Stories tagged: MLB
Sat., Sept. 30, 2017, 6:02 p.m.
Mariners turn to Andrew Albers when starter Andrew Moore suffers neck spasms
One more time – one final time? – an injury forced the Mariners to adjust their rotation.
Sat., Sept. 30, 2017, 3:27 p.m.
Red Sox top Astros to clinch A.L. East; rematch set for playoffs
The hard chopper bounced off first baseman Mitch Moreland’s glove and high into the air. Second baseman Brock Holt jumped to glove the ball and flipped it to first, where …
Fri., Sept. 29, 2017, 11:14 p.m.
MLB capsules: Houston blocks Boston from clinching A.L. East title
The Boston Red Sox again failed to clinch the A.L. East, losing 3-2 to Alex Bregman and the visiting Houston Astros on Friday night.
Fri., Sept. 29, 2017, 10:34 p.m.
Luis Valbuena’s two-run double caps rally as Angels defeat Mariners
Luis Valbuena hit a two-run, pinch-hit double in the eighth inning to cap a four-run rally as the Los Angeles Angels overcame three home runs by Seattle in a 6-5 …
Fri., Sept. 29, 2017, 5:36 p.m.
Mariners notes: James Paxton will start Seattle’s final game of season
Left-hander James Paxton won the debate – it was a mild debate – but the bottom line is he will start Sunday, as he wanted to do, when the Mariners …
Fri., Sept. 29, 2017, 4:02 p.m.
Pete Mackanin out as Philadelphia Phillies manager
Pete Mackanin is out as Philadelphia Phillies manager after 2
Thu., Sept. 28, 2017, 10:08 p.m.
MLB capsules: Cubs eliminate Cardinals from postseason contention
The Cardinals were eliminated from postseason contention when Leonys Martin leaped at the center-field fence to rob Paul DeJong of a tying home run with two outs in the 11th …
UPDATED: Thu., Sept. 28, 2017, 5:38 p.m.
Mariners need to make another big offseason splash
It was four years ago when, seeking to jolt the franchise out of its extended doldrums, the Mariners shocked the baseball world by shelling out $240 million to sign second …
UPDATED: Thu., Sept. 28, 2017, 5:20 p.m.
Oakland manager Bob Melvin receives one-year contract through 2019 season
Bob Melvin is set to manage at least two more years for the Oakland Athletics, with his latest extension announced Thursday set to take him through the 2019 season.
Wed., Sept. 27, 2017, 11:02 p.m.
MLB Capsules: Cubs clinch N.L. Central with win over rival Cardinals
Addison Russell hit a three-run homer and John Lackey pitched six strong innings as the visiting Chicago Cubs clinched their second consecutive N.L. Central title with a 5-1 victory over …
Wed., Sept. 27, 2017, 8:49 p.m.
MLB Notebook: Owners approve sale of Marlins to Jeter group
Two people familiar with the vote say major league owners have approved the sale of the Miami Marlins by Jeffrey Loria to an investment group led by Bruce Sherman and …
UPDATED: Wed., Sept. 27, 2017, 7:01 p.m.
Mark Canha’s walk-off homer leads Oakland past Mariners
Mark Canha hit a game-ending home run in the ninth inning to lead the Oakland Athletics past the Seattle Mariners 6-5 on Wednesday.
UPDATED: Tue., Sept. 26, 2017, 11:03 p.m.
MLB capsules: Cardinals keep Cubs from clinching NL Central
ST. LOUIS – Tommy Pham and Randal Grichuk homered, and the St. Louis Cardinals denied the Chicago Cubs a chance at clinching the NL Central title with an 8-7 victory …
UPDATED: Tue., Sept. 26, 2017, 11:06 p.m.
Former A’s Valencia, Alonso homer for Seattle in win over Oakland
Seattle’s Danny Valencia hit a three-run homer against his former team and fellow ex-Oakland slugger Yonder Alonso added a two-run shot in the Mariners’ 6-3 win over the Athletics on …
Tue., Sept. 26, 2017, 9:52 p.m.
MLB notebook: Twins on cusp of amazing turnaround
When Brian Dozier’s home run cleared the right-field wall, Minnesota’s dugout burst into joyous celebration with players excitedly bouncing off each other.
