Matt Snyder

CBS Sports Writer /

Portland group led by former Nike exec reportedly pushing for MLB team through relocation or expansion

The group made offers on two different sites to hopefully build an MLB-quality ballpark

Five reasons why I'm not worried about low attendance in MLB ballparks this season just yet

For one, the weather has been utterly dreadful so far in many cities

What to make of Dodgers closer Kenley Jansen's puzzling, troubling start

The Dodgers once-automatic closer has already doubled last year's total of blown saves

MLB Tuesday scores, highlights, live team updates, news: Indians win in Puerto Rico

Plus Shohei Ohtani vs. Red Sox, Marlins crush Yankees, Dodgers have a closer problem and much more

MLB Power Rankings: Mets, Pirates and Angels are building a playoff foundation in April

A closer look at the teams that are off to starts that could propel them into October

MLB Sunday scores, highlights, live team updates, news: Bartolo Colon, Justin Verlander put on epic duel

Also, the Mets and Phillies are hot, the Dodgers looked good, the Nationals are struggling and much more

MLB Thursday scores, highlights, live team updates, news: Red-hot Angels lead MLB in wins

Also, the Indians' offense breaks out, Mauer's milestone, the Pirates are still rolling and much more

Hanley Ramirez hit by pitch one day after Red Sox-Yankees brawl, but don't call it payback

The pitch from Yankees starter Sonny Gray appeared to be unintentional

Gregory Polanco sure looks like he's at the beginning of a long-awaited breakout year

Polanco could be taking the next step and morphing into the player we've long thought he could be

MLB hands down suspensions and fines for the Yankees-Red Sox brawl

Joe Kelly got six games; Tyler Austin five

Adam Eaton will likely be placed on DL with leg injury, but fortunately his knee is OK

Eaton missed most of last season after tearing his ACL

Johnny Cueto joins the list of important and injured Giants pitchers on the DL

Cueto hurt his ankle working out and has been placed on the DL

Matt Snyder has been a baseball writer with CBS Sports since 2011. A member of the BBWAA, he's now covered every World Series since 2010. The former Indiana University baseball player now lives on the north side of Indianapolis with his wife, daughter and son.

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