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Yankees honor iconic star Jeter

/ May 15, 2017

Yankees honor iconic star Jeter

Derek Jeter held a microphone and spoke without notes to the crowd that filled sold-out Yankee Stadium. His No. 2, the last of the single digit pinstripes, had been retired and a plaque in his honor dedicated that will be placed in Monument Park ...

Tigers down BayStars with late rally

/ May 14, 2017

Tigers down BayStars with late rally

Kosuke Fukudome and Kento Itohara got to Yokohama closer Spencer Patton to help lift the Central-League leading Hanshin Tigers 10 games above .500 after a 4-2 win over the BayStars on Sunday. Patton (2-2) had a 1-2-3 inning in each of his last four ...

Iwakuma to miss at least four weeks with injury

/ May 14, 2017

Iwakuma to miss at least four weeks with injury

Seattle’s Hisashi Iwakuma will be out four to six weeks with right shoulder inflammation, the Mariners said Saturday. Iwakuma landed on the disabled list on Wednesday, having been bothered by the shoulder his last few starts. The 36-year-old right-hander underwent tests by team physician ...

/ May 13, 2017

Rangers manager impressed by Otani

Texas Rangers manager Jeff Banister showered praise on Shohei Otani after watching the Hokkaido Nippon Ham Fighters ace featured in an American news program. Otani, who is working his way back from a torn left hamstring, was featured on “60 Minutes” this spring. “The ...

Gallo's game-ending shot lifts Texas over Oakland

/ May 13, 2017

Gallo's game-ending shot lifts Texas over Oakland

Joey Gallo knew he hit the ball far enough. The young slugger’s only concern was if it would stay fair. It did, and the Texas Rangers won with a game-ending three-run homer for the second night in a row. Gallo’s 12th homer of the ...

/ May 12, 2017

Maeda lands on DL for first time in majors

Second-year right-hander Kenta Maeda was placed on the 10-day disabled list because of tightness in his left hamstring, the Los Angeles Dodgers said Thursday. Maeda, who in his longest start in the majors a day earlier came within two outs of a complete game ...

Betts takes Feliz deep to lift BoSox

/ May 12, 2017

Betts takes Feliz deep to lift BoSox

Mookie Betts got what he wanted. Betts’ three-run home run in the ninth inning Thursday lifted the Boston Red Sox to a 4-1 victory over the Milwaukee Brewers. It was Betts’ fifth homer of the season and third in his last four games, and ...