Stories tagged: baseball
WEDNESDAY, MARCH 29, 2017, 6:27 P.M.
Spring Training notes: Mets’ Jeurys Familia accepts suspension from Major League Baseball
Mets All-Star reliever Jeurys Familia accepted a 15-game suspension under Major League Baseball’s domestic violence policy, discipline stemming from an altercation last October. Familia was arrested Oct. 31 on a …
UPDATED: TUESDAY, MARCH 28, 2017, 11:04 P.M.
Spring Training Roundup: Bourjos, Gennett, Asher switch sides as opening day nears
Speedy outfielder Peter Bourjos and infielder Scooter Gennett were among the players on the go Tuesday as big league teams tweaked their rosters less than a week before opening day.
SUNDAY, MARCH 26, 2017, 10:20 P.M.
Spring Training Roundup: Mets’ Steven Matz doubtful for opener
New York Mets pitcher Steven Matz has been scratched from his next start because of tenderness in his left elbow, putting his status for opening day in doubt.
UPDATED: SATURDAY, MARCH 25, 2017, 11:15 P.M.
Spring Training Roundup: Jones back with Orioles after winning World Baseball Classic
Adam Jones provided perhaps the best highlight of the World Baseball Classic, when he took a home run away from Manny Machado with a spectacular catch in center field. Now …
UPDATED: SATURDAY, MARCH 25, 2017, 6:21 P.M.
Dillon Overton goes six strong and Mariners top Rangers
Lefty Dillon Overton limits Rangers to one run in six innings before Jean Machi, Jonathan Aro and Evan Scribner retired the final nine batters in order. Ben Gamel’s two-run double …
SATURDAY, MARCH 25, 2017, 4:28 P.M.
Bob Klapisch: Baseball commissioner Rob Manfred should thank Team USA
You don’t need much forensic evidence to know the World Baseball Classic finally had its breakthrough moment – it’s here to stay.
FRIDAY, MARCH 24, 2017, 11:35 P.M.
Spring Training Roundup: Royals return as KC’s Duffy, Perez back in Cactus League
Danny Duffy stepped off the big stage and back into spring training. Following a stint with Team USA at the World Baseball Classic, Duffy allowed three runs over six innings …
FRIDAY, MARCH 24, 2017, 5:40 P.M.
Kyle Seager a steady productive presence for Mariners
Kyle Seager is starting to feel like one of the old guys in the Seattle Mariners clubhouse.
UPDATED: FRIDAY, MARCH 24, 2017, 8:05 P.M.
Mariners’ Iwakuma zones it and delivers top-form to beat Royals
Hisashi Iwakuma limits Kansas City to one run in four hits in 5 2/3 innings in his last extended start prior to the regular season.
THURSDAY, MARCH 23, 2017, 11:37 P.M.
Spring Training roundup: Zack Greinke has solid start against Cubs
Zack Greinke has one more spring start before he embarks on what he hopes is a bounce-back season for him and the Arizona Diamondbacks.
WEDNESDAY, MARCH 22, 2017, 10:01 P.M.
U.S. routs Puerto Rico 8-0 to win WBC behind dominant Stroman
Marcus Stroman tossed six hitless innings, Ian Kinsler slugged a two-run homer and the United States routed Puerto Rico 8-0 to win its first World Baseball Classic in four tries. …
WEDNESDAY, MARCH 22, 2017, 8:25 P.M.
Spring Training notes: Max Scherzer says finger healed, should pitch in opening week
Saying his finger feels normal, Washington Nationals ace Max Scherzer proclaimed himself healed following his first exhibition start this year, a 6-1 loss to the St. Louis Cardinals
WEDNESDAY, MARCH 22, 2017, 3:17 P.M.
With strong returning lineup, CV baseball off to a good start
Central Valley’s baseball team likely to be in the race for the GSL title.
TUESDAY, MARCH 21, 2017, 10:55 P.M.
Spring Training notes: Yankees SS Didi Gregorius out 6 weeks; Bonds rejoins Giants
New York Yankees shortstop Didi Gregorius is expected to miss the first month of the regular season after straining his right shoulder while away at the World Baseball Classic. Gregorius …
TUESDAY, MARCH 21, 2017, 9:56 P.M.
U.S. edges Japan 2-1, advances to WBC championship game
Brandon Crawford scored the tiebreaking run when Nobuhiro Matsuda bobbled Adam Jones’ grounder to third in the eighth inning, and the United States reached the championship game of the World …
TUESDAY, MARCH 21, 2017, 5:31 P.M.
