New York Yankees lose slugger Matt Carpenter to foot injury

Matt Carpenter has been one of the best comeback stories of the MLB season with the New York Yankees this year, but now his season may be over because of an injury. Carpenter fouled a pitch off his left foot during Monday’s series opener with the Seattle Mariners (GameTracker) and suffered a fracture, the team […]

Calgary Flames officially announce Calgary Wrangles as AHL Team Name

There is officially a new professional hockey team in Calgary. The Calgary Flames officially unveiled the name of their new AHL affiliate to the public on Tuesday afternoon, announcing that the team will be called the Calgary Wranglers as the club moves from California to Calgary for the coming season. The news comes after the […]

Shohei Ohtani trade by Angels before 2023? Why they might and why they won’t

One of the biggest questions heading into Major League Baseball’s trade deadline (Tuesday, Aug. 2 at 6 p.m. ET) is what the future holds for the Los Angeles Angels and two-way sensation Shohei Ohtani. Rumors surfaced last week that the Angels are listening to inquiries on Ohtani, albeit not in a manner that indicates a […]

Seattle Mariners acquire All-Star Luis Castillo from Cincinnati Reds

The Seattle Mariners have landed All-Star starting pitcher Luis Castillo from the Cincinnati Reds, the teams announced Friday. The deal sends prospects Noelvi Marte, Edwin Arroyo, Levi Stoudt and Andrew Moore to the Reds. We’ll get to them in a bit, but the headline there is the Reds got three of the Mariners’ top-five prospects. […]

Four-player swap between Mets and Reds; Mets acquire Tyler Naquin, Phillip Diehl

The New York Mets have acquired outfielder Tyler Naquin and left-hander Phillip Diehl from the Cincinnati Reds in exchange for right-hander Jose Acuña and utility player Hector Rodríguez. The teams announced the trade on Twitter. This marks the Mets’ second notable trade of the month, joining the deal last week that netted them Daniel Vogelbach […]

Four Phillies players ineligible for Toronto series vs. Blue Jays over COVID vaccine

Philadelphia Phillies president of baseball operations Dave Dombrowski on Monday told reporters that four players have been placed on the restricted list because of their COVID vaccination status in advance of the team’s upcoming two-game road series against the Toronto Blue Jays. According to Dombrowski, those four players ace right-hander Aaron Nola, catcher J.T. Realmuto, […]

Max Scherzer holds Reds scoreless in return from injury

New York Mets right-hander Max Scherzer recorded a quality start on Tuesday in a loss against the Cincinnati Reds (box score) in his first big-league appearance since suffering an oblique injury in May. Scherzer departed when the game was tied at 0-0, meaning he did not factor into the decision. Scherzer’s final line saw him […]

Padres rally in 9th, stunning Dodgers with 4-2 win

LOS ANGELES — The Padres would like you to know that, halfway through their 2022 season, they’re still very much alive in the National League West. They proved it on Sunday afternoon with a ninth-inning rally that they needed in the absolute worst way. Having dropped three games to the rival Dodgers this weekend, and […]

Billings Mustangs update brand with new logos focused on local connections

The Billings Mustangs, members of the Pioneer League since 1948, have been playing this year with a series of new logos that update and complement the team’s previous brand, which was created in 2006. The new marks, created by Delaware-based design firm The Barn Creative, are intended to honor the team’s heritage while updating the […]

San Diego Padres’ “Vibrant” new city connect uniforms revealed

Two cities, two cultures, two countries, and one Major League Baseball team. The San Diego Padres are celebrating the friendship between San Diego, California and Tijuana, Mexico, with their brand new, colourful, vibrant City Connect uniforms revealed this morning by the Southern California ballclub. The pink, green, and yellow uniforms are “inspired by the vibrant […]

Cardinals’ Arenado hits for second career cycle with bittersweet ending

St. Louis Cardinals third baseman Nolan Arenado became the fourth player to hit for the cycle this Major League Baseball season on Friday night in a 5-3 loss against the Philadelphia Phillies (box score). Arenado had previously hit for the cycle as a member of the Colorado Rockies in June 2017 against the San Francisco […]

Breaking down MLB’s divisional contenders’ strengths

With July almost here, this year’s MLB playoff picture is beginning to shift into focus, and in turn it’s becoming more and more clear which teams will be in contention for a division title come September. But as you start looking at the playoff picture, it’s important to remember that no two contenders are alike. […]

Toronto Blue Jays 4th of July Cap Redesigned

It turns out the Toronto Blue Jays will *not* wear that original red, white, and blue USA flag patterned cap we saw earlier this week over the Fourth of July weekend. The oft-criticized cap design was shown alongside 29 other Major League ballcaps on the official online shops of Major League Baseball, New Era, and […]

New LA Angels Uniforms revealed

ANAHEIM — The Angels unveiled their MLB Nike City Connect Series uniform on Monday, and fittingly, the theme invokes the Southern California beach scene. The Angels are scheduled to wear them for the first time on Saturday against the Mets at Angel Stadium. The uniforms feature “Angels” across the front in the club’s signature red, […]