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Giants righty Beck has aneurysm in pitching arm

Giants right-hander Tristan Beck has been diagnosed with an aneurysm in the upper part of his pitching arm and is evaluating his treatment options. ... Continue Reading

Phillies scrap Dollar Dog Night, cite fan behavior

The Phillies have ended the popular $1 Hot Dog Night promotion, citing "the organization's ongoing commitment to provide a positive experience for all fans in attendance." ... Continue Reading

Son of Jays' Swanson out of ICU after hit by car

Toby Swanson, the 4-year-old son of Blue Jays reliever Erik Swanson, is out of the pediatric ICU after being hit by a car Sunday, his mother posted. ... Continue Reading

First ring: Dodgers' Ohtani says he got married

Dodgers star Shohei Ohtani announced on social media Thursday that he is married. ... Continue Reading

Boras: Bellinger deal dictated by 'irregular' market

Cody Bellinger said he was "super excited" about his three-year, $80 million deal with the Cubs, which agent Scott Boras said they had to pivot to over a long-term contract because of some "irregularity going on in this current market." ... Continue Reading

Wakefield's widow dies of cancer 5 months later

Stacy Wakefield, the widow of longtime major league pitcher Tim Wakefield, died from cancer nearly five months to the day after he did, the family announced Wednesday. ... Continue Reading

Dodgers' Yamamoto impresses in spring debut

Japanese pitcher Yoshinobu Yamamoto struck out three batters over two scoreless innings in his spring debut for the Dodgers against the Texas Rangers. ... Continue Reading

Orioles add Wong, Teheran on minor league deals

The Orioles added some veteran help by signing infielder Kolten Wong and right-hander Julio Teheran to minor league contracts. ... Continue Reading

Rangers coach Hector Ortiz, 54, dies of cancer

Hector Ortiz, who played 18 pro seasons as a catcher before getting into coaching with the Texas Rangers in 2006, has died of cancer at age 54. ... Continue Reading

Gray honored to start opener in Cardinals debut

Veteran right-hander Sonny Gray said he appreciated that he'd be making his Cardinals debut as the Opening Day starter, saying, "I don't take that lightly at all." ... Continue Reading

Rankings, projections, strategy and cheat sheets

Everything you need for the 2024 fantasy baseball season! ... Continue Reading

4-year-old son of Jays pitcher hit by car, airlifted

The 4-year-old son of Blue Jays pitcher Erik Swanson "is on the road to recovery" after being hit by a car and airlifted to a hospital, the team said. ... Continue Reading

From cleaning dog butts to the World Series: Meet MLB's oldest -- and most interesting -- pitching coach

Even at age 75, Brent Strom -- the secret weapon behind several recent deep postseason runs -- is showing no signs of slowing down. ... Continue Reading

Twins' Buxton back after 2 years of knee issues

Byron Buxton is back and healthy in center field for the Twins after two consecutive seasons ended with knee injuries. ... Continue Reading

Ohtani launches 1st HR in Dodgers spring debut

Shohei Ohtani went opposite field for a two-run homer Tuesday, delighting the crowd in his first game wearing Dodger blue. ... Continue Reading