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Archived Since:March 7, 2008

Blog Post Archive

Yankees 3, Tampa Bay 2: Yankees Take Revenge With a Peaceful Win Over the Rays

3 days agoSports / Baseball : Bats

The Yankees and the Rays kept cool heads Wednesday, and Derek Jeter ended an 0-for-28 streak at the plate before scoring the deciding run.

Hendriks Wins Again, Pitches Cubs Past Reds

3 days agoSports / Baseball : Bats

Kyle Hendricks kept up his impressive rookie season, pitching seven strong innings as the Chicago Cubs beat the Cincinnati Reds 3-1 Wednesday night for a sweep.

Carrasco Ks 12 in 2-Hitter, Indians Top Astros 2-0

3 days agoSports / Baseball : Bats

Carlos Carrasco threw a two-hitter with a career-high 12 strikeouts to lead the Cleveland Indians over the Houston Astros 2-0 Wednesday night.

Pearce Hits 2 HRs as Champion Orioles Beat Toronto

3 days agoSports / Baseball : Bats

Steve Pearce homered twice and drove in four runs as the AL East champion Baltimore Orioles beat the Toronto Blue Jays 6-1 Wednesday night for a three-game sweep.

Alvarez Pitches Marlins to 4-3 Win Over Mets

3 days agoSports / Baseball : Bats

Henderson Alvarez ended a three-start winless streak, and the Miami Marlins beat the New York Mets 4-3 Wednesday night to finish a trying 10-game trip in which they lost All-Star slugger Giancarlo Stanton to a season-ending injury when he was hit in the face by a pitch.

Pirates Overwhelm Buchholz, Red Sox in 9-1 Win

3 days agoSports / Baseball : Bats

Gregory Polanco, Neil Walker and Ike Davis all homered and the Pittsburgh Pirates beat the Boston Red Sox 9-1 on Wednesday night to maintain their grip on the second National League wild card spot.

Jeter Ends Long Skid, Yankees Beat Rays 3-2

3 days agoSports / Baseball : Bats

Derek Jeter ended an 0-for-28 slump that was the second-worst of his career, and the New York Yankees beat the Tampa Bay Rays 3-2 Wednesday night.

Braves Beat Nationals 3-1 to Snap 5-Game Skid

3 days agoSports / Baseball : Bats

Christian Bethancourt had a three-run single to help the Atlanta Braves beat the Washington Nationals 3-1 on Wednesday night and preserve their fading playoff hopes.

On Baseball: Milwaukee Brewers Look to End a Season of Extremes on a High Note

3 days agoSports / Baseball : Bats

After a 20-7 start, the Brewers’ record has fluctuated throughout the season, but the team is again showing signs of life in a race for the final National League wild-card spot.

Rockies Rout Dodgers 16-2, Take 2 of 3 in Series

3 days agoSports / Baseball : Bats

Justin Morneau tied a season high with six RBIs, including five as part of an eight-run first inning against spot starter Carlos Frias, and the Colorado Rockies routed the NL West-leading Los Angeles Dodgers 16-2 on Wednesday.

Fan Heckling Harper in Atlanta Ejected by Umpire

3 days agoSports / Baseball : Bats

Umpire Tim Welke heard a foul-mouthed fan heckling Bryce Harper and decided it was time for the man to go.

Injured Marlins Star Stanton Finished for Season

3 days agoSports / Baseball : Bats

Injured Miami Marlins slugger Giancarlo Stanton is finished for the season because of last week's beaning.

Rookie CF Rusney Castillo to Debut for Red Sox

3 days agoSports / Baseball : Bats

The Boston Red Sox will get a look at their future on Wednesday night when rookie outfielder Rusney Castillo makes his major league debut against the Pittsburgh Pirates.

Barry Bonds Appeal Heads Back to Court

3 days agoSports / Baseball : Bats

Nearly 11 years after Barry Bonds testified before a grand jury investigating the illegal distribution of performance-enhancing drugs, a group of judges will hear arguments Thursday on whether baseball's career home-run leader should have his obstruction of justice conviction thrown out.

Umpire West Suspended 1 Game for Grabbing Jersey

3 days agoSports / Baseball : Bats

Umpire Joe West was suspended for one game without pay for grabbing the jersey of Philadelphia Phillies closer Jonathan Papelbon.

Mariners Rout Angels, Gain Ground in Playoff Race

4 days agoSports / Baseball : Bats

Mike Zunino's two-run double keyed a four-run fifth inning and the Seattle Mariners climbed within a game of the second AL wild-card spot by routing the Los Angeles Angels 13-2 on Tuesday night.

Amarista's Homer Lifts Padres Over Phillies 5-4

4 days agoSports / Baseball : Bats

Alexi Amarista had three hits, including a go-ahead two-run homer, to lead the San Diego Padres to a 5-4 win over the Philadelphia Phillies on Tuesday night.

Kazmir, Sloppy Athletics Lose 6-3 to Rangers

4 days agoSports / Baseball : Bats

Scott Kazmir allowed a two-run homer to Jake Smolinski, and shortstop Jed Lowrie made an error that led to a pair of unearned runs as the Oakland Athletics lost 6-3 to the last-place Texas Rangers on Tuesday night.

Rare Flop for Royals Bullpen in 7-5 Loss to WSox

4 days agoSports / Baseball : Bats

Kelvin Herrera and Wade Davis both gave up runs for the first time in nearly three months as the Kansas City Royals' dominant bullpen was touched up Tuesday night in a 7-5 loss to the Chicago White Sox.

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