Yankees Dellin Betances has immaculate inning

Betances got Jim Adduci to wave at an 86.3 mph slider to notch his first strikeout, then froze Justin Upton on a fastball that clocked in at 98.3 mph. That left the Yankees’ big right-hander…


Midseason ranking of MLB’s top 10 farm systems

General Manager Rick Hahn got things started at the Meetings by sending Chris Sale to the Red Sox for four Minor Leaguers — including second baseman Yoan Moncada (No. 1 on the Top 100), baseball’s…


Blue Jays’ Jose Bautista placed on waivers

The Tigers also placed Justin Verlander on revocable waivers Wednesday, two days after his trade market dematerialized. Rosenthal points out that both players have full-no trade clauses, making it extremely unlikely they will be dealt…


Dodgers’ Yu Darvish throws bullpen session

“It is an honor to be here and to play for such a great team that is having a good season,” Darvish said through an interpreter. The veteran hurler joins a staff that has another…


What to watch for today in MLB

“It’s something that you can’t help but hope it actually happens,” Gray said. “Now it is, now I’m here, and Thursday, all I can do is go out there and compete and pitch like I…


Keuchel takes loss as Rays shut out Astros

Logan Morrison’s two-run, two-out blast in the first inning supported Tampa Bay’s fresh-faced starter, Austin Pruitt, who was recalled on July 28 to begin his third stint in the Majors this season. Pruitt, who grew…


Umpire Kerwin Danley exits Mets-Rockies game

There was no official announcement on Danley’s injury, but he told the New York Daily News that he suffered a broken finger. Danley was tended to briefly on the field before leaving. Lance Barrett took…


Dodgers rookie Cody Bellinger hits 30th homer

ATLANTA — There is a unique sound when Dodgers first baseman Cody Bellinger squares up a baseball. The sound seems to vibrate throughout the stadium as his short, compact swing drives through the strike zone….


A’s Daniel Gossett strong in win vs. Giants

Gossett, a rookie right-hander making his 10th Major League start, silenced the Giants one night after they amassed 10 runs and 14 hits. San Francisco’s offense consisted of Hunter Pence’s fifth-inning double, Joe Panik’s sixth-inning…


JC Ramirez dominates Phillies as Angels cruise

“It made myself proud,” Ramirez said. “I like those guys there.” Ramirez’s dominant outing PHI@LAA: Ramirez tosses eight scoreless innings JC Ramirez blanks the Phillies over eight tremendous innings, striking out three while issuing only…