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  • Mo'ne Davis brings big ratings to Little League

    Mo'ne Davis brings big ratings to Little League

    Thursday, August 21 2014 11:24 AM EDT2014-08-21 15:24:19 GMT
    Pitching sensation Mo'ne Davis' latest start has drawn record television ratings for the Little League World Series.
    Pitching sensation Mo'ne Davis' latest start has drawn record television ratings for the Little League World Series.
  • Your Top Plays for Today

    Your Top Plays for Today

    Thursday, August 21 2014 3:15 AM EDT2014-08-21 07:15:58 GMT
    By The Associated Press Your Top Plays for Today: AP's Sports Guide
    By The Associated Press Your Top Plays for Today: AP's Sports Guide
  • Giants win protest, rain-shortened game to resume

    Giants win protest, rain-shortened game to resume

    Thursday, August 21 2014 1:13 AM EDT2014-08-21 05:13:54 GMT
    The San Francisco Giants on Wednesday became the first team since 1986 to win a protest filed with Major League Baseball, and will now get to resume a rain-shortened game the Chicago Cubs thought they had won.
    The San Francisco Giants on Wednesday became the first team since 1986 to win a protest filed with Major League Baseball, and will now get to resume a rain-shortened game the Chicago Cubs thought they had won.
  • Las Vegas spoils Mo'ne's night, beats Philly 8-1

    Las Vegas spoils Mo'ne's night, beats Philly 8-1

    Wednesday, August 20 2014 11:36 PM EDT2014-08-21 03:36:21 GMT
    Dallan Cave and Brennan Holligan hit two-run homers, lefty reliever Austin Kryszczuk got out of two big jams, and Las Vegas beat Philadelphia and star pitcher Mo'ne Davis 8-1 in the Little League World Series...
    Mo'ne Davis didn't have her best stuff when she and her Philadelphia teammates needed it most, and Las Vegas took advantage.
  • Mo'ne Davis pulled in LLWS after 55 pitches

    Mo'ne Davis pulled in LLWS after 55 pitches

    Wednesday, August 20 2014 9:03 PM EDT2014-08-21 01:03:51 GMT
    Philadelphia's Mo'ne Davis, the first girl pitcher to win a game at the Little League World Series, was pulled in the third inning Wednesday night after allowing three runs to Las Vegas.
    Philadelphia's Mo'ne Davis, the first girl pitcher to win a game at the Little League World Series, was pulled in the third inning Wednesday night after allowing three runs to Las Vegas.
  • Schilling blames chewing tobacco for mouth cancer

    Schilling blames chewing tobacco for mouth cancer

    Wednesday, August 20 2014 9:03 PM EDT2014-08-21 01:03:47 GMT
    Former major league pitcher Curt Schilling says he's battling mouth cancer and blames 30 years of chewing tobacco use.
    Former major league pitcher Curt Schilling says he has been treated for mouth cancer and blames the disease on his use of chewing tobacco for about 30 years.
  • Giants win protest, rain-shortened game to resume

    Giants win protest, rain-shortened game to resume

    Wednesday, August 20 2014 8:13 PM EDT2014-08-21 00:13:28 GMT
    The San Francisco Giants have won their protest filed with Major League Baseball, and will now get to resume a rain-shortened game the Chicago Cubs thought they had won.
    The San Francisco Giants on Wednesday became the first team since 1986 to win a protest filed with Major League Baseball, and will now get to resume a rain-shortened game the Chicago Cubs thought they had won.
  • Knee surgeries end season for Indians' Swisher

    Knee surgeries end season for Indians' Swisher

    Wednesday, August 20 2014 7:14 PM EDT2014-08-20 23:14:27 GMT
    Indians first baseman Nick Swisher is having surgery on both knees and is done for the season.
    Nick Swisher's disappointing second season with the Indians is over.
  • Lackey gives Neshek a Ruth ball for number switch

