Verlander 200th W, Astros 5 HRs, top A's 9-4 to avoid sweep 2018-08-20T06:59:40Z 2018-08-19T23:42:24Z 2018-08-20T06:59:40Z Justin Verlander pitched just well enough to earn his 200th career win and the Houston Astros hit five home runs, beating the Oakland Athletics 9-4 Sunday to avoid a sweep and retake sole possession of the AL West lead.
Happ gets slam help from Bird, Yankees beat Blue Jays 10-2 2018-08-20T06:59:34Z 2018-08-19T23:07:23Z 2018-08-20T06:59:34Z New York Yankees shortstop Didi Gregorius bruised his left heel at first base while beating out an infield hit during a 10-2 win over the Toronto Blue Jays.
LEADING OFF: Gregorius hurt, Stanton in Miami, Felix starts 2018-08-20T06:59:27Z 2018-08-20T01:22:29Z 2018-08-20T06:59:25Z LEADING OFF: Gregorius and Darvish hurting, Stanton back in Miami, Felix returns to rotation.
Kid stuff: Mets rout Phillies 8-2 in Little League Classic 2018-08-20T06:59:13Z 2018-08-20T02:37:36Z 2018-08-20T06:59:13Z Amed Rosario had three hits and drove in three runs, and the New York Mets went from cheering on players in the Little League World Series to impressing the youngsters in an 8-2 victory over the Philadelphia Phillies.
Urena throws 1st complete game, Marlins rout Nationals 12-1 2018-08-20T01:28:41Z 2018-08-19T20:47:18Z 2018-08-20T01:28:42Z Jose Urena made the most of his borrowed time, pitching a two-hitter for his first complete game in the majors and leading the Miami Marlins over the Washington Nationals 12-1. Cubs RHP Darvish lasts just 1 inning in rehab start 2018-08-19T23:43:09Z 2018-08-19T19:23:30Z 2018-08-19T23:43:09Z Chicago Cubs RHP Yu Darvish lasts just 1 inning in rehab start with Class A South Bend.
Balk-off: Mariners beat Dodgers 5-4 on Floro's flinch 2018-08-19T22:32:58Z 2018-08-19T06:21:33Z 2018-08-19T22:32:58Z Cameron Maybin scored with one out in the 10th inning when Los Angeles' Dylan Floro was called for a balk, giving the Seattle Mariners a 5-4 win over the Dodgers.
Cahill sharp, A's beat Astros 7-1 to tie for AL West lead 2018-08-19T21:23:53Z 2018-08-18T23:11:45Z 2018-08-19T21:23:53Z Trevor Cahill pitched one-hit ball for seven innings and the Oakland Athletics, far behind in the AL West standings earlier this summer, tied Houston for the division lead by beating the Astros 7-1.
DeGrom goes distance, drops ERA to 1.71, Mets top Phils 3-1 2018-08-19T18:54:32Z 2018-08-18T23:46:11Z 2018-08-19T18:54:27Z DeGrom tosses complete game to lead Mets past Phillies 3-1.
Stanton homers as Yankees beat Blue Jays 11-6 2018-08-19T18:24:13Z 2018-08-18T21:21:10Z 2018-08-19T18:24:12Z Giancarlo Stanton homers again as New York Yankees beat Toronto Blue Jays 11-6.
Villanueva's walk-off single gives Padres win over D'Backs 2018-08-19T05:34:01Z 2018-08-19T04:16:26Z 2018-08-19T05:34:01Z Christian Villanueva had a walk-off pinch-hit single in the ninth inning, and the San Diego Padres ended a five-game skid with a 7-6 win over the Arizona Diamondbacks.
LEADING OFF: Mets-Phils in Little League game, Urena starts 2018-08-19T03:27:00Z 2018-08-19T02:41:19Z 2018-08-19T03:26:47Z LEADING OFF: Mets-Phillies in Little League game, suspended Urena starts for Marlins, Altuve begins rehab assignment, Happ faces Toronto ex-teammates.
Red Sox ace Chris Sale goes on 10-day disabled list 2018-08-19T02:27:48Z 2018-08-18T21:36:12Z 2018-08-19T02:27:42Z Chris Sale goes on 10-day disabled list; Red Sox taking no chances with ace as stretch run nears.
Yankees celebrate 1998 World Series championship team 2018-08-19T00:13:44Z 2018-08-18T19:50:51Z 2018-08-19T00:13:43Z New York Yankees celebrate 1998 World Series championship team.
Correction: Cubs-Pirates story 2018-08-18T22:11:24Z 2018-08-18T04:30:08Z 2018-08-18T22:11:20Z The Chicago Cubs tied a major league record by turning seven double plays, including a game-ending effort by rookie third baseman David Bote on a grounder by David Freese to finish off a 1-0 win over the Pittsburgh Pirates.
Matt Olson homers in 10th, A's pull within game of Astros 2018-08-18T20:31:27Z 2018-08-18T06:05:13Z 2018-08-18T20:31:22Z Matt Olson hit a leadoff home run in the 10th inning after a video review gave Oakland the tying run in the ninth, and the Athletics beat the Houston Astros 4-3 to pull within a game of the reigning World Series champs for the AL West lead.
