mlb

Trevor Bauer accuser sues Dodgers pitcher for sexual battery

Trevor Bauer has been sued for alleged sexual assault. It’s the latest development in a saga that began last summer. The woman accused Bauer of taking consensual rough sex too far. Bauer ultimately did not face charges in the incident, and sued his accuser (along with The Athletic, Deadspin and the writer Molly Knight) for …

Trevor Bauer accuser sues Dodgers pitcher for sexual battery Read More »

Atlanta Braves call up top prospect Vaughn Grissom to majors with Orlando Arcia put on IL

The Atlanta Braves called up top prospect Vaughn Grissom to the majors on Wednesday in a series of moves that included placing second baseman Orlando Arcia on the 10-day injured list because of a strained left hamstring. The 21-year-old Grissom, an infielder, has hit .324 with an .899 OPS at two levels of the Braves’ …

Atlanta Braves call up top prospect Vaughn Grissom to majors with Orlando Arcia put on IL Read More »

Dropped call — Pirates infielder Rodolfo Castro has phone fly from back pocket during slide into third

PHOENIX — Pittsburgh Pirates second baseman Rodolfo Castro apparently can’t go anywhere without his phone. Called up from Triple-A Indianapolis before the game, Castro slid headfirst into third in the fourth inning of the team’s 6-4 loss to the Arizona Diamondbacks on Tuesday night and had his phone fly out of his back pocket. He …

Dropped call — Pirates infielder Rodolfo Castro has phone fly from back pocket during slide into third Read More »

Braves’ Spencer Strider not impressed with Mets: ‘A lot of luck’

The Mets chased Spencer Strider out in the third inning of Sunday’s victory over the Braves – although the rookie pitcher did not sound impressed. Strider was tagged for four runs and six hits before Braves manager Brian Snitker pulled him after 2 2/3 innings and 79 pitches thrown. Shortly after the 5-2 loss, the …

Braves’ Spencer Strider not impressed with Mets: ‘A lot of luck’ Read More »

Chicago White Sox’s Tim Anderson has suspension cut to two games

Chicago White Sox shortstop Tim Anderson reached a settlement with the league this weekend, reducing a three-game suspension to two games after making contact with an umpire late last month. Anderson, 29, will sit out Sunday’s contest against the Texas Rangers and then Tuesday’s first game of a doubleheader against the Kansas City Royals. The …

Chicago White Sox’s Tim Anderson has suspension cut to two games Read More »

Toronto Blue Jays put outfielder George Springer on the injured list with an inflamed elbow

MINNEAPOLIS — The Toronto Blue Jays placed All-Star outfielder George Springer on the 10-day injured list with inflammation in his right elbow prior to their game at Minnesota on Saturday night. Springer has been bothered by the elbow for much of the summer. He is scheduled to receive an anti-inflammatory injection this weekend to aid …

Toronto Blue Jays put outfielder George Springer on the injured list with an inflamed elbow Read More »

Rocket City Trash Pandas’ fireworks show goes horribly wrong

It happened with too much of a bang. The Rocket City Trash Pandas’ fireworks show went horribly wrong Friday night when a certain product was “incorrectly inserted and secured into its holder,” according to a statement from the spectacle’s organizer, Pyro Shows of Alabama. The Los Angeles Angels affiliate team said no fans were injured …

Rocket City Trash Pandas’ fireworks show goes horribly wrong Read More »

How the San Diego Padres’ unconventional master plan nabbed Juan Soto, the trade deadline’s biggest fish

7:00 AM ET Jeff Passan Close ESPN ESPN MLB InsiderAuthor of “The Arm: Inside the Billion-Dollar Mystery of the Most Valuable Commodity in Sports” David Schoenfield Close ESPN Senior Writer Covers MLB for ESPN.com Former deputy editor of Page 2 Been with ESPN.com since 1995 ON AUG. 1, the San Diego Padres were 58-46. They …

How the San Diego Padres’ unconventional master plan nabbed Juan Soto, the trade deadline’s biggest fish Read More »