4/29/2013 | Ubaldo arrives at victory lane against Royals
Right-hander Ubaldo Jimenez turned in his strongest outing of the season, firing seven scoreless innings, while Ryan Raburn belted two homers in Monday night's 9-0 win over the Royals to give the Indians a split of the four-game set.
4/29/2013 | Stiff neck puts Wright on bench for opener
David Wright was out of the lineup in Monday's series opener against the Marlins with what manager Terry Collins called "a real stiff neck," but as the Mets descended into extra innings, Wright grabbed a bat for a pinch-hit appearance in the 13th.
4/29/2013 | Cardinals add Maness to bullpen
The Cardinals' problematic bullpen got a fresh face on Monday, as right-hander Seth Maness was in uniform (No. 61) for the start of the club's series against the Reds.
4/29/2013 | Pirates' Martin slugs way to NL weekly honor
Pirates catcher Russell Martin was named the National League Player of the Week for the first time in his career Monday, one day after helping lead his club to the top spot in the NL Central.
4/29/2013 | Locked-in Latos, Reds take opener from Cards
Mat Latos pitched six scoreless innings, and the Reds held on for a 2-1 win over the Cardinals on Monday.
4/29/2013 | No pain for Cueto after bullpen session
Johnny Cueto, on the 15-day disabled list with a strained right lat, threw a 45-pitch bullpen session on Monday. It was his second time working off a mound since going on the DL.
4/29/2013 | Easy being Green: Sac fly lifts Miami in 15
A wild and painful night ended in elation as Nick Green's sacrifice fly in the 15th inning lifted the Marlins to a 4-3 win over the Mets on Monday at Marlins Park.
4/29/2013 | MLB investigating Price-umpire exchange
Major League Baseball is investigating a back-and-forth exchange between Rays ace David Price and home-plate umpire Tom Hallion.
4/29/2013 | Donaldson earns first Player of Week Award
Following a week full of doubles and driving in runs, Athletics third baseman Josh Donaldson on Monday was rewarded with his first career American League Player of the Week honors.
4/29/2013 | NJ prep teams banned from state tourney after brawl
A controversial on-field play escalated into a benches-clearing incident at a New Jersey high school baseball game over the weekend, leaving more than 30 players ejected and both teams automatically disqualified from the state tournament.
4/29/2013 | Nieves' attitude resonates with pitching staff
Juan Nieves has helped turn around a pitching staff that ranked 27th in the Majors last season with a 4.70 ERA. Through Sunday, the Red Sox ranked seventh with a 3.39 ERA, as they owned the best record in the Majors at 18-7.
4/29/2013 | Like with Jackie, another big moment for sports
Jason Collins' coming out was a big deal. Because as was the case when Jackie Robinson broke into the big leagues, professional sports offered a sign of societal progress. And this particular sign was long, long overdue.
4/29/2013 | Getting late pretty early for Blue Jays
Though it's only the first month of the baseball season, the Blue Jays really need to start getting it going, beginning with their series against the Red Sox.
4/29/2013 | Through highs and lows, Dunn remains calm
Adam Dunn's tenure with the White Sox has been marked by more low points than at any other time during his career, but those on-field struggles have yet to change his easy demeanor or lessen his value in the clubhouse.
4/29/2013 | Adams' powerful bat will impact games
When healthy once again, Matt Adams will likely take his place as a role player for St. Louis. However, he has the type of powerful bat that will impact the outcome of games.
4/29/2013 | Ramos returns from DL, but sits for opener
The Nationals like what they see when Wilson Ramos is in the lineup. They're about to get another look, although they'll probably have to wait another 24 hours.
4/29/2013 | Chipper watches video with buddy LaRoche
The thought of Chipper Jones' retirement at the end of the 2012 season probably gave the Nats a feeling of relief, just knowing they wouldn't have to see him ever again when they go to Turner Field. After Monday afternoon, the Nats and their faithful may need to reconsider.
4/29/2013 | Davey expects Werth to rest ailing groin, shin
With concern centering around Stephen Strasburg following Monday's 3-2 loss to the Braves, the offense also may not have come out unscathed. Right fielder Jayson Werth, the team's second-leading home run hitter and run producer, injured his groin and his left shin.
4/29/2013 | Heyward still feeling effects of appendectomy
Jason Heyward returned to Turner Field on Monday feeling sore, fatigued and fortunate that members of the Braves medical staff took him to a Denver hospital last week before his appendix burst.
4/29/2013 | Strasburg's health a concern after loss to Braves
Monday night was uncomfortable for the Nationals. Starter Stephen Strasburg pretty much looked and pitched that way his entire six innings. Manager Davey Johnson looked and spoke that way afterward about the game, a 3-2 Washington loss, and his ace, who maintained he was fine.
4/29/2013 | Simmons' sac fly pushes Braves past Nats
Andrelton Simmons' seventh-inning sacrifice fly proved decisive for the Braves as they snapped a four-game losing streak and remained perfect against the Nationals with Monday night's 3-2 win at Turner Field.
4/29/2013 | Chicago seventh-grader looks to break down barriers
Arsema Tesfai, a seventh-grader from Chicago, is one of four first-prize winners of the annual Breaking Barriers essay contest offered by MLB and Scholastic, and she's got big dreams.
4/29/2013 | Red Sox restoring order in Power Rankings
The eyes of the baseball world are back on Boston, as one of the usual beasts of the American League East is back in business. Sporting the best record in baseball, the Red Sox top this week's Power Rankings.
4/29/2013 | Draft Watch: Bryant, Balog an interesting matchup
With the calendar about to switch to May, now is the time for Draft prospects in the Class of 2013 to make a late charge, or a fade, up and down Draft boards. Over the weekend, San Diego's Kris Bryant got the best of San Francisco's Alex Balog in a intriguing Top 100 matchup.
4/29/2013 | Cardinals send a message to Rzepczynski
The Cardinals' decision to option left-hander Marc Rzepczynski to Triple-A on Monday wasn't so much meant as a wakeup call to a struggling bullpen, general manager John Mozeliak said, but as a challenge specifically directed at Rzepczynski.
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