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Hawks beat Carp to claim interleague title

/ Jun 18, 2017

Hawks beat Carp to claim interleague title

The Fukuoka SoftBank Hawks remained the all-time kings of Nippon Professional Baseball’s interleague play on Sunday with a 7-4 win over the Central League-leading Hiroshima Carp. Although it was just a win in the overall scheme of things, both starting pitchers were on short ...

Tanaka crashes to seventh defeat

/ Jun 18, 2017

Tanaka crashes to seventh defeat

Masahiro Tanaka fell to his seventh loss of the season as the New York Yankees lost 5-2 to the Oakland Athletics on Saturday. Tanaka (5-7) lasted only four innings, surrendering five runs on eight hits and a walk while striking out 10. He now ...

Nats win as Scherzer fans 10 again

/ Jun 17, 2017

Nats win as Scherzer fans 10 again

Max Scherzer’s ninth pitch to Yoenis Cespedes went high and pushed the count full. Matt Wieters signaled for another fastball, and the reigning NL Cy Young Award winner shook him off. Cespedes fouled off a slider, and Scherzer came back with another offspeed offering, ...

/ Jun 17, 2017

Valentin, mom hurt in SUV crash

Former Boston Red Sox and New York Mets infielder John Valentin and his mother were injured when the SUV he was driving crashed into a building. Red Bank Police Chief Darren McConnell said the 50-year-old Holmdel resident was driving along Route 35 on Thursday ...

/ Jun 16, 2017

Hawks activate Cuban pitcher Moinelo

The Fukuoka SoftBank signed and activated Cuban lefty Livan Moinelo on Friday before the team’s series opener with the Hiroshima Carp. Moinelo pitched three innings for Cuba in March’s World Baseball Classic, but did not play in a 11-6 loss to Japan at Tokyo ...

Hot-hitting Davidson ignites White Sox

/ Jun 16, 2017

Hot-hitting Davidson ignites White Sox

Rookie Matt Davidson keeps powering the Chicago White Sox. Davidson homered for the fourth straight game, then doubled and scored in a four-run sixth inning to lead Chicago over Baltimore 5-2 on Thursday, the Orioles’ seventh loss in eight games. Davidson hit a solo ...

/ Jun 16, 2017

Athletics fire longtime pitching coach Young

As Oakland’s pitchers arrived at the ballpark Thursday, without their coach and leader Curt Young, and struggled to fathom he had really been fired. Young was fired by the Athletics on Thursday and bullpen coach Scott Emerson was promoted to the position. Manager Bob ...

/ Jun 16, 2017

Dodgers' Maeda returns to starting rotation

Los Angeles Dodgers right-hander Kenta Maeda will start on Sunday against the Cincinnati Reds and the rest of the rotation will all receive an extra day of rest, Dodgers manager Dave Roberts said Thursday. Maeda lost his spot in the starting rotation last week ...