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Rizzo's 2-run homer in 9th lifts Cubs over Dodgers 2-1

Anthony Rizzo hit a go-ahead, two-run homer off closer Kenley Jansen in the ninth, lifting the Chicago Cubs to a 2-1 victory over the NL West-leading Los Angeles Dodgers      ...

Rizzo's 2-run homer in 9th lifts Cubs over Dodgers 2-1

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Rizzo’s 2-run HR in 9th lifts Cubs over Dodgers 2-1 LOS ANGELES (AP) — Anthony Rizzo hit a go-ahead, two-run homer off closer Kenley Jansen in the ninth, lifting the Chicago Cubs to a 2-1 victory over the NL West-leading Los Angeles Dodgers on Saturday night. The Cubs blew early leads and got outscored 12-6 in losing the first two games of the series...
11:00 2019-06-16

Muncy's homer in 10th lifts Dodgers over Blue Jays 2-1 Max Muncy homered in the bottom of the 10th inning to lift the Los Angeles Dodgers over the Toronto Blue Jays 2-1 for their 50th home victory of the season       ...
09:00 2019-08-22

Dodgers make MLB history as rookie lifts team with walk-off homer for third night in a row The Dodgers' Matt Beaty, Alex Verdugo and Will Smith became the first set of rookie teammates to hit back-to-back-to-back walk-off homers.       ...
04:26 2019-06-24

Arcia’s 3-run homer lifts Brewers to 4-2 win over M’s MILWAUKEE (AP) — Orlando Arcia hit a three-run homer and the Milwaukee Brewers avoided a three-game sweep with a 4-2 win over the Seattle Mariners on Thursday. Chase Anderson (4-2) bounced back after he allowed six runs in his previous start. Anderson allowed two runs, one earned, and struck out six...
01:52 2019-06-28

MLB roundup: Dodgers break NL homer record Joc Pederson hit two more home runs Wednesday, and the Los Angeles Dodgers set a National League record for homers in a season during a 7-3 victory that gave them a three-game sweep over the visiting Colorado Rockies....
11:13 2019-09-05

Dodgers outslug Cubs with 4 homers to win 7-3 LOS ANGELES (AP) — Cody Bellinger, Max Muncy and David Freese hit two-run homers to back Clayton Kershaw as the Los Angeles Dodgers beat the Chicago Cubs 7-3 Thursday night in the opener of a four-game series. The NL West-leading Dodgers rallied from a 3-0 deficit after Kyle Schwarber and Kris Bryan...
10:52 2019-06-14

Reyes’ 3-run homer lifts Padres to 8-7 win vs Brewers SAN DIEGO (AP) — Franmil Reyes hit a go-ahead, three-run homer in the seventh and Eric Hosmer added a two-run shot for the San Diego Padres, who overcame three homers by the Milwaukee Brewers in an 8-7 win Wednesday for a three-game sweep. Reyes’ shot to right-center, his 20th, came off Jeremy...
02:26 2019-06-20

Arcia's homer lifts Brewers over Mariners Orlando Arcia hit a three-run homer as the Milwaukee Brewers defeated the visiting Seattle Mariners 4-2 on Thursday afternoon to salvage the finale of a three-game interleague series....
05:13 2019-06-28

Hosmer’s 2-run homer lifts Padres over Diamondbacks, 3-2 SAN DIEGO (AP) — Eric Hosmer’s two-run, opposite-field home run off Zack Greinke highlighted the three-run sixth inning that carried the San Diego Padres to a 3-2 victory against the Arizona Diamondbacks on Tuesday night. Greinke (6-2), who recorded his 2,500th career strikeout in the fourth, ...
08:00 2019-05-22

García’s homer lifts White Sox over Yankees 5-4 CHICAGO (AP) — Leury García hit a tiebreaking solo homer off Adam Ottavino in the seventh inning, and the Chicago White Sox rallied to beat the New York Yankees 5-4 on Thursday night. García looked at two called strikes from Ottavino (2-2) before battling back and sending the 11th pitch of the at-ba...
10:52 2019-06-14

Hernandez’s 2-run homer lifts Phillies over Cardinals 4-3 PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Cesar Hernandez hit a go-ahead two-run homer, Nick Pivetta threw five tough innings and the Philadelphia Phillies beat the slumping St. Louis Cardinals 4-3 Tuesday night. Paul Goldschmidt and Marcell Ozuna hit homers in the first inning, but the Cardinals wasted a 3-0 lead and lo...
06:00 2019-05-29

Machado's 2-run homer lifts Padres to 3-1 win vs Red Sox Manny Machado hit a two-run home run _ his first in more than three weeks _ and left-hander Joey Lucchesi pitched five decent innings for the San Diego Padres, who beat the Boston Red Sox 3-1 to avoid a three-game sweep       ...
04:39 2019-08-26

Will Smith’s 1st career HR lifts Dodgers over Phillies 4-3 LOS ANGELES (AP) — Will Smith hit a towering, tiebreaking home run in the bottom of the ninth inning, giving the Los Angeles Dodgers a 4-3 comeback victory over the Philadelphia Phillies Saturday night in a matchup of division leaders and the two best teams in the National League. With one out, Smit...
07:39 2019-06-02

Jansen holds on as Dodgers edge Cubs Cody Bellinger hit a home run, and closer Kenley Jansen found a bit of redemption as the Los Angeles Dodgers earned a 3-2 victory Sunday over the visiting Chicago Cubs....
06:52 2019-06-17

Gurriel’s homer in 10th lifts Astros to 2-1 win over Seattle HOUSTON (AP) — Yuli Gurriel hit a game-ending home run in the 10th inning and the Houston Astros beat the Seattle Mariners 2-1 on Friday night. Gurriel hit a 2-2 pitch from Matt Festa (0-2) off the facade in left field for his eighth homer. Houston’s Josh Reddick hit a solo home run to right i...
06:52 2019-06-29

Hosmer's 2-run homer lifts Padres over Diamondbacks, 3-2 Eric Hosmer's two-run, opposite-field home run off Zack Greinke highlighted the three-run sixth inning that carried the San Diego Padres to a 3-2 victory against the Arizona Diamondbacks        ...
07:13 2019-05-22

Schwarber's homer in 10th gives Cubs 4-3 win over Reds Kyle Schwarber hit a solo home run with one out in the bottom of the 10th inning to give the Chicago Cubs a 4-3 comeback victory over the Cincinnati Reds       ...
07:52 2019-07-17

Gyorko's RBI single in 9th lifts Dodgers past Mets Jedd Gyorko's RBI single with two outs in the ninth inning snapped a tie Sunday night and lifted the visiting Los Angeles Dodgers to a 3-2 win over the New York Mets....
12:13 2019-09-16

Will Smith's 1st career HR lifts Dodgers over Phillies 4-3 Will Smith hit a towering, tiebreaking home run in the bottom of the ninth inning, giving the Los Angeles Dodgers a 4-3 comeback victory over the Philadelphia Phillies        ...
08:00 2019-06-02

Balk plates tiebreaking run, lifts Diamondbacks over Dodgers A balk by Dodgers reliever Yimi Garcia sent home the tiebreaking run in the bottom of the eighth inning and helped the Arizona Diamondbacks to a 5-4 win over Los Angeles       ...
10:39 2019-08-31

Hernandez single in 9th lifts Dodgers over Blue Jays 3-2 Kiké Hernandez capped a three-run ninth inning by blooping a single to score Corey Seager and the Los Angeles Dodgers beat the Toronto Blue Jays 3-2 after being one-hit through eight innings       ...
10:00 2019-08-23

Bellinger hits 41st homer, Dodgers beat Braves 8-3 Cody Bellinger hit his 41st home run, Max Muncy and Justin Turner connected against reliever Sean Newcomb in the seventh inning, and the Los Angeles Dodgers beat the Atlanta Braves 8-3 in a matchup of NL division leaders       ...
09:00 2019-08-17

Dodgers rally to beat Cubs 5-3 for 7th straight home win LOS ANGELES (AP) — Rich Hill pitched seven strong innings and singled in the go-ahead run in the fourth inning, helping the Los Angeles Dodgers beat the Chicago Cubs 5-3 Friday night for their seventh straight home win. The NL West-leading Dodgers rebounded from an early deficit for the second strai...
15:00 2019-06-15

Dodgers edge Cubs 3-2 with late-game heroics LOS ANGELES (AP) — Russell Martin singled in the go-ahead run in the eighth inning, Alex Verdugo made a game-saving catch for the game’s final out and the Los Angeles Dodgers rallied to beat the Chicago Cubs 3-2 Sunday night. Cody Bellinger hit his 23rd homer in front of his parents on Father&...
07:00 2019-06-17

Gurriel's homer in 10th lifts Astros to 2-1 win over Seattle Yuli Gurriel hit a game-ending home run in the 10th inning and the Houston Astros beat the Seattle Mariners 2-1       ...
07:26 2019-06-29

Goldschmidt's homer in 11th lifts Cardinals over Marlins 2-1 Paul Goldschmidt hit a solo home run with two outs in the bottom of the 11th inning to give the St. Louis Cardinals a 2-1 victory over the Miami Marlins       ...
09:00 2019-06-20

Arenado's 482-foot homer lifts Rockies over Cardinals 2-1 Nolan Arenado hit a 482-foot two-run homer that bounced out of Coors Field in the first inning, Chi Chi González got his first big league win in four years and the Colorado Rockies slowed the St. Louis Cardinals' playoff push with a 2-1 victory       ...
10:52 2019-09-11

Rookie Grisham's 3-run homer lifts Brewers over Twins, 6-5 Rookie Trent Grisham hit a three-run homer in the eighth inning, and the Milwaukee Brewers rallied to beat the Minnesota Twins 6-5       ...
03:26 2019-08-15

Canha’s pinch-hit homer off Bauer lifts A’s past Indians 5-3 CLEVELAND (AP) — Pinch-hitter Mark Canha’s two-run homer off struggling Cleveland starter Trevor Bauer in the third inning sent the Oakland Athletics to their fifth straight win, 5-3 over the Indians on Tuesday night. Canha replaced injured slugger Khris Davis and connected off Bauer (4-3), wh...
05:39 2019-05-22

Báez’s pinch-hit single lifts Cubs over Phillies 3-2 CHICAGO (AP) — Pinch-hitter Javier Báez’s single capped a two-run, ninth-inning rally and lifted the Chicago Cubs over Philadelphia 3-2 on Tuesday night to stop the Phillies’ four-game winning streak. Kris Bryant had three hits for the Cubs and his speed helped him slide home with two ru...
08:00 2019-05-22

Suárez hits 2-run homer in 9th, Reds rally past Cubs 6-5 CHICAGO (AP) — Eugenio Suárez hit a two-run homer in the ninth inning off Cubs reliever Steve Cishek, rallying the Cincinnati Reds over Chicago 6-5 on Friday. Joey Votto drew a leadoff walk from Cishek (1-2) and Suarez hit the next pitch for his 14th home run. Yasiel Puig hit a two-run homer and an ...
03:13 2019-05-25

Suárez, Puig homer, Reds jump on Cubs errors to win 6-3 Eugenio Suárez and Yasiel Puig each hit his 22nd home run of the season, and the Cincinnati Reds rallied past the Chicago Cubs 6-3       ...
07:00 2019-07-16

Schwarber, Báez homer; Cubs end Rockies’ winning streak CHICAGO (AP) — Kyle Schwarber and Javier Báez homered, Kyle Hendricks was solid again through seven innings and the Chicago Cubs beat Colorado 6-3 on Tuesday night to end the Rockies’ season-high eight-game winning streak. Carlos González had two RBIs — on a double and sacrifice fly — as he st...
06:26 2019-06-05

Tucson native/Sahuaro High Grad with walk-off homer for LA Dodgers LOS ANGELES – Tucson native & former Sahuaro High School standout Alex Verdugo hit his second home run of the game in the 11th inning and the Los Angeles Dodgers beat the Colorado Rockies 5-4 on Saturday night for their fifth straight win.  The Old Pueblo native is hitting over .300 for the fi...
08:13 2019-06-23

Watch: Dodgers' Cody Bellinger belts MLB-best 40th homer vs. Marlins The Dodgers' Cody Bellinger continued his brilliant season by belting his Major League Baseball-best 40th home run of 2019 during a loss to the Miami Marlins....
08:39 2019-08-17

Franco's walkoff homer lifts Phillies past Nationals 4-3 Maikel Franco homered with one out in the bottom of the ninth inning to give the Philadelphia Phillies a 4-3 win over the Washington Nationals       ...
23:39 2019-07-14

Báez's pinch-hit single lifts Cubs over Phillies 3-2 Pinch-hitter Javier Báez's single capped a two-run, ninth-inning rally and lifted the Chicago Cubs over Philadelphia 3-2 to stop the Phillies' four-game winning streak        ...
07:13 2019-05-22

Carpenter’s single in the 10th lifts Cardinals past Cubs 2-1 ST. LOUIS (AP) — Matt Carpenter hit a game-ending single against an unusual defensive alignment in the 10th inning, and the St. Louis Cardinals beat the Chicago Cubs 2-1 on Friday night. The Cardinals won back-to-back games for the first time since April 30-May 1 and avoided the worst winning percen...
09:13 2019-06-01

Baez hits career homer No. 100 as Cubs rally past Mets On a day for noteworthy home runs, Javier Baez made the 100th of his career one to savor, rallying the Chicago Cubs to a 5-3 victory on Sunday over the visiting New York Mets....
03:52 2019-06-24

Boy asks for homer, Rizzo hits slam as Cubs beat Padres 6-5 Anthony Rizzo hit a go-ahead grand slam after a 9-year-old named Mateo asked for a homer, and the Chicago Cubs beat the San Diego Padres 6-5       ...
02:39 2019-07-20

Watch: Paul Goldschmidt homer leads Cardinals past Cubs Paul Goldschmidt broke a 1-1 tie with his 25th home run of the season, helping the St. Louis Cardinals slip by the Chicago Cubs 2-1. St. Louis now leads Chicago by one game for first place in the National League Central....
21:13 2019-07-31

Watch: Cubs' Robel Garcia hits 454-foot homer into San Francisco's McCovey Cove Chicago Cubs second baseman Robel Garcia smacked a 454-foot homer into McCovey Cove for the first run of the game in a 5-4 loss to the San Francisco Giants in San Francisco....
14:26 2019-07-23

CUBS, CHICAGO BOARD OPTIONS EXCHANGE (CBOE) OFFER AUCTION OF CUBS SEASON TICKETS CHICAGO - The Chicago Cubs today announced plans for the auction of season tickets to Cubs home games in conjunction with the Chicago Board Options Exchange (CBOE).The auction will run from March 4 through March 11 on www.cubs.com. ......
13:26 2019-05-22

Homer-happy: MLB-record 1,135 HRs hit in May Forty more home runs were slugged Friday, the last day of the month, bringing the final tally for May to 1,135 home runs, easily breaking the major league record that was set in August 2017....
09:13 2019-06-01

How (and Why) to Video Your Lifts I used to feel awkward and self conscious pointing a camera at myself at the gym. My thoughts went something like: I’m no selfie-obsessed Instagrammer. What are people thinking of me? But I’ve had a change of heart: I now whip out my pocket-sized tripod to video myself at least once every workout, a...
17:26 2019-06-11

Why Homer Bailey is likely to bolster the A’s rotation Homer Bailey is slated to take the mound for the Oakland A’s on Wednesday afternoon, his first start since coming over from the Kansas City Royals this past weekend. Bailey joins Andrew Cashner (now of the Boston Red Sox) on what will be a growing list of rotation starters for bad teams being acquir...
16:52 2019-07-17

Renfroe homer helps Padres to 6-3 win Hunter Renfroe hit a tiebreaking three-run homer in the eighth inning as the San Diego Padres extended their winning streak to four games with a 6-3 win over the Toronto Blue Jays on Friday night....
04:26 2019-05-25

Semien’s second homer gives Athletics 5-3 win over Rangers ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — Marcus Semien hit his second homer of the game in the ninth inning, a two-run, tiebreaking shot that lifted the Oakland Athletics over the Texas Rangers 5-3 on Friday night. Semien drove a 3-2 pitch from José Leclerc (1-2) just beyond the right field wall after Jurickson Prof...
11:39 2019-06-08

Orioles top Mariners 2-1 on Davis homer Chris Davis hit a solo homer in the bottom of the seventh inning that gave the Baltimore Orioles a 2-1 victory over the visiting Seattle Mariners Sunday afternoon....
04:39 2019-09-23

Dodgers rip 4 homers in 6-3 win over Phillies Max Muncy, Joc Pederson, Corey Seager and Enriquè Hernàndez homered, powering the Los Angeles Dodgers to a 6-3 victory over the Philadelphia Phillies in the opener of a series matching the National League's two best teams        ...
08:00 2019-06-01

