NL Central, West come down to tiebreakers

Baseball / MLB Oct 1, 2018

NL Central, West come down to tiebreakers

Triple Crown contender Christian Yelich and the Milwaukee Brewers at Wrigley Field. Nolan Arenado and the big-hitting Colorado Rockies at Dodger Stadium. October baseball is about to begin with Game No. 163 on Monday. Two tiebreakers on the same day for the first time in major ...

Christian Yelich goes 6-for-6 as Brewers top Reds in 10th

Baseball / MLB Aug 30, 2018

Christian Yelich goes 6-for-6 as Brewers top Reds in 10th

Christian Yelich led Milwaukee's big comeback by hitting for the cycle, and Jesus Aguilar homered in the 10th inning, powering the Brewers to a 13-12 victory over the Cincinnati Reds on Wednesday night. Aguilar connected off Raisel Iglesias (2-3) for Milwaukee's fourth homer of the ...

Kenta Maeda chased early in loss to Brewers

Baseball / MLB Jul 31, 2018

Kenta Maeda chased early in loss to Brewers

Eric Thames hit a three-run home run and Christian Yelich extended his hitting streak to 14 games as the Milwaukee Brewers overcame a brief power outage delay and beat the Los Angeles Dodgers 5-2 Monday night. Los Angeles hurler Kenta Maeda (7-6) lasted just 4⅔ ...

AL outlasts NL for victory in All-Star slugfest

Baseball / MLB Jul 18, 2018

AL outlasts NL for victory in All-Star slugfest

A record 10 home runs. A slew of strikeouts. The all-or-nothing All-Star Game mirrored what baseball has become. Astros teammates Alex Bregman and George Springer homered on consecutive pitches to begin the 10th inning, and the American League beat the National League 8-6 Tuesday night for ...

Leyland motivated Team USA on way to WBC victory

Baseball Mar 24, 2017

Leyland motivated Team USA on way to WBC victory

by Jason Coskrey

This, Jim Leyland insisted, was it. After leading the United States to its first World Baseball Classic title on Wednesday night, Leyland said the triumph would be the final act of his long career. "I'm not wearing any baseball uniform anymore, I can tell you that," ...

U.S. trounces Puerto Rico to capture first WBC crown

Baseball Mar 23, 2017

U.S. trounces Puerto Rico to capture first WBC crown

by Jason Coskrey

It will take time to determine whether the United States' first World Baseball Classic title was the spark needed to ignite greater interest in the tournament in the nation from which baseball originated, and, most importantly, from its biggest stars. Those answers will have to ...

Players encouraged by growing interest in WBC

Baseball Mar 21, 2017

Players encouraged by growing interest in WBC

by Jason Coskrey

Adam Jones on Saturday night in San Diego made the catch heard 'round the World Baseball Classic when he leapt against the wall to rob Manny Machado of a home run. It also was heard around America, where, gradually, the Classic is gaining steam among ...