Taylor Ward's first career home run capped a five-run seventh inning that vaulted the Angels to an 11-7 win over the Rangers on a soggy Saturday night at Globe Life Park. Pinch-hitter Shohei Ohtani then broke the game open by launching a three-run home run to center field. Albert Pujols homered and finished 3-for-4 with […]
Mariners closer Edwin Diaz couldn't convert his 29th consecutive save opportunity on Saturday night, but his teammates saved the day as Dodgers reliever Dylan Floro was called for a bases-loaded walk-off balk to score Mitch Haniger for a 5-4 win in 10 innings at Safeco Field.
Miles Mikolas allowed one run over six innings, pacing the Cardinals to their 10th win in their last 11 games and control of the second National League Wild Card spot. Marcell Ozuna homered, and Paul DeJong and Harrison Bader each had 2-RBI hits. Wade Miley allowed four runs (one earned) over five innings. In the […]
The D-backs had the matchup they wanted, and Yoshihisa Hirano made the pitch he wanted. Christian Villanueva walked off anyway. Pinch-hitting in the ninth inning, Villanueva fought off a Hirano splitter, sending a broken-bat blooper into left field. Travis Jankowski, who had opened the frame with a walk, scampered home with the winning run in […]
After scoring three times with two outs in in the ninth to tie, the Rockies used DJ LeMahieu's solo homer to spearhead a 2-run 10th, leading them to a third straight win over the Braves on Saturday night at SunTrust Park. Braves starter Mike Foltynewicz shut out the Rockies over seven innings and struck out […]
The bullpen faltered in Saturday night's 7-5 loss to the Marlins in 10 innings. Justin Miller gave up a go-ahead home run in the ninth to JT Riddle but was saved by Adam Eaton's solo homer to tie the game. Then, the Marlins put together three hits and an intentional walk in the 10th against […]
It would not have been outlandish to think baseball's gods were conspiring against Jacob deGrom when, as he prepared to emerge from the dugout for the bottom of the fourth inning Saturday, lightning began flashing over Citizens Bank Park. Next came the rain and the tarp and the groans of those who made the trip […]