MLB News

 
MLB Baseball
Scoreboard|Stats|Standings|Teams|Players|Player News|Injuries|Transactions

More MLB News

More News | Wire

Astros' Morton tops Indians, goes to 7-0

(AP Photo/Tony Dejak)

CLEVELAND (AP) Charlie Morton remained unbeaten this season - and knew where to place the credit for his latest victory.

Morton (7-0) pitched six solid innings, Alex Bregman and Jake Marisnick hit three-run homers and the Houston Astros defeated the Cleveland Indians 8-2.

"I felt like I was along for the ride," Morton said. "It was just one of those days for me. They picked me up all night."

Read More...

ChiSox C Castillo gets 80-game PED ban

NEW YORK (AP) - Chicago White Sox catcher Welington Castillo was suspended for 80 games by Major League Baseball on Thursday following a positive test for a performance-enhancing substance.

The commissioner's office cited use of EPO. Erythropoietin is a hormone that stimulates the red-blood cell production and often turns up in test results for cyclists.

 MORE

Red Sox to activate 2B Pedroia Friday

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) Star second baseman Dustin Pedroia will be activated by the Red Sox on Friday after missing Boston's first 50 games while recovering from knee surgery.

Manager Alex Cora said Thursday that Pedroia will come off the disabled list for a weekend series at Fenway Park against Atlanta.

 MORE

Snell helps Rays avoid sweep to Red Sox

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) Blake Snell had another strong outing against Boston - something that is becoming a regular occurrence for the Tampa Bay lefty.

Snell threw six scoreless innings, Wilson Ramos drove in two runs, and the Rays avoided a three-game sweep by beating the Red Sox 6-3 on Thursday night.

 MORE

Angels push back next Ohtani mound start

TORONTO (AP) The Los Angeles Angels are pushing back Shohei Ohtani's next outing as a starting pitcher to manage the workload of the two-way rookie, meaning he'll miss a much-anticipated showdown at Yankee Stadium against Masahiro Tanaka.

Angels manager Mike Scioscia made the announcement before Thursday's 8-1 win over the Blue Jays.

 MORE

Nimmo, Matz lead Mets over Brewers 5-0

MILWAUKEE (AP) Brandon Nimmo is making a strong case to remain in the New York Mets' everyday lineup.

Nimmo reached base five times, Steven Matz pitched six solid innings and the Mets beat the Milwaukee Brewers 5-0 on Thursday night.

 MORE

A's beat Hernandez, end M's 5-game run

OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) Another day, another rocky first inning for six-time All-Star Felix Hernandez.

Stephen Piscotty and the Athletics tagged Hernandez early, and Oakland ended the Seattle Mariners' five-game winning streak with a 4-3 victory Thursday.

 MORE

Trout, Pujols homer as Angels rout Jays

TORONTO (AP) After a brief offensive drought, Mike Trout and the Los Angeles Angels are starting to swing the bats a lot better.

Trout and Albert Pujols each hit solo home runs, Shohei Ohtani doubled twice and the Angels beat the Toronto Blue Jays 8-1 on Thursday.

 MORE

Duffy stymies Rangers in Royals' 8-2 win

ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) Danny Duffy didn't need much help Thursday night. Still, he and catcher Salvador Perez got a nifty assist from Shin-Soo Choo's face.

Duffy took a shutout into the eighth inning after Perez threw out a baserunner on a ball that hit Choo in the nose, and the Kansas City Royals beat the Texas Rangers 8-2 for their season-best third straight victory.

 MORE
Sports Data API Powered by STATS © 2018 by STATS.
Any commercial use or distribution without the express written consent of STATS is strictly prohibited.