Mike Axisa

CBS Sports Writer /

Mets' Jacob deGrom makes MLB history in dominant start vs. Padres before exiting with injury

deGrom records 100th strikeout of the season and hopes he won't miss a start

Nationals' Max Scherzer exits Friday's start vs. Giants with groin 'tweak' after 12 pitches

Scherzer threw one warm-up pitch before leaving the game

2021 MLB Mock Draft: Louisville catcher to Pirates at No. 1; Vandy's Jack Leiter, Kumar Rocker not far behind

With no clear-cut No. 1 pick, the two Vanderbilt pitchers are in the mix with Louisville catcher Henry Davis

First-place White Sox lose Nick Madrigal to injured list with potentially season-ending hamstring tear

Madrigal joins Eloy Jiménez and Luis Robert on the 60-day injured list

MLB roundtable: Yankees and Braves are off to rough starts; which team is more disappointing?

The two preseason favorites have stumbled through the first two months of the season

MLB trends: Shohei Ohtani finds his command; Tigers unearth Rule 5 gem; Cardinals can't locate strike zone

Shohei Ohtani's walk rate is way down recently; the same can't be said for the Cardinals

Yankees ace Gerrit Cole sidesteps foreign substance allegations, says spin rate drop was due to delivery

Twins slugger Josh Donaldson called out Cole last week as MLB cracks down

Pirates rookie Ke'Bryan Hayes called out on home run after missing first base

It was just one of two baserunning gaffes for the third baseman

Brandon Crawford swats two home runs, sets Giants record for games played at shortstop

As of Tuesday night, no player in Giants history has played more games at short than Crawford

Mariners demote struggling Jarred Kelenic to minors amid 0-for-39 slump

Kelenic wasn't as MLB ready as initially thought

MLB foreign substance crack down: Trevor Bauer, Gerrit Cole show reduced spin; ex-MVP calls out 'coincidence'

Major League Baseball is poised to begin cracking down on pitchers using doctored baseballs

Mike Axisa joined CBS Sports in 2013. He has been a member of the BBWAA since 2015 and has previously written about both fantasy baseball and real life baseball for MLBTradeRumors.com, FanGraphs.com, RotoAuthority.com, and YESNetwork.com. Mike is a native New Yorker.

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