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Shohei Ohtani takes another step in return from arm surgery

Baseball / MLB Apr 20, 2019

Shohei Ohtani takes another step in return from arm surgery

Shohei Ohtani's drives into the seats at Angel Stadium came with an audience Friday, when the Los Angeles Angels' two-way standout took another step toward his return from Tommy John surgery. Ohtani took batting practice with teammates for the first time since the operation, preparing ...

Yankees' CC Sabathia earns 247th career win

Baseball / MLB Apr 20, 2019

Yankees' CC Sabathia earns 247th career win

Two starts into his final season, CC Sabathia has yet to allow an earned run. Even at 38 years old, he's still playing stopper for the Yankees while closing in on some impressive milestones. Sabathia got his first win of the year and Brett Gardner hit ...

Arizona's Yoshihisa Hirano earns first save of season

Baseball / MLB Apr 19, 2019

Arizona's Yoshihisa Hirano earns first save of season

Christian Walker continued his remarkable late-innings production with a two-run homer in the seventh, Luke Weaver got Arizona off to a good start and the Diamondbacks beat Atlanta 4-1 to complete a three-game sweep on Thursday. Walker lined the opposite-field homer to right-center off Chad ...

Choo powers Rangers past Angels with tiebreaking triple

Baseball / MLB Apr 18, 2019

Choo powers Rangers past Angels with tiebreaking triple

Choo Shin-soo sat on opening day and wasn't happy about not being in rookie Texas manager Chris Woodward's first lineup. The only All-Star for the Rangers in 2018 said he still thought of himself as an everyday player. The 36-year-old from South Korea has been ...

Kenta Maeda, Alex Verdugo help lift Dodgers over Reds

Baseball / MLB Apr 17, 2019

Kenta Maeda, Alex Verdugo help lift Dodgers over Reds

Kenta Maeda earned his third win of the season and 40th of his MLB career, tossing 6⅔ effective innings to help guide the Los Angeles Dodgers to a 6-1 victory over the Cincinnati Reds on Tuesday. Maeda (3-1) limited the damage to a run and ...

Cubs hurler Yu Darvish nabs first victory of season

Baseball / MLB Apr 16, 2019

Cubs hurler Yu Darvish nabs first victory of season

Yu Darvish thawed out and then nearly overheated in balmy South Florida, but he found enough in reserve to throw his hardest to the final batter he faced. Darvish struck out eight in a season-high 5⅔ innings for his first win of the year, and ...