July 24, 2014

MLB – 2013 World Series: Gomes lifts Red Sox over Cards 4-2, evens WS 2-all


ST. LOUIS (AP) — Jonny Gomes arrived at Busch Stadium expecting to watch Game 4 of the World Series from the Red Sox dugout. Halfway through batting practice, Boston’s plans changed. ” All I fought for in this year of mine is just the opportunity,” Gomes said. ” So when my number is called, I’m [...]

MLB – AL Championship Series: Boston holds off Tigers 1-0 behind Lackey, bullpen


Boston Red Sox’s Dustin Pedroia throws out Detroit Tigers’ Alex Avila in the fifth inning during Game 3 of the American League baseball championship series Tuesday, Oct. 15, 2013, in Detroit. (AP Photo/Paul Sancya) DETROIT (AP) — Once again this October, one run was enough. The Boston Red Sox scored it – and now they [...]

MLB – NL Championship Series: Cardinals homer twice to beat Dodgers 4-2 in NLCS


Los Angeles Dodgers’ Yasiel Puig is out at second as St. Louis Cardinals’ Matt Carpenter turns a double play on a ball hit by Juan Uribe during the sixth inning of Game 4 of the National League baseball championship series Tuesday, Oct. 15, 2013, in Los Angeles. Photo by The Associated Press. LOS ANGELES (AP) [...]

MLB – ALDS: Verlander sends Tigers past A’s in Game 5 gem


Detroit Tigers Miguel Cabrera (24) celebrates with teammate Torii Hunter (48) after he scored a two run home run that also scored Hunter in the fourth inning of Game 5 of an American League baseball division series against the Oakland Athletics in Oakland, Calif., Thursday, Oct. 10, 2013. (Marcio Jose Sanchez, AP / AP) OAKLAND, [...]

MLB – NL Roundup: Jose Fernandez has strong outing and hits HR; Marlins beat Braves 5-2


Jose Fernandez, Shelby Miller and Yasiel Puig are among the leading candidates for NL Rookie of the Year. (AP Photos) (PhatzRadio / AP) — MIAMI – In his season finale, Miami Marlins rookie Jose Fernandez pitched seven innings, hit his first major league homer and engaged in a standoff with the annoyed Atlanta Braves that [...]

MLB – NL Roundup: Todd Frazier’s two HRs lift Reds over Cardinals


Cincinnati Reds’ Todd Frazier stands at home plate after striking out against St. Louis Cardinals starting pitcher Lance Lynn with the bases loaded to end the first inning of a baseball game, Thursday, Sept. 5, 2013, in Cincinnati. (AP Photo/Al Behrman) (PhatzRadio / AP) — CINCINNATI – Todd Frazier hit two homers, including the first [...]

MLB – AL Roundup: Price outshines Sabathia again in Rays win


New York Yankees starting pitcher CC Sabathia delivers to the Tampa Bay Rays during the fourth inning of a baseball game on Saturday, Aug. 24, 2013, in St. Petersburg, Fla. (CHRIS O’MEARA — AP Photo) ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) — David Price outpitched CC Sabathia and the Tampa Bay Rays rallied Saturday night to beat [...]

MLB – AL Roundup: Drew Stubbs’ blast leads Indians to a 14-inning win in Anaheim


(PhatzRadio / AP) — ANAHEIM, Calif. — Drew Stubbs hit a two-run homer in the 14th inning, and Cleveland outlasted Los Angeles to gain ground in the AL playoff race. Lonnie Chisenhall got the Indians going with a one-out single in the 14th off Joe Blanton (2-14), the Angels’ seventh pitcher. Stubbs, the Indians’ No. [...]

MLB – NL Roundup: Yasiel Puig ends slump; Dodgers beat Marlins, 6-4


(Los Angeles Dodgers’ Yasiel Puig follows through on a game-winning solo home run in the eighth inning during a baseball game against the Miami Marlins, Tuesday, Aug. 20, 2013 in Miami. The Dodgers defeated the Marlins 6-4. AP) (PhatzRadio / AP) — MIAMI — With his first swing of the night, Yasiel Puig ended a [...]

MLB – AL Roundup: Royals sweep day-night doubleheader against Tigers


Kansas City Royals second baseman Chris Getz tags out Detroit Tigers’ Austin Jackson trying to steal second base in the first inning during the second game of a doubleheader baseball game, Friday, Aug. 16, 2013, in Detroit. (Photo: Duane Burleson) (PhatzRadio / AP) — DETROIT – James Shields allowed three hits in seven scoreless innings [...]