LEADING OFF: Urena, Puig appeal bans, deGrom up, Colon party 2018-08-18T20:31:11Z 2018-08-18T02:50:03Z 2018-08-18T20:31:11Z LEADING OFF: Urena, Puig can play while appealing suspension, deGrom starts for Mets, Rangers honor Colon.
Scherzer picks up 16th win, Nationals beat Marlins 8-2 2018-08-18T03:41:35Z 2018-08-18T03:40:07Z 2018-08-18T03:41:35Z Max Scherzer pitched six scoreless innings for his major league-leading 16th win, and Ryan Zimmerman and Matt Wieters homered as the Washington Nationals beat the Miami Marlins 8-2.
Marlins' Urena appeals penalty for hitting Acuna, can play 2018-08-18T03:00:55Z 2018-08-17T22:50:10Z 2018-08-18T03:00:53Z Miami Marlins pitcher Jose Urena is appealing his six-game suspension for intentionally hitting Ronald Acuna Jr. of the Braves with a pitch. Urena was in uniform and Marlins manager Don Mattingly didn't rule out using him this weekend at Washington.
Correction: Mets-Phillies story 2018-08-17T23:56:48Z 2018-08-16T23:25:11Z 2018-08-17T23:56:25Z Jose Bautista hit a grand slam and had a career-high seven RBIs and the New York Mets set a franchise record for runs, forcing the Phillies to use two position players for the final three innings of 24-4 victory in the first game of a doubleheader.
Braves' rookie Acuna back in lineup, fails to homer in loss 2018-08-17T18:22:51Z 2018-08-16T16:52:12Z 2018-08-17T18:22:44Z Atlanta Braves rookie star Ronald Acuna Jr. is day to day after being plunked on the left arm by Miami's Jose Urena.
Profar starts triple play and homers, Rangers rally past LAA 2018-08-17T16:28:21Z 2018-08-17T03:54:59Z 2018-08-17T16:28:21Z Jurickson Profar started a triple play and homered to help the Texas Rangers rally from an early five-run deficit in an 8-6 victory over the Los Angeles Angels.
LEADING OFF: Springer back for Astros vs A's; Puig suspended 2018-08-17T13:09:35Z 2018-08-17T10:20:28Z 2018-08-17T13:09:21Z LEADING OFF: Springer back for Astros in big series vs A's; Puig, Urena suspended; Kelly family ties in Cincinnati; NL Central showdowns; Syndergaard faces Nola following Mets' outburst.
Lester, Happ combine to lead Cubs to 1-0 win over Pirates 2018-08-17T06:59:50Z 2018-08-17T02:08:35Z 2018-08-17T06:59:30Z Lester, Happ combine to lead Cubs to 1-0 win over Pirates.
Yanks load bases in 9th, but Rays rookie escapes for 3-1 win 2018-08-17T03:15:20Z 2018-08-16T20:54:38Z 2018-08-17T03:15:20Z Rookie left-hander Adam Kolarek pitched out of a bases-loaded, no-out jam in the ninth inning to lift the Tampa Bay Rays over New York 3-1 to win their first series at Yankee Stadium since 2014.
Dodgers' Yasiel Puig suspended 2 games, fined 2018-08-17T02:55:54Z 2018-08-16T21:30:56Z 2018-08-17T02:55:55Z Los Angeles outfielder Yasiel Puig has been suspended for two games and fined an undisclosed fine for fighting and inciting a bench-clearing incident against San Francisco.
Marlins' Urena suspended 6 games for hitting Acuna 2018-08-16T23:00:51Z 2018-08-16T22:31:14Z 2018-08-16T23:00:45Z Miami Marlins pitcher Jose Urena has been suspended six games and fined an undisclosed amount for intentionally hitting Ronald Acuna Jr. of the Atlanta Braves with a pitch.
Swanson fills void after Acuna's exit as Braves top Marlins 2018-08-16T17:33:16Z 2018-08-16T02:45:05Z 2018-08-16T17:33:11Z Swanson's 2-run homer fills power void for Atlanta in 5-2 win over Marlins after Acuna hit by Urena's first pitch, triggering melee.
Dozier ends Dodgers' skid with RBI in 12th against Giants 2018-08-16T17:06:57Z 2018-08-16T06:44:43Z 2018-08-16T17:05:21Z Brian Dozier's sacrifice fly in the 12th inning lifted the Los Angeles Dodgers to a 4-3 victory over the San Francisco Giants Wednesday, snapping a five-game losing streak.
Ozuna homers, Cardinals beat Nationals for 8th straight win 2018-08-16T15:29:06Z 2018-08-16T03:37:09Z 2018-08-16T15:29:06Z Marcell Ozuna homered and Austin Gomber tossed six shutout innings to lead the St. Louis Cardinals to a 4-2 win over the Washington Nationals.
Wilson Ramos has 3 hits, 3 RBIs as Phillies beat Red Sox 7-4 2018-08-16T14:27:25Z 2018-08-16T03:05:07Z 2018-08-16T14:27:25Z Wilson Ramos had three extra-base hits and three RBIs, helping the Philadelphia Phillies beat the Boston Red Sox 7-4 in his first game with his new team.
LEADING OFF: Braves-Marlins melee, Cards soaring, Lester up 2018-08-16T12:48:23Z 2018-08-16T06:02:48Z 2018-08-16T12:47:05Z LEADING OFF: Braves-Marlins melee, Cardinals soaring, Lester tries to find form, Mets and Phillies begin unusual 5-game series with twinbill, Snell and Rays look to end Bronx skid.
