Friday, July 31, 2015
Pittsburgh's Andrew McCutchen capitalized on two Minnesota errors to score during a five-run sixth inning that lifted the Pirates to a 10-4 win at the Twins on Wednesday, further closing on the National League Central Division lead.
Eric Byrnes sat behind the large monitor some 30 meters from home plate watching the screen as the computer told him exactly what to announce for the intimate crowd watching independent league baseball at Albert Field, a full moon in the distance.
Representing the Asia-Pacific region, Taiwan defeated the Netherlands 5-2 Wednesday at the Big League Baseball World Series, rolling to its second straight win in the 11-team tournament.
Thursday, July 30, 2015
Houston's Jose Altuve drove in a career-high five runs to lead the Astros to a 10-5 win against the Los Angeles Angels on Tuesday, leaving the two teams in a virtual tie for top spot in the American League West division.
Wednesday, July 29, 2015
St. Louis' Kolten Wong hit a grand slam, powering the Cardinals to a 4-1 win over Cincinnati on Monday, extending their lead in the National League Central division.
Tuesday, July 28, 2015
Zack Greinke's shutout streak ended at 45 2/3 innings when the Mets scored the first of two runs against him as New York beat the Los Angeles Dodgers 3-2 Sunday off newcomer Juan Uribe's single off the wall in the 10th.
Monday, July 27, 2015
Phillies ace Cole Hamels enhanced his trade value even more, becoming the first pitcher to throw a no-hitter against the Chicago Cubs in 50 years while leading Philadelphia to a 5-0 win in Major League Baseball on Saturday.
Tsao Chin-hui (曹錦輝), the first Taiwanese pitcher to play in the major league in the United States, was optioned to Triple-A Oklahoma City after a poor performance in a relief call by the Los Angeles Dodgers in their game against the New York Mets in New York Saturday.
Taiwan scored its third straight win in the 2015 U-12 Baseball World Cup of the World Baseball and Softball Confederation (WBSC), beating Cuba 6-5 at Tainan Stadium in southern Taiwan Sunday in the opening round of the championship.
Sunday, July 26, 2015
Houston's Scott Kazmir pitched seven strong innings in his first outing for the Astros, leading the visitors to a 4-0 win at Kansas City in Friday's clash of American League divisional leaders.