Paddack, Renfroe lead Padres over deGrom, Mets 4-0

Baseball 05/06/19, 23:45

Pumped-up rookie Chris Paddack struck out a career-high 11 to outduel NL Cy Young Award winner Jacob deGrom, and Hunter Renfroe homered for the San Diego Padres in a 4-0 victory against the New York Mets on Monday night.Paddack (3-1) was impressive in his sixth big league start. He walked ...

Cubs bullpen goes wild, Marlins rally in 9th to win 6-5

Baseball 05/06/19, 23:04

Pedro Strop walked three batters in the ninth inning and the Miami Marlins took advantage, rallying for three runs to pull out a 6-5 victory Monday night that ended the Chicago Cubs' winning streak at seven games.Jon Berti hit his first major league homer, a solo shot off Cole Hamels ...

Snell shuts down D-Backs, Pham hits grand slam as Rays roll

Baseball 05/06/19, 22:58

Reigning AL Cy Young Award winner Blake Snell took a perfect game into the sixth inning and Tommy Pham hit his first career grand slam, leading the Tampa Bay Rays over the Arizona Diamondbacks 12-1 on Monday night.Snell (3-3) rebounded from allowing a career-high seven runs over three innings of ...

After long travel delay, Nats lose 5-3 to Brewers

Baseball 05/06/19, 22:54

A long night and day of travel for the Washington Nationals got even worse when they wasted a pair of leads, made four errors and lost to the Milwaukee Brewers 5-3 Monday night.The Nationals' charter flight was delayed eight hours as the plane sat on the tarmac at Philadelphia because ...

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

Baseball 05/06/19, 22:25

George Springer, Carlos Correa and Robinson Chirinos each homered to lead the Houston Astros to a 6-4 win over the Kansas City Royals on Monday night.Springer opened the first with his 11th home run of the season, including three leadoff drives. He added an RBI double in the eighth.Correa had ...

Anderson chases Bauer after tweet; ChiSox rout Indians 9-1

Baseball 05/06/19, 21:49

Trevor Bauer tweeted a playful message to Tim Anderson earlier in the day. Anderson replied in kind, then chased the All-Star pitcher after his worst start this season.Anderson hit a two-run single in the sixth inning that ended Bauer's evening as the Chicago White Sox routed the Cleveland Indians 9-1 ...

Yankees stun Félix, back Sabathia in 7-3 win over Mariners

Baseball 05/06/19, 21:22

It had been a decade since pitchers with so many combined punchouts started the same game.In this showdown between Félix Hernández and CC Sabathia, the New York Yankees landed their haymakers early.The Yankees pounced on Hernández, hitting three homers in the first two innings to build a comfortable cushion for ...

Blake Snell sparkles, Rays rout Diamondbacks 12-1

Baseball 05/06/19, 21:17

Reigning AL Cy Young Award winner Blake Snell took a perfect game into the sixth inning and Tommy Pham hit his first career grand slam, leading the Tampa Bay Rays over the Arizona Diamondbacks 12-1 on Monday night.Snell (3-3) rebounded from allowing a career-high seven runs over three innings of ...

Perez pitches 7 scoreless innings, Twins beat Blue Jays 8-0

Baseball 05/06/19, 21:12

Martin Perez and two relievers combined on a three-hitter, Eddie Rosario hit his AL-leading 12th home run and the Minnesota Twins blanked the Toronto Blue Jays 8-0 on Monday night.Rosario began the day in a four-way tie for the AL home run lead with Seattle's Jay Bruce, Texas' Joey Gallo, ...

Villar slam, Means’ pitching lifts Orioles past Red Sox 4-1

Baseball 05/06/19, 21:02

Jonathan Villar hit a grand slam, John Means handcuffed Boston's torrid offense over seven innings and the Baltimore Orioles beat the Red Sox 4-1 Monday night.Villar connected in the second inning off Josh Smith (0-1), who was making his first start with Boston. The drive came after Villar was robbed ...

