Sunday, June 22, 2014
Hard-hitting outfielder Yasmani Tomas of Havana's powerhouse ballclub Industriales has defected, Cuban authorities said Friday.
Saturday, June 21, 2014
The New York Yankees and Detroit both tightened their American League division races with victories over the leaders on Thursday while Oakland widened its gap atop the AL West.
Friday, June 20, 2014
Clayton Kershaw pitched his first no-hitter Wednesday, striking out a career-high 15 batters and allowing his only baserunner on a throwing error by shortstop Hanley Ramirez in the Los Angeles Dodgers' 8-0 victory over the Colorado Rockies.
The Kansas City Royals won their 10th straight game, extending their best streak in 20 years when Jeremy Guthrie and a lucky hop helped them beat the Detroit Tigers 2-1.
Thursday, June 19, 2014
Leadership of the American League's three divisions were in focus in Tuesday's Major League Baseball action, with Kansas City overtaking Detroit atop the Central, while Toronto lost and Oakland won against divisional rivals.
Wednesday, June 18, 2014
Baseball Hall of Famer Tony Gwynn, the ebullient slugger who was once the face of the San Diego Padres, died Monday of cancer at the age of 54.
Texas relished its return to the happy hunting ground of Oakland by beating the Athletics 14-8 on Monday, with Donnie Murphy hitting two home runs for the Rangers.
Tuesday, June 17, 2014
Matt Adams homered for the third straight game as the St. Louis Cardinals beat the Washington Nationals 5-2 Sunday for a series sweep.
Monday, June 16, 2014
Rookie Eugenio Suarez hit a leadoff homer and a run-scoring double in Detroit's seven-run third inning, and the slumping Tigers beat the Minnesota Twins 12-9, while the Colorado Rockies again stunned the MLB-leading San Francisco Giants on Saturday.
Sunday, June 15, 2014
Colorado rallied with five runs in the ninth inning to stun major league-leading San Francisco in their own ballpark on Friday, beating the Giants 7-4.