Brewers center fielder Keon Broxton has rare speed, power combo
Milwaukee Brewers center fielder Keon Broxton is hoping a successful end to his rookie season will carry over into a strong performance this year. He has a rare combination of …
TUESDAY, MARCH 21, 2017, 3:09 P.M.
Carols Beltran’s ability in left could free space for Houston at DH
What designated hitter Carlos Beltran can do defensively this season will have a direct impact on what manager A.J. Hinch can try offensively. Beltran turns 40 in the first month …
TUESDAY, MARCH 21, 2017, 2:44 P.M.
Injured Yanks shortstop Didi Gregorius expected to miss 1st month
New York Yankees shortstop Didi Gregorius is expected to miss the first month of the regular season because of a strained right shoulder. Yankees general manager Brian Cashman says Gregorius …
TUESDAY, MARCH 21, 2017, 12:30 P.M.
White Sox, SS Tim Anderson agree to $25M, 6-year contract
The rebuilding Chicago White Sox and promising shortstop Tim Anderson have agreed to a $25 million, six-year contract. The 23-year-old Anderson, selected 17th overall in the 2013 amateur draft, was …
TUESDAY, MARCH 21, 2017, 10:22 A.M.
Barry Bonds rejoins Giants as special adviser, calls team ‘family’
Barry Bonds is coming back to the San Francisco Giants as a special adviser. The team says he will attend a few days of spring training and will also visit …
TUESDAY, MARCH 21, 2017, 9:15 A.M.
Phillies’ Aaron Nola aims to stay healthy, stay in rotation
Aaron Nola was headed toward ace status until an elbow injury put everything on hold.
SUNDAY, MARCH 19, 2017, 8:43 P.M.
Home runs help Texas Rangers top Seattle Mariners
Carlos Gomez launched a two-run homer and Ryan Rua added a solo shot as the Texas Rangers defeated the Seattle Mariners 3-2 Sunday in in a Spring Training game in …
FRIDAY, MARCH 17, 2017, 11:33 P.M.
Puerto Rico beats United States 6-5 to advance to WBC semis
Yadier Molina and Puerto Rico are moving on to the World Baseball Classic semifinals after scoring four runs in the first inning and then holding on for a wild 6-5 …
FRIDAY, MARCH 17, 2017, 10:52 P.M.
Spring Training notes: Masahiro Tanaka, Yankees team up to no-hit Tigers
No runs once again off Masahiro Tanaka. No hits off him or the New York Yankees’ bullpen, either. Tanaka and two relievers combined on a spring training no-hitter against the …
UPDATED: FRIDAY, MARCH 17, 2017, 10:01 P.M.
Ryan Casteel’s slam highlights seven-run ninth as Mariners top Diamondbacks, 9-5
Mariners erase three-run deficit in the ninth inning by scoring seven runs. Ryan Casteel delivers the winning blow by crushing a grand slam high into the batter’s eye beyond the …
UPDATED: FRIDAY, MARCH 17, 2017, 10 P.M.
M’s notes: Drew Smyly returns to Mariners
The deal was one and done. And lefty Drew Smyly complied.
UPDATED: FRIDAY, MARCH 17, 2017, 10 P.M.
Mariners option two to Tacoma
The Mariners optioned right-handed pitcher Chase De Jong and outfielder Boog Powell to Triple-A Tacoma prior to the first game of Friday’s split-squad doubleheader.
UPDATED: FRIDAY, MARCH 17, 2017, 10:04 P.M.
Recovery timetable suggests Mariners unlikely to have Shae Simmons for opener
Power reliever Shae Simmons hasn’t yet resumed throwing after being diagnosed with a strained forearm that surfaced in a March 11 outing. Once cleared, he will need to build his …
FRIDAY, MARCH 17, 2017, 10:51 A.M.
Surge at the 6-spot could signal end of the glove-first shortstop
More than 30 years after his retirement, Larry Bowa’s breed is nearing extinction in the major leagues. Carlos Correa, Addison Russell and a bumper crop of sluggers at shortstop hit …
THURSDAY, MARCH 16, 2017, 9:04 P.M.
Washington Nationals ace Max Scherzer ‘probably’ not ready for opening day
N.L. Cy Young Award winner Max Scherzer probably will miss the Washington Nationals’ opener against Miami on April 3 because of a stress fracture in his right ring finger.