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Indians continue historic stretch

It's time for the 2017 Cleveland Indians to be introduced to the one and only 1884 Providence Grays. They share some unlikely history, the two teams, which played a mere 141 years apart, are the only two clubs to have ever won 27 out of 28 games. The Indians joined the Grays ...

Mariners' Iwakuma admits he is done for season

/ Sep 20, 2017

Mariners' Iwakuma admits he is done for season

Seattle Mariners right-hander Hisashi Iwakuma, who has been on the disabled list with a shoulder inflammation since May, admitted Tuesday he will be sidelined for the remainder of the regular season. Speaking to reporters in Seattle, the 36-year-old said he has been forced to make ...

Marlins light up Mets in rout

/ Sep 19, 2017

Marlins light up Mets in rout

Maybe it was the breather Giancarlo Stanton requested and received, or the move one spot down in the batting order that rejuvenated his home run swing. Perhaps it was Mets pitching. Stanton hit his 55th homer — and his first in nine days — while driving ...

Verlander shines as Astros clinch AL West

/ Sep 18, 2017

Verlander shines as Astros clinch AL West

When the Houston Astros traded for Justin Verlander less than three weeks ago, they envisioned days like this. Verlander struck out 10 batters over seven innings in his first home start for Houston, Derek Fisher and Marwin Gonzalez homered in a big fifth inning and ...

Tribe clinches AL Central

/ Sep 17, 2017

Tribe clinches AL Central

Francisco Lindor planned to pour a bottle of water over his head. On Sunday, he'll switch to champagne. For the second year in a row, the Cleveland Indians are AL Central champions. A few hours after they beat Kansas City 8-4 in the first game since ...

Girardi gets 900th win with Yanks

/ Sep 16, 2017

Girardi gets 900th win with Yanks

As the New York Yankees try to secure a return to the postseason, Luis Severino looks like the ace they've lacked. Severino pitched eight sparkling innings , Didi Gregorius hit a tiebreaking two-run homer and drove in four runs, and the Yankees routed the reeling ...

Tribe's streak ends at 22

/ Sep 16, 2017

Tribe's streak ends at 22

The Cleveland Indians can return to clinching their division and playoff preparations. Their historic winning streak is, well, history. Cleveland had its AL record run stopped at 22 straight games on Friday night as the Indians were beaten 4-3 by the Kansas City Royals, who became ...

Indians stretch epic streak to 22

/ Sep 15, 2017

Indians stretch epic streak to 22

On a winning streak that just won't stop, the Cleveland Indians have posted shutouts, blowouts and routine wins. All that was missing were a walk-off victory and extra innings. "Check those two off," closer Cody Allen said. "We're checking all the boxes." And check this out: 22 ...

/ Sep 14, 2017

Athletics choose site for new ballpark

The Athletics have picked land near Oakland's Lake Merritt as the site for a new, privately financed ballpark. Team president Dave Kaval said in a letter sent Tuesday evening to the Peralta Community College District that he believes the location presents an opportunity to keep ...

Indians establish AL record with 21st consecutive win

/ Sep 14, 2017

Indians establish AL record with 21st consecutive win

Just a little more than a month ago, Jay Bruce was in New York sinking with the Mets as a season that began with promise and a richness of pitching was undermined by injuries. The plunge was dramatic. So was the rise. A trade rescued Bruce ...

Indians beat Tigers to stretch win streak to 20

/ Sep 13, 2017

Indians beat Tigers to stretch win streak to 20

Francisco Lindor skipped through the doorway and into the Indians' clubhouse, where the pulsating music was at an ear-splitting level. As many of his teammates dressed quickly with another game just 14 hours away, Cleveland's star shortstop worked the room, exchanging high-fives with anyone he ...