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Peguero, Karashima guide Eagles past Fighters

/ Jul 18, 2017

Peguero, Karashima guide Eagles past Fighters

Designated hitter Carlos Peguero belted a solo homer and went 3-for-5 with two RBIs to help the Tohoku Rakuten Golden Eagles defeat the Hokkaido Nippon Ham Fighters 5-1 on Tuesday. Starter Wataru Karashima (7-4) limited Nippon Ham to one run on four hits and two ...

Tigers hold off league-leading Carp

/ Jul 17, 2017

Tigers hold off league-leading Carp

Randy Messenger allowed one run over six innings to earn his ninth win as the Hanshin Tigers took down the Hiroshima Carp 2-1 on Monday night. As Nippon Professional Baseball resumed play after the weekend's All-Star break, the second-place Tigers moved within seven games of ...

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 4-1 ...

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 hit ...

/ 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. The ...