KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- The power stroke of Alcides Escobar is yet the latest example of recent Royals fortune.
Escobar broke open Monday's series opener with a three-run homer to left center in the seventh inning, paving the...Read more
ANAHEIM, Calif. -- A half-game separated the basement-dwelling Los Angeles Angels and Cincinnati Reds as they began a potentially pivotal series Monday night in Angel Stadium, where the Angels got home runs from five ...Read more
CHICAGO -- Jake Arrieta had the Wrigley Field crowd on its feet and roaring in approval for a strikeout -- his own.
The right-hander worked a 14-pitch at-bat against Pittsburgh Pirates starter Steven Brault -- including ...Read more
DENVER -- Monday's game was already miserable, saturated by rain but absent of Los Angeles Dodgers runs, when Corey Seager came to bat in the seventh inning. Colorado Rockies reliever Chris Rusin wound up and fired a 90-...Read more
MILWAUKEE -- Somehow, some way, the Milwaukee Brewers find ways to lose to the St. Louis Cardinals.
Despite rallying for four runs in the seventh inning to take a two-run lead, the Brewers let the game slip away in the ...Read more
HOUSTON -- The A's inability to keep starting pitchers healthy is reaching the realm of farce.
Sean Manaea wasn't feeling the humor as he walked off the field in the fourth inning of what would be a 6-0 loss to the Astros...Read more
ARLINGTON, Texas -- The Rangers opened a crucial 10-game stretch with a 6-3 win against the Mariners on Monday night at Globe Life Park. Yu Darvish outpitched Seattle's Hisashi Iwakuma to earn the win. It's the fifth ...Read more
PHILADELPHIA -- As the Phillies tested a rookie's limits, a smattering of cheers spread across the smallest crowd of the season at Citizens Bank Park. Jake Thompson lugged a 9.78 ERA into Monday night's 4-0 loss to the ...Read more
Fenton's DeathS. Elizabeth
Emm and Francine grew up with Fenton. He was their neighbor, best friend and big brother all in one. Fenton thought he loved both his friends equally but one day as a young man he realized he had to make a choice. But what would his choice do to the 3. And then...Fenton died. Fenton's Death ...
DETROIT -- James Shields wasn't the antidote.
He of the 7.49 ERA and 1.77 WHIP entering Monday's series opener, the once-great veteran whom the Detroit Tigers had seen twice already this season.
The White Sox weren't, ...Read more
CLEVELAND -- For Indians fans who have been regularly attending home games lately, the thrilling, walk-off win has simply become the norm.
After nine innings of offensive shortcomings, the Indians broke through in the ...Read more
BALTIMORE -- The Orioles could not have asked for much more than what starting pitcher Wade Miley gave them on Monday night, but it didn't matter because they could not figure out Toronto Blue Jays starter Marco Estrada.
It started with Prince singing "Purple Rain" at the 2007 Super Bowl -- in the rain.
Soon there was talk about putting some sort of roof on the Miami Dolphins' stadium to at least shield fans -- if not performers -- from ...Read more
The Miami Dolphins have traded pass rusher Chris McCain to the New Orleans Saints for a conditional seventh-round pick.
No deal has been finalized yet because McCain must pass a physical to consummate the trade. At this ...Read more
CHICAGO -- The Pirates placed Gerrit Cole on the 15-day disabled list, retroactive to Aug. 25, because of posterior inflammation in his right elbow.
Cole has a 3.55 ERA in 114 innings during a season already interrupted ...Read more
Luke Hochevar has been here before, but in this case experience isn't an advantage.
Hochevar is out for the remainder of the season after undergoing surgery earlier this month to fix thoracic outlet syndrome, a neurogenic...Read more
LOS ANGELES -- Defensive lineman Quinton Coples, a former first-round draft pick by the New York Jets who was signed during the off-season, has been released by the Los Angeles Rams, a person with knowledge of the ...Read more
Panthers defensive end Kony Ealy gave an indifferent shrug Monday when told the Denver Broncos had named little-known Trevor Siemian their Week 1 starter against Carolina on Sept. 8.
That was the reaction from most of the...Read more
SANTA CLARA, Calif. -- On the same day Chip Kelly said Colin Kaepernick would play Thursday in military-heavy San Diego, the quarterback's anthem protest continued to be the talk of the nation, including by someone running...Read more
Two of the Miami Dolphins' starting receivers suffered injuries during Monday's practice.
Kenny Stills, the Dolphins' starting flanker, suffered an undisclosed injury in a collision during 1-on-1 drills. Stills laid on ...Read more
Carolina Panthers coach Ron Rivera defended the right of San Francisco quarterback Colin Kaepernick to sit during the national anthem, but didn't endorse the decision.
Speaking after Monday's practice, Rivera said it's ...Read more
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