Manager Tony La Russa inserted Brian Goodwin into the No. 2 spot in the lineup for his Chicago White Sox debut Saturday against the Detroit Tigers at Comerica Park.
“I saw Brian with (the Los Angeles) Angels, and he ...Read more
The Oakland A’s beat Kansas City Royals, 11-2, on Saturday afternoon in Oakland, Calif.
Matt Chapman hit his first home run since May 5, a good indication that he might be feeling more himself at the plate of late. His ...Read more
Kendall Graveman and his 100-mph two-seam fastball are back. That’s a nice option — and, no doubt, the best option — to have for Mariners manager Scott Servais as he attempts to solve ongoing riddle of his late-...Read more
MILWAUKEE — More issues with walks. Head-scratching defensive mistakes that just won’t stop. A five-run inning allowed. Faring decently well against Milwaukee’s starter. And, ultimately, a 7-4 loss.
What the Pirates...Read more
PHILADELPHIA — The joint that was once the hippest and hottest summer spot in South Philly was jumping again Saturday afternoon.
No, not the Philadelphia Flower Show, although it was spectacular to see that thing bloom ...Read more
NEW YORK — On the very first play of the game, Pete Alonso’s flip to Marcus Stroman went awry. Covering first, Stroman dove to the ground in his attempt to corral the ball. Tommy Pham was safe at first and awarded a ...Read more
MIAMI — It seemed only fitting, expected even, that Jazz Chisholm Jr. would start the action for the Miami Marlins on Saturday.
The club was celebrating Bahamian Heritage Night at loanDepot park. Chisholm, the Marlins�...Read more
Will they be healthy enough? That’s the only legitimate question about the Sixers right now. If there had been any doubt about the balance of power in this Eastern Conference semifinals series, it was gone by the closing...Read more
NEW YORK — Shortly after ESPN’s NBA pregame show began Thursday evening, panelist Jay Williams looked into the camera and said: “I’m not a liar.” Kevin Durant, warming up in Milwaukee for Nets-Bucks Game No. 3, ...Read more
NEW YORK — Jacob deGrom was seen playing catch at Citi Field on Saturday afternoon, just hours removed from the right flexor tendinitis that sent Mets fans into a flurry of panic. DeGrom underwent an MRI that did not ...Read more
MILWAUKEE — If the Nets reach the NBA Finals, Spencer Dinwiddie is determined to play a role.
After more than six months on the sidelines due to an ACL injury, Dinwiddie is eyeing a return to play if the Nets make it to...Read more
PITTSBURGH — For an organization that has spent a lot of time talking about teachable moments and improving its clubhouse culture, the Pirates let one slip through their fingers this past week when Ke'Bryan Hayes ...Read more
PITTSBURGH — Pretty much everything we have heard from the Penguins’ front office and coaching staff since the team was ceremoniously bounced from the playoffs by the Islanders is a version of “all is well, nothing ...Read more
TAMPA, Fla. — The chatter began even before Nikita Kucherov returned to the ice. The Lightning were, the whispers went, manipulating the salary cap by hiding one of the NHL’s most accomplished players on long-term ...Read more
SEATTLE — Russell Wilson is back.
That's true in a literal sense, of course. He showed up this week for Organized Team Activities in Renton, Wash., one of several Seahawk veterans to do so despite early indications they...Read more
KANSAS CITY, Mo. — The most contentious and delicious storyline in the NFL is not the Chiefs’ problem. The Packers and Aaron Rodgers created their own mess, and they are the ones who will need to find a resolution.
OAKLAND, Calif. — The Oakland A’s bounced back from a frustrating loss in the series opener with a 4-3 walk-off win over the Kansas City Royals on Friday night at the Coliseum.
The A’s walked it off on Elvis Andrus�...Read more
LOS ANGELES — On a night of all-you-can-eat offense, Clayton Kershaw produced two singles and an RBI on Friday for the Los Angeles Dodgers.
He pitched pretty well too, surrendering only three hits and an unearned run in...Read more
DETROIT — The Detroit Tigers had to wait to rally.
Rain in the area halted Friday's series opener against the Chicago White Sox in the bottom of the ninth inning. After a 49-minute delay, White Sox closer Liam Hendriks ...Read more
MINNEAPOLIS — Nelson Cruz had no trouble picking up right where he left off at the plate.
The Twins designated hitter hit a walk-off home run Thursday night to salvage one game against the team's American League nemesis...Read more
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