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Twins hand K.C. first loss

Apr 16, 2015

Twins hand K.C. first loss

The Kansas City Royals were rolling through the start of the season, still undefeated when they took the field Wednesday at Minnesota. Well, Kyle Gibson hadn’t lost either, at least not against the Royals in his young career. Kansas City became the last team ...

Uehara earns save in return

Apr 15, 2015

Uehara earns save in return

Pitching for the first time this season after coming off the disabled list, Koji Uehara tossed one inning of perfect relief and earned the save as the Boston Red Sox beat the Washington Nationals 8-7 on Tuesday night. Uehara replaced countryman Junichi Tazawa on ...

Apr 15, 2015

Fujikawa begins rehab assignment

Texas Rangers reliever Kyuji Fujikawa allowed three runs (one earned) on three hits in one inning in his first rehab assignment with Double-A Frisco on Tuesday. It was Fujikawa’s first outing since March 31, when he complained of discomfort in his groin after pitching ...

Royals raise record to 7-0

Apr 14, 2015

Royals raise record to 7-0

Kansas City has picked up right where it left off. Behind some torrid hitting and an impenetrable bullpen, the Royals are the only unbeaten team left in the majors. Danny Duffy pitched into the seventh inning and Kendrys Morales homered in a 12-3 romp ...

Tanaka earns first victory as A-Rod, Yankees pound BoSox

Apr 13, 2015

Tanaka earns first victory as A-Rod, Yankees pound BoSox

New York Yankees right-hander Masahiro Tanaka earned his first win of the season on Sunday as the Yankees bats awoke in a 14-4 whipping of the Boston Red Sox. Tanaka (1-1) was a little sharper than in his opening day debut, particularly with his ...

Ichiro starts in Miami loss

Apr 13, 2015

Ichiro starts in Miami loss

The Miami Marlins endured a rain delay despite their retractable roof. They were the last team in the majors to hit a home run. And by the end of a miserable season-opening homestand, they even had trouble showing up on time. Center fielder Marcell ...

Apr 13, 2015

Red Sox set to bring Uehara off DL

The Boston Red Sox will activate closer Koji Uehara from the disabled list, manager John Farrell said Sunday. Uehara has been on the 15-day disabled list. The 40-year-old right-hander has been rehabbing from a hamstring strain that felled him on March 17. Uehara pitched ...