King Felix DL bound after shortened start

26 Apr

Facebook Twitter Facebook Messenger Pinterest Email print comment The Seattle Mariners have placed ace Felix Hernandez on the 10-day disabled list with shoulder inflammation. Hernandez lasted only two innings in his start in Detroit on Tuesday night and returned to Seattle to be examined by doctors. He allowed four runs and six hits in Seattle’s […]

Jays’ Coghlan flips over Molina for acrobatic run

26 Apr

10:34 AM ET Facebook Twitter Facebook Messenger Pinterest Email print comment ST. LOUIS — Chris Coghlan soared headfirst over Yadier Molina to score a run for the slumping Toronto Blue Jays at Busch Stadium on Tuesday night. The Blue Jays third baseman was on first when Kevin Pillar hit a soaring drive off the right-field […]

Is Cody Bellinger Worth the Investment?

26 Apr

Why join? It was expected that Cody Bellinger would be called up at some point during this Major League season. The call came quicker than many anticipated after the Dodgers prospect made his debut Tuesday night against the San Francisco Giants. Batting eighth, Bellinger went 1-for-3 with an infield single and a walk. Joc Pederson was placed […]

Storylines: Dodgers bring up Bellinger

26 Apr

Top Storyline: – Another top prospect is coming up to the majors. The Los Angeles Dodgers are plunging into their farm system and are promoting top prospect Cody Bellinger per Ken Gurnick of MLB.com. The Dodgers’ #1 prospect, courtesy of MLB.com, is expected to see a lot of playing time in the outfield as the […]

Reyes’ struggles opens door for Rosario

26 Apr

The career of Jose Reyes is on the precipice of either reclamation or total collapse.  The former All-Star shortstop who returned to the New York Mets last season as a mea culpa for his past personal demons, is mired an ugly slump to start the 2017 season. Reyes’ line reads like this: 19 games, 67 at bats, […]

Diamonds in the Rough ’17: Michael Letkewicz

26 Apr

This is a popular feature piece here at the IBI that specifically looks at some of the prospects that have maybe not had as much attention they deserve for a variety of reasons but who are interesting or are coming onto the scene. The focus often times can be on the top 50 or so […]

Cardinals to announce picks from Grand Canyon

26 Apr

The 2017 NFL Draft is taking place in Philadelphia, but that’s hardly the only location where players entering the league will learn which new team they’ll compete for this season.  On Tuesday, the NFL released a list of special locations 14 of its organizations will announce their day three draft selections from, and the Arizona Cardinals […]

Report: Cardinals pick up option on Bucannon

26 Apr

When it comes time for former Arizona Cardinals’ first round draft pick Deone Bucannon to hit the open market, his versatility and positional flexibility will make determining his overall value a challenge. On Wednesday, though, the Cardinals decided to wait an extra year before allowing Bucannon to become a free agent, as the team elected to pick […]

Mariners place King Felix on DL with shoulder inflammation

26 Apr

Down goes the King. The Seattle Mariners have placed Felix Hernandez on the 10-day disabled list with shoulder inflammation, according to MLB.com’s Greg Johns. More to come.

Pirates call up Gift Ngoepe, 1st African-born player in MLB history

26 Apr

The Pittsburgh Pirates are quickly becoming Major League Baseball’s version of the United Nations. Two days after making Dovydas Neverauskas the first born-and-raised Lithuanian to play in the majors, the Pirates announced Wednesday that South African infielder Gift Ngoepe has been called up to MLB. Ngoepe became the first black South African player to sign […]