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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 ...

Gonzalez hits three HRs as Dodgers roll

Aug 23, 2016

Gonzalez hits three HRs as Dodgers roll

Adrian Gonzalez got the most pleasure out of watching his teammates circle the bases. Nobody made as many trips as he did. Gonzalez hit three of the Dodgers’ seven homers — driving in a career-high eight runs — and rookie Corey Seager had a ...

Royals' Duffy extends winning streak to 10

Aug 22, 2016

Royals' Duffy extends winning streak to 10

Danny Duffy keeps winning and so do the Kansas City Royals. Duffy won his 10th straight decision, Eric Hosmer doubled in the go-ahead run and the Kansas City Royals beat the Minnesota Twins 2-1 Sunday for their eighth consecutive win. The Royals swept a ...

Fighters start strong, hold off Hawks

Aug 21, 2016

Fighters start strong, hold off Hawks

Shohei Otani went 3-for-5 and rookie Takayuki Kato worked six innings on Sunday as the Hokkaido Nippon Ham Fighters beat the Fukuoka SoftBank Hawks 4-2 to salvage the final game of their three-game series. Kato (5-1) survived a first-inning scare when Akira Nakamura was ...