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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 ...

Triple-A call-up Hanigan lifts Rockies in 11th

/ May 5, 2017

Triple-A call-up Hanigan lifts Rockies in 11th

Ryan Hanigan made a big impression in his first game with the Rockies. The veteran catcher was summoned Wednesday and led Colorado on Thursday with an RBI infield single in the 11th inning of a 3-2 victory over the San Diego Padres. “What a ...

Tanaka gets plenty of support in win over Jays

/ May 3, 2017

Tanaka gets plenty of support in win over Jays

Masahiro Tanaka allowed four runs over 6⅓ innings but earned his fourth win of the year as the New York Yankees belted five home runs in an 11-5 defeat of the Toronto Blue Jays on Tuesday. Tanaka (4-1) allowed a double to Kevin Pillar ...

Ichiro honored by Marlins

/ May 1, 2017

Ichiro honored by Marlins

The Miami Marlins’ Ichiro Suzuki tipped his cap to both benches as well as to the 26,245 fans at Marlins Park as he was honored on Sunday for becoming the 30th major leaguer to join the 3,000-hit club. The Marlins paid tribute to Ichiro, ...

Nats' Rendon drives in 10, hits three homers

/ May 1, 2017

Nats' Rendon drives in 10, hits three homers

Nationals third baseman Anthony Rendon said he’d never had a day like this one. Not many players have. Rendon had 10 RBIs, three home runs and six hits as Washington took advantage of Noah Syndergaard’s injury and mauled the New York Mets 23-5 on ...

Darvish, Gomez power Rangers past Angels

/ Apr 30, 2017

Darvish, Gomez power Rangers past Angels

Yu Darvish allowed two runs in six innings on Saturday, earning his third win as Carlos Gomez hit for the cycle in the Texas Rangers’ 6-3 win over the Los Angeles Angels. Darvish (3-2) surrendered one earned run on three hits and four walks, ...

Tanaka tosses three-hit shutout, retires final 14 batters

/ Apr 28, 2017

Tanaka tosses three-hit shutout, retires final 14 batters

New York Yankees starters failed to record a complete game in all of 2016 — the first time in franchise history that’s happened. Masahiro Tanaka ended that slump this season before April was up. Tanaka pitched a three-hitter to outduel Chris Sale and earn ...