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Yankees honor iconic star Jeter

/ May 15, 2017

Yankees honor iconic star Jeter

Derek Jeter held a microphone and spoke without notes to the crowd that filled sold-out Yankee Stadium. His No. 2, the last of the single digit pinstripes, had been retired and a plaque in his honor dedicated that will be placed in Monument Park ...

Iwakuma to miss at least four weeks with injury

/ May 14, 2017

Iwakuma to miss at least four weeks with injury

Seattle’s Hisashi Iwakuma will be out four to six weeks with right shoulder inflammation, the Mariners said Saturday. Iwakuma landed on the disabled list on Wednesday, having been bothered by the shoulder his last few starts. The 36-year-old right-hander underwent tests by team physician ...

/ May 13, 2017

Rangers manager impressed by Otani

Texas Rangers manager Jeff Banister showered praise on Shohei Otani after watching the Hokkaido Nippon Ham Fighters ace featured in an American news program. Otani, who is working his way back from a torn left hamstring, was featured on “60 Minutes” this spring. “The ...

Gallo's game-ending shot lifts Texas over Oakland

/ May 13, 2017

Gallo's game-ending shot lifts Texas over Oakland

Joey Gallo knew he hit the ball far enough. The young slugger’s only concern was if it would stay fair. It did, and the Texas Rangers won with a game-ending three-run homer for the second night in a row. Gallo’s 12th homer of the ...

/ May 12, 2017

Maeda lands on DL for first time in majors

Second-year right-hander Kenta Maeda was placed on the 10-day disabled list because of tightness in his left hamstring, the Los Angeles Dodgers said Thursday. Maeda, who in his longest start in the majors a day earlier came within two outs of a complete game ...

Betts takes Feliz deep to lift BoSox

/ May 12, 2017

Betts takes Feliz deep to lift BoSox

Mookie Betts got what he wanted. Betts’ three-run home run in the ninth inning Thursday lifted the Boston Red Sox to a 4-1 victory over the Milwaukee Brewers. It was Betts’ fifth homer of the season and third in his last four games, and ...

/ May 11, 2017

Mariners' Iwakuma placed on 10-day DL due to sore shoulder

Seattle Mariners right-hander Hisashi Iwakuma has been placed on the 10-day disabled list due to inflammation in his right shoulder, the American League club said Wednesday. The move came after Iwakuma’s next start had already been pushed back two days to Thursday due to ...

Surging Mets too much for slumping Giants

/ May 10, 2017

Surging Mets too much for slumping Giants

No doubt about it, the New York Mets lead the majors in drama this season. In the middle of it all, they’re winning again. Zack Wheeler pitched two-hit ball against the team that traded him, Michael Conforto homered and New York scored four times ...

/ May 9, 2017

Braves release former NL MVP Howard from Triple-A Gwinnett

The Braves have released former National League MVP Ryan Howard from his minor league contract after he struggled at Triple-A Gwinnett. Atlanta signed Howard, a longtime star with the Philadelphia Phillies, shortly after the season began. He went to extended spring training in Florida ...