BALTIMORE (AP) Though they rank last in the AL in home runs, the Boston Red Sox have found plenty of other ways to win – especially in extra innings. Jackie Bradley Jr. scored the game’s lone run on a wild pitch by Brad Brach in the 11th inning, and Boston used six pitchers to silence
12:51 AM ET Facebook Twitter Facebook Messenger Pinterest Email print comment NEW YORK — There he was, all 6-foot-4 and 250 pounds of Aroldis Chapman, looking like the $86 million man. The fastballs were flying in at warp speed. Whoosh! 100.5 mph! The hot-hitting Joe Mauer looked at Chapman’s first pitch for a strike. Boom!
8:23 PM ET Facebook Twitter Facebook Messenger Pinterest Email print comment ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. — Chicago Cubs righty Jake Arrieta is slated to start Thursday against the Milwaukee Brewers, barring a setback from a hamstring injury that has limited him to one start in September. Arrieta, 31, threw 25 pitches in a light bullpen session
Facebook Twitter Facebook Messenger Pinterest Email print comment CINCINNATI — The St. Louis Cardinals have activated right-hander Adam Wainwright from the 10-day disabled list. Wainwright, 36, had been sidelined by a right elbow impingement. Manager Mike Matheny says Wainwright will pitch of the bullpen. Matheny says the Cardinals will put Wainwright “in there when it
Facebook Twitter Facebook Messenger Pinterest Email print comment NEW YORK — Luis Severino was moved up two days by the New York Yankees and is scheduled to start Wednesday against Minnesota. Yankees manager Joe Girardi said Tuesday the move was made to give Severino three more regular-season starts as New York tries to overtake Boston
7:39 PM ET Facebook Twitter Facebook Messenger Pinterest Email print comment BALTIMORE — A day after suffering a nasal contusion, Dustin Pedroia is not in the lineup for the Boston Red Sox. “He’s sore,” manager John Farrell said before Tuesday’s game against the Orioles. “I would think in an emergency only would we even consider
More home runs have been hit in 2017 than in any other season in baseball history. Major League Baseball’s 5,694th homer of the season was hit by Kansas City Royals outfielder Alex Gordon Tuesday night at Toronto’s Rogers Centre, eclipsing the previous mark set in the year 2000. More to come.
The 2017 season will not go down as one of the best of New York Yankees left-hander CC Sabathia‘s storied career, but it has featured its share of milestones. The 37-year-old entered Tuesday’s game against the Minnesota Twins just one strikeout shy of matching Mickey Lolich for the third-most strikeouts by a left-handed pitcher in
UPDATE: Most home runs through 66 career games in A’s history: Matt Olson – 23Mark McGwire – 22Jose Canseco – 16 pic.twitter.com/Smvb90rctG — Oakland A’s (@Athletics) September 19, 2017 Matt Olson is on one heck of a run. In the top of the second inning on Tuesday night against the Detroit Tigers, the 23-year old
7:55 AM ET Facebook Twitter Facebook Messenger Pinterest Email print comment If I could put one memento from this home run era into the time capsule, it would be Rougned Odor‘s line from June 30. Odor, the Texas Rangers’ second baseman and No. 5 hitter that day, homered in the fourth inning with a man