MLB News: Scores, Standings, Stats, Trades, Rumors (2024)

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By Sarah Wexler @SarahWexler32

June 16, 2024

LOS ANGELES -- The Dodgers are going to be without Mookie Betts for some time, as the shortstop has a fractured left hand following a hit by pitch in the seventh inning of a 3-0 win over the Royals at Dodger Stadium on Sunday. Facing right-hander Dan Altavilla with a

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MLB News: Scores, Standings, Stats, Trades, Rumors (4)

By Will Leitch @williamfleitch

June 16, 2024

We have a crack staff here at MLB.com, working hard to watch every team as closely as possible and rank them as dispassionately and analytically as possible. But, if you’ll forgive us saying something about our very-fun-considering-we-get-to-watch-baseball-all-day jobs is kind of hard … this year doing these rankings is very

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June 16, 2024

MILWAUKEE -- Elly De La Cruz had one of those days where it felt like he could do it all and also give the Reds a big win on Sunday. But De La Cruz seemingly couldn't overcome his club's bad mojo against the Brewers. De La Cruz had a triple,

Ohtani makes Dodger Stadium history during 2-homer game

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MLB News: Scores, Standings, Stats, Trades, Rumors (7)

By Sarah Wexler @SarahWexler32

June 16, 2024

LOS ANGELES -- If there was ever a day the Dodgers needed near perfection from Tyler Glasnow, it was Sunday. And he gave them just that. The Dodgers were in the midst of a stretch of 12 straight games with no days off. Earlier in the day, the club announced

Orioles cap playoff-type matchup with 4 HRs off Wheeler, Burnes' 10th straight quality start

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MLB News: Scores, Standings, Stats, Trades, Rumors (9)

By Joe Trezza @JoeTrezz

June 16, 2024

BALTIMORE -- If this weekend’s Orioles-Phillies series was really the World Series preview some predict it will be, then we can reasonably infer something about the upcoming Fall Classic already: It will feature some firepower. All weekend, this heavyweight series was a star-studded affair, full of big performances, strong pitching

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LOS ANGELES -- After leaving his Saturday start early due to what was first believed to be right triceps tightness, Yoshinobu Yamamoto went on the injured list for the first time in his MLB career with a strained rotator cuff in his right shoulder. The injury is not expected to

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MLB News: Scores, Standings, Stats, Trades, Rumors (13)

By Cole Jacobson @ColeJacobson32

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MLB will be making history with its foray into Alabama this week, but unfortunately, one of the game’s most legendary figures will be unable to join the festivities. On Thursday -- one day after Juneteenth -- MLB will be playing its first regular-season game in Birmingham, Ala., when the Giants

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By Ian Browne

12:09 AM EDT

BOSTON -- The running Red Sox? That’s something you’ve heard well … almost never. Playing their home games at the bandbox known as Fenway Park, the Red Sox have thrived on wall-banging thumpers for much of their existence. But on Father’s Day, it became clear these aren’t your father’s Red

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By Jim Callis

June 16, 2024

MLB's fourth annual Draft Combine will give teams the opportunity to gather more information on and off the field about several of the top talents in this year's crop. A total of 319 prospects have accepted invitations to the event, scheduled for June 18-23 at Chase Field in Phoenix, including

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MLB News: Scores, Standings, Stats, Trades, Rumors (17)

By Daniel Kramer @DKramer_

June 16, 2024

SEATTLE -- The Mariners finally gave Logan Gilbert some run support on Sunday afternoon, and only a marginal amount was all that the towering righty needed. Under sun-soaked skies and in front of a sellout Father’s Day crowd, Gilbert dominated the Rangers over eight shutout innings to lift the Mariners

Rookie right-hander tosses 7 no-hit innings vs. Tigers in latest stellar performance for Astros

