Abreu HR, 5 RBIs helps White Sox crush Orioles 12-2

Baseball 04/22/19, 21:44

José Abreu homered and drove in five runs, James McCann had a homer and four RBIs and Chicago White Sox beat the bumbling Baltimore Orioles 12-2 Monday night.McCann's three-run drive off David Hess (1-4) highlighted a four-run fifth inning, and ...

Pitcher Michael Wacha goes on Cardinals’ injured list

Baseball 04/22/19, 18:01

Cardinals right-hander Michael Wacha was placed on the 10-day injured list because of patellar tendinitis in his left knee and will miss his scheduled start Tuesday against NL Central rival Milwaukee.St. Louis said the move was retroactive to Friday. Infielder/outfielder ...

A baseball branding bonanza, and 2 guys helping it happen

Baseball 04/22/19, 01:06

On a spring evening in eastern Pennsylvania, upon a bluff overlooking the Lehigh Valley, a carnival of baseball and pork products is at hand.From loudspeakers, swine-like sounds reverberate. Vendors roam the stands in clothing festooned with outsized strips of bacon. ...

Boston avoids big early hole with sweep of Rays

Baseball 04/22/19, 01:04

Hold off — for now — on the panic in Boston.The Red Sox are indeed off to a poor start in defense of their World Series title. They have a 9-13 record and baseball's third-worst run differential. But after sweeping ...

Donaldson homers twice, Braves rout Indians 11-5

Baseball 04/21/19, 21:44

Josh Donaldson had two homers and four RBIs, Freddie Freeman added three hits and the Atlanta Braves pounded Cleveland's pitching for the second straight night, beating the Indians 11-5 Sunday.Donaldson belted a solo homer in the first and followed with ...

Gray, Rockies beat Phillies 4-1 for 6th win in 7 games

Baseball 04/21/19, 18:03

Jon Gray pitched six scoreless innings, Tony Wolters had a two-run double and the Colorado Rockies beat the Philadelphia Phillies 4-1 Sunday for their sixth win in seven games. Trevor Story and Ian Desmond also had RBI singles for the Rockies, ...

Bote lifts Cubs past Diamondbacks 2-1

Baseball 04/21/19, 16:07

David Bote hit a game-ending RBI single in the ninth inning, and the Chicago Cubs used a terrific performance by Tyler Chatwood to beat the Arizona Diamondbacks 2-1 on Sunday.Led by Chatwood's six sparkling innings, Chicago carried a 1-0 lead ...