April 21, 2014

MLB – American League Roundup: Toronto Blue Jays shutout the Cleveland Indians 5-0 on Saturday.

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    CLEVELAND (AP) — Mark Buehrle pitched shutout ball into the eighth inning and remained unbeaten this season, leading the Toronto Blue Jays over the Cleveland Indians 5-0 on Saturday. Jose Reyes hit an RBI single in his first game since opening day, when he strained his left hamstring in his first at-bat of [...]

MLB – National League Roundup: Drama in Nationals 4-3 loss to the Cardinals

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    WASHINGTON (AP) — Nationals star Bryce Harper was pulled by first-year manager Matt Williams after failing to run out a grounder in Washington’s 4-3 loss to the St. Louis Cardinals on Saturday. Harper hit a grounder back to pitcher Lance Lynn in the sixth inning, jogged to first base and took a right [...]

MLB – NL Roundup: Atlanta Braves beat the New York Mets 6-0 Friday night.

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    NEW YORK (AP) — Aaron Harang threw no-hit ball for seven innings but was pulled after 121 pitches, and reliever Luis Avilan gave up David Wright’s two-out single in the eighth as the Atlanta Braves beat the New York Mets 6-0 Friday night. As Harang’s pitch count increased on a chilly evening, it [...]

MLB – AL Roundup: Los Angeles Angels bombed the Detroit Tigers 11-6 on Friday night.

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  DETROIT (AP) — Albert Pujols hit his 497th home run and Howie Kendrick added two of his own to lead the Los Angeles Angels to an 11-6 win over the Detroit Tigers on Friday night. The Angels chased Detroit starter Drew Smyly (1-1) after three innings and then added seven runs off reliever Luke [...]

MLB – American League Roundup: Detroit Tigers held on for a 7-5 victory over the Cleveland Indians

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DETROIT (AP) — Ian Kinsler homered and drove in four runs, and the Detroit Tigers held on for a 7-5 victory over the Cleveland Indians on Thursday. Justin Verlander (2-1) allowed three unearned runs in five innings, and the Tigers trailed 3-1 before Kinsler’s three-run homer in the fifth off Danny Salazar (0-2). Detroit never [...]

MLB – National League Roundup: Los Angeles Dodgers beat the San Francisco Giants 2-1 Thursday

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SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Hyun-Jin Ryu stretched his road scoreless streak to 26 innings, and the Los Angeles Dodgers beat the San Francisco Giants 2-1 Thursday to avoid a sweep. Ryu (3-1) struck out three and walked one on a season-high 112 pitches in seven innings, helping his club move into a tie with the [...]

MLB Roundup: Masahiro Tanaka and Michael Pineda pitched the New York Yankees to a 3-0, 2-0 sweep of the Chicago Cubs

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NEW YORK (AP) — Masahiro Tanaka and Michael Pineda pitched the New York Yankees to a 3-0, 2-0 sweep of the Chicago Cubs in a chilly day-night-doubleheader Monday. In the Cubs’ first regular-season game at new Yankee Stadium, Tanaka (2-0) allowed two bunt hits in eight dominant innings and struck out 10 for his second [...]

MLB – American League Roundup: Texas Rangers beat the Mariners 5-0

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ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — Prince Fielder and Kevin Kouzmanoff hit back-to-back homers, Robbie Ross limited Seattle to five singles in seven-plus innings and the Texas Rangers beat the Mariners 5-0 Tuesday night. Fielder ended a 13-game homerless streak to start the season with his new team, hitting a line drive to right-center off former Texas [...]

MLB – National League Roundup: Cincinnati Reds ran to a 7-5 victory over the Pittsburgh Pirates

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CINCINNATI (AP) — Mike Leake doubled and hit a two-run homer Tuesday night, ending Gerrit Cole’s winning streak and leading the Cincinnati Reds to a 7-5 victory over the Pittsburgh Pirates that completed two days full of homers and delays. First, the NL Central rivals completed a game that was suspended in the sixth inning [...]

MLB – American League Roundup: John Jaso’s pinch-hit HR lifts A’s over Angels 3-2

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ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) — Pinch-hitter John Jaso came through with a two-run homer off closer Ernesto Frieri in the ninth inning, sending the Oakland Athletics to a 3-2 victory over the Los Angeles Angels on Monday night. Yoenis Cespedes also went deep for the A’s, offsetting Albert Pujols’ 496th home run. Frieri (0-1) was trying [...]