Wieters’ 2-run homer in 11th gives Cards 5-3 win over Padres SAN DIEGO (AP) — Matt Wieters hit a two-run homer with two outs in the 11th inning, and the St. Louis Cardinals overcame a 3-0 deficit to beat the San Diego Padres 5-3 Sunday and snap a five-game losing streak. Wieters’ shot off Brad Wieck (0-1) reached the balcony on the fourth level of the W...
03:26 2019-07-01

MLB roundup: Twins set season homer mark Ronny Rodriguez had a pair of two-run homers and drove in five runs, and the host Detroit Tigers overcame a record-setting Minnesota Twins power display to snap a six-game losing streak with a 10-7 win Saturday....
18:39 2019-09-01

Rookie Mejias-Brean's 2-run homer gives Barajas 1st win Rookie Seth Mejias-Brean got a sports drink shower at home plate after hitting his first career walkoff home run, leading to a beer shower in the clubhouse for Rod Barajas after his first victory as interim manager of the San Diego Padres....
13:00 2019-09-23

Machado, Reyes each homer twice in Padres’ 12-2 win vs Cards SAN DIEGO (AP) — Manny Machado homered twice and drove in five runs, and Franmil Reyes also connected twice to carry dominant rookie Chris Paddack and the San Diego Padres to a 12-2 win against the St. Louis Cardinals on Saturday night. San Diego rookie Fernando Tatis Jr. also homered and finished a...
14:13 2019-06-30

8 is Great: D-backs go homer happy in 13-8 win over Phillies PHILADELPHIA (AP) — The Arizona Diamondbacks got to play Home Run Derby in Philly. The Diamondbacks hit three straight home runs to open the game and finished with a team-record eight in a 13-8 win over the Philadelphia Phillies in a homer-happy game on Monday night. Scott Kingery hit two of Philade...
06:52 2019-06-11

Chapman’s 3-run homer in 9th rallies A’s past Rays 5-4 OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — Matt Chapman was thinking slider, and he guessed right. Chapman hit a three-run homer with two outs in the bottom of the ninth inning and the Oakland Athletics stunned the skidding Tampa Bay Rays with a 5-4 comeback victory Thursday night. Chapman’s 17th homer and second...
10:13 2019-06-21

Giants homer 3 times in 5-3 victory over Brewers SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Pablo Sandoval, Kevin Pillar and Mike Yastrzemski homered and Drew Pomeranz pitched into the sixth inning, helping the San Francisco Giants beat the Milwaukee Brewers 5-3 on Friday night. Yastrzemski’s two-run drive to center off Alex Claudio made it 5-2 in the seventh. It...
15:00 2019-06-15

Newest Met belts a homer in his first swing with new team When May began, Aaron Altherr had only been with one organization since being drafted a decade ago. When he arrived in Queens on Friday, the outfielder was joining his third team in as many weeks. After being dumped by both the Phillies and Giants in a 15-day span, Altherr was at his home in Arizona...
11:52 2019-05-25

Yankees Homer Twice and May Soon Add Edwin Encarnacion, the A.L. Leader A deal with the Mariners for Encarnacion was near, according to multiple news media reports. In the meantime, Gleyber Torres and Cameron Maybin went deep in a win against the White Sox....
13:39 2019-06-16

Jays rookie Biggio gets first hit, homer in majors Heralded Blue Jays rookie Cavan Biggio got his first major league hits on Sunday, including his first home run, and his Hall of Fame father was on hand at Rogers Centre to witness it....
22:26 2019-05-26

Rookie’s homer in 13th helps Red Sox get some rest TORONTO — Michael Chavis got his team a win and his teammates some rest. Rafael Devers joined an exclusive club of young Red Sox sluggers who have homered in three straight games, Chavis hit a tiebreaking homer in the 13th inning and Boston beat the Toronto Blue Jays 6-5 on Wednesday night. The team...
08:39 2019-05-23

Williams’ 3-run homer gives Auburn 6-5 win over Georgia Tech ATLANTA (AP) — Steven Williams hit a three-run, walk-off homer with two outs in the bottom of the ninth, giving Auburn a 6-5 victory over Georgia Tech Saturday night in the Atlanta regional. The Tigers (35-25) scored four unearned runs in the inning off Yellow Jackets ace Connor Thomas (9-2). Auburn...
05:52 2019-06-02

Devers, Bogaerts homer as Red Sox beat Tigers 9-6 Xander Bogaerts and Rafael Devers homered for Boston, and Eduardo Rodriguez won for the fifth time in his last eight starts as the Red Sox beat the Detroit Tigers 9-6 in a game delayed more than two hours due to rain       ...
08:26 2019-07-06

The Cubs are in a really difficult place CLEVELAND — The Cubs have the sixth-best record in the majors since 2017, second best in the NL. They made the playoffs each of the past two years and would be the NL Central champs if the 2019 season ended today. Yet, a sense of underachievement enwraps the team, and president of baseball operation...
03:39 2019-07-10

Dodgers go dark in spotlight again with All-Star let down The Los Angeles Dodgers put on another disappointing show in the national spotlight, with Clayton Kershaw, Cody Bellinger and others struggling during the National League's 4-3 loss to the American League in the All-Star Game       ...
06:00 2019-07-10

The Dodgers Did What They Are Built To Do: Hurt People You can look at what happened to the Mets in Los Angeles last night—blowing an 8-3 lead in the final three innings and getting walked off by the Dodgers—as yet another example of the hopeless and bumbling Mets hopelessly bumbling to an embarrassing result. That’s fair enough, because the Mets are th...
20:00 2019-05-30

Tatis Jr. homers twice as Padres top Dodgers 5-3 Fernando Tatis Jr. homered twice and had four RBIs and Manuel Margot also homered Sunday and the San Diego Padres rolled into the All-Star break on a three-game winning streak after a 5-3 victory over the Los Angeles Dodgers.       ...
04:26 2019-07-08

Dodgers’ Seager goes on IL with strained hamstring LOS ANGELES (AP) — The NL West-leading Los Angeles Dodgers have placed shortstop Corey Seager on the injured list with a left hamstring strain. The move made Thursday is the result of Seager getting hurt in the ninth inning of a loss to the Los Angeles Angels on Tuesday. The Dodgers say he had an MR...
03:00 2019-06-14

Ryu dominates again, Dodgers beat Diamondbacks 9-0 PHOENIX (AP) — Hyun-Jin Ryu allowed three hits in seven scoreless innings, Cody Bellinger hit a two-run triple after a rare day off and the Los Angeles Dodgers stretched their winning streak to seven games with a 9-0 rout over the Arizona Diamondbacks on Tuesday night. Ryu (9-1) needed 25 pitches to...
07:39 2019-06-05

Ryu dominant again, Dodgers blank Mets 2-0 LOS ANGELES (AP) — Hyun-Jin Ryu was all but untouchable in May. His final start of the month was no different Thursday night as the left-hander pitched four-hit ball into the eighth inning of his latest dominant outing, leading the Los Angeles Dodgers to a 2-0 win over the New York Mets. Chris Taylo...
08:52 2019-05-31

The Dodgers' Best Reliever Is Their Backup Catcher I regret to inform you that the Los Angeles Dodgers, a powerhouse that always seems to find new sources of talent whenever it needs, have a new shutdown reliever on their hands. He’s short, he’s Canadian, and he simply cannot be touched....
19:13 2019-08-28

Dodgers call up future ace ‘Gingergaard’ The Los Angeles Dodgers reportedly called up their top pitching prospect on Wednesday and he already is drawing comparisons to Noah Syndergaard. Dustin May — nicknamed “Gingergaard” — will make his major league debut Friday against the San Diego Padres. The 21-year-old May, who was a thi...
06:13 2019-08-01

Ryu strong again as Dodgers get past Marlins 2-1 Hyun-Jin Ryu pitched seven strong innings and combined with Kenta Maeda and Kenley Jansen to help the Los Angeles Dodgers beat the Miami Marlins 2-1       ...
14:13 2019-07-20

Schoenfield: Even the Dodgers' rookies are out of this world Will Smith followed fellow rookies Matt Beaty and Alex Verdugo by capping off a weekend of walk-off homers in L.A., showing the Dodgers' depth knows no bounds....
07:13 2019-06-24

Buehler’s 16 Ks, Beaty’s HR help Dodgers beat Rox 4-2 LOS ANGELES (AP) — Walker Buehler struck out a career-high 16 in his first complete game and the Los Angeles Dodgers rallied on Matt Beaty’s two-run homer in the bottom of the ninth to beat the Colorado Rockies 4-2 Friday night. With two outs, Max Muncy walked and Beaty followed with a shot to...
08:26 2019-06-22

Botswana lifts ban on hunting elephants Country with Africa’s largest elephant population says its growth is affecting farmersBotswana has lifted its ban on elephant hunting, saying the population has increased and farmers’ livelihoods are being affected, in a move likely to trigger outrage from conservationists.President Ian Khama, a kee...
12:13 2019-05-23

| Botswana lifts ban on elephant hunting Botswana, home to almost one-third of Africa's elephants, has lifted a ban on elephant hunting, saying the population had increased and farmers' livelihoods were being impacted....
13:52 2019-05-23

SEC Lifts Stadium-Wide Alcohol Ban (LEX 18) – The Southeastern Conference announced that it will lift a stadium-wide alcohol ban at athletic events. The new policy requires any SEC institution choosing to permit alcohol sales at athletic events to establish policies governing the sale and distribution of alcoholic beverages con...
21:00 2019-05-31

Iran says there will be no talks unless US lifts sanctions KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia — Iranian Foreign Minister Javad Zarif says Iran’s supreme leader will not meet President Donald Trump unless Washington halts its “economic terrorism” that has hurt ordinary Iranians. Zarif says the removal of U.S. sanctions could also help salvage the Iranian nuclear deal, w...
11:39 2019-08-29

Taliban lifts ban on Red Cross in Afghanistan The Red Cross has fully resumed operations in Afghanistan after the Taliban said it had agreed to "new promises in humanitarian aid." The militants also pledged security guarantees for aid workers....
15:13 2019-09-15

Botswana lifts ban on elephant hunting Botswana has scrapped its ban on elephant hunting, citing an increase in conflicts between elephants and humans during the five years the rule was in place....
20:52 2019-05-23

Gonzalez and Buxton homer, Twins beat Rays 6-2 ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) — Marwin Gonzalez and Byron Buxton both homered and drove in two runs as the Minnesota Twins kept scoring, beating the Tampa Bay Rays 6-2 on Saturday. Minnesota, which owns the best record in the majors at 39-18, has scored at least three runs in 25 straight games, setting ...
01:26 2019-06-02

Ex-Met Jay Bruce belts 300th homer — and gets a beer shower SEATTLE — Jay Bruce has accomplished a lot in 10 seasons in the major leagues. On Friday night, he experienced his own beer shower for the first time. Bruce, for hit his 300th career home run to join a fairly exclusive group, Tom Murphy hit a two-run shot, and the Seattle Mariners beat the Los......
19:52 2019-06-01

Núñez, Martin homer to lead Orioles over Astros 4-1 HOUSTON (AP) — Renato Núñez hit his 16th homer, Richie Martin added a two-run shot in the ninth and the Baltimore Orioles snapped a three-game skid with a 4-1 victory over the Houston Astros on Saturday. Núñez homered in the sixth inning and the Astros tied it in the bottom half on a sacrifice fly, ...
01:13 2019-06-09

How Yankees homer history sets them up for playoff success They were hopelessly behind. Thirty-one back with less than two months to play. Many of the keys to making a charge were injured, so no way could the Yankees catch up. But they did. Through the games of Aug. 3, the Twins had 216 homers, the most in the majors. Next were the Dodgers at......
22:13 2019-09-23

Springer and Altuve homer to lead Astros over Athletics 4-2 Jose Altuve and George Springer both hit two-run homers to back up another solid start by Justin Verlander and give the Houston Astros a 4-2 win over the Oakland Athletics on Wednesday       ...
00:01 2019-07-25

AL nips NL in All-Star Game that wasn’t just a homer-fest CLEVELAND — This felt like a cool glass of lemonade on a hot day. Tired of the Home Run Derby that baseball has become? If the All-Star Game didn’t quite cure your fever, it at least offered a modest respite. A crisp, clean game ended in the American League’s favor, as it registered a tight,......
05:52 2019-07-10

Villar, Nunez homer as Orioles beat Rockies 9-6. DENVER (AP) — Andrew Cashner tried to give the tired Baltimore bullpen a breather, but fatigue ended his night early. Josh Lucas rescued him and his fellow Orioles relievers with a strong performance in a tough environment. Lucas threw three shutout innings for his first career save and was backed b...
09:26 2019-05-26

Fisher’s homer leads Astros past Athletics 3-2 OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — Derek Fisher hit a tiebreaking homer to lead off the eighth inning for his first long ball of the season and the short-handed Houston Astros rallied for a 3-2 victory over the Oakland Athletics on Friday night. The Astros trailed the A’s 2-0 heading into the seventh inni...
09:13 2019-06-01

Williams' 3-run homer gives Auburn 6-5 win over Georgia Tech Steven Williams hit a three-run, walk-off homer with two outs in the bottom of the ninth, giving Auburn a 6-5 victory over Georgia Tech in the Atlanta regional        ...
04:39 2019-06-02

Mike Yaz: Homer in Fenway debut 'super special' Giants outfielder Mike Yastrzemski, the grandson of Red Sox great Carl Yastrzemski, said playing at Fenway on Tuesday "isn't just special for me. This is special for anyone who saw my grandfather play."...
13:52 2019-09-18

MLB roundup: Twins make homer history in wild win Ronald Torreyes was hit by a pitch with the bases loaded in the 12th inning to drive in the winning run, and Miguel Sano hit his 30th home run of the season to lead the Minnesota Twins to a record-setting 9-8 victory over the Chicago White Sox on Tuesday in Minneapolis....
13:13 2019-09-18

Seductress’ Cave of Depravity from Homer’s Odyssey Found? Italy's Mount Circeo or Cape Circeo is located about 60 miles (97 km) south of Rome and this promontory marks the southwestern limit of the former Pontine Marshes.  ...
09:26 2019-08-18

Trout hits 1st homer at Fenway, Angels rout Red Sox 12-4 Mike Trout hit the first home run of his career at Fenway Park and the Los Angeles Angels snapped an eight-game losing streak with a 12-4 rout of the Boston Red Sox       ...
03:52 2019-08-11

Max Muncy to angry Madison Bumgarner: Get my homer ‘out of the ocean’ Max Muncy and Madison Bumgarner have themselves some Bay Area beef. Bumgarner left a 92 mph fastball high over the plate to Muncy, who crushed the ball 426 feet into the waters past the walkway beyond the right field wall in the first inning for the only run of the Dodgers 1-0 win Sunday in......
03:00 2019-06-10

Jonathan Villar’s three-run homer propels MLB to new power threshold Infielder’s blast — the 6,106th home run in the majors this season — broke the mark set in 2017 and lifted starter John Means and the Orioles to a 7-3 win over the Dodgers....
19:39 2019-09-12

Story hits 2-run homer in 9th, Rockies beat Orioles 8-6 DENVER (AP) — Trevor Story hit a game-ending drive for his second two-run homer Friday night, helping the Colorado Rockies beat Baltimore 8-6 in the Orioles’ first visit to Coors Field since 2004. Nolan Arenado also went deep twice for the Rockies in the opener of a season-long, 10-game homest...
06:52 2019-05-25

Dozier’s 3-run homer sends Bailey, Royals over Twins 6-1 KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Hunter Dozier hit a three-run shot during a five-run third inning, Homer Bailey was stingy again pitching into the sixth and the Kansas City Royals beat the Minnesota Twins 6-1 on Sunday. Alex Gordon had two RBIs and Nicky Lopez also drove in a run, helping the Royals forge a...
01:39 2019-06-24

Donaldson, Acuna Jr. homer in Braves' 5-3 win vs Padres Josh Donaldson homered twice and drove in four runs, Ronald Acuna Jr. had a 455-foot shot and Dallas Keuchel pitched seven strong innings to lead the NL East-leading Atlanta Braves to a 5-3 victory against the San Diego Padres       ...
11:01 2019-07-13

Goodwin, Upton homer, Angels beat White Sox 5-4 Brian Goodwin's two-run homer in the eighth inning tied the game, and Justin Upton hit a solo shot in the ninth that proved to be the winner as the Los Angeles Angels rallied to beat the Chicago White Sox 5-4, snapping a four-game losing streak       ...
10:00 2019-09-07

