Two-time Most Valuable Player for the Los Angeles Angels Mike Trout is this year's highest-paid player, topping Clayton Kershaw who held the top spot in 2016 and 2017. Trout, widely regarded as the best player in baseball, will make $34.083 million this season.
Washington Nationals placed LF Bryce Harper on the 15-day disabled list retroactive to May 27, 2013. Left knee bursitis. April 28, 2012: Washington Nationals recalled Bryce Harper from Syracuse Chiefs. March 18, 2012: Washington Nationals optioned Bryce Harper to Syracuse Chiefs. October 3, 2011: Bryce Harper roster status changed by Washington Nationals.
Clayton Kershaw. Position: Pitcher Bats: Left • Throws: Left 6-4, 228lb (193cm, 103kg) Team: Los Angeles Dodgers (majors, 10-day DL) Born: March 19, 1988 in Dallas, TX us. Draft: Drafted by the Los Angeles Dodgers in the 1st round (7th) of the 2006 MLB June Amateur Draft from Highland Park HS (University Park, TX).
Giancarlo Cruz Michael Stanton (born November 8, 1989) is an American professional baseball outfielder and designated hitter for the New York Yankees of Major League Baseball (MLB). He made his major league debut on June 8, 2010, as a member of the Miami Marlins, where he played through 2017.
As one star continued his strong start in 2018, another had the type of productive week indicating he could be breaking out in the MVP fashion he's accustomed to. And for their efforts, Didi Gregorius and Joey Votto were named the American League and National League Players of the Week presented by W.B. Mason. Votto slashed .360/.543/.880 while drawing nine walks and striking out just five times.
Kristopher Lee Bryant (born January 4, 1992) is an American professional baseball third baseman for the Chicago Cubs of Major League Baseball (MLB). Prior to playing professionally, Bryant attended the University of San Diego, where he played college baseball for the Toreros.
Get all the latest stats, fantasy news, videos and more on Seattle Mariners second baseman Robinson Canó at mariners.com. Get all the latest stats, fantasy news, videos and more on Seattle Mariners second baseman Robinson Canó at mariners.com.
Paul Edward Goldschmidt (born September 10, 1987), nicknamed "Goldy", is an American professional baseball first baseman for the Arizona Diamondbacks of Major League Baseball (MLB). He made his MLB debut with the Diamondbacks in 2011. Goldschmidt is a five-time MLB All-Star.
Denton True "Cy" Young (March 29, 1867 – November 4, 1955) was an American Major League Baseball pitcher. During his 22-season baseball career (1890–1911), he pitched for five different teams. Young established numerous pitching records, some of which have stood for over a century.
Altuve became the first MLB player since 1933 to have 130 hits and 40 stolen bases before the All-Star Break. Altuve was named to the 2014 All-Star Game. Coupled with his 2012 All-Star appearance in the Astros' final season as a National League team, Altuve is the only player in Major League history to represent both the American and National Leagues in the All-Star Game while still being a member of the same team.
Carlos Correa. Position: Shortstop Bats: Right • Throws: Right 6-4, 215lb (193cm, 97kg) Team: Houston Astros (majors) Born: September 22, 1994 in Ponce, Puerto Rico pr. Draft: Drafted by the Houston Astros in the 1st round (1st) of the 2012 MLB June Amateur Draft from Puerto Rico Baseball Academy (Gurabo, Puerto Rico).
Freeman is the son of Fredrick and Rosemary Freeman, both Canadian. Rosemary died of melanoma when Freeman was 10. Freeman has two older brothers, Andrew and Phillip, and is a sixth generation Salvationist. His cousin Carson Branstine is a tennis player. Freeman married Chelsea Goff in 2014.
PHOENIX -- Shohei Ohtani is the next heralded player coming out of Japan. He's a 6-foot-4 right-hander for the Nippon Ham Fighters with a 100-mph fastball and four other pitches that dance like darts around the plate. And, oh yeah, at 21, Ohtani is so productive with the bat that his Nippon Professional Baseball team utilizes him as a designated hitter in many of the the games he doesn't start ...
Draft: Drafted by the Oakland Athletics in the 31st round of the 2010 MLB June Amateur Draft from Linden HS (Linden, CA) and the New York Yankees in the 1st round (32nd) of the 2013 MLB June Amateur Draft from California State University Fresno (Fresno, CA).
Corey Seager. Position: Shortstop Bats: Left • Throws: Right 6-4, 220lb (193cm, 99kg) Team: Los Angeles Dodgers (majors, 60-day DL) Born: April 27, 1994 in Charlotte, NC us. Draft: Drafted by the Los Angeles Dodgers in the 1st round (18th) of the 2012 MLB June Amateur Draft from Northwest Cabarrus HS (Concord, NC).
Los Angeles Angels signed free agent 1B Albert Pujols. October 30, 2011: 1B Albert Pujols elected free agency. July 5, 2011: St. Louis Cardinals activated 1B Albert Pujols from the 15-day disabled list. June 21, 2011: St. Louis Cardinals placed 1B Albert Pujols on the 15-day disabled list retroactive to June 20, 2011. Fractured left forearm.
