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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 ...

Dodgers lose to D-Backs despite Maeda's efforts

/ Aug 9, 2017

Dodgers lose to D-Backs despite Maeda's efforts

Kenta Maeda pitched five solid innings Tuesday but was denied a win by Jake Lamb, who capped a two-homer day with a grand slam to help lift the Arizona Diamondbacks over the Los Angeles Dodgers 6-3. Maeda allowed one run on four hits, including a ...

Sale strikes out 13 as BoSox streak hits seven

/ Aug 9, 2017

Sale strikes out 13 as BoSox streak hits seven

Working on six days' rest, Chris Sale followed up his worst start of the season with one of his best. Sale allowed two hits and struck out 13 in eight innings, helping the Boston Red Sox win their seventh straight game, a 2-0 victory over ...

Trout gets 1,000th career hit for Angels in loss

/ Aug 8, 2017

Trout gets 1,000th career hit for Angels in loss

Mike Trout delivered his 1,000th career hit with a cracking double down the line. Two innings later, he homered on his birthday for the fourth time in his six big league seasons. Moments after that, Manny Machado made sure Trout's birthday gifts didn't include a ...

Former MVP Baylor dead at 68

/ Aug 8, 2017

Former MVP Baylor dead at 68

Wherever he went, Don Baylor left his mark on baseball. He was an MVP and Manager of the Year, respected as a powerful slugger, punishing runner and commanding presence in any clubhouse. And during nearly a half-century as a pro, baseball left its mark on ...

Aoki homers, but former team has last laugh

/ Aug 7, 2017

Aoki homers, but former team has last laugh

Norichika Aoki hit a two-run homer against his former team Sunday for his first hit since being traded to the Toronto Blue Jays six days previously, but the visitors suffered a 7-6 walkoff defeat to the Houston Astros. With Toronto down 3-2 in the top ...