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Fernandez, Marlins beat Pirates ace Cole

Jun 1, 2016

Fernandez, Marlins beat Pirates ace Cole

Pittsburgh Pirates manager Clint Hurdle said before Tuesday night’s game, “You’re not going to beat a good pitcher with his good stuff.” Unfortunately for the Pirates, Marlins ace Jose Fernandez had his good stuff. Fernandez pitched seven scoreless innings to help the Miami Marlins ...

Harvey refinds form as Mets beat White Sox

May 31, 2016

Harvey refinds form as Mets beat White Sox

ew York On the mound in the seventh inning for the first time this season, Matt Harvey gave up his first walk of the game and his second hit, leading to a sacrifice bunt and a second-and-third jam. “You kind of think about the ...

Yankees edge Rays despite being held to just one hit

May 30, 2016

Yankees edge Rays despite being held to just one hit

For the first time in a century the New York Yankees won a game with just one hit. Starlin Castro’s two-run homer off Jake Odorizzi in the seventh inning was enough to give the Yankees a 2-1 victory over the Tampa Bay Rays on ...

Strasburg, Werth power Nationals

May 30, 2016

Strasburg, Werth power Nationals

Jayson Werth noticed a difference in Stephen Strasburg in spring training and felt the ace was headed for a big season. So far, so good. Strasburg won his 12th consecutive decision dating to last season and Werth connected for a pinch-hit grand slam to ...

Otani ignites Fighters with bat, arm against Eagles

May 29, 2016

Otani ignites Fighters with bat, arm against Eagles

Slugging ace pitcher Shohei Otani had three hits, while allowing a run in seven innings for the Hokkaido Nippon Ham Fighters in a 12-3 whipping of the Tohoku Rakuten Golden Eagles in the Pacific League on Sunday afternoon. Getting a jump on the interleague ...

May 29, 2016

Lions sign veteran hurler Paulino

The Seibu Lions have acquired 32-year-old right-hander Felipe Paulino, the Pacific League club announced Sunday. Paulino’s fastball tops out over 150 kph and he is being looked at as a possible solution to the Lions’ starting-pitching shortage. In his major league career, Paulino is ...

Utley, Maeda carry Dodgers to win over Mets

May 29, 2016

Utley, Maeda carry Dodgers to win over Mets

After the New York Mets missed, Chase Utley connected twice. Utley hit a grand slam and a solo homer after Noah Syndergaard threw a 159-kph fastball behind his back, and the Los Angeles Dodgers went deep a season-high five times in routing New York ...

Darvish makes winning return for Rangers

May 29, 2016

Darvish makes winning return for Rangers

Yu Darvish hit 98 mph (158 kph) in the first inning of his first start in the majors in almost 22 months. Texas catcher Bobby Wilson is just glad he wasn’t running to the backstop after that pitch, and a few others early in ...

May 29, 2016

Mets commemorate 30th anniversary of 1986 title team

The New York Mets celebrated the 30th anniversary of their 1986 World Series championship by welcoming back many members of that adored and colorful team Saturday night. During a pregame ceremony that lasted about 40 minutes, there was a giant replica of the World ...