DeJong’s homer, Cards 4 steals help beat Reds 3-1 ST. LOUIS (AP) — Paul DeJong homered and St. Louis tied its season high with four stolen bases in a 3-1 win over the Cincinnati Reds on Thursday to complete a successful homestand that cut the Cardinals’ NL Central deficit. DeJong hit a tiebreaking, two-run homer off Michael Lorenzen (0-1) in ...
00:39 2019-06-07

Choi, Meadows homer in Rays' 7-5 win against Padres Ji-Man Choi hit a go-ahead, two-run home run with two outs in the seventh inning and rookie Austin Meadows also connected for the Tampa Bay Rays, who beat the San Diego Padres 7-5 for their sixth straight win       ...
15:26 2019-08-14

Brewers slip past Pirates 2-1 on Thames’ homer in 8th MILWAUKEE (AP) — Eric Thames homered leading off the eighth inning, and the Milwaukee Brewers beat the Pittsburgh Pirates 2-1 on Sunday. Thames, who entered as a pinch-hitter in the sixth, blasted an 0-1 pitch from Pirates reliever Kyle Crick (3-4) to straightaway center, a 432-foot shot that hit ju...
00:26 2019-07-01

Mercado breaks tie with 2nd homer, Indians beat Tigers 8-6 Oscar Mercado hit a leadoff homer in the seventh inning to break a 5-all tie and the Cleveland Indiians beat the Detroit Tigers 8-6 on Monday night. Mercado, who also homered in the fifth, was in a 1-for-25 slump going into the game.       ...
07:00 2019-07-16

Machado, Reyes each homer twice in Padres' 12-2 win vs Cards Manny Machado homered twice and drove in five runs, and Franmil Reyes also connected twice to carry dominant rookie Chris Paddack and the San Diego Padres to a 12-2 win against the St. Louis Cardinals       ...
13:00 2019-06-30

MLB roundup: D-backs top Phils in record 13-homer game The Diamondbacks hit a franchise-record eight home runs, and they combined with the Phillies for a major-league-record 13 homers as Arizona won 13-8 at Philadelphia on Monday....
10:13 2019-06-11

Garver’s homer backs Gibson in Twins’ 2-0 win over Royals MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Mitch Garver’s two-run homer in the eighth inning snapped a scoreless tie, and Kyle Gibson gave up two hits in eight innings in the Minnesota Twins’ 2-0 victory over the Kansas City Royals on Friday night. Garver’s 11th home run of the season was deep to the berm...
05:13 2019-06-15

Daniel Vogelbach Hit A Homer So Meaty It Could Feed A Family Of Four Look at the faces. No, not at the mugs of the guy at the plate or the guy on the mound, although you’ll find expressions of optimism and helplessness, respectively. Look into the stands, and gaze at all the “O”s on those fans’ faces, their expressions turning them into some kind of poorly organized ...
21:26 2019-05-28

Meadows, Garcia homer in Rays 3-1 win over Blue Jays ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) — Austin Meadows homered for the third straight game and five Tampa Bay pitchers combined to throw a six-hitter and beat struggling AL East rival Toronto 3-1 on Tuesday night. The second-place Rays won for the fourth straight time, improving to a season-best 13 games over ....
06:00 2019-05-29

Alford’s homer ends Jays-Orioles marathon After Anthony Alford hit a walkoff home run in the 15th inning all of his Toronto Blue Jays teammates were grateful. Not just because they had won, but because they could go home....
08:39 2019-09-24

Aristides Aquino Continues To Homer At An Alarming Rate Aristides Aquino is a phenomenon. But with every home run the Reds’ rookie outfielder hits and just keeps hitting, he makes it slightly harder to dismiss as a late-season, Kevin Maas/Shane Spencer–type smash-in-a-pan, and adds evidence that he might just be a young dude who’s really, really good at ...
00:13 2019-08-30

Tatis Jr., Hosmer homer to lift Padres to 3-1 win vs Cards SAN DIEGO (AP) — Rookie Fernando Tatis Jr. and Eric Hosmer hit consecutive home runs in the sixth inning off Michael Wacha and the San Diego Padres beat the St. Louis Cardinals 3-1 Friday night for their third straight win. The Padres have hit 11 homers in their last three games. They hit nine in a ...
07:13 2019-06-29

Biggio’s homer sends Blue Jays to 7-3 win over Royals KANSAS CITY, Mo. - Bo Bichette rapped a clean single in the first at-bat of his big league career, and then was greeted by his parents after the Toronto Blue Jays rolled to a 7-3 win over the Kansas City Royals on Monday night....
18:26 2019-07-31

Reds withstand another homer by Yelich, beat Brewers 11-7 MILWAUKEE (AP) — José Iglesias had four hits and drove in two runs and the Cincinnati Reds withstood another homer from major league leader Christian Yelich, beating the Milwaukee Brewers 11-7 on Friday night to extend their winning streak to a season-high six games. Yelich hit a two-run homer in th...
08:26 2019-06-22

Mike Trout has a two-homer, seven-RBI night to propel Angels TORONTO — Getting back to basics at the plate has been paying off for Los Angeles Angels slugger Mike Trout. Trout hit two home runs, including his sixth career grand slam, and had a career-best seven RBIs as the Angels beat the Toronto Blue Jays 11-6 on Wednesday night. “This is the best I...
10:13 2019-06-20

Profar, Phegley homer to lead A’s to 10th straight win OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — Jurickson Profar and Josh Phegley homered off former Oakland starter Trevor Cahill and the Athletics rolled to their 10th straight win, 8-5 over the Los Angeles Angels on Monday. Profar tied the game with a two-run homer in the fourth against Cahill (2-5), and Phegley gave the...
03:00 2019-05-28

MLB roundup: Homer-happy Rockies sweep D-backs Trevor Story had four hits and scored the winning run in the 10th inning, and the Colorado Rockies beat the Arizona Diamondbacks 11-10 on Thursday in Denver to sweep a four-game series....
03:00 2019-05-31

Longoria, Dickerson homer in Giants' 7-5 win vs Padres Evan Longoria and Alex Dickerson hit consecutive home runs in the third inning and the San Francisco Giants scored four runs during an unusual rally in the sixth to beat the San Diego Padres 7-5 for their first three-game sweep of the season       ...
08:00 2019-07-04

Yankees bash Blue Jays — and set another homer record TORONTO — The Yankees lose players to the injured list at an alarming rate and continue to win. They lose sleep due to early morning arrivals on game day and win. Who says losers can’t win? The Yankees pulled into Rogers Centre with tombstones in their tired eyes Thursday afternoon to put a season-h...
04:52 2019-08-09

Cubs Fans Used To Know How To Handle A Choke This is why the Chicago Cubs should not have been permitted to win the 2016 World Series: Their fans can no longer appreciate the Cubs of the last week....
02:39 2019-09-24

Why PECOTA projections were so wrong about the Cubs Remember the preseason formula that put Chicago at the bottom of the NL Central? Two months into the season, it looks like the Cubs are having the last laugh....
02:52 2019-05-22

MLB roundup: Cards edge Cubs in 10 Matt Carpenter hit a game-ending, bases-loaded single in the 10th inning to send the host St. Louis Cardinals to a 2-1 victory against the Chicago Cubs on Friday night....
08:52 2019-06-01

Lioness at German zoo eats her cubs Leipzig Zoo is in shock after a lioness ate two newborn cubs. Officials said the inexperienced mother was well fed, but added the cubs might have had development problems. An autopsy will not be possible....
19:00 2019-08-06

Nationals vs. Cubs: Joe Ross will get it done for Washington Something fishy is going on in the water at Lake Champlain. A woman fishing there caught what appears to be a trout with two mouths. Scientists say the aggressive bully, who constantly contradicts himself by spewing out of both sides of his mouth will hereby be known as Francesa-fish. Fire and ice a...
16:00 2019-08-24

Cole fans 12 as Astros down Cubs 6-5 HOUSTON (AP) — Gerrit Cole tied a season high with 12 strikeouts in six solid innings and the Houston Astros reached Cole Hamels early and held on for a 6-5 win over the Chicago Cubs in the opener of an interleague series on Monday. Anthony Rizzo hit a two-run homer in the first inning, but Cole (5-...
23:52 2019-05-27

Pirates rally in 9th to edge Cubs 6-5 Jung Ho Kang scored on Corey Dickerson's sacrifice fly in the bottom of the ninth inning to cap a frantic rally and lift the Pittsburgh Pirates to a 6-5 victory over the Chicago Cubs       ...
05:26 2019-07-04

Cubs' trip to Williamsport might have been just what they needed After struggling on the road all season, Anthony Rizzo & Co. got a reminder of what playing baseball is all about, had some fun and actually won a series....
09:13 2019-08-19

Sources: Cubs considering sportsbook at Wrigley Wrigley Field, or a location just outside of the stadium, could be the site of a sportsbook if discussions the Chicago Cubs have held turn into a reality, multiple sources tell ESPN's David Purdum....
00:26 2019-06-16

Cubs, Red Sox uncertainty: The most curious teams right now There is cake. And there is eating it too. Having both Aroldis Chapman and Gleyber Torres named to the past two AL All-Star teams is the Yankees not only being served dessert, but enjoying it. The flip side is the Cubs, who in July 2016 dealt Torres to the Yankees for Chapman. In the world......
02:39 2019-07-08

Hendricks masters Cardinals again in Cubs’ 5-1 win CHICAGO (AP) — Kyle Hendricks tossed one-run ball over seven innings to continue his dominance over St. Louis, lifting the Chicago Cubs to a 5-1 win over the Cardinals on Sunday night. Carlos González hit his first homer with the Cubs and Kyle Schwarber went 2 for 3 with two RBIs as Chicago complete...
07:26 2019-06-10

Dodgers’ Will Smith’s belts 2 HRs to help ‘Gingergaard’ pick up 1st MLB win MIAMI — Even by the Dodgers’ high-scoring standards, Tuesday night was extraordinary. Rookie Will Smith achieved another milestone in the storybook start to his big league career with his first two-homer game, and Los Angeles twice hit back-to-back homers to pound the Miami Marlins 15-1. Cody ...
13:26 2019-08-14

Dodgers fear Seager has serious hamstring strain Corey Seager pulled up lame while attempting to score in the ninth inning Tuesday, and Dodgers manager Dave Roberts said "early indications" were that Seager has a Grade "2-plus" strain....
11:13 2019-06-12

Dodgers fuming after Phils' Neris curses them out The Dodgers are irate with Philadelphia Phillies reliever Hector Neris, who celebrated his save against them Thursday with a fist pump and then a stare-down into the Los Angeles dugout....
13:00 2019-07-19

Joe Girardi nearly became Dodgers manager before joining Yankees Joe Girardi’s managing career was moments away from taking a drastic turn. Former Dodgers general manager Ned Colletti joined Jon Heyman and Rob Bradford on the “Big Time Baseball” podcast on Monday and revealed that Girardi, who managed the Yankees from 2008-2017 and the Marlins in 2006, nearly lan...
21:52 2019-07-10

Angels vs. Dodgers: Pitching matchup makes Under the bet The interleague battle for Los Angeles kicks off Monday with an up-and-coming ace going for the Angels and the NL Cy Young front-runner for the Dodgers. Hyun-Jin Ryu is off to a 9-1 record with a 1.35 ERA. As impressive as that is, he has been even more impressive since the start of May. In......
23:52 2019-06-10

MLB roundup: Harper rescues Phils in 9th vs. Dodgers Bryce Harper capped a dramatic rally by doubling home two runs in the bottom of the ninth inning off Kenley Jansen to lift the host Philadelphia Phillies past the Los Angeles Dodgers 9-8 on Tuesday....
12:39 2019-07-17

Red Sox hit 3 HRs, beat Dodgers 8-1 in World Series rematch Xander Bogaerts hit a three-run homer, Eduardo Rodriguez struck out 10 and the Boston Red Sox beat the Los Angeles Dodgers 8-1 in rematch of the 2018 World Series       ...
05:52 2019-07-13

Benches clear at end of Diamondbacks’ 11-inning win over Dodgers LOS ANGELES — Instead of walking off with another win, the Los Angeles Dodgers walked right out onto the field to confront Archie Bradley. They were met by Bradley, Robbie Ray and the Arizona Diamondbacks, who had their own complaints about this extra-sensitive extra inning. Although no punches were...
11:26 2019-08-10

Peralta’s hit gives D-Backs 3-2 win, stops Dodgers streak PHOENIX (AP) — Jarrod Dyson hit a tying double in the eighth inning with the help of Chase Field’s new artificial turf, David Peralta had a winning single in the 11th, and the Arizona Diamondbacks slowed the Los Angeles Dodgers with a 3-2 win Wednesday that avoided a three-game sweep. The two-...
04:39 2019-06-06

Martin 2-out, 2-run single in 9th, Dodgers edge Cards 2-1 Russell Martin drove a two-run, two-out single up the middle in the ninth inning for the Dodgers' 10th walk-off win of the season, and Los Angeles swept the St. Louis Cardinals with a 2-1 victory       ...
02:39 2019-08-08

Dodgers recall LHP Ferguson, option RHP Sadler The Los Angeles Dodgers recalled left-hander Caleb Ferguson prior to Thursday's game against the Philadelphia Phillies, while right-hander Casey Sadler was optioned to Triple-A Oklahoma City....
18:39 2019-07-18

MLB roundup: Dodgers win 11-10 on Muncy walk-off double Max Muncy hit a game-ending two-run double in the bottom of the ninth inning to give the Los Angeles Dodgers a wild 11-10 victory over the visiting San Diego Padres on Sunday....
10:26 2019-08-05

Los Angeles Dodgers Add Two Entrepreneurs to Ownership Team The Los Angeles Dodgers added Alan Smolinisky and Robert Plummer to the team’s ownership group, whose members include financial-management executive Mark Walter and basketball legend Magic Johnson, people familiar with the matter said....
18:00 2019-09-20

Dodgers rebound in 10-5 win over Rockies for series split Joc Pederson had three hits and three RBIs, Matt Beaty doubled twice and drove in two, and the Los Angeles Dodgers rallied past the Colorado Rockies 10-5 to split their four-game series       ...
03:13 2019-07-01

Dodgers rally for 4 in 9th against Díaz to defeat Mets 9-8 Cody Bellinger hit a tying double in the ninth inning and the Los Angeles Dodgers scored four runs off All-Star closer Edwin Díaz to rally past the New York Mets 9-8        ...
10:00 2019-05-30

Astros lead way with 6 All-Stars; Dodgers among clubs with 4 NEW YORK (AP) — Justin Verlander, Gerrit Cole and four of their Houston Astros teammates will lead the American League squad at the All-Star Game in Cleveland on July 9. Major League Baseball unveiled full rosters for the midsummer showcase Sunday, and the Astros top all big league clubs with six pl...
00:26 2019-07-01

Dodgers rally for 4 in 9th off Díaz to defeat Mets 9-8 Cody Bellinger hit a tying double in the ninth inning and the Los Angeles Dodgers scored four runs off All-Star closer Edwin Díaz to rally past the New York Mets 9-8        ...
09:26 2019-05-30

Dodgers hold off Giants rally in 9th for 9-8 victory LOS ANGELES (AP) — Kyle Garlick, Austin Barnes and Joc Pederson each hit a two-run homer to help the Los Angeles Dodgers hold off the San Francisco Giants 9-8 on Thursday night. Pederson’s insurance homer ended up saving the Dodgers, who had a 9-4 lead going into the ninth before the Giants ra...
10:13 2019-06-21

Dodgers slug 7 homers in 16-9 victory over Rockies Joc Pederson homered twice and drove in five runs before running into the right-field wall on a spectacular catch in the fifth inning, Gavin Lux scored three runs in his major-league debut, and the Los Angeles Dodgers routed the Colorado Rockies 16-9       ...
13:00 2019-09-03

Rockies end 12-game slide to LA, beat Dodgers 13-9 DENVER (AP) — Pinch-hitter Pat Valaika and David Dahl each homered in an eight-run fifth inning, Nolan Arenado had four hits including a home run and the Colorado Rockies beat Los Angeles 13-9 on Friday night, snapping a 12-game losing streak to the Dodgers. The Rockies withstood a three-run homer b...
07:13 2019-06-29

Dodgers break NL record for homers in a season The Los Angeles Dodgers broke the National League record for home runs in a season thanks to Joc Pederson's pair of homers against the Colorado Rockies on Wednesday night....
09:39 2019-09-05

Taylor, Muncy help Dodgers stage another late win over Rox Chris Taylor drove in the go-ahead run with a bloop single during a four-run ninth, Max Muncy hit two of Los Angeles' six homers and the Dodgers won their 12th straight over Colorado by beating the Rockies 12-8 on Thursday night       ...
06:52 2019-06-28

