TOPNEWSBYUSA.COM: Top News and Analysis 2019-06-12 09:17

Rookie Alvarez homers again as Astros beat Brewers 10-8

HOUSTON (AP) — Rookie Yordan Alvarez hit one of Houston’s four home runs to become the first player in franchise history to homer in his first two major league game...

Rookie Alvarez homers again as Astros beat Brewers 10-8

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Rookie Alvarez homers again, Astros top Blue Jays 7-2 Yordan Alvarez homered again and Jack Mayfield hit three doubles as Houston's rookies delivered in a big way, leading the Astros over the Toronto Blue Jays 7-2 on Saturday....
2019-06-16 01:34

Watch: Yordan Alvarez makes Astros history, homers in first two games Houston Astros rookie Yordan Alvarez became the first player in franchise history to homer in his first two games, going deep in a win against the Milwaukee Brewers in Houston....
2019-06-12 18:00

Houston Astros rookie Yordan Alvarez breaks Albert Pujols' RBI record Houston Astros rookie Yordan Alvarez has 35 RBI in his first 30 games, passing the mark Albert Pujols set with the St. Louis Cardinals in 2001.       ...
2019-07-23 17:51

Moustakas homers, Brewers rally to beat Diamondbacks 8-3 Mike Moustakas hit a three-run homer in the eighth inning and the Milwaukee Brewers scored six runs after Zack Greinke left to beat the Diamondbacks 8-3       ...
2019-07-21 08:34

Moustakas hits 2-run HR in 14th as Brewers beat Astros 6-3 HOUSTON (AP) — Mike Moustakas hit a two-run homer during Milwaukee’s three-run 14th inning, and the Brewers struck out 15 times against Houston ace Justin Verlander before rallying for a 6-3 victory over the Astros on Wednesday night. Christian...
2019-06-13 09:51

Newman homers, Pirates rally late to beat Brewers 3-2 MILWAUKEE (AP) — Kevin Newman homered and extended his hitting streak to 18 games, and the Pittsburgh Pirates rallied with two late runs to beat the Milwaukee Brewers 3-2 on Friday night in the opener of a three-game series. The Pirates tied it in th...
2019-06-29 05:51

Reds hit 3 homers off Justin Verlander, beat Astros 4-3 CINCINNATI (AP) — Jesse Winker and Derek Dietrich homered off Justin Verlander in the first inning Tuesday night, and the Cincinnati Reds held on for a 4-3 victory over the Houston Astros that clinched their first series win in nearly a month. By tak...
2019-06-19 04:51

Alvarez hits 2-run HR in MLB debut as Astros blank O’s 4-0 HOUSTON (AP) — Yordan Alvarez hit a two-run homer in his major league debut, Wade Miley pitched into the seventh inning and the Houston Astros beat the Baltimore Orioles 4-0 on Sunday. The 21-year-old Alvarez was called up from Triple-A Round Rock be...
2019-06-10 01:34

MLB roundup: Alvarez's seven RBIs carry Astros to rout of O's Yordan Alvarez hit three homers, including a grand slam, and drove in seven as the visiting Houston Astros finished with six homers overall and defeated the Baltimore Orioles 23-2 Saturday night....
2019-08-12 11:51

Altuve, Alvarez HR as Astros halt Yanks to end 7-game slide Jose Altuve hit a leadoff homer, rookie Yordan Alvarez connected again and the Houston Astros beat the streaking New York Yankees 9-4 to end a season-high seven-game skid       ...
2019-06-23 23:34

MLB roundup: Brewers’ Arcia homers twice in win over Pirates Orlando Arcia hit his second two-run homer of the game in the 13th inning to give the visiting Milwaukee Brewers a 12-10 win over the Pittsburgh Pirates on Saturday....
2019-06-02 08:51

MLB notebook: Nationals slug 8 homers against Brewers The Washington Nationals capped off a productive week on offense by slugging a franchise-record-tying eight home runs in a 16-8 rout of the visiting Milwaukee Brewers on Sunday afternoon....
2019-08-19 08:34

Yordan Alvarez And The Astros Made A Strong Case For Relegating The Orioles In only the second-worst beatdown the Orioles have suffered at the hands of a Texas-based team in Camden Yards, the Astros ran roughshod all over Baltimore in a 23-2 win on Saturday. The hapless O’s were only allowed two innings of scoreless respite ...
2019-08-12 01:51

LEADING OFF: Astros' Alvarez stars, Encarnación trade LEADING OFF: Astros rookie Alvarez making big impact, Yankees get Encarnación, Braves starter Newcomb exits after liner to head       ...
2019-06-16 16:51

MLB roundup: Brewers power past Astros in 14th Mike Moustakas slugged the Brewers' fourth home run of the night with one out in the 14th inning, a two-run shot that led Milwaukee to a 6-3 win over the host Houston Astros on Wednesday....
2019-06-13 09:01

Bell homers again as Pirates cruise past Astros 10-0 Josh Bell homered for the second straight game as one of five home runs by Pittsburgh as the Pirates routed the Houston Astros for the second game in a row with a 10-0 win on Thursday       ...
2019-06-28 01:00

Bregman homers twice as Astros rally past Cubs 9-6 HOUSTON (AP) — Alex Bregman homered twice, his second a tiebreaking two-run shot in the sixth inning that propelled the injury-weakened Houston Astros to a 9-6 win over the Chicago Cubs on Tuesday night that gave manager AJ Hinch his 500th career vic...
2019-05-29 06:00

Yankees Greet Padres Rookie With Two Homers Right Off the Bat It was the 10th time in franchise history the Yankees began a game with back-to-back homers, and they came off Chris Paddack, who entered the game with a 1.93 E.R.A....
2019-05-30 08:00

Watch: Zack Greinke wins first game for Astros, Yuli Gurriel homers twice Zack Greinke picked up his first win for the Houston Astros and Yuli Gurriel hit two of his team's four homers in an 11-6 win against the Colorado Rockies....
2019-08-07 22:34

Watch: Reds rookie Aristides Aquino sets record with 8th homers in 12 games Cincinnati Reds outfielder Astrides Aquino continues to be on fire to start his career, hitting a record eight home runs in his first 12 Major League Baseball games....
2019-08-14 01:51

‘Demetrius Andrade can beat Canelo Alvarez’ Liam Williams on Demtrius Andrade, the middleweight division and his plans to take on the top contenders. He speaks to Matt Bevan The post ‘Demetrius Andrade can beat Canelo Alvarez’ appeared first on Boxing News....
2019-07-08 23:51

Watch: Pete Alonso sets Mets record for rookie homers before All-Star break New York Mets star Pete Alonso hit his 16th home run of the season against the Washington Nationals, setting the franchise mark for rookie bombs before the All-Star break....
2019-05-22 17:34

Woodruff nearly perfect through 8, Brewers beat Phillies 9-1 MILWAUKEE (AP) — Brandon Woodruff allowed a solo homer but was otherwise perfect over eight innings, Christian Yelich hit his NL-leading 21st home run and the Milwaukee Brewers went deep five times in a 9-1 victory over the Philadelphia Phillies on S...
2019-05-26 23:34

Reds withstand another homer by Yelich, beat Brewers 11-7 MILWAUKEE (AP) — José Iglesias had four hits and drove in two runs and the Cincinnati Reds withstood another homer from major league leader Christian Yelich, beating the Milwaukee Brewers 11-7 on Friday night to extend their winning streak to a seaso...
2019-06-22 08:34

Grandal hits first lead-off HR, Brewers beat Reds 6-5 Yasmani Grandal led off for the first time in his career and homered in his opening at-bat to help the Milwaukee Brewers snap a season-high five-game losing streak with a 6-5 win over the Cincinnati Reds       ...
2019-06-23 02:00

Woodruff strikes out career-high 12, Brewers beat Reds 7-5 MILWAUKEE (AP) — Brandon Woodruff struck out a career-high 12, Travis Shaw homered and the Milwaukee Brewers beat the Cincinnati Reds 7-5 on Sunday. Woodruff (9-2) cruised through the first five innings, allowed Joey Votto’s three-run homer in ...
2019-06-24 00:17

Woodruff wins 10th as Thames, Brewers beat Pirates 3-1 Brandon Woodruff cruised to his 10th win of the season and Eric Thames belted his 11th home run of the year as the Milwaukee Brewers defeated the Pittsburgh Pirates 3-1 on Saturday night       ...
2019-06-30 14:34

Davies sets club record at 7-0, Brewers beat Pirates 5-3 MILWAUKEE (AP) — Zach Davies became the first Milwaukee starter to win his first seven decisions in a season, hanging on for five innings Saturday before the Brewers’ bullpen finished off a 5-3 victory over the Pittsburgh Pirates. Ryan Braun ha...
2019-06-09 04:51

Anderson hits grand slam as Marlins beat Nelson, Brewers 8-1 MILWAUKEE (AP) — Brian Anderson hit his first career grand slam and the Miami Marlins spoiled Jimmy Nelson’s return to the major leagues, beating the Milwaukee Brewers 8-3 on Wednesday night. Starlin Castro and Bryan Holaday each drove in two r...
2019-06-06 06:34

Yelich hits 30th homer as Brewers rally to beat Reds 8-6 Christian Yelich singled with the bases loaded and hit his major league-leading 30th homer, helping the Milwaukee Brewers rally for their sixth straight victory at Great American Ball Park, 8-6 over the Cincinnati Reds      ...
2019-07-02 05:17

Yankees hit four homers to beat Orioles in Game 1 Didi Gregorius and Gleyber Torres hit early homers as the New York Yankees went deep two more times against the Baltimore Orioles in an 8-5 victory Monday afternoon in the opener of a day-night doubleheader at Yankee Stadium....
2019-08-12 22:51

Seminoles hit 6 homers to beat Florida Atlantic 13-7 ATHENS, Ga. (AP) — Tim Becker and Drew Mendoza each hit two home runs and drove in four runs to lead Florida State to a 13-7 win over Florida Atlantic in the opening game of the NCAA Athens regional on Friday. Florida State (37-21) hit six homers and...
2019-05-31 22:17

Swanson homers twice as Braves beat Cardinals 5-2 ST. LOUIS (AP) — Dansby Swanson homered twice and Freddie Freeman also connected, helping Mike Foltynewicz and the Atlanta Braves beat the St. Louis Cardinals 5-2 on Friday night. Swanson drove Miles Mikolas’ first pitch of the sixth inning ove...
2019-05-25 07:00

Turner homers again as Nationals beat White Sox 12-1 Trea Turner homered in the second straight game and had three hits, Aníbal Sánchez pitched into the seventh and the Washington Nationals beat the Chicago White Sox 12-1 on Monday       ...
2019-06-11 06:51

Verlander strikes out 12, Astros beat Rangers 4-3 Justin Verlander struck out 12 in six solid innings, four Houston players hit solo home runs and the Astros held on to beat the Texas Rangers 4-3       ...
2019-07-20 09:34

Yankees beat skidding Astros 4-1 for 7th straight win Gary Sánchez and Gleyber Torres each homered for the third game in a row and the New York Yankees beat Houston 4-1 for their seventh straight victory. The Astros have lost six in a row.       ...
2019-06-22 05:51

Bregman, Astros beat Mariners 11-5 for 5th straight win SEATTLE (AP) — Alex Bregman had two hits and three RBIs, and seven other Astros drove in at least one run as Houston beat the Seattle Mariners 11-5 Tuesday night for its fifth straight win. Despite playing without Jose Altuve, George Springer and Car...
2019-06-05 08:34

Lynn gets MLB-best 12th win as Rangers beat Astros 5-0 Lynn matches season high with 11 Ks in seven scoreless innings for major league-best 12th victory as Rangers beat Astros 5-0       ...
2019-07-12 09:51

Watch: Cardinals beat Rockies with trio of two-run homers Marcell Ozuna, Paul DeJong and Dexter Fowler each recorded two-run homers for the St. Louis Cardinals only runs in a win against the Colorado Rockies at Busch Stadium....
2019-08-24 00:00

Iannetta homers in 7th, Rox beat D’backs 6-2 on rainy night DENVER (AP) — Chris Iannetta hit a two-run homer in the seventh on a cool and drizzly Tuesday evening, sending the Colorado Rockies to a 6-2 win over the Arizona Diamondbacks. Iannetta sent a curve from Merrill Kelly over the left-field fence for his...
2019-05-29 08:51

Riley homers again as Braves beat Giants 5-4 in 13 innings Austin Riley hit a game-tying home run in the eighth inning then drove in the go-ahead run in the 13th with a two-out single off Reyes Moronta, lifting the Atlanta Braves past the San Francisco Giants 5-4 on Thursday.       ...
2019-05-24 03:17

Mercado homers off Sabathia, Indians beat Yankees 8-4 Rookie Oscar Mercado hit a two-run homer off CC Sabathia to break a fifth-inning tie and the Cleveland Indians defeated the New York Yankees 8-4       ...
2019-06-09 01:34

Ryu dominates, Bellinger homers and Dodgers beat Padres 5-1 Hyun-Jin Ryu tossed six scoreless innings, All-Star Cody Bellinger hit his 30th home run, and the Los Angeles Dodgers defeated the San Diego Padres 5-1 for their ninth straight home victory       ...
2019-07-05 08:51

Chapman homers, drives in 5 as A's beat Mariners 9-2 All-Star Matt Chapman homered and had five RBIs, leading the Oakland Athletics past the Seattle Mariners 9-2 for their fifth straight win       ...
2019-07-17 07:51

Jones homers twice, drives in 5 as Tigers beat Twins 9-3 DETROIT (AP) — The Detroit Tigers haven’t given their fans much to cheer about at home this season. Playing in front of 26,818 fans — their biggest crowd since opening day — the Tigers routed the Minnesota Twins 9-3 Saturday for a rare home win...
2019-06-09 04:51

Betts homers as Red Sox beat Royals 7-5 for 3-game sweep KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Mookie Betts hit a two-run homer off Danny Duffy in a four-run third inning and the Boston Red Sox defeated the Kansas City Royals 7-5 Thursday to complete their first series sweep in nearly a month. Boston outscored the Royal...
2019-06-07 00:00

Davis, Semien hit 2-run homers as A's beat Yankees 6-4 Khris Davis and Marcus Semien each hit a two-run homer to back Mike Fiers, and the Oakland Athletics beat the New York Yankees 6-4       ...
2019-08-22 09:34

Chavis homers in 13th as Bosox beat Jays 6-5 Boston's Michael Chavis hit a solo homer off Jimmy Cordero in the 13th inning as the Red Sox outlasted the plucky Toronto Blue Jays 6-5 on Wednesday night at Rogers Centre....
2019-05-23 08:17

Casali homers off Corbin, Reds beat Nationals 9-3 CINCINNATI (AP) — Curt Casali hit a three-run homer off Patrick Corbin, who had one of the worst starts of his career, and the Cincinnati Reds beat Washington 9-3 Friday night to end the Nationals’ streak of eight straight wins at Great America...
2019-06-01 04:17

Castillo pitches two-hit ball into 7th, Reds beat Astros 3-2 CINCINNATI (AP) — Nick Senzel returned from an eye injury and drove in a pair of runs Monday night, Luis Castillo pitched two-hit ball into the seventh inning, and the Cincinnati Reds held on for a 3-2 victory over the Houston Astros. The Reds got th...
2019-06-18 06:34

Angels beat Astros 7-2 for 5th straight W; Marisnick plunked Albert Pujols hit a bases-clearing double during the Angels' six-run first inning in a 7-2 victory over the Houston Astros       ...
2019-07-17 10:51

Galvis homers twice, Biggio has 4 RBIs, Jays beat Royals Freddy Galvis hit a pair of solo home runs, rookie Cavan Biggio had four RBIs and the Toronto Blue Jays beat the Kansas City Royals 11-4       ...
2019-07-01 22:34

Josh Bell homers again, Pirates beat Reds 7-2 for split CINCINNATI (AP) — Josh Bell tied the Pirates record with his 12th homer in May, and Pittsburgh stopped Derek Dietrich’s home run spree Wednesday, beating the Cincinnati Reds 7-2 for a split of their four-game series. Bell’...
2019-05-30 00:51

Iannetta homers in 7th, Rox beat D'backs 6-2 on rainy night Chris Iannetta hit a two-run homer in the seventh on a cool and drizzly evening, sending the Colorado Rockies to a 6-2 win over the Arizona Diamondbacks        ...
2019-05-29 07:51

