Miguel Sano homers, Minnesota Twins beat Cleveland Indians 1-0

Miguel Sano homers, Minnesota Twins beat Cleveland Indians 1-0

By Stevie Larson
Sano's home run in the first inning was the only scoring of the game for either team, as Twins ace Ervin Santana went seven innings while allowing just two hits en route to picking up his sixth win of the season....
Minnesota Twins hold off Chicago White Sox 7-6

Minnesota Twins hold off Chicago White Sox 7-6

By Stevie Larson
After taking a 7-0 lead after two innings, the Twins nearly gave up the game but were able to hang on for a 7-6 win over their division rivals....
Early-Season MLB Predictions

Early-Season MLB Predictions

By Aidan Thomas
Whose going to win it all? MVP? Rookie of the Year? Cy Young? Is your team going to the playoffs? Find out here with VAVEL's Way-Too-Early MLB predictions...

In the Spotlight: With Yoan Moncada gone, attention turns to Rafael Devers

In 2016, Rafael Devers may have been the most overlooked #3 prospect in baseball. Ranked the third-best prospect in the Boston Red Sox farm system, Devers was overshadowed by the 63 million dollar man, Yoan Moncada.  A natural second baseman, Moncada was expected to shift to third base, where he would settle in as the starter for the Red Sox for the next several years. With Moncada considered the future of the Red Sox at the hot corner, Devers was nearly forgotten. He did little to garner the attention of the Red Sox by struggling mightily in the beginning of his 2016 campaign. While Moncada was impressing, Devers hit .138 in April, and barely surpassed .200 in the first half of the season. Asked about it, Devers was quoted saying: "That was a learning experience for me. I had never had a bad season." But Devers impressed Red Sox personnel in the second half of the season, tearing the cover...
Minnesota Twins walk-off Boston Red Sox 4-3

Minnesota Twins walk-off Boston Red Sox 4-3 ByStevie Larson

Joe Mauer hit a walk-off home run in the ninth inning to give the Twins a 4-3 win over Boston on Friday night....
New York Mets hold off late Atlanta Braves rally

New York Mets hold off late Atlanta Braves rally ByJohn Lupo

After building a 7-1 lead, the Mets withstood a late charge to win their third game in the last four days....
Boston Red Sox down Chicago Cubs 6-2 behind eighth-inning outburst

Boston Red Sox down Chicago Cubs 6-2 behind eighth-inning outburst ByStevie Larson

The game was tied at two heading into the bottom of the eighth inning, but the Red Sox exploded for four runs, three of which were earned, before shutting the defending World Series champs down in the ninth....
Los Angeles Angels split series with Toronto Blue Jays after 2-1 win Monday night

Los Angeles Angels split series with Toronto Blue Jays after 2-1 win Monday night ByKyle Sennikoff

Jesse Chavez pitches a gem in the Angels 2-1 victory....
Atlanta Braves lose momentum, stuck in losing streak

Atlanta Braves lose momentum, stuck in losing streak

By Brighton McConnell
The Atlanta Braves were swept in their second straight series this weekend, highlighting the team's problems of inconsistent offense and production from the mound....
Boston Red Sox outfield prospects seeking opportunity with Portland Sea Dogs

Boston Red Sox outfield prospects seeking opportunity with Portland Sea Dogs

By Aidan Thomas
With the Boston Red Sox's outfield essentially set in stone for years to come, there's not much room for outfield prospects. But the starting outfield in AA Portland is doing their best to make a name for themselves....
Atlanta Braves sweep San Diego Padres to open new ballpark

Atlanta Braves sweep San Diego Padres to open new ballpark

By Brighton McConnell
The Atlanta Braves christened Suntrust Park by sweeping a 4-game series against San Diego this weekend behind an offensive surge....
Score Los Angeles Dodgers 2-0 Chicago Cubs in 2017 MLB

Score Los Angeles Dodgers 2-0 Chicago Cubs in 2017 MLB ByChristian Hansen

Did you know?: This is the first time since May 31, 2016 that the Cubs have been shutout at home. Last time it happened it was also against the Dodgers. Player of the Game: Andrew Toles- Toles went 2-5 at the plate tonight and had the game winning homerun in the first inning only three pitches...
Los Angeles Angeles complete another miraculous comeback to defeat Texas Rangers 6-5 in 10 innings

Los Angeles Angeles complete another miraculous comeback to defeat Texas Rangers 6-5 in 10 innings ByKyle Sennikoff

The Angels improve to 6-2 in extra inning victory....
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