Mon., Sept. 25, 2017, 11:13 p.m.
MLB roundup: Cubs win, close in on second straight division title
Mon., Sept. 25, 2017, 10:13 p.m.
Felix Hernandez sharp, Mariners hit 4 home runs in 7-1 win over A’s
Mitch Haniger homered twice and Felix Hernandez won for the first time in more than two months as the Seattle Mariners defeated the Oakland Athletics 7-1 on Monday night.
UPDATED: Mon., Sept. 25, 2017, 7:31 p.m.
Yankees’ Aaron Judge breaks rookie home-run record
Yankees right fielder Aaron Judge slugged his way into MLB’s record book, tying – then breaking – Mark McGwire’s rookie mark for home runs with Nos. 49 and 50 on …
Sun., Sept. 24, 2017, 9:58 p.m.
MLB Capsules: Diamondbacks walk off to clinch top wild-card spot
J.D. Martinez lined a two-out RBI single to deep left field with the bases loaded in the ninth inning, and the Arizona Diamondbacks beat the Miami Marlins 3-2 on Sunday …
Sun., Sept. 24, 2017, 8:25 p.m.
Oakland’s Bruce Maxwell kneels during anthem for 2nd straight day
Oakland Athletics catcher Bruce Maxwell pressed a hand to his heart and took to a knee for the national anthem for the second straight game Sunday, part of a protest …
UPDATED: Sun., Sept. 24, 2017, 7:42 p.m.
Mariners eliminated from playoff race with loss to Cleveland Indians
Corey Kluber threw seven strong innings to become the season’s first 18-game winner in the American League, Jose Ramirez’s 29th home run snapped a 2-all tie, and the Cleveland Indians …
Sat., Sept. 23, 2017, 10:59 p.m.
MLB capsules: Oakland’s Bruce Maxwell becomes first major league player to kneel
Bruce Maxwell became the first major league baseball player to kneel during the national anthem, and Khris Davis hit his 40th home run to lift the Oakland Athletics over the …
Sat., Sept. 23, 2017, 7:22 p.m.
Mariners set dubious record by using 40 pitchers this season
Can you name all 40 pitchers who have appeared in a game for the Mariners this season?
UPDATED: Sat., Sept. 23, 2017, 6:45 p.m.
Francisco Lindor’s 33rd homer leads torrid Cleveland over Mariners
Francisco Lindor led off the game with his 33rd home run, the most by a Cleveland middle infielder, and the Indians routed the Seattle Mariners 11-4 Saturday for their 28th …
Sat., Sept. 23, 2017, 12:26 p.m.
Puerto Rican players across MLB help after Hurricane Maria
It’s been three days since Hurricane Maria destroyed Puerto Rico and Carlos Beltran still hasn’t been able to get in touch with his parents who live there.
Fri., Sept. 22, 2017, 11:03 p.m.
MLB capsules: Cody Bellinger sets rookie record as Dodgers clinch N.L. West
The Los Angeles Dodgers clinched their fifth straight N.L. West title on Friday, beating the visiting San Francisco Giants 4-2 as Cody Bellinger set an N.L. rookie record with his …
UPDATED: Fri., Sept. 22, 2017, 10:51 p.m.
Mariners beat Cleveland Indians on Nelson Cruz’s walk-off home run
Nelson Cruz hit a game-ending two-run homer in the ninth inning, lifting the Seattle Mariners over the Cleveland Indians 3-1 on Friday night.
Fri., Sept. 22, 2017, 6:48 p.m.
Seattle baseball writers select Nelson Cruz as Mariners player of year
Nelson Cruz is already reaping rewards for a record-breaking season that has him poised to lead the American League in runs batted in for the first time in his 13-year …
Fri., Sept. 22, 2017, 4 p.m.
Brad Ausmus out as manager of Detroit Tigers after season
The rebuilding Detroit Tigers will start fresh next season with a new manager.
Thu., Sept. 21, 2017, 10:30 p.m.
MLB capsules: Cubs defeat Brewers to extend lead in N.L. Central
Javier Baez grounded a tying single with two outs in the ninth inning, Kris Bryant hit a two-run homer in the 10th and the Chicago Cubs widened their N.L. Central …