Category: MLB News

Sources: Rays ace Glasnow facing Tommy John

1:42 PM ET Jeff PassanESPN Close ESPN MLB insiderAuthor of “The Arm: Inside the Billion-Dollar Mystery of the Most Valuable Commodity in Sports” Tampa Bay Rays right-hander Tyler Glasnow is expected to undergo Tommy John surgery next week, sources told ESPN, after attempts to rehabilitate a partially torn ulnar collateral ligament in his elbow left…

Braves lose star Acuna for season with torn ACL

6:21 PM ET ESPN News Services MIAMI — An MRI on Saturday revealed Braves star Ronald Acuna Jr. suffered a complete tear of his right ACL. He will undergo season-ending surgery, the team announced on social media. Acuna was carted off the field in tears after suffering the injury during Atlanta’s 5-4 win over the…

Ohtani becomes MLB's first two-way All-Star

6:10 PM ET Associated Press NEW YORK — Shohei Ohtani achieved a first in the near-century history of baseball’s All-Star Game: selection as both a hitter and a pitcher. The Los Angeles Angels’ two-way sensation was among the American League starting pitchers picked Sunday for the July 13 showcase at Denver’s Coors Field. Ohtani, who…