    Lackey gives Neshek a Ruth ball for number switch

    Wednesday, August 20 2014 6:45 PM EDT2014-08-20 22:45:47 GMT
    St. Louis Cardinals newcomer John Lackey really wanted to keep his old number, so he gave teammate Pat Neshek quite a reward for switching jerseys.
    St. Louis Cardinals newcomer John Lackey really wanted to keep his old number, so he gave teammate Pat Neshek quite a reward for switching jerseys.
  • Manfred, Torre take ice bucket challenge for ALS

    Manfred, Torre take ice bucket challenge for ALS

    Wednesday, August 20 2014 4:33 PM EDT2014-08-20 20:33:22 GMT
    Major League Baseball officials are not afraid of getting their feet wet for a good cause. Commissioner-elect Rob Manfred, Hall of Famer Joe Torre and more than 160 baseball employees poured ice water over their...
    Major League Baseball officials are not afraid of getting their feet wet for a good cause.
  • MLB online chief optimistic on relaxing blackouts

    MLB online chief optimistic on relaxing blackouts

    Wednesday, August 20 2014 2:55 PM EDT2014-08-20 18:55:10 GMT
    The head of baseball's online business says an easing of blackout restrictions on games online could come as early as next season.
    An easing of blackout restrictions on Major League Baseball games online could come as early as next season, according to the head of baseball's online business.
  • Youth coach: Inspiring speech was spontaneous

    Youth coach: Inspiring speech was spontaneous

    Wednesday, August 20 2014 11:54 AM EDT2014-08-20 15:54:10 GMT
    A youth baseball coach from Rhode Island who has become an Internet sensation for the inspiring speech he made after his team was eliminated from the Little League World Series says the talk was spontaneous and...
    A youth baseball coach from Rhode Island who has become an Internet sensation for the inspiring speech he made after his team was eliminated from the Little League World Series says the talk was spontaneous and from the...
  • Cardinals beat Reds on bases-loaded HBP in 9th

    Cardinals beat Reds on bases-loaded HBP in 9th

    Wednesday, August 20 2014 12:24 AM EDT2014-08-20 04:24:29 GMT
    Jon Jay was hit by a pitch from J.J. Hoover with the base-loaded in the ninth inning, lifting the St. Louis Cardinals to a 5-4 win over the Cincinnati Reds on Tuesday night.
    Jon Jay was hit by a pitch from J.J. Hoover with the base-loaded in the ninth inning, lifting the St. Louis Cardinals to a 5-4 win over the Cincinnati Reds on Tuesday night.
  • Scoring change alters history for Jeter, Wagner

    Scoring change alters history for Jeter, Wagner

    Tuesday, August 19 2014 8:14 PM EDT2014-08-20 00:14:18 GMT
    Turns out, the hit that tied Derek Jeter with Honus Wagner came a day later than everyone thought.
    Turns out, the hit that tied Derek Jeter with Honus Wagner came a day later than everyone thought.
  • Philadelphia's Mo'ne Davis knows hoops, too

    Philadelphia's Mo'ne Davis knows hoops, too

    Tuesday, August 19 2014 6:14 PM EDT2014-08-19 22:14:21 GMT
    Fans have lined the grassy hills beyond the playing field at the Little World Series to see Mo'ne Davis. The concession stands have sold out of the powder-blue T-shirts of her Mid-Atlantic team.
    Fans have lined the grassy hills beyond the playing field at the Little World Series to see Mo'ne Davis. The concession stands have sold out of the powder-blue T-shirts of her Mid-Atlantic team.
  • Pirates activate OF McCutchen off disabled list

    Pirates activate OF McCutchen off disabled list

    Tuesday, August 19 2014 5:25 PM EDT2014-08-19 21:25:03 GMT
    Andrew McCutchen is back.
    Andrew McCutchen's fractured rib is healed. The reigning National League MVP is hoping his return will have the same effect on the reeling Pittsburgh Pirates.
  • Captain of the corn maze: Farm honors Derek Jeter

    Captain of the corn maze: Farm honors Derek Jeter

    Tuesday, August 19 2014 7:23 AM EDT2014-08-19 11:23:41 GMT
    As far as corny Derek Jeter tributes go, this one will be tough to beat.
    As far as corny Derek Jeter tributes go, this one will be tough to beat.
  • LaRoche homer lifts Nats over DBacks 5-4 in 11

