The Phillies have placed Chase Utley on the 15-day DL with a "very mild" Grade 1 oblique strain, the Phillies announced. There is no corresponding intercostal or ribcage injury. The team expects him to return in two to four weeks.
Utley, 34, first felt the problem during batting practice on Tuesd
The Mets have clearly reached the countdown stage to Zack Wheeler's major league debut.
A high-ranking team official told The Post on Thursday that barring a setback, the club's top pitching prospect is expected to make 2-3 more starts for Triple-A Las Vegas and then join the Mets. If Wheeler remai
At last, Logan Morrison is feeling like his game is on solid footing. It's been a long, laborious process for the 25-year-old Marlins first baseman, who is battling back from a surgically-repaired right knee.
But after opening the season on the 60-day disabled list and undergoing weeks of recuper
The Twins gave Vance Worley 10 starts to find his groove. On Wednesday, they finally ran out of patience.
The Twins optioned their Opening Day starter to Triple-A Rochester after he was shelled for eight runs on 10 hits in an 8-3 loss to the Atlanta Braves. Three of the hits were homers, includin
Reality didn't set in for Orioles pitching prospect Kevin Gausman that he was heading to the major leagues until the moment he boarded his connection flight to Baltimore on Wednesday morning.
"Then, I just kinda was thinking, you know, 'Wow, I'm really here. It's crazy,'" Gausman said. "I wish I
On the heels of a six-game losing streak and a 2-7 road trip, the Seattle Mariners will make an expected and needed roster move sometime today.
Catcher Jesus Montero will be sent to Triple A Tacoma, while catcher Jesus Sucre will be selected from the Rainiers. Double A back-up catcher Brandon Ban
Rafael Betancourt walked down the clubhouse hallway without a limp, the most obvious sign that he wasn't going on the disabled list.
His right groin required only an anti-inflammatory injection, and after two days of rest he should return to his closer role for Colorado at San Francisco.
Red Sox GM Ben Cherington, in an appearance on the Dennis & Callahan show, said that the Red Sox have talked at various points with outfielder Jacoby Ellsbury about the possibility of something other than a one-year deal. However, each time, the team and player elected to agree to a one-year contrac
Right-handed pitcher Kyle Lohse will miss his next start because of elbow soreness, Milwaukee Brewers manager Ron Roenicke said Wednesday.
His place in the rotation Saturday vs. Pittsburgh will be taken by Mike Fiers, a starter last season who is working out of the bullpen this year. Fiers was pa
When Marlins manager Mike Redmond finished his injury update before batting practice Tuesday, he smiled.
“We’re starting to move some dirt,” Redmond said. “That feels good.”
Yes, the Marlins are getting healthier — and thereby moving some dirt.
On Wednesday, slugger Giancarlo S
Chase Utley took his first swing in batting practice Tuesday and it did not feel right. He took a second hack, then another, and one more. That is when he went to Charlie Manuel and told the manager his right side hurt.
"It definitely scared me a little bit," Utley said Wednesday.
Zack Wheeler was “rusty” in his return to the mound for Triple-A Las Vegas yesterday, but improved as his start in Des Moines, Iowa, progressed.
“Honestly, nothing was working real well for me today,” the Mets’ top pitching prospect said after surrendering three runs on five hits, inclu
In a less-than-shocking twist late Wednesday, the White Sox named John Danks as the starting pitcher for their next game.
Danks, who hasn’t pitched in the majors since May 19, 2012 after he had season-ending shoulder surgery last Aug. 6, is set to pitch Friday night when the host White Sox open
Jaime Garcia, out. Jake Westbrook, out. Chris Carpenter, still out. And the Cardinals’ rotation rolls on, no matter what Memphian is added.
Lefthander Jon Gast, who features a changeup, has won his first two big-league starts in relief of Westbrook. Lefthander Tyler Lyons, a curveball specialis
The Astros don’t just appear to be playing better baseball. They are.
A 3-1 victory against Kansas City on Wednesday at Minute Maid Park gave the Astros a series win versus the Royals and a 4-3 record in their last seven games.
Righthander Jordan Lyles guided the Astros (14-33). The 22-year-
On Day 9 of a nine-day trip, and with a Memorial Day weekend showdown against former manager Terry Francona awaiting their return to Fenway Park, the Red Sox could’ve been dragging before last night’s game.
So, Clay Buchholz exhausted his playlist to keep the clubhouse lively.
But if the R
When morale was at its lowest, approximately 46 hours before Delmon Young smashed yet another home run, Charlie Manuel attempted to justify his faith in this Phillies lineup. It was Monday, the atrocious Miami Marlins had just confounded his offense, and Manuel clutched at words.
"The history of
Francisco Liriano said he worked hard this offseason to perfect a tweak in his delivery. Manager Clint Hurdle said he has watched a lot of tape and still can't see a difference.
The difference in the results, however, is undeniable.
Liriano has been dominant this season and continued that earl
C.J. Wilson got two quick outs to start the game, then served up a walk and a single and suddenly, his head was swimming.
"I thought I was going to pass out in the first inning," Wilson said. "I didn't feel good today, I ate too much pasta last night or something. When you throw the ball as hard
Two rain delays, a comical home run for Miguel Cabrera and another unusual start by Justin Verlander.
The Tigers splashed past the Cleveland Indians 11-7 on Wednesday night to complete a two-game sweep of the first-place Tribe.
They waited out delays of one hour and 50 minutes to win it.
What a difference two days made for the Orioles. After their rotation looked battered and their closer teetering, they won their second straight game on Wednesday night, and looked forward to watching their phenom, Kevin Gausman, debut on Thursday.
Thanks to Jason Hammel’s 6 2/3 innings, the Or
The ball flicked off Ian Desmond’s bat in one motion and started on its path toward right field. Bryce Harper broke into a sprint from second base. As Harper slid into home and Hunter Pence’s throw to the plate sailed just wide, a collective sigh of relief from the Washington Nationals seemed to
Dodgers manager Don Mattingly criticized his team and benched All-Star right fielder Andre Ethier, then watched Los Angeles beat the Milwaukee Brewers 9-2 Wednesday.
Mattingly, in the third and final year of his contract, discussed his club's lack of mental toughness and said he wanted a balanced
Braves rookie sensation Evan Gattis was poised and ready at the plate Wednesday afternoon, working with a 3-0 count and the bases loaded. The question was, when the next pitch came over the plate, where was he going to put it?
Over the right-field wall was Gattis’ answe
Manager Mike Redmond has been relying on a cheat sheet of sorts during his pregame press gatherings. It’s a list of the Marlins’ injured players and where they stand in their rehab programs.
It might have gotten lengthier.
Starter Kevin Slowey departed Wednesday’s series finale against t