Monday, June 22, 2015
Washington's Max Scherzer lost his bid for a perfect game in startling fashion, hitting a batter with a pitch with two outs in the ninth inning, and had to settle for a no-hitter as the Nationals beat Pittsburgh 6-0 on Saturday.
Sunday, June 21, 2015
Alex Rodriguez homered for his 3,000th career hit and smiled all the way around the bases as the New York Yankees beat the Detroit Tigers 7-2 Friday night, the highlight so far in what has become a resurgent season for the formerly disgraced slugger.
Alex Rodriguez homered for his 3,000th career hit on Friday and smiled all the way as he jogged around the bases in the highlight so far in what's become a resurgent season for the formerly disgraced slugger.
Saturday, June 20, 2015
Friday, June 19, 2015
Minnesota closer Glen Perkins wriggled out of trouble in the ninth inning to extend his perfect record this season and guide the Twins to a 3-1 win against majors-leading St. Louis on Wednesday.
Orioles southpaw Wei-yin Chen expressed his frustration on Twitter Tuesday at being demoted to High-A Fredrick, prompting some Taiwan fans to speculate online that the Orioles' decision might have something to do with Chen's contract.
Thursday, June 18, 2015
Texas' Robinson Chirinos hit a game-ending home run leading off the bottom of the ninth inning to give the Rangers a 3-2 victory over the National League West-leading Los Angeles Dodgers on Tuesday.
Wednesday, June 17, 2015
St. Louis' John Lackey pitched eight strong innings to guide the Cardinals to a hard-fought 3-2 win against Minnesota in interleague play on Monday, extending their already comfortable lead in the National League standings.
Tuesday, June 16, 2015
Max Scherzer struck out a Nationals-record 16 batters and allowed just one hit, losing his perfect-game bid on a single that barely fell in bounds during the seventh inning to lead Washington to a 4-0 win over the Milwaukee Brewers on Sunday.
Monday, June 15, 2015
Tyler Lyons had a solid outing and Mark Reynolds hit the go-ahead homer in the fifth inning for the St. Louis Cardinals, who beat the Kansas City Royals 3-2 on Saturday.