Royals prospect Flynn out 3-5 months with lat injury

Apr 18, 2015 | No Comments

Left-hander Brian Flynn, who nearly made the Royals’ 25-man roster out of Spring Training, will miss 3-5 months because of a torn lat muscle.

Cueto falls to 0-2 after risky move goes Cards’ way

Cueto falls to 0-2 after risky move goes Cards’ way

Apr 18, 2015 | No Comments

Bryan Price’s decision to have Johnny Cueto intentionally walk Jon Jay and face Yadier Molina with the score tied and the bases loaded didn’t work out for the Reds in Friday’s 6-1 loss to the Cardinals, but the numbers say it was the smart play and the manager stands by his decision.

Lagares displays Gold Glove skills vs. Marlins

Lagares displays Gold Glove skills vs. Marlins

Apr 18, 2015 | No Comments

Minutes before the start of Friday’s 4-1 win over the Marlins, Mets center fielder Juan Lagares stepped onto the field to accept his 2014 Rawlings Gold Glove award, grinning as he hoisted it up with both hands. Then Lagares set about showcasing the skills that helped him earn it.

A-Rod collects first multi-HR game since 2012

A-Rod collects first multi-HR game since 2012

Apr 18, 2015 | No Comments

Alex Rodriguez continues to swing a hot bat for the Yankees, homering twice off Rays pitching on Friday to increase his career total to 658.

Trout goes deep; youngest to 100 HRs, 100 SBs

Apr 18, 2015 | No Comments

Mike Trout hit the 100th homer of his career on Friday, lofting a fly ball over the left-field fence at Minute Maid Park to become the youngest player with 100 home runs and 100 stolen bases.

Royals-A’s benches clear after Esky’s injury

Apr 18, 2015 | No Comments

The benches cleared during the Royals-A’s game in the top of the seventh inning after Brett Lawrie slid hard into Royals shortstop Alcides Escobar, who injured his left knee on the play.

Boston walks off on Bogaerts’ blooper

Boston walks off on Bogaerts’ blooper

Apr 18, 2015 | No Comments

It came down to a little flair from Xander Bogaerts just over the second baseman’s head and into short right field, allowing the Red Sox to pull out a 3-2, walk-off win over the Orioles on Friday night at Fenway Park. It was the first career game-ending hit for Bogaerts, and it came against right-hander Tommy Hunter.

Looking back on the Astrodome’s Top 12 moments

Looking back on the Astrodome’s Top 12 moments

Apr 18, 2015 | No Comments

The Astros will celebrate the 50th anniversary of the Astrodome before their game on Saturday. Here’s a look back at the top 12 Astros moments at the “Eighth Wonder of the World:”

Bailey hopes smooth rehab translates to productive debut

Apr 18, 2015 | No Comments

Reds right-hander Homer Bailey will make his season debut on Saturday afternoon, when the Reds play the Cardinals at Busch Stadium. It will be his first regular-season start since he had surgery to repair a torn tendon near his right elbow.

Following pitchers’ duel, Tigers walk off vs. White Sox

Following pitchers’ duel, Tigers walk off vs. White Sox

Apr 17, 2015 | No Comments

A true pitchers’ duel between Jeff Samardzija and David Price ended with a 2-1 Tigers victory over the White Sox when Jose Iglesias delivered a walk-off single against Chicago reliever Zach Duke at Comerica Park on Friday afternoon.