8/21/2012 | Castrovince: Rizzo doing right by Strasburg
Until somebody can point to a crystal ball that resoundingly refutes Mike Rizzo's expert-aided instinct, the Nationals GM simply can't be faulted for putting Stephen Strasburg's long-term health in front of the team's short-term success.
8/21/2012 | MLB Notebook: Bumgarner, Kershaw put on show
Monday marked the first game in the live-ball era where a pair of left-handers each reach double digits in strikeout and issue no walks, as Madison Bumgarner and Clayton Kershaw dueled.
8/21/2012 | Leach: No telling the future; Strasburg should pitch
Maybe they'll have other chances, and maybe they'll have equally good chances. But the Nationals will never have a better chance to win a ring than they do in 2012. So why shut down their best pitcher?
8/21/2012 | Texting, email influencing how GMs operate
These days, social media and technology have influenced how GMs discuss and eventually agree upon trades and roster moves.
8/21/2012 | Mohr brings multifaceted approach to broadcast
Pair Jay Mohr's comedic talent with his true love of Dodgers baseball, and you've got a broadcaster who is both knowledgeable and hilarious.
8/21/2012 | Yankees fans test skills on 'Bucks on the Pond'
Cecilia Jen is an education manager at a healthcare company and Davis Anderson III is sommelier at Maslow 6. They are transplanted New Yorkers now, with previous Major League Baseball loyalties, and MLB.com joined them for what is about to become one of the most famous dates of the season at Yankee Stadium.
8/21/2012 | Bauman: It's still championship or bust for Yanks
They have to get there first, but with the Yankees, it is difficult not to get into an October state of mind.
8/21/2012 | Aftermath of perfection not always perfect
Felix Hernandez will look to avoid the oft-discussed pitfalls that have plagued other pitchers in the aftermath of hurling a no-hitter.
8/21/2012 | Twins recall right-hander Hendriks from Triple-A
The Twins recalled Liam Hendriks from Triple-A Rochester on Tuesday, and the right-hander is scheduled to start Wednesday against the A's.
8/21/2012 | Melky associate banned from private ballpark areas
Major League Baseball has prohibited Juan Nunez, Melky Cabrera's associate, from having access to restricted areas of all 30 ballparks, according to reports published Tuesday.
8/21/2012 | MLBPA director Weiner begins cancer treatment
Major League Baseball Players Association executive director Michael Weiner is undergoing a monthlong treatment for a brain tumor, and will work out of the union's New York office.
8/21/2012 | Justice: Melky case shows system tough to beat
Melky Cabrera tried to cheat the sport, tried hard, maybe harder than anyone ever. His representative made up both a website and a drug in an attempt to get him exonerated. Cabrera didn't come close to getting away with it, and there's a message in all of this for every player who thinks he can beat the system.
8/21/2012 | Fowler swings by Fan Cave with teammates in tow
Aliya Baghbani is going to marry Dexter Fowler on Nov. 10 in his hometown of Atlanta after the Rockies' season winds up. On Tuesday afternoon, the couple, along with Colorado infielder Chris Nelson and right-hander Adam Ottavino, paid a visit to the MLB Fan Cave.
8/21/2012 | Mesoraco's suspension reduced to two games
Reds catcher Devin Mesoraco settled his discipline appeal to Major League Baseball on Tuesday and will immediately serve a two-game suspension.
8/21/2012 | Clemens' comeback planned for one game
Roger Clemens' "comeback" with the Sugar Land Skeeters will only take place during Saturday's game, unless Clemens is confident enough in his performance to extend his contract.
8/21/2012 | Quick-thinking Joyce helps save woman's life
Jim Joyce's timing could not have been better. In fact, it was lifesaving. The veteran Major League umpire performed CPR on D-backs food service employee Jane Powers on Monday.
8/21/2012 | Cards ensure Westbrook will be in 2013 rotation
Though six weeks remain in the regular season, the Cardinals took a step toward solidifying their 2013 rotation by agreeing to a contract extension with right-handed starter Jake Westbrook.
8/21/2012 | Phillies improving, but Manuel seeks consistency
The Phillies entered Tuesday's game against the Reds with a 20-15 mark since the All-Star break, which ranks fifth in the National League.
8/21/2012 | Phillies' Aumont gets chance with big league callup
With Jeremy Horst taking paternity leave Monday -- he is expected back Wednesday -- Phillippe Aumont, ranked by MLB.com as the Phillies' No. 7 prospect, finally got his chance when he was called up for the first time Monday night.
8/21/2012 | Zimmerman understands club's stance on Stras
Nationals third baseman Ryan Zimmerman said it would be nice to have right-hander Stephen Strasburg participate in the postseason, but Zimmerman said he understands why the team plans to shut the right-hander down after a certain amount of innings.
8/21/2012 | Longoria takes familiar spot at third base
Knowing that he couldn't afford to have either Evan Longoria or Luke Scott sit, Rays manager Joe Maddon started Longoria at third base against the Royals on Tuesday.
8/21/2012 | Rehab game for Bautista, Lind rained out
Jose Bautista and Adam Lind were scheduled to appear in a rehab game for Class A Dunedin on Tuesday, only to have it postponed because of rain. With more showers on the way for Wednesday, the pair will instead take part in a simulated game before flying to New Hampshire to join the Fisher Cats in Double-A.
8/21/2012 | Dodgers activate De La Rosa, option Guerra
More than a year removed from Tommy John surgery, Rubby De La Rosa was reinstated from the 60-day disabled list on Tuesday afternoon. In a surprising corresponding move, the Dodgers optioned reliever Javy Guerra to Triple-A Albuquerque.
8/21/2012 | Red Sox activate Nava, Padilla from DL
The Red Sox welcomed back a couple of players on Tuesday who have made key contributions at times this season.
8/21/2012 | With Hefner on paternity list, Mets recall Carson
The Mets placed right-hander Jeremy Hefner on the paternity list Tuesday, freeing him to fly home to Oklahoma for the birth of his second child. Hefner's wife, Sarah, is scheduled to give birth on Wednesday, giving Hefner plenty of time to return to New York in advance of Sunday's scheduled start against the Astros.
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