    LaRoche homer lifts Nats over DBacks 5-4 in 11

    Monday, August 18 2014 11:54 PM EDT2014-08-19 03:54:42 GMT
    Adam LaRoche hit a game-winning solo home run with two outs in the 11th inning to help the Washington Nationals beat the Arizona Diamondbacks 5-4 Monday night for their seventh straight win.
    Washington Nationals manager Matt Williams said the last time he was part of three consecutive walk-off wins he was playing for the Arizona Diamondbacks.
  • Ex-Giants RB David Wilson to train in triple jump

    Ex-Giants RB David Wilson to train in triple jump

    Monday, August 18 2014 11:24 PM EDT2014-08-19 03:24:55 GMT
    Two weeks after ending his NFL career due to a neck injury, former New York Giants running back David Wilson is turning to track and field.
    Two weeks after ending his NFL career due to a neck injury, former New York Giants running back David Wilson is turning to track and field.
  • Lucroy powers Brewers over Dodgers 7-2

    Lucroy powers Brewers over Dodgers 7-2

    Sunday, August 17 2014 9:12 PM EDT2014-08-18 01:12:41 GMT
    Jonathan Lucroy tied a season high with five RBIs, including his first home run in more than three weeks, and the Milwaukee Brewers completed a three-game sweep of the Los Angeles Dodgers with a 7-2 victory on Sunday.
    Jonathan Lucroy put the finishing touches on Milwaukee's resounding three-game sweep of Los Angeles, giving the NL West leaders plenty to think about should they meet again in October.
  • High-res photo satellite launched from California

    High-res photo satellite launched from California

    Sunday, August 17 2014 7:52 AM EDT2014-08-17 11:52:32 GMT
    A satellite designed to produce high-resolution images of Earth from space has been successfully launched from a military base on California's Central Coast.
    A satellite designed to produce high-resolution images of Earth from space was launched Wednesday from a military base on California's Central Coast.
  • Brewers beat Dodgers with 2 HRs off Kershaw

    Brewers beat Dodgers with 2 HRs off Kershaw

    Sunday, August 17 2014 1:20 AM EDT2014-08-17 05:20:38 GMT
    Yovani Gallardo pitched eight innings, Ryan Braun and Carlos Gomez homered, and the Milwaukee Brewers ended Clayton Kershaw's streak of 11 straight victories with a 3-2 win over the Los Angeles Dodgers on...
    On a night when Clayton Kershaw couldn't keep the ball in the ballpark, Milwaukee's Yovani Gallardo held the Los Angeles Dodgers in check and sent the major leagues' ERA leader to his first loss in over 2 1-2...
  • Price helps Tigers beat Mariners 4-2

    Price helps Tigers beat Mariners 4-2

    Sunday, August 17 2014 12:03 AM EDT2014-08-17 04:03:16 GMT
    David Price pitched eight innings of one-run ball Saturday night, and the Detroit Tigers snapped Seattle's five-game winning streak with a 4-2 victory after the Mariners lost ace Felix Hernandez to a leg injury.
    David Price got into a sticky situation in the eighth, and Brad Ausmus decided to leave the ace in the game.
  • Bobblehead bobble: Cabrera MVPs show wrong league

    Bobblehead bobble: Cabrera MVPs show wrong league

    Saturday, August 16 2014 12:21 AM EDT2014-08-16 04:21:22 GMT
    There was a bobblehead bobble at Comerica Park when it came to Miguel Cabrera.
    There was a bobblehead bobble at Comerica Park when it came to Miguel Cabrera.
  • Aviles homers in 11th, Indians beat Orioles 2-1

    Aviles homers in 11th, Indians beat Orioles 2-1

    Friday, August 15 2014 11:52 PM EDT2014-08-16 03:52:23 GMT
    Before touching home plate, Mike Aviles slowed down long enough to get splashed in the face with cold water by his teammates.
    Before touching home plate, Mike Aviles slowed down long enough to get splashed in the face with cold water by his teammates.
  • 1st female Little League player happy for 2 girls

