SEATTLE--Given the number of late-inning, one-run leads it has been asked to protect this season, two runs felt like 20.
Still, the Seattle Mariners' bullpen didn't have much for wiggle room as usual. But relievers Nick ...Read more
ARLINGTON, Texas -- Yu Darvish's return after nearly two years away from had a happy ending Saturday night. Darvish earned the win as the Rangers beat the Pittsburgh Pirates 5-2 at Globe Life Park. It's Darvish's first ...Read more
After a whirlwind offseason last spring and an injury-riddled first year in Detroit, Haloti Ngata is finally settling in to being a Lion.
Traded from the Baltimore Ravens amid a contract dispute last March, Ngata missed ...Read more
WASHINGTON -- If the Cardinals are going to start something like a winning streak, it will have to be the starters who ignite it.
Cardinals ace Adam Wainwright offered the Cardinals' seven solid innings and guided them to...Read more
FORT WORTH, Texas -- It was the Jordan Spieth show for most of day during Saturday's third round of the Dean & DeLuca Invitational at Colonial Country Club.
Spieth shot a 5-under-par 65 on Saturday to close at 12-under ...Read more
KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- Asked if he spoke to his team after Saturday's wrenching 8-7 loss to the Royals, White Sox manager Robin Ventura replied, "There's stuff to talk about tomorrow."
There also was plenty of stuff to talk ...Read more
ATLANTA -- The good news for the Braves on Saturday was a 7-2 win against the Miami Marlins for their first series win at Turner Field. The better news: They have 14 games left against the Marlins, who haven't beaten the ...Read more
KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- Royals catcher Salvador Perez was injured in a collision with third baseman Cheslor Cuthbert during the ninth inning of Saturday's game against the Chicago White Sox.
Perez had to be helped off the ...Read more
OAKLAND, Calif. -- Billy Butler has been saying all along he would hit his way back into the A's lineup, and he took a step in that direction Saturday in a 12-3 win over the Detroit Tigers.
Butler, bedeviled all year by ...Read more
CHICAGO -- A mental error and Kyle Hendricks' seventh and final strikeout cost him what would have been his second career shutout Saturday during the Cubs' 4-1 victory against the Phillies at Wrigley Field.
The Ivy League...Read more
CLEVELAND -- Ubaldo Jimenez had plenty of highs and lows during his tenure with the Indians.
On Saturday, facing the Indians at Progressive Field, he didn't stay in the game long enough to have anything but a lowly outing...Read more
CLEVELAND -- The Indians and Michael Brantley are hoping the third attempt to work his way back from shoulder surgery will result in his being able to return to the lineup and, this time, stay in it.
The first two ...Read more
Not only can Matt Harvey not win on the mound, he's about to find he can't win with the media -- any media, not just the New York media -- after not facing the notepads and cameras after a bad start.
The New York Mets ...Read more
ARLINGTON, Texas -- Joey Gallo returns to Triple A Round Rock after only one pinch-hit appearance in five games with the Rangers.
So what was that all about?
Basically, manager Jeff Banister said, he wasn't going to play...Read more
Orioles right-hander Yovani Gallardo took a significant step in his return from right shoulder tendinitis, facing live hitting for the first time in more than a month as he threw a three-inning simulated game before the ...Read more
TORONTO -- LeBron James has only two championships to show for his previous six trips to the NBA Finals, so it's not as if everything he touches turns to gold.
But as he and Cavaliers teammate James Jones joined a list of...Read more
KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- That escalated quickly.
Trailing by six runs entering the bottom of the ninth inning, having just watched the reigning World Series MVP leave the game with a scary injury, the Royals pulled off an epic...Read more
DENVER -- The Giants placed right-hander Matt Cain on the 15-day disabled list prior to Saturday's game, one day after he strained his right hamstring in the second inning of a start at Coors Field.
Chris Stratton, a ...Read more
KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- Back in February, PECOTA, the sabermetric system that forecasts player performance through a variety of analytical stats, projected the defending champion Royals to win only 76 games.
It was strange, ...Read more
ANAHEIM, Calif.--Seven starts into the 2016 campaign, Matt Shoemaker was the American League's worst starting pitcher. The Angels sent him down to the minors, recalling him only when injuries soon made it absolutely ...Read more
- Defense could be key if Warriors hope to extend series, though Curry's elicits chuckle
- Multi-faceted Royals out to continue baffling the sabermetric systems
- Royals score seven runs in ninth to stun White Sox, 8-7
- Spieth in striking distance as Molder maintains lead at rain-delayed Colonial
- James scores 33, Cavs advance to NBA Finals with 113-87 win against Raptors