Ohtani strikes out 10 but Angels fall to Marlins in extra innings
Jorge Soler homered in his fifth consecutive game, and pinch-hitter Garrett Cooper delivered a tiebreaking double during the Miami Marlins’ four-run 10th inning Saturday night in their 8-5 victory over Shohei Ohtani and the Los Angeles Angels.
Big bats come to rescue again for Dodgers
ST. PETERSBURG — With the starting pitching in the midst of its worst stretch of the season, a lot of the responsibilities over the past couple of weeks have fallen on the Dodgers’ potent offense.
It delivered once again as Mookie Betts and Freddie Freeman led the Dodgers to a
'Back on a roll': Castillo quiets Bucs with 10-K scoreless gem
SEATTLE — Luis Castillo seemed to take Friday night’s home-run barrage personally. One day after Pittsburgh scorched Seattle pitchers for 11 runs — including seven dingers — the hard-throwing right-hander extinguished the Pirates’ bats while leading the Mariners to a 5-0 win Saturday at T-Mobile Park.
Castillo racked up 10
Jeremy Peña homers in return to Houston Astros lineup, beat struggling Oakland Athletics | TSN
Astros’ shortstop Jeremy Peña hit a two-run home run in his first at-bat since getting a planned day off, backing another solid outing from Framber Valdez as Houston sent the Oakland Athletics to their 10th consecutive loss with a 6-3 win Saturday.
Dickerson's 3-run HR highlights Nationals' highest scoring inning in win over Royals
KANSAS CITY, Mo (AP) — Lane Thomas opened the game with a home run, Corey Dickerson’s three-run shot highlighted an eight-run sixth inning and Luis Garcia had six hits as the Washington Nationals outslugged the Kansas City Royals 12-10 on Friday night.
Greene no-hits Cubs for six innings to earn 1st win
CHICAGO — There may come a time when young Reds starting pitcher Hunter Greene will be able to go the distance and complete his own no-hitter. Friday was not that day, but his flirtation with it happened again.
For the second time in his big league career, Greene kept an
Hunter Brown, Houston Astros send Oakland Athletics to worst 53-game start since 1901 | TSN
Hunter Brown struck out a career-high 10 over seven innings and retired 16 straight during one stretch, Corey Julks drove in three runs and the Houston Astros bounced back from being shut out the two previous games to beat the Oakland Athletics 5-2 on Friday night.
Homer-happy Pirates tie franchise record in Seattle
SEATTLE — On seven occasions on Friday at T-Mobile Park, a Pirate stepped into the batter’s box, waved his baton — or bat, rather — and orchestrated an entire stadium full of groans. Andrew McCutchen played that role of conductor, as did Carlos Santana, Jack Suwinski — twice — Ke’Bryan
Gary Sánchez DFA'd by Mets after short stint
CHICAGO — All told, the Gary Sánchez experiment lasted six days, three games and seven plate appearances.
Rather than keep Sánchez on the roster and carry three catchers, the Mets on Thursday designated the veteran for assignment, possibly ending his time in the organization. The move corresponded with Tomás Nido’s
Down to their last out, Padres win on Odor's homer
WASHINGTON — The Padres have taken their share of punches over the season’s first 50 games. None quite like the seventh inning on Thursday, though. The Nationals pounded out seven straight hits to score five runs, leaving the Friars stunned.
Two innings later, the Padres stared down the prospect of
Ty France hits 2 homers, Logan Gilbert goes 8 innings as Seattle Mariners edge reeling Oakland A's | TSN
Ty France homered twice in his return to the lineup, Logan Gilbert pitched eight outstanding innings and the Seattle Mariners finished a four-game sweep of the Oakland Athletics with a 3-2 victory Thursday night.
Conforto powers Giants with HR, 4 hits: 'He's on fire'
MILWAUKEE — Another day, another big performance from Michael Conforto.
Conforto stayed red-hot at the plate by going 4-for-4 with his seventh home run in his past 14 games as the Giants blanked the Brewers, 5-0, in Thursday night’s series opener at American Family Field.
Conforto, who also walked and