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White Sox catcher Castillo suspended 80 games for PED use

White Sox catcher Castillo suspended 80 games for PED use

Chicago White Sox catcher Welington Castillo has been suspended 80 games without pay after testing positive for Erythropoietin, a performance-enhancing substance, Major League Baseball announced
Ohtani won't start vs. Tanaka on Sunday due to 'workload management'

Ohtani won't start vs. Tanaka on Sunday due to 'workload management'

Shohei Ohtani won't square off opposite countryman Masahiro Tanaka on Sunday, after all, as Los Angeles Angels manager Mike Scioscia confirmed that the 23-year-old's tentatively scheduled start
Recovering Farquhar to throw out ceremonial first pitch June 1

Recovering Farquhar to throw out ceremonial first pitch June 1

Danny Farquhar will make his return to the mound much sooner than anyone expected.The Chicago White Sox announced Thursday that the veteran reliever - currently recovering from a brain hemorrhage
Indians' Plutko carries no-hitter into 7th vs. Cubs after Triple-A call-up

Indians' Plutko carries no-hitter into 7th vs. Cubs after Triple-A call-up

CHICAGO (AP) Adam Plutko carried a no-hitter into the seventh inning and Andrew Miller provided stellar relief work, helping the Cleveland Indians beat the Chicago Cubs 1-0 on Wednesday night. Plutko
Report: White Sox catcher Castillo to be suspended 80 games for PED use

Report: White Sox catcher Castillo to be suspended 80 games for PED use

Chicago White Sox catcher Welington Castillo will reportedly be suspended for 80 games for using a non-steroid performance-enhancing drug, sources tell The Athletic's Ken Rosenthal.The suspension is
Betts, Martinez not interested in Home Run Derby

Betts, Martinez not interested in Home Run Derby

Add two more of MLB's best to the growing list of players balking at the opportunity to participate in the Home Run Derby.Both Mookie Betts and J.D. Martinez aren't interested in this year's
Phillies' Eickhoff to visit thoracic outlet syndrome specialist

Phillies' Eickhoff to visit thoracic outlet syndrome specialist

Philadelphia Phillies right-hander Jerad Eickhoff hasn't made a start for his team in 2018 due to a lat injury. Now his situation could be worse than it initially appeared.Eickhoff experienced a
Mariners agree to new 25-year lease at Safeco Field

Mariners agree to new 25-year lease at Safeco Field

The Seattle Mariners won't have to worry about finding a new home for a long time. The team has agreed to a new 25-year lease at Safeco Field.The extension includes two three-year options which can
Trout 'probably not' going to participate in Home Run Derby

Trout 'probably not' going to participate in Home Run Derby

TORONTO - Mike Trout's vow to eventually participate in the Home Run Derby likely won't be fulfilled this season."I haven't really thought about it. Probably not," Trout told theScore in the visiting
Reds' Iglesias hits DL with biceps strain in non-throwing arm

Reds' Iglesias hits DL with biceps strain in non-throwing arm

The Cincinnati Reds placed right-handed closer Raisel Iglesias on the 10-day disabled list Wednesday with a left biceps strain. Iglesias last appeared in a game Saturday, May 19, when he blew a save
A's place Khris Davis on DL with groin injury

A's place Khris Davis on DL with groin injury

The Oakland Athletics are going to be without their most powerful hitter for the foreseeable future, as the team announced Wednesday it's placed Khris Davis on the 10-day disabled list with a strained
Former major-leaguer Dykstra charged with uttering threats, drug possession

Former major-leaguer Dykstra charged with uttering threats, drug possession

Former Philadelphia Phillies and New York Mets outfielder Lenny Dykstra was arrested Wednesday morning in front of a police station in Linden, N.J.Dykstra has been charged with uttering terroristic
The Ohtani Show is awesome, but Mike Trout is history

The Ohtani Show is awesome, but Mike Trout is history

TORONTO - Shohei Ohtani is a ghost, his aura the only trace of him in the visitor's clubhouse at Rogers Centre until he seemingly apparates onto the field to stretch, trailing the rest of his team's
Astros' Reddick lands on DL with infection

Astros' Reddick lands on DL with infection

The Houston Astros have placed right fielder Josh Reddick on the 10-day disabled list due to an infection near his left knee, the team announced Wednesday.Reddick, who first discovered the issue last
Athletics' Davis has Grade 1 groin strain; DL stint possible

Athletics' Davis has Grade 1 groin strain; DL stint possible

After being removed from Sunday's game against the Toronto Blue Jays, Oakland Athletics slugger Khris Davis underwent an MRI on Tuesday which revealed a Grade 1 groin strain, manager Bob Melvin told
Report: Red Sox set unreasonable asking price for Swihart

Report: Red Sox set unreasonable asking price for Swihart

Boston Red Sox backup catcher and utility man Blake Swihart requested a trade last week, but teams looking to get a bargain have been given a rude awakening."(It's) hard to find a trade partner when
Giants' Crawford hits oppo HR off brother-in-law Gerrit Cole

Giants' Crawford hits oppo HR off brother-in-law Gerrit Cole

Keep it in the family.In an inter-league matchup between the San Francisco Giants and Houston Astros at Minute Maid Park on Tuesday, Brandon Crawford hit an opposite-field homer against Gerrit Cole.
Indians' Bauer takes issue with tweets linking mound tribute to 9/11

Indians' Bauer takes issue with tweets linking mound tribute to 9/11

Prior to his start against the Chicago Cubs at Wrigley Field on Tuesday, Cleveland Indians starter Trevor Bauer drew what appeared to say "BD 911" in the mound dirt. Trevor Bauer carved “BD 911” into
Judge will not participate in 2018 Home Run Derby

Judge will not participate in 2018 Home Run Derby

The Home Run Derby will crown a new champion when it gets going at Nationals Park on July 16, as New York Yankees slugger Aaron Judge has opted out."There is no need to do it," Judge told ESPN about
Cubs' Maddon doesn't think relievers being used as starters will stick

Cubs' Maddon doesn't think relievers being used as starters will stick

The Tampa Bay Rays did things a little differently over the weekend, using 35-year-old relief pitcher Sergio Romo to start back-to-back games in lieu of a regular starting pitcher. The first instance