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Angels dealt fourth straight loss

Jeff Samardzija had just loaded the bases with two outs in the fifth inning of his season debut when San Francisco Giants manager Bruce Bochy went out to the mound, mainly to give his big righty a rest. "He wasn't going anywhere, trust me," Bochy said after the Giants used three ...

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 ...

Bartolo Colon flirts with perfect game in win

/ Apr 16, 2018

Bartolo Colon flirts with perfect game in win

Age is only a number and Bartolo Colon is evidence of that. The 44-year-old pitcher carried a perfect game into the eighth and Robinson Chirinos drove in all three runs for the Texas Rangers during their 3-1 victory over the Houston Astros in 10 innings ...

Red Sox enjoying best start in 118-year history

/ Apr 15, 2018

Red Sox enjoying best start in 118-year history

Red Sox rookie manager Alex Cora cracked a smile when asked how he felt when he learned it was the best start in team history. "I just heard it for the first time," Cora said after Boston beat the Baltimore Orioles 10-3 on Saturday to ...

Angels off to best start since '79

/ Apr 14, 2018

Angels off to best start since '79

The Los Angeles Angels are off to a sizzling start, thanks to contributions from all over their lineup. Albert Pujols homered and drove in three runs, Ian Kinsler had three hits and a sacrifice fly that scored Shohei Ohtani with the go-ahead run in the ...

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