Moreland delivers in 10th as Texas tops Padres

Moreland delivers in 10th as Texas tops Padres

Sep 3, 2015 | No Comments

Mitch Moreland doubled home Elvis Andrus in the top of the 10th inning and the Rangers held on for a 4-3 victory over the Padres on Wednesday night.

Utley’s first LA homer cashes in Kersh’s gem

Utley’s first LA homer cashes in Kersh’s gem

Sep 3, 2015 | No Comments

The other hero of the game for the Dodgers was Chase Utley. His game-winning home run became a footnote Wednesday night, but without it, Clayton Kershaw would have had a 15-strikeout, hang-with-’em no-decision.

Pearce, Jones keep runs off board with defensive gems

Cruz strains quad on play at home vs. Astros

Sep 3, 2015 | No Comments

Mariners slugger Nelson Cruz was removed from Wednesday night’s 8-3 Seattle win over the Astros with a strained quad muscle in his right leg after getting thrown out at the plate in the top of the seventh inning.

Arenado slugs way to 100 RBIs with 2-run HR

Arenado slugs way to 100 RBIs with 2-run HR

Sep 3, 2015 | No Comments

Nolan Arenado’s two-run homer, his 33rd of the season, touched down in the center-field trees and pushed him up to a National League-best 100 RBIs.

Stroman goes 4 2/3 scoreless in first rehab start

Sep 3, 2015 | No Comments

Marcus Stroman’s first official rehab start with Class A Lansing proved to be an overwhelming success, as the 24-year-old tossed 4 2/3 scoreless innings of no-hit ball against the Great Lakes Loons.

Duda swings bat for 1st time since back injury

Duda swings bat for 1st time since back injury

Sep 2, 2015 | No Comments

First baseman Lucas Duda took a tangible step forward in his rehab from a back injury on Wednesday, swinging a bat for the first time since landing on the disabled list Aug. 22.

Girardi: A-Rod not ‘comfortable’ at first

Sep 2, 2015 | No Comments

Alex Rodriguez’s season-long mantra has been that he will do whatever the Yankees ask of him, but after observing an awkward practice session at first base this week at Fenway Park, manager Joe Girardi said that they have decided to keep the slugger in his adopted comfort zone as a designated hitter.

Extension Candidate: Justin Turner

Extension Candidate: Justin Turner

Sep 2, 2015 | No Comments

Every winter, we cover a host of seemingly minor signings — veteran utility players, swingmen, platoon outfielders, etc. — as teams fill out their rosters by adding depth and competition in areas of uncertainty. It’s unusual for such deals to have truly significant impact. But minor league signings can be hugely important. The Tigers, for instance, have rightly received ample attention for their immensely beneficial decision to bring in late-blooming slugger J.D

Olivera’s first big league hit productive

Olivera’s first big league hit productive

Sep 2, 2015 | No Comments

Braves rookie second baseman Hector Olivera picked up his first big league hit on Wednesday afternoon, chopping a ball through the left side of the infield in the third inning for a two-run single that gave the Atlanta an early 3-2 lead against the Marlins.