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Tyler Chatwood’s long road back from Tommy John surgery seemed a little shorter on Wednesday. Making his sixth big league start since his second elbow ligament operation, Chatwood pitched three-hit ball for eight innings to lead the Colorado Rockies over San Diego 2-0 Wednesday. The Padres were shut out for the eighth time in 28 games this season.
Posted on 5 May 2016 @ 12:33 am
Even with a four-run deficit, Nelson Cruz hollered through the dugout some words of confidence. A big swing by Cruz and a two more from Dae-Ho Lee helped Cruz make good on that bold declaration, and Seattle is starting May with some serious swagger atop the AL West. ”It’s fun,” Cruz said.
Posted on 5 May 2016 @ 12:03 am
MILWAUKEE (AP) — Los Angeles Angels starter Garrett Richards says he will be re-evaluated on Thursday to determine whether he can make his next start after dealing with fatigue.
Posted on 4 May 2016 @ 11:26 pm
The curveball hung over the plate, an enticing pitch that Mike Trout quickly turned into a rally-starting solo home run in the eighth inning. Five batters later, the Los Angeles Angels had secured the lead for good thanks to a run-scoring double by pinch hitter C.J. Cron, avoiding a three-game sweep to the Milwaukee Brewers. Trout had an RBI triple and sparked the four-run eighth with his homer the opposite way in right, and the bullpen shut out the Brewers after the sixth in the Angels’ 7-3 win on Wednesday.
Posted on 4 May 2016 @ 10:45 pm
Alex Rodriguez won’t be around in the next two weeks to help the New York Yankees attempt to get out of last place in the AL East. Rodriguez was placed on the 15-day list Wednesday with a strained right hamstring. The injury occurred Tuesday night while Rodriguez was running out a grounder in the fifth inning of a 4-1 loss to the Orioles.
Posted on 4 May 2016 @ 10:24 pm
Stephen Strasburg likes to time his journey from the bullpen to the dugout before a game to minimize the time he has to sit on the bench before getting in the game. The Nationals scored six times off Kris Medlen in the first inning, taking advantage of three errors and a slew of hits before Strasburg ever got on the mound. Washington proceeded to rout Kansas City 13-2 and take the rubber-game of their three-game interleague set.
Posted on 4 May 2016 @ 10:12 pm
The Chicago Cubs are threatening to run away with the NL Central. Ben Zobrist hit a three-run home run, Anthony Rizzo also connected and Jon Lester worked out of a pair of jams to lead the Cubs over the second-place Pittsburgh Pirates 6-2 Wednesday for a three-game sweep. With its seventh win in eight games, Chicago improved to a major league-best 20-6.
Posted on 4 May 2016 @ 9:30 pm