Oct 28, 2016

Hillman to manage SK Wyverns

The SK Wyverns, one of 10 Korea Baseball Organization franchises, signed a two-year contract with former Hokkaido Nippon Ham Fighters manager Trey Hillman, Yonhap News Agency reported Thursday. According to the report, the 53-year-old American becomes the first manager in the Korean professional baseball ...

Cubs reach World Series

Oct 23, 2016

Cubs reach World Series

Cursed by a Billy Goat, bedeviled by Bartman and crushed by decades of disappointment, the Chicago Cubs are at long last headed back to the World Series. Kyle Hendricks outpitched Clayton Kershaw, Anthony Rizzo and Willson Contreras homered early and the Cubs won their ...

Cubs beat Dodgers again, now win from World Series

Oct 21, 2016

Cubs beat Dodgers again, now win from World Series

Jon Lester pitched seven sharp innings, Addison Russell hit a tiebreaking homer and the Chicago Cubs moved one win from their first World Series trip in 71 years by beating the Los Angeles Dodgers 8-4 on Thursday. The Cubs grabbed a 3-2 lead in ...

Cubs unleash power to rout Dodgers, even NLCS 2-2

Oct 20, 2016

Cubs unleash power to rout Dodgers, even NLCS 2-2

After striking out in his first two at-bats, Anthony Rizzo was seeking a slump buster. He found one in teammate Matt Szczur’s bat. Using the borrowed lumber, Rizzo homered and ended a postseason skid with three RBIs. The rest of the Chicago Cubs’ hitters ...

Hill lifts Dodgers over Cubs

Oct 19, 2016

Hill lifts Dodgers over Cubs

Rich Hill never strayed from his mindset of pitching in the moment, even when he was far from the major leagues playing independent ball with the Long Island Ducks. Convinced there would be another opportunity to get back to the big leagues, he focused ...

Montero lifts Cubs in opener

Oct 16, 2016

Montero lifts Cubs in opener

Miguel Montero delivered one memorable swing, Javier Baez stole home with a daring dash down the line and Jon Lester turned in another steady performance. Business as usual this year for the Chicago Cubs, who are off and running in the NL Championship Series. ...

Utley comes through as Dodgers stay alive

Oct 12, 2016

Utley comes through as Dodgers stay alive

Clayton Kershaw was out of the game, his head down in the dugout, the Los Angeles bullpen faltering and the season slipping away. Chase Utley plucked the Dodgers from the brink, singling home the tiebreaking run with two outs in the eighth inning. Suddenly, ...

Dodgers' Maeda roughed up in regular-season finale

Oct 3, 2016

Dodgers' Maeda roughed up in regular-season finale

Kenta Maeda was tagged with the loss in his shortest outing in the majors as the Los Angeles Dodgers were defeated by the San Francisco Giants 7-1 in the final game of the regular season on Sunday. Maeda (16-11) was knocked out in 2⅔ ...

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 ...

Maeda, Puig power Dodgers

Sep 22, 2016

Maeda, Puig power Dodgers

Yasiel Puig is making his mark against left-handed pitching while helping the Dodgers in a major way. The Cuban outfielder’s three-run homer highlighted a five-run first inning in a 9-3 rout of the San Francisco Giants on Wednesday night, extending the Dodgers’ NL West ...

Maeda collects 14th win in rout of D-Backs

Sep 6, 2016

Maeda collects 14th win in rout of D-Backs

The Dodgers mustered just one hit off Zack Greinke through three innings. Then their former teammate faltered and Los Angeles hammered the former Cy Young Award winner for five home runs. Joc Pederson joined the 20-plus home run club with a solo shot and ...