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Verlander sharp again for Tigers

Aug 27, 2016

Verlander sharp again for Tigers

Most big-league managers would have still held on to a sliver of hope as Friday night’s game between the Los Angeles Angels and Detroit Tigers came down to its last few moments. Yes, Nick Buss had just hit what looked like a game-ending double ...

Aug 26, 2016

Dodger Stadium to host WBC final

Dodger Stadium will host the championship game of the 2017 World Baseball Classic, with Marlins Park and Petco Park also holding games leading up to final on March 22. The sites and pool were announced Thursday by tournament organizers. Brazil, Britain, Israel and Pakistan ...

Moore comes up one out short in bid for no-hitter

Aug 26, 2016

Moore comes up one out short in bid for no-hitter

After losing his no-hit bid with one out to go, Matt Moore just smiled. The San Francisco lefty gave up a soft, clean single to Corey Seager with two outs in the ninth inning, and the Giants beat the Los Angeles Dodgers 4-0 Thursday ...

Darvish hammers first home run

Aug 25, 2016

Darvish hammers first home run

Tim Adleman threw one right down the middle to Yu Darvish and then had to watch the Rangers pitcher round the bases on a notable home run. Darvish connected for only the second homer by a Rangers pitcher, and Adrian Beltre hit a tiebreaking ...

Uehara has first bullpen session since injury

Aug 24, 2016

Uehara has first bullpen session since injury

Boston Red Sox reliever Koji Uehara threw 33 pitches on Tuesday as he underwent his first bullpen session since being placed on the disabled list for a right pectoral muscle strain. “I’m still pitching timidly but that’s inevitable after getting injured,” said Uehara, who ...

Dodgers defeat rival Giants

Aug 24, 2016

Dodgers defeat rival Giants

Rob Segedin sprinted from the outfield to the dugout, got frenzied high-fives from teammates and flew down the stairs toward the clubhouse. “I don’t even know if he showered,” Dodgers manager Dave Roberts said. Innings after getting his second major league home run — ...

Aug 24, 2016

Japan beats Texas in LLWS consolation game

Ryota Endo allowed just four hits and one earned run in five innings and had one RBI to help Tokyo beat San Antonio, Texas, 6-1 on Tuesday in a consolation game of the Little League World Series. Japan had the bases loaded with two ...