5/13/2013 | Giants recall Pill, option Peguero to Fresno
The Giants rewarded Brett Pill for his torrid hitting by recalling the first baseman Monday from Triple-A Fresno. To clear roster room for Pill, the Giants optioned outfielder Francisco Peguero to Fresno.
5/13/2013 | Walker back with Bucs; Mercer sent down
Neil Walker has been reinstated from the 15-day disabled list by the Pirates, who made room for their regular second baseman by optioning Jordy Mercer back to Indianapolis.
5/13/2013 | One run all Masterson needs to deny Yankees
In the opener of Monday's doubleheader, Indians righty Justin Masterson limited the Yankees to just four hits in a 1-0 shutout, the third of his career and his second of the season.
5/13/2013 | Tigers' leadoff man Jackson lands on DL
What was originally only supposed to be a day off for Austin Jackson is going to last at least the next couple of weeks. The Tigers placed their leadoff man and defensive centerpiece on the 15-day disabled list on Monday with a pulled left hamstring.
5/13/2013 | Yanks challenging Rangers, Cards in rankings
Despite all of their injuries and questions surrounding their pitching, the Yankees are back in first place in the American League East and are making believers out of everyone who doubted them.
5/13/2013 | Tribe promotes Bauer, Huff; Chisenhall down
In addition to right-hander Trevor Bauer -- the starter in the second game of Monday's doubleheader against the Yankees -- the Indians announced that southpaw David Huff was promoted from Triple-A Columbus. To make room, the team optioned third baseman Lonnie Chisenhall.
5/13/2013 | With Marlins by chance, Ozuna aims to stay
An injury to All-Star Giancarlo Stanton landed Marcell Ozuna in the big leagues. All-out hustle will go a long way in keeping the 22-year-old outfielder around for a long time.
5/13/2013 | Craftier and wiser, Felix pitching better than ever
Felix Hernandez had a start last week that perfectly encapsulates the essence of what makes him one of the best pitchers in baseball.
5/13/2013 | Puig could develop into true complete player
Los Angeles Dodgers prospect Yasiel Puig doesn't just have power and strength -- his speed and agility had the baseball world buzzing this spring.
5/13/2013 | Today's MLB starting lineups: May 13
Every lineup, every day, as they are made public by the clubs.
5/13/2013 | Wide spectrum of results for 2012's no-hitter class
Last year's no-hitters came from a variety of outlets, ranging from veteran staff aces to relatively unknown No. 5 starters to a group effort that included six pitchers. It should come as no surprise then that for the six starters -- Philip Humber, Jered Weaver, Johan Santana, Matt Cain, Felix Hernandez and Homer Bailey -- to throw no-hitters last year, their 2013 results to this point have been all over the board.
5/13/2013 | No-hitters present quandary for broadcasters
Most of us can just roll our eyes and laugh at ourselves for believing in superstitions (and, of course, continue to believe in them) and move on with our lives without giving it much thought. There's one small fraternity in Major League Baseball, however, that isn't afforded the same luxury. Broadcasters.
5/13/2013 | The Week Ahead: Hurlers aim for repeat performances
This week brings us to the middle of May. This means the 2013 season is almost a quarter of the way over. This means the plot is thickening throughout the ballparks of the American and National Leagues.
5/12/2013 | Rizzo signs seven-year, $41M extension with Cubs
Sources confirmed the Cubs have signed first baseman Anthony Rizzo to a seven-year, $41 million contract extension with two club options worth $14.5 million each. The deal includes escalators which could increase the total value of the contract to $73 million.
5/12/2013 | Red-hot Rangers eye different result in Oakland
The last time the Rangers traveled to Oakland, the results couldn't have been much worse. On Monday, the Rangers will take on the Athletics for the first time since the A's swept them to clinch the American League West title on the final day of the 2012 regular season.
5/12/2013 | Arrieta diagnosed with right shoulder strain
Orioles right-hander Jake Arrieta did not make Sunday's scheduled Triple-A start, and he has been diagnosed with a right shoulder strain that could cause the 27-year-old to either be pushed back or skip an outing entirely.
5/12/2013 | A's take to pink bats, equipment for cancer awareness
Though neither endured successful outcomes with their pink bats, A's players Brandon Moss and Michael Taylor still offered support of mothers, and more specifically breast cancer awareness, by using them Sunday.
5/12/2013 | Decked out in pink, Royals celebrate moms everywhere
It was pink everywhere on Sunday at Kauffman Stadium, where the Royals and the Yankees wore the color to raise awareness for the fight against breast cancer on Mother's Day.
5/12/2013 | Hamilton changes mindset to counter timid approach
Struggling Angels slugger Josh Hamilton, saying he was "being too timid" at the plate to start the season, says he is now being more aggressive at the plate.
5/12/2013 | Danks continues progress in rehab with solid outing
White Sox left-hander John Danks made his third Minor League rehab start Sunday afternoon, allowing two earned runs on seven hits over six innings, while striking out five and walking three.
5/12/2013 | Dunn gets breather against Angels' Wilson
Manager Robin Ventura gave struggling designated hitter Adam Dunn a night off against Angels left-hander C.J. Wilson on Sunday night, and inserted Casper Wells into the lineup.
5/12/2013 | Three near no-hitters highlight Rockies-Cards matchup
David Freese, Eric Young Jr. and Nolan Arenado were the only players who stood in the way of history in three different games between the Rockies and Cardinals in a series that was highlighted by near no-hitters.
5/12/2013 | Mom never far from Williams' thoughts
Every Mother's Day, MLB players wear pink to promote breast cancer awareness. Angels right-hander Jerome Williams does that all year, with the hot-pink glove he had specially made in Taiwan in 2010, to honor his mother, who was stricken by the disease and passed away in 2001.
5/12/2013 | Gear adds color to already brilliant Rays catch
Sam Fuld -- who robbed the Padres at the wall Sunday in the first inning -- was one of several Rays to don special pink gear on Mother's Day.
5/12/2013 | Cancer survivor shares story as Giants' bat girl
Wanda Zimmerman, selected as the Giants' honorary bat girl as part of the Major League-wide effort to raise breast cancer awareness, survived the disease twice. She now donates her time and energy to causes that fight cancer.
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