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MLB — Masahiro Tanaka shuts down Shohei Ohtani, Mike Trout

NEW YORK -- Sunday was supposed to be the day two of Japan's best pitching talents squared off at Yankee Stadium in a matchup that would have had people back home -- and in the States -- buzzing.But thanks...

Madison Bumgarner sharp in first rehab start for San Francisco Giants

SACRAMENTO, Calif. -- San Francisco Giants left-hander Madison Bumgarner was sharp in his first rehabilitation start since breaking the pinkie on his pitching hand in March, striking out eight while throwing 47 pitches over 3 2/3 hitless innings for...

Los Angeles Dodgers ace Clayton Kershaw throw simulated game, nears return

LOS ANGELES -- Clayton Kershaw has pitched a simulated game for the Los Angeles Dodgers, raising the possibility that he could return to their rotation next week.The three-time NL Cy Young Award winner has been on the disabled list...

Troy Tulowitzki makes progress, still ‘a ways away’ from rejoining Toronto Blue Jays

Toronto Blue Jays shortstop Troy Tulowitzki, who had surgery in April for bone spurs in both feet, has been cleared to run on flat ground, manager John Gibbons said Friday.Tulowitzki, a five-time All-Star who hasn't played since last July...

New York Yankees’ Gleyber Torres youngest in AL history to hit HRs in 4...

NEW YORK -- As Gleyber Torres continues to crush baseballs, the New York Yankees' rookie keeps adding his name to a growing set of league and franchise lists.This time, the 21-year-old's history-making moment came with another one of the...

Tampa Bay Rays pitcher Nate Eovaldi will make his first start in almost two...

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. -- Tampa Bay Rays right-hander Nate Eovaldi is scheduled to make his first major league start since having a second Tommy John surgery when the Rays face the Oakland Athletics on Tuesday night.Eovaldi last appeared in...

Boston Red Sox designate Hanley Ramirez for assignment, activate Dustin Pedroia

The Boston Red Sox have designated Hanley Ramirez for assignment to clear a roster spot for second baseman Dustin Pedroia, who has been activated from the disabled list, the team announced Friday.Ramirez, 34, has more than $15 million left...

Carlos Rodon of Chicago White Sox appears OK after taking line drive off forehead

CHARLOTTE, N.C. -- Chicago White Sox left-hander Carlos Rodon was removed from a minor league rehab start Thursday after being hit in the forehead by a line drive.Rodon was pitching for Triple-A Charlotte as he works back from offseason...

Tampa Bay Rays to again start relief pitchers in series vs. Baltimore Orioles

The Tampa Bay Rays are taking their bullpen "opener" theory to the next level, starting relievers in all three games this weekend against the Baltimore Orioles.The Rays used Sergio Romo as an opener instead of a closer in two...

Angels vs. Blue Jays – Game Recap – May 23, 2018

TORONTO -- Shohei Ohtani helped the Los Angeles Angels finally scrounge up some runs, just in time.Ohtani hit a tying two-run single, Andrelton Simmons added another two-run hit and the Angels rallied to beat the Toronto Blue Jays 5-4...

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MLB — Masahiro Tanaka shuts down Shohei Ohtani, Mike Trout

NEW YORK -- Sunday was supposed to be the day two of Japan's best pitching talents squared off at Yankee Stadium in a matchup...