Cy Young Award

Indians look to take series in Baltimore

The Cleveland Indians have been carried by some stellar starting pitching and can take three of four games against the slumping Baltimore Orioles in …

Baseball

Orioles lose to Indians, 7-3, can't keep up against Kluber after Indians get to Cashner, bullpen

With the difficult assignment of pitching against two-time Cy Young Award winner Corey Kluber, Orioles right-hander Andrew Cashner finally bowed …

Baltimore Orioles

This, that and the other - School of Roch

From a personal standpoint, Manny Machado is riding the highest professional wave right now. He's red-hot at the plate with a 10-game hitting streak …

Baseball

Severino empathizes with Mets’ struggling Harvey

Luis Severino is the Yankees’ unquestioned ace and may contend for the AL Cy Young Award for the second consecutive season. He is 4-1 after tossing …

Baseball

Motivated, refined Indians' Mike Clevinger holding his own in starting rotation

When Mike Clevinger was awarded the No. 4 spot in the Indians starting rotation this spring, he knew he'd have his work cut out for him to carry his …

Baseball

A birthday, a bobblehead night and plenty to celebrate as Ryu outduels Strasburg

<b>by Rowan Kavner</b><p>The giddy anticipation and pomp and circumstance surrounding Saturday’s matchup against the Nationals might’ve seemed minimal from the …

Los Angeles Dodgers

Clevinger tosses 2-hitter to carry Indians past Orioles 4-0

<b>BALTIMORE (AP) —</b> Mike Clevinger pitched a two-hitter in his first career complete game, and the Cleveland Indians hit three solo homers off Chris …

Baltimore Orioles

Reddick's 2 homers lead Astros to another rout of White Sox

CHICAGO -- The Houston Astros and Josh Reddick just keep climbing -- and pouring frustration on the Chicago White Sox.<p>Reddick hit a grand slam and a …

Chicago White Sox

Matt Harvey and why his struggles mean so much more

After looking like he was back in 2015, nothing has gone right for Matt Harvey, culminating in massive blowups this season, and a potentially lost …

Baseball

Daily Dose: Oaktown Power

It was a busy Friday night in Major League Baseball with a doubleheader, a few amazing pitching performances and some big stats from offensive …

Fantasy Sports

A’s Manaea pitches 1st no-hitter against Red Sox since 1993

OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) A’s lefty Sean Manaea pitched the first no-hitter against Boston in 25 years, with an overturned call preserving the gem …

Tampa Bay

Ortiz: Focus is key to good start for Martinez this year

Carlos Martinez was already in the training room icing his powerful right arm when Yadier Molina stepped to the plate in the bottom of the seventh …

St. Louis

All-Arkansas fantasy baseball team gets boost from Benintendi, Keuchel

With so much emphasis on football and basketball, we often overlook the truly successful sports at Arkansas, such as baseball and track and field.

Baseball

Knebel (hamstring) throws off mound Saturday

Corey Knebel (hamstring) threw off a mound Saturday for the first time since going on the disabled list.<p>The Brewers will proceed with caution, …

Baseball

10 MLB stars we’re talking about already this season

<b>Shohei Ohtani, Los Angeles Angels</b><p>This Japanese sensation might have been slowed down recently with a blister. But what he has done in a short career …

Baseball

Jenkins’ career flourished after trade to Cubs

Shop<p>Join<p>Jenkins, meanwhile, won 20 games for the first time in 1967 – the first of six straight 20-win seasons with the Cubs.<p>“My game plan is simple: …

Baseball

Mets Morning News: Mets squander another deGrom gem, Harvey to bullpen

Meet the Mets<p>Jacob deGrom was fantastic again yesterday, but in a mirror image of his last start, the Mets once again blew a lead in the late …

Major League Baseball

Justin Verlander Upset with Tim Anderson for Celebrating Steal Attempt

Houston Astros starting pitcher Justin Verlander took exception Friday to Chicago White Sox shortstop Tim Anderson's actions during the fifth inning of Houston's 10-0 win.<p>Anderson broke up Verlander's no-hitter with one out in the fifth and celebrated upon reaching first base with a single.<p>He then …

Baseball

Phillies learning how to win and Andrew Knapp has interesting reason why

Phillies learning how to win and Andrew Knapp has interesting reason why<p>The Phillies have the look of a team learning how to win.<p>The rotation is …

Philadelphia

Matt Harvey Sent to Mets Bullpen 2 Days After Saying He Is a Starting Pitcher

Matt Harvey may consider himself a starting pitcher, but the New York Mets are making him a reliever.<p>Per James Wagner of the <i>New York Times</i>, Mets manager Mickey Callaway announced Saturday that Harvey will move to the bullpen as Jason Vargas nears a return from his rehab assignment.<p>On Thursday, …

Major League Baseball

Yankees Lose to Blue Jays as Sonny Gray Falters Again

In the days leading up to Sonny Gray’s fourth pitching start of the season for the Yankees, a narrative began to emerge.<p>According to the team, Gray — who failed to last beyond the fourth inning in two of his first three starts — needed to make only small adjustments to his delivery and his mind-set …

Sports

MLB wrap: Padres' Tyson Ross' no-hit bid steals spotlight from Clayton Kershaw-Max Scherzer matchup

It's hard to imagine a better pitching matchup than Max Scherzer vs. Clayton Kershaw. The two three-time Cy Young Award winners faced off in Los …

San Diego Padres

Max Scherzer, Nationals get the best of Clayton Kershaw, Dodgers

Gone are the days of heavyweight pitching duels, but that’s what the baseball world was treated to Friday night when the Washington Nationals visited Dodger Stadium to take on the Los Angeles Dodgers.<p>Max Scherzer vs. Clayton Kershaw took center stage.<p>And though the game might not have lived up to …

Sports

Know Your Enemy: Houston Astros

The White Sox host the Astros for a three-game series. What could go wrong?This Houston Astros team is just fun.Last year’s World Series was one of …

Baseball

The battle of Cy Young Award winners

LOS ANGELES — It’s a Cy Young fest on Friday night at Dodger Stadium, with Clayton Kershaw and Max Scherzer starting the series opener between the …

Los Angeles Dodgers

More on Scherzer's start, Grace's hip and Solís' big escape

LOS ANGELES - Though he was the clear winner of Friday night's vaunted showdown with Clayton Kershaw, <b>Max Scherzer</b> wasn't exactly in peak form for the</b> …

National Parks

Roberts acknowledges “there’s a little bit more” to Kershaw-Scherzer matchup

<b>by Rowan Kavner</b><p>Whether right or wrong, manager Dave Roberts has said there tends to be an added level of focus when Clayton Kershaw takes the mound. …

Los Angeles Dodgers

Arrieta's dominant performance also provide some symmetry

Eric Hartline-USA TODAY Sports<p>After waiting a while to actually find a home this past winter with the Philadelphia Phillies, starting pitcher Jake …

Baseball

Bill Plaschke: Dodgers fall back again into funk of April, lose that special feeling

LOS ANGELES–It felt like October, sweaters, blankets, fans huddled and howling.It looked like October, Dodgers and Washington Nationals, Clayton …

Baseball

Pounding the Strike Zone Is Going Out of Style

On Tuesday night in Arizona, Diamondbacks southpaw Patrick Corbin pitched the best game of his career and made the second-best start of the 2018 MLB …

Baseball