Danny Salazar continued his second-half resurgence, and Carlos Santana led a five-homer attack with a pair of blasts to power the Indians to an 8-1 victory over the Twins on Tuesday night in the opener of a key series between American League Central contenders.
Coming back to Fenway Park on Monday night for a one-game makeup in the midst of a long road trip became a little less inconvenient for the Indians, who rode a pair of two-run homers by slugger Edwin Encarnacion to a 7-3 victory over the Red Sox.
Howie Kendrick launched a walk-off grand slam in the 11th inning to lead the Nationals to a 6-2 victory in the nightcap of Sunday’s doubleheader against the Giants. It was Kendrick’s first career grand slam and it came against Giants left-hander Albert Suarez to end a marathon 24 hours for both teams, which included a […]
Corey Kluber came through like an ace on Sunday, and a late home run by Austin Jackson made him a winner as the Indians claimed a 4-3 win over the Rays at Tropicana Field.
Outfielder Matt Kemp, on the disabled list for the second time this season due to a right hamstring strain, is getting closer to returning. Braves manager Brian Snitker said Saturday that Kemp could be activated Friday.
The Dodgers saw the best of Yu Darvish in New York. What they got six nights later wasn’t the best, but it was good enough.
Four months ago, the Orioles traded right-hander Parker Bridwell to the Angels in exchange for cash considerations. On Tuesday night, Bridwell helped defeat the team that cast him off by firing seven-innings of one-run ball in the Angels’ 3-2 victory over the Orioles at Angel Stadium.
When you put it all together — acquiring players who put the ball in play, maximizing players’ talents, matching up players in situations where they will not strike out as much and hit with more power — the Astros have found themselves a few steps ahead of every other team in baseball.
Ask Corey Kluber about his strikeout exploits, and his reply will usually be preceded by a shrug. The Indians’ ace will explain that the win is all that matters, and all the numbers he compiles in the process are just the byproduct of making good pitches.
J.A. Happ set a season-high 10 strikeouts and put together his best start in almost a month to bolster the Blue Jays to a 5-1 win and series victory over the White Sox at Guaranteed Rate Field on Wednesday afternoon.
Homers and a healthy dose of Alex Cobb led the Rays to a 5-1 win over the Orioles on Wednesday afternoon at Tropicana Field.