Mike Axisa

CBS Sports Writer /

Alex Verdugo homers vs. Red Sox, gets booed 'like a Yankee' in return to Fenway Park

Verdugo went deep in the first Yankees vs. Red Sox game of the year

Gerrit Cole tosses 4 1/3 innings in third minor league rehab start; AL Cy Young winner struck out 10 batters

Cole is getting closer and closer to making his way back to the majors

Braves avoid sweep vs. Orioles, snap longest losing streak since 2017

Ozzie Albies and Marcell Ozuna combined for four RBI at Camden Yards

2024 MLB Mock Draft: Georgia's Charlie Condon just misses No. 1, two-way Florida phenom slips out of top five

We're projecting the first 30 MLB Draft picks with the selection process one month away

Batting Around: Which struggling former No. 1 pick has best chance of turning MLB career around?

Tigers' Spencer Torkelson and Pirates' Henry Davis have not provided the expected impact of No. 1 picks

MLB trends: Checking in on league's stolen base rate, Cardinals need center-field help, and K.C. bullpen woes

Now that we're roughly 40% of the way into the regular season, we're starting to get some answers

Yankees' Alex Verdugo calls out Red Sox, his former team, over roster building: 'We didn't have the pieces'

Verdugo, who was traded to the Yankees this winter, will return to Fenway Park this weekend

The Braves are scuffling, but Atlanta shouldn't panic with 99 games remaining

Here are three reasons for the Braves to have optimism about getting out of their recent 'tough stretch'

White Sox calling up pitcher Drew Thorpe, key prospect in Dylan Cease and Juan Soto trades

Thorpe, originally a Yankees draft pick, is skipping over Triple-A entirely

Gerrit Cole update, return timeline: Yankees ace makes second rehab start, on pace to rejoin rotation in June

Cole gave up one run in 4 2/3 innings and threw 57 pitches for Double-A Somerset on Sunday

Mets split London Series with Phillies: What we learned as wild double play caps hectic ninth inning

The Mets rallied with a three-run ninth inning on Sunday in London

Mets owner Steve Cohen not focused on trade deadline, says season can still be a 'success'

The Mets entered Sunday nine games below .500, but they're only four games out of a playoff spot

Mike Axisa joined CBS Sports in 2013. He has been a member of the BBWAA since 2015 and has previously written about both fantasy baseball and real life baseball for MLBTradeRumors.com, FanGraphs.com, RotoAuthority.com, and YESNetwork.com. Mike is a native New Yorker.

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