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

Clayton Kershaw ‘should be’ ready to pitch in five days

The Los Angeles Dodgers could soon welcome back the most necessary piece to their ball club if they want to turn their season around. According to Bill Plunkett...

Rockets raise $100K for Santa Fe Memorial Fund

As the Golden State Warriors host the Houston Rockets Game 6 of the Western Conference Finals in Oakland, a watch party will be held at the Toyota...
Carlos Santana and Maikel Franco

WATCH: Carlos Santana narrowly averts disaster and somehow still gets runner out

The Philadelphia Phillies were able to share a laugh after a scare in the second inning of Saturday's game against the Toronto Blue Jays. On a groundball hit...


Report: Shohei Ohtani will pitch in next series against Tigers

Baseball fans who were disappointed Los Angeles Shohei Ohtani wouldn't start on Sunday against the New York Yankees won't have to wait for long to see Ohtani...

10 MLB hitters that strike fear into opposing pitchers

When some MLB hitters step into the batter's box, pitchers take careful notice. They are the rare players who can live inside a pitcher's head and leave...

15 most impressive breakout MLB players in 2018

The 2018 season has provided fans with many great things. No-hitters, record-setting paces, some great baseball and, of course, breakout MLB players. It happens every year. Several players...


Yankees right fielder Aaron Judge

WATCH: Aaron Judge nails runner at home with 100-mph laser

New York Yankees right fielder Aaron Judge is largely known for his massive power, which pitchers rightly fear. On Friday, the 26-year-old showed base runners a reason...

WATCH: Teammates save Tyler Austin from landing on head after dive over railings

As a player, it's nice to have teammates who are there for you when you need them. For New York Yankees first baseman Tyler Austin, that meant...
Dodgers pitcher Rich Hill

Rich Hill says blister almost healed, will throw to hitters Saturday

The drastic (and gross) measures to heal a persistent blister issue seem to have worked for Los Angeles Dodgers starting pitcher Rich Hill. According to Ken Gurnick of...


Troy Tulowitzki still ‘probably a ways away’ from return

Toronto Blue Jays shortstop Troy Tulowitzki has cleared the first big hurdle in his road to recovery from surgery on both heels to remove bone spurs. According to...

Miguel Cabrera did light running in outfield, making progress on return

More than three weeks after the Detroit Tigers placed first baseman Miguel Cabrera on the 10-day disabled list with a right hamstring strain, the 35-year-old is now...

Former All-Star Hanley Ramirez designated for assignment by Red Sox

In order to open up a roster spot for the return of All-Star second baseman Dustin Pedroia on Friday, the Boston Red Sox surprised many with plans...
Shohei Ohtani had a rough go if it during 2018 spring training

Angels teammates notes that Shohei Ohtani communicates in Spanish

Los Angeles Angels two-way phenom Shohei Ohtani is not only versatile as a baseball player, he is also bilingual and able to communicate with teammates in different...

Report: Royals could soon begin massive fire sale

As the calendar nears June and MLB teams start to evaluate their outlook for the coming months, it appears at least one squad is almost ready to...

Rays’ Carlos Gomez reveals he built coffins as a teenager

Tampa Bay Rays outfielder Carlos Gomez is known for his unique style of play. Like many players born in Latin America, to make it out is an...
Angels pitcher Shohei Ohtani

Angels’ Shohei Ohtani will not make his next scheduled start

In advance of the much-anticipated pitching matchup between fellow countrymen, Los Angeles Angels manager Mike Scioscia announced Shohei Ohtani would not start on Sunday versus Masahiro Tanaka...

Bucks release statement in support of Sterling Brown after body-cam footage was released

Following the release of body-cam footage by the Milwaukee Police Department showing the arrest of Milwaukee Bucks shooting guard Sterling Brown, in which he was tasered, the...
Albert Pujols and other MLB stars need to step up

WATCH: Rush lead singer has this unique part of MLB history

When two icons of entertainment meet, it's always a special moment. It's even more meaningful when they share a similar passion for baseball and can celebrate it...
Brian Dozier

WATCH: Brian Dozier HR robbed … by padding?

It's often said baseball will surprise you with things you never saw before. Unfortunately for Minnesota Twins second baseman Brian Dozier, that proved to be true when...
Houston Astros

Astros honor Santa Fe High School shooting victims

Before their most recent home game, the Houston Astros honored the victims of the Santa Fe High School shooting by wearing green "We Play for Santa Fe"...
Noah Syndergaard

10 most intimidating pitchers in MLB today

Some MLB pitchers already stand on the rubber with a significant psychological advantage over opposing hitters. Whether because of their size, demeanor or just their pure stuff,...
Jorge Alfaro

Phillies manager: Jose Alfaro doing things Pudge Rodriguez never did

Philadelphia Phillies manager Gabe Kapler has seen a lot during his time in baseball. Between a 12-year career in the majors followed by his work on television...
Astros prospect Jon Singleton

Top Astros prospect Jon Singleton released amid 100-game suspension

Once considered among the best prospects in baseball just five years ago, suspended first baseman Jon Singleton now finds himself unemployed. According to Mark Berman of KRIV FOX...
Manny Machado

Manny Machado swarmed by reporters amid rampant trade rumors

Even before Baltimore Orioles shortstop Manny Machado arrived at Guaranteed Rate Field, he knew what to expect. https://twitter.com/MarkWJZ/status/998722485804728332 With both the Chicago White Sox and Chicago Cubs mentioned as...


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