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Blog Post Archive

Maddon Speaks Out on Elbow Injuries

3 days agoSports / Baseball : Bats

You could piece together a pretty good pitching staff with just the players who have had significant elbow problems this year.

Yankees 3, Red Sox 2: Yankees Find Another First Baseman in a Pinch, Then Beat Boston

3 days agoSports / Baseball : Bats

Carlos Beltran made his career debut at first base Sunday night and recorded three hits, including a two-run home run, to help the Yankees to a 3-2 win.

Nova, Yankees Beat Red Sox 3-2 With Replay Help

3 days agoSports / Baseball : Bats

Carlos Beltran hit a two-run homer, Ivan Nova rebounded from a rough outing and the New York Yankees beat Boston 3-2 Sunday night with the aid of another disputed replay ruling that led to the ejection of Red Sox manager John Farrel...

Red Sox Manager Ejected After Replay Dispute

3 days agoSports / Baseball : Bats

Boston Red Sox manager John Farrell was ejected Sunday night after arguing a call that was overturned on replay in favor of the New York Yankees.

Careful Shopping Leads Red Sox to a Backup Closer

3 days agoSports / Baseball : Bats

The Boston Red Sox’ pursuit of a late-inning reliever, identified by General Manager Ben Cherington as an area of need, began and ended with one name: Edward Mujica.

Roundup: Behind Gem From Lohse, Brewers Win 9th in a Row

3 days agoSports / Baseball : Bats

The Brewers (10-2) are off to their best start since going 13-0 to start the 1987 season. It is Milwaukee’s longest winning streak since a nine-game string last April.

Tightness in Leg Keeps Jeter Out for a 2nd Game

3 days agoSports / Baseball : Bats

Yankees Manager Joe Girardi said Derek Jeter experienced tightness in his right quadriceps against Boston on Friday, so he was giving Jeter three days off as a precaution.

Ramirez Hits 2-Run HR in 9th, Chisox Top Indians

3 days agoSports / Baseball : Bats

Alexei Ramirez hit a two-run homer off John Axford in the ninth inning, rallying the Chicago White Sox over the Cleveland Indians 4-3 on a rainy Sunday.

Angels 14, Mets 2: Angels, With Three Consecutive Homers in the First, Get to Colon and the Mets

3 days agoSports / Baseball : Bats

In a stretch of seven pitches, Bartolo Colon allowed home runs to Mike Trout, Albert Pujols and Raul Ibanez, as the Angels collected eight extra-base hits in five innings off the Mets starter.

Giants Beat Rockies 5-4 in 10 Innings

3 days agoSports / Baseball : Bats

Brandon Crawford led off the 10th inning with a splash homer to give the San Francisco Giants a 5-4 victory over the Colorado Rockies on Sunday.

Carpenter, Wacha Lead Cardinals Over Cubs 6-4

3 days agoSports / Baseball : Bats

Matt Carpenter drove in three runs, leading Michael Wacha and the St. Louis Cardinals over the Chicago Cubs 6-4 Sunday.

Jeter (Quad) Out of Lineup for 2nd Straight Day

3 days agoSports / Baseball : Bats

Derek Jeter is out of the New York Yankees' lineup for the second consecutive day after feeling tightness in his right quadriceps.

Davis' Throwing Error Sends Twins Over Royals

3 days agoSports / Baseball : Bats

Pitcher Wade Davis made a wild flip home on a comebacker in the eighth inning and the Minnesota Twins rallied past the Kansas City Royals 4-3 Sunday for a three-game sweep.

Rangers Another 1-0 Win to Clinch Astros Series

3 days agoSports / Baseball : Bats

Martin Perez threw eight scoreless innings, Donnie Murphy had a sacrifice fly and the Texas Rangers got a series-clinching 1-0 victory over the Houston Astros on Sunday.

Utley Has 3 Hits, HR Gives Phils Win Over Marlins

3 days agoSports / Baseball : Bats

Chase Utley extended his hot start with the tiebreaking homer among three hits, sparking the Philadelphia Phillies to a 4-3 victory over the Miami Marlins on Sunday for a three-game sweep.

Heisey Hits Slam, Mesoraco 4 RBIs as Reds Top Rays

3 days agoSports / Baseball : Bats

Chris Heisey hit his first grand slam and Devin Mesoraco homered and drove in career high-tying four runs as the Cincinnati Reds took advantage of Tampa Bay's depleted pitching staff for a 12-4 victory on Sunday.

Brewers Win 9th Straight, Lohse Beats Pirates

3 days agoSports / Baseball : Bats

The Milwaukee Brewers won their ninth in a row, with Kyle Lohse coming within one out of a complete game Sunday in a 4-1 win over the Pittsburgh Pirates.

Upton, Freeman Homer as Braves Sweep Nationals

3 days agoSports / Baseball : Bats

Justin Upton and Freddie Freeman each hit a two-run homer off Gio Gonzalez and the Atlanta Braves completed a three-game sweep of the Washington Nationals with a 10-2 victory on Sunday.

Buehrle, Blue Jays Cruise to 11-3 Win Over Orioles

3 days agoSports / Baseball : Bats

Mark Buehrle allowed one run over seven innings to win his third straight start, and the Toronto Blue Jays hit three home runs and had a season-high 17 hits in an 11-3 victory over the Baltimore Orioles on Sunday.

Keeping Score: Ellsbury Batting Third for Yankees Without Fitting Profile

3 days agoSports / Baseball : Bats

Jacoby Ellsbury has done well when third in the order — the spot of Ruth, Mantle, Mattingly and O’Neill — but he is known more for scoring runs than for driving them in.

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