Maddon, Cubs drop protest over Doolittle’s delivery

Baseball 05/19/19, 17:19

The Chicago Cubs have dropped their protest over the pitching delivery of Washington reliever Sean Doolittle.Cubs manager Joe Maddon made the announcement before Sunday night's game against the Nationals.Maddon came out twice in the ninth inning of a 5-2 loss ...

Harper, Realmuto power Phillies past Rockies 7-5 for sweep

Baseball 05/19/19, 16:04

Bryce Harper homered for the second straight day and pinch-hitter J.T. Realmuto also went deep to help the Philadelphia Phillies complete a three-game sweep of the Colorado Rockies with a 7-5 victory Sunday.Harper's tiebreaking, two-run shot in the sixth inning ...

New Mexico little league park plagued by hypodermic needles

Baseball 05/19/19, 10:49

A New Mexico little league park is fighting a battle against discarded syringes with attached hypodermic needles amid the region's outgoing opioid epidemic.Atrisco Park, home of the Atrisco Valley Little League, in Albuquerque is racing to clean up syringes littering ...

Sandoval, Belt homer in Giants’ win over D’backs

Baseball 05/19/19, 00:45

Pablo Sandoval and Brandon Belt hit solo home runs to lead the San Francisco Giants over the Arizona Diamondbacks 8-5 Saturday night.Madison Bumgarner (3-4) pitched 6 1/3 innings, allowing four runs and five hits with six strikeouts. He won for ...

A’s make it 15 straight over Tigers with 4-1 victory

Baseball 05/18/19, 18:14

Daniel Mengden pitched seven impressive innings and Nick Hundley and Chad Pinder homered to lift the Oakland Athletics to their 15th straight win over Detroit, 4-1 on Saturday.If the A's beat the Tigers on Sunday, they would tie a franchise ...

Plutko, 3 relievers allow 1 hit for Indians in 4-1 win

Baseball 05/18/19, 18:07

Adam Plutko, making his first appearance of the season, allowed one run in six innings— a solo homer by Trey Mancini for Baltimore's only hit— and the Cleveland Indians defeated the Orioles 4-1 on Saturday.Plutko, called up from Triple-A Columbus ...