Kelly blasts 2 late homers, D-backs beat Dodgers 3-2 in 11 Carson Kelly hit a tying two-run homer in the ninth inning and a tiebreaking solo shot in the 11th, propelling the Diamondbacks to a 3-2 comeback victory over the Dodgers       ...
2019-08-10 16:34

Mejia homers as Padres beat Cubs 5-1 to avoid sweep Francisco Mejía homered, Fernando Tatis Jr. drove in three runs and the San Diego Padres avoided the sweep, beating the Chicago Cubs 5-1 on Sunday       ...
2019-07-22 00:17

Soler homers, drives in 2 as Royals beat Blue Jays 7-6 TORONTO (AP) — Jorge Soler homered and had two RBI, Brad Keller pitched five innings to win for the first time since May 22 and the Kansas City Royals beat the Toronto Blue Jays 7-6 Sunday. Soler reached base three times as the Royals snapped a three...
2019-06-30 23:00

Cole extends win streak to 9 games, Astros beat Indians 7-1 Gerrit Cole pitched one-run ball over seven innings and extended his winning streak to a career-best nine games as the Houston Astros beat the Indians 7-1, spoiling the Cleveland debut of Yasiel Puig and the return of Danny Salazar    ...
2019-08-02 05:00

Cole K's 11, Marisnick has 3 hits as Astros beat Angels 11-2 Gerrit Cole struck out 11 over seven innings, Jake Marisnick had three hits amid a chorus of boos and the Houston Astros got back on track by beating the Los Angeles Angels 11-2       ...
2019-07-18 12:00

Verlander fans 10, pitching-rich Astros beat Mariners 3-1 Justin Verlander struck out 10 in another dominant Houston pitching performance, and the Astros beat the Seattle Mariners 3-1 for a three-game sweep       ...
2019-08-04 23:51

Upton homers, Trout has 4 hits, Angels beat Blue Jays 10-5 TORONTO (AP) — Justin Upton homered on the first pitch he saw in his return from the injured list, Mike Trout had a solo homer among his four hits and the Los Angeles Angels used a seven-run second inning to beat the Toronto Blue Jays 10-5 Monday nig...
2019-06-18 05:00

Gurriel homers twice, Blue Jays snap skid, beat Royals 6-2 TORONTO (AP) — Eric Sogard hit a tiebreaking home run in the seventh inning, Lourdes Gurriel Jr. homered twice for his second straight multi-homer game and the Toronto Blue Jays snapped a three-game losing streak with a 6-2 win over the Kansas City R...
2019-06-29 05:51

Tucson native Alex Verdugo homers again as Dodgers beat Phillies PHILADELPHIA – Former Sahuaro High School standout Alex Verdugo had another big game for the Dodgers.  In Monday’s win, he’d have three hits, score three runs, smack 2 RBI’s and smack a home run. Here’s more: Former Sah...
2019-07-16 20:34

Watch: Orioles beat Astros with walk-off homer after embarrassing loss The Baltimore Orioles recovered from Saturday's 23-2 loss to the Houston Astros with a walk-off win against the same team to close out a three-game series at Oriole Park at Camden Yards....
2019-08-12 16:51

Jiménez hits 2 HR, White Sox turn triple play to beat Astros HOUSTON (AP) — Eloy Jiménez homered twice and the Chicago White Sox turned the first triple play in the majors this season during a 9-4 victory over the Houston Astros on Wednesday night. Charlie Tilson’s first career homer was a grand slam in ...
2019-05-23 08:34

Jiménez hits 2 HR, White Sox turn triple play to beat Astros Eloy Jiménez homered twice and the Chicago White Sox turned the first triple play in the majors this season during a 9-4 victory over the Houston Astros        ...
2019-05-23 08:51

Chirinos hits slam, drives in 6 runs, Astros beat Blue Jays Robinson Chirinos hit his first grand slam and finished with a career-high six RBIs, Gerrit Cole struck out 10 and the Houston Astros routed the Toronto Blue Jays 15-2 on Friday night....
2019-06-15 05:34

The race for Canelo Alvarez In his Snips & Snipes column Eric Armit considers Canelo Alvarez, the WBC's ludicrous 'Franchise' title and more The post The race for Canelo Alvarez appeared first on Boxing News....
2019-07-05 19:17

The latest gift to Canelo Alvarez With the WBC granting Canelo Alvarez a strange new title, this time they've gone too far The post The latest gift to Canelo Alvarez appeared first on Boxing News....
2019-07-03 01:34

Sportwatch: Swifts beat Firebirds, Sydney beat West Coast and more – as it happened Firebirds 46-68 SwiftsBroncos 18-26 TitansPanthers 18-10 RoostersSydney beat West Coast 18.8 (116) to 10.11 (71) 9.13am BST Well that wraps up the domestic sport for today. But don’t go anywhere, we’re about to kick off our live blogs for the Matilda...
2019-06-09 11:01

Boateng, Alvarez score in Galaxy’s 2-0 win over FC Cincy CINCINNATI (AP) — Emmanuel Boateng and Favio Alvarez scored in a three-minute span early in the first half to help the Los Angeles Galaxy beat expansion FC Cincinnati 2-0 Saturday night. Boateng scored his first goal of the minute in the 12th minute,...
2019-06-23 04:17

Why isn’t Canelo Alvarez fighting Sergey Derevyanchenko? In his Snips & Snipes column Eric Armit considers Canelo Alvarez's problem and rounds up the boxing world this week The post Why isn’t Canelo Alvarez fighting Sergey Derevyanchenko? appeared first on Boxing News....
2019-08-10 01:00

Luis Alvarez, Champion of 9/11 Responders, Dies at 53 A former New York City police officer, he developed cancer 16 years after spending three months seeking survivors and victims’ remains in Lower Manhattan in 2001....
2019-06-29 18:00

9/11 health bill to be named after Luis Alvarez WASHINGTON – The bill to re-authorize the Sept. 11 Victims Compensation Fund will be named in honor of first responders Luis Alvarez and Ray Pfeifer, congressional sponsors announced Monday. Alvarez, an NYPD detective who contracted cancer afte...
2019-07-08 22:51

Boxer Canelo Alvarez stripped of IBF title The International Boxing Federation has stripped Canelo Alvarez of his middleweight title after the fighter failed to agree to a mandatory title defense bout against Sergiy Derevyanchenko....
2019-08-02 21:51

How do we beat 8chan and other far-right sites? The same way we beat Isis | Julia Ebner A determined international operation is desperately required to halt the spread of white supremacist propagandaCopycat terrorism is on the rise again, this time from the far right.Over the past few months, we have witnessed a series of lethal terrori...
2019-08-07 15:34

Luis Alvarez, September 11 first responder and campaigner, dies at 53 Ex-detective spent three months at World Trade Center siteAppearance in Congress was followed by hospice interviewsLuis Alvarez, a former New York City police detective who was a leader in the fight for proper support of the September 11th victim com...
2019-06-29 21:34

Luis Alvarez was haunted by 9/11 in his final moments: sister A cancer-stricken retired NYPD detective who spent his final days fighting to restore funding for sick 9/11 responders was haunted by The Pile even hours before his death, kin said at his funeral Wednesday. Luis Alvarez’s sister told the hundre...
2019-07-03 22:51

9/11 first responder Luis Alvarez to be laid to rest Wednesday Luis Alvarez, the NYPD detective who made a moving plea to Congress to replenish the fund for 9/11 victims before dying of cancer brought on by his time at Ground Zero, will be laid to rest Wednesday. A wake for Alvarez — who died Saturday afte...
2019-07-01 17:51

Ground Zero responder: Luis Alvarez deserves a key to the city A Ground Zero worker on Monday called on Mayor de Blasio to honor the late Luis Alvarez with a key to the city for his emotional plea on Capitol Hill to replenish the fund for 9/11 victims. “In 2015, when we got (the September 11th Victim Compe...
2019-07-01 19:17

Former NYPD detective and 9/11 first responder Luis Alvarez dead at 53 Luis Alvarez, the former NYPD detective who became a prominent fighter for the 9/11 Victims Compensation Fund, has died, his family said Saturday. He was 53. “Please remember his words, ‘Please take care of yourselves and each other.̵...
2019-06-29 20:17

9/11 first responder Luis Alvarez who appeared before Congress dies _____ Luis Alvarez, the retired police officer who along with Jon Stewart appeared before Congress earlier this month to plead for consistent health benefits for 9/11 first responders, has died. The Ray Pfeifer Foundation, a nonprofit that helps firs...
2019-06-29 20:00

Sunderland forced to pay Vélez Sarsfield £335,000 in Ricky Álvarez settlement • Argentinian club say they have been paid after legal wrangle• Player made 17 appearances after joining on loan from InterSunderland have paid out more than £335,000 to Vélez Sarsfield to settle their claim over Ricky Álvarez following a lengthy leg...
2019-08-14 21:51

Canelo Álvarez Seems To Have Lost Gennady Golovkin's Phone Number Middleweight champion Canelo Álvarez released a statement Wednesday announcing that, for the first time since 2015, he will not be fighting his traditional bout on Mexican Independence Day weekend in September. Álvarez—who’s generally a safe bet to b...
2019-07-17 23:17

Canelo Alvarez’s status is turning middleweight division into mess It’s getting a bit ridiculous, really. It wasn’t long ago that Saul “Canelo” Alvarez and Gennady “GGG” Golovkin met for what everyone considered the undisputed middleweight championship, one of boxing’s most prestigious titles. Today, you can’t be su...
2019-06-29 08:51

Congressional testimony of 9/11 hero Luis Alvarez displayed at his wake Alvarez, a 53-year-old former detective, became a face of the ongoing trauma suffered by ailing first-responders, who have been championed by comedian-turned-activist Jon Stewart....
2019-07-03 04:17

Gennady Golovkin is done chasing Canelo Alvarez trilogy fight Gennady “GGG” Golovkin is done with Saul “Canelo” Alvarez. Done with chasing him for a third fight and done with the frustration of reliving their past two fights. “I was ready to fight in September,” Golovkin said of a proposed trilogy with Alvarez,...
2019-08-23 08:34

SI Swimsuit's Manuela Alvarez Hernandez says she’s grateful for getting a degree before modeling Manuela Alvarez Hernandez, a Florida International University graduate, didn’t think she would find herself posing in a skimpy bikini — but she did and it was quite the accomplishment....
2019-06-04 12:17

De Blasio, Cuomo no-shows at 9/11 hero Luis Alvarez’s funeral The notable absences came little more than a month after both officials were no-shows at a solemn, May 30 ceremony to dedicate a Ground Zero memorial to the 2,000-plus victims killed by exposure to toxins during the recovery effort....
2019-07-03 22:51

Boxing News at Five: What is a ‘franchise champion’ and why has the WBC made Canelo Alvarez one? In a baffling move the WBC make Jermall Charlo champion and Canelo Alvarez 'franchise' titlist. Terry Dooley tries to fathom it in today's Boxing News at Five The post Boxing News at Five: What is a ‘franchise champion’ and why has the WB...
2019-06-27 19:34

How much of a chance would you give Callum Smith in a fight against Canelo Alvarez? Our expert panel gives their take on Callum Smith vs Canelo Alvarez The post How much of a chance would you give Callum Smith in a fight against Canelo Alvarez? appeared first on Boxing News....
2019-06-05 18:34

O’Neill urges Congress to extend 9/11 aid at Luis Alvarez’s funeral NYPD Commissioner James O’Neill, speaking at Wednesday’s funeral for retired Detective Luis Alvarez, urged Congress to fulfill the dying wish of the 9/11 responder, who spent his final days on Capitol Hill fighting to replenish a vital fu...
2019-07-03 22:51

Canelo Alvarez stripped of IBF title, Oscar de la Hoya outraged Middleweight world champion Saul “Canelo” Alvarez was stripped of his 160-proud title on Thursday by the International Boxing Federation (IBF) after his promoters failed to agree to a deal for a bout against mandatory challenger Sergiy Derevyanchenko...
2019-08-03 05:34

Luis Alvarez, former NYPD Detective and 9/11 victims advocate, laid to rest The former NYPD detective Luis Alvarez's funeral was held on Wednesday in New York. The 53-year-old 9/11 victims advocate died due to cancer.        ...
2019-07-03 17:51

Sept. 11 first responders advocate Luis Alvarez hailed as a hero at funeral A former New York City police detective who fought to extend health benefits for first responders to the Sept. 11, 2001 terror attacks up to the final days of his life was hailed as a hero at his funeral Wednesday....
2019-07-04 00:00

Sergey Kovalev fights Anthony Yarde on Saturday -- is Canelo Alvarez next? A successful WBO light heavyweight title defense against Anthony Yarde on Saturday could lead Sergey Kovalev to a fight with Canelo Alvarez and the hefty payday that comes with it....
2019-08-22 20:00

Luis Alvarez, NYPD detective who testified for healthcare for 9/11 first responders, has died at 53 Zach Gibson/Getty Images Luis Alvarez, a former New York City Police Department detective who appeared before Congress to push for health benefits for responders in the Sept. 11, 2001, terrorist attacks, died Saturday at the age of 53. Alvarez's fam...
2019-06-30 03:00

9/11 first responder Luis Alvarez, who fought for victims' compensation, dies at 53 Luis Alvarez, a former New York Police Department detective who became a top champion of the 9/11 Victims Compensation Fund year, died Saturday.        ...
2019-06-29 21:00

Brewers hang on for 5-4 win over Braves Josh Hader struck out Ozzie Albies with two outs in the ninth to preserve the Milwaukee Brewers' 5-4 win over the Atlanta Braves.       ...
2019-07-18 06:51

Hero 9/11 first responder Luis Alvarez to receive posthumous key to the city after cancer death A funeral will be held Wednesday for the former New York City police detective who was a leader in the fight for the Sept. 11 Victim Compensation Fund, and he shall be given a hero’s goodbye....
2019-07-02 02:51

Fantasy Baseball Waiver Wire: Options beyond Yordan Alvarez plus winners and losers Yordan Alvarez has all the waiver-wire buzz, but most Fantasy players missed out on that rush. Here are other options plus winners and losers from a busy weekend....
2019-06-10 21:17

Hey brewers, what do people misunderstand about beer? Like most of the world’s most delicious substances—wine, salt, butter, bread—beer is deceptively simple. At its most basic, it’s just water, yeast, hops, and malt. But it’s the way brewers manipulate the ingredients that turns them into something hum...
2019-06-13 01:34

Arcia’s 3-run homer lifts Brewers to 4-2 win over M’s MILWAUKEE (AP) — Orlando Arcia hit a three-run homer and the Milwaukee Brewers avoided a three-game sweep with a 4-2 win over the Seattle Mariners on Thursday. Chase Anderson (4-2) bounced back after he allowed six runs in his previous start. Anderso...
2019-06-28 02:51

Diamondbacks hit natural cycle in 10-7 win over Brewers Christian Walker hit a two-run homer to cap the first natural cycle in Arizona's history, lifting the Diamondbacks to a 10-7 win over the Milwaukee Brewers on Friday night       ...
2019-07-20 09:34

Davies improves to 6-0, Brewers top Pirates 4-2 Zach Davies allowed eight hits over eight-plus innings, giving Milwaukee's bullpen a welcome break in a 4-2 victory over the Pittsburgh Pirates        ...
2019-06-02 23:34

Moustakas goes deep twice, Brewers top Pirates 11-5 PITTSBURGH (AP) — Mike Moustakas homered twice among his four hits and the Milwaukee Brewers beat the Pittsburgh Pirates 11-5 Thursday night. Yasmani Grandal also homered and had four hits to help the Brewers win for the third time in four games. Mou...
2019-05-31 06:51

Brewers knock Cardinals out of 1st place with 5-3 win Mike Moustakas hit a three-run homer and Keston Hiura drove in a pair of runs as the Milwaukee Brewers beat the St. Louis Cardinals 5-3 in a game shortened to 7 1/2 innings by rain       ...
2019-08-22 09:34

Yelich stays hot as Brewers top Giants, 5-3 SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Eric Thames and Jesús Aguilar homered to help the Milwaukee Brewers avoid a sweep with a 5-3 victory over the San Francisco Giants on Sunday. Christian Yelich had two doubles, extending his season-high hitting streak to 13 games....
2019-06-17 05:34

MLB power rankings: Is everyone sleeping on the Brewers? The Milwaukee Brewers have had to overcome a number of obstacles, but find themselves locked in a battle for the NL Central.       ...
2019-06-10 13:34

