Braves clinch postseason berth with Folty's gem
Right-hander finds All-Star form as Atlanta routs Nationals
WASHINGTON -- Mike Foltynewicz has put himself in the thick of the postseason roster decisions, which became even more pressing when the Braves secured a playoff berth with a 10-1 win over the Nationals on Saturday afternoon.
Postgame thoughts focused on Charlie Culberson, who was struck under the right eye
Ichiro gives heartfelt speech in English
Mariners honor retired star with Franchise Achievement Award
SEATTLE -- In 19 seasons in the Major Leagues, Ichiro Suzuki used an interpreter to express himself to reporters, preferring to be careful that his words were correctly understood. But Saturday, in his first public farewell since his retirement, Ichiro spoke from his heart -- in English -- to a
Culberson 'aware' after fastball hits face
Braves 'hope and pray' after utility man is carted off, taken to hospital
WASHINGTON -- Braves manager Brian Snitker held back tears as he attempted to update the status of Charlie Culberson, who was transported to a nearby hospital after being hit in the face with a pitch during the seventh inning of a 10-1 win over the Nationals on Saturday afternoon at
Gardy's big game gives Paxton 9th straight W
Lefty joins Ford, Guidry, Mussina with streak thanks to veteran outfielder's 5 RBIs
TORONTO -- James Paxton continued his winning ways for the Yankees on Saturday, to a point of historic proportions.
Paxton earned the decision in a 13-3 win over the Blue Jays to become just the fourth Yankees pitcher since 1961 to win nine consecutive starts, joining Whitey Ford, Ron Guidry
Last NFL game to be played on MLB field
Oakland sports teams will soon be free of Coliseum-related hassles
The turf wars have finally reached an end in Oakland.
Sunday’s Raiders-Kansas City Chiefs game will mark the final time that either of the Oakland Coliseum’s primary tenants must play a game on a field that’s not meant for their respective sport.
For the A’s, that means no more contending
Rajai comes up clutch after deGrom dominates
Mets stay three back in hunt for Wild Card spot
NEW YORK -- The curious set of circumstances that brought Rajai Davis to the plate in the eighth inning on Saturday would have been difficult to predict a half-hour earlier. The levers began moving in the seventh inning, when Jacob deGrom -- normally intent on pitching as deep into every
Lyles outduels Flaherty as Crew beats Cardinals
Right-hander allows 2 runs (1 earned) over 6 strong innings
ST. LOUIS -- The Brewers drew criticism from some corners when they didn’t acquire a frontline starting pitcher at the Trade Deadline.
But, wait. Perhaps they actually did.
“We knew he was going to be a good addition,” catcher Yasmani Grandal said. “We just didn’t know he was going to
A’s maintain WC lead, but Fiers’ status uncertain
Right-hander feels ‘a little zinger’ down arm and numbness in right hand
ARLINGTON -- The A's made more progress in their playoff push on Saturday with an 8-6 win over the Rangers at Globe Life Park, but this one came with a high price.
The A’s, who ended the contest with their half-game lead over the Rays in the American League Wild
Greinke slows Royals for wins over all MLB clubs
Righty helps Houston trim magic number to 6 in AL West race
KANSAS CITY -- Astros right-hander Zack Greinke reached a couple of personal milestones on Saturday night against his former club, the Royals. Asked by reporters how he felt about finally getting a win at Kauffman Stadium as a visitor, while also becoming the second active pitcher to earn wins against
E-Rod fans 12 in pursuit of 20 wins
Lefty allows just one run over 105 pitches in Interleague outing
PHILADELPHIA -- A pitcher winning 20 games may not mean as much to some as it used to, but Eduardo Rodriguez's outing in Saturday's 2-1 victory over the Phillies at Citizens Bank Park epitomized why it's a feat still cherished by many within Major League clubhouses.
"A lot of people
Cubs crush single-season franchise HR record
Zobrist, Bryant, Hoerner, Caratini go deep to set mark at 237
CHICAGO -- This is scoreboard-watching season, but Cubs manager Joe Maddon insisted on Saturday morning that he did not realize the Cardinals were playing the Brewers until someone pointed it out. Given the implications on the standings, Maddon was asked which team he preferred to win.
"Our goal is to
D-backs manage 1 baserunner -- and win
Club is first to accomplish feat in modern era, according to Elias
PHOENIX -- From the first day he gets his hands on position players at Spring Training, D-backs first base/baserunning coach Dave McKay begins hammering home a theme: You run hard out of the box, and you run until the other team stops you.
Simple? Maybe so, but it’s not something