Angels place Harvey on 10-day IL following rough outing

Sports 05/25/19, 18:14

The Los Angeles Angels placed Matt Harvey on the 10-day injured list with an upper back strain on Saturday, two days after what he deemed an "embarrassing" loss and one of the worst starts of his career.Harvey allowed eight earned runs and gave up four homers in the Angels' 16-7 ...

Cubs top Reds 8-6 in wild 6-HR game

Sports 05/25/19, 16:58

Addison Russell homered at Wrigley Field for the first time since he was suspended for violating baseball's domestic violence policy, leading the Chicago Cubs to a wild 8-6 victory over the Cincinnati Reds on Saturday.With the wind blowing out on a warm day at the iconic neighborhood ballpark, Albert Almora ...

Blue Jays promote Cavan Biggio, son of Hall of Famer Craig

Baseball 05/25/19, 02:59

Blue Jays prospect Cavan Biggio, the son of Hall of Famer Craig Biggio, was brought up by Toronto on Friday and made his major league debut against San Diego.Biggio was in the lineup, batting eighth and playing second base, the position where his father won four Gold Glove awards playing ...

Rosario, homer-happy Twins romp past White Sox 11-4

Baseball 05/24/19, 22:53

Eddie Rosario went 4 for 5 with three RBIs and one of Minnesota's three home runs in another power-packed romp by the major league-leading Twins, who beat the Chicago White Sox 11-4 on Friday night for their ninth win in their last 10 games.Max Kepler was 3 for 4 with ...

Deaths from brain, heart problems higher for NFL than MLB

Sports 05/24/19, 10:49

Pro football players may be more likely to die from degenerative brain diseases and heart problems than baseball players but the reasons are unclear, a new study suggests.The differences may seem obvious. Repeated head blows have been linked with a wasting brain disease in football players. Also, girth can contribute ...

Rays get inside-the-park homer, 3 others in stopping Indians

Baseball 05/23/19, 20:04

Ryan Yarbrough handled Cleveland's lineup into eighth inning in his first start this season and Kevin Kiermaier legged out a three-run, inside-the-park homer when two outfielders collided as the Tampa Bay Rays beat the slumping Indians 7-2 on Thursday night.Tommy Pham, Avisail García and Willy Adames hit solo homers off ...

Leading off: Marlins streak the right way, Sale vs Astros

Baseball 05/23/19, 17:48

A look at what's happening around the majors Friday:MARLINS ON THE MOVESomething unexpected is happening with the baseball team in Miami. The Marlins are actually winning some games.Boston Red Sox starting pitcher Chris Sale delivers against the Houston Astros during the first inning of a baseball game Sunday, May 19, ...

Wild pitch, errant throw help LSU rally past Auburn 4-3

Baseball 05/23/19, 16:30

In a bizarre finish, No. 5 seed LSU scored the tying and winning runs after a wild pitch in the bottom of the ninth to defeat No. 8 seed Auburn 4-3 in a Southeastern Conference Tournament elimination game Thursday.LSU trailed 3-2 and had runners on second and third with one ...

Keller, Royals top Cardinals 8-2 in Game 1 of doubleheader

Baseball 05/22/19, 15:16

Brad Keller pitched seven-plus innings of two-hit baseball, Jorge Soler hit a three-run homer and the Kansas City Royals beat the St. Louis Cardinals 8-2 Wednesday in the first game of a doubleheader.Severe storms around St. Louis forced Tuesday night's game to be postponed and created the day-night twinbill.Keller (3-5) ...

Indians designate outfielder Carlos Gonzalez for assignment

Baseball 05/22/19, 12:16

The Cleveland Indians could no longer wait for Carlos Gonzalez to help pull their struggling offense from a season-long funk.The veteran outfielder was designated for assignment prior to Wednesday's game against Oakland. Gonzalez, who signed a minor-league contract in spring training, batted .210 with two home runs and seven RBIs ...

Leading off: Scherzer vs. deGrom, Hamels faces Phillies

Baseball 05/21/19, 19:11

A look at what's happening around the majors Wednesday:CURTAIN UP! LIGHT THE LIGHTS!Max Scherzer, the 2016 and '17 NL Cy Young Award winner, starts for Washington and Jacob deGrom, the 2018 NL Cy Young winner, starts for the New York Mets in a rematch of opening-day starters. The Mets won ...

UNLV’s Stott following in footsteps of Bryant, Harper

Baseball 05/21/19, 15:40

Bryson Stott has already been following in the footsteps of some of baseball's biggest stars.Now he's getting ready to take the next step.The UNLV shortstop is projected to go in the first round of the June 3 amateur draft, possibly putting him on a trajectory to become the latest star ...

APNewsBreak: Yanks, Red Sox play on artificial turf London

Baseball 05/21/19, 02:02

The traditional rivalry between the New York Yankees and Boston Red Sox will take a radical twist when they meet in London next month: They will play on artificial turf for the first time in more than 2,200 games over a century.Major League Baseball has access to Olympic Stadium for ...

Hamilton into Rangers hall, hasn’t really thought about game

Baseball 05/20/19, 19:42

Josh Hamilton hasn't really thought much about baseball since knee issues ended his career, though he does miss playing at times. The 2010 AL MVP's moments on the diamond these days are watching and sometimes coaching his daughters playing softball."I've been making up for lost time with my girls, being ...

NCAA hopes on line as conference baseball tournaments open

Baseball 05/20/19, 15:09

Automatic bids for the NCAA Tournament are on the line in 25 conference tournaments this week. The 16 NCAA regional hosts will be announced on Sunday and the rest of the 64-team field next Monday.A look at the tournaments in the power conferences (the Pac-12 does not play a tournament):ACCSite: ...

Yanks’ Gregorius plays for 1st time since Tommy John surgery

Baseball 05/20/19, 13:38

New York Yankees shortstop Didi Gregorius played five innings of defense and went 2 for 4 with a walk Monday at extended spring training in his first game action since Tommy John surgery on Oct. 17."It was good," Gregorius said.Playing against Detroit Tigers minor leaguers and in front of Yankees ...

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 Saturday night to complain to plate umpire San Holbrook about ...

Alcantara pitches 2-hitter, Miami beats reeling Mets 3-0

Sports 05/19/19, 14:23

Sandy Alcantara threw a two-hitter in a pitching duel with Noah Syndergaard, and the Miami Marlins beat the reeling New York Mets 3-0 Sunday to complete a three-game sweep.A day after being shut out on just one hit, the Mets lost their fifth in row. The latest defeat against a ...

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 fields and the grounds to protect the children who play ...

Leading off: A’s thump Tigers, Sale starts, Callaway cloud?

Sports 05/18/19, 21:32

A look at what's happening around the majors Sunday:ALL A'SThe Athletics try to beat Detroit for the 16th time when Mike Fiers starts at Comerica Park.Boston Red Sox starting pitcher Chris Sale delivers against the Colorado Rockies during the first inning of a baseball game Tuesday, May 14, 2019, at ...

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