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Cubs win Bullpen of the Week award

As part of the MLB Prevailing Moments program, each Monday throughout the 2017 season, MLB.com is honoring the “Bullpen of the Week presented by The Hartford.” An industry-wide panel of MLB experts, including legendary stats…


Cubs trade for Tigers’ Justin Wilson, Avila

Wilson, 29, was 3-4 with a 2.68 ERA in 42 games this season, and holding right-handers to a .131 batting average while lefties were hitting .220 against him. He gives the Cubs another late-innings setup…


Week Ahead: Trade Deadline deals set up action

Yes, the last day of the fourth month of the 162-game season also happens to be the same day as the Trade Deadline. In other words, by 4 p.m. ET, last-minute deals that could alter…


Tigers near trade of left-hander Justin Wilson

DETROIT — The quiet stretch of Tigers trade activity ahead of Monday’s non-waiver Trade Deadline is about to end. Detroit spent Sunday evening narrowing their list of suitors for lefty reliever Justin Wilson, with the…


Rockies trade for catcher Jonathan Lucroy

WASHINGTON — Looking for an experienced catcher to help a young staff, the Rockies acquired two-time All-Star catcher Jonathan Lucroy from the Rangers for a player to be named, the teams announced on Sunday night….



John Schuerholz inducted into Hall of Fame

2017 Hall of Fame inductions “Being born into that Schuerholz family was the first of several events that I believe to have been divine providence, or faith if you will, that has impacted my life…


Angels’ Kole Calhoun injured running bases

Calhoun reached on an error to load the bases for the Angels and then went from first to third on Andrelton Simmons’ two-run double, which gave the Halos a 6-1 lead. Shortly after he reached…


Mariners Leonys Martin called up

Minor League infielder D.J. Peterson was designated for assignment to make room for Martin on Seattle’s 40-man roster. Martin was designated for assignment on April 23 after slashing .111/.172/.130 in his first 58 plate appearances….


Hall of Fame Sunday: In Real Life

3:24 p.m. ET: You made it, Mr. Commissioner Bud Selig, welcome to immortality. #FirstLook #HOFWKND https://t.co/CNUftEBVvM pic.twitter.com/KAN92qiNmE — Baseball Hall ��� (@baseballhall) July 30, 2017 3:07 p.m. ET: We beg to differJeff Bagwell: “My swing…