Gennady Golovkin scores quick knockout of Steve Rolls; is third Canelo Alvarez fight next? Gennady Golovkin made quick work of Steve Rolls with a fourth-round KO to set up a possible third super-fight against Canelo Alvarez later this year.       ...
2019-06-09 06:34

Giants vs. Brewers: Bumgarner will shut down Milwaukee The Giants’ Madison Bumgarner will look to put on a good showing for a potential trade-deadline suitor when he pitches Saturday night in Milwaukee. Bumgarner has given up more than three earned runs in just one of his past nine starts and has pitched...
2019-07-14 02:01

Giants homer 3 times in 5-3 victory over Brewers SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Pablo Sandoval, Kevin Pillar and Mike Yastrzemski homered and Drew Pomeranz pitched into the sixth inning, helping the San Francisco Giants beat the Milwaukee Brewers 5-3 on Friday night. Yastrzemski’s two-run drive to cent...
2019-06-15 14:34

Reyes’ 3-run homer lifts Padres to 8-7 win vs Brewers SAN DIEGO (AP) — Franmil Reyes hit a go-ahead, three-run homer in the seventh and Eric Hosmer added a two-run shot for the San Diego Padres, who overcame three homers by the Milwaukee Brewers in an 8-7 win Wednesday for a three-game sweep. Reyes̵...
2019-06-20 02:51

Cain gets Brewers off to fast start in 4-2 win over A's Lorenzo Cain hit a leadoff homer and Jordan Lyles pitched well in his Milwaukee debut to win for the first time in more than two months as the Brewers beat the Oakland Athletics 4-2       ...
2019-08-01 08:17

Arcia delivers late, Brewers add on in win over D-backs Orlando Arcia hit a tiebreaking single in the eighth inning to decide a duel between pitchers Zach Davies and Merrill Kelly, and the Milwaukee Brewers beat the Arizona Diamondbacks 5-1       ...
2019-07-19 11:51

Pirates vs. Brewers: Jordan Lyles will get best of his old team Time’s up. Alex Rodriguez, “special adviser,” is no longer on the Yankees’ payroll. Bobby Bonilla, “nothing special,” will continue to be paid $1.19 million a year by the Mets until 2035. Staying in Pittsburgh. Mets leave and the Brewers invade. Milw...
2019-08-05 20:51

MLB roundup: Brewers outslug Nats in 14 innings Milwaukee's Eric Thames roped a two-run homer in the 14th inning and the Brewers scored a wild 15-14 victory over the host Washington Nationals on Saturday night....
2019-08-18 11:34

Craft Brewers Lighten Up and Take Aim at the ‘Sweaty Consumer’ Smaller breweries are responding to the demands of consumers more concerned with health and active lifestyles than they are with hops or high alcohol content....
2019-05-26 20:17

MLB notebook: Brewers' Woodruff (side) likely out 6 week Milwaukee All-Star right-hander Brandon Woodruff is expected to miss six weeks after sustaining a left oblique strain during the Brewers' game Sunday against the Arizona Diamondbacks, manager Craig Counsell announced Monday....
2019-07-23 19:34

Arcia's homer lifts Brewers over Mariners Orlando Arcia hit a three-run homer as the Milwaukee Brewers defeated the visiting Seattle Mariners 4-2 on Thursday afternoon to salvage the finale of a three-game interleague series....
2019-06-28 02:34

Arcia’s HR gives Brewers 5-4 win, stopping Twins streak at 6 MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Orlando Arcia drove in three runs, including a go-ahead homer in the eighth inning that powered the Milwaukee Brewers past Minnesota 5-4 on Monday night to stop the major league-leading Twins’ six-game winning streak. Josh Ha...
2019-05-28 05:34

Brewers vs. Reds: Luis Castillo will stifle Milwaukee The balance of power in the NL Central has seen a shift. The Cincinnati Reds are red hot while the Milwaukee Brewers are in the middle of a less-than-delightful brew. The Reds went into Friday with a five-game win streak while Milwaukee had lost six ...
2019-06-22 17:34

Woodruff fans 10, Brewers’ bats shine in 10-4 win over Bucs MILWAUKEE (AP) — Brandon Woodruff struck 10 in six innings and Ryan Braun hit a three-run homer, helping the Milwaukee Brewers beat the Pittsburgh Pirates 10-4 on Friday night. Eric Thames also connected for Milwaukee, and NL MVP Christian Yelich had...
2019-06-08 06:51

Allen makes strong debut for Padres in 4-1 win over Brewers SAN DIEGO (AP) — Left-hander Logan Allen was brilliant for seven scoreless innings in his major league debut, Francisco Mejia hit a two-run home run and Manny Machado added an RBI double as the San Diego Padres beat the Milwaukee Brewers 4-1 Tuesday ...
2019-06-19 08:51

Brewers vs. Giants: Chase Anderson will stymie San Francisco Holiday greetings from reader James Durda. An 86-year-old man went to his doctor. Asked how he was feeling, and the senior said, “Great, I’ve never felt better. I have a 20-year-old bride who is pregnant with my child. What do you think about that Do...
2019-06-16 19:17

McCutchen, Hoskins lead Phillies past Brewers 6-4 MILWAUKEE (AP) — Andrew McCutchen hit a tiebreaking double in the sixth inning and the Philadelphia Phillies used stellar relief work to beat the Milwaukee Brewers 6-4 on Friday night, overcoming Christian Yelich’s major league-leading 20th hom...
2019-05-25 07:00

Moustakas HR wins car for fan, Yelich HR, Brewers sweep Bucs MILWAUKEE (AP) — Mike Moustakas launched a homer that won a new car for a fan, NL MVP Christian Yelich hit his major-league leading 24th home run on his bobblehead day and the Milwaukee Brewers beat the Pittsburgh Pirates 5-2 Sunday for a three-game ...
2019-06-10 01:34

Nationals match team HR record with 8, rout Brewers 16-8 The Nationals matched a team record with eight home runs _ including two by Juan Soto _ in a 16-8 rout of the Milwaukee Brewers as Washington took two of three from a fellow contender in the NL playoff race       ...
2019-08-19 03:00

Vogt, Yastrzemski team up to lead Giants over Brewers 8-7 SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Catcher Steven Vogt hit two triples and left fielder Mike Yastrzemski made a nifty catch for the final out to help the San Francisco Giants beat the Milwaukee Brewers 8-7 on Saturday. The Giants rallied from a 5-1 deficit for the...
2019-06-16 02:00

Brewers place struggling Chacin on IL, will recall Nelson The Milwaukee Brewers have placed struggling starter Jhoulys Chacin on the injured list with a strained lower back, paving the way for Jimmy Nelson's return to the majors        ...
2019-06-02 21:17

Boxing News at Five: Eubank Jnr keen to fight “drug cheat” Saunders, Derevyanchenko fears he will be ignored by Alvarez and Golovkin Chris Eubank Jnr says Billy Joe Saunders shouldn't hold a world title but will happily take it from him, and Sergiy Derevyanchenko plays the waiting game The post Boxing News at Five: Eubank Jnr keen to fight “drug cheat” Saunders, Derevyanchenko fea...
2019-07-12 19:17

Boxing News at Five: Andrade emerges as frontrunner for Alvarez date, Khan says his future lies in Saudi Arabia Canelo Alvarez could face WBO champion Demetrius Andrade on September 14, and Amir Khan sounds happy to see out his career in Saudi Arabia The post Boxing News at Five: Andrade emerges as frontrunner for Alvarez date, Khan says his future lies in Sau...
2019-07-04 18:34

Iglesias, Roark lift Reds past Brewers for 5th straight win MILWAUKEE (AP) — Jose Iglesias homered and drove in four runs, Tanner Roark allowed one run — a homer by major league leader Christian Yelich — over six solid innings and the Cincinnati Reds beat the Milwaukee Brewers 7-1 on Thursday night for their ...
2019-06-21 05:34

Czech brewers put modern pubs on tap to court hipster crowd For generations, Czechs have consumed world-beating volumes of beer in the smoky, wood-panelled rooms of their local pubs, all but indistinguishable from each other bar the brand of lager flowing......
2019-06-05 11:17

Brewers pitcher Adrian Houser threw up on the mound (again) after error The Brewers needed someone to step up and fill the gaps in an injury-riddled rotation and Adrian Houser took a big step in that direction Saturday.       ...
2019-08-11 18:34

Grandal, Hader lift Brewers over Reds 5-4 to avoid sweep Ryan Braun and Keston Hiura homered, Yasmani Grandal hit a go-ahead single and Josh Hader made a lights-out relief appearance to lift the Milwaukee Brewers over the Cincinnati Reds 5-4       ...
2019-07-25 01:17

Arcia's 2nd HR, 2-run drive in 13th, lifts Brewers over Bucs Orlando Arcia hit his second homer of the game, a two-run drive in the 13th inning that sent the Milwaukee Brewers over the Pittsburgh Pirates 12-10        ...
2019-06-02 04:51

Brewers' Christian Yelich scratched due to back spasms NL MVP Christian Yelich was scratched from Milwaukee's lineup against Cincinnati on because of back spasms        ...
2019-05-22 02:51

Watch: Mike Moustakas homer leads Brewers over Cardinals Mike Moustakas paced the Milwaukee Brewers to a victory against the St. Louis Cardinals with a mammoth three-run homer in the first inning of the 5-3 triumph at Busch Stadium....
2019-08-23 10:34

Bell caps historic month in style, Pirates top Brewers 9-4 PITTSBURGH (AP) — Josh Bell finished off his historic May with two more hits, Starling Marte added three hits and scored three times and the Pittsburgh Pirates pounced on struggling Milwaukee starter Jhoulys Chacin in a 9-4 victory Friday night. Bell...
2019-06-01 04:17

Freeman, Fried power scorching hot Braves past Brewers, 4-2 Freddie Freeman hit his 25th home run of the season, Max Fried pitched a three-hitter and the Atlanta Braves' relievers hung on for a 4-2 victory Monday against the Milwaukee Brewers       ...
2019-07-16 06:51

Brewers recall Hiura, option Shaw, place Nelson on IL MILWAUKEE (AP) — The Milwaukee Brewers made a flurry of roster moves before Friday night’s game against the Pittsburgh Pirates, including recalling top prospect Keston Hiura and sending down veteran Travis Shaw. Hiura hit .281 with 5 home runs ...
2019-06-29 01:17

Yasiel Puig Beats The Brewers With His Signature Brand Of Derring-Do I have no idea if Yasiel Puig is as dumb as Pedro Strop says he is, but on this we can all agree: Puig routinely does very cool stuff on a baseball field. Tuesday night he made a very bold and cool play in extra innings to give his Reds a walk-off wi...
2019-07-03 07:34

Help Me Figure Out Which Team Scored 11 Runs In One Inning In Marlins-Brewers The Miami Marlins opened a series against the Milwaukee Brewers Tuesday night, in Milwaukee. The Brewers come into the series sitting atop the NL Central; the last-place, aggressively “rebuilding” Marlins come into the series having scored the fewest...
2019-06-05 07:51

Brewers vs. Pirates: Zach Davies makes Milwaukee the pick The week that was. So which of these stories shocked you least? Mayor de Blasio going to the gym instead of the new 9/11 Memorial? Jeopardy’s James Holzhauer winning again? Veterans walking out on Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez after her latest tirade? Or ...
2019-06-02 16:34

Boxing News at Five: Golovkin and Derevyanchenko could fight for Alvarez’s IBF belt, Wilder hopes Ortiz is drug-free for rematch Saul 'Canelo' Alvarez could be about to lose another of his middleweight belts, and Deontay Wilder says it would be "selfish" if Luis Ortiz cheats again The post Boxing News at Five: Golovkin and Derevyanchenko could fight for Alvarez’s IBF belt, Wil...
2019-07-09 20:00

Germans thirsty for alcohol-free beer as brewers boost taste Rise in bars stocking 0% beers to meet demand of drinkers who wish to ditch the hangoverDuring last year’s sweltering summer in Europe, workers of the Störtebeker beer brewery stood at the doors of the bottle depot eagerly awaiting the empty returns ...
2019-06-14 23:51

Brewers' Nelson making progress, activated off injured list Encouraged by his progress, the Milwaukee Brewers have activated pitcher Jimmy Nelson off the injured list and put him at Triple-A San Antonio        ...
2019-05-25 02:34

Watch: Brewers' Ben Gamel gets fastest inside-the-park homer of 2019 Milwaukee Brewers outfielder Ben Gamel rounded the bases in fewer than 15 seconds for the fastest inside-the-park home run of 2019 during a loss to the Seattle Mariners....
2019-06-27 20:34

Yelich hits 23rd homer as Brewers power past Marlins 5-1 MILWAUKEE (AP) — Christian Yelich hit his major league-leading 23rd home run and Mike Moustakas added two homers to lead the Milwaukee Brewers to a 5-1 win over the Miami Marlins on Thursday. The Brewers salvaged the final game of the three-game seri...
2019-06-07 01:51

Brewers’ Jeremy Jeffress makes absurd catch to avoid catastrophe With a line-drive coming straight to his head, Jeremy Jeffress pulled a move straight out of “The Matrix” to dodge disaster. The Brewers pitcher bent backwards and snagged a line drive off the bat of utility man Willians Astudillo during ...
2019-05-28 14:17

Green demands force European brewers to raise their drinks game European brewers expect they will need to tell more demanding drinkers as much about the environmental impact of a beer as its taste in the next decade as Europe enforces pollution laws....
2019-06-03 21:17

Watch: Brewers' Christian Yelich hits 30th home run of season Milwaukee Brewers outfielder Christian Yelich's two-run home run Monday night made him the first player in franchise history with 30 home runs before the All-Star Break....
2019-07-02 16:51

Boxing News at Five: Saunders is sick of hearing the “bulls**t excuses” of Golovkin and Alvarez, and Parker vs. Chisora could land in Saudi Arabia Billy Joe Saunders joins Matchroom and calls out all the big guns, and Joseph Parker and Dereck Chisora could be heading for Saudi Arabia later this year The post Boxing News at Five: Saunders is sick of hearing the “bulls**t excuses” of Golovkin and...
2019-08-13 23:17

Narváez homers in Mariners’ 9-2 win over A’s OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — Omar Narváez hit a two-run homer, J.P. Crawford drove in three runs after coming off the injured list earlier in the day, and the Seattle Mariners beat the Oakland Athletics 9-2 on Friday night. Narváez finished with three hits...
2019-06-15 14:34

Dodgers rip 4 homers in 6-3 win over Phillies LOS ANGELES (AP) — Max Muncy, Joc Pederson, Corey Seager and Enriquè Hernàndez homered, powering the Los Angeles Dodgers to a 6-3 victory over the Philadelphia Phillies on Friday night in the opener of a series matching the National League’s tw...
2019-06-01 11:01

Brewers Utility Man Hernán Pérez Pitches Delightful, YouTube-Inspired 1-2-3 Inning Normally I would not ask you to pay attention to a late half-inning in a 16–0 June blowout, where pretty much by definition nothing that happens matters in the slightest. This is no normal half-inning! First of all the pitcher is Brewers utility man ...
2019-06-05 07:51

Brewers' Christian Yelich blasts 23rd homer in 56th game of the season Milwaukee Brewers' right fielder Christian Yelich continued his big start to the 2019 season, slamming his 23rd homer of the season Thursday afternoon....
2019-06-07 00:34

Snubbed in free agency twice, Brewers' Mike Moustakas having All-Star season Mike Moustakas, snubbed on the free-agent market two years in a row, is making sure it won't be a trifecta with All-Star banner season.       ...
2019-06-18 17:00

Red eye: Astros rail against MLB for schedule Outfielder Josh Reddick railed against MLB for scheduling the Astros for a night game in Anaheim ahead of Friday's home game vs. the Rangers. Said manager A.J. Hinch: "It'll be brutal."...
2019-07-19 17:00

Brewers' Christian Yelich confirms he will participate in Home Run Derby at All-Star Game Milwaukee Brewers star Christian Yelich confirmed Saturday night that he has agreed to participate in the All-Star Home Run Derby.       ...
2019-06-30 14:34

Milwaukee Brewers' Jeremy Jeffress narrowly dodges line drive heading for his head Milwaukee Brewers pitcher Jeremy Jeffress avoided nearly having his head torn off by a screaming liner back to the mound and made a fantastic catch during Monday’s game against the Minnesota Twins....
2019-05-28 15:34

Tellez homers twice as Jays dump Red Sox 10-3 Marcus Stroman has been saddled with little run support in most of his starts this season. Rowdy Tellez made sure that wasn't the case Tuesday night....
2019-05-22 08:34