Verdugo’s HR in 11th gives Dodgers 2nd straight walk-off win LOS ANGELES (AP) — Alex Verdugo hit his second home run of the game in the 11th inning and the Los Angeles Dodgers beat the Colorado Rockies 5-4 on Saturday night for their fifth straight win. Verdugo hit a fastball from Jesus Tinoco (0-1) into the Rockies’ bullpen in right field for his fourt...
08:00 2019-06-23

Dodgers vs. Pirates: Hyun-Jin Ryu will dominate Pittsburgh again A playground in Chelsea designed for NYCHA residents was set to open in three weeks. Total cost: $770,000. Odds are no one will set foot on the area. A plan is in place for a building to be constructed in the exact same spot. … So remember, if you enjoy people that waste $770,000 of......
02:39 2019-05-26

Patience with Dodgers’ Gavin Lux will pay off for fantasy owners It’s September, so you know what that means: Your social media feeds are filled with “back to school” photos of kids you don’t even know, holding up signs telling you what grade they’re in and what snacks they like, while parents post captions saying, “Kyle’s first day of 11th grade. #newbackpack #t...
03:13 2019-09-08

Dodgers clinch 7th consecutive NL West title The Dodgers clinched their seventh consecutive NL West division title on Tuesday and became the first MLB team to secure a spot in the 2019 postseason....
10:00 2019-09-11

Dodgers C Martin records K in scoreless inning Dodgers catcher Russell Martin pitched a scoreless eighth inning Wednesday night, hitting 90 mph on the radar gun and even recording a strikeout, but the Diamondbacks won 8-2....
20:13 2019-06-27

How many bad teams would it take to beat the Astros, Dodgers or Yankees? We picked the best players from the worst rosters in baseball and pitted them against the game's big three. The results reflect the absurdity of our era....
18:26 2019-09-13

Mets cave to Dodgers in what could be final dagger The Mets were six outs away from surviving the Dodgers and leaving Citi Field on Sunday night with a critical series win. Then the bullpen pulled its old tricks, and the Mets flew to Colorado with their season on life support. In the rubber match of a series with high-end pitching matchups and high-...
08:39 2019-09-16

Dodgers rally for 4 in 9th off Díaz to defeat Mets 9-8 LOS ANGELES (AP) — Cody Bellinger hit a tying double in the ninth inning and the Los Angeles Dodgers scored four runs off All-Star closer Edwin Díaz to rally past the New York Mets 9-8 on Wednesday night. Joc Pederson and Max Muncy opened the bottom of the ninth with consecutive homers off Díaz (1-3...
11:26 2019-05-30

Seven takeaways from Yankees-Dodgers weekend showdown Aaron Judge looked like his fearsome self as the Bronx Bombers slugged their way to a series win at L.A. But what did we learn about a potential October rematch?...
21:26 2019-08-26

Dodgers’ Cody Bellinger looks lost against Yankees Cody Bellinger is a legitimate NL MVP candidate with 42 homers, 100 RBIs and a .312 batting average. But if the Yankees and Dodgers meet in the World Series, the left-handed hitting slugger could be faced with a bit of doubt after going 1-for-10 with a single and no RBIs in three weekend games at......
09:26 2019-08-26

Prosecutors decline to charge Dodgers' Urias Dodgers pitcher Julio Urias will not face charges for his arrest on domestic violence at this time, the Los Angeles City Attorney says. Urias could still face discipline from Major League Baseball....
03:39 2019-06-04

Bellinger gets a day off as Dodgers open series in Arizona PHOENIX (AP) — Major league batting leader Cody Bellinger is sitting out the Los Angeles Dodgers’ series opener against the Diamondbacks in Arizona. Bellinger, who leads the majors with a .376 batting average with 20 home runs, is missing his third game of the season Monday to rest. Bellinger ...
03:26 2019-06-04

Dodgers’ Will Smith belts 2 HRs to help ‘Gingergaard’ pick up 1st MLB win MIAMI — Even by the Dodgers’ high-scoring standards, Tuesday night was extraordinary. Rookie Will Smith achieved another milestone in the storybook start to his big league career with his first two-homer game, and Los Angeles twice hit back-to-back homers to pound the Miami Marlins 15-1. Cody ...
17:00 2019-08-14

Dodgers set MLB home run record over five-game span It's been that kind of week for the Dodgers. After another four home run output, the Dodgers set a MLB record with 22 homers over a five-game stretch.       ...
21:26 2019-08-17

Braves use homers, better bullpen to beat Ryu, Dodgers 4-3 Josh Donaldson and Adam Duvall hit consecutive homers off Hyun-Jin Ryu to stir the largest crowd in SunTrust Park's 3-year history, and the faulty Atlanta bullpen redeemed itself for a change in the Atlanta Braves' 4-3 victory over the Los Angeles...       ...
06:39 2019-08-18

Dodgers' Will Smith Launches One To Bel Air For Walk-Off Win Against Philadelphia Dodgers catcher Will Smith is not from West Philadelphia, neither born nor raised, and it’s not clear whether the playground was where he spent most of his days, but on Saturday he was certainly chillin’ out, maxin’, relaxin’ all cool while playing some baseball outside of the....101 Freeway? Whelp,...
17:52 2019-06-02

MLB roundup: Kershaw exits before Dodgers win on walk-off HR Rookie Will Smith hit a walk-off home run in his fourth career game as the Los Angeles Dodgers remained undefeated in Clayton Kershaw starts with a 4-3 victory Saturday over the visiting Philadelphia Phillies....
17:13 2019-06-02

Mets suspect Dodgers’ sluggers ‘know what’s coming’ LOS ANGELES — Big swings, not many big misses. The Mets took notice in their 9-5 loss on Monday night at Dodgers Stadium just how often Los Angeles seemed to guess right at the plate. Amazin’. That got the Mets’ attention. On Tuesday night it was a different story as the Mets came away with......
05:13 2019-05-30

How new Dodgers’ voice is thriving in shadow of Vin Scully The Dodgers have made Joe Davis’ impossible job a manageable one. Davis had the unenviable task of stepping into the booth Vin Scully occupied for 67 years as the legendary voice of the Dodgers — first in Brooklyn, then in Los Angeles. Since Davis took over behind the mic in 2017, the Dodgers contin...
10:00 2019-08-23

MLB roundup: Dodgers earn second straight walkoff win Corey Seager tied the game with a two-run double and Enrique Hernandez capped a second straight walk-off win with an RBI single Thursday night as the Los Angeles Dodgers rallied in the bottom of the ninth to stun the Toronto Blue Jays 3-2 and complete a three-game sweep....
13:00 2019-08-23

Dodgers rip 4 HRs, beat Phillies 6-3 in matchup of NL's best Max Muncy, Joc Pederson, Corey Seager and Enriquè Hernàndez homered, powering the Los Angeles Dodgers to a 6-3 victory over the Philadelphia Phillies in the opener of a series matching the National League's two best teams        ...
10:26 2019-06-01

MLB power rankings: Yankees, Dodgers tie for the top spot After putting on a historic weekend show in London, the Yankees move up to tie the Dodgers atop this week's MLB power rankings.       ...
13:52 2019-07-01

Dodgers top Padres 6-4 in 10 after Jansen blows another save Kiké Hernández scored the tiebreaking run on shortstop Luis Urias' throwing error with two outs in the 10th inning, and the Los Angeles Dodgers beat the San Diego Padres 6-4 after Kenley Jansen blew his seventh save on a wild pitch in the ninth       ...
11:39 2019-08-29

YouTube’s first MLB game will be Phillies-Dodgers on July 18 YouTube’s first live broadcast of a Major League Baseball game will be July 18 when the Philadelphia Phillies host the Los Angeles Dodgers. MLB and YouTube are partnering to live stream 13 games after the All-Star break. They announced the deal in April. Viewers will be able to access the game...
02:26 2019-06-20

Yankees slug 3 HRs off Kershaw to beat Dodgers 5-1 DJ LeMahieu, Aaron Judge and Mike Ford homered, Domingo Germán outdueled Clayton Kershaw for his major league-leading 17th win, and the New York Yankees defeated the Los Angeles Dodgers 5-1       ...
06:13 2019-08-26

MLB roundup: Pinch-hit HR lifts Braves over Nats in 10 Johan Camargo hit a two-run, pinch-hit homer in the top of the 10th inning to give the Atlanta Braves a 4-3 win over the host Washington Nationals on Sunday....
09:39 2019-06-24

ICANN lifts price caps on .org domains The internet registration outfit ICANN has agreed to remove price restrictions on .org domain names despite community outcry over the move.Now the manager of .org domains, Public Interest Registry, will be able to charge as much as it wants for these domains which are typically used by non-profits a...
00:13 2019-07-03

Review: ‘The Little Prince’ Travels the Universe but Never Lifts Off Annabelle Lopez Ochoa’s adaptation of Antoine de Saint-Exupéry’s beloved novella for BalletX doesn’t elevate the production beyond a story staged as a dance....
23:39 2019-07-11

Labour lifts suspension of MP embroiled in antisemitism row Labour has lifted the suspension of MP Chris Williamson, who claimed the party had been "too apologetic" about its handling of antisemitism allegations....
20:39 2019-06-27

Bamboozled! Segura’s 3-run HR lifts Phillies over Mets 6-3 PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Jean Segura had no problem with three water coolers being dumped on his head after a big hit off his former teammate. Segura ripped a three-run, walk-off homer against Edwin Díaz moments after Maikel Franco hit a tying, two-run shot against the closer in the bottom of the ninth i...
01:52 2019-06-28

President Trump lifts US ban on Huawei at G20 summit In typical Art of the Deal fashion, Donald Trump has reportedly discussed the US Huawei ban with the president of China and has decided to change his mind and allow US companies to sell goods to Huawei once again....
18:26 2019-06-29

Iran says it is ready to negotiate if U.S. lifts sanctions U.S. President Donald Trump's administration has said it is open to negotiations with Iran on a more far-reaching agreement on nuclear and security issues....
05:13 2019-07-15

Seager lifts Mariners over Blue Jays 4-3 Kyle Seager smacked a deciding home run off of the right foul pole in the eighth inning to give the Seattle Mariners a 4-3 victory over the Toronto Blue Jays on Saturday....
04:13 2019-08-18

Haseley’s first hit lifts scrambling Phils over Padres 7-5 SAN DIEGO (AP) — Adam Haseley drove in the go-ahead run in the eighth inning with his first big league hit, and the Philadelphia Phillies rallied from a three-run deficit to beat the San Diego Padres 7-5 on Wednesday. The 23-year-old Haseley made his major league debut Tuesday as the center fielder ...
01:52 2019-06-06

Weah lifts US over Qatar 1-0, into U20 World Cup 2nd round Tim Weah scored in the 76th minute, and the United States beat Qatar 1-0 Thursday at Tychy, Poland, to advance to the round of 16 at the Under-20 World Cup. The U.S. (2-1) finished second in Group D and will play the Group E winner, France or Mali, on Tuesday in Bydgoszcz. American midfielders Alex ...
02:00 2019-05-31

| African Union lifts suspension of Sudan The African Union (AU) has lifted its suspension of Sudan's membership in the bloc, ending a three-month freeze that had been in place pending the installation of a civilian-led government after the removal of long-term President Omar al-Bashir....
14:26 2019-09-07

MLB roundup: Donaldson's HR lifts Braves over Nats in 10 Josh Donaldson hit a solo home run with one out in the top of the 10th inning to lead the Atlanta Braves over the Washington Nationals 5-4 on Wednesday....
08:13 2019-08-01

Acosta lifts DC United to 1-1 draw with Earthquakes WASHINGTON (AP) — Luciano Acosta scored a putback in the 67th minute and D.C. United finished with a 1-1 draw with the San Jose Earthquakes on Saturday night. Earthquakes goalkeeper Daniel Vega made some outstanding saves throughout the match, but Acosta took advantage of the one that rebounded with...
05:52 2019-06-02

Grichuk lifts Blue Jays over Yankees 6-4 Randal Grichuck has struggled to find consistency in his first season with the Toronto Blue Jays by his admission. But that hasn't hindered his power numbers this summer....
04:26 2019-09-16

McCusker’s 2-run double lifts Oklahoma St. over UConn 3-1 OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — Carson McCusker’s two-run double broke a sixth-inning tie and sent Oklahoma State to a 3-1 win over Connecticut in the NCAA Oklahoma City regional on Monday night. The No. 9 national seed Cowboys (39-19) advance to the best-of-three super regionals this weekend at No. 8 Te...
05:52 2019-06-04

Chandrayaan 2 Lifts Off In Historic Moment For ISRO The giant heavy-lift rocket carrying India's moon mission Chandrayaan 2 lifted off from its launch pad at Andhra Pradesh's Sriharikota at 2:43 pm today. India's space scientists had a narrow......
11:39 2019-07-22

WeWork lifts veil on finances with IPO filing WeWork owner The We Company on Wednesday filed with regulators for an initial public offering and published detailed financial statements for the first time....
13:52 2019-08-14

Anand Mahindra Can "Breath Normally Again" As Chandrayaan 2 Lifts Off The successful launch of India's moon mission Chandrayaan 2 drew applause from across the world. In a tweet, businessman Anand Mahindra also congratulated the Indian Space Research Organisation......
17:39 2019-07-22

Torres, Tauchman, Judge homer, Yankees beat Boston 10-5 Gleyber Torres, Mike Tauchman, Aaron Judge hit home runs as the New York Yankees broke the franchise record for homers in a season in a 10-5 win over the Red Sox       ...
07:13 2019-09-09

Dozier's 3-run homer sends Bailey, Royals over Twins 6-1 Hunter Dozier hit a three-run shot, Homer Bailey was stingy again while pitching into the sixth inning, and the Royals beat the Twins 6-1 on a soggy, overcast Sunday       ...
00:00 2019-06-24

MLB roundup: Orioles' Villar hits record-setting homer Jonathan Villar hit a tiebreaking three-run homer in the seventh inning to help the Baltimore Orioles to a 7-3 victory over the visiting Los Angeles Dodgers on Wednesday night....
14:00 2019-09-12

Fisher's homer leads Astros past Athletics 3-2 Derek Fisher hit a tiebreaking homer to lead off the eighth inning for his first long ball of the season and the short-handed Houston Astros rallied for a 3-2 victory over the Oakland Athletics        ...
08:00 2019-06-01

Calhoun, Trout homer late, Angels beat Mariners 6-3 SEATTLE (AP) — Kole Calhoun and Mike Trout homered late, Andrew Heaney struck out 10 and the Los Angeles Angels overcame two home runs by Edwin Encarnacion and beat the Seattle Mariners 6-3 Saturday. Calhoun’s second home run of the series broke a 3-3 tie and helped overcome Encarnacion’...
05:52 2019-06-02

Rosario, homer-happy Twins romp past White Sox 11-4 MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — 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 four ...
06:52 2019-05-25

Gary Sanchez’s clutch homer propels Yankees past Red Sox The Yankees started the season with the goal of winning the division — and that meant getting by the Red Sox. Just over two months in and the Yankees are delivering. Thanks to a go-ahead homer by Gary Sanchez and another outstanding performance from the bullpen, the Yankees held off the Red Sox agai...
08:13 2019-06-02

Watch: Mike Moustakas homer leads Brewers over Cardinals Mike Moustakas paced the Milwaukee Brewers to a victory against the St. Louis Cardinals with a mammoth three-run homer in the first inning of the 5-3 triumph at Busch Stadium....
20:00 2019-08-22

Mets keep up in wild-card race thanks to Citi homer bonanza This seesaw Mets season moved back toward its pinnacle Thursday. Homers flying in every direction, Marcus Stroman finally delivering, a four-game sweep of a fellow wild-card contender. The Mets couldn’t ask for more as they await the National League’s best team for a weekend series at Citi Field. Ju...
00:26 2019-09-13

Watch: Bryce Harper gets 200th homer, 1,000th hit vs. Braves Bryce Harper accomplished two career feats in one swing during a Philadelphia Phillies loss to the Atlanta Braves, hitting his 200th home run and collecting hit No. 1,000....
21:52 2019-07-04

Tim Tebow belts second homer of season for Triple-A Syracuse Mets It’s been a rough year in Triple-A for Tim Tebow, but he did blast a homer on Friday night. Tebow, who is still hitting just .159, belted a solo shot over the left-field wall off of Buffalo’s Jacob Waguespack in the second inning, but it wasn’t enough as the Syracuse Mets (39-41) f...
21:39 2019-06-29

Homer’s Iliad Casts Doubt on the Aegean Location of Troy Historian Bernard Jones has spent more than three decades researching the ‘Story of Troy’ and he maintains that Homer’s Iliad is the greatest reference work on the Bronze Age world. ...
14:39 2019-05-21

