SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Ryan Vogelsong felt the best he had in months, then it all ended on one painful swing.
The town where Jeremy Hefner spent the early part of his life has become unrecognizable. After a devastating tornado ravaged Moore, Okla., on Monday, Hefner watched the horrifying images of the destroyed town with an increasingly helpless feeling.
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Clayton Kershaw scattered three singles in his second complete
game of the year and Matt Kemp hit his first home run since April
24, lifting the Los Angeles Dodgers to a 3-1 victory over the
Milwaukee Brewers on Monday night.
Dodgers second baseman Mark Ellis has returned to the lineup after missing the last 19 games with a right quadriceps strain.
Astros owner Jim Crane and general manager Jeff Luhnow attended Saturday’s and Sunday’s games against the Pirates at PNC Park in a surprise trip that came about after both men scouted the University of North Carolina’s game against Virginia in Chapel Hill, N.C., earlier Saturday.
Chris Sale stifled the Los Angeles Angels’ bats for the second
time in six days, scattering three hits over 7 2-3 innings with a
season-high 12 strikeouts on Friday night to lead the Chicago White
Sox to a 3-0 victory.
Jordan Pacheco’s grand slam helped the Rockies end their 10-game losing streak against the San Francisco Giants on Friday night, 10-9, though they nearly squandered a five-run lead at Coors Field.
Texas Rangers manager Ron Washington found himself having to defend the 130 pitches that he allowed ace Yu Darvish to throw during Thursday night’s victory against Justin Verlander and the Detroit Tigers.
Tickets to this year’s All-Star Week events in New York will be up for grabs when the T-Mobile All-Star FanFest Ticket Hunt begins Saturday.
Greinke gets the win and an RBI single in return from DL.
The Dodgers announced Tuesday that pitcher Zack Greinke will come off the DL and face the Nationals on Wednesday, 4 1/2 weeks after breaking his left collarbone in a fight with Padres outfielder Carlos Quentin and more than three weeks ahead of schedule.
There will be a five-game series at Detroit because a rainout on April 23 has been rescheduled as part of a split doubleheader on Aug. 16 at Comerica Park.