McCann homers twice, Braves with 5th straight ATLANTA (AP) — Brian McCann hit one of four Atlanta homers in the second inning and took Pirates starter Chris Archer deep again with a tiebreaking, three-run shot in the sixth to help the Braves beat the Pittsburgh Pirates 7-5 on Tuesday night. The ...
2019-06-12 09:17

Tatis Jr. homers twice as Padres top Dodgers 5-3 Fernando Tatis Jr. homered twice and had four RBIs and Manuel Margot also homered Sunday and the San Diego Padres rolled into the All-Star break on a three-game winning streak after a 5-3 victory over the Los Angeles Dodgers.     ...
2019-07-08 04:17

Astros use big 1st inning to hold off Mariners 4-2 SEATTLE (AP) — Robinson Chirinos homered to cap a three-run first inning, Houston added an insurance run on a baffling play by Seattle’s defense, and the Astros beat the Mariners 4-2 on Monday night for their sixth win in seven games. Chirinos&...
2019-06-04 09:34

Source: Astros add another ace, acquire Greinke The Houston Astros have agreed to a blockbuster trade to acquire former Cy Young winner Zack Greinke from the Arizona Diamondbacks, ESPN's Jeff Passan reports....
2019-07-31 22:34

Astros' Springer put on IL with hamstring strain Astros right fielder George Springer has been placed on the 10-day injured list with a left hamstring strain after he hurt himself chasing a pop foul during Friday's game....
2019-05-25 23:17

How Vegas is looking at rotations of Yankees and Astros As the much-anticipated Houston Astros-New York Yankees series continues this weekend at the Stadium, bettors should already be thinking about starting pitching outlooks for the postseason. Houston and New York are virtual locks to make the playoffs ...
2019-06-21 21:51

Astros prove again there is no such thing as a lock There is really no such thing as a sure thing. The Astros, who entered Wednesday night’s game as -520 favorites to the Tigers, lost 2-1. According to Sports Illustrated’s Jimmy Traina, Houston became the biggest MLB favorite to lose in the past 15 ye...
2019-08-22 08:34

MLB roundup: Four Astros combine to no-hit Mariners Four Houston Astros pitchers combined to no-hit the Seattle Mariners Saturday night in a 9-0 win in front of the home crowd, the second time the Mariners have been victims of a combined no-hitter this season....
2019-08-04 11:17

Leake tosses gem, Mariners hit 5 HRs in 14-1 win over Astros Edwin Encarnacion capped Seattle's seven-run sixth inning with a three-run homer, Mike Leake pitched his first complete game since 2015 and the Mariners snapped a five-game losing streak with a 14-1 rout of the Houston Astros    ...
2019-06-06 07:34

Correa’s RBI single in 9th gives Astros 4-3 win over Boston HOUSTON (AP) — Carlos Correa hit an RBI single in the ninth inning to give the Houston Astros a 4-3 victory over the Boston Red Sox on Saturday night. After Boston tied it in the top of the inning, Aledmys Diaz led off the bottom with a double to lef...
2019-05-26 12:00

Yanks 4 HRs, win 6th in row 10-6; Astros lose 5th straight NEW YORK (AP) — Gary Sánchez, Gleyber Torres and DJ LeMahieu homered in a hurry, connecting in a six-run fourth inning that powered the New York Yankees past the Houston Astros 10-6 Thursday night for their sixth straight win. Edwin Encarnación hit h...
2019-06-21 05:34

Morgensen homers twice, powers FAU past Mercer 10-6 ATHENS, Ga. (AP) — Bobby Morgensen homered twice and drove in five runs, powering Florida Atlantic to a 10-6 win over Mercer on Saturday in an NCAA Tournament elimination game. The Owls (41-20) had two big innings and face either the Georgia-Florida ...
2019-06-02 01:00

MLB roundup: Pirates' Bell hits three homers All-Star Josh Bell homered three times and drove in seven runs as the Pittsburgh Pirates pounded out 23 hits Monday and pummeled the visiting Chicago Cubs 18-5....
2019-07-02 08:17

Parra homers against former team, Nationals top Giants 4-1 Gerardo Parra hit a three-run homer against his former team, Joe Ross pitched six shutout innings of three-hit ball and the Washington Nationals completed a three-game sweep of the San Francisco Giants with a 4-1 win      &#...
2019-08-08 06:00

Kepler homers in 5 straight at-bats vs. Bauer Max Kepler connected for home runs his first two times up Saturday night against Trevor Bauer, giving the Minnesota outfielder five homers in his past five at-bats against the Cleveland right-hander....
2019-07-14 04:17

Berrios fans 11, Twins hit 3 homers in 7-4 win over Marlins Jose Berrios struck out a season-high 11 in seven innings and the Minnesota Twins hit three homers in a 7-4 win over the Miami Marlins       ...
2019-08-01 05:51

Twins tie team record with 8 homers in 16-7 win over Angels The Minnesota Twins tied a franchise record with eight home runs _ including two apiece by Miguel Sano and Jonathan Schoop _ in a 16-7 victory over the Los Angeles Angels on Thursday        ...
2019-05-24 02:34

Watch: Nationals hit four straight homers in win over Padres The Washington Nationals hit four consecutive home runs for the second time in three years in Sunday's 5-2 victory over the San Diego Padres at Petco Park....
2019-06-11 00:51

Odorizzi, two more homers give Twins 7-0 win over White Sox MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Jake Odorizzi allowed one hit in 5 1/3 scoreless innings, and Eddie Rosario and Max Kepler each hit three-run homers as the Minnesota Twins completed a sweep of the Chicago White Sox with a 7-0 win on Sunday. Odorizzi (7-2) won his...
2019-05-26 23:17

Ohtani homers off Kikuchi in Angels’ 12-3 win over Seattle ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) — Shohei Ohtani homered and singled in his first three major league at-bats against countryman Yusei Kikuchi, leading the Los Angeles Angels to a 12-3 victory over the Seattle Mariners on Saturday night. Ohtani’s fourth-inn...
2019-06-09 12:00

Nationals hit 4 straight homers in 8th to stun Padres 5-2 SAN DIEGO (AP) — Howie Kendrick, Trea Turner, Adam Eaton and Anthony Rendon hit consecutive home runs off Craig Stammen with one out in the eighth inning and Stephen Strasburg beat his hometown team again as the Washington Nationals defeated the San ...
2019-06-10 01:34

MLB roundup: Reds' Dietrich hits three homers Derek Dietrich had a career-high three home runs and drove in six to lead the Cincinnati Reds to an 11-6 win against the visiting Pittsburgh Pirates on Tuesday night. Dietrich blasted two-run homers in the fourth, fifth and seventh innings....
2019-05-29 10:17

MLB roundup: Yaz belts three homers in Giants' 11-inning win Mike Yastrzemski hit three home runs, including a solo shot on the first pitch of the 11th inning, as the San Francisco Giants outlasted the Arizona Diamondbacks 10-9 Friday night in Phoenix in a wild game that featured 12 homers....
2019-08-17 15:34

Gallo homers twice as Rangers sweep Tigers Joey Gallo blasted a pair of solo homers, and the visiting Texas Rangers completed a three-game sweep of the Detroit Tigers with a 3-1 triumph on Thursday....
2019-06-28 02:34

Jeff McNeil may add new nickname as homers keep coming PITTSBURGH — Pete Alonso was running around with a Jeff McHits T-shirt on the other day. When asked about McNeil’s prowess against the Pirates after Sunday’s 13-2 wipeout by the Mets at PNC Park, Alonso smiled and offered some other T-shirt suggestio...
2019-08-05 09:34

D’Arnaud homers twice, leads Rays to 6-1 win over Tigers DETROIT (AP) — Travis d’Arnaud homered for the first time in over 14 months, going deep twice for the Tampa Bay Rays in a 6-1 victory over the Detroit Tigers on Thursday. D’Arnaud missed all but four games in 2018 due to Tommy John surger...
2019-06-07 00:00

Padres hit 3 homers to back Lucchesi in 5-2 win vs Marlins SAN DIEGO (AP) — Franmil Reyes, Hunter Renfroe and Ian Kinsler homered, and left-hander Joey Lucchesi combined with two relievers on a four-hitter for his first victory in six starts to lead the San Diego Padres to a 5-2 victory against the Miami Mar...
2019-06-01 11:01

Olson homers twice, leads Athletics over Angels 7-2 Matt Olson hit two home runs, Mike Fiers remained unbeaten in his last 10 starts and the Oakland Athletics defeated the Los Angeles Angels 7-2       ...
2019-06-29 08:34

Tatis homers twice, Padres win third straight vs. Dodgers Fernando Tatis Jr. hit two home runs, and Joey Lucchesi pitched into the seventh inning as the San Diego Padres earned a 5-3 victory Sunday while handing the Los Angeles Dodgers their first three-game home losing streak this season....
2019-07-08 01:51

Kepler homers in five straight at-bats vs. Bauer Max Kepler connected for home runs his first two times up Saturday night against Trevor Bauer, giving the Minnesota outfielder five homers in his past five at-bats against the Cleveland right-hander....
2019-07-14 13:51

Gallo homers, leaves with injury in Rangers’ 6-2 win over KC ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — Joey Gallo hit a tie-breaking home run for the second straight game before leaving in the fifth inning due to injury as the Texas Rangers beat the Kansas City Royals 6-2 Saturday. Gallo was removed because of tightness in his ...
2019-06-02 03:01

Yanks get key hits off Astros’ gloves for 8th straight win NEW YORK (AP) — Giancarlo Stanton hit a pair of go-ahead, two-run singles, both off third baseman Yuli Gurriel’s glove, and the New York Yankees beat the Houston Astros 7-5 Saturday night for their eighth straight win. The Astros lost their sev...
2019-06-23 07:34

MLB roundup: Astros top Angels; Lucroy sent to hospital Yuli Gurriel ran his hitting streak to 11 games with a game-tying grand slam, and George Springer delivered a walk-off hit in the 10th inning as the host Houston Astros claimed a wild 11-10 victory Sunday over the Los Angeles Angels in the rubber mat...
2019-07-08 06:34

MLB roundup: Chirinos delivers as Astros walk off O's in 11 Robinson Chirinos delivered a walk-off double with two outs in the 11th inning, as the Houston Astros rallied for a 4-3 victory over the Baltimore Orioles in the opener of this three-game series Friday at Minute Maid Park....
2019-06-08 11:17

Reds rally for 2 in 9th, win 3-2 for rare sweep of Astros CINCINNATI (AP) — Nick Senzel singled home the tying run with two outs in the ninth inning, and Jesse Winker followed with an RBI single Wednesday afternoon as the Cincinnati Reds rallied for a 3-2 victory and a rare sweep of the Houston Astros. The ...
2019-06-19 22:17

Brantley hits 2 HRs, Astros top Rangers 5-3 for 5th straight Michael Brantley homered twice, Jose Altuve also went deep and the Houston Astros beat the struggling Texas Rangers 5-3 for their fifth straight victory       ...
2019-07-22 00:17

Chirinos has RBI in 11th to lift Astros over Orioles 4-3 HOUSTON (AP) — Robinson Chirinos hit an RBI double with two outs in the 11th inning to lift the Houston Astros to a 4-3 win over the Baltimore Orioles on Friday night. Yuli Gurriel singled with one out in the 11th before Chirinos hit a line drive to ...
2019-06-08 06:51

Gerrit Cole leads Astros to 11-1 win over Athletics Gerrit Cole pitched seven strong innings and Aledmys Diaz, Yordan Alvarez and Yuli Gurriel homered as the Houston Astros jumped on Homer Bailey for nine runs early and sailed to an 11-1 win over the Oakland Athletics      &#...
2019-07-23 13:51

MLB roundup: Yanks continue HR streak, down Astros Gary Sanchez, Gleyber Torres and DJ LeMahieu homered in the bottom of the fourth inning as the New York Yankees connected for the 23rd consecutive game and recorded a 10-6 victory over the Houston Astros on Thursday night at Yankee Stadium in the ope...
2019-06-21 10:17

LEADING OFF: Marlins streak the right way, Sale vs Astros LEADING OFF: Marlins streaking in right direction, Sale faces Astros again, Orioles finally return to Coors Field        ...
2019-05-24 12:00

Astros and Rangers will kick off second half with a bang Major League Baseball returns Thursday with a stand-alone prime-time game on ESPN (8:05 p.m.) with the Houston Astros visiting the Texas Rangers in hitter-friendly Globe Life Park. After a first half of offensive explosiveness, I see no reason it won...
2019-07-11 23:51

Astros put AL HR leader Springer on injured list Astros right fielder George Springer has been placed on the 10-day injured list with a left hamstring strain after he hurt himself chasing a pop foul during Friday's game....
2019-05-25 23:51

MLB roundup: Verlander, Astros dominate White Sox Justin Verlander carried a no-hitter into the seventh inning, and Michael Brantley keyed a four-run uprising in the fifth with an opposite-field double to left as the Houston Astros claimed a 5-1 victory over the visiting Chicago White Sox on Tuesday...
2019-05-22 14:17

Correa's RBI single in 9th gives Astros 4-3 win over Boston Carlos Correa hit an RBI single in the ninth inning to give the Houston Astros a 4-3 victory over the Boston Red Sox        ...
2019-05-26 08:51

Giolito throws 4-hit gem, White Sox blank Astros 4-0 HOUSTON (AP) — Lucas Giolito pitched a four-hitter for his first major league shutout, rookie Eloy Jiménez hit his third homer in two games and the Chicago White Sox beat the Houston Astros 4-0 on Thursday night. Yoán Moncada had an RBI double and Ti...
2019-05-24 06:34

Cole, Gurriel help Astros blank Angels 4-0 Yuli Gurriel homered for the fourth straight game, Gerrit Cole pitched seven scoreless innings before two relievers completed the four-hitter to lead the Houston Astros to a 4-0 win over the Los Angeles Angels on Saturday night    ...
2019-07-07 04:34

Orioles' upset of Astros one of biggest in 15 years Baltimore, with its 8-7 win over Houston turned in one of the biggest MLB upsets in 15 years after entering the game +420 underdogs at some U.S. sportsbooks....
2019-08-12 03:51

Astros to extend protective netting before next homestand Houston Astros to extend protective netting at Minute Maid Park to cover more of the seating area before homestand starting Aug. 19.       ...
2019-08-08 21:00

All-Star starters revealed: Astros lead with three Alex Bregman, the runaway All-Star winner at third base for the American League, will be joined in the starting lineup by fellow Astros George Springer and Michael Brantley....
2019-06-28 02:34

MLB notebook: Astros place OF Springer (hamstring) on IL The Houston Astros put star outfielder George Springer on the 10-day injured list on Saturday, a day after he strained his left hamstring while chasing a foul ball....
2019-05-26 07:17

MLB roundup: Cubs' win over Astros marred by fan's injury Kyle Hendricks pitched eight effective innings, Kyle Schwarber and Kris Bryant homered, and the visiting Chicago Cubs averted a series sweep at the hands of the Houston Astros with a 2-1 interleague victory Wednesday....
2019-05-30 08:51

A Marathon for a PGA Tour Rookie Sungjae Im of South Korea, the only rookie to advance to the Tour Championship and its youngest competitor, kept playing and playing this season to reach an unlikely goal....
2019-08-24 11:34

Madden NFL 20 rookie ratings Madden NFL 20 released its rookie rankings earlier this week. Who got a raw deal? Who is rated correctly? Find out for yourself.       ...
2019-07-05 19:51

Mets’ Amed Rosario hitting more homers because of one tweak Amed Rosario is well ahead of schedule. Breaking open Wednesday’s 7-0 win over the Giants with a three-run homer, the Mets shortstop hit his seventh home run of the season. Last year, Rosario didn’t hit his seventh home run until Aug. 25 (122nd game)...
2019-06-06 18:17

Yankees clobber four homers in continued dominance of Orioles Death, taxes and the Yankees beating the Orioles. The Yankees made it 13 straight over their feeble AL East foes with an 8-5 win in the first game of Monday’s split doubleheader in The Bronx. It marked the longest run of success against a team by the...
2019-08-13 01:51

Eduardo Nunez’s clutch pinch-hit homers propels Red Sox KANSAS CITY, Mo. — Alex Cora kept watching the Red Sox hammer pitches right at the Kansas City Royals during the first few innings Tuesday night, and the Boston skipper was confident that eventually some of them would find their way through. Former Y...
2019-06-05 08:51

