The Tampa Bay Rays have managed to stay in second place in the AL East despite the second-smallest run differential in the division.
Which players came close to milestones but bowed out before reaching them?
The Dodgers lose their center fielder, and the Yankees lose their closer.
The Royals might lose Danny Duffy to Tommy John surgery.
Brett Gardner suffers a setback in rehab, and the Angels lose their starting catcher.
Stephen Strasburg faced the Pirates for the first time since his major-league debut, and he reeled off a similar line.
Though Bryce Harper’s reputation leaves many questioning his maturity, his Nationals teammates have embraced him.
Josh Hamilton pulled off a rare feat on Tuesday night against the Orioles.
Mariano Rivera’s injury isn’t just a blow for the Yankees.
Mariano Rivera goes down in batting practice, and Eric Chavez gets concussed.
Michael Pineda’s labrum tear doesn’t bode well for his future, but it’s not the death sentence it used to be.
There’s more bad news in Boston, and Dustin McGowan has yet another setback.
Michael Pineda will be out for the year with a labrum tear.
Umpires shouldn’t settle for “close enough” when it comes to perfection.
Though recent trends might indicate otherwise, aged pitchers rarely return to form after year-long layoffs.