MLB

Vladdy open to Yanks trade: 'This is a business'

After saying in the past that he'd "never sign with the Yankees," Blue Jays slugger Vladimir Guerrero Jr. said he's more open to the possibility of playing for New York. ... Continue Reading

Reds place LHP Lodolo (blister) on 15-day IL

The Cincinnati placed left-hander Nick Lodolo on the 15-day injured list Tuesday with a blister on his left hand. ... Continue Reading

Twins place RHP Chris Paddack on 15-day IL

The Minnesota Twins placed Chris Paddack on the 15-day injured list Tuesday and recalled fellow right-hander Ronny Henriquez from Triple-A St. Paul. ... Continue Reading

Padres' Tatis (thigh) to IL: 'Going to be some time'

Padres star Fernando Tatis Jr. said he might not return from a stress reaction in his right thigh bone until after the All-Star Game. Tatis was placed on the 10-day IL on Monday after dealing with the injury for essentially the whole season. ... Continue Reading

Giants hold tribute for franchise legend Mays

The Giants held a pregame ceremony Monday commemorating the life of franchise legend Willie Mays. ... Continue Reading

Phils turn rare 1-3-5 triple play, 1st since 1929

The Phillies turned a rare triple play to snuff out a possible Tigers rally in the third inning Monday night. ... Continue Reading

MLB suspends Mets closer Díaz for 10 games

Mets closer Edwin Díaz has been suspended 10 games and fined an undisclosed amount after violating prohibitions on foreign substances, Major League Baseball announced Monday. ... Continue Reading

Kershaw shut down for week due to shoulder 'blip'

Dodgers pitcher Clayton Kershaw will be shut down from throwing for a week after experiencing lingering soreness in his surgically repaired left shoulder. ... Continue Reading

Scherzer's thumb 'a little sore' following debut

Texas Rangers right-hander and three-time Cy Young Award winner Max Scherzer indicated he felt a little thumb soreness a day after throwing five scoreless innings in his season debut. ... Continue Reading

M's starter Woo leaves with hamstring tightness

Seattle Mariners starter Bryan Woo left in the fourth inning of Monday night's game at Tampa Bay with right hamstring tightness. ... Continue Reading

Padres place Tatis (thigh) on 10-day injured list

The Padres placed right fielder Fernando Tatis Jr. on the 10-day injured list Monday with a stress reaction in his right thigh bone. ... Continue Reading

Torn UCL ends Angels starter Sandoval's season

Angels left-hander Patrick Sandoval has a torn UCL in his pitching elbow that will require season-ending surgery. He also has a high-grade flexor tear. ... Continue Reading

Cubs unveil Sandberg statue on 'an awesome day'

On Sunday, before the Chicago Cubs played host to the New York Mets, former second baseman Ryne Sandberg was immortalized outside of Wrigley Field as the team unveiled a statue of his likeness in an afternoon ceremony on what he called "an awesome day." ... Continue Reading

Reds place OF Friedl (hamstring) on injured list

The Reds placed outfielder TJ Friedl on the 10-day injured list Monday with a right hamstring strain that's expected to keep him out for a few weeks. It's the third trip to the IL for Friedl this season. ... Continue Reading

Padres place Tatis (leg) on 10-day injured list

The San Diego Padres placed Fernando Tatis Jr. on the 10-day IL with a right femoral stress reaction, the team announced on Monday. ... Continue Reading