Sizzling Stanton slugs 40th HR

/ Aug 12, 2017

Sizzling Stanton slugs 40th HR

Two of the game's best players reached impressive statistical marks on Friday. Giancarlo Stanton hit his MLB-leading 40th home run as the Miami Marlins beat Nolan Arenado and the Colorado Rockies 6-3 on Friday night. "When he's making contact, he's got a good shot to continue ...

Former MVP Baylor dead at 68

/ Aug 8, 2017

Former MVP Baylor dead at 68

Wherever he went, Don Baylor left his mark on baseball. He was an MVP and Manager of the Year, respected as a powerful slugger, punishing runner and commanding presence in any clubhouse. And during nearly a half-century as a pro, baseball left its mark on ...

Giants pound Rockies, end five-game slide

/ Jun 27, 2017

Giants pound Rockies, end five-game slide

For a night, the San Francisco Giants delivered the key hits with runners in scoring position. They got contributions from throughout the order, made things happen on the basepaths and did all the little things. Music blared in a victorious clubhouse. San Francisco finally got ...

Triple-A call-up Hanigan lifts Rockies in 11th

/ May 5, 2017

Triple-A call-up Hanigan lifts Rockies in 11th

Ryan Hanigan made a big impression in his first game with the Rockies. The veteran catcher was summoned Wednesday and led Colorado on Thursday with an RBI infield single in the 11th inning of a 3-2 victory over the San Diego Padres. "What a game he ...

Ichiro drills deep triple to join MLB's 3,000-hit club

/ Aug 8, 2016

Ichiro drills deep triple to join MLB's 3,000-hit club

Japanese outfielder Ichiro Suzuki of the Miami Marlins on Sunday became the 30th Major League Baseball player with 3,000 career hits. Ichiro, who in 2001 became the first Japanese position player in MLB history, joins Roberto Clemente (Puerto Rico), Rod Carew (Panama) and Rafael Palmeiro ...

Ichiro reaches 2,999 hits with infield single

/ Aug 7, 2016

Ichiro reaches 2,999 hits with infield single

Ichiro Suzuki grounded out in his first try at 3,000 hits and the Miami Marlins, despite a 153-meter home run by Giancarlo Stanton, lost to the Colorado Rockies 12-6 on Saturday It didn't seem like Ichiro would have a chance after the Rockies took a ...

Cueto makes case to be NL All-Star starter

/ Jul 7, 2016

Cueto makes case to be NL All-Star starter

Johnny Cueto intends to pitch in next week's All-Star Game after not getting to play in his first appearance there two years ago. If Giants manager Bruce Bochy has any say in the matter, Cueto will start in the Midsummer Classic. Cueto pitched a five-hitter to ...

Five Rockies team up to blank Dodgers

/ Jun 9, 2016

Five Rockies team up to blank Dodgers

It took Chris Rusin some time to adjust from the bullpen to the starting rotation this season. On Wednesday night, the Colorado Rockies left-hander finally broke through for the win he had been desperately seeking. Chris Rusin combined with four relievers on a four-hitter as the ...

Red Sox honor Boggs, fall against Rockies

/ May 27, 2016

Red Sox honor Boggs, fall against Rockies

The "chicken man" has lost a little of the shimmer from his trademark mustache over the years, but every pilgrimage Wade Boggs makes to Fenway Park still feels like old times for the Red Sox legend. "I've come back home," Boggs said. On Thursday night Boggs ...

Maeda shuts down Rockies

/ Apr 24, 2016

Maeda shuts down Rockies

Kenta Maeda tamed a notorious hitter's park about as well as any pitcher can. So much for being intimidated in his first start at Coors Field. Maeda held Colorado hitless into the sixth inning, A.J. Ellis connected on a two-run homer and the Los Angeles Dodgers ...

Five steals in second propel Reds to win

/ Apr 20, 2016

Five steals in second propel Reds to win

Sensing that Jorge De La Rosa wasn't paying attention, the Reds were off and running. Jay Bruce had two of the Reds' five steals in the second inning off De La Rosa — their biggest inning on the bases in roughly a century — and ...