Dodgers' Kenta Maeda improves to 7-2

Baseball / MLB Jun 1, 2019

Dodgers' Kenta Maeda improves to 7-2

Kenta Maeda allowed two runs over six innings for the Los Angeles Dodgers in a 6-3 win over the Philadelphia Phillies on Friday. Maeda (7-2) scattered three hits and struck out six without a walk at Dodger Stadium. He retired the first nine Phillies hitters before ...

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 ...

Braves beat Phillies, capture first division title since 2013

Baseball / MLB Sep 23, 2018

Braves beat Phillies, capture first division title since 2013

Freddie Freeman stood soaked in champagne with music blaring and his teammates jamming in celebration. This was just how the longtime star first baseman envisioned it when the Atlanta Braves began spring training seven months ago. "You could tell after the first week of workouts that ...

Umpire confiscates Phillies pitcher's cheat sheet

Baseball / MLB Sep 2, 2018

Umpire confiscates Phillies pitcher's cheat sheet

Pitchers can't have a cheat sheet — at least for now. Veteran umpire Joe West confiscated a card from Phillies reliever Austin Davis in the eighth inning of Philadelphia's 7-1 loss to the Chicago Cubs on Saturday night. Davis and Phillies manager Gabe Kapler said he ...

Sluggers ignite Nationals in rout

Baseball / MLB Jun 30, 2018

Sluggers ignite Nationals in rout

The Nationals broke out of their offensive funk in a big way. Juan Soto hit two of Washington's seven home runs, finishing with four hits and five RBIs, and the Nationals routed the Philadelphia Phillies 17-7 on Friday night. Anthony Rendon, Trea Turner, Bryce Harper, Brian ...

Maeda exits game in second with strained hip

Baseball / MLB May 30, 2018

Maeda exits game in second with strained hip

Kenta Maeda made a second-inning exit after sustaining a right-hip strain on Tuesday and suffered his fourth loss as the Los Angeles Dodgers lost 6-1 to the Philadelphia Phillies. Maeda (4-4), who was looking for his third straight win, allowed two runs on three hits ...

Former star pitcher Roy Halladay killed in plane crash

Baseball / MLB Nov 8, 2017

Former star pitcher Roy Halladay killed in plane crash

Roy Halladay had a passion for flying airplanes that nearly matched his love of baseball. Halladay worked tirelessly to become a dominant pitcher, winning a Cy Young Award in each league and tossing a perfect game and a postseason no-hitter in the same year for ...