Watch: Jackie Bradley Jr. hits longest Red Sox homer in Statcast era Outfielder Jackie Bradley Jr. set a record for the longest home run by a Boston Red Sox player in Statcast history with a 476-foot moonshot during a win against the Colorado Rockies....
16:00 2019-08-28

Harper leads homer-happy Phillies past Cardinals 11-4 Bryce Harper hit his 10th homer, his 200th career double and drove in four to lead the Philadelphia Phillies to an 11-4, rain-delayed win over the St. Louis Cardinals        ...
09:26 2019-05-30

Watch: Yankees pummel Rangers behind Paxton gem, homer barrage James Paxton allowed just one hit over seven innings and the New York Yankees clubbed five home runs in a 10-1 thrashing of the Texas Rangers at Yankee Stadium....
20:00 2019-09-04

Soto, Adams homer in 8th inning, Nats beat Marlins 12-10 WASHINGTON (AP) — Juan Soto and Matt Adams hit back-to-back home runs in the eighth inning and the Washington Nationals snapped a five-game losing streak by rallying for a 12-10 win over the Miami Marlins on Friday night. Soto’s three-run blast off Marlins reliever Tayron Guerrero was his eigh...
06:52 2019-05-25

Vogt hits 3-run homer as Giants beat his former A's club Stephen Vogt's three-run homer highlighted an eight-run eighth and the Giants beat the surging Athletics 10-5       ...
12:13 2019-08-25

Jorge Soler Really Hit The Crap Out Of His 40th Homer, Which Was Obviously Not Shocking News To Me Lotta homers getting hit these days, right? Lotta homers. One guy who has been contributing his fair share of bombs to this record-setting era of dinger-mashing is Jorge Soler. You know, Jorge Soler! The six-year veteran who was a hot prospect with the Cubs for a bit, and then went to Kansas City af...
01:00 2019-09-06

Mulipola’s 2-run homer leads Arizona past Washingon in WCWS OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — Dejah Mulipola’s two-run homer to center field in the top of the eighth inning powered Arizona to a 3-1 win over Washington on Thursday in the opening game of the Women’s College World Series. Mulipola’s 23rd homer of the season helped the Wildcats (48-12) beat...
22:52 2019-05-30

Donaldson hits go-ahead homer in 6th, Braves beat Mets 7-2 ATLANTA (AP) — Josh Donaldson hit a tiebreaking, two-run homer in the sixth inning, Freddie Freeman launched an early two-run shot and the Atlanta Braves beat the New York Mets 7-2 on Wednesday night. The NL East-leading Braves are 14-4 in June, best in the majors. They top the big leagues in runs, ...
04:52 2019-06-20

Adames homer helps Rays end road skid, beat A’s 5-3 OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — Willy Adames homered and threw out a runner at home, and the Tampa Bay Rays snapped a four-game losing streak with a 5-3 victory over the Oakland Athletics on Friday night. Adames finished with three hits. Second baseman Brandon Lowe doubled twice and made a stellar defensive ...
08:26 2019-06-22

Jordan’s 3-run homer leads UCLA past Minnesota in WCWS OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — Aaliyah Jordan hit a three-run homer in the sixth inning to help UCLA beat Minnesota 7-2 on Thursday at the Women’s College World Series. Jordan’s blast gave Rachel Garcia the support she needed. Garcia, the USA Softball Collegiate Player of the Year, pitched a compl...
02:00 2019-05-31

Jed Lowrie belts homer for Brooklyn as Mets’ return nears Jed Lowrie is another step closer to finally suiting up for the Mets. Lowrie, who has been sidelined by a series of injuries since signing with the Mets as a free agent before the season, went 1-for-3 with a solo home run in a rehab assignment for the Brooklyn Cyclones on Thursday night at MCU......
07:39 2019-09-06

Mike Ford once again Yankees’ savior with pinch-hit, walk-off homer Even on a day Aaron Boone rested most of his bullpen and the Yankees fell into a late four-run hole, they found a way to come back and beat the A’s for a second straight day. After scoring three runs in the bottom of the eighth, the Yankees tied the game on Brett Gardner’s leadoff......
00:13 2019-09-02

Ubisoft’s Gods and Monsters is a ‘lighthearted’ game narrated by Homer Ubisoft has started releasing some more details about its upcoming mythological adventure, Gods and Monsters. First announced at E3 2019, the game is currently being developed by the team behind Assassin’s Creed: Odyssey. At the time of its announcement, we didn’t get too much inf...
14:26 2019-07-13

Yankees’ Giancarlo Stanton belts a homer in rehab start Giancarlo Stanton made his return to game action Tuesday and homered in his first rehab action with Single-A Tampa as he returns from a left calf strain. Stanton’s previous rehab assignment was cut short last month by the calf strain after he had recovered from the left biceps strain and strained le...
13:26 2019-06-12

Watch: Cardinals' Rangel Ravelo hammers 487-foot homer First baseman Rangel Ravelo ripped a 487-foot home run in a St. Louis Cardinals win against the Colorado Rockies. The solo shot was the longest homer for the franchise since 2015....
16:52 2019-09-13

Hunter Pence’s crazy inside-the-park homer wrecks Red Sox BOSTON — Hunter Pence sprinted through his 14th homer of the season, although there was probably no need to hurry. Pence hit a stand-up, inside-the-park home run and the Texas Rangers beat Boston 9-5 Tuesday night, capitalizing when the Red Sox unraveled after their manager and right fielder were ej...
08:26 2019-06-12

Pérez’s homer caps comeback as Indians beat Twins 9-7 CLEVELAND (AP) — Roberto Pérez wanted to do something special for Carlos Carrasco when he came to the plate with the game tied in the seventh inning Wednesday night. Cleveland’s catcher came through with a solo home run to give the Indians the lead in their 9-7 win over the Minnesota Twins. Th...
09:39 2019-06-06

Lamb, Marte homer to lift Diamondbacks past Cardinals 4-2 Jake Lamb and Ketel Marte homered, Robbie Ray allowed just two hits over 6 1/3 innings, and the Arizona Diamondbacks beat the St. Louis Cardinals 4-2       ...
05:52 2019-07-13

Watch: Twins' Max Kepler snaps 0-for-21 skid with 3-homer game Minnesota Twins outfielder Max Kepler recovered from an 0-for-21 hitting drought in the best way possible, hitting a trio of home runs in a win against the Cleveland Indians....
18:13 2019-06-07

Núñez, Martin homer to lead Orioles over Astros 4-1 Renato Núñez hit his 16th homer, Richie Martin added a two-run shot in the ninth and the Baltimore Orioles snapped a three-game skid with a 4-1 victory over the Houston Astros       ...
03:26 2019-06-09

DeJong's homer, Cards 4 steals help beat Reds 3-1 Paul DeJong homered and St. Louis tied its season high with four stolen bases in a 3-1 win over the Cincinnati Reds to complete a successful homestand that cut the Cardinals' NL Central deficit        ...
23:39 2019-06-06

Murphy's homer in 8th helps Rockies beat Reds 3-2 Daniel Murphy hit a go-ahead solo shot in the eighth for his first homer at Coors Field as a member of the Rockies and Colorado rallied for a 3-2 win over Cincinnati Reds that snapped a six-game skid       ...
05:52 2019-07-13

Watch: Reds recover from leadoff homer, edge Cardinals 4-1 The Cincinnati Reds recovered from a leadoff homer from Matt Carpenter to win a divisional clash against the St. Louis Cardinals at Busch Stadium in St. Louis....
18:00 2019-06-05

Zunino, Kiermaier, Garcia homer as Rays beat Mariners 5-4 Mike Zunino hit a three-run homer, Kevin Kiermaier and Avisail Garcia also went deep and the Tampa Bay Rays beat the Seattle Mariners 5-4       ...
15:13 2019-08-11

Watch: Marlins' Isan Diaz hits first homer during dad's interview One of the Miami Marlins' top prospects hit his first career homer run against the New York Mets while his dad was being interviewed in the seats at Citi Field....
14:52 2019-08-06

Yankees homer barrage saves alarming Masahiro Tanaka BALTIMORE — If there was a perfect time for Masahiro Tanaka to show he can return to being the dominant pitcher he used to be, Monday night was it. Tanaka started against the woeful Orioles at Camden Yards with the Yankees riding a five-game winning streak and looking to open a long stretch of games...
05:52 2019-08-06

Watch: Tigers outfield collision results in Mariners homer Detroit Tigers outfielders Niko Goodrum and Brandon Dixon collided during a game with the Seattle Mariners. The run-in resulted in a home run for Mariners third baseman Kyle Seager....
04:39 2019-08-15

Cubs vs. Reds: This pitching matchup is bad for offense The Cincinnati Reds are the top team to playing totals Under in MLB this year and face a starting pitcher in Kyle Hendricks who has been dominant at home this season. In his seven home starts in 2019, Hendricks is 4-1 with a 1.65 ERA and has allowed 0.9 walks and 0.37 home runs per......
22:00 2019-07-15

Lambert sparkles to win debut, Rockies top Cubs 3-1 CHICAGO (AP) — Peter Lambert allowed four hits over seven innings and struck out nine to win his major league debut, helping the Colorado Rockies beat the Chicago Cubs 3-1 on Thursday. A 22-year-old right-hander selected in the second round with the 44th overall pick of the 2015 amateur draft, Lambe...
00:39 2019-06-07

With Their Dominance Fleeting, the Cubs Search for Answers As Chicago tries to sort out an inconsistent offense and an inability to win at night on the road, even Manager Joe Maddon seems to be out of tricks....
03:13 2019-08-28

MLB roundup: Cubs' win over Astros marred by fan's injury Kyle Hendricks pitched eight effective innings, Kyle Schwarber and Kris Bryant homered, and the visiting Chicago Cubs averted a series sweep at the hands of the Houston Astros with a 2-1 interleague victory Wednesday....
10:01 2019-05-30

Cubs get catcher Maldonado from Royals for LHP Montgomery The Chicago Cubs have acquired catcher Martin Maldonado in a trade with Kansas City that sent left-hander Mike Montgomery to the Royals       ...
12:52 2019-07-16

Cubs further ruin the Mets’ miserable night If Tuesday’s loss didn’t effectively end the Mets season, then the out-of-town scoreboard may signal the dagger. It showed the Cubs beating the Mariners, 6-1, which combined with the Mets’ epic 11-10 loss to the Nationals, puts the not-so-‘Amazins five games out of the wild-c...
06:39 2019-09-04

Zoo celebrates birth of its first giant panda cubs Berlin Zoo has said it is "so happy" and "speechless" as it celebrated the arrival of two giant panda cubs, the first such birth of the rare mammals in Germany....
14:26 2019-09-02

Gomes helps Nationals pull away for win over Cubs Yan Gomes went 2-for-5 with two doubles and two RBIs, and the Washington Nationals pulled away for a 7-2 win over the host Chicago Cubs on Saturday afternoon....
04:13 2019-08-25

Cubs' Strop: Puig 'stupid' for fuming after HBP Reds outfielder Yasiel Puig had to be restrained as he started to walk toward the mound after being hit by Cubs reliever Pedro Strop on Saturday. Neither player was ejected, and after the game, Strop said Puig "just acted stupid."...
10:00 2019-06-30

Mets vs. Cubs: Chicago the pick as Yu Darvish comes in off gem Mayor de Blasio, who is never here, has hired Gregory Russ to be the new NYCHA chief. Russ, who will make $402,000 yearly, will be spending his weekends in Minnesota with family. The perfect hire. … The Mets, looking for a scapegoat, fired pitching coach Dave Eiland and replaced him with the a...
16:13 2019-06-21

Hendricks masters Cardinals again in Cubs' 5-1 win Kyle Hendricks tossed one-run ball over seven innings to continue his dominance over St. Louis, lifting the Chicago Cubs to a 5-1 win over the Cardinals       ...
06:13 2019-06-10

Senzel helps Reds pound Cubs 10-2 CHICAGO (AP) — Nick Senzel had three hits, scored four times and cut down a runner at the plate, helping Tanner Roark and the Cincinnati Reds beat the Chicago Cubs 10-2 on Sunday. Led by Senzel, the top third of Cincinnati’s lineup collected seven of the Reds’ season-high 17 hits. Joey V...
04:39 2019-05-27

MLB roundup: Cards one-hit Cubs, lead NL Central by one Jack Flaherty took a no-hitter into the sixth inning, allowed one hit in seven outstanding innings and combined with two relievers on a one-hitter as the St. Louis Cardinals continued their surge with an 8-0 victory over the visiting Chicago Cubs on Thursday night....
18:00 2019-08-02

Cubs vs. White Sox: Lucas Giolito will be the difference Celebrating America’s greatness, past and present, is not really what the Democratic Party is into these days, but they survived the Fourth of July. Nevertheless, the Nike sneaker line featuring Betsy Ross’ original 13-stars did not. Nike pulling the plug after Colin Kaepernick suggested the flag wa...
20:39 2019-07-06

Hendricks, Cubs edge Giants 1-0 for 5th straight win Kyle Hendricks pitched seven sharp innings and the Chicago Cubs won despite getting only two hits, edging the San Francisco Giants 1-0 for their fifth straight victory       ...
01:13 2019-08-23

Cubs’ Kyle Hendricks goes on IL with shoulder inflammation LOS ANGELES (AP) — The Cubs have placed starting pitcher Kyle Hendricks on the 10-day injured list with right shoulder inflammation. The move Saturday comes a day after one of the right-hander’s worst outings of the season. He allowed five runs in 4 1/3 innings of a 5-3 loss to the Dodgers. Ma...
05:52 2019-06-16

Cubs stepping up pursuit of Craig Kimbrel The free-agency rumors are not limited to Dallas Keuchel. The Cubs are pushing hard for closer Craig Kimbrel, according to The Athletic. Kimbrel and Keuchel are the top free agents left after failing to sign deals this offseason. With the MLB Draft starting Monday, the pick compensation attached to ...
22:39 2019-06-05

What are Cubs playing for in second half? Joe Maddon's job, for starters Chicago returns from the break atop one of the tightest division races you'll ever see. Where the Cubs finish in that NL Central scramble could determine their skipper's future....
21:26 2019-07-12

Bryant's HR in 8th gives Cubs wild 12-11 win over Giants Kris Bryant hit a go-ahead, two-run homer in the eighth inning to give the Chicago Cubs a 12-11 comeback victory over the San Francisco Giants in a wild, back-and-forth game at Wrigley Field       ...
09:00 2019-08-22

Even Anthony Rizzo's magic can't save these Cubs The unexpected return of the heart and soul of Chicago's lineup could have provided a needed spark. But the Cubs fell flat as their playoff hopes begin to slip away....
11:00 2019-09-20

Carlos González set to make Cubs debut CHICAGO (AP) — Outfielder Carlos González was promoted by the Cubs from Triple-A Iowa and was set to make his Chicago debut. The three-time All-Star was scheduled to bat fifth and play right field Monday against the Los Angeles Angels. The 33-year-old hit .210 with two homers, seven RBIs and 33 stri...
21:52 2019-06-03

Pirates rally against Kimbrel in 9th to edge Cubs 6-5 Jung Ho Kang scored on Corey Dickerson's sacrifice fly in the bottom of the ninth inning to cap a frantic rally and lift the Pittsburgh Pirates to a 6-5 victory over the Chicago Cubs       ...
06:26 2019-07-04

Cubs-Pirates: Playing in Pittsburgh makes Over the bet Though the Pirates have walked the plank record-wise since the All-Star break, going 6-25, they have excelled at scoring runs at home, with 67.9 percent of their home games going Over the total. The Pirates also get the luxury of playing a Cubs team that was 23-37 on the road entering Thursday. Kyle...
21:00 2019-08-16

Cubs vs. Cardinals: Take Jose Quintana and Chicago Eight champions were crowned in the National Spelling Bee when the judges ran out of words and ESPN ran out of time. “Krzyzewski,” used in a sentence, would have broken the tie. … Rumors swirling that Lori Loughlin’s daughter Olivia Jade, who became a USC student when her parents correctly spe...
04:39 2019-06-02

Dodgers beat Red Sox in 12 innings on Muncy's RBI walk Max Muncy drew a bases-loaded walk and Alex Verdugo had an RBI single during a three-run 12th inning, and the Los Angeles Dodgers beat the Boston Red Sox 7-4 in another late-night showdown of last year's pennant winners       ...
08:26 2019-07-15

Mets acing Dodgers test this weekend would put fear in LA Noah Syndergaard pitches to Wilson Ramos on Friday night in a game in which every shake off of a catcher’s sign and each shoulder slump will be dissected for meaning. Hyun-jin Ryu faces Jacob deGrom on Saturday night in a matchup teeming with NL Cy Young implications. But by Sunday night — national ...
04:52 2019-09-13

