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Darvish to skip start with neck, shoulder tightness

Jun 12, 2016

Darvish to skip start with neck, shoulder tightness

Yu Darvish will skip his scheduled start against the Oakland Athletics on Monday due to tightness in his neck and right shoulder and undergo a thorough checkup in Arlington, the Texas Rangers announced Saturday. Darvish on Wednesday made his third start in his comeback ...

Tigers rough up Tanaka

Jun 12, 2016

Tigers rough up Tanaka

Masahiro Tanaka had a rough outing Saturday night pitching on four days’ rest. The New York Yankees starter allowed five runs on six hits in 6⅓ innings, striking out four, in a 6-1 loss to the Detroit Tigers. “It’s about location,” Tanaka said through ...

Strasburg raises record to 10-0

Jun 11, 2016

Strasburg raises record to 10-0

Stephen Strasburg hasn’t had to be dominant to win games this season. Strasburg struck out 10 and won his 13th straight decision despite a rocky beginning, and the Washington Nationals overcame a four-run deficit to beat the Philadelphia Phillies 9-6 on Friday night. The ...

Jun 11, 2016

Darvish expected to start Monday game

Yu Darvish threw a 21-pitch light bullpen session Friday and the Texas Rangers said they expect the right-hander to start on Monday as scheduled against the Oakland Athletics. In his third start since coming back from Tommy John elbow surgery, Darvish on Wednesday gave ...

Jun 10, 2016

BayStars' Lopez sidelined with broken toe

Yokohama BayStars first baseman Jose Lopez, whose 14 homers this season tie him for the team lead, has suffered a fracture on the big toe and was set to be deactivated on Friday. Lopez, who is batting .275 with a team-leading 44 runs batted ...

Jun 10, 2016

Buffaloes' Kaneko out with shoulder ailment

Orix Buffaloes ace Chihiro Kaneko has been deactivated due to shoulder pain on Friday, the Pacific League club revealed. According to the team’s public relations section, Kaneko had been pitching with slight pain in the joint. However, his condition worsened during Thursday’s interleague game ...

Ichiro moves closer to Rose’s 4,256-hit mark

Jun 10, 2016

Ichiro moves closer to Rose’s 4,256-hit mark

Ichiro Suzuki singled twice, scored two runs and drove in the winning run for the Miami Marlins in a 10-3 victory over the Minnesota Twins on Thursday. The two hits raised Ichiro’s career hit total in the majors to 2,973. He now has 4,251 ...

Jun 9, 2016

Historic site opens at Crosley Field's former home

The Crosley Field Historic Site opened Wednesday on property where the Cincinnati Reds played for decades, with a colorful mural and replicas meant to jog memories and imaginations. A replica light tower on the property, just west of Interstate 75, also reminds visitors that ...