MLB names four stars for series against Samurai Japan

Aug 20, 2014

MLB names four stars for series against Samurai Japan

by Kaz Nagatsuka

As the Nichibei Yakyu extravaganza returns for the first time in eight years, Major League Baseball looks set to bring a serious squad to Japan come November. Three-time National League MVP Albert Pujols, currently of the Los Angeles Angels, and six-time All-Star Robinson Cano ...

Puig runs wild in Dodgers' victory

Jul 26, 2014

Puig runs wild in Dodgers' victory

Yasiel Puig was excited for his first start of the season in center field because it gave him more room to run and show off his unbelievable athleticism. Instead, Puig’s performance will be remembered for what he did with his bat and on the ...

Puig ignites Dodgers in twinbill sweep over Twins

May 2, 2014

Puig ignites Dodgers in twinbill sweep over Twins

After Yasiel Puig carried the Dodgers early, it was little-known Scott Van Slyke and Drew Butera who came up big at the end of a long day. Van Slyke and Butera homered in the 12th inning and Los Angeles held on to beat the ...

Puig crushes homer to help lift Dodgers

Apr 2, 2014

Puig crushes homer to help lift Dodgers

It’s been a bumpy road for the Los Angeles Dodgers since they returned stateside after beginning the season with two wins against Arizona in Australia. Reigning NL Cy Young Award winner Clayton Kershaw is expected to miss the bulk of April with a swollen ...

Tanaka struggles in victory

Mar 23, 2014

Tanaka struggles in victory

New York Yankees right-hander Masahiro Tanaka allowed three runs over 5⅔ innings on Saturday and earned the win in a 5-4 victory over the Minnesota Twins. Tanaka, who has shown periodic lack of control but plenty of movement on his pitches in his first ...

Puig leads Dodgers to win in Australia

Mar 20, 2014

Puig leads Dodgers to win in Australia

Yasiel Puig broke out of a spring-long batting slump to hit a two-run home run in the top of the eighth inning Thursday and lead the Los Angeles Dodgers a 4-2 win over Team Australia in an exhibition game at the revamped Sydney Cricket ...