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Fans find Red Sox title banner that fell off truck

Wed, 09/19/2018 - 09:12
The Red Sox have not clinched this year's AL East, but a banner marking the accomplishment has already been accidentally unveiled.

Roberts: Dodgers playing 'our best baseball'

Wed, 09/19/2018 - 04:54
The Dodgers beat the division-rival Rockies for the second straight night on Tuesday, pushing their National League West lead to 1 1/2 games and prompting manager Dave Roberts to say "things are coming together at the right time."

Revived offense could provide the best fix for Cubs' bullpen

Wed, 09/19/2018 - 03:51
The Cubs may have an unorthodox solution to their closer quandary after losing two key relievers: score early, score often and skip saves.

Rays' Snell first to 20 wins after beating Rangers

Wed, 09/19/2018 - 01:01
Blake Snell threw one-hit ball for five innings to become the major leagues' first 20-game winner in two years as he helped the Tampa Bay Rays to a 4-0 win over the Texas Rangers on Tuesday.

Real or Not? New pen problems could hurt Cubs, Braves

Wed, 09/19/2018 - 00:20
Bullpen woes could handicap both contenders heading into October. Can they take a page from past pennant winners with similar setbacks?

Orioles fall to Blue Jays for team-record 108th loss

Tue, 09/18/2018 - 23:43
The Orioles fell to the Toronto Blue Jays 6-4 Tuesday night, dropping their 108th game, a team record for losses since they arrived in Baltimore in 1954. The franchise record for losses is 111, set by the 1939 St. Louis Browns.

Story back soon after 'good results' from MRI

Tue, 09/18/2018 - 21:05
Trevor Story is expected to return to the Rockies' lineup "in a few days," Colorado manager Bud Black said, after an MRI revealed no structural damage to the shortstop's elbow.

Cubs closer Morrow won't pitch again this season

Tue, 09/18/2018 - 21:01
Cubs closer Brandon Morrow, sidelined since mid-July by what the team had called biceps inflammation, won't pitch again this season due to a bone bruise, Theo Epstein, the team's president of baseball operations, said Tuesday.

Promoted Sheffield ready to help Yanks wherever

Tue, 09/18/2018 - 20:16
Yankees manager Aaron Boone says LHP Justus Sheffield could give the team "a couple of innings (out of the bullpen) if we needed it."

Abreu hospitalized with infection, to miss series

Tue, 09/18/2018 - 18:55
Jose Abreu, who has 22 home runs and 78 RBIs this season, will miss the White Sox's series against the Indians due to an infection in his right thigh.

Indians' Bauer throws to hitters in comeback

Tue, 09/18/2018 - 18:50
Trevor Bauer threw to hitters for the first time since breaking his right leg last month and hopes to be back on the mound for Cleveland in time for the postseason.

Red Sox hold Betts out of opener against Yanks

Tue, 09/18/2018 - 17:34
Mookie Betts initially said he expected to be ready for Tuesday's series opener against the Yankees, but the side injury he suffered Sunday will keep him out of the lineup.

Report: Union, teams met on revenue grievance

Tue, 09/18/2018 - 16:52
Baseball union officials met last month with the management of the four major league teams accused of improper spending of revenue sharing money, according to The Associated Press.

Yanks' Judge starting for 1st time since July

Tue, 09/18/2018 - 16:42
Aaron Judge is returning to the New York Yankees' starting lineup for the first time since breaking his right wrist on July 26.

Council OKs $135M in funding for Safeco Field

Tue, 09/18/2018 - 12:35
Washington state's King County Council has approved $135 million in public funding for improvements at Safeco Field where the Seattle Mariners play.

A conversation with Ben Zobrist

Tue, 09/18/2018 - 08:54
World Series MVP when the Cubs won in 2016 and now a crucial veteran, Zobrist goes deep on the differences between '16 and '18, adjusting to his new role and what his future holds.

Dodgers' recent success built on sacrifice

Tue, 09/18/2018 - 04:01
With a deep and talented roster, manager Dave Roberts has mixed-and-matched L.A. into first place, with his players all buying in.

Cubs show off playoff formula -- and it's pretty impressive

Tue, 09/18/2018 - 03:31
Production from Kris Bryant, Javier Baez and Anthony Rizzo plus a dominant outing by Kyle Hendricks adds up to a high-quality win for the Cubs.

O's tie 1988 team with 107th loss: 'Is not OK'

Tue, 09/18/2018 - 03:12
The Baltimore Orioles lost their 107th game, tied for most in a season since their arrival in 1954, falling to the Toronto Blue Jays 5-0 Monday night.

Rockies SS Story leaves game during at-bat

Tue, 09/18/2018 - 01:01
Rockies shortstop Trevor Story left Monday's night's game in the middle of a fourth-inning at-bat, grimacing as he swung and missed a pitch.