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Maeda takes loss as Padres rookie Renfroe shows off power

Sep 28, 2016

Maeda takes loss as Padres rookie Renfroe shows off power

Kenta Maeda was tagged with his 10th loss this season after lasting only four innings in the Los Angeles Dodgers’ 7-1 defeat to the San Diego Padres on Tuesday. Maeda missed out on a chance to post the most wins by a Japanese pitcher ...

Blue Jays stay atop wild-card perch

Sep 28, 2016

Blue Jays stay atop wild-card perch

Aaron Sanchez stayed perfect against the Orioles and kept the Toronto Blue Jays on track for a playoff berth. Josh Donaldson hit a two-run homer, Sanchez struck out 10 and Toronto beat Baltimore 5-1 on Tuesday night in the opener of their AL wild-card ...

Sep 28, 2016

Man fumbles ring at Yankee Stadium

In the end, Andrew Fox wasn’t charged with an error. The 29-year-old had everything he needed to make one of life’s biggest decisions on Tuesday night: the engagement ring, the perfect woman and a beautiful early autumn night at Yankee Stadium, which focused a ...

Kishi, Lions postpone Fighters' pennant hopes

Sep 27, 2016

Kishi, Lions postpone Fighters' pennant hopes

Lions ace Takayuki Kishi prevented the Hokkaido Nippon Ham Fighters from walking over Seibu to the Pacific League pennant in a 3-0 win on Tuesday evening. Before 27,158 at Seibu Prince Dome in Saitama Prefecture, Kishi (9-7) allowed four hits over seven innings, striking ...

Marlins win one for Fernandez

Sep 27, 2016

Marlins win one for Fernandez

Dee Gordon and the Miami Marlins wore their emotions on the sleeves of their No. 16 jerseys. Jose Fernandez would have loved it. Gordon homered leading off the first inning for the Marlins, who totaled 14 hits and mixed cheers with the tears of ...

Fernandez crash probed for clues

Sep 27, 2016

Fernandez crash probed for clues

Investigators are trying to determine whether Miami Marlins pitcher Jose Fernandez was at the wheel of his sportfishing boat when it slammed into a jetty in the early-morning darkness, killing him and two others on board. The three men died when the 9.75-meter SeaVee ...

Fighters beat Buffaloes to close in on PL title

Sep 26, 2016

Fighters beat Buffaloes to close in on PL title

The Hokkaido Nippon Ham Fighters moved within one win of capturing the Pacific League pennant after a 4-3 win over the Orix Buffaloes in the Pacific League on Monday night. The win was coupled with a defeat for the second-placed Fukuoka Softbank Hawks, who ...

Dodgers clinch division on walk-off homer

Sep 26, 2016

Dodgers clinch division on walk-off homer

Sprayed champagne and beer flooded the blue carpet in the Dodgers clubhouse. The stench of alcohol hung in the damp air. Wives, kids and a puppy were in on the party with music blaring. The Los Angeles Dodgers celebrated clinching their fourth straight NL ...