Ryan Cook Earns First Career Save For Oakland Athletics


Ryan Cook had quietly been one of baseball’s best relievers for the Oakland Athletics, now he’s one of fantasy baseball’s biggest pickups. Cook got his first crack at closing last night, tallying his first career save against the Colorado Rockies […]

Chase Utley To Start Rehab Assignment Tuesday, Return to Philadelphia Phillies By July 3


Chase Utley is ready to begin a minor league rehab assignment. This is finally some good news for the Philadelphia Phillies, who have had nothing but rotten luck in 2012. Utley, who has been out the entire season with a […]

Josh Hamilton Will Not Participate In Home Run Derby


Josh Hamilton announced that he will not be participating in this year’s Home Run Derby. Hopefully he doesn’t start a trend. Not only is Hamilton the major league leader in homers with 21, but he set the single-round derby record […]

Arizona Diamondbacks Minor League Shortstop Jake Elmore Making Run at .400


Arizona Diamondbacks Managing Partner Ken Kendrick is disappointed that shortstop Stephen Drew has yet to return from an ankle injury he suffered almost a year ago. Maybe Jake Elmore can help the franchise move on. Elmore recently became just the […]

Josh Reddick a Pleasant Surprise for Oakland Athletics


Josh Reddick wasn’t supposed to be the new, power-hitting outfielder who would provide the excitement for the Oakland Athletics this season, but that’s exactly what he’s emerging into. The A’s added so many new outfielders this offseason, you had to […]

Andrew McCutchen Carrying Pittsburgh Pirates’ Punchless Lineup


Somebody forgot to tell Andrew McCutchen today’s professional athlete is pretty much expected to rest on his laurels after signing a big contract extension. The Pittsburgh Pirates locked up their star center fielder this March, signing him to a 6-year, […]

Matt Kemp Re-Aggravates Hamstring Injury in Second Game Back From DL


Matt Kemp re-aggravated his injured hamstring last night in what was just his second game back from the disabled list. The Los Angeles Dodgers star center fielder suffered the injury while rounding third base. Kemp slowed on his way to […]

Grady Sizemore is Cleveland Indians’ Money Pit


Grady Sizemore and the Cleveland Indians have had a lose-lose relationship over the past three seasons. The Indians have committed over $18 million dollars to Sizemore over that span, but the 29-year-old has managed to give them just 104 games. […]

Manny Ramirez Will Not Join Oakland Athletics When Eligible


Manny Ramirez will not join the Oakland Athletics when eligible, as the team has decided he is not ready for major league action at this point of his comeback. It was expected Ramirez would debut with Oakland on Wednesday, his […]

Chipper Jones on Stephen Strasburg: “The Best Repertoire Of Pitches That I’ve Seen”


Chipper Jones has faced over 1,000 pitchers over his career, none quite like Washington Nationals’ young gun Stephen Strasburg. Jones said Strasburg has “the best stuff, the best repertoire of pitches that I’ve seen on any one single pitcher.” We […]

Albert Pujols Has His Swing Back


Albert Pujols is back. Call it a slump, a funk, a choke or whatever you want, Pujols simply hasn’t been himself in his first year in Anaheim. Whether it’s the new league, new team, new stadiums or the weight of […]

St. Louis Cardinals in Tailspin, Await Results of Lance Berkman’s MRI


The St. Louis Cardinals enter the week in first place in the National League Central, but you have to wonder how much longer they can pace the rest of the division. The defending World Series champions were dealt another big […]