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Dodgers recover to keep run going

/ Aug 6, 2017

Dodgers recover to keep run going

Early on, everything went wrong for the Los Angeles Dodgers. They gave up three home runs in the first inning, and were held without a hit until the fifth. And then that big blue machine came storming back. Yasiel Puig hit a tiebreaking homer in the ...

Sugano, home runs help Giants overwhelm Dragons

/ Aug 5, 2017

Sugano, home runs help Giants overwhelm Dragons

The Yomiuri Giants belted three home runs for the sixth straight game and Tomoyuki Sugano went eight innings as the Kyojin clobbered the Chunichi Dragons 8-2 on Saturday afternoon. Before 43,599 at Tokyo Dome, offseason free-agent acquisition Daikan Yoh hit his fourth homer in three ...

Darvish Ks 10 in Dodgers debut

/ Aug 5, 2017

Darvish Ks 10 in Dodgers debut

Yu Darvish fit right in on the Dodgers: He dominated in his debut. The prized new pitcher struck out 10 over seven innings of three-hit ball during his first game with Los Angeles, leading the top team in the majors past the New York Mets ...

/ Aug 4, 2017

Orix signs Romero to three-year extension

The Orix Buffaloes have signed American outfielder Stefen Romero to a new three-year contract effective from next season, the Pacific League club announced Friday. The new deal carries an annual salary of $2.5 million, plus performance related bonuses. Romero joined the Buffaloes in November after three ...

Darvish thanks Rangers fans in full-page ad

/ Aug 4, 2017

Darvish thanks Rangers fans in full-page ad

Yu Darvish has left the Texas Rangers, but not without leaving behind a thank-you. In a full-page ad placed in Thursday's edition of The Dallas Morning News, the right-hander thanked Rangers fans for the courtesy and support they showed him in his 5½ years with ...

Lions rout Eagles to extend win streak to 12

/ Aug 3, 2017

Lions rout Eagles to extend win streak to 12

Yusei Kikuchi overcame an awkward start to strike out 11 batters over eight innings as the Seibu Lions whipped the Tohoku Rakuten Golden Eagles 8-1, extending their win streak to 12 games. Before 20,355 at MetLife Dome, Kikuchi (11-4) stumbled covering first base on the ...

Tanaka takes 10th loss of season

/ Aug 3, 2017

Tanaka takes 10th loss of season

Right-hander Masahiro Tanaka was tagged with his 10th loss of the season on Wednesday as the New York Yankees were blanked by the Detroit Tigers 2-0. Tanaka (8-10), who suffered double-figure losses for the first time in his career combined in the majors and Japan, ...

Maeda states case to keep spot in rotation

/ Aug 2, 2017

Maeda states case to keep spot in rotation

Yu Darvish is making an impact for the Los Angeles Dodgers before even joining the team. Kenta Maeda allowed only two hits in seven scoreless innings Tuesday night, leading the streaking Dodgers past the Atlanta Braves 3-2 for their ninth straight win. After the game, Maeda ...