Renfroe hits 3 homers, Padres rally to stun Rox 16-12 in 12 Hunter Renfroe hit his third homer of the game in the 12th inning after Fernando Tatis Jr. tied it as part of a six-run rally in the ninth and the San Diego Padres stunned the Colorado Rockies 16-12       ...
2019-06-15 08:51

D.J. LeMahieu Hits 2 Homers as Yankees Continue Red Sox’ Pain Boston Manager Alex Cora and starting pitcher Chris Sale were ejected in the Yankees’ seven-run fourth inning as the Red Sox lost their sixth in a row....
2019-08-04 00:17

DeJong's 3 homers lead Cardinals over Pirates 14-8 Paul DeJong hit a career-high three home runs, including one during a nine-run second inning, and the St. Louis Cardinals walloped the Pittsburgh Pirates 14-8       ...
2019-07-25 06:00

Max Kepler blasts three homers as Twins avoid sweep CLEVELAND — Max Kepler homered three times and José Berríos locked up Cleveland’s lineup into the seventh inning as the Minnesota Twins avoided a sweep — and their first three-game losing streak — by beating the Indians 5-4 on Thursday night. K...
2019-06-07 07:34

Mookie Betts’s 3 Homers Lead Another Red Sox Demolition of the Yankees Batters have had three-homer games on four straight days for the first time in big league history. Betts followed the Mets’ Robinson Cano, St. Louis’s Paul DeJong and Minnesota’s Nelson Cruz....
2019-07-31 18:51

D'Arnaud homers twice, leads Rays to 6-1 win over Tigers Travis d'Arnaud homered for the first time in over 14 months, going deep twice for the Tampa Bay Rays in a 6-1 victory over the Detroit Tigers        ...
2019-06-07 00:00

Suarez homers early, Reds hold on for 8-6 win over Cubs CINCINNATI (AP) — Eugenio Suarez ended his slump with Cincinnati’s longest homer of the season, Anthony DeSclafani pitched six scoreless innings and the Reds held off the Chicago Cubs 8-6 Sunday. Phillip Ervin and Nick Senzel drove in two runs ...
2019-06-30 23:00

Acuña homers off Ureña, flings bat during showy trot MIAMI (AP) — Ronald Acuña Jr. hit a score-settling homer off Jose Ureña and celebrated by tossing his bat over his shoulder, and the Atlanta Braves rode starter Mike Soroka to a 7-1 win over the Miami Marlins on Friday night. Ureña was suspended for ...
2019-06-08 06:51

Ohtani homers off Kikuchi in Angels' 12-3 win over Seattle Shohei Ohtani homered and singled off Yusei Kikuchi in the Los Angeles Angels' 12-3 win over the Seattle Mariners       ...
2019-06-09 12:34

Murphy homers, benches clear, Rockies top Mets 5-1 NEW YORK (AP) — Ian Desmond got plunked square in the back by a pitch from New York Mets rookie Drew Gagnon immediately after two colossal Colorado homers, leading to a bench-clearing scrum late in the Rockies’ 5-1 victory Friday night. The bul...
2019-06-08 06:51

Trout homers, Angels rally for 6 in 7th to edge Rangers 7-6 Mike Trout and Kole Calhoun scored on wild pitches in a six-run seventh inning that gave the Los Angeles Angels a 7-6 comeback win over the Texas Rangers        ...
2019-05-27 03:17

Yankees allow many homers, one rare play in Sabathia fiasco MINNEAPOLIS — Poised to score in the first inning and force the Twins to play catch up, the Yankees watched Edwin Encarnacion lumber toward first base after hitting a ball that screamed triple play. “I tried but they got me,’’ said the heavy-legged E...
2019-07-23 09:17

Bellinger homers, nails 2 runners as Dodgers top Mets 9-5 LOS ANGELES (AP) — Cody Bellinger hit his 19th homer and threw out two runners from right field, leading the Los Angeles Dodgers to a 9-5 victory over the New York Mets on Monday night. Chris Taylor and pinch-hitter Kiké Hernández also went deep for ...
2019-05-28 06:34

Jiménez homers in 9th to power White Sox past Cubs, 3-1 CHICAGO (AP) — Eloy Jiménez hit a tiebreaking two-run homer in the ninth inning in his first game against his first major league organization, helping the Chicago White Sox beat the Chicago Cubs 3-1 on Tuesday night. The 22-year-old Jiménez was a top...
2019-06-19 08:51

Hosmer homers, Padres go deep into ‘pen to hold off Yanks NEW YORK (AP) — Eric Hosmer hit a three-run homer during a big first inning against Masahiro Tanaka, and San Diego manager Andy Green burned through his bullpen to help the Padres hold off the New York Yankees 5-4 on a soggy Tuesday night. New York t...
2019-05-29 06:00

Nelson Cruz homers has 3 RBIs as Twins rout M’s 10-5 MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Nelson Cruz homered and had three RBIs and utility infielder Ehire Adrianza’s hustle keyed a six-run sixth and the Minnesota Twins topped the Seattle Mariners 10-5 on Thursday. Cruz, who played for the Mariners from 2015-18 b...
2019-06-14 00:34

Donaldson homers, scores go-ahead run in Braves' 7-5 win Josh Donaldson hit a two-run home run in the first inning and then scored the go-ahead run on Ozzie Albies' single with one out in the 10th inning and the Atlanta Braves held on for a 7-5 victory against the San Diego Padres on Saturday night &...
2019-07-14 18:17

Bell mashes 3 homers, Pirates thrash Cubs 18-5 Josh Bell certainly looks ready for the Home Run Derby after mashing 3 home runs in an 18-5 victory over the Chicago Cubs.       ...
2019-07-02 05:17

Lindor hits 2 of Cleveland's 4 homers in 5-2 win over Twins Francisco Lindor hit two of Cleveland's four home runs and the Indians defeated the Minnesota Twins 5-2        ...
2019-06-05 05:00

Morton remains unbeaten, Lowe homers as Rays top A’s 6-2 ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) — Charlie Morton remained unbeaten with Tampa Bay, pitching seven shutout innings en route to a 6-2 victory over the Oakland Athletics on Monday night. Brandon Lowe homered for the third time in two days, snapping a scoreles...
2019-06-11 07:51

Mazara homers twice as Lynn, Rangers edge White Sox 6-5 ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — Nomar Mazara hit two home runs, Lance Lynn shook off a four-run first inning and retired 17 of the last 18 batters he faced, and the Texas Rangers beat the Chicago White Sox 6-5 on Saturday night. Run-scoring singles by Texas&...
2019-06-23 07:34

Robinson Cano, Better Than Vintage, Hits 3 Homers in Mets’ Win Mired in his worst offensive season in the majors, Cano had what might have been the best game of his 15-year career. “It sort of feels good,” he said....
2019-07-24 07:17

Major League batters crush record with 1,135 homers in May MLB batters hit 1,135 home runs in May, topping the all time previous record of 1,119 set in August 2017, according to the Elias Sports Bureau. Toronto rookie Vladimir Guerrero Jr, the son of MLB hall of famer Vladimir Guerrero hit HR No. 1,120 for t...
2019-06-02 02:00

Swanson homers in 8th, Braves rally past Nationals 13-9 Dansby Swanson hit a tie-breaking three-run homer in the eighth inning, Freddie Freeman drove in five runs and the Atlanta Braves rallied from a four-run deficit against Washington's beleaguered bullpen and beat the Nationals 13-9   &...
2019-06-23 06:17

Longoria's 2 homers, 5 RBIs help Giants to 10-4 win vs Pads Evan Longoria had two impressive home runs among his four hits and drove in five runs, and Kevin Pillar also had four hits for the San Francisco Giants, who beat the San Diego Padres 10-4 on Tuesday night       ...
2019-07-03 14:51

Yanks get key hits off Astros' gloves for 8th straight win Giancarlo Stanton hit a pair of go-ahead, two-run singles, both off third baseman Yuli Gurriel's glove, and the New York Yankees beat the Houston Astros 7-5 for their eighth straight win       ...
2019-06-23 08:00

MLB roundup: Yanks drop Astros to win eighth straight Giancarlo Stanton drove in his first four runs of the season on a pair of two-run singles as the host New York Yankees extended their season-high winning streak to eight games with a 7-5 victory over the Houston Astros on Saturday night....
2019-06-23 13:34

Hendricks helps Cubs avoid sweep with 2-1 win over Astros HOUSTON (AP) — Kyle Hendricks pitched eight strong innings, Kyle Schwarber homered for the second straight game and Kris Bryant added a solo shot in his return to the lineup to help the Chicago Cubs avoid a sweep with a 2-1 win over the Houston Astro...
2019-05-30 05:51

Astros pitchers combine for no-hitter -- with Nolan Ryan there to see it Aaron Sanchez looked like a reinvented pitcher in his Houston debut, throwing six stellar innings to start the Astros on a combined no-hitter Saturday night in their 9-0 victory over the Seattle Mariners....
2019-08-04 16:51

Blue Jays trade Sanchez, Biagini to Astros KANSAS CITY, Mo. - The Toronto Blue Jays shipped out another two of their few remaining ties to their most recent playoff teams in a deal just before Wednesday's trade deadline....
2019-07-31 23:17

Opinion: Astros save MLB trade deadline from being an all-time dud In what was emerging as the dullest and most pathetic trade deadlines in ages, the Astros stepped up and seized the moment, grabbing Zack Greinke.       ...
2019-08-01 05:17

Gurriel’s homer in 10th lifts Astros to 2-1 win over Seattle HOUSTON (AP) — Yuli Gurriel hit a game-ending home run in the 10th inning and the Houston Astros beat the Seattle Mariners 2-1 on Friday night. Gurriel hit a 2-2 pitch from Matt Festa (0-2) off the facade in left field for his eighth homer. Houston&#...
2019-06-29 09:00

Astros Offer Yankees a Potential Glimpse of the Postseason Houston was missing two of its best hitters for this series. But Justin Verlander was on the mound Sunday and the Astros won the season series between the teams....
2019-06-24 04:51

Straw’s 3B in 14th lifts Astros over pesky Mariners 8-7 SEATTLE (AP) — Myles Straw led off the 14th inning with a triple and scored on Yuli Gurriel’s sacrifice fly, and the Houston Astros outlasted the pesky Seattle Mariners 8-7 Thursday night in the longest game of the season by innings for both te...
2019-06-07 08:00

Astros acquire Greinke in stunning pitching grab Zack Greinke held the New York Yankees to two runs on two hits over five innings on Wednesday, and that was the good news for the Bronx Bombers when it comes to the veteran pitcher....
2019-08-01 00:00

MLB roundup: Astros hammer six home runs to rout M's Rookie Yordan Alvarez slugged the first of Houston's season-high six home runs as the Astros bashed their way to a 10-2 victory over the visiting Seattle Mariners on Friday....
2019-08-03 19:34

Astros ace Greinke deal; two-dozen trades on MLB's deadline day On a dizzying day that featured two dozen trades, the Astros pulled off the biggest and most startling deal, adding ace Zack Greinke to an imposing rotation already loaded with All-Stars Justin Verlander and Gerrit Cole....
2019-08-01 10:17

Fisher’s homer leads Astros past Athletics 3-2 OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — Derek Fisher hit a tiebreaking homer to lead off the eighth inning for his first long ball of the season and the short-handed Houston Astros rallied for a 3-2 victory over the Oakland Athletics on Friday night. The Astros trail...
2019-06-01 11:01

Gurriel hits 2nd straight game-winner, Astros down M’s in 10 HOUSTON (AP) — Yuli Gurriel doubled in the 10th inning for his second straight last at-bat game winner, lifting the Houston Astros to a 6-5 win over the Seattle Mariners on Saturday night. The Astros hadn’t scored since putting up five runs in ...
2019-06-30 12:34

Astros become latest MLB team to extend stadium netting HOUSTON — The Houston Astros will extend the protective netting at Minute Maid Park to cover more of the seating area, joining other teams that have taken safety measures after foul balls injured fans. The team announced Thursday that the extended ne...
2019-08-08 23:00

Núñez, Martin homer to lead Orioles over Astros 4-1 HOUSTON (AP) — Renato Núñez hit his 16th homer, Richie Martin added a two-run shot in the ninth and the Baltimore Orioles snapped a three-game skid with a 4-1 victory over the Houston Astros on Saturday. Núñez homered in the sixth inning and the Astr...
2019-06-09 04:51

Astros place AL home run leader George Springer on IL HOUSTON — The Houston Astros placed outfielder George Springer on the 10-day injured list Saturday with a left hamstring strain, but could be close to getting star second baseman Jose Altuve back from injury. Houston general manager Jeff Luhnow said ...
2019-05-26 04:17

Urquidy dominates struggling Rangers in Astros' 6-1 win José Urquidy threw seven dominant innings for his first major league win and Yuli Gurriel hit a three-run homer, sending the Houston Astros to a 6-1 victory over the skidding Texas Rangers       ...
2019-07-21 05:00

How the Astros’ deadline splash is changing the futures market LAS VEGAS — Wednesday’s MLB trade deadline has come and gone but its repercussions very well could continue to be felt deep into October. The blockbuster that fans, media, and not to mention bettors and bookmakers, were waiting for came late that aft...
2019-08-03 00:51

Springer, Bregman propel Astros to 6-2 victory over Angels George Springer and Alex Bregman homered, Wade Miley pitched two-run ball into the sixth inning and the Houston Astros beat the Los Angeles Angels 6-2       ...
2019-07-19 06:34

Astros' Marisnick suspended for plate collision with Lucroy Houston Astros outfielder Jake Marisnick was suspended for two games by Major League Baseball on Thursday for his violent home plate collision with Los Angeles Angels catcher Jonathan Lucroy before the All-Star break....
2019-07-12 14:51

Surly Baseball Fan Jack White Returned To Watch Nationals-Brewers In Extra Innings After Leaving To Play A Concert Jack White is currently on tour with his band The Raconteurs and their show on Saturday was in our nation’s capital. As he is wont to do, White went over to Nationals Park with his bandmates to catch the early portion of Brewers-Nats, but had to leav...
2019-08-19 06:34

Shohei Ohtani homers off Yusei Kikuchi to propel Angels ANAHEIM, Calif. — Shohei Ohtani and Yusei Kikuchi sensed the excitement around Angel Stadium each time they dug in against each other. The Japanese stars also realized millions of eyes were on them from across the Pacific as they faced each other in ...
2019-06-09 17:34

Blackmon homers, Gray pitches Rockies past Dodgers 5-3 DENVER (AP) — Jon Gray and Clayton Kershaw turned Coors Field into a pitcher’s park for one night. Charlie Blackmon showed the hitters are still dangerous in the thin air. Gray pitched effectively into the seventh inning and Blackmon homered to...
2019-06-30 12:34

D'Arnaud homers in 9th to lead Rays past Yankees 4-3 Travis d'Arnaud hit a two-out homer off Chad Green in the bottom of the ninth and the Tampa Bay Rays beat the New York Yankees 4-3 on Saturday       ...
2019-07-07 03:34

Guerrero homers twice, powers Blue Jays past Orioles 11-2 Vladimir Guerrero Jr. hit two of his team's five home runs to back a solid performance by fellow rookie Trent Thornton and the Toronto Blue Jays beat the Baltimore Orioles 11-2       ...
2019-08-02 05:00

Cruz homers in 4th straight game, Twins trounce Tigers 12-2 DETROIT (AP) — Nelson Cruz homered for the fourth straight game and the Minnesota Twins connected four times in all Sunday to rout the Detroit Tigers 12-2. Miguel Sano, Byron Buxton and Eddie Rosario also connected for the Twins. Minnesota hit eight ...
2019-06-10 01:34

Soler, Mondesi homers lead Royals past Rangers 4-2 ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — Jorge Soler and Adalberto Mondesi homered and Jakob Junis allowed two runs in six innings as the Kansas City Royals snapped a three-game losing streak with a 4-2 win over Texas Rangers on Thursday night. Junis (4-5) allowed fo...
2019-05-31 06:51

Yankees slugger Stanton homers twice in Class A rehab game TAMPA, Fla. (AP) — New York Yankees slugger Giancarlo Stanton homered twice in a minor league rehab game with Class A Tampa on Wednesday night. Stanton hasn’t played for the Yankees since March 31. He originally went on the injured list with a ...
2019-06-13 03:51

