Russell rejoins Cubs after 40-game MLB domestic violence ban

Baseball 05/08/19, 18:55

Addison Russell and the Chicago Cubs don't believe the 2016 All-Star has become a completely changed man since his ex-wife accused him of physical and emotional abuse.They do believe he's made positive strides, and with the Cubs needing an infielder for a depleted roster, Russell has been deemed the best ...

Renfroe homers, Margot robs Alonso HR as Padres top Mets 3-2

Baseball 05/08/19, 17:49

Hunter Renfroe hit a tiebreaking solo shot in the seventh inning, center fielder Manuel Margot robbed Pete Alonso of a homer and the San Diego Padres beat the New York Mets 3-2 Wednesday to win their three-game series. Eric Hosmer also went deep for San Diego, Matt Strahm pitched into the ...

Flores’ 13th-inning single lifts Diamondbacks over Rays, 3-2

Baseball 05/08/19, 17:08

Wilmer Flores snapped a 13th-inning tie with an RBI single, helping the Arizona Diamondbacks end a three-game losing streak with a 3-2 victory over the Tampa Bay Rays on Wednesday. Eduardo Escobar made up for a crucial throwing error, leading off the 13th with a single off Adam Kolarek (2-1) — ...

Yelich hits 16th HR, Brewers top Nats 7-3 for 6th win in row

Baseball 05/08/19, 16:10

Christian Yelich hit his major leading-leading 16th home run and the Milwaukee Brewers won their sixth straight game, beating the Washington Nationals 7-3 on Wednesday.The Nationals lost all three at Miller Park, marking the first time they've been swept this season, and have dropped four in a row overall.Washington loaded ...

Pence pinch-hit slam, Rangers rally past Pirates 9-6

Baseball 05/08/19, 15:15

Hunter Pence connected for a pinch-hit grand slam in the eighth inning and Isiah Kiner-Falefa drove in the go-ahead run in the ninth as the Texas Rangers rallied past the Pittsburgh Pirates 9-6 on Wednesday. The Rangers trailed 6-2 before three walks by reliever Michael Feliz loaded the bases for Pence. ...

Philadelphia Phillies Chairman David Montgomery dies at 72

Baseball 05/08/19, 08:02

The Philadelphia Phillies say the team's chairman has passed away after a lengthy battle with cancer.David Montgomery was 72. The MLB team announced his death Wednesday.Montgomery's Phillies career began in 1971, working in the ticket office during the day and helping operate the scoreboard at night. He soon became the ...

Alonso’s 2-run homer lifts Mets to 7-6 win vs Padres

Baseball 05/08/19, 00:59

Rookie Pete Alonso got his revenge against San Diego by hitting a 449-foot, two-run home run with no outs in the ninth inning to lift the New York Mets to a 7-6 victory over the Padres on Tuesday night.Alonso celebrated his monster homer with a big bat flip. The shot, ...

Ryu and Turner star in Dodgers’ 9-0 win over Braves

Baseball 05/08/19, 00:05

Hyun-Jin Ryu tossed a four-hit shutout, Justin Turner homered three times and the Los Angeles Dodgers routed the Atlanta Braves 9-0 Tuesday night for their ninth straight win at home.Tyler Flowers singled to left leading off the sixth for Ryu's first baserunner of the game. Former Dodger Charlie Culberson grounded ...

Williamson homers in return, Giants beat Rockies 14-4

Baseball 05/07/19, 23:19

Mac Williamson wasted no time after being promoted from Triple-A Sacramento, homering and driving in four runs to help the San Francisco Giants beat the Colorado Rockies 14-4 on Tuesday night.It was just the Giants' third win in the team's last 21 games at Coors Field.Evan Longoria and Kevin Pillar ...

