Houston’s Correa out for 4-6 weeks with fractured rib

Baseball 05/29/19, 13:02

Astros shortstop Carlos Correa has a fractured rib that will keep him out 4-6 weeks.It is unclear when or how Correa was injured. He played on Sunday that was followed by what manager AJ Hinch called a scheduled day. Hinch said Correa reported soreness around his ribs on Tuesday morning ...

Mazara, Guzman homer, Rangers beat Mariners 11-4

Baseball 05/29/19, 00:52

Nomar Mazara and Ronald Guzman homered and the Texas Rangers beat the Seattle Mariners 11-4 Tuesday night, improving to 3-1 this season when using an opener instead of a starting pitcher.Reliever Jesse Chavez opened the game for Texas, striking out three of the four batters he faced. He turned the ...

Conforto’s grand slam sends Mets past Dodgers 7-3

Baseball 05/29/19, 00:41

Michael Conforto's first career grand slam snapped a seventh-inning tie and the New York Mets beat the Los Angeles Dodgers 7-3 Tuesday night.Conforto struck out twice but his five RBIs helped the Mets end a six-game road skid.The Dodgers' bullpen imploded in the seventh taking over from starter Rich Hill. ...

Iannetta homers in 7th, Rox beat D’backs 6-2 on rainy night

Baseball 05/28/19, 23:05

Chris Iannetta hit a two-run homer in the seventh on a cool and drizzly Tuesday evening, sending the Colorado Rockies to a 6-2 win over the Arizona Diamondbacks.Iannetta sent a curve from Merrill Kelly over the left-field fence for his fourth homer of the season. He was a late addition ...

Bregman homers twice as Astros rally past Cubs 9-6

Baseball 05/28/19, 22:29

Alex Bregman homered twice, his second a tiebreaking two-run shot in the sixth inning that propelled the injury-weakened Houston Astros to a 9-6 win over the Chicago Cubs on Tuesday night that gave manager AJ Hinch his 500th career victory.Bregman, who is tied for the American League lead with 17 ...

Strasburg strikes out 11, Nationals hold off Braves 5-4

Baseball 05/28/19, 21:52

Stephen Strasburg matched his season high with 11 strikeouts in seven innings and the Washington Nationals took the lead on three straight walks to beat the Atlanta Braves 5-4 on Tuesday night.Howie Kendrick had three hits, including his ninth homer, and scored two runs for Washington. Trea Turner also had ...

Hosmer homers, Padres edge Yankees 5-4

Baseball 05/28/19, 21:38

Eric Hosmer hit a three-run homer during a big first inning against Masahiro Tanaka, and San Diego manager Andy Green burned through his bullpen to help the Padres hold off the New York Yankees 5-4 on a soggy Tuesday night.New York tried to rally in the rain, getting three runs ...

Hernandez’s 2-run homer lifts Phillies over Cardinals 4-3

Baseball 05/28/19, 21:29

Cesar Hernandez hit a go-ahead two-run homer, Nick Pivetta threw five tough innings and the Philadelphia Phillies beat the slumping St. Louis Cardinals 4-3 Tuesday night.Paul Goldschmidt and Marcell Ozuna hit homers in the first inning, but the Cardinals wasted a 3-0 lead and lost for the 11th time in ...

Meadows, Garcia homer in Rays 3-1 win over Blue Jays

Baseball 05/28/19, 21:22

Austin Meadows homered for the third straight game and five Tampa Bay pitchers combined to throw a six-hitter and beat struggling AL East rival Toronto 3-1 on Tuesday night.The second-place Rays won for the fourth straight time, improving to a season-best 13 games over .500 before an announced crowd of ...

Boyd gets Tigers started in 3-0 shutout of skidding Orioles

Baseball 05/28/19, 21:15

Matthew Boyd took a five-hitter into the seventh inning, Niko Goodrum homered and the Detroit Tigers interrupted a prolonged slump by defeating the Baltimore Orioles 3-0 Tuesday night.JaCoby Jones had two doubles and an RBI for the Tigers, who won for only the second time in 14 games since May ...

