SAN DIEGO--The San Diego Padres' push to extend their home run streak to a National League-record 26 games took a serious hit two batters into Friday's game. Of greater concern in a 6-0 loss to the Cincinnati Reds, ...Read more
SAN FRANCISCO--The Giants found a new method to their misery Friday night at AT&T Park. Just when they appeared poised to break out of their funk, they broke out a triple play.
Brandon Crawford's line drive to first ...Read more
LOS ANGELES--Venturing down a path that could lead to Yasiel Puig's departure from Los Angeles, the Dodgers have continued to show interest in acquiring Cincinnati Reds outfielder Jay Bruce before Monday's trade deadline, ...Read more
ANAHEIM, Calif.--Tim Lincecum thinks his velocity has hurt him. Angels Manager Mike Scioscia thinks the 32-year-old right-hander has had another issue.
"His stuff," Scioscia said Friday afternoon, "is definitely good ...Read more
MINNEAPOLIS -- It had been 22 months since Ricky Nolasco pitched eight full innings in one game. You'd think that much effort could earn a guy a victory.
Unfortunately for Nolasco on Friday night, Jose Quintana nearly ...Read more
MILWAUKEE -- If Junior Guerra is indeed being shopped as trade bait by the Milwaukee Brewers, he most certainly increased their asking price with his latest outing.
The right-hander sparkled Friday night, limiting the ...Read more
LOS ANGELES--Season tickets for their games at the Coliseum are sold out, the No. 1 pick in this year's NFL draft is on their roster and the second of three major logistical moves is complete.
It's finally time for the ...Read more
CHICAGO--Some of the best offensive basketball players in the NBA are on Team USA's roster, such as the Golden State Warriors' Klay Thompson, Draymond Green and Kevin Durant and the New York Knicks' Carmelo Anthony.
But ...Read more
ARLINGTON, Texas -- If this was the final act of Edinson Volquez' Royals career, well, the finale was hardly fitting. If Volquez finds himself pitching elsewhere after Monday's trade nonwaiver deadline, that's probably the...Read more
TORONTO -- The Orioles' schedule the past three nights was more that of a team on a barnstorming tour than a major league club as they played in a different city for a third straight day Friday night at Rogers Centre.
DETROIT -- The Detroit Tigers are on a roll.
They are hitting. They are pitching. And, fresh off a three-game sweep of the Red Sox on the road, they keep winning.
This time, they didn't need to be saved by a clutch home ...Read more
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MIAMI -- Of all the things the Cardinals haven't been able to rely on this season, the one thing they have done without out fail and usually without lag is score runs.
The Cardinals zoomed ahead into the National League ...Read more
CLEVELAND -- There's nothing wrong with getting a little lucky in the middle of a rally.
The ball bounced the Indians' way a couple times in a seventh-inning rally and, combined with some timely hits, it propelled them to...Read more
ATLANTA -- After getting knocked around severely Sunday at Colorado in the first bad start, Braves rookie Tyrell Jenkins bounced back with his best performance Friday to earn his first major league win in his first start ...Read more
CHICAGO -- Joe Maddon has been thrilled with Cubs pitching and defense since the All-Star break.
But the manager had been waiting for the club's hitting to come around.
Consider it around.
Oh, and those other two things...Read more
SPRINGFIELD, N.J. -- On the scale of injury and illness to overcome when entering a major golf championship, Jason Day this week fell somewhere between a mild case of the sniffles and a mangled body part.
"Tiger won the U...Read more
BEREA, Ohio -- Robert Griffin III playfully reminded everyone he's on the fast track to winning the Browns' quarterback derby when asked about incumbent starter Josh McCown, rookie third-round draft Cody Kessler and Austin...Read more
The A's will hold off on having Rich Hill start for them Sunday, one day ahead of the trade deadline, but Hill's blistered left middle finger won't keep the club from trading him if they get the right deal.
Oakland ...Read more
NAPA, Calif. -- Khalil Mack applauded Friday's reported news that Raiders outside linebacker Aldon Smith has checked himself into rehabilitation. Though it was first he had heard of the reports, he said "That's a great ...Read more
LOS ANGELES -- No translation is necessary when Kenta Maeda is asked what achievement he's most proud of in his first season in the U.S. after starring for eight years in Japan.
"The home run," the Los Angeles Dodgers ...Read more
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