Astros hit 5 homers to end skid with 12-1 win over Rockies 2018-08-16T12:33:07Z 2018-08-16T03:32:31Z 2018-08-16T12:33:07Z Evan Gattis and Tyler White hit two homers each, Yuli Gurriel added a two-run shot and the Houston Astros broke out of their offensive slump in a huge way with a 12-1 win over the Colorado Rockies to snap a five-game skid.
Gordon breaks scoreless tie with HR in 12th, M's top A's 2-0 2018-08-16T10:14:09Z 2018-08-15T23:08:18Z 2018-08-16T10:14:09Z Light-hitting Dee Gordon homered off Yusmeiro Petit in the 12th inning to break a scoreless tie and the Seattle Mariners beat the Oakland Athletics 2-0 on Wednesday to avoid a three-game sweep.
Acuna hit by Urena's first pitch; Braves, Marlins scuffle 2018-08-16T04:44:13Z 2018-08-16T00:33:59Z 2018-08-16T04:44:13Z Braves' hot-hitting Ronald Acuna Jr. hit by first pitch from Marlins' Urena, sparking melee with benches and bullpens emptying twice.
Rizzo leads Cubs past Brewers 8-4 2018-08-16T03:07:19Z 2018-08-15T21:43:52Z 2018-08-16T03:06:10Z Rizzo homers in return to cleanup spot as Cubs beat Brewers 8-4.
Heisman hopeful Grier wants to lead WVU to 1st Big 12 title 2018-08-16T00:35:25Z 2018-08-15T18:56:45Z 2018-08-16T00:35:25Z West Virginia will have some significant firsts if quarterback Will Grier can mimic Baker Mayfield. Brewers RHP Jimmy Nelson unlikely to return this season 2018-08-16T00:20:36Z 2018-08-15T19:48:02Z 2018-08-16T00:20:36Z Brewers RHP Jimmy Nelson unlikely to return this season after September shoulder surgery.
Mariners place ace James Paxton on DL with forearm bruise 2018-08-15T23:08:49Z 2018-08-15T19:25:24Z 2018-08-15T23:08:49Z The Seattle Mariners placed ace James Paxton on the disabled list with a left forearm contusion, one day after the left-hander was struck by a line drive. Nervous? Not Japan's big bats chasing Little League repeat 2018-08-15T21:36:24Z 2018-08-15T19:40:16Z 2018-08-15T21:35:56Z A team from a city north of Tokyo is trying to repeat for Japan at the Little League World Series.
Acuna still sizzling, homers twice in Braves' 10-6 win 2018-08-15T21:24:06Z 2018-08-15T02:49:47Z 2018-08-15T21:24:05Z Ronald Acuna Jr. kept up his torrid pace with a leadoff homer and a three-run shot in the 7th inning to help the Atlanta Braves beat the Miami Marlins 10-6.
A's edge Mariners to pull within 1 game of 1st in AL West 2018-08-15T18:57:57Z 2018-08-15T05:17:37Z 2018-08-15T18:57:56Z Jed Lowrie hit his 100th career homer after his line drive knocked Mariners ace James Paxton out of the game, and the Oakland Athletics beat Seattle 3-2 to move within one game of the slumping Houston Astros for the AL West lead. Puig takes swing at Hundley before Giants rally past Dodgers 2018-08-15T18:57:27Z 2018-08-15T05:44:10Z 2018-08-15T18:57:27Z Yasiel Puig took a swing at Giants catcher Nick Hundley during a benches-clearing scrap in the seventh inning, then Alen Hanson hit an RBI single in the ninth to lift San Francisco over the Los Angeles Dodgers 2-1.
LEADING OFF: Acuna's instant pop, Astros skid, Paxton struck 2018-08-15T18:57:17Z 2018-08-15T02:49:26Z 2018-08-15T18:57:17Z LEADING OFF: Braves rookie Ronald Acuna Jr. provides instant pop, Darvish gets closer, Kinsler could return.
Braves' Acuna homers in 5th straight; 3 leadoff shots in row 2018-08-15T18:57:11Z 2018-08-15T00:52:23Z 2018-08-15T18:57:11Z Atlanta Braves rookie Ronald Acuna Jr. has struck again. The 20-year-old Acuna has become the youngest player in major league history to homer in five straight games, doing it when he hit his third leadoff shot in a row.
LaMarre's hometown homer helps White Sox beat Tigers, 6-3 2018-08-15T07:27:21Z 2018-08-15T03:50:09Z 2018-08-15T07:27:21Z Ryan LaMarre hit his first major league home run and Lucas Giolito escaped a bases-loaded, no-out jam as the Chicago White Sox beat the Detroit Tigers 6-3.
M's Paxton hit by liner, replaced by Hernandez vs. A's 2018-08-15T06:28:54Z 2018-08-15T02:49:38Z 2018-08-15T06:28:52Z Seattle Mariners ace James Paxton was pulled in the first inning after being hit by a line drive and replaced by Felix Hernandez.