MLB roundup: Pollock belts 3 homers in Dodgers' loss Mauricio Dubon hit a home run and Jeff Samardzija went six solid innings as the visiting San Francisco Giants topped the Los Angeles Dodgers 5-4 on Friday in the opener of a three-game series....
14:26 2019-09-07

Samardzija bounces back, Giants beat Dodgers 5-4 Mauricio Dúbon went 3 for 4 and drove in three runs, Jeff Samardzija pitched six strong innings, and the San Francisco Giants beat the NL West-leading Los Angeles Dodgers 5-4 in the opener of a three-game series       ...
10:00 2019-09-07

Dodgers vs. Rockies: Hyun-Jin Ryu factor makes Under the play The Dodgers have a front-runner for the Cy Young Award pitching on Saturday, yet the elevation of Coors Field has this total sky high. Hyun-Jin Ryu is 9-1 with a 1.27 ERA and has walked four batters in 78²/₃ innings since April 20. Though he gave up three runs in his last start, two were......
03:39 2019-06-29

Kershaw, Dodgers catch Syndergaard on bad day, beat Mets 9-2 Noah Syndergaard again wobbled with Wilson Ramos as his catcher while Clayton Kershaw was right in the pocket, sending the Los Angeles Dodgers over the New York Mets 9-2       ...
07:39 2019-09-14

HRs rally Dodgers past Diamondbacks 4-3 in 11 to avoid sweep Cody Bellinger hit a tying homer in the ninth inning, pinch-hitter Joc Pederson went deep in the 11th and the Los Angeles Dodgers rallied past the Arizona Diamondbacks 4-3 to prevent a four-game sweep       ...
07:39 2019-09-02

Dodgers expand protective netting at Dodger Stadium The Los Angeles Dodgers announced on Friday that they have extended the protective netting down both foul lines at Dodger Stadium       ...
02:39 2019-08-31

Yankees bash Dodgers into submission to snap skid LOS ANGELES — The two best teams in baseball met at a packed Dodger Stadium on Friday evening for the first of three interleague games that some believe is a tantalizing preview of what the World Series could look like. If that’s true, the Yankees sent a message by flexing their significant muscles ...
16:00 2019-08-24

Didi Gregorius Leads Yankees to Rout of Dodgers Gregorius hit a grand slam and added a solo shot to help the Yankees set a club record for homers in a month and win a showdown between the two teams with the best records in M.L.B....
12:52 2019-08-24

Renfroe, Margot power Padres past Dodgers 3-1 Hunter Renfroe hit his second late-inning home run in as many days and the San Diego Padres held on for a 3-1 victory over the Los Angeles Dodgers       ...
15:52 2019-07-07

Maeda allows only 3 hits in 7 innings; Dodgers beat Arizona Kenta Maeda allowed only three hits over seven innings, Max Muncy homered and the Los Angeles Dodgers bounced back with a 4-0 victory over the Arizona Diamondbacks       ...
15:13 2019-08-11

Dodgers, D-backs clear benches after heated 11th Both benches cleared after the final out Friday when D-backs reliever Archie Bradley shouted at the Dodgers' dugout after completing his third save. Earlier in the 11th, Bradley had exchanged gestures with A.J. Pollock after a controversial video review....
13:39 2019-08-10

Red Sox vs. Dodgers: Count on strikeout machine Chris Sale In the words of Apollo Creed, “there ain’t gonna be no rematch” if the Red Sox do not raise their game in the second half of the season. It’s a tough draw having to face the Dodgers off the break. Series is rematch of last year’s World Series, but make no mistake this isn’t 2018......
23:13 2019-07-13

It's Gingergaard time: What to know for Dodgers prospect Dustin May's MLB debut The Dodgers didn't make a deadline splash, but pitching help is still on the way. Here's what you need to know as L.A.'s top pitching prospect with an incredible nickname makes his major league debut....
20:39 2019-08-02

Calhoun sends Angels to 3-2 win, 1st series sweep of Dodgers The Los Angeles Angels swept the Freeway Series with the Los Angeles Dodgers for the first time in franchise history with a 3-2 victory       ...
10:52 2019-07-25

Dodgers fans recount quake shaking stadium Fans at a baseball game in Los Angeles said they felt the earthquake that hit California on Friday night. The quake rattled Dodger Stadium in the fourth inning of the team's game against the San Diego Padres. (July 6)        ...
20:13 2019-07-06

MLB roundup: Padres top Dodgers as quake rattles stadium Hunter Renfroe hit a go-ahead home run in the eighth inning and Eric Lauer pitched six strong innings as the visiting San Diego Padres ended their five-game losing streak with a 3-2 victory over the Los Angeles Dodgers in a game that was played through a strong earthquake....
09:13 2019-07-06

Report: The Dodgers Hate The Players' Weekend Jerseys Just As Much As You Do In an attempt at adding a “fun” new twist to Players’ Weekend, MLB revealed earlier this year that every team playing in a game over these couple days would wear a nearly monochromatic uniform, with options of white and black. Beyond the simple problem that the color scheme makes it difficult to see...
00:13 2019-08-25

Buehler dominates Padres again in Dodgers' 9-0 victory Walker Buehler dominated the San Diego Padres again, striking out 11 and allowing only four hits in six innings, and Joc Pederson homered to lead the NL West-leading Los Angeles Dodgers to a 9-0 victory       ...
11:39 2019-08-28

MLB admits it botched controversial Yankees-Dodgers call SEATTLE — The Yankees were informed by MLB that plate umpire Gabe Morales shouldn’t have granted the Dodgers time in the ninth inning of last Saturday’s 2-1 loss at Dodger Stadium. That call likely cost the Yankees a run. Manager Aaron Boone was told Morales should not have stopped the play wi...
04:26 2019-08-28

Yankees send huge message with takedown of Dodgers LOS ANGELES — Those embarrassing pajamas masquerading as big-league uniforms have thankfully vanished just as the Yankees sent a very loud message to the baseball universe that they are capable of playing deep into October. And if that results in a World Series date with the Dodgers, so be it. When ...
07:00 2019-08-26

MLB roundup: Turner, Gonsolin lead Dodgers over Yanks Justin Turner hit a home run, and rookie Tony Gonsolin pitched five strong innings as the Los Angeles Dodgers held on for a 2-1 victory Saturday afternoon over the visiting New York Yankees....
10:39 2019-08-25

Walk this way: Dodgers beat D-backs 5-4 on 5 straight walks Cody Bellinger's bases-loaded walk _ the fifth in a row given up by Arizona's bullpen with two outs _ forced in the winning run in the ninth and helped the Los Angeles Dodgers edge the Diamondbacks 5-4       ...
10:52 2019-07-03

Dodgers beat D-backs 5-4 for 5th straight home walk-off win All-Star Cody Bellinger hit a tiebreaking homer in the 10th inning, giving the Los Angeles Dodgers a major league-tying fifth consecutive walk-off victory at home, 5-4 over the Arizona Diamondbacks       ...
08:00 2019-07-04

Seager makes Giants’ strategy backfire in Dodgers’ 7-2 win SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Corey Seager had three of his four hits and three of his four RBIs following intentional walks to Cody Bellinger, and the Los Angeles Dodgers went on to beat the San Francisco Giants 7-2 on Saturday. Seager singled in the first to load the bases after the Giants gave the first f...
10:26 2019-06-09

Ryu dominates, Bellinger homers and Dodgers beat Padres 5-1 Hyun-Jin Ryu tossed six scoreless innings, All-Star Cody Bellinger hit his 30th home run, and the Los Angeles Dodgers defeated the San Diego Padres 5-1 for their ninth straight home victory       ...
13:52 2019-07-05

Harper, Hoskins rally Phillies past Dodgers with 4-run 7th Harper ties game with RBI single, Hoskins rips 2-RBI single in 7th inning to rally Philadelphia Phillies to 7-6 win over Los Angeles Dodgers       ...
23:00 2019-07-18

Dodgers’ Hill leaves game after 1 inning against Giants LOS ANGELES (AP) — Rich Hill of the Los Angeles Dodgers left his start against the San Francisco Giants after one inning because of left forearm discomfort Wednesday night. The left-hander retired the side on 15 pitches with two strikeouts. He has 993 career strikeouts. Hill came out to the mound to...
05:26 2019-06-20

Kershaw takes shutout in 7th, Dodgers beat Rays 7-3 ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) — Clayton Kershaw took a shutout into the seventh inning in his first start at Tropicana Field and the Los Angeles Dodgers beat the Tampa Bay Rays 7-3 on Tuesday night. The three-time NL Cy Young Award winner (4-0) wound up allowing two runs, six hits, one walk and had eigh...
05:39 2019-05-22

Turner has 5 hits, Dodgers get 2 HBP RBIs to sweep Pirates PITTSBURGH (AP) — Justin Turner had five hits after taking a day off, Joc Pederson homered during a six-run sixth inning that featured consecutive bases-loaded plunkings and the Los Angeles Dodgers beat the Pittsburgh Pirates 11-7 Sunday to complete a three-game sweep. Matt Beaty had four RBIs and C...
04:39 2019-05-27

Freese’s grand slam powers Dodgers by Pirates 10-2 PITTSBURGH (AP) — David Freese hit a grand slam off opener Michael Feliz and Cody Bellinger added his 18th homer, helping the Los Angeles Dodgers beat the Pittsburgh Pirates 10-2 on Friday night. The Pirates gave Feliz his first major league start in 157 career appearances in an effort to address th...
06:52 2019-05-25

Kenley Jansen uses intentional balk to ensure Dodgers’ win Kenley Jansen went to extreme measures to get Jason Heyward out of his hair. With Heyward on second – potentially reading the catcher’s signs – and two outs in the ninth inning Friday, the Dodgers’ closer intentionally balked him over to third before closing out his team’s 5-3 win over the Cub...
23:00 2019-06-15

Opinion: MLB needs to watch out. This Dodgers rotation is historically good It's been a bit of a question mark in recent years, but the Dodgers' starting pitching is primed for an all-time great year – and deep into October.       ...
18:13 2019-06-10

Bellinger homers, nails 2 runners as Dodgers top Mets 9-5 Cody Bellinger hit his 19th homer and threw out two runners from right field, leading the Los Angeles Dodgers to a 9-5 victory over the New York Mets        ...
07:39 2019-05-28

Dodgers' Julio Urías reinstated from administrative leave Los Angeles Dodgers pitcher Julio Urías has officially been reinstated from administrative leave by Major League Baseball following a May 13 arrest for investigation of misdemeanor domestic battery....
00:00 2019-05-22

Dodgers hold off Giants' rally in 9th for 9-8 victory Kyle Garlick, Austin Barnes and Joc Pederson each hit a two-run homer to help the Los Angeles Dodgers hold off the San Francisco Giants 9-8       ...
10:26 2019-06-21

Dodgers put Hill on 10-day injured list with forearm strain LOS ANGELES (AP) — Los Angeles Dodgers pitcher Rich Hill has been placed on the 10-day injured list with a left forearm strain. The Dodgers called up right-handed pitchers JT Chargois and Josh Sborz from Triple-A Oklahoma City in time for Thursday’s game against the San Francisco Giants. Los A...
04:39 2019-06-21

Buehler, Muncy lead Dodgers to 1-0 shutout of Giants Walker Buehler and two relievers combined on a five-hitter and the Los Angeles Dodgers beat ace Madison Bumgarner and the San Francisco Giants 1-0       ...
02:52 2019-06-10

Bellinger, Seager lead Dodgers past Pirates 7-2 PITTSBURGH (AP) — Cody Bellinger and Corey Seager both doubled and drove in two runs as the Los Angeles Dodgers slugged their way past the Pittsburgh Pirates 7-2 on Saturday night. Max Muncy added two doubles for the Dodgers, who had eight two-base hits in all, the most in the major leagues this sea...
09:26 2019-05-26

Giants beat Kershaw, Dodgers 2-1 to end 5-game skid SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Kevin Pillar hit an RBI single in a two-run sixth inning and San Francisco dealt Los Angeles ace Clayton Kershaw his first loss of the season as the Giants snapped a five-game home losing streak with a 2-1 win over the NL West-leading Dodgers on Friday night. Pillar’s bloo...
11:39 2019-06-08

Dodgers' Urías reinstated from administrative leave Los Angeles Dodgers pitcher Julio Urías was reinstated from administrative leave by Major League Baseball        ...
22:13 2019-05-21

Dan Loeb’s pitch to break up Sony lifts stock Sony shares got a boost Friday on hopes billionaire investor Dan Loeb will persuade the conglomerate to shed one of its “crown jewels.” Loeb argued in an eight-page letter to shareholders and 102-page slideshow Thursday that the tech-and-entertainment empire should sell its semiconductors division a...
09:52 2019-06-15

Trump lifts curbs on E15 gasoline to help farmers, angering Big Oil The Trump administration on Friday lifted restrictions on the sale of higher ethanol blends of gasoline, keeping a campaign promise to farmers suffering from the trade war with China but drawing a legal threat from the oil industry....
23:26 2019-05-31

Brazil lifts visa requirement for citizens of four countries Good news for tourists who hail from the United States, Canada, Japan and Australia. Brazil is allowing visitors from those four countries to come for a vacation there visa-free....
02:26 2019-06-17

Arcia’s 2nd HR, 2-run drive in 13th, lifts Brewers over Bucs PITTSBURGH (AP) — Orlando Arcia hit his second homer of the game, a two-run drive in the 13th inning that sent the Milwaukee Brewers over the Pittsburgh Pirates 12-10 on Saturday night. Both teams blew late leads before Arcia connected with two outs off Alex McRae (0-1) for his first multi-homer gam...
05:52 2019-06-02

CAS lifts Olympic ban on former Russian Sports Minister Mutko The Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS) has overturned a decision by the International Olympic Committee (IOC) to exclude former Russian Sports Minister Vitaly Mutko from taking part in the Olympic Games, court documents published on Thursday showed....
12:13 2019-07-11

IOC lifts ban on Kuwait ahead of Tokyo 2020 Games Kuwaiti athletes will compete at next year's Tokyo 2020 Olympics under their country's flag after the International Olympic Committee (IOC) on Friday lifted its suspension of the nations after almost four years....
20:39 2019-07-05

Iranian president: I will meet with Trump if US lifts sanctions French President Emmanuel Macron on Monday expressed hope to set up a meeting between President Donald Trump and Iranian leaders in the "coming weeks."        ...
18:52 2019-08-27

Tradition: Comeback lifts Yanks to London sweep of Red Sox LONDON (AP) — Gary Sánchez hit a go-ahead, two-run single in a nine-run seventh inning, and the New York Yankees overcome a four-run deficit to beat the Boston Red Sox 12-8 Sunday for a two-game sweep of the groundbreaking, high-scoring trip across the pond. DJ LeMahieu doubled off Marcus Walden (6-...
22:39 2019-06-30

Kingery lifts Phillies over Mets 5-2 to avoid sweep Scott Kingery snapped an eighth-inning tie with a three-run double and the Philadelphia Phillies beat the New York Mets 5-2 to avert a three-game sweep       ...
07:39 2019-09-02

Iran's President Won't Meet Trump Unless the U.S. Lifts Sanctions Iranian President Hassan Rouhani rejected the possibility of meeting with President Trump as long as the U.S. sanctioned his country, a day after both leaders appeared to be opening up to possible talks....
22:00 2019-08-27

Election Commission Lifts Model Code Of Conduct The model code of conduct, which came into force on March 10 when the Lok Sabha election was announced, was lifted with immediate effect, the Election Commission said on Sunday....
02:52 2019-05-27

IOC Lifts India's International Events Hosting Restrictions The IOC had decided to "suspend all discussions" with India regarding hosting of global sporting events after Pakistani shooters were not issued visas for the World Cup held in New Delhi in February......
19:00 2019-06-20

Castellanos’ stunner lifts NYCFC to 2-2 draw with Crew COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Valentín Castellanos scored the tying goal with a 35-yard shot in the 76th minute and New York City FC held on for a 2-2 draw with the Columbus Crew on Saturday night. NYCFC (4-1-8) extended its unbeaten streak to an MLS-best nine games. Gyasi Zardes opened the scoring for Colu...
05:52 2019-06-02

As Chandrayaan-2 Lifts Off Sunday Night, President Will Be At Sriharikota India's most ambitious space mission yet, Chandrayaan-2, which hopes to place a robotic rover on the moon, will be launched on July 15. President Ram Nath Kovind will witness the launch of the......
18:00 2019-07-09

