Fri, 28 Apr 2017 08:20:05 GMTIn the past two games, the Houston Astros' depth was tested because of injuries to second baseman Jose Altuve and center fielder George Springer. Without Altuve and Springer, the Astros sustained consecutive one-run losses to the Cleveland Indians. Altuve and Springer may not be in the starting lineup again Friday night when Houston plays host to the Oakland Athletics in the opener of a three-game series.
Fri, 28 Apr 2017 05:01:43 GMTThe Washington Nationals' offense is proving unstoppable early in the MLB season, while Justin Verlander bounced back on Thursday. The Nationals pounded the Colorado Rockies 16-5 to claim their 10th win in 11 games, making it 42 runs in three in the
Thu, 27 Apr 2017 16:30:09 GMTMarch comes in like a lion, goes out like a lamb. April, though, comes in like a Cub and goes out like a National. The rankings (records through Wednesday’s games): 1. Washington Nationals (15-6; Previous: 5): Nats really focused on their first 100 wins
Thu, 27 Apr 2017 17:30:59 GMTBaseball Commissioner Rob Manfred says two groups are still bidding to buy the Miami Marlins from Jeffrey Loria. Former New York Yankees captain Derek Jeter and former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush are involved in one of the groups. Manfred said some reports on the sale have been premature.
Thu, 27 Apr 2017 05:51:36 GMTAaron Judge celebrated his 25th birthday with a home run and a great defensive play in the New York Yankees' 3-1 win over MLB rivals the Boston Red Sox. The slugger put the Yankees on top in the second inning, blasting his team-leading seventh home run off Rick Porcello to the opposite field to give the Yankees a 2-0 lead at Fenway Park on Wednesday. Judge is the first Yankee to homer on his birthday at Fenway since Roger Maris in 1966.