Friday, April 5, 2013
Clay Buchholz silenced the Yankees' bats and speedy Jackie Bradley Jr. got his first major league hit as the Boston Red Sox beat New York 7-4 on a cold Wednesday night to open a season with consecutive wins for the first time since 1999.
Wei-Yin Chen of the Baltimore Orioles held the Tampa Bay Rays scoreless in five innings Wednesday in St. Petersburg, Florida, but the bullpen failed to carry the team through, losing the game 8-7.
Premier Jiang Yi-huah (江宜樺) hinted at the possibility of creating a fifth Chinese Professional Baseball League team yesterday, following the baseball craze sparked from the World Baseball Classic.
Thursday, April 4, 2013
Yu Darvish was one out from a perfect game when Marwin Gonzalez grounded a clean single through the pitcher's legs, and the Texas Rangers beat the Houston Astros 7-0 on Tuesday night.
Rap mogul Jay-Z is expanding his Roc Nation entertainment company into sports representation and Tuesday announced the signing of New York Yankees second baseman Robinson Cano.
Madison Bumgarner allowed two hits over eight innings, giving the San Francisco Giants a 3-0 win against the Dodgers while overshadowing the major league debut of high-priced Los Angeles pitcher Hyun-Jin Ryu on Tuesday night.
Wednesday, April 3, 2013
Bryce Harper homered in his first two at-bats and Stephen Strasburg retired 19 batters in a row at one stretch as the defending NL East champion Washington Nationals opened the season with a 2-0 victory over the Miami Marlins on Monday.
Justin Verlander won on opening day for the first time in six attempts, pitching five shutout innings at frosty Target Field to send the defending American League champion Detroit Tigers past the Minnesota Twins 4-2 on Monday.
Tuesday, April 2, 2013
The Houston Astros marked their move to the American League with the 4,000th win in club history Sunday, launching the 2013 Major League Baseball season with an 8-2 triumph over the Texas Rangers.
Monday, April 1, 2013
Sapped of firepower due to a spate of injuries, the New York Yankees found inspiration in a visit to the U.S. Military Academy on Saturday for their last practice game before Opening Day.