Angels find much stronger relief this season

HOUSTON -- It was a look, and a feeling, that Los Angeles Angels General Manager Jerry Dipoto came to dread, not only last season, but at times in April and May. The bullpen gate would open in the late innings of a close game and a sense of ...

Marlins outlast Mets in sloppy series opener

MIAMI -- The Marlins had to overcome a few things to outlast the Mets in Monday's Labor Day matinee: Zack Wheeler and his stellar career numbers against them, a pair of deficits, and perhaps most notably, losing Henderson Alvarez in the third ...

Four Phillies pitchers combine for no-hitter

ATLANTA -- A kid from West Chester lined Jonathan Papelbon's slider to first base. Darin Ruf snared it, Papelbon pumped his fist a few times, and four Phillies pitchers could bask in a strange moment. The Phillies celebrated the first combined no-...