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Maeda's solid outing helps Dodgers top Twins

/ Jul 26, 2017

Maeda's solid outing helps Dodgers top Twins

Kenta Maeda picked up his third win in as many starts Tuesday, lifting the Los Angeles Dodgers past the Minnesota Twins 6-2 for their fourth consecutive victory since their 11-game winning streak was snapped. Maeda (9-4) limited the damage to two runs — one earned ...

Stanton stays hot, powers Marlins past Rangers

/ Jul 25, 2017

Stanton stays hot, powers Marlins past Rangers

By the end of his career, Miami Marlins outfielder Giancarlo Stanton would like to homer in all 30 major league parks. He added another to his list in a big way Monday night, hitting a pair of home runs against the Texas Rangers in a ...

Aoki's three-run homer not enough for Astros

/ Jul 24, 2017

Aoki's three-run homer not enough for Astros

Norichika Aoki hit a three-run homer for the Houston Astros on Sunday, but his team lost 9-7 against the Baltimore Orioles. The Japanese left fielder, playing for the first time in four games, homered off starter Dylan Bundy with runners on first and second in ...

Mariners rough up Tanaka, top Yankees in 10

/ Jul 23, 2017

Mariners rough up Tanaka, top Yankees in 10

Masahiro Tanaka allowed four earned runs and a pair of homers in a no-decision in the New York Yankees' 6-5 loss in 10 innings against the Seattle Mariners on Saturday. Tanaka allowed all four runs in the third inning, as the Mariners took a 4-1 ...

Cubs show interest in trade for Darvish

/ Jul 22, 2017

Cubs show interest in trade for Darvish

The Chicago Cubs have made inquiries to the Texas Rangers about the availability of ace Yu Darvish, with a trade between the teams "more plausible than it would've been entering the All-Star break," according to a report on the MLB website. Texas had lost five ...

Darvish fans 12 in no-decision

/ Jul 22, 2017

Darvish fans 12 in no-decision

Yu Darvish had a season-high 12 strikeouts and the Texas Rangers snapped a five-game losing streak with a 4-3 extra-innings win over the Tampa Bay Rays on Friday. Darvish, who was not involved in the decision, had 10-plus strikeouts for the 32nd time in his ...

World Series hero Sandoval set to re-sign with S.F Giants

/ Jul 21, 2017

World Series hero Sandoval set to re-sign with S.F Giants

Brandon Belt expects Panda-monium in San Francisco once more. Pablo Sandoval plans to sign a minor league contract to return to the Giants, a person with knowledge of his intentions said Thursday. The person spoke to AP on condition of anonymity because the agreement had ...

Dodgers extend win streak to 11 by trouncing White Sox

/ Jul 20, 2017

Dodgers extend win streak to 11 by trouncing White Sox

Right-hander Kenta Maeda claimed his eighth win of the season as the Los Angeles Dodgers topped the Chicago White Sox 9-1 on Wednesday in a game that was called in the top of the eighth inning after a 37-minute rain delay. Maeda (8-4) allowed ...

Yankees acquire Frazier in trade

/ Jul 19, 2017

Yankees acquire Frazier in trade

The New York Yankees made an early push for a playoff run Tuesday night, acquiring infielder Todd Frazier and relievers David Robertson and Tommy Kahnle from the Chicago White Sox for reliever Tyler Clippard and three prospects. The Yankees currently hold the second AL wild-card ...

Tanaka takes loss as Red Sox shut out Yankees

/ Jul 17, 2017

Tanaka takes loss as Red Sox shut out Yankees

New York Yankees right-hander Masahiro Tanaka fell to his ninth loss of the season despite 7⅔ solid innings in a 3-0 defeat to the Boston Red Sox on Sunday. Tanaka (7-9) allowed three runs on eight hits while striking out nine with no walks amid ...

Darvish, Tanaka finish first half with losses

/ Jul 10, 2017

Darvish, Tanaka finish first half with losses

Yu Darvish lost a pitchers' duel against JC Ramirez, who combined with three others on a two-hit shutout in the Los Angeles Angels' 3-0 victory over the Texas Rangers on Sunday. With little offensive support at Globe Life Park in Arlington, Darvish (6-8) lost his ...

Darvish explains choice to sit out All-Star Game

/ Jul 9, 2017

Darvish explains choice to sit out All-Star Game

Yu Darvish said Saturday he had no choice but to give up on pitching in the MLB All-Star Game with just one day in between the Midsummer Classic and his next scheduled start. Darvish, the Texas Rangers' ace selected to his fourth All-Star team in ...