8/27/2014 | Asdrubal makes smooth transition to NL
Since donning a Nationals uniform, Asdrubal Cabrera has had to make two significant adjustments: playing in the National League and playing second base.
8/27/2014 | Rasmus remains sidelined by flu-like symptoms
Colby Rasmus was held out of the Blue Jays' lineup on Wednesday night for the second consecutive game because of flu-like symptoms.
8/27/2014 | First homer, no waiting: Soler arrives with a bang
Jorge Soler homered in his first at-bat in the second inning of the Cubs' 7-5 loss to the Reds, hitting a 423-foot blast to center off starter Mat Latos. He's the first Cubs player to hit a home run in his first at-bat since Starlin Castro did so May 7, 2010, also at Great American Ball Park.
8/27/2014 | Chicago holds parade for Jackie Robinson West
Jackie Robinson West's run in the Little League World Series culminated Wednesday with a nearly four-hour parade that weaved through roughly 100 blocks of Chicago.
8/27/2014 | Yost says he wasn't being critical of KC fans
Royals manager Ned Yost emphasized that he wasn't being critical of fans in his remarks after Tuesday night's dramatic walk-off victory over the Twins. The game had an attendance of 13,847 and Yost took note of that afterward.
8/27/2014 | Anonymous batboy calls KC's walk-off finish
Royals assistant trainer Kyle Turner had ruminated about a "bloop and a blast" before Alcides Escobar and Alex Gordon did just that to beat the Twins, 2-1, on Tuesday night. It also turns out that one of the Royals' batboys forecast the walk-off ending for manager Ned Yost in the dugout.
8/27/2014 | LaRoche playing through minor back tightness
Nationals first baseman Adam LaRoche has been dealing with minor back tightness, an issue he said has caused him discomfort on and off for a few years.
8/27/2014 | Escobar fires scoreless frame in debut with Sox
Edwin Escobar made his Red Sox debut in a 5-2 loss to the Blue Jays on Wednesday, tossing a scoreless inning of relief.
8/27/2014 | Johnson gets break amid hitting woes
Mired in a slump that has extended nearly three full weeks, Chris Johnson had no problem with the fact that he was not in Wednesday night's starting lineup.
8/27/2014 | Petit plans to make good impression
In the lineup on Wednesday for the second game in a row and third time in five games, Gregorio Petit appreciates every opportunity he gets, especially since he hopes to make a good impression heading into the offseason.
8/27/2014 | Qualls to finish the season with Astros
As expected, Chad Qualls will remain with the Astros for the rest of the season. The Tigers placed a waiver claim on him earlier this week, but Qualls was still with the Astros when the deadline for the teams to work out a trade passed on Wednesday. That means Qualls can't be traded for the remainder of the season, which is a relief to him.
8/27/2014 | Part of rally, Epstein lauds JRW, organizers
Who's the best baseball team in the city of Chicago? It could be the Jackie Robinson West team, which won the U.S. title in the Little League World Series and was celebrated with a parade in Chicago on Wednesday.
8/27/2014 | Wright tests sore neck with swings in batting cage
Third baseman David Wright swung in an indoor batting cage Wednesday, testing his sore neck for the first time since the weekend. Though Wright is hopeful he can return to the Mets' lineup as soon as Thursday, he admitted that doctors have taken the choice "out of my hands."
8/27/2014 | Machado undergoes successful surgery
Manny Machado underwent successful surgery to repair the torn medial patellofemoral ligament in his right knee on Wednesday in Los Angeles, Orioles manager Buck Showalter said.
8/27/2014 | Phils will likely activate Mayberry on Monday
The Phillies expect to activate outfielder John Mayberry Jr. from the 15-day disabled list on Monday, according to manager Ryne Sandberg.
8/27/2014 | Baseball will miss Jeter's class, humility most
Another ritual in the march of Derek Jeter's final season occurred Wednesday night at Comerica Park as the Tigers honored the retiring Yankees shortstop. The ceremony begged the question: Who is going to take Jeter's place as baseball's primary role model, as the game's unofficial, but leading ambassador to the rest of humanity?
8/27/2014 | Freiman sent to Beloit for quick stint
In order to make room for Drew Pomeranz, Nate Freiman was sent to Class A Beloit. He was sent there rather than Triple-A Sacramento so that he can make a prompt return to the A's on Tuesday, the day after Beloit's season concludes. Sacramento, on the other hand, is likely destined for the playoffs.
8/27/2014 | Maddon expects offense to be cyclical
Offense has been a frustrating subject for the Rays this season, and that problem has been ratcheted up recently.
8/27/2014 | Nursing forearm, Longo back at third base
After starting the previous two games at DH after experiencing pain in his right forearm, Evan Longoria was back in the lineup at third base and had three hits in Wednesday night's 3-1 win vs. the O's.
8/27/2014 | Royals' six-run 8th stretches AL Central lead
Liam Hendriks was solid for seven innings in a spot start and Nori Aoki delivered the go-ahead RBI single in a six-run eighth that lifted the Royals to a 6-1 win over the Twins on Wednesday night.
8/27/2014 | Smyly stays hot, cools down Orioles
A healthy dose of Drew Smyly helped the Rays overcome some early mistakes Wednesday night in a 3-1 win over the Orioles at Oriole Park at Camden Yards.
8/27/2014 | Ryu free of pain after sim game; return near
Dodgers left-hander Hyun-Jin Ryu said he felt no pain while throwing a two-inning simulated game on Wednesday and could return to the starting rotation on Sunday or Monday.
8/27/2014 | Kinsler's defense winning fans in Tigers' dugout
In the seventh inning Tuesday, second baseman Ian Kinsler made perhaps the most impressive play of the Tigers' 5-2 win. Ichiro Suzuki had what looked to be a sure base hit, but Kinsler took it away from him after a diving stop and a throw from his knees.
8/27/2014 | Deadline for Tigers to acquire Qualls passes
Any chance the Tigers had of pulling off a trade for Astros closer Chad Qualls officially expired Wednesday afternoon, when the 48-hour window for the two teams to work out a deal passed.
8/27/2014 | Tigers keep it local in honoring retiring Jeter
Derek Jeter's season of farewells received a shot of poignancy Wednesday night as he was honored in a pregame ceremony at Comerica Park in his home state of Michigan.
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