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.
Thursday, September 11, 2014
Wednesday, September 10, 2014
Detroit closed the gap on American League Central leader Kansas City to just one game by beating the Royals 9-5 on Monday, with Torii Hunter having two hits in a six-run third inning which effectively decided the contest.
Tuesday, September 9, 2014
Yordano Ventura and the Kansas City Royals turned Derek Jeter Day into another disappointing defeat for the New York Yankees' captain in the dwindling days of his career.
Yu Darvish was placed on Major League Baseball's 60-day disabled list Sunday by the Texas Rangers, ending the season for the 28-year-old Japanese right-handed pitcher.
Monday, September 8, 2014
Kyle Seager had three hits, including a home run, as the Seattle Mariners beat the Texas Rangers 4-2 on Saturday to move 1 and a half games ahead of Detroit for the American League's second playoff wild card.
Sunday, September 7, 2014
San Francisco pitcher Jake Peavy was in such dominant form that he even resumed after a rain delay of almost three hours and steered the Giants to an 8-2 win over Detroit in Friday's key interleague clash of playoff aspirants.
Texas Rangers manager Ron Washington unexpectedly resigned Friday, saying he needed to devote his full attention to an “off-the-field personal matter.”