Mariners' Cano returns from drug suspension, now playing 1B 2018-08-15T06:21:20Z 2018-08-15T01:25:18Z 2018-08-15T06:21:19Z Robinson Cano is back in the big leagues with the Seattle Mariners after serving an 80-game drug suspension. Gant homers, pitches Cardinals to 6-4 win over Nationals 2018-08-15T06:18:24Z 2018-08-15T03:50:21Z 2018-08-15T06:18:24Z John Gant homered and pitched five strong innings as the red-hot St. Louis Cardinals ran their season-high winning streak to seven games in a 6-4 win over the Washington Nationals on Tuesday night.
Puig takes swing at Hundley, both ejected as benches clear 2018-08-15T05:26:35Z 2018-08-15T05:17:14Z 2018-08-15T05:26:12Z Los Angeles Dodgers outfielder Yasiel Puig took a swing at San Francisco Giants catcher Nick Hundley and both players were ejected during a benches-clearing scrap in the seventh inning.
Happ shines for Yankees again in 4-1 win over Rays 2018-08-15T05:19:16Z 2018-08-15T02:50:06Z 2018-08-15T05:19:16Z J.A. Happ allowed one soft single in seven shutout innings to win his third consecutive start since joining the New York Yankees, who beat the Tampa Bay Rays 4-1.
Cubs' Ben Zobrist ejected after lobbying for robo-umps 2018-08-15T03:51:47Z 2018-08-15T00:52:37Z 2018-08-15T03:51:45Z Ben Zobrist told plate umpire Phil Cuzzi he would prefer an "electronic strike zone" before being ejected in the eighth inning of the Chicago Cubs' 7-0 loss to the Milwaukee Brewers.
Braun hits 2 HRs, Chacin goes 7 as Brewers beat Cubs 7-0 2018-08-15T00:52:58Z 2018-08-14T21:22:52Z 2018-08-15T00:52:58Z Braun homers twice, Chacin pitches gem as Brewers inch closer to Cubs with 7-0 win.
Indians place Trevor Bauer on DL with stress fracture 2018-08-15T00:04:02Z 2018-08-14T21:34:52Z 2018-08-15T00:03:56Z Cleveland Indians place RHP Trevor Bauer on disabled list with stress fracture. Double duty: Braves' Acuna rips 2 leadoff HRs in 1 day 2018-08-14T20:52:37Z 2018-08-14T06:06:24Z 2018-08-14T20:52:37Z Atlanta Braves rookie star Ronald Acuna Jr. pulled off one of baseball's rarest feats in a doubleheader sweep of the Marlins, connecting on a pair of leadoff homers. Dodgers' Jansen expects early return, then offseason surgery 2018-08-14T19:32:24Z 2018-08-14T02:11:37Z 2018-08-14T19:32:20Z Dodgers closer Kenley Jansen expects to have a second heart surgery in the offseason but is confident he'll be able to come off the disabled list within the next few weeks.
Nats walked off again, this time by Cards' DeJong 2018-08-14T18:49:53Z 2018-08-14T04:07:48Z 2018-08-14T18:49:53Z Paul DeJong handed the Washington Nationals a second straight walk-off loss, capping a back-and-forth finish with a game-ending solo homer in the ninth inning of the St. Louis Cardinals' 7-6 victory. LEADING OFF: Cano back from suspension, Acuna on HR streak 2018-08-14T17:08:31Z 2018-08-14T06:18:06Z 2018-08-14T17:08:06Z LEADING OFF: Cano returns from suspension, Acuna on HR streak, Jansen working back, Cubs vs. Brewers, Verlander tries to bounce back.
Giants rally with 4 runs in 9th to down Dodgers 5-2 2018-08-14T15:37:16Z 2018-08-14T05:51:20Z 2018-08-14T15:37:16Z Pinch-hitter Nick Hundley hit a two-run single in the ninth inning to give the Giants the lead, and San Francisco rallied for a 5-2 victory, handing the Los Angeles Dodgers' bullpen its fourth consecutive loss.
Baseball with signatures of 11 greats fetches $623,369 2018-08-14T13:02:22Z 2018-08-14T00:18:56Z 2018-08-14T13:02:21Z Baseball with signatures of 11 original Hall of Fame inductees, including Babe Ruth and Ty Cobb, sells for $623,369.
DeGrom, backed by 5 Mets HRs, tops Severino, Yankees 8-5 2018-08-14T06:07:05Z 2018-08-14T02:45:36Z 2018-08-14T06:07:05Z Jacob deGrom struck out 12 and the New York Mets backed him in a big way, hitting five home runs while battering Luis Severino and the New York Yankees 8-5. Double duty: Acuna hits 2 leadoff HRs, Braves sweep Marlins 2018-08-14T05:53:54Z 2018-08-13T20:37:40Z 2018-08-14T05:53:54Z Haitian-American Touki Toussaint threw six strong innings in his big league debut, leading the Atlanta Braves to a 9-1 rout of the hapless Miami Marlins in Game 1 of a doubleheader.
LEADING OFF: Cano back from suspension, Acuna on HR streak 2018-08-14T03:52:06Z 2018-08-14T02:40:34Z 2018-08-14T03:52:06Z LEADING OFF: Cano returns from suspension, Acuna on HR streak, Jansen working back, Cubs vs. Brewers, Verlander tries to bounce back.