Bryant’s 3-run HR gives Cubs 5-2 win over Marlins

Baseball 05/07/19, 22:37

Kris Bryant hit a tiebreaking three-run homer with two out in the ninth inning, lifting the Chicago Cubs to a 5-2 victory over the Miami Marlins on Tuesday night.With runners on the corners, Bryant drove a 1-2 pitch from Adam Conley (1-4) through a strong wind and into the bleachers ...

LeMahieu drives in Maybin, Yanks rally to beat Mariners 5-4

Baseball 05/07/19, 22:20

Cameron Maybin narrowly beat right fielder Jay Bruce's throw home on DJ LeMahieu's game-ending, ninth-inning hit, lifting the New York Yankees over the Seattle Mariners 5-4 on a soggy Tuesday night.LeMahieu drove a single to right off Roenis Elias, and Maybin charged in from second and slid feet-first around a ...

Cain, Brewers top Nationals 6-0; Rendon ejected in return

Baseball 05/07/19, 22:09

Lorenzo Cain's three-run double with two outs in the seventh inning broke a scoreless tie and the Milwaukee Brewers beat the Washington Nationals 6-0 Tuesday night for their fifth straight win.Nationals star Anthony Rendon had a rough and frustrating return to the lineup after missing 14 games because of a ...

Moreland homers, has 3 RBIs to help Red Sox beat Orioles 8-5

Baseball 05/07/19, 21:42

Mitch Moreland hit a three-run homer and J.D. Martinez and Xander Bogaerts also connected to help the Boston Red Sox beat the Baltimore Orioles 8-5 on Tuesday night.After having their run of six straight games with a long ball snapped by Baltimore one night earlier, the Red Sox scored their ...

Lowe homers on 1st pitch in 1st; Rays beat Diamondbacks 6-3

Baseball 05/07/19, 21:39

Brandon Lowe homered on the first pitch in the bottom of the first, opener Ryne Stanek and five other relievers combined on a seven-hitter, and the Tampa Bay Rays moved to a season-high 11 games over .500 with a 6-3 win over the Arizona Diamondbacks on Tuesday night.Lowe drove in ...

Berríos shines as Twins blank Jays for 2nd straight night

Baseball 05/07/19, 21:07

José Berríos allowed four hits in seven innings, Mitch Garver homered and the Minnesota Twins shut out the Toronto Blue Jays for the second straight night, 3-0 on Tuesday.Berríos (6-1) won a career-best fifth consecutive start as the AL Central-leading Twins won for the eighth time in 11 games and ...

Giolito shines as White Sox blank light-hitting Indians 2-0

Baseball 05/07/19, 20:33

Lucas Giolito carried a shutout into the eighth inning and James McCann stayed with hot with an RBI single, leading the Chicago White Sox to a 2-0 win over the light-hitting, light-scoring Cleveland Indians on Tuesday night.Giolito (3-1) didn't have to work hard against the Indians, who came in batting ...

Ohtani returns as hitter from Tommy John surgery

Baseball 05/07/19, 18:28

Shohei Ohtani returned from Tommy John surgery and took a called third strike from Detroit's Daniel Norris in his first plate appearance this season.The Los Angeles Angels activated the AL Rookie of the Year from the injured list before Tuesday night's game at Detroit and he was in the lineup ...

Springer, Correa, Chirinos homer, Astros beat Royals 6-4

Baseball 05/07/19, 02:27

It's no secret that Houston's lineup has power from top to bottom. The Astros continued to show off that power on Monday night.George Springer, Carlos Correa and Robinson Chirinos each homered to lead the Houston Astros to a 6-4 win over the Kansas City Royals.The Astros have hit 11 home ...

Buehler pitches Dodgers past Braves 5-3 in playoff rematch

Baseball 05/07/19, 00:24

Walker Buehler shook off a rough playoff start against Atlanta last year, matching a season high with eight strikeouts while pitching the Los Angeles Dodgers to a 5-3 victory over the Braves on Monday night.Chris Taylor had two RBIs as the Dodgers extended their home winning streak to eight games.Buehler ...