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.”
Saturday, September 6, 2014
St. Louis edged Milwaukee 3-2 on Thursday to open a four-game gap between the two National League Central division rivals whose seasons seem headed in radically different directions.
The New York Yankees plan to have Masahiro Tanaka throw another bullpen training session on Saturday and say the injured star must pitch in some sort of game setting to determine whether he can avoid elbow surgery.
Friday, September 5, 2014
Thursday, September 4, 2014
Seattle held off fast-finishing Oakland to win 6-5 at the Athletics on Tuesday, keeping up its bid for a wild-card berth while hurting the A's chances of achieving something better than that.