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Tigers hand Dragons fifth straight defeat

/ Apr 20, 2018

Tigers hand Dragons fifth straight defeat

The Hanshin Tigers kept former major leaguer Daisuke Matsuzaka from earning his first win since his return to NPB in 2015 with a 2-1 victory over the Chunichi Dragons on Thursday. In his second start for the Dragons, the 37-year-old Matsuzaka was tagged with his ...

Angels' Shohei Ohtani eager to get back on mound

/ Apr 19, 2018

Angels' Shohei Ohtani eager to get back on mound

The issue of blisters that shadowed Shohei Ohtani during his first five pro seasons in Japan has come with him to the major leagues. The Los Angeles Angels' slugging right-handed pitcher left Tuesday's 10-1 loss to the Boston Red Sox after 66 pitches over two ...

Giancarlo Stanton slumping in Bronx with Yankees

/ Apr 18, 2018

Giancarlo Stanton slumping in Bronx with Yankees

Coming up empty against his former team was hardly what Giancarlo Stanton had in mind. Same is true of the poor first impression he's made in Yankees pinstripes so far. Last year's NL MVP is off to a miserable start with New York — especially at ...

Blister curtails Shohei Ohtani's start against Red Sox

/ Apr 18, 2018

Blister curtails Shohei Ohtani's start against Red Sox

Shohei Ohtani developed a blister on the middle finger of his pitching hand nine days ago during his second start for the Los Angeles Angels. The rookie right-hander thought it had healed enough for him to pitch effectively when he took the mound again Tuesday ...

Bryce Harper shatters bat, powers Nationals past Mets

/ Apr 17, 2018

Bryce Harper shatters bat, powers Nationals past Mets

The shear power of Bryce Harper was startling. The late comeback by the Washington Nationals? Yep, that was shocking, too. Harper hit an eye-popping, broken-bat homer early, then grounded a key single during a six-run surge in the eighth inning that sent the Nationals past ...

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