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/ 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 ...

Granderson's 300th homer helps Mets rally past Cubs

/ Jun 15, 2017

Granderson's 300th homer helps Mets rally past Cubs

On a night when Matt Harvey fizzled and so much went wrong for the New York Mets, they still rallied late for a rousing win. Curtis Granderson opened a five-run eighth inning with his 300th homer, a tiebreaking shot that helped the Mets bail ...

Kershaw extends win streak as Dodgers take down Indians

/ Jun 14, 2017

Kershaw extends win streak as Dodgers take down Indians

Clayton Kershaw wasn’t at his best, but still extended his unbeaten string. Cody Bellinger continued his outstanding rookie season with two home runs, including a tiebreaking shot in the eighth inning off Andrew Miller. Kershaw and Bellinger combined to lead the Los Angeles Dodgers ...

Dominant Darvish limits Astros to one hit

/ Jun 13, 2017

Dominant Darvish limits Astros to one hit

Yu Darvish was determined to pitch better Monday night after struggling in his last outing against the Houston Astros. The right-hander was able to do that, pitching seven solid innings to help the Texas Rangers beat their in-state rival 6-1. Darvish (6-4) allowed a ...

Flowers belts 3-run HR in ninth to beat Nats

/ Jun 13, 2017

Flowers belts 3-run HR in ninth to beat Nats

After getting to Stephen Strasburg early, Tyler Flowers wouldn’t let the Atlanta Braves squander the opportunity. Flowers hit a go-ahead three-run home run off Matt Albers in the ninth inning and Atlanta came from three runs down to beat Washington 11-10 on Monday night. ...

Aoki reaches 2,000-hit milestone

/ Jun 12, 2017

Aoki reaches 2,000-hit milestone

Houston Astros outfielder Norichika Aoki marked the 2,000th hit of his professional career in Sunday’s game against the Los Angeles Angels, becoming the seventh Japanese to reach the number playing in Nippon Professional Baseball and the majors. The 35-year-old singled to left field in ...

Rockies beat Cubs for seventh straight win

/ Jun 11, 2017

Rockies beat Cubs for seventh straight win

The Colorado Rockies arrived at Wrigley Field this week with a chance to solidify their standing as a National League contender, and they haven’t missed a beat. Of course, these Chicago Cubs look a long way from their World Series-winning form. Mark Reynolds and ...

Maeda stellar in rare relief appearance

/ Jun 10, 2017

Maeda stellar in rare relief appearance

Justin Turner stepped to the plate in his first at-bat since coming off the disabled list and immediately hit a two-run homer. It was like he never was gone. The Los Angeles Dodgers used the early lead and Rich Hill and Kenta Maeda combining ...

Yankees push Tanaka's start back one day

/ Jun 10, 2017

Yankees push Tanaka's start back one day

Masahiro Tanaka’s next scheduled start has been pushed back one day as the New York Yankees attempt to get their struggling ace back on track. Yankees manager Joe Girardi said Tanaka will pitch Monday night at the Los Angeles Angels rather than Sunday at ...

Aoki moves within two hits of career milestone

/ Jun 9, 2017

Aoki moves within two hits of career milestone

Outfielder Norichika Aoki went 1-for-3 Thursday to move within two hits of the 2,000 career-hit milestone as the Houston Astros beat the Kansas City Royals 6-1. Aoki singled off Royals starter and 15-game winner Jason Hammel in the sixth for his 1,998th career hit, ...

/ Jun 8, 2017

Dodgers drop Maeda from starting rotation

Struggling Los Angeles Dodgers right-hander Kenta Maeda has lost his spot in the starting rotation, manager Dave Roberts announced on Wednesday. Maeda, who went 16-11 last year, is currently 4-3 with a 5.16 ERA in 10 starts in his second season in the major ...