Castillo solid, Puig homers to lead Reds over Cardinals ST. LOUIS (AP) — Luis Castillo pitched one-run ball over six innings, Yasiel Puig homered and the Cincinnati Reds beat the St. Louis Cardinals 4-1 Tuesday night following a rain delay of 1 hour, 20 minutes. The loss snapped the Cardinals’ four-...
2019-06-05 08:34

Arizona Diamondbacks lose to Cardinals 5-2; Goldschmidt homers for Cards SAINT LOUIS (AP) – Adam Wainwright made the most of a couple of extra days of rest. Paul Goldschmidt homered, Wainwright pitched seven scoreless innings, and the St. Louis Cardinals held on to beat the Arizona Diamondbacks 5-2 on Sunday. The A...
2019-07-15 07:00

Trevor Story homers twice, Rockies rout Blue Jays 13-6 DENVER (AP) — Trevor Story hit a pair of two-run homers as part of a career-high seven-RBI night and the Colorado Rockies beat the slumping Toronto Blue Jays 13-6 on Friday for their sixth straight win. It was his 13th career multi-homer game. Story ...
2019-06-01 11:01

Cody Bellinger hits 2 homers, Dodgers rout Phillies 16-2 Cody Bellinger hit his 32nd and 33rd homers, Clayton Kershaw struck out seven in six innings and the major league-leading Los Angeles Dodgers routed the Philadelphia Phillies 16-2 on Monday night       ...
2019-07-16 05:34

Goodrum’s 2 homers, 5 hits lead Tigers past Braves 8-2 ATLANTA (AP) — Niko Goodrum homered twice and had a career-high five hits, Nicholas Castellanos and Grayson Greiner also went deep, and the Detroit Tigers romped to an 8-2 victory over the Atlanta Braves on Friday night. Spencer Turnbull pitched into...
2019-06-01 05:00

Indiana hits 3 homers, tops Illinois-Chicago 9-5 in NCAA LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — Matt Lloyd hit a three-run homer in the sixth inning, Cole Barr and Drew Ashley each added solo homers and Indiana avoided elimination from the NCAA Louisville Regional with a 9-5 victory over Illinois-Chicago on Saturday. A da...
2019-06-02 01:00

Rookie call-ups could put your fantasy team over the top On the heels of yet another set of successful minor league call-ups, this time in the form of Astros outfielder Yordan Alvarez and Marlins pitcher Zac Gallen, fantasy baseball owners should already be looking ahead to the next wave. Acquiring proven ...
2019-06-23 16:51

Top 5 picks make up NBA All-Rookie first team For the first time since the 1984-85 season, the top five selections in the NBA draft made up the NBA's All-Rookie first team that was announced Tuesday....
2019-05-21 21:51

No Rookie Has Ever Homered Like Aristides Aquino The Reds outfielder with the cool nickname and the even cooler actual name was called up on Aug. 1 after the Reds shipped away Yasiel Puig, and he’s done nothing but hit dingers. Dinger after dinger after dinger. Here’s Monday night’s dinger:...
2019-08-13 22:51

MLB notebook: Padres rookie Paddack sent down San Diego Padres right-hander Chris Paddack, in the midst of a strong rookie season, was surprisingly optioned to Class-A Lake Elsinore (Calif.) on Wednesday....
2019-06-13 04:51

Thornton shuts down former team, Blue Jays rout Astros 12-0 HOUSTON (AP) — Trent Thornton was looking forward to Sunday’s game against the Astros since he was traded to Toronto in the offseason. He delivered arguably his best start of the season. Thornton shut down his former team into the seventh innin...
2019-06-17 01:17

Justin Verlander orders Astros to bar Detroit reporter over grudge At Justin Verlander’s request, the Astros blocked a Detroit Free Press reporter from his post-game media session Wednesday night. On Thursday, Verlander explained why, labeling past behavior of the reporter, Anthony Fenech, as “unethical,” and said h...
2019-08-22 22:34

Astros’ pitching looks scary good with Zack Greinke on deck HOUSTON — Another day, another dominant pitching performance by the Astros. Justin Verlander struck out 10 on Sunday and the Astros beat the Mariners 3-1 Sunday for a three-game sweep. A day after Astros newcomer Aaron Sanchez and three relievers com...
2019-08-05 09:34

Gurriel hits 2nd straight game-winner, Astros down M's in 10 Yuli Gurriel doubled in the 10th inning for his second straight last at-bat game winner, lifting the Houston Astros to a 6-5 win over the Seattle Mariners on Saturday night       ...
2019-06-30 14:34

Carlos Correa’s clutch hit in ninth propels Astros past Red Sox HOUSTON — Carlos Correa hit an RBI single in the ninth inning to give the Houston Astros a 4-3 victory over the Boston Red Sox on Saturday night. After Boston tied it in the top of the inning, Aledmys Diaz led off the bottom with a double to left off...
2019-05-26 06:51

Núñez, Martin homer to lead Orioles over Astros 4-1 Renato Núñez hit his 16th homer, Richie Martin added a two-run shot in the ninth and the Baltimore Orioles snapped a three-game skid with a 4-1 victory over the Houston Astros       ...
2019-06-09 01:34

Astros fan marks 105th birthday with baseball-themed party A Houston Astros fan in Texas has marked her 105th birthday with a baseball-themed party including gifts courtesy of her favorite team       ...
2019-08-11 18:34

Yuli Gurriel drives in eight runs as Astros destroy Rockies HOUSTON — With Houston’s powerful offense, there always seem to be men on base when Yuli Gurriel comes to the plate in the bottom part of the Astros order. On Wednesday, he found a way to send most of them home. Gurriel drove in a team-record-t...
2019-08-08 07:00

Astros’ Marisnick suspended for collision that put Angels’ Lucroy in hospital Astros outfielder Jake Marisnick is suspended for two games after an ugly collision at home plate sent Angels catcher Jonathon Lucroy to the hospital this past Sunday, MLB announced on Thursday. Angels manager Brad Ausmus called for the league to eva...
2019-07-11 23:51

Pirates' rout sends Astros to first home series loss Corey Dickerson and Josh Bell each belted a two-run homer, and Joe Musgrove tossed six strong innings as the Pittsburgh Pirates handed the Houston Astros their first series loss at home with a 10-0 romp on Thursday afternoon....
2019-06-28 02:34

Rangers vs. Astros: Lance Lynn will stymie a flat Houston Finally some good news for presidential candidate Mayor de Blasio. His “keys to the city” show at Wednesday’s USWNT celebration bumped his approval rating from 0.9 percent to 1.3 percent. Bad news? Megan Rapinoe has declared she is now a candidate fo...
2019-07-11 23:51

Child struck by line drive at Cubs-Astros game A young fan at Wednesday night's game between the Cubs and Astros in Houston was struck by a foul ball hit by Albert Almora Jr., shaking up the Chicago center fielder....
2019-05-30 04:34

Astros' Carlos Correa suffers fractured rib during massage Houston Astros shortstop Carlos Correa has been put on the injured list with fractured rib suffered during an in-home massage.        ...
2019-05-30 02:34

MLB trade roundup: Astros stun baseball, land Greinke When the 4 p.m. ET trade deadline passed Wednesday, the biggest names in the rumor mill in recent days hadn't gone anywhere and the new July 31 drop-dead cutoff seemed to be a dud. Then the Houston Astros stepped in....
2019-08-01 04:51

Gurriel's homer in 10th lifts Astros to 2-1 win over Seattle Yuli Gurriel hit a game-ending home run in the 10th inning and the Houston Astros beat the Seattle Mariners 2-1       ...
2019-06-29 07:00

MLB trade deadline winners and losers: Astros shock, Yankees sit still SportsPulse: The MLB trade deadline was the last opportunity for contenders to improve their title chances. MLB insider Bob Nightengale believes the Astros did exactly while other contenders shockingly stood pat.       ...
2019-08-01 08:17

Weekend Watch: Our takes on Pujols, Keuchel, Yankees-Astros and more Albert Pujols is back in St. Louis, Dallas Keuchel is back on the mound and the Yankees are back at full strength (or close to it). Here's what we expect to see....
2019-06-21 13:34

Aaron Judge belts 2 homers as Yankees’ AL East lead grows ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. — Not every locker in the Yankees’ clubhouse housed a major contributor to the latest clutch victory, but there were enough that you needed your head on a swivel to stay connected. Along the left wall Aaron Judge stood explaining...
2019-07-06 12:34

Kepler hits 3 homers, Twins edge Indians 5-4 to avoid sweep CLEVELAND (AP) — Max Kepler homered three times and José Berríos locked up Cleveland’s lineup into the seventh inning as the Minnesota Twins avoided a sweep — and their first three-game losing streak — by beating the Indians 5-4 on Thursday nig...
2019-06-07 08:00

Taylor's 2 homers power Dodgers past Giants 9-2 for 50th win Chris Taylor homered twice, Cody Bellinger added a solo shot, and the Los Angeles Dodgers' spotty bullpen was solid after starter Rich Hill left with an injury to beat the San Francisco Giants 9-2 and become the major leagues' first 50-win ...
2019-06-20 08:17

Dozier homers in 1st, Royals snap Indians' 6-game win streak Hunter Dozier homered in the first and Jakob Junis pitched two-hit ball through six innings as the Kansas City Royals beat Cleveland 1-0, snapping the Indians' six-game winning streak       ...
2019-07-21 05:00

García homers, Duffy has 4 hits as Rays rout Padres 10-4 Avisaíl García had a two-run home run among his three hits and Matt Duffy had four hits and three RBIs for the Tampa Bay Rays, who benefited from a Padres bullpen meltdown in a 10-4 victory in their first game in San Diego since 2004 &...
2019-08-13 15:17

Watch: Yankees' Cameron Maybin homers in fourth consecutive game New York Yankees outfielder Cameron Maybin became the first Yankees outfielder in nearly 30 years to hit home runs in four consecutive games with his latest blast....
2019-06-19 16:17

Texans send rookie CB to showers after big hits Houston Texans rookie Lonnie Johnson Jr. didn't make any friends on the first day of joint practices with the Green Bay Packers, and he didn't even get to finish the workout....
2019-08-06 06:51

Marlins Rookie's Dad, During And After Son's First Career Dinger: [Screaming] Facing the reigning NL Cy Young award winner in your first ever MLB game is a tall order. Marlins rookie Isan Diaz went 0-for-2 in his first two at-bats against Jacob deGrom Monday afternoon, but in his third try, on a 1–2 count, Diaz took a mighty r...
2019-08-06 08:34

Rookie’s homer in 13th helps Red Sox get some rest TORONTO — Michael Chavis got his team a win and his teammates some rest. Rafael Devers joined an exclusive club of young Red Sox sluggers who have homered in three straight games, Chavis hit a tiebreaking homer in the 13th inning and Boston beat the ...
2019-05-23 08:34

Cards rookie QB Murray 6-for-7 in 'smooth' debut Cardinals quarterback Kyler Murray, the No. 1 overall pick in April's NFL draft, played 10 snaps and enjoyed a solid debut in Thursday's game against the Chargers....
2019-08-09 12:00

Mayfield clears air with Giants rookie QB Jones Cleveland Browns quarterback Baker Mayfield told reporters Wednesday that he reached out to Daniel Jones about his recently published comments regarding the New York Giants rookie....
2019-08-21 20:00

Fantasy owners should be wary when it comes to rookie pitchers When Albert Pujols burst onto the scene from virtual obscurity in 2001, fantasy baseball owners’ quests to find the next big thing began to rapidly climb the priority list on draft day. When Mike Trout emerged as the can’t-miss, must-have rookie in 2...
2019-06-02 12:51

Jays rookie Biggio gets first hit, homer in majors Heralded Blue Jays rookie Cavan Biggio got his first major league hits on Sunday, including his first home run, and his Hall of Fame father was on hand at Rogers Centre to witness it....
2019-05-26 20:51

Rookie Saints DE sentenced to 6 months in jail A judge sentenced Saints defensive end Carl Granderson to six months in jail Thursday after rejecting the terms of his plea agreement on sexual assault charges....
2019-07-12 00:51

Browns rookie goes from sleeping on the street to scoring a TD Damon Sheehy-Guiseppi didn't play football in high school, and talked his way into a Browns tryout. Now he's pushing for a roster spot after an emotional punt return for a TD....
2019-08-15 04:51

Rookie Yamamoto blanks Cardinals again, Marlins win 6-0 ST. LOUIS (AP) — Rookie Jordan Yamamoto dazzled again, matching his first career start by pitching seven scoreless innings against St. Louis, and the Miami Marlins beat the Cardinals 6-0 on Tuesday night. Yamamoto (2-0) allowed two hits, struck out s...
2019-06-19 08:51

Rookie CG for Rangers wraps up doubleheader sweep over A’s ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — Adrian Sampson threw a four-hitter for his first career complete game, and the Texas Rangers wrapped up a doubleheader sweep over the Oakland Athletics with a 3-1 win Saturday night. Sampson (5-3) struck out seven and walked o...
2019-06-09 12:00

Doncic, Young unanimous NBA All-Rookie first-teamers Dallas' Luka Doncic and Atlanta's Trae Young unanimous first-team selections for NBA All-Rookie team        ...
2019-05-21 21:00

Gilgeous-Alexander Named to NBA All-Rookie Second Team Los Angeles Clippers’ Shai Gilgeous-Alexander (2) shoots during an NBA basketball game between Los Angeles Clippers and Portland Trail Blazers, Tuesday, March 12, 2019, in Los Angeles. (AP Photo/Ringo H.W. Chiu) LEXINGTON, Ky. – Once an overloo...
2019-05-21 22:17

Broncos rookie QB Lock could open season on IR Broncos coach Vic Fangio said it's possible that rookie quarterback Drew Lock could open the season on injured reserve after suffering a sprained thumb on his throwing hand in Monday's preseason game....
2019-08-23 02:34

Reds rookie Aquino sets MLB mark with HR No. 8 Reds rookie Aristides Aquino became the first player in MLB history to hit eight home runs in his first 12 games with a homer in a loss to the Nationals....
2019-08-13 07:17

Yankees make Chris Paddack look like just another rookie Chris Paddack arrived in The Bronx as one of the season’s breakout stars. The 23-year-old departed his first game at Yankee Stadium looking like a rookie for the first time. Entering Wednesday having allowed four home runs all season, the Padres righ...
2019-05-30 09:00

Astros to acquire former Cy Young Award winner Zack Greinke from Diamondbacks The Houston Astros have agreed to acquire veteran starting pitcher Zack Greinke from the Arizona Diamondbacks in exchange for four Minor League prospects....
2019-08-01 03:00

Zack Greinke’s wasn’t good in Astros debut, but it didn’t matter HOUSTON — Zack Greinke’s debut with the Houston Astros on Tuesday night was made easier by the warm welcome he received from his new teammates in the days since his trade from the Arizona Diamondbacks. It didn’t hurt that the Astros also ...
2019-08-07 16:00

Astros Bar Reporter From Postgame Presser At Justin Verlander's Request [Update] A Detroit Free Press reporter was barred from the Houston Astros’ postgame press conference last night because Justin Verlander said he would refuse to speak with media if the reporter was present....
2019-08-22 23:34

The 2-Year-Old Who Was Hit By A Foul Ball At An Astros Game Suffered A Skull Fracture On May 29, a two-year-old girl was struck by a foul ball during a game between the Cubs and Astros in Houston. In the first update about the child’s condition since then, an attorney representing her family revealed today that she suffered a fracture...
2019-06-27 19:17

Watch: Astros' Michael Brantley records RBI double in return to Cleveland Houston Astros All-Star outfielder Michael Brantley received multiple standing ovations and hit an RBI double in Tuesday's MLB All-Star Game, his first game back in Cleveland since leaving the Indians last offseason....
2019-07-11 00:17

Astros' Jake Marisnick suspended two games for collision with Jonathan Lucroy MLB suspended Houston Astros outfielder Jake Marisnick for two games Thursday after his violent collision at home plate with Los Angeles Angels catcher Jonathan Lucroy....
2019-07-12 07:34

Yankees face stiff Astros test after statement sweep of Rays After acing their test against the Rays to build their lead in the AL East to a season-high 3½ games, the Yankees will now face an even stiffer challenge with the Astros coming to town for a four-game series starting Thursday. Behind a terrific outin...
2019-06-20 05:34

LEADING OFF: Astros' aces start double dip; Scherzer on mend LEADING OFF: Astros to start Greinke, Cole in doubleheader; Scherzer to throw simulated game; playoff push adds juice to Bay Area rivalry       ...
2019-08-13 15:17

