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Kluber strikes out 18, ties Feller's team mark set in 1938

May 14, 2015

Kluber strikes out 18, ties Feller's team mark set in 1938

Corey Kluber shrugged his shoulders at making history. He was just as dismissive with the Cardinals. Kluber struck out 18 — the most by an AL pitcher since Roger Clemens in 1998 — and allowed just one hit in eight innings to get his ...

May 14, 2015

Fujikawa finishes stint on DL

Reliever Kyuji Fujikawa will come off the disabled list in time for Thursday’s game against the Kansas City Royals, the Texas Rangers said. “My last two outings were good, and I’m ready,” Fujikawa said Wednesday, when he was told by general manager Jon Daniels ...

Otake makes strong return to Giants

May 13, 2015

Otake makes strong return to Giants

Kan Otake produced an impressive — if long-delayed — second effort on Wednesday, throwing seven innings for the Yomiuri Giants in a 1-0 win over the Hiroshima Carp. After spending most of the spring working to regain his form in the minors, Otake (1-1) ...

Rookie Heston throws 2-hitter

May 13, 2015

Rookie Heston throws 2-hitter

Chris Heston was glad he was given the opportunity to go back out to the mound in the ninth inning. He was even happier that he was able to capitalize on the chance. Heston’s first career complete game was a two-hitter and he struck ...

May 13, 2015

Iwakuma taking rest from rehab

Seattle Mariners starter Hisashi Iwakuma will be shut down for up to two weeks in his recovery from a right latissimus muscle injury after experiencing tightness during a throwing session. Seattle manager Lloyd McClendon said Tuesday that Iwakuma would be kept from throwing for ...

Sabathia ends winless spell

May 12, 2015

Sabathia ends winless spell

Alex Rodriguez was part of a New York Yankees power display that helped CC Sabathia finally get a win. Sabathia won for the first time in more than a year, Rodriguez hit one of New York’s five homers and the Yankees beat the Tampa ...

May 11, 2015

Tigers deactivate slumping Messenger

Hanshin Tigers slumping right-hander Randy Messenger was removed from the active roster on Monday, Hanshin manager Yutaka Wada confirmed. Messenger, 33, who led the Central League with 13 wins (10 defeats), and also had the most strikeouts (226), last season, has hit a rough ...

Royals edge Tigers in 10th after long rain delay

May 11, 2015

Royals edge Tigers in 10th after long rain delay

The Detroit hitters kept squaring around to bunt, and Greg Holland kept throwing pitches nowhere near his intended target. Then the Tigers finally put a ball in play, and Holland got exactly what he needed. Hernan Perez — batting only because Miguel Cabrera had ...