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Aoki's three-run homer not enough for Astros

Norichika Aoki hit a three-run homer for the Houston Astros on Sunday, but his team lost 9-7 against the Baltimore Orioles.The Japanese left fielder, playing for the first time in four games, homered off starter Dylan Bundy with runners on first and second in the sixth, tying the game at ...

Darvish fans 12 in no-decision

/ Jul 22, 2017

Darvish fans 12 in no-decision

Yu Darvish had a season-high 12 strikeouts and the Texas Rangers snapped a five-game losing streak with a 4-3 extra-innings win over the Tampa Bay Rays on Friday.Darvish, who was not involved in the decision, had 10-plus strikeouts for the 32nd time in his ...

World Series hero Sandoval set to re-sign with S.F Giants

/ Jul 21, 2017

World Series hero Sandoval set to re-sign with S.F Giants

Brandon Belt expects Panda-monium in San Francisco once more.Pablo Sandoval plans to sign a minor league contract to return to the Giants, a person with knowledge of his intentions said Thursday. The person spoke to AP on condition of anonymity because the agreement had ...

Dodgers extend win streak to 11 by trouncing White Sox

/ Jul 20, 2017

Dodgers extend win streak to 11 by trouncing White Sox

Right-hander Kenta Maeda claimed his eighth win of the season as the Los Angeles Dodgers topped the Chicago White Sox 9-1 on Wednesday in a game that was called in the top of the eighth inning after a 37-minute rain delay.Maeda (8-4) allowed one ...

Yankees acquire Frazier in trade

/ Jul 19, 2017

Yankees acquire Frazier in trade

The New York Yankees made an early push for a playoff run Tuesday night, acquiring infielder Todd Frazier and relievers David Robertson and Tommy Kahnle from the Chicago White Sox for reliever Tyler Clippard and three prospects.The Yankees currently hold the second AL wild-card ...

Tanaka takes loss as Red Sox shut out Yankees

/ Jul 17, 2017

Tanaka takes loss as Red Sox shut out Yankees

New York Yankees right-hander Masahiro Tanaka fell to his ninth loss of the season despite 7⅔ solid innings in a 3-0 defeat to the Boston Red Sox on Sunday.Tanaka (7-9) allowed three runs on eight hits while striking out nine with no walks amid ...

Yanks outlast Red Sox in 16-inning marathon

/ Jul 16, 2017

Yanks outlast Red Sox in 16-inning marathon

In the long-storied history of the Yankees-Red Sox rivalry, this was among the longer ones — nearly six hours, more than 500 pitches.That is, if it’s officially over. Didi Gregorius lined a go-ahead single in the 16th inning, and New York wound up winning ...

Red Sox give up on Sandoval

/ Jul 15, 2017

Red Sox give up on Sandoval

Panda-mania is over in Boston before it ever really began.The Red Sox designated third baseman Pablo Sandoval for assignment on Friday, cutting their losses on the $95 million free agent who was never productive or healthy enough to replicate the popularity — or World ...

Puig lifts Dodgers past Marlins

/ Jul 15, 2017

Puig lifts Dodgers past Marlins

Yasiel Puig sent his bat flying with a celebratory shovel pass, which freed both hands so he could slap his chest as he slowly began to jog.No rush — the Los Angeles Dodgers slugger beat the Miami Marlins with one strike to spare. Puig ...

/ Jul 14, 2017

Ex-NFL QB Tebow slugs first walk-off home run as a pro

Tim Tebow seems to have found his stroke since getting back to his home state.Tebow hit the first game-ending home run of his pro baseball career Thursday night, lifting the Class A St. Lucie Mets over the Daytona Tortugas 5-4 in a seven-inning game. ...