Yankees get bounces in victory against Astros

Baseball / MLB Jun 23, 2019

Yankees get bounces in victory against Astros

Booed and banged up during a frustrating season, Yankees slugger Giancarlo Stanton muscled his way to a breakthrough performance Saturday night. A couple inches the other way, it might've been the Houston Astros' turn to exhale. Stanton hit a pair of go-ahead, two-run singles — both ...

Yankees pick up Masahiro Tanaka, brawl with Red Sox in win

Baseball / MLB Apr 12, 2018

Yankees pick up Masahiro Tanaka, brawl with Red Sox in win

New York Yankees right-hander Masahiro Tanaka (2-1) struck out three and earned his second win of the season in a 10-7 victory over the Boston Red Sox on Wednesday night in a contest marred by a bench-clearing brawl. Tanaka gave up a fifth-inning grand slam ...

Marlins light up Mets in rout

Baseball / MLB Sep 19, 2017

Marlins light up Mets in rout

Maybe it was the breather Giancarlo Stanton requested and received, or the move one spot down in the batting order that rejuvenated his home run swing. Perhaps it was Mets pitching. Stanton hit his 55th homer — and his first in nine days — while driving ...

Stanton stays hot, powers Marlins past Rangers

Baseball / MLB 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 ...

U.S. advances to face Japan in WBC semis

Baseball Mar 19, 2017

U.S. advances to face Japan in WBC semis

The United States is going to the semifinals of the World Baseball Classic for the second time thanks to another impressive home run by Giancarlo Stanton at Petco Park and a spectacular catch at the fence by hometown favorite Adam Jones. Stanton hit a go-ahead, ...

Ichiro reaches 2,999 hits with infield single

Baseball / MLB 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 ...

Ichiro moves three hits away

Baseball / MLB Jul 27, 2016

Ichiro moves three hits away

Ichiro Suzuki's 2,997th major league hit and his 507th stolen base sparked a four-run, eighth-inning rally as the Miami Marlins pulled away to a 5-0 victory over the Philadelphia Phillies on Tuesday. Making his first start since he went 2-for-5 on Thursday in Philadelphia, Ichiro ...

Stanton puts on show to win Home Run Derby

Baseball / MLB Jul 12, 2016

Stanton puts on show to win Home Run Derby

Giancarlo Stanton wore out Petco Park with a record display of power in the All-Star Home Run Derby on Monday night, peppering every landmark from the left field corner to center field. Stanton hit 20 homers in the final round to best defending champion Todd ...