Stories tagged: MLB
UPDATED: Thu., Aug. 1, 2019, 4:22 p.m.
Living in the pastime: Monthly BasebALZ program keeps baseball in the minds of those suffering from Alzheimer’s, dementia
It starts with a baseball. Each person who attends the monthly BasebALZ program in a conference room at the offices of Alzheimer’s Los Angeles is handed one, faded and scuffed.
UPDATED: Thu., Aug. 1, 2019, 2:20 p.m.
Pittsburgh pitcher Keone Kela has been suspended for 10 games, Cincinnati reliever Amir Garrett for eight and Yasiel Puig for three after a furious brawl between the Pirates and Reds. …
Thu., Aug. 1, 2019, 11:31 a.m.
The defending World Series champion Boston Red Sox are setting their sights on an AL wild-card berth, and they’re doing it with the players they already have. Red Sox baseball …
Thu., Aug. 1, 2019, 10:48 a.m.
Major league batters are on pace to hit 600 more home runs than in any previous season, nearly 10% above the record set two years ago. A total of 4,478 …
Wed., July 31, 2019, 10:54 p.m.
Josh Donaldson homered against Sean Doolittle in the top of the 10th, and the Atlanta Braves pulled out a 5-4 victory over the Washington Nationals on Wednesday to take two …
Wed., July 31, 2019, 10:33 p.m.
If the situation had arisen the day before, the decisions about the pitchers used would have been different because, well, there would’ve been better pitchers in the Mariners’ bullpen.
Wed., July 31, 2019, 9:01 p.m.
Willie Calhoun hit a go-ahead, three-run homer and the Texas Rangers held on for a 9-7 victory against the visiting Seattle Mariners on Wednesday night.
Wed., July 31, 2019, 5:29 p.m.
On a dizzying day that featured two dozen trades, the Houston Astros pulled off the biggest and most startling deal, adding ace Zack Greinke to an imposing rotation already loaded …
UPDATED: Wed., July 31, 2019, 5:51 p.m.
After shopping him during the offseason and re-intensifying those efforts in late May, the Mariners have finally traded veteran right-hander Mike Leake.
UPDATED: Wed., July 31, 2019, 5:52 p.m.
Strickland started the season as Seattle’s closer before getting hurt. Elias has been the closer for the last few months.
Tue., July 30, 2019, 10:36 p.m.
Verlander (14-4) outpitched Shane Bieber and won his fourth consecutive start, tying Washington’s Stephen Strasburg for the major league lead in wins.
UPDATED: Tue., July 30, 2019, 10:09 p.m.
Kyle Seager had a solo homer, a tiebreaking two-run triple and drove in four runs as the Seattle Mariners stretched their winning streak to six games with an 8-5 victory …
Tue., July 30, 2019, 8:43 p.m.
The Indians have reportedly found a trade partner – in a way, two – for Trevor Bauer, and they’ve also discovered the right-handed hitters the lineup has largely missed this …
UPDATED: Tue., July 30, 2019, 8:43 p.m.
Out of Right Field: Recap, takeaways from the Seattle Mariners’ 8-5 victory against the Texas Rangers
Kyle Seager hit a tiebreaking, two-run triple in the seventh inning as the Seattle Mariners defeated the host Texas Rangers 8-5 Tuesday night.
Tue., July 30, 2019, 5:18 p.m.
Bauer made the toss in the fifth inning of a 9-6 loss in Kansas City on Sunday.
Tue., July 30, 2019, 5:17 p.m.
The Blue Jays will send cash to Chicago to offset some of Phelps’ contract.
Mon., July 29, 2019, 10:23 p.m.
Mon., July 29, 2019, 10:08 p.m.
New York Mets right-hander Noah Syndergaard (7-5, 4.33) is set to start against the White Sox on Tuesday, and it could be his final appearance with the club.
Sun., July 28, 2019, 8:34 p.m.
Stephen Strasburg tossed seven masterful innings to win his seventh consecutive start, leading the Washington Nationals to an 11-4 rout of the Los Angeles Dodgers on Sunday.
Sat., July 27, 2019, 10:35 p.m.
J.D. Martinez and Andrew Benintendi homered as the Boston Red Sox again hit balls all over and out of Fenway Park, battering the New York Yankees 9-5 Saturday.
UPDATED: Sat., July 27, 2019, 10:04 p.m.
For all the wheeling and dealing that “Trader” Jerry Dipoto has done as the general manager of the Mariners, surprisingly little of it has come at the July 31 trade …
UPDATED: Sat., July 27, 2019, 7:33 p.m.
The AL Central-leading Minnesota Twins have acquired veteran reliever Sergio Romo in a trade with Miami, hoping to boost their beleaguered bullpen for the stretch. The deadline for making deals …
UPDATED: Sat., July 27, 2019, 8:49 p.m.
After spending eight years in the minors, Ryan Court started this season on an even lower rung – in an independent league, still hoping for his big chance.
UPDATED: Sat., July 27, 2019, 6 p.m.
The Oakland Athletics have signed 8-year-old August Wold for a day to grant his dream through the Make-A-Wish Foundation. The boy pulled on his tiny green No. 19 A’s jersey, …
UPDATED: Sat., July 27, 2019, 4:06 p.m.
Mets outfielder Dominic Smith has been placed on the 10-day injured list with a stress reaction in his left foot. Smith wore a walking boot in New York’s clubhouse and …
UPDATED: Sat., July 27, 2019, 7:41 p.m.
Former Red Sox slugger David Ortiz is out of the hospital following three surgeries after being shot in the back at a bar in the Dominican Republic. The Red Sox …
UPDATED: Sat., July 27, 2019, 6:11 p.m.
The Kansas City Royals have traded left-handed reliever Jake Diekman to the Oakland Athletics for two minor league prospects. The deal came as part of a flurry of roster moves …
UPDATED: Fri., July 26, 2019, 11:04 p.m.
Mallex Smith hit an RBI single with two outs in the bottom of the ninth inning to give the Seattle Mariners a 3-2 win over the Detroit Tigers on Friday …
UPDATED: Fri., July 26, 2019, 10:19 p.m.
Out of Right Field: Recap, takeaways from the Seattle Mariners’ 3-2 victory against the Detroit Tigers
Mallex Smith lined a run-scoring single to right field with two outs in the bottom of the ninth inning as the Seattle Mariners rallied to defeat the visiting Detroit Tigers …
UPDATED: Fri., July 26, 2019, 8:08 p.m.
Mets All-Star Jeff McNeil is driving a ruff bargain ahead of the trade deadline. McNeil is lobbying his wife, Tatiana, to let him adopt one of the puppies brought to …