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Utley, Maeda carry Dodgers to win over Mets

After the New York Mets missed, Chase Utley connected twice. Utley hit a grand slam and a solo homer after Noah Syndergaard threw a 159-kph fastball behind his back, and the Los Angeles Dodgers went deep a season-high five times in routing New York 9-1 on Saturday night. In a ...

Streaking BayStars beat Carp

May 28, 2016

Streaking BayStars beat Carp

Rookie Shota Imanaga won his fourth straight start as the Yokohama Baystars won their sixth straight and improved to .500 with a defeat of the Central League front-running Hiroshima Carp 3-1 on Saturday. Before 28,916 at Yokohama stadium, Yoshitomo Tsutsugo hit a two-run homer ...

May 28, 2016

Tanaka dazzles as Yankees down Rays

Masahiro Tanaka pitched seven shutout innings and Alex Rodriguez homered for the first time since coming off the disabled list as the New York Yankees beat Tampa Bay 4-1 on Friday night. Tanaka (3-0) scattered two hits and struck out four to run his ...

Red Sox honor Boggs, fall against Rockies

May 27, 2016

Red Sox honor Boggs, fall against Rockies

The “chicken man” has lost a little of the shimmer from his trademark mustache over the years, but every pilgrimage Wade Boggs makes to Fenway Park still feels like old times for the Red Sox legend. “I’ve come back home,” Boggs said. On Thursday ...

Arrieta moves to 9-0 as Cubs edge Cards

May 26, 2016

Arrieta moves to 9-0 as Cubs edge Cards

Jake Arrieta got some help from the Cubs’ offense to stay perfect. Arrieta remained unbeaten on the season despite allowing as many as four runs for the first time in nearly a year and the Chicago Cubs beat the St. Louis Cardinals 9-8 on ...

May 26, 2016

Ex-pitcher Lee vying for Vermont governorship

Bill Lee is fielding so many phone calls he’s beginning to have second thoughts about his run for Vermont governor. “I shouldn’t have done it — I hate the phone,” the former MLB pitcher says in between calls from well-wishers and the coach of ...

Ishida's streak ends but BayStars beat Dragons

May 25, 2016

Ishida's streak ends but BayStars beat Dragons

Second-year right-hander Kenta Ishida had a scoreless-inning streak snapped at 26 with a seventh-inning run, but the Yokohama BayStars held on to beat the Chunichi Dragons 4-1 in the Central League on Wednesday and earn their first four-game win streak of the season. At ...

Ichiro turns back clock to lift Marlins

May 24, 2016

Ichiro turns back clock to lift Marlins

Ichiro Suzuki is rapidly pulling away from Wee Willie Keeler on the all-time hit list with the same approach made famous by the late Hall of Famer. Again on Monday, Ichiro hit ‘em where they ain’t. Pressed into regular duty by teammate Christian Yelich ...

May 24, 2016

Rangers slugger Hamilton to have season-ending knee surgery

Josh Hamilton will have another surgery on his left knee and not play a game this season for the Texas Rangers. The 2010 AL MVP and five-time All-Star slugger has already had surgery twice on his left knee the last nine months, along with ...

May 24, 2016

Mets' Duda sidelined with back injury

New York Mets manager Terry Collins expects first baseman Lucas Duda to be out at least four to six weeks and maybe longer with a stress fracture in his lower back. The Mets placed Duda on the 15-day disabled list Monday with the back ...