Stories tagged: MLB
Mon., Aug. 6, 2018, 8:23 p.m.
Angels superstar Mike Trout has received a cortisone injection in his sore right wrist. Los Angeles is still hopeful Trout can return to the lineup soon, but he is out …
Mon., Aug. 6, 2018, 8:18 p.m.
Mike Fiers may end up with another chance to pitch in the postseason. The Oakland Athletics acquired the right-hander from the Detroit Tigers on Monday for two players to be …
Mon., Aug. 6, 2018, 6:53 p.m.
Couch Slouch: There appears to be a growing crisis in Major League Baseball: Everybody strikes out and nobody goes to games. Of course, I exaggerate. I do this to ensure …
UPDATED: Sun., Aug. 5, 2018, 10:22 p.m.
Brian Dozier delivered a two-run double in the first inning and Manny Machado had three hits with two runs scored as the Los Angeles Dodgers defeated the Houston Astros 3-2 …
Sat., Aug. 4, 2018, 10:51 p.m.
The unrealistic possibility of James Paxton throwing another no-hitter against the Toronto Blue Jays this season was realized just one batter into Saturday night when Devon Travis yanked a curveball …
Sat., Aug. 4, 2018, 10:14 p.m.
Nathan Eovaldi pitched eight dominant innings and closer Craig Kimbrel held on during a shaky ninth to help the Boston Red Sox beat the second-place Yankees for the third game …
Sat., Aug. 4, 2018, 8:22 p.m.
Nationals star Bryce Harper might be hobbled for a bit after getting hit by a curveball in the right knee Saturday night. Harper struggled initially to put weight on the …
UPDATED: Fri., Aug. 3, 2018, 10:40 p.m.
In a game that felt really big – even in early August – the Mariners went down meekly against Toronto rookie Ryan Borucki at Safeco Field, losing 7-2 and giving …
UPDATED: Fri., Aug. 3, 2018, 11:14 p.m.
Shohei Ohtani hit two home runs in a game for the first time in the major leagues, and the Los Angeles Angels defeated the Cleveland Indians 7-4 on Friday night.
Fri., Aug. 3, 2018, 8:15 p.m.
To summon a recent reliever, Cubs manager Joe Maddon didn’t even need to signal his bullpen. He just pointed toward his first baseman. Now pitching: Anthony Rizzo.
Fri., Aug. 3, 2018, 7:57 p.m.
Los Angeles Dodgers outfielder Andre Ethier officially announced his retirement from baseball Friday during an on-field ceremony.
UPDATED: Thu., Aug. 2, 2018, 11 p.m.
Steve Pearce homered three times, the second a three-run drive in an eight-run fourth inning as the Boston Red Sox rallied from an early deficit to beat the New York …
Thu., Aug. 2, 2018, 9:35 p.m.
When baseball stars on expiring contracts get traded in July, there’s usually no need to find long-term housing. Most find new teams for the following season.
Thu., Aug. 2, 2018, 8:41 p.m.
Arizona Diamondbacks third baseman Jake Lamb will have left shoulder surgery and miss the remainder of the season.
Thu., Aug. 2, 2018, 5:03 p.m.
Los Angeles Angels star Mike Trout missed Thursday’s 4-2 loss to the Tampa Bay Rays because of a bruised right wrist.
Thu., Aug. 2, 2018, 4:53 p.m.
The World Series, often called baseball’s October Classic, could end in October for the first time since 2014.
Wed., Aug. 1, 2018, 10:58 p.m.
UPDATED: Wed., Aug. 1, 2018, 8:27 p.m.
Marwin Gonzalez hit two of Houston’s four home runs, and the Astros knocked the Seattle Mariners from the lead for the second wild card in the American League with an …
UPDATED: Tue., July 31, 2018, 10:57 p.m.
Evan Gattis hit a two-run home run to put Houston ahead, Josh Reddick capped it with a two-run shot in the ninth inning, and the Astros snapped a five-game losing …
UPDATED: Tue., July 31, 2018, 11:03 p.m.
In the highest-scoring game in franchise history, Daniel Murphy hit two early home runs and the Washington Nationals kept pouring it on against emergency reliever Jose Reyes and the New …
Tue., July 31, 2018, 8:42 p.m.
Brian Dozier, Chris Archer and Jonathan Schoop were among the many players traded before the deadline for making deals without waivers. Wilson Ramos and Brandon Kintzler also were on the …
UPDATED: Tue., July 31, 2018, 6:56 p.m.
Miami Marlins outfielder Cameron Maybin has been traded to the Seattle Mariners for minor league infielder Bryson Brigman and international slot money. Maybin is batting .251 with three homers and …
Tue., July 31, 2018, 1:09 p.m.
The NL East-leading Philadelphia Phillies have acquired All-Star catcher Wilson Ramos from the Tampa Bay Rays for a player to be named or cash.
Tue., July 31, 2018, 11:31 a.m.
Overrun by injuries to outfielders this season, Cleveland acquired center fielder Leonys Martin from the Detroit Tigers before Tuesday’s deadline in exchange for 21-year-old infield prospect Willi Castro.
UPDATED: Mon., July 30, 2018, 11:10 p.m.
UPDATED: Mon., July 30, 2018, 9:40 p.m.
The Boston Red Sox have acquired Ian Kinsler from the Los Angeles Angels to fill in for injured second baseman Dustin Pedroia.
Mon., July 30, 2018, 8:05 p.m.
A day before the deadline to make trades without waivers, there were a flurry of deals Monday.
Mon., July 30, 2018, 6:36 p.m.
Sean Newcomb had enough problems explaining the pitch he threw to Chris Taylor when he was within a strike of throwing a no-hitter against the Dodgers. Then he had to …
UPDATED: Mon., July 30, 2018, 1:14 a.m.
Last week during the All-Star festivities, MLB commissioner Rob Manfred said the league is ready to expand again. Dave Nichols contemplates the possibilities.
UPDATED: Sun., July 29, 2018, 8:24 p.m.
The Seattle Mariners remained true to their aggressive offensive style Sunday and put together the breakout game they have been looking for in an 8-5 victory over the Los Angeles …