    1st female Little League player happy for 2 girls

    Friday, August 15 2014 11:31 PM EDT2014-08-16 03:31:28 GMT
    More than six decades after Kathryn "Tubby" Johnston Massar cut off her braids, tucked her hair under her cap and became the first girl to play Little League baseball, she's delighted to see two girls in the...
    More than six decades after Kathryn "Tubby" Johnston Massar cut off her braids, tucked her hair under her cap and became the first girl to play Little League baseball, she's delighted to see two girls in the Little...
  • Female pitcher leads Philadelphia in LLWS

    Female pitcher leads Philadelphia in LLWS

    Friday, August 15 2014 5:10 PM EDT2014-08-15 21:10:59 GMT
    Pitcher Mo'Ne Davis, one of two girls at the Little League World Series, threw a two-hitter to help Philadelphia beat Nashville 4-0 on Friday in the opener for both teams.
    Pitcher Mo'Ne Davis, one of two girls at the Little League World Series, threw a two-hitter to help Philadelphia beat Nashville 4-0 on Friday in the opener for both teams.
  • IdealSeat tracks best foul ball spots for fans

    IdealSeat tracks best foul ball spots for fans

    Friday, August 15 2014 9:50 AM EDT2014-08-15 13:50:16 GMT
    By PAT GRAHAM AP Sports Writer The Chicago Cubs fan found the ideal seat at Wrigley Field almost by accident, sitting in the sunniest of spots along the left-field line and finding a friendly...
    By PAT GRAHAM AP Sports Writer The Chicago Cubs fan found the ideal seat at Wrigley Field almost by accident, sitting in the sunniest of spots along the left-field line and finding a friendly vendor to...
  • Manfred given mandate to manage MLB changes

    Manfred given mandate to manage MLB changes

    Friday, August 15 2014 3:49 AM EDT2014-08-15 07:49:14 GMT
    Kenesaw Mountain Landis is remembered for throwing out the Black Sox, Ford Frick for an asterisk, and Bowie Kuhn for squabbles with players and owners.
    Kenesaw Mountain Landis is remembered for throwing out the Black Sox, Ford Frick for an asterisk, and Bowie Kuhn for squabbles with players and owners.
  • San Francisco saying goodbye to Candlestick Park

    San Francisco saying goodbye to Candlestick Park

    Friday, August 15 2014 3:42 AM EDT2014-08-15 07:42:53 GMT
    San Francisco is saying goodbye to the stadium where its beloved Giants and 49ers celebrated some of their greatest triumphs.
    San Francisco said goodbye Thursday to Candlestick Park - the stadium where the city's beloved Giants and 49ers celebrated some of their greatest triumphs.
  • Your Top Plays for Today

    Your Top Plays for Today

    Friday, August 15 2014 3:10 AM EDT2014-08-15 07:10:43 GMT
    By The Associated Press Your Top Plays for Today: AP's Sports Guide
    By The Associated Press Your Top Plays for Today: AP's Sports Guide
  • Rockies OF Gonzalez to have season-ending surgery

    Rockies OF Gonzalez to have season-ending surgery

    Friday, August 15 2014 12:20 AM EDT2014-08-15 04:20:42 GMT
    The Colorado Rockies say outfielder Carlos Gonzalez will have season-ending surgery on his left knee Monday.
    The Colorado Rockies say outfielder Carlos Gonzalez will have season-ending surgery on his left knee Monday.
  • Clemens: No regrets, no control over Cooperstown

    Clemens: No regrets, no control over Cooperstown

    Friday, August 15 2014 12:20 AM EDT2014-08-15 04:20:40 GMT
    Roger Clemens is being inducted into the Boston Red Sox Hall of Fame. And the seven-time Cy Young award winner says he isn't worried about whether he will be elected to the national shrine in Cooperstown.
    Roger Clemens took advantage of his induction into the Boston Red Sox Hall of Fame to throw batting practice to two of his sons on the field at Fenway Park. Then, it was off to Chicago to see another son play in a high...
  • Rob Manfred elected next MLB commissioner

