New York Yankees' Stephen Drew, right, is tagged out at the plate by Tampa Bay Rays catcher Ryan Hanigan (24) during the fifth inning of a baseball game at Yankee Stadium in New York, Tuesday, Sept. 9, 2014. Yankees manager Joe Girardi requested a video review of the play, but the ruling on the field was upheld. (AP Photo/Kathy Willens)

MLB clarifies home plate collision rule

NEW YORK (AP) — Major League Baseball sent a memo to teams and umpires clarifying this year’s experimental rule intended to limit collisions at home plate, saying runners should not be called safe if the […]


Oakland Athletics relief pitcher Eric O'Flaherty looks into the stands at the end of the ninth inning of a baseball game, after giving up the tying home run to Chicago White Sox's Tyler Flowers, Monday, Sept. 8, 2014, in Chicago. (AP Photo/Charles Rex Arbogast)

A’s bullpen fails again in 5-4 loss to White Sox

CHICAGO (AP) — Eric O’Flaherty wasn’t able to help the Oakland Athletics’ ailing bullpen. Tyler Flowers hit a solo home run to tie the game in the ninth inning and then added another shot in […]


Detroit Tigers outfielders J.D. Martinez, left, and Torii Hunter, right, celebrate with Rajai Davis after beating the San Francisco Giants 6-1 in a baseball game in Detroit, Sunday, Sept. 7, 2014. (AP Photo/Paul Sancya)

MLB’s 2015 season slated to start April 5

NEW YORK (AP) — Major League Baseball’s 2015 season is scheduled to start with a Sunday night game on April 5 and the other 28 teams will be slated to open the following day. The […]


Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim

Two day games on MLB schedule, including Angels

UNDATED (AP) — It’s not customary for there to be day games on a non-holiday Monday, but there are two games on tap this afternoon. In Detroit, the Tigers and Royals start a key series […]


Detroit Tigers fans leave their seats during a rain shower in the fourth inning of the Tigers' baseball game against the San Francisco Giants on Friday, Sept. 5, 2014, in Detroit. (AP Photo/Jose Juarez)

Weather playing a role in pennant races

The San Francisco Giants were ahead by six runs, and manager Bruce Bochy was still antsy. That’s because a rainstorm was threatening to make that big lead moot. “These are all important games,” Bochy said. […]


Los Angeles Angels pinch runner Tony Campana slides home to score the tie-breaking run on a sacrifice fly by Chris Iannetta off Minnesota Twins pitcher Glen Perkins in the ninth inning of a baseball game, Thursday, Sept. 4, 2014, in Minneapolis. The Angels won 5-4. (AP Photo/Jim Mone)

Iannetta’s sac fly in 9th lifts Angels over Twins

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Pinch-hitter Chris Iannetta’s sacrifice fly in the ninth inning lifted the Los Angeles Angels to a 5-4 victory over the Minnesota Twins on Thursday night. David Freese broke out of an 0-for-21 […]


Los Angeles Dodgers starting pitcher Clayton Kershaw throws against the Colorado Rockies during first inning of a baseball game in Los Angeles, Wednesday, June 18, 2014. (AP Photo/Chris Carlson)

Top hurlers take mound as Dodgers host Nats

(AP) — There’s a top-notch pitching match-up on tap in Los Angeles tonight where the Dodgers entertain Washington in a meeting of National League division leaders. Clayton Kershaw takes a 16-3 mark and 1.73 ERA […]


Los Angeles Angels' Mike Trout, left, congratulates Chris Iannetta, right, along with other teammates after he hit a solo home run during the eighth inning of a baseball game, Sunday, Aug. 31, 2014, in Anaheim, Calif. The Angels won 8-1.  (AP Photo/Mark J. Terrill)

Angels surge into September as baseball’s best

ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) — Although Mike Trout has accomplished an extraordinary amount in his short major league career with the Los Angeles Angels, he is quick to point out he’s only just getting to the […]


Chicago White Sox's Jose Abreu (79) celebrates with teammate Adam Dunn (44) after Dunn hit a two-run home run during the third inning in the first baseball game of a doubleheader against the Detroit Tigers in Chicago, Saturday, Aug. 30, 2014. Chicago won 6-3. (AP Photo/Paul Beaty)

Dunn dealt to A’s, could be his last shot playoffs

CHICAGO (AP) — One more shot at the playoffs for Adam Dunn before he says he’s probably done. The slugger with 460 career home runs but zero at-bats in the postseason was traded by the […]


Cleveland Indians relief pitcher Scott Atchison throws to a batter in the eighth inning 0f a baseball game against the Kansas City Royals at Kauffman Stadium in Kansas City, Mo., Saturday, Aug. 30, 2014. (AP Photo/Colin E. Braley)

MLB Overview

(AP) — A third team has worked its way into the American League Central race. The Cleveland Indians are within 3 ½ games of the division-leading Royals after scoring twice in the bottom of the […]





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