Thursday, June 25, 2015
Taiwanese pitcher Chien-Ming Wang's (王建民) agents announced Wednesday that he has signed a contract with the Southern Maryland Blue Crabs, an independent baseball league and member of the Freedom Division of the Atlantic League of Professional Baseball.
Taiwanese baseball pitcher Wei-yin Chen (陳偉殷), who plays for the Baltimore Orioles, will start a game for the team against the Cleveland Indians after a surprise assignment to the minor leagues on June 17.
Right-handed pitcher Carlos Martinez shook off a slow start and a fastball that hit him in the right shoulder to pitch seven innings and help the St. Louis Cardinals beat the Miami Marlins 4-3 Tuesday.
Wednesday, June 24, 2015
Kris Bryant connected twice for his first career multihomer game, helping the Chicago Cubs beat Clayton Kershaw and the Los Angeles Dodgers 4-2 on Monday.
Monday, June 22, 2015
Washington's Max Scherzer lost his bid for a perfect game in startling fashion, hitting a batter with a pitch with two outs in the ninth inning, and had to settle for a no-hitter as the Nationals beat Pittsburgh 6-0 on Saturday.
Sunday, June 21, 2015
Alex Rodriguez homered for his 3,000th career hit and smiled all the way around the bases as the New York Yankees beat the Detroit Tigers 7-2 Friday night, the highlight so far in what has become a resurgent season for the formerly disgraced slugger.
Alex Rodriguez homered for his 3,000th career hit on Friday and smiled all the way as he jogged around the bases in the highlight so far in what's become a resurgent season for the formerly disgraced slugger.
Saturday, June 20, 2015
Friday, June 19, 2015
Minnesota closer Glen Perkins wriggled out of trouble in the ninth inning to extend his perfect record this season and guide the Twins to a 3-1 win against majors-leading St. Louis on Wednesday.
Orioles southpaw Wei-yin Chen expressed his frustration on Twitter Tuesday at being demoted to High-A Fredrick, prompting some Taiwan fans to speculate online that the Orioles' decision might have something to do with Chen's contract.