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  • Tom Wilhelmsen 

    Wilhelmsen joins Colorado Springs after signing with the Brewers

    Tom Wilhelmsen of Tucson, Arizona is now a member of the Colorado Springs Sky Sox of the Pacific Coast League after signing a minor league contract with the Milwaukee Brewers on Tuesday. Wilhelmsen made his Sky Sox debut on Thursday and despite giving up three hits, had zero earned runs in two...
  • Corey Knebel sets MLB record for relievers

    Corey Knebel sets MLB record for relievers

    Corey Knebel of Denton, Texas set a Major League Baseball record for relief pitchers on Thursday.  When Knebel struck out Pirates first baseman Josh Bell in the top of the ninth inning in a 4-2 Milwaukee win, Knebel set the Major League Baseball record for most consecutive games to start a regular...
  • 3 reasons why Oakland's Yonder Alonso should win the All-Star Game vote for American League first basemen

    3 reasons why Oakland's Yonder Alonso should win the All-Star Game vote for American League first basemen

    In this week's Major League Baseball update of the American League vote totals for the All-Star Game this summer, Oakland Athletics first baseman Yonder Alonso has fallen behind Kansas City Royals star Eric Hosmer in the fan vote. Alonso had the lead in last week's update, but now Hosmer has 936,73...
  • This is as about as pretty as it gets when you look at the current ballpark for the Oakland Athletics, but a new proposed stadium on the Est

    5 reasons why the Stadium 365 proposal makes the most sense for the A's

    The 2017 Oakland Athletics have reminded fans in the Bay Area that they are rooted in Oakland, even as the team struggles with the worst record in the American League, currently. Yes, the A's just swept the New York Yankees in four straight at the Coliseum, but considering each game was very close...
  • Eduardo Escobar 

    Twins set franchise record for hits in a game

    The Minnesota Twins set a franchise record for hits in a single game on Tuesday. The Twins had no problems whatsoever with Seattle Mariners pitching as they put together 28 hits en route to a 20-7 victory at Target Field in Minneapolis, Minnesota.  Third baseman Eduardo Escobar led the Twins...
  • Joely Rodriguez

    Phillies trade Joely Rodriguez to Rangers

    The Philadelphia Phillies traded left handed pitcher Joely Rodriguez of Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic to the Texas Rangers for either a player to be named or cash on Tuesday. Rodriguez was then sent to the Round Rock Express of the Pacific Coast League.  It has been a troubling season for...
  • Reds sign Cuban shortstop prospect Jose Israel Garcia

    Reds sign Cuban shortstop prospect Jose Israel Garcia

    The Cincinnati Reds have signed Cuban shortstop prospect Jose Israel Garcia to a minor league contract. However this is not your typical and average minor league deal. Garcia is receiving a remarkable $5 million signing bonus.   Garcia will receive $1.5 million when the contract is approved by Major...
  • Scooter Gennett 

    Scooter Gennett sets Reds record for most home runs in a game

    Scooter Gennett of Cincinnati, Ohio set a Cincinnati Reds franchise record for most home runs in a single game on Tuesday. Gennett hit four home runs as the Reds beat the St. Louis Cardinals 13-1.  Gennett became the 17th player in Major League Baseball history to accomplish the feat. The last...
  • Jean Segura 

    Mariners sign Jean Segura to contract extension

    The Seattle Mariners have opened up their wallet and given versatile infielder Jean Segura of San Juan,. Dominican Republic a gigantic contract. On Tuesday, the Mariners signed Segura of San Juan, Dominican Republic to a five year contract worth $70 million.  The timing of this deal is very...
  • Sam Dyson 

    Rangers trade pitcher Sam Dyson to Giants

    The Texas Rangers traded relief pitcher Sam Dyson of Tampa, Florida to the San Francisco Giants on Tuesday for either cash or a player to be named later. Dyson has had a dreadful 2017 regular season with Texas. He has an earned run average of 10.80 in 17 regular season games.  Dyson also has a...
  • Albert Pujols 

    Pujols becomes first MLB player to hit grand slam for 600th career home run

    Albert Pujols of Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic made Major League Baseball history on Saturday by becoming only the ninth player ever to hit 600 home runs in a career. Pujols accomplished the feat with a grand slam, becoming the first player ever to hit a grand slam for his 600th career home run...
  • Clayton Kershaw 

    Kershaw becomes third fastest pitcher to throw 2000 strikeouts

    Clayton Kershaw of the Los Angeles Dodgers became the third fastest pitcher in Major League Baseball history to collect 2000 strikeouts on Friday. Kershaw had a season high 14 strikeouts in a 2-1 win over the Milwaukee Brewers.  Kershaw entered the game with 1996 strikeouts in his career. His 2000th...
  • Matt Adams 

    Cardinals trade Matt Adams to Braves for Juan Yepez

    The St. Louis Cardinals traded first baseman Matt Adams of Philipsburg, Pennsylvania to the Atlanta Braves on Saturday for minor leaguer Juan Yepez and cash. The Braves were in desperate need of a first baseman because Freddie Freeman broke his wrist after being hit by a pitch in a game against the...
  • Chase d'Arnaud 

    Padres claim Chase d'Arnaud off waivers from Red Sox

    The San Diego Padres claimed outfielder Chase d'Arnaud off waivers from the Boston Red Sox on Sunday. The Padres will have been the third Major League Baseball organization d'Arnaud has been a member of in 2017 as he was also a member of the Atlanta Braves.   d'Arnaud, a native of Torrance...
  • Doug Fister 

    Angels sign Doug Fister from the Astros

    The Los Angeles Angels have signed starting pitcher Doug Fister of Merced, California to a one year contract worth $1.75 million on Monday. The financial terms of the contract are dependent on whether or not Fister is able to get back to the Major Leagues or not as he will start his time in the...
  • Michael Martinez 

    Indians trade Michael Martinez to Rays

    The Cleveland Indians traded second baseman Michael Martinez of Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic to the Tampa Bay Rays for cash on Thursday. In only 11 at bats for the Indians in 2017, Martinez made the most of his limited opportunity as he had four hits and batted .364.  In 15 games and 14 plate...
  • Chris Cornell 

    Seattle Mariners honour musician Chris Cornell

    The Seattle Mariners honoured musician Chris Cornell prior to and during their game against the Chicago White Sox at Safeco Field in Seattle, Washington on Thursday. Cornell passed away after committing an apparent suicide following a Soundgarden concert in Detroit, Michigan on Wednesday. The...
  • Tommy Milone 

    Mets acquire Milone from Brewers

    The New York Mets acquired left handed pitcher Tommy Milone of Saugus, California off waivers from the Milwaukee Brewers on Sunday. Milone struggled in six games for the Brewers in 2017, but has 121 career starts in Major League Baseball since his rookie season in 2011.  In 2017, Milone had one win...
  • Casey Fien 

    Mariners trade pitcher Casey Fien to Phillies

    The Seattle Mariners traded pitcher Casey Fien of Santa Rosa, California to the Philadelphia Phillies for cash considerations on Tuesday. Fien struggled in his six innings with the Mariners in 2017 as he pitched six games and had an earned run average of 15.00.  Fien pitched six innings for the...
  • Matt Szczur 

    Cubs trade outfielder Matt Szczur to Padres for pitcher Justin Hancock

    The Chicago Cubs traded outfielder Matt Szczur of Cape May Court House, New Jersey to the San Diego Padres for minor league pitcher Justin Hancock of Defiance, Ohio on Monday. Szczur was part of the Cubs team that won the 2016 World Series (and won a World Series ring) despite not playing in a...
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