Double duty: Acuna homers leading off both games of DH 2018-08-14T03:31:43Z 2018-08-14T00:43:48Z 2018-08-14T03:31:41Z Ronald Acuna Jr. has pulled off an exceedingly rare baseball feat, hitting leadoff homers in both games of a doubleheader for the Atlanta Braves. Indians OF Martin recovering from serious infection 2018-08-14T02:41:09Z 2018-08-13T22:39:31Z 2018-08-14T02:41:06Z Indians OF Leonys Martin recovering from serious bacterial infection.
Bote's grand slam in 9th lifts Cubs over Nationals 4-3 2018-08-13T19:40:34Z 2018-08-13T03:31:26Z 2018-08-13T19:40:34Z Pinch hitter David Bote smashed a grand slam against Ryan Madson with two out in the ninth inning to lift the Chicago Cubs to a 4-3 victory over the Washington Nationals on Sunday night.
LEADING OFF: DeGrom-Severino in NYC, Bumgarner-Kershaw in LA 2018-08-13T16:45:29Z 2018-08-12T23:59:27Z 2018-08-13T16:44:40Z LEADING OFF: DeGrom-Severino wrap up Subway Series, Bumgarner-Kershaw again, Cardinals and Mariners try to extend winning streaks. Rays holding their own with creative pitching approach 2018-08-13T12:12:48Z 2018-08-13T06:50:01Z 2018-08-13T12:12:45Z The Tampa Bay Rays are holding their own with a creative pitching approach.
Sale returns, fans 12 in 5 innings, Red Sox beat Orioles 4-1 2018-08-13T05:08:56Z 2018-08-12T20:30:33Z 2018-08-13T05:08:57Z Chris Sale celebrated his return from the disabled list by striking out 12 over five dominant innings, and the Boston Red Sox completed a four-game sweep of the lowly Baltimore Orioles with a 4-1 victory. No cutter: Cards' Weaver slices finger on tray, misses start 2018-08-12T23:10:15Z 2018-08-12T19:03:53Z 2018-08-12T23:10:13Z St. Louis Cardinals pitcher Luke Weaver cut his finger while opening a food tray in the clubhouse at Kansas City and has been scratched from his start against the Royals.
Home run king Barry Bonds has his No. 25 retired by Giants 2018-08-12T20:09:50Z 2018-08-12T01:34:50Z 2018-08-12T20:09:50Z Barry Bonds has gotten his No. 25 jersey retired by the San Francisco Giants, 11 years after he broke Hank Aaron's home run record in his 22nd and final major league season.
McMahon's 3-run homer lifts Rockies past Dodgers 3-2 2018-08-12T14:44:55Z 2018-08-12T03:45:40Z 2018-08-12T14:44:55Z Ryan McMahon hit a three-run home run with two outs in the ninth inning, and the Colorado Rockies beat the Los Angeles Dodgers 3-2.
LEADING OFF: Scherzer vs Hamels, Wright returns, Sale back 2018-08-12T07:48:05Z 2018-08-12T06:15:33Z 2018-08-12T07:48:05Z LEADING OFF: Scherzer vs Hamels at Wrigley on Sunday night, Mets' Wright starts rehab assignment, Sale returns from disabled list.
LEADING OFF: Scherzer vs Hamels, Wright returns, Sale back 2018-08-12T05:02:38Z 2018-08-12T02:29:46Z 2018-08-12T05:02:38Z LEADING OFF: Scherzer vs Hamels at Wrigley on Sunday night, Mets' Wright starts rehab assignment, Arenado and Encarnacion ailing.
Shaky Hernandez vows to return to Mariners' rotation soon 2018-08-12T01:41:51Z 2018-08-11T22:34:37Z 2018-08-12T01:41:51Z Felix Hernandez vows his first-ever stint in Seattle's bullpen won't last long.
Guzman 1st rookie to hit 3 HRs in game vs Yanks, Texas wins 2018-08-11T21:15:52Z 2018-08-11T03:19:20Z 2018-08-11T21:15:52Z Ronald Guzman became the first rookie to hit three home runs in a game against the Yankees, powering the Texas Rangers past New York 12-7. Heyward's single, Rizzo's walk lift Cubs over Nationals 3-2 2018-08-11T20:52:08Z 2018-08-10T21:53:12Z 2018-08-11T20:52:07Z Jason Heyward broke up a no-hitter with a tying two-run single in the sixth inning, Anthony Rizzo drew a bases-loaded walk in the seventh and the Chicago Cubs beat the Washington Nationals 3-2.
Banker: Chairman OK'd Manafort loans, eyed Trump cabinet job 2018-08-11T13:31:28Z 2018-08-10T04:35:53Z 2018-08-11T13:31:28Z Prosecutors in Paul Manafort's financial fraud trial say they expect to rest their case on Friday.
LEADING OFF: Dodgers await wait on Jansen, Arenado ailing 2018-08-11T07:17:42Z 2018-08-11T04:46:18Z 2018-08-11T07:17:43Z LEADING OFF: Dodgers await word on Jansen, Martinez tops 100 RBIs, Mariners top Astros aces. Former All-Star pitcher Loaiza pleads guilty to drug charges 2018-08-11T04:47:53Z 2018-08-10T23:26:04Z 2018-08-11T04:47:52Z Former All-Star pitcher Esteban Loaiza pleads guilty to possession of about 20 kilograms of cocaine with intent to distribute. Trout goes on 10-day disabled list with inflamed right wrist 2018-08-11T02:10:04Z 2018-08-10T21:01:40Z 2018-08-11T02:09:55Z Trout heads to disabled list with inflamed right wrist, something the Angels hoped to avoid. Phillies acquire 1B Bour, cash from Marlins for prospect 2018-08-11T00:59:39Z 2018-08-10T19:40:13Z 2018-08-11T00:59:38Z The NL East-leading Philadelphia Phillies have acquired first baseman Justin Bour from the Miami Marlins for a minor league player.
