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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 ...

Darvish solid in no-decision

/ Jun 8, 2017

Darvish solid in no-decision

Yu Darvish had a solid start but missed out on his sixth win of the season as the Texas Rangers fell 4-3 to the New York Mets at Globe Life Park on Wednesday night. Darvish did not figure in the decision after allowing three ...

Red Sox announcer Remy says Tanaka should learn 'baseball language'

/ Jun 7, 2017

Red Sox announcer Remy says Tanaka should learn 'baseball language'

Boston Red Sox broadcaster Jerry Remy says pitchers such as Yankees right-hander Masahiro Tanaka shouldn’t be allowed translators on the mound and should instead “learn baseball language.” Remy’s comments Tuesday night during the NESN telecast of the Boston-New York game quickly drew harsh criticism ...

Gennett launches four home runs to tie MLB record

/ Jun 7, 2017

Gennett launches four home runs to tie MLB record

Cleats, pants, jersey, hat. Scooter Gennett peeled off his uniform — the one still dripping from a douse of celebratory ice water — and handed every piece to a clubhouse manager. All of them were headed to Cooperstown. All so hard to believe. The ...