5/13/2013 | Weiss would have let De La Rosa pitch with no-no
Rockies manager Walt Weiss is keeping a careful eye on the number of pitches his starters throw, particularly left-hander Jorge De La Rosa. But Weiss was willing to ask a little more of De La Rosa on Sunday afternoon.
5/13/2013 | Garza eyes next rehab start, potentially his last
Matt Garza's next Minor League rehab outing will be Thursday for Triple-A Iowa, and the Cubs will make a decision after that as to whether the right-hander is ready to be activated from the disabled list.
5/13/2013 | Samardzija talks contract after Rizzo's extension
Cubs shortstop Starlin Castro signed a long-term deal last August and first baseman Anthony Rizzo received a new contract Monday. What about Jeff Samardzija?
5/13/2013 | Leyland: Raburn reception 'not a big deal'
As someone who remembers being booed when he first returned to Pittsburgh as a manager, Jim Leyland knows what it's like to be booed at an old stop. He thought Ryan Raburn's reception on Sunday as a member of the Indians was rather balanced compared to expectations.
5/13/2013 | Carpenter continues progression toward return
Chris Carpenter threw an estimated 56 pitches during an afternoon bullpen session at Busch Stadium on Monday. It was the latest step forward in a progression that Carpenter hopes will end with him pitching in games this year.
5/13/2013 | Oblique strain likely to force O's Chen to DL
The Orioles are expected to place starter Wei-Yin Chen on the 15-day disabled list prior to Tuesday's series opener against the San Diego Padres.
5/13/2013 | New leadoff man Dirks has monster game in win
With a three-hit game, including his first career grand slam, left fielder Andy Dirks fell a triple shy of the cycle, but filled the job of Tigers catalyst in a 7-2 win over the Astros on Monday night at Comerica Park.
5/13/2013 | Upton returns to Chase Field for first time since trade
Justin Upton was back at Chase Field on Monday for the first time since the offseason trade that sent him to the Braves. Upton was the top pick in the 2005 First-Year Player Draft by the D-backs and played six seasons in Arizona, earning two All-Star nods and making two playoff appearances.
5/13/2013 | Bucs now have their 'Immaculate Deflection'
It may quickly fade from memory if this season derails into another link in the Pirates' losing chain. However, if 2013 has a brighter destination, the Bucs will have their own divine play to add to Pittsburgh's rich sports history -- Sunday's Immaculate Deflection.
5/13/2013 | Morton building toward Altoona rehab start
Charlie Morton was scheduled to throw 35 pitches off a mound on Monday afternoon, using all four of his pitches, while right-hander Jeff Karstens was set to make a rehab start for Class A Bradenton on Monday.
5/13/2013 | Beckham takes light swings, close to rehab stint
One month since he was placed on the disabled list, White Sox second baseman Gordon Beckham appears to be reaching the final stages of rehab for his injured left hand.
5/13/2013 | Roenicke reluctantly holds Braun out of lineup
Left fielder Ryan Braun took Monday night off against the Pirates. He's been getting treatment since the start of Spring Training for a back problem, and has had issues with a stiff neck since early April.
5/13/2013 | Florimon, Hicks feeling better, return to lineup
After dealing with minor injuries, shortstop Pedro Florimon and center fielder Aaron Hicks both returned to the Twins' lineup on Monday against the White Sox.
5/13/2013 | Hicks' huge night propels Twins past rival White Sox
Rookie Aaron Hicks had his best game as a big leaguer, homering twice and robbing what would've been a game-tying home run with a leaping catch in center field, helping lead the Twins to a 10-3 win over the White Sox on Monday night at Target Field.
5/13/2013 | Estrada gives Crew right stuff to beat Pirates
Right-hander Marco Estrada gave the Brewers a much needed solid start -- firing seven solid innings with five strikeouts -- while Norichika Aoki added two doubles and three RBIs in a 5-1 win over the Pirates on Monday night at PNC Park.
5/13/2013 | Giants' rotation showing encouraging signs
The Giants' starting pitchers no longer look lost, but they'll need a few more encouraging turns of the rotation to prove they're on the right path. Following a 10-game stretch in which they recorded just two quality starts, the Giants reeled off four such starts in five games, including three in a row in victories over the Braves last weekend.
5/13/2013 | Yanks break out in nightcap for Nuno's first win
Vidal Nuno delivered five stellar innings to guide the Yankees to a 7-0 win in the second game of Monday's doubleheader at Cleveland after New York dropped the opener, 1-0, despite 6 2/3 effective frames from David Phelps.
5/13/2013 | Rays sign Wade to Minor League deal
The Rays signed right-handed reliever Cory Wade to a Minor League deal on Monday.
5/13/2013 | Ankiel in lineup on first day with the Mets
Less than two hours after the Mets officially signed Rick Ankiel to a Major League contract on Monday, he was in the starting lineup playing center field against the Cardinals at Busch Stadium.
5/13/2013 | Segura garners NL Player of Week honors
Brewers shortstop Jean Segura's outstanding play during the past week earned him National League Player of the Week honors for the period ending May 12.
5/13/2013 | Longoria snags AL Player of Week Award
Rays third baseman Evan Longoria was named the American League Player of the Week on Monday, after hitting .464 with 11 RBIs over the previous seven days.
5/13/2013 | Wood keeps improving in win, but unlikely to change
Travis Wood posted his eighth consecutive quality start and hit an RBI double, one of six by the team, while Alfonso Soriano belted a two-run homer, and Starlin Castro, Nate Schierholtz and David DeJesus all drove in a pair to lift the Cubs to a 9-1 victory Monday night against the Rockies.
5/13/2013 | Three up, three down: Yanks hot, Tribe on the rise
The Yankees slowed down the early-season excitement in Denver and Kansas City last week by taking two of three from the Rockies and sweeping the Rockies.
5/13/2013 | Astros president, CEO Postolos steps down
George Postolos has resigned as president and CEO of the Astros, after serving in that role since November 2011.
5/13/2013 | BTS star continues chase for $5.6 million prize
In 13-plus seasons of Beat the Streak play, only 35 individuals had reached the 40-game plateau as of Monday morning. But thanks to hits from the Angels' Mike Trout and Alex Rios of the White Sox, one more man has managed to join the exclusive group.
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