Nick Pivetta, a 24-year-old righthander with 75 1/3 innings of major league experience, cruised through the first five innings of Tuesday night's game at Citizens Bank Park. Complementing a mid-90s fastball with a swing-and-miss slider, he retired 15 of the first 17 batters he faced.
When a team is 30 games under .500 in July and frustration boils, the few players who carried high expectations are targets.
Major league-ready outfield prospect Derek Fisher joined the Astros and started in center field Tuesday night against the Phillies.
Alex Bregman exited early from the Astros' 5-0 win against the Phillies on Tuesday night because of what the team described as right hamstring discomfort. Astros manager A.J. Hinch said Bregman's status is day to day.
This season has certainly not gone to plan for the Philadelphia Phillies.
Close to 100 front-row seats in the dugout sections at Minute Maid Park could see an 80 percent price bump, the Houston Business Journal reports.
Outfielder Kyle Tucker, who was activated from the disabled list Tuesday for Double-A Corpus Christi, has taken over the top spot as the Astros' top prospect by MLBPipeline.com. Tucker, one of five Astros on the Top 100 list, is ranked as the No. 10 prospect overall.
Tuesday’s Say Hey, Baseball looks at Jose Altuve’s ridiculous month and all the trade rumor info you can handle.
Around the League
First for Cincy since 1995, Yanks last hit into one in 2011; comes in 3B's first AB in pinstripes
As fireworks lit up the night sky and the Cleveland faithful erupted in cheers, the Indians celebrated their third walk-off win of the season by mobbing Edwin Encarnacion at home plate.
He got a major assist from an outfielder’s head. Yes, you read that right.
Hm, why did the Sox need a third baseman again? Oh right. Because of the Pablo Sandoval experience. Who is now back with the Giants.
Milwaukee opts for a rental to shore up its bullpen.
The Dodgers are the best regular season team in baseball, but improving their odds within the postseason is the right move.