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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 ...

Giants GM Tsutsumi resigns; Katori steps in

/ Jun 13, 2017

Giants GM Tsutsumi resigns; Katori steps in

Tatsuyoshi Tsutsumi stepped down as general manager of the Yomiuri Giants and was replaced by his special assistant Yoshitaka Katori on Tuesday. The 60-year-old Katori, who was a relief pitcher for the Giants and the Seibu Lions and also served as the head coach ...

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. ...

/ Jun 12, 2017

Eagles pick up Corrales from BC League Toyama

The Pacific League-leading Tohoku Rakuten Golden Eagles said Monday they have acquired right-hander Joshua Corrales from the Toyama GRN Thunderbirds of the independent BC League. The 27-year-old Corrales, who played for the Seattle Mariners’ minor league affiliate in 2011 and 2012, joined Toyama last ...

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 ...

Fujita tips balance as Eagles edge Carp

/ Jun 11, 2017

Fujita tips balance as Eagles edge Carp

Kazuya Fujita went 3-for-4 and his RBI single broke an eighth-inning tie as the Tohoku Rakuten Golden Eagles beat the Hiroshima Carp 4-3 on Sunday. With the score tied 3-3 in the bottom of the eighth, Ginji Akaminai easily beat out an infield single ...

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 ...