Indians starting to gel with another series win

Indians starting to gel with another series win

May 22, 2015 | No Comments

Following a nightmarish start to the season, the Indians are starting to see a light at the end of the tunnel. With a 5-2 victory over the White Sox on Thursday night, the Indians have won three straight games for the first time this season. They took three of four against previously red-hot Chicago and also have won back-to-back series for the first time.

DraftKings picks: Harper, Span, McCann

May 22, 2015 | No Comments

Welcome to DraftKings fantasy baseball, the Official Daily Fantasy Game of Major League Baseball. The players listed below could provide difference-making stats for DraftKings participants on Friday.

MadBum HRs off Kershaw; Statcast tells you why

MadBum HRs off Kershaw; Statcast tells you why

May 22, 2015 | No Comments

Madison Bumgarner’s home run off of Clayton Kershaw was the first homer Kershaw had ever allowed to an opposing pitcher. How did that happen? A fatal combination of a poor pitch in a bad spot at the worst possible time.

Reyes looks solid in first rehab game

May 22, 2015 | No Comments

Jose Reyes played six innings at shortstop and went 1-for-4 Thursday night in the first game of his Minor League assignment for Triple-A Buffalo.

Moreland’s bat more than enough vs. Red Sox

Moreland’s bat more than enough vs. Red Sox

May 22, 2015 | No Comments

Wandy Rodriguez kept the Red Sox in their offensive funk while leading the Rangers to an 3-1 victory in the rubber match of a three-game series.

Garcia flashes signature movement in return

Garcia flashes signature movement in return

May 21, 2015 | No Comments

The Cardinals may have been seeking better than the series split they got with Thursday’s 5-0 loss to the Mets. But they departed New York with potentially a bigger long-term find. The search for a fifth starter turned to Jaime Garcia, who, making his first start in 11 months, went seven innings while flashing the movement that has long made his pitches so hard for hitters to pick up.

D-backs sweep Marlins on Pollock’s clutch hit

D-backs sweep Marlins on Pollock’s clutch hit

May 21, 2015 | No Comments

A.J. Pollock’s two-out RBI infield single in the eighth inning proved to be the game-winner in Thursday’s back-and-forth contest, as the D-backs defeated Miami, 7-6, at Marlins Park. Arizona swept the four game series to send the Marlins to their seventh straight loss.

deGrom retires 23 in a row, leads Mets past Cards

deGrom retires 23 in a row, leads Mets past Cards

May 21, 2015 | No Comments

Jacob deGrom’s early-season rough patch has officially come to an end. deGrom’s eight shutout innings led the Mets to a 5-0 win over the Cardinals at Citi Field on Thursday afternoon, giving the clubs a four-game series split and boosting the Mets to their fourth win in six games.

Miggy fifth-youngest to reach 1,400 RBIs

Miggy fifth-youngest to reach 1,400 RBIs

May 21, 2015 | No Comments

Miguel Cabrera became the 76th player in Major League history, and the second Venezuelan-born Major Leaguer, to 1,400 career RBIs when he singled home Andrew Romine on Thursday afternoon against the Astros at Comerica Park.

Twins to activate Stauffer; Bernier optioned

Twins to activate Stauffer; Bernier optioned

May 21, 2015 | No Comments

The Twins will activate right-handed reliever Tim Stauffer from the 15-day disabled list prior to Friday’s game against the White Sox, the club announced on Thursday. Infielder Doug Bernier was optioned to Triple-A Rochester to make room for Stauffer on the roster.