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
LOS ANGELES -- A polite ovation greeted Clayton Kershaw as he loped to the mound for the ninth inning in Monday's 1-0 victory over Cincinnati. The crowd at Dodger Stadium had been shown little to applaud all evening. ...Read more
SAN FRANCISCO -- You will excuse the poor San Diego Padres if they did not weep for the end of the Tim Lincecum era in San Francisco Giants history. He no-hit them twice, after all.
You will also excuse the Padres if they...Read more
SEATTLE -- There's something about Safeco Field that is bringing out the best in the Oakland A's, 5-0 winners over the Seattle Mariners on Monday.
It doesn't hurt that lefty Rich Hill has pitched twice here. The veteran ...Read more
MINNEAPOLIS -- Three months before the Kansas City Royals' 10-4 victory over the Minnesota Twins on Monday night at Target Field, Paulo Orlando sauntered into a tattoo parlor near his home in Sao Paulo, Brazil. It was ...Read more
Adam Gase, the NFL's youngest head coach, could be anywhere on the field during a Miami Dolphins practice. Sometimes you might see the 37-year-old bundle of energy rushing the passer, other times defending receivers.
But ...Read more
CHICAGO -- Jose Ramirez hit a solo home run in the second, Rajai Davis added a two-run homer in the fifth and former White Sox Juan Uribe hit a solo shot in the seventh for the Indians (23-20) during their 5-1 victory ...Read more
ST. LOUIS -- Randal Grichuk hit a two-out, solo walk-off home run into the bullpen in right field Monday night to give the Cardinals a 4-3 win over the Cubs in the first of a three-game series at Busch Stadium.
The ...Read more
TORONTO -- The Cavaliers watched the film from Game 3 and entered Game 4 confident there wasn't much to fix. They might want to take another look.
That easy path to the NBA Finals just became much more difficult.
LeBron ...Read more
ARLINGTON, Texas -- Angels starter Nick Tropeano held the Rangers to four hits over six-plus innings and reliever Fernando Salas escaped a bases-loaded jam in the eighth to beat the Rangers, 2-0, on Monday night at Globe ...Read more
ST. LOUIS -- Joe Pavelski said it was going to take everybody if the Sharks were going to get the result they wanted in Game 5 of the Western Conference Final against the St. Louis Blues.
But when the game reached its ...Read more
DETROIT -- Victor Martinez couldn't get it done with his legs.
He was a dead duck rounding third base with two outs in the third inning, when Detroit Tigers third base coach Dave Clark sent him home, trying to score from ...Read more
MIAMI -- At this rate, Marlins outfielder Ichiro Suzuki won't have to wait very much longer to reach the milestone.
Ichiro went 4-for-5 with an RBI and the Marlins scored two runs in the eighth to rally for a 7-6 victory ...Read more
TORONTO -- Cavs' Dahntay Jones insisted Monday his groin shot on Raptors' Bismack Biyombo at the end of Game 3 was not intentional and he was surprised by the one-game suspension he served during Game 4.
Asked if he meant...Read more
CHICAGO -- Brett Lawrie hit a three-run homer to help the White Sox to a 7-6 victory over the Indians in the first game of a straight doubleheader Monday afternoon at U.S. Cellular Field.
Lawrie's homer off Indians rookie...Read more
OKLAHOMA CITY -- Warriors coach Steve Kerr offered the Oklahoma City Thunder high praise heading into Game 4 of the Western Conference finals and his team trailing in the series.
"They're the most talented team that we've...Read more
CHARLOTTE, N.C. -- NFL owners will vote on whether they should kick off their second century with a Super Bowl in the nation's second-largest market.
By secret ballot Tuesday, the league's 32 owners will take the unusual ...Read more
ARLINGTON, Texas -- Shin-Soo Choo and Drew Stubbs were placed on the 15-day disabled list before Monday's game with leg injuries.
Outfielder Jared Hoying and infielder Joey Gallo were called up from the minor leagues to ...Read more
No one need remind Giancarlo Stanton about his recent slump. The Marlins' slugger knows all about it.
Stanton came into Monday's game against visiting Tampa Bay mired in a 5-for-52 stretch with 28 strikeouts during that ...Read more
The executive director of the San Diego Gay Men's Chorus said Monday he is encouraged by the Padres' words in the aftermath of the national anthem incident before Saturday night's game against the Dodgers, but it will ...Read more
- Vogelsong leaves game, but Pirates beat Rockies, 6-3
- Padres discipline employee after gay men's chorus is drowned out singing national anthem
- Clayton Kershaw brilliant once again in 1-0 Dodgers win
- Cueto pitches another gem for Giants
- Robinson's contracts appraised at $36 million, to be on display at exhibits across country