Mon, 24 Apr 2017 00:19:48 GMTAlthough Marcus Stroman had no idea why he was called for an illegal quick-pitch, he refused to allow the unusual umpiring decision to stop him from carrying the Toronto Blue Jays to another win in their climb out of a huge early-season hole. Stroman (2-2) was angered when home plate umpire Ramon De Jesus awarded first base to Kole Calhoun in the third inning for throwing a 3-1 pitch before Calhoun was deemed to be ready. Toronto manager John Gibbons was ejected for arguing the call, and the Angels scored on back-to-back singles immediately afterward.
Sun, 23 Apr 2017 04:58:10 GMTAndrelton Simmons did everything in bunches Saturday night. Simmons hit a tiebreaking grand slam in the third inning, then started the Angels' fourth double play with a diving stop in the ninth to help Los Angeles beat the struggling Toronto Blue Jays 5-4. ''Double plays are great, but grand slams are cool, too, especially when you win,'' Simmons said.
Sun, 23 Apr 2017 04:20:00 GMTThe Chicago Cubs won a high-scoring clash against the Cincinnati Reds in MLB, while Carlos Carrasco starred for the Cleveland Indians. The Reds and Cubs combined to score 20 runs off 23 hits, six of which were home runs. Chicago ultimately shook off