Stories tagged: MLB
UPDATED: Tue., April 9, 2019, 1:24 p.m.
Pittsburgh pitcher Chris Archer has been suspended for five games, Cincinnati outfielder Yasiel Puig for two and Reds manager David Bell for one for their roles in a bench-clearing fracas …
Mon., April 8, 2019, 10:30 p.m.
UPDATED: Mon., April 8, 2019, 9:05 p.m.
Edwin Encarnacion hit two home runs in the sixth inning, becoming the fifth player to do so twice in a career, as the Mariners defeated the host Kansas City Royals …
Mon., April 8, 2019, 4:53 p.m.
The Trump administration is moving to end a deal allowing Cuban baseball players to sign contracts directly with Major League Baseball organizations. The change will once again require Cuban players …
UPDATED: Sun., April 7, 2019, 11:51 p.m.
PHOENIX – Mitch Moreland homered off Merrill Kelly on the first pitch of the seventh inning, and the World Series champion Boston Red Sox ended an awful opening trip with …
UPDATED: Sun., April 7, 2019, 3:43 p.m.
Daniel Vogelbach went 3 for 4 with a double, two home runs and six RBIs as the Mariners defeated the host Chicago White Sox 12-5 Sunday afternoon.
Sat., April 6, 2019, 10:23 p.m.
Carson Kelly drilled a single into the left field corner, scoring Nick Ahmed with two outs in the ninth inning to lift the Arizona Diamondbacks over the struggling Boston Red …
Sat., April 6, 2019, 7:36 p.m.
D’Angelo Russell had 25 points and 10 assists, and the Brooklyn Nets beat the short-handed Milwaukee Bucks 133-128 on Saturday to improve their positioning in the Eastern Conference playoff race.
UPDATED: Sat., April 6, 2019, 5:43 p.m.
Jay Bruce, Tim Beckham and the rest of the Seattle Mariners have opened 2019 on a power trip.
Sat., April 6, 2019, 3:41 p.m.
Hard-throwing righty German Marquez and the Colorado Rockies have agreed to a $43 million, five-year contract. Marquez had a franchise-best 230 strikeouts last season while finishing 14-11 with a 3.77 …
UPDATED: Sat., April 6, 2019, 2:55 p.m.
Tim Beckham went 4 for 5 with a double, home run and three RBIs and Jay Bruce hit two solo homers as the Seattle Mariners defeated the host Chicago White …
Sat., April 6, 2019, 2:32 p.m.
The new regime of the Baltimore Orioles inherited a costly problem in slumping slugger Chris Davis, who’s working with a $161 million contract yet can’t buy a hit. After batting …
UPDATED: Fri., April 5, 2019, 10:28 p.m.
Max Muncy, Cody Bellinger and Russell Martin homered as the Los Angeles Dodgers kept up their longball barrage, beating Colorado 10-6 Friday in the Rockies’ home opener.
UPDATED: Fri., April 5, 2019, 10:09 p.m.
Yoan Moncada hit a go-ahead, two-run single in the seventh inning and the Chicago White Sox won a wild home opener Friday, beating the Seattle Mariners 10-8.
Fri., April 5, 2019, 5:25 p.m.
The Texas Rangers have placed pitcher Edinson Volquez on the 10-day injured list due to a right elbow sprain. The Rangers made the move before playing the Los Angeles Angels …
Fri., April 5, 2019, 3:38 p.m.
Seeking to boost a thin starting rotation, the Baltimore Orioles agreed to a $575,000, one-year contact with 30-year old right-hander Dan Straily. Baltimore’s rotation includes Alex Cobb, Andrew Cashner, Dylan …
Fri., April 5, 2019, 3:03 p.m.
Yusei Kikuchi overcame a sluggish start to put himself in line for his first major league victory, but the Mariners bullpen couldn’t hold the lead in a 10-8 loss to …
Fri., April 5, 2019, 2:52 p.m.
Arizona Diamondbacks infielder Jake Lamb is expected to be sidelined for about six weeks after straining his left quadriceps while running out a double this week. Lamb pulled up short …
UPDATED: Thu., April 4, 2019, 10:55 p.m.
Trevor Bauer was pulled by manager Terry Francona after seven hitless innings and 117 pitches, and Toronto’s Freddy Galvis broke up Cleveland’s bid for a combined no-hitter with a leadoff …
Thu., April 4, 2019, 8 p.m.
The New York Yankees have placed shortstop Troy Tulowitzki on the 10-day injured list with a left calf strain. New York has 11 players on IR, most in the majors.
Thu., April 4, 2019, 7:58 p.m.
The three-time Cy Young Award winner threw 61 pitches against the San Antonio Missions, a Milwaukee Brewers affiliate.
Thu., April 4, 2019, 7:57 p.m.
The $2,500 to $15,000 checks will add up to tip money for most big-money stars. According to details obtained by The Associated Press, the highest vote-getters in both leagues will …
UPDATED: Thu., April 4, 2019, 6:28 p.m.
Maybe the Mariners should have tried this whole “step back” plan a long time ago.
Wed., April 3, 2019, 10:57 p.m.
David Robertson forced home the game-ending run with a ninth-inning walk to Jake Noll, a rookie without a hit in his two previous major league at-bats, and the Nationals beat …
Wed., April 3, 2019, 2:40 p.m.
The Cleveland Indians have signed manager Terry Francona to a two-year contract extension that runs through the 2022 season.
Wed., April 3, 2019, 2:39 p.m.
Braves manager Brian Snitker says he is “very concerned” after Hall of Famer Bobby Cox was admitted into an Atlanta-area hospital.
UPDATED: Wed., April 3, 2019, 8:17 p.m.
The hottest team in baseball – the Seattle Mariners – will be getting two days off instead of one. Will it cool off an offense that has scored six runs …
Tue., April 2, 2019, 10:56 p.m.
Bryce Harper crushed a long home run for his third hit while performing to jeers in his return to Washington, and the Philadelphia Phillies beat the Nationals 8-2 Tuesday night …
UPDATED: Tue., April 2, 2019, 10:28 p.m.
Marco Gonzales was brilliant, pitching 8 1/3 innings, allowing one run on four hits with a walk and three strikeouts to improve to 3-0.
UPDATED: Tue., April 2, 2019, 9:51 p.m.
Marco Gonzales allowed four hits in 8 1 /3 innings as the Seattle Mariners defeated the visiting Los Angeles Angels 2-1 Tuesday night.