Monday, August 10, 2015
David Price pitched three-hit ball for seven innings and Justin Smoak lined Toronto's first grand slam in the Bronx as the Blue Jays beat the New York Yankees 6-0 Saturday for their seventh straight win.
A Taiwanese team of 11 and 12 year olds pounded out 11 hits, including two home runs, to defeat an American team 12-2 in five innings Saturday and stave off elimination in the 2015 Pony International Bronco World Series.
Sunday, August 9, 2015
Pittsburgh pinch-hitter Pedro Alvarez lined a bases-loaded single over a five-man infield in the 10th inning to lift the Pirates past the Los Angeles Dodgers 5-4 on Friday.
Saturday, August 8, 2015
Chicago rookie Kyle Schwarber homered in his second consecutive game to help the Cubs edge San Francisco 5-4 on Thursday, moving half a game ahead of the Giants in the race for the second wild card in the National League.
Baseball called on Japanese home run king Sadaharu Oh and karate used a live demonstration as eight sports made their case Friday to be included on the program for the 2020 Tokyo Olympics.
Friday, August 7, 2015
Matt Carpenter tied the game with a solo homer in the eighth and Randal Grichuk connected in the 13th to lead the league-leading St. Louis Cardinals to a 4-3 victory over the Cincinnati Reds in Major League Baseball on Wednesday.
Thursday, August 6, 2015
Salvador Perez homered and drove in three runs as the Kansas City Royals beat the Detroit Tigers 5-1 in Major League Baseball on Tuesday.
Los Angeles Lakers megastar Kobe Bryant yesterday inspired Taiwanese young hoop players by donating jerseys and presiding over a training camp during his whirlwind one-day Taipei visit.
Wednesday, August 5, 2015
Texas' Adrian Beltre became the first major leaguer since the 1930s to notch a third career cycle as the Rangers held on for a 12-9 victory over the American League West-leading Houston on Monday.
Tuesday, August 4, 2015
Josh Hamilton hit a two-run homer and Martin Perez allowed only two hits to earn his first win in a comeback from elbow surgery as the Texas Rangers edged the San Francisco Giants 2-1 on Sunday.