Thursday, July 17, 2014
On a summer evening filled with reminders of generational change, the American League maintained nearly two decades of dominance by beating the National League 5-3 in the All-Star game Tuesday for its 13th win in 17 years.
The bullpen door swung open, and Glen Perkins ran out on his way to the mound he's made his ninth-inning home at Target Field.
Wednesday, July 16, 2014
Oakland's Yoenis Cespedes became the first repeat winner of the All-Star home run derby in 15 years, powering his way past Cincinnati's Todd Frazier by a whopping 9-1 in the final round Monday night.
Monday, July 14, 2014
Adam Wainwright pitched seven strong innings and the St. Louis Cardinals sent Milwaukee to its seventh straight loss, 10-2 on Saturday as the Brewers mourned the death of shortstop Jean Segura's young son.
Sunday, July 13, 2014
contentious game-ending strike call helped Seattle hang on for a 3-2 win over majors-leading Oakland on Friday, with both batter and manager having a heated argument with the plate umpire.
Saturday, July 12, 2014
New York Yankees star pitcher Masahiro Tanaka, whose 12 wins are the most in Major League Baseball, has a torn right elbow ligament and will miss at least six weeks, the club announced Thursday.
Friday, July 11, 2014
Max Scherzer pitched seven impressive innings, outdueling Zack Greinke and helping the Detroit Tigers beat the Los Angeles Dodgers 4-1 on Wednesday.
Masahiro Tanaka was placed on the 15-day disabled list Wednesday, perhaps the biggest blow yet to the New York Yankees' battered rotation.
Thursday, July 10, 2014
Detroit pitching ace Justin Verlander gave up five runs in the first inning yet the Tigers emphatically responded by pouring on plenty of runs themselves to beat the Los Angeles Dodgers 14-5 in Tuesday's interleague clash of divisional leaders.