While no-hit bid alerts blow up our phones almost on a nightly basis, completing the job — as Sean Manaea just did — will become rarer and rarer.
White Sox reliever Danny Farquhar was in critical but stable condition Sunday, a day after undergoing surgery to relieve swelling on his brain after suffering a brain hemorrhage while in the dugout during a game.
Shohei Ohtani threw a bullpen session Sunday and the Japanese two-way sensation is listed as the Angels’ starter for Tuesday’s game against the Astros. Ohtani is batting cleanup for the first time on Sunday.
Cubs star Kris Bryant was helped off the field Sunday in Colorado after getting hit in the head by a fastball from Rockies pitcher German Marquez in the first inning. According to the team, he passed all tests and did not have any concussion symptoms.
The final game of the four-game series between the Mets and Braves in Atlanta was postponed because of rain on Sunday, setting a record for weather-related postponements through April, according to the AP.
The Rangers activated Delino Deshields from the disabled list Sunday and the outfielder is batting leadoff and playing center field against the Mariners.
The Rockies placed outfielder Carlos Gonzalez on the disabled list with a hamstring injury and optioned outfielder Mike Tauchman to Triple-A. Outfielders David Dahl and Noel Cuevas were recalled in corresponding moves.
The Cardinals placed Adam Wainwright on the disabled list Sunday with right elbow inflammation and recalled right-hander John Brebbia from Triple-A.
Marlins CEO Derek Jeter said his team is “trying to win ballgames every day” and believes the mindset that they are tanking is off-base.
Almost four years after Michael Pineda was caught in the act, there are questions about how much pitchers are getting a sticky assist without penalty.