A two-run eighth-inning rally, highlighted by Yonder Alonso’s go-ahead RBI single, sparked the A’s to a 5-3 comeback victory, secured a series sweep and handed the White Sox their sixth loss in their last seven games on Sunday at Guaranteed Rate Field.
For the first 2 1/2 months of the season, Reds manager Bryan Price seemed to make all of the right bullpen moves as his rotation struggled to go deep into games. In turn, relievers were able to do everything that was asked of them.
Rockies lefty Tyler Anderson struck out six and gave up one run in five innings in an injury rehab start for Triple-A Albuquerque at Sacramento on Sunday afternoon.
As Mariners ace Felix Hernandez took the mound in the third inning of his final rehab start for Triple-A Tacoma on a chilly, damp Saturday night, the video board blinked Rainiers red and said, “Hail, Felix.” It was more like light drizzle, but the sentiment was understood.
The Mets entered this weekend’s four-game series against the Nationals hoping to pull closer to contention in the as-yet uncompetitive National League East. Instead, it’s the Nats who have taken advantage of the opportunity, widening their division lead back to double digits with a 7-2 win Friday night at Citi Field.
Cole Hamels’ first rehab start at Double-A Frisco was a short one, but the Rangers left-hander was optimistic as he works his way back from a right oblique strain.
Taijuan Walker returned from the disabled list with a powerful five-inning performance to lead Arizona to a 2-1 win over Detroit on Wednesday night at Comerica Park. Jordan Zimmermann, despite landing on the wrong end of a pitchers’ duel, tossed a season-high eight innings with six strikeouts, allowing two runs on six hits and no […]
The reigning National League Pitcher of the Month finally allowed a run on Saturday. Los Angeles Dodgers starter Alex Wood saw his scoreless innings streak conclude at 27 1/3 courtesy of a two-out RBI single from Cincinnati Reds second baseman Jose Peraza, according to Bill Plunkett of the Orange County Register. Prior to Saturday's performance, […]
R.A. Dickey completed his most best start of the season, leading Atlanta to a 3-1 win Thursday over the Phillies at SunTrust Park.
PITTSBURGH (AP) Edinson Volquez followed his no-hitter by pitching seven scoreless innings and the Miami Marlins beat the Pittsburgh Pirates 7-1 on Thursday night. Volquez (3-7) allowed three hits, struck out eight and walked two while winning his third straight start. He helped the Marlins win for the ninth time in 12 games and raised […]
We’re in an age where it seems like anything in baseball might get tinkered with. Major League Baseball commissioner Rob Manfred is one of those guys who will usually say he’s open to any good idea. Generally, that’s not a bad thing. Progress is great. Making the game more interesting and more marketable, those are […]
On this day in 1995, Montreal Expos starter Pedro Martinez set down the first 27 batters he faced. Unfortunately, the game went into extra innings.Harvey Haddix became known throughout MLB history for firing 12 perfect innings before losing his gem, and the game, in the 13th inning. Until this day…