Saturday, August 16, 2014
Major League Baseball will have a new boss from January after chief operating officer Rob Manfred was elected Thursday to succeed the long-serving Bud Selig as commissioner.
A cousin of New York Yankees star Alex Rodriguez has pleaded not guilty to federal charges arising from the Major League Baseball doping scandal centered around a Miami-area clinic.
Thursday, August 14, 2014
Oakland's Josh Donaldson homered twice and drove in four runs to power the Athletics to an 11-3 win at Kansas City in Tuesday's clash of divisional leaders, ending the Royals' eight-game winning streak.
Wednesday, August 13, 2014
Kansas City won its eighth straight game and took over the lead in the American League Central division by edging Oakland 3-2 on Monday, led by pitcher Yordano Ventura.
Tuesday, August 12, 2014
Jose Bautista's single in the 19th inning drove home the winning run as the Toronto Blue Jays came back from a five-run deficit to beat the Detroit Tigers 6-5 Sunday in the longest game in club history.
Monday, August 11, 2014
Nolan Reimold hit a game-winning double in the 10th inning and the Toronto Blue Jays rallied past the Detroit Tigers 3-2 Saturday, spoiling Max Scherzer's bid to become the first 14-game winner in the American League.
Sunday, August 10, 2014
Milwaukee scored four runs in the bottom of the seventh inning to rally for a 9-3 win over the Los Angeles Dodgers in Friday's clash of divisional leaders, with the Brewers closing within 1-1/2 games of the overall lead in the National League.
Saturday, August 9, 2014
The Baltimore Orioles made it six-straight series victories with a 2-1 win at Toronto on Thursday, boosting its lead in the American League East division to five games and knocking the Blue Jays out of outright second place.
Friday, August 8, 2014
Los Angeles Dodgers pitcher Dan Haren did not allow a single base-runner over the first five innings. laying the foundation for a 2-1 win at the Los Angeles Angels on Wednesday in the third game of the Freeway Series.
Thursday, August 7, 2014
Baltimore extended its lead in the American League East division to five games over nearest rival Toronto by winning 9-3 at the Blue Jays on Tuesday, with Chris Davis hitting a homer and Caleb Joseph and Jonathan Schoop adding back-to-back shots.