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Yankees’ Tanaka to DL with Forearm Strain, Wrist Tendinitis; Will Miss Month

The first place Yankees had to place their ace, Masahiro Tanaka, on the 15-day disabled list on Tuesday. Tanaka has turned in 2 stellar outings in a row, and was scheduled to start tomorrow against the [...]

Daily Fantasy Accuracy Cup: Week 1

Daily Fantasy Accuracy Cup: Week 1

MLB Soup is participating in a contest put together by the great staffs at FantasyPros and FanDuel. It is the Daily Fantasy Accuracy Cup (DFAC). Here’s how it works: Each expert competing in the DFAC will [...]

Yu Darvish Has Sprained UCL, May Need Tommy John

Yu Darvish is having serious elbow issues again. Darvish missed most of the 2nd half of 2014 after experiencing elbow inflammation. After leaving his first start of spring, he’s been diagnosed with a sprained UCL. He [...]

Hunter Pence Hit By Pitch, Breaks Arm

Hunter Pence is known for being all arms and legs. Unfortunately, that proved to be detrimental on Thursday, when Pence took a pitch to the left forearm, fracturing his bone. The injury is being called a [...]

Josh Hamilton Met With MLB Officials Regarding Discipline

Josh Hamilton Met With MLB Officials Regarding Discipline

Tuesday afternoon, the LA Times reported that Angels OF Josh Hamilton met with league officials in Houston to discuss a disciplinary issue. Hamilton had been rehabbing from his shoulder surgery in Houston, which explains the location [...]

Mariners to Sign Pitcher Joe Saunders?

The Seattle Mariners are currently reviewing the possibility of a reunion with pitcher Joe Saunders. He played for the team in 2013 as a starting pitcher. However, due to his recent struggles over the past few [...]

Miguel Cabrera Cleared to Swing the Bat

Miguel Cabrera has been cleared to hit, throw, and run following surgery to remove bone spurs and repair a stress fracture on his right foot. Cabrera is progressing well, and the fact that he’s been cleared [...]

Cole Hamels Wants Out of Philly

The Philadelphia Phillies have gone done fast, and now one of their best pitchers is ready to jump ship. Cole Hamels, who went just 9-9 a year ago with the Phillies, said as much in a [...]

2013 World Series Game One: Red Sox vs. Cardinals Preview

As the Fenway crews hang the final banners, and go through their last round of mowing, watering, and painting the field, the players are going through their daily pregame routines.  Many players will tell you that [...]

Breaking Down Pedro Alvarez as a Power Hitter

Breaking Down Pedro Alvarez as a Power Hitter

It’s a surprise to nobody that Pedro Alvarez is hitting home runs.  Home runs are Alvarez’s game.  He’s hit them since signing with the Pirates.  He was called up to the big league club after just [...]