Stories tagged: mlb
UPDATED: Tue., Sept. 24, 2019, 10:43 p.m.
Houston righty, 4-0 against Seattle this season, has allowed just 12 hits and struck out a whopping 50 in 28 innings in those four starts.
UPDATED: Tue., Sept. 24, 2019, 11:04 p.m.
Trea Turner’s go-ahead grand slam lifted Washington to a 6-5 victory over the Philadelphia Phillies for a doubleheader sweep Tuesday that helped the Nationals clinch an NL wild card, capping …
UPDATED: Wed., Sept. 25, 2019, 8 a.m.
Major League Baseball has set its season strikeout record for the 12th straight season. Batters struck out 369 times Tuesday to raise the season total to 41,467. That topped the …
Tue., Sept. 24, 2019, 5:13 p.m.
After leading the Royals to their first World Series title in 30 years, Ned Yost wanted to stay through rebuilding. He assessed the team during the All-Star break, then told …
UPDATED: Tue., Sept. 24, 2019, 6:43 p.m.
Cleveland Indians star Jose Ramirez hit a grand slam in his first plate appearance after missing a month with a broken hand, then followed with a three-run drive in his …
Tue., Sept. 24, 2019, 4:29 p.m.
Yankees sluggers Gary Sanchez and Edwin Encarnacion are both expected to be back in the lineup this weekend at Texas in New York’s final regular-season series. Second baseman Gleyber Torres …
UPDATED: Tue., Sept. 24, 2019, 4:33 p.m.
A few hours before the start of his final series as a Cincinnati Reds broadcaster, Marty Brennaman was pausing to collect himself at the thought of a final out now …
Tue., Sept. 24, 2019, 8 a.m.
A look at what’s happening around the majors today.
Mon., Sept. 23, 2019, 10:29 p.m.
UPDATED: Mon., Sept. 23, 2019, 8:04 p.m.
Goodbye was inevitable. This mutual parting of ways, at least in the beginning, seemed unimaginable to those who can remember what it was like when it was good. Yet the …
Sun., Sept. 22, 2019, 9:35 p.m.
George Springer hit a career-high three homers, Justin Verlander posted his MLB-leading 20th win and the Houston Astros clinched their third straight AL West title in grand fashion, routing the …
UPDATED: Sat., Sept. 21, 2019, 9:52 p.m.
Mallex Smith scored from second base in the 13th inning after Tim Lopes beat out an infield grounder, and the Seattle Mariners outlasted the Baltimore Orioles 7-6.
UPDATED: Sat., Sept. 21, 2019, 10:05 p.m.
Yadier Molina and Paul DeJong homered on Craig Kimbrel’s first two pitches in the ninth inning, and the St. Louis Cardinals handed the reeling Chicago Cubs their fifth straight loss …
UPDATED: Sat., Sept. 21, 2019, 7:16 p.m.
SAN DIEGO – Rod Barajas was at his daughter’s soccer game in Del Mar on Saturday morning when general manager A.J. Preller called to say that Andy Green was out …
UPDATED: Fri., Sept. 20, 2019, 11:11 p.m.
The Atlanta Braves clinched their second straight NL East title as Ronald Acuna Jr. hit his 41st homer in a 6-0 win over San Francisco on Friday night that eliminated …
UPDATED: Fri., Sept. 20, 2019, 8:26 p.m.
Hernandez labored through five innings in what was likely his penultimate start with the Seattle Mariners.
Thu., Sept. 19, 2019, 9:22 p.m.
The resilient New York Yankees powered their way to the club’s first AL East title since 2012, routing the Los Angeles Angels 9-1 Thursday night behind three RBIs each from …
UPDATED: Thu., Sept. 19, 2019, 4:28 p.m.
Shed Long had three hits and scored the go-ahead run in the 11th on an unusual inning-ending double play as the Seattle Mariners beat the Pittsburgh Pirates 6-5.
Thu., Sept. 19, 2019, 11:22 a.m.
Ronald Acuna Jr. of the Atlanta Braves has become only the third player in baseball history to hit 40 homers while 21 years old or younger.
UPDATED: Thu., Sept. 19, 2019, 1:58 p.m.
Yankees star pitcher Domingo German was placed on administrative leave under Major League Baseball’s domestic violence policy on Thursday, casting doubt over whether New York’s top winner this season will …
UPDATED: Wed., Sept. 18, 2019, 8:40 p.m.
After hitting four home runs in his first six games, Kyle Lewis finally hit a rough patch when he struck out four times in his last one. One day later, …
Wed., Sept. 18, 2019, 7:08 p.m.
Out of Right Field: Recap, takeaways from the Seattle Mariners’ 4-1 victory against the Pittsburgh Pirates
Kyle Lewis homered for the fifth time in eight major-league games as the Mariners defeated the host Pittsburgh Pirates 4-1 Wednesday night in interleague play.
Tue., Sept. 17, 2019, 10:48 p.m.
Rookie Cavan Biggio hit for the cycle, and the Toronto Blue Jays beat the Baltimore Orioles 8-5 on Tuesday night.
UPDATED: Tue., Sept. 17, 2019, 8:40 p.m.
Gonzales pitched one of his best games of the season and he had his first hit as a Mariner – a double off Pittsburgh starter Mitch Keller – to carry …
UPDATED: Tue., Sept. 17, 2019, 7:21 p.m.
Out of Right Field: Recap, takeaways from the Seattle Mariners’ 6-0 victory against the Pittsburgh Pirates
Marco Gonzales pitched seven shutout innings and the Mariners hit three solo home runs in a 6-0 victory against the host Pittsburgh Pirates in interleague play Tuesday night.
UPDATED: Tue., Sept. 17, 2019, 6:29 p.m.
Pittsburgh Pirates closer Felipe Vazquez was arrested Tuesday on multiple felony charges, including statutory sexual assault, soliciting a child and pornography, and was placed on administrative leave by Major League …
Mon., Sept. 16, 2019, 10:32 p.m.
UPDATED: Mon., Sept. 16, 2019, 10:19 p.m.
Not even the 1927 New York Yankees, despite a lineup famously known as “Murderers’ Row,” had three players with 40 or more home runs. They had two, Babe Ruth with …
Sun., Sept. 15, 2019, 10:40 p.m.
Star first baseman Anthony Rizzo was pulled from the game with a sprained right ankle, putting a damper on the Chicago Cubs’ 16-6 victory over the Pittsburgh Pirates that completed …
UPDATED: Sat., Sept. 14, 2019, 11:30 p.m.
Omar Narvaez hit a game-ending home run in the 10th inning against his former team, Felix Hernandez turned in his best outing of the season and the Seattle Mariners beat …