Sunday, October 20, 2013
St. Louis advanced to its second World Series in three years by beating the Los Angeles Dodgers 9-0 on Friday to seal a 4-2 win in the National League Championship Series.
Baseball player Jose Abreu, who left his native Cuba in August, agreed to a six-year, US$68 million contract with the Chicago White Sox on Friday, according to several media reports, which would be the largest rookie free-agent contract ever awarded to an international player in Major League Baseball.
Saturday, October 19, 2013
Mike Napoli homered and the Red Sox tagged Detroit starter Anibal Sanchez for four runs Thursday in a 4-3 win that put Boston on the brink of returning to baseball's World Series.
The fate of the Brother Elephants, a team in the Chinese Professional Baseball League (CPBL), will be determined next week, when its five owners announce their decision on whether the franchise will be sold to owners, said Hung Jui-ho, chairman of the 29-year-old professional baseball team, yesterday.
Thursday, October 17, 2013
Matt Holliday blasted a 426-foot homer and Shane Robinson hit a pinch-hit solo shot as the St. Louis Cardinals beat Los Angeles 4-2 Tuesday in Game 4 of the NLCS.
Mike Napoli's seventh-inning solo homer off Detroit ace Justin Verlander was the only run Boston needed to beat the Tigers 1-0 Tuesday and edge ahead in the American League Championship Series.
Wednesday, October 16, 2013
Ryu Hyun-Jin was dominant over seven innings and Yasiel Puig picked the perfect moment to end his slump as Los Angeles shut out St. Louis 3-0 in Game Three of the NLCS.
Tuesday, October 15, 2013
Taiwan's national baseball team took bronze at the East Asian Games in China on Monday with a 4-0 victory over the host country.1 Comment
David Ortiz clubbed a grand slam in the eighth and Jarrod Saltalamacchia belted the game-winning run in the ninth as Boston rallied to stun Detroit 6-5 in game two of the ALCS.
Monday, October 14, 2013
Detroit came out on top of a pitchers' duel to beat Boston 1-0 in Saturday's opening game of the American League Championship Series.