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Darvish named to AL roster for MLB All-Star Game

/ Jul 3, 2017

Darvish named to AL roster for MLB All-Star Game

Texas Rangers right-hander Yu Darvish has been selected as an American League reserve for the upcoming All-Star Game in Miami as Major League Baseball announced the full rosters for the Midsummer Classic on Sunday. The 30-year-old Darvish will be making his fourth appearance in the ...

Tanaka snaps eight-start winless drought

/ Jun 29, 2017

Tanaka snaps eight-start winless drought

The New York Yankees are not sure how long they will keep Miguel Andujar. Games like this will make it harder to send him back to the minors. Andujar had three hits and four RBIs in his big league debut, Aaron Judge added his major ...

Giants pound Rockies, end five-game slide

/ Jun 27, 2017

Giants pound Rockies, end five-game slide

For a night, the San Francisco Giants delivered the key hits with runners in scoring position. They got contributions from throughout the order, made things happen on the basepaths and did all the little things. Music blared in a victorious clubhouse. San Francisco finally got ...

Maeda to make spot start for Dodgers against Angels

/ Jun 25, 2017

Maeda to make spot start for Dodgers against Angels

Kenta Maeda will make a spot start on Tuesday against the Los Angeles Angels, to give the rotation an extra day of rest, Los Angeles Dodgers manager Dave Roberts said Saturday. Maeda made a spot start for the same purpose on June 18 and impressed, ...

Darvish, Tanaka display different moods before first duel in MLB

/ Jun 23, 2017

Darvish, Tanaka display different moods before first duel in MLB

Texas Rangers hurler Yu Darvish and New York Yankees right-hander Masahiro Tanaka are approaching their upcoming showdown with contrasting states of mind. A day before the two starters meet in the opener of a three-game series at Yankee Stadium, Darvish maintained a steely focus while ...

Yankees star Judge invited to MLB's All-Star Home Run Derby

/ Jun 21, 2017

Yankees star Judge invited to MLB's All-Star Home Run Derby

Yankees rookie sensation Aaron Judge has been invited to participate in next month's Home Run Derby. Judge said Tuesday that he received the invitation last week through his agent but had not yet decided whether to accept. The 25-year-old outfielder, a towering presence at 201 cm, ...

Iwakuma lasts two innings in rehab start

/ Jun 20, 2017

Iwakuma lasts two innings in rehab start

Seattle Mariners right-hander Hisashi Iwakuma was removed from a Triple A Tacoma Rainiers game after pitching just two innings in his second rehab start on Monday. Iwakuma, who was scheduled to throw about 70 pitches, gave up four runs and four hits while striking out ...

Tanaka crashes to seventh defeat

/ Jun 18, 2017

Tanaka crashes to seventh defeat

Masahiro Tanaka fell to his seventh loss of the season as the New York Yankees lost 5-2 to the Oakland Athletics on Saturday. Tanaka (5-7) lasted only four innings, surrendering five runs on eight hits and a walk while striking out 10. He now has ...

/ Jun 17, 2017

Valentin, mom hurt in SUV crash

Former Boston Red Sox and New York Mets infielder John Valentin and his mother were injured when the SUV he was driving crashed into a building. Red Bank Police Chief Darren McConnell said the 50-year-old Holmdel resident was driving along Route 35 on Thursday when ...

/ Jun 16, 2017

Dodgers' Maeda returns to starting rotation

Los Angeles Dodgers right-hander Kenta Maeda will start on Sunday against the Cincinnati Reds and the rest of the rotation will all receive an extra day of rest, Dodgers manager Dave Roberts said Thursday. Maeda lost his spot in the starting rotation last week and ...