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MLB Power Rankings: Dodgers Finally Dethroned

Los Angeles has lost three consecutive series for the first time since 2017, and have accordingly relinquished their stranglehold on our power rankings.

Kansas City Royals second baseman Whit Merrifield (15) is congratulated by third baseman Hunter Dozier (17) after hitting a home run against the Cleveland Indians during the fourth inning at Kauffman ...

2021 Royals Showing Shades of World Series-Winning Team

Déjà Vu? The Royals have looked surprisingly similar to the 2015 World Series-winning team.

Philadelphia Phillies shortstop Didi Gregorius (18) falls to the ground after he was hit by a pitch from St. Louis Cardinals relief pitcher Genesis Cabrera.

MLB Must Amend Three-Batter Rule After Scary Situation

Cardinals reliever Génesis Cabrera had no control over the ball going out of his hand Wednesday. But a new rule, which needs to be changed, kept him in the game.

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Five Takeaways From Baseball's First Month

What have we learned about MLB in 2021? Here's where we stand after the opening month.


Four Players Have Already Walked Away From Baseball in 2021. Why?

They’ve all left the game for personal reasons, as a growing number of players are speaking out about mental health issues.

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Means's No-No Inspires Orioles Fan Fighting COVID-19

John Means's no-hitter was the first by a single pitcher for the Orioles since Jim Palmer on Aug. 13, 1969.

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Angels Releasing Future Hall of Famer Albert Pujols

Pujols, 41, is in the final year of the 10-year contract he signed with Los Angeles prior to the 2012 season.

Feb. 18, 2020; Scottsdale, Arizona, USA; San Francisco Giants infieder Drew Robinson (80) poses for a photo during spring training media day at Scottsdale Stadium.

Robinson Makes Giants' Triple A Roster After Losing Eye

Drew Robinson continues his inspirational comeback after losing his eye from a suicide attempt, making the Giants' Triple A roster.


Ump Misses Call After Being 'Blinded' by Scoreboard

“I basically guessed on the wrong call.”


Verducci: The Astros Will Never Have the Sign Stealing Scandal Completely Behind Them

SI's Tom Verducci uses the Astros visiting Yankee Stadium this week as the example that the 2017 sign stealing scandal will never fully forgotten.

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Yankees, Mets to Offer COVID-19 Vaccine at Stadiums

The Yankees and Mets will give free tickets to fans who get vaccinated for COVID-19 at their respective stadiums before games.

Boston Red Sox center fielder Alex Verdugo (99) celebrates with shortstop Xander Bogaerts (2) after hitting a three-run home run against the Baltimore Orioles at Oriole Park at Camden Yards.

MLB Bets for Wednesday, May 5: Red Sox Cover at Home vs. Slumping Tigers

SI Gambling analyst Roy Larking previews Wednesday's MLB betting action and shares the two top picks on his baseball betting card

Apr 28, 2021; St. Louis, Missouri, USA; Philadelphia Phillies center fielder Odubel Herrera (37) slams in to the wall as he watches a home run hit by St. Louis Cardinals first baseman Paul Goldschmidt (not pictured) during the third inning at Busch Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Jeff Curry-USA TODAY Sports

Herrera Gets Stuck in Wall, Phillies Struggle to Keep Lead

Odubel Herrera getting stuck in the wall is the latest snafu as the Phillies struggled to hold their lead over Milwaukee.

Cincinnati Reds catcher Tyler Stephenson (37) holds back Cincinnati Reds relief pitcher Amir Garrett (50) as the benches clear in the eighth inning of the baseball game against the Chicago Cubs, Saturday, May 1, 2021, at Great American Ball Park in Cincinnati.

Garrett Suspended for 'Benches-Clearing Incident' vs. Cubs

Reds pitcher Amir Garrett was suspended seven games for "inciting a benches-clearing incident" in Saturday's game against the Cubs.

Brandon Belt celebrates after hitting a grand slam in the first inning against the Rockies

Belt's Grand Slam Lifts Giants to 10 Runs in First Inning

Brandon Belt's grand slam and Buster Posey's homers helped lift the Giants to a historic 10-run first inning against Rockies.

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MLB Bets for Tuesday, May 4: Astros Win as ‘Dogs in the Bronx vs. Yankees

SI Gambling analyst Roy Larking previews Tuesday's MLB betting action and shares the two top picks on his baseball betting card

The Mets fired hitting coaches Chili Davis and Tom Slater

Mets Fire Hitting Coaches Chili Davis, Tom Slater

The Mets are making a change after their dismal start to the 2021 season.


Luis Robert Could Miss Rest of Year With Hip Injury

White Sox OF Luis Robert could miss the remainder of the 2021 season due to a torn right hip flexor.

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Alomar Resigns From HOF Amid Sexual Misconduct Allegation

Alomar was fired as a consultant with MLB and lost his position as a special assistant with the Blue Jays.