Thursday, September 18, 2014
The Baltimore Orioles and Washington Nationals became the second and third teams to book their places in Major League Baseball's playoffs, clinching the American League East and National League East titles respectively with victories on Tuesday.
Japanese pitcher Masahiro Tanaka is tentatively scheduled make his first major league start in more than two months on Sunday, New York Yankees manager Joe Girardi said Tuesday.
Wednesday, September 17, 2014
His latest outing was far from perfect but it was enough for Taiwanese pitcher Wei-yin Chen to notch his career-high 16th win in a single season as the Baltimore Orioles beat the Toronto Blue Jays 5-2 at Camden Yards on Monday night.
The Los Angeles Angels became the first team in the major leagues to clinch a playoff spot Monday after Matt Shoemaker allowed five hits into the eighth inning of an 8-1 victory over the Seattle Mariners.
Mets pitcher Jacob deGrom has tied a major league record by striking out his first eight batters.
Philadelphia Phillies closing pitcher Jonathan Papelbon was suspended seven games by Major League Baseball on Monday for “inappropriate behavior” in Sunday's game against the Miami Marlins.
Tuesday, September 16, 2014
Ian Kinsler hit a go-ahead, two-run homer in the seventh inning as the Detroit Tigers reopened a 1 1/2-game American League Central lead by beating the Cleveland Indians 6-4 Sunday for a three-game sweep.
Monday, September 15, 2014
Alex Avila hit a two-out, two-run homer in the eighth inning and the Detroit Tigers kept their slim AL Central lead, beating the Cleveland Indians 5-4 Saturday night.
Sunday, September 14, 2014
San Francisco moved within one game of National League West leader Los Angeles by trouncing the Dodgers 9-0 on Friday, with starting pitcher Madison Bumgarner taking a share of the major-league lead with his 18th win of the season.
Saturday, September 13, 2014
A pair of two-run homers by Washington provoked New York Mets pitcher Bartolo Colon into angry reactions that prompted his dismissal from the game, as the Nationals won 6-2 to boost their National League East lead.