R.J. Anderson

CBS Sports Staff /

Dodgers' Freddie Freeman set to change agents after 'very emotional' return to face Braves

Freeman is reportedly upset over how his free agency and departure from Atlanta was handled in the offseason

Ronald Acuña Jr. injury: Braves star out of lineup Tuesday vs. Phillies, but could return for end of series

Acuña missed Sunday's series finale vs. the Dodgers and is having trouble putting weight on his left foot

Brewers activate Brandon Woodruff, Kolten Wong off injured list ahead of series vs. Rays

Woodruff will make his first start in a month on Tuesday night

Blue Jays' Vladimir Guerrero Jr. to skip 2022 Home Run Derby to preserve wrist health

Guerrero hit a record 91 home runs in 2019, but hasn't signed up for a Derby since

Braves closer Kenley Jansen placed on injured list due to irregular heartbeat

Jansen has underwent multiple heart procedures in the past

U.S. Senate Judiciary Committee looking into Major League Baseball's antitrust exemption

MLB has had its antitrust exemption in place for 100 years

MLB would not charge Oakland Athletics a relocation fee if team moves to Las Vegas, per reports

The A's stadium plans for an Oakland site face an important vote this week

Mets transfer Tylor Megill to 60-day IL, guaranteeing breakout starter won't return before mid-August

Megill has been sidelined with a strained right shoulder since June 16

Twins pitching coach Wes Johnson leaving team midseason for same role at LSU, reportedly for huge raise

Johnson will end his tenure with the Twins after a series vs. Cleveland this week

Cardinals' Jack Flaherty back on injured list after three starts; Harrison Bader also hits IL

The banged-up Cardinals are now down three starters and three outfielders

Blue Jays sign veteran reliever Sergio Romo ahead of important week, per report

The Blue Jays have added an experienced late-inning reliever to their leaky bullpen

Mariners trade for Carlos Santana; Royals promote prospect Vinnie Pasquantino to fill veteran's void

The Mariners and Royals made a three-player trade on Monday

MLB weekend recap: Astros only get split in wild series vs. Yankees; Alejandro Kirk looks like an All-Star

The jam-packed MLB weekend featured a no-hitter, bad blood and a big return

R.J. Anderson joined CBS Sports in 2016. He previously wrote for Baseball Prospectus, where he contributed to five of the New York Times bestselling annuals. His work has also appeared in Newsweek and Baseball America, as well as on ESPN.com and Wired.com.

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