Dayn Perry

CBS Sports Writer /

MLB Star Power Index: Yankees' Gary Sanchez, Cubs' Anthony Rizzo are looking like MVP candidates

Rizzo destroys the Budweiser sign, Sanchez is hitting it hard, plus a look at the Frazier-Eaton beef

MLB scores, schedule: Twins smash eight home runs in rout; Giolito shuts out Astros

Here is everything you need to know about the day in baseball

Scott Boras says Carter Stewart's decision to pick Japan contract over MLB Draft 'will have a great impact on baseball'

The 2018 Braves first-rounder recently agreed to a six-year contract in Japan

CC Sabathia becomes latest Yankees star to land on injured list in New York

Knee problems have sidelined the veteran lefty

MLB injury report: Return timeline, updates for Giancarlo Stanton, Christian Yelich and others

Here's our regularly updated look at the injuries that are causing the biggest stir across Major League Baseball

Yankees star Giancarlo Stanton suffers another injury setback, interrupts rehab assignment

Consider this the latest bit of bad injury news for the hobbled Yankees

Nationals 'aggressively trying' to sign Anthony Rendon to long-term contract extension

The Nationals' star third baseman is eligible for free agency this coming offseason

Home-run hitter Juan Soto silences one doubter in Mets broadcast booth with mammoth blast

Even the Mets' broadcasters are having a rough time of it

Mets' Yoenis Cespedes suffers broken ankle in an accident on his ranch in Florida

Cespedes had already been sidelined after undergoing surgery on his heels

Mets explain why Robinson Cano was not benched for failing to run out an eventual double play

Getting swept by the Marlins is never a good look for any team -- especially the Mets

Mickey Callaway's seat gets hotter after Mets swept by lowly Marlins

Callaway's Mets are now 20-25 on the season despite hopes of contention in 2019

Dayn Perry has been a baseball writer for CBS Sports since early 2012. Prior to that, he wrote for and He's the author of three books, the most recent being Reggie Jackson: The Life and Thunderous Career of Baseball's Mr. October. A native of Mississippi, he now lives in Chicago with wife, son, and dog.