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LeMahieu has setback, exits 1st rehab game early
Veteran Yankees infielder DJ LeMahieu exited the first game of his rehab assignment Tuesday night with soreness in his injured right foot and will return to New York to be re-examined by a team physician.[read more]

Roberts working with Ohtani on plate discipline
Dave Roberts said he approached Shohei Ohtani about a week ago to discuss how the two-time MVP could better control the strike zone.[read more]

Nats' Thomas put on injured list with MCL sprain
Nationals outfielder Lane Thomas has been diagnosed with an MCL sprain in his left knee and has been placed on the 10-day injured list, the team announced.[read more]

D-backs' Kelly (shoulder) out at least a month
Diamondbacks pitcher Merrill Kelly will miss at least a month and it's "hard to say" if he'll return before the All-Star break, manager Torey Lovullo said.[read more]

Trout slugs HR in first leadoff at-bat since 2020
Hitting leadoff for the first time since 2020, Mike Trout hit a home run in the first inning to give the slumping Angels an early 1-0 lead Tuesday night against the Orioles.[read more]

Giants' Snell scratched from start, placed on IL
The Giants scratched Blake Snell from his scheduled start Wednesday and placed the two-time Cy Young Award winner on the 15-day IL with a left adductor strain.[read more]

Struggling Cards OF Walker demoted to minors
Cardinals outfielder Jordan Walker has been demoted to the minor leagues after a slow start to the season.[read more]

Pitching, defense and a budding star: Why the red-hot Royals might actually be for real
Kansas City has had a surprising and enjoyable run to open the season. Now, the question is whether it's going to be a long run.[read more]

Mining the MLB cellar for fantasy baseball gold
Tristan H. Cockcroft searches for fantasy value from MLB cellar dwellers in Miami, Chicago and Colorado.[read more]

‘There's a common theme with all these guys that are going down’: Pitchers weigh in on MLB’s injury epidemic
The rate of pitchers getting hurt has reached a tipping point. Here's what those in the game have to say about the problem -- and potential solutions.[read more]