Wednesday, September 17, 2014
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.
Friday, September 12, 2014
Taiwan-native Baltimore Orioles starter Wei-Yin Chen (陳偉殷) on Wednesday pitched perfectly into the sixth inning until the perfection was broken by a Red Sox rookie catcher who doubled for his first major league hit.
Kansas City's James Shields pitched seven scoreless innings to lead the Royals to a 3-0 win at Detroit on Wednesday, re-opening a one-game lead over the Tigers atop the tightly contested American League Central.
Injured Yankees ace Masahiro Tanaka is going to face minor leaguers in a simulated game Monday in what may be the final step of his rehabilitation from a partially torn elbow ligament.