Friday, April 25, 2014
New York Yankees pitcher Michael Pineda was ejected from Wednesday's game against Boston for using pine tar to aid his grip on the ball, compounding a 5-1 loss to the Red Sox.
Conrado Marrero, the diminutive Cuban right-hander who pitched for the Washington Senators in the 1950s and in 2011 became the oldest living former Major League Baseball player, died in Havana on Wednesday. He was 102, just two days short of his 103rd birthday.
Thursday, April 24, 2014
Albert Pujols became the first major leaguer to hit his 499th and 500th homers in the same game, driving in five runs to help the Los Angeles Angels beat the Washington Nationals 7-2 Tuesday night.
Jose Fernandez matched his career high with 14 strikeouts in eight innings and combined with Steve Cishek on a three-hitter as the Marlins shut out the Braves 1-0.
Wednesday, April 23, 2014
The Baltimore Orioles held on to beat the Red Sox 7-6 Monday in the annual Patriots' Day morning game at Fenway Park, a year after the Boston Marathon bombings.
Tuesday, April 22, 2014
It took all afternoon before Curtis Granderson finally generated some goodwill at Citi Field.
Monday, April 21, 2014
Washington star Bryce Harper was taken out of the game by first-year manager Matt Williams for failing to run hard to first base on a routine out during a 4-3 loss to St. Louis on Saturday.
Sunday, April 20, 2014
Albert Pujols hit his 497th home run and Howie Kendrick added two of his own to lead the Los Angeles Angels to an 11-6 win over the Detroit Tigers on Friday night.
Aaron Harang threw no-hit ball for seven innings but was pulled after 121 pitches, and reliever Luis Avilan gave up David Wright's two-out single in the eighth as the Atlanta Braves beat the New York Mets 6-0 Friday night.