    Rob Manfred elected next MLB commissioner

    Thursday, August 14 2014 9:10 PM EDT2014-08-15 01:10:04 GMT
    Major League Baseball Chief Operating Officer Rob Manfred and Boston Red Sox Chairman Tom Werner were left as the remaining candidates to succeed Bud Selig as commissioner after MLB Executive Vice President Tim...
    Rob Manfred was elected baseball's 10th commissioner Thursday, winning a three-man race to succeed Bud Selig and given a mandate by the tradition-bound sport to recapture young fans and speed play in an era that has...
  • Surging Royals rally past A's for 7-3 win

    Surging Royals rally past A's for 7-3 win

    Thursday, August 14 2014 7:49 PM EDT2014-08-14 23:49:30 GMT
    Nori Aoki and Billy Butler each drove in two runs in a five-run seventh and the surging Kansas City Royals rallied to defeat the Oakland Athletics 7-3 Thursday.
    The Kansas City Royals didn't let Jarrod Dyson's defensive miscue slow them down on Thursday.
  • A-Rod cousin says not guilty in Florida drug case

    A-Rod cousin says not guilty in Florida drug case

    Thursday, August 14 2014 3:40 PM EDT2014-08-14 19:40:24 GMT
    A cousin of New York Yankees star Alex Rodriguez has pleaded not guilty to federal charges arising from the baseball doping scandal centered around a Miami-area clinic.
    A cousin of New York Yankees star Alex Rodriguez has pleaded not guilty to federal charges arising from the baseball doping scandal centered around a Miami-area clinic.
  • Twins relieved Buxton only has concussion

    Twins relieved Buxton only has concussion

    Thursday, August 14 2014 3:09 PM EDT2014-08-14 19:09:55 GMT
    The Minnesota Twins are relieved that prized center field prospect Byron Buxton only has a concussion following a violent outfield collision with a teammate.
    The Minnesota Twins and their frustrated fans have stopped holding their breath. Future center fielder Byron Buxton was only left with a concussion from a scary collision with a minor league teammate.
  • A look at Manfred, Werner & Brosnan ahead of vote

    A look at Manfred, Werner & Brosnan ahead of vote

    Thursday, August 14 2014 4:08 AM EDT2014-08-14 08:08:59 GMT
    Bud Selig's successor as baseball commissioner will face a series of tests, perhaps none more difficult than whether he can keep his owners from the type of divisive public spats that fractured the sport's...
    Bud Selig's successor as baseball commissioner will face a series of tests, perhaps none more difficult than whether he can keep his owners from the type of divisive public spats that fractured the sport's...
  • A look at Manfred, Werner & Brosnan ahead of vote

    A look at Manfred, Werner & Brosnan ahead of vote

    Thursday, August 14 2014 3:59 AM EDT2014-08-14 07:59:00 GMT
    Bud Selig's successor as baseball commissioner will face a series of tests, perhaps none more difficult than whether he can keep his owners from the type of divisive public spats that fractured the sport's...
    Bud Selig's successor as baseball commissioner will face a series of tests, perhaps none more difficult than whether he can keep his owners from the type of divisive public spats that fractured the sport's...
  • D-backs beat Indians 1-0 in 12, avoid DH sweep

    D-backs beat Indians 1-0 in 12, avoid DH sweep

    Thursday, August 14 2014 1:09 AM EDT2014-08-14 05:09:00 GMT
    Zach Walters' one-out homer in the ninth inning gave the Cleveland Indians a 3-2 win over the Arizona Diamondbacks in the first game of a doubleheader on Wednesday.
    Two long days ended on a positive note for the Arizona Diamondbacks.
  • Rockies: Tulowitzki to have season-ending surgery

    Rockies: Tulowitzki to have season-ending surgery

    Wednesday, August 13 2014 11:49 PM EDT2014-08-14 03:49:35 GMT
    The Colorado Rockies say All-Star shortstop Troy Tulowitzki will have surgery on his left hip Friday in Vail, Colorado, and miss the rest of the season.
    All-Star shortstop Troy Tulowitzki will have surgery on his left hip Friday in Vail, Colorado, and miss the rest of the season, the Colorado Rockies said Wednesday.
  • Hal Steinbrenner expects Yankees to 'step it up'

