Adrian Beltre’s 450th home run could not have come at a better time, as the third baseman’s solo shot off Indians closer Cody Allen in the top of the ninth proved to be the difference in the Rangers’ 2-1 win on Monday at Progressive Field.
Jason Kipnis stared at Indians first baseman Carlos Santana for a moment from across the diamond. One pitch into Saturday’s game, the second baseman gloved a grounder off the bat of Brian Dozier and fired the ball to Santana, who jumped off the bag to make the catch.
Despite a dominant start by Indians ace Corey Kluber, Brian Dozier’s go-ahead solo home run in the eighth inning off Cody Allen proved to be the difference in the Twins’ 4-2 victory over the Indians on Saturday at Progressive Field.
The highlight of James Shields’ start during Oakland’s 10-2 victory over the White Sox on Saturday afternoon at Guaranteed Rate Field came in the second inning when he picked up career strikeout No. 2,000.
Ronald Torreyes lined a run-scoring single into center field off Matt Bush in the bottom of the 10th inning, driving home Gary Sanchez with the winning run as the Yankees defeated the Rangers, 2-1, on Friday night at Yankee Stadium.
For the second straight game, the Phillies jumped out to a multi-run lead against the Cardinals. They held onto it Thursday. Behind 7 1/3 strong innings from Aaron Nola and a pair of solo homers from Freddy Galvis and Tommy Joseph, the Phillies topped the Cardinals, 5-1, to snap a five-game losing streak.
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.
The Padres recognized Major League potential in pitcher Dinelson Lamet when they signed him as an international free agent in 2014.
Jimmy Nelson threw the Brewers’ first complete game in nearly two years, and young dads Hernan Perez and Manny Pina homered.
Chris Archer and Michael Fulmer will square off on the mound Saturday afternoon when the Tigers and Rays play the third game of a four-game series at Comerica Park.
Max Scherzer still has a long way to go to catch the likes of Pedro Martinez and Chris Sale, both of whom struck out 10 or more batters in eight consecutive starts, but Scherzer can reach the halfway point to that mark Friday night against the Mets at Citi Field. The man tasked with outdueling […]
Elvis Andrus’ two-run triple highlighted a four-run eighth inning, which catapulted 32-year-old rookie righty Austin Bibens-Dirkx and the Rangers to a 5-1 victory over Max Scherzer and the Nationals on Sunday afternoon and a three-game sweep at Nationals Park.