Wednesday, April 9, 2014
Derek Jeter gave Yangervis Solarte some assistance with Yankee Stadium tradition, then the rookie helped make the captain a winner in his final home opener Monday as New York beat the Baltimore Orioles 4-2 in the American League.
A semi-professional summer baseball league, featuring at least five local amateur teams as well as a group of foreign imported players and coaches, is scheduled to launch in late May, the Chinese Taipei Baseball Association (CTBA, 中華棒協) announced yesterday.
Tuesday, April 8, 2014
Chris Tillman outpitched Justin Verlander, allowing one run while working into the ninth, as the Baltimore Orioles beat the Detroit Tigers 3-1 on Sunday, handing Major League Baseball's last undefeated team its first loss.
Monday, April 7, 2014
Pinch-hitter Ike Davis hit a game-ending grand slam and the New York Mets were aided by a favorable ninth-inning replay review in rallying to beat the Cincinnati Reds 6-3 Saturday.
Sunday, April 6, 2014
Lyle Overbay watched the Red Sox receive their championship rings, knowing how close he came to getting one.
Masahiro Tanaka made a shaky start to his first Major League season, but settled down to pitch seven solid innings in the New York Yankees' 7-3 win over Toronto.
Benefiting from the decision to overturn Ian Desmond's inside-the-park homer on replay review, the Atlanta Braves beat Washington 2-1 Friday, spoiling the Nationals' home opener and giving rookie manager Matt Williams his first loss.
Saturday, April 5, 2014
The New York Yankees earned their first win this season after rookie Yangervis Solarte had three hits in his first major league start and Derek Jeter drove in a run to beat the Houston Astros 4-2 on Thursday.
Taiwanese left-hander Wei-Yin Chen (陳偉殷) lost his first start of the season for the Baltimore Orioles Thursday, giving up four runs and career-high 12 hits in 5 2/3 innings in his team's 4-3 loss to the Boston Red Sox.