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Royals trade Heath to D-backs for minor leaguer
Nick Heath, who had been designated for assignment earlier in the week, has been on the fringe of making the Royals' major league club the past several years.[read more]

Yankees' Sanchez injures hand; X-rays negative
New York Yankees catcher Gary Sanchez's throwing hand was unprotected when Tampa Bay's Randy Arozarena tipped a pitch that appeared to hit Sanchez in the knuckles in the fourth inning.[read more]

Brewers' Yelich lands on IL with lower back strain
Brewers outfielder Christian Yelich, who has missed four straight games because of a sore back, was placed on the 10-day injured list Saturday.[read more]

Braves' Kazmar plays in first MLB game since '08
Sean Kazmar Jr. returned to the major leagues after an 13-year absence, pinch hitting for the Atlanta Braves and grounding into a double play on Saturday against the Chicago Cubs.[read more]

Twins-Angels games PPD due to COVID concerns
The Twins have had four positives tests in the past week, including OF Kyle Garlick, another unnamed Twins player and a team staff member.[read more]

DeGrom strikes out 9 in row, 14 in all, in win
Jacob deGrom fell one strikeout shy of matching Tom Seaver's major league record of 10 in a row in Saturday's win over the Rockies.[read more]

More drama for Dodgers-Padres, this time with Clayton Kershaw's bat and Mookie Betts' glove
Kershaw worked a walk off Yu Darvish that would be the winning run. Betts saved the game with an amazing play.[read more]

Five hours, 12 innings and 17 runs: Dodgers-Padres Game 1 lives up to the hype
The first of 19 highly anticipated regular-season matchups between the two NL West rivals ended with an L.A. win.[read more]

On Jackie Robinson Day, the baseball world paid tribute to a legend
MLB players celebrated the life, career, and legacy of Jackie Robinson on the anniversary of his MLB debit.[read more]

Lapchick: MLB hits milestones in racial and gender hiring
Despite the league's efforts to diversify the game, some of the most recognizable and noteworthy positions still need improvement.[read more]