The Iowa Cubs scored early and often, routing the Tacoma Rainiers 13-7 in a Pacific Coast League game Saturday night.
Josh Hamilton is set to fly Sunday to Cleveland to meet the team for the start of a three-game series against the Indians. The opener Monday is four weeks to the day after Texas finalized a trade to reacquire the 2010 AL MVP from the Los Angeles Angels.
He was struggling with the LumberKings, hitting .157 (17 for 108) with six doubles, no homers and 13 RBI in 28 games. Jackson had a .240 on-base percentage with a .240 slugging percentage. He had also struck out 35 times with just six walks.
Dodgers: In the span of a week, they were swept and shut out in three games against the Giants and lost Hyun-Jin Ryu to season-ending shoulder surgery. There’s not enough botox to hide Dodger fans’ frown lines. Cubs: You know your bullpen is bad when you are actually considering signing Rafael Soriano and it would...
When Fernando Rodney jogged into the game from the bullpen of the Rogers Centre — hat askew, the constant look of calm disinterest on his face — manager Lloyd McClendon wasn’t worried. And Rodney went on to pitch a 1-2-3 inning to preserve Seattle’s 3-2 win on Saturday.
A little different lineup with Willie Bloomquist playing in right field. Manager Lloyd McClendon wanted to get Nelson Cruz off his feet after playing right field last night. The spongy turf here at the Rogers Centre is not player friendly. Teams that have come into the building this season have complained that players have had...
James Paxton (2-2, 3.59 ERA) looks to continue his streak of 20 straight scoreless innings as the M's battle Mark Buehrle (5-3, 5.36 ERA) and the Jays.
Milwaukee Brewers reliever Will Smith was suspended for eight games on Friday for having a foreign substance on his right arm during a game at Atlanta.
Rafael Lopez hit a walkoff single with two outs in the bottom of the ninth inning to give the Iowa Cubs to a 10-9 victory over the Tacoma Rainiers on Friday night in a Pacific Coast League game.
The Mariners traded Saunders to Toronto for left-hander J.A. Happ in the offseason. Though the deal has paid huge dividends for Seattle, the Blue Jays have yet to reap the benefits of having Saunders in the lineup.