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Sale sizzles again in win

Jun 9, 2015

Sale sizzles again in win

Chicago White Sox manager Robin Ventura’s feelings about Chris Sale’s recent run were pretty clear Monday night. “He was fantastic,” Ventura said. “He’s really been on a roll and some of the numbers he’s starting to rack up are impressive, especially how long this ...

Jun 8, 2015

Blue Jays race past Astros in ninth

Chris Colabello picked the perfect moment to extend his career-best hitting streak. Colabello hit a two-run single to cap a ninth-inning rally, and the Toronto Blue Jays beat the Houston Astros 7-6 on Sunday for their fifth straight win. Jose Bautista hit a pair ...

Terahara leads Hawks past slumping Giants

Jun 7, 2015

Terahara leads Hawks past slumping Giants

Hayato Terahara allowed a run in seven innings and drove in two runs to lead the Pacific League’s Fukuoka Softbank Hawks to a 5-2 interleague victory on Sunday and a series sweep of the Yomiuri Giants. In the last of three games between defending ...

Jun 7, 2015

Fan recovering after getting hit by bat

A fan hit by a broken bat at Fenway Park is expected to survive after suffering life-threatening injuries during a game between the Oakland Athletics and Boston Red Sox. Officer Rachel McGuire said Saturday that the woman is recovering. Tonya Carpenter was struck in ...

Price goes distance, Ks 11 as Tigers end long slide

Jun 7, 2015

Price goes distance, Ks 11 as Tigers end long slide

The Detroit Tigers felt a sense of relief as they broke out of their offensive funk and ended their eight-game losing streak. Miguel Cabrera’s two-run home run in the fifth inning snapped the Tigers out of their slump. They went on to score five ...

Resurgent Messenger deals Otani first loss

Jun 6, 2015

Resurgent Messenger deals Otani first loss

Randy Messenger, making his second start since returning from the minors, worked eight innings and the Hanshin Tigers beat the Pacific League-leading Hokkaido Nippon Ham Fighters 1-0 in interleague play on Saturday. Messenger (4-5), has now worked 15 scoreless innings since returning to the ...

| Jun 6, 2015

New interleague format divides opinion

by Wayne Graczyk

We’re already more than halfway through Japan’s interleague season, and I overheard a member of the Japanese media say last week, “The interleague games are not interesting.” Say what? Many of the games have been close and just as exciting as non-interleague contests throughout ...

Accident mars Venditte's debut

Jun 6, 2015

Accident mars Venditte's debut

The Athletics and Red Sox came to a stop while a woman was treated for life-threatening injuries after she was struck by a broken bat that flew into the stands. Concerned players watched. The crowd went quiet. Everything that followed meant little Friday night ...