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Reds lefty Finnegan silences Phillies for seven innings

/ Apr 6, 2017

Reds lefty Finnegan silences Phillies for seven innings

Waiting for the rain left Brandon Finnegan feeling out of sorts. After one inning to work out his nerves, he was nearly untouchable. Finnegan allowed only one single in seven innings and Joey Votto homered for his first hit of the season Wednesday night, ...

Maeda, Iwakuma fall in first outings of 2017

/ Apr 5, 2017

Maeda, Iwakuma fall in first outings of 2017

The Los Angeles Dodgers’ Kenta Maeda gave up three runs over five innings and the Seattle Mariners’ Hisashi Iwakuma gave up two solo homers in an otherwise solid six innings as both Japanese lost their first starts of the season Tuesday. Maeda (0-1), who ...

Tanaka, Yankees rocked in season opener

/ Apr 3, 2017

Tanaka, Yankees rocked in season opener

Pitch by pitch, Chris Archer set the tone for what he and the Tampa Bay Rays hope will be a bounce-back year. Not such a good start for Masahiro Tanaka and the New York Yankees. Archer pitched seven solid innings, and the Rays roughed ...

Braves outslug Yankees, win debut in new stadium

/ Apr 1, 2017

Braves outslug Yankees, win debut in new stadium

Bartolo Colon began his career the year Turner Field opened. Big Sexy wound up outlasting the Ted. The 43-year-old Colon got in a final tuneup for his 20th big league season in Atlanta’s first game at SunTrust Park, going three innings as the Braves ...

Mets' Familia receives 15-game suspension for domestic violence

/ Mar 30, 2017

Mets' Familia receives 15-game suspension for domestic violence

New York Mets All-Star reliever Jeurys Familia accepted a 15-game suspension under Major League Baseball’s domestic violence policy, discipline stemming from an altercation last October. The suspension, announced Wednesday, is the fifth and least severe under the policy, which was agreed to in August ...

/ Mar 25, 2017

Tigers' Martinez out with foot injury

Detroit Tigers right fielder J.D. Martinez is expected to miss the beginning of the season with a right foot injury. Martinez sprained his foot last weekend, and manager Brad Ausmus told reporters Friday he is expected to be out three to four weeks. The ...

Kang having trouble with visa

/ Mar 25, 2017

Kang having trouble with visa

Pittsburgh Pirates third baseman Kang Jung-ho, the first player to jump directly from South Korea into Major League Baseball, will not be with the team on opening day, the club confirmed Friday. Pirates general manager Neal Huntington said Kang’s visa application was ongoing and ...

/ Mar 18, 2017

Dave Roberts' father passes away

The father of Los Angeles Dodgers manager Dave Roberts died on Friday at age 68. The team says Waymon Roberts passed away, but gave no further details. Born in Houston, the elder Roberts served in the Marine Corps and retired as a master gunnery ...