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Tanaka, Darvish deliver drama

Once Masahiro Tanaka and Yu Darvish got done dominating, the hitters finally had a chance. And after midnight, Ronald Torreyes lined an RBI single with two outs in the 10th inning that sent the New York Yankees over the Texas Rangers 2-1 on Friday night for just their second win ...

/ Jun 23, 2017

Jeter needs cash to buy Marlins: source

Derek Jeter told Major League Baseball on Thursday he doesn’t yet have the necessary money to buy the Miami Marlins and is still seeking help from other investors, a person familiar with the negotiations said. The person described the status of the Marlins’ sale ...

Astros complete sweep of Athletics

/ Jun 23, 2017

Astros complete sweep of Athletics

Josh Reddick will take a three-hit game any time. This one meant just a little bit more to the Houston Astros outfielder, though. “You always want to do well against your former team,” said Reddick, who played in Oakland for parts of five seasons. ...

Yankees star Judge invited to MLB's All-Star Home Run Derby

/ Jun 21, 2017

Yankees star Judge invited to MLB's All-Star Home Run Derby

Yankees rookie sensation Aaron Judge has been invited to participate in next month’s Home Run Derby. Judge said Tuesday that he received the invitation last week through his agent but had not yet decided whether to accept. The 25-year-old outfielder, a towering presence at ...

Seager homers three times to lead blowout

/ Jun 21, 2017

Seager homers three times to lead blowout

Corey Seager suddenly joined the Los Angeles Dodgers’ home run parade Tuesday night, and right-hander Brandon McCarthy thinks he knows what prompted him. The Dodgers’ other young star, rookie Cody Bellinger, has been making history en route to the National League home run lead. ...

/ Jun 21, 2017

Umpire West works 5,000th career game

Umpire Joe West worked his 5,000th regular season game Tuesday night at Coors Field, and he vividly remembers his first more than 40 years ago. “It was in Atlanta’s Fulton County Stadium and Bob Watson hit this long fly ball down the left field ...

Iwakuma lasts two innings in rehab start

/ Jun 20, 2017

Iwakuma lasts two innings in rehab start

Seattle Mariners right-hander Hisashi Iwakuma was removed from a Triple A Tacoma Rainiers game after pitching just two innings in his second rehab start on Monday. Iwakuma, who was scheduled to throw about 70 pitches, gave up four runs and four hits while striking ...

Cleveland's Kluber tosses three-hitter in rout of Baltimore

/ Jun 20, 2017

Cleveland's Kluber tosses three-hitter in rout of Baltimore

While Corey Kluber mowed down the Baltimore Orioles and the Indians ran around the bases at Camden Yards, Cleveland’s bullpen did absolutely nothing. That, as much as anything else, really made it a perfect night for manager Terry Francona. Kluber pitched a three-hitter for ...

Tanaka crashes to seventh defeat

/ Jun 18, 2017

Tanaka crashes to seventh defeat

Masahiro Tanaka fell to his seventh loss of the season as the New York Yankees lost 5-2 to the Oakland Athletics on Saturday. Tanaka (5-7) lasted only four innings, surrendering five runs on eight hits and a walk while striking out 10. He now ...

Nats win as Scherzer fans 10 again

/ Jun 17, 2017

Nats win as Scherzer fans 10 again

Max Scherzer’s ninth pitch to Yoenis Cespedes went high and pushed the count full. Matt Wieters signaled for another fastball, and the reigning NL Cy Young Award winner shook him off. Cespedes fouled off a slider, and Scherzer came back with another offspeed offering, ...

/ Jun 17, 2017

Valentin, mom hurt in SUV crash

Former Boston Red Sox and New York Mets infielder John Valentin and his mother were injured when the SUV he was driving crashed into a building. Red Bank Police Chief Darren McConnell said the 50-year-old Holmdel resident was driving along Route 35 on Thursday ...