Julio Daniel "J. D." Martinez (born August 21, 1987) is an American professional baseball right fielder for the Boston Red Sox of Major League Baseball (MLB). He has also played in MLB for the Houston Astros, Detroit Tigers and Arizona Diamondbacks.
Baseball player Babe Ruth was born on February 6, 1895, in Baltimore, Maryland. Over the course of his career, Ruth went on to break baseball's most important slugging records, including most years leading a league in home runs, most total bases in a season, and highest slugging percentage for a season.
Justin Upton. Position: Outfielder Bats: Right • Throws: Right 6-2, 205lb (188cm, 92kg) Team: Los Angeles Angels (majors) Born: August 25, 1987 in Norfolk, VA us. Draft: Drafted by the Arizona Diamondbacks in the 1st round (1st) of the 2005 MLB June Amateur Draft from Great Bridge HS (Chesapeake, VA).
Zack Greinke. Donald Zackary Greinke (/ˈɡrɪŋki/ GRAIN-kee; born October 21, 1983) is an American professional baseball pitcher for the Arizona Diamondbacks of Major League Baseball (MLB). He previously played for the Kansas City Royals, Milwaukee Brewers, Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim, and Los Angeles Dodgers.
New York Mets selected the contract of Noah Syndergaard from Las Vegas 51s. July 17, 2014: Las Vegas 51s activated RHP Noah Syndergaard from the temporarily inactive list. July 11, 2014: Las Vegas 51s placed RHP Noah Syndergaard on the temporarily inactive list. June 16, 2014: Las Vegas 51s activated RHP Noah Syndergaard from the 7-day disabled list.
Lorenzo Lamar Cain (born April 13, 1986) is an American professional baseball center fielder for the Milwaukee Brewers of Major League Baseball (MLB). He previously played for the Kansas City Royals. The Brewers drafted him in the 17th round of the 2004 MLB draft from Tallahassee Community College in Florida.
BR Home > MLB Players > C Listing > Nelson Cruz Statistics and History. Welcome · Your Account; Logout; Login; Create Account; Surf AD-FREE; Nelson Cruz. Positions: Rightfielder and Designated Hitter Bats: Right • Throws: Right 6-2, 230lb (188cm, 104kg) Team: Seattle Mariners (majors) Born: July 1, 1980 in Las Matas de Santa Cruz, Dominican Republic do. High School: Monte Cristi (Monte ...
On February 17, 2015, Rodriguez issued a hand-written letter of apology to "Major League Baseball, the Yankees, the Steinbrenner family, the Players Association and you, the fans". Rodriguez reported to New York Yankees' 2015 spring training camp three days early.
Madison Bumgarner. Position: Pitcher Bats: Right • Throws: Left 6-4, 242lb (193cm, 109kg) Team: San Francisco Giants (majors, 60-day DL) Born: August 1, 1989 in Hickory, NC us. Draft: Drafted by the San Francisco Giants in the 1st round (10th) of the 2007 MLB June Amateur Draft from South Caldwell HS (Hudson, NC).
Draft: Drafted by the Florida Marlins in the 28th round of the 2004 MLB June Amateur Draft from North Gwinnett HS (Suwanee, GA), the Boston Red Sox in the 20th round of the 2005 MLB June Amateur Draft from Young Harris College (Young Harris, GA) and the Colorado Rockies in the 2nd round of the 2008 MLB June Amateur Draft from Georgia Institute of Technology (Atlanta, GA).
In 1999, editors at the Sporting News ranked Ty Cobb third on their list of "Baseball's 100 Greatest Players". Cobb is widely credited with setting 90 MLB records during his career. His combined total of 4,065 runs scored and runs batted in (after adjusting for home runs) is still the highest ever produced by any major league player.
Jacob deGrom assigned to Savannah Sand Gnats from Kingsport Mets. April 1, 2012: Jacob deGrom assigned to Kingsport Mets. September 22, 2011: GCL Mets activated RHP Jacob deGrom from the 60-day disabled list. June 28, 2011: GCL Mets placed RHP Jacob deGrom on the 60-day disabled list. August 2, 2010: RHP Jacob deGrom assigned to GCL Mets from Kingsport Mets.
Willie Howard Mays, Jr. (born May 6, 1931), nicknamed "The Say Hey Kid", is an American former Major League Baseball (MLB) center fielder who spent almost all of his 22-season career playing for the New York/San Francisco Giants, before finishing with the New York Mets.
Williams, Ted, and David Pietrusza. Ted Williams: My Life in Pictures (also published as Teddy Ballgame). Kingston, New York: Total/Sports Illustrated, 2002. ISBN 1-930844-07-7. Williams, Ted, and Jim Prime. Ted Williams' Hit List: The Best of the Best Ranks the Best of the Rest. Indianapolis: Masters Press, 1996. ISBN 1-57028-078-9.
George Kenneth Griffey Jr. (born November 21, 1969) nicknamed "Junior" and "The Kid", is an American former professional baseball outfielder who played 22 years in Major League Baseball (MLB). He spent most of his career with the Seattle Mariners and Cincinnati Reds, along with a short stint with the Chicago White Sox.