    Hal Steinbrenner expects Yankees to 'step it up'

    Wednesday, August 13 2014 11:10 PM EDT2014-08-14 03:10:13 GMT
    Sounding much like his late father, Yankees owner Hal Steinbrenner said his team's offense has to snap out of its funk and he's optimistic New York will return to the playoffs after a one-year absence.
    Sounding much like his late father, Yankees owner Hal Steinbrenner said his team's offense has to snap out of its funk and he's optimistic New York will return to the playoffs after a one-year absence.
  • Controversial call helps Giants top White Sox, 7-1

    Controversial call helps Giants top White Sox, 7-1

    Wednesday, August 13 2014 8:29 PM EDT2014-08-14 00:29:21 GMT
    The Giants scored seven runs in the seventh inning after a video review led umpires to overturn an out call at home because Chicago catcher Tyler Flowers illegally blocked Gregor Blanco, and San Francisco went on...
    Depending on the clubhouse, the response to the latest overturned call at home under baseball's expanded replay system was as debatable as the rule itself.
  • Commissioner candidates make pitches ahead of vote

    Commissioner candidates make pitches ahead of vote

    Wednesday, August 13 2014 7:32 PM EDT2014-08-13 23:32:07 GMT
    Major League Baseball owners have begun two days of meetings that could lead to the election of Commissioner Bud Selig's successor.
    The three candidates in Major League Baseball's first contested election for a new commissioner in 46 years made presentations to the 30 teams Wednesday, a day ahead of the vote.
  • Locke calls hoax about him 'scary'

    Locke calls hoax about him 'scary'

    Wednesday, August 13 2014 6:20 PM EDT2014-08-13 22:20:27 GMT
    Pittsburgh left-hander Jeff Locke says it's "scary" to think that someone could have been spreading false rumors about him fixing games.
    Pittsburgh left-hander Jeff Locke says it's "scary" to think that someone could have been spreading false rumors about him fixing games.
  • Heisman repeat won't be easy for FSU's Winston

    Heisman repeat won't be easy for FSU's Winston

    Wednesday, August 13 2014 3:29 AM EDT2014-08-13 07:29:08 GMT
    Florida State quarterback Jameis Winston has the opportunity to accomplish what only one other player has achieved - win the Heisman Trophy twice.
    Florida State quarterback Jameis Winston has the opportunity to accomplish what only one other player has achieved - win the Heisman Trophy twice.
  • Haren, Dodgers beat hapless Braves again, 4-2

    Haren, Dodgers beat hapless Braves again, 4-2

    Wednesday, August 13 2014 1:38 AM EDT2014-08-13 05:38:16 GMT
    The Dodgers are getting solid performances out of their starting pitchers.
    The Dodgers are getting solid performances out of their starting pitchers.
  • Tigers P Verlander has right shoulder inflammation

    Tigers P Verlander has right shoulder inflammation

    Tuesday, August 12 2014 8:38 PM EDT2014-08-13 00:38:31 GMT
    Justin Verlander has inflammation in his right shoulder.
    Justin Verlander's sore right shoulder will likely force him to miss at least one start, the latest setback for the reeling Detroit Tigers.
  • Selig eager to step aside and introduce successor

    Selig eager to step aside and introduce successor

    Tuesday, August 12 2014 6:18 PM EDT2014-08-12 22:18:36 GMT
    Major League Baseball Commissioner Bud Selig is looking forward to writing a book, teaching history and relaxing when he retires this winter.
    Major League Baseball Commissioner Bud Selig is looking forward to writing a book, teaching history and relaxing when he retires this winter.
  • Sore shoulder limits Tigers' Verlander to 1 inning

