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New York Mets relief pitcher Edwin Diaz (39) reacts after defeating the Chicago Cubs at Citi Field.

Mets Finding Ways to Win Amid the Chaos

New York has always been seen as an inept, failing franchise, and it is, but somehow it wins sometimes anyway.

Apr 2, 2021; Denver, Colorado, USA; Los Angeles Dodgers starting pitcher Trevor Bauer (27) leaves the mound in fifth inning against the Colorado Rockies at Coors Field.

Sticky Stuff Cleanup: What Enforcement Means for MLB

In advance of a crackdown on doctoring baseballs, four-seam fastball spin rate is declining and offense is picking up.

Rays continue to lead Sports Illustrated's power rankings in mid-June.

MLB Power Rankings: Taking Stock as Teams Clear the 60-Game Mark

Nearly every team has surpassed the 60 games that were played in 2020. The contenders (and pretenders) are starting to reveal themselves.

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.

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Oakland Athletics second baseman Jed Lowrie (8) high-fives teammates after scoring a run against the Los Angeles Angels during the sixth inning at RingCentral Coliseum.

Oakland's Balanced Roster Boosting Once-Thin Playoff Hopes

The A's have overcome offseason losses and an inauspicious start to the season behind a smooth blend of effective pitching and opportunistic hitting.


Adam Wainwright Admits to Using Foreign Substance in 2019

Adam Wainwright confirmed his use of an illegal foreign substance during the 2019 season on Monday.


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.


Baseball Reference Adds Negro League Stats to Database

Baseball Reference has added the stats of Negro League players as it works to "celebrate the players, teams, and leagues we are adding to our site."

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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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Vladimir Guerrero Jr., Ronald Acuña Jr. Lead ASG Voting

Three of the four leading vote-getters are 23 years old or younger.

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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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Bartolo Colon Tosses Complete Game at 48 Years Old

Now 48, he is still dealing on the mound.

Barry Bonds in the dugout at a Giants game in street clothes

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

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Legendary Pitcher Mudcat Grant Passes Away at 85

Grant pitched 14 seasons in Major League Baseball, making two All-Star games. He led the American League with 21 wins in 1965.


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.