Dodgers place Jansen on DL with irregular heartbeat 2018-08-11T00:34:48Z 2018-08-10T22:39:35Z 2018-08-11T00:34:48Z The Los Angeles Dodgers have put closer Kenley Jansen on the 10-day disabled list because of an irregular heartbeat.
Jansen sent back to Los Angeles with irregular heartbeat 2018-08-10T21:17:01Z 2018-08-10T05:12:06Z 2018-08-10T21:17:00Z Dodgers closer Kenley Jansen went to the hospital with an irregular heartbeat before the game against Colorado and will be sent back to Los Angeles for more tests.
Seattle's Hernandez bumped from rotation and into bullpen 2018-08-10T19:02:25Z 2018-08-10T05:05:51Z 2018-08-10T19:02:26Z Seattle's Felix Hernandez has lost his spot in the rotation in the wake of his latest terrible start in a season filled with struggles.
Mookie monster! Betts homers in 9th to complete cycle 2018-08-10T17:10:33Z 2018-08-10T02:20:45Z 2018-08-10T17:10:33Z Mookie Betts homered in the ninth inning to complete his first career cycle during the Toronto Blue Jays' 8-5 win over the Boston Red Sox.
LEADING OFF: Betts rolls to Baltimore, Correa comes off DL 2018-08-10T13:07:56Z 2018-08-10T03:05:45Z 2018-08-10T13:07:14Z LEADING OFF: Betts takes big bat to Baltimore, Correa set to come off DL,. M's jump on Verlander early in 8-6 win over Astros 2018-08-10T06:40:16Z 2018-08-10T04:08:40Z 2018-08-10T06:40:16Z Mitch Haniger homered while Seattle jumped on Justin Verlander for six runs in two innings, and the Mariners beat the Houston Astros 8-6.
A's bolster deep bullpen by acquiring Twins closer Rodney 2018-08-10T05:58:57Z 2018-08-10T02:41:13Z 2018-08-10T05:58:53Z The Oakland Athletics have acquired closer Fernando Rodney from the Minnesota Twins.
Stanton hits hardest HR clocked by Statcast, Yanks top Texas 2018-08-10T05:17:37Z 2018-08-10T02:10:43Z 2018-08-10T05:17:38Z Giancarlo Stanton hit the hardest homer ever measured by Major League Baseball's Statcast system, Neil Walker hit two more home runs and the New York Yankees beat the Texas Rangers 7-3. Indians top Twins 5-4 on Michael Brantley's single in 9th 2018-08-10T03:07:06Z 2018-08-09T20:42:51Z 2018-08-10T03:06:55Z Brantley's 9th-inning single sends Cleveland to 5-4 win for 2nd straight walk-off victory over Twins.
Nationals top Braves 6-3, Gio Gonzalez ends personal skid 2018-08-10T02:11:47Z 2018-08-09T19:52:49Z 2018-08-10T02:11:35Z Gio Gonzalez pitched seven strong innings and earned his first victory since May 28 to help the Washington Nationals defeat the Atlanta Braves 6-3 to secure a four-game split.
The Latest: Rose says back OK after opening round of PGA] 2018-08-10T00:39:22Z 2018-08-09T14:07:19Z 2018-08-10T00:39:23Z Tiger Woods has started bogey-double bogey at the PGA Championship, hitting wayward tee shots at his first two holes and dumping an approach shot in the water.
Nationals' Bryce Harper scratched with right knee soreness 2018-08-09T20:48:59Z 2018-08-09T16:45:30Z 2018-08-09T20:48:32Z The Washington Nationals scratched outfielder Bryce Harper from the lineup with right knee soreness after being hit in leg during loss to Atlanta on Wednesday night.
Powder power: Lindor's 3-run homer gives Indians 5-2 win 2018-08-09T20:00:38Z 2018-08-09T03:10:10Z 2018-08-09T20:00:39Z Lindor's 3-run homer in 9th gives Indians 5-2 win over Twins. LEADING OFF: Struggling Seattle faces Houston, Porcello up 2018-08-09T16:46:34Z 2018-08-09T02:00:03Z 2018-08-09T16:46:34Z LEADING OFF: Struggling Seattle faces Houston, Porcello back up for Red Sox, Gallo on tear for Texas.
Devers hits 2-run HR in return as Red Sox beat Jays 10-5 2018-08-09T14:39:54Z 2018-08-09T02:24:48Z 2018-08-09T14:39:54Z Devers returns from disabled list to hit two-run home run as streaking Red Sox win sixth straight, beat Blue Jays 10-5.
Gallo, Gallardo stay hot, Rangers beat Mariners 11-7 2018-08-09T14:14:09Z 2018-08-08T21:46:59Z 2018-08-09T14:14:05Z Joey Gallo homered twice and drove in four runs, Yovani Gallardo won his fourth straight start and the Texas Rangers held off the Seattle Mariners 11-7.
