SAN DIEGO (AP) — Yu Darvish has been the bullpen's best friend in his first season with the San Diego Padres.
BOSTON (AP) — Jeimer Candelario hit a tiebreaking three-run homer in the 10th inning, and the Detroit Tigers held off the Boston Red Sox for a 6-5 victory on Wednesday night.
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Hyeon-Jong Yang made his first major league start after 14 years in the Korea Baseball Organization, getting the Texas Rangers off to a strong start in an eventual 3-1 win against the Minnesota Twins on Wednesday night.
NEW YORK (AP) — If it seemed New York Yankees fans eased up on the Houston Astros just a bit Wednesday night, Giancarlo Stanton most certainly did not.
ST. LOUIS (AP) — Tomás Nido hit a two-run homer and Jonathan Villar added a solo shot and an RBI single, powering the New York Mets over the St. Louis Cardinals 7-2 on Wednesday night for a doubleheader split.
WASHINGTON (AP) — For the second time in two nights, the Washington Nationals walked Atlanta's Freddie Freeman intentionally to load the bases for Marcell Ozuna. This time, the slumping slugger made them pay.
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Enyel De Los Santos was back on the lineup card, José Alvarado and Matt Moore were back in the bullpen, and the three returning relievers tossed the scoreless innings needed to extend Philadelphia's win streak.
MIAMI (AP) — The Miami Marlins are the only team in the NL East that hasn't spent a day in first place this season.
A look at what’s happening around the majors Thursday:
DENVER (AP) — Jon Gray tossed six strong innings and helped himself with an RBI single, and the Colorado Rockies held off the San Francisco Giants for a 6-5 win Wednesday.
Hall of Famer Tony La Russa developed a reputation as a master strategist while managing the Oakland A's and St. Louis Cardinals to a total of three World Series championships.
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Ray Miller, the former Minnesota Twins and Baltimore Orioles manager who spent 42 years in professional baseball and served as the pitching coach for three Cy Young award winners, has died. He was 76.
BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) — The Toronto Blue Jays are returning to their home away from home, Buffalo, New York, starting in June. And this time, they’ll have a limited number of fans in attendance.
CINCINNATI (AP) — Cincinnati's Joey Votto fractured his left thumb during a 10-inning, 1-0 win over the Chicago White Sox on Wednesday.
SEATTLE (AP) — John Means threw the major leagues’ third no-hitter this season and came within a wild pitch on a third strike of a perfect game, pitching the Baltimore Orioles over the Seattle Mariners 6-0 Wednesday.
KANSAS CTY, Mo. (AP) — The Cleveland Indians could be without starting catcher Roberto Pérez for an extended period due to a fractured finger.
'In my youthful foolishness, I gave them the excuse to trade me ... it was the biggest mistake of my life.'
SEATTLE (AP) — Baltimore Orioles left-hander John Means throws no-hitter in 6-0 victory over Seattle Mariners.
SEATTLE (AP) — Baltimore Orioles left-hander John Means has not allowed a hit to the Seattle Mariners through eight innings on Wednesday.
SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) — A college baseball player from South Dakota whose prosthetic arm was stolen plans to give away moneydonated by people who want to buy him a replacement.
DENVER (AP) — Bill Schmidt went from Colorado Rockies vice president of scouting to interim general manager this week. He will hold that title for the rest of the season — and hopefully longer as more than an interim.
JOHNSTON, Iowa (AP) — As interest in the coronavirus vaccine continues to lag, Iowa public health officials are trying to make it easier to ge…