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 ...

Ohtani takes Maeda deep in victory

Baseball / MLB Jun 12, 2019

Ohtani takes Maeda deep in victory

Shohei Ohtani homered off Kenta Maeda and robbed his countryman of a chance for an eighth win Tuesday as the Los Angeles Angels beat the Los Angeles Dodgers 5-3 to complete a two-game Freeway Series sweep. Ohtani, who homered off fellow Japanese and Seattle Mariners ...

Stephen Strasburg earns 100th win as Nats rally past White Sox

Baseball / MLB Jun 5, 2019

Stephen Strasburg earns 100th win as Nats rally past White Sox

Stephen Strasburg didn't turn in a vintage performance. He still did enough — with plenty of help from the Washington Nationals' offense — to reach a career milestone. Strasburg earned his 100th victory, Anthony Rendon homered and drove in five runs and Washington rallied past ...

Tanaka pitches Yankees to win

Baseball / MLB May 13, 2019

Tanaka pitches Yankees to win

Masahiro Tanaka needed only 73 pitches over seven innings Sunday to get his third win of the season and lead the New York Yankees to a 7-1 victory over the Tampa Bay Rays. Tanaka (3-3) outdueled reigning Cy Young Award winner Blake Snell (3-4) and ...

Yankees' Masahiro Tanaka suffers second straight loss

Baseball / MLB May 2, 2019

Yankees' Masahiro Tanaka suffers second straight loss

Right-hander Masahiro Tanaka surrendered three runs over four innings on Wednesday, and suffered his third loss of the season, in the New York Yankees' 3-2 defeat to the Arizona Diamondbacks. Tanaka (2-3) struck out six of the 18 batters he faced, but allowed the aforementioned ...

Tanaka struggles in first loss of '19

Baseball / MLB Apr 15, 2019

Tanaka struggles in first loss of '19

Ravaged by injuries, the New York Yankees hardly resemble the 100-win team that set a major league record for homers last year. And even though it's very early in the season, they are frittering away games during a favorable portion of their schedule. Tim Anderson hit ...

Yankees waste Masahiro Tanaka's effort

Baseball / MLB Apr 3, 2019

Yankees waste Masahiro Tanaka's effort

Masahiro Tanaka pitched 6⅔ effective innings, but the right-hander was hurt by a lack of run support in the New York Yankees' 3-1 defeat to the Detroit Tigers on Tuesday evening. Tanaka, who threw on four days' rest after winning his opening-day start, scattered eight ...