Colon might not have enough time to pass Marichal again 2018-08-09T13:08:55Z 2018-08-08T21:11:50Z 2018-08-09T13:08:54Z Bartolo Colon has another lofty goal in mind after becoming the top winning pitcher from Latin America.
Amazin' frets: Free therapy for New York Mets fans 2018-08-09T06:12:06Z 2018-08-04T19:44:56Z 2018-08-09T06:11:59Z New York Mets fans struggling with their team's lousy season now have free therapy offer vs. just venting on sports talk radio. Colon gets record 246th win as Texas beats M's, King Felix 2018-08-08T21:47:33Z 2018-08-08T03:48:38Z 2018-08-08T21:47:33Z Colon most wins for pitcher born in Latin America after getting his 246th career win in the Rangers' 11-4 win over the Mariners.
Andujar hit, Gray relief lift Yankees over White Sox in 13 2018-08-08T17:18:57Z 2018-08-08T05:14:48Z 2018-08-08T17:18:14Z Miguel Andujar homered and singled in the go-ahead run in the 13th inning, Sonny Gray won in his first relief outing since 2013 and the New York Yankees beat the Chicago White Sox 4-3.
Taillon, Pirates beat Bettis, Rockies 10-2 2018-08-08T16:29:49Z 2018-08-08T04:07:04Z 2018-08-08T16:29:50Z Taillon beats Bettis in battle of cancer survivors as Pittsburgh Pirates thump Colorado Rockies 10-2.
LEADING OFF: Cards' Carpenter hot, Fiers debuts for A's 2018-08-08T16:08:58Z 2018-08-08T04:06:56Z 2018-08-08T16:08:58Z LEADING OFF: Carpenter streaking for Cardinals, Fiers debuts for A's, Red Sox go for 6th straight win.
Scattered storms, sultry weather on tap at PGA Championship 2018-08-08T15:54:09Z 2018-08-07T22:50:33Z 2018-08-08T15:54:09Z Heavy storms rolling through Missouri help with oppressive heat, rain sends humidity soaring ahead of PGA Championship. Pedal pals: Pirates' Triple-A teammates cycle in same game 2018-08-08T05:58:55Z 2018-08-08T02:41:29Z 2018-08-08T05:58:54Z A pair of Pittsburgh Pirates minor leaguers have put up an astonishing stat line. Red Sox LHP Chris Sale scheduled to return from DL on Sunday 2018-08-08T04:13:28Z 2018-08-07T22:05:34Z 2018-08-08T04:13:27Z Red Sox LHP Chris Sale expected to come off 10-day DL to start against Baltimore on Sunday.
Nationals sign veteran reliever Holland for stretch run 2018-08-07T17:54:59Z 2018-08-07T17:20:56Z 2018-08-07T17:54:56Z Nationals sign free agent reliever Greg Holland, who struggled with Cardinals before being released.
Osuna gets win in return from suspension, Astros top Giants 2018-08-07T17:08:20Z 2018-08-07T05:07:42Z 2018-08-07T17:08:20Z Roberto Osuna got the win in his first appearance with Houston after Marwin Gonzalez hit a three-run homer with two outs in the ninth inning, lifting the Astros over the San Francisco Giants 3-1 on.
Lynn, Yankees stop 5-game slide by beating White Sox 7-0 2018-08-07T13:35:09Z 2018-08-07T03:26:15Z 2018-08-07T13:35:08Z Lynn pitches into 8th as Yankees stop 5-game slide with 7-0 victory over White Sox.
Bauer strikes out 11, Indians hit 4 HRs in 10-0 win 2018-08-07T13:06:13Z 2018-08-07T02:26:10Z 2018-08-07T13:05:22Z Bauer strikes out 11 in six innings, Cleveland Indians hit four home runs in 10-0 rout of Minnesota Twins. Bauer held Minnesota to three hits while Edwin Encarnacion hit a three-run homer and drove in four runs.
LEADING OFF: Trout sits, Taillon and Betts meet post-cancer 2018-08-07T12:16:56Z 2018-08-07T01:31:49Z 2018-08-07T12:16:48Z LEADING OFF: Trout sits on birthday, Taillon and Betts meet post-cancer, Braves and Nats play two. Minors team wins with no BBs or hits thanks to extras rule 2018-08-07T10:24:51Z 2018-08-07T03:31:13Z 2018-08-07T10:24:51Z A minor league team won a game with no hits or walks thanks to the new extra innings rule.
Trout gets cortisone injection in sore wrist, sits out again 2018-08-07T04:55:48Z 2018-08-07T00:31:05Z 2018-08-07T04:55:48Z Angels superstar Mike Trout has received a cortisone injection in his sore right wrist; Angels hopeful center fielder can return to lineup soon.
Red Sox stun Yankees 5-4 in 10 for 4-game sweep 2018-08-06T22:09:32Z 2018-08-06T05:13:09Z 2018-08-06T22:09:21Z Andrew Benintendi's RBI single with two outs in the 10th inning capped Boston's rally from three runs down in the ninth, and the Red Sox completed a four-game sweep over the rival Yankees with a 5-4 victory.
Osuna addresses new Astros teammates in closed-door meeting 2018-08-06T19:57:31Z 2018-08-05T20:58:07Z 2018-08-06T19:57:32Z Roberto Osuna has met his new Houston Astros teammates and addressed the club for 10 minutes in a closed-door meeting as he comes off a 75-game suspension for violating Major League Baseball's domestic violence policy.
