Matt Johnson

Matt Johnson
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Writer at Sportsnaut. Journalism student at San Diego State University. Seen on MSN. Previously: eDraft, The Connection

Report: Nationals’ Anthony Rendon trade is ‘possible’

As the Washington Nationals continue to sit near the bottom of the standings, the fate of third baseman Anthony Rendon's tenure in Washington hangs in...

WATCH: Astros’ rookie Yordan Alvarez hits 425-foot HR off train tracks

After repeatedly crushing baseballs in Triple-A all season, Houston Astros fans waited patiently for top prospect Yordan Alvarez to come up and put his power...

Blue Jays’ star Vladimir Guerrero suffers left hand contusion after HBP

A night after celebrating an NBA championship, sports fans in Toronto were left holding their breath on Friday night after Toronto Blue Jays third baseman...

WATCH: Yankees’ Giancarlo Stanton drills HR off building in rehab game

If the New York Yankees needed more proof that All-Star outfielder Giancarlo Stanton is ready to return next week, he provided it on Friday night...

WATCH: Bryce Harper unloads on 113-mph, go-ahead HR

While Bryce Harper might not be having his best season with the Philadelphia Phillies, he remains one of the game's most dangerous hitters when he...

WATCH: Miguel Cabrera passes Chipper Jones on all-time HR list

It's been a legendary career for Detroit Tigers slugger Miguel Cabrera and he added to it on Friday with a historic home run to pass...

Charles Barkley: Rich Paul ‘trying to bail out’ LeBron in Los Angeles

As rumors swirl about the future home of New Orleans Pelicans All-Star Anthony Davis, Davis' agent Rich Paul continues to make headlines with quotes about...

Texans withdraw pursuit of Patriots’ exec Nick Caserio for GM job

Just days after the New England Patriots filed tampering charging against the Houston Texans for their pursuit of executive Nick Caserio, the Texans are now...

5 blockbuster MLB trades we’d love to see

There is nothing sports fans love more than a blockbuster trade that shakes up the league and changes the course of two franchises for years...

Astros’ Jose Altuve begins rehab assignment on Friday

After playing without their All-Star second baseman for over a month, Jose Altuve is taking the final big step before a potential return to the...

Michael Irvin: Cowboys ‘got to pay’ Dak Prescott

As the Dallas Cowboys continue to draw out contract extension talks with quarterback Dak Prescott, Hall of Famer Michael Irvin didn't hold back on Friday...

Yankees’ All-Star Giancarlo Stanton could return Tuesday

After missing more than two months with numerous injuries, New York Yankees All-Star outfielder Giancarlo Stanton could return to the lineup in the very near...

Kings hire ex-Suns’ HC Igor Kokoskov as assistant

Just a few months after surprisingly being fired by the Phoenix Suns, former head coach Igor Kokoskov will now be joining Luke Walton's staff in...

Dodgers’ All-Star Corey Seager to miss a month with hamstring strain

Just when Los Angeles Dodgers All-Star shortstop Corey Seager started to find his groove at the plate, he'll now find himself sidelined for the foreseeable...

Bears kickers finally come through in the clutch

The Chicago Bears kicking competition got off to a laughable start this summer and was described as a "fascinating spectacle" by quarterback Mitch Trubisky. Finally,...

WATCH: Yankees’ Brett Gardner throws helmet, it hits him in face

When a baseball player is having a bad day at the plate, sometimes they just have to let the equipment fly in frustration. Perhaps New...

Rays’ top prospect Brent Honeywell our for season with fractured elbow

During a year where so much has gone well for the Tampa Bay Rays, they suffered a devastating blow to their long-term pitching depth on...

Texans interview ex-Browns’ GM Ray Farmer for GM job

Less than a day after firing general manager Brian Gaine, the Houston Texans are already busy finding his replacement with an interview of a surprising...

Red Sox’ SP Nathan Eovaldi nearing rehab assignment

As the Boston Red Sox continue to fight to stay in contention for the A.L. East, reinforcements could be on the way in the near...

Yankees’ Giancarlo Stanton to begin rehab assignment next week

After progressing nicely during an extended spring training game on Friday, New York Yankees All-Star outfielder Giancarlo Stanton is set to begin a rehab assignment...

Yankees’ All-Star RP Dellin Betances suffers setback during rehab

Just when it finally seemed reliever Dellin Betances was closing in on a return to the New York Yankees bullpen, he'll now have to head...

Pirates activate All-Star OF Corey Dickerson off injured list

In a season riddled with injuries, the Pittsburgh Pirates are starting to get healthy and now will welcome back an All-Star to a lineup that...

WATCH: Patrick Mahomes drills home run at Kauffman Stadium

Kansas City Chiefs quarterback Patrick Mahomes is known for launching bombs through the air on the gridiron. Now we know he can do it on...

Yankees’ Giancarlo Stanton progressing in return to the diamond

After battling injuries to many of their stars for much of the season, it appears good news is finally hitting the New York Yankees and...