Jacob deGrom left his Thursday start for the New York Mets against the Philadelphia Phillies after being hit by a comebacker. Luckily he seems to have escaped without serious injury.
The spirit of Hideo Nomo lives on in Japanese prospect Suguru Takai.
Jake Odorizzi is expecting to be able to make his next start despite leaving his outing Wednesday after being drilled in the foot by a line drive.
With the bases loaded in bottom of the sixth inning and trailing the Kansas City Royals by a score of 5-4, St. Louis Cardinals catcher Yadier Molina stepped to the plate on Wednesday night.
The New York Yankees had a bit of fun with third base coach Joe Espada on Thursday.
The New York Yankees and New York Mets have completed only 16 trades throughout their history, the last coming in 2014 when pitcher Gonzalez Germen was sent from Flushing to the Bronx.
The Los Angeles Dodgers are 47 games above .500, have a 15.5 game lead in the NL West and are on pace to win 115 games this season. They also sport a league-best +202 run differential.
There’s nothing more valuable for a Major League Baseball team than a good bargain.