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Los Angeles Dodgers pitcher Clayton Kershaw, pitching for the Tulsa Drillers in a rehab assignment, throws against the Springfield Cardinals during a Double-A baseball game Tuesday, April 9, 2019, in Tulsa, Okla. (Ian Maule/Tulsa World via AP)
April 14, 2019 - 11:12 pm
A look at what's happening around the majors Monday: JACKIE ROBINSON DAY Major League Baseball observes Jackie Robinson Day at ballparks all over the country. Robinson broke baseball's color barrier when he debuted with the Brooklyn Dodgers on April 15, 1947. All players, managers, coaches, umpires...
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Toronto Blue Jays relief pitcher Thomas Pannone (45) delivers his ninth strike to home plate during fifth inning MLB baseball action against the Tampa Bay Rays in Toronto on Sunday, April 14, 2019. (Frank Gunn/The Canadian Press via AP)
April 14, 2019 - 5:49 pm
TORONTO (AP) — The Tampa Bay Rays simply couldn't touch Toronto reliever Thomas Pannone. Pannone became the 89th different pitcher in major league history to strike out the side on nine pitches, setting down the Rays in the fifth inning Sunday. The 24-year-old lefty fanned a swinging Avisail Garcia...
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April 14, 2019 - 3:36 pm
AUGUSTA, Ga. (AP) — Tiger Woods won his 15th major championship at age 43 by walking away from Augusta National Sunday with his fifth Masters green jacket. Here are some other notable over-40 champions: — Kareem Abdul-Jabbar: Helped push the Los Angeles Lakers to two NBA titles in 1987 and 1988 at...
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Colorado Rockies pitcher German Marquez throws against the San Francisco Giants during the third inning of a baseball game in San Francisco, Sunday, April 14, 2019. (AP Photo/Jeff Chiu)
April 14, 2019 - 2:49 pm
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — German Marquez of the Colorado Rockies is pitching a no-hitter through six innings against the San Francisco Giants. Marquez has thrown 67 pitches Sunday in San Francisco. Marquez retired the first 15 batters. He hit Kevin Pillar to lead off the sixth inning, then set down the...
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Houston Astros' Jose Altuve (27) is congratulated by Josh Reddick as he enters the dugout after hitting a solo home run against the Seattle Mariners in then fifth inning of a baseball game Saturday, April 13, 2019, in Seattle. (AP Photo/Elaine Thompson)
April 13, 2019 - 11:55 pm
A look at what's happening around the majors Sunday: STRINGS AND THINGS All sorts of streaks are in play when the Astros wrap up their series at Seattle. Jose Altuve has homered in a career-high five straight games — the former AL MVP from Houston has connected six times in that span. Morgan...
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Baltimore Orioles' Chris Davis (19) runs on his RBI double during the fifth inning of a baseball game against the Boston Red Sox in Boston, Saturday, April 13, 2019. (AP Photo/Michael Dwyer)
April 13, 2019 - 12:02 pm
BOSTON (AP) — Baltimore's Chris Davis ended his streak of futility in his first at-bat on Saturday when he lined a bases-loaded, two-run single to right in the first inning against the Boston Red Sox. Davis had gone hitless a record 54 straight at-bats, starting this season 0 for 33 before he lined...
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St. Louis Cardinals' Jose Martinez celebrates after hitting an RBI double during the sixth inning of a baseball game against the Los Angeles Dodgers Thursday, April 11, 2019, in St. Louis. (AP Photo/Jeff Roberson)
April 13, 2019 - 12:06 am
A look at what's happening around the majors today: MEXICAN MATCHUP Major League Baseball returns to Estadio de Béisbol de Monterrey when the St. Louis Cardinals and Cincinnati Reds begin a two-game series. Adam Wainwright starts for the Cards against Tanner Roark. The Astros and Angels play a two-...
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Grounds crew workers roll out the tarp during the seventh inning of a baseball game between the Chicago White Sox and the New York Yankees, Friday, April 12, 2019, in New York. (AP Photo/Michael Owens)
April 12, 2019 - 9:02 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — The Yankees' stunning injury list grew again Friday, and things are only getting worse for a few of the players already on it. General manager Brian Cashman said right-handed reliever Dellin Betances will get a cortisone shot in his right shoulder Saturday, which will keep him out...
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Baltimore Orioles' Chris Davis (19) reacts after lining out to end a baseball game against the Boston Red Sox during the ninth inning in Boston, Friday, April, 12, 2019. (AP Photo/Michael Dwyer)
April 12, 2019 - 7:56 pm
BOSTON (AP) — Chris Davis extended his record hitless streak to 0 for 54 when he lined out to end Baltimore's 6-4 loss to the Boston Red Sox on Friday night. Davis pinch-hit with two outs and none on, and hit a soft liner to second. The former home run champion is 0 for 33 this season. Davis'...
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Seattle Mariners relief pitcher Roenis Elias, left, is congratulated by catcher Omar Narvaez following the team's baseball game against the Kansas City Royals at Kauffman Stadium in Kansas City, Mo., Wednesday, April 10, 2019. The Mariners defeated the Royals 6-5. (AP Photo/Orlin Wagner)
April 12, 2019 - 1:15 am
A look at what's happening around the majors today: EMERALD CITY SHOWDOWN The surprising Mariners have a six-game winning streak and the best record in the majors at 13-2 heading into a home series against AL West favorite Houston. Seattle is the first big league team to homer in each of its first...
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