Matt Snyder

CBS Sports Writer /

Albert Pujols makes first career appearance as pitcher while Yadier Molina, Adam Wainwright make history

Molina and Wainwright won for the 203rd time as a battery, but then Pujols finished the game on the mound

Mets catcher James McCann undergoes hamate surgery, will miss at least six weeks

McCann is likely out until nearly the end of June, so it's Tomás Nido time

The Mets and Mariners face off for first time since the 2018 Robinson Canó trade

Only two of the seven players remain with their teams

Clayton Kershaw injury: Dodgers place their ace on injured list with SI joint inflammation, shuffle rotation

Kershaw hits the injured list for the fifth time for lower-back-related injuries

MLB Draft 2022: Kumar Rocker's next move after not joining Mets involves pitching for an independent team

Rocker was taken 10th overall last year but didn't sign and will be eligible to be drafted again

Yankees GM Brian Cashman hits back at Astros owner Crane: 'No one's buying the tune he's singing'

The war of words between the Yankees and Astros continues

MLB Power Rankings: Baseball's top four teams all play in New York and Los Angeles

The Yankees, Mets, Dodgers and Angels hold down the top four spots; but in what order?

Twins place Carlos Correa on injured list as star shortstop misses series vs. Astros

Correa won't face his former team this week, but there is a series later in the season in Houston

Cardinals demote Paul DeJong to Triple-A as shortstop's season-long slump continues

Tommy Edman will move to short and maybe this means Nolan Gorman, eventually?

Cubs activate Wade Miley for start against Padres as teams get look at potential trade deadline candidate

Miley could be one of two pitch-to-contact starters on the trading block for the Cubs in July

Rob Manfred says league's goal for baseballs is consistency, gripping agent could be approved by next year

MLB has been unable to get a consistent baseball in recent years

MLB picks: How long can Yankees stay atop loaded AL East with Blue Jays, Rays battling for division supremacy?

Let's take a look at the current odds to win the AL East and find the best value

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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