Marlins send Giants to 6th consecutive loss, 11-3

Baseball 05/28/19, 21:11

Jorge Alfaro and Garrett Cooper hit the Miami Marlins' first three-run homers of the year Tuesday in an 11-3 win over the San Francisco Giants, who lost their sixth game in a row.Trevor Richards (2-5) gave up a homer to Joe Panik on the game's first pitch but blanked San ...

Hosmer homers, Padres go deep into ‘pen to hold off Yanks

Baseball 05/28/19, 21:00

Eric Hosmer hit a three-run homer during a big first inning against Masahiro Tanaka, and San Diego manager Andy Green burned through his bullpen to help the Padres hold off the New York Yankees 5-4 on a soggy Tuesday night.New York tried to rally in the rain, getting three runs ...

Sanchez provides closing act in 9th, White Sox edge Royals

Baseball 05/28/19, 18:34

Yolmer Sanchez provided the closing act in his two-day performance, hitting an RBI single in the ninth inning that sent the Chicago White Sox over the Kansas City Royals 2-1 Tuesday in the resumption of a suspended game.Getting the field into shape was quite a chore after play was stopped ...

Yanks’ Paxton to return Wednesday, face Padres’ Paddack

Baseball 05/28/19, 16:44

Yankees left-hander James Paxton will return from the injured list Wednesday to start against breakout Padres rookie Chris Paddack.Paxton confirmed Tuesday he would be ready for the interleague matchup. He has been out with left knee inflammation since making his last start with New York on May 3. He got ...

California team apologizes to Ocasio-Cortez for video

Baseball 05/28/19, 13:21

A minor league baseball team in California apologized to Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez for a Memorial Day tribute video that lumped her image with those of Kim Jong Un and Fidel Castro.The Fresno Grizzlies said in a statement the scoreboard video broadcast during Monday night's doubleheader was supposed to be a ...

Cole fans 12 as Astros down Cubs 6-5

Baseball 05/28/19, 02:33

Less than two weeks ago Jack Mayfield flew to Boston because the Houston Astros told him he was going to make his long-awaited major league debut after seven seasons in the minors.When he arrived, they didn't need him after all after an injury to Aledmys Diaz wasn't so bad. ...

Mariners snap 6-game skid with 6-2 win over Rangers

Baseball 05/27/19, 23:41

Daniel Vogelbach hit a mammoth two-run homer in the seventh inning, Kyle Seager drove in his first run of the season and the Seattle Mariners snapped a six-game losing streak with a 6-2 win over the Texas Rangers on Monday night.Seattle was miserable on the road in getting swept by ...

All 3 D-I schools in Nebraska make NCAA baseball tournament

Baseball 05/27/19, 23:17

Granted, making the NCAA baseball tournament was not in the front of Omaha Mavericks coach Evan Porter's mind when he and his players returned home from a February road trip to find the dome over their indoor practice facility had collapsed during a snowstorm while they were gone.The Mavs moved ...

Iglesias hits grand slam as Reds beat Pirates 8-1 for split

Baseball 05/27/19, 22:10

Jose Iglesias has been drawing rave reviews all season for his nifty glove work.He contributed nicely at the plate Monday, too.The slick-fielding Iglesias hit his first career grand slam off Mitch Keller in the right-hander's major league debut, and the Cincinnati Reds beat the Pittsburgh Pirates 8-1 Monday for a ...

Arcia’s HR gives Brewers 5-4 win, stopping Twins streak at 6

Baseball 05/27/19, 21:53

Orlando Arcia drove in three runs, including a go-ahead homer in the eighth inning that powered the Milwaukee Brewers past Minnesota 5-4 on Monday night to stop the major league-leading Twins' six-game winning streak.Josh Hader struck out Miguel Sano on three pitches with two runners on, notching his 13th save ...