KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- Drew Butera finished the game on the mound, the first time the Royals had a position player pitch since Mitch Maier on April 15, 2012.
That fairly accurately sums up the Royals' starting pitching ...Read more
SEATTLE--Dae-Ho Lee had a key two-out, two-run single in the first inning, Leonys Martin had three hits and the Seattle Mariners continued their dominance over the National League with a 5-4 victory over the St. Louis ...Read more
ANAHEIM, Calif.--One day after he temporarily beat out Nick Tropeano for the final spot in the Angels' starting rotation, Jhoulys Chacin turned in another subpar outing, failing to finish five innings and putting the ...Read more
SAN FRANCISCO--No. 800 will have to wait for Bruce Bochy, as will No. 9 for Madison Bumgarner.
The Philadelphia Phillies scored three times off Bumgarner in the seventh inning Saturday night, including a two-run home run ...Read more
NEW YORK -- Keith Thurman can throw a heavy right hand, but what's made him an unbeaten world champion is instinct.
So when he encountered a rabid Shawn Porter pursuing him heavily, pressing him to the ropes, throwing ...Read more
The biggest season of Ben Simmons' career, to date, was doomed from the start.
He had left Montverde Academy, where he was the beloved Australian import who led the Florida school to three national titles and a 62-1 ...Read more
At some point this summer, Ravens defensive coordinator Dean Pees figures to have a better idea of how all the pieces will fit together. Bookend pass rushers Terrell Suggs and Elvis Dumervil, rookie defensive end Bronson ...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 ...
MILWAUKEE -- The Milwaukee Brewers love playing at home.
The Brewers topped first-place Washington for the second consecutive day Saturday afternoon, hanging on for a 6-5 victory at Miller Park.
It was the Brewers' ...Read more
PITTSBURGH -- The residue from the fireworks was drifting toward the Allegheny River when Dave Roberts left the Los Angeles Dodgers dugout. He came to fetch his starting pitcher, one batter too late, in the sixth inning of...Read more
DALLAS -- Once the free-agent clock starts late Thursday night, the Dallas Mavericks might be ringing the doorbell at Hassan Whiteside's home.
That means when the NBA free agency period begins at 12:01 a.m. EDT on June 30...Read more
PITTSBURGH -- Andrew McCutchen, mired in the worst first half of his career, slugged a pair of home runs off Los Angeles Dodgers right-hander Kenta Maeda in the Pirates' 6-1 win Saturday night at PNC Park. His 11th and ...Read more
BALTIMORE -- Kevin Gausman made it look easy and Chris Tillman made it look hard, but the Orioles won both ends of their rain-makeup doubleheader against the slumping Tampa Bay Rays on Saturday at Camden Yards and ...Read more
MIAMI -- Kris Bryant has played five positions this season, but third base remains his best spot.
But even manager Joe Maddon and Bryant acknowledge that a case can be made that the Cubs' best defense involves Bryant in ...Read more
The Texas Rangers hadn't had a day off for 20 days and wouldn't have another until the All-Star break.
The players who have families needed a day with their wives and children, and who can blame them? They might make a ...Read more
OAKLAND, Calif. -- Warriors Coach Steve Kerr, whose father Malcolm Kerr was assassinated in 1984 by gunmen in Lebanon, on Friday endorsed stronger background checks on gun purchases, saying "our government is insane" for ...Read more
CINCINNATI -- Drew Pomeranz gave the bullpen a rest with seven shutout frames. He gave his offense a pick-me-up, too.
The 27-year-old left-hander hit his second career homer and singled in another run to support his best ...Read more
Raiders linebacker Aldon Smith's long-running legal woes continued Friday as he was arraigned in Santa Clara (Calif.) County's Hall of Justice for allegedly violating conditions of his probation by driving while drunk last...Read more
MIAMI -- This time, it was the Miami Marlins' chance to prove they could score runs in a flash.
A day after being blitzed early by the Chicago Cubs, the Marlins answered back with some quick striking of their own. They ...Read more
A Manteno, Ill., man was ordered to stay away from U.S. Cellular Field after he was charged with running onto the field during Friday's White Sox win against the Blue Jays.
Brian J. Burmeister, 25, ran onto the field ...Read more
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