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  1. Andrelton Simmons still amazing on D

    Mark Simon

    Cue up the Ozzie Smith and Omar Vizquel comparisons one more time for Atlanta Braves shortstop Andrelton Simmons. Simmons made one of the best defensive plays by an infielder this season, throwing out Travis d'Arnaud at first base from deep in the...

    Blog | August 28, 2014
  2. Valencia homers as Blue Jays beat Red Sox 5-2

    Valencia homers as Blue Jays beat Red Sox 5-2

    Recap | Box Score | Conversation | August 27, 2014
  3. Hyun-Jin Ryu takes another step forward

    Mark Saxon

    PHOENIX - Hyun-Jin Ryu threw two simulated innings against Juan Uribe and Drew Butera and then spent some time practicing covering first base to test his strained buttock muscle. Afterward, the Dodgers said he is on track to be activated from the 15-...

    Blog | August 27, 2014
  4. Ike Davis lifts Pirates over Cards after Gerrit Cole falters late...

    Pinch hitter Ike Davis launched a tiebreaking, three-run homer off Seth Maness in the eighth inning Tuesday night, lifting the Pittsburgh Pirates over the St. Louis Cardinals 5-2.

    Recap | Box Score | Conversation | August 26, 2014
  5. M's in prime position to steal AL West title

    Buster Olney

    OAKLAND, Calif. -- Garrett Richards rushed to cover first base and blew out his knee. Sean Doolittle, the best reliever in the AL West, is out indefinitely with a strained intercostal muscle. John Jaso struggled with concussion symptoms in the traine...

    Blog | August 25, 2014
  6. Will Posey end up at first base?

    Doug Mittler

    The San Francisco Giants could borrow a page out of the Minnesota Twins' playbook and move a high-priced power-hitting catcher to a new position. Joe Mauer is no longer a catcher for the Twins, and the Giants could consider a similar move for B...

    Blog | August 23, 2014
  7. What Garrett Richards's Injury Means for the Angels' Wo...

    Jonah Keri

    Angels ace Garrett Richards suffered a brutal knee injury while covering first base Wednesday night, likely knocking him out for the rest of the regular season and postseason, and certainly thrusting the team's rotation into chaos a...

    Blog | August 21, 2014
  8. Who replaces Richards in Angels rotation?

    AJ Mass

    Pitcher Garrett Richards of the Los Angeles Angels had to be wheeled off the field on a stretcher after collapsing to the ground in pain while attempting to cover first base on a ground ball during his team's game against the Boston Red Sox on Wednes...

    Blog | August 21, 2014
  9. Josh Hamilton breaks out with 3 RBIs as Angels drub Red Sox

    Josh Hamilton broke out of a slump with two hits and three RBIs, Howie Kendrick drove in two runs, and the Los Angeles Angels beat the Boston Red Sox 8-3 to increase their AL West lead Wednesday night.

    Recap | Box Score | Conversation | August 20, 2014
  10. Alvarez done at 3B?

    AJ Mass

    The Pittsburgh Pirates started Pedro Alvarez at first base on Monday -- the first time in his career he manned the position -- and on Tuesday, they didn't start him at all. Not having Alvarez at the hot corner may indeed be the trend gong forward for...

    Blog | August 20, 2014
  11. The case for Clayton Kershaw as NL MVP

    Mark Saxon

    LOS ANGELES -- Don Mattingly won the American League MVP award in 1985. The following season, he batted .352 and led the league in hits, doubles, slugging, OPS and total bases. He won a Gold Glove at first base. And he finished second to Roger Cle...

    Blog | August 18, 2014
  12. 2014 Little League World Series -- Philly beats Texas

    Zion Spearman scored on shortstop Matt Adams' two-out throwing error to first base in the sixth inning to give Philadelphia a 7-6 victory over Pearland, Texas, on Sunday night in the Little League World Series.

    Story | Conversation | August 17, 2014
  13. Analysis of Andrew McCutchen's injury

    Stephania Bell

    When Andrew McCutchen instinctively reached for his painful left side as he trotted toward first base Sunday, the immediate culprit was deemed to be an abdominal oblique muscle, a frequent offender in the family of abdominal injuries common to both p...

    Blog | August 06, 2014
  14. Jose Peraza leads top 10 fantasy second-base prospects -- fantasy...

    Christopher Crawford

    Who are the top 10 long-term fantasy baseball prospects at second base? Christopher Crawford offers up his ranking.

    Story | Conversation | August 06, 2014
  15. Time to criticize Yasiel Puig again

    David Schoenfield

    There's never a dull moment with Yasiel Puig. In Monday's game against the Angels, he made a nice running catch of a fly ball in right-center field and then nearly doubled Erick Aybar off first base, wagging his finger at Aybar as if to say "Don't ev...

    Blog | August 05, 2014
  16. Garrett Richards, Angels rout Dodgers in Freeway Series opener

    Garrett Richards pitched a five-hitter and his first career shutout, Mike Trout and Albert Pujols had RBI doubles in a four-run first inning, and the Los Angeles Angels opened the Freeway Series with a 5-0 victory over the Dodgers on Monday.

    Recap | Box Score | Conversation | August 04, 2014