PITTSBURGH — Clayton Kershaw should be happy. His back injury was less serious than might have been feared when he left his July 23 start. He has returned to health relatively quickly. And his team is so far out front that it can afford to take it slowly with him, giving him a long runway to return to
The Texas Rangers placed right-hander Matt Bush on the 10-day disabled list Monday, one day after he was put in concussion protocol following a collision with teammate Joey Gallo. Bush and Gallo collided while chasing a popup in the eighth inning of Texas' 3-2 home loss to the Chicago White Sox.
Orioles manager Buck Showalter is nothing if he isn't decisive, but don't ask him about the infield quandary that will be created when J.J. Hardy is ready to come off the disabled list. Hardy is the captain of the infield and a terrific steadying influence on the entire defense, but he was batting