Monday, August 17, 2015
Milwaukee Brewers minor leaguer David Denson has become the first openly gay player on a team affiliated with Major League Baseball.
Sunday, August 16, 2015
Saturday, August 15, 2015
Pittsburgh emphatically ended its long losing sequence at St. Louis by scoring seven runs in the first inning en route to a 10-5 victory over the Cardinals on Thursday that trimmed the gap between the National League Central's top teams to six games.
Taiwan's youth baseball team of 13- and 14- year-olds won their 7th Pony world championship in Washington, Pennsylvania Wednesday, with a 12-1 victory over a team from San Bernardino, California.
Friday, August 14, 2015
Seattle's Hisashi Iwakuma has become the second Japanese-born pitcher in major league history to throw a no-hitter, leading the Mariners to a 3-0 victory over Baltimore on Wednesday.
Seattle Mariners starter Hisashi Iwakuma's feat of becoming the second Japanese-born pitcher after Hideo Nomo to throw a no-hitter in the U.S. major leagues was splashed on the home pages of sports newspapers and other media websites in his home country, greeting people as they were waking up Thursday.
Thursday, August 13, 2015
St. Louis pitcher Carlos Martinez was strong throughout his eight innings, steering the Cardinals to a 4-3 win against Pittsburgh on Friday, widening the gap at the top of the National League Central and contributing to a unique day in which all 15 home teams won.
Wednesday, August 12, 2015
Daniel Murphy drove in two runs with a tiebreaking single in the seventh inning as the New York Mets came back for a 4-2 victory over the Colorado Rockies on Monday.
Unable to deploy its top pitchers because of a misunderstanding of the rules, Taiwan's team of 11 and 12 year olds was eliminated from the 2015 Pony International Bronco World Series by Puerto Rico on Monday.
Tuesday, August 11, 2015
Josh Donaldson and Jose Bautista slammed long home run as the Toronto Blue Jays earned their eighth straight victory by beating the New York Yankees 2-0 Sunday to complete a three-game sweep that tightened the AL East race.