    Sore shoulder limits Tigers' Verlander to 1 inning

    Tuesday, August 12 2014 12:07 AM EDT2014-08-12 04:07:37 GMT
    Justin Verlander pitched only one inning of the Detroit Tigers' 11-6 defeat to the Pittsburgh Pirates because of soreness in his right shoulder.
    Justin Verlander pitched only one inning of the Detroit Tigers' 11-6 defeat to the Pittsburgh Pirates because of soreness in his right shoulder.
  • Royals win 8th in row, top A's, take Central lead

    Royals win 8th in row, top A's, take Central lead

    Tuesday, August 12 2014 12:07 AM EDT2014-08-12 04:07:35 GMT
    The Kansas City Royals won their eighth straight game and took over the AL Central lead Monday night when Yordano Ventura outdueled Sonny Gray during a 3-2 win over Oakland Athletics.
    Alcides Escobar pumped his fist. Jarrod Dyson did a backflip. And for the first time in more than a decade, the Kansas City Royals were in first place in mid-August.
  • Davis HR sparks Orioles in 11-3 win over Yankees

    Davis HR sparks Orioles in 11-3 win over Yankees

    Tuesday, August 12 2014 12:07 AM EDT2014-08-12 04:07:33 GMT
    Chris Davis hit a two-run homer after replacing an injured Manny Machado, and the AL East-leading Baltimore Orioles beat the Yankees 11-3 Monday night to drop New York a season-high seven games out of first place.
    It was a night when both teams lamented a potentially devastating loss.
  • Verlander leaves with sore shoulder, will get MRI

    Verlander leaves with sore shoulder, will get MRI

    Monday, August 11 2014 11:37 PM EDT2014-08-12 03:37:21 GMT
    Justin Verlander left his start against the Pittsburgh Pirates on Monday night after one inning with right shoulder soreness.
    Justin Verlander left his start against the Pittsburgh Pirates on Monday night after one inning with right shoulder soreness.
  • Royals get Willingham from Twins for minor leaguer

    Royals get Willingham from Twins for minor leaguer

    Monday, August 11 2014 7:59 PM EDT2014-08-11 23:59:19 GMT
    The Royals have acquired outfielder Josh Willingham from the Twins for minor league pitcher Jason Adam in an attempt to bolster their offense for the stretch run.
    The Royals bolstered their offense Monday by acquiring outfielder Josh Willingham from the Minnesota Twins, a move the long-suffering franchise hopes will help them end a playoff drought that stretches back nearly three...
  • Pirates put McCutchen on DL, dating to last week

    Pirates put McCutchen on DL, dating to last week

    Monday, August 11 2014 6:08 PM EDT2014-08-11 22:08:09 GMT
    The Pittsburgh Pirates have put star center fielder Andrew McCutchen on the 15-day disabled list because of a broken rib after waiting a week to see how it would heal.
    The Pittsburgh Pirates have put star center fielder Andrew McCutchen on the 15-day disabled list because of a broken rib after waiting a week to see how it would heal.
  • San Francisco's Candlestick Park hosts final event

    San Francisco's Candlestick Park hosts final event

    Sunday, August 10 2014 12:46 PM EDT2014-08-10 16:46:28 GMT
    Candlestick Park, San Francisco's cold and windy workhorse stadium, is closing after more than a half-century of hosting sports, concerts and other events. Over the years, the park was home field for the Giants...
    Candlestick Park, San Francisco's cold and windy workhorse stadium, is closing after more than a half-century of hosting sports, concerts and other events. Over the years, the park was home field for the Giants and...
  • Pujols' HR in 19th lifts Angels over Red Sox 5-4

    Pujols' HR in 19th lifts Angels over Red Sox 5-4

    Sunday, August 10 2014 4:36 AM EDT2014-08-10 08:36:42 GMT
    Albert Pujols homered leading off the 19th inning, and the Los Angeles Angels outlasted the Boston Red Sox 5-4 on Saturday night in the longest game in the major leagues this season.
    After the Los Angeles Angels stranded 16 runners through 18 innings - including nine in scoring position - Albert Pujols provided the biggest blow with no one on.
  • Angels' Richards loses no-hit bid in 7th inning

