— As advertised, Wander Franco got off to a tremendous start for the Tampa Bay Rays with his production — and prediction.
Red Sox left-hander Chris Sale threw off a mound on Tuesday and is set to throw to hitters on Saturday.
Starling Marte to the Yankees? Max Scherzer to the Rays? We map out a July blueprint for every GM to follow.
— Jarrod Dyson capped a 10-pitch at-bat with a tiebreaking, two-run double in a three-run third inning off Nathan Eovaldi, and the Kansas City Royals rallied to beat the Boston Red Sox 7-3 Sunday for their first series win in nearly three weeks.
— Light-hitting Bobby Dalbec had three RBI and was a double short of a cycle, J.D. Martinez hit a two-run homer and the Boston Red Sox beat the Kansas City Royals 7-1 on Saturday.
We project who every team is targeting in next month's first round as the College World Series begins.
From the Sugar Kings to the Serpientes, the South Side to Wrigleyville, we break down the best and worst of baseball's latest fashion trend.
The two best teams in baseball saw important players hit the IL. Here's how that impacted our Week 11 list.
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— Christian Arroyo relished delivering the big hit Wednesday night. After reviewing the tape, he thinks his celebration needs some work.
Forget the trade deadline. Boston could soon be adding the biggest missing piece in this year's pennant race.
— Red Sox manager Alex Cora thinks a lot of people aren't impressed with his team despite its 41-27 record.
Speaking from experience -- and from the heart -- Boston manager Alex Cora on Tuesday addressed his Red Sox pitching staff about suspensions and the MLB rule changes on foreign substances, saying "you don't want to go through that."
— The Toronto Blue Jays hit 15 homers in a four-game series at Fenway Park, with 11 of them sailing over the Green Monster.
Royals outfielder Andrew Benintendi was placed on the 10-day injured list Monday with a fractured rib and will miss facing his former team, the Red Sox, this weekend.
We separate the contenders from the also-rans and break down the biggest holes to fill -- and which players could fill them.
— Teoscar Hernández belted a pair of three-run homers over the Green Monster — two of Toronto’s eight longballs — and Marcus Semien extended his road hitting streak to 26 games as the Blue Jays pounded the Boston Red Sox 18-4 on Sunday.
— Marcus Semien hit a two-run homer — one of Toronto's three longballs in the fifth inning — to extend his club-record road hitting streak to 25 games, and the Blue Jays rebounded from a tough loss to beat the Boston Red Sox 7-2 on Saturday.
— Red Sox manager Alex Cora doesn’t expect people to forget about the guy they gave up for Alex Verdugo.
— J.D. Martinez hit his 13th homer, Christian Arroyo had a three-run drive and the Boston Red Sox took advantage of a pair of dropped balls in a five-run sixth inning to beat the Houston Astros 12-8 Thursday night, avoiding a three-game sweep.
The Padres' stay at the top of our list is over, with a surging American League squad taking their place.
— Dusty Baker doesn’t believe he’s seen the best of Jake Odorizzi.