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By Brian McTaggart

June 16, 2024

HOUSTON -- If Astros second baseman Jose Altuve, who’s been chosen to play in eight All-Star Games, says one of his teammates should be an All-Star, then everybody should probably listen. Altuve’s endorsem*nt aside, rookie pitcher Ronel Blanco's resume speaks for itself. Blanco, who put himself on the map by

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MLB News: Scores, Standings, Stats, Trades, Rumors (20)

June 16, 2024

There's no shortage of enticing matchups this week in baseball. The Yankees and Orioles aren't just the top two teams in the AL East -- they have two of the best records in the Majors, and they'll face off in a pivotal divisional showdown. There's also Elly De La Cruz

Alonso (5 RBIs), Lindor hit first-inning homers to fuel offense that's clicking on all cylinders

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By Bill Ladson

June 16, 2024

NEW YORK -- By beating the Padres, 11-6, at Citi Field on Sunday afternoon, not only did the Mets sweep the three-game weekend series, but they also remained one of the hottest teams in the Major Leagues with their fifth consecutive victory. Since shortstop Francisco Lindor called a players-only meeting

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June 16, 2024

BOSTON -- Yankees top prospect Jasson Domínguez is back on the injured list, having felt a tweak near his left oblique on a checked swing while playing for Triple-A Scranton/Wilkes-Barre on Saturday. Nicknamed “The Martian,” Domínguez was placed on the 7-day Minor League injured list on Sunday. Yankees manager Aaron

Perkins finds redemption with brilliant throw on game-ending play at the plate

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June 16, 2024

MILWAUKEE – The Brewers got a 5-4 win over the Reds on Sunday at American Family Field, but it came with a huge scare in the final moments. William Contreras, the National League’s leading catcher in every flavor of wins above replacement, was being evaluated for a concussion on Sunday

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By Do-Hyoung Park @dohyoungpark

June 16, 2024

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By Rick Farlow

June 16, 2024

ATLANTA -- Jose Siri and the Rays had the last laugh against the Braves on Sunday afternoon. Siri responded to Austin Riley’s game-tying two-run homer in the eighth inning with a two-run shot of his own off Atlanta closer Raisel Iglesias in the ninth inning that propelled Tampa Bay to

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MLB News: Scores, Standings, Stats, Trades, Rumors (28)

By John Denton @JohnDenton555

June 16, 2024

ST. LOUIS -- When Pedro Pagés was forced to Uber to the big leagues, it was his father, Edgar, who was the first one to burst into tears as the two communicated via FaceTime as the Gateway Arch and Busch Stadium came into view. It was also Edgar who cried

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By Theo DeRosa @Theo_DeRosa

12:51 AM EDT

Want to give the gift of baseball to celebrate Father’s Day? MLB.TV has just the deal for you, and today is the last day you can take advantage. During the MLB.TV Father’s Day Sale, the All Teams Yearly package -- which enables you to stream every out-of-market game, live or

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By Do-Hyoung Park @dohyoungpark

12:12 AM EDT

MINNEAPOLIS -- The reactions said it all, really. Austin Martin made one of those catches that words simply can’t fully describe on Sunday, when he jumped up and reached over the center-field wall to rob Shea Langeliers of a two-run homer in the second inning with what was certainly one

Trevino allows nine steals to Boston: 'I've got to make better throws'

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By Bryan Hoch

12:35 AM EDT

BOSTON -- Multiple generations have come and gone since the last time a Yankees team allowed an opponent to run as wildly as the Red Sox did on Sunday evening. To find a comparable example, you must dig all the way back to 1915, a season during which Babe Ruth

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By Steve Gilbert

June 16, 2024

PHOENIX -- As the final few innings of their Sunday afternoon game with the White Sox wound down, the outcome was not in question. The D-backs were well on their way to a 12-5 win at Chase Field. But that didn't mean there wasn't some anxiety on the Arizona side