Assessing the bullpens after a wild trade deadline 2018-08-06T17:00:15Z 2018-08-06T07:28:22Z 2018-08-06T17:00:07Z It seemed like every contender wanted to add another arm or two in the bullpen, making the hours and days leading up to last week's non-waiver trade deadline feel like a giant game of musical chairs for relievers.
LEADING OFF: Injuries mounting for Astros; Phils vs D-backs 2018-08-06T16:39:33Z 2018-08-06T04:39:06Z 2018-08-06T16:39:29Z LEADING OFF: Springer latest injury for banged-up Astros; streaking Phillies visit Diamondbacks in 1st-place matchup; Hamels on mound for Cubs; Trout ailing; Lynn makes 1st start for Yankees; Harvey back in Gotham.
New additions help Dodgers edge Astros 3-2 to prevent sweep 2018-08-06T07:01:59Z 2018-08-05T23:52:41Z 2018-08-06T07:01:59Z Brian Dozier delivered a two-run double in the first inning and Manny Machado had three hits with two runs scored as the Los Angeles Dodgers defeated the Houston Astros 3-2.
Astros OF George Springer exits with thumb injury vs Dodgers 2018-08-06T04:46:20Z 2018-08-05T21:47:34Z 2018-08-06T04:46:20Z All-Star outfielder George Springer has left Houston's game against the Los Angeles Dodgers after he was injured trying to steal second base in the third inning. Angels' Scioscia nixes report he'll step down as 'poppycock' 2018-08-06T03:59:38Z 2018-08-05T15:56:49Z 2018-08-06T03:59:36Z Angels manager Scioscia dismisses report he's stepping down as 'just chatter' and 'poppycock'.
Cardinals claim RHP Ross off waivers from Padres 2018-08-06T00:14:10Z 2018-08-05T17:52:33Z 2018-08-06T00:14:11Z St. Louis Cardinals claim right-hander Tyson Ross off waivers from San Diego Padres.
Cabrera's 2-run HR in 8th lifts Phillies to sweep of Marlins 2018-08-05T22:34:29Z 2018-08-05T21:22:41Z 2018-08-05T22:34:30Z Asdrubal Cabrera hit a tiebreaking two-run homer in the eighth inning and the surging Philadelphia Phillies completed a four-game sweep of the Miami Marlins with a 5-3 victory. Astros place RHP McCullers on DL with elbow discomfort 2018-08-05T21:48:10Z 2018-08-05T18:57:29Z 2018-08-05T21:48:10Z Astros starter Lance McCullers lands on 10-day DL with elbow discomfort as Roberto Osuna is activated.
Red Sox beat Yankees in 3rd straight, 4-1; lead East by 8½ 2018-08-05T20:28:08Z 2018-08-04T23:05:12Z 2018-08-05T20:28:08Z Nathan Eovaldi pitched eight dominant innings and closer Craig Kimbrel held on during a shaky ninth to help the Boston Red Sox beat the second-place Yankees for the third game in a row and expand their AL lead to season-high 8½ games with a 4-1 victory.
Astros brass huddles to discuss Osuna's pending arrival 2018-08-05T20:27:50Z 2018-08-05T01:25:08Z 2018-08-05T20:27:50Z Astros manager A.J. Hinch has met privately with the team's owner and general manager ahead of reliever Roberto Osuna being activated following a 75-game suspension for violating Major League Baseball's domestic violence policy.
Harper, Votto hit, Nats beat Reds 6-2 to split doubleheader 2018-08-05T19:07:46Z 2018-08-05T02:50:12Z 2018-08-05T19:07:47Z Nationals slugger Bryce Harper was forced to leave soon after being hit by a pitch, then Cincinnati Reds star Joey Votto went wild when he got drilled as Washington won 6-2 to split a doubleheader.
Report: Angels manager Scioscia expected to step down 2018-08-05T13:08:37Z 2018-08-05T04:10:17Z 2018-08-05T13:08:31Z Angels manager Mike Scioscia is expected to step down after the season, according to a report by The Athletic.
Astros get 13 hits in 14-0 rout of Dodgers; McCullers hurt 2018-08-05T06:21:20Z 2018-08-05T05:11:01Z 2018-08-05T06:21:21Z Houston's Lance McCullers Jr. leaves with elbow discomfort; Astros pound Los Angeles Dodgers 14-0.
McCullers to return to Houston for right elbow exam 2018-08-05T05:51:08Z 2018-08-05T03:50:17Z 2018-08-05T05:51:09Z Houston starter Lance McCullers Jr. left a game against the Dodgers because of right elbow discomfort.
LEADING OFF: Scioscia sees, DC heat, Osuna back, Yanks-Bosox 2018-08-05T05:01:11Z 2018-08-05T02:20:10Z 2018-08-05T05:01:11Z LEADING OFF: Harper, Votto hit by pitches, Osuna returns to majors, Red Sox try to sweep Yankees.
Kluber dominates Angels with three-hitter, Indians win 3-0 2018-08-05T04:03:36Z 2018-08-05T01:50:22Z 2018-08-05T04:03:36Z Corey Kluber dominant with 3-hitter as Cleveland Indians blank Los Angeles Angels 3-0.
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