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Diamondbacks continue winning ways at Petco

The Arizona Diamondbacks are making themselves right at home at Petco Park. Paul Goldschmidt hit a two-run home run, Steven Souza Jr. drove in three and the Arizona Diamondbacks beat the San Diego Padres 9-4 on Friday night. Goldschmidt drove the first pitch he saw from left-hander Joey Lucchesi out to left-center ...

Babe Ruth's fans flock to grave 70 years later

/ Aug 16, 2018

Babe Ruth's fans flock to grave 70 years later

Amid the serene graves at Gate of Heaven Cemetery sits the one where visitors leave baseballs and bats instead of bouquets, tributes to a baseball superstar who still outshines others seven decades after his death. It's the resting place of Babe Ruth, the indelible slugger ...

Dee Gordon lifts Mariners over Athletics with homer in 12th

/ Aug 16, 2018

Dee Gordon lifts Mariners over Athletics with homer in 12th

Light-hitting Dee Gordon homered off Yusmeiro Petit in the 12th inning to break a scoreless tie and the Seattle Mariners beat the Oakland Athletics 2-0 on Wednesday to avoid a three-game sweep. Jean Segura had four hits to help Seattle close within 2½ games of ...

Giants get by Maeda in ninth for win in LA

/ Aug 15, 2018

Giants get by Maeda in ninth for win in LA

Kenta Maeda was tagged with his eighth loss on Tuesday and first since being reassigned to relief duty as the Los Angeles Dodgers fell 2-1 to the San Francisco Giants. Maeda (7-8), coming on in relief for the first time since July 15, took the ...

Yankees place CC Sabathia on 10-day DL with knee inflammation

/ Aug 14, 2018

Yankees place CC Sabathia on 10-day DL with knee inflammation

The New York Yankees have put pitcher CC Sabathia on the 10-day disabled list because of right knee inflammation. The Yankees made a series of roster moves before hosting the New York Mets on Monday night. Reliever George Kontos was promoted from Triple-A, infielder Ronald ...

Indians outfielder Leonys Martin recovering from bacterial infection

/ Aug 14, 2018

Indians outfielder Leonys Martin recovering from bacterial infection

Cleveland Indians outfielder Leonys Martin is recovering from a bacterial infection that team president Chris Antonetti described as "life-threatening." Martin is in stable condition at the Cleveland Clinic. Antonetti provided an update on Martin's status when he addressed the team prior to Monday's series opener ...

Shohei Ohtani's return to  mound progressing

/ Aug 14, 2018

Shohei Ohtani's return to mound progressing

Shohei Ohtani moved another step closer to pitching again this season for the Los Angeles Angels when he threw a 33-pitch pregame bullpen session Monday. It was the second pitching workout in three days for the right-hander, and his first time throwing to a catcher ...

Acuna produces super rare power feat

/ Aug 14, 2018

Acuna produces super rare power feat

Perfect games? Unassisted triple plays? They're not even as rare as what Ronald Acuna Jr. pulled off Monday night. His legend growing with each game, the 20-year-old rookie hit leadoff homers in both games of a doubleheader to lead the first-place Atlanta Braves to a ...

Dodgers send Kenta Maeda to bullpen

/ Aug 13, 2018

Dodgers send Kenta Maeda to bullpen

Kenta Maeda was reassigned as a reliever Sunday as the Los Angeles Dodgers attempt to bolster their bullpen and make room for Ryu Hyun-jin, who is returning to the roster after a two-month stint on the disabled list with a left groin strain. Maeda, who ...

Shohei Ohtani throws light bullpen on road to recovery

/ Aug 12, 2018

Shohei Ohtani throws light bullpen on road to recovery

Shohei Ohtani resumed pitching practice on Saturday after more than two months of rest, mixing curveballs and sliders into a total of 23 pitches during a light bullpen session before the Los Angeles Angels' game against the Oakland Athletics. It was Ohtani's first time throwing ...