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By Maria Guardado

June 16, 2024

SAN FRANCISCO -- The news felt so improbable, so unexpectedly thrilling that Spencer Bivens still thought he was dreaming when he reported to the Giants’ clubhouse on Sunday morning. “Just waiting to wake up, really,” Bivens said. “This is unbelievable. I didn’t expect it. The way it happened, I didn’t

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MLB News: Scores, Standings, Stats, Trades, Rumors (37)

By Keegan Matheson @KeeganMatheson

June 16, 2024

TORONTO -- If at first you make a mess of things, try, try again. Twice in Sunday’s 7-6 win over the Guardians at Rogers Centre, the Blue Jays had the bases loaded, no outs and their cleanup hitter at the plate. Things went as poorly -- and as well --

MLB News: Scores, Standings, Stats, Trades, Rumors (2024)

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Josh Gibson holds the record for highest batting average, slugging percentage, and on-base plus slugging in a career. Barry Bonds holds the career home run and single-season home run records. Ichiro Suzuki collected 262 hits in 2004, breaking George Sisler's 84-year-old record for most hits in a season.

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Players begin to achieve exposure from MLB franchises in secondary school programs. You may attend tryout camps where you will be judged on a variety of physical traits as well as overall performance. Following the conclusion of camp, you may be taken by a team in the MLB draft in June.

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It takes skill, luck, and hard work to have a shot at becoming a baseball player, and even then, your chances are slim. No academic requirements exist for baseball players; in fact, many are drafted immediately out of high school.

What is the most unbreakable record in baseball? ›

Cy Young's record 511 career wins and 749 complete games have never been approached since he retired in 1911.

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Ty Cobb

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Who is the youngest MLB player? ›

Jackson Chourio is not only the youngest player in the major leagues, he'd be the youngest active player in either Triple-A league if he was playing there, and he's younger than anyone active in the Double-A Texas League as well.

Who is the oldest player in the MLB? ›

J. Verlander

What is the rarest play in baseball? ›

When it comes to rare and extraordinary plays in baseball, one that stands out above all is the unassisted triple play. This remarkable feat is a testament to the exceptional skill and situational awareness of the player involved, and it is a moment that is etched in the annals of baseball history.

Can you tryout for the MLB? ›

Due to all the camps and showcases in the country and with the Major League Scouting Bureau dissolved, Major League Baseball teams hold a limited the number of professional tryouts. Only a handful of teams still hold open tryouts, usually during the summer and after the annual draft.

Can you play pro baseball without college? ›

Players must be a resident of the United States (U.S. territories, such as Puerto Rico, apply) or Canada to be eligible for the draft. Players who have graduated high school but not attended college are eligible for the draft, as are those who have completed at least one year of junior college.

What do baseball players do after games? ›

Once the game is completed, we all shower, eat dinner, and head home. By the time we leave the clubhouse it's usually around 11pm, and it can sometimes be tough to unwind after a game. Sleep is key though, especially when you play 150 or more games in a season.

Who is the greatest baseball player in MLB history? ›

Babe Ruth towered over the rest of the sport when he played. He was the greatest player ever when compared to the competition at the time. Barry Bonds was in this conversation even before he started breaking home run records and putting up . 500 on-base percentages.

Who is considered the best MLB team of all-time? ›

The 1927 Yankees

It is considered by plenty of historians as the greatest baseball team in the history of the game and it's easy to see why. For starters, the Yanks led the league with 975 runs scored in 155 games. The second placed team, the Detroit Tigers, had 845 (!).

Who had the best MLB record? ›

716) – Seattle Mariners, 2001. While no team has ever come close to the Cub's . 763 winning percentage, the '01 Mariners managed to match their 116-win MLB record. 2001 was outfielder Ichiro Suzuki's rookie season, where he tied for best batting average in the majors (.

Who has the best MLB season ever? ›

The 2001 Mariners' 116 wins have stood the test of time. In the two decades since that historic season in Seattle, only the Dodgers have come the closest to sniffing that record, with 111 wins during their 2022 campaign.

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