George Springer continues to be the power hitter the Houston Astros were waiting to see, but his average sits at just .245. Gregory Polanco is hitting .288, but just 3 XBH for the Pittsburgh Pirates. Oscar Taveras was called up by the St. Louis Cardinals for the 2nd time, and Jon Singleton is hitting under .200. Those are your top prospects who have made it to the Big Leagues...
Dan Haren outdueled Cleveland’s best starter in Corey Kluber in a 1-0 victory on Monday night. More importantly, the victory put the Dodgers in first place all by themselves for the first time since late April.
Haren allowed just one hit — an infield single to Michael Bourn, a play that was originally ruled “out” by the first base umpire. After a manager’s review, the...
LOS ANGELES (AP) -- Dan Haren pitched one-hit ball over seven innings -- a single that was awarded to Michael Bourn after a video review -- and rookie Clint Robinson had a pinch-hit RBI single in the seventh as the Los Angeles Dodgers opened their interleague series against the Cleveland Indians with a 1-0 victory on Monday night.
The defending NL West champion Dodgers took over...
Well, sure, okay. A few hours ago, I wondered who might get sent down when the Dodgers activated Juan Uribe tomorrow, and I figured that Carlos Triunfel or Jamie Romak were the two most likely options. I didn’t figure that a move to cut one of them would happen today, on the final day of the road trip… and I certainly didn’t expect that Clint Robinson, of all people, would...
There isn’t much depth behind Adrian Gonzalez at 1B. (By: Dustin Nosler)
Scott Van Slyke
The Pirates made some moves on Monday – not big ones, but still somewhat notable. They acquired outfielder Jaff Decker and reliever Miles Mikolas from the Padres, sending them prospect Clint Robinson in exchange. Decker and Mikolas were both added to the 40-man roster, so to make room, the Bucs designated Kyle McPherson and Garrett Jones for assignment.
The three guys in the trade...