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Maeda comes unglued in sixth against Tigers

/ Aug 21, 2017

Maeda comes unglued in sixth against Tigers

Kenta Maeda was outperformed by former Cy Young Award winner Justin Verlander in a heated pitchers' duel as the Detroit Tigers beat the Los Angeles Dodgers 6-1 to snap the visitors' winning streak at six games on Sunday. Maeda (11-5) took a no-hitter through the ...

Yanks pull closer to AL East-leading Red Sox

/ Aug 20, 2017

Yanks pull closer to AL East-leading Red Sox

CC Sabathia thought about retiring after a knee injury put the 37-year-old left-hander out of commission earlier this month. He didn't, and his return to the New York Yankees' rotation was perfect timing for a team fighting to stay in the AL East race. Tyler Austin ...

Darvish heads to DL with lower back tightness

/ Aug 20, 2017

Darvish heads to DL with lower back tightness

Los Angeles Dodgers pitcher Yu Darvish was placed on the 10-day disabled list due to tightness in his lower back, the ballclub said Saturday. In Boston, New York Yankees manager Joe Girardi said right-hander Masahiro Tanaka, who has been on the disabled list with inflammation ...

Grace solid for Nats in rare start

/ Aug 19, 2017

Grace solid for Nats in rare start

Matt Grace pitched 4⅓ scoreless innings in place of injured Max Scherzer and Howie Kendrick hit a leadoff homer and drove in two runs to help the Washington Nationals beat the San Diego Padres 7-1 on Friday night. Scherzer was scratched from his scheduled start ...

Jeter's wife gives birth to baby girl

/ Aug 19, 2017

Jeter's wife gives birth to baby girl

Former New York Yankees great Derek Jeter and his wife Hannah have welcomed their first child — a baby girl named Bella Raine. "Congratulations Derek and @hannahbjeter on the birth of your baby girl, Bella Raine Jeter, born Thursday, Aug. 17," The Players' Tribune website, ...

Dodgers acquire veteran outfielder Granderson from Mets

/ Aug 19, 2017

Dodgers acquire veteran outfielder Granderson from Mets

The Los Angeles Dodgers have acquired outfielder Curtis Granderson and cash from the New York Mets for a player to be named later or cash. The teams announced the deal after their games Friday night. The 36-year-old Granderson is hitting .228 with 19 home runs ...

Machado's slam sinks Angels

/ Aug 19, 2017

Machado's slam sinks Angels

Manny Machado capped a three-homer night with a grand slam in the ninth inning, and the Baltimore Orioles rallied to beat the Los Angeles Angels 9-7 on Friday night in a game that featured 10 home runs. Machado hit his seventh career slam off Keynan ...

Reds jump out to 9-0 lead, hold off Cubs in slugfest

/ Aug 18, 2017

Reds jump out to 9-0 lead, hold off Cubs in slugfest

Phillip Ervin may be a late-bloomer, but the Cincinnati outfielder has arrived in the majors with bang. Ervin hit a two-run homer to snap a tie in the seventh inning and had four RBIs in his first major league start as the Reds rebounded from ...

Padres' Weaver retires after 12-year pitching career

/ Aug 17, 2017

Padres' Weaver retires after 12-year pitching career

Padres right-hander Jered Weaver announced his retirement before San Diego played the Philadelphia Phillies on Wednesday. Weaver, a three-time All-Star, battled health issues since signing with the Padres in the offseason. The 12-year veteran, who spent the bulk of his career with the Los Angeles ...