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Ichiro reaches 2,999 hits with infield single

Aug 7, 2016

Ichiro reaches 2,999 hits with infield single

Ichiro Suzuki grounded out in his first try at 3,000 hits and the Miami Marlins, despite a 153-meter home run by Giancarlo Stanton, lost to the Colorado Rockies 12-6 on Saturday It didn’t seem like Ichiro would have a chance after the Rockies took ...

Fading Giants fall to Nationals

Aug 6, 2016

Fading Giants fall to Nationals

In spite of their miserable slump, the San Francisco Giants remain in first place in the NL West. For now, anyway. The Giants mustered only four hits and received another lackluster pitching performance from Jeff Samardzija in a 5-1 loss to the Washington Nationals ...

Aug 6, 2016

Ex-MLB outfielder Schierholtz receives 80-game ban for failing drug test

Former big league outfielder Nate Schierholtz was suspended for 80 games Friday following a positive test for a performance-enhancing substance under baseball’s minor league drug program. The 32-year-old, currently a free agent, tested positive for Ibutamoren, a growth hormone secretagogue, the commissioner’s office said ...

Aug 6, 2016

Teixeira sets plan to retire

Mark Teixeira knew this would be difficult. Twenty seconds after he started to speak, his voice cracked. “That didn’t take long, did it?” he said. A three-time All-Star first baseman whose career has been interrupted by injuries for much of the last five years, ...

Bruce slugs three-run shot to ignite Mets

Aug 5, 2016

Bruce slugs three-run shot to ignite Mets

Jay Bruce, indeed, broke loose. Bruce launched a three-run homer for his first hit since being traded, Bartolo Colon took a shutout into the seventh inning and the New York Mets beat the Yankees 4-1 Thursday night for a split of the Subway Series. ...