Angels shut down Rangers

Baseball / MLB Jun 2, 2018

Angels shut down Rangers

Shohei Ohtani doubled for his first hit in four games as the Los Angeles Angels beat the Texas Rangers 6-0 on Friday. After Albert Pujols hit a two-run home run to put Los Angeles ahead in the bottom of the first inning, the 23-year-old Ohtani ...

Yankees bash four homers to make Masahiro Tanaka a winner

Baseball / MLB May 22, 2018

Yankees bash four homers to make Masahiro Tanaka a winner

Gleyber Torres was only three months old when Bartolo Colon made his major league debut. Now Torres is a rookie second baseman helping the New York Yankees in a power stretch never accomplished by past Bronx Bombers — none of those teams with Babe Ruth, ...

Colon sets mark with homer in win

Baseball / MLB May 8, 2016

Colon sets mark with homer in win

Bartolo Colon turned on an inside fastball from James Shields, launching a home run that was as improbable as it was historic. Colon became the oldest player to hit his first major league home run, connecting Saturday night less than three weeks before his 43rd ...

Baseball / MLB Dec 19, 2015

Mets give Colon one-year contract

Fan favorite Bartolo Colon and the Mets on Friday finalized a $7.25 million, one-year contract that will keep the pitcher in New York for a third year. "I've had a great experience in New York," Colon said through a translator. "The fans are great, being ...

Mets beat Braves; Colon's streak ends at 31

Baseball / MLB Sep 11, 2015

Mets beat Braves; Colon's streak ends at 31

Bartolo Colon is hardly feeling his age these days, particularly after pitching so many consecutive scoreless innings. "I'm really proud and surprised myself because I didn't know, at this stage of my career, that I could still do that kind of stuff," he said. "So ...

Maldonado ends marathon game with homer in 17th

Baseball / MLB Jun 1, 2015

Maldonado ends marathon game with homer in 17th

Martin Maldonado slid into home plate just for fun. After 17 innings, it was a well-earned celebration for the weary Milwaukee catcher. Maldonado homered to center field with one out in the bottom of the 17th, helping the Brewers outlast the Arizona Diamondbacks 7-6 Sunday ...

Mets right-hander Colon notches 200th career win

Baseball / MLB Aug 9, 2014

Mets right-hander Colon notches 200th career win

Bartolo Colon moved into an elite club on Friday night. Colon pitched eight innings for his 200th career victory, Travis d'Arnaud homered in the New York Mets' 5-4 victory over the Philadelphia Phillies. Daniel Murphy recorded his fifth straight multihit game with two singles for the ...