    Angels' Richards loses no-hit bid in 7th inning

    Saturday, August 9 2014 11:16 PM EDT2014-08-10 03:16:19 GMT
    Garrett Richards of the Los Angeles Angels has not allowed a hit through six innings against the Boston Red Sox.
    Garrett Richards of the Los Angeles Angels lost his bid for a no-hitter with no outs in the seventh inning when Dustin Pedroia singled through the middle to leadoff on Saturday night.
  • Reimold's double lifts Blue Jays over Tigers 3-2

    Reimold's double lifts Blue Jays over Tigers 3-2

    Saturday, August 9 2014 5:27 PM EDT2014-08-09 21:27:15 GMT
    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...
    After coughing up a ninth-inning lead to lose on Friday, manager John Gibbons said he was hoping for a little more late-inning magic out of the Blue Jays
  • Rays owner: No regrets over trading Price

    Rays owner: No regrets over trading Price

    Saturday, August 9 2014 4:16 PM EDT2014-08-09 20:16:03 GMT
    Tampa Bay Rays owner Stuart Sternberg said he doesn't regret trading former Cy Young Award winner David Price to the Detroit Tigers.
    Tampa Bay Rays owner Stuart Sternberg said he doesn't regret trading former Cy Young Award winner David Price to the Detroit Tigers.
  • Derek Jeter passes Honus Wagner on career hit list

    Derek Jeter passes Honus Wagner on career hit list

    Saturday, August 9 2014 3:36 PM EDT2014-08-09 19:36:17 GMT
    Derek Jeter has passed Honus Wagner on the career hits list with 3,431, getting an infield single in the sixth inning Saturday against the Cleveland Indians.
    Derek Jeter has passed Honus Wagner on the career hits list with 3,431, getting an infield single in the sixth inning Saturday against the Cleveland Indians.
  • Orioles hit 6 HRs in 12-2 rout of Cardinals

    Orioles hit 6 HRs in 12-2 rout of Cardinals

    Friday, August 8 2014 11:26 PM EDT2014-08-09 03:26:41 GMT
    J.J. Hardy hit two of Baltimore's season-high six home runs, and the Orioles cruised past the St. Louis Cardinals 12-2 Friday night to move a season-high 17 games over .500.
    On a night in which the Orioles wore 1954 throwback uniforms to mark the 60th anniversary of their arrival in Baltimore, the team administered an old-fashioned whipping on the St. Louis Cardinals.
  • Marlins' Jennings released from hospital

    Marlins' Jennings released from hospital

    Friday, August 8 2014 5:48 PM EDT2014-08-08 21:48:12 GMT
    Marlins left-hander Dan Jennings was released from a Pittsburgh hospital on Friday, a day after he was hit in the head by a line drive.
    Marlins left-hander Dan Jennings was released from a Pittsburgh hospital on Friday, a day after he was hit in the head by a line drive.
  • Marlins pitcher Jennings hit in head by liner

    Marlins pitcher Jennings hit in head by liner

    Friday, August 8 2014 12:05 AM EDT2014-08-08 04:05:25 GMT
    Miami Marlins pitcher Dan Jennings was taken to a hospital after being hit in the head by a line drive Thursday night.
    Miami Marlins pitcher Dan Jennings was hospitalized after being hit in the head by a line drive Thursday night.
  • Baez hits 2 HRs, drives in 4 as Cubs beat Rockies

    Baez hits 2 HRs, drives in 4 as Cubs beat Rockies

    Thursday, August 7 2014 8:26 PM EDT2014-08-08 00:26:17 GMT
    Rookie Javier Baez hit two more homers and drove in four runs Thursday, leading the Chicago Cubs over the Colorado Rockies 6-2.
    The Chicago Cubs' future looks bright even if their present is a little disappointing.
  • Greene, Yankees shut down Tigers 1-0

    Greene, Yankees shut down Tigers 1-0

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    After seeing his Yankees rotation mates go pitch for pitch against Detroit's three Cy Young Award winners, Shane Greene was determined to match their outings.
    After seeing his Yankees rotation mates go pitch for pitch against Detroit's three Cy Young Award winners, Shane Greene was determined to match their outings.
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