Orioles catcher Severino sets franchise mark by hitting three homers against Rangers Baltimore Orioles catcher Pedro Severino made franchise history Tuesday night in the team's 12-11 victory over the Texas Rangers by hitting three home runs....
2019-06-05 23:51

Watch: Rangers' Joey Gallo homers on first pitch he sees in All-Star Game Texas Rangers center fielder Joey Gallo didn't take long to feel comfortable in his first career All-Star Game, hitting the first pitch he saw from Giants reliever Will Smith over the right-field wall for a home run....
2019-07-11 00:17

Watch: Miles Mikolas gem, Tyler O'Neill homers lead Cardinals over Pirates St. Louis Cardinals pitcher Miles Mikolas allowed eight hits and threw three strikeouts on 100 pitches in a shutout performance against the Pittsburgh Pirates....
2019-07-16 18:01

Rookie Peter Lambert bottles up Cubs again, Rockies win 10-3 DENVER (AP) — Rookie Peter Lambert went five strong innings and baffled Chicago for a second time in five days as the Colorado Rockies won their 10th straight at home by beating the Cubs 10-3 on Tuesday night. Lambert (2-0) allowed one run and three ...
2019-06-12 09:17

The Blues' Stunning Stanley Cup Run Was Keyed by a Rookie Goaltender St. Louis’ worst-to-first campaign began after the team called up Jordan Binnington from the minor leagues in mid-December. In Game 7 of the Finals, he turned into a brick wall against the Bruins’ attack....
2019-06-13 18:00

Sources: Zion shoe deal richest ever for rookie Before Zion Williamson committed to Jordan Brand, several shoe competitors made offers on total deals that extended well into the nine-figure range, sources tell ESPN's Adrian Wojnarowski....
2019-07-25 07:34

Fellow Knicks rookie is silver lining to another RJ Barrett dud LAS VEGAS — Oddly, the Knicks seem to have better luck with their second-round draft picks than their lottery picks lately. In the second game at the Las Vegas Summer League, second-round pick Ignas Brazdeikis stole the show from fellow Canadian RJ B...
2019-07-08 08:00

Yankees rookie league team scores 38 runs Meet the Dominican Bombers. The Dominican Summer League Yankees annihilated the DSL Twins, 38-2, behind a season-high nine doubles and five home runs on Wednesday. All eleven Yankee batters had at least two hits, while three tied for a game-high four...
2019-07-04 04:17

Report: Zion's shoe deal richest ever for rookie New Orleans Pelicans forward Zion Williamson's shoe deal with Jordan Brand is the largest ever for an NBA rookie in terms of annual pay, ESPN reported Wednesday....
2019-07-25 01:01

Fantasy owners shouldn’t buy into the rookie tight-end hype Some things get better with age. A fine wine, a nice scotch, jeans. And fantasy tight ends. George Kittle wasn’t a monster his rookie season. Nor was Zach Ertz. Or even stalwarts or legends like Antonio Gates, Jimmy Graham or Tony Gonzalez. Of course...
2019-08-05 09:34

Rookie Tatis Jr. returns to Padres after missing 34 games SAN DIEGO (AP) — Prized rookie shortstop Fernando Tatis Jr. is back with the San Diego Padres and vowing to play at full speed after missing 34 games with a strained left hamstring. He was scheduled to bat leadoff when the Padres opened a four-game s...
2019-06-07 01:51

Rookie Young outpitches Lynn as Diamondbacks top Rangers 9-2 Rookie Alex Young outpitched Lance Lynn, the major leagues' leading winner, as the Arizona Diamondbacks beat the Texas Rangers 9-2       ...
2019-07-17 06:17

Rookie trifecta: Smith delivers 3rd straight walk-off for LA LOS ANGELES (AP) — Hours after being called up from the minors, Will Smith connected for a pinch-hit, three-run homer with two outs in the ninth inning that lifted the Los Angeles Dodgers over the Colorado Rockies 6-3 Sunday. It was the third straigh...
2019-06-24 03:00

Giants owner hopes rookie QB Jones won't have to play Asked by SNY what he thought an ideal 2019 season would look like, Mara said the 38-year-old Manning is the Giants' present and rookie first-rounder Daniel Jones is the franchise's future....
2019-08-14 03:17

Nationals rookie outfielder Robles departs with injury WASHINGTON (AP) — Washington Nationals outfielder Victor Robles has left the game against the Atlanta Braves with an undisclosed injury in the second inning. Robles went down to a knee in center during Nick Markakis’ at-bat Saturday, and manage...
2019-06-23 02:00

Collier having stellar rookie season for the Minnesota Lynx Napheesa Collier wanted to make her mark as a rookie for the Minnesota Lynx. With nine games left in the regular season, she's done just that, putting herself on the short list of candidates for the WNBA Rookie of the Year award....
2019-08-16 18:00

Rookie Collier scores 27, Lynx drop Sky 89-71 in opener MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Napheesa Collier scored 27 points, the second most in WNBA history by a rookie in her debut, and the new-look Minnesota Lynx pulled away from the Chicago Sky in the second half for an 89-71 win in the season-opener for both teams S...
2019-05-26 12:00

Why Pete Alonso could be left off Rookie of the Year ballots Pete Alonso is on the path to the best season ever by a Mets rookie position player. Yet, he may not win NL Rookie of the Year and might not even appear on every ballot. With the season one-third complete, the NL Rookie race is setting up as the best...
2019-05-25 20:00

Jets rookie Quinnen Williams already has teammates raving It may have happened anyway, but Leonard Williams’ absence, with what coach Adam Gase called an “irritation in his hip,” merely sped up the process. So there was Quinnen Williams, the heavily hyped rookie who is called “Big Baby” by his Jets teammate...
2019-08-07 10:00

Raiders rookie RB Jacobs flashes in brief preseason moment Rookie Josh Jacobs flashed in what figures to be the only series he plays in the entire preseason for the Oakland Raiders       ...
2019-08-20 14:34

Dallas rookie Ogunbowale remains confident despite losing Dallas rookie Ogunbowale remains confident despite losing, says her 'mindset was ready' for transition from college to WNBA       ...
2019-08-06 21:34

Norris: I’ll learn more "on the limit" at McLaren in rookie F1 year McLaren Formula 1 rookie Lando Norris believes he will gain more by being "on the limit" this season than being conservative because he still has "a lot" to learn...
2019-08-21 03:00

Houston Astros, Justin Verlander and Detroit Free Press: Here's what happened Justin Verlander and Detroit Free Press reporter Anthony Fenech have a checkered past, but that isn't the issue.       ...
2019-08-25 08:00

Watch: Astros' Tony Kemp makes diving, flipping catch vs. Pirates The Houston Astros were on the wrong end of a 10-0 loss to the Pittsburgh Pirates, but Tony Kemp provided one of the highlights of the game by making a diving and flipping catch during the setback....
2019-06-28 17:51

MLB: Justin Verlander, Houston Astros barring Detroit Free Press violates CBA Verlander requested the Houston Astros to keep writer Anthony Fenech out of the clubhouse after the Tigers' 2-1 win       ...
2019-08-23 10:34

Houston Astros acquire Zack Greinke in stunning deadline pitching grab Astros eclipse Yankees as AL favorites with stunning tradeNL-leading Dodgers add infield depth with Jedd Gyorko dealNationals reshape bullpen, adding three relievers at deadlineZack Greinke held the New York Yankees to two runs on two hits over five ...
2019-08-01 02:34

Watch: George Springer sets Astros' leadoff homer record vs. Tigers Center fielder George Springer set the franchise record for leadoff homers in a single season by belting his 10th game-opening bomb of the year in a win against the Detroit Tigers....
2019-08-21 16:00

LEADING OFF: Marlins' Gallen makes debut, Astros meet Yanks LEADING OFF: Gallen makes MLB debut for Marlins vs former club, Astros-Yanks meet in matchup of division leaders       ...
2019-06-20 13:34

Foul Ball Appears To Injure Young Child At Astros-Cubs Game During the fourth inning of tonight’s Astros-Cubs game, Chicago outfielder Albert Almora, Jr. hit a foul ball into the seats on the third base side of the Houston ballpark. According to those present at the game, that ball hit a small child, who was ...
2019-05-30 03:34

UA/Astros broadcaster & Pueblo High grad reacts to trade for D-Backs Greinke HOUSTON – With former Arizona Diamondback ace Zach Greinke being traded to Houston, many believe the Astros have all it takes to win another World Series.  That includes Pueblo High School grad and U of A football announcer for Spanish-language...
2019-08-02 08:51

Rookie Sacramento police officer killed, stand-off ensues A rookie police officer in Sacramento, California, died after she was shot while answering a domestic disturbance call late on Wednesday, spurring an eight-hour standoff with the suspect, who fired his rifle "off and on" for hours, police said....
2019-06-20 23:00

Reds rookie Senzel fouls pitch off eye, leaves game CINCINNATI (AP) — Reds rookie Nick Senzel fouled a pitch off his left eye and came out of a game against the Texas Rangers on Saturday night. The outfielder fouled a pitch from Mike Minor into the dirt, the ball deflecting off his foot and hitting th...
2019-06-16 03:17

Knicks rookie Ignas Brazdeikis looking to prove skeptics wrong LAS VEGAS — Ignas Brazdeikis worked out with 13 teams but never for the Knicks. His representatives couldn’t imagine the 6-foot-7 freshman forward from Michigan falling to New York and their 55th pick of the second round. The 21-year-old from Canada ...
2019-07-05 15:34

A Pelicans Rookie Had The Best Dunk Of Summer League And It Was Not Zion Williamson Monday night in Las Vegas, New Orleans Pelicans rookie center Jaxson Hayes caught a nifty wraparound pass on a side pick-and-roll and dunked someone named Mychal Mulder into The Further....
2019-07-09 07:51

Renault's Zhou targets F2 wins, "not interested" in 'rookie title' Renault Formula 1 junior Guan Yu Zhou says he is not interested in being the top Formula 2 newcomer in 2019 and his target is overall wins and podiums...
2019-07-11 17:51

Redskins rookie Bryce Love has always had the same goals: Football, then med school After nearly winning the Heisman Trophy as a junior, Love returned to Stanford and tore his ACL. The decision may have cost him millions, but the running back, who wants to become a doctor, has no regrets....
2019-07-18 18:17

Angry Lakers rookie rips off Mitchell Robinson’s headband One Laker was so frustrated during a lopsided loss to the Knicks on Wednesday that he ripped off Mitchell Robinson’s headband and threw it at the towering center. The odd sequence of events — in the third quarter of the Knicks 117-96 firs...
2019-07-11 08:17

New York Giants rookie Deandre Baker surprises mom with Bentley New York Giants first-round pick Deandre Baker used some of the money he received when he signed his rookie contract with the team on a lavish gift for his mother....
2019-06-28 23:34

Mets rookie Alonso to participate in All-Star Home Run Derby NEW YORK (AP) — Mets rookie Pete Alonso plans to compete in the Home Run Derby during All-Star week in Cleveland. The power-hitting first baseman says he accepted an invitation from Major League Baseball to participate July 8 regardless of whether he...
2019-06-29 01:34

Saints rookie DE Carl Granderson sentenced to six months in jail New Orleans Saints rookie defensive end Carl Granderson was taken into custody during a court date Thursday and ordered to serve six months in jail by the presiding judge, who refused to accept a plea deal entered in his sexual assault case. Granders...
2019-07-12 09:01

South Korean rookie Lee grabs share of Connecticut lead PGA Tour rookie Lee Kyoung-hoon of South Korea used a hot start and two back-nine birdies to move into a six-way share of the lead after the first round lead of the Travelers Championship in Cromwell, Connecticut on Thursday....
2019-06-21 03:34

Baez HR, Cubs win 5-3; Alonso sets Mets mark for rookie HRs CHICAGO (AP) — Javier Baez hit the 100th homer of his career, a three-run drive in the eighth inning as the Chicago Cubs overcame another home run by Pete Alonso to beat the New York Mets 5-3 on Sunday. Alonso hit his 27th home run, breaking the Mets...
2019-06-24 00:17

49ers rookie Deebo Samuel stuck with $3,700 dinner bill San Francisco 49ers receiver Deebo Samuel took part in an expensive tradition foisted upon rookies Wednesday night when he shelled out $3,700 for the team's dinner at a steakhouse. ...
2019-08-16 18:00

Chiefs rookie RB Darwin Thompson pushing for playing time Rookie running back Darwin Thompson is quickly climbing the depth chart of the Kansas City Chiefs, even though the sixth-round pick has plenty going against him       ...
2019-08-21 01:00

Afton Williamson, a Star of ‘The Rookie,’ Says She Was Sexually Harassed and Bullied Ms. Williamson said on Instagram that she was leaving the ABC police drama because she was subjected to sexual harassment and assault, bullying and racist comments....
2019-08-07 02:34

Patriots effusive of long-locked rookie Chase Winovich Former Michigan star Chase Winovich is already making a name for himself within the Patriots organization, which drafted the defensive end in the third round (77th overall) of the 2019 NFL Draft. And it isn’t just from his distinct blonde locks that ...
2019-08-07 21:00

49ers rookie receivers show flashes in exhibition opener Deebo Samuel and Jalen Hurd showed flashes in the exhibition opener of the ability that led the San Francisco 49ers to take the two receivers on the second day of this year's NFL draft       ...
2019-08-13 02:17

Texans rookie Lonnie Johnson Jr. sent off for big hits against Packers in practice Houston Texans rookie cornerback Lonnie Johnson Jr. was sent off the practice field for a pair of big hits against the Packers during practice.       ...
2019-08-06 21:34

Fantasy Football: Five under-the-radar rookie sleepers to target in 2019 Jamey Eisenberg has five under-the-radar rookies who could make an impact in re-draft leagues this year, including the potential best running back in Kansas City and the potential No. 1 receiver in San Francisco....
2019-05-23 22:00

Patriots cut P Allen, making room for rookie Jake Bailey The New England Patriots have cut punter Ryan Allen, who booted them to three Super Bowl victories in six seasons       ...
2019-08-21 05:34

Giants’ Sam Beal is full of confidence after lost rookie season Sam Beal is certain the Giants made a wise move giving up a third-round pick in the 2019 NFL Draft to select him in the 2018 supplemental draft. “Oh yeah — they wouldn’t have been wrong if they got me in the first, promise you that,” Beal told The Po...
2019-05-21 15:34

Survivor Steve McLendon has become perfect mentor for Jets rookie The interview will have to wait. Practice ended a few minutes ago at Jets training camp, but Steve McLendon still has work to do. The veteran nose tackle heads to an area adjacent to the field and begins working on some rush moves. A Jets staffer tel...
2019-08-10 09:00

Pete Alonso is studying more than pitchers to avoid rookie wall LOS ANGELES — Pete Alonso still meticulously records his at-bats in a notebook after every game for the simple reason he tends to remember information better when he handwrites it instead of typing on a keyboard. The Mets rookie entered Monday in som...
2019-05-28 14:17

Padres vs. Blue Jays: Take a shot on San Diego and its stud rookie We’re fast and now we’re first. If you are reading this, you are not alone. According to a new quarterly book from the Alliance for Audited Media, your Sunday New York Post (Amed Rosario) has blown past the lazy Daily News (Robinson Cano) in circulat...
2019-05-26 15:17

Jets Rookie Quinnen Williams: "I'mma Go Play With Myself Today ... That Came Out Weird" While Quinnen Williams was still a player at Alabama last December, he had a funny moment on press row where he overrode his impulse to say something interesting about his team’s Orange Bowl opponent, then-Oklahoma QB Kyler Murray. Now with the New Y...
2019-08-06 08:34

Giants dodge injury scare with rookie DeAndre Baker The Giants were able to exhale Monday when they learned rookie cornerback DeAndre Baker did not sustain a serious injury to his left knee and might not miss substantial time. Baker was diagnosed with a sprained knee. The diagnosis was confirmed Monda...
2019-08-12 19:17

Afton Williamson, a Star of ‘The Rookie,’ Said She Was Sexually Harassed and Bullied Ms. Williamson said on Instagram that she was leaving the ABC police drama because she was subjected to sexual harassment and assault, bullying and racist comments....
2019-08-06 06:51

Kirk Cousins worried about rookie center’s butt sweat Kirk Cousins has seen plenty from rookie center Garrett Bradbury at training camp, his sweaty behind, specifically. Ahead of the Vikings’ first preseason game against the Saints, the Minnesota quarterback said Friday will be a “moment of ...
2019-08-08 23:00

