Matt Snyder

CBS Sports Writer /

MLB rumors: Yankees have checked in on Trevor Story; Mariners in the mix for Adam Frazier

Here's the latest from the MLB rumor mill with the trade deadline one week away

MLB trade deadline: Mets acquire veteran starter Rich Hill from Rays in three-player deal

The Rays are getting back reliever Tommy Hunter and a minor leaguer

Why the Cleveland Guardians? The meaning behind the franchise's new name

The new name was drawn from the iconic 'Guardians of Traffic' statue from a nearby bridge

MLB Friday Night Lines: Best baseball bets, including Gerrit Cole and Yankees rebounding at Fenway Park

The Astros in a laugher, the Tigers stay hot and let's ride the Cole Train in Boston

White Sox-Brewers: Storylines to watch as division leaders square off in possible World Series preview

Both teams come into the three-game series with large division leads

Dodgers vs. Giants: Will Smith hits walk-off homer as L.A. completes comeback against NL West rival

Will Smith played hero but the huge Dodgers comeback included a night to remember from Chris Taylor

Cubs storm back to win as Cardinals blow five-run lead in ninth inning

This is only the second time this season a team has blown a five-run lead to lose in the ninth

Rockies' Connor Joe delivers the feel-good home run of the night

Joe missed 2020 while undergoing treatment for testicular cancer and Tuesday he hit his first career homer

Red Sox ace Chris Sale dominates in minor-league rehab start for Double-A Portland

Sale gave up no hits in 3 2/3 innings for the Portland Sea Dogs in Double-A Tuesday night

Mets play yet another crazy game, emerge victorious in extra innings against Reds

The Mets have been appearing in the most entertaining games in baseball in the second half

Rookie Jarren Duran hits first career homer as Red Sox explode for eight-run first inning

The Red Sox torched the Blue Jays early Monday and it included a fun moment for the youngster

Jon Lester dominates on mound, hits homer and Nationals score 18 runs in rout of Marlins

This was quite an offensive explosion while Lester was a two-way star

White Sox center fielder Luis Robert cleared for rehab assignment

Robert is coming back from a torn hip flexor and appears to be ahead of schedule

Dodgers to call up top pitching prospect Josiah Gray for MLB debut Tuesday vs. Giants

Gray might be used as a starter or follow an opener, but he's going to pitch

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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