LOS ANGELES--The Los Angeles Dodgers rolled out the blue carpet for Vin Scully, literally. They rolled out the dignitaries too, and the videos, and even a symphony orchestra.
At its heart, however, the Vin Scully tribute ...Read more
SAN DIEGO – Bruce Bochy almost never takes a seat in the dugout. He is forever perched forward against the rail, gaze ahead, asking one cranky knee and then the other to bear his burden.
When the San Francisco Giants ...Read more
OAKLAND, Calif. -- Adrian Beltre hit a two-run homer in a three-run seventh Friday to help the Texas Rangers clinch the American League West with a 3-0 victory over the Oakland Athletics.
Cole Hamels (15-5) was the ...Read more
MINNEAPOLIS -- Target Field used to be Kyle Gibson's best friend. But they don't seem to get along so well anymore.
Gibson closed his fourth major league season with a 1-8 record in his home ballpark on Friday, and while ...Read more
Miguel Sano leaned back in his chair inside the Twins clubhouse Thursday, sounding like someone ready to change.
Sano is coming off a season during which his transition to right field was a disaster. Then his return to ...Read more
MILWAUKEE -- It was a memorable Friday night for Chris Carter.
The slugging first baseman set a single-season career high for home runs and runs batted in, and also took part in his second triple play of the season as he ...Read more
PITTSBURGH -- Before the Pirates opened a three-game series against the Washington Nationals on Friday, manager Clint Hurdle was asked whether it was good to see Mark Melancon back at PNC Park. The best way it could play ...Read more
BALTIMORE -- For seven innings Friday night, it looked like the Orioles had already packed up their bats for the winter.
They had floundered for six innings against one of the most ineffective starters in the National ...Read more
ARLINGTON, Texas -- There is still no timeline on when Tony Romo may be able to return to game action for the Dallas Cowboys.
But executive vice president Stephen Jones said "everything is looking great" so far in Romo's ...Read more
MIAMI -- Freddie Freeman extended his hitting and on-base streaks and reached another milestone, Matt Wisler pitched six strong innings, and birthday boy Matt Kemp and Braves interim manager Brian Snitker got thrown out.
CLEVELAND -- Mike Napoli reached 100 RBIs for the season and Jose Ramirez and Coco combined to drive in seven runs, as the Indians defeated the Chicago White Sox, 10-4.
The White Sox hit two two-run home runs against ...Read more
DETROIT -- Rookie right-hander Michael Fulmer turned in one of his best starts in over a month for the Detroit Tigers.
Fulmer allowed one run on eight hits -- all singles -- over seven innings. He didn't allow a walk and ...Read more
MIAMI -- Only a couple of dozen players have more career hits than Ichiro Suzuki, who ranks 25th on the majors' all-time list with 3,027. But even fewer rank ahead of him on another all-time list that he would rather not ...Read more
CLEVELAND -- The injuries to Carlos Carrasco and Danny Salazar have placed an intensified spotlight on Josh Tomlin and Mike Clevinger.
It's also meant the bullpen, one of the most active units under Indians manager Terry ...Read more
CHICAGO -- Many in the crowd of 40,791 at Wrigley Field on Friday serenaded Cardinals starter Mike Leake with the lyrics to "Hit the Road, Jack" when he exited for the visitors' dugout in the fourth inning.
" ... And don'...Read more
MIAMI -- Javier Perez nearly lost his life the last time he stood on a baseball field.
On Friday, the principal at South Dade High School returned to the diamond -- Marlins Park -- to throw out the ceremonial first pitch ...Read more
Talk about a win-win for the Chiefs.
When it comes to Jamaal Charles, the Chiefs would love to see their career rushing leader, who holds the NFL record for average yards per carry among running backs, return to action.
BEREA, Ohio -- Just when Joe Haden was starting to look like a Pro Bowl cornerback again, his availability was called into question.
Haden didn't participate in the Browns' walk-through practice Friday because of a groin ...Read more
The Vikings placed Adrian Peterson on injured reserve Friday.
Peterson underwent surgery Thursday to repair a torn lateral meniscus in his right knee. It's still possible Peterson returns this season as each NFL team is ...Read more
Phil Kessel offered a clarification Friday on his World Cup of Hockey tweet seen by nearly everyone in the hockey world.
It did not, however, appear to be an apology, at least one geared toward the USA Hockey management ...Read more
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