Major League Baseball suspended pitcher Johnny Cueto and managers Dusty Baker and Tony La Russa as a result of the ugly brawl between the Cincinnati Reds and St. Louis Cardinals on Tuesday night.
Every contending team can seemingly use an upgrade in its bullpen, but good luck finding any real quality relievers on the trade market.
Matt Wieters hit a two-run homer in the bottom of the ninth off Russ Springer, giving the Baltimore Orioles a 4-2 victory over the fading Tampa Bay Rays on Wednesday night.
Jose Lopez hit an RBI single to right field on the 14th pitch from Russ Springer with two outs in the ninth inning, and the Seattle Mariners rallied from five runs down to beat the Oakland Athletics 8-7 on Friday night.
Right-hander Russ Springer agreed to a one-year contract with the Oakland Athletics on Thursday, joining his eighth major league team as he heads into his 17th season.
The Oakland Athletics's efforts Saturday went a long way toward shoring up their pitching staff.
Lance Berkman hit a game-ending solo home run off former teammate Russ Springer to lift the Houston Astros to a 3-2 win over the St. Louis Cardinals on Friday night.
Cardinals reliever Russ Springer is guaranteed $3.5 million next season under his new deal with St. Louis.
The St. Louis Cardinals have agreed to a one-year contract with well-traveled relief pitcher Russ Springer.
Russ Springer was suspended four games and fined for intentionally throwing at Barry Bonds.
On the way to a Giants 14-3 victory over Houston, Barry Bonds went 2-for-4 and drove in a run for the second straight day.
Barry Bonds was plunked in the right shoulder to end a wild at-bat against Astros right-hander Russ Springer.
Barry Bonds' quest for home run No. 714 got some life Tuesday, thanks to journeyman pitcher Russ Springer.
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Roger Clemens was among the final seven players to file for free agency Thursday night.
After Roger Clemens allowed just four hits in seven innings, Garrett Atkins hit a grand slam in the eighth off Russ Springer that led the Rockies to a 6-5 win over the Astros.