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Jun 8, 2021; Arlington, Texas, USA; San Francisco Giants shortstop Brandon Crawford (35) circles the bases on his home run against the Texas Rangers during the sixth inning at Globe Life Field.

Brandon Crawford Is Back—And So Are the Giants

He has helped turn San Francisco into a compelling contender with the best record in baseball.

MLB commissioner Rob Manfred speaks to the media before announcing the All-MLB team during the MLB Winter Meetings at Manchester Grand Hyatt.

Sticky Stuff Scandal Goes Beyond Individual Offenders

Don’t let the names of Gerrit Cole and Trevor Bauer fool you. MLB’s latest scandal extends far beyond them.


MLB's Pitch Doctoring Epidemic Is Nothing New

The league has been here before. In the 1960s, a spike in spitballs was met with resistance from the league office.


'This Should Be the Biggest Scandal in Sports'

The inside story of how rampant pitch-doctoring in MLB is pumping pitchers up and deflating offenses.

Arizona Diamondbacks starting pitcher Matt Peacock (47) reacts to a safe call by umpires after center fielder Ketel Marte appeared to catch a deep fly ball by Oakland Athletics center fielder Mark Canha.

Arizona's Dubious Shot at History, Summed Up in One Play

The Diamondbacks are a few losses away from the longest road losing streak in MLB history. A bizarre mistake in their latest defeat symbolized their struggles.

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Rays' Glasnow Blames MLB's Crackdown for Elbow Injury

Tyler Glasnow admitted to using sunscreen and rosin to help with his grip and stopped using it after MLB began to crack down on foreign substances.


2021 MLB Betting Futures Update - White Sox Biggest Movers; Now Top A.L. Favorites

These teams have seen the biggest line movement in the MLB futures market.

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MLB Releases Guidelines for Foreign Substance Enforcement

MLB distributed a memo to teams detailing its new foreign-substance policy on Tuesday.

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It Was 34 Years Ago Today That Mets Players Spit on Two Trash-Talking Fans

Keith Hernandez wasn't the only one who spit on Kramer and Newman.

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Barry Bonds’s Dog Makes Westminster Dog Show Debut

He was so proud of Rocky for making it to the big leagues.


Fantasy Baseball Waiver Wire: Joey Votto Resurgent Since IL Return

Five-time high-stakes champ Shawn Childs helps you at the waiver wire to bolster your fantasy squad


MLB Betting Plays for Saturday, June 12 - Back the Giants on the Road in Washington

SI Gambling insider Frankie Taddeo shares the latest sharp information for bettors to target on Saturday's MLB slate.

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Jacob deGrom Leaves Game With Right Flexor Tendinitis

The two-time Cy Young Award winner threw six shutout innings with 10 strikeouts against the Padres before exiting after just 80 pitches.

May 29, 2021; Chicago, Illinois, USA; Chicago White Sox shortstop Tim Anderson (7) celebrates with catcher Yermin Mercedes (73) after scoring against the Baltimore Orioles during the first inning of the first game of a doubleheader at Guaranteed Rate Field.

Inside White Sox Resurgence After Decade of Dysfunction

After missing the playoffs from 2009 through 2019, the White Sox have emerged as the favorite to win the AL pennant.

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MLB Betting Plays for Friday, June 11 - Follow the Sharp Action on These Four Matchups

Frankie Taddeo breaks down the latest sharp information from Vegas for Friday's MLB slate.

New York Mets first baseman Pete Alonso

Cherish This Baseball Season; We May Be in for a Long Offseason

MLB has a long history of poor player relations. The recent sticky substance issue—and its congruent conspiracy theories—could spell trouble with the CBA set to expire.

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Rays Prospect Released From Hospital After Line-Drive Incident

Rays minor league pitcher Tyler Zombro will transition to outpatient occupational and speech therapy after being hit in the head by a line drive.

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Alonso Accuses MLB of Altering Baseballs Based on Free Agents

The Mets first baseman told reporters he believes the league manipulates the baseballs produced each year depending on which players are heading into free agency.


Verducci: Brandon Crawford Is in the Midst of a Career Season

SI's Tom Verducci shares his thoughts on Brandon Crawford of the San Francisco Giants and the career season he is having in 2021.

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New Book Claims Astros Continued Sign-Stealing Scheme in 2019

Baseball writer Andy Martino alleges they continued to steal signs through the 2019 playoffs.