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Former MVP Baylor dead at 68

/ Aug 8, 2017

Former MVP Baylor dead at 68

Wherever he went, Don Baylor left his mark on baseball. He was an MVP and Manager of the Year, respected as a powerful slugger, punishing runner and commanding presence in any clubhouse. And during nearly a half-century as a pro, baseball left its mark on ...

Aoki homers, but former team has last laugh

/ Aug 7, 2017

Aoki homers, but former team has last laugh

Norichika Aoki hit a two-run homer against his former team Sunday for his first hit since being traded to the Toronto Blue Jays six days previously, but the visitors suffered a 7-6 walkoff defeat to the Houston Astros. With Toronto down 3-2 in the top ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

Darvish to make Dodgers debut against Mets

/ Aug 2, 2017

Darvish to make Dodgers debut against Mets

Yu Darvish will make his debut with the Los Angeles Dodgers on Friday night at the New York Mets. Darvish, a four-time All-Star, was acquired from the Texas Rangers for three prospects just before Monday's deadline to make trades without waivers. He was not with ...

Darvish traded to Dodgers

/ Aug 1, 2017

Darvish traded to Dodgers

Yu Darvish is coming to Dodger Stadium — plus a pair of relief pitchers — in an effort to boost Los Angeles to its first World Series appearance in 29 years. Darvish was acquired from Texas for three prospects just before Monday's deadline to make ...

/ Aug 1, 2017

Cubs bury hatchet with fan Bartman

Having ended their title drought, the Chicago Cubs want their most notorious fan to share in their good fortune. The Cubs announced on Monday they were giving a World Series ring to Steve Bartman, who reached for and deflected a foul ball that might have ...

Gonzalez loses no-hitter to Miami in ninth

/ Aug 1, 2017

Gonzalez loses no-hitter to Miami in ninth

Gio Gonzalez took the mound Monday filled with emotion while thinking of his extremely pregnant wife and his late friend Jose Fernandez. Soon he was thinking about a no-hitter, too. The Washington Nationals left-hander held the Miami Marlins hitless until the ninth inning, when Dee Gordon ...