Mendoza lifts Florida St. past LSU 5-4 in 12th for CWS berth Drew Mendoza's two-out, run-scoring hit in the bottom of the 12th inning lifted Florida State to a 5-4 victory over LSU that sent the Seminoles to the College World Series on Sunday night       ...
06:13 2019-06-10

| WATCH: India's moon mission lifts off after delay India has launched a rocket into space to perform a soft landing of a rover on the moon, the country's most ambitious mission yet to cement its position as a leading low-cost space power....
00:26 2019-08-04

Abreu's hit off outfielder lifts White Sox over Phillies 4-3 Jose Abreu hit an RBI single off outfielder Roman Quinn in the 15th inning and the Chicago White Sox beat the Philadelphia Phillies 4-3       ...
15:52 2019-08-03

UnitedHealth Lifts Profit Targets on Stronger Sales UnitedHealth Group raised its 2019 earnings targets after reporting a strong first half of the year, driven by broader sales growth in premiums, products and services....
13:39 2019-07-18

Saudi Arabia lifts travel restriction on women Women in Saudi Arabia will finally be allowed to hold passports and travel abroad without the consent of a male guardian, a policy shift that marks a significant loosening of the Kingdom's notorious restrictions on women....
17:52 2019-08-02

Saudi Arabia lifts travel restrictions on women Saudi Arabia has amended several laws to give women more rights and freedoms. But critics say the reforms are window dressing unless the male "guardianship" system is completely abolished....
08:26 2019-08-02

Promise of Rate Cuts Lifts Range of Assets Stocks and government bonds aren’t the only assets getting a boost from an expected wave of central bank easing. The Swiss franc, gold and emerging markets are strengthening as well....
17:13 2019-07-23

Boeing's MAX Grounding Lifts Firms That Rent Out Airplanes The global grounding of Boeing’s 737 MAX jetliners has upended air travel, but one little-noticed corner of the aviation industry is benefiting from the problems: companies that rent out planes and staff....
03:52 2019-06-07

Iran says they are ready to negotiate if Trump lifts sanctions ​Iran’s foreign minister signaled that the Islamic Republic would be willing to return to the bargaining table with the US if President Trump ​removes crippling ​economic ​sanctions he imposed after withdrawing the US from the 2015 nuclear deal. “Once those sanctions are lifted, then ...
18:00 2019-07-16

Indonesia lifts tsunami warning after powerful earthquake A magnitude 6.9 earthquake has struck off Indonesia's Java island, rocking the capital Jakarta. After initially urging people in coastal areas to move to higher ground, officials later ended a tsunami warning....
20:26 2019-08-02

D'Arnaud 3 HRs, 3-run drive in 9th lifts Rays over Yanks 5-4 Travis d'Arnaud hit three home runs, including a startling, three-run shot with two outs in the ninth inning off Aroldis Chapman, and the Tampa Bay Rays overcame their Yankee Stadium woes to beat New York 5-4       ...
07:00 2019-07-16

Girelli’s hat trick lifts Italy into next round of World Cup REIMS, France (AP) — Cristiana Girelli scored a hat trick to put Italy into the second round of the Women’s World Cup with a 5-0 victory over Jamaica on Friday. It was Italy’s second hat trick at the World Cup, as Girelli joined Carolina Morace, who did it at the inaugural 1991 tournamen...
20:39 2019-06-14

German court lifts city’s ban on burkini swimsuits BERLIN (AP) — A German court has lifted a city’s ban on the burkini, an all-encompassing swimsuit used by some Muslim women. Wearing the garments in municipal pools in the western city of Koblenz was forbidden at the beginning of this year after the local council narrowly approved a ban. Offic...
16:39 2019-06-14

Brazil's Centauro lifts Netshoes buyout offer by 11% Grupo SBF SA, operator of Brazil's Centauro stores, again boosted its offer for online sports retailer Netshoes Cayman Ltd, this time to $4.10 per share, the latest move in a bidding war with Magazine Luiza SA....
03:26 2019-06-14

Golf: Course record 63 lifts Matsuyama to halfway lead at BMW Hideki Matsuyama had one of the best putting days of his career to take the halfway lead with a course-record nine-under 63 in the second round at the BMW Championship in suburban Chicago on Friday....
17:26 2019-08-17

7-run ninth inning lifts Creighton over Michigan in NCAA CORVALLIS, Ore. (AP) — Will Hanafan’s two-run single capped Creighton’s seven-run ninth inning and the No. 2 seed Bluejays beat Michigan 11-7 on Sunday night to avoid elimination in the NCAA Tournament’s Corvallis regional. The teams play again Monday, with the winner advancing to ...
08:52 2019-06-03

Brazil lifts suspension of beef exports to China Brazil's government said on Thursday it has lifted a suspension of beef exports to China after dealing with an atypical case of mad cow disease, sending shares of Marfrig Global Foods, Minerva SA and other Brazilian meatpackers soaring....
22:39 2019-06-13

McCusker's 2-run double lifts Oklahoma St. over UConn 3-1 Carson McCusker's 2-run double breaks 6th-inning tie, sends Oklahoma State to a 3-1 win over Connecticut        ...
05:13 2019-06-04

WWC roundup: Buchanan's goal lifts Canada over Cameroon Kadeisha Buchanan scored on a header in the 45th minute as Canada edged Cameroon 1-0 in a surprisingly tight match on Monday in Group E play at the Women's World Cup in Montpellier, France....
01:52 2019-06-11

Straw’s 3B in 14th lifts Astros over pesky Mariners 8-7 SEATTLE (AP) — Myles Straw led off the 14th inning with a triple and scored on Yuli Gurriel’s sacrifice fly, and the Houston Astros outlasted the pesky Seattle Mariners 8-7 Thursday night in the longest game of the season by innings for both teams. Seattle staged tying rallies in the ninth and...
07:00 2019-06-07

Cahna's 11th-inning double lifts A's over Royals Mark Canha stroked a two-out, two-strike RBI double in the 11th inning Wednesday afternoon, giving the host Oakland Athletics a 1-0 win over the Kansas City Royals in a game that featured a 28-minute rain delay and a brilliant pitchers' duel....
10:00 2019-09-19

Rooney’s late PK lifts DC United to 1-1 draw with Toronto FC WASHINGTON (AP) — Wayne Rooney scored on a penalty kick in the 92nd minute to give D.C. United a 1-1 draw with Toronto FC on Saturday night. Rooney went low and straight up the middle to beat goalkeeper Quentin Westberg for his 10th goal of the season. D.C. United (8-4-7) got the penalty kick when F...
05:39 2019-06-30

Gutierrez lifts SKC past Crew to stop skid Felipe Gutierrez scored and Tim Melia made four saves when Sporting Kansas City ended a four-game winless streak with a 1-0 defeat of the Columbus Crew at Mapfre Stadium in Columbus, Ohio, on Sunday....
03:52 2019-06-24

McCowan’s layup at buzzer lifts Fever to win over Liberty NEW YORK (AP) — Teaira McCowan’s layup at the buzzer lifted the Indiana Fever to an 81-80 win over the New York Liberty on Friday night in the season opener for both teams. Trailing by one after Tina Charles made two free throws with seven seconds left, Candice Dupree drove the lane and dished...
06:52 2019-05-25

Franklin College football GM with Down syndrome lifts team: 'We need him more than he needs us' Emry Himes, who has Down syndrome, has become an essential part of the Franklin College football team's success after joining the program as GM.       ...
22:52 2019-09-21

Castillo’s 2-run double lifts Marlins past Phillies 5-3 PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Wilkin Castillo hit a go-ahead two-run double in the seventh inning in his first game back in the majors in 10 years, lifting the Miami Marlins to a 5-3 victory over the struggling Philadelphia Phillies on Saturday. Castillo hadn’t played in the big leagues since June 20, 2...
03:26 2019-06-23

Guldberg lifts Yellow Jackets past Wolfpack, 9-2 DURHAM, N.C. (AP) — Michael Gulberg hit a three-run homer, his first home run of the season, and Georgia Tech advanced to the Atlantic Coast Conference Tournament championship with a 9-2 victory against North Carolina State on Saturday night. The second-seeded Yellow Jackets (41-16) will face fifth-...
09:26 2019-05-26

Narvaez's 10th inning HR lifts Mariners over Sox 2-1 Omar Narvaez hit a game-ending home run in the 10th inning against his former team, Felix Hernandez turned in his best outing of the season and the Seattle Mariners beat the Chicago White Sox 2-1       ...
09:39 2019-09-15

Carlos Beltran wants Pete Alonso to break his Mets homer mark Carlos Beltran won’t be sad to see the record he shares fall. In fact, the former Mets outfielder will be thrilled when Pete Alonso sets a new franchise mark for most home runs in a single season. “I love to see guys breaking records and setting higher standards for generations to come,” Beltran tol...
06:26 2019-08-23

Masahiro Tanaka’s gem, Aaron Judge’s milestone homer propel Yankees SEATTLE — When Aaron Boone left the Coliseum in Oakland last week after the A’s took three straight from the Yankees, there was the usual calmness about him. His club’s lead in the AL East had been shaved to eight games and Boone showed zero concern the sky could be falling. His team was heading......
11:39 2019-08-28

Vlad Guerrero Jr. Did A Spot-On Impersonation Of His Father With This Head-Scratching Homer While Vlad Guerrero Jr. has proven in his short career to be a dinger-mashing machine just like his father was, the comparisons between the two can often be a bit much. Guerrero Jr. could hit a line-drive single to left field and someone will inevitably say something like “Wow, that’s just like the...
15:39 2019-08-18

Watch: Phillies' Sean Rodriguez clubs 107-mph walk-off homer vs. Pirates Philadelphia Phillies utility man Sean Rodriguez needed just 3.7 seconds for his hit to clear the left field fence at Citizens Bank Park for his fourth homer of the season and beat the Pittsburgh Pirates in Philadelphia...
22:00 2019-08-27

Yelich hits 23rd homer as Brewers power past Marlins 5-1 MILWAUKEE (AP) — Christian Yelich hit his major league-leading 23rd home run and Mike Moustakas added two homers to lead the Milwaukee Brewers to a 5-1 win over the Miami Marlins on Thursday. The Brewers salvaged the final game of the three-game series after getting outscored a combined 24-3 in the ...
00:39 2019-06-07

Alonso hits 16th homer, Mets rally past Nationals 6-5 NEW YORK (AP) — Pete Alonso hit a long tying home run in the eighth inning, Amed Rosario had a winning infield single with two outs in the ninth and the New York Mets rallied from deficits three times to beat the Washington Nationals 6-5 Tuesday night. Washington led 1-0 in the fifth, 3-1 in the sev...
05:39 2019-05-22

Pérez's homer caps comeback as Indians beat Twins 9-7 Roberto Pérez hit a tie-breaking home run in the seventh inning and the Cleveland Indians rallied to defeat the Minnesota Twins 9-7 on Wednesday night. Cleveland used seven pitchers _ all relievers _in the win        ...
08:52 2019-06-06

Watch: Vladimir Guerrero Jr. hits 424-foot bomb for first Toronto homer Toronto Blue Jays phenom Vladimir Guerrero Jr. swatted his first career home run in Toronto during a 6-5 loss to the Boston Red Sox at Rogers Centre....
18:00 2019-05-23

Former MLB MVP Josh Hamilton: Holy Spirit talked to me before World Series homer Former Texas Rangers star Josh Hamilton says the Holy Spirit told him that he would hit a go-ahead home run in Game 6 of the 2011 World Series.       ...
04:39 2019-08-17

Acuña homer helps Braves rally past Miami in 12 innings, 7-6 Ronald Acuña Jr. hit a three-run homer in the ninth inning and Matt Joyce delivered a tiebreaking RBI single in the 12th to help the Atlanta Braves rally past the Miami Marlins 7-6       ...
00:00 2019-06-10

Justin Verlander points finger at MLB over homer spike: ‘A f–king joke’ Home runs continue to fly at a historic rate this season, a drastic change that Justin Verlander accuses MLB brought intentionally. Verlander, who will be the American League’s All-Star Game starter, owns a 10-4 record with a 2.98 ERA. He has also allowed the most home runs in the league, a symptom ...
21:26 2019-07-09

A 514-foot homer? A midsummer slugfest? Our Home Run Derby and All-Star predictions As baseball's stars prepare to swing for the fences on Monday and face off under the lights on Tuesday, our experts make their boldest All-Star week calls....
17:00 2019-07-08

Adames homer helps Rays end road skid, beat A's 5-3 Willy Adames homered and threw out a runner at home, and the Tampa Bay Rays snapped a four-game losing streak with a 5-3 victory over the Oakland Athletics       ...
12:00 2019-06-22

Ailing Yankees not hurting for power in absence of homer-hitting stars Imagine removing Kevin Durant, perhaps the best basketball player in the world, and having a team good enough to keep on winning. Imagine removing Aaron Judge and Giancarlo Stanton, two of the great power hitters in the world, and having a team deep enough to keep hitting homers same as ever. Let’s ...
01:13 2019-05-31

Dyson hits leadoff homer, Dbacks power past Rockies 9-3 Jarrod Dyson homered on the second pitch of the game during a five-run first inning and was later involved in a quirky double play as the Arizona Diamondbacks cruised to a 9-3 win over the Colorado Rockies       ...
07:52 2019-08-14

Acuña homer helps Braves rally past Miami in 12 innings, 7-6 MIAMI (AP) — Ronald Acuña Jr. hit a three-run homer in the ninth inning and Matt Joyce delivered a tiebreaking RBI single in the 12th to help the Atlanta Braves rally past the Miami Marlins 7-6 Sunday. The Braves overcame a 5-1 deficit in the ninth against closer Sergio Romo. One run came home on a ...
03:00 2019-06-10

More unwanted homer marks for Orioles, courtesy of Gleyber Torres and Yankees Baltimore tops the AL high for most long balls allowed in a season as the New York slugger breaks the season record for most against one team since divisional play began....
07:13 2019-08-13

Homer Simpson, Tony Stark, and more fictional characters that definitely would've voted for Trump Last night, Twitter user @malkatz asked a cursed, potentially deeply depressing question: “Name a fictional character who absolutely voted for Trump. No villains.”...
22:26 2019-07-23

Watch: Brewers' Ben Gamel gets fastest inside-the-park homer of 2019 Milwaukee Brewers outfielder Ben Gamel rounded the bases in fewer than 15 seconds for the fastest inside-the-park home run of 2019 during a loss to the Seattle Mariners....
18:52 2019-06-27

Pérez's homer caps comeback as Induans beat Twins 9-7 Roberto Pérez hit a tie-breaking home run in the seventh inning and the Cleveland Indians rallied to defeat the Minnesota Twins 9-7 on Wednesday night. Cleveland used seven pitchers _ all relievers _in the win        ...
07:00 2019-06-06

Watch: Yankees' Mike Ford beats Athletics with walk-off homer Pinch-hitter Mike Ford only had one at-bat in the New York Yankees' series finale against the Oakland Athletics, but he used it to hit a 394-foot walk-off home run....
18:13 2019-09-02

Watch: Angels' Mike Trout matches Ken Griffey Jr. homer mark Los Angeles Angels slugger Mike Trout became the first American League center fielder to hit 45 or more home runs in a season since Ken Griffey Jr. with a 455-foot bomb against the Oakland Athletics....
23:26 2019-09-06

Watch: Phillies' Jean Segura smacks walk-off homer vs. Mets Philadelphia Phillies shortstop Jean Segura helped his squad secure a walk-off victory for the second consecutive night by belting a 381-foot homer in the ninth inning of a 6-3 victory against the New York Mets....
15:39 2019-06-28

A's score 7 in 7th to beat Angels; Trout hits 45th homer Robbie Grossman hit a two-run triple over the head of center fielder Mike Trout as part of a seven-run eighth inning, and Oakland rallied to beat the Los Angeles Angels 10-6 to complete a three-game sweep       ...
03:52 2019-09-06

Watch: Carlos Santana homer helps Indians beat Twins Carlos Santana hit a go-ahead solo home run in the bottom of the seventh inning of the Cleveland Indians' 4-3 win against the Minnesota Twins Sunday....
06:39 2019-07-16

Giancarlo Stanton makes return case with tape-measure homer CHICAGO — Barring another setback, the Yankees are looking at Tuesday as the day Giancarlo Stanton jumps off the injured list and back into their lineup. That is the second game of a three-game home series against the AL East rival Rays. That series kicks off a 10-game homestand that continues with ...
08:26 2019-06-15

Yankees’ Homer Streak Breaks a Record, but Lacks the Power to Surprise As Yankees blasts have become a daily affair, a few other teams have ended up on pace to surpass the major league home run record that the Bombers set last season....
04:13 2019-06-28

