up yet another young pitcher to keep their strategy working.

Clayton Kershaw update: Headed to DL

Despite progress on Friday, the Dodgers ace will be heading to the DL, retroactive to March 23rd. The earliest he'd be eligible to return would be April 8th, but manager Don Mattingly remains non-committal.

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