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June 17, 2018 11:12 PM Giants sign catcher, No. 2 pick Joey Bart to record $7 million deal

The San Francisco Giants signed Georgia Tech catcher Joey Bart, the No. 2 overall pick in the MLB amateur draft, on Sunday. According to, he signed for $7.03 million -- the highest up-front bonus paid to a position player in MLB draft history. Despite that, the Giants were able to sign him below the slot value assigned to the pick, which was $7,494,600. The Giants 77

June 14, 2018 2:23 PM Mark Lerner takes control of Nationals from father Ted

Mark Lerner takes control of Nationals from father Ted Mark Lerner has replaced 92-year-old father Ted Lerner as managing principal owner of the Nationals. The team announced that Ted Lerner is stepping down and will be succeeded by his son after Major League Baseball approved the move at its quarterly meeting in New York. Ted Lerner has controlled the Nationals 88

June 14, 2018 6:09 AM Adrian Beltre tops Ichiro Suzuki for most MLB hits by foreign-born player

Texas Rangers third baseman Adrian Beltre got his 3,090th career hit Wednesday night to pass Ichiro Suzuki for most by a foreign-born player in major league history. Beltre, a native of the Dominican Republic, reached the milestone with a fourth-inning double off Los Angeles Dodgers starter Kenta Maeda. The hit moved him into 22nd on the all-time list past Suzuki 92

June 6, 2018 4:45 PM San Diego Padres fan catches foul ball in beer cup, celebrates by chugging drink

Gabby DiMarco caught the foul ball in her beer cup and then chugged the drink. (Gabrielle DiMarco/Instagram) A San Diego Padres fan became a ballpark favorite Tuesday night during the team’s game against the Atlanta Braves. Gabby DiMarco was sitting in the upper deck of Petco Park in San Diego when Braves batter Ender Inciarte fouled a pitch off behind 64

June 5, 2018 7:09 PM Tigers pick Kody Clemens with 79th overall pick

The Detroit Tigers selected University of Texas second baseman Kody Clemens on Tuesday with the first pick of the third round (79th overall) in the MLB amateur draft. Kody Clemens is hitting .346 with 21 home runs and 68 RBIs for the Longhorns this season, his junior year. He was limited to being the designated hitter for most of his sophomore season 64

June 5, 2018 6:52 AM What to expect in Madison Bumgarner's return to the mound

Bumgarner began the season on the disabled list with a fractured finger on his left hand. It was just the second DL trip of his career, the other coming last season for a left shoulder strain sustained in a dirt bike accident. The Giants have fared better than expected in Bumgarner's absence, entering play Tuesday at .500 (30-30) and just 1½ games behind 57

June 1, 2018 3:01 PM This Atlanta Braves pitcher pulled off something no one else in MLB did in May

This Atlanta Braves pitcher pulled off something no one else in MLB did in May Atlanta Braves pitcher Sean Newcomb seemed to make serious strides in the team’s starting rotation last month. One quick look at the stats reveals that the 24-year-old accomplished something no other MLB pitcher did in May. Newcomb notched an MLB-high five victories after 54

May 29, 2018 5:58 PM Hurdle, Pirates upset about Anthony Rizzo's slide at home plate

Pittsburgh Pirates manager Clint Hurdle deemed it “open season” on MLB catchers after Chicago Cubs first baseman Anthony Rizzo’s controversial slide into catcher Elias Diaz during Monday’s 7-0 Cubs win. With the bases loaded in the eighth inning, a ground ball was hit to shortstop Sean Rodriguez, who threw to Diaz to force Rizzo out at home by a comfortable 61

May 24, 2018 9:53 PM MLB Study Finds Baseballs Have Become More Aerodynamic

Though balls are flying farther, researchers couldn’t find any changes in the manufacturing process to explain the game’s home-run surge Major League Baseball finally acknowledged on Thursday what had long been suspected. The baseball themselves are, at least in part, responsible for the increase in home runs across the sport dating back to the 2015 season 49

May 24, 2018 8:48 PM This MLB pitcher suffered a brain hemorrhage. Now he's scheduled to throw his next pitch

This MLB pitcher suffered a brain hemorrhage. Now he's scheduled to throw his next pitch It was a scary scene on April 20 for former Tampa Bay Rays pitcher Danny Farquhar. The 31-year-old, now with the Chicago White Sox, collapsed in the dugout during a game with the Houston Astros. A ruptured aneurysm caused a brain hemorrhage following his outing against 52