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Bonds given plaque on Giants' Wall of Fame

/ Jul 9, 2017

Bonds given plaque on Giants' Wall of Fame

The San Francisco Giants honored home run king Barry Bonds with the unveiling of a plaque bearing his likeness on the team’s Wall of Fame during a pre-game ceremony Saturday.Nearly 1,000 fans lined up behind barricades not far from the player’s entrance at AT&T ...

Braves pound Nationals' Strasburg in rout

/ Jul 9, 2017

Braves pound Nationals' Strasburg in rout

Julio Teheran has been unbeatable in his road starts this season. Against the Nationals on Saturday, he came through with his bat as well.Teheran pitched seven strong innings to keep up his road dominance and added a career-high three RBIs, Nick Markakis and Johnan ...

Darvish explains choice to sit out All-Star Game

/ Jul 9, 2017

Darvish explains choice to sit out All-Star Game

Yu Darvish said Saturday he had no choice but to give up on pitching in the MLB All-Star Game with just one day in between the Midsummer Classic and his next scheduled start.Darvish, the Texas Rangers’ ace selected to his fourth All-Star team in ...

Ruthless BayStars slay Dragons

/ Jul 8, 2017

Ruthless BayStars slay Dragons

Shoichi Ino struck out a season-high nine over seven innings and two relievers provided perfect relief as the Yokohama BayStars whipped the Chunichi Dragons 9-0 on Saturday.Ino (4-4), who allowed five hits, walked a batter and hit one, and struck out four of the ...

Maeda leads Dodgers to victory

/ Jul 8, 2017

Maeda leads Dodgers to victory

Kenta Maeda has been to the bullpen and doesn’t want to go back. He pitched with a purpose, knowing he needed to leave a good impression on the Los Angeles Dodgers going into the All-Star break.He did. Yasiel Puig homered, Chase Utley notched his ...

Darvish pulls out of All-Star Game

/ Jul 8, 2017

Darvish pulls out of All-Star Game

Right-hander Yu Darvish on Friday withdrew from the All-Star Game at the request of the Texas Rangers.Darvish is scheduled to pitch against the Los Angeles Angels on Sunday. He had the option of still pitching in Tuesday’s All-Star Game in Miami if he would ...

/ Jul 7, 2017

Iwase wins first monthly honor in 12 years

The Central League Pitcher of the Month Award continued to be a surprise following Friday’s announcement of the Chunichi Dragons’ Hitoki Iwase as the winner for June.Selectors generally hand the honor to a starting pitcher with three or more wins, fewer than two losses ...

/ Jul 7, 2017

Hernandez assigned to All-Star Game

Angel Hernandez, who sued Major League Baseball this week alleging race discrimination, was named on Thursday as one of the umpires for next week’s All-Star Game in Miami.Hernandez will serve as a first-base umpire on an officiating crew headed by Joe West, who was ...

Ichiro sets MLB hits mark for foreign-born player

/ Jul 7, 2017

Ichiro sets MLB hits mark for foreign-born player

Ichiro Suzuki notched another milestone in his long career on Thursday when he became the most prolific foreign-born hitter in the history of Major League Baseball.The 43-year-old right fielder reached the mark with two hits for the Miami Marlins against the Cardinals in St. ...

Maru clouts two homers as Carp edge Giants

/ Jul 6, 2017

Maru clouts two homers as Carp edge Giants

Yoshihiro Maru’s two home runs tipped a see-saw game the Hiroshima Carp’s way in a 6-5 win over the Yomiuri Giants on Thursday night.Before 31,255 at Hiroshima’s Mazda Stadum, the Carp scored for the first time in three games to overturn an early two-run ...