Polanco carries Pirates past Marlins in 13th

Jun 14, 2014

Polanco carries Pirates past Marlins in 13th

Pittsburgh Pirates rookie Gregory Polanco had five hits Friday night, and the last one was the biggest — and the longest. Playing in his fourth major league game, Polanco broke a tie in the 13th inning with his first homer, helping Pittsburgh to an ...

After rough start, Cain stymies Marlins to earn first victory

May 16, 2014

After rough start, Cain stymies Marlins to earn first victory

Matt Cain’s winless drought is over, even though the Giants’ three-time All-Star pitcher is still struggling with some of his mechanics. After nearly seven weeks of frustration, Cain isn’t about to complain. Buster Posey hit a go-ahead double as part of a three-run fifth ...

Fernandez sparkles against Braves

Apr 30, 2014

Fernandez sparkles against Braves

Jose Fernandez got booed for not running out a grounder, and felt a tiny twinge of disappointment about not getting a chance to finish off what could have been his first complete game. Everything else for the Miami Marlins’ young ace went perfectly once ...

Stanton crushes walk-off grand slam against M's

Apr 19, 2014

Stanton crushes walk-off grand slam against M's

A replay reversal loaded the bases with nobody out and the score tied in the ninth inning, which meant the Seattle Mariners had to pitch to Giancarlo Stanton for a change. He made them pay. Stanton hit a grand slam to redeem himself for ...

McGehee heading back to MLB with Marlins

Dec 19, 2013

McGehee heading back to MLB with Marlins

With the addition of third baseman Casey McGehee, the Miami Marlins have replaced half of their punchless 2013 lineup. The infielder, who has five MLB seasons under his belt, played in Japan last season and agreed to a $1.1 million, one-year contract Wednesday. Miami ...