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Marlins plan sale to Jeter group

/ Aug 12, 2017

Marlins plan sale to Jeter group

Derek Jeter wins again. The Miami Marlins told Major League Baseball they intend to sign an agreement to sell the team to a group that includes the former New York Yankees captain, a person familiar with the negotiations said Friday. Jeter would be a limited partner ...

Sizzling Stanton slugs 40th HR

/ Aug 12, 2017

Sizzling Stanton slugs 40th HR

Two of the game's best players reached impressive statistical marks on Friday. Giancarlo Stanton hit his MLB-leading 40th home run as the Miami Marlins beat Nolan Arenado and the Colorado Rockies 6-3 on Friday night. "When he's making contact, he's got a good shot to continue ...

Darvish, sluggers guide Dodgers past Diamondbacks

/ Aug 11, 2017

Darvish, sluggers guide Dodgers past Diamondbacks

Yu Darvish wasn't always sharp in his second start as a Los Angeles Dodger, but a slow curveball he introduced toward the end of his outing helped him make it through five innings and get another win. So did plenty of run support from his ...

Longtime MLB umpire, author Kaiser dies at 72

/ Aug 11, 2017

Longtime MLB umpire, author Kaiser dies at 72

Former major league umpire Ken Kaiser, a colorful figure between the lines who briefly moonlighted as a professional wrestler to make ends meet while working in the minor leagues, has died. He was 72. The World Umpires Association said Thursday he died in his hometown ...

Tanaka faces Aoki, gets no-decision

/ Aug 10, 2017

Tanaka faces Aoki, gets no-decision

New York Yankees right-hander Masahiro Tanaka lasted only four-plus innings Wednesday when he faced compatriot Norichika Aoki for the first time this season in an 11-5 victory over the Toronto Blue Jays. Tanaka gave up three runs, two of them earned, and two hits while ...

Cubs' Uehara heads to DL with strained neck

/ Aug 10, 2017

Cubs' Uehara heads to DL with strained neck

Right-hander Koji Uehara has been placed on the 10-day disabled list due to a neck strain, the Chicago Cubs said Wednesday. The 42-year-old was removed from Tuesday's game against the San Francisco Giants after throwing just six pitches in the seventh inning. He will be ...

Eagles hold on for win over Fighters

/ Aug 9, 2017

Eagles hold on for win over Fighters

Journeyman right-hander Yuya Kubo got a pair of big strikeouts to preserve the lead as the Tohoku Rakuten Golden Eagles held off the Hokkaido Nippon Ham Fighters 6-5 on Wednesday night. With runners on second and third, the 37-year-old Kubo found an extra gear to ...