It has long been assumed that Barry Bonds' standoffish personality would ultimately be his undoing in his upcoming perjury trial. But, as Tim Keown writes in the March 21 issue of ESPN The Magazine, the exact opposite is true.
Baltimore Orioles reliever Brian Matusz, who was ejected Saturday for using a sticky substance that was on his right arm, was suspended eight games Monday.
Josh Hamilton was hitless in his return to the majors, but he reached on a key error that sent the Rangers over the Indians 10-8 on Monday for their sixth straight win.
Mets third baseman David Wright has been sent to California to work with the staff of back specialist Dr. Michael Watkins.
Cubs manager Joe Maddon isn't happy his team is playing an early-afternoon game on Memorial Day after playing a day game in Phoenix the day before.
Ron Washington is thrilled to be back in a big league uniform at 63, and back in the familiar Bay Area with the Oakland Athletics.
Cincinnati Reds ace Johnny Cueto had his sore pitching elbow examined Monday after missing a start the previous day.
Back on a big league field, Josh Hamilton made his season debut, playing left field and hitting fifth against the Cleveland Indians after shoulder surgery in February.
Oakland righty Jesse Hahn shut down Detroit on Memorial Day, going the distance and surrendering just four hits in a 4-0 win at O.co Coliseum.
The Yankees are sliding, Josh Hamilton is returning, and Michael Wacha is in some elite company.
The Yankees put their recent free fall on hold, slugging three homers in an eight-run first inning and never looking back -- KO'ing K.C. with a 14-1 blowout in the Bronx.
The Angels are footing most of his salary, and a positive environment is what will yield the best results for the former Rangers slugger.
Bernie Williams, himself worthy of Yankee mythology, was always content as a center fielder roaming the distant shadows of Joe DiMaggio and Mickey Mantle.
Manager Terry Collins addressed the team after Sunday's loss but rejects a suggestion that the Mets are at a "critical" stretch.
With the Red Sox headed to Minnesota, they hope David Ortiz can handle the Twins the same way Mike Napoli beat up on the Angels.
League-best power, quality relief pitching, and a bit of defense -- add 'em up and you've got the winning formula of the first-place Houston Astros.
Highlighting the most notable pitching performances in MLB over the past week.
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In ESPN The Magazine's Pitchers issue, we quantify, for the first time, the impact of a catcher's game management. Who is MLB's best? The Dodgers' A.J. Ellis.
Jim Bowden lays out the 20 players most likely to be traded by July 31, rating each one on their chances of being dealt and looking at where they might end up.
A long time ago in a galaxy far, far away, major league teams used to score runs. No more. Here's how pitchers have taken over the game.
What is Major League Baseball's biggest obstacle to a 154-game season? It's money, of course.
Keith Law's first mock draft leads off with the Arizona Diamondbacks picking Vanderbilt shortstop Dansby Swanson at No. 1. Where do things play out from there?