Titans offensive coordinator apologizes for yelling at injured rookie Arthur Smith is in his first season as the Titans offensive coordinator. A.J. Brown is in his first as an NFL player. Both rookies are still learning.       ...
2019-08-14 03:17

MLB Awards Watch: Historic MVP chase, surprising Cys and a new rookie phenom Christian Yelich and Cody Bellinger are still neck and neck, the Cy Young races are wide open and Houston's Yordan Alvarez is making a big push for some hardware....
2019-08-09 04:34

NBA rookies say Zion Williamson will win Rookie of the Year, but Cam Reddish will have better career NBA rookies say Zion Williamson will win Rookie of the Year, but they think Cam Reddish will have a better career, according to league survey.       ...
2019-08-20 23:34

Star IndyCar rookie Herta set to part with Harding team IndyCar race winner Colton Herta looks set to leave the Harding Steinbrenner team for the 2020 season, with Andretti Autosports and Arrown McLaren SP eager to sign the rookie...
2019-08-17 01:34

ERC rookie Žala hoping “energy from Lithuania flows over” into Poland "Vaidotas Žala will look to carry over his impressive debut pace in the FIA European Rally Championship when he contests PZM 76th Rally Poland later this month."...
2019-06-06 12:51

Albert Almora in tears after striking child with foul ball in Cubs-Astros game Outfielder’s line drive enters stands and hits girlCubs player consoled by teammates after accidentA young fan at Wednesday night’s game between the Cubs and Astros was struck by a foul ball hit by Albert Almora Jr, shaking up the Chicago center fiel...
2019-05-30 08:34

Brewers pitcher Jeremy Jeffress snags scary line drive: 'I literally thought I was gone' The right-hander is certain to make all the highlight shows as he somehow gloves a line drive right back at his face in the fifth inning Monday.        ...
2019-05-28 18:17

‘A dream come true:’ Mets rookie Chris Mazza thrives in MLB debut Chris Mazza waited for the rain to stop. Then, his decades-long wait would be over. Replacing starter Steven Matz after a 70-minute rain delay at Citi Field, Mazza made a strong major league debut in a 5-4 loss to the Braves, as the 29-year-old threw...
2019-06-30 07:51

RJ Barrett’s first Rookie of the Year hurdle: Summer League battle with Zion Two days after the NBA Draft, RJ Barrett was in Santa Monica presenting the Rookie of the Year Award at the league’s awards banquet. “The NBA Awards was great,’’ Barrett said. “Hopefully I’ll win the award next year. It was good to experience that.” ...
2019-07-02 23:51

Giants rookie Corey Ballentine participates in OTA practice one month after being shot Giants sixth-round pick and former Division II Washburn star Corey Ballentine took part in team drills Tuesday, one month after being shot.        ...
2019-05-29 07:51

Four reasons No. 1 NBA draft pick Zion Williamson won't win Rookie of the Year The New Orleans Pelicans have said they are building their team around Zion Williamson, but that comes with added pressure to perform.       ...
2019-06-21 18:00

Jaguars sign rookie running back Taj McGowan for added depth JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (AP) — The Jacksonville Jaguars have signed former UCF running back Taj McGowan a day after fifth-round draft pick Ryquell Armstead limped off the practice field. The Jags waived rookie defensive lineman Khairi Clark on Wednesday t...
2019-06-05 20:51

Texans Rookie Lonnie Johnson Jr. Got Kicked Out Of Practice For Tackling Like A Psycho The Texans and Packers held a joint practice yesterday, and as is often the case when two teams that are already grumpy from practicing every day in high temperatures get together, a fight broke out. This was different from your standard training-cam...
2019-08-06 16:34

San Diego Padres send rookie right-hander Chris Paddack to Class A Despite a strong start, Chris Paddack has been optioned to Class A, where he'll have a reduced workload before rejoining the Padres rotation.       ...
2019-06-13 07:34

Mets’ Pete Alonso breaks NL rookie home run record in huge win KANSAS CITY, Mo. — For Pete’s sake, he crushed it. Pete Alonso took a giant cut in Sunday’s ninth inning and unleashed a towering drive toward the left-field corner at Kauffman Stadium that landed in the record book. With homer No. 40, the Mets first...
2019-08-19 04:00

Pete Alonso’s Rookie of the Year race runs into Padres pair This week’s three-game series with the Padres will feature the top candidates for NL rookie of the year honors, with Padres Fernando Tatis Jr. and Chris Paddack looking to contend with Mets’ Pete Alonso. But to Mickey Callaway, the only thing to cons...
2019-07-24 08:51

High expectations for Jets’ Chris Herndon after breakout rookie season As the Jets get close to training camp, I am examining the roster and giving you my top 25 players. Each weekday, we will reveal another person on the list, leading right into camp. I am not including rookies on this list because I do not feel it is ...
2019-07-11 17:17

Alonso hits 27th HR, passes Strawberry for Mets rookie mark CHICAGO (AP) — Pete Alonso has hit his 27th home run, passing Darryl Strawberry for the New York Mets rookie record in just his 77th game. Alonso hit a solo drive against Chicago Cubs starter Cole Hamels in the fourth inning at Wrigley Field on Sunda...
2019-06-24 00:17

Mets’ Pete Alonso has shot at bunch of rookie homer records CHICAGO — Pete Alonso is moving fast toward multiple rookie records. By blasting his 26th homer in Saturday’s first inning, the Mets first baseman tied Darryl Strawberry’s franchise rookie record for homers in a season. Alonso also broke Cody Belling...
2019-06-23 16:51

New York Jets' rookie lineman has an unmatched talent with puzzle phenomenon The New York Jets have a talented core of young players eager to make a name for themselves and bring the team back to glory – but none of them can probably do what Calvin Anderson can do....
2019-07-31 20:17

Fernando Tatis Jr. injury news shakes up NL Rookie of the Year race Padres rookie Fernando Tatis Jr. is “most likely done for the season.” because of a back injury, San Diego mananger Andy Green told reporters on Friday. The injury makes Pete Alonso’s road to the NL Rookie of the Year award a little clearer as Tatis ...
2019-08-17 07:00

Minnesota Vikings rookie to serve military commitment while playing his first two seasons Austin Cutting' will get to serve his country and still play on Sundays. The 22-year-old will be used in a recruiting role for the Air Force.       ...
2019-07-22 01:34

Giants rookie Corey Ballentine continues ascension three months after being shot His confidence rising with every strong practice, the Giants' rookie cornerback is putting draft night shooting behind him by performing on the field.       ...
2019-08-06 00:51

Father of Celtics rookie Tremont Waters found dead in motel Police in Connecticut say the father of Boston Celtics rookie Tremont Waters was found dead in a motel room; death ruled a suicide.       ...
2019-07-13 19:34

Lawyer: 2-year-old hit by foul ball at Cubs-Astros game suffered skull fracture, seizure Lawyer says the 2-year-old girl hit by a foul ball at Cubs-Astros game last month in Houston suffered a fractured skull and seizure.       ...
2019-06-27 20:34

Kansas man charged in wounding of Giants rookie Corey Ballentine, killing friend An 18-year-old Kansas man has been charged in an April 28 shooting that wounded New York Giants rookie cornerback Corey Ballentine and killed his college teammate, Dwane Simmons....
2019-07-13 19:34

Bills rookie Devin Singletary copes with death of friend to fulfill NFL dream Bills rookie Devin Singletary's friend and high school teammate Greg Bryant was killed in a drive-by shooting, and now Singletary' plays in his honor.       ...
2019-08-04 23:51

Dodgers make MLB history as rookie lifts team with walk-off homer for third night in a row The Dodgers' Matt Beaty, Alex Verdugo and Will Smith became the first set of rookie teammates to hit back-to-back-to-back walk-off homers.       ...
2019-06-24 03:34

Watch: Spurs rookie Keldon Johnson scores 29 in Summer League victory San Antonio Spurs rookie guard Keldon Johnson showed why he was selected in the first round of last month's NBA Draft, scoring 29 points in a Summer League victory over the Memphis Grizzlies....
2019-07-03 20:34

Rookie goalie Jordan Binnington makes history in St. Louis Blues' Game 6 win St. Louis rookie goalie Jordan Binnington achieved another historic milestone as the Blues defeated the San Jose Sharks in Game 6 of the Western Conference finals....
2019-05-22 17:34

Cleveland Indians rookie Zach Plesac says he received letter from Boston Red Sox vet after debut Cleveland Indians pitcher Zach Plesac made his major league debut Tuesday against the Boston Red Sox and after the game received a surprise from a player on the opposing team....
2019-06-01 05:00

New Orleans Saints rookie Carl Granderson gets jail time for sexual battery New Orleans Saints rookie Carl Granderson was sentenced Thursday to six months in jail after he pleaded no contest to sexual battery and unlawful contact charges....
2019-07-12 14:51

Actress Afton Williamson Quits ABC’s The Rookie Over Racial Discrimination, Sexual Harassment On Set (NEW YORK) — Afton Williamson, co-star of the ABC crime series “The Rookie,” said she’s quitting the show because of sexual harassment and racial discrimination she experienced during the show’s first season. In an Insta...
2019-08-05 22:51

Mets rookie Pete Alonso wins $1m in one night after victory in Home Run Derby Prize dwarfs player’s 2019 salary from Mets of $555,000First baseman will give 10% of prize money to charityVlad Guerrero Jr hits 91 HRs over three rounds but loses finalMets rookie Pete Alonso has a million-dollar swing. New York’s newest slugger ou...
2019-07-09 15:51

"Pretty insane" McLaren scale added rookie Formula 1 pressure – Norris Lando Norris says the scale of McLaren's Formula 1 operation is "pretty insane" and added pressure to his rookie season, particularly in the early stages...
2019-08-17 01:34

Afton Williamson leaves 'The Rookie,' citing allegations of harassment, assault and racism Afton Williamson has announced she will not be returning for Season 2 of "The Rookie," citing allegations of on-set bullying, racial discrimination, and sexual harassment, as well as a sexual assault at a wrap party....
2019-08-06 04:51

Watch: Toronto Blue Jays rookie Cavan Biggio records first MLB hit, home run Toronto Blue Jays rookie second baseman Cavan Biggio smacked his first major league hit and home run on Sunday with his Hall of Fame father, Craig Biggio, in attendance....
2019-05-26 22:51

BTCC rookie Smith barred from Croft session for breaking test rules British Touring Car Championship newcomer Rob Smith was barred from taking part in the opening practice session at Croft as the MG6 racer was found to have broken testing rules...
2019-06-15 12:51

Browns rookie QB David Blough issues $250 challenge after comically low Madden rating Celveland Browns quarterback David Blough holds a 48 rating in the upcoming Madden NFL 20, the lowest of the 16 rookie quarterbacks in the video game.       ...
2019-07-04 03:51

Seattle Seahawks rookie receiver DK Metcalf scheduled for minor knee surgery Seattle Seahawks rookie wide receiver DK Metcalf will have minor knee surgery. Pete Carroll is optimistic Metcalf could return by Week 1.       ...
2019-08-19 18:34

Summer vacation is amateur hour in the travel industry; here are 6 rookie errors to avoid Look before you book, read the fine print, pack the right attitude and more tips for avoiding rookie travel mistakes during summer travel season.       ...
2019-07-12 15:34

The Rookie star Afton Williamson quits over ignored racism and sexual harassment allegations As reported by Deadline, The Rookie star Afton Williamson—she played the training officer who worked with Nathan Fillion’s character on the ABC series—has announced that she won’t be returning to the show for its second season, claiming that she expe...
2019-08-04 22:51

Rookie Nick Bosa, DB Jimmie Ward out for 49ers' off-season program after OTA injuries Rookie Nick Bosa and veteran defensive back Jimmie Ward will miss the remainder of the San Francisco 49ers' off-season program after sustaining injuries during OTAs....
2019-05-24 21:00

Giants rookie QB Daniel Jones stays poised as heat of spotlight intensifies Giants rookie Daniel Jones has gotten the most out of his first month in the NFL and he seems ready for more with offseason program winding down.       ...
2019-06-11 19:00

Angels catcher Jonathan Lucroy carted off after home-plate collision with Astros' Jake Marisnick Angels catcher Jonathan Lucroy was carted off the field in the eighth inning after a collision at the plate with the Astros' Jake Marisnick.       ...
2019-07-08 04:17

Minnesota Vikings' Kirk Cousins expresses concerns over rookie offensive lineman's sweat Minnesota Vikings quarterback Kirk Cousins expressed his concerns with rookie center Garrett Bradbury during a press conference with reporters at training camp Wednesday....
2019-08-08 18:00

Watch: Mets' Pete Alonso breaks National League rookie home run record New York Mets first baseman Pete Alonso became the first rookie in National League history to hit 26 home runs before the All-Star Break with his homer against the Cubs on Saturday....
2019-06-23 02:00

Houston Texans' rookie Lonnie Johnson Jr booted from practice after two big hits during non-tackling session Houston Texans coach Bill O’Brien sent rookie Lonnie Johnson Jr. to the showers early Monday after the cornerback delivered two big hits to Green Bay Packers players in a non-tackling session of their joint practice....
2019-08-06 20:00

Rookie Dwayne Haskins leads Washington Redskins past fumbling Atlanta Falcons If Case Keenum is still the leader in the Redskins’ QB competition, rookie Dwayne Haskins at least gave coach Jay Gruden more to think about.       ...
2019-08-23 10:34

Arizona Cardinals rookie Kyler Murray looked calm and in total command against LA Chargers Kyler Murray's passes had zip and didn't look overwhelmed in the Arizona Cardinals' preseason opener against the Los Angeles Chargers.       ...
2019-08-09 16:00

Watch: New York Mets' Pete Alonso breaks NL rookie record with 40th home run New York Mets slugger Pete Alonso blasted his 40th home run of the season Sunday to break the National League rookie record for homers in a single season....
2019-08-19 13:00

'The Rookie' star quits ABC show, citing claims of sexual harassment and racial discrimination Actress Afton Williamson, who stars in the ABC drama “The Rookie,” announced Sunday she will not be returning to the show, citing sexual harassment and racial discrimination she allegedly experienced during the making of the first season....
2019-08-05 08:51

New York Giants rookie Daniel Jones reportedly ripped by young fan at training camp Since being selected by the New York Giants with the No. 6 pick of the 2019 NFL Draft, quarterback Daniel Jones has appeared to have a tough time scoring fans in his new city....
2019-08-08 01:34

New York Giants rookie Daniel Jones welcomed to Yankee Stadium with resounding boos New York Giants rookie quarterback Daniel Jones has yet to step onto an NFL field and take a professional snap but he is already getting made out to be enemy No. 1 in New York City....
2019-06-19 07:00

An All-Star as a rookie, Orioles lefty John Means shines for the worst team in baseball The Orioles have the worst record in baseball, but 26-year-old rookie John Means has been one of the best pitchers in the American League.       ...
2019-07-09 00:17

New Orleans Pelicans' other rookie sensation announces his presence with authority in Summer League game In the midst of all the fanfare about Zion Williamson, the New Orleans Pelicans acquired a rookie during the NBA Draft who proved Monday he’s more than capable of creating highlight reel material....
2019-07-11 01:17

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2019-05-30 20:51

Home Run Derby 2019 as it happened: Pete Alonso outlasts Vladimir Guerrero Jr. in all-rookie final In one of the wildest Home Run Derbies of all time, Pete Alonso beat out fellow rookie Vladimir Guerrero Jr. to win the crown.       ...
2019-07-09 06:34

MLB power rankings: Rookie slugger Austin Riley on fire as Braves dream of another NL East title Atlanta is looking like a contender since promoting top prospect Austin Riley and the NL East race is going to heat up this summer.        ...
2019-05-28 16:51

Part of the Christian Yelich trade, Marlins rookie Jordan Yamamoto inspires hope in Miami The Marlins might be headed for a second consecutive last-place finish, but at least are seeing tangible returns from trades of their former stars.       ...
2019-07-05 14:51

New York Mets rookie Pete Alonso confirms he's seen 'weird stuff' in Vegas when asked about aliens Nevada is one of the major hotspots in the U.S. for UFO sightings and New York Mets rookie Pete Alonso appeared to confirm Tuesday night he has seen some weird things in the state....
2019-06-13 19:34

Rangers' Hunter Pence gets one of the easiest inside-the-park homers you'll ever see Texas Rangers slugger Hunter Pence takes advantage of a bizarrely inactive Boston Red Sox outfield for his first career inside-the-park home run.       ...
2019-06-12 06:51