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Bruce slugs three-run shot to ignite Mets

Aug 5, 2016

Bruce slugs three-run shot to ignite Mets

Jay Bruce, indeed, broke loose. Bruce launched a three-run homer for his first hit since being traded, Bartolo Colon took a shutout into the seventh inning and the New York Mets beat the Yankees 4-1 Thursday night for a split of the Subway Series. ...

Aug 4, 2016

Dodgers' Kershaw moved to 60-day DL

Dodgers ace Clayton Kershaw, sidelined since late June with a herniated disc in his back, was moved to the 60-day disabled list on Wednesday. That means the 28-year-old won’t be able to return until Aug. 27, at the earliest. Los Angeles manager Dave Roberts ...

Iwakuma earns 12th victory

Aug 4, 2016

Iwakuma earns 12th victory

Seattle’s Hisashi Iwakuma (12-7) rebounded from a season-worst performance against the Chicago Cubs to limit Boston, a team that had given him problems in the past, to five hits. The Mariners defeated the Red Sox 3-1 on Wednesday night to hand Rick Porcello his ...

Giants' Taguchi tosses first shutout of career

Aug 3, 2016

Giants' Taguchi tosses first shutout of career

Kazuto Taguchi threw a two-hitter for his first career shutout on Wednesday as the Yomiuri Giants eased to a 5-0 win over the Chunichi Dragons, extending their winning streak to five. Taguchi (7-6), who has won four straight decisions, held the Dragons to two ...

Orioles rookie Bundy outduels Darvish

Aug 3, 2016

Orioles rookie Bundy outduels Darvish

The Texas Rangers’ new-look lineup was no match for a rookie right-hander making his fourth major league start. Dylan Bundy pretty much got the best of Yu Darvish, too. Bundy took a no-hitter into the sixth inning for the second time in a row, ...

Hawks' Takeda collects 11th victory of season

Aug 2, 2016

Hawks' Takeda collects 11th victory of season

Shota Takeda allowed two runs in eight innings as the Pacific League-leading Fukuoka SoftBank Hawks beat the Seibu Lions 6-2 on Tuesday. Takeda (11-4) gave up four hits, while striking out seven and walking one. Lefty Masahiko Morifuku and right-hander Robert Suarez worked the ...

Duffy fans 16 to stifle Rays

Aug 2, 2016

Duffy fans 16 to stifle Rays

Danny Duffy couldn’t get the no-hitter, but he still came away with a team record. The left-hander pitched eight innings of one-hit ball and had a franchise-record 16 strikeouts to lead the Kansas City Royals to a 3-0 win over the Tampa Bay Rays ...

Aug 2, 2016

Puig anticipates demotion to minors

Yasiel Puig expected to be sent to the minors on Tuesday after the Los Angeles Dodgers were unable to trade him at the deadline, according to his agent. Adam Katz said he was told Puig didn’t show up to Dodger Stadium on Monday before ...