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Dodgers' Kenta Maeda earns victory with 10-strikeout performance

Max Muncy homered for the first time since 2016, Corey Seager had four hits and three RBIs and Kenta Maeda struck out 10 for the Los Angeles Dodgers, who beat the San Diego Padres 13-4 Wednesday night for a three-game sweep. The Dodgers extended their season-high winning streak to four. The Padres ...

Angels' Shohei Ohtani eager to get back on mound

/ Apr 19, 2018

Angels' Shohei Ohtani eager to get back on mound

The issue of blisters that shadowed Shohei Ohtani during his first five pro seasons in Japan has come with him to the major leagues. The Los Angeles Angels' slugging right-handed pitcher left Tuesday's 10-1 loss to the Boston Red Sox after 66 pitches over two ...

Giancarlo Stanton slumping in Bronx with Yankees

/ Apr 18, 2018

Giancarlo Stanton slumping in Bronx with Yankees

Coming up empty against his former team was hardly what Giancarlo Stanton had in mind. Same is true of the poor first impression he's made in Yankees pinstripes so far. Last year's NL MVP is off to a miserable start with New York — especially at ...

Blister curtails Shohei Ohtani's start against Red Sox

/ Apr 18, 2018

Blister curtails Shohei Ohtani's start against Red Sox

Shohei Ohtani developed a blister on the middle finger of his pitching hand nine days ago during his second start for the Los Angeles Angels. The rookie right-hander thought it had healed enough for him to pitch effectively when he took the mound again Tuesday ...

Bryce Harper shatters bat, powers Nationals past Mets

/ Apr 17, 2018

Bryce Harper shatters bat, powers Nationals past Mets

The shear power of Bryce Harper was startling. The late comeback by the Washington Nationals? Yep, that was shocking, too. Harper hit an eye-popping, broken-bat homer early, then grounded a key single during a six-run surge in the eighth inning that sent the Nationals past ...

Bartolo Colon flirts with perfect game in win

/ Apr 16, 2018

Bartolo Colon flirts with perfect game in win

Age is only a number and Bartolo Colon is evidence of that. The 44-year-old pitcher carried a perfect game into the eighth and Robinson Chirinos drove in all three runs for the Texas Rangers during their 3-1 victory over the Houston Astros in 10 innings ...

Last-place Eagles sink league-leading Lions

/ Apr 15, 2018

Last-place Eagles sink league-leading Lions

The Tohoku Rakuten Golden Eagles snapped a three-game losing streak Sunday, beating the league-leading Seibu Lions 12-6 on the back of an eight-run first inning. The Eagles' lineup cost starter Brian Wolfe (1-1) seven hits and eight runs, seven of them earned, in ⅓ of ...

Red Sox enjoying best start in 118-year history

/ Apr 15, 2018

Red Sox enjoying best start in 118-year history

Red Sox rookie manager Alex Cora cracked a smile when asked how he felt when he learned it was the best start in team history. "I just heard it for the first time," Cora said after Boston beat the Baltimore Orioles 10-3 on Saturday to ...

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