Topics

Tigers hold off league-leading Carp

/ Jul 17, 2017

Tigers hold off league-leading Carp

Randy Messenger allowed one run over six innings to earn his ninth win as the Hanshin Tigers took down the Hiroshima Carp 2-1 on Monday night.As Nippon Professional Baseball resumed play after the weekend’s All-Star break, the second-place Tigers moved within seven games of ...

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 ...

Yanks outlast Red Sox in 16-inning marathon

/ Jul 16, 2017

Yanks outlast Red Sox in 16-inning marathon

In the long-storied history of the Yankees-Red Sox rivalry, this was among the longer ones — nearly six hours, more than 500 pitches.That is, if it’s officially over. Didi Gregorius lined a go-ahead single in the 16th inning, and New York wound up winning ...

Red Sox give up on Sandoval

/ Jul 15, 2017

Red Sox give up on Sandoval

Panda-mania is over in Boston before it ever really began.The Red Sox designated third baseman Pablo Sandoval for assignment on Friday, cutting their losses on the $95 million free agent who was never productive or healthy enough to replicate the popularity — or World ...

Puig lifts Dodgers past Marlins

/ Jul 15, 2017

Puig lifts Dodgers past Marlins

Yasiel Puig sent his bat flying with a celebratory shovel pass, which freed both hands so he could slap his chest as he slowly began to jog.No rush — the Los Angeles Dodgers slugger beat the Miami Marlins with one strike to spare. Puig ...

/ Jul 14, 2017

Ex-NFL QB Tebow slugs first walk-off home run as a pro

Tim Tebow seems to have found his stroke since getting back to his home state.Tebow hit the first game-ending home run of his pro baseball career Thursday night, lifting the Class A St. Lucie Mets over the Daytona Tortugas 5-4 in a seven-inning game. ...

Francona rejoins Indians after heart procedure

/ Jul 14, 2017

Francona rejoins Indians after heart procedure

Cleveland Indians manager Terry Francona rejoined his team Thursday for an extended stay in Northern California, one week after undergoing a minor procedure for an irregular heartbeat.Wearing his familiar uniform, Francona smiled and laughed as he talked about his health while the Indians held ...

Cubs acquire Quintana in blockbuster trade

/ Jul 14, 2017

Cubs acquire Quintana in blockbuster trade

The Chicago Cubs found the pitching help they were looking for just a few kilometers from Wrigley Field. They hope it will give the scuffling team the kick it needs.The defending World Series champions acquired left-handed ace Jose Quintana from the White Sox on ...