Matt Snyder

CBS Sports Writer /

Yu Darvish injury: Padres pitcher lands on IL with neck tightness in big hit to San Diego's rotation

Darvish is 0-1 with a 4.18 ERA in five starts this season

Justin Verlander to make season debut Friday as Astros ace returns from injury to struggling rotation

Verlander got a late start this season due to shoulder inflammation

WATCH: Dylan Cease waves off manager visit then strikes out next batter, continues strong early run for Padres

Cease has been an excellent addition for the Padres so far this season

Snyder's Soapbox: Scorebugs and scoreboards are overcrowded and overwhelming us with too much information

Do we really need a win probability bar on the scorebug? Why do ballpark scoreboards have so many stats?

MLB Power Rankings: Yankees take No. 1 spot from Braves, plus Brewers, Pirates move into top five

We have a new number one this week as the 2024 sample size continues to grow

Shohei Ohtani interpreter scandal explained: Everything we know as prosecutors say Ippei Mizuhara stole $16M

Mizuhara was charged with bank fraud in the latest twist in the story involving MLB's biggest star

Yankees sweep doubleheader, equal franchise-best start through 15 games

The Yankees have never been better through 15 games

Feds allege Shohei Ohtani's ex-interpreter stole $16M: Court docs show Ippei Mizuhara's texts, gambling habits

Mizuhara, fired by the Dodgers last month, turned himself over to authorities on Friday and was released on a $25,000 bond

Jordan Montgomery leaves Scott Boras for new agents after signing short-term deal in free agency, per report

Montgomery got a one-year deal after aiming very high in the offseason

MLB Panic Meter: Astros, Twins slow out of the gates while all hope already lost for 2023 playoff team

Should any teams be in a panic over their slow starts to the 2024 season?

Five things to know about Jackson Holliday before Orioles debut: Famous family, where he'll play and more

In addition to the Holliday bloodlines and a stacked baseball resume, let's look at some more fun facts

Mets transfer Kodai Senga to 60-day injured list, delaying pitcher's return as makeshift rotation holds on

Senga is now ineligible to return to the majors before late May

Snyder's Soapbox: No, Mike Trout isn't a loser; individual greatness isn't dependent on team championships

Tony Gwynn and Harmon Killebrew weren't punished because their teams failed. Why should modern stars be?

Matt Snyder has been a baseball writer with CBS Sports since 2011. A member of the BBWAA, he's now covered every World Series since 2010. The former Indiana University baseball player now lives on the north side of Indianapolis with his wife, daughter and son.

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