Josh Hamilton is shut down again, this time with what the Angels outfielder described as "a sharp, stabbing pain" around the area of his chest and right rib cage, underneath his armpits.
The A's couldn't turn it around in Thursday's series finale at O.co Coliseum, losing, 7-2, and enduring a three-game sweep at the hands of last-place Texas. They handed the Royals a half-game lead for the top American League Wild Card spot.
Giancarlo Stanton's season may be over, but the National League Most Valuable Player Award candidate remains upbeat and optimistic about a full recovery from facial fractures he suffered a week ago at Milwaukee.
Texas scored four in the first to help complete a three-game sweep with a 7-2 victory over the A's on Thursday afternoon at O.co Coliseum. Jake Smolinski went 4-for-5 with an RBI in the Rangers' sixth straight win.
The Nationals have been moving steadily in the right direction, especially since Mike Rizzo took over the entire baseball operation in 2009. He was given his current title -- president of baseball operations and general manager -- last year.
Ryan Zimmerman said he's getting closer to being 100 percent healthy, but there's still no timetable on when the injured veteran third baseman will return to Washington's lineup.
Months of being on no-throw status could be coming to an end for Marlins ace Jose Fernandez. The 22-year-old spent Thursday in Los Angeles being examined by Dr. Neal ElAttrache to see if he will be cleared to begin his throwing program on Oct. 1.
Yasmany Tomas, a 6-foot-4, 240-pound outfielder who is expected to command a contract that rivals fellow Cuban countrymen Rusney Castillo, Jose Abreu and Yasiel Puig, will showcase his talents in front representatives from all 30 MLB teams in the Dominican Republic on Sunday.
Twenty years ago, documentary filmmaker Ken Burns changed the way fans of all ages view and appreciate the game when one of his finest works, "Baseball," first aired. Burns sat down with MLB Publishing inside MLB's Headquarters to discuss the film and the sport he so dearly loves.
Almost two weeks after he abruptly resigned without explanation, former Rangers manager Ron Washington broke his silence in a brief, apologetic statement Thursday, saying only that he left the team because he "was not true" to his wife, Gerry.
While the 2015 All-Star Game at Great American Ball Park won't take place until July 14, the Reds and Major League Baseball are already working hard behind the scenes to develop a plan to best showcase Cincinnati and baseball during All-Star Week.
Though a near-perfect conclusion might miraculously vault them into the playoffs, the Braves are much more likely to spend this season's final week tasting the disappointment that has followed them for most of this year.
At the young age of 23, left-handed pitcher David Holmberg is currently pitching for his third organization. The Chicago White Sox selected him in the second round of the 2009 First-Year Player Draft. He was chosen directly from Port Charlotte (Fla.) High School. As a senior, he threw 132 strikeouts with a 0.22 ERA.
Like Justin Bieber and Taylor Swift, the hits just kept coming for Nori Aoki, much to the amazement of White Sox announcers Ken "Hawk" Harrelson and Steve Stone.
The A's are headed to the capital of country music, announcing a four-year player-development deal with Triple-A Nashville of the Pacific Coast League on Thursday.
Dayton Moore's decision to trade four prospects to the Rays for James Shields and Wade Davis helped to push the Royals over the hump.
Charlie Blackmon, the Rockies' All-Star outfielder, delivered his third five-hit game of the year Wednesday, making him just the fourth player in the last 25 years to manage the feat.