Baseball Wiretap

Mike Trout Leads All-Star Voting For American League
Mike Trout leads all American League vote-getters by a comfortable margin.

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Diamondbacks, Phillies Combine For Record 13 Home Runs
Arizona hit a team-record eight homers in the 13-8 victory.


Cubs Won't Rush Craig Kimbrel
The Cubs made the signing of Craig Kimbrel official on Friday and Theo Epstein says the club won't rush the reliever onto the mound.


Vanderbilt Pitcher Throws First No-Hitter In Super Regional History
Vanderbilt pitcher Kumar Rocker tossed a no-hitter against Duke on Saturday, the first in a Super Regional in NCAA Tournament history.

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Yankees Showing Interest In Madison Bumgarner, Marcus Stroman
The Yankees are gearing up for the July 31 trade deadline and have begun showing interest in starting pitchers.

Ken Davidoff/New York Post

Orioles May Not Play Top Pick Adley Rutschman At Catcher
The Orioles haven't yet signed top pick Adley Rutschman, but they are expected to before long.

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David Ortiz Shot, Wounded In Dominican Republic
According to a report from a Dominican TV station, David Ortiz was shot in the leg at an entertainment center in Santo Domingo.

Mike Moustakas HR Wins SUV For Fan
The Brewers beat the Pirates 5-2 on Sunday, sweeping the three-game series.

Muncy's Long HR, Bat Flip Upsets Bumgarner
Max Muncy and Madision Bumgarner exchanged words during the Dodgers 1-0 win over the Giants on Sunday.

Edwin Encarnacion Reaches 400 Career HRs
The M's Edwin Encarnacion hit two homers on Sunday to become the third active player with 400 homers.

Astros Prospect Yordan Alvarez Hits HR In First Game
Yordan Alvarez hit a home run in the second at-bat of his MLB debut on Sunday.

Nationals Make History Hitting Four Straight HRs
The Nationals become the first franchise in MLB history to hit four straight home runs multiple times.

Former Rangers Manager Frank Lucchesi Dies At 92
Frank Lucchesi replaced the fired Billy Martin as the Rangers manager in 1975.

Rangers Retire Adrian Beltre's No. 29 Jersey
Adrian Beltre spent the last eight of his 21 major league seasons with the Rangers.

Yankees Place Domingo German On IL
Yankees starting pitcher Domingo German is suffering from a left hip flexor strain.

J.D. Martinez Remains Out Of Lineup
Red Sox slugger J.D.Martinez has missed the last four games because of back tightness.

Astros Promote Yordan Alvarez
Astros prospect Yodan Alvarez is the minor leagues' home run leader and will make his major league debut Sunday.

Dellin Betances' Rehab Hits A Snag
Yankees reliever Dellin Betances has experienced some soreness following a recent workout session.

Craig Kimbrel: 'Glad I'm With Cubs'
Craig Kimbrel arrived at Wrigley Field on Friday ready for action.

Red Sox Place Mitch Moreland Back On IL
Red Sox first baseman Mitch Moreland strained his right quad on Friday night.

Mariners, Diamondbacks Were Close On Mike Leake Trade
The Mariners nearly worked out a trade that would have sent Mike Leake to the Diamondbacks this week, according to a report.

Ryan Divish/Seattle Times

Twins 'Pushed Hard' To Sign Craig Kimbrel
The Twins "pushed hard" to sign Craig Kimbrel before he agreed to a three-year deal with the Cubs.

Dan Hayes/The Athletic

Craig Kimbrel Could Be Ready For Cubs In Three Weeks
Joe Maddon said Thursday that he expects Craig Kimbrel to be ready to pitch in about three weeks.

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Dallas Keuchel Agrees To One-Year Deal With Braves
Dallas Keuchel will receive a $13 million salary, which is prorated from a figure of $21.21 million.

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Phillies Will Be 'In On Everything' This Summer
The Phillies are 1.5 games ahead of the Braves in the National League East.

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Carlos Carrasco Out Indefinitely With Blood Condition
Carlos Carrasco has been diagnosed with a blood condition and "is stepping away from baseball activities to explore the optimal treatment and recovery options."


Blue Jays Draft Roy Halladay's Son
The Blue Jays drafted Braden Halladay, the son of Hall of Famer Roy Halladay, on Wednesday in the 32nd round.


Cubs, Craig Kimbrel Reach Three-Year Deal
Craig Kimbrel landed a $45 million deal with the Cubs after enduring seven months of free agency.


Cubs Making Push To Sign Craig Kimbrel
The market for Craig Kimbrel is heating up and the Cubs are making a strong push to sign the reliever.

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Yankees Emerging As Favorites To Sign Dallas Keuchel
The Braves are also in the mix to sign the veteran starter.

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