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Astros slug six home runs in rout of Twins

/ Jun 1, 2017

Astros slug six home runs in rout of Twins

Carlos Correa stood slack-jawed in the dugout as George Springer rounded the bases a second time Wednesday. Correa was unable to comprehend the force Springer must have needed to send the second-longest homer in the majors this season into the concourse above the second ...

Ozuna borrows Ichiro's bat, homers in Marlins' win

/ May 31, 2017

Ozuna borrows Ichiro's bat, homers in Marlins' win

Marcell Ozuna borrowed teammate Ichiro Suzuki’s bat and needed only four pitches to hit a homer. That’s no surprise, because lately the Miami Marlins are finding all kinds of ways to score. Ozuna had three hits — all with the loaned lumber — and ...

Harper, Strickland fight, trigger wild brawl

/ May 30, 2017

Harper, Strickland fight, trigger wild brawl

Drilled in the hip by a heater, Bryce Harper knew where this was headed. In a hurry, too. “You see red,” he said. Enraged, the Washington slugger charged the mound, fired his helmet and traded punches to the head with reliever Hunter Strickland, setting ...

Trout sprains thumb in Angels' loss

/ May 29, 2017

Trout sprains thumb in Angels' loss

Mike Trout stood at his locker and frowned as he looked down at his left thumb, which was puffy and red and sending a clear signal. He’s out. Trout sprained his thumb stealing second base and left Sunday’s game in the sixth inning , ...

Buffaloes halt nine-game slide

/ May 28, 2017

Buffaloes halt nine-game slide

The Orix Buffaloes snapped their nine-game losing streak on Sunday, pinch hitter Yuki Miyazaki driving in the go-ahead run with a seventh-inning infield single in a 2-1 comeback win over the Chiba Lotte Marines. The Buffaloes, who last won on May 16, were poised ...