MLB news: Harper, Strickland suspended for brawl

      After a brawl on Monday, Washington Nationals RF Bryce Harper and San Francisco Giants RHP Hunter Strickland have both been suspended. Harper will miss three games, Strickland will sit out for six. For a video of the brawl, click here (MLB) .       Harper, 24, has a .322 batting average, an NL leading 15 homers and 41Continue reading “MLB news: Harper, Strickland suspended for brawl”

MLB news: Philies place Velasquez on DL

        Another pitcher is headed to the DL in the MLB, after the Philadelphia Phillies placed RHP Vince Velasquez on the 10-day disabled list with a right flexor strain. To replace him, RHP Ricardo Pinto was recalled from Lehigh Valley (AAA).         Velasquez, 24, has a 5.58 ERA with 53 strikeouts in 50 inningsContinue reading “MLB news: Philies place Velasquez on DL”

MLB news: Red Sox place Pedroia on DL, activate Panda

      The Boston Red Sox have placed 2B Dustin Pedroia on the 10 day DL (wrist), and have activated 3B Pablo \”Panda\” Sandoval from the 10 day DL.       Pedroia, 33, has a .292 batting average, two homers, 21 RBIs and a steal in 171 ABs this year. He has a career .301 battingContinue reading “MLB news: Red Sox place Pedroia on DL, activate Panda”

MLB news: Trout to miss 6-8 weeks with thumb injury

       The Los Angeles Angels have placed CF Mike Trout on the 10 day DL with a UCL tear in his left thumb. He\’s expected to miss 6-8 weeks.         Trout, 25, has a .337 average, 16 homers (second in MLB to Aaron Judge), 36 RBIs and 10 steals in 163 ABs. He leads theContinue reading “MLB news: Trout to miss 6-8 weeks with thumb injury”