East Carolina seeks 1 of NCAA Tournament’s top 8 seeds

Baseball 05/06/19, 14:30

East Carolina coach Cliff Godwin is open about the Pirates' quest to earn one of the top eight seeds in the NCAA Tournament.He sees no reason to keep quiet about it.The top eight seeds get to host regionals and super regionals, assuming they get that far. That means plenty for ...

No surprise in NL East: It’s a grind so far

Baseball 05/06/19, 01:20

As expected, the NL East has been a grind so far.The Phillies, Braves, Mets and Nationals are within five games of each other, with Philadelphia in first place at 19-14. Those four teams came into the season with high expectations , and given all the games they play against each ...

Cubs pound Cardinals 13-5 for 7th straight win

Baseball 05/05/19, 21:46

Kris Bryant hit his fourth career grand slam in Chicago's six-run eighth inning and the Cubs pounded the St. Louis Cardinals 13-5 on Sunday night for their season-high seventh consecutive victory.Willson Contreras, Anthony Rizzo and David Bote each drove in two runs, helping the Cubs leapfrog the Cardinals for first ...

Leading off: Scherzer on rare skid, Sabathia vs Felix in NY

Baseball 05/05/19, 20:10

A look at what's happening around the majors Monday:SCHERZER SKIDWashington has lost each of Max Scherzer's last four starts, the longest such stretch for the three-time Cy Young winner since 2015. Scherzer hasn't started five straight team losses since the 2009-10 seasons, a six-start skid that spanned his trade from ...

Bregman’s grand slam powers Astros past Angels in Mexico

Baseball 05/05/19, 18:49

Alex Bregman hit a grand slam, his third homer during a two-game series in Mexico, and the Houston Astros blew out the Los Angeles Angels for the second straight day, 10-4 on Sunday.The Astros, who won 14-2 on Saturday, hit eight home runs in front of pro-Houston crowds at Estadio ...

Marte’s walk-off homer in 13th lifts Pirates over A’s

Baseball 05/05/19, 18:14

Starling Marte hit a game-ending three-run homer in the 13th inning, rallying the Pittsburgh Pirates past Oakland 5-3 on Sunday after the Athletics scored twice in the top of the inning.Cole Tucker started Pittsburgh's comeback with a one-out single off Fernando Rodney (0-2). Jung Ho Kang walked and Adam Frazier ...

Giants shake off 4-run Reds first, pull out 6-5 win

Baseball 05/05/19, 18:02

Brandon Crawford delivered a tiebreaking, pinch-hit homer in the ninth inning to help the San Francisco Giants erase a four-run first-inning deficit and beat the Cincinnati Reds 6-5 Sunday.Crawford's two-run shot lifted the Giants after Cincinnati homered on three straight pitches by starter Jeff Samardzija in the first.Buster Posey hit ...

Tapia hits bases-loaded triple to lift Rox over D’backs 8-7

Baseball 05/05/19, 17:33

Raimel Tapia hit a tying, bases-loaded triple and scored the go-ahead run during a five-run eighth inning, and the Colorado Rockies beat the Arizona Diamondbacks 8-7 on Sunday.The rally salvaged the finale of the three-game series and ended Arizona's six-game road winning streak. Eduardo Escobar and Blake Swihart homered for ...

Odor, Cabrera go deep, Rangers beat Blue Jays 10-2

Baseball 05/05/19, 17:20

Rougned Odor and Asdrúbal Cabrera each homered and combined for seven RBIs, and the Texas Rangers rolled past the Toronto Blue Jays 10-2 on Sunday.Odor had been in an 0-for-21 slump that reduced his average to .122 before he drove a pitch from Clay Buchholz over the back bullpen wall ...

Marte hits 3-run homer in 13th, Pirates rally past A’s 5-3

Baseball 05/05/19, 17:06

Starling Marte hit a game-ending three-run homer in the 13th inning, rallying the Pittsburgh Pirates past Oakland 5-3 on Sunday after the Athletics scored twice in the top of the inning.Cole Tucker started Pittsburgh's comeback with a one-out single off Fernando Rodney (0-2). Jung Ho Kang walked and Adam Frazier ...