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World Series hero Sandoval set to re-sign with S.F Giants

/ Jul 21, 2017

World Series hero Sandoval set to re-sign with S.F Giants

Brandon Belt expects Panda-monium in San Francisco once more. Pablo Sandoval plans to sign a minor league contract to return to the Giants, a person with knowledge of his intentions said Thursday. The person spoke to AP on condition of anonymity because the agreement had ...

Dodgers extend win streak to 11 by trouncing White Sox

/ Jul 20, 2017

Dodgers extend win streak to 11 by trouncing White Sox

Right-hander Kenta Maeda claimed his eighth win of the season as the Los Angeles Dodgers topped the Chicago White Sox 9-1 on Wednesday in a game that was called in the top of the eighth inning after a 37-minute rain delay. Maeda (8-4) allowed ...

Yankees acquire Frazier in trade

/ Jul 19, 2017

Yankees acquire Frazier in trade

The New York Yankees made an early push for a playoff run Tuesday night, acquiring infielder Todd Frazier and relievers David Robertson and Tommy Kahnle from the Chicago White Sox for reliever Tyler Clippard and three prospects. The Yankees currently hold the second AL wild-card ...

Tanaka takes loss as Red Sox shut out Yankees

/ Jul 17, 2017

Tanaka takes loss as Red Sox shut out Yankees

New York Yankees right-hander Masahiro Tanaka fell to his ninth loss of the season despite 7⅔ solid innings in a 3-0 defeat to the Boston Red Sox on Sunday. Tanaka (7-9) allowed three runs on eight hits while striking out nine with no walks amid ...

Darvish, Tanaka finish first half with losses

/ Jul 10, 2017

Darvish, Tanaka finish first half with losses

Yu Darvish lost a pitchers' duel against JC Ramirez, who combined with three others on a two-hit shutout in the Los Angeles Angels' 3-0 victory over the Texas Rangers on Sunday. With little offensive support at Globe Life Park in Arlington, Darvish (6-8) lost his ...

Darvish explains choice to sit out All-Star Game

/ Jul 9, 2017

Darvish explains choice to sit out All-Star Game

Yu Darvish said Saturday he had no choice but to give up on pitching in the MLB All-Star Game with just one day in between the Midsummer Classic and his next scheduled start. Darvish, the Texas Rangers' ace selected to his fourth All-Star team in ...

Darvish pulls out of All-Star Game

/ Jul 8, 2017

Darvish pulls out of All-Star Game

Right-hander Yu Darvish on Friday withdrew from the All-Star Game at the request of the Texas Rangers. Darvish is scheduled to pitch against the Los Angeles Angels on Sunday. He had the option of still pitching in Tuesday's All-Star Game in Miami if he would ...

/ Jul 7, 2017

Hernandez assigned to All-Star Game

Angel Hernandez, who sued Major League Baseball this week alleging race discrimination, was named on Thursday as one of the umpires for next week's All-Star Game in Miami. Hernandez will serve as a first-base umpire on an officiating crew headed by Joe West, who was ...

Ichiro sets MLB hits mark for foreign-born player

/ Jul 7, 2017

Ichiro sets MLB hits mark for foreign-born player

Ichiro Suzuki notched another milestone in his long career on Thursday when he became the most prolific foreign-born hitter in the history of Major League Baseball. The 43-year-old right fielder reached the mark with two hits for the Miami Marlins against the Cardinals in St. ...

/ Jul 6, 2017

Indians' Francona remains in hospital

Cleveland Indians manager Terry Francona missed a second straight game on Wednesday as he remained hospitalized for tests aimed at diagnosing the cause of dizzy spells. It was unclear if the 58-year-old would be able to serve as American League manager in the All-Star Game ...

/ Jul 6, 2017

NBA champion Conley dies at 86

Gene Conley, one of the only players in history to win championships in two major professional sports, has died. He was 86. The Boston Red Sox, for whom Conley played for from 1961-63, say he died on Tuesday. Conley helped pitch the Milwaukee Braves to a ...