NEW YORK - Gleyber Torres took a few moments, studied video of Jim Johnson on an iPad and then faced the pitcher for the first time.A month into his big league career, the 21-year-old seized the moment, stroking a low, ...
May 26, 2018
CLEVELAND - The Cleveland Indians can return to clinching their division and playoff preparations.Their historic winning streak is, well, history.Cleveland had its AL record run stopped at 22 straight games on Friday (Saturday, Manila time) as the Indians were beaten, 4- ...
Sep 16, 2017
CLEVELAND - Making history almost every time they take the field, the Cleveland Indians won their 21st straight game on Wednesday (Thursday, Manila time), 5-3, over the Detroit Tigers, to set an American League record and join only two other teams in ...
Sep 14, 2017
OAKLAND, California - The Los Angeles Angels employed an American League-record 12 pitchers on Labor Day, and Kole Calhoun hit a two-run triple in the 11th inning to beat the Oakland Athletics, 11-9.Fernando Salas (1-0), the ninth Angels ...
Sep 5, 2017
BALTIMORE - Setting the American League record for consecutive saves converted requires a remarkable display of consistency.Patience also played a part for Zach Britton, because the Baltimore Orioles closer went more than 14 weeks this season between tying the mark and breaking ...
Jul 24, 2017
MIAMI - In a year when it seems just about everyone is a power hitter, Chris Sale and Max Scherzer know what awaits in Tuesday night's All-Star Game (Wednesday, Manila time).The American League's starting batting order has ...
Jul 11, 2017
SAN DIEGO - Eric Hosmer stood in the middle of the field, holding up a trophy. He hopes to do it again with the Kansas City Royals this fall.Hosmer and Salvador Perez homered off former Kansas City teammate Johnny Cueto during a ...
Jul 13, 2016
NEW YORK - Chicago Cubs third baseman Kris Bryant was a unanimous pick as National League Rookie of the Year, and Houston Astros shortstop Carlos Correa was voted the American League honor.Bryant made his debut on April 17 and became an NL ...
Nov 17, 2015
NEW YORK - A green laser beam bounced around a fog-filled clubhouse, music blared from all corners of the darkened room. It's a postgame party that's becoming commonplace with these Houston Astros.Evan Gattis hit two home runs, ...
Aug 27, 2015
TORONTO - David Price was blown away by the reception he got in his Toronto debut.Then he blew away the Minnesota Twins.Price struck out 11 over eight innings to win his first Blue Jays start, Josh Donaldson hit a tiebreaking home ...
Aug 4, 2015
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CINCINNATI - Four pitches into the game, Zack Greinke left one up just a little bit. At Great American Ball Park, that's too much.The National League's pitching staff was highly impressive at times, fanning 15 batters overall. It ...
Jul 15, 2015
CINCINNATI - Picked to start the All-Star Game for the National League, Zack Greinke wasn't sure he wanted his wife to make the trek from Los Angeles to Great American Ball Park."My wife is less than three weeks until ...
Jul 14, 2015
NEW YORK - Clayton Kershaw became the first pitcher to win the National League MVP award in nearly a half-century, coasting an easy victory on Thursday (Friday, Manila time).Mike Trout was a unanimous pick for the AL honor after finishing second ...
Nov 14, 2014
SEATTLE - Felix Hernandez's earned run average dropped Saturday (Sunday, Manila time) without the Seattle ace throwing a pitch, giving him a chance to win a second AL earned run average title.Hernandez failed to field a bunt by Josh Thole ...
Sep 28, 2014
KANSAS CITY, Missouri - Each win moves the Royals one step closer to the end of their long playoff drought, and Sunday (Monday, Manila time) was a big one.Nori Aoki hit a two-run triple, and Kansas City beat the Detroit Tigers, ...
Sep 22, 2014
ST. PETERSBURG, Florida - Jeremy Hellickson isn't used to playing meaningless games."It's definitely no fun when you come to the park and you know you're not going to be playing in October," Hellickson said after giving ...
Sep 20, 2014
HOUSTON - Rick Ankiel and the Houston Astros made an impressive debut in the American League, trouncing the Texas Rangers 8-2 Sunday night (Monday, Manila time) in the major league opener and giving Bo Porter a win in his first game as ...
Apr 1, 2013
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