Mets’ Pete Alonso has shot at bunch of rookie homer records CHICAGO — Pete Alonso is moving fast toward multiple rookie records. By blasting his 26th homer in Saturday’s first inning, the Mets first baseman tied Darryl Strawberry’s franchise rookie record for homers in a season. Alonso also broke Cody Bellinger’s NL rookie record for homers before the All-St...
17:52 2019-06-23

Watch: Orioles beat Astros with walk-off homer after embarrassing loss The Baltimore Orioles recovered from Saturday's 23-2 loss to the Houston Astros with a walk-off win against the same team to close out a three-game series at Oriole Park at Camden Yards....
16:39 2019-08-12

After long rain delay, Cardinals outlast Cubs 7-4 Dexter Fowler and Harrison Bader hit back-to-back homers in the eighth inning, and the St. Louis Cardinals outlasted the Chicago Cubs in a 7-4 victory after a rain delay of over three hours        ...
09:00 2019-06-02

In Craig Kimbrel, Cubs Find an Anchor for Their Latest Run The Cubs have learned this season that they are still very good, but also flawed. Picking up Kimbrel locks down their bullpen — and gives him a chance at another ring....
20:00 2019-06-06

MLB roundup: Kimbrel nails save in Cubs debut Closer Craig Kimbrel shut down the visiting Atlanta Braves in his Chicago debut as the Cubs earned a 9-7, come-from-behind win for a split of the four-game series between the division-leading clubs....
05:13 2019-06-28

Hamels, Báez lead Cubs past Cardinals 3-1 CHICAGO (AP) — Cole Hamels threw eight innings of three-hit shutout ball, Javier Báez hit a two-run homer and the Chicago Cubs topped the St. Louis Cardinals 3-1 on Friday. The Cubs have won four of five since being swept in a three-game series at St. Louis last weekend. The Cardinals opened a seaso...
00:52 2019-06-08

Jon Lester hits Cubs rock bottom with 11-run disaster Cubs ace Jon Lester has likely hit his lowest point in his 14-year career. The veteran left-hander gave up 11 runs (10 earned) Tuesday in an 11-4 loss to the A’s, the second most in any start of his career. “What happened is I gave up 11 runs, so it doesn’t matter how I feel,”......
18:52 2019-08-07

Darvish finally wins at Wrigley, Cubs top Reds 5-2 Yu Darvish tossed six innings of two-hit, shutout ball to finally earn his first win at Wrigley Field as a Cub and lead Chicago past the Cincinnati Reds 5-2       ...
00:52 2019-07-18

Cubs vs. Cardinals: Take Chicago in NL Central grudge match The 62nd annual Puerto Rican Day Parade is Sunday, and history will be made. For the first time the Mayor of New York City will not be there. Bill de Blasio, his campaign on fire, will be in Iowa instead. In addition to the state’s Democratic convention, Bill will be attending the Strawberry Rhubarb...
00:26 2019-06-10

Cubs’ Cole Hamels leaves after 1 inning vs Reds CINCINNATI (AP) — Left-hander Cole Hamels left after only one inning against the Cincinnati Reds on Friday night, the latest blow to a Chicago Cubs rotation already missing Kyle Hendricks. Hamels struggled with his control, throwing 22 pitches. He gave up two singles, a walk and a run in the inning....
04:00 2019-06-29

Cubs vs. Pirates: Jon Lester will help Chicago snap skid Michael Kay, out since early July because of vocal cord surgery, is scheduled to return to the Yankees’ play-by-play booth Saturday. In order to hasten the healing, Kay was unable to speak until this past Tuesday. Unable to fathom such a feat, Mike Francesa, Stephen A. Smith and President Trump cate...
23:26 2019-08-17

Red-hot Sonny Gray helps out Mets by stifling Cubs CHICAGO — The Chicago Cubs had been scoring in bunches lately. Then Sonny Gray took the mound for the Cincinnati Reds. The Cubs were shut down by Gray and two relievers Tuesday night, falling 4-2 to the Reds in a loss that hurt their playoff positioning. Chicago had won five in a row, outscoring its...
12:00 2019-09-18

Lester, Cubs bounce back with 8-1 victory over Angels CHICAGO (AP) — Jon Lester returned to form, allowing one run in seven innings, and the Chicago Cubs’ offense came alive in an 8-1 victory over the Los Angeles Angels on Monday. Coming off three straight losses at St. Louis in which they scored six total runs, the Cubs broke loose with a five-r...
01:52 2019-06-04

Reds rookie Aquino homers in first 3 at-bats vs Cubs Reds outfielder Aristides Aquino homered in his first three at-bats against the Cubs on Saturday night, setting a Cincinnati record for a newcomer       ...
03:52 2019-08-11

Hamels throws 7 scoreless, 4 batters hit as Cubs top Rockies DENVER (AP) — Cole Hamels was sharp all afternoon — even when his fastball hit Nolan Arenado in the arm. At least that’s what Arenado thinks. Hamels struck out nine in seven scoreless innings, singled twice and drove in two runs to lead the Chicago Cubs past the Colorado Rockies 10-1 in a test...
02:52 2019-06-13

Rookie Peter Lambert bottles up Cubs again, Rockies win 10-3 DENVER (AP) — Rookie Peter Lambert went five strong innings and baffled Chicago for a second time in five days as the Colorado Rockies won their 10th straight at home by beating the Cubs 10-3 on Tuesday night. Lambert (2-0) allowed one run and three hits in his Coors Field debut. The right-hander ma...
09:26 2019-06-12

Realmuto, Harper lead Phillies over Hamels, Cubs 11-1 J.T. Realmuto hit a grand slam, Bryce Harper went deep twice and the Philadelphia Phillies beat the Chicago Cubs 11-1 in Charlie Manuel's first game as hitting coach, ruining Cole Hamels' return home       ...
05:52 2019-08-15

LEADING OFF: Cubs' Rizzo to get MRI, Suárez slugs away LEADING OFF: Cubs' Rizzo to get MRI on sprained ankle, Reds' Suárez takes aim at majors HR lead, Braun still timely for Brewers, A's try to build on lead at home       ...
14:00 2019-09-16

Reds activate Gennett for season debut vs. Cubs Cincinnati Reds second baseman Scooter Gennett, sidelined all season after suffering a severe groin strain near the end of spring training, has been activated ahead of the team's Friday night game against the Chicago Cubs....
01:52 2019-06-29

Mets coach Chili Davis is getting it done while sticking it to Cubs CHICAGO — Opposite-field hits. Home runs. Line drives. Even hits against the shift. Mets hitters, led by Jeff McNeil’s magic bat and Pete Alonso’s raw polar bear power, put together quite the display Saturday at Wrigley Field, pouncing on the Cubs as they came away with 12 hits and an impressive 10-...
04:00 2019-06-23

Roughed-up Lester: 'Weakest link' in Cubs rotation Jon Lester accepted the blame for the Cubs' 11-4 loss to the Athletics on Tuesday, but Joe Maddon dismissed it as just a bad night. "You just dump it and move on," the manager said....
11:39 2019-08-07

Two rare Barbary lion cubs born in Czech zoo DVUR KRALOVE, Czech Republic — Two Barbary lion cubs have been born in a Czech zoo, a welcome addition to a small surviving population of a rare lion subspecies that has been extinct in the wild. The pair, one male and one female, were born on May 10 in the Dvur Kralove park. Under the......
02:13 2019-07-09

Suarez homers early, Reds hold on for 8-6 win over Cubs CINCINNATI (AP) — Eugenio Suarez ended his slump with Cincinnati’s longest homer of the season, Anthony DeSclafani pitched six scoreless innings and the Reds held off the Chicago Cubs 8-6 Sunday. Phillip Ervin and Nick Senzel drove in two runs each, and Raisel Iglesias escaped with a six-out s...
23:13 2019-06-30

LEADING OFF: Verlander vs Morton, Cubs and Mets get wild LEADING OFF: Verlander vs Morton as ex-teammates square off, Cubs and Mets get wild in Citi, Tanaka-Kikuchi matchup grabs attention in Japan, Twins try to solve Giolito       ...
12:26 2019-08-27

Cubs vs. Reds: Expect Cincinnati Under trend to continue The Cincinnati Reds have played the most games Under the total in MLB this season, and there is not much reason to think things will change Saturday versus the Chicago Cubs. The Reds start Luis Castillo, who has pitched like a Cy Young candidate this season. He is 7-2 with a 2.56 ERA and has......
21:39 2019-06-29

Hendricks helps Cubs avoid sweep with 2-1 win over Astros HOUSTON (AP) — Kyle Hendricks pitched eight strong innings, Kyle Schwarber homered for the second straight game and Kris Bryant added a solo shot in his return to the lineup to help the Chicago Cubs avoid a sweep with a 2-1 win over the Houston Astros on Wednesday night. The game included a scary an...
11:26 2019-05-30

APNewsBreak: Cubs-Cards set for London on June 13-14 in 2020 APNewsBreak: The Chicago Cubs and St. Louis Cardinals are set to play in London next season in a two-game series at West Ham's Olympic Stadium on June 13 and 14        ...
09:26 2019-05-30

Castellanos homers twice, Cubs cruise past Brewers 7-1 Nicholas Castellanos hit a pair of two-run homers, José Quintana took a shutout into the sixth inning, and the Chicago Cubs cruised to their fourth straight win, 7-1 over Milwaukee Brewers       ...
02:39 2019-08-31

Jiménez homers in 9th to power White Sox past Cubs, 3-1 CHICAGO (AP) — Eloy Jiménez hit a tiebreaking two-run homer in the ninth inning in his first game against his first major league organization, helping the Chicago White Sox beat the Chicago Cubs 3-1 on Tuesday night. The 22-year-old Jiménez was a top prospect for the Cubs before he headlined a rare ...
06:26 2019-06-19

Why unlikely leadoff man Kyle Schwarber makes the Cubs so dangerous "It gives us a lot of punch to start the game." Schwarber isn't a traditional top-of-the-order hitter, but the Chicago slugger is finding success in his second attempt in the role....
16:52 2019-06-19

Cubs third baseman Bryant exits with ankle surgery Chicago Cubs third baseman Kris Bryant suffered an apparent right ankle injury in the third inning of Sunday's game against the St. Louis Cardinals and departed the contest....
04:39 2019-09-23

Ben Zobrist may not return to Cubs this season amid divorce Ben Zobrist is out indefinitely. And the Cubs are preparing as if that will not change this season. The valuable utility man, who is going through a divorce and has been away from the team since last playing May 6, has yet to speak publicly about his absence. The Cubs are ready for that absence......
18:39 2019-05-29

Contreras powers Cubs past Giolito, White Sox 7-3 CHICAGO (AP) — Willson Contreras homered twice and drove in five runs, and the Chicago Cubs handed Lucas Giolito his first loss since April by downing the Chicago White Sox 7-3 on Wednesday night. David Bote also connected to help the Cubs bounce back from a tough loss to their crosstown rivals in t...
06:26 2019-06-20

Brewers vs. Cubs: Cole Hamels will baffle Milwaukee again “Dancing With the Stars” has unveiled their lineup for this season. Former ballers Lamar Odom, Ray Lewis and former White House bawler Sean Spicer are in. Yoenis Cespedes, Carmelo Anthony and John Hickenlooper failed to make the cut. “Play three at Citi Field and call me in the morning.” Cubs looked...
16:39 2019-08-31

Craig Kimbrel Finally Lands A Job, Joins Cubs It took all the way until June 5, but finally, finally, one of the handful of best closers in baseball has landed a job. Per Ken Rosenthal of The Athletic, Craig Kimbrel has reached an agreement to join the NL Central-leading Chicago Cubs on a multiyear deal:...
03:52 2019-06-06

Bregman homers twice as Astros rally past Cubs 9-6 HOUSTON (AP) — Alex Bregman homered twice, his second a tiebreaking two-run shot in the sixth inning that propelled the injury-weakened Houston Astros to a 9-6 win over the Chicago Cubs on Tuesday night that gave manager AJ Hinch his 500th career victory. Bregman, who is tied for the American League...
06:00 2019-05-29

Berlin zoo celebrates birth of twin panda cubs BERLIN — A zoo in Berlin is celebrating the arrival of two panda cubs, the first time one of the rare mammals has given birth in Germany. Zoo Berlin said Monday that mother Meng Meng gave birth to a hand-sized pink cub at 6:54 p.m. Saturday. According to the zoo, mothering came naturally to the......
01:52 2019-09-03

LEADING OFF: Kershaw vs deGrom, Cubs players collide LEADING OFF: Kershaw vs deGrom, Bryant travels with Cubs after collision, MLB-best Twins take on Yelich, Brewers in power-packed series, Athletics seek 10th straight win, Biggio hits road after 1st hit and HR        ...
08:26 2019-05-27

MLB roundup: Yelich joins 40-30 club, Brewers top Cubs Christian Yelich hit a walk-off double with two strikes and two outs in the bottom of the ninth inning, and the Milwaukee Brewers celebrated a 3-2 win over the visiting Chicago Cubs on Saturday night....
11:39 2019-09-08

Alzolay’s strong debut, 6-run 3rd lead Cubs over Mets 7-4 CHICAGO (AP) — Cubs top pitching prospect Adbert Alzolay tossed four innings of dazzling relief in his major league debut and the offense broke through with a six-run third as Chicago beat the New York Mets 7-4 on Thursday night. Javier Báez homered and tripled, and Anthony Rizzo hit a two-run doubl...
06:26 2019-06-21

Cubs’ Joe Maddon rips ‘out of control’ Pirates pitching PITTSBURGH — Joe Maddon isn’t against pitching inside. It’s when the ball starts buzzing batter’s heads that the Chicago Cubs manager thinks the increasingly thin line between aggressive and dangerous can get a little too blurry. On Thursday, Maddon thought Pittsburgh starter Jorda...
08:26 2019-07-05

Cardinals beat Cubs 8-0, move into 1st place in NL Central Jack Flaherty struck out nine in seven strong innings and Matt Wieters hit a three-run homer as the St. Louis Cardinals beat the Chicago Cubs 8-0 in a matchup of NL Central leaders       ...
05:00 2019-08-02

Epstein: Plenty of blame to go around for Cubs' struggles President of Baseball Operations Theo Epstein insists he's not pinning the Chicago Cubs' struggles on manager Joe Maddon       ...
02:52 2019-07-07

Cubs’ Craig Kimbrel comes with a fantasy warning label The wait is finally over! The Cubs have their closer! Pedro Strop, who is 1-2 with a 4.63 ERA and 1.03 WHIP, returned from the injured list Tuesday to pitch a scoreless ninth to pick up his fifth save in seven chances, and first since May 4. OK, fine. Strop has returned to the role......
08:39 2019-06-09

Cubs’ Joe Maddon thinking ahead to using Craig Kimbrel CHICAGO (AP) — Cubs manager Joe Maddon is projecting how to use Craig Kimbrel, even before Chicago announces a deal with the free agent closer. Maddon said Thursday he thought the 31-year-old right-hander might be ready to pitch in about three weeks. “I would imagine in the position that’...
23:13 2019-06-06

Cubs vs. Reds: Kyle Hendricks will shut down Cincinnati Kyle Hendricks made us look great last Sunday night and after a roller-coaster week we can use a little stability. Reds are at Wrigley for the weekend and Hendricks allowed one run over eight innings last time he faced them, and he’s 4-1 over his past six starts. Cincy’s Anthony DeSclafani had three...
18:13 2019-05-24

Watch: Cardinals one-hit Cubs, regain control of NL Central The St. Louis Cardinals snatched back first place in the National League Central by shutting out the Chicago Cubs in the final game of a division series in Chicago....
17:13 2019-08-02

Absolutely No One Could Stop These Enraged Cubs Fans From Fighting Every good fan fight has a defining quality, and this one is no different. What we have here is not an alarming display of savagery, or swift and frightening violence, or even anything that rises to slapstick humor. What we have here is simply two women with an indefatigable commitment to causing ru...
18:26 2019-07-08

Cubs blow 2 leads, rally for 'season-defining win' Kris Bryant hit a go-ahead, two-run home run in the eighth inning, and the Cubs rallied to beat the Giants 12-11 on Wednesday in a wild affair at Wrigley Field....
14:26 2019-08-22

Month-old ringtail cubs rescued at observatory in Amado TUCSON – A pair of baby ringtails were rescued by Fred Lawrence Whipple Observatory staff members after they were found abandoned in a deep-wall shaft in Amado. According to the observatory, the month-old cubs required rescuing after their mother did not come back to tend to the babies. The gr...
05:39 2019-06-29

Báez, bullpen lead streaking Cubs over Padres 6-5 Javier Báez hit a go-ahead, three-run homer and four Cubs relievers combined for one-hit ball over the final four innings, lifting Chicago